History of literature
The history of literature is the historical development of writings in prose or poetry which attempts to provide entertainment, enlightenment, or instruction to the reader/listener/observer, as well a...
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The Taming of the Shrew - act 1 scene 1
this is where Baptista is explaining that noone can marry bianca unless someone is willing to marry Katherina first.
Wu Zetian's Bold Move at the Spectacular Longmen Grottoes
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Why Socrates Hated Democracy
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The making of an American terrorist: Hoda Muthana joined ISIS. Now she can’t come back
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Extremely Rare White Giraffes 🦒🦒
Who Is Karl Marx?
When writing The Communist Manifesto, Karl Marx thought he was providing a road to utopia, but everywhere his ideas were tried, they resulted in catastrophe and mass murder. In this video, Paul Kengor...
Nietzsche In Twelve Minutes
I do not own any of these images. This 12-minute video is intended as an introduction to the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. It is not intended as a comprehensive or definitive account of his thoug...
George Orwell and 1984: How Freedom Dies
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The Angry Affluent Liberal - American Greatness
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World of Dance 2018 - DNA Full Performance
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Lea Salonga - On My Own (Les Misérables)
Les Misérables 10th Anniversary Concert at the Royal Albert Hall Lea Salonga (Éponine) Conductor: David Charles Abell Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
This incredibly accurate science...
This incredibly accurate science experiment was centuries ahead of its time.
CNN: Going after the other woman (or man)
Attorney Lee Rosen explains the alienation of affections law in effect in seven states.
Ancient literature
The history of literature begins with the invention of writing, in Bronze Age Mesopotamia and Ancient Egypt.Writing developed out of proto-literate sign systems in the 30th century BC, although the ol...
Sumerian literature
Sumerian literature is the literature written in the Sumerian language during the Middle Bronze Age. Most Sumerian literature is preserved indirectly, via Assyrian or Babylonian copies.The Sumerians i...
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Ancient Egyptian literature
Ancient Egyptian literature was written in the Egyptian language from Ancient Egypt's pharaonic period until the end of Roman domination. It represents the oldest corpus of Egyptian literature. Along ...
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Babylonian literature
Akkadian literature is the ancient literature written in the Akkadian language (Assyrian and Babylonian dialects) written in Mesopotamia (Assyria and Babylonia) during the period spanning the Middle B...
Greek literature
Greek literature refers to writings composed in areas of Greek influence, throughout the whole period in which the Greek-speaking people have existed. Ancient Greek literature refers to literature wr...
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Ancient Greek literature
Ancient Greek literature refers to literature written in the Ancient Greek language from the earliest texts until roughly the rise of the Byzantine Empire.
This period of Greek literature stretche...
Latin literature
Latin literature includes the essays, histories, poems, plays, and other writings written in the Latin language. Beginning around the 3rd century BC, it took two centuries to become a dominant litera...
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Chinese classic texts
Chinese classic texts or canonical texts (Chinese:  中國古典典籍,  中国古典典籍,  Zhōngguó gǔdiǎn diǎnjí) refers to the Chinese texts which originated before the imperial unification by the Qi...
Sanskrit literature
Literature in Sanskrit begins with the spoken or sung literature of the Vedas c.3rd to 2nd millennium BCE (Bronze Age India, Indus Valley Civilization), and continues with the oral tradition of the Sa...
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Medieval literature
Medieval literature is a broad subject, encompassing essentially all written works available in Europe and beyond during the Middle Ages (encompassing the one thousand years from the fall of the Weste...
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Islamic literature
Islamic literature is literature written with an Islamic perspective, in any language. The best known fiction from the Islamic world is The Book of One Thousand and One Nights (Arabian Nights), a comp...
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