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Issue: 060, 17/12/28 p. 956, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Limneology), Para 7
Category: Geology Lakes Folklore Classical Mythology
Topic: Lake of Circknickzerksey. [Its waters rush out of the ground and disappear as quickly, according to Laetius. Is this how the Argonauts travelled underground?]
Source: Laetius: Descriptio Indiae Occidentalis, xvii. 18
Issue: 063, 07/01/29 p. 14, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Mythological, Para 11
Category: Classical Mythology
Topic: Origin of the Demi-Gods of Antiquity. [Not all the gods were once human]
Person: WARBURTON BOTT
Source: Bott`s Answer to Warburton, 23
Issue: 087, 24/06/29 p. 385-386
Heading: An After-Dinner Conversation
Category: Art Religion Social Anthropology Classical Mythology Science
Topic: [Dialogue between a merchant and a medical student. The merchant finds art fanciful and idealized. The medical student, in an extended tract, expiates on the human need for the sublime or supernatural. At the end of his speech, the student finds the merchant has fallen asleep and missed it]
Issue: 092, 29/07/29 p. 473-474
Heading: Shades of the Dead. No. III.--Columbus
Category: Geography Exploration The Americas Classical Mythology Folklore Christian Religion
Topic: [Article, in a series on influential individuals in history. Columbus is perceived as the person most responsible for banishing the superstitions of the ancient world. However, he did not "resemble the idols of the nineteenth century". His enterprise was done more in the spirit of the reformation; technical or mechanical mastery of the material world was a means of realizing a vision, not an end in itself. Nor did Columbus relinquish religious faith]
Person: COLUMBUS MARCO POLO
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