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Cabinet des curiosités, coups de coeurs, trouvailles probables ou improbables, très très loin ou tout près, produites par la main de l'homme ou par la nature...
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EHTTA Bath: The Mysterious Miss Austen

EHTTA Bath: The Mysterious Miss Austen | Merveilles - Marvels | Scoop.it
For the past two centuries, historians and literary scholars have attempted to solve the mystery that is Jane Austen’s life. How did a woman from a small village in Hampshire come to write six of the most beloved novels in the English language?

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Amazing photo of King Richard III’s tiny, curved spine proves Shakespeare was wrong

Amazing photo of King Richard III’s tiny, curved spine proves Shakespeare was wrong | Merveilles - Marvels | Scoop.it

 The just-unearthed skeleton solves a 500-year-old mystery and contradicts Shakespeare's famous portrayal. Richard Plantagenet’s first son was born in 1452, before the printing press had been invented or the Americas discovered. Machu Picchu, the Korean alphabet, protestantism and the nation of Spain did not yet exist. Neither did treatment for scoliosis, a condition that causes the spine to curve to one side, as it did for Richard’s son, who became king of England in 1483...

 

>>>> Plus : http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/richard-iii-project-dna-pioneer-leicester-university-led-the-way-on-identification/2013/02/04/6c2081ec-6ef8-11e2-ac36-3d8d9dcaa2e2_story.html & http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/remains-of-king-richard-iii-identified/2013/02/04/d79e87b2-6ebb-11e2-ac36-3d8d9dcaa2e2_story.html

& http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/the-debate-over-king-richard-iiis-legacy-continues/2013/02/05/03f8aa0a-6fbf-11e2-aa58-243de81040ba_story.html

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