Semnan, Iran

, this is a designated place of Ziyarah, or Islamic pilgrimage. The mosque is characterized by its massive entrance, stained glass windows, glossy marble flooring, and unique interior design. :: پورتال شهرداری سمنان || Semnan Municipality Portal :: * Imamzadeh Ali ibn Jafar Mosque - Another place of Ziyarah, or Islamic pilgrimage

, with aesthetic tile work and architectural design. The mosque is characterized by its green domes and a massive adobe dome that towers above the complex. :: پورتال شهرداری سمنان || Semnan Municipality Portal :: * Imamzadeh Ali ibn Ashraf Mosque - A beautiful mosque and place of Ziyarah, or Islamic pilgrimage. * Memorial

consists of a stable, a massive kitchen, a traditional cistern of water, along with a towering windcatcher, signature of Iran's arid cities. The complex also features a unique Azerbaijani (Azerbaijani people) architectural design, signature of Qajar (Qajar dynasty) era buildings. :: پورتال شهرداری سمنان || Semnan Municipality Portal :: * The Interior Gardens


Kingdom of Dambadeniya

location Peradeniya isbn 978-8170-031-48-2 quote ..His invasion in 1215 was more or less a looting expedition.. page 25 url http: books.google.com ?id VRngAAAAMAAJ&dq His priorities in ruling were to extract as much as possible from the land and overturn as many of the traditions of Rajarata as possible. His reign saw the massive migration of native Sinhalese people to the south and west of Sri Lanka, and into the mountainous interior, in a bid

and overturn as many of the traditions of Rajarata as possible. His reign saw the massive migration of native Sinhalese people to the south and west of Sri Lanka, and into the mountainous interior, in a bid to escape his power. Sri Lanka never really recovered from the impact of Kalinga Magha's invasion. King Vijayabâhu III, who led the resistance, brought the kingdom to Dambadeniya (Kingdom of Dambadeniya). The north, in the meanwhile, eventually evolved into the Jaffna kingdom.<

they came from, this is so up until the Kingdom of Dambadeniya to the Kingdom of Kandy. During the time of the Kingdom of Dambadeniya to the Kingdom of Kandy the island of Sri Lanka was under great upheaval and house or dynasty is very hard due to lack of information and sources. After the invasion of Kalinga Magha with the intent of ruling the whole island the Kingdom of Polonnaruwa was sacked which saw the massive migration of the Sinhalese to the south and west


Nationalsozialistischer Reichsbund für Leibesübungen

for the Germans. Sporting skills were made a criterion for school graduation as well as a necessary qualification for certain jobs and admission to universities. Bruce Campbell, ''The SA Generals and the Rise of Nazism'' Among the controversial measures taken by the Sports Office of the Reich at the time, the staging of the massive Reichssportfest event on Trinity Sunday was a decision that shocked devout Catholics. Kurt Josef Wecker, ''Themenheft Gemeinde 48

Bartels & Wernitz. Other DRL NSRL publications included ''Dietwart'', a sports magazine with excellent illustrations and ''Sport und Staat'' (Sports and State), a massive four-volume Nazi propaganda report on the organized sports activities in the Third Reich. ''Sport und Staat'' was made by Arno Breitmeyer and Hitler's personal photographer Heinrich Hoffmann. This lavishly illustrated work had many pictures and information about the various Nazi organizations, i.e

World War II radically altered the role of the NSRL in Germany and the areas under its leadership. Dire war preparations would make the influence of physical exercises in Nazi German society wane in favour of militarism. The massive sports pageantry events in the large cities, carefully organized to arouse nationalistic fervor, were replaced by military parades of German warriors. Successful sportsmen found it increasingly difficult to compete with frontline war heroes in capturing


Jijiga

and for most of the war, the Somali army scored continuous victories on the Ethiopian army and followed them as far as Sidamo (Sidamo Province). By September 1977, Somalia controlled 90% of the Ogaden and captured strategic cities such as Jijiga and put heavy pressure on Dire Dawa, threatening the train route from the latter city to Djibouti. After the siege of Harar, a massive unprecedented Soviet intervention consisting of 20,000 Cuban forces and several thousand Soviet experts came

March 2012 For most of the war, the Somali army scored continuous victories on the Ethiopian army, following it as far as Sidamo (Sidamo Province). By September 1977, Somalia controlled 90% of the Ogaden and captured strategic cities such as Jijiga and put heavy pressure on Dire Dawa, threatening the train route from the latter city to Djibouti. After the siege of Harar, a massive unprecedented Soviet intervention consisting of 20,000 Cuban forces and several thousand

victories on the Ethiopian army and followed them as far as Sidamo (Sidamo Province). By September 1977, Somalia controlled 90% of the Ogaden and captured strategic cities such as Jijiga and put heavy pressure on Dire Dawa, threatening the train route from the latter city to Djibouti. After the siege of Harar, a massive unprecedented Soviet intervention consisting of 20,000 Cuban forces and several thousand Soviet experts came to the aid of Ethiopia's communist Derg regime


Granite, Colorado

midway between Leadville to the north, and Buena Vista (Buena Vista, Colorado) to the south. It is in close proximity to the second and third highest peaks in the contiguous United States, Mount Elbert and Mount Massive. The town has a rich history from its days during the Pike's Peak Gold Rush, when it began as a mining camp and quickly boomed into a city of 3,000, holding the county seat. Early prospectors, such as Horace Tabor, were attracted to the area. Geography

ranges: Mosquito Range to the east and the Sawatch Range to the west, and it is within approximately 10 miles of two of the highest peaks in the contiguous United States. To the northwest lies Mount Elbert, the highest of the fourteeners in the Sawatch Range and second highest peak in the contiguous United States. Neighboring Mount Massive is the third highest peak. Nearby Independence Pass (Independence Pass (Colorado)), at 12,100 feet (3,687 m), is the highest paved

enrollment had dwindled to only thirteen and the school was closed. The railroad ended service in the 1980s. Chaffee County lists the school and the Denver & Rio Grande railroad building and several other still-standing buildings including a blacksmith-livery and a stage stop as sites of historical interest. Today this area draws whitewater rafting enthusiasts. The rapids were created by a massive glacial flood which spread boulders down the river for over


