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Prometheus

Prometheus is the "fire-bringer" who (in Greek mythology) gave the secret of fire to humans. Prometheus was the son of a Titan, one of the giant elder gods of Greek mythology. Prometheus was a friend …

Jesus of Nazareth

Jesus of Nazareth is the central figure of the Christian religion, a savior believed to be both God incarnate and a human being. He is also known as Jesus Christ, the term "Christ" meaning anointed or…

Aesop's Fables: The Crow and the Raven

by Aesop The Fox and the HedgehogThe WitchThe Crow and the Raven A Crow became very jealous of a Raven, because the latter was regarded by men as a bird of omen which foretold the future, a…

Charmed

WB Wednesday 9:00–10:00 p.m. Cast: Shannen Doherty, Holly Marie Combs and Alyssa Milano When three San Francisco sisters (Doherty, Com…

Some Facts about Eclipses

Source: U.S. Naval Observatory and NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Anaxagoras, in the 5th century B.C., is credited as the first to figure out the true cause of a lunar eclipse, but his expl…

Paul of Tarsus

The apostle Paul wrote the Christian religion's earliest texts while crisscrossing the Mediterranean and preaching about the divinity of Jesus of Nazareth. Paul's letters to other believers -- declari…

Aesop's Fables: The Owl and the Birds

by Aesop The LampThe Ass In the Lion's SkinThe Owl and the Birds The Owl is a very wise bird; and once, long ago, when the first oak sprouted in the forest, she called all the other Birds…

Aesop's Fables: The Crow and the Raven

Chapter 258 Chapter 260 The Crow and the Raven A Crow became very jealous of a Raven, because the latter was regarded by men as a bird of omen which foretold the future, and was accordingly …

Gabriel García Márquez

Name at birth: Gabriel José de la Concordia García MárquezColombian writer Gabriel García Márquez won a Nobel Prize in 1982 for a body of work that includes the novel One Hundred Years of Solitude. Ra…