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Yennayer

Yennayer

Yennayer ⴰⵙⴻⴳⴳⴰⵙ ⴰⵎⴰⵣⵉⵖ - Amazigh New Year (gen. 14 January, sometimes 13 or 12). ETYM Berber form of...

Nilometer

Nilometer

Nilometer – In ancient Egypt, a structure whose purpose was to measure the Nile River's level during the...

Ibn Sina

Ibn Sina

Ibn Sina ابن سینا‎ or Avicenna (c. 980 – June 1037) - a Persian Muslim polymath, physician and astronomer...

Eihei-ji

Eihei-ji

Eihei-ji 永平寺 “temple of eternal peace” - One of two main temples of the Sōtō school of Zen...

Yoshinogari

Yoshinogari

Yoshinogari 吉野ヶ里 遺跡 - A large and complex site from Yayoi period, in Saga Prefecture, Kyūshū, Japan –...

Ôuchi-juku

Ôuchi-juku

Ôuchi-juku 大内宿 - A post station in Japan's Edo period located in Fukushima Prefecture – With traditional thatched...

Ayurveda

Ayurveda

Ayurveda आयुर्वॆद - An antic system of medicine in India – Divided into eight canonical components: general medicine,...

Wabi-sabi

Wabi-sabi

Wabi-sabi侘寂 – A Japanese concept who calls for the acceptance of impermanence and imperfection – Many aspects are...

Genpuku

Genpuku

Genpuku元服 – A Japanese coming-of-age ceremony dating back to Nara Period (after a Tang Dynasty Chinese custom) –...

Sakdrisi-Kachagiani

Sakdrisi-Kachagiani

Sakdrisi-Kachagiani საყდრისი-ყაჩაღიანი - A Georgian gold mine and archaeological site (4th or 3rd millennium BCE) which could be...

Zealandia

Zealandia

Zealandia (or New Zealand continent or Tasmantis) - A “new” continent almost entirely submerged to be considered?

Liberland

Liberland

Liberland, or the Free Republic of Liberland… a micronation on the western bank of the Danube, proclaimed on...

Martenitsa

Martenitsa

Martenitsa мартеница (Bulgaria) or Mărțișor (Romania) - A custom welcoming the spring through a piece of adornment, made...

Hanami

Hanami

Hanami 花見 - A Japanese traditional custom of enjoying the blossom of cherry trees ("sakura") ou plum trees.

Hermitage Museum

Hermitage Museum

The State Hermitage Museum (Госуда́рственный Эрмита́ж) - The second world's largest art museum, located in Saint Petersburg -...

Carthage

Carthage

Carthage - Qart-ḥadašt ("New City"), the center of the ancient Carthaginian civilization (near Tunis).

year

How do we represent "a year" and what place does it take in cultures and societies? How do...

month

How do we represent "a month" and what place does it take in cultures and societies? How do...

week

How do we represent "a week" and what place does it take in cultures and societies? How do...

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