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A biography is a detailed description or account of someone's life. It entails more than basic facts (education, work, relationships, and death), a biography also portrays a subject's experience of these events. Unlike a profile or curriculum vitae (résumé), a biography presents a subject's life story, highlighting various aspects of his or her life, including intimate details of experience, and may include an analysis of a subject's personality. Biographical works are usually non-fiction, but fiction can also be used to portray a person's life. One in-depth form of biographical coverage is called legacy writing. Biographical works in diverse media—from literature to film—form the genre known as a biography.

 
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سعيد بن جبير : شيخ التابعين وإمام القراء: شيخ التابعين وإمام القراء

By: سلام محمد علي البياتي

قال المؤلف في مقدمته: لو عَرَّجَ الزائر من بغداد إلى محافظة واسط جنوباً إلى مدينة الحي على شط الغرّاف حتى يبلغها، فإن هو أرسل النظر جنوبها فستثيرُ انتباهَهُ قُبَّةٌ سامقة على بُعْدِ ميلٍ واحد من مركزها ولو تحرّى متسائِلاً عنها لَطَرَقَ سَمْعَهُ اسمٌ يُثير دهشته - إنْ كان مِمَّنْألَمُوا ولو بنزرٍ ضئيل أو يسير من تُراث أمّتنا - مرقد التابعي سعيد بن جبير!!! ويتساءَل المشاهدُ مَبْهُوراً؛ ترى كيف تسنى لقبر سعيد بن جبير أنْ يبقى قرابة 1300 عامٍ يصارع الزمن؟ عندئِذٍ سيجد الج...

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سعيد بن جبير : شيخ التابعين وإمام القراء: شيخ التابعين وإمام القراء

By: سلام محمد علي البياتي

قال المؤلف في مقدمته: لو عَرَّجَ الزائر من بغداد إلى محافظة واسط جنوباً إلى مدينة الحي على شط الغرّاف حتى يبلغها، فإن هو أرسل النظر جنوبها فستثيرُ انتباهَهُ قُبَّةٌ سامقة على بُعْدِ ميلٍ واحد من مركزها ولو تحرّى متسائِلاً عنها لَطَرَقَ سَمْعَهُ اسمٌ يُثير دهشته - إنْ كان مِمَّنْألَمُوا ولو بنزرٍ ضئيل أو يسير من تُراث أمّتنا - مرقد التابعي سعيد بن جبير!!! ويتساءَل المشاهدُ مَبْهُوراً؛ ترى كيف تسنى لقبر سعيد بن جبير أنْ يبقى قرابة 1300 عامٍ يصارع الزمن؟ عندئِذٍ سيجد الج...

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سعيد بن جبير : شيخ التابعين وإمام القراء: شيخ التابعين وإمام القراء

By: سلام محمد علي البياتي

قال المؤلف في مقدمته: لو عَرَّجَ الزائر من بغداد إلى محافظة واسط جنوباً إلى مدينة الحي على شط الغرّاف حتى يبلغها، فإن هو أرسل النظر جنوبها فستثيرُ انتباهَهُ قُبَّةٌ سامقة على بُعْدِ ميلٍ واحد من مركزها ولو تحرّى متسائِلاً عنها لَطَرَقَ سَمْعَهُ اسمٌ يُثير دهشته - إنْ كان مِمَّنْألَمُوا ولو بنزرٍ ضئيل أو يسير من تُراث أمّتنا - مرقد التابعي سعيد بن جبير!!! ويتساءَل المشاهدُ مَبْهُوراً؛ ترى كيف تسنى لقبر سعيد بن جبير أنْ يبقى قرابة 1300 عامٍ يصارع الزمن؟ عندئِذٍ سيجد الج...

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سعيد بن جبير : شيخ التابعين وإمام القراء

By: سلام محمد علي البياتي

قال المؤلف في مقدمته: لو عَرَّجَ الزائر من بغداد إلى محافظة واسط جنوباً إلى مدينة الحي على شط الغرّاف حتى يبلغها، فإن هو أرسل النظر جنوبها فستثيرُ انتباهَهُ قُبَّةٌ سامقة على بُعْدِ ميلٍ واحد من مركزها ولو تحرّى متسائِلاً عنها لَطَرَقَ سَمْعَهُ اسمٌ يُثير دهشته - إنْ كان مِمَّنْألَمُوا ولو بنزرٍ ضئيل أو يسير من تُراث أمّتنا - مرقد التابعي سعيد بن جبير!!! ويتساءَل المشاهدُ مَبْهُوراً؛ ترى كيف تسنى لقبر سعيد بن جبير أنْ يبقى قرابة 1300 عامٍ يصارع الزمن؟ عندئِذٍ سيجد الج...

