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Eibingen Abbey

Eibingen Abbey is a community of Benedictine nuns in Eibingen near Rudesheim in Hesse, Germany. Founded by Hildegard of Bingen in 1165, it was dissolved in 1804, but restored, with new buildings, in 1904. The nuns produce wine and crafts. They ca ...

A Feather on the Breath of God

A Feather on the Breath of God is an award-winning album of sacred vocal music written in the 12th century by the German abbess Hildegard of Bingen, and recorded by British vocal ensemble Gothic Voices with English soprano Emma Kirkby. It was rel ...

Hildegardis-Schule Bochum

The school was founded in 1860 by a young Bochum teacher, Henriette von Noel, as a private school for girls. An extension was built in 1901 and in 1916, the school was named after naturalist, theologian and author, Hildegard von Bingen. There is ...

Scivias

Scivias is an illustrated work by Hildegard von Bingen, completed in 1151 or 1152, describing 26 religious visions she experienced. It is the first of three works that she wrote describing her visions, the others being Liber vitae meritorum and D ...

Viriditas

Viriditas is a word meaning vitality, fecundity, lushness, verdure, or growth. It is particularly associated with abbess Hildegard von Bingen, who used it to refer to or symbolize spiritual and physical health, often as a reflection of the divine ...

Vision (film)

In Vision, New German Cinema auteur Margarethe von Trotta Marianne and Julianne, Rosa Luxemburg and Rosentrasse tells the story of Hildegard of Bingen, the famed 12th century Benedictine nun, Christian mystic, composer, philosopher, playwright, p ...

Gondibert

Gondibert is an epic poem by William Davenant. In it he attempts to combine the five-act structure of English Renaissance drama with the Homeric and Virgilian epic literary tradition. Davenant also sought to incorporate modern philosophical theor ...

Bethlehem Chapel

The Bethlehem Chapel is a medieval religious building in the Old Town of Prague, Czech Republic, notable for its connection with the origins of the Bohemian Reformation, especially with the Czech reformer Jan Hus.

Hussites

The Hussites were a Czech pre-Protestant Christian movement that followed the teachings of reformer Jan Hus, who became the best known representative of the Bohemian Reformation. The Hussite movement began in the Kingdom of Bohemia and quickly sp ...

Jan Hus (1954 film)

Jan Hus is a 1954 Czechoslovak film about Jan Hus an early Christian reformer. It is the first part of the "Hussite Revolutionary Trilogy", one of the most famous works of Otakar Vavra, completed with Jan Zizka and Against All.

Jan Hus (2015 film)

Jan Hus is a 2015 Czech historical television film directed by Jiei Svoboda. It is based on the life of Jan Hus. It consists of three parts. Jan Hus is one of the most expansive projects of Czech Television.

Jan Hus Memorial

The Jan Hus Memorial stands at one end of Old Town Square, Prague in the Czech Republic. The huge monument depicts victorious Hussite warriors and Protestants who were forced into exile 200 years after Hus in the wake of the lost Battle of the Wh ...

Jan Hus Presbyterian Church

Jan Hus Presbyterian Church is a Christian congregation associated with the Presbyterian Church USA. It is the oldest Czech Presbyterian congregation in the US, having been founded in 1877, and the church building was opened in 1888. The church i ...

Orestes (prefect)

Orestes was the Praefectus augustalis of the Diocese of Egypt, that is, the Roman governor of the province of Egypt, in 415. He clashed against the bishop of Alexandria, Cyril, and their opposition precipitated the death of the philosopher and sc ...

Allahabad Address

The Allahabad Address was a speech by British Indian born scholar Sir Muhammad Iqbal, one of the best-known in Pakistan history. It was delivered by Iqbal during the 25th annual session of the All-India Muslim League, on the afternoon of Monday, ...

Plaza de Pakistan

The Plaza de Pakistan is a landmark in Buenos Aires commemorating Argentine-Pakistan friendship. It is located in the heart of Parque Tres de Febrero in the neighborhood of Palermo. It was redesigned in 2012 and inaugurated on July 27, 2012 by Am ...

