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Cao Wei

and his clan in the north. It was widely agreed that his numerous contributions laid the foundation of Cao Wei, the reason he was not promoted to the rank of a duke was only because of his fore-mentioned strategy to cope with the food shortage in Yan Province. thumb 500px The ''Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove'' (with boy attendant), in a Kano school Japanese painting of the Edo period (File:7 sages of the bamboo grove wittig collection painting 16.jpg) The '''Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove''' ( '''Zhang Qiu''' is a fictional character in Luo Guanzhong's historical novel ''Romance of the Three Kingdoms''. He was a military general of the state of Cao Wei. Zhang participated in the Battle of Hefei (Battle of Hefei (234)) against Eastern Wu, around the same time as the fifth Northern Expedition (Zhuge Liang's Northern Expeditions) against Cao Wei by Shu Han. Zhang Qiu attacked Zhuge Jin's fleet with fire and effectively drove him back. Later life and death In Pan's later years, he was tasked with the defense against the state of Cao Wei. Once, the Wei emperor, Cao Pi sent Zhang He, Xu Huang, Cao Zhen and Xiahou Shang to invade Nan Commandery with the immediate goal to capture Jiangling city, which Zhu Ran guarded with 5,000 troops. Wei vanguard of 30,000 led by Xiahou built wooden bridges to cross a stream to land the Hundred Miles Island (百里洲), while none of the Wu generals could locate the crossing points of the Wei troops. Pan then told his comrades that the Wei troops were highly spirited and the water level was low, so they'd better avoid battles with them at the moment. Following the river upstream, Pan ordered his soldiers to collect a few hundred million bundles of reeds, and attached them atop some large rafts and set them on fire. He then sent the rafts downstream so that they would burn the wooden bridges being used by Wei. Sensing the danger of being isolated, Xiahou withdrew from the island before his retreat route would be destroyed. For his effort in the siege, Pan was promoted to the rank of General of the Right (右将軍). The mountain is famous for the battle (Battle of Mount Dingjun) which took place there in the Three Kingdoms period, when Huang Zhong of Shu (Shu Han) defeated and killed Xiahou Yuan of Wei (Cao Wei). According to Sanguo Zhi, Shu prime minister Zhuge Liang wished to be buried on Mount Dingjun, so a tomb was built for him there. Huang Zhong was also buried there after his death, but his tomb was moved to Chengdu during the Qing Dynasty, and was destroyed during the Cultural Revolution.


Greenville, South Carolina

'''André Goodman''' (born August 11, 1978 in Greenville, South Carolina) is an American football cornerback for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the third round 3rd pick of the 2002 NFL Draft. He played college football at South Carolina (South Carolina Gamecocks football). Goodman has also played for the Miami Dolphins and Detroit Lions. condition ownership Greenville, South Carolina Greenville County, South Carolina About Donaldson Center controlledby United States Air Force 36. Greenville (Greenville, South Carolina) - Spartanburg (Spartanburg, South Carolina) - Asheville (Asheville, North Carolina) '''WFBC-TV''' ** (now '''WYFF''') History KPTM was the third broadcasting property owned by Pappas Telecasting when it began broadcasting on April 6, 1986 (1986 in television) (after flagship KMPH-TV in Fresno, California and WHNS in Greenville, South Carolina). It was the second independent (Independent station (North America)) station in Nebraska, and the first new commercial station to sign on in Omaha in 29 years. At the time, Omaha was one of the few top-100 markets (media market) that did not have an independent station of its own. After a few months as an independent, it became a charter Fox affiliate in October. Today, the station is a typical Fox affiliate carrying nearly the entire programming lineup of the network. Only ''Weekend Marketplace'' is preempted (KPTM airs syndicated children's programming instead) and aired on sister station KXVO. Seidel's first full-time broadcasting position was at WYFF-TV in Greenville, South Carolina, where he worked from 1983 through 1989. He next returned to Salisbury in 1989 to work as the meteorologist for WBOC-TV. Seidel remained there until March 1992, when he left for The Weather Channel. '''Dorothy Allison (w:Dorothy Allison)''' (born April 11, 1949) is an American (United States) lesbian writer (w:Lesbian literature), speaker, and member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers (w:Fellowship of Southern Writers). She was raised in Greenville, South Carolina (w:Greenville, South Carolina). She is legally blind (w:Blindness) in her right eye. Former Republican (w:Republican Party (United States)) governor Carroll Campbell (w:Carroll A. Campbell, Jr.) will lie in state today on the second floor of the Statehouse in Columbia (w:Columbia, South Carolina), SC (w:South Carolina). He suffered from a fatal heart attack on Wednesday. He was 65. He was a native of Greenville (w:Greenville, South Carolina). There will be a funeral at Trinity Episcopal Church in Columbia at 10:30 a.m. local time on Saturday, and there will be an additional funeral service and burial at All Saints Episcopal Church in Pawleys Island (w:Pawleys Island, South Carolina).


