canon

  1. Naima

    No Canon In Historiography?

    I am wondering why there is no standard canon for mapmaking of Historical states? For example some empire maps include and inglobate whole deserts or unhinabited regions( Example nomadic empires ) , while others only limit to portraying "colonized" and urbanized areas ( Example Roman empire )...
  2. D

    Literary Canon, Culture Wars, Post Post-Modernism

    I have cultural / academe questions. Hopefully this post will not be secretly deleted without explanation. What has become of the Culture Wars of the 1980s and 1990s? Did most major universities bend to a more contemporary and diverse Literary Canon? What are the Great Books in the era of...
  3. Kapyong

    Council of Nicea 325 - did NOT select the books of the Bible

    Greetings all, It is widely believed, and often repeated in fora like this - that the Council of Nicea chose the canon (list of books) of the New Testament (or even the whole bible.) It is not true. The evidence is quite clear - Firstly, the documents produced by this council, including the...
  4. K

    Canon complaints

    Are there any canon complaints in historical novels or novels set in historical periods. Example 1 - Peter in CS Louis's "Chronicles of Narnia" was shown early part of the movie / novel trying to enlist despite his age, in the real world the person at the board would have took one look at him...