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علي الاكبر ابن الشهيد ابي عبد الله الحسين بن علي عليه السلام : موس...

By: السيد عبد الرزاق الموسوي المقرم

جاء في مقدمة الكتاب: لا يخفى على من ألقى السمع وهو شهيد جلالة الشريف ابن الشرفاء الكرام، نابغة الليالي والأيام، مجمع المحاسن النسبية والحسبية، جرثومة الفضل والحجى، اعجولة عصره، وعزيز مصره، الشهم الذي عقمت أشكال الزمان ان تنتج بمثله مولانا ابي الحسن علي الاكبرن الشهيد في الطف ابن ريحانة رسول الله الأكرم وفلذة كبده وسويداء قلبه الغمام الهمامسيدنا ابي عبد الله الحسين الشهيد روحي له ولمن جاهد بين يديه الفداء. ممن ابدع الله قدرته في خلقه وخلقه ومنطقه وسائر مزاياه ومكارمه. ...

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العباس ابن الامام امير المؤمنين علي بن ابي طالب عليه السلام : موسو...

By: السيد عبدالرزاق الموسوي المقرم

ذكر المؤلف في مقدمته: إن للنسب مكانة كبرى في شتى النواحي، فليس من المستنكر دخله في تهذيب الاخلاق فإن الإنسان مهما كان مولعاً بالشهوات مستهتراً ماجناً غذا عرف أن له سلفاً مجيداً وان من ينتمي إليهم أناس مبجلون كما هو الشأن في جل البشر _إن لم نقل كلهم_ لا يروق أن يرتكب ما يشوّه سمعتهم. ,إنما يكون جل مسعاه أن يكون خلفاً صالحاً لهم يجدد ذكرياتهم ويخلد ذكرهم الجميل... وكان عقيل بن أبي طالب كما وصفه الصفدي أحد الذين يتحاكم اليهم ويوقف عند قولهم في علم النسب لكونه العليم به ...

لقد اشرق الكون بمولد قمر بني هاشم يوم بزوغ نوره من أفق المجد العلوي مرتضعاً ثدي البسالة متربياً في حجر الخلافة وقد ضربت فيه الإمامة بعرق نابض فترعرع ومزيج روحه الشهامة والإباء والنزوع عن الدنيا وما شوهد مشتداً بشيبته الغضة إلا وملء إهابه إيمان ثابت وحو ردائه حلم راجح ولب ناضج وعلم ناجع فلم يزل يقتص اثر السبط الشهيد عليه السلام الذي خلق لأجله وكوِّن لأن يكون ردءاً له في صفات الفضل ومخائل الرفعة وملامح الشجاعة والسؤدد والخطر فإن خطا سلام الله عليه فإلى الشرف وإن قال فعن ال...

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Short Biography Ofkrantiguru Pandit Shyamaji Krishnavarma- ક્રાંતિ...

By: Hemantkumar Gajanan Padhya

લેખકનું નિવેદન ભારતની સ્વતંત્રતાનો ઈતિહાસને તટસ્થ અને પક્ષપાત રહીત સત્ય સ્વરુપમાં લખવામાં આવ્યો હોત તો એમાં પંડિત શ્યામજી કૃષ્ણવર્માજીનું શુભનામ સુવર્ણ અક્ષરોમાં પ્રથમ પંક્તિમાં અંકિત થયું હોત. પરંતુ દુર્ભાગ્યે સ્વતંત્રતા પર્યંત સત્તાધારીપક્ષનાં અન્ય સ્વાતંત્ર્ય સેનાનીઓ પ્રત્યેનાં રાજનૈતિક દુરાગ્રહ, પક્ષપાત, અવગણનાં અને ઉપેક્ષાનાં સ્વાર્થી શડયંત્રને કારણે અન્ય સશસ્ત્ર ક્રાંતિકારી રાજનેતાઓની જેમ પંડિત શ્યામજી કૃષ્ણવર્માજીનું નામ પણ ભારતનાં જનસમાજમાં પ્રચલીતતા પામી શક્...

‘’પંડિત શ્યામજી કૃષ્ણવર્મા એ એક એવી વ્યક્તિ છે કે જેને માટે ઈંગ્લંડ અને ભારત બન્ને ગૌરવ લઈ શકે છે કારણ કે તેઓ બન્ને નાગરિકતાઓનાં ઘણાં શ્રેષ્ઠ ગુણોને જોડતાં દ્રષ્ટીમાન થાય છે.’’ – મિ. રોબર્ટ નીધામ ક્સ્ટ, બ્રિટનનાં મહાન ભાષાશાસ્ત્રી

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ક્રાંતિગુરુ પંડિત શ્યામજી કૃષ્ણવર્મા - સંક્ષિપ્ત જીવન ચરિત્ર - SHO...

