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  • Aphrodite is a woman who changes herself to be whatever her current man wants her to be. She may not realize that she does this. She is the muse who inspires men to write poems and songs.

    Aphrodite: Archetype of Love and Beauty

    Aphrodite: Archetype of Love and Beauty

    by Jean Bakula19

  • Be very greatful that we live in the times we do. Imagine what it was like in days gone by when you had to wipe your bottom with leaves and moss!

    A History of Humanity's Disgusting Hygiene

    A History of Humanity's Disgusting Hygiene

    by Helen Murphy Howell43

  • Everybody knows the United States of America. But where do the names of all the states come from? The aim of this page is to chart the origins and meanings of the names of all 50 States of the Union.

    The Origins of the Names of All 50 U.S. States

    The Origins of the Names of All 50 U.S. States

    by Greensleeves Hubs12

  • The differences between British and American English are reflected primarily in the use of vocabulary, grammar, spelling, and punctuation. This hub relates experience with Brits and British English.

    Differences Between British and American English

    Differences Between British and American English

    by Paul Richard Kuehn141

  • Sarah Forbes Bonetta was an orphaned African princess given as a gift to Queen Victoria by the King of Dahomey. Victoria became Sarah's godmother, and received her into the royal extended family.

    Queen Victoria’s Black Princess

    Queen Victoria’s Black Princess

    by Ronald E Franklin87

  • Britain's “New Army” was an army of volunteers organized by Secretary of State for War Lord Kitchener. The first time New Army divisions fought was at the Battle of Loos. It didn't go well.

    About World War 1: The Corpse Field of Loos

    About World War 1: The Corpse Field of Loos

    by David Hunt20

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  • A strong social history of the slave trade with a wide array of statistics and quotations, this book sometimes casts it in too positive of a light and focuses too much on the general, rather than Nantes-specific, history of the subject. Nevertheless still a useful tome.

    Book Review and Summary: Nantes et le Temps des Négriers

    Book Review and Summary: Nantes et le Temps des Négriers

    by Ryan Thomas0

  • We all feel like time goes by faster as we age. There are several reasons why this happens. Our perception of time is effected by our changing frame of reference. I'll describe three causes of this phenomena.

    The Reason Why Time Passes Faster as We Get Older

    The Reason Why Time Passes Faster as We Get Older

    by Glenn Stok31

  • Based on my research and studying the reports written by teachers of language-less people in the deaf community, it’s obvious to me that something goes on in their heads despite the lack of language.

    Can Thoughts Occur Without Language?

    Can Thoughts Occur Without Language?

    by Glenn Stok9

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  • From antiquity till modernity, China was ruled by over 800 emperors. Here are the greatest among all Chinese emperors. The ones credited with China’s growth and survival as a major civilisation.

    Top 10 Greatest Chinese Emperors

    Top 10 Greatest Chinese Emperors

    by Kuan Leong Yong15

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  • John Donne's Holy Sonnet IV finds the speaker continuing to lament his sorrowful state of being, but then he admonishes himself about which course of action he must take to mitigate his circumstances. He continues to judge himself harshly but also continues to seek grace and relief.

    John Donne's Holy Sonnet IV

    John Donne's Holy Sonnet IV

    by Linda Sue Grimes0

  • Lost in the woods of the Ardennes, a lone American artillery lieutenant sets out to fight his own war against the Germans.

    What Happened to Lt. Eric Wood?

    What Happened to Lt. Eric Wood?

    by CJ Kelly55

  • The most efficient branch of the U.S. Army in World War II was the artillery. 20 years of innovations between the wars helped make it the best in the world.

    Artillery Innovations in WWII

    Artillery Innovations in WWII

    by CJ Kelly8

  • The Unicorn Tapestries are a set of seven historical art pieces that tell a story of a mythical beast. The collection is housed at The Cloisters museum in New York City, but a reproduction is hanging at the Stirling Castle in Scotland.