Basra

, and Iraq continued to make numerous contributions to the field of astronomy, up until the 1258 sack of Baghdad (Battle of Baghdad (1258)), when many libraries were destroyed and scientific activity in Iraq came to a halt. Despite this, the work that did survive had an impact on the subsequent development of astronomy, through the medieval Arabic-Latin translation movement (Latin translations of the 12th century) in Europe and Maragheh observatory in Persia. In 1933 or 1934, "Iraq Command" was renamed the "British Forces in Iraq." By the late 1930s, these forces were restricted to two Royal Air Force stations, RAF Shaibah near Basra and RAF Habbaniya west of Baghdad. There were several Commanders of the "British Forces in Iraq". This command appears to lasted until 1942. During the 1941 Anglo-Iraqi War, ''Iraqforce'' subsumed this command. Australian warships served in the Red Sea and Persian Gulf through much of the war. From June to October 1940 HMAS ''Hobart'' took part in the East African Campaign (East African Campaign (World War II)), and played an important role in the successful evacuation (Italian conquest of British Somaliland) of Berbera. WikiPedia:Basra Dmoz:Regional Middle_East Iraq Localities Basra


NASA

for a European crew transport system disappeared as both Russia and the USA had existing capabilities that did not need expansion. Accordingly ESA decided to abandon the Hermes project. thumb Texas Tech alumnus Rick Husband was the final commander of the Space Shuttle ''Columbia''. (File:Space Shuttle Columbia launching.jpg) Texas Tech has made numerous contributions to NASA projects. Daniel Cooke, Computer Science Department Chair, and his colleagues are working to develop the technical

bio_husband.html accessdate 2008-08-16 thumb Texas Tech alumnus Rick Husband was the final commander of the Space Shuttle ''Columbia''. (File:Space Shuttle Columbia launching.jpg) Texas Tech has made numerous contributions to NASA projects. Daniel Cooke, Computer Science Department Chair, and his colleagues are working to develop the technical content of the Intelligent Systems Program, and have been awarded a five-year budget valued at $350 million.

commander of the Space Shuttle ''Columbia''. Texas Tech has made numerous contributions to NASA projects. Daniel Cooke, Computer Science Department Chair, and his colleagues are working to develop the technical content of the Intelligent Systems Program, and have been awarded a five-year budget valued at $350 million.


Kingdom of Hungary

a pamphlet entitled ''The Sermon on the Mount,'' defending Judaism against the parliamentary speeches of Inglis (London, 1852). In 1858 Zipser was elected rabbi of Rechnitz, and he held this position until his death. In addition to the two pamphlets already mentioned, he published various sermons and made numerous contributions to the Jewish press, especially to the ''Orient,'' the ''Allgemeine Zeitung des Judenthums,'' and the ''Neuzeit,'' winning the reputation of being one of the most scholarly Hungarian rabbis of his day. the Kingdom of Serbia and its dynasty became the backbone of the new multinational state, the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes (later renamed Yugoslavia). Czechoslovakia, combining the Kingdom of Bohemia with parts of the Kingdom of Hungary, became a new nation. Russia became the Soviet Union and lost Finland, Estonia, Lithuania, and Latvia, which became independent countries. The Ottoman Empire was soon replaced by Turkey and several other countries in the Middle East. thumb right Map of territorial changes in Europe after World War I (File:Map Europe 1923-en.svg) From then onwards, it was a centre of mining and metallurgy until the end of the 20th century, particularly focussed on the iron and copper industries. At the start of the 20th century, the Krompachy Ironworks (Krompašská železiareň) had around 3,500 employees and was the biggest ironworks of its time in the Kingdom of Hungary. The Ironworks closed after World War I. '''János Bottyán''' (1643, Esztergom, Hungary – September 27, 1709), also known as '''Blind Bottyán''', '''Vak Bottyán János''' was a Hungarian (Kingdom of Hungary) kuruc general. Such super-sized bombards had been employed in Western Europe siege warfare since the beginning of the 15th century, Schmidtchen (1977a), pp. 153–157 and were introduced to the Ottoman army in 1453 by the gunfounder Orban (from Brasov, Kingdom of Hungary) on the occasion of the Siege of Constantinople (Fall of Constantinople). Schmidtchen (1977b), p. 226 Ali's piece is assumed to have followed closely the outline of these guns. Bruck was born in Temesvár, Kingdom of Hungary, Austro-Hungarian Empire, since 1920 Timişoara, since 1920 in Romania.


Damascus

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Madagascar

veins, in various parts of the world, notably in the Pyrenees. In his numerous contributions to scientific journals he dealt with the mineralogy and petrology of Madagascar, and published an elaborate and exhaustive volume on the eruptions in Martinique, ''La Montagne Pele et ses éruptions'' (1904). Plot After killing a traitorous MI6 (Secret Intelligence Service) section chief (List of James Bond henchmen in Casino Royale#Dryden)—who has been selling classified


Shanghai


Lebanon


Berlin

Reading," forming a commentary on the Bible with moral reflections from the standpoint of the "higher criticism"; the second volume appeared in 1899. In 1888 Montefiore founded and edited, in conjunction with Israel Abrahams, the "Jewish Quarterly Review", a journal that stood on the very highest level of contemporary Jewish scholarship, and in which numerous contributions from his pen have appeared. DATE OF BIRTH November 24, 1922 PLACE OF BIRTH Berlin


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