of the preposition (Preposition and postposition) "de" (meaning "of") and the conjunction (Conjunction (grammar)) "y" (meaning "and"), both of which also frequently changed positions. Oftentimes the same individuals would variously appear on different colonial documents as "Paz Miño", "Miño Paz", "Paz de Miño", "Miño de Paz", "de Miño y Paz", "de Miño de Paz", "de Paz Miño", "de Pazmiño

from "Pazmiño." "Pazimiño" evolved from "de Paz y Miño." Sancho de Paz y Miño y Garcia was himself sometimes rendered as "Sancho de Pazimiño." which has since died out with all the other archaic forms. Those that are today "Pazymiño" are mostly the latest evolutions, the product of some "Paz y Miño"

Province of Saxony

territory and administered it within the Province of Saxony. The Thuringian duchies which became part of the German Empire in 1871 during the Prussian-led unification of Germany were Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach , Saxe-Meiningen , Saxe-Altenburg , Saxe-Coburg-Gotha , span lang "de">

;Schwarzburg-Sondershausen , Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt and the two principalities of Reuss Elder Line and Reuss Younger Line. In 1920, after World War I, these small states merged into one state, called Thuringia; only Saxe-Coburg voted to join Bavaria instead. Weimar became the new capital of Thuringia. The Coat of arms


of Cialis (Karasahr) with Muslim trade caravans (camel train). In 1605, in Cialis (Karasahr), he, too, became convinced that his destination ''is'' China, as he met the members of a caravan returning from Beijing to Kashgar, who told them about staying in the same Beijing inn with Portuguese Jesuits. (In fact, those were the same very "Saracens" who had, a few months earlier, confirmed it to Ricci that they were in "Cathay"). De Góis died in Suzhou District Suzhou, Gansu

Beijing inn with Portuguese Jesuits. (In fact, those were the same very "Saracens" who had, a few months earlier, confirmed it to Ricci that they were in "Cathay"). De Góis died in Suzhou, Gansu (Suzhou District) - the first Ming China (Ming Dynasty) city he reached - while waiting for an entry permit to proceed toward Beijing; but, in the words of Henry Yule, it was his expedition that made "''Cathay''... finally disappear from view, leaving ''China'' only

Protector General Chen Mu and his men. Crespigny (2007), 73. As a result, the Han garrison at Hami was forced to withdraw in 77 AD, which was not reestablished until 91 AD. Yü (1986), 415 & 420; Crespigny (2007), 73. From 78 AD onwards, General Ban Chao used the troops of the surrendered western states and launched several expeditions against the Xiongnu. Since 73 AD

County of Hainaut

;span lang "de" Hohenstaufen (House of Hohenstaufen) in 1268 also Swabian territories were acquired by the Wittelsbach dukes. Emperor Louis the Bavarian (Louis IV, Holy Roman Emperor) acquired Brandenburg (Margraviate of Brandenburg) , Tirol (German Tyrol), Holland and Hainaut (County of Hainaut) for his House but released the Upper Palatinate for the Palatinate

branch of the Wittelsbach in 1329. In 1506 with the Landshut War of Succession the other parts of Bavaria were reunited and Munich became the sole capital. The establishment of dragoons evolved from the practice of sometimes transporting infantry by horse when speed of movement was needed. An early instance was ordered by Louis of Nassau during operations near Mons in Hainaut (County of Hainaut), when 500 infantry were transported

, Count of Holland William V (House of Wittelsbach; 1354–1388) the count of Holland was also the count of Hainaut (County of Hainaut), Flanders and Zealand (Zeeland). right 600px thumb "De Staten van Hollandt ende West-Vrieslandt..." mentioned in the opening of one of their decisions (1654) (File:Holland & West Vriesland.JPG) In this time a part of Frisia, West Friesland (West Friesland (historical region)), was conquered (as a result, most provincial institutions


to the Babenberger family. This event marks the founding of Austria. The last, and one of the most important, of the dukes of Bavaria was Henry the Lion of the house of Welf (House of Welf) , founder of Munich, and ''de facto'' the second most powerful man in the empire as the ruler of two duchies. When in 1180, Henry the Lion was deposed as Duke of Saxony and Bavaria by his cousin, Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor (aka "Barbarossa