By: HEMANTKUMAR GAJANAN PADHYA; HEMANTKUMAR GAJANAN PADHYA

પ્રસ્તાવના ભારતને સ્વતંત્ર કરાવવા માટે અહિંસાત્મક આંદોલન અને ગાંધીજીને જ સંપૂર્ણ શ્રેય અને માન આપવાનાં ભારતીય સ્વતંત્રતાનાં ઈતિહાસનાં રાજનીતિથી પ્રભાવિત અને પ્રેરીત મોટાંભાગનાં ઈતિહાસકારોની આ એક મહામોટી અક્ષમ્ય ભૂલ છે. ભારતને બ્રિટીશ સામ્રાજ્યની પરતંત્રતા અને દમનમાંથી મૂક્ત કરાવવાનાં અભિયાનમાં સશસ્ત્રક્રાંતિનાં હિંસાત્મક આંદોલનની મુખ્ય ભૂમિકાએ ભજવેલ અગત્યનો ભાગ વધુ નહિ તો પણ સરખે સરખો ભાગીદાર છે. ભારતની સ્વતંત્રતા પ્રાપ્તિનાં મહાઅભિયાનમાં લાખ્ખો નામી અને અનામી ભારતીય વી...

લેખકનું નિવેદન ભારતની સ્વતંત્રતાનો ઈતિહાસને તટસ્થ અને પક્ષપાત રહીત સત્ય સ્વરુપમાં લખવામાં આવ્યો હોત તો એમાં પંડિત શ્યામજી કૃષ્ણવર્માજીનું શુભનામ સુવર્ણ અક્ષરોમાં પ્રથમ પંક્તિમાં અંકિત થયું હોત. પરંતુ દુર્ભાગ્યે સ્વતંત્રતા પર્યંત સત્તાધારીપક્ષનાં અન્ય સ્વાતંત્ર્ય સેનાનીઓ પ્રત્યેનાં રાજનૈતિક દુરાગ્રહ, પક્ષપાત, અવગણનાં અને ઉપેક્ષાનાં સ્વાર્થી શડયંત્રને કારણે અન્ય સશસ્ત્ર ક્રાંતિકારી રાજનેતાઓની જેમ પંડિત શ્યામજી કૃષ્ણવર્માજીનું નામ પણ ભારતનાં જનસમાજમાં પ્રચલીતતા પામી શક્...

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Introduction To Indian Freedom Fighter Pandit Shyamaji Krishnavarm...

By: Hemantkumar Gajanan Padhya

Short biography of the greatest Indian freedom fighter pandit shyamaji krishnavarma who started Indian freedom movement at least 20 years before gandhiji entered in the arena of indian freedom movement. He was the first Indian who preached to resolve the issue of indian freedom by peaceful means with British and demanded swarajya at least 15 years before gandhiji. Pandit shyamaji was the first person to propagate the theory of disassociation and asked indian people to ad...

LAUNCH OF THE FIRST REVOLUTIONARY FREEDOM MOVEMENT OF INDIA IN ENGLAND AND EUROPE In 1905, Shyamji embarked on his great life work for the freedom of his motherland. Shyamji’s new career began as a full -fledged political propagandist and organiser for the alignment of complete independence of India. Shyamji finally made his debut in Indian politics by publishing first issue of his English monthly “The Indian Sociologist” – an organ of freedom and of political, soci...

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Confessions of Being

By: Matt H Blevins

A semi-biographical review of the life and philosophy of Matt Blevins.

Shall we take our rest again here, reader, and pull out our wine flask for the other? May I offer you my final confession? May I make you the last promise I am certain to keep?

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Storia di Elena attraverso le lettere

By: Elisa Frontali Milani, Editor; Elena Raffalovich, Co-Author

The letters are directed to her fiancee (and later husband) Domenico Comparetti, a leading philologist of his time, as well as to the educator Adolfo Pick.

