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|Burg Frankenstein above Darmstadt (Hessen/Germany) was the very place Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley got from her inspiration for her famous novel "Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus".||07/23/2005||1,025|
|The Author of "Frankenstein".|
Mary Shelley (née Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin; 30 August 1797 – 1 February 1851) was a British novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, and travel writer, best known for her Gothic novel Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus (1818). She also edited and promoted the works of her husband, the Romantic poet and philosopher Percy B...
|Boris Karloff (November 23, 1887 - February 2, 1969) was a British actor who emigrated to Canada in the 1910s. He is best remembered for his roles in horror films and his portrayal of Frankenstein's monster in the 1931 film Frankenstein, 1935 film Bride of Frankenstein, and 1939 film Son of Frankenstein. His popularity following Frankenstein in the early 1930s was such that for a brief time he ...||11/28/2009||193|
|Villa Rustica, Archeological Excavation of a Roman Villa in the Eifel // Ausgrabung einer römischen Villa in der Nähe von Holsthum in der Eifel. Eine typische ländliche Villa (Villa rustica) wie diese, hatte zahlreiche Wirtschaftsgebäude und schloss Gemüse-, Obst-, Oliven- und Weingärten in sich.||03/28/2006||477|
|Lullingstone Roman Villa is a villa built during the Roman occupation of Britain, situated near the village of Eynsford in northwest Kent, south eastern England.|
It is unknown which family lived in the villa and owned the large estate that would have surrounded it, though they would have had to be wealthy. They may have been Roman, though they could also have been native Britons ...
|Rockbourne Roman Villa and Museum is a Roman courtyard villa excavated and put on public display in the village of Rockbourne in the English county of Hampshire, England.|
The villa was discovered in 1942 by the ferret of a local farmer and excavated by A. T. Morley Hewitt over the next thirty years.
The main structure was a large residence surrounding a courtyard, ...
|Gadebridge Roman Villa was a chance discovery in 1962 of a Roman villa near Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, England. It was excavated in 1963-68 under the direction of David S. Neal.|
|Brading Roman Villa was a Roman courtyard villa which has been excavated and put on public display in Brading on the Isle of Wight. Beginning in August, 2008, a new excavation is due to begin; hopes are that it will reveal some new mosaics.|
|Bignor Roman Villa is a large Roman courtyard villa which has been excavated and put on public display on the Bignor estate in the English county of West Sussex. It is well-known for its high quality mosaic floors, which are some of the most complete and intricate in the country.|
|Chedworth Roman Villa is a Roman villa located at Chedworth, Gloucestershire, England. It is one of the largest Roman villas in Britain.|
|The Llantwit Major Roman Villa was a Roman L-shaped courtyard villa located at what is now Caermead, immediately north of the town of Llantwit Major in the Welsh county of South Glamorgan.|
The villa was first discovered in 1888 and was fully excavated between 1938 and 1948.
The site may have been first settled in the 1st century, but the first stone structure was n...
|Kings Weston Roman Villa is a Roman villa near Lawrence Weston in the north west of Bristol. The villa was discovered during the construction of the Lawrence Weston housing estate in 1947. Two distinct buildings (Eastern and Western) were discovered, the Eastern building was fully excavated (in 1948-50), the other lies mostly below Long Cross road. Finds from the site are now held in the Bristo...||10/21/2009||217|