" for his red beard), Bavaria was awarded as fief to the Wittelsbach family, counts palatinate of Schyren ("Scheyern" in modern German). They ruled for 738 years, from 1180 to 1918. The Electorate of the Palatinate by Rhine (''Kurpfalz'' in German) was also acquired by the House of Wittelsbach in 1214. The first of several divisions of the duchy of Bavaria occurred in 1255


, 2451000 saxony-anhalt, 2551000 brandenburg, 2832912 schleswig-holstein, 3402312 berlin 4054081 rheinland-pfalz, 4261896 sachsen, 6078000 hessen, 7996942 lower saxony, 10736000 baden-wurttemberg 12482000 bayern, 18039847 nordrhein-westphalen. -- of Germany's sixteen states . Most of Thuringia is within the watershed of the Saale, a left tributary of the Elbe (Elbe River). Its capital is Erfurt

Turnout was 52.7%. CDU and SPD form Thuringia state coalition, The Local; 19 October 2009. Local government Thuringia is divided into 17 districts ( ''Landkreise''<

; span ): - valign top style "width:33%;" # Altenburger Land # Eichsfeld (Eichsfeld (district)) # Gotha (Gotha (district)) # Greiz (Greiz (district)) # Hildburghausen (Hildburghausen (district)) # Ilm-Kreis style "width:33%;" <

