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Geza Vermes was a graduate student in Belgium in the late 1940s when he was captivated by news sweeping the globe about a remarkable discovery in the desert east of Jerusalem. He quickly switched gears, penning his doctoral thesis on the Dead Sea Scrolls,...
The Hartford CourantA former Manchester mayor who was convicted of fleecing an elderly investor in Maine was sentenced in federal court Thursday to 57 months in prison. A jury in Portland, Maine, had convicted Peter DiRosa, 66, of wire fraud after a three-day trial in...
READER SUBMITTED: Quinnipiac University's Central European Institute Hosts Group Of MBA Students From HungarianHamdenThe Central European Institute at Quinnipiac University recently hosted a group of executive MBA students from the Hungarian Corvinus School of Management as part of an ongoing partnership. The students visited Quinnipiac's campuses as well as Birinyi...
Janos Starker, a renowned concert cellist as well as a distinguished teacher and recording artist, died Sunday at his home in Bloomington, Ind. He was 88 and had been in declining health. Since 1958, Starker had been a professor at the Indiana...
Janos Starker, a renowned concert cellist as well as a distinguished teacher and recording artist, has died. He was 88. Starker, who died Sunday in Bloomington, Ind., had been in terminal care for the last few weeks, according to reports from wire...
An anonymous tipster clued me in to a downtown Allentown curiosity — a Hungarian church making Catholic pizza. Catholic pizza? What's Catholic pizza? Regular pizza shaped like a cross? Or, because of the Hungarian twist, could it be strudel filled...
The heirs of the Budapest-based Jewish banker Baron Mor Lipot Herzog have cleared a major legal hurdle in their decades-long quest to force Hungary to return dozens of artworks from Herzog's collection that were looted during World War II. In 2010,...
Tags: Washington, DC, Arts and Culture, Banking, Arts
The origins of the board game Diplomacy can be traced to an old geography book that Allan B. Calhamer discovered while rummaging around with a friend in the attic of his boyhood home in suburban Chicago. Calhamer was fascinated by the exotic countries...
TriQuarterly still serves as his calling card. Seven years after his death and nearly four decades after he stepped down as editor, Charles Newman will always be best remembered as the dashing pipe-smoker who took Northwestern University's sleepy literary...
Hero Complex - movies, comics, pop culture - Los Angeles TimesActress Lili Bordán was living and working in Budapest, Hungary, when she got her first taste of “Battlestar Galactica,” taking ......
Joe Layton is a new face to the local political scene, a fact he is using to stand out from his seasoned challengers. The 24-year-old accountant is a graduate of Loyola High School and USC. He has lived with his family in the city for nine years. He is...
Balthazar Korab, an architect-turned-photographer with a wide-ranging eye whose moody, polished images captured the spirit of midcentury modern architecture and celebrated its masters, including Eero Saarinen and Mies van der Rohe, died Jan. 15 in Royal...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Budapest (Hungary), Danube River, Stroke, Arts
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