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George Cockburn Henderson

George Cockburn Henderson  

(1870–1944)occupied the chair of modern history and English at the University of Adelaide from 1902 to 1924, and subsequently held posts at the University of Sydney, making forays into ...
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By the end of the 5th cent. bc, books were no rarity, even if some regarded them as a fad of intellectuals like Euripides; Athens had booksellers, and exports reached the Black (Euxine) Sea. ...
Mount Athos

Mount Athos  

A narrow, mountainous peninsula in NE Greece, projecting into the Aegean Sea. It is inhabited by monks of the Orthodox Church, who forbid women and even female animals to set foot on the peninsula.

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