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Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe was an American actress, writer, model, singer and filmmaker. Between 1946 and 1962, she made 44 movies. Famous for playing comic "blonde bombshell" characters, she became one of the most popular sex symbols of the 1950s and was em ...

                                               

Goddess Bunny

Sandra "Sandie" Crisp ;, also known by her stage name The Goddess Bunny, was an American entertainer, drag queen, actress, and model. She was born in Santa Monica, California. She made her acting debut as Charlean in the 1986 movie Hollywood Vice ...

                                               

Naya Rivera

Naya Marie Rivera was an American actress, model and singer. She was known for her role as Santana Lopez on the Fox television series Glee. She died on July 8, 2020 at the age of 33 in Lake Piru in Fillmore, California. Her body was not found unt ...

                                               

Australias Next Top Model (season 5)

The Fifth Cycle of Australias Next Top Model was an Australian reality television program. It was broadcast on the Australian subscription television channel, FOX8. The cycle premiered on 28 April 2009. Auditions were held during October and Nove ...

                                               

Australias Next Top Model, Cycle 7

Australias Next Top Model, Cycle 7 is the seventh season of Australias Next Top Model. It began airing on August 2011. This cycle includes 16 contestants. The winner was 17-year-old Montana Cox from Melbourne.

                                               

Britain & Irelands Next Top Model

Britain & Irelands Next Top Model is a reality show in which several women compete as models. It is a spin-off from the series Americas Next Top Model. The hosts are/were Lisa Butcher, Lisa Snowdown and recently Elle Macpherson. The show contains ...

                                               

Britain & Irelands Next Top Model, Cycle 8

Britain and Irelands next Top Model, Cycle 8 is the eighth cycle of Britain & Irelands Next Top Model. This cycle contains 14 contestants. The host is still Elle MacPherson. The winner was 18-year-old Letitia Herod.

                                               

Germanys Next Topmodel

Germanys Next Topmodel is a television show hosted by supermodel Heidi Klum. The first cycle was in 2006. The 8th cycle finished showing in May 2013.

                                               

Germanys Next Topmodel, Cycle 8

Germanys Next Topmodel, Cycle 8 is the eighth and current season of Germanys Next Topmodel. This cycle includes 20 contestants. The winner was 16-year old Lovelyn Enebechi.

                                               

Holinsheds Chronicles

Holinsheds Chronicles, also known as Holinsheds Chronicles of England, Scotland, and Ireland, is a collaborative work published in several volumes and two editions, the first in 1577, and the second in 1587. It was a large, comprehensive descript ...

                                               

Shulchan Aruch

The Shulchan Aruch is a compilation of Jewish law, or halakha. It was written by Rabbi Yosef Karo in 1563 in Tzfat, a city in the Galilee region of what is now Israel. It was published in Venice two years later. Rabbi Karo was a Sephardi Jew. His ...

                                               

The Last Judgement (Michelangelo)

The Last Judgment is a fresco by Michelangelo painted on the altar wall of the Sistine Chapel in Vatican City. Clement VII commissioned the painting in 1534, the last year of his papacy. After the election of Paul III Farnese, Michelangelo, aged ...

                                               

Madonna del cardellino

The Madonna del cardellino is an oil painting by Raphael. It was painted about 1505–1506. It is known as Madonna of the Goldfinch in English. The painting is in the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy. The painting has been restored. The three peop ...

                                               

Mona Lisa

Mona Lisa is a 16th-century portrait painted in oil by Leonardo da Vinci during the Renaissance in Florence, Italy. Many people think Mona Lisas smile is mysterious. It is so often studied, recognized, and copied that it is the most famous painti ...

                                               

The School of Athens

The School of Athens is a famous fresco by the artist Raphael. It was painted during the Italian Renaissance between 1510 and 1511. The picture is known as "Raphaels masterpiece and the perfect embodiment of the classical spirit of the High Renai ...

                                               

Of Plymouth Plantation

Of Plymouth Plantation is a book written by William Bradford between 1630 and 1651. It tells of the Pilgrims, of their years in Holland, their voyage on the Mayflower, the founding of Plymouth Colony in Massachusetts, and the colonys early years. ...

                                               

Dido and Aeneas

Dido and Aeneas is a three-act English opera. The story and words were written by Nahum Tate. The music was written by Henry Purcell. The opera was probably written about 1684-1685. Dido is Purcells only true opera. It was possibly modeled on Joh ...

