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San Andrés Cholula, Puebla

, tropical fruits, ears of corn, eagle warriors, cherubs, serpents, dark skinned angels, children playing among flowers and fish along with the Four Evangelists, Francis of Assisi, Saint Anthony, Christ, Quetzalcoatl and especially the Virgin Mary. There is also a work called Nuestra Señora de Tzocuilac by Pascual Perez in 1752. In the pre Hispanic period, the area was sacred


Trakai

ben Abraham , who lived in Trakai, Lithuania (Trakai), penned a work called ''Chizzuk Emunah'' (''Faith Strengthened'') that attempted to refute the ideas that Jesus was the Messiah prophesied in the Old Testament and that Christianity was the "New Covenant" of God. He systematically identified a number of inconsistencies in the New Testament, contradictions between the New Testament and the Old Testament, and Old Testament prophesies which remained


Gyumri

, then part of the Russian Empire (now Gyumri, Armenia). His mother, ''Astghik'' was widowed by the Armenian Genocide shortly before his birth. Armenia: with Nagorno Karabagh, Nicholas Holding, 2006, p. 40 Shiraz grew up in a considerable poverty. His first work called ''Beginning of Spring'' was published in 1935. Novelist Atrpet gave the talented poet the epithet "Shiraz (Shiraz, Iran)", because "this youth's poems have the fragrance of roses, fresh and covered with dew, like the roses of Shiraz" (Shiraz being one of Iran's major cities, famous for its roses and poets). DATE OF BIRTH April 27, 1915 PLACE OF BIRTH Gyumri, Armenia DATE OF DEATH March 14, 1984 thumb 240px Members of the Soviet 11th Red Army (File:11thRedArmyYerevan.jpg) marching down Yerevan's Abovyan Boulevard, effectively ending Armenian self-rule. The Turkish Revolutionaries alleged that the Turks inside DRA were being mistreated and oppressed by the Armenians. On September 20, 1920, the Turkish General Kazım Karabekir invaded the region of Sarikamish (Sarıkamış). Hovannisian. ''Republic of Armenia, Vol. IV'', pp. 184-197. In response, Armenia declared war on Turkey on September 24 and the Turkish–Armenian War began. In the regions of Oltu, Sarikamish, Kars, Alexandropol (Gyumri) (Gyumri) Armenian forces clashed with those of Karabekir’s armies. Mustafa Kemal Pasha had sent several delegations to Moscow in search of an alliance, where he had found a receptive response by the Soviet government, which started sending gold and weapons to the Turkish revolutionaries. This proved disastrous for the Armenians. He was born in Leninakan, currently Gyumri, Armenia. He studied in Leninakan Art College and Theatre Studio, then finished at the Acting Department of Yerevan Institute of Fine Arts and Theatre. Since 1953, he has performed in the Sundukyan Drama Theatre of Yerevan. He also directed many successful productions, best of them Maxim Gorky's "The Lower Depths". His cinema career began in 1955. His famous roles in Rolan Bykov's "Aybolit-66" (1966), Leonid Gaidai's "Kidnapping, Caucasian Style" (1966), and Georgi Daneliya's "Mimino" (1977) earned him the reputation of one of the leading comedy actors in the Soviet Union. But that reputation sometimes overshadowed his real talent and emotional depth which he put into his roles in such classics of Armenian cinema as "Yerankyuni" ("Triangle") (1967), "Menq enq, mer sarere" ("We, Our Mountains") (1969), "Hayrik" ("Father") (1973), "Nahapet" (1977), "Hin oreri yerge" ("Old Days' Song") (1982), "Mer mankutyan tangon" ("Tango of Our Childhood") (1985). Among his many awards was the USSR State Prize for 1978. He died in Yerevan, Armenia, in 1993. DATE OF BIRTH 4 July 1930 PLACE OF BIRTH Gyumri, Armenia, USSR DATE OF DEATH 29 December 1993 birth_date Wikipedia:Gyumri Dmoz:Regional Asia Armenia Shirak Localities Gyumri Commons:Category:Gyumri


Anuradhapura

foundation - under the name Anuradhapura (Anuradha's city) it was to become capital of Rajarata for over a thousand years. Buddhist claims and conflict A temple dedicated to a deity in "Gokarna" city is mentioned in a 5th century CE religious and historical literary work called Mahavamsa. It mentions that Mahasena (King Mahasena) (334–361) a Mahayanist zealot known for his temple destructions, who ruled a central kingdom of the island from the southern city of Anuradhapura destroyed temples dedicated to a deity in Gokarna and built Buddhist Viharas in its place. A 12th century commentary on Mahavamsa indicates that the destroyed deity temple had a Lingam - a form of Shiva in it. The interpretation of deity temples into specifically a Siva temple by the commentary on Mahavamsa is disputed by Sinhalese writers such as Bandu De Silva. Wikipedia:Anuradhapura Commons:Category:Anuradhapura


Durrës

to literature. He wrote a play of which the subject was his visit to Lentulus (Publius Cornelius Lentulus Spinther) in the camp of Pompey at Dyrrhachium (Durrës), and, according to Macrobius, founded 1920 ground Stadiumi Niko Dovana, Durrës, Albania


Valletta

squares. In 2004 Mark Montebello placed the study and appreciation of Dimech on a new and unprecedented standing with a master biographical work called simply ''Dimech'' (PEG, Malta), which started to behold Dimech’s personality in a more balanced and objective way. DATE OF BIRTH 25 December 1860 PLACE OF BIRTH Valletta, Malta DATE OF DEATH 17 April 1921 - '''Valletta''' 6,000 Birkirkara 21,000 3.5 &nbsp


Chiapas

on furniture, brightly painted sculptures and toys. The Tzotzils of San Juan de Chamula are known for their sculptures as well as for their sturdy furniture. Sculptures are made from woods such as cedar (cedar wood), mahogany and strawberry tree (Muntingia calabura). Another town noted for their sculptures is Tecpatán. The making lacquer to use in the decoration of wooden and other items goes back to the colonial period. The best-known area for this type of work, called "


Eritrea

Commons:Category:Eritrea WikiPedia:Eritrea Dmoz:Regional Africa Eritrea


Cairo

of notes from all of his travels formed a ten-volume work called the ''Seyahatname'' (Book of Travels). He lived by his wits, providing religious knowledge and entertainment to Ottoman grandees. * Milan, Italy, since 1971

; He escaped exile in 1899 and made his way to Paris where he began to emerge as a staunch advocate of Turkish (Turkish people) nationalism. He returned to Russia in 1903 and began to write extensively on the topic. He garnered most attention for his 1904 work ''Üç Tarz-ı Siyaset'' (Three Policies), which was originally printed in the Cairo-based magazine ''Turk''. The work called on Turks to abandon the multi-ethnic Ottoman Empire and instead to turn wholly to their Turkish


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