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A. S. Neill

Alexander Sutherland Neill was a Scottish educator and author known for his school and its philosophy of freedom from adult coercion and its community self-governance. Raised in Scotland, Neill taught at several schools before attending the University of Edinburgh in 1908–1912, he took two jobs in journalism before World War I, taught at Gretna Green Village School in the first year of the war, writing his first book, A Dominie's Log, as a diary of his life there as head teacher. He joined a Dresden school in 1921 and founded Summerhill on returning to England in 1924. Summerhill gained renown in the 1920s–1930s and in the 1960s–1970s, due to progressive and counter-culture interest. Neill wrote 20 books, his top seller was the 1960 Summerhill, read in the free school movement in the 1960s onwards. Alexander Sutherland Neill was born in Forfar, Scotland, on 17 October 1883 to George and Mary Neill, he was their fourth son. He was raised in an austere, Calvinist house with values of fear and adult and divine authority, which he repudiated.

As a child, he was obedient and uninterested in school. His father was the village dominie of Kingsmuir, near Forfar in eastern Scotland, his mother had been a teacher before her marriage; the village dominie held a position of prestige, hierarchically beneath that of upper classes and clergymen. As typical of Scottish methods at the time, the dominie controlled overcrowded classrooms with his tawse, as corporal punishment. Neill feared his father, though he claimed his father's imagination as a role model for good teaching. Scholars have interpreted Neill's harsh childhood as the impetus for his philosophy, though his father was not shown to be harsher to Allie than to anyone else. Neill's mother insisted on high standards for her family, demanded comportment to set the family apart from the townspeople. Children left the local school for Forfar Academy at the age of 14, with his father a teacher, Neill was expected to do so. Instead of wasting time and money, Neill went to work as a junior clerk in an Edinburgh gas meter factory.

His parents took pity on his hatred of the job and its low pay, so Neill became an apprentice draper in Forfar. He came home after a foot inflammation. Neill tried to take an examination that would raise his pay grade, but could not bring himself to study. Now 15, his parents decided to make him his father's assistant "pupil teacher"; the children liked Neill. He taught a wider range of topics as his self-confidence grew, he developed an interest in mathematics from the Forfar Academy maths master. After four years, he came nearly last in his class, he continued as a pupil teacher in Bonnyrigg and Kingskettle, where he found the teachers' instruction militant and loathsome. He stayed in Kingskettle for three years, during which he learned Greek from a local priest, an experience that increased his interest in academicism and sublimated his interest in priesthood into a desire to attend university. After studying with the priest and the Forfar math master, Neill passed his university entrance exam and preliminary teacher's certification.

Neill became an assistant teacher at the Newport Public School in the wealthy Newport-on-Tay, where he learned to dance and appreciate music and theatre. He fell in love, Margaret became an obsession of his, he adopted progressive techniques at this school, abandoned the tawse for other forms of establishing discipline. Neill was friendly and relaxed with his pupils, described his two years there as "the happiest of life thus far", he received his full teaching certification. In 1908, at the age of 25, Neill enrolled in the University of Edinburgh, he began as an agriculture student, at his father's behest for a well-salaried career, but switched to English literature by the end of his first year. Neill was excluded from cultural events due to his lack of funds, but participated in sports, showed interest in the military, wrote for The Student and the Glasgow Herald, he became the student paper's editor during his last year. He felt more confident to pursue women. In his editorials, Neill criticized the tedium of lectures and the emphasis on tests instead of critical thinking.

He began to develop his thoughts about the futility of forced education, the axiom that all learning came from intrinsic interest. Neill began to edit encyclopedias and similar reference books, he took a new job as art editor of the Piccadilly Magazine, but its operations were halted by the 1914 onset of World War I, in which he served as an officer in the army. He returned to Scotland, working as a head teacher at Gretna Green School during the first year of the war; the diary he wrote for this year was published as a book, A Dominie's Log, in November 1915 by Herbert Jenkins, received good reviews for its humour and narrative style. Neill was invited to join a progressive school in Dresden in 1921; the school moved to a monastery near Vienna in 1923. He moved to England in 1924 and started Summerhill in Lyme Regis, where the name came from the estate; the school picked up the average enrolment was 40 pupils. In 1927, it moved to Leiston. Neill credited Summerhill's environment instead of himself for the school's reformatory successes.

