Scottish Arts Council

with immigrant communities and minorities in Scotland. It sponsored two book awards: * The Scottish Arts Council Book of the Year Award (Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust Book Awards) (worth £5,000); and * The Scottish Arts Council Children's Book of the Year Award (worth £10,000). Replacement of the Scottish Arts Council In January 2006, it was announced that the Scottish Government would assume direct responsibility for the main national arts companies ( Scottish Opera

Magazine''. Retrieved 26 October 2007. Upon the enthusiastic response of Bryony Evens, a reader who had been asked to review the book's first three chapters, the Fulham-based Christopher Little Literary Agents agreed to represent Rowling in her quest for a publisher. The book was submitted to twelve publishing houses, all of which rejected the manuscript. McGinty, Stephen.

2006. The decision to publish Rowling's book apparently owes much to Alice Newton, the eight-year-old daughter of Bloomsbury's chairman, who was given the first chapter to review by her father and immediately demanded the next.

Kafr Yasif

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, and a public elementary school for girls. Hassoun, 2003, p. 26. British Mandate era The Franco-British boundary agreement (Paulet–Newcombe Agreement) of 1920 described an imprecisely defined boundary between Lebanon and Palestine. It appeared to pass close to the north of al-Bassa, leaving the village on the Palestinian side but cut off from much of its lands.


PA333 333 ) *Cohen, A. (1973), ''Palestine in the Eighteenth Century: Patters of Government and Administration.'' Hebrew University, Jerusalem. Cited in Khalidi, (1992) *


lost its position as a regional administrative centre by the Roman period (Egypt (Roman province)). Due to its ancient heritage, Thinis remained a significant religious centre, housing the tomb and mummy of the regional deity. In ancient Egyptian religious cosmology, as seen (for example) in the ''Book of the Dead'', Thinis played a role as a mythical place in heaven. Massey 1907: 637 Although the precise location of Thinis

political hierarchy". Leahy 1979 Certainly, by the Roman period (Egypt (Roman province)), Thinis had been supplanted as capital of its ''nome'' by Ptolemais (Ptolemais Hermiou), perhaps even as early as that city's foundation by Ptolemy I (Ptolemy I Soter). Religion 250px thumb right A tableau from the ''Book of the Dead (File:BD Hunefer.jpg)'' (''green-skinned Osiris is seated to the right''). In ancient Egyptian

;ref Frood 2007: 189 In ancient Egyptian religious cosmology, Thinis played a role as a mythical place in heaven. In particular, as set out in the ''Book of the Dead'', its eschatological (Eschatology) significance can be seen in certain rituals: when the god Osiris triumphs, "joy goeth its round in Thinis", a reference to the celestial Thinis, rather than the earthly city. ref name "Massey" >


between tribes of the region which the UN estimated in May 2012 had affected the lives of over 140,000 people, and has been heavily influenced by the broader South Sudanese conflict (South Sudanese conflict (2013–present)) since December 2013. History 19th century Ngundeng's Mound was built in what is now Jonglei State in the late nineteenth century.

, both in terms of natural features and people. The Baro Salient was used as a sanctuary by Sudanese insurgents during the country's long civil wars (Sudanese Civil War (disambiguation)). It was difficult for Sudan to exert authority over a region that is part of Ethiopia, and Ethiopia was reluctant to police this remote region and become involved in the politics of Sudan's internal conflicts.

Sudan was established by Archibald Shaw in December 1905. Bor became the first area to host a Church Missionary Society station in 1905. Shaw opened the first


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Sharafat, East Jerusalem

books?id 7itq6zYtSJwC&pg PA283 283 Universität Wien, 2005, p. 174. Ottoman era Sharafat is listed in the ''Daftar-i Mufassal'', a book of the Ottoman Empire that recorded tax related information for the villages in the area in 1596–1597. It had a population of 12 Muslim families. Hütteroth and Abdulfattah, 1977, p. 120 A 16th-century Ottoman map situates Sharafat in the green belt around Jerusalem. ref name

: stream surveyofwesternp03conduoft#page 22 mode 1up 22 . In her book, Bertha Spafford Vester, an American who lived in Jerusalem's American Colony in 1881 and 1949, writes about the grave of a female saint in the village who was venerated by Muslims and Christians alike. Vester, 2007, p. 313. British Mandate era In 1929, the American Colony established a child welfare station in Sharafat, in a room provided by the village

Palestinian nationalist and politician, owned a house in Sharafat where he hosted members of the foreign press and British visitors. Nashāshībī, 1990, p. 207. Serene Husseini Shahid mentions Sharafat in her book ''A Jerusalem Childhood: The Early Life of Serene Husseini''. Her grandfather, Fadi al-Alami, Jerusalem's mayor under Ottoman rule, is said to have bought land in Sharafat after falling in love with an oak tree in the village


"Reuters2" The inhabitants are mostly Sunni Muslims. Assad Forces Renew Homs Assault. ''Reuters''. 10 June 2012. Retrieved 28 June 2012. References *

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High River

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, where it begins with an 'alef (Aleph). History Classical antiquity Imwas has been identified as the site of ancient Emmaus, where according to the Book of Luke (24:13-35), Jesus appeared to a group of his disciples, including Cleopas, after his death and resurrection. Emmaus is also mentioned in the first Book of the Maccabees (Books of the Maccabees) as the site where Judas Maccabeus defeated the Syrian General

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