The Human Shape of the Holy Land - Online Resources

 

Categories

| Anatomy | Art | Birds | Cartography | Golden Section | Dreams and Imagination | Ecology |

| Land of Israel Sights | News and Politics | Religion, Philosophy and Mythology | Science, Time and Numbers |

 

 

Anatomy

 

Inner Learning - Online Animations of Human Systems Anatomy. Study the anatomy of the human body.

 

Henry Gray's book Anatomy of the Human Body - 1,247 vibrant engravings, many in color, from the classic 1918 publication.

 

Ear Anatomy Animation - Move your mouse cursor over an image and find definition and enlargement.

 

Dream Anatomy - A National Library of Medicine Exhibit. Anatomical imagery, detailed and informative but also whimsical, surreal, beautiful, and grotesque.

 

 

Art

 

A portrait art tutorial site - Lessons on how to draw faces, drawing tips, tutorials on color, anatomy, sketching people

 

Art Studio Chalkboard - Resource for artists and art students that focus on the technical fundamentals of perspective, shading, color and painting.

 

Ingrid Lohmann collection of Classic Portraits - Many Portraits of famous people, mostly historic characters.

 

Make a mondrian - The MONDRIMAT is a simple system which lets you experiment with space, color and visual rhythm in accordance with the theories of Piet Mondrian.

 

Olga's Gallery - One of the largest and most comprehensive online art collections.

 

Skytopia Dynamic optical illusions - Pictures, 3D and animation. An intriguing selection of old, new and exclusive optical illusions.

 

Figure Drawings and Portraits - Recent drawings, portraits and sketches and how to draw them.

 

Bible Old Testament Art Gallery - A comprehensive online religious art collections, with a chapter of every major biblical figure.

 

Cartoons and Humorous Illustrations by Randy Glasbergen - Cartoons from one of the best cartoonists of our time.

 

 

Birds

 

Animal Planet Spy on the Wild Bird Technology - Miniature cameras attached to a golden eagle help to unlock the secrets of animal flight.

 

International Center for the Study of Birds' Migration, Israel - Israel's location at the junction of three continents makes it a site for some 500 million migrating birds which cross its skies twice a year.

 

 

Cartography

 

NASA Visible Earth - A searchable directory of images, visualizations and animations of the Earth.

 

The Graet Globe Gallery on the World Wide Web - Examples of the Globe`s presentations.

 

University of Florida, Maps & Imagery Library, Holy Lands Maps - Antique maps of the Holy Land

 

Images in Practice - This is an international collaborative internet project for contemporary image makers. Promoting and extending image centred learning.

 

William Harvey, Atlas of Humourous Outlines of Various Countries, 1869 - The atlas consists of twelve maps of European countries; each with a unique national stereotype based on the outline and shape of the country.

Countries of the World coloring page - Each country is illustrated as a typical character

 

 

Dreams and Imagination

 

Bachelard and Philosophy of Education - A biography of the French Philosopher who focused on the dynamic work of the imagination as a major tool in the development of culture and science.

 

Gaston Bachelard and the poetic imagination - An essay that analyse Bachelard' book: Poetics of Space, especially the chapter, "The Dialectics of Inside and Outside", and its implications for architecture.

 

Dream Central - Information on dreams, dreaming and dream analysis

 

Dream Dictionary - The Meaning of Dreams. An extensive A-Z guide Dream Dictionary, which provides answers regarding all those images which make little apparent sense while you sleep.

 

 

Golden Section

 

Fibonacci Numbers and the Golden Section by Ron Knott, Surrey University - A comprehensive web site on the Fibonacci numbers, the Golden section and the Golden string.

 

Evolution of Truth - This site explores evidence for the Divine creation and intelligent design in the universe, with the recurring appearance of the Divine proportion, or golden section, throughout the design of the human body and other life forms.

 

The Phi Nest - Dedicated to providing you with the finest information on the Golden Section.

 

Le Corbusier - Le Corbusier's Modular is an attempt to find standardization in Architecture by looking at the main proportions and dimensions of the body via the golden ratio.

 

 

Ecology

 

The Nature Therapy Center - An interdisciplinary model of therapy, education and ecology which rests upon the relationship and dialogue between man and nature.

 

 

Land of Israel Sights

 

Holy Land photographs by Don Thorpe - Impressionistic Images which cover a span of more than 30 years photographing Christian themes and subjects.

 

Artistic landscape photography from Sinai Peninsula - Sinai with its deserts and oases, palm trees, beaches,mountain ranges and more.

 

The Western Wall WebCams

 

News and Politics

 

DebkaFile - A publication devoted to investigative reporting and forward analysis in the fields of international terrorism, intelligence, international conflict, Islam, military affairs, security and politics.

 

Aljazeerah Info - Arab Cartoons

 

My Caricatures

 

 

Religion, Philosophy and Mythology

 

Easter Island - Information on the island which has long been the subject of curiosity and speculation.

 

Internet Sacred Text Archive - Includes electronic texts of nearly a thousand of the most important books and articles ever written

 

MetaReligion - Articles from different sites on religions, spirituality and esoteric beliefs.

 

Gospels - Religious songs, hymns and gospels

 

 

Science, Time and Numbers

 

The visual language of numbers A chain of websites about the visualization of numbers, managed at the University of Portsmouth.

 

 

 

The Holy Land Map as a Human Shape