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The Canon Law of the Henry VIII Divorce Case

The Canon Law of the Henry VIII Divorce CaseBy Phillip CampbellSenior Thesis, Madonna University, 2009Abstract: This project is an attempt to take an objective look into the legal arguments put forward by King Henry VIII of England in his celebrated divorce case from Catharine of Aragon (1527-1533) in effort to determine whether or not they had any legal merit according to the canonical norms in force at the time.
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Jim Koethe

Jim Koethe worked as a reporter for the Dallas Times Herald. He was involved in the investigation of the killing of President John F. Kennedy.
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Online workshop: Storyworlds in Collections. Toward a Theory of the Ancient and Byzantine Tale

The University of Cyprus is hosting an online workshop next month. Storyworlds in Collections: Toward a Theory of the Ancient and Byzantine Tale (2nd – 7th c. CE) will run on Zoom on December 4th and 5th.Papers to be given during this workshop include:Stavroula Constantinou and Andria Andreou: The Voice of the Tale: Storyteller in Miracle Collections and Collections of Edifying TalesMarina Detoraki: The Beneficial Tales of Sozomenos’ Ecclesiastical HistoryJulia Doroszewska: La Vertigine della lista: Comparing the Poetics of Ancient Paradoxographical and Miracle CollectionChristina Hadjiafxenti: Encounters Between Monks and Demons in Edifying Tales (4th-7th c.
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20 Great Quotes about History

From the funny to the profound, here are 20 people with famous quotes about history.“I often think it odd that it should be so dull, for a great deal of it must be invention.” ~ Jane Austen (1775-1817), English novelist“An account, mostly false, of events, mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers, mostly knaves, and soldiers, mostly fools.
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Peripheral facial palsy in the past: contributions from Avicenna, Nicolaus Friedreich and Charles Bell

Peripheral facial palsy in the past: contributions from Avicenna, Nicolaus Friedreich and Charles BellBy Luiz Antonio de Lima Resende and Silke WeberArquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria, Vol.66:3B (2008)Abstract: This study provides historical documents of peripheral facial palsy from Egypt, Greece and Rome, through the middle ages, and the renaissance, and into the last four centuries.
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