    The Unicorn Tapestries Order

    The Unicorn Tapestries Order

    by Lora Riley3

  • Get help writing your Reading Response essay. See this sample paper and tips for how to write your essay.

    Sample Reading Response Paper

    Sample Reading Response Paper

    by Virginia Kearney6

  • Some saints traveled to Heaven by way of an illumined path. Others, no less holy, journeyed in darkness. These saints teach us how to bear with doubts.

    Saints Who Struggled With Doubt

    Saints Who Struggled With Doubt

    by Bede2

  • Alexander Graham Bell's invention of the telephone revolutionized 19th century communication and was the precursor to the development of of the satellite mobile communications revolution of today...

    Facts About Alexander Graham Bell and the Telephone

    Facts About Alexander Graham Bell and the Telephone

    by Amanda Littlejohn30

  • God reveals Himself by many names throughout the scriptures that express a quality of His character that is vital for us to know. One in particular stands out to me lately in reference to the miracle of the five loaves and two fish as told in all four of the Gospels (Matthew 14:13-21, Mark 6:31-44, Luke 9:10-16, and John 6:5-14) - signifying a lesson that applies to every sphere of our life. El Shaddai the "All Sufficient One" is the name that reminds me of the Lord at this event.

    El Shaddai—The All Sufficient God

    El Shaddai—The All Sufficient God

    by Tamarajo52

  • This article suggests a list of some of the best archaeological sites in the world. A brief summary explains the historical and archaeological significance of each site.

    Ten Most Impressive Archaeological Sites

    Ten Most Impressive Archaeological Sites

    by Kelley31

  • The famous “Pascal’s Wager” asks us to consider the question of the existence of God as a wager. Which is the better bet—belief or disbelief?

    Pascal’s Wager—Is it a Good Bet?

    Pascal’s Wager—Is it a Good Bet?

    by Catherine Giordano132

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  • 50 idioms and phrases that have their origins in all things nautical. Sea-faring has developed a unique language and terminology over the centuries and many of these snippets of language are now incorporated into everyday our vocabulary, often without us realising where they began.

    50 Nautical Terms and Sailing Phrases That Have Enriched Our Language

    50 Nautical Terms and Sailing Phrases That Have Enriched Our Language

    by Ben Reed2

  • The famous poet Virgil Wikimedia Commons Dido, the Phoenician Queen in Virgil's The Aeneid, is a tragic character who is a victim of the will of the gods. Enchanted by the god Amor, Dido becomes hopelessly enamored with Aeneas and abandons all else...

    An Analysis of Queen Dido in Virgil's The Aeneid

    An Analysis of Queen Dido in Virgil's The Aeneid

    by Schatzie Speaks7

  • The artillery personnel in World War II were some of the most skilled soldiers in the US Army and their Battalions were built to fight.

    Artillery Battalions in World War II

    Artillery Battalions in World War II

    by CJ Kelly127

  • Artistic depictions of St. Aloysius Gonzaga are often overly sentimental, giving the impression that he was a weakling. The real St. Aloysius had formidable will power and manly virtue.

    The Real Saint Aloysius Gonzaga

    The Real Saint Aloysius Gonzaga

    by Bede18

  • Grinding poverty forced families to send children as young as three off to work in the most appalling conditions imaginable.

    Child Labour in Victorian Britain

    Child Labour in Victorian Britain

    by Rupert Taylor3

  • Great and easy topics for your cause-effect paper. This article includes topic questions, videos, and links to help you find out how and what to write.

    100 Cause and Effect Essay Topics

    100 Cause and Effect Essay Topics

    by Virginia Kearney51

  • Imprisoned for helping the Jews and aiding the resistance in Nazi-occupied Holland, Cornelia "Corrie" ten Boom survived the Holocaust to found a worldwide ministry based on love and forgiveness.

    The Incredible Life of Corrie ten Boom

    The Incredible Life of Corrie ten Boom

    by Stephen Barnes5

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