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2009-03-13 16:15:02

Britain's Prince William, whose mother Princess Diana was killed in a 1997 car crash, admits he still experiences a feeling of emptiness on Mother's Day. The Daily Telegraph reported the 26-year-old royal made the comments Thursday as he accepted his appointment as patron of the Child Bereavement Charity, a group his late mother had been associated. My mother Diana was present at your launch 15 years ago, and today I am incredibly proud to be able to continue her support for your fantastic...


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prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.