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  • 181 5th century BC — The 5th century BC started the first day of 500 BC and ended the last day of 401 BC.OverviewThis century saw the beginning of a period of philosophical brilliance among Western civilizations, particularly the Greeks which would continue all the… …

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  • 182 Circus Maximus — For other uses, see Circus Maximus (disambiguation). Model of ancient Rome in the Imperial era, showing the Circus Maximus (foreground), the Colliseum (top of picture) and between them, the Palatine The Circus Maximus (Latin for great or large… …

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  • 183 Beehive tomb — A beehive tomb, also known as the tholos tomb (plural tholoi), is a burial structure characterised by its false dome created by the superposition of successively smaller rings of mudbricks or, more often, stones. The resulting structure resembles …

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  • 184 Todi — Infobox CityIT img coa = Todi Stemma.png official name = Comune di Todi region = Umbria province = Perugia (PG) elevation m = 410 mapx=43|mapy=12.43 name=Todi area total km2 = 223 population as of = December 31, 2004 population total = 17075… …

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  • 185 A Wizard in Rhyme — is a series of fantasy novels written by Christopher Stasheff.A Wizard in Rhyme takes place in an alternate history of medieval Europe, featuring several geographical differences (most notably a land bridge connecting the Britain to the mainland) …

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  • 186 Latium — was a region of ancient Italy, home to the original Latin people. Its area constituted a part of the much larger modern Italian Regione of Lazio, also called Latium in Latin, and occasionally in modern English. The ancient language of the region… …

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  • 187 Tomb of the Scipios — The Tomb of the Scipios was an ancient Roman funerary monument in Rome, along the via Appia a short distance from Porta San Sebastiano.HistoryThe tomb was definitely founded at the start of the 3rd century BC by Lucius Cornelius Scipio Barbatus,… …

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  • 188 death rite — ▪ anthropology Introduction       any of the ceremonial acts or customs employed at the time of death and burial.       Throughout history and in every human society, the disposal of the dead has been given special significance. The practice was… …

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  • 189 Siena — • Archdiocese in Tuscany (Central Italy) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Siena     Siena     † …

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  • 190 Archaeology of the Cross and Crucifix —     Archæology of the Cross and Crucifix     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Archæology of the Cross and Crucifix     I. PRIMITIVE CRUCIFORM SIGNS     The sign of the cross, represented in its simplest form by a crossing of two lines at right angles,… …

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  • 191 Nuragic civilization — Nuraghe la Prisciona, a Nuragic village near Arzachena (Province of Olbia Tempio) within the traditional region of Gallura in Sardinia. The Nuragic civilization was a civilization of Sardinia, lasting from the Bronze Age (18th century BC) to the… …

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  • 192 ADAM, Robert — (1728–1792)    The Scottish architect who was much influenced by his grand tours of Italy in 1755 to 1757 and 1760 to 1763 to produce an Italianate style that provided a reworking of the key themes of Western classical architecture. This style… …

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  • 193 CAERE — (AGYLLA, CAISRA, CISRA, CERVETERI)    The key settlement of South Etruria, located six kilometers from the sea and linked to the ports of Pyrgi (by a monumental road), Alsium, and Punicum. Knowledge of its early origins has been supplemented by… …

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  • 194 TUFF —    The technical term for the consolidated ash deposits of volcanic origin that make up much of the landscape of South Etruria. The Italian terms tufo or tufa are sometimes employed colloquially in English, but can be confused with the technical… …

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  • 195 ro|man — «ROH muhn», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. of or having to do with ancient or modern Rome or its people: »Augustus was the first Roman emperor. 2. of or having to do with the Roman Catholic Church: »Many Roman missions preached to the Indians of South …

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  • 196 British Museum — Infobox London museum name = British Museum established = 1753 collection = 7 million objects area = convert|13.5|acre|ha|1|abbr=on or convert|588000|sqft|m2| 2|abbr=on in 94 Galleries [ [http://www.uwosh.edu/cambridge/journals/morgan1.htm… …

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  • 197 Labyrinth — This article is about the maze like structure from Greek mythology. For other uses, see Labyrinth (disambiguation). Classical labyrinth …

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  • 198 Palermo — Infobox Settlement official name = Comune di Palermo established title = Founded established date = 734 BC nickname = motto = website = http://www.comune.palermo.it image seal size = 100px map caption = Location of the city of Palermo (red dot)… …

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  • 199 Capitoline Hill — Infobox Hill of Rome name =Capitoline Hill Latin name =Capitolinus mons Italian name =il Campidoglio or Monte Capitolino rione =Campitelli buildings =Capitoline Museums and Piazza del Campidoglio, Palazzo Senatorio, Palazzo dei Conservatori,… …

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  • 200 History of theatre — Performer playing Sugriva in the Koodiyattam form o …

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