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Independent Albania

; The Ministry of Tourism, Cultural Affairs, Youth and Sports (Ministry of Tourism, Cultural Affairs, Youth and Sports (Albania)) announced on 22 December 2011 the "''International Competition for the accomplishment in sculpture of the monumental work dedicated to the “100 anniversary of the Declaration of Independence of the Albanian State: 28 November 1912 – 28 November 2012”''". Category:States and territories disestablished in 1914 Category:States and territories established in 1912 Category:History of modern Albania

Cuenca, Ecuador

(official name: Catedral Metropolitana de la Inmaculada Concepción). Its towers are truncated due to a calculation error of the architect. Had it been constructed as planned, the foundation would not bear the weight of the full towers. In spite of the architect's immeasurable mistake, the New Cathedral of Cuenca, completed in 1885, is a monumental work of faith. A combination of Romanesque Revival (Romanesque Revival architecture) and Neo-Gothic in style, the church's blue and white domes have


in Swedish source documents. Every once in a while, he sent pleas to king Gustav II Adolph and later to Christina's regency. In these pleas, he swore on his innocence, or referred to his works as reason for pardon. In 1635, he was moved to Oulu, and had his pension doubled. At this time, the government sent him the translator Erik Schroderus, to appraise himself of Messenius' monumental work ''Scondia illustrata'', which treated Sweden's history from the Deluge (mythology) deluge


. First show is morning at ten o'clock, and after every two hours with musical accompaniment. * *

Puebla, Puebla

''' is located on Maximino Avila Camacho. The façade is made of gray cantera stone in Renaissance style, using Ionic (Ionic order) columns and pediments, differing from the other buildings that border the main plaza. The portal has two levels topped by a central garret, in which there is a clock and towers on each side. The '''Fountain of the China Poblana''' is located on Blvd Heroes de 5 de May. It is a monumental work done in cantera stone and Talavera tile, with a base of about thirty meters in diameter. In the center is a column that supports two large bowls and a sculpture of the China Pobalana which is over three meters high. The '''Church and ex Monastery of San Francisco''' is on Blvd Heroes del 5 de Mayo. Its elevated four-level tower stands out with its mouldings and Ionic and Doric pilasters. The main façade is done in gray cantera stone in which are sculpted large jars and flowers. The main portal is of Churrigueresque style, flanked by large panels of tilework surrounded by Plateresque decoration. Inside is a Plateresque choir, Neoclassic altarpieces and the mummified body of the beatified Sebastian de Aparicio. thumb Nave and altar of the Chapel of the Rosario (File:Capilla Rosario Puebla.jpg) The '''Church of Santo Domingo (Church of Santo Domingo (Puebla))''' is located on 5 de Mayo Street. The main portal is of pure classic style finished in gray cantera stone. It consists of three levels with paired Doric-like columns. The façade of the old monastery is highly decorated in Baroque style, in front of which is a large atrium. Inside the ceiling consists of two large vaults and contains gilded altarpieces in Baroque, Salmonic and Churrigueresque styles. The '''Chapel of the Rosario''' is located in the Church of Santo Domingo. The Chapel was built between 1650 and 1690 and was the first to be dedicated to the Our Lady of the Rosary. The chapel is filled with symbolism, as it is filled with images and elements which are representative of the Baroque of New Spain. This symbolism is principally meant to aid with the evangelization process. The chapel contains three themes important to the Church, the mysteries of the rosary, the virtues associated with it and the Virgin of the Rosary herself. The cupola is in the shape of the crown of the Virgin Mary. The chapel is decorated with sculpted plaster that has been gilded done by local artists. There are also six paintings done by José Rodriguez Carnero as well as paintings by the altar depicting the life of the Virgin. '''Karla Verónica Jiménez Amezcua''' (born December 15, 1982 in Puebla (Puebla, Puebla), Puebla, Mexico) is a Mexican beauty pageant titleholder who represented her country in the 2006 Miss World (Miss World 2006) pageant, held in Warsaw, Poland on September 30, 2006.


himself left Poland, which had been partitioned (Partitions of Poland) between three of the warring parties and now became a theatre of war, and traveled to Chicago, where he met with Thomas. Whether Thomas had formally invited Znaniecki or not remains unclear. In all events, Thomas immediately employed Znaniecki as his research assistant, and Znaniecki eventually became Thomas's co-author on their monumental work ''The Polish Peasant in Europe and America'' (1918–1920), which Lewis Coser

Saint Petersburg

Stavanger, Norway In 1766 Euler left Berlin for Saint Petersburg, and Frederick wrote to Lagrange expressing the wish of "the greatest king in Europe" to have "the greatest mathematician in Europe" resident at his court. Lagrange was finally persuaded and he spent the next twenty years in Prussia, where he produced not only the long series of papers published in the Berlin and Turin transactions, but his monumental work, the ''Mécanique analytique''. His residence

Sri Lanka

begins a monumental work of cartography (History of cartography#China) and geography (History of geography#China). In it he describes many foreign places, including present-day Japan, Korea, India, Sri Lanka, Arabian Peninsula, the Euphrates River (Euphrates) and Baghdad of present-day Iraq, and minaret lighthouses in the Persian Gulf that were later described by Al-Masudi and Al-Muqaddasi. - Official


Kingdom ), Shendu (India) (Indo-Greek Kingdom), Anxi (Persia) (Parthia), and Taozhi (Mesopotamia) (Mesopotamia). - - 646 ''Great Tang Records on the Western Regions'' is compiled by Bianji, documenting the travels of Buddhist monk Xuanzang through the Gobi Desert, Kucha, Tashkent, Samarkand, Gandhara, and finally to India where he studied at Nalanda. - - 785 Official Jia Dan begins a monumental work of History

very well go on adding stuff here. That's why we need a summary here and the best way to do so is by précis writing. For a good summary of a long article see the History section of India. You may also read the Wikipedia:WikiProject Countries on what sections are recommended.   Nichalp (user:Nichalp) (Talk (User Talk:Nichalp)) 09:19, May 25, 2005 (UTC) Wittfogel is best known for his monumental work ''Oriental Despotism

British authorities refused to allow them to stay in India. The Judsons were in Burma six years before their first convert was baptized. Adoniram Judson gathered a group of believers and labored under many trials, but his missionary tenure of almost 40 years helped firmly establish the Baptist work in Myanmar. His monumental work included translating the Bible into Burmese (Burmese language), which was completed in 1834. George Dana Boardman began a work among the Karen people Karen


. Massim as born Ion Floricel in the village of Maxineni, near the Danube port of Braila as the son of a country priest. He changed his name to Maxim derived from the name of his birth place, and then signed his books as I. C. Massimu. The crowning achievement of I.C. Massim's linguistic career was the publication in 1875, together with August Treboniu Laurian, of the first complete dictionary of the Romanian language, a monumental work that included two volumes of words of Latin

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