Krujë

to restore to the throne someone who had just fought against them. * 1450 - The Albanians, under Skanderbeg, rout Ottoman forces under Sultan Murad II. * 1466 & 1467 - The Albanians under Skanderbeg, defend Krujë against massive Ottoman armies led by Sultan Mehmed II * 1468 - Skanderbeg dies. * 1468 - Skanderbeg dies. * 1478 - Krujë falls (Fourth Siege of Krujë (1478)) to the Ottoman Turks; Shkodër falls a year later. Subsequently, many Albanians flee to southern

and declared a holy war against the Turks. - 1466 The Albanians, led by Skanderbeg, began the defense of Krujë against massive Ottoman (Ottoman Empire) armies. - - 1478 ''Fourth Siege of Krujë (1478)'': Krujë fell to the Ottoman Empire, causing many Albanians to flee to southern Italy, Greece, Egypt (Mamluk Sultanate (Cairo)), and elsewhere, and others to convert to Islam. - - Krujë District

, Selcë, Vukël, Lëpushë, Nikç, Tamarë, Tuzi, Ulqin (Ulcinj), Tivar (Bar, Montenegro), Plavë, Gucia (Gusinje), Pejë (Peć), Gjakovë (Đakovica), Prizren) The '''Krujë castle''' ( ) is a castle in the city of Krujë, Albania and the center of Skanderbeg's battle against the Ottoman Turks. The castle withstood three massive sieges from the Turks, with garrisons usually no larger than 2,000-3,000 men. Mehmed II "


Kenzō Tange

on massive piloti (columns), which frame the views along the structure's axis. Diedfendorf, Hein & Yorifusa (2003), p. 98 Projects Peace Centre in Hiroshima thumb Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, view along axis (1955) (File:Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum 2009.jpg) Work on the Peace Centre commenced in 1950. In addition to the axial nature of the design, the layout is similar to Tange's early competition arrangement for the Greater East Asia Co

sits on massive columns that taper inwards as they rise. The elevation consists of horizontal planks (some of which are omitted to create windows) which overlap at the corners in a "log cabin" effect. The entrance is covered with a heavy projecting concrete canopy which leads to a monumental entrance hall. The stair to this hall ascends in cantilevered straight flights to the left and right. The walls to this interior are bare shuttered concrete punctured by windows reminiscent of Le

district (Regional administration of Emilia-Romagna), Bologna, Italy * 1970: master plan, massive central "Symbol Zone", and other work for Expo '70, Suita, Osaka * 1970: Librino New Town Project, Catania, Italy * 1977: Sogetsu Kaikan, Aoyama, Tokyo * 1979: Hanae Mori Building, Aoyama, Tokyo * 1982: Centro Direzionale (Centro Direzionale (Naples)), Naples * 1982: Central Area New Federal Capital City of Nigeria (Abuja), Nigeria * 1986: Nanyang


Alaverdi

and French investments in metallurgical business. In 1903, the amount of copper produced in Alaverdi region made around 13% of the total copper production in the Russian Empire. By the end of 1909, the hydropower plant of Debed river was inaugurated in order to provide the developing metallurgical plants with sufficient energy. During the Soviet (Soviet Union) rule, massive construction works were carried on in Alaverdi, including the surrounding areas of Sanahin and other villages

monuments and natural beauty, Alaverdi is your best bet for refueling, getting supplies or finding other things you'd expect in a town. The town itself has little to offer of historic value, save for the beautiful old foot bridge, since it was built as a mining town, a fact which you won't be able to miss as you go past the massive mining works. The mine once wreaked massive environmental damage, which stopped for a while with the collapse of the USSR, but now it has restarted, albeit on a much


Northeast, Minneapolis

, bustling commercial streets, and industrial work centers, along with new residential high-rises, suburban cul-de-sacs, big-box retail, and a popular art scene, Northeast offers diverse amenities as part bedroom neighborhood and job center for the city of Minneapolis. The prominent features of Northeast include ornate Eastern European influenced churches and massive grain silos and mills. Mostly built around the late 19th to early 20th century, these structures shadow the landscape of modest

incorporated the name St. Anthony. Northeast has undergone several reinvestment periods of infrastructure. In the 1970s, as the area approached nearly a hundred years of settlement earlier than the rest of the city, the Neighborhood Revitalization Program assisted residents and businesses to utilize grants (Grant (money)) and loans to complete construction, alteration or improvement projects and the city invested in new streets and urban landscaping. The next few decades carried massive condo


Federal Emergency Relief Administration

, and started with no budget, no staff, and no furniture. It obtained a temporary budget from the Federal Emergency Relief Administration headed by Harry Hopkins. Great depression The Dust Bowl was a series of dust storms caused by a massive drought that began in 1930 and lasted until 1941. The effect of the drought combined with the financial crisis of the Great Depression (Great Depression in the United States), forced many farmers off the land

Communities , of the Resettlement Administration, the Division of Subsistence Homesteads, and the Federal Emergency Relief Administration, from the National New Deal Preservation Association Relief While local relief before 1932 focused on providing small sums of cash or baskets of food and coal for the neediest, the federal programs launched by Hoover and greatly expanded by the New Deal tried to use massive construction projects with prevailing wages to jumpstart the economy


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