LIBRARIES OF FAMOUS MEN If there is one thing the great men of history have in common it’s this: books. They read, a lot. Theodore Roosevelt carried a dozen books with him on his perilous exploration of the River of Doubt (including the Stoics). Lincoln read everything he could get his hands on (often recording passages he liked on spare boards because he didn’t have paper). Napoleon had a library of some 3,500 books with him at St. MEDIEVAL PRAYERS There were many prayers that everybody knew during the middle-ages, the Pater-noster (our father), Ave maria (hail mary) and Credo (creed) being the ones still used frequently by catholics today. Pater noster qui es en caelis sanctificetur nomen tuum adveniat regnum tuum fiat voluntas tua sicut in caelo et in terra panem nostrun quotidianem da nobis hodie et dimmitte nobis debita nostra sicut et nos dimmitimus debitoribus nostris et ne nos inducas in tentationem sed libera nos a malo. Amen. Oure fadir who art in hevenes halewid be thy name thy kyngdom come thy wille be don in erthe and as it is in hevene oure ech daies breed gyve us todai and forgyve us oure debtis as and we be forgivyn to oor debtoris and lede us not ynto temptacioun but delyvre us fram yvel. So be yt.
National History Day Why Teach with a Theme? Every year National History Day frames students' research within a historical theme. The theme is chosen for the broad application to world, national or state history and its relevance to ancient history or to the more recent past. Rune Converter: English Letters to Germanic Runes Converter The Rune Converter transforms Roman alphabet, as used in modern English, into five systems of Germanic runic writing: Elder Futhark, Anglo-Saxon runes, Long Branch Younger Futhark, Short Twig Younger Futhark and staveless or Hålsinge runes. Note that it does not translate the words themselves into Old Norse or any other language, it only converts letters into runes. Also note that the present converter works with modern English only. Letters with Old Norse (or any other) diacritics will not be converted into runes. What Types of Runes Are Supported? Elder Futhark is the most ancient Germanic runic alphabet that was in use from the 2nd to 8th centuries by all Germanic tribes.
How To Clean Your Spa/Hot Tub Shell: A Step-by-Step Guide By Olympic Hot Tub’s Valet Team After a dark winter, it can be shocking to see how bad your hot tub looks in the sunlight. If you’ve just “seen it in the light”, take a minute to read the tips from our Valet Team Coordinator, Rob Anderson our Olympic Hot Tub expert on how to clean your hot tub. With his tips, you’ll be able to restore your hot tub to like-new and making your water care regimen easier. The cleaner your shell & pipes are, the better water quality you’ll have on a consistent basis. Have a supply of soft dry towels and elbow grease on hand, grab the products and tools mentioned below and you’re ready to start. Book of Kells Title: Book of Kells Name(s): Your guide to reading the world “I’d always thought that I was well-traveled,” says writer Ann Morgan (TED Talk: My year reading a book from every country in the world), but “actually, when I looked at my bookshelves, they told a very different story about me.” Her shelves were crowded with English-language books, mainly from English-speaking countries. From the rest of the world? “Hardly anything,” she says. So in 2012 she set for herself an ambitious goal: Read one book from every country on earth in one year. How did she find the books?
Text Clock ...origin in the interior of Asia, passed from thence into Greece, and was worshipped as the moon, the goddess of the woods, the huntress, the nurse of children, and a nurse of the universe, as well by the choruses of the virgins of Caryae, as in the dances of the temples;"(1514) we will endeavour to ascertain some historical criterion, which may distinguish the worship of Artemis from that of any other deity, and which must not be one of the ideas or symbols of the worship itself, since it is concerning the possibility or impossibility of their connexion that we are to inquire. 2. For this purpose it may be assumed, that the Artemis connected with Apollo belongs alone to the same system of religious notions: and consequently, the Artemis of Ephesus, Artemis Orthia, and Artemis Tauropolus, are of a different nature, as Apollo is never represented as their brother: of this, however, more hereafter. Here we will first show, that in all the chief temples of Apollo,...
A guide to drawing down your savings in retirement The approach of retirement should be an exciting time for 50- and 60-somethings. But when the issue is your finances — and whether you've saved enough to last the rest of your life — excitement can quickly be overridden by anxiety. One of the first decisions retirees must make is how much of their savings to spend in the first years after leaving full-time work. And unfortunately for people now contemplating retirement, the math on tapping one's nest egg has rarely looked so daunting. It's bad enough that many Americans have saved too little.
Latin Phrases: searchable database of popular Latin sayings and quotes This searchable database of Latin phrases is based on a comprehensive list of Latin quotes and phrases. You can search by entering Latin or English words. Use partial words to match additional grammatical forms. NOTES: The code is geared towards showing more rather than fewer results, with the understanding that many people are just trying to find a Latin phrase to suit their needs.