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  • 81 Indonesia — /in deuh nee zheuh, sheuh, zee euh, doh /, n. 1. See East Indies (def. 1). 2. Republic of. Formerly, Netherlands East Indies, Dutch East Indies. a republic in the Malay Archipelago consisting of 13,677 islands, including Sumatra, Java, Sulawesi,… …

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  • 82 ancient Greek civilization — ▪ historical region, Eurasia Introduction       the period following Mycenaean civilization, which ended in about 1200 BC, to the death of Alexander the Great, in 323 BC. It was a period of political, philosophical, artistic, and scientific… …

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  • 83 Poland — • Country in eastern Europe Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Poland     Poland     † Cathol …

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  • 84 Iconoclasm — Reformation iconoclasm in the 16th century. Relief statues in St Stevenskerk in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, attacked in the Beeldenstorm …

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  • 85 terrorism — /ter euh riz euhm/, n. 1. the use of violence and threats to intimidate or coerce, esp. for political purposes. 2. the state of fear and submission produced by terrorism or terrorization. 3. a terroristic method of governing or of resisting a… …

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  • 86 Western sculpture — ▪ art Introduction       three dimensional artistic forms produced in what is now Europe and later in non European areas dominated by European culture (such as North America) from the Metal Ages (Europe, history of) to the present.       Like… …

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  • 87 History of the Jews —     History of the Jews     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► History of the Jews     (Yehúd m; Ioudaismos).     Of the two terms, Jews and Judaism, the former denotes usually the Israelites or descendants of Jacob (Israel) in contrast to Gentile races;… …

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  • 88 The Religion of Russia —     The Religion of Russia     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Religion of Russia     A. The Origin of Russian Christianity     There are two theories in regard to the early Christianity of Russia; according to one of them, Russia was Catholic from …

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  • 89 Edinburgh —    EDINBURGH, a city, the seat of a university, and the metropolis of the kingdom of Scotland, situated in longitude 3° 10 30 (W.), and latitude 55° 57 29 (N.), about a mile (S. by W.) from Leith, 40 miles (S.S.W.) from Dundee, 42 (E. by N.) from …

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  • 90 Richard I of England — Richard I redirects here. For others of the same name, see Richard I (disambiguation). Richard the Lionheart King of England (more..) Reign 6 July 1189 – 6 April 1199 Coronation 3 September 1 …

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  • 91 History of Slovakia — This article discusses the history of the territory of Slovakia. Prehistory Palaeolithic Radiocarbon dating puts the oldest surviving archaeological artifacts from Slovakia found near Nové Mesto nad Váhom at 270,000 BCE, in the Early Paleolithic… …

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  • 92 Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq — General Muhammad Zia ul Haq Urdu:محمد ضياءالحق General Zia ul Haq (on right), PA 6th President of Pakistan …

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  • 93 Iranian Revolution — The Iranian Revolution (mostly known as the Islamic Revolution, [http://www.iranchamber.com/history/islamic revolution/islamic revolution.php Islamicaaaa Revolution] , Iran Chamber.] [http://encarta.msn.com/encyclopedia 761588431/Islamic… …

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  • 94 Criticism of the Bible — This article is about criticisms made against the Bible as a source of reliable information or ethical guidance. For the academic treatment of the bible as a historical document, see Biblical criticism. The Gutenberg Bible, the first printed… …

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  • 95 religion — religionless, adj. /ri lij euhn/, n. 1. a set of beliefs concerning the cause, nature, and purpose of the universe, esp. when considered as the creation of a superhuman agency or agencies, usually involving devotional and ritual observances, and… …

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  • 96 Thailand — /tuy land , leuhnd/, n. 1. Formerly, Siam. a kingdom in SE Asia: official name of Siam 1939 45 and since 1949. 59,450,818; 198,242 sq. mi. (513,445 sq. km). Cap.: Bangkok. 2. Gulf of. Also called Gulf of Siam. an arm of the South China Sea, S of… …

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  • 97 Hirohito — / Emperor Shōwa 裕仁 / 昭和天皇 Emperor of Japan Reign 25 December 1926 – 7 January 1989 ( 1000000000000006200000062 years, 10000000000 …

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  • 98 Scotland — /skot leuhnd/, n. a division of the United Kingdom in the N part of Great Britain. 5,205,000; 30,412 sq. mi. (78,772 sq. km). Cap.: Edinburgh. * * * I Northernmost country of the United Kingdom. Area: 30,421 sq mi (78,789 sq km). Population… …

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  • 99 South Asian arts — Literary, performing, and visual arts of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. Myths of the popular gods, Vishnu and Shiva, in the Puranas (ancient tales) and the Mahabharata and Ramayana epics, supply material for representational and… …

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  • 100 History of Nigeria — This article is part of a series Prehistory …

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