Previous (Actors Studio) Next (Acts of Paul and Thecla) John raises Dusiana from the dead, by Fra Filippino Lippi. The Acts of John is a second century collection of Christian-based narratives and traditions, relating the travels and miraculous deeds of John the Apostle, one of the three closest disciples of Jesus.
Benjamin Nathan Cardozo (May 24, 1870 - July 9, 1938) is a well-known American jurist and a justice on the United States Supreme Court. He is remembered most for his landmark decisions on negligence but also his self effacing modesty, philosophy, and writing style, which is considered remarkable for its prose and vividness.
William Tell was a legendary hero of disputed historical authenticity who is said to have lived in the Canton of Uri in Switzerland in the early fourteenth century. The myth symbolizes the struggle for political and individual freedom. The legend began seven hundred years ago when the Austrians controlled what is now Switzerland.
Lisa del Giocondo (June 15, 1479 - July 15, 1542, or c. 1551), born and also known as Lisa Gherardini and Lisa di Antonio Maria (Antonmaria) Gherardini , also known as Lisa and Mona Lisa , was a member of the Gherardini family of Florence and Tuscany in Italy. Her name was given to Mona Lisa, her portrait commissioned by her husband and painted by Leonardo da Vinci during the Italian Renaissance.
Saint Paul is the state capital and the second most populous city in the state. It is the county seat of Ramsey County. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 287,151. In 1820, it was an extreme outpost in the American Old West, where Native Americans, European explorers, and American soldiers (from neighboring Fort Snelling, just upstream on the Mississippi River) lived in close proximity.