• Percy Bysshe Shelley Harriet Mary Shelleys
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    On August 4 th 1792, Percy Bysshe Shelley was born to Timothy and Elizabeth Pill ford at Field Place, near Horsham, Sussex. Timothy was a member of the Parliament and was the son of Bysshe Shelley. In 1806, he was christened Sir Bysshe Shelley, Baronet. Percy Shelley had five sisters and one brother. In 1802, Shelley attended an all-boys school titled Son House Academy at Isleworth, which was close to London. After the Academy, he continued his education by attending Eton where he published his ...
  • Greek Mythology Children Of Zeus
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    Greek Mythology Greek mythology has several distinguishing characteristics, in addition to its multiple versions. The Greek gods resembled human beings in their form and in their emotions, and they lived in a society that resembled human society in its levels of authority and power. However, a crucial difference existed between gods and human beings: Humans died, and gods were immortal. Heroes also played an important role in Greek mythology, and stories about them conveyed serious themes. The G...
  • Egyptian Babylonian And Hebrew Religions
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    Egyptian, Babylonian, and Hebrew Religions Egyptians, Babylonians, and Hebrews have similarities yet also differences in their religions. The importance is not in the similarities as much as it is in the differences that distinguish the cultures from each other and their views on life. I would like to point out each civilization's creation and flood story. By analyzing these stories we can come to a better understanding of their worldviews. The Hebrew creation story from the book of Genesis is ...
  • Lighting Bolts Cronus Zeus Gaea
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    Creation of the World In the beginning there was only chaos. Then out of the void appeared Erebus, the unknowable place where death dwells, and Night All else was empty, silent, endless, darkness. Then somehow Love was born bringing a start of order. From Love came Light and Day. Once there was Light and Day, Gaea, the earth appeared. Then Erebus slept with Night, who gave birth to Aether, the heavenly light, and to Day the earthly light. Then Night alone produced Doom, Fate, Death, Sleep, Drea...
  • Greek Gods And Goddesses
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    There were two types of Olympic Gods: Celestial Deities and Earth Deities. The Celestial Deities d welled on Mount Olympus while the Earth Deities resided on, or under, Earth. There were twelve Olympic Gods; however, because the tales of these gods started out orally, the gods and goddesses classified as Olympians are not totally clear. Because the Twelve Olympians are not totally clear, there are a possible fourteen gods and goddesses that could be classified as Olympians. The gods and goddesse...
  • Jacque Onassis Bouvier Kennedy
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    JACQUELINE LEE BOUVIER KENNEDY ONASSIS Jackie Kennedy will always be remembered for her courage after her husband's death. Few people know what her life was actually like. In this paper I hope to inform you about the good and bad times of Jackie's long and at some times treacherous life. Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy Onassis was born July 28, 1929. She was the oldest of two daughters born to Janet and Jack Bouvier. She grew up with her parents fighting constantly. Only months after her sister ...
  • Cleopatra Mark Antony
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    Cleopatra All was born in 69 BC, in Alexandria, Egypt. Despite what people say today, that she was glamorous and beautiful, she was far from it. She is shown on ancient coins with a long hooked nose and masculine features. Although she was not beautiful she was clearly a very seductive woman, and she used this to further Egypt politically. She had a beautiful musical voice. It is also said that she was highly intelligent. She spoke nine different languages, and she was the first Ptolemy pharaoh...
  • The Fairy Queen By Edmund Spenser
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    Edmund Spencer was born in 1552 to a poor family. He went to Cambridge and received his Masters Degree in 1576. By 1578, he was serving as secretary to Bishop John Young in Kent. The landscape there is frequently mentioned in The Shepherdess Calendar. The Shepherdess Calendar served as propaganda for the Leicester position on the Queens proposed marriage with Duc d Alen con. Spencer and his friends, Philip Sidney, Edward Dyer, and Funke Grenville formed a literary group called the Areopagus. Sp...
  • Queen Isabella Timeline Gave Birth
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    Timeline of Queen Isabella 1451-Isabella was born (April 22) to King John II of Castile and his second wife, Isabella of Portugal in Madrigal de las Alt as Torres, in Castile. 1452-Ferdinand was born (March 10) to King John II of Aragon and Juana Enriquez in Sos, Aragon. 1454-King John II of Castile died. 1454-Isabella s half-brother Henry IV became King. 1455-Isabella s brother Prince Enrique married Princess Juana. 1460-King Henry IV offered the hand of Isabella to Don Carlos, Prince of Viana....
  • Web Page Married 1950 Born
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    The 1950? s produced some of America? s earliest and best stars and idols. From Lucille Ball to Elvis, the decade spawned some unforgettable characters. Many of them would become the greatest stars of the twentieth century. Lucille Ball, the greatest known comedian woman of the 1950's, was born Lucille Desiree Ball. She was born in Jamestown, New York, on August 6, 1911. Her father's name was Henry Donnell Ball and her mother's name was Desiree (DeDe) Evelyn Hunt. Her father died of typhoid fev...