Anyang

foreign-owned enterprises) have been established. Recently, Anyang has established an economic and technological development zone covering a total area of , and issued a series of preferential policies to attract many domestic Chinese and foreign businesses. A multichannel, all-round foreign relations and trade network has been set up to lay a foundation for developing Anyang's economy. Tourism Image:Wzbwg3.png thumb right Statue in China National Writing

scholars are hesitant to ascribe some settlements contemporaneous with Yin to the Shang dynasty. Bagley (1999), pp. 124–125. For example, archaeological findings at Sanxingdui suggest the existence of a technologically advanced civilization that was culturally unlike the settlement at Yin. Also unlike the Shang, there is no known evidence that the Sanxingdui culture had a system of writing. The culture at Yin (Yinxu), and the Shang, thus are generally considered

the first verifiable civilization in Chinese history. Lin, 2007 right thumb upright Shang Dynasty Oracle Bone Script on Ox Scapula, Linden-Museum, Stuttgart, Germany. Photo by Dr. Meierhofer (Image:Shang-Orakelknochen excerpt adjusted for contrast.jpg) The oldest Chinese inscriptions that may be classified as writing are the oracle-bone inscriptions (oracle bone script) ( , ''jiǎgǔwén'', "shell-bone script"


Chiapa de Corzo, Chiapas

in the west-central part of the Mexican (Mexico) state of Chiapas. Located in the Grijalva River valley of the Chiapas highlands, Chiapa de Corzo lies some 15 km (9.3 mi) to the east of the state capital, Tuxtla Gutiérrez. Chiapa has been occupied since at least 1400 BCE, with a major archeological site which reached it height between 700 BCE and 200 CE. It is important because the earliest inscribed date, the earliest form of hieroglyphic writing and the earliest

Zoque identity from the Mixe–Zoque Olmec cultural base. The distinction grew in the Francesca period as monumental structures were enlarged and pottery was almost all locally made. There is also evidence of participation in long distance trade networks, and the first examples of hieroglyphic writing appear. The earliest Long Count inscription in Mesoamerica derives from this phase, with a date of 36 BCE appearing on Stela 2. At its height

initially but then eventually broke away. There have been significant finds here such as the oldest Mesoamerican Long Count calendar with the date of 36 BCE on a monument, as well as a pottery shard with the oldest instance of writing system (Mesoamerican writing systems) yet discovered. Justeson, p. 2. A recent discovery has been the oldest pre Hispanic (Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire) tomb, dated to between 700 and 500


São Caetano do Sul

of .919. The lowest was Manari (Manari, Brazil) in the state of Pernambuco with an MHDI of .467 out of a total of 5504 municipalities in the country as of 2004. At last count Brazil had 5,561 municipalities so this might have changed at the time of this writing. The above figures can be compared with those of Poços de Caldas, which had an MHDI of .841, the highest in the state of Minas Gerais. The highest in the country was São

Caetano do Sul in the state of São Paulo with an MHDI of .919. The lowest was Manari (Manari, Brazil) in the state of Pernambuco with an MHDI of .467 out of a total of 5504 municipalities in the country as of 2004. At last count Brazil had 5,561 municipalities so this might have changed at the time of this writing. The highest ranking municipality in Minas Gerais in 2000 was Poços de Caldas with 0.841, while the lowest was Setubinha

this might have changed at the time of this writing. The highest ranking municipality in Minas Gerais in 2000 was Poços de Caldas with 0.841, while the lowest was Setubinha with 0.568. Nationally the highest was São Caetano do Sul in São Paulo with 0.919, while the lowest was Setubinha. In more recent statistics (considering 5,507 municipalities) Manari (Manari, Brazil) in the state of Pernambuco has the lowest rating in the country—0,467


