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and writers who were born Zahlé over the past century, leading to its designation as "the City of Wine and Poetry". A graceful personification of this nickname stands at the town's entrance: a statue of Erato, the Muse of love poetry, holding a bunch of grapes. Zahlé's most important cultural event is the "Festival of the Vine", traditionally held each September, during which concerts, plays, poetry evenings and artistic exhibitions are organized daily over the course

Lebanon mountains and the Beqaa plateau (Beqaa Valley), at a mean elevation of 1000m. Zahlé is known as the "Bride of the Beqaa" and "the Neighbor of the Gorge" due to its geographical location and attractiveness, but also as "the City of Wine and Poetry

" It is famous throughout Lebanon and the region for its pleasant climate, numerous riverside restaurants and quality arak (Arak (drink)). Its inhabitants are predominantly Greek Catholic (Melkite Christianity in Lebanon) and known as '''Zahlawis'''. Origin of name The name ''Zahlé'' is derived from


index.php?cid 45&new_id 1684 The old name was restored after Lithuania regained her independence. The Anshe Sholom B'nai Israel synagogue in Chicago, Illinois was founded by immigrants from Marijampolė. Other Jewish migrants from Marijampolė settled in Manchester, England. thumb 220px Marijampolė city municipality (File:Marijampolė.JPG) thumb Marijampolė park of "Poetry" (File:Parkas Marijampolėje 3.JPG) File:Marijampolė holocaust memorial.JPG


;city of poetry." The population is 63,376 (Struga municipality). Understand Struga has always been in the shadow of Ohrid, as Ohrid has more monuments and better preserved houses. But Struga can still be a fun daytrip from Ohrid if one combines it with a trip to the villages on the west coast of lake Ohrid where main sight, aside from the nice quiet beaches, are the cave churches. Unlike Ohrid which is situated on hills, Struga is flat, spread around Drim river. It is a great place


date and age 1980 4 21 1928 10 7 mf y He was born in Kashan in Isfahan (Isfahan Province) province. He is considered to be one of the five most famous modern Persian (Iranian) poets who have practised "New Poetry" (a kind of poetry that often has neither meter nor rhyme). Other practitioners of this form were Nima Youshij, Ahmad Shamlou, Mehdi Akhavan-Sales, and Forough Farrokhzad. DATE OF BIRTH October 7, 1928 PLACE OF BIRTH Kashan, Iran


a newsletter, ''Tottels'' (1970–81), available on-line at the ''Eclipse'' archive, link here: ''Tottel's Magazine'' that was one of the early venues for ''Language Poetry''. However, it was "The Dwelling Place," a feature of nine poets that Silliman did for ''Alcheringa (Alcheringa (magazine))'' in 1975 that Silliman himself describes as his "first attempt to write about language poetry". http

