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In search of the Indies
Columbus sailed west from Europe in his search for the Indies. When he landed on an island in the Bahamas, he assumed it was the Indies.


Charter of liberties
The Magna Carta contained 63 articles and these could be divided into several sectors, each dealing with aspects like church, feudal obligations, law, justice and so on.


THE GREAT ONES
Hippocrates
Hippocrates (460 B.C. – 400 B.C.) established a code of conduct known as the Hippocratic Oath for those in the medical profession.


WORLD OF SCIENCE
Man to the moon!
The first of a series of manned flights, Apollo7 was crucial.

Popeye’s healthy secret
Have you ever wondered what makes Popeye so strong?

Profusion of colour
The Post Office of Angola issued a series of stamps featuring flowers of fantastic shapes and brilliant colours in 2000. Depicted on the stamps are Bate tannia Wallisi, Butterfly Orchid and Stathopea Wardii with their foliage in the background. ...

Smart cat – top of the class
Cat never did doubt his abilities. Why should he? After all, he was the best student the school ever had!

Cathedral from the Middle Ages
The Durham cathedral has many interesting and unique features.
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