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Tomislav

Tomislav  

10th-C. prince of Croatia.According to D. Farlati (Illyricum sacrum [Venice 1751] 3:84), Tomislav reigned 20 years, until ca.940; F. Šišić (Povijest Hrvata [Zagreb 1925] 401f) prefers the dates ...
non-liturgical Jewish poetry

non-liturgical Jewish poetry  

Secular Hebrew poetry in the MA was primarily a product of Judaeo-Arabic culture.1. Emergence (10th century)2. Golden age (10th–13th centuries)3. Spain, Provence, and Italy1. Emergence (10th ...
Robert Kennedy

Robert Kennedy  

(1925–1968), attorney general of the United States, senator from New York.Born in Brookline, Massachusetts, third son of Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy and Joseph P. Kennedy, a wealthy businessman and ...
Black Panthers

Black Panthers  

The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense (later simply the Black Panther Party) was born in Oakland, California, on 15 October 1966, and was a radical anti-oppression organization that became ...
Sistine Chapel

Sistine Chapel  

The principal chapel of the Vatican Palace, so called because it was built for Sixtus IV (1471–84).
African Americans

African Americans  

A citizen or resident of the United States whose ancestry can be traced to Africa. A term intended to avoid the pejorative associations of words such as “negro” and “black.” An estimated 10 to 12 ...

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