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  • And maybe it is, by sheer virtue of collective word reforging in sixteenth-century England.

    The English Is Coming!

  • Unlike other workers however, he stayed for free in a sixteenth-century stone hunting tower on an escarpment overlooking Chatsworth House that normally rented to guests for $1,600 per week.

    William and Kate

  • As a religious historian at a college named for the sixteenth-century German reformer, I have an obligation to expose my students to the historical Luther, warts and all.

    Todd Green, Ph.D.: Does Islam Really Need A Martin Luther?

  • Historians have done an excellent job in recent decades of uncovering the stories of ordinary women and men throughout sixteenth-century Europe who continued to attend Mass, confess their sins to a priest, perform works of penance, and put their hope in the mediation of the Catholic Church for their salvation and for coping with the challenges of daily living.

    Todd Green, Ph.D.: Does Islam Really Need A Martin Luther?

  • The full impact of what he had found did not hit Weigand until seven years later when he first laid eyes on a copy of the Quinatzín Codex, a sixteenth-century pictorial document from Mexico originally written on paper made from the amate fig tree.

    The Tecpan of Ocomo: largest indigenous palace in Mesoamerica

  • The title is a head nod to the sixteenth-century metaphysical poet John Donne no man is an island -- a poet that demands deep study to appreciate.

    Colin Darke: Valuable Lessons: The Re-opening of Cranbrook Museum of Art

  • Masterfully blending true events with fiction, this blockbuster historical thriller delivers a page-turning murder mystery set on the sixteenth-century Oxford University campus.

    The best recent books: Historical Fiction

  • Sometimes the texts are almost swallowed up by the luscious illustration surrounding them, as in the early sixteenth-century Christian Book of Hours (Roman Use), or the sixteenth-century Persian Legends of the Prophets, or the stunningly ornate eighteenth-century Italian ketubah (marriage contract), obviously meant to be framed and displayed rather than read and referred to.

    The New York Public Library: All That Is Godly Must Glitter

  • “A fascinating blend of paranormal and historical, starring Elizabeth Tudor as a sixteenth-century kick-ass heroine—what a great concept!”

    Secret History of Elizabeth Tudor, Vampire Slayer

  • “Veronese” even more unequivocally descends from the sixteenth-century painter of Venice (Paolo), and some sort of rich dark red would therefore work well enough, but “orchid” is simply useless as a color descriptor because of the huge number of varieties.

    Archive 2009-05-01


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