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  • 21tragedy — /traj i dee/, n., pl. tragedies. 1. a dramatic composition, often in verse, dealing with a serious or somber theme, typically that of a great person destined through a flaw of character or conflict with some overpowering force, as fate or society …

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  • 22Germany — • History divided by time periods, beginning with before 1556 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Germany     Germany     † …

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  • 23Edinburgh —    EDINBURGH, a city, the seat of a university, and the metropolis of the kingdom of Scotland, situated in longitude 3° 10 30 (W.), and latitude 55° 57 29 (N.), about a mile (S. by W.) from Leith, 40 miles (S.S.W.) from Dundee, 42 (E. by N.) from …

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  • 24Cato the Elder — Marcus Porcius Cato Maior, Cato the Elder Marcus Porcius Cato[1] (234 BC, Tusculum – 149 BC) was a Roman statesman, commonly referred to as Censorius (the Censor), Sapiens (the Wise), Priscus (the Ancient), or Major, Cato the El …

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  • 25Tafsir — Part of a series on the Quran …

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  • 26Longinus (literature) — Longinus (Greek: Λογγῖνος, Longĩnos) is the conventional name of the author of the treatise, On the Sublime (Περὶ ὕψους, Perì hýpsous), a work which focuses on the effect of good writing.[1] Longinus, sometimes referred to as Pseudo Longinus… …

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  • 27ancient Rome — ▪ ancient state, Europe, Africa, and Asia Introduction       the state centred on the city of Rome. This article discusses the period from the founding of the city and the regal period, which began in 753 BC, through the events leading to the… …

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  • 28Latin literature — Introduction       the body of writings in Latin, primarily produced during the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire, when Latin was a spoken language. When Rome fell, Latin remained the literary language of the Western medieval world until it was …

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  • 29Pilgrimages — • Journeys made to some place with the purpose of venerating it, or in order to ask there for supernatural aid, or to discharge some religious obligation. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Pilgrimages     Pilgrimages …

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  • 30Schools — • History and development of education as related to the church Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Schools     Schools     † …

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  • 31Austro-Hungarian Monarchy —     The Austro Hungarian Monarchy     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Austro Hungarian Monarchy     By this name is designated the European monarchy whose dominions have for their main life distributing artery the River Danube, in its course from… …

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  • 32Mandell Creighton — Bishop of London …

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  • 33Learned Hand — Infobox Judge name = Learned Hand imagesize = caption = office = Judge of United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit termstart = 1924 termend = 1961 nominator = Calvin Coolidge appointer = predecessor = Julius Marshuetz Mayer birthdate …

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  • 34diplomacy — /di ploh meuh see/, n. 1. the conduct by government officials of negotiations and other relations between nations. 2. the art or science of conducting such negotiations. 3. skill in managing negotiations, handling people, etc., so that there is… …

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  • 35Lincoln, Abraham — born Feb. 12, 1809, near Hodgenville, Ky., U.S. died April 15, 1865, Washington, D.C. 16th president of the U.S. (1861–65). Born in a Kentucky log cabin, he moved to Indiana in 1816 and to Illinois in 1830. After working as a storekeeper, a rail… …

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  • 36French literature — Introduction       the body of written works in the French language produced within the geographic and political boundaries of France. The French language was one of the five major Romance languages to develop from Vulgar Latin as a result of the …

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  • 37Haarlem — • One of the suffragan sees of the Archdiocese of Utrecht in the Netherlands Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Haarlem     Haarlem     † …

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  • 38The United States of America —     The United States of America     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The United States of America     BOUNDARIES AND AREA     On the east the boundary is formed by the St. Croix River and an arbitrary line to the St. John, and on the north by the… …

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  • 39Uppsala University — Infobox University name = Uppsala University native name = Uppsala universitet latin name = Universitas Regia Upsaliensis , also Academia Regia Upsaliensis motto = Gratiae veritas naturae (Latin) mottoeng = Truth through God s mercy and nature… …

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  • 40Age of Pericles — The Golden Age is the term used to denote the historical period in Ancient Greece lasting roughly from the end of the Persian Wars in 448 BC to either the death of Pericles 429 BC or the end of the Peloponnesian War in 404 BC. Pericles an… …

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