Al Karak

of Ibn al-Quff, an Arab physician and surgeon and author of the earliest medieval Arabic treatise intended solely for surgeons. Modern history Al Karak is dominated by four major tribes known as the Al-Ghassasinah (Ghassanids) tribe, the ''Al Majali'' (Majali) tribe, who originally came from Hebron, Bliss, Frederick James (Frederick J. Bliss) (1895) ''Palestine Exploration Fund Quarterly Report''. Page 217. the Tarawneh tribe and the ''Saraieh'' tribe

Deserta. Cambridge University Press. Jonathan Cape edition (1936) page 65. In 1893 the Sublime Porte Abdul Hamid II established the sub-province of Ma'an, with a resident governor (''Mutasarif'') in Karak, under the Wāli of Syria (Vilayet of Syria) based in Damascus. Bliss, page 203. One of the first governors, 1895, was Hussein Helmy Bey Effendi, aged 40, formerly the General Secretary at Damascus. He ruled with a garrison of 1,200 troops, in 3

regiments, mostly conscripts from West of the River Jordan doing their three years of military service. There were also 200 Circassian (Circassians) cavalry. Bliss, page 220. Dowling page 329. One of his achievements was the disarming of the local population. He also established a Military Hospital with a Jewish doctor; enforced the regulation of coinage and weights and measures; introduced a weekly postal service to Jerusalem, Damascus and Ma'an; and set up

Leamington, Ontario

and Telecommunications Commission granted Cogeco approval to carry CFPL-TV on basic cable at its own discretion in Leamington (Leamington, Ontario) and Windsor (Windsor, Ontario), but the company has not added the station to the lineups in those two communities yet. Early life Bliss was born in Leamington, Ontario

Leamington , Ontario. His father was a physician who encouraged him to enter the medical field. In an autobiographical essay, Bliss explained that his aspirations were shattered when watching his father suture a drunk's face. Li Haeman, McKeller, editors. "Figuing the Social: Essays in Honour of Michael Bliss." University of Toronto Press. 2008. : Cable coverage in Canada The station is readily available over-the-air to Kingsville, Ontario Kingsville

Pascagoula, Mississippi

Shipbuilding Corporation ; launched on 6 November 1943; sponsored by Mrs. James B. Hill; and acquired by the Navy (United States Navy) and simultaneously placed in commission on 31 December 1943, Commander Charles D. Schutz in command. thumb right Gravestone of William Bliss, Fort Bliss (Image:Wm W S Bliss,FtBlissNatlCemetery.jpg) National Cemetery The President died suddenly in July 1850. Bliss accompanied the widow to Pascagoula, Mississippi, where she too died in 1852. Bliss then took

up the post of Adjutant-General of the Western Division of the Army. Following a visit to plague-ridden New Orleans on behalf of Tulane University then named the ''University of Louisiana'', Colonel Bliss died of Yellow Fever at Pascagoula August 5, 1853, aged 38. Thus Miss Betty lost her father, mother, and husband in a little over three years. thumb right Rufus Napoleon Rhodes (File:Notable men of Alabama 1904 - Rufus Napoleon Rhodes.png) '''Rufus Napoleon Rhodes''' (June 5, 1856

Sierra Vista, Arizona

Cavaliers have combined with the Bisbee Ironmen, both former members of the Arizona Football League (AzFL), to form the Cochise County Ironmen. The Ironmen will begin their first season of play in the Copper Football League this season (2011). Healthcare The Sierra Vista Regional Health Center (SVRHC) and the Raymond W. Bliss Army Health Center (located on nearby Fort Huachuca) serve the community's health care needs. Medical personnel of all major

a similar and somewhat overlapping hinterland between them. Tucson (Tucson, Arizona) occupies a large oasis at the western end of the El Paso-Tucson corridor. The region between the two cities is a major transportation trunk with settlements servicing both highway and railway needs. There are also large mining operations, ranches, and agricultural oases. Both El Paso and Tucson have large military installations nearby; Fort Bliss and White Sands Missile Range north of El Paso, and, near


Grousset, p. 383 The city's Aramaic-speaking Assyrian population remained significant until the destruction of the city by the forces of Timur in 1397. Edwin Munsell Bliss, ''Turkey and the Armenian Atrocities'', (Chicago 1896) p. 153 In the Middle Ages, Erbil was ruled successively by the Umayyads, the Abbasids, the Buwayhids, the Seljuks and then the Atabegs of Erbil (1131–1232), under whom it was a Turkmen state

Bayt Jibrin

excavations of Maresha's many quarried systems and invite visitors to participate. The remains of the city of '''Maresha''' on Tell Sandahanna Tel Maresha were first excavated in 1898-900 by Bliss (Frederick J. Bliss) and Macalister (R.A. Stewart Macalister), who uncovered a planned and fortified Hellenistic city encircled by a town wall with towers. Two Hellenistic and one Israelite stratum were identified by them on the mound. Located some 1,300 feet above sea level, the ground

