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  • 161presumptuousness — noun see presumptuous …

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  • 162Aster CT-80 — The Aster CT 80, an early home/personal computer developed by the small Dutch company MCP (later renamed to Aster Computers), was sold in its first incarnation as a kit for hobbyists. Later it was sold ready to use. It consisted of several… …

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  • 163Dardanelles — Coordinates: 40°12′N 26°24′E / 40.2°N 26.4°E / 40.2; 26.4 …

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  • 164Edmund Burke — Infobox Philosopher region = Western Philosophy era = 18th century philosophy color = #B0C4DE image caption = Rt. Hon. Edmund Burke name = Edmund Burke birth = January 12, 1729 (Dublin, Ireland) death = Death date and age|1797|7|9|1729|1|12… …

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  • 165Gladiator — For other uses, see Gladiator (disambiguation). Part of the Zliten mosaic from Libya (Leptis Magna), about 2nd century CE. It shows (left to right) a thraex fighting a murmillo, a hoplomachus standing with another murmillo (who is signaling his… …

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  • 166John Milton — For other people named John Milton, see John Milton (disambiguation). John Milton Portrait of John Milton in National Portrait Gallery, London c. 1629. Unknown artist (detail) Born 9 December 1608(1608 12 09) Bread Street …

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  • 167Snowball Earth — The Snowball Earth hypothesis as it was originally proposedcite book author = Kirschvink, J.L. year = 1992 chapter = Late Proterozoic low latitude global glaciation: The snowball Earth title = The Proterozoic Biosphere: A Multidisciplinary Study… …

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  • 168Standard Generalized Markup Language — Infobox file format name = Standard Generalized Markup Language icon = logo = extension = mime = application/sgml, text/sgml type code = uniform type = public.xml magic = owner = ISO genre = metalanguage container for = contained by = extended… …

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  • 169The Band — Infobox musical artist Background = group or band Name = The Band Landscape = yes Img capt = The Band in 1968, left to right: Richard Manuel, Garth Hudson, Levon Helm, Robbie Robertson, and Rick Danko (photo by Elliot Landy) Img size = 250 Years… …

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  • 170Unitarian Universalism — (UUism) is a theologically liberal religion characterized by its support for a free and responsible search for truth and meaning. Unitarian Universalists do not share a creed; rather, they are unified by their shared search for spiritual growth.… …

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  • 171Pericles — Infobox Military Person name= Pericles caption= Marble portrait bust of Pericles mdash; Roman copy of an original portrait by Kresilas (British Museum, London) allegiance= Athens rank= General (Strategos) commands= nickname= lived= ca. 495 – 429… …

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  • 172Edward Teller — The native form of this personal name is Teller Ede. This article uses the Western name order. Edward Teller Edward Teller in 1958 as Director of the Lawrence Livermore Nat …

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  • 173Pliny the Elder — Gaius or Caius Plinius Secundus, (AD 23 – August 25, AD 79), better known as Pliny the Elder, was an ancient author, naturalist or natural philosopher and naval and military commander of some importance who wrote Naturalis Historia . He is known… …

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  • 174The Diamond Age —   …

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  • 175Neturei Karta — synagogue and study hall in Jerusalem Neturei Karta (Jewish Babylonian Aramaic: נטורי קרתא, literally Guardians of the City ) is a Haredi Jewish group formally created in Jerusalem, British Mandate of Palestine, in 1938, splitting off from Agudas …

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  • 176Dome of the Rock — Not to be confused with Al Aqsa Mosque or Mosque of Omar (Jerusalem). The Dome of the Rock on the Temple Mount …

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  • 177Atlantic Canada — Atlantic Canada, also known as the Atlantic provinces, is the region of Canada comprising four provinces located on the Atlantic coast: the three Maritime provinces – New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island – and Newfoundland and… …

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  • 178Eli Siegel — (August 16, 1902 ndash;November 8, 1978), poet and critic, founded the philosophy Aesthetic Realism in 1941. Born in Latvia, his family came to the United States when he was an infant. He grew up in Baltimore, Maryland, where he graduated from… …

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  • 179Natural History (Pliny) — Naturalis Historia, 1669 edition, title page. The title at the top reads: Volume I of the Natural History of Gaius Plinius Secundus. The Natural History (Latin: Naturalis Historia) is an encyclopedia published circa AD 77–79 by Pliny the… …

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  • 180Hellespont — (Turkish Polytonic| Çanakkale Boğazı , Greek Polytonic| Ἑλλήσποντος; i.e. Sea of Helle , variously named in classical literature Hellespontium Pelagus , Rectum Hellesponticum , and Fretum Hellesponticum ) was the ancient name of a narrow strait,… …

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