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Yehud Medinata

by the scribe-sage (Ezra and the appointed aristocrat-governor (Nehemiah). This new pattern provided the leadership model for Yehud for centuries to come. Lee I. Levine, Jerusalem: portrait of the city in the second Temple period (538 B.C.E.-70 C.E.), p.42 Administration and demographics Yehud

, Haggai and Malachi, but by the mid-5th century BCE the prophets and Davidic kings had disappeared, leaving only the High Priest. Lee I. Levine, "Jerusalem: portrait of the city in the second Temple period (538 B.C.E.-70 C.E.)" p.42 The practical result was that after c.500 BCE Yehud became

gbs_similarbooks_s&cad 1#v onepage&q&f false Lee I. Levine, "Jerusalem: portrait of the city in the second Temple period (538 B.C.E.-70 C.E.)" p.34 Governors of Yehud Medinata * '''Sheshbazzar''', circa 538 * '''Zerubbabel''', until 510. led the first wave of Jewish exiles back to Judea after the fall of Babylonian Empire to Cyrus the Great. His family, however, remained behind in Nehardea. * '''Elnathan''' * '''Jehoezer''' * '''Ahzai''' * '''Ezra ben Seraiah


Joseon

dynasty declined rapidly in the late 19th century. The Joseon period has left a substantial legacy to modern Korea; much of modern Korean etiquette, cultural norms, societal attitudes towards current issues, and the modern Korean language and its dialects derive from the culture and traditions of Joseon. Early Joseon period thumb left Taejo of Joseon King Taejo (File:조선 태조.JPG)'s portrait

Seongjong was succeeded by his son, Yeonsangun, in 1494. Literati purges thumb 140px Portrait of the neo-Confucian scholar, Jo Gwang-jo (File:Cho Kwang-jo in 1750.jpg) (1482–1519). Seongjong's son Yeonsangun is often considered the worst tyrant in Joseon dynasty, whose reign was marked by a series of bloody purges of neo-Confucian scholars (Korean Literati Purges) between 1498 and 1506. His behavior became erratic after he learned that his

, as when a scholar marked 1861 as "the 234th year of Chongzhen (Chongzhen Emperor)." . Late Joseon period Emergence of Silhak and Renaissance of the Joseon left thumb 140px Portrait of Kim Yuk (1570 - 1658) an early Silhak philosopher of Joseon Dynasty. (File:Kim Yuk 02.jpg) right thumb 260px Hwaseong Fortress (File:2009-01-24 - Janganmun from Bukseo Jeokdae.JPG) in Suwon. After invasions from Japan


Surgut

cities of Surgut, and Nizhnevartovsk provided more railheads, but did not diminish the importance of the waterways for reaching places still not served by the rail. Image:Vitus Bering.jpg left 180px thumb A portrait once believed to be of Vitus Bering (according to more recent data, it is likely his uncle's portrait) In 1991 a Russian-Danish expedition found Bering's burial site. Analysis of Bering's skull also showed

that Bering could not have had such a round face, as is depicted in most pictures. The analysis showed a man of strong stature and a more angular face. The portrait most frequently attributed to Bering may possibly be the writer '''Vitus Pedersen Bering''', who was Bering's uncle. Both parties used horse-drawn sledges and made good time over the first legs of the journey. On 14 February they were reunited in Vologda, and, now travelling together, headed eastwards across the Ural


Awka

black artist to paint a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II (Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom) when commissioned to paint the official Golden Jubilee portrait. Queen's Jubilee portrait unveiled, ''BBC News'', 12 March 2002. She was chosen as one of the UK Women of the Year in 2002 and 2003, represented the UK at the Council of Europe and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Letters by the University

, Lagos. His portrait adorns Nigeria's five hundred naira (Nigerian naira) currency note.thumb Five hundred Naira (File:Five hundred naira.jpg) History reveals Zik as the only individual whose name appeared in a democratic constitution. The Nigeria's 1963 Republican Constitution which was an amendment of the 1960 Independent Constitution has the following words: “Nnamdi Azikiwe shall be deemed to have been elected President and Commander in-Chief of the Armed Forces,” as submitted


Monastir, Tunisia

and sister cities in Tunisia Twin towns – Sister cities Monastir is twinned (Twin towns and sister cities) with: * Münster, Germany


La Baie, Quebec

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the region’s capital. The La Baie Borough lost 6.5% of its population between 1991 and 2006. Portrait socio-économique de SaguenayPortrait%20socio-%C3%A9conomique%20de%20Saguenay archive, CLD de la Ville de Saguenay et Promotion Saguenay

