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Open Abbey Theatre
Abbey Theatre

Playhouse in Dublin, Republic of Ireland, associated with the literary revival of the early 1900s, that was part of a general cultural Irish revival .

Open Agricola, Georg, 1494-1555
Agricola, Georg, 1494-1555

Place : Germany Subject : biography, earth science German mineralogist who pioneered mining technology. Born in Glauchau in Saxony, Agricola trained

Albigenses

( ălbĭjĕn'sēz ) [Lat.,=people of Albi, one of their centers], religious sect of S France in the Middle Ages. Officially known as heretics, they were

Open Alhambra (Granada, Spain)
Alhambra (Granada, Spain)

[Arab.,=the red], extensive group of buildings on a hill overlooking Granada, Spain. They were built chiefly between 1230 and 1354 and they formed a

Open Anabaptists
Anabaptists

The expression “Anabaptists” originated in the 16th century as a derogatory term identifying “rebaptizers” who invalidated the rite of infant baptism.

Open Ancien régime
Ancien régime

Ancien régime literally means the prior or former regime, but the most common English rendering is “old regime” or simply ancien régime. Over time,

Open Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875
Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875

1805–75, Danish poet, novelist, and writer of fairy tales. Born to an illiterate washerwoman and reared in poverty, he left Odense at 14 for

Antrim (Northern Ireland : County)

Historic county of Northern Ireland, occupying the northeastern corner of Northern Ireland, with a coastal eastern boundary; area 2,830 sq km/1,092 sq

Open Aphrodite (Greek deity)
Aphrodite (Greek deity)

Aphrodite was one of the mightiest Olympians, traditionally known as the goddess of love, sex, and beauty. However, recent scholarship underlines her

Open Apollinaire, Guillaume, 1880-1918
Apollinaire, Guillaume, 1880-1918

( gēyōm' äpōlēnâr' ), 1880–1918, French poet. He was christened Wilhelm Apollinaris de Kostrowitzky. Apollinaire was a leader in the restless period