Rey, Iran

a tumen. They left behind a trail of destruction as they moved through Iraq-i Ajam and Azerbaijan, sacking the cities of Rey (Rey, Iran), Zanjan (Zanjan (city)) and Qazvin. The city of Hamadan surrendered without a struggle. Meanwhile, Özbeg, the Atabeg of Azerbaijan (Atabegs of Azerbaijan), saved his capital, Tabriz, and prevented his country's destruction by offering to the Mongols a large amount of money, clothing and horses, which were the Mongols' best weapons. de Hartog, ''Genghis Khan: Conqueror of the World'', p. 116. birth_date 1946 birth_place Rey (Rey, Iran), Iran (Imperial State of Iran) order2 Minister of Intelligence (VEVAK) DATE OF BIRTH 1946 PLACE OF BIRTH Rey (Rey, Iran), Iran (Imperial State of Iran) DATE OF DEATH birth_date 1950 birth_place Rey (Rey, Iran), Iran (Imperial State of Iran) order2 Minister of Intelligence (VEVAK) DATE OF BIRTH 1950 PLACE OF BIRTH Rey (Rey, Iran), Iran (Imperial State of Iran) DATE OF DEATH Therefore, position of ''Girduni Sudurrah'' pass was of utmost importance, and for its protection Rhages (Rey, Iran) was built so near eastern end of its territory. Parthian aggression was checked as long as Rhages remained in Seleucids (Seleucid Empire) possession, and Rhagiana along with rest of Media, and the other provinces were safe. While the loss of it to Parthia practically represented immediate loss of all Rhagiana, which hadn't any other natural protection, and adjacent eastern provinces. After Phraates surmounted the Gates (Gates of Alexander) and established lodgment in the plain country beyond them, he resettle portion of Amardians from their mountain homes into city of Charax (Charax Spasinu), western of the Gates, probably on the site now occupied by the ruins known as ''Uewanikif''. Holding this strong he impose menace to neighboring Rhages, which could scarcely endure against enemy encamped at its doors. - source book of Shia ahadith (pl: of hadith-tradition s). His full name was Abu Ja'far Muhammad b. Ya'qub b. Ishaq al-Kulayni al-Razi. Kulayni or also Kulini was born in a village named Kulayn or Kulin in Iran. Ali Akbar al-Ghaffari's introduction to his eight volume edition of al-Kulayni's Usul al-Kafi , Tehran, 3rd edition 1388-), I, 9-13. His father Mulla Yaqub al-Kulayni’s grave is known to exist at Rey (Rey, Iran), Iran. Kulayn was a small town or village situated near Rey, present day Tehran (Ray is now a suburb of Tehran). He belonged to the era of al-ghaibat al-sughra (Minor Occultation) or period of lesser or minor occultation of Muhammad al-Mahdi (last Shia Imam (Imamah (Shi'a doctrine)) who according Shia belief is in occultation and will appear near the Day of Judgment (Last Judgment), along with Jesus) and is said to have greatly benefited from the living source of divine knowledge, by interacting through living Imams deputies and emissaries. Ali Akbar al-Ghaffari's introduction to his eight volume edition of al-Kulaini's al-Kafi , Ibid. I, 13-14. Syed Waheed Akhtar: Early Imammiyah Shiite Thinkers For this reason he has highly exalted status among the scholars of successive generations. Early life Al-Khatib al-Baghdadi was born on May 10, 1002 CE (Jumada al-Thani 24th, 392 AH) in Hanikiya, a village south of Baghdad. He was the son of a preacher of Darzidjan and he began studying at an early age with his father and other shaykhs. Over time he studied other sciences but his primary interest was hadith. There is not a lot of information available about what he did while he was studying under his father. At the age of 20 his father died and he went to Basra to search for hadith. In 1024 he set out on a second journey to Nishapur and he collected more hadith in Rey (Rey, Iran) and Isfahan. It is unclear how long he traveled but his own accounts put him back in Baghdad in 1028. While he was an authority on hadith it was his preaching that gave him fame that would help him later in life. One biographer, Al-Dhahabi, says that teachers and preachers of tradition usually submitted what they had collected to Al-Baghdadi before they used them in their lectures or sermons. ''Encyclopedia of Islam, Second Edition''. Sellheim, R. Brill online. 2009. Image:Masoumeh.jpg Hazrat Fatimah al-Ma'sūmah Mosque (Fatima al-Masumeh Shrine), one of Iran's holiest places. The shrine complex includes dozens of seminaries and religious schools. Image:Shah Abdol Azim shrine.jpg The shrine of Shah-Abdol-Azim is in the city of Rey (Rey, Iran). The mausoleum of Imamzadeh Hamzeh, Imam Reza's brother, and that of Imamzadeh Tahir, son of Imam Sajjad (Ali ibn Hussayn), are adjacent to this holy shrine. The dynasty was founded by Sebuktigin (Sebük Tigin) upon his succession to rule of territories centered around the city of Ghazni (Ghazna) from his father-in-law, Alp Tigin, a break-away ex-general of the Samanid sultans. Encyclopædia Britannica, "Ghaznavid Dynasty", Online Edition 2007 Sebuktigin's son, Shah Mahmoud (Mahmud of Ghazni), expanded the empire in the region that stretched from the Oxus river to the Indus Valley and the Indian Ocean; and in the west it reached Rey (Rey, Iran) and Hamadan. Under the reign of Mas'ud I (Mas'ud I of Ghazni) it experienced major territorial losses. It lost its western territories to the Seljuqs (Seljuq dynasty) in the Battle of Dandanaqan resulting in a restriction of its holdings to what is now Afghanistan, as well as Balochistan (Balochistan (region)) and the Punjab (Punjab region). In 1151, Sultan Bahram Shah lost Ghazni to Ala'uddin Hussain of Ghor (Ghurids) and the capital was moved to Lahore until its subsequent capture by the Ghurids in 1186. In India He reached Delhi in about a year (1809). His journey took him through Rey (Rey, Iran), Tehran, and other provinces of Iran. He then traveled to the city of Herat in Afghanistan, followed by Kandahar, Kabul, and Peshawar. The great scholars of all these cities with whom he met would often test his knowledge in the sciences of Divine Law (shari'a) and Divine Awareness (ma`rifat), and those of logic, mathematics, and astronomy always found him immensely knowledgeable. When he was young, he fought in the World War I, and was captured by the Russians. In 1923 he moved to U.S. (United States), and studied anthropology at Columbia University. He was co-director of the Oriental Institute (Oriental Institute of Chicago) Hittite (Hittites) Expedition, with H.H. Von der Osten, and later on dug in sites as Tepe Hissar near Damghan in searching for ancient city Hecatompylos, and Rey (Rey, Iran). His most celebrated survey took place in Persepolis (Iran), from 1934 up to 1939. Later, Asfar took advantage of a rebellion in the Samanid army and seized power in Gurgan (presently called Golestan (Golestan Province)) in northern Iran. Asfar also took Amol, Ghazvin, Zanjan, and the city of Rey (Rey, Iran) and appointed Mardavij as the governor of Zanjan. In 927, due to Asfar's increasingly erratic behavior, a powerful opposition emerged against him and the next year Mardavij joined this opposition, defeated Asfar, and took over Asfar's possessions. At this time, Mardavij officially founded the Ziyarid dynasty. Shortly after, Mardavij raised an army to encounter the Abbasid Caliph first in Hamadan and Kashan, and finally in Isfahan (Isfahan (city)). Mardavij dome Mardaviz Dome (Persian: ''Gonbad-e-Mardaviz''), where the remains of his tomb is supposed to be, is located in the north east of Amin Abbad Borough in the city of Rey (Rey, Iran), south of Tehran. '''Tuğrul Tower''' (also transliterated ''Toghrul'', ''Tughrol'', or ''Tughrul'') is a 12th century monument, located in the city of Rey, Iran. Tuğrul Tower is near Rashkan castle.