, 2007. Consulted 2009-02-06 It experienced the largest demographic decline of the city of Saguenay (Saguenay, Quebec); the entire city lost 4.4% of its population during the same period. Even though the Abitibi-Consolidated mill closed in 2003, the population decline has slowed since 2001. The population decreased by 5.3% from 1996 to 2001 and by 1.5% from 2001 to 2006. La Baie also contains the city’s youngest families. http


Yeniseysk

. ) In 1635 Bratsk was restored by a punitive expedition under Radukovskii. In 1638 it was besieged unsuccessfully. * Southern route: via Kazakhstan, Barnaul, Abakan and Mongolia. * Northern route: via Tyumen, Tobolsk, Tomsk, Yeniseysk and the modern Baikal Amur Mainline or even through Yakutsk. Image:Vitus Bering.jpg left 180px thumb A portrait once believed to be of Vitus Bering (according to more recent data, it is likely his

uncle's portrait) In 1991 a Russian-Danish expedition found Bering's burial site. Analysis of Bering's skull also showed that Bering could not have had such a round face, as is depicted in most pictures. The analysis showed a man of strong stature and a more angular face. The portrait most frequently attributed to Bering may possibly be the writer '''Vitus Pedersen Bering''', who was Bering's uncle. Both parties used horse


Farm Security Administration

4 (Fall Winter 2006). * James Guimond, ''American Photography and the American Dream'' (1991), chap. 4: "The Signs of Hard Times" * Jack Hurley, ''Portrait of a Decade: Roy Stryker and the Development of Documentary Photography in the Thirties'' Louisiana State University Press, 1972 * Michael Leicht, ''Wie Katie Tingle sich weigerte, ordentlich zu posieren und Walker Evans darüber nicht grollte'', Bielefeld: transcript 2006 * Dorothea Lange and Paul Schuster Taylor, ''An American

situations and he photographed many aspects of rural life. These photographs serves as the basis for a series of genre portraits' depicting southern black life. In 1940 he completed ''Tobacco Farmer'', the portrait of a young black farmer in white overalls and a blue shirt with a youthful yet serious look upon his face, sitting in front of the landscape and buildings he works

'' magazine, making it a voice for reclamation, conservation, and scientific farming. May (2000) In 1929, Roosevelt, as Governor of New York, appointed him chair of the New York State Agricultural Advisory Committee and to the state Conservation Commission. thumb left Parks's well-known "American Gothic, Washington D. C." (File:Gordon Parks - American Gothic.jpg) Over the next few years, Parks moved from job to job, developing a freelance portrait and fashion


Buttevant

) in ''The Faerie Queen ''; Anthony Trollope passed through in his novel ''Castle Richmond''; James Joyce played a game of hurling there in his ''Portrait of an Artist as a Young Man''; the revered Canon Sheehan of Doneraile (Patrick Augustine Sheehan) mentions Buttevant in several of his novels, not least in ''Glenanaar'' in the setting of the fatal events of the Fair of Rathclare; and Elizabeth Bowen mentions it in her elegiacal family history ''Bowen's Court''. Clotilde Augusta Inez

the stereotypical portrait of the Boer as backward and despicably primitive, and the black man as a shadow figure behind the civilizing foreground, an appendage of an argument over what to do with his labour". ''Between Two Thieves'' and ''One Braver Thing'' followed in 1914. In the Gaelic tongue, An tAthar Peadair O Laoghaire makes unflattering mention of garrisoned Buttevant in ''Mo Sceal Fein''; while the great Irish antiquarian of the 18th century, An tAthar Séamus O Conaire


Bansha

of the Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath, and in 1909 he was made a member of the Irish Privy Council. He died at Bansha Castle and was buried at the cemetery of Killaldriffe, a few miles distant and not far from his ancestral home. DATE OF DEATH 7 June 1910 PLACE OF DEATH Bansha, County Tipperary A rough portrait of MacCarthy was taken to France in 1776 by a collateral kinsman, Justin MacCarthy (1744–1811) of Springhouse, Bansha, County Tipperary, who

was a direct descendant of Dónal na Pípí and was going into exile because of the harsh treatment in Ireland of Catholics under the Penal Laws (Penal Laws (Ireland)). The portrait was kept in the mansion at 3, Rue Mage in the city of Toulouse where he resided as Count MacCarthy-Reagh of Toulouse. The Count was noted for his rich library which in importance was second only to the King's in Paris. His father was Edward Sheil, who had acquired considerable wealth in Cadiz in southern Spain


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