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The Encyclopedia of Diderot & d'Alembert Collaborative Translation Project

The Encyclopedia of Diderot & d'Alembert Collaborative Translation Project

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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. 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.

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?

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. 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.

The Australian Home Front during World War 1 - Government powers Government powers The war saw governments take on new and wide powers over aspects of people’s lives. The Commonwealth Government was the great ‘winner’ from the war. Running a war was a national event, and it became clear that the Commonwealth would need to increase its authority as well as its spending and revenue-raising powers to prosecute the war successfully and effectively. One of its major actions was to pass the War Precautions Act. The Act gave the Commonwealth great jurisdiction - powers that were far greater than it would have under peace conditions.

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.

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