                                               

Lincoronazione di Poppea

Lincoronazione di Poppea is an opera in three acts by Claudio Monteverdi. The libretto is by Giovanni Francesco Busenello. The first performance was in the Teatro Santi Giovanni e Paolo, Venice in 1643. It was the last opera that Monteverdi compo ...

                                               

Jacob de Gheyn III (painting)

Jacob de Gheyn III is a famous painting. It was painted by Rembrandt in 1632 and is the most stolen painting in the world. It has been stolen and recovered from galleries at least four times, making it the worlds most stolen painting. Every time ...

                                               

Las Meninas

Las Meninas is an oil painting by the Spanish painter Diego Velazquez. The painting hangs in the Museo del Prado in Madrid, the capital of Spain. It was painted in 1656. The word" Menina” means" lady-in-waiting” or" Maid of Honour”, i.e. a girl w ...

                                               

Dream of the Red Chamber

Dream of the Red Chamber, originally The Story of the Stone, is thought to be a great work of Chinese literature and is one of the Chinese Four Great Classical Novels. The novel was written in the middle of the 18th century during the Qing Dynast ...

                                               

Encyclopedie

Encyclopedie, ou dictionnaire raisonne des sciences, des arts et des metiers was a general encyclopedia published in France between 1751 and 1772. The full title was Encyclopedie, ou Dictionnaire raisonne des sciences, des arts et des metiers, pa ...

                                               

The Rape of the Lock

The Rape of the Lock is a poem written by Alexander Pope, mocking heros and heroines. It was first published anonymously in Lintots Miscellany in May 1712.

                                               

Giulio Cesare

Giulio Cesare in Egitto is an opera in three acts with music by George Frideric Handel. The Italian libretto was written by Nicola Francesco Haym. It was based on an earlier libretto written by Giacomo Francesco Bussani. The opera was written for ...

                                               

Hagar in the Desert (Pittoni)

Hagar in the Desert is a 18th-century painted in oil by Giambattista Pittoni, made around 1720-1725, during the Rococo in Venice, Italy, exhibited at the sacristy of Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari in Venice.

                                               

Head of the Virgin (Pittoni)

Head of the Virgin is a 18th-century portrait painted in oil by Giambattista Pittoni, made around 1730, during the Rococo in Venice, Italy, exhibited at the Musee des Beaux-Arts de Strasbourg. Many people think Head of the Virgins eyes glance is ...

                                               

Hogarths Servants

Hogarths Servants is an oil painting by William Hogarth. It was painted between 1750-1755. It shows the faces of six of his servants. It measures 62 × 75 cm. It hangs in the Tate Gallery, London. The painting shows three men and three women, of d ...

                                               

A Philosopher Lecturing on the Orrery

A Philosopher Lecturing on the Orrery is an 18th-century oil painting by Joseph Wright of Derby. The painting shows a teacher talking about the sun and planets to his class. Wright later created his similar An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump ...

                                               

Pinkie

Pinkie is a painting by Thomas Lawrence. It depicts Sarah Barrett Moulton. She was born in 1783 in Jamaica. Her father was a rich plantation owner. The painting was commissioned at the time Sarah left Jamaica to complete her education in England. ...

                                               

Susanna and the Elders (Pittoni)

Susanna and the Elders is a 18th-century portrait painted in oil by Giambattista Pittoni, made around 1720, during the Rococo in Venice, Italy, exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

                                               

Jay Treaty

The Jay Treaty was a treaty between the United States and Britain in the years following the American Revolution. The main American involved in the treaty was John Jay, who was also Chief Justice of the United States. It was passed by Congress in ...

                                               

The Conqueror Worm

The Conqueror Worm is a poem by Edgar Allan Poe. It is about human mortality and the fact that death cannot be stopped. It was first published in Grahams Magazine in 1843. It was incorporated into Poes short story "Ligeia" in 1845. In the revised ...

                                               

The Courtship of Miles Standish

The Courtship of Miles Standish is a long poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. It was published in October 1858. It sold 25.000 copies in two months. It tells the story of early New England settlers Miles Standish, John Alden, and Priscilla Mullin ...

