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to the south, Soule got trapped in the political, religious and military manoeuvres derived from its shaky position, with the French Wars of Religion affecting the province tremendously. The end of home rule thumb 250px The pastoral of Soule sinks its roots in the Middle Ages (File:Mendiague1.jpg) thumb 250px Bela Street in Mauléon (1910) (File:Mauléon - Rue Béla (1910).jpg) The province of Soule relied largely on the commons set on the highlands and lowlands of the valley for the use

Yehud Medinata

probably not totally abandoned, was much smaller than previously, and the town of Mizpah in Benjamin in the relatively unscathed northern section of the kingdom became the capital of the new Babylonian province of Yehud Medinata. Davies 2009. (This was standard Babylonian practice: when the Philistine city of Ashkalon was conquered in 604, the political, religious and economic elite (but not the bulk of the population) was banished and the administrative centre

Jaffna kingdom

Although King Parakramabahu II (Parakkamabahu II of Dambadeniya) (1236–70) from Dambadeniya was able to repulse the attack, Chandrabhanu moved north and secured the throne for himself around 1255 from Magha. Sadayavarman Sundara Pandyan I invaded Sri Lanka in the 13th century and defeated Chandrabhanu the usurper of the Jaffna Kingdom in northern Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka and South-East Asia: Political, Religious


accumulate great wealth and rose to prominence, even on a world scale. Thebes played a major role in expelling the invading forces of the Hyksos from Upper Egypt, and from the time of the 18th Dynasty through to the 20th Dynasty, the city had risen as the major political, religious and military capital of Ancient Egypt. The city attracted peoples such as the Babylonians, the Mitanni, the Hittites of Anatolia (modern-day Turkey


collaborators were killed during the Bleiburg massacre D.The systematic extermination of large numbers of people for political, religious or racial reasons. The most numerous victims were Serbs The USHMM reports between 77,000 and 99,000 persons were killed at the Jasenovac concentration camp.


life Omar Almukhtar was born in eastern Cyrenaica, Al Butnan District, in the village of East Janzur east of Tobruk. He was orphaned early and was adopted by Sharif El Gariani, nephew of Hussein Ghariani, a political-religious leader in Cyrenaica. He received his early education at the local mosque and then studied for eight years at the Senussi university at Jaghbub (Jaghbub, Libya), which was also the headquarters of the Senussi Movement (Senussi). In 1899 he was sent with other Senussi to assist Rabih az-Zubayr in the resistance in Chad against the French (Colonial Chad#French conquest). In the running battle which followed, ''Bartolomeo Colleoni'' was hard hit by ''Sydney'' and after a shell hit the boilers at 09:23 she stopped dead in the water. She fought on but was unable to manoeuvre or use the main battery; despite the fire from her WikiPedia:Tobruk Commons:Category:Tobruk

Tsardom of Russia

the city without success (Treaty of Teusina). The Commonwealth reached its Golden Age in the early 17th century. Its powerful parliament (Sejm) was dominated by nobles (''Pic. 2 (#Gallery)'') who were reluctant to get involved in the Thirty Years' War; this neutrality spared the country from the ravages of a political-religious conflict which devastated most of contemporary Europe. The Commonwealth was able to hold its own against Sweden, Tsardom of Russia, and vassals


Seal refused to apologize for appearing at the event, sending a message from his Twitter account telling people to "leave me out of your politics." Seal was reported to have made $500,000 for singing at the party.

of terrorism used here, is described by the U.S. Department of Defense's definition, which is "the calculated use of unlawful violence or threat of unlawful violence to inculcate fear; intended to coerce or to intimidate governments or societies in the pursuit of goals that are generally political, religious, or ideological objectives". US Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms (April

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant

-flag-iraq-syria What the ISIS Flag Says About the Militant Group , article by Ilene Prusher, 9 Sept 2014 Such symbolism has been said to point to ISIL's belief that it represents the restoration of the caliphate of early Islam, with all of the political, religious and eschatological ramifications that this would imply. Endtimes Brewing


had an ethnic, linguistic, and religious value, it did not yet have a political import. The idea of an “Iranian” empire or kingdom is a purely Sasanian one". Excerpt 4:"It was in the Sasanian period, then, that the pre-Islamic Iranian identity reached the height of its fulfilment in every aspect: political, religious, cultural, and linguistic (with the growing diffusion of Middle Persian). Its main ingredients were the appeal to a heroic past that was identified or confused with little-known Achaemenid origins (Yarshater, 1971; Daryaee, 1995), and the religious tradition, for which the Avesta was the chief source.". Also accessed online at: in May, 2011 The Old Persians, who were one of these ethnic Iranian groups, were originally nomad ic, pastoral people in the western Iranian plateau and by 850 BCE were calling themselves the ''Parsa'' and their constantly shifting territory ''Parsua'' for the most part localized around Persis (Pars), bounded on the west by Tigris river and on the south by Persian Gulf. ), means literally exile. Galut or Golus classically refers to the exile of the Jewish people from the Land of Israel (see: Jewish diaspora). There were altogether four such exiles. These are said to be alluded to in Abraham's biblical vision of the future of his descendants according to Bereishit Rabba (44:17): :''"And behold, a great, dark fear fell upon him." "'Fear' refers to Babylonia ... 'dark' refers to Media (Medes). ... 'great' refers to Greece.... 'fell upon him' refers to Edom.'"'' Hamadan was established by the Medes and was the capital of the Median empire. It then became one of several capital cities of the Achaemenid Dynasty. * Since Alyattes (w:Alyattes of Lydia) would not give up the Scythians (w:Scythians) to Cyaxares (w:Cyaxares) at his demand, there was war Battle of Halys (w:Battle of Halys) between the Lydians (w:Lydians) and the Medes (w:Medes) for five years; each won many victories over the other, and once they fought a battle by night. They were still warring with equal success, when it happened, at an encounter which occurred in the sixth year, that during the battle the day was suddenly turned to night (w:Battle_of_Halys_(585_BCE)#The_eclipse). Thales of Miletus had foretold this loss of daylight to the Ionians, fixing it within the year in which the change did indeed happen. ** Herodotus, ''Histories'' (w:Histories (Herodotus)#Book_I_.28Clio.29), 1.74 (c.a. 435 B.C.)

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