Poços de Caldas

de Caldas , which had an MHDI of .841, the highest in the state of Minas Gerais. The highest in the country was São Caetano do Sul in the state of São Paulo with an MHDI of .919. The lowest was Manari (Manari, Brazil) in the state of Pernambuco with an MHDI of .467 out of a total of 5504 municipalities in the country as of 2004. At last count Brazil had 5,561 municipalities so this might have changed at the time of this writing. ref name "frigoletto.com.br" >

of this writing. The highest ranking municipality in Minas Gerais in 2000 was Poços de Caldas with 0.841, while the lowest was Setubinha with 0.568. Nationally the highest was São Caetano do Sul in São Paulo with 0.919, while the lowest was Setubinha. In more recent statistics (considering 5,507 municipalities) Manari (Manari, Brazil) in the state of Pernambuco has the lowest rating in the country—0,467—putting it in last place. ref

of Poços de Caldas, which had an MHDI of .841, the highest in the state of Minas Gerais. The highest in the country was São Caetano do Sul in the state of São Paulo with an MHDI of .919. The lowest was Manari (Manari, Brazil) in the state of Pernambuco with an MHDI of .467 out of a total of 5504 municipalities in the country as of 2004. At last count Brazil had 5,561 municipalities so this might have changed at the time of this writing. ref name "Frigoletto"


Shangqiu

vassal state (Ancient Chinese States) centered around today's Shangqiu in eastern Henan. The Shang Dynasty (16th-11th centuries BC) was the first literate dynasty of China. Its many capitals are located at the modern cities of Shangqiu, Yanshi, and Zhengzhou. Their last and most important capital, Yin (Yin (city)), located in modern Anyang, is where the first Chinese writing was created. File:Shang-Orakelknochen excerpt adjusted for contrast.jpg thumb left 190px Shang

Dynasty oracle bone script, the first form of Chinese writing The Xia Dynasty collapsed around the 16th century BC following the invasion of Shang (Shang Dynasty), a neighboring vassal state (Ancient Chinese States) centered around today's Shangqiu in eastern Henan. The Shang Dynasty (16th-11th centuries BC) was the first literate dynasty of China. Its many capitals are located at the modern cities of Shangqiu, Yanshi, and Zhengzhou. Their last and most important

capital, Yin (Yin (city)), located in modern Anyang, is where the first Chinese writing was created. thumb left 190px Shang Dynasty oracle bone script, the first form of Chinese writing (File:Shang-Orakelknochen excerpt adjusted for contrast.jpg) Transportation Henan has some of the most advanced transportation system in China due to its flat terrain and its location at the heart of central China's construction boom (Boom_and_bust). The Jingguang (Jingguang Railway) and Longhai


Mocha, Yemen

: archive.org stream encyclopaediabri18chisrich#page 650 mode 2up title Mokha * Category:Populated places in Ta'izz Governorate Category:Port cities and towns of the Red Sea Category:World Digital Library related Difficulties arise when transliteration or transcription (Transcription (linguistics)) between writing systems

is required. Some well-known places have well-established names in other languages and writing systems, such as ''Russia'' or ''Rußland'' for Росси́я, but in other cases a system of transliteration or transcription is required. Even in the former case, the exclusive use of an exonym may be unhelpful for the map user. It will not be much use for an English user of a map of Italy to show Livorno ''only'' as "Leghorn" when road signs and railway timetables show it as "Livorno"

are based on relating written symbols to one another, while transcription is the attempt to spell in one language the phonetic sounds of another. Chinese writing is now usually converted to the Latin alphabet through the Pinyin phonetic transcription systems. Other systems were used in the past, such as Wade-Giles, resulting in the city being spelled ''Beijing'' on newer English maps and ''Peking'' on older ones. A census in 1723 showed that out of a total population 1,110, some 610 were


Beitunia killings

, you are nothing.". Col. Peter Lerner, IDF spokesmen, stated he was “not aware of the claims raised”. Avi Isacharoff, writing of the "apathy that characterizes Israeli journalism on everything having

