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A Wrinkle In Time Chapter 5 Research on Light Bearers
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Central figure of Christians. Son of God. Died for Man's sins.
Leonardo da Vinci
Italian painter, inventor, sculptor
A well known Italian Renaissance artist, architect, musician, mathematician, engineer, and scientist. Known for the Mona Lisa.
(1475-1564) An Italian sculptor, painter, poet, engineer, and architect. Famous works include the mural on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, and the sculpture of the biblical character David.
English poet and dramatist considered one of the greatest English writers (1564-1616). He wrote Romeo and Juliet.
Johann Sebastian Bach
A Baroque German composer with the reputation of being one of the greatest composers of all time
French chemist and biologist who discovered that fermentation is caused by microorganisms resulted in the process of pasteurization (1822-1895).
A French scientist who discovered that radium gave off radiation internally,
discovered radioactivity in 1898. Her work helped women gain rights after her.
German physicist, is best known for his theory of relativity and specifically mass-energy equivalence, expressed by the equation E = mc2. Received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect.
Medical doctor, expert on Bach and organs (music), Theologian, Founded hospital in Lambarene, Gabon, Nobel Peace Prize 1952.
Who believed Jesus was a courageous man, not God himself.
Indian nationalist and spiritual leader who developed the practice of nonviolent disobedience that forced Great Britain to grant independence to India (1947). He was assassinated by a Hindu fanatic.
An Indian prince named Siddhartha Gautama, who renounced his wealth and social position. After becoming 'enlightened' he enunciated the principles of Buddhism.
(1770-1827) French, purely Romantic composer, transformed the art of music. Used music to convey his feelings of what was going on in the world around him, Third Symphony, also called the Eroica and Ninth Symphony, composed when he was completely deaf.
Dutch painter, who painted portraits of wealthy middle-class merchants and used sharp contrasts of light and shadow to draw attention to his focus. He gave depth and illusion of form rather than flat.
Saint Francis of Assissi
An Italian in the Roman Catholic Church monk who founded the Franciscan order of friars (1181-1226). Canonized in 1228.
Euclid of Alexandria
(300 BCE), Greek mathematician. Considered to be the father of modern geometry.
A Polish astronomer who put forth the theory that the sun is near the center of the universe, and that the earth spinning on its axis once daily, revolves annually around the sun. This is called heliocentric, or sun centered system.