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2013-10-11 23:03:50

Author of eleven poetry collections and two novels, Edda Tassi has been writing poetry since age eight. Her newest books “Stella Errans” and “Ophelia Gig’s Tale” are currently found in six of the most visited online electronic book stores including Amazon.com, iTunes, Barnes & Noble, COPIA and Kobo. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Edda is the daughter of the great tradition of the Latin Fathers and Dante Alighieri. Edda has received a degree in literature and...

2012-07-25 11:10:21

The truth behind some of the world's most famous historical myths, including Homer's epic, the Iliad, has been bolstered by two researchers who have analyzed the relationships between the myths' characters and compared them to real-life social networks. In a study published online today, 25 July, in the journal EPL (Europhysics Letters), Pádraig Mac Carron and Ralph Kenna from Coventry University performed detailed text analyses of the Iliad, the English poem, Beowulf, and...

2011-11-24 11:46:32

Body-conscious Shakespeare: Sensory disturbances in troubled characters Shakespeare was a master at portraying profound emotional upset in the physical symptoms of his characters, and many modern day doctors would do well to study the Bard to better understand the mind-body connection, concludes an analysis of his works, published in Medical Humanities. Kenneth Heaton, a medical doctor and extensively published author on William Shakespeare's oeuvre, systematically analyzed 42 of the...

2011-03-12 00:00:29

CommonPlaces e-Solutions recently launched a custom site for Merchant Warehouse, creating a fresh look and feel and allowing for greater ease of use. Hampstead, NH (PRWEB) March 11, 2011 CommonPlaces e-Solutions, a New Hampshire-based web development firm has launched a new website for Merchant Warehouse. Boston-based Merchant Warehouse provides merchant account services, credit card processing and credit card terminals to all types of businesses. The company sought a new website that would...

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2010-08-09 09:05:00

Two University of York researchers have found evidence that the London Guildhall served as the cradle of English Literature in the late Middle Ages. It was the home to scribes who copied the first manuscripts of works by fourteenth-century authors Geoffrey Chaucer and John Gower, as well as early copies of other Middle English authors including William Langland and John Trevisa. Professor Linne Mooney and Dr Estelle Stubbs, of the Centre for Medieval Studies at York, discovered evidence of...

2009-04-20 12:26:00

ATLANTA, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Barack Hussein Obama is not alone. The 16th President of The United States, Abraham Lincoln, was born a Muslim, says Faruq Masudi, producer and director of the new Islamic movie, Quran Contemporary Connections. In a casting coup, Abraham Lincoln shares equal footage with luminaries of Islamic history like Saladin, King Faisal of Saudi Arabia and the former President of the UAE, Sheikh Zayed. What do they have in common? Faruq Masudi said, "According to the...

2008-07-15 09:00:56

By Brian Viner Last Night's TV THE QUR'AN CHANNEL 4 BANGED UP FIVE Whatever is the opposite of turning in one's grave, Lord Reith must be doing it. The old boy, who gave the BBC the mission to educate, inform and entertain, would have heartily approved of The Qur'an, even if as a beetle-browed son of the kirk he would have wondered why two hours were being cleared from the schedules to transmit it. This wasn't the BBC's decision, of course, but that of Channel 4, which is more the home...

2006-03-22 13:54:00

By Ian MacKenzie EDINBURGH (Reuters) - The Edinburgh International Festival unveiled its 2006 program on Wednesday including a topical Shakespearean play on political corruption along with theater, music and dance offerings from around the world. The festival, a premier arts extravaganza running from August 13 to September 3, will also provide all nine of Beethoven's symphonies in sequence conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras, and the nine Bruckner symphonies. German-born Peter Stein,...


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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Uranus' moon Cressida -- Cressida is a moon of Uranus. It was named after the daughter of Calchas in William Shakespeare's play Troilus and Cressida. Other than its size and orbit, virtually nothing is known about it. ----- Discovery Discovered by Voyager 2 Discovered in 1986 Orbital characteristics Mean radius 61,767 km Eccentricity 0.00023 Orbital period 0.46357d Inclination 0.04 Physical characteristics Equatorial diameter ~79.6 km Surface area km2...

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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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