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Raphael (painter) (1483-1520) (properly, Raffaelo Sanzio), Italian
painter who was one of the leading artists of the Italian Renaissance.
He created many of the most significant paintings of the early 16th
century and his art was extremely influential ...
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These notes - which will stretch over several issues of [Nonviolence
Web Upfront], and take the place of the usual "Op Ed" pieces - are an
effort to summarize the basic philosophy of nonviolence. (They might be
the basis of a pamphlet when done; revise...
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London (England), city, capital of the United Kingdom. It is situated
in south-eastern England at the head of the River Thames estuary.
Settled by the Romans as an important shipping point for crops and
minerals, it gradually developed into the wealthy...
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Once you have arrived in London, there are assorted places that you
should, you really should, go and see. A good starting place is
Trafalgar Square with Nelson's Column right in the centre. It is a 51m
column, poised on top of which is the hero of the...
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LONDON (CNN) -- Princess Diana's injuries from the Paris car crash were
so severe and her blood loss so massive it would have been impossible
for her to survive, British doctors said Sunday. As details emerged
about the accident that killed the princes...
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"Julius Caesar" is one of the most important creations of William
Shakespeare, the king of English dramatists. The play was made in a
moment of England's history when the events were similar to the year 44
BC in Rome, when Caesar returned from his succ...
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The Catcher in the Rye confirmed and sustained his reputation and
gained him a position as one of the most important American writers of
the young generation. The book is nevertheless a first-rate novel and
one of the most convincing studies of adolesc...
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Henry VIII, Tudor king of England ( 1509-1547 ), and founder of the
Church of England. The son of Henry VII, he profoundly influenced the
character of the English monarchy. Henry was born in London on June 28,
1491, and on the death of his father in 15...
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Washington Square , written in 1881, belongs to James’ first period of
creation. This short novel reveals James’ special gift as a subtle
observer of human behaviour and psychology in a money oriented society.
The heroine of the novel, Cath...
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Immense gorge cut by the Colorado River into the high plateaus of
northwestern Arizona, U.S., noted for its fantastic shapes and
coloration. The broad, intricately sculptured chasm of the Grand Canyon
contains between its outer walls a multitude of imp...
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France (in French, République Française), country in western Europe,
bounded on the north by the English Channel, the Strait of Dover, and
the North Sea (which separate it from Great Britain); on the north-east
by Belgium, Luxembourg, and...
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Like Joyce and Proust, Hemingway is a writer who uses the material of
his own life to construct fiction. For example, "A Farewell to Arms"
(1929) was inspired by his war experience in Italy, and "For Whom the
Bell Tolls" (1940) reflects part of his exp...
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Charles Dickens was born on February 7, 1812 at Lamport, Portsmouth,
being the second of the eight children of John Dickens, a clerk in the
Naval Pay Office. John Dickens' work took him from place to place, so
that Charles spent his childhood in Portsm...
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Beowulf with some valiant Goth comes to the help of Hrotgar, king of
the danes who's place at Heorot is wasted by the nightly attacks of
Geandel, a giant ogre. Every night Grendel emerges from his lair in the
marshes beneath the diffs in order to seize...
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In the 1920s and '30s, Le Corbusier's most significant work was in
urban planning. In such published plans as La Ville Contemporaine
(1922), the Plan Voisin de Paris (1925), and the several Villes
Radieuses (1930-36), he advanced ideas dramatically dif...
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In "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" the narrator does not introduce
himself as a character. Lewis Carroll uses 3rd person narrative. Yet,
everything in the story is seen, heard or thought happens which she
cannot sense, or in places where she is not ...
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The mankind liked the sound of the music and the twitter of the birds,
from the beginning. By the time the music has been develop, so in this
state appeared many people with great talent beginning with Orpheus,
and finishing with Luciano Pavarotti (bor...
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The XX-th century is coming to an end. Literature worldwide has
experienced all kinds of narrative structures ( if we are to refer only
to prose) along the time , from the total omniscience to what was
called "the death of the author"....
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The name Mary Celeste has become synonymous with concepts like "The
ghost ship from Scooby Doo," but it endures as a true and tragic tale
of the sea. The story begins on Nov. 4, 1872, with a friendly dinner
engagement between old friends Captain Moreho...
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Green house effects
--Dr. Stephen Schneider, National Center for Atmospheric Research Nasty Surprises: Some of the ways that Earth may respond to global
warming could b...
The exchange rate of the national currency is determined on the
interbank foreign exchange market that was established in August 1994
as a permanent...
Subject of this movie(Jurassic Park) seem simly but very atractive.It
passed four years from inefective tentaive to create a park populated
The history of United States of America
The territory now part of the United States has been inhabited for from
15,000 to 40,000 years, as attested by local evidence. The aboriginal
The picture of Dorian Gray
Basil’s fears are well founded; before the end of their first
conversation, Lord Henry upsets Dorian with a speech about the
transient nature ...
Britain after the first world war
World War I, military conflict, from August 1914 to November 1918, that
involved many of the countries of Europe as well the United States and
The history of Valentine’s day
Valentine's Day started in the time of the Roman Empire. In ancient
Rome, February 14th was a holiday to honor Juno. Juno was the Queen of
Our journey to a strange planet
This evening I went down to look at the Globes for the last time before
we board them. They are amazing! Our scientists have achieved the
High school years
Our relationship with teachers was a continuous fight to overstep the
boundaries of human patience. It can easily be noticed that most of
them are o...
Mobile phones: a real human problem
Everyone has a mobile phone. When each of us buys a mobile phone,
firstly he thinks: “I won’t have problems anymore , I will save my time...