He spent most days treating nobles for gout and VD and bowel obstructions, with little time for original work. Although intended as a surgical strike against key Protestant leaders, the killing fed on itself, and mobs spread across the countryside, butchering thousands; historians call it less a day of massacre than a season.
So, according to Howe, the two principles of a successful monopolist are first to let Society work for you; and second to make a business of politics. Both men jerked, and the courtiers in hose and doublets, the women adorned with ostrich feathers, the peasants hanging on the eaves, all of them whooped at the teeth-rattling blow.
His left eye could still see, but the lance had blinded the right and exposed the bone around the socket; the pus-stained bandage there surely clashed with the silk pillows.
He might start his day at 6 a. Ever obsessive, Vesalius agonized over every detail of Fabrica, including what paper and font to use, and he crossed the Alps from Italy to Switzerland to oversee its printing.
It raked across his naked face, wrenching his skull sideways and digging into his right eye. Whatever his faults, Henri looked regal upon a horse, and he entered the list on a handsome, chestnut-colored steed.
The Canon can then obviously be continued from with the Ottomanswho make for a succession in Constantinople in an even more seamless fashion than Augustus takes over from Cleopatra.
The whole farce disgusted Vesalius and convinced him to quit Spain. At first Vesalius refused to believe his own eyes, and told himself that he must have cut into some anomalous bodies. This would have caused untold numbers of other neurons to fire in panic, a surge of electrical activity reminiscent of a mini-seizure.
She even swapped her original royal symbol, a rainbow, for a broken lance. Without exception, they embrace either socialism or some other form of collectivism, because these represent the ultimate monopoly.
Not infrequently a soldier beaned by a shell or cannonball would betray no external symptoms—he might not even bleed. Still others insisted that he cocked it up, in spite. Meanwhile, a messenger on horseback was sprinting northeast through forest and field to Brussels, bound for the court of Philip II, the king of Spain.
The idea of the Principate is that the forms of the Republic are retained, and the Emperor superficially is simply still an official of the Republic. Confusingly, Spanish kings lived in northern Europe, in conquered territory.
Protestants awaiting punishment in nearby dungeons could hear the clamor in their cells. After circling the head and removing the skull vault, he encountered the thin membranes the meninges surrounding the brain.
Armenia will often find itself pulled between Rome and Parthia, then Rome and Sassanid Persiaand subsequently several other larger political conflicts right down to our own day. He suffered from seizures and temporary paralysis, two then-mysterious afflictions.
High up on the gate, however, and around on the side, I have noticed more complete names, only parts of which I have been able to read, includingglyphs that clearly spell out "Caesar.
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GLOBAL KLEPTOCRACY Self-serving leaders throughout the world increasingly assume power with the goal of becoming rich at the expense of the majority of their population, and of the commonweal. ROME AND ROMANIA, 27 BC AD.
Emperors of the Roman and the so-called Byzantine Empires; Princes, Kings, and Tsars of Numidia, Judaea, Bulgaria, Serbia, Wallachia, & Moldavia. The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons by Sam Kean.
From the author of the bestseller The Disappearing Spoon, tales of the brain and the history of neuroscience. Early studies of the functions of the human brain used a simple method: wait for misfortune to strike-strokes, seizures, infectious diseases, lobotomies, horrendous accidents-and see how.