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including ancient


Orsk

that, there is one major institute in Orsk: Orsk' humanitary-technological institute. There are also a number of different schools and colleges, State Drama Theater, Museum of Local History, Laboratory of Archeological Studies, Children's Art Gallery, Children's Folk Theater "Blue Bird", and a municipal brass band. Some of the peculiar landmarks of industrial Orsk are forty archeological monuments including ancient settlements, mass and single grave sites. Those that have been excavated


Wuwei, Gansu

Road , ''Silk Road, North China'', C Michael Hogan, The Megalithic Portal, ed. A Burnham and a number of important archaeological finds were uncovered from Wuwei, including ancient copper carts with stone animals. Zhang Yiping, ''Story of the Silk Road'', 2005, 五洲传播出版社, ISBN 750850832 The motifs and types of objects in the Wuwei graves, as well as their earthenware, lacquer, and bronze


Saratov

государственный академический театр драмы имени И. А. Слонова ). thumb 300px right The Radischev Art Museum (File:Saratov museum.jpg) Saratov is noted for several art museums, including the Radischev Art Museum, named for Alexander Radishchev. It contains more than 20,000 exhibits, including ancient Russian icons, as well as works by some of the finest Russian painters (e.g. Aleksandra Ekster, Pavel Kuznetsov, Aristarkh Lentulov, Robert Falk, Pyotr Konchalovsky


Brunswick, Maine

: books.google.com books?id AmSFIvLGjLoC&dq History+of+Maine&lr &num 50&as_brr 0&source gbs_summary_s&cad 0 History of Brunswick, Topsham, and Harpswell, Maine Including Ancient Pejebscot. By George Augustus Wheeler and Henry Warren Wheeler. Published 1878. Full image at books.google. External links '''Jeremiah Hacker''' (1801-1895 ) was a reformer and journalist who lived and wrote in Portland, Maine from 1845 to 1866. Born in Brunswick, Maine to a large Quaker family, Hacker moved to Portland as a young adult where he worked as a penmanship instructor, a teacher, and a shopkeeper. Eventually he sold his shop in 1841 and took to the road as an itinerant preacher during the Second Great Awakening. He traveled through Maine, telling people to leave their churches and seek their inner light, or "that of God within." He was born in Saco, Maine and attended the Saco schools, Thornton Academy, and Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. He then engaged in trade and studied law, being admitted to the bar in 1826, and practiced successfully in his native town and in Biddeford, Maine. He was appointed a trustee of Thornton Academy in 1826 and served as president of the board of trustees from 1845 to 1847. Biography Upton graduated from Phillips Academy, Andover in 1870. He studied at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, at Princeton University where he received his M.S. (Master of Science), and in Berlin, where he worked together with Hermann von Helmholtz. Bowdoin Medical School, Medical Department of Bowdoin College Brunswick (Brunswick, Maine) & Portland (Portland, Maine) 1820 '''Maine's 1st congressional district''' is a congressional district in the U.S. state of Maine. The geographically smaller of the two congressional districts in the state, the district covers the southern coastal area of the state. The district consists of all of Cumberland (Cumberland County, Maine), Knox (Knox County, Maine), Lincoln (Lincoln County, Maine), Sagadahoc (Sagadahoc County, Maine), and York (York County, Maine) counties and most of Kennebec County (Kennebec County, Maine). Located within the district are the cities of Portland (Portland, Maine), Augusta (Augusta, Maine), Brunswick (Brunswick, Maine), and Saco (Saco, Maine). '''Frances Caroline "Fanny" Chamberlain, née Adams''' (12 August 1825 – 18 October 1905) was born in the Greater Boston area. She was shuffled to different family members until she settled with Rev. George Eliashib Adams, a nephew of her father, in Brunswick, Maine as a small child. She grew up an educated and artistic girl with a talent for music and singing, which is what made her play music in the First Parish Congregationalist Church (Congregational church) (her adoptive father's church). Chabotar later served as vice president for finance and administration and treasurer at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine from 1991-02 where he was subsequently honored by the Maine Legislature on the 25th anniversary of his college teaching. Bowdoin students established the Kent John Chabotar Scholarship Fund in 2002. He received the Distinguished Alumnus Award in Education from St. Francis University in 2003, and the Academic Leadership Award from the Council of Independent Colleges in 2003.


