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Info about the statue of Zeus one of the seven wonders of the world.

This article is about one of the seven world wonders. Have you ever wondered, something from the world? This article was created By Mariana Vieyra.

The story about the Statue of Zeus at Olympia, Greece has interesting facts about its origin.

Did you know that the language of "Chivalry" - or the language of Knights - was French?

Although the Soviet Union never acknowledged that its policies caused the Ukrainian famine of 1932-33, Russia acknowledged it in 2003.

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The Temple of Artemis (Diana), at Ephesus, went through many different versions. One of the last versions became a Wonder of the Ancient World.

Ferdinand Knab, a 19th-century German painter, created artistic images of some of the seven wonders of the ancient world.

Even before Rome left Britannia, Anglo-Saxons tried to invade Britain. The Romans defended against such invasions by building forts along Britain''s c...

At the age of 28, Nikolai Getman boards a ship at Vanino as he heads to the forced labor camps at Kolyma.

Scholars of Irish Literature believe that Oliver St. John Gogarty (1878-1957) was the inspiration for Buck Mulligan in "Ulysses," by James Joyce.

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Lehua, a young noble Hawaiian comes of age, the preface.

Cowboys of the "Old West" sang songs about their work (and the trouble they got into). This is an example.

Carole Bos, founder and Chief Creative Officer at AwesomeStories provides background about the site and its mission.

NOTES from UNDERGROUNDBy Fyodor DostoevskyTranslation by Andrew R.

On the 8th of December, 1941 - the day after Pearl Harbor was bombed - Americans received their up-to-date news from the radio.

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Margaret Mitchell found the title for her new book in the lines of an 1891 poem.

Margaret Mitchell was a flirt who had lots of suitors. Did she create Scarlett O'Hara in her own likeness?

Margaret Mitchell published one novel in her lifetime. How Gone with the Wind came about is a story unto itself.

Not only was he a brilliant composer, Beethoven was also a brilliant pianist.

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