Uccello, Paolo (1397 - 1475)
Florentine painter. He was one of the first to experiment with perspective, though his love of detail, decorative colour, and graceful line remains
( ugərēt' ), ancient city, capital of the Ugarit kingdom, W Syria, on the Mediterranean coast N of modern Latakia. Although the name of this city was
The colonization in the early 17th century of the ULSTER counties of Armagh, Cavan, Donegal, Fermanagh, Londonderry (earlier called Coleraine) and
A novel (1922) by James JOYCE , which details the events of a single day, 16 June 1904 (the day that Joyce met his future wife Nora BARNACLE ), as
Uncle Tom's Cabin
"So you're the little woman who wrote the book that made this great war," Abraham Lincoln purportedly remarked to Harriet Beecher Stowe upon meeting
Underwater archaeology differs from terrestrial archaeology only in its requirements for different tools and techniques. Their aims are identical.
Belief in the retention of the link between Britain and Ireland; the opposite of Irish nationalism , which supports separation from the British
United Colonies of New England
union for "mutual safety and welfare" formed in 1643 by representatives of the colonies of Massachusetts Bay, Plymouth, Connecticut, and New Haven.
The United Nations (UN) emerged from World War II when the victorious Grand Alliance established it as the successor organization to the League of
United States Bill of Rights
In the USA, the first ten amendments to the US Constitution , incorporated in 1791: 1 guarantees freedom of worship, of speech, of the press, of