The Aces had been dropped even earlier, probably by the 1470s, leaving the standard German pack with 48 cards; the Deuce being promoted into the gap left by the Ace. During the 18th century, the 48-card pack was further reduced to 36, although there is evidence of 48-card, so-called 'Karniffel' packs being sold until the first half of the 19th ...
1 day ago · Garamond is a group of many serif typefaces, named for sixteenth-century Parisian engraver Claude Garamond, generally spelled as Garamont in his lifetime).Garamond-style typefaces are popular and particularly often used for book printing and body text.
Proto-Surrealism (1470s–1510s) Hieronymus Bosch is considered one of the prime examples of Pre-Surrealism. The surrealists relied most on his insights.
2 days ago · Article 365 of the Sri Lankan Penal Code that criminalizes same-sex sexual acts remains on the books but has been ruled unenforceable by the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka Sri Lanka has implemented anti-discrimination laws for homosexuals as part of its constitution and human rights action plan.
- No recognition of same-sex unions
- Illegal under Article 365A Penalty: Up to 10 years in prison with fines. But ruled unenforceable by the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka
The burning of the Jaffna Public Library (Tamil: யாழ் பொது நூலகம் எரிப்பு, Yāḻ potu nūlakam erippu Sinhala: යාපනය මහජන පුස්තකාලය ගිනිබත් කිරීම, Yāpanaya mahajana pustakālaya ginibat kirīma) took place on the night of June 1, 1981, when an organized mob of Sinhalese individuals went on a ...