Noah Webster (October 16, 1758 – May 28, 1843) was a lexicographer, textbook pioneer, English-language spelling reformer, political writer, editor, and prolific author. He enrolled at Yale just shy of his 16th birthday. In 1806, Webster published his first dictionary. In 1807 Webster began compiling an expanded and fully comprehensive dictionary; it took twenty-eight years to complete. To evaluate the etymology of words, Webster learned twenty-six languages! (Wikipedia)
NAME: Benjamin Franklin OCCUPATION: Inventor, Political Leader, Scientist, Writer BIRTH DATE: January 17, 1706 DEATH DATE: April 17, 1790 EDUCATION: Boston Latin School more about Benjamin BEST KNOWN FOR Benjamin Franklin is best known as one of the Founding Fathers who drafted the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States.
The Great Disappointment was a major event in the history of the Millerite movement, a 19th-century American Christian sect that formed out of the Second Great Awakening. William Miller, a Baptist preacher, proposed that Jesus Christ would return to the earth during the year 1844. The more specific date of October 22, 1844, was preached by Samuel S. Snow. When Jesus did not appear, October 22, 1844, became known as the Great Disappointment.
This is a reading of John 1, from the Latin Vulgate New Testament, using the classical pronunciation. The music is from Allegri: Miserere Mei. (licensed from www.Shockwave-sound.com) For Latin Curriculum for most any age visit us at: http://classicalacademicpress.com/index.php?main_page=index=6 For Free Latin practice: http://www...