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Ise Grand Shrine. The Ise Grand Shrine (伊勢神宮, Ise Jingū?)

Ise Grand Shrine

, located in the city of Ise, Mie Prefecture of Japan, is a Shinto shrine dedicated to the sun goddess Amaterasu. Officially known simply as Jingū (神宮?) , Ise Jingū is a shrine complex composed of a large number of Shinto shrines centered on two main shrines, Naikū (内宮?) And Gekū (外宮?). Musashi Imperial Graveyard. Coordinates: Entrance of the Musashi Imperial Graveyard, Hachiōji, Tokyo Musashi Imperial Graveyard (武蔵陵墓地, Musashi ryōbochi?)

Musashi Imperial Graveyard

Is a mausoleum complex of the Japanese emperors in Hachiōji, Tokyo, Japan. Located within a forest in the western suburbs of Tokyo and named for the ancient Musashi Province, the site contains the mausolea of the Taishō and Shōwa Emperors, as well as those of their wives.[1] History[edit] Emperor Meiji. Emperor Meiji (明治天皇, Meiji-tennō?

Emperor Meiji

, November 3, 1852 – July 30, 1912), or Meiji the Great (明治大帝, Meiji-taitei?) , was the 122nd Emperor of Japan according to the traditional order of succession, reigning from February 3, 1867 until his death on July 30, 1912. He presided over a time of rapid change in the Empire of Japan, as the nation quickly changed from a feudal state to a capitalist and imperial world power, characterized by Japan's industrial revolution. Battle of Hürtgen Forest. The Battle of Hürtgen Forest (German: Schlacht im Hürtgenwald) was a series of fierce battles fought from 19 September to 16 December 1944 between U.S. and German forces during World War II in the Hürtgen Forest about 50 sq mi (130 km2) east of the Belgian–German border.

Battle of Hürtgen Forest

It was the longest battle on German ground during World War II, and is the longest single battle the U.S. Army has ever fought.[4] The U.S. commanders' initial goal was to pin down German forces in the area to keep them from reinforcing the front lines further north in the Battle of Aachen, where the Allies were fighting a trench war between a network of fortified industrial towns and villages speckled with pillboxes, tank traps and minefields. A secondary objective may have been to outflank the front line. The Americans' initial tactical objectives were to take Schmidt and clear Monschau. Prometheus. Ancient myths and legends relate at least four versions of the narratives describing Prometheus, his exploits with Zeus, and his eternal punishment as also inflicted by Zeus.


There is a single somewhat comprehensive version of the birth of Prometheus and several variant versions of his subjection to eternal suffering at the will of Zeus. The most significant narratives of his origin appear in the Theogony of Hesiod which relates Prometheus as being the son of the Titan Iapetus by Clymene, one of the Oceanids. Hesiod then presents Prometheus as subsequently being a lowly challenger to Zeus's omnipotence. Hunnic Empire. The Hunnic Empire was tribal confederation controlled by the Huns, centered in present-day Hungary.

Hunnic Empire

During the peak of its expansion under Attila, it controlled much of the territory in the modern-day locations of Germany, Central Europe, the Balkans, Russia, and Ukraine. The empire bordered the Eastern Roman Empire to the southeast and the Western Roman Empire to the west and southwest, with its northern and eastern boundaries uncertain. The empire dissolved after Attila's death in 453 as a result of struggles over succession and leadership, finally fragmenting around 469 upon the death of Dengizich. Origins Main articles: Huns and Xiongnu. Basques. The Basques are known as: Euskaldunak in Basque (this ethnonym means "the speakers of the Basque language"; to refer to all the inhabitants of the Basque Country, the name euskal herritarrak is preferred)Vasco in SpanishBasque in French and English.Basco in Gascon and Portuguese.


Etymology of the word Basque[edit] Barscunes coin, Roman period The English word Basque comes from the French Basque (pronounced /bask/), which is derived from Gascon Basco (pronounced /ˈbasku/), cognate with Spanish Vasco (pronounced /ˈbasko/). These, in turn, come from Latin Vasco (pronounced /wasko/), plural Vascones (see History section below). Bilbao. Bilbao is situated in the north-central part of Spain, some 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) south of the Bay of Biscay, where the estuary of Bilbao is formed.


Its main urban core is surrounded by two small mountain ranges with an average elevation of 400 metres (1,300 ft).[8] Etymology[edit] There is no consensus among historians about the origin of the name. Generally accepted accounts state that prior to the 12th century the independent rulers of the territory, named Senores de Zubialdea, were also known as Senores de Bilbao la Vieja. The symbols of their patrimony are the tower and church used in the shield of Bilbao to this day.[20] One possible origin was suggested by the engineer Evaristo de Churruca.

Symbology[edit] Pablo Picasso. Picasso, Henri Matisse and Marcel Duchamp are regarded as the three artists who most defined the revolutionary developments in the plastic arts in the opening decades of the 20th century, responsible for significant developments in painting, sculpture, printmaking and ceramics.[4][5][6][7] Picasso demonstrated extraordinary artistic talent in his early years, painting in a realistic manner through his childhood and adolescence.

