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When Mozart was commissioned to write an opera for the coronation of Emperor Leopold II, he produced La clemenza di Tito : a hymn to the benevolence of a Roman despot. When Matt Rogers and Sally OReilly were commissioned by the Inner Temple, they ... Spectator Australia, 4 weeks ago

This day in history (Nov. 20)

284 Diocletian is chosen as Roman emperor. 762 During the An Shi Rebellion, the Tang dynasty, with the help of Huihe tribe, recaptures Luoyang from the rebels. 1194 Palermo is conquered by Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor. 1407 A truce between ...
 Inyo Register2 weeks ago

This day in history (Oct. 16)

456 Magister militum Ricimer defeats Emperor Avitus at Piacenza and becomes master of the Western Roman Empire. 690 Empress Wu Zetian ascends to the throne of the Tang dynasty and proclaims herself ruler of the Chinese Empire. 1384 Jadwiga is ...
 Inyo Register1 month ago

This day in history (Oct. 2)

Events 829 Theophilos succeeds his father Michael II as Byzantine Emperor. 1187 Siege of Jerusalem: Saladin captures Jerusalem after 88 years of Crusader rule. 1263 The battle of Largs is fought between Norwegians and Scots. 1470 A ...
 Inyo Register2 months ago
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10 Best Brunch Spots in Washington, D.C.

You'll see why Washington, D.C., locals love brunch after dining in these restaurants. Visitors to the District of Columbia may think the nation's capital is all about power lunches on Capitol Hill. Not so. The fact is, most locals much prefer ...
 US News & World Report1 week ago

230 Years Since The Death Penalty Was Abolished for the First Time

(Before It's News) In 2016 ninety countries and two territories retain the death penalty for certain crimes, with retentionist countries spread across the globe in Europe, Africa, North and South America, and Asia. Amnesty International claims ...
 Before It's News1 week ago

Tips and things to do in Vienna: 20 reasons to visit Austria

Ten minutes walking around Vienna will convince you that this city just doesn't do ugly. ** Traveller top picks 1 VISIT THE MOST LIVABLE CITY This year Vienna was voted most livable city in the world for the seventh consecutive time by ...
 Inverell Times1 week ago

All 55 Walt Disney Animation Studios features ranked: Part Two

This week, a new generation will join in on a tradition as American as apple pie, because with the opening of Moana, some lucky kids just discovered their new favorite Disney movie. For nearly eighty years, children and adults alike have been ...
 Dvice.com1 week ago
Catholic World News

Nov. 15 Optional Memorial of St. Albert the Great, bishop, confessor and doctor, Opt. Mem.

Move to: Previous Day | Next Day Optional Memorial of St. Albert the Great, bishop, confessor and doctor MASS READINGS November 15, 2016 (Readings on USCCB website) COLLECT PRAYER O God, who made the Bishop Saint Albert great by his ...
 Catholic World News3 weeks ago

The 25 most ruthless leaders of all time

Wikimedia Attila the Hun. One man's hero is another man's tyrant, a popular aphorism goes. But while we can argue the validity and virtue of certain political agendas, the callous methods by which some leaders attain their goals are less ...
 Business Insider Malaysia3 weeks ago
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