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Translatopedia is an encyclopedia of translations: our goal is to bring you weird, interesting and informative articles from non-English sources, and make them available to you. Our choice of articles is based on our curiosity. We pick eclectic articles and books about people and things we would like to read about, feeding our thirst for serendipitous exploration. Join us in browsing parts of the net and authors you might otherwise never have discovered.

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Why learn another language when we can bring you lousy translations!

Translatopedia is an encyclopedia of translations: our goal is to bring you weird, interesting and informative articles from non-English sources, and make them available to you. Our choice of articles is based on our curiosity. We pick eclectic articles and books about people and things we would like to read about, feeding our thirst for serendipitous exploration. Join us in browsing parts of the net and authors you might otherwise never have discovered.

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Endband

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Example of an Endband What is an Endband? – Meaning and Examples The Endband sounds like it would be a great name for a punk group but it is actually a term used in book binding and printing. The Endband is the small, colored ribbon that is glued to the top and bottom edge of the spine of the book, the outer covering that covers the binding in hardcover books, or woven through the pages of...

Life of EMPEDOCLES

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EMPEDOCLES (444–443 BC) The Death of Empedocles – in the Style of Salvator Rosa, created using the NightCafe Art AI. See more artwork here: The SUPPOSED GOD No one knows what his birth was, or how he came to earth. He appeared near the golden banks of the river Acragas, in the beautiful city of Agrigento, a little after the time when Xerxes struck the sea with chains. Tradition only records...

Lilith Fair

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The History of Lilith Fair Lilith Fair was a concert tour and music festival founded by Canadian singer Sarah McLachlan,where female singers and music professionals featured prominently. The Lilith Fair festival took place from 1997 to 1999. Despite the short duration, the influence of the project was extremely striking and...

Media Archeology

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Table of Contents Media Archeology Here is an interesting article about media archeology, also known as digital archeology, found while random hopping through the Russian Wikipedia. The article talks about media archeology and how archeologists can study media such as blog posts, movies, and other formats to understand the past. In the future, archeologists may not dig up old pottery shards as...

The Dark Secret of The Promised Neverland

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History of Promised Neverland The Promised Neverland. Image automatically generated using AI technology. Click here to shop for for more like it. The Promised Neverland is a manga written by Kaiu Shirai and illustrated by Posuka Damizu. Published in Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine from 2016 to 2020. The story follows a group of orphans and their plan to escape from the children’s farm. The farm...

Stumbled to His Fate

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Finnish author Akseli Kustaa Rauanheimo A translation of the first part of a book entitled Stumbled to His Fate (Kohtaloonsa kompastunut) by Finnish author Akseli Kustaa Rauanheimo (also known as Axel Gustaf Leonard Järnefelt). Originally published in Finland in 1899. I am not familiar with this author but his Wikipedia page looks like he led an interesting life. And the resulting translation...

The Rise and Fall of Maria Alekseevna Svistunova

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Maria Alekseevna Svistunova, nee Rzhevskaya (July 1, 1778 1 – September 1, 1866) – maid of honor; the daughter of the writer A. A. Rzhevsky; mother of the Decembrist P.N.Svistunova. Biography of Maria Svistunova Maria Svistunovawas born in St. Petersburg in the family of the writer and poet, Senator Alexei Andreevich Rzhevsky from his second marriage with the maid of honor...

Vincenzo Gagliardi – Biography

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Vincenzo Gagliardi (Venice, April 15, 1925 – Scorzè, June 22, 1968) was an Italian politician. His father was an Apulian postal worker who, for his anti-fascist ideas, was sentenced to internal exile in Venice. After obtaining his master’s degree, he entered as a clerk in Assicurazioni Generali. At the end of the Second World War, he resumed his studies at the University of Urbino...

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