Essay

WAR & PEACE – HATE & LOVE – FEAR & TRUST

 

 

 

 

… and why beauty matters …

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

World  of  Beauty

 

 

In the medieval age in Europe, the troubadours travelled from place to place, singing poetry, and sometimes combatting, trying to win the favour of a much-admired local young woman  –  a combat of music and poetry, settled by the young womans choice  –  without bloodshed or killing.

 

In war the best outcome is, when a soldier and a local woman, fall in love  –  leaving behind the war,  creating a family – and bringing children into the world …  filling up the empty battlefield with new life …

 

That is why beauty matters …

 

 

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Roger Scruton, from a  bbc-documentary,    Why beauty matters … “:

 

https://ak2.rmbl.ws/s8/2/E/r/_/9/Er_9i.caa.mp4

( remove and you got the full link )

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hymnia  tu ‘lipa

 

 

 

tu

et tu, ‘lipa

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two lips, 

a lonely heart,

two lips more,

two hearts,

united in a kiss,

 

to kiss more and more, amore,

‘lipa, my dearest Philipa

 

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Hymnia  tu ‘lipa,

amore, mon amore

 

salutem ab

tu tu pan pan … 

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Tulipa  of  Ortaköy