Arthur

Arthur is a common masculine given name. Its etymology is disputed, but its popularity derives from its being the name of the legendary hero King Arthur.

Art is a diminutive form of the name. A common spelling variant used in many Slavic, Romance, and Germanic languages is Artur.

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Port Arthur, Tasmania - Tourism Development
... Before Port Arthur was abandoned as a Prison in 1877, some people saw the potential tourist attraction ... in 1872 declared that no man desired to see the “strange ruins” of Port Arthur ... the Tasmanian population wished to distance themselves from the dark image of Port Arthur ...
Christopher Cross
... best known for his US Top Ten hit songs, "Sailing", "Ride Like the Wind", and "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)", the last of which he recorded for the film Arthur ... "Sailing" earned three Grammy Awards in 1981, while "Arthur's Theme" won the Oscar for Best Original Song in 1981 (with co-composers Burt Bacharach, Carole Bayer Sager and Peter Allen) ...
The Inheritors (Joseph Conrad And Ford Madox Ford) - Plot Summary
... The story is told through the eyes of Arthur, a writer turned journalist who feels he is compromising his art ... Although Arthur at first holds to high ideals (he values "literature" over journalism, sacrificial literary types over opportunists), he gradually moves away from them because he wants to be a ... While her reasons for bringing Arthur into play are not clear at first, they are complex ...
Port Arthur, Tasmania - Location
... Port Arthur is located approximately 60 kilometres (37 mi) south east of the state capital, Hobart, on the Tasman Peninsula ... Hobart, via the Tasman Highway to Sorell and the Arthur Highway to Port Arthur, takes around 90 minutes and covers approximately 96 kilometres (60 mi) ... At the 2006 census, Port Arthur and the surrounding area had a population of 499 ...

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