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  • 161Latvian language — Infobox Language name = Latvian nativename = Latviešu Valoda states = Latvia, Australia, Belarus, Brazil, Canada, Estonia, Germany, Ireland, Lithuania, New Zealand, Russia, Sweden, Ukraine, United Kingdom, USA, Venezuela, Finland region = Europe… …

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  • 162Baltic Germans — The Baltic Germans ( de. Deutschbalten, or Baltendeutsche ) were mostly ethnically German inhabitants of the eastern shore of the Baltic Sea, which today form the countries of Estonia and Latvia. They formed, the social, commercial, political and …

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  • 163Latvian mythology — Latvian culture, along with Lithuanian, is among the oldest surviving Indo European cultures. Much of its symbolism (an example is the pērkonkrusts or thunder cross) is ancient. Its seasons, festivals, and numerous deities reflect the essential… …

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  • 164Moksha — For other uses, see Moksha (disambiguation). Mukti redirects here. For other uses, see Mukti (disambiguation). Within Indian religions, moksha (Sanskrit: मोक्ष mokṣa) or mukti (Sanskrit: मुक्ति), literally release (both from a root muc to let… …

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  • 165Robe — For other uses, see Robe (disambiguation). A dragon robe from Qing Dynasty of China …

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  • 166Archbishopric of Salzburg — Infobox Former Country native name = Fürst Erzbistum Salzburg conventional long name = Prince Archbishopric of Salzburg common name = Salzburg continent = Europe region = Central Europe country = Austria era = Middle Ages status = Vassal empire …

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  • 167Monk — For other uses, see Monk (disambiguation). St. Anthony the Great, considered the Father of Christian Monasticism A monk (from Greek: μοναχός, monachos, single, solitary [1]) is a person who practices religious asceticism, living either alone or… …

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  • 168Chasuble — A Roman or fiddleback chasuble The chasuble is the outermost liturgical vestment worn by clergy for the celebration of the Eucharist in Western tradition Christian Churches that use full vestments, primarily in the Roman Catholic, Anglican and… …

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  • 169Kārlis Ulmanis — Infobox Officeholder honorific prefix = name = Kārlis Ulmanis honorific suffix = imagesize = 150px small caption = Kārlis Ulmanis order = 1st Prime Minister of Latvia term start = November 19 1918 term end = June 18 1921 order2 = 4th President of …

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  • 170Biretta — The biretta is a square cap with three or four ridges or peaks, sometimes surmounted by a tuft, traditionally worn by Roman Catholic clergy and some Anglican clergy. It is also the term used for a similar cap worn by those holding doctoral… …

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  • 171Cope — This article is about religious garments. For other uses, see Cope (disambiguation). Pluviale redirects here. For a period of abundant rainfall, see pluvial. Finely embroidered cope, Saint Bavo Cathedral, Ghent, 15th century. Note the shield… …

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  • 172Venpa — ( வெண்பா in Tamil) is a form of classical Tamil poetry. Classical Tamil poetry has been classified based upon the rules of metric prosody. Such rules form a context free grammar. Every Venpa consists of between two to twelve lines. Popular books… …

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  • 173Collectivization in the Soviet Union — was a policy pursued under Stalin between 1928 and 1940. The goal of this policy was to consolidate individual land and labour into collective farms (Russian: колхоз, kolkhoz, plural kolkhozy). The Soviet leadership was confident that the… …

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  • 174Rainis — Rainis, was the pseudonym of Jānis Pliekšāns (b. OldStyleDate|September 11|1865|August 30 in Varslavāni, current Jēkabpils district mdash; d. September 12, 1929 in Majori), a poet, playwright, translator, and politician who is considered to be… …

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  • 175Mozarabic Rite — The Mozarabic, Visigothic, or Hispanic Rite is a form of Catholic worship within the Latin Rite of the Catholic Church, and in the Spanish Reformed Episcopal Church (Anglican).[1] Its beginning dates to the 7th century, and is localized in the… …

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  • 176Ceremonial clothing in Western cultures — Not to be confused with Ceremonial dress. Ceremonial clothing in Western cultures, life cycle celebrations associated with particular occasions are manifested by certain types of ceremonial clothing. Some events where ceremonial clothing would be …

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  • 177Pērkonkrusts — (Thunder Cross in Latvian), was a Latvian political party founded in the 1930s. This group adapted fascist ideology to the situation in independent Latvia after 1918. It was the largest and longest lived organisation of its kind in Latvia. The… …

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  • 178Seamless robe of Jesus — The Seamless Robe of Jesus (or Holy Tunic, Holy Coat of Trier, Holy Coat of Trèves) is the robe said to have been worn by Jesus during (or shortly before) his crucifixion.According to the Gospel of John, the soldiers who crucified Jesus did not… …

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  • 179Anti-Russian sentiment — covers a wide spectrum of prejudices, dislikes or fears of Russia, Russians, or Russian culture, including Russophobia. In modern international politics the term Russophobia is also used more specifically to describe clichés preserved from the… …

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  • 180Neopythagoreanism — Apollonius of Tyana (c.40 c.120), one of the most important representatives of Neopythagoreanism Neopythagoreanism (or Neo Pythagoreanism) was a Graeco Alexandrian school of philosophy, reviving Pythagorean doctrines, which became prominent in… …

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