Belisarius Begging for Alms
Belisarius Begging for Alms (French: Bélisaire demandant l'aumône) is a large-format (288 × 312 cm) history painting in oil on canvas by Jacques-Louis David. It depicts the Byzantine general ...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (sometimes shortened to Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire) is a book of history written by the English historian Edward Gibbon, which traces ...
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Arbace
Arbace is an opera seria in three acts by Francesco Bianchi. The libretto was by Gaetano Sertor.The opera was forward looking in its structure, with tension gradually mounting, via an exciting prison ...
The Baron Kinkvervankotsdorsprakingatchdern
The Baron Kinkvervankotsdorsprakingatchdern is an 18th-century comic opera written by English composer Samuel Arnold and English playwright Miles Peter Andrews (died 1814).The opera was based on a nov...
Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets
Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets (1779–81) is a work by Samuel Johnson, comprising short biographies and critical appraisals of 52 poets, most of whom lived during the eighteenth century. It is...
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Treaty of Fort Niagara
The Treaty of Fort Niagara is one of several treaties signed between the British Crown and various indigenous peoples of North America.
The 1764 Treaty of Fort Niagara was signed by Sir William Jo...
Symphony No. 74 (Haydn)
The Symphony No. 74 in E-flat major, Hoboken 1/74, is a symphony by Joseph Haydn composed in 1780 or 1781.
The symphony is scored for flute, two oboes, bassoon, two horns and strings. There are f...
Critique of Pure Reason
The Critique of Pure Reason (German: Kritik der reinen Vernunft, KrV) by Immanuel Kant, first published in 1781, second edition 1787, is one of the most influential works in the history of philoso...
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Twelve Variations on "Ah vous dirai-je, Maman"
Twelve Variations on "Ah vous dirai-je, Maman", K. 265/300e, is a piano composition by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, composed when he was around 25 years old (1781 or 1782). This piece consists of twe...
Belmont und Constanze
Belmont und Constanze, oder Die Entführung aus dem Serail (English: Belmonte and Konstanze, The Abduction from the Seraglio) by Christoph Friedrich Bretzner is a libretto, published in 1781, telling t...
The Robbers
The Robbers (Die Räuber) is the first drama by German playwright Friedrich Schiller. The play was published in 1781 and premiered on 13 January 1782 in Mannheim, Germany. It was written towards the en...
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Idomeneo
Idomeneo, re di Creta ossia Ilia e Idamante (Italian for Idomeneo, King of Crete, or, Ilia and Idamante; usually referred to simply as Idomeneo, K. 366) is an Italian language opera seria by Wolfgang ...
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Fart Proudly
"Fart Proudly" (also called "A Letter To A Royal Academy", and "To the Royal Academy of Farting") is the popular name of a "notorious essay" about flatulence written by Benjamin Franklin circa 1781 w...
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Austro-Russian alliance (1781)
Austro-Russian alliance refers to the treaty signed by the Austrian Empire and the Russian Empire in May–June 1781.Russia was previously allied with Prussia (Russo-Prussian alliance). However, with ti...
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1781 in architecture
The year 1781 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
Sonata for Two Pianos in D major (Mozart)
The Sonata for Two Pianos in D major, K. 448 is a work composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in 1781, when he was 25. It is written in strict sonata-allegro form, with three movements. The sonata was ...
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Giannina e Bernardone
Giannina e Bernardone is a dramma giocoso in two acts by composer Domenico Cimarosa with an Italian libretto by Filippo Livigni. The opera premiered in the autumn of 1781 at the Teatro San Samuele in ...
The Shamrock
The Shamrock is a 1777 Irish play by John O'Keeffe. It was first staged on 15 April 1777 at Crow Street Theatre in Dublin. Several of the characters and airs were re-used in O'Keefe's more successful ...
Oryctographia Carniolica
Oryctographia Carniolica (with the subtitle physikalische Beschreibung des Herzogthums Krain, Istrien und zum Theil der benachbarten Länder) is a four-volume work by Belsazar Hacquet, published in Lei...
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Iphigenia in Tauris (Goethe)
Iphigenia in Tauris (German: Iphigenie auf Tauris) is a reworking by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe of the ancient Greek tragedy Ἰφιγένεια ἐν Ταύροις (Iphigeneia en Taurois) by Euripides. Euripides' t...
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Serenade No. 10 (Mozart)
The Serenade No. 10 for winds in B flat major, K. 361/370a, is a serenade by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart scored for thirteen instruments: twelve winds and string bass. The piece was probably composed in 1...
The Nightmare
The Nightmare is a 1781 oil painting by Anglo- Swiss artist Henry Fuseli (1741–1825). Since its creation, it has remained Fuseli's best-known work. With its first exhibition in 1782 at the Royal Acade...
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Iphigénie en Tauride (Piccinni)
Iphigénie en Tauride (Iphigeneia in Tauris) is a tragédie lyrique in four acts by Niccolò Piccinni, which was first performed on 23 January 1781 by the Académie royale de musique (the Paris Opéra) in...
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