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Prints and the Pursuit of Knowledge in Early Modern Europe

Prints and the Pursuit of Knowledge celebrates Northern Renaissance artists' contributions to the scientific investigations of the 16th century through prints, books, maps, as well as sundials, globes, and more. The site is enhanced by an interactive web tool and iPhone/iPad applications.

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Prints and the Pursuit of Knowledge in Early Modern Europe

Prints and the Pursuit of Knowledge celebrates Northern Renaissance artists' contributions to the scientific investigations of the 16th century through prints, books, maps, as well as sundials, globes, and more. Videos suitable for classroom viewing about the exhibit and the works of art are available from iTunes University.

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Time Warp Trio

Time Warp Trio is an NEH-funded television program on PBS. The animated series follows three children who travel through space and time to explore world history and cultures. The website features games and lesson plans.

Wycliffite version of Bible, c. 1415-30, Bodlein Library

Manifold Greatness: The Creation and Afterlife of the King James Bible

The words of the King James Bible ring out today in books, poems, popular songs, speeches, and sermons. Visit the rich array of resources for yourself and your classroom and experience the history of one of the most widely read book in the English language.

Roman poet Virgil born

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National Hispanic Heritage Month

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International Literacy Day established by UNESCO

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Mexican poet Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz born

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T.E. Lawrence (“Lawrence of Arabia”) born

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August 16, 1888
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Ancient Greeks/Modern Lives

Ancient Greeks/Modern Lives aims to inspire people to come together to read, see, and think about classical literature and how it continues to influence and invigorate American cultural life.