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Real-life inspiration found for Victor Hugo’s Quasimodo

An examination of papers found in an attic in 1999, and acquired by the Tate Archive, contain references to a hunchback sculptor working at Notre Dame during the time period Victor Hugo's The Hunch Back of Notre Dame was being written. Clues suggesting that Quasimodo is based on a historical

1792 document found in 4th grade classroom

A teacher cleaning her 4th-grade classroom has discovered a yellowed document dating back to 1792 in a pile of outdated textbooks. Michelle Eugenio, a fourth-grade teacher in Peabody, Mass., found the yellowed sheet of paper two weeks ago. Dated April 1792 and protected by plastic, it appears to document the