: 2006 10 jed-birmingham-sent-me-email-last-week.html Silliman's Blog: weblog entry for Tuesday, October 31, 2006 Silliman writes that "my afterword to that selection, “Surprised by Sign: Notes on Nine,” was my first attempt to write about language poetry". Published in 1975, the editing had been done in 1973: "The nine poets included Bruce Andrews, Barbara Baracks, Clark Coolidge, visual poet Lee DeJasu, Ray Di Palma, Robert Grenier, David Melnick, Barrett Watten & your humble correspondent" In 1976 & '77, he co-curated a reading series with Tom Mandel (Tom Mandel (poet)), at the ''Grand Piano'', See the first volume of ''The Grand Piano: An Experiment in Collective Autobiography.'' (Detroit, MI: Mode A This Press, 2006. ISBN 978-0-9790198-0-X) -- this work is described as an ongoing experiment in collective autobiography by ten writers identified with Language poetry in San Francisco. The project will consist of 10 volumes in all. Along with Silliman, the other 9 writers are: Bob Perelman, Barrett Watten, Steve Benson (Steve Benson (poet)), Carla Harryman, Tom Mandel (Tom Mandel (poet)), Kit Robinson, Lyn Hejinian, Rae Armantrout, and Ted Pearson. This book further describes itself as follows: "It takes its name from a coffeehouse at 1607 Haight Street, where from 1976 to 1979 the authors took part in a reading and performance series. The writing project, begun in 1998, was undertaken as an online collaboration, first via an interactive web site and later through a listserv". http: a coffee house in San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury, continuing a series originally founded by Barrett Watten. This series was followed by one at the Tassajara Bakery, co-curated with Bob Perelman, and a series combining poets with performance artists at The Farm (The Farm (San Francisco)), co-curated with Jill Scott. thumb Amoeba Music on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood (Image:AmoebaRecordsHollywood01.jpg) '''Amoeba Music''' is an independent music chain with stores in Berkeley (Berkeley, California), San Francisco (San Francisco, California), and Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. Founded by former employees of nearby Rasputin Records (Rasputin Music), it opened on Telegraph Avenue in Berkeley in 1990. The stores are unusually large given their independent status. The San Francisco store, which opened in 1997 in the Haight-Ashbury district, is especially notable for its size. Occupying a 24,000 square foot (2,200 m²) former bowling alley, the store regularly stocks upwards of 100,000 CDs (Compact disc), vinyl records, and audio cassettes (Compact audio cassette), both new and used (Used good). '''Stephen Gaskin''' (born February 16, 1935) is a counterculture (Counterculture of the 1960s) hippie icon best known for his presence in the Haight-Ashbury district of San Francisco in the 1960s and for co-founding "The Farm (The Farm (Tennessee))", a famous spiritual intentional community in Summertown, Tennessee. Meunier, Rachel (1994). Communal Living in the Late 60s and Early 70s. The Farm, Summertown, Tennessee. He was a Green Party (Green Party (United States)) presidential primary candidate in 2000 on a platform which included campaign finance reform, universal health care, and decriminalization of marijuana. Stephen Gaskin for President Synthesis Regeneration 22 (Spring 2000) He is the author of over a dozen books, a father, a grandfather, a teacher, a musician (drummer), a semantic rapper, a public speaker, a political activist, a philanthropic organizer, and a self-proclaimed professional hippie. Northeast Civic Center (Civic Center, San Francisco) West Haight-Ashbury, Buena Vista (Neighborhoods_in_San_Francisco#Buena Vista) East Civic Center (Civic Center, San Francisco) The corner of Haight and Ashbury (Haight-Ashbury) Streets in San Francisco, California is regarded as the axis mundi in the hippie subculture. Christopher Street (Christopher Street (Manhattan)) in Manhattan in New York City is the axis mundi in the gay subculture. Folsom Street (Folsom Street Fair), also in San Francisco, is the axis mundi in the leather subculture. thumb 380px right Looking north on Coventry Road (File:Coventry Village September.jpg) '''Coventry Village''' is a commercial business district in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, situated on Coventry Road between Mayfield Road (U.S. Route 322) and Euclid Heights Boulevard. Coventry is associated with Northeast Ohio's artistic, musical, bohemian (bohemianism) and hippie communities and is the center of Cleveland's creative class, inviting comparisons to the Haight-Ashbury district in San Francisco and Greenwich Village in New York City, although on a smaller scale. History In 1985, after years of associating with peers of all races, Bob Heick began writing and distributing leaflets, mostly from a nationalist (Nationalism) anti-communist (Anti-communism) stance, in response to the increasing leftist (Left-wing politics) influence in the local punk subculture. Originally intended as an umbrella organization for all American skinheads, AF had no formal structure or membership. In San Francisco, Heick lost favor with the mostly apolitical skinheads. Media attention and constant vandalism and assault (such as breaking the windows of the ''Bound Together'' Anarchist bookstore and harassing interracial couples in the Haight-Ashbury) by the group brought increased attention from the local police. Spitfire List--Dave Emory Blog (also has picture of Bob Heick and Boyd Rice): In addition, Heick's progression from patriotism to Nazism lost him many friends, and some people accused him of trying to take over the local skinhead scene. Heick then started associating with heavy metal music fans and rural white workers. He formed the short-lived group ''United White Brethren'' in the North and South Bay Areas. * '''Miss Mercy''' (born February 15, 1949) was born in Burbank, California. She has been referred to by Miss Pamela as "the human facsimile". Having moved to Florida with her parents and older sister at an early age, the family eventually settled in San Mateo, California. Then, in 1964 (when she was 15), she dropped out of high school and told her parents she was ready to become legally independent. Despite their disapproval, she filed for emancipation, becoming a ward of the court within a couple of weeks. Miss Mercy went to live with a group of friends in the Haight-Ashbury district of San Francisco, California. Some of their neighbors included members of the Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, and a young Charles Manson. Eventually, Miss Mercy and Miss Pamela heard that Los Angeles was the mecca for meeting entertainers and especially rock & roll musicians. In addition, Miss Pamela wanted to pursue her acting career in Hollywood, and in early 1969, they moved south, immersing themselves into the local scene. Then, one of Miss Pamela's childhood friends, Don Glen Vliet (aka Captain Beefheart), took the girls to a large castle-like compound in Laurel Canyon where they were introduced to musician Frank Zappa. Soon after the breakup of the GTO's she became romantically involved with blues guitar prodigy Shuggie Otis, the son of rhythm & blues pioneer Johnny Otis. They married and had a son, Lucky Otis, who became a world-renowned multi-instrumentalist musician in the likeness of his father and grandfather. A few years later, Miss Mercy and Shuggie divorced. For the next 15 to 20 years she moved around northern and southern California, living a life of heavy drug use and sporadic public appearances. Miss Mercy re-married in 1991 and in 2000 divorced her second husband and quit all hard drugs and cigarettes. She has been clean and sober ever since. Miss Mercy currently resides in downtown Los Angeles and works for a thrift store in Hollywood. A somewhat concise account of her biography, entitled "Miss Mercy's Blues", is featured at length in its own chapter of ''I’m With The Band'', and her quite extensive resumè spans over five decades, ranging from magazines and books to radio, television, and feature-length award-winning documentaries. (she had a ten-minute segment dedicated to her life in the cult hit called ''The Mayor Of Sunset Strip'' starring alternative rock pioneer KROQ disc jockey Rodney Bingenheimer, who is a close longtime friend of the GTO's). Miss Mercy and Miss Pamela still remain close friends. As of 2011, Miss Mercy is working closely with an author biographer to help document her life. The most famous hippie hangout was the Haight-Ashbury district of San Francisco. The state's cities, especially San Francisco, became famous for their gentility and tolerance. A distinctive and idyllic Californian culture emerged for a time. The peak of this culture, in 1967, was known as the Summer of Love. California became known elsewhere in the U.S. often derogatorily, as the "land of fruits and nuts." A copy of one of Antoine Wiertz's works, the statue of ''The Triumph of Light'' was once prominently located high on San Francisco's Mount Olympus between the Haight-Ashbury and Corona Heights. It had been presented to the city of San Francisco by Adolph Sutro in 1887. Over the years due to lack of care and maintenance the statue fell into disrepair. By the late 1930s, even the history and origins of the statue were no longer common knowledge in San Francisco, and by the mid 1950s, the statue disappeared. All that remains today is the pedestal and base of the monument. Sutro's Triumph of Light Statue N Owl 4th St. and Townsend Caltrain station (San Francisco 4th and King Street Station) Judah and La Playa Ocean Beach (Ocean Beach, San Francisco, California) Mission Bay (Mission Bay, San Francisco, California), Embarcadero (Embarcadero (San Francisco)) Financial District (Financial District, San Francisco), Civic Center (Civic Center, San Francisco), Lower Haight (Lower Haight, San Francisco, California), Haight-Ashbury, Cole Valley (Cole Valley, San Francisco, California), Sunset (Sunset District, San Francisco) Schedule Route map (PDF) right thumb 200px Ross Alley in San Francisco's Chinatown 1898. (Photo by Arnold Genthe (Image:Chinatownsf-large1.jpg)) It was during the 1860s to the 1880s when San Francisco began to transform into a major city, starting with massive expansion in all directions, creating new neighborhoods such as the Western Addition (Western Addition, San Francisco), the Haight-Ashbury, Eureka Valley (Eureka Valley, San Francisco), the Mission District (Mission District, San Francisco), culminating in the construction of Golden Gate Park in 1887. The City's famous Cable Cars (San Francisco cable car system) were built around this time, a unique invention devised by Andrew Smith Hallidie in order to traverse the City's steep hills while connecting the new residential developments. San Francisco grew in cultural prominence at this time as famous writers Mark Twain, Bret Harte, Ambrose Bierce, Rudyard Kipling, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Oscar Wilde spent time in the city, while local characters developed such as Emperor Norton. In 1967, thousands of young people entered the Haight-Ashbury district during what became known as the Summer of Love. The San Francisco Sound emerged as an influential force in rock music (rock and roll), with such acts as Jefferson Airplane and the Grateful Dead achieving international prominence. These groups blurred the boundaries between folk, rock and jazz traditions and further developed rock's lyrical content. The CWLF attracted into its membership many Christians and new converts who were interested in its ministry objectives. Among those who were attracted were three men who later collaborated in the formation of the SCP: Brooks Alexander, David Fetcho (who named the ministry), and Bill Squires. Both Alexander and Fetcho were converts to Christianity from the counterculture. Alexander had participated in the psychedelic drug usage of the counterculture, was an initiate of Transcendental Meditation, and lived in the famous Haight-Ashbury community in San Francisco. Brooks Alexander, ''Reflections of an Ex'', revised ed.,(Berkeley: SCP, 1984) (originally published in ''Right On'', September 1973). Fetcho had been involved with the Ananda Marga Yoga Society before converting to Christianity. David Fetcho, "Last Meditation Lotus Adept," ''SCP Journal'', 6 1 (Winter 1984), pp. 31–36. While residing in the Bay Area, Roberts performed in many of the local clubs and as the opening act for the Steve Miller Band at the Straight Theater in Haight-Ashbury in September, 1967. He also opened for the Santana (Santana (band)) Band at a Bill Graham Winterland concert in 1970. Deanery Three The parishes in Deanery Three consist of those from the Western Addition, Japantown, Haight-Ashbury, Richmond District (Richmond District, San Francisco, California), and Cow Hollow neighborhood.


