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Bromell Anthony, Susan Brownell (1820–1906), American social reformer and feminist activist. Anthony was born into a Quaker family in Adams, Massachusetts. Her early years were spent as a teacher at a Quaker boarding school and later as headmistress of girls at an academy in New York state. By the 1850s, Anthony had become active in anti-slavery and temperance movements, founding the Women’s State Temperance Society in 1852. Her work as reformer then began to focus on women’s suffrage, and for the entire second half of the nineteenth century she was one of the key players in efforts to achieve social equality for American women.
He frequently uses negative moralistic terms to describe homosexual activity and even defends the Inquisition against its nineteenth-century critics, yet the sheer amount of detail and the care with which documents are transcribed suggests a labour of love. Occasionally he slips into a defence of homosexuals against the more extreme attacks of writers such as Francisco Ferraz de MACEDO, and he acknowledges the widespread prevalence of the phenomenon. The two works show how far contemporary medico-scientific knowledge about homosexuality had been absorbed in Portugal by the 1920s.
It was only his death which unleashed a public outpouring of grief on the part of Hadrian, thus exposing to view emotions more often confined to the less visible world of private relationships. Boatwright, Hadrian and the City of Rome, Princeton, 1987: Appendix, ‘The Obeliscus Antinoi’, pp. 239–60. Roger Pitcher Aquinas, St Thomas (c. 1225–1274), Italian philosopher and theologian. Thomas Aquinas was born near the town of Aquino, which is situated between Naples and Rome. He studied at Naples, where he joined the Dominican order, and with Albertus Magnus at Cologne and Paris, eventually gaining employment as a university teacher in 1252.
Aztec Warrior Ad 1325-1521 by Terence Wise, Angus McBride