ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD XOANON
From Greek, from xuō to scrape, smooth.
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «XOANON»
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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! A xoanon (Greek: plural: xoana, from the verb, xeein, to carve or scrape ) was an Archaic wooden cult image of Ancient Greece.
Jesse Russell, Ronald Cohn, 2012
The Sanctuary of Athena Nike in Athens: Architectural Stages ...
Before we attempt the direct association of the Archaic cult image of Nike and the
xoanon mentioned by Heliodoros and Pausanias, we need to consider how well
the respective evidence on the two accords. Heliodoros states that the xoanon ...
Strabo's Cultural Geography: The Making of a Kolossourgia
The cult of the goddess of Ephesus was systematically exported to various
Massaliote sub-colonies where, as Strabo specif1es: 'they keep the artistic
design (S1dOecnc,) of the xoanon the same, and all the other usages precisely
the same as ...
Daniela Dueck, Hugh Lindsay, Sarah Pothecary, 2005
Mortals and Immortals: Collected Essays
Sometimes hidden, sometimes uncovered, the xoanon oscillates between the
two extremes of "being kept secret" and "being shown to the public." The "sighting
" of the image takes place each time in relation to a preliminary "hidden," which ...
Jean-Pierre Vernant, Froma I. Zeitlin, 1991
Landscapes, Gender, and Ritual Space: The Ancient Greek ...
We know there were several statues of Artemis at Brauron, at one time even a
special xoanon,5 but Pausanias denies that this particular xoanon was the one
Iphigeneia had brought back from the Taurians.6 The Persians took this one back
The Transformation of Hera: A Study of Ritual, Hero, and the ...
Callimachus' description of the Samian xoanon as a sanis—a flat board or plank
regularly used for doors or wooden tablets—and specifically as "not carved by
chisels" (gluphanon axoos sanis) clearly indicates an aniconic Hera of Samos.
Facing the Gods: Epiphany and Representation in Graeco-Roman ...
Epiphanic alternatives 1: the xoanon Housed in the Erechtheion from c. 420 bce
but ofunknown date and origin, the Polias' appearance is shrouded in mystery.
Reconstructions have ranged from the aniconic, consisting of a small, plank-like ...
The Frodo Franchise: The Lord of the Rings and Modern Hollywood
The four founders of IheOneRing.net on a panel at the One Ring Celebration in
early 2005: from left: Chris "Calisuri" Pirrotta, still wearing Elf ears from an earlier
skit; Michael "Xoanon" Regina; Bill "Corvar" Thomas; and Erica "Tehanu" Challis.
Myth and the Creative Process: Michael Ayrton and the Myth ...
When Pausanias came to Corinth he saw a nude xoanon of Heracles,
purportedly the work of Daedalus, near the temple of Athena Chalinitis ("of the
Bridle"), which was close to the theater. At this point he offers a succinct artistic
appraisal of ...
Who's 50: The 50 Doctor Who Stories to Watch Before You ...
And we have Xoanon creating the world in his own image, only Xoanon's a
computer with a personality disorder performing a bizarre eugenics experiment
only it can understand. But this exploration of philosophical themes is so much
Graeme Burk, Robert Smith?, 2013
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «XOANON»
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Bishop gone: Abbott finally bows to the inevitable
by Xoanon on Aug 2, 2015 at 7:04 pm. The discussions to put up some ... by Xoanon on Aug 3, 2015 at 10:06 am. Let the public purse hope there will be ... «Crikey, Aug 15»
Ricky Muir, the secret lefty revhead
by Xoanon on Jul 29, 2015 at 5:33 pm. But support for same-sex marriage is something rather off-road for Motoring Enthusiasts — and quite possibly contrary to ... «Crikey, Jul 15»
Inside the gay marriage debate: Shorten sets Joe de Bruyn's …
by Xoanon on Jul 27, 2015 at 2:13 pm. Call me a PC pedant, but could we drop the use of 'gay marriage'? The issue is a discriminatory law, not what uglies are ... «Crikey, Jul 15»
Poll Bludger: can Abbott close polling gap before the election?
by Xoanon on Jul 4, 2015 at 1:58 pm. Xoanon - unfortunately voting behaviour continues to demonstrate that the vast majority of voters don't understand your ... «Crikey, Jul 15»
Sacred Olives: Athena's Tree on the Acropolis
A Temple to Athena Polias ('of the city') was built c.525BC housing a xoanon cult statue inside — itself made from olive wood — and a precinct created for ... «Olive Oil Times, Mar 15»
Failed statehood. Is it time for an(other) NT intervention?
Xoanon & JMNO – I doubt that SA – which has troubles of its own – would want the NT – and that may apply to WA and Qld as well. Maybe it is such a rotten ... «Crikey, Feb 15»
Climate Change Too Fast for Ectotherms?
(Photo : xoanon / Fotolia). Ecotherms like reptiles, amphibians and fish are normally able to adapt to changes in the climate, and have done so in the past, but ... «Nature World News, Dec 14»
Formula One 2014 predictions competition: Who will win the 2014 …
xoanon – 25. Socialismo – 25. Cesar Ceballos – 20. Thebeightstho – 20 eng99 – 20. Patrick Murray – 20 'Guest' – 20 OneDegreeCeeMax – 20 bringans – 20 «Telegraph.co.uk, May 14»
Formula One 2014 predictions competition: Who is going to win the …
xoanon - 25. James - 25 eng99 - 20. Patrick Murray - 20 'Guest' - 20 OneDegreeCeeMax--by2100 - 20 bringans - 20. Sunil Koya - 20. Rach91h - 20. Hail Odin - ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Mar 14»
Getting to know Xoanon
Xoanon: Ah, the salad days. That was quite fun for me, I had the run of the place! There was very little…or actually NO news, so there was absolutely no studio ... «TheOneRing.net, Sep 13»