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Magna Carta
2015-02-10 12:14:24

Signed in 1215 by King John, the Magna Carta was the first step toward democracy in Western civilization after centuries of absolute rule by monarchies, as it bound the king of England to the same laws as any citizen. Eight hundred years later, an original copy of that document has been discovered in the small seaside English town of Sandwich.

2014-07-01 12:26:42

LONDON, July 1,( )2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Magna Carta World Heritage LLC announced today its campaign to donate the Magna Carta 800(th) Anniversary Edition to schools in Great Britain as part of

2014-05-19 16:22:44

Magna Carta World Heritage LLC announces marketing partnership with American Seniors Association, offering the Magna Carta 800th Anniversary Edition to ASA's five million members, while supporting

Dead Sea Scrolls Are Now Available Online
2012-12-18 13:31:36

The Internet is an amazing thing, opening up the doors to countless libraries and allowing for the travel to countless destinations. Today, Google and the Israel Antiquities Authority have partnered up to remind us all of just how amazing it is to live in the information age.

2012-02-08 23:53:48

You often hear about the Framers of the Constitution, but not so much the framers of the Magna Carta.

2011-12-01 10:41:08

A University of Cincinnati-based journal devoted to research on papyri from Egypt sheds light on job training, prayer, dream interpretation and belief in magic in the ancient world.


Word of the Day
friseur
  • A hairdresser.
The word 'friseur' comes from French friseur, from friser ("to curl, frizz").
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