What 'Cosmos' Got Wrong About Giordano Bruno, the Heretic Scientist
He was hailed as a bonafide science martyr in last night's Cosmos premiere. Not so fast, Tyson.
Cicero
Marcus Tullius Cicero was a Roman politician, lawyer, writer, orator, statesman and philosopher. He was an important Roman senator, leader of the moderates i...
What 'Cosmos' Got Wrong About Giordano Bruno, the Heretic Scientist
He was hailed as a bonafide science martyr in last night's Cosmos premiere. Not so fast, Tyson.
Utopia (book)
Utopia (Libellus vere aureus, nec minus salutaris quam festivus, de optimo rei publicae statu deque nova insula Utopia) is a work of fiction and political philosophy by Thomas More (1478–1535) publish...
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International Association of Filipinologists
The International Association of Filipinologists (Tagalog: Pandaigdigang Kapisanan ng mga Pilipinista; Spanish: Asociación internacional de las filipinistas; French: Association Internationale des Ph...
Rizal Day
Rizal Day is a Philippine national holiday commemorating the life and works of José Rizal, one of the Philippines' national heroes. It is celebrated every December 30, the day of Rizal's execution at ...
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Bekir Çoban-zade
Bekir Vaap oğlu Çoban-zade (pronounced [tʃobanzade], Russian: Беки́р Ваа́пович Чоба́н-заде́; May 15, 1893–October 13, 1937) was a Crimean Tatar poet and professor of Turkic languages who was one...
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Franz Jakob Clemens
Franz Jacob Clemens (4 October 1815 – 24 February 1862) was a German Catholic philosopher, a layman who defended the Catholic Church even on theological questions.
Clemens was born in Koblen...
Itzik Feffer
Itzik Feffer (September 10, 1900 – August 12, 1952), also Fefer (Yiddish איציק פֿעפֿער, Russian Ицик Фефер, Исаàк Соломòнович Фèфер) was a Soviet Yiddish poet executed on the Night of the Murder...
5148 Giordano
5148 Giordano (5557 P-L) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on October 17, 1960 by Cornelis Johannes van Houten, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld and Tom Gehrels at Palomar Observatory.The asteroid was su...
Fabre d'Églantine
Philippe François Nazaire Fabre d'Églantine (28 July 1750 – 5 April 1794), commonly known as Fabre d'Églantine ([fabʁ deɡlɑ̃tin]), was a French actor, dramatist, poet, and politician of the French Rev...
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August Cesarec
August Cesarec (December 4, 1893 - July 15, 1941) was a Croatian writer and left-wing politician.Cesarec was born in Zagreb, which was part of Austria-Hungary at a time. As a high school student he wa...
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Nola
Nola is a municipality in the Metropolitan City of Naples in Italy, situated in the plain between Mount Vesuvius and the Apennines.
Nola in Bronze Age times was the site of a settlement that has y...
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Rizal Without the Overcoat
Rizal Without the Overcoat is a book by Filipino writer Ambeth Ocampo, adapted from his "Looking Back" column in the Philippine Daily Globe from October 1987 to July 1990. These writings were attempt...
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Joseph Plunkett
Joseph Mary Plunkett (Irish: Seosamh Máire Pluincéid, 21 November 1887 – 4 May 1916) was an Irish nationalist, poet, journalist, and a leader of the 1916 Easter Rising.
Plunkett was born at 26 Up...
13223 Cenaceneri
13223 Cenaceneri (1997 PQ4) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on August 13, 1997 by L. Tesi at San Marcello Pistoiese.The asteroid is named after work of Giordano Bruno La Cena delle Ceneri ("The Din...
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Rou Shi
Rou Shi (Chinese: 柔石; 28 September 1902-7 February 1931), formerly romanized as Jou Shih, was a prominent left-wing Chinese writer and member of the May Fourth Movement. Executed in February 1931 ...
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James Connolly
James Connolly (Irish: Séamas Ó Conghaile, 5 June 1868 – 12 May 1916) was an Irish republican and socialist leader, aligned to syndicalism and the Industrial Workers of the World. He was bor...
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Federico García Lorca
Federico del Sagrado Corazón de Jesús García Lorca, known as Federico García Lorca ([feðeˈɾiko ɣarˈθi.a ˈlorka]; 5 June 1898 – 19 August 1936) was a Spanish poet, playwright, and theatre director.Garc...
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Ægypt
Ægypt is a sequence of four novels by John Crowley. The work describes the work and life of Pierce Moffett, who prepares a manuscript for publication even as it prepares him for some as-yet unknown d...
The Art of Memory
The Art of Memory is a 1966 non-fiction book by British historian Frances A. Yates. The book follows the history of mnemonic systems from the classical period of Simonides of Ceos in Ancient Greece to...
Thomas MacDonagh
Thomas MacDonagh (Irish: Tomás Mac Donnchadha; 1 February 1878 – 3 May 1916) was an Irish political activist, poet, playwright, educationalist and revolutionary leader. He was one of the seven lea...
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Nikolay Oleynikov
Nikolay Makarovich Oleynikov (Russian: Никола́й Мака́рович Оле́йников; born 5 August 1898, d. 24 November 1937) was a Russian editor, avant-garde poet and playwright who was arrested and executed ...
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José Rizal (film)
José Rizal is a 1998 Filipino biographical film of the Filipino national hero José Rizal directed by Marilou Diaz-Abaya and starring Cesar Montano as José Rizal.At the time of its release, it was the...
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Encyclopedia Rizaliana
The Encyclopedia Rizaliana is one of the more recent subject-specific encyclopedias in the English language. As the name suggests, it is published mainly for those who would like to know and learn mo...
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Ivan Goran Kovačić
Ivan "Goran" Kovačić ([ǐʋan ɡǒran kǒʋatʃitɕ]; 21 March 1913 – 13 July 1943) was a prominent Croatian poet and writer of the 20th century.
He was born in Lukovdol (part of Vrbovsko), a town ...
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Cicero
Marcus Tullius Cicero (/ˈsɪsɨroʊ/; [maːrkʊs tʊlliʊs ˈkɪkɛroː]; Ancient Greek: Κικέρων Kikerōn, sometimes anglicized as Tully /ˈtʌli/; 3 January 106 BC – 7 December 43 BC), was a Roman ...
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