1 day ago · Jan Hus (/ h ʊ s /; Czech: [ˈjan ˈɦus] (); c. 1372 – 6 July 1415), sometimes anglicized as John Hus or John Huss, and referred to in historical texts as Iohannes Hus or Johannes Huss, was a Czech theologian and philosopher who became a Church reformer and the inspiration of Hussitism, a key predecessor to Protestantism and a seminal figure in the Bohemian Reformation.
15 hours ago · Mangalore, officially known as Mangaluru, is the major port city of the Indian state of Karnataka. It is located between the Arabian Sea and the Western Ghats mountain range about 352 km (219 mi) west of Bangalore, the state capital. Mangalore is the state's only city to have all four modes of transport—air, road, rail and sea.
1 day ago · Sunetra Gupta, Professor of Theoretical Epidemiology at the Oxford University Department of Zoology, has been a critic of the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns strategy, arguing that the cost is too high for the poorest in society, and expressing concern about the risk of widespread starvation in many countries because of lockdown-related disruptions in food supply chains.
15 hours ago · Hans Urs von Balthasar (12 August 1905 – 26 June 1988) was a Swiss theologian and Catholic priest who is considered an important Catholic theologian of the twentieth century. He was appointed a cardinal by Pope John Paul II , but died shortly before the consistory.
1 day ago · Charles Albert Gobat (May 21, 1843 – March 16, 1914) was a Swiss lawyer, educational administrator, and politician. He jointly received the Nobel Peace Prize with Élie Ducommun in 1902 for their leadership of the Permanent International Peace Bureau. Gobat was born on May 21, 1843 at Tramelan, Switzerland. He was the son of a Protestant pastor.
1 day ago · The Treaty of Basel of 22 September 1499 was an armistice following the Battle of Dornach, concluding the Swabian War, fought between the Swabian League and the Old Swiss Confederacy. The treaty restored the status quo ante territorially.
1 day ago · Lo gnosticismo è stato un movimento filosofico, religioso ed esoterico, a carattere iniziatico, molto articolato e complesso, presente nel mondo ellenistico greco-romano, la cui massima diffusione si ebbe tra il II e il IV secolo d.C. Il termine gnosticismo deriva dalla parola greca gnósis (γνῶσις), cioè «conoscenza», che era l'obiettivo che esso si poneva.
1 day ago · De University College Cork (UCC) (Iers: Coláiste na hOllscoile Corcaigh) is een universiteit die deel uitmaakt van de Nationale Universiteit van Ierland. Zij bevindt zich in de Ierse stad Cork . De universiteit werd in 1845 gesticht als een college met Queen's College, Cork als oorspronkelijke benaming.