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Eponymic History and Philosophy III
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Eponymic History and Philosophy II
Classical; brilliant; elegant; pertaining to the highest point in the literature of a country, from the first emperor of Rome, whose reign was called the golden age of Latin literature.
To behead with an instrument that drops a heavy blade between two grooved uprights, after the doctor who, though he opposed capital punishment, proposed its use in revolutionary France.
Pastry whose flaky layers are filled with custard creme, after a French leader.
British policeman, after Sir Robert Peel, the Home Secretary who organized London's Metropolitan Police.
Ruthless manipulator, after the Italian author of The Prince who believed that a ruler could use any means necessary to stay in power.
Gradualism, a slow step-by-step evolutionary change, from the Roman general who defeated Hannibal by avoiding direct contact.
Dictator; autocrat, after the Nazi leader of Germany.
Very rich person, after the last king of Lydia, noted for his great wealth.
Of or relating to a French philosopher, derived from the Latinized version of his name. Among other things, can refer to the rectangular coordinate system.
Extremely severe, after an Athenian lawgiver, known for promulgating harsh laws.
Person of luxurious taste in matters of food and drink, and art and music, after a Greek philosopher.
Seducer, philanderer, after Giovanni Giacomo _____, a person who claimed in his memoirs to have had many love affairs.
Person who willfully destroys or damages something, after the Germanic people who in A.D. 455 invaded Italy and plundered Rome.
Bitter verbal denunciation, derived from the orations delivered by Demosthenes against the king of Macedon.
Loose coat, jacket, or sweater, or a kind of sleeve that extends to the neck of a gament, after Fitzroy James Henry Somerset, renowned for his courage, especially during the Crimean War.
Wise man, after an Athenian 5
-century B.C. philosopher and teacher known for his method of asking questions.
Orator; powerful speaker, after the Athenian orator and statesman who lived 384 - 322 B.C.
Woman who kills by poisoning, after a 16
-century Italian woman.
Lesbian, after a 6
-century Greek lyric poet in Lesbos, considered to have been a lesbian.
Sweater that opens down the front, after James Thomas Brudenell, the leader of the charge at Balaclava during the Crimean War.
Long range German gun, after the daughter of the owner of the Krupp works.
Any of the emperors of the Holy Roman Empire or of Germany from 1871 to 1918, after Caesar, the family name of the Roman emperors.
Hot-air balloon, from the surname of the French brothers Jacques-Etienne and Joseph-Michel, who first built one.
Difficult person to deal with, after the Mongol hordes that Genghis Khan led in overrunning eastern Europe in the 13
Shoemaker, after a missionary in France spreading Christianity who along with his brother was martyred about 286.
Ornamental locket hanging from a chain around the neck, named for the mistress of Louis XIV.
Rigid airship, after Count Ferdinand von ____, the designer of such a ship.
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