The Metaphysical Club

The Metaphysical Club was a conversational philosophical club that the future Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., the philosopher and psychologist William James, and the philosopher Charles Sanders Peirce formed in January 1872 in Ca ...

William James Society

The William James Society is an interdisciplinary sisir professional society which supports the study of the life and work of American psychologist and philosopher William James. The organization was founded in 1999. For several years, the WJS pu ...

Jariri

Jariri is the name given to a short-lived school of fiqh that was derived from the work of al-Tabari, the 9th and 10th-century Persian Muslim scholar in Baghdad. Although it eventually became extinct, al-Tabaris madhhab flourished among Sunni ula ...

Anti-Administration party

The Anti-Administration party was an informal faction led by James Madison and Thomas Jefferson that opposed policies of then Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton in the first term of President George Washington. This was not an organized ...

Castle Hill (Virginia)

Castle Hill is an historic, privately owned, 600-acre plantation located at the foot of the Southwest Mountains in Albemarle County, Virginia, near Monticello and the city of Charlottesville, and is recognized by the Virginia Landmarks Register a ...

From the Diary of Sally Hemings

From the Diary of Sally Hemings is a song cycle for voice and piano. The work, commissioned by mezzo-soprano Florence Quivar and Music Accord, is a collaboration between Pulitzer Prize winning composer William Bolcom and playwright Sandra Seaton. ...

Gardens of Monticello

The Gardens of Monticello were gardens first designed by Thomas Jefferson for his plantation Monticello near Charlottesville, Virginia. Jeffersons detailed historical accounts of his 5.000 acres provide much information about the ever-changing co ...

Gateway Arch National Park

Gateway Arch National Park, formerly known as the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial until 2018, is an American national park located in St. Louis, Missouri, near the starting point of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. The Gateway Arch and its i ...

Hotel de Langeac

The Hotel de Langeac was a residence in Paris, France, located at 92, Avenue des Champs-Elysees, the corner of the Champs-Elysees and the rue de Berri. The property was first purchased by Louis-Phelypeaux de La Vrilliere, Comte de Saint-Florentin ...

Jefferson disk

The Jefferson disk, or wheel cypher as Thomas Jefferson named it, also known as the Bazeries Cylinder, is a cipher system using a set of wheels or disks, each with the 26 letters of the alphabet arranged around their edge. The order of the letter ...

Jefferson Literary and Debating Society

The Jefferson Literary and Debating Society is the oldest student organization at the University of Virginia, having been founded on July 14, 1825, in Room Seven, West Lawn. As such, it is one of the oldest collegiate societies in North America. ...

Jefferson Monument (Louisville, Kentucky)

The monument to Thomas Jefferson was created in 1899 by Sir Moses Ezekiel. It was commissioned as one of two sculptures for the exterior of the Jefferson County Courthouse; the other statue honors Louis XIV. The Jefferson statue was presented to ...

Jefferson nickel

The Jefferson nickel has been the five-cent coin struck by the United States Mint since 1938, when it replaced the Buffalo nickel. From 1938 until 2004, the copper-nickel coins obverse featured a profile depiction of founding father and third U.S ...

Jefferson–Jackson Day

Jefferson–Jackson Day is the annual fundraising celebration held by Democratic Party organizations in the United States. It is named for Presidents Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson, which the party calls its founders. During presidential elect ...

Jeffersons Bourbon

Jeffersons Bourbon is a Louisville, Kentucky-based brand of bourbon whiskey which is blended and bottled in the US and Canada by Castle Brands. The brand was first released in 1997. Jeffersons has used experimental blending and aging techniques, ...

Monticello

Monticello was the primary plantation of Thomas Jefferson, the third President of the United States, who began designing Monticello after inheriting land from his father at age 26. Located just outside Charlottesville, Virginia, in the Piedmont r ...

Pantops Farm

Pantops Farm is a historic house at 400 Peter Jefferson Road near Charlottesville, Virginia. It consists of a Colonial Revival main house, a guest house, and a building resembling a silo in appearance. This complex was designed by Benjamin Charle ...