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Monte Antoroto

The Monte Antoroto is a mountain of the Ligurian Alps located in Piedmont. The mountain is located on the watershed between the upper Valley of the Casotto valley; the Colla Bassa saddle divides it from Monte Grosso, while westwards the ridge goes on with Cima Ciuaiera and Colla dei Termini. Close to the summmit of the Monte Antoroto stands a rounded and grassy subsummit, some metres lower than the main summit; the mountain is made of sedimentary limestone, as usual in the Ligurian Alps. Monte Antoroto is visible from Valdinferno and from Ormea, which stands at the feet of its overhanging southern cliffs. According to the SOIUSA the mountain can be classified in the following way: main part = Western Alps major sector = South Western Alps section = Ligurian Alps subsection = It:Alpi del Marguareis/Fr:Alpes Liguriennes Occidentales supergroup = It:Catena Marguareis-Mongioie/Fr:Chaîne Marguareis-Mongioie group = It:Gruppo Pizzo d'Ormea-Monte Antoroto subgroup = It:Costiera Bric di Conolia-Pizzo d'Ormea code = I/A-1.

II-B.5.a The Monte Antoroto belongs to a S. C. I. named Monte Antoroto, whose specific conservation rules were approved by the Regione Piemonte in 2016. The Monte Antoroto can be reached from Valcasotto following a waymarked foothpath with a vertical climb of about 1,200 m. A shorter hiking itinerary starts from Valdinferno, a village belonging to the Garessio comune; the summit offers a broad view on Western Alps and Ligurian Apennine. In good weather conditions on the Ligurian sea and Golfo di Genova can be seen behind the Ligurian Prealps. Rifugio Angelo Manolino Rifugio Savona, near Valdinferno. Cartografia ufficiale italiana in scala 1:25.000 e 1:100.000. Istituto Geografico Militare. Carta in scala 1:50.000 n. 8 Alpi Marittime e Liguri. Torino: Istituto Geografico Centrale. Carta dei sentieri e stradale scala 1:25.000 n. 22 Mondovì Val Ellero Val Maudagna Val Corsaglia Val Casotto. Ciriè: Fraternali editore. Media related to Monte Antoroto at Wikimedia Commons

Ursula Holliger

Ursula Holliger, née Hänggi, was a Swiss harpist, known for her commitment to contemporary music. Born in Basel, Holliger studied at the Basel Academy and at the Conservatoire de Bruxelles, she subsequently went on to pursue a solo career, alone or with her husband, oboist and composer, Heinz Holliger. She was one of the most important harpists in the field of contemporary music, where she played and created many works dedicated to her or her husband: Elliott Carter, Alberto Ginastera, Henze's Double concerto, 1966), André Jolivet, Witold Lutosławski's Double Concerto, 1980), Ernst Křenek, Frank Martin's Petite symphonie concertante, 1945), Alfred Schnittke, Isang Yun, Tōru Takemitsu and Heinz Holliger, she performed, among others, under the direction of Michael Gielen, Pierre Boulez, Simon Rattle, André Previn, Neville Marriner and Heinz Holliger. In the classical repertoire, she has played with flutists Peter-Lukas Graf and Aurèle Nicolet for Mozart's concerto or works by Spohr; as a teacher, she taught in Basel.

Ursula Holliger has recorded for Accord, Philips, Deutsche Grammophon/Archiv, Claves Records, Néos et Novalis. Haendel's Concerto for harp in B-flat major, HWV 294 - I Musici OCLC 39357144 Lutosławski's Concerto for oboe and harp OCLC 43704602 Saudades: Ginastera's Concerto for harp - Kammerorchester Serenata Basel, dir. Johannes Schlaefli OCLC 33476637 Chefs-d'œuvre français pour harpe: André Caplet. Eisenhoffer - C. Franck: Prelude, Fugue & Variation on YouTube

Kōji (Muromachi period)

