Middle Ages

Texans could face power outages this summer

The heat we are experiencing here in June has increased the demand for electricity, and you know it will only get hotter. This is Texas, after all. After that cold and snowy episode that we went through in February, hearing things like this makes me nervous, but I will continue. …

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International Music Camp takes its lineup on the road

FARGO, ND (Valley News Live) – The international music camp at Peace Garden has been canceled for the second year in a row. At least the traditional camp that straddles the Canada-US border. However, the camp is arriving in other parts of North Dakota. The organizers are setting up small …

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Ongoing debates over shameful historical events and attitudes

Recent decisions to cancel a bicentennial celebration of Rural Rides by William Cobbett on grounds of historical anti-Semitism and racism have raised questions about the practice of history, local and otherwise. The book is a classic of place writing, especially in Hampshire. It describes the horseback rides undertaken by this …

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Languedoc and Roussilon Wines Guide

The Languedoc and Roussillon regions are Mediterranean coastal strips of southern France, stretching from Provence to the Pyrenees to the Spanish border. On a map, the region does not look great, yet one in three French appellation wines is produced there. These independent provinces were coupled with an administrative region …

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How literature helps us interpret the human face

In the first chapter of Jane Austen’s beloved novel Emma (1815) Emma Woodhouse, the beautiful and intelligent protagonist of the story, describes the marriage of her friend and former housekeeper: “Each body was on time, everyone was in their best light: not a tear, and hardly a long face to …

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Women who occupied an important place in Greek history

“The Daughters of Theodora. Portrays one of the most famous and respected women in Greek history, Empress Theodora. Credit: Madrid Skylitz/Public domain The women of Greek history have persevered, protected, challenged and led in many fields over the centuries. On the occasion of the bicentenary of the Greek War of …

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The Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait at Burj Alshaya recognized as the best business hotel in Kuwait at the 2021 Business Traveler Middle East Awards

Held virtually due to regional and international travel restrictions, the prestigious ceremony awarded reader-voted awards in 19 different hotel categories, as well as recognition from luxury airlines and airport operators. Kuwait City, Kuwait – WEB WIRE – Monday, June 7, 2021 The highly anticipated 2021 Business Traveler Middle East Awards …

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