Latin articles Tag

Christmas DIY: how to make an advent calendar?

mall makeup items (lip gloss, eye shadow) will certainly please her. Where does the tradition of Advent come from? Advent (which comes from the Latin 'adventus': the coming, the arrival) refers to the four weeks before Christmas. According to Christian tradition, this period begins the fourth ...

16
Nov
2007

The Carob tree: the tree with small horns

ot bears male or female flowers) that belongs to the fabaceae family. The name "carob tree" is an Arabic term {{what|al-kharroube (ahkhabou)). Its Latin name, Ceratonia comes from the Greek Keratia meaning "little horn" after the shape of its fruits, carobs. A reference to the carob tree can be f ...

20
Apr
2012

The Ceylon cinnamon tree: the tree that gives cinnamon

o dry in the sun. It is during the drying process that the bark rolls up on itself to form the cinnamon sticks. Incidentally, the word comes from the Latin canna, which means 'reed'. Copyright: ProjectManhattan Did you know that? Ceylon cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum or Cinnamomum zeylanium) na ...

25
Mar
2015

Hobbies : create a paludarium in 5 questions

a paludarium? The paludarium, sometimes called the aqua terrarium, is a space halfway between an aquarium and a terrarium. Its name comes from the Latin paludis, meaning 'marsh'. It is presented as an aquarium where the water does not occupy all the space but where there is also an emerged part, ...

15
Apr
2022

The Château de Boulogne-la-Grasse : 5 good reasons to visit this amazing place

e Lancry family. To build this fairy tale castle, he gave free rein to his fantasy and did not hesitate to mix gargoyles, Gothic and Romanesque elements, Latin inscriptions, sculptures of saints and references to the Arthurian legend. This abundance and surprising mix of influences are reminiscen ...

21
June
2022

Online or in person, enjoy the benefits of dance classes

atmosphere. What if you started swinging? The world of dance intimidates you and you don't know what to choose between ballroom dances such as tango, Latin dances, oriental dances or zumba? Why not try these very bouncy dances that are swing dances by signing up for a Lindy Hop class? Carried by ...

06
July
2022

There is such a thing as good stress, and it's good for your mental health

ou overcome the obstacles you face. Of course, this defense mechanism puts you under pressure, in keeping with the etymology of the word (from the Latin verb stringere meaning to press). Its physical manifestations such as sweaty hands and pounding heart are not pleasant, yet it has its good poin ...

08
Aug
2022

Poet's carnation: sowing, cultivation and maintenance

igin of the name poet's carnation is not known. Perhaps this flower has inspired many poets because of its beauty and its incredible colors... Its Latin name Dianthus barbatus means 'bearded carnation'. But it is also called the flower of the gods because the term Dianthus is formed from the Gree ...

24
Aug
2022

The asperitas: a spectacular weather phenomenon

cloudy waves to reach spectacular proportions. A harmless phenomenon Despite their sometimes impressive appearance and their name deriving from a Latin word meaning "brutal," asperitas are harmless weather phenomena. If you find yourself underneath them, you only risk a small shower or even... n ...

29
Sep
2022

Allergens in cosmetics in 5 questions

the packaging. The ingredients are classified from the most concentrated to the least concentrated. Natural plant extracts are designated by their Latin name while the plant part and other molecules are designated by their English name. 3- Where can I find the list of allergenic substances? T ...

06
Oct
2022