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Look on my works, ye mighty … Ozymandias statue found in mud. Archaeologists from Egypt and Germany have found an eight-metre (26ft) statue submerged in groundwater in a Cairo slum that they say probably depicts revered Pharaoh Ramses II, who ruled Egypt more than 3,000 years ago.

Look on my works, ye mighty … Ozymandias statue found in mud

The discovery – hailed by Egypt’s antiquities ministry on Thursday as one of the most important ever – was made near the ruins of Ramses II’s temple in the ancient city of Heliopolis, located in the eastern part of modern-day Cairo. “Last Tuesday they called me to announce the big discovery of a colossus of a king, most probably Ramses II, made out of quartzite,” the antiquities minister, Khaled al-Anani, said at the site of the discovery. The pharaoh, also known as Ramses the Great or Ozymandias, was the third of the 19th dynasty of Egypt and ruled for 66 years, from 1279BC to 1213BC. He led several military expeditions and expanded the Egyptian empire to stretch from Syria in the east to Nubia (northern Sudan) in the south.

Ozymandias Animation. Romeo y Julieta en Barcelona. El noble Paris dice en la escena IV del acto III de Romeo y Julieta: “Estos tiempos de aflicción no permiten ningún momento para el cortejo”.

Romeo y Julieta en Barcelona

Otras versiones sustituyen aflicción por infortunio y cortejo por pasión. Malos tiempos para el amor. Eso quiere decir el personaje, pero no es cierto. Tampoco es cierto que la verdadera historia del amor contra todo y contra todos la escribiera a finales del siglo XVI Shakespeare o quien se oculte bajo esa identidad. Ni comienza en Verona con una pelea entre dos familias separadas por océanos de odios y rencillas, Capuletos y Montescos.

El Espai Mescladís, en la calle Carders, 35, es la ONU de la cocina en Barcelona. Si es verdad que somos lo que comemos, como dijo el filósofo alemán Ludwig Feuerbach (1804-1872), en Mescladís se come bondad. El proyecto –que tiene un nombre revelador, Cocinando oportunidades– se ha convertido en objeto de estudio en universidades y escuelas de negocios. Basanta Kumar tiene 30 años y su mujer, Kushbu Khadka, 25. Courtney Martin: The new American Dream. A Narrow Fellow in the Grass by Emily Dickinson. A narrow Fellow in the Grass (1096) - Poetry Foundation. Riding the Rails: Hobo Kids during Great Depression 1/5. Comments. Peter Green Heard a lovely item on radio 4 on Thursday, not entirely convinced it's true but it was reported that an American couple were talking after seeing their first Shakespeare play.

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The wife said she quite enjoyed the play but thought "it was full of cliches! " So We’ll Go No More a Roving: explore in detail lines which you find particularly striking. Snake slithering through the grass. Ten ways in which Shakespeare changed the world. Back in 2012, the British Library displayed a rare book that attracted as much media attention as a Gutenberg Bible.

Ten ways in which Shakespeare changed the world

It was a mass-produced edition of a text once owned by Nelson Mandela, inked with his pen. Mandela had kept this volume by his bedside for more than 20 years and it had sustained him through his darkest hours on Robben Island. Sometimes he had read aloud from it to his cellmates. It was not scripture, but its sacred characters – from Hamlet to Prospero – had often been a source of inspiration.

Mandela, son of a Xhosa chief, was born and grew up in Transkei, 6,000 miles from Britain. That heartfelt response is, perhaps, Shakespeare’s most astonishing achievement. Shakespeare’s double life, as both an English and a universal artist (poet and playwright), begins with the First Folio of 1623. This dynamic duality runs throughout Shakespeare’s life and work, making him an androgynous and timeless shape-shifter who is impossible to pin down.

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Disability Social History Project - Timeline

For one hundred years (1840 - 1940) the freak show was one of America's most popular forms of entertainment. Today the same shows would be considered unacceptable and cruel, or as one disability rights activist put it, "the pornography of disability. " In the mid 19th century, however, Americans were beginning to move from the farms and a family-based society to one which relied more on organizations, including institutionalized entertainment.

It was at this time that P.T. Disability Campaigns in the United States: 1930s - 1960s. Mother killed herself and daughter in car fire. A single mother who was the focus of a sustained campaign of abuse from a gang of youths killed herself and her teenage daughter by setting her car on fire, an inquest heard yesterday.

Mother killed herself and daughter in car fire

Fiona Pilkington, 38, committed suicide in October 2007 by parking in a lay-by in South Leicestershire with her daughter, Francecca, 18, dousing the back seat in petrol before setting it alight with both women still inside. The fumes in the car caused an explosion, destroying the Austin Maestro and killing Ms Pilkington, who was in the driver's seat next to her daughter. The pair had to be identified by matching DNA samples taken from relatives with swabs recovered from the scene. The inquest, held yesterday at Loughborough Town Hall, heard that Ms Pilkington and her two children had been targeted by a gang of 16 youths that carried out a string of abuse to their home in Bardon Road, Barwell.

The attacks started when the family moved into the house. How the World Perceives the New American Dream. The American dream has always been global.

How the World Perceives the New American Dream

In 1931, when the historian James Truslow Adams first introduced the concept, he credited the dream with having “lured tens of millions of all nations to our shores.” Yet in recent years, a troubling gap has developed between this original dream and a new one that speaks far less eloquently to the rest of the world. The original dream has three strands. The first is about prosperity: the classic saga of penniless strivers working hard to lift their families into the middle class. An integral part of this saga is continuity between generations—with parents sacrificing so their children can succeed, and successful children never forgetting “where they came from.” The United States is also the nation where the deliberate exclusion of any individual or group from the dream came to be condemned.

What Is the American Dream Today? By Kimberly Amadeo Before looking at what the American Dream is today, we need to look at its roots.

What Is the American Dream Today?

It has always said that the government will protect your opportunity to improve your life, no matter who you are. That was established by the Declaration of Independence. It boldly proclaimed: "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. --That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed. " The Founding Fathers stated the revolutionary idea that each person's desire to pursue their idea of happiness was not self-indulgence, but a necessary driver of a prosperous society.

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