is released from Turkish imprisonment. * The Scandinavian city of Lund becomes a see of the Roman Catholic Church. * Sigurd Jorsalfare (Sigurd I of Norway), Øystein Magnusson (Eystein I of Norway) and Olav Magnusson become joint kings of Norway. In 1829 he was publicly crowned with laurel as the "king of Nordic (Nordic countries) poetry" and the "Scandinavian King of Song" (by Bishop Esaias Tegnér, who would be his Swedish parallel) in the cathedral of Lund, Sweden, based on a vast production of poetry, theatre plays and prose, inspired by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Gottlieb Fichte, and Friedrich von Schelling (Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph von Schelling). (See also Jens Immanuel Baggesen) Europe * The city of Lund, Denmark (now Sweden) is founded. * The city of Abbeville receives its commercial charter. * Archbishop Absalon of Lund wins a naval victory over Bogislav, duke of Pomerania. * The streets of Paris are paved by order of Philip Augustus. Historians generally have found problems with Adam's claims, such as that Sweyn was driven into exile in Scotland for a period as long as fourteen years. As many scholars point out, he built churches in Denmark throughout this period, such as Lund and Roskilde, while he led Danish raids against England. Lund, Niels (2001). "The Danish Empire and the End of the Viking Age", ''The Oxford Illustrated History of the Vikings''. Ed. P. H. Sawyer. Oxford University Press, 2001, p. 167–181. ISBN 0-19-285434-8. commons:Lund