                                               

Evangeline

Evangeline, A Tale of Acadie is a long poem. It was written by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. It was published in 1847. The poem is about a girl named Evangeline. She searches for her lost love Gabriel. Longfellow got the idea for the poem from his ...

                                               

Leaves of Grass

Leaves of Grass is a collection of poetry by American writer Walt Whitman. The collection was first printed on July 4, 1855 in Brooklyn at a Fulton Street printing shop. About 800 copies were printed. The book was 95 pages long and had 12 poems. ...

                                               

Over the River and Through the Wood

Over the River and Through the Wood is a Thanksgiving poem by Lydia Maria Child. It appeared in the second volume of her Flowers for Children in 1844. The original title of the poem is, "The New-England Boys Song About Thanksgiving Day". Boston C ...

                                               

Paul Reveres Ride (poem)

Paul Reveres Ride is a poem written by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. It was published in 1860 in the magazine The Atlantic Monthly. It was published again in Longfellows book Tales of a Wayside Inn. The poem is about Paul Reveres midnight ride thro ...

                                               

Tales of a Wayside Inn

Tales of a Wayside Inn is a book of poems by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. It was published in 1863. The book is set in a real place. That place was a tavern in Sudbury, Massachusetts. Longfellow lived 20 miles away in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The ...

                                               

To Helen

To Helen is a poem by Edgar Allan Poe. The poem was first published in 1831 in Poems of Edgar A. Poe. It was republished in 1836 in the Southern Literary Messenger. Poes inspiration was Jane Stith Stanard, the mother of his childhood friend Rober ...

                                               

A Visit from St. Nicholas

A Visit from St. Nicholas is a poem by Clement Clarke Moore. It was first published anonymously on December 23, 1823 in the Troy Sentinel, an American newspaper. It is also known as "The Night Before Christmas" and "Twas the Night Before Christma ...

                                               

The Wreck of the Hesperus

The Wreck of the Hesperus is a poem. It was written by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. It was published in 1842 in Longfellows book, Ballads and Other Poems. His inspiration for the poem was a bad storm in 1839. The storm destroyed 20 ships and kille ...

                                               

Embassy of Russia in Copenhagen

The Embassy of Russia in Copenhagen is the embassy of Russia to Denmark. The embassy building is located at Kristianiagade 5 in Indre Osterbro, Copenhagen. The building is heritage listed.

                                               

The Deemster

The Deemster is a novel by Hall Caine published in 1887. It is the first Manx novel. It was Caines third novel, the second to be set in the Isle of Man. It was his first big success. The plot is about the reckless actions of Dan Mylrea and his ex ...

                                               

Eugene Onegin

Eugene Onegin is a novel in verse by Alexander Pushkin. It is a classic of Russian literature. It was published in parts between 1825 and 1832. The first complete edition was published in 1833, and the currently accepted version is based on the 1 ...

                                               

Les Miserables

Les Miserables is a novel by Victor Hugo. It was published in 1862. The story is about a former convict named Jean Valjean. He tries to find a meaningful life, but is followed by a police officer. The story has been made into movies several times ...

                                               

Endymion (poem)

Endymion is one of the major poems of the English Romantic poet John Keats. It his longest poem. Keats wrote the poem in 1817, and it was printed in a book in 1818. The poems opening line is one of the most famous lines of poetry in English liter ...

                                               

Hyperion (poem)

Hyperion is one of the major poems of the English Romantic poet John Keats. The poem is based on the tale from Greek mythology that tells how the Titan Hyperion, the first Greek sun god, was replaced by Apollo. Keats worked on the poem mainly in ...

                                               

Jabberwocky

Jabberwocky is a nonsense poem written by Lewis Carroll in his 1871 novel Through the Looking-Glass. All the same, it does strangely make a kind of sense. In an early scene Alice in wonderland finds the verse Jabberwocky. She says p24 "Somehow it ...

                                               

Kubla Khan

Kubla Khan is a poem by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. He wrote it in 1797, and it was published in 1816. It is a poem from the Romantic era, a time when people often made art about nature and emotions. Coleridge said that he wrote the poem after a dre ...

                                               

Ozymandias

Ozymandias is a sonnet by Percy Bysshe Shelley. It was published in 1818 in the 11 January issue of The Examiner, a journal in London. It is probably Shelleys most famous short poem. The poem has been noted for its skillful diction, and its power ...