Daily Archives: February 8, 2013

Favorite Quotes from “Gertrud” By Hermann Hesse

 “Gertrud” is a famous masterpiece novel, a magnum opus by great German writer Hermann Hesse. It was first published over 100 years ago, in 1910. It was translated later from German to English by Hilda Rosner. Hesse composed this novel as … Continue reading

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Happy 179th Birthday, Mr. Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev!

Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev (Russian: Дми́трий Ива́нович Менделе́ев), the notable Russian inventor and the creator of the Periodic Table, was born 179 years ago (on 8th February 1834). Mendeleev was born in the village of Verkhnie Aremzyani, near Tobolsk in Siberia, to Ivan … Continue reading

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