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Simply Charly, an original, one-stop portal for students and teachers that brings to life, in a compelling and engaging manner, some of the most prominent historical figures, has relaunched its “Ask the Expert” platform, an online resource that will connect students and general knowledge seekers with scholars and experts from around the world. These personalities, each a renowned expert in…

Simply Charly, an original, one-stop portal to a wealth of information about some of the world’s most prominent historical figures, has launched a new podcast series called Culture Insight hosted by Roger Kennedy. The series of roughly 30-minute podcasts will feature interviews with authors and experts presenting their views on those individuals who have influenced our culture and enriched our…

From a St. Bernard dog bearing his name to a toddler reacting emotionally to the sounds of “Moonlight Sonata” to his worldwide fame, Ludwig van Beethoven’s (1770–1827) legacy has transcended time and cultures. While Beethoven’s exact day of birth in 1770 is not known, his baptism date, December 17, is commonly celebrated as his birthday. In the 18th century, it…

In Jane Austen’s 1813 novel Pride and Prejudice, the dashing hero, Fitzwilliam Darcy, lives comfortably in Pemberley, “a large, handsome, stone building, standing well on rising ground, and backed by a ridge of high woody hills.” Austen (1775-1817) never revealed which—if any—of England’s stately homes was her inspiration for Mr. Darcy’s Derbyshire estate. But some believe that one historic mansion,…

Greeks and Turks have been at odds with each other pretty much since Greece won independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1832. Hostility between the two nations intensified after the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in July 1974, and the subsequent Turkish occupation of the northern portion of the country, which is still ongoing today. The Greeks, who have formed the…

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