Prospero, the rightful duke of Milan, has been stranded for 12 years on a remote island along with his daughter Miranda, his throne having been usurped by his brother Antonio with the help of King Alonso of Naples. Throu... More »

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"The Tempest," a drama by William Shakespeare, tells the story of some castaways brought to an island through a tempest created by the magician Prospero, who was exiled there with his daughter Miranda. During the play, P... More »

Some characters in Shakespeare's play "The Tempest" are Prospero, Miranda, Ariel, Caliban and Ferdinand. Others are Alonso, Antonio, Sebastian, Gonzalo and Boatswain. Trinculo and Stephano are two minor characters in the... More »

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"The Tempest," a drama by William Shakespeare, tells the story of some castaways brought to an island through a tempest created by the magician Prospero, who was exiled there with his daughter Miranda. During the play, P... More »

"Les Miserables" takes place just after the French Revolution and follows convict Jean Valjean as he assumes a new name and becomes a respected citizen after being released from a prison sentence of 19 years. Valjean is ... More »

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The Edict of Milan was a proclamation based on the agreement made in Milan in February 313 A.D. by the Roman emperors Constantine I and Licinius, which granted Christians legal right to organize, freedom to worship any d... More »

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Italy's major cities in terms of population are Rome, which had 3.3 million residents as of 2011, Milan, Naples, Turin, Palermo and Bergamo. In 2011, the second most populous city, Milan, had a population of nearly 3 mil... More »