THE RECONSTRUCTION OF A SYMBOL

THE RECONSTRUCTION OF A SYMBOL

Manuel Ruiz Torres

When the roof of Nôtre Dame, built by Viollet-Le-Duc in the middle of the 19th century, burned down on April 15, the door opened to a passionate and exciting scenario: the reconstruction of a first-order element of culture from France and the rest of Western Europe. The […]

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A BRIEF SYMBOLISM OF NÔTRE DAME IN PARIS

 

Synthesis done by Rosa Castillo and extracted from “Alchemy and the symbolism of the cathedrals” (1990). Editorial NA, Valencia.60pp.

All the cathedrals in France were dedicated to Nôtre Dame. The Virgin was introduced due to the the devotion that it was prosecuted for the people in the XII century: she evokes the sovereignty, the victory […]

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NÔTRE DAME DE PARÍS: THEOLOGY OF LIGHT OR THE METAPHYSICS OF GOTHIC CATHEDRAL

Fernando Schwarz

“Through the sensitive beauty the Soul rises to true beauty, and from the Earth where she lay reborn in heaven through the light of her splendors.” Abbot Suger

Traditionally the period from 1130 to 1280 is called the “century of the cathedrals” in which more than 80 cathedrals were built in France.This new art […]

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THE TEOTIHUACAN LAND OF THE DEAD: THE COSMOS UNDER THE EARTH

Tania Zaldívar (Honduras)

Teotihuacan was one of the most important cities in the Mesoamerican territory. Its name is from nahuatl origin “a place where men become gods” or “a place where they were made gods; city of gods”. The first settlements are dated at about the year 100 before Christ and the first urban buildings […]

By |September 19th, 2019|Articles and Publications|0 Comments

THE IMAGINATIVE BRAIN THEORY

A new theory to explain how the spirit borns according to cognitive antropology

Fernando Schwarz (Director Internacional Instituto Hermes)

Culture as engine of evolution.

Since the 80`s theories about the coevolution of nature/culture have borned.

These models assume that the emergence of human skills (language, social intelligence, technique) arise from a dynamic interaction between the brain and its […]

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Excavación en la Villa Romana de Salar- Granada

Es indudable que las diferentes actuaciones en la excavación de la Villa Romana de Salar, en 2019 se realizó la 4ª campaña, van consolidando la idea de que se trata de una zona de máximo interés. Se reconoce una villa en donde ha sido hallado, entre otros, un mosaico monumental, con escenas de caza […]

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