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  • A number of detailed contemporary accounts of the battle have survived.
  • Wikipedia: Battle of Ceresole
  • A side benefit of Tchaikovsky's friendship with Glazunov, Lyadov and Rimsky-Korsakov was an increased confidence in his own abilities as a composer, along with a willingness to let his musical works stand alongside those of his contemporaries.
  • Wikipedia: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and The Five
  • Additionally, Cibber consistently fails to see fault in his own character, praises his vices, and makes no apology for his misdeeds; so it was not merely the fact of the autobiography, but the manner of it that shocked contemporaries.
  • Wikipedia: Colley Cibber
  • Although contemporary historians vilified Domitian after his death, his administration provided the foundation for the Principate of the peaceful 2nd century.
  • Wikipedia: Domitian
  • Although this period is not as famous for the proliferation of the Vachana poems as the 12th century was, contemporary writers adopted the preachings of the saints and devotees of the bygone era and made them the protagonists of their writings.
  • Wikipedia: Western Chalukya literature in Kannada
  • Another contemporary of Elagabalus was Herodian, who was a minor Roman civil servant who lived from c.
  • Wikipedia: Elagabalus
  • Anthony Munday's play The Downfall and The Death of Robert Earl of Huntington portrays many of John's negative traits, but adopts a positive interpretation of the king's stand against the Roman Catholic Church, in line with the contemporary views of the Tudor monarchs.
  • Wikipedia: John, King of England
  • As of 2006, research is ongoing regarding whether hybridization is an accidental consequence of evolution or if it is necessary for the creation and evolution of plant species; it has been argued that contemporary studies are part of an intellectual lineage that started with the work of Stebbins and Anderson.
  • Wikipedia: G. Ledyard Stebbins
  • As with many native animals, ancient devils were larger than their contemporary descendants.
  • Wikipedia: Tasmanian devil
  • Based on a combination of contemporary accounts, paintings, and specimens, Julian Hume has inferred that at least eleven transported Dodos reached their destinations alive.
  • Wikipedia: Dodo
  • Computerized comparisons with other playwrights demonstrate that his vocabulary is indeed large, but only because the canon of his surviving plays is larger than those of his contemporaries and because of the broad range of his characters, settings, and themes.
  • Wikipedia: Shakespeare authorship question
  • Dhul-Nun al-Misri and Ibn Wahshiyya were the first historians to study this ancient script, by relating them to the contemporary Coptic language used by Coptic priests in their time.
  • Wikipedia: Rosetta Stone
  • Even black historians ignored Juba until the mid-20th century, preferring to focus on Juba's older and more obviously respectable contemporary Ira Aldridge, an African American actor who became a leading light of the European stage.
  • Wikipedia: Master Juba
  • Fielding was not alone in using the castrato image for humour and satire; William Hogarth connects the castrato singer with politics and social problems, and many other contemporary works mock women who favour eunuchs.
  • Wikipedia: The Author's Farce
  • However, none of the contemporary accounts of the actual landing makes any mention that the Rock was the specific place of landing.
  • Wikipedia: Plymouth Colony
  • However, the Maya did also exert a widespread influence over neighboring contemporary cultures, one which was significant and not to be overlooked.
  • Wikipedia: Sylvanus Morley
  • In 1997, the art historian Peter Cherry suggested that Velázquez sought to overcome the contemporary requirement for modesty by portraying Venus from the back.
  • Wikipedia: Rokeby Venus
  • In 2000, Michael Almereyda's Hamlet set the story in contemporary Manhattan, with Ethan Hawke playing Hamlet as a film student.
  • Wikipedia: Hamlet
  • In addition to its prominent place carved into a stone cella on the south wall of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., the Gettysburg Address is frequently referred to in works of popular culture, with the implicit expectation that contemporary audiences will be familiar with Lincoln's words.
  • Wikipedia: Gettysburg Address
  • In addition to the contradictions and unreliability of contemporary accounts, attempts to identify the real killer are hampered by the lack of surviving forensic evidence.
  • Wikipedia: Jack the Ripper
  • In Britain, new translations of Greek tragedies and Homer inspired contemporary poets (such as Alfred Lord Tennyson, Keats, Byron and Shelley) and painters (such as Lord Leighton and Lawrence Alma-Tadema).
  • Wikipedia: Greek mythology
  • In his calendars—six between 1617 and 1624—Kepler forecast planetary positions and weather as well as political events; the latter were often cannily accurate, thanks to his keen grasp of contemporary political and theological tensions.
  • Wikipedia: Johannes Kepler
  • In particular, the existence and location of buildings such as the Buraku-in compound has been verified against the contemporary documentary sources.
  • Wikipedia: Heian Palace
  • In The Penelopiad, Atwood re-writes archetypes of female passivity and victimisation while using contemporary ideas of justice and a variety of genres.
  • Wikipedia: The Penelopiad
  • Investigation into the other bodies relies on contemporary descriptions of the discovery.
  • Wikipedia: Lindow Man
  • It may therefore be inferred that the sky's expression of the momentous event at Issus was intended to be of contemporary relevance as well.
  • Wikipedia: The Battle of Alexander at Issus
  • Kelly, the former is a mixture of contemporary R&B with hip hop beats, while the images and themes of gangsta rap may be present.
  • Wikipedia: Music of the United States