Constance ). Neighbouring states within Germany are Baden-Württemberg , Hesse , Thuringia and Saxony. Two major rivers flow through the state, the Danube ( ''Donau'' ) and the Main (Main (river)) . The Bavarian Alps define the border with Austria, (including the Austrian federal-states of Vorarlberg

, Tyrol and Salzburg) and within the range is the highest peak in Germany, the Zugspitze . The Bavarian Forest and the Bohemian Forest form the vast majority of the frontier with the Czech Republic and Bohemia. The majority of Tallard's retreating troops headed for Höchstädt but most did not make the safety of the town, plunging instead into the Danube where upwards of 3,000 French horsemen drowned; Churchill states up to 2,000<

at the Frankish fortified settlement of Büraburg, on a prominent hill facing the town across the Eder River. * Deutschordensballei Thuringia (Zwätzen) * Deutschordensballei Hesse (Marburg) * Deutschordensballei Saxonia (Lucklum) Geography From the northwest going clockwise, Thuringia borders on the German states of Lower Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt , Saxony, Bavaria and <


) from his father's earlier marriage to Louise Grobler, who died in 1898. Antonie Bormann gave birth to three sons, one of whom died in infancy. Martin (born 1900) and Albert (Albert Bormann) (born 1902) survived to adulthood. and the capital city (Capital (political)) of Saxony-Anhalt

the northwest going clockwise, Thuringia borders on the German states of Lower Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt , Saxony, Bavaria and Hesse . The ridges of the western Harz Mountains divide the region from Lower Saxony on the north-west, while the eastern Harz similarly

separates Thuringia from the state of Saxony-Anhalt to the north-east. To the south and southwest, the Thuringian Forest effectively separates the ancient region of Franconia , now the northern part of Bavaria, from the rolling plains of most of Thuringia. The central Harz range extends southwards along the western side into the northwest corner of the Thuringian Forest region, making Thuringia


'''Gateway Stadium''' is a multi-use stadium in Abeokuta, Nigeria. It is currently used mostly for football (football (soccer)) matches. The stadium has a capacity of 17,000 people. Since Alexander Akinyele was born during the height of Ibadan military exploits, to be sent to school in those days in Ibadan was merely to please the European missionaries and it was often a perilous endeavor. It was a period when slavery, though officially outlawed by the British (United Kingdom), was still in vogue in Ibadan, therefore the fear of child kidnapping and ritual murders pervaded the social atmosphere. Given the stated scenario, the few school boys of the time were led to school by warriors. In Alexander's case, the leader of his security escort was a warrior called Babamboni; who always carried the future bishop on his shoulders, for safety to school. He attended St. Peter’s school Ibadan around 1880, and later completed his primary school education at Abobade school, Aroloya Lagos. He graduated first in his class, and was admitted the following year to the famous CMS Grammar School (CMS Grammar School, Lagos) in Lagos, founded by the Church Missionary Society. The Bishop would recall in later life how he was jeered, taunted and ridiculed by his schoolmates in Lagos as “that boy with tribal marks”. He then left to attend St. Andrews College, Oyo (Oyo, Nigeria) for teacher training. Subsequently, he became a teacher, and combined teaching with the duties of a catechist, organist and choirmaster. Bishop Tugwell in his Episcopal visit to Abeokuta in 1903, was so impressed with Alexander Akinyele’s expertise as the organist at a church in Ake, particularly his flawless rendition of the visiting European Bishop’s favorite hymn; that he ordered Alexander to sit for the entrance examination to Fourah Bay College, Sierra Leone. He entered the college on January 25, 1904. In 1906 he was awarded Licentiate in Theology (LTh), and later he obtained his Bachelor of Arts (Dunelm) in 1912, thus becoming the first Ibadan indigene to obtain a University degree.

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