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Cathedrals of the Flesh
Language: un
Pages: 224
Authors: Alexia Brue
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-12-15 - Publisher: A&C Black

People journey to Greece for the ruins, Turkey for the Hagia Sophia, and Russia for St. Peter's, but Alexia Brue travels with a different itinerary: to visit the baths. What starts off as an innocent vacation quickly becomes an obsession, as the author ventures to Turkey, Greece, Russia, Finland, and
Cathedrals of the Flesh
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Alexia Brue
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-12-07 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

People journey to Greece for the ruins, Turkey for the Aya Sophia, and Russia for St. Basil's, but Alexia Brue travels with a different itinerary: to visit the baths. At once deeply personal and highly informative, Cathedrals of the Flesh is the candid and playful account of one woman's determination
Hammaming in the Sham
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Richard Boggs
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-03-30 - Publisher: Garnet Publishing Ltd

Legend has it that Damascus once had 365 hammams or ''Turkish baths'': one for each day of the year. Originally part of an ancient Roman tradition, hammams were absorbed by Islam to such an extent that many became almost annexes to nearby mosques. For centuries, hammams were an integral part
Sunday After the War
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Henry Miller
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1944-01-01 - Publisher: New Directions Publishing

"I always carry over 40,000 gold francs about with me in my belt. They weight about 40 pounds, and I am beginning to get dysentery from the load." A collection of stories and excerpts from longer works.
Graphic & Historical Description of the Cathedrals of Great Britain
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: James Sargant Storer
Categories: Cathedrals
Type: BOOK - Published: 1825 - Publisher:

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