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An Alternative History of Western Arts and Literature. Blue Fairy Book. 2009-10-30-566nouns.gif from The Robin Hood Project at the University of Rochester. Photo © Valerie B. Johnson for the Robin Hood Project Welcome to the Robin Hood Project at the University of Rochester. The Robin Hood Project is an academic endeavor, designed to make available in electronic format a collection texts, images, bibliographies, and basic information about the Robin Hood stories and other outlaw tales. Additionally, the Robin Hood Project offers exclusive critical articles examining individual characters within the vast corpus of the Robin Hood legends. Please cite as: The Robin Hood Project, The University of Rochester ( The Project is prepared and published in the Rossell Hope Robbins Library, a special medieval collection in the University of Rochester's Rush Rhees Library.

Related Scholarly Projects: The Camelot Project TEAMS Middle English Texts Robin Hood at Rochester Useful Research Tools: Robin Hood: Bold Outlaw of Barnsdale and Sherwood Rush Rhees Library Catalog World Cat. Phantoms & Hauntings. Ankou Also known as: Death, The Grim Reaper, Old Father Time, Azrael, The Dark Angel, The Angel of Death, Sammael, Mortis, Mors Head, Mors, Death’s-Head, Harvester of Sorrow, The Graveyard Watcher, Aed, The Graveyard Guardian, Donn, Da Derga, Aericura, The Great Leveller, Jack O‘ The Shadows. Ankou or Donn was the Celtic personification of Death. Though death often comes unseen, he would also frequently appear as a tall, gaunt or skeletal old man befitted in mourning attire. It is claimed that his head can turn entirely upon his shoulders, and that his eyes are empty black chasms. Apparently cast sightless by Saint Peter himself, who wrenched the orbs from their sockets, the Ankou may be blind or simply indifferent to the suffering and grieving of those left behind - but he does not fail to find his quarry.

Open Source Shakespeare: search Shakespeares works, read the texts. Shakespeare Searched. THEOI GREEK MYTHOLOGY, Exploring Mythology & the Greek Gods in... Family tree of the Greek gods. Key: The essential Olympians' names are given in bold font.

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See also List of Greek mythological figures Notes External links Media related to Family trees of Greek mythology at Wikimedia Commons. The Literature Network: Online classic literature, poems, and quotes. Essays... The Victorian Web: An Overview. Victorian &Steampunk Name Generator. All That Is Interesting - The Lineage of the British Royal Family. Here’s a little education on the current Royal Family – the house of Windsor – with some trivia and tidbits on the family that has reigned over the United Kingdom for over 1200 years.

See below for a chart depicting the history and lineage of the British royal family: Things you might not know about the Royal Family: The Royal Family’s reign spans 37 generations and 1209 years.All of the monarchs are descendents of King Alfred the Great, who reigned in 871. The illustrious historical antecedents include Henry VIII (who created the Protestant Church and beheaded two of his 6 wives), and Elizabeth I, the Virgin Queen, under whose rule England prospered in the Golden Age.Queen Elizabeth II and her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Phillip, are distantly related. They both share the same great-great grandmother, Queen Victoria.The current reigning family invented their own surname.

How 19th Century Prostitutes Were Among the Freest, Wealthiest, Most... September 27, 2010 | Like this article?

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Join our email list: Stay up to date with the latest headlines via email. The following is an excerpt from Thaddeus Russell's new book, " A Renegade History of the United States" (Free Press/Simon & Schuster, 2010): In the nineteenth century, a woman who owned property, made high wages, had sex outside of marriage, performed or received oral sex, used birth control, consorted with men of other races, danced, drank, or walked alone in public, wore makeup, perfume, or stylish clothes -- and was not ashamed -- was probably a whore. In fact, prostitutes won virtually all the freedoms that were denied to women but are now taken for granted.

While feminists were seeking to free women from the "slavery" of patriarchal marriage, prostitutes married later in life and divorced more frequently than other American women. Boom. How to Undress a Victorian Lady in Your Next Historical Romance. Dictionary of Victorian London - Victorian History - 19th Century London - Social History.