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May 10, 1909, at sea in Bay of Bengal), Japanese novelist and translator of
Russian literature; his Ukigumo (1887- 89; "The Drifting Clouds," translated, with
a study of his life and career, by M. Ryan as Japan's First Modern Novel:
Ukigumo of ...
Modern archaeology has confirmed parts of his history of the Greco-Persian Wars
that were long disbelieved. Thucydides (c. 460-c. 400) documented the wars
between Athens and Sparta with objective detachment, using a style that is a ...
June 26, 1941, Athens, Greece), the first and most important linguist of modern
Greece, noted for his studies of ancient, medieval, and modern Greek and for his
initiation of the Historical Lexicon of the Greek Language. Hatzidakis taught ...
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