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Re: HISTORY: Dorothy Hamill

Welcome back, Bentley, and thanks for the continued annotations.
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Re: HISTORY: Dorothy Hamill



PaulH wrote:
Welcome back, Bentley, and thanks for the continued annotations.




I have been around; but busy. I have started rereading the book so anything that I have missed I have been posting from my notes. No wonder it took the author so long to write this book....he has crammed every last author, philosopher, myth (Greek or otherwise) into the book somehow. Interesting; but you just can't skim over the top and get at where he is coming from. For example, I think Jesse has a point about the minotaur myth (and that is just one of many connections).

It has been useful for me; so I might as well pass on the urls from my notes.

Take care,

Bentley
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Re: HISTORY: Anna Karenina (321) and characters mentioned

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/masterpiece/anna/ntof.html

http://www.bartleby.com/316/

KONSTANTIN DMITRIEVITCH LEVIN, proprietor of Pokrovskoe
NIKOLAY LEVIN, his brother
PRINCE STEPAN ARKADYEVITCH OBLONSKY (STIVA), brother of Anna.
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Re: HISTORY: Daniel Deronda (page 321)

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Re: HISTORY: The Iliad

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Regarding the Iliad:

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iliad

The Iliad online:

classics.mit.edu/Homer/iliad.html

SparkNotes (if needed):

www.sparknotes.com/lit/iliad

Homegrown study page:

academic.reed.edu/humanities/110Tech/Iliad.html

Interesting, maybe:

library.thinkquest.org/19300/data/iliad.htm

Postscript: Cut and paste urls; did not post properly but urls should work

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Re: HISTORY: Erich Segal and Love Story (page 322)

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Re: HISTORY: Achilles and Hector (322)

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Re: HISTORY: Gerald Manley Hopkins and Pied Beauty (323)

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Re: HISTORY: Nictitating (325)

Nictitating:

In the Dictionary of Difficult Words:

http://www.tiscali.co.uk/reference/dictionaries/difficultwords/data/d0008881.html

A Picture in a chicken: (don't have the one for the Obscure Object (smile))..usually refers to a membrane

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nictitating_membrane
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Re: HISTORY: Anachronism (325)

Anachronism (what is it?)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anachronism
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Re: HISTORY: The Obscure Object of Desire and Luis Bunuel (325)

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http://www.ew.com/ew/article/0,,169810~1~0~thatobscureobjectof,00.html

The Obscure Object of Desire Movie:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cet_obscur_objet_du_d%C3%A9sir

Luis Bunuel:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luis_Bunuel

Fernando Rey: (actor)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fernando_Rey

Carole Bouquet: (actress)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carole_Bouquet

Angelina Molina: (actress)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%81ngela_Molina

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Re: HISTORY: Flight of the Bumblebee (326)

Hear the Flight of the Bumblebee: (Rimsky Korsokov)

audio:

http://www.easttexasbeekeepersassociation.com/flight_of_bumblebee.htm
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Re: HISTORY: Historical Events and References (Ancient and Modern)

Does anyone have any info. on Bityynios? I did come a cross an acient province called Bithynia located Turkey, is this related to Bithynios?
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Re: HISTORY: Antigone BY Sophocles (331) ALSO Creon, Eurydice, Tiresias

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Re: HISTORY: Calliope's reference material: Our Bodies, Our Selves (334)

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Re: HISTORY: Harold Robbins (The Lonely Lady) - page 344

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