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Brewer's: Lavinia

Daughter of Latinus, betrothed to Turnus, King of the Rutuli. When Æneas landed in Italy, Latinus made an alliance with the Trojan hero, and promised to give him Lavinia to wife. This …

Brewer's: Lavinia and Palemon

A free poetical version of Ruth and Boaz, by Thomson in his Autumn. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894LavoltLavinia A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O…

Emily Dickinson House

Emily Dickinson House Amherst, Massachusetts Poet Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) was born in this house and lived most of her life there, rarely leaving its beautiful grounds. After Dickinson's d…

Emily Dickinson

Called "The Belle of Amherst," Emily Dickinson is considered one of America's best 19th century poets Emily Dickinson lived quietly in Amherst, Massachusetts and wrote poetry for most of her adult li…

Ava Gardner

Ava Lavinia Gardner was a famous Hollywood beauty of the 1940s and 1950s. Her stunning looks made her one of the most popular leading ladies of the day, and her reputation for wild behavior -- and mar…

Passion in the Desert

Director/Producer:Lavinia CurrierWriters:Lavinia Currier and Martin EdmundsDirector of Photography:Alexei RodionovEditor:Nicolas GasterMusic:Jose NietoProduction Designer:Amanda McArthurFine L…

Caroline Scott Harrison

Caroline Lavinia Scott Harrison was the wife of U.S. President Benjamin Harrison and served as the First Lady from 1889 to 1893. A preacher's daughter, Caroline Scott graduated from Ohio's Oxford Fem…

Brewer's: Latinus

King of the Laurentians, a people of Latium. According to Virgil, Latinus opposed Æneas on his first landing, but subsequently formed an alliance with him, and gave him Lavinia in marr…