-shooting-investigation accessdate 25 August 2014 work CNN date 29 May 2014 Charlotte Silver, writing for ''Al Jazeera'', expressed scepticism arguing that, despite the assurance from the Israeli military spokesperson, a "near-blanket

,' +972 Magazine 13 November 2014. *Writing for ''The Jewish Press'', Meir Halevi Siegel said the authenticity of the videos had been debunked and that the incident was "a fake movie production contrived by Palestinians (Pallywood)". Meir Halevi Siegel, "PA, Left, Int'l Media Continue to cite Pallywood Video", ''The Jewish Press'', 29 May 2014


Neo-Assyrian Empire

title More alike than different url http: www.iranian.com Letters 2002 June june19.html work publisher The Iranian id pages page date accessdate quote The cultural give and take influenced the many things some of which are the cuneiform writing and the building of ziggurats which the later Assyrians and the Achaemenid (Hakhamaneshi) Persians inherited. The Assyrians for the most part were responsible for the destruction of the Elamite civilization but the Assyrians influenced

Empire and continued by the Achaemenid Empire. Assyrian scribes are often depicted in pairs: one writing in Akkadian on the cuneiform tablet, the other writing in Aramaic on the parchment or papyrus. The main cities that existed in Assyria itself were Nineveh, Ashur, Kalhu (Calah, Nimrud), Sippar, Opis, Arrapkha (Kirkuk), Harran, Arbela (Irbid) (Erbil (Arbil)) and Ekallatum. Outside of Assyria proper, major cities at various times under Assyrian

Category:States of Ancient Africa it:Assiria ku:Împeratoriya Asûr The Aramaic alphabet is historically significant, since virtually all modern Middle Eastern writing systems use a script (Writing system) that can be traced back to it, as well as numerous Altaic (Altaic languages) writing systems of Central and East Asia. This is primarily due to the widespread usage of the Aramaic language as both a ''lingua franca'' and the official language of the Neo-Assyrian


Qana

and US accessdate 2008-02-08 author Jury, Louise work The Independent publisher Independent Print Limited date 2006-09-09 location London Louise Jury, writing in ''The Independent'', characterized them as "an emotional indictment of American and Israeli foreign policy". Song "Qana" mp3 was about the Israeli

"Independent" Louise Jury, writing in ''The Independent'', characterized them as "an emotional indictment of American and Israeli foreign policy


Veliky Ustyug

survive" (filmed as the animated short ''Pereval (Pereval (animated short film))''), "The Dungeon of Witches" (filmed), "River Chronos", "Abduction of a sorcerer". thumb Trilingual (Russian, Zyrian and English) sign in a hotel in Ukhta (File:3LangHotel.JPG), Komi Republic The first writing system, the Old Permic script, was invented in the 14th century by the missionary Stepan Khrap (Stephen of Perm), apparently of a Komi mother in Veliky

river (eastern part of Taimyr). In 1630, Khabarov took part in a voyage from Mangazeya to Tobolsk. In 1632—1641, he reached the Lena River and founded a farming settlement (town) with saltworks along the Lena at the mouths of the Kuta (Kuta River) and Kirenga (Kirenga River) Rivers. thumb Trilingual (Russian, Zyrian and English) sign in a hotel in Ukhta (File:3LangHotel.JPG), Komi Republic The first writing system, the Old Permic script

Vym rivers, and it was then that he engaged in the conversion of the Zyriane (Komi peoples). Rather than imposing the Latin or Church Slavonic on the indigenous pagan populace, as all the contemporary missionaries did, Stephen learnt their language and traditions and worked out a distinct writing system for their use. Although his destruction of pagan idols (e.g., holy birches) earned him the wrath of some Permians, Pimen, the Metropolitan of All Rus', created him as the first bishop of Perm'. DATE OF BIRTH 1340 PLACE OF BIRTH Veliky Ustyug, Russia DATE OF DEATH 1396


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