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Atlantis "island of Atlas" is a legendary island first mentioned in Plato's dialogues. In Plato's account, Atlantis was a naval power lying "in front of the Pillars of Hercules" that conquered many parts of Western Europe and Africa 9,000 years before the time of Solon, or approximately 9600 BC. After a failed attempt to invade Athens, Atlantis sank into the ocean "in a single day and night of misfortune".
Arthur Schopenhauer was a great German philosopher known for his philosophical clarity. Schopenhauer's most influential work, The World as Will and Representation, emphasized the role of man's basic motivation, which Schopenhauer called will. His analysis of will led him to the conclusion that emotional, physical and sexual desires can never be fulfilled. Consequently, he favored a lifestyle similar to the teachings of Buddhism and Vedanta.
Angélica (born Angélica Ksyvickis on November 30, 1973 in Santo André, São Paulo, Brazil) is a Brazilian TV hostess, singer and actress.
The first known Greek medical school opened in Cnidus in 700 BC. Alcmaeon, author of the first anatomical work, worked at this school, and it was here that the practice of observing patients was established. Hippocrates established his own medical school at Cos. The Greeks imported Egyptian substances into their pharmacopoeia, and the Egyptian influence becomes more pronounced after the establishment of a school of Greek medicine in Alexandria.
In Western Christianity, All Souls' Day commemorates the faithful departed. This day is principally observed in the Catholic Church, although some churches of the Anglican Communion and the Old Catholic Churches also celebrate it. The Western celebration of All Souls' Day is on 2 November and follows All Saints' Day, which commemorates the departed who have attained the beatific vision. The Eastern Orthodox churches observe several All Souls' Days during the year, mostly on Saturdays.
Alfred Joseph Hitchcock was a British filmmaker and producer who pioneered many techniques in the suspense and psychological thriller genres.