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La capitulaciĆ³n del Ferrol en la Guerra de la Independencia ( 4 min.)

04/06/2013 19:15:05 PM

http://membielaguitian.blogspot.com.es/2013/04/la-capitulacion-del-ferrol-en-la-guerra.html#.UV2IaZMXF8E   En 16 de enero de 1809 el mariscal Soult, duque de la Dalmacia, al frente de las tropas francesas vence al general inglés Sir John Moore, en La Coruña, en la batalla de Elvi&..

What are the Seraphim?

04/05/2013 06:18:06 AM

The Seraphim are supreme angels who surround God and carry celestial balls of fire to purify the lips of the prophets. Their faces appear to be human, but they shine with the brightest light, so fiery that one can barely even look upon them. They form a double choir and their voices can shake t..

Afshar Antique Persian Rugs: Southeast Persian Tribal Group

03/27/2013 16:54:45 PM

  For centuries, the Afshar nomads were the preeminent Persian tribal group, populating numerous regions within their country's borders. By the twentieth century, however, their ranks had been diminished to an area in the southeast corner of Iran. Although historians dispute their exact ..

Shibarare Jizo: The Rope-Tied Jizo

03/20/2013 14:04:04 PM

Every Jizo in every village has a story.  This is the story of Shibarare Jizo.   He is completely covered with ropes people have tied around him while making wishes.  The most well known Shibarare (Shi-ba-ra-re) Jizo is at Narihira Temple in Tokyo.  In my search to unders..

Cricket Meterology

01/05/2013 18:12:53 PM

Question: What is Dolbear's Law? Background: We at the Fanatical Pursuit of Trivia (FPT) love Dolbear's Law.  Written in 1897 Dolbear's Law is one of the greatest meteorological trivialities in the history of this or any other universe. So What's the Answer? Dolbear's Law states that crick..

Cricket Meterology

01/05/2013 18:12:53 PM

Question: What is Dolbear's Law? Background: We at the Fanatical Pursuit of Trivia (FPT) love Dolbear's Law.  Written in 1897 Dolbear's Law is one of the greatest meteorological trivialities in the history of this or any other universe. So What's the Answer? Dolbear's Law states that crick..

Ruthenia ciscarpatica

01/01/2013 17:21:44 PM

Hard to tell Ruthenia. Also the Ruthenians or rusinos. Above all Rusyns are eastern Slavs. Like Russians, Ukrainians and Belarusians. Your tongue should qualify Ukrainian dialect. They are therefore the most western of the eastern Slavs. Many in the Ukrainian Transcarpathian Oblast today. On this s..

Transmurania: al otro lado del Mura

11/09/2012 06:12:05 AM

Transmurania [en húngaro: Muravidék; en alemán: Übermurgebiet; antes en esloveno: Slovenska krajina (=Marca eslovena); ahora en esloveno: Prekmurje]. Transmurania es una región centroeuropea [en la Antigua Panonia] (no balcánica pues está al norte del..

Villa Monte or Villa Talpa

11/02/2012 23:52:20 PM

The following is a brief historical account of Villa Monte or Villa Talpa in Camerata.   In records from 1437 the first owner Ridolfi Calzolai of The Florentine Family, lived in the Villa for most of the 15th Century. The Villa was originally named Villa Monte in Camerata or Villa Tal..

Esvanetia (Svaneti)

09/26/2012 09:06:13 AM

http://enclavesgeo.blogspot.com.es/2012/09/svaneti.html   Esvanetia ["Svanetia" a veces en español; "Svaneti" en georgiano y en inglés; "Svan" en esvano; "Suania" en fuentes antiguas] es una región de Georgia. En ella está el monte Shkhara, 5.193 m, es el terce..

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