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Julian Barnes

English writer Julian Barnes is best known as the novelist who won the Man Booker Prize in 2011 for The Sense of an Ending.Once a journalist and television critic, Barnes began writing novels in the 1…

Brewer's: Julian

the Roman emperor, boasted that he would rebuild Jerusalem, but was mortally wounded by an arrow before the foundation was laid. Much has been made of this by early Christian writers, who d…

Ben Barnes

Ben Barnes was plucked from a stage production of The History Boys to be the star of the Disney 2008 movie version of C.S. Lewis's book The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian. A graduate of London's…

Demas BARNES

BARNES, Demas, a Representative from New York; born in Gorham Township, Ontario County, N.Y., April 4, 1827; attended the public schools; engaged in mercantile pursuits; moved to New York City …

Barnes COMPTON

COMPTON, Barnes, (great-grandson of Philip Key), a Representative from Maryland; born in Port Tobacco, Charles County, Md., November 16, 1830; attended Charlotte Hall Academy, St. Marys County,…

Julian Assange

Julian Assange is the controversial public face of WikiLeaks, an international website that gives whistleblowers an anonymous way to publish sensitive documents. Julian Assange is a former computer h…

Brewer's: Julian Period

is produced by multiplying together the lunar cycle, the solar cycle, and the Roman indiction. The first year of the Christian era corresponded to the year 4713 of the Julian, and therefore…

Brewer's: Julian Epoch

or Era. That of the reformed calendar by Julius Caesar, which began forty-six years before Christ. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Julian PeriodJulian A B …

Brewer's: Julian Year

The year regulated by Julius Caesar, which continued to be observed till it was corrected by Pope Gregory XIII. in 1582. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Juli…

Julian HARTRIDGE

HARTRIDGE, Julian, a Representative from Georgia; born in Savannah, Ga., September 9, 1829; attended Chatham Academy and Montpelier Institute; was graduated from Brown University, Providence, R…