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Gods

BRITONS. The gods of the ancient Britons. Taramis (the father of the gods and master of thunder), Teutates (patron of commerce and inventor of letters), Esus (god of war), Belinus (= Apollo…

Unknown

The Great Unknown. Sir Walter Scott. So called because the Waverley Novels were at first published anonymously. It was James Ballantyne who first applied the term to the unknown novelist. …

God

Gothic, goth (god); German, gott. (See Alla, Adonist, Elohistic, etc.) It was Hiero, Tyrant of Syracuse, who asked Simonides the poet, “What is God?” Simonides asked to have a d…

Great Unknown

(The). Sir Walter Scott, who published the Waverley Novels anonymously. (1771-1832.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Great UnwashedGreat Sea A B C D E F …

Columbus's Unknown Legacy

How food from the Americas revolutionized Europe by David Johnson Related Links Columbus and Other ExplorersJust Where Was Columbus? What would Italian cooking be wit…

The Unknown Marx Brothers

Fox Lorber; $19.98Documentary; NR Ever wonder how the Marx Brothers got their names? This fond remembrance of the fraternal comedians reveals the story behind their monikers and much more thro…

Sons of God

Angels, genuine Christians, or believers who are the sons of God by adoption. “As many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God.” - Romans viii. 14. Sons of G…

God's Acre

A churchyard or cemetery. I like that ancient Saxon phrase, which calls The burial ground God's Acre. —Longfellow. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894God…

Gods' Secretaries

(The). The three Parcæ. One dictates the decrees of the gods; another writes them down; and the third sees that they are carried out. (Martianus Capella. 5th century.) Source: Dictio…

Dear God

Director:Garry MarshallWriters:Warren Leight and Ed KaplanDirector of Photography:Charles MinskyEditor:Debra Neil-FisherMusic:Jeremy Lubbock and James Patrick DunneProduction Designer:Albert B…