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Chukotsky District

as the base for archaeological (archaeology) expeditions to the area, which have uncovered a burial ground containing over three hundred burials of early Whale Hunter cultures, covering a time span from 500 BCE to 1000 CE. These excavations have shown that Uelen was a major settlement in the first centuries CE. In addition to revealing the existence of a culture dependent on whale and walrus hunting, archeologists also unearthed early examples of the indigenous peoples


Derbent

by a confederation of Dagestani tribes. In the first few centuries AD, Caucasian Albania continued to rule over what is present day Azerbaijan and mountains of Dagestan. It was fought over in classical times by Rome and the Persian (Persian Empire) Sassanids and was early converted to Christianity. In the 5th century AD, the Sassanids gained the upper hand and constructed a strong citadel at Derbent, known henceforward as the Caspian Gates, while


Jaffna kingdom

&id 5615 Atlas of Mutual Heritage, Netherlands . In the 9th and 10th centuries CE, Pandya and Chola incursions into Sri Lanka culminated in the Chola annexation of the island, which lasted until the latter half of the 11th century CE.


Dagestan

gate.jpg thumb right In the old town of Derbent, a World Heritage Site The oldest records about the region refer to the state (Sovereign state) of Caucasian Albania in the south, with its capital at Derbent and other important centres at Chola (Chola (city)), Toprakh Qala, and Urtseki. The northern parts were held by a confederation of Dagestani tribes. In the first few centuries AD, Caucasian Albania continued to rule over what is present day Azerbaijan


Luoyang

: An Inside View of the Celestial Empire''. Pimlico (London), 2008. ISBN 978-1-84595-010-1. * Hill, John E. ''Through the Jade Gate to Rome: A Study of the Silk Routes during the Later Han Dynasty, 1st to 2nd Centuries  ''. BookSurge (Charleston (Charleston, South Carolina)), 2009. ISBN 978-1-4392-2134-1. * Jenner, W. J. ''Memories of Loyang''. Clarendon Press (Oxford), 1981. * Yang Hsüan-chih. ''Lo-yang ch‘ien-lan chi'', translated by Wang Yi-t‘ung as ''A Record of Buddhist


Leicester

at least two millennia. The native (Britons (Celtic people)) Iron Age (British Iron Age) settlement encountered by the Romans (Ancient Romans) at the site seems to have developed in the 2nd or 1st centuries  of the east bank of the Soar above its


Syria

some time in Constantinople in the 11th century. In line with this belief, it was suggested that the flag may have passed from Harald Hardrada down to the eponymous ancestor of the clan—Leod. The MacLeod Estate Office (Dunvegan Castle) website claims that experts have dated the flag to the 4th and 7th centuries—hundreds of years before the Crusades. The flag is currently held


Netherlands

of Mutual Heritage, Netherlands . In the 9th and 10th centuries CE, Pandya and Chola incursions into Sri Lanka culminated in the Chola annexation of the island, which lasted until the latter half of the 11th century CE.


New Zealand

. Instead, Turner made his mark on the first-class cricket scene, particularly with Worcestershire (Worcestershire County Cricket Club) in the English county championship. In all, he played 455 first-class matches, amassing 34,346 runs at 49.70, including 103 centuries—making him one of a select few to score a "century of centuries", one of only four non-English cricketers to do so (the others being Donald Bradman, Zaheer Abbas and Viv Richards). Turner also


Soviet Union

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