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  • World Of Jaques Cousteau
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    Jaques Cousteau Jaques Cousteau was born June 11, 1910 in France. His father Daniel, a lawyer worked for Eugene Higgins. His mother Elizabeth looked after him and his brother Pierre. Jaques Cousteau loved the water. As a child, he would place his hands inthe water to feel the current over his fingers. Unlike other children, young Jaques could not play in the ocean or run along the beaches because he was sick. Jaques had to remain inactive to stay healthy. At age 7, Jaques turned tothe world of b...
  • Horus And His Mother Isis
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    The Egyptian Deities ISIS (Aset, Ast) Symbols: The knot of Isis and the scorpion. Cult Centre: Heliopolis Isis was the sister of Osiris (who was also her husband), Nephthys and Seth, the daughter of Nut and Geb and the mother of Horus the Child. Isis is depicted as a woman wearing a vulture headdress and the solar disk between a pair of horns (which is sometimes underneath the symbol of her name, the throne). Occasionally she wears the double-crowns of the North and the South with the feather of...
  • King Tutankhamen
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    The death of Pharaoh On a balmy November day in 1922 one of the greatest archeological finds ever would be made. It all started with the discovery of a single rough cut stone step, the first in a staircase that would lead to the most celebrated tomb of modern times. Howard Carter's discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamen would capture popular attention like no other discover before or after it. With each item brought from the tomb the public wanted to know more and more about the boy-king of Egypt....
  • Life And Existence Forms From Yin
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    At the start of every civilization many stories are told to explain life and how things began. Each culture portrays the beginning of life in a different way but are similar in many ways. The themes and gods may differ by name and physical features, but the part they play in creation are all too familiar in every myth. In Chinese mythology, the basic themes of revolve around the order from chaos theme of myths. Order from chaos can be defined as giving a basic explanation to how and why things a...
  • Most Influential Women In Woman Sports
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    Billie jean king was the most influential women's tennis player of all time. Billie jean king was born on November 22 1943 in long beach California. Her birth name is Billie jean Moffitt. She became Billie jean king when she married Larry king (not radio guy) In 1965. This woman was a very important person in history. Because she was number 341 on the list of 500 lesbians and gay heroes because she was helping her secret secretary and laver Marilyn baronet get her life together. Billie jean king...
  • Two Young Lookouts Steve And Osvaldo Cruz
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    MONSTER By Walter Dean Myers Monster is the story about a 16 year old black boy named Steve Harmon from Harlem. Steve is on trial for a being a possible accomplice to a murder. The book begins with him in jail waiting for his trial to start. The story is written in screenplay format along with Steve's journal writing which he does even in the courtroom. Steve enjoys filmmaking and screenplay writing. Steve writes this way to keep his sanity while being in prison during the trial. The majority of...
  • Ferdinand Magellan
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    Ferdinand Magellan was born in 1480, in a stone farm house in Portugal. His father's name was Dom Ruy Magellan, and his mother's name was Do nha Alda De Mesquite. His father was a Portuguese nobleman and owned a large amount of land. He was also a sheriff, an honorary position awarded for distinguished service to the crown. Ferdinand's brother was named Diago De Sousa, a name he took from his wealthy grandmother, his sister was named Isabel Magellan. His family seemed to care about each other an...
  • Abbe Armand De Richelieu
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    Cardinal Richelieu Cardinal Richelieu was born Armand Jean du Plessis in Paris in September of 1585. The name Richelieu came from the name of his family's estate. The du Plessis' were considered minor nobility and Armand's grandfather, Louis, secured their place in court through marriage to Francoise de Rochechouart, an important family at the time. Louis died young and left five sons, the second oldest of whom, Francois, was Richelieu's father. Francois also died young, leaving his family in di...
  • My Beautiful Isolt
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    'Tristan's Tragedy " As told to (author's name) By Tristan " What an unusual Christian name, ' (author's name) '! And you say you know but two languages? You must jest to render the title of 'scholar' upon yourself. During my training, I have learned seven, all the while being taught horsemanship and swordsmanship. Alas, all of my accolades serve me not here. True nobility never makes excuses for shortcomings; however, in this despair Ican know no greater loss. After being wounded in battle with...
  • St Gregory Of Tours
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    Saint Gregory of Tours was born around the year 538 at Arverni, which is now Clermont-Ferrand. He belonged to the Gallo-Roman family, which was a very prestigious family. He was also related to the houses of Gaul. Gregory's original name was Georgi us Florent ius. He took the name Gregory to honor his late grandfather who was named Gregory. His Grandfather was the Bishop of Langues. When Gregory was young, his father died and he went to live with his Uncle. His uncle, Gallus, was the Bishop of C...
  • Subject Of Shelley's Poem
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    Ozymandias (1818) I met a traveler from an antique land Who said: Two vast and trunk less legs of stone Stand in the desert. Near them, on the sand, Half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown, And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command, 5 Tell that its sculptor well those passions read Which yet survive, stamped on these lifeless things, The hand that mocked them and the heart that fed; imitated And on the pedestal these words appear: "My name is Ozymandias, king of kings: 10 Look on my wo...
  • Name King Tut That His Tomb
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    Matt Brockway James Evans Term Paper The Life and Curse of King Tut What comes to your mind when you hear the name King Tut That his tomb was one of the most well known archeological finds ever. Maybe that the so-called curse of King Tut comes to your mind. Whatever it is, we all know that he was once Pharaoh of Egypt. Without a doubt one of the most famous Pharaoh's of all time. But why do we know more about him than any other Pharaoh Why do they think that there is a curse associated with the ...
  • Use Of Ahab In Moby Dick
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    Authors throughout history have used the biblical accounts to enhance their own story. Herman Melville's classic American novel Moby Dick is no exception. In Moby Dick, Melville uses innumerable biblical allusions, but readers can observe this literary technique best in the naming of his characters. The use of the Bible in literature is a powerful tool for an author; it allows him to place his characters and plot within an immortal context. Each character lives for a finite amount of time, but g...

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