Pablo Picasso

During the first decade of the 20th century, his style changed as he experimented with different theories, techniques, and ideas. His work is often categorised into periods. While the names of many of his later periods are debated, the most commonly accepted periods in his work are the Blue Period (1901–1904), the Rose Period (1904–1906), the African-influenced Period (1907–1909), Analytic Cubism (1909–1912), and Synthetic Cubism (1912–1919). Early life Pablo Picasso and his sister Lola, c.1889. Spanish Civil War.

The war began after a pronunciamiento (declaration of opposition) by a group of generals of the Spanish Republican Armed Forces, originally under the leadership of José Sanjurjo, against the elected, leftist government of the Second Spanish Republic, at the time under the leadership of President Manuel Azaña. Robert Peel. Early life[edit] Peel was born at Chamber Hall, Bury, Lancashire, to the industrialist and parliamentarian Sir Robert Peel, 1st Baronet. His father was one of the richest textile manufacturers of the early Industrial Revolution.[4] Peel was educated first at Bury Grammar School , then at Harrow School and finally Christ Church, Oxford, where he took a double first in classics and mathematics.[5] He was a law student at Lincoln's Inn in 1809 before entering Parliament.[6] While living in Tamworth, he is credited with the development of the Tamworth Pig by breeding Irish stock with some local Tamworth pigs.

[citation needed] Peel saw part-time military service as a Captain in the Manchester Regiment of Militia in 1808, and later as Lieutenant in the Staffordshire Yeomanry Cavalry in 1820.[6] As chief secretary in Dublin in 1813, he proposed the setting up of a specialist police force, later called "peelers".[10] In 1814 the Royal Irish Constabulary was founded under Peel.

Home Secretary[edit] League of German Girls. The League of German Girls or (cognate) Band of German Maidens[1] (German: Bund Deutscher Mädel, BDM) was the girls' wing of the Nazi Party youth movement, the Hitler Youth. It was the only female youth organization in Nazi Germany. At first, the League consisted of two sections: the Jungmädel, or Young Girls' League, for girls ages 10 to 14, and the League proper for girls ages 14 to 18. In 1938, a third section was introduced, the Faith and Beauty Society (BDM-Werk Glaube und Schönheit), which was voluntary and open to girls between the ages of 17 and 21. Hitler Youth. Strategic bombing. The theoretical distinction between tactical and strategic air warfare was developed during the interbellum between the two world wars. Some leading theorists of strategic air warfare, during this period were the Italian Giulio Douhet, the Trenchard school in Great Britain, and General Billy Mitchell in the United States. These theorists were highly influential, both on the military justification for an independent air force (such as the Royal Air Force) and in influencing political thoughts on a future war as exemplified by Stanley Baldwin's 1932 comment that the bomber will always get through.

Operation Market Garden. Operation Market Garden (17–25 September 1944) was an unsuccessful Allied military operation, fought in the Netherlands and Germany in the Second World War. It was the largest airborne operation up to that time. Portuguese Timor. Portuguese Timor was the name of East Timor when it was under Portuguese control. Normandy landings. Cassandra. Monroe Doctrine. The Monroe Doctrine was a U.S. foreign policy regarding European countries in 1823. It stated that further efforts by European nations to colonize land or interfere with states in North or South America would be viewed as acts of aggression, requiring U.S. intervention.[1] At the same time, the doctrine noted that the United States would neither interfere with existing European colonies nor meddle in the internal concerns of European countries.

Lazarus. Philosophy of Baruch Spinoza. Baruch Spinoza. Biography[edit] Family and community origins[edit] Dust Bowl. Prometheus. Titan. Otto von Bismarck. Rothschild family. Buddhist philosophy. Dutch East Indies. United States of Indonesia.

State of East Indonesia. Madiun Affair. Kokoda Track. Desiderius Erasmus. Dutch Golden Age. Pembela Tanah Air. Pembela Tanah Air. Battle of Surabaya. Sudirman. Indonesian National Revolution. Netherlands New Guinea. Ashtamangala. Miyamoto Musashi. Jack Kerouac. Allen Ginsberg. Xinhai Revolution. Hakka people. Qing dynasty. Amun. Age of Enlightenment. Dionysus. AFI's 100 Years...100 Movie Quotes. Hotel australia. George Ernest Morrison. Boudica. Seneca the Younger. List of Australian Victoria Cross recipients. Cadillac. Dresden. Bombing of Dresden in World War II. Erich von Falkenhayn. Philippe Pétain. John J. Pershing. War of the Spanish Succession.

Max Immelmann. French Revolution. Maximilien Robespierre. Reign of Terror. Maximilien de Robespierre. Reign of Terror. Ypres. Pals battalion. Battle of the Somme. Mephisto. War in Afghanistan. Kingdom Tower. Five Civilized Tribes. Trail of Tears. Missouri Compromise. James Monroe. Sami people. Glorious Revolution. New France. Kaur. Bhagavad Gita. Mughal Empire. Zoroastrianism. Ottoman Empire. D. H. Lawrence. Kingdom Tower. Sikh. Stowe house. Upper West Side. Richard mille watches. Highway of Death. Gulf War. Zanzibar.