Kōji was a Japanese era name after Tenbun and before Eiroku. This period spanned the years from October 1555 through February 1558. Reigning emperors were Go-Nara-tennō and Ōgimachi-tennō. 1555 Kōji gannen: The era name was changed to mark an event or a number of events. The old era ended and a new once commenced in Tenbun 24; the name originates from the following Chinese passage: 「祇承宝命、志弘治体」. 1555: A border war began between Mōri Motonari, daimyō of Aki Province, Sue Harukata, daimyō of Suō Province. 1555: The Mōri forces surrounded the Sue defenders in the Battle of Itsukushima. When the outcome of the battle became clear, Sue Harutaka committed suicide; this victory, the subsequent consolidation of the Mōri holdings were owing to Motonari's four sons: Mōri Takamoto, Kikkawa Motoharu, Hoda Motokiyo, Kobayakawa Takakage. 1555: The forces of Takeda Shingen and Uesugi Kenshin met at the confluence of the Saigawa and the Chikumagawa in Shinano Province. 1556: The Ōmori silver mine fell into the control of the Mōri clan during a campaign in Iwami Province.

September 27, 1557: Emperor Go-Nara died at age 62. Nussbaum, Louis Frédéric and Käthe Roth.. Japan Encyclopedia. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. ISBN 978-0-674-01753-5. A History of Japan, ISBN 9780804705257. Nihon Ōdai Ichiran. Paris: Royal Asiatic Society, Oriental Translation Fund of Great Britain and Ireland. OCLC 5850691 National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection

Jane, Lady Roberts

Dame Priscilla Jane Stephanie Roberts, The Honourable Lady Roberts, has been the Curator of the Print Room at Windsor Castle since 1975 and the Royal Librarian since 2002 until her retirement in July 2013. Roberts was appointed a Member of the Royal Victorian Order in 1984, she was subsequently promoted to Lieutenant in 1995, Commander in 2004, to Dame Commander of the same Order in 2013. Roberts is the eldest daughter of Brigadier The Lord Aldington, was educated at Cranborne Chase School, Westfield College, the Courtauld Institute of Art. On 13 December 1975, Priscilla Jane Stephanie Low married Sir Hugh Roberts, the Director of the Royal Collection and Surveyor of the Queen's Works of Art until April 2010, she and her husband live at Adelaide Cottage, a grace and favour home near Frogmore House in Home Park, Windsor. The couple have two daughters: Amelia Frances Albinia Roberts. 1979: Holbein. Oresko Books ISBN 0-905368-62-2 1985: Exhibition Catalogues Master Drawings in the Royal Collection 1987: Royal Artists.

Grafton ISBN 0-246-13015-6 1989: Leonardo Da Vinci 1993: A King's Purchase 1993: Holbein and the Court of Henry VIII 1995: Views of Windsor: watercolours by Thomas and Paul Sandby 1997: Royal Landscape 1999: The King's Head: Charles I, King and Martyr 1999: Ten Religious Masterpieces from the Royal Collection: a Millennium celebration 2002: Royal Treasures 2004: George III and Queen Charlotte 2005: Unfolding Pictures: fans in the Royal Collection 2006: Queen Elizabeth II: a birthday souvenir album 2007: Five Gold Rings: a royal wedding souvenir album 2008: Charles, Prince of Wales: a birthday souvenir album

Monday James

Monday James is a Nigerian professional football defender. James began his career by Bendel Insurance before being transferred to Bayelsa United in January 2006, he went on a five-month loan to Swedish club Hammarby IF in November 2008 after a couple of games with the club, where there is a clause in the loan that gives Hammarby the option to buy him when the loan ends. On 7 June 2009 Hammarby IF reported that they would buy James and he would be given a four-year contract; as of June 2010, James has been out of play for a year, due to a misunderstanding with the club doctors claiming he has a heart condition while he was 100 percent healthy, he did not sustain any injury that prevented him from playing.29 June 2011, James extended his contract with Hammarby IF for another two years, playing 17 games in 2011, 6 games in 2012 and played 15 games in 2013. He represented his country at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, was part of the Nigerian team during the 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship. National team: U-23: Olympic Games Silver medalist: 2008 Intercontinental cup Malaysia 2008 U-20: FIFA U-20 World Cup FIFA World Youth Championship 2005 Player Profile