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  • 121Christmas card — For the album from The Partridge Family, see Christmas Card (album). For the television film, see The Christmas Card. Some Christmas cards A Christmas card is a greeting card sent as part of the traditional celebration of Christmas in order to… …

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  • 122Jacob Frank — Frank and his followers were excommunicated due to his extremely unconventional doctrines that included acceptance of the New Testament, Enlightenment and some controversial concepts such as purification through transgression.Frank arguably… …

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  • 123Zengi — Imad ad Din Atabeg Zengi (al Malik al Mansur) (also Zangi, Zengui, Zenki, or Zanki; in Turkish İmadeddin Zengi , in Arabic: عماد الدین زنكي) (c. 1085 ndash;September 14, 1146) was the son of Aq Sunqur al Hajib, governor of Aleppo under Malik Shah …

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  • 124Nicolaus Copernicus — Copernicus redirects here. For other uses, see Copernicus (disambiguation). Nicolaus Copernicus …

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  • 125Peter I of Bulgaria — Infobox Monarch | name =Peter I title = Еmperor of Bulgaria caption = Seal of Emperor Peter I. reign = 927 969 coronation = predecessor = Simeon I successor = Boris II consort = Irina issue = Boris II Roman royal house = Krum s dynasty (possibly… …

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  • 126Earl Shilton — Infobox UK place official name= Earl Shilton country = England os grid reference= SP472980 latitude= 52.57777 longitude= 1.30491 map type= Leicestershire civil parish= population = shire district= Hinckley and Bosworth shire county=… …

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  • 127Runestone — A runestone is typically a raised stone with a runic inscription, but the term can also be applied to inscriptions on boulders and on bedrock. The tradition began in the 4th century but most of them date from the late Viking Age, and it lasted… …

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  • 128Night on Bald Mountain — Modest Mussorgsky Night on Bald Mountain is a composition by Modest Mussorgsky that exists in, at least, two versions a seldom performed 1867 version or a later (1886) and very popular fantasy for orchestra arranged by Nikolai Rimsky Korsakov, A… …

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  • 129Charles Bertram — Charles Julius Bertram Born 1723 London, England Died January 8, 1765(1765 01 08) Occupation Writer Notable work(s) De Situ Britanniae C …

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  • 130Merkabah — For the series of Israeli main battle tanks, see Merkava. Ezekiel s chariot vision , by Matthaeus Merian (1593 1650). Merkabah (Hebrew: מֶרְכַּבְ ,מרכבה, and מִרְכֶּבֶת chariot , derived from the consonantal root …

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  • 131Inca civilization — The Inca civilization began as a tribe in the Cuzco area, where the legendary first Sapa Inca, Manco Capac founded the Kingdom of Cusco around 1200. [ [http://www.allempires.com/article/index.php?q=inca The Inca] ] Under the leadership of the… …

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  • 132Nobility in the Kingdom of Hungary — The front page of the Tripartitum, the law book summarizing the privileges of the nobility in the kingdom The origin of the nobility in the Kingdom of Hungary can be traced to the Magyar conquest of Pannonia in the 9th century, and it developed… …

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  • 133John's first expedition to Ireland — The 1185 expedition of the future King John of England to Ireland has attracted much historical debate due to the lack of government records available and the subsequent reliance on sources such as the Irish Annals and the writings of Gerald of… …

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  • 134Medieval Welsh literature — History of Literature Bronze Age literature Sumerian Egyptian Akkadian Classical literatures …

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  • 135John Ruthven, 3rd Earl of Gowrie — Infobox Person subject name=John Ruthven birth date=1577 birth place=Perth, Scotland death date=5 August, 1600 death place=Perth, Scotland education=University of Edinburgh title=Earl of Gowrie spouse= parents=William Ruthven Dorothea Stewart… …

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  • 136Towarzysz — ( Companion, plural: towarzysze ) was a cavalry officer in the Polish army, from the 16th century. Later this word assumed the same meaning as Russian communist comrade .In Polish army, the towarzysz was a noble who served in the Army. His pay… …

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  • 137Lances fournies — The Lances fournies was a medieval army squad, that would have surrounded a knight in battle, consisting of a four to ten man team built of squires (man at arms, (usually mounted swordsmen), archers, attendants (pages) and the knight himself.… …

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  • 138William de Burgh — (1157 ndash; 1206) (but may be the same as William FitzAldelm de Burgh). He died in 1206 at Athassell Abbey, Golden, County Tipperary, Munster, Ireland.Biography Residence The de Burgh family owned the majority of a small village, Walton,… …

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  • 139Pyotr Andreyevich Shuvalov — Pyotr Shuvalov in 1850. Count Pyotr Andreyevich Shuvalov (граф Пётр Андреевич Шувалов) (1827 1889) was an influential Russian statesman and a counselor to Tsar Alexander II. Referring to his reactionary policies, his more liberal opponents… …

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  • 140Thiasus — In Greek mythology, the Thiasus (Greek thiasos), was the ecstatic retinue of Dionysus, often pictured as inebriated revelers. Many of the myths of Dionysus are connected with his arrival; the grandest such vision was his triumphant return from… …

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