The story of the Golden Fleece is one of the oldest stories in Europe. The episode
of Jason and Medea, their passionate love transformed into fierce hate and destructive
desire of vengeance has been a theme of many literary, cinematographic and...
Seneca, Lucius Annaeus, ca. 4 B.C.-65 A.D. -- Exile; Williams, Roger, 1604?-1683 -- Exile Authors -- Exile
As political exiles, the Roman philosopher and statesman Lucius
Annaeus Seneca (4 BC-65 AD), and the Puritan colonist Roger Williams
(1604-1683), both wrote about exile from personal experience. This
thesis examines the similarity demonstrated by...
Venice, Lagoon of (Italy); Flood control -- Italy -- Venice, Lagoon of
Venice, one of the most beautiful cities in the world and the birthplace of some of my ancestors, has for centuries inspired poets, writers and lovers alike; yet, when people think or talk about this city, they cannot help but to think of "acqua...