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A little thread on Arab women, 💕, sex, and lesbianism. (Upon request by @crookes_ellie and @Literature_Lady ).

#arabian #WomenInCulture #Anthropology #twitterstorians #threaducation #LGBTQ

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2. The first lesbian documented love story in the Arab world was the long-lived passion between Hind Bint al-Nu’man (known as Al-Hurqah (هند بنت النعمان), and Hind Bint al-Khuss al-Iyadiyyah from Yamama in Arabia, known as al-Zarqa’.
3. Al-Hurqah was a Christian princess, daughter of the last Lakhmid (Al-Manadhirah (المناذرة) king, al-Hira capital of the 3rd – 7th c kingdom.

She was also a known poet in her own right.
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When the #city is like a #museum, with layers of #history #stories in each breath-just go out& explore.We did exactly that😊celebrated #internationalmuseumday with young #designers walking around lanes of historic #bombay Thanks Bharat, Manu, Saurav Vaibhav for coming on the tour ImageImageImageImage
The #icom theme for 2019 was: ‘Museums as Cultural Hubs: The future of tradition’ - we followed it by discovering the beautiful Maneckji Sett Parsi Fire Temple in our walk in #Fort. It’s the second oldest Fire temple of the Parsis in the culturally diverse city, made in 1733 ImageImage
Two grand #lamassu (protective deities depicted as hybrid figures including a human head, a body of an ox or a lion &wings of a bird) are seated at the entrance.
#InternationalMuseumDay #museumweek #womeninculture #secretsmw #playmw #rainbowmw #exploremw #photomw #friendsmw
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It’s #MuseumWeek. If you visit CERN this week, take part in the event by using @CERN, #MuseumWeek and the # of the day.
Come and see CERN scientists explain their day-to-day work on interactive video screens at the #Microcosm exhibition.

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Want to go behind-the-scenes at CERN? Book a guided tour, it's free of charge you just need to register in advance.

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Comienza la #MuseumWeek, hoy lunes dedicado a #WomenInCulture. Al ser el Greco el introductor del sistema de taller en la disciplina artícstica en España, hemos querido asomarnos a los talleres de la época para ver qué mujeres había. #¿TeParecenPocas? @enunMuseo @MuseumWeek #DIM
Sabemos que la presencia de mujeres en los talleres de la época no fue insignificante Los talleres tenían un alto componente familiar y era común que las hijas trabajasen allí. #WomenInCulture #MuseumWeek #TeParecenPocas
Dorotea y Margarita trabajaron en el taller de su padre, Juan de Juanes. Su dedicación y relevancia en el taller hizo que Cristóbal de Virues dijese: En pincel y colores, Juan Vicente, ingenio y pintura, Margarita, en distinción y gracia, Dorotea #WomenInCulture #TeParecenPocas
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