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ذاكرتي لذكراه : مذكرات وذكريات1963/2016

By: Belkacem Bouchenafa, Co-Author

من ذكرايات الطفولة وذاكرة أبي وذاكرة أمينبعفف

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Αναμνήσεις

By: Κάρλο Γκολντόνι; Χρίστος Αλεξανδρίδης, Translator

Αναμνήσεις του Ιταλού θεατρικού συγγραφέα Κάρλο Γκολντόνι (1707-1793) από τη ζωή και το έργο του. Υπόλοιπο δευτέρου μέρους και τρίτο μέρος. This is the rest of the second part and the third part of the Memoirs of the Italian playwright Carlo Goldoni (1707-1793) translated into greek by Christos Alexandridis

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Guatemala to Goa on a Zimmerframe : Insight, Volume 5

By: Jim William West

Gradual insight into the nature of the Mind Body Complex Otherwise, just getting by, loving India

There’s no public transport at the Iranian/Turkish border. This is a killing zone. Travelers straggle up in small groups, while taxi drivers, like sharks, cruise around, picking them off one at a time. The fares are fixed at an absurdly high level. You pay, or stand about in the desert for a day, and then pay. I start walking, but this end of Turkey is no place to be out on your own. Come across a huge transport truck. The driver is doubtful about giving me a lift. There...

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Guatemala to Goa on a Zimmer Frame : Volume 4 Hitching, Wales to ...

By: Jim William West

From a squat in London to the Beautiful Welsh Hills Exciting journey through Iran and Pakistan Hundred mile treck through North West Frontier Caught on border with dope

The house was stone cold, but Madeline took off all of her clothes, and was running about naked. As ‘The Sun Queen’, she fed exclusively on butter, which was needed to stoke the burning fires within her. Also smeared butter over her entire body, from head to foot. Every sinew and muscle was drawn tight as piano wire. When she took hold of my arm, it was with a grip of steel. Apparently, she was receiving instructions from higher beings, but it was Darwin who was advis...

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Guatemala to Goa on a Zimmer Frame : Volume 3 India

By: Jim William West

Shootout in Mexican jungle Overland to India, £60 spent on 6 week journey Betrayed by Bob, Hung out to dry Paradise in Goa?

The following evening, Bob is again around, this time with Tanya. I roll a joint, and put the grass outside, under the tiles. Half the busts in ‘hippie land’ happen because freaks are too lazy to walk that extra ten feet. Not me, I’d seen too much of the Tepic prison. Bob and I are passing the J back and forth, when something prompts me to get up, and have a look out the front window. By the light of a full moon, I see Federal Troops piling out of a large truck. Ma...

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Guatemala To Goa On A Zimmerframe : Volume 2, India

By: Jim William West

Rapid transition from conservative University of Toronto student to freak, playing ‘Cops and Robbers’ in the Mexican jungle. Note: If you wish to hear the audio, which is embedded in this pdf, open it with Adobe Acrobat Reader DC. It is free and very good.

I’m in a sheltered cove, tripping on LSD. It’s a soft, warm night, perfect for frisking. I run about, taking off my clothes, which disappear, blending perfectly with whatever they land upon, rocks, sand or seaweed. Behind me, my feet leave long lines of slowly fading, phosphorous green footprints. A bit later, it’s getting cool, and I’ve ‘lost’ my clothes: can’t see them anywhere. Fortunately, as I snatch at a nearby cactus it turns into my T-shirt. Then my trous...

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Guatemala to Goa on a Zimmerframe : Volume 1, Polio

By: Jim William West

My improbable life, the early years. Polio, disability, crime, academic excellence, university. California 1968, LSD, police

Lunch break, and Mr. McDonalds’s Physics lab is almost full, mostly girls, an’ definitely no teachers. I’m standing behind the front bench, a fish-tank on the right, my trusty assistant John on the left. Grabbing a large goldfish from the tank, I stuff it in my mouth, and swallow. It’s wiggly and a somewhat gritty, but down she goes. Just takes concentration, and a little practice. The girls start screaming. A few break for the door. When things settle down we all leave....

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Jhalla (A Silly Lad)

By: Manohar Asija

The Analytical Sketches of the biography, titled `Jhalla` (A Silly Lad) is an exposition of the various stages, leaving behind sweet and sometimes sour reminiscences on the mind of the author. This treatise aims to provide the glimpses of the life’s journey already traversed by him for over 8 decades. Here, in this book, he jumps from one stage to another, to provide the reader of his past and the present day life. The scheme of the book is based on segments and their c...

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Merci la Vie !

By: Mrs. Rebecca Yaari

J’ai longtemps hésité avant de me décider à écrire mon histoire. Je pensais qu’elle était banale et qu’elle n’intéresserait personne, puis je me suis dit que peut-être mon récit pourrait aider des jeune-filles, des femmes, des mères et des grands-mères à aborder les problèmes de la vie quotidienne avec plus de courage. Je suis née le 6 octobre 1954 à Alger, quelques jours avant le début des événements, prémices de la guerre d’Algérie. Je suis la der...

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