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It appears Egyptian contact peaked during the 19th dynasty (Nineteenth dynasty of Egypt), only to decline during the 20th (Twentieth dynasty of Egypt) and 21st (Twenty-first dynasty of Egypt) dynasties. Although the archaeological evidence seems to indicate a brief resurgence during the 22nd (Twenty-second dynasty of Egypt) and 23rd (Twenty-third dynasty of Egypt) dynasties, it is clear after the Third Intermediate Period the Egyptians started favoring Tyre (Tyre, Lebanon) and Sidon instead of Byblos. Shaw, Ian: "The Oxford History of Ancient Egypt", page 321. Oxford University Press, 2000. ISBN 978-0-19-280458-7 In the Persian period (538–332 BC), Byblos was the fourth of four Phoenician vassal kingdoms established by the Persians; the first three being Sidon, Tyre (Tyre, Lebanon), and Arwad. The city attracted peoples such as the Babylonians, the Mitanni, the Hittites of Anatolia (modern-day Turkey), the Canaanites of Ugarit, the Phoenicians of Byblos and Tyre (Tyre, Lebanon), the Minoans from the island of Crete. A Hittite prince from Anatolia even came to marry with the widow of Tutankhamun, Ankhesenamun. The political and military importance of the city, however, faded during the Late Period, with Thebes being replaced as political capital by several cities in Northern Egypt, such as Bubastis, Sais and finally Alexandria. US Secretary of State, Alexander Haig filed a report with US President Ronald Reagan on Saturday 30 January 1982 that revealed Secretary Haig's fear that Israel might, at the slightest provocation, start a war against Lebanon. Reagan, Ronald (Brinkley, Douglas, (ed.)) (2007). ''The Reagan Diaries''. Harper Collins. ISBN 978-0-06-087600-5 p. 66: Saturday, 30 January On 21 April 1982, after a landmine killed an Israeli officer while he was visiting a South Lebanese Army gun emplacement in Taibe, Lebanon, the Israeli Air Force attacked the Palestinian-controlled coastal town of Damour, killing 23 people. Fisk, Robert (2001). ''Pity the Nation: Lebanon at War''. Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-280130-9, and ISBN 978-0-19-280130-2 p. 194. On 9 May, Israeli aircraft again attacked targets in Lebanon. Later that same day, UNIFIL observed the firing of rockets from Palestinian positions in the Tyre (Tyre, Lebanon) region into northern Israel, but none of the projectiles hit an Israeli settlement Friedman, Thomas L. "Israeli Jets Raid P.L.O. in Lebanon; Shelling follows". ''The New York Times'', 10 May 1982, p. 1. --the gunners had been ordered to miss. Major-General Erskine (Ghana), Chief of Staff of UNTSO reported to the Secretary-General (United Nations Secretary-General) and the Security Council (S 14789, S 15194) that from August 1981 to May 1982, inclusive, there were 2096 violations of Lebanese airspace and 652 violations of Lebanese territorial waters (Chomsky, 1999, p. 195; Cobban, 1984, p. 112). There were more than 240 PLO attacks against Israeli targets, and Israel considered them violations of the ceasefire. Herzog & Gazit (2005), pp. 350–351 The freedom of movement of UNIFIL personnel and UNTSO observers within the enclave remained restricted due to the actions of Amal (Amal Movement) and the South Lebanon Army under Major Saad Haddad's leadership with the backing of Israeli military forces. IDF forces totalled 78,000 men, 1,240 tanks and 1,500 armoured personnel carriers. IDF troops were deployed in five divisions and two reinforced brigade-size units. The IDF maintained additional forces on the Golan Heights as an area reserve. IDF forces were divided into three main axis of advances called sectors: Israeli Elite Units since 1948, Samuel Katz, Osprey Elite series 18, * Coastal Sector, (from Rosh Hanikra (Rosh HaNikra Crossing) north to Tyre (Tyre, Lebanon), Sidon, Damour and Beirut.) – Forces included Division 91 (91st Division (IDF)) with three brigades including the 211th and the Golani Brigade. The 35 Paratroop Brigade (Paratroopers Brigade) and the Na'hal (Nahal) 50th Paratroop Battalion were attached to the division as needed. The Israeli Navy provided naval interdiction, shore gunfire support and landed a mixed brigade from Division 96 (96th Division (IDF)) at the mouth of the Awali River near Sidon. Israeli Naval commandos (Shayetet 13) had landed there previously. * Central Sector (from Beaufort Castle (Beaufort Castle, Lebanon) to Nabatiyeh) – Jezzine was the main objective and then on to Sidon to link up with the coastal forces. IDF forces included the Divisions 36 (36th Division (IDF)) and 162 (162nd Division (IDF)). 150px thumb left ''La malagueña'' (1919) by Julio Romero de Torres (File:La malagueña by Julio Romero de Torres.jpg). The Phoenicians