A Summary View of the Rights of British America

A Summary View of the Rights of British America was a tract written by Thomas Jefferson in 1774, before the U.S. Declaration of Independence, in which he laid out for delegates to the First Continental Congress a set of grievances against King Ge ...

The Testament of Freedom

The Testament of Freedom is a four-movement work for mens chorus and piano composed in 1943 by Randall Thompson. It was premiered on April 13, 1943, by the Virginia Glee Club under the direction of Stephen Tuttle; the composer served as pianist. ...

The Papers of Thomas Jefferson

The Papers of Thomas Jefferson is a multi-volume scholarly edition devoted to the publication of the public and private papers of Thomas Jefferson, the third President of the United States. The project, established at Princeton University, is the ...

Thomas Jefferson and Native Americans

Thomas Jefferson believed Native American peoples to be a noble race who were "in body and mind equal to the whiteman" and were endowed with an innate moral sense and a marked capacity for reason. Nevertheless, he believed that Native Americans w ...

Thomas Jefferson Foundation

The Thomas Jefferson Foundation, originally known as the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation, is a private, nonprofit 5013 corporation founded in 1923 to purchase and maintain Monticello, the primary plantation of Thomas Jefferson, the third Pre ...

Anecdotes of the Late Samuel Johnson

The Anecdotes of the Late Samuel Johnson or the Anecdotes of the Late Samuel Johnson, LL.D. During the Last Twenty Years of His Life by Hester Thrale, also known as Hester Lynch Piozzi, was first published 26 March 1786. It was based on the vario ...

Baillie Gifford Prize

The Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction is an annual British book prize for the best non-fiction writing in the English language. It was founded in 1999 following the demise of the NCR Book Award. With its motto "All the best stories are true", ...

Dr Johnsons House

Dr Johnsons House is a writers house museum in London in the former home of the 18th-century English writer and lexicographer Samuel Johnson. The house is a Grade I listed building.

An Essay on the Life and Genius of Samuel Johnson

An Essay on the Life and Genius of Samuel Johnson, LL. D. was written by Arthur Murphy and published in 1792. The work serves as a biography of Samuel Johnson and an introduction to his works included in the volume. Murphy also wrote a biography ...

Hodge (cat)

Hodge was one of Samuel Johnsons cats, immortalised in a characteristically whimsical passage in James Boswells Life of Johnson. Although there is little known about Hodge, such as his life, his death, or any other information, what is known is J ...

Life of Samuel Johnson

The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. by James Boswell is a biography of English writer Dr. Samuel Johnson. The work was from the beginning a critical and popular success, and represents a landmark in the development of the modern genre of biography. ...

Life of Samuel Johnson (1787)

The Life of Samuel Johnson or Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D. was written by John Hawkins in 1787. It was the first full biography of Samuel Johnson - with Thomas Tyerss A Biographical Sketch of Dr Samuel Johnson being the first short postmortem b ...

List of contemporary accounts of Samuel Johnsons life

This article lists all known accounts of the British writer Samuel Johnsons life written by his contemporaries. They are listed by date of publication.

Samuel Johnson: A Life

Samuel Johnson: A Life is a prize-winning biography of 18th-century English lexicographer Samuel Johnson by British literary critic David Nokes. It was published on October 27, 2009, shortly before the authors death. Building on earlier work by s ...

Screenplay (TV series)

After single-play anthology series went off the air, the BBC introduced several showcases for made-for-television, feature length filmed dramas, including Screenplay. Various writers and directors were utilized on the series. Writer Jimmy McGover ...

St Werburghs Church, Derby

St Werburghs Church is an Anglican church on Friargate in the city of Derby, England. It is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a Grade II* listed building. In this church, Samuel Johnson married Elizabeth Porter in 1735. The ch ...

Thraliana

The Thraliana was a diary kept by Hester Thrale and is part of the genre known as table talk. Although the work began as Thrales diary focused on her experience with her family, it slowly changed focus to emphasise various anecdotes and stories a ...