Emily Croy Barker

Emily Croy Barker

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Author of THE THINKING WOMAN'S GUIDE TO REAL MAGIC (Pamela Dorman Books/Viking, August 2013). “A clever and scrumptious debut fantasy, the kind you happily disa
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Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina-Greensboro

Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina-Greensboro

Near the river.

Near the river.

Roman writing tablet, AD 80-120. Wax on wood. Museum of London.

Writing Tablet Roman, London c. AD Scratched onto a wax layer, the lettering on this early century wooden writing tablet has survived. It is a deed of sale for a young female slave called.

In the forest

In the forest

Credit: Maggie Soladay

Interview with Emily Croy Barker, Author of A Thinking Woman’s Guide to Real Magic

Faitoren fountain

Faitoren fountain

Cover of THE THINKING WOMAN'S GUIDE TO REAL MAGIC

The Thinking Woman’s Guide to Real Magic by Emily Croy Barker: excellent read - wonderfully magical tale.

Gold ring with representation of the temple of Aphrodite at Paphos

ancientpeoples: “ Gold ring with representation of the temple of Aphrodite at Paphos Century AD Early-Mid Imperial Roman (Source: The Metropolitan Museum) ”

Herbignac, Brittany.

Herbignac, Brittany.

Helmet (Spangenhelm), 6th-7th C, Byzantine or Germanic  Metropolitan Museum

Helmet (Spangenhelm)- This helmet comes from a small group of closely related Spangenhelme (strap helmets). The sites where they have been found are widely scattered, ranging from Sweden to Germany, the Balkans and Libya.

Sword, 10th C, probably Scandinavia  Metropolitan Museum of Art

century, European, probably Scandinavian. The braided copper wires on the pommel may represent an earlier Scandinavian custom of tying a talisman to a sword hilt. The pattern-welded blade was forged of intertwined rods of steel and iron.

Paperback edition of EMMA by Jane Austen

Paperback edition of EMMA by Jane Austen

Portrait {wife Patricia Barker}, by Walter Barker, �,1966-67, pencil, Collection: Betty Parsons Gallery, NYC

Portrait {wife Patricia Barker}, by Walter Barker, pencil, Collection: Betty Parsons Gallery, NYC