portrait which survived for centuries on the coinage of Bukhara (in contemporary Uzbekistan) is considered to be an evidence of his victory over the Huns. 200px thumb Bahram Gur is a great favorite in Persian literature (Image:Folio from a Khamsa-c.jpg) and poetry. "Bahram and the Indian princess in the black pavilion." Depiction of a Khamsa (Quintet) by the great Persian poet Nizami (Nizami Ganjavi), mid-16th-century Safavid era. Wikipedia:Bukhara Commons:Category:Bukhara Dmoz:Regional Asia Uzbekistan Localities Bukhara


Poesía - Qué.es date 2 March 2011 work Qué.es language Spanish accessdate 15 April 2011 born in Rome in 1934 by parents who were both Italian government officials, nominated at the unanimity "Premio della Cultura 2004 della Presidenza del Consiglio dei Ministri" (''Prize for Culture 2004 from the Presidency of the Italian Ministries Council'') "for his outstanding, prestigious contribution to the field of Poetry". He started his working life

as Music'')and "Sempre Sottovoce, poesia come vita" (''Always whispering, Poetry as Life''), Fiorina, Sion 1992; "My Poetry", Book Guild, London 1993 in English (English language) and Spanish translation with parallel text in Italian; "Regazo susurrante de poesía", Universidad de Murcia 1997; "Tu che mi tacci di poeta impudico", MEF L'autore Libri, Florence 2004, which has been presented in June 2004 at the Italian Literature students

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