U is for... Universal

25 April 2017

For my 2017 challenge, I was not sure quite what I wanted to blog about. Numerous ideas were coming to mind but each seemed to require even more energy and strength. So I've decided to focus on an acronym for ART:
A - Artists (musicians, painters, photographers, writers, etc.)
- Reading (books, poems, etc.)
T - Theater (movies, musicals, plays, etc.)

Today we're focusing on...


Universal works of art that resonate with many cultures.

A - MOSES, the prophet

In Islam:
Asiya finds Moses. 
In Russian Orthodoxy:
Moses and the Burning Bush.

In Western Christianity:
Moses and the Ten Commandments. Rembrandt.

R - The Brothers Karamazov by Dostoevsky

T - Romeo Et Juliette: de la Haine à l'Amour


in French w/ English subtitles:

In Russian:

In Hungarian:

In English (the failed UK production):

Enjoy!

9 comments:

  1. The Moses with the burning bush portrait reminds me of the X-Men dude who has fire abilities LOL
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  2. Universal is a great choice for U! In St Catherine's monastery in Sinai which has been in continuous operation for 1500 years or so - there is a plant which according to legend, is a descendant of the 'burning bush.' Your post reminded me of that :)

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    1. how awesome is that! very cool legend.

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  3. I was planning for 'Universal' topic too for U :)
    Nice depiction, Joy.
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  4. My surviving uncle bought me The Brothers Karamazov as a birthday or Chanukah present some years back, but it must've been bad timing, since it was packed away with other things for a move and I didn't get around to reading it yet. Hopefully when I get all those stored books back from my parents' house.

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    1. good taste your uncle has. :D

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  5. Wow, Moses has such a gigantic forehead in the Russian othodox icon. I think Romeo and Juliet inspired a symphony by Tchaikovsky too or maybe Prokofiev. And AA Milne's Winnie The Pooh is pretty universal too, though not as elegant. Maui Jungalow

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  6. Oh GOD it took me YEARS to get that French Romeo and Juliet song out of my head!!! When I was in college, everyone in Hungary was crazy about it... :D

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Thanks so much for sharing with me! Your thoughts and comments are always appreciated!
x Joy

 

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