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Brewer's: Milan Steel

Armed in Milan steel. Milan was famous in the Middle Ages for its armoury. (Froissart, iv. 597.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894MilaneseMilan Decree A B C …

Milan Hlavsa 2001 Deaths

Milan HlavsaAge: 49 Czech rock musician who in 1968 established the underground band the Plastic People of the Universe. The group championed human rights and democracy. Several band members w…

John Milan ASHBROOK

ASHBROOK, John Milan, (son of William A. Ashbrook and husband of Jean Spencer Ashbrook), a Representative from Ohio; born in Johnstown, Licking County, Ohio, September 21, 1928; graduated from …

Brewer's: Milan Decree

(The). A decree made by Napoleon I., dated “Milan, Dec. 27, 1807,” declaring “the whole British Empire to be in a state of blockade, and forbidding all countries either fr…

Brewer's: Edict of Milan

Proclaimed by Constantine, after the conquest of Italy (313), to secure to Christians the restitution of their civil and religious rights. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobha…

Top 100 Works in World Literature

Source: Norwegian Book Clubs, with the Norwegian Nobel Institute, 2002. The editors of the Norwegian Book Clubs, with the Norwegian Nobel Institute, polled a panel of 100 authors from 54 co…

Movies and Film: The Schools of Film Acting

The Schools of Film ActingMovies and FilmArtists or Stars? The Aesthetics of ActingFilm Acting vs. Theater ActingThe Star SystemThe Schools of Film Acting"The Actor's Director": Priming the Pr…

Luis Figo

Name at birth: Luis Filipe Madeira Caeiro FigoFigo is a football hero who began his professional career in Portugal, his native land, then made his name in Spain playing for powerhouse teams FC Barcel…

1998 UEFA Cup: Semifinals

Atletico de Madrid vs. Lazio of RomeMar. 31–Atletico Madrid 0Lazio 1Apr. 14–Lazio 0Atletico Madrid 0Lazio wins 1-0 on aggregateInter Milan vs. Spartak MoscowMar. 31–Inter Mil…

Fracci, Carla

ballet dancerBirthplace: Milan, ItalyBorn: 8/20/36