Isidorus of Miletus
[iz-i-dawr-uh s, -dohr-]
flourished 6th century a.d., Byzantine engineer. He was one of the architects of Hagia Sophia (originally an Orthodox cathedral and currently a museum in Istanbul, Turkey).
What Were the Top Baby Names in 2011?Every year the Social Security Administration compiles the most popular names for newborns in the United States. What were the most popular names in 2011? The top 5 girls names: Sophia Isabella Emma Olivia Ava The top 5 boys names: Jacob Mason William Jayden Noah The big news this year is that Mason made it into the top 5. In the last ten years, Mason …
The Most Popular Baby Names of 2013The Social Security Administration recently released the most popular baby names of 2013, reminding Americans that even something as intimate as what you name your child is influenced by our shared cultural zeitgeist. Rather than just look at last year’s data, we decided to chart how the top five names have shifted in popularity since 1880 (the year the Social Security Administration started tracking the …
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