Of particular interest were the two scenes depicted in the nave, showing Moses presenting the Brazen Serpent and Moses striking the rock with Aaron Rod to bring forth the spring. While we were in the church for less than twenty minutes, it is the hours of reading and thinking since then which have led me to consider the depiction of the Brazen Serpent entwined around the Tau Cross as cognate with Maltwood Draco serpent entwined around the Pole of the Zodiac at Park Wood. In searching for the significance of the Brazen Serpent and the Tau Cross, I was amazed when I stumbled across this description of a Masonic Rite the 25th Degree: Knight of the Brazen Serpent in an The Degree of Knight of the Brazen Serpent relates to the time when the camp of the Israelites was pitched at Punon, on the eastern side of the mountains of Hor, Seir, or Edom, In Arabia Petraea, on the confines of Idumaea, after the death of Aaron, when the new moon occurred at the vernal equinox, in the fortieth year of the wandering of the children of Israel in the desert..
Both parents incubate the eggs, and the incubating parent waits until the foraging parent returns before leaving the eggs to forage. After an average of 19 days, the eggs hatch, and again both parents brood their naked young and forage for food. National Park Service at Isle Royale National Park, in Wikimedia, Creative Commons license).
Furthermore, written sources and archaeological evidence prove that the production of silk and silk manufacture technology was invented in China about 4,000 years ago. Around the second millenium BC the precious material was produced for the Chinese aristocracy and must have had a similar status as ritual bronzes. Historians agree that the knowledge and technology of silk production gradually travelled westwards from China via the Silk Road to Byzantium and then to northern Europe.
On April 6, 1992, the Bosnian Serbs began their siege of Sarajevo. Muslim, Croat, and Serb residents opposed to a Greater Serbia were cut off from food, utilities, and communication. Food was scarce and the average weight loss per person was more than 30 pounds.
Dance team hopefuls will need to enter auditions through the box office entrance at Prudential Center (located at the corner of Edison Street and Mulberry Street). Dancers are required to be 18 years of age or older and must bring identification with them. Technical dance training is preferred, and participants should wear proper dance attire with hair and makeup performance ready.