Siwa Oasis

;nbsp;165–185. * (German) Frank Bliss, 'Siwa – Die Oase des Sonnengottes. Leben in einer ägyptischen Oase vom Mittelalter bis in die Gegenwart'. Bonn 1998'. * (French) Frank Bliss, 'Artisanat et artisanat d’art dans les oasis du désert occidental égyptien'. Veröffentlichungen des Frobenius-Instituts, Köln 1998. *

Presidio of San Francisco

1914, John J. Pershing arrived NOTE: After a year at Fort Bliss, Pershing decided to arrange for his family to join him. The arrangements were almost complete when, on the morning of August 27, 1915, he received a telegram telling him of a fire in the Presidio of San Francisco. His wife and three young daughters had been burned to death; only his six-year-old son Warren had been saved. Many who knew Pershing said that he never recovered from the deaths of his wife and daughters

. After the funerals at Lakeview Cemetery in Cheyenne, Wyoming, Pershing returned to Fort Bliss with his son, Warren, and his sister Mae, and resumed his duties as commanding officer. in El Paso to take command of the Army 8th Brigade (8th Military Police Brigade (United States)) that was stationed at Fort Bliss. At the time, the Mexican Revolution was underway in Mexico, and the 8th Brigade had been assigned the task of securing the U.S.-Mexico border. In March 1915

from Mexico and the regiment moved to Fort Bliss. Because of their action, the regiment was awarded another campaign streamer – MEXICO 1916–1917. Under orders from California Governor (Governor of California) Frank Merriam, the California National Guard (California Army National Guard) moved in that evening to patrol the waterfront. Similarly, federal soldiers of the United States Army stationed at the Presidio (Presidio of San Francisco) were placed on alert. The picketers

Saginaw, Michigan

American football Indoor football American Indoor Football 2008 Dow Event Center - Saginaw Valley State University Various Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference 1963 SVSU Campus Parks and museums thumb left Saginaw's Bliss Park, pictured here in July 2010. (Image:BlissParkSaginawMI.JPG) The Castle Museum of Saginaw County History (Castle Museum (Saginaw, Michigan)) is arguably the most important and prominent museum in Saginaw. The museum

. M-46 Endpoint Photos. *20px (Image:M-40.svg) M-40 (M-40 (Michigan highway)) running North and South from Mottville, Michigan to Holland, Michigan. Life in Michigan In December 1865, he moved to Saginaw, Michigan and found employment at a shingle mill. With his brother, Lyman W. Bliss, and J. H. Jerome, formed A. T. Bliss & Company and engaged in the manufacture of lumber and lands along the Tobacco River

. On March 31, 1868, he married Allaseba Morey Phelps of Solsville, New York north of the town of Madison (Madison (town), New York). That same spring the brothers bought the Jerome mill at Zilwaukee (Zilwaukee, Michigan), and it became A. T. Bliss & Brother. In 1880, Bliss was one of the organizers and a director of the Citizen’s National Bank, which was reorganized into the Bank of Saginaw, and was president and director of the Saginaw County Savings Bank. US 131 M-46


:#ffffef; color:black;" ! ''Utah'' - Notable people Natives * Aharon Appelfeld (b. 1932), a Jewish writer * Ninon Ausländer (Ninon Hesse) (1895–1966), art historian (History of art) and wife of Hermann Hesse * Rose Ausländer (1901–1988), a Jewish German-language writer * Elyakim Badian (1925–2000), Israeli politician * Irina Barash (b. 1977), Jewish-American physician * Charles K. Bliss (1897–1985), inventor

in the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 . * Arseniy Yatsenyuk (1974), Ukrainian politician * Frederic Zelnik (Friedrich Zelnik), an important German silent movie director-producer, was born in Czernowitz on 17 May 1885 * Moyshe Altman (1890–1981), Yiddish writer * Hermann Bahr * Grigore Vasiliu Birlic * Nathan Birnbaum * Charles K. Bliss * Nikolay Bogolyubov * Paul Celan (1920–1970), Jewish poet * Erwin Chargaff

, and Cernăuţi (nowadays Chernivtsi), situated in the valley of the Prut River, and resulted in a major victory for Moldavia. Bliss arranged for Claire to escape Germany via his family in Czernowitz, Romania (now called Chernivtsi and in the Ukraine). Needing to leave there, Claire moved on to Greece and safety – until October 1940 when the Italians (Italy) invaded Greece. The couple were re-united on Christmas Eve 1940, after Claire continued east to Shanghai

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