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3rd August 1509 A.D. The Birth of Étienne Dolet #Onthisday

Eitenne Dolet, was born #onthisday 3rd August 1509 A.D. and ironically he died on 3rd August 1546 A.D. he was a French scholar, printer, and a translator. 72 more words

World History

30th July 1470 A.D.–The Birth of Hongzhi A Ming Emperor #Onthisday

Emperor Hongzhi was born on 30th July 1470 A.D. and died on 8th June 1505 A.D. he was a emperor of the Ming Dynasty from China, between the years of 1487-1505 A.D. 61 more words


What's your last name please?

Have you ever wondered where you came from? What your last name meant? Of course you have, I did too. Like you, I asked my relatives about it. 362 more words


KRISTIN LAVRANSDATTER II- The Mistress of Husaby by Sigrid Undset

KRISTIN LAVRANSDATTER II; The Mistress of Husaby by Sigrid Undset, (c) 1978, but first translated and printed in 1921 under the title HUSFRUE, (Much like the German word Hausfrau meaning Housewife). 183 more words

Historical Novel

28th June 1444 A.D.– Charlotte, Queen of Cyprus Born #Onthisday

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#Onthisday 28th June 1444 A.D. Charlotte was born and died on 16th July 1487 A.D. she was the Queen of Cyprus and Princes of Antioch and various other titles, Queen of Jerusalem and Armenia to name a few. 143 more words


The Middle Ages, Muslim-Christian wars & the Jesuits (1270-1629)

In the province of Shoa, the Solomonic Dynasty was established. Emperor Yekuno Amlak claimed to descend from King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba and these claims were later reaffirmed by the country’s national epic Kebra Negast. 345 more words

Ethiopia - The Secret Of Africa

One Man's Legacy in History -Dr Donald V. Patten

“If you begin, then begin well…” – Bernard of Clairvaux

Quite a few years ago I began studying my Masters degree at a theological college in Sydney Australia.

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Men From Ruins