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Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, - Conquest, War, Famine & Death, an 1887 painting by Victor Vasnetsov. The Lamb is visible at the top. White Horse[edit] Then I saw when the Lamb broke one of the seven seals, and I heard one of the four living creatures saying as with a voice of thunder, “Come.” The rider has also been called "Pestilence", particularly in pop culture (see below). As righteous[edit] Irenaeus, an influential Christian theologian of the 2nd century, was among the first to interpret this horseman as Christ himself, his white horse representing the successful spread of the gospel.[3] Various scholars have since supported this notion,[5] citing the later appearance, in Revelation 19, of Christ mounted on a white horse, appearing as The Word of God. As infectious disease[edit] Under this interpretation, the first horseman is called Pestilence, and is associated with infectious disease and plague. As evil[edit] Red Horse[edit] Black Horse[edit] Pale Horse[edit] Interpretations[edit] Related:  Angels and DemonsInterest & IntrigueHistory

Nikolaos The name "Nicolaitans" is derived from the Greek word nikόlaos, a compound of the words nikos and laos. The word nikos is the Greek word that means to conquer or to subdue as already mentioned above. The word laos is also where we get the word laity. When these two words are compounded into one, they form the name Nikolas, which literally means one who conquers and subdues the people. If the name is to be spelled Νικόλαος in greek the ό is emphasized when pronounced. Nikolaos (English) From Greek Νικόλαος, from Ancient Greek Νικόλαος (Nikolaos), from νικάω (nikaō, "I conquer") + λαός (laos, "people"). People with first name Nikolaos[edit] In sports: In other fields: In fiction: Nikolaos is the Master Vampire of the City of St. See also[edit]

High-Frequency Insider Trading James HallActivist Post No one has ever claimed that the financial markets are a level playing field. Equities, bonds, currencies, options and futures are not arenas that operate by equivalent standards for all parties. Great fortunes were built not by chance, but on superior information, known to the few. Through advanced and proprietary techniques that reduce exposure hazards and provide exclusive head start triggers, which virtually guarantee profits, the elite firms dominate Wall Street. Business Week states in the article, Is High-Frequency Trading Insider Trading? Classically defined, insider trading means having access to material, non-public information before it reaches the rest of the market; it’s like getting a heads-up about a merger before it’s announced, or maybe a phone call from a Goldman Sachs (GS) board member saying that Warren Buffett is about to invest $5 billion in the bank. Access to this highly valuable information is the key. Original article archived here

Royal Merovingian connections The House of Bourbon (English /ˈbʊərbən/; French pronunciation: ​[buʁˈbɔ̃]) is a European royal house of French origin, a branch of the Capetian dynasty /kəˈpiːʃ(i)ən/. Bourbon kings first ruled Navarre and France in the 16th century. By the 18th century, members of the Bourbon dynasty also held thrones in Spain, Naples, Sicily, and Parma. Spain and Luxembourg currently have Bourbon monarchs. The royal Bourbons originated in 1268, when the heiress of the lordship of Bourbon married a younger son of King Louis IX. The house continued for three centuries as a cadet branch, while more senior Capetians ruled France, until Henry IV became the first Bourbon king of France in 1589. The Princes of Condé were a cadet branch of the Bourbons descended from an uncle of Henry IV, and the Princes of Conti were a cadet branch of the Condé. When the Bourbons inherited the strongest claim to the Spanish throne, the claim was passed to a cadet who became Philip V of Spain. Origins[edit] France[edit]

Tpolemos The Insider Trading Behind the Housing Crash: Bilderberg-linked Economic Collapse Insider Trading Info at Countrywide and Fannie Mae Led to Housing Collapse Aaron Dykes Activist Post Just ahead of the housing collapse that triggered the economic collapse and jobless drift, this man, Angelo Mozilo, then CEO at Countrywide, and Bilderberg Steering Committee member James A. Congress investigated and found some… issues… but these (apparent) criminals go free and remain in the shadows of public knowledge. Bilderberg Insiders Warn Elites Will Use Housing Crash to Bring Down Economy Financial Products, Clip from Inside Job Documentary (2010) Via Wikipedia: Mozilo’s compensation during the United States housing bubble of 2001–06 later came under scrutiny. Mozilo testified before the United States House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on March 7, 2008, calling reports of their pay “grossly exaggerated” in some instances and pointing out that they lost millions as well. (Though there is obvious corruption, no prosecutions or further investigations have taken place.)

The Polarisation of Elizabethan Politics The Political Career of Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, 1585–1597 | British history after 1450 The final decades of the reign of Elizabeth I were marked by the meteoric career of her last great favourite, Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex (1565–1601), and the outbreak of bitter political divisions at Court and across the realm. This revisionist 1999 study challenges the traditional 'romantic' image of Essex as a military incompetent and political dabbler. Studying his career between his arrival at court in 1585 and his appointment as earl marshal at the end of 1597, the book casts Essex in a new light and re-examines his role in the outbreak of factionalism in Elizabethan politics. Using an unparalleled range of manuscript and printed sources it explores the forces which drove Essex's career, why true political success remained frustratingly beyond his grasp, and how his efforts to achieve this success helped to fuel the polarisation of Elizabethan politics. '… a major re-evaluation of the decade of the 1590s.' The Journal of Ecclesiastical History

Limos Ida Craddock Ida C. Craddock (August 1, 1857 – October 16, 1902) was a 19th-century American advocate of free speech and women's rights.[1] Early life[edit] Ida Craddock was born in Philadelphia; her father died when she was four months old. Her mother homeschooled her as an only child and provided her with an extensive Quaker education.[2] In her twenties, Craddock was recommended by the faculty for admission into the University of Pennsylvania as its first female undergraduate student after having passed the required entrance exams. In her thirties, Craddock left her Quaker upbringing behind. Writings[edit] ...one of the most remarkable human documents ever produced, and it should certainly find a regular publisher in book form. These sex manuals were all considered obscene by the standards of her day. Her writings on supernatural topics also continued throughout her life. Indictments[edit] Mass distribution of Right Marital Living through the U.S. After death[edit] References[edit] Notes Bibliography

Albigensian Crusade The Albigensian Crusade or Cathar Crusade (1209–1229) was a 20-year military campaign initiated by Pope Innocent III to eliminate Catharism in Languedoc, in the south of France. The Crusade was prosecuted primarily by the French crown and promptly took on a political flavour, resulting in not only a significant reduction in the number of practising Cathars but also a realignment of the County of Toulouse, bringing it into the sphere of the French crown and diminishing the distinct regional culture and high level of influence of the Counts of Barcelona. The medieval Christian sect of the Cathars, against whom the crusade was directed, originated from a reform movement within the Bogomil churches of Dalmatia and Bulgaria calling for a return to the Christian message of perfection, poverty and preaching. The Albigensian Crusade also had a role in the creation and institutionalization of both the Dominican Order and the Medieval Inquisition. Origin[edit] Military campaigns[edit] Toulouse[edit]

List of theological angels Paradiso Canto 31 This is a list of angels in theology, including both specific angels (e.g. Gabriel) and types of angels (e.g. Seraphim). Note that some overlap is to be expected with the list of theological demons entry, since various traditions have different classifications for the spirits they mention. Eremiel (Christianity, Judaism) Qaphsiel (Christianity, Judaism) Virtues (Christianity, Judaism) See also References External links

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