Krasnoyarsk

(the "Bios Experiment"). There are several museums in Krasnoyarsk. One is the Krasnoyarsk Regional Museum, containing historical items and exhibits of the region, including ancient history, native Siberians, and woolly rhinos. The Krasnoyarsk zoo is also a major attraction for residents and tourists. Transportation Metro


Dunhuang

of important archaeological finds were uncovered from Wuwei, including ancient copper carts with stone animals. Zhang Yiping, ''Story of the Silk Road'', 2005, 五洲传播出版社, ISBN 750850832 It became an important provincial capital during the Former Han Dynasty as the ''Hou Hanshu'' makes clear: "In the third year 170 CE , Meng Tuo, the Inspector of Liangzhou, sent the Provincial Officer Ren She, commanding five hundred soldiers from


Turkmenistan

language Indo-Europeans and Turko-Mongol groups. Some of the known early Iranian tribes included the Massagatae, Scythians Sakas, and early Soghdians (most likely precursors of the Khwarezmians). Turkmenistan was a passing point for numerous migrations and invasions by tribes which gravitated towards the settled regions of the south including ancient Mesopotamia, Elam, and the Indus Valley Civilization. Image:Achaemenid Empire.jpg thumb The Persian Empire


Greece

Advanced.'' World Book, 2012. Web. 8 July 2012. Theatre thumb center 1000px Panoramic view of the ancient theatre of Epidaurus (File:2007-05-10 Epidauros, Greece 5.jpg). The theatre continues to be used for staging performances, including ancient Greek plays. thumb left 180px Sophocles (File:Sophocles pushkin.jpg) thumb Nobile Teatro di San Giacomo di Corfù (File:Corfu Town Hall R01.jpg), the first theatre

in many ancient civilizations including Rome (Ancient Rome), Greece, India, Japan, China, Egypt and Mesopotamia. A possible biblical reference from c.493 BC documents daily "treatments" with oil of myrrh as a part of the beauty regimen of the wives of Xerxes (Esther, 2:12). Hippocrates wrote in 460 BC that "The physician must be experienced in many things, but assuredly in rubbing".

Adam and Sir William Chambers (William Chambers (architect)) were in huge popular demand, but they were now drawing on a great variety of classical sources, including ancient Greece, so much so that their forms of architecture were eventually defined as neoclassical (neoclassicism) rather than Palladian. In Europe, the Palladian revival ended by the end of the 18th century. In North America, Palladianism lingered a little longer; Thomas Jefferson's floor plans and elevations owe


Vietnam

– Native American (Native Americans in the United States) ethnic group from the Eastern United States. Elaborately embroidered clothing, religious objects, and household items have been a mark of wealth and status in many cultures including ancient Persia, India, China, Japan, Byzantium, and medieval (Middle Ages) and Baroque Europe. Traditional folk techniques are passed from generation to generation in cultures as diverse as northern Vietnam, Mexico, and eastern Europe

and was decorated with two meritorious unit commendation streamers embroidered Vietnam 1967–1968 and 1970–1972. In March 1973, the 67th Evacuation Hospital was inactivated in Pleiku, Vietnam. '''Dog meat''' refers to edible parts and the flesh derived from (predominantly domestic) dogs. Human consumption of dog meat has been recorded in many parts of the world, including ancient China, ancient Mexico (Pre-Columbian Mexico), and ancient Rome.


Malta

periods including Ancient Greece, Ancient and Modern Rome, Iraq, the Middle East and many more . The Maltese government introduced financial incentives for filmmakers in 2005.


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