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3 Oct 2011, 11:53 am by Laurel Davis
However, it is such a fascinating piece of work that I thought a blog post was in order.The Domesday Book was a 1086 survey of Britain ordered by William I of England, more often referred to as William the Conqueror. [read post]
14 Dec 2020, 11:50 am by Sasha Volokh
"Banjo" Paterson "Лотова жена" ("Lotova zhena", "Lot's wife") by Anna Akhmatova "The Jumblies" by Edward Lear "The Conqueror Worm" by Edgar Allan Poe "Les Djinns" by Victor Hugo "I Have a Rendezvous with Death" by Alan Seeger "When I Was One-and-Twenty" by A.E. [read post]
1 Dec 2020, 10:46 am by Sasha Volokh
"Banjo" Paterson "Лотова жена" ("Lotova zhena", "Lot's wife") by Anna Akhmatova "The Jumblies" by Edward Lear "The Conqueror Worm" by Edgar Allan Poe "Les Djinns" by Victor Hugo "I Have a Rendezvous with Death" by Alan Seeger "When I Was One-and-Twenty" by A.E. [read post]
8 Dec 2020, 10:58 am by Sasha Volokh
"Banjo" Paterson "Лотова жена" ("Lotova zhena", "Lot's wife") by Anna Akhmatova "The Jumblies" by Edward Lear "The Conqueror Worm" by Edgar Allan Poe "Les Djinns" by Victor Hugo "I Have a Rendezvous with Death" by Alan Seeger "When I Was One-and-Twenty" by A.E. [read post]
24 Nov 2020, 12:23 pm by Sasha Volokh
"Banjo" Paterson "Лотова жена" ("Lotova zhena", "Lot's wife") by Anna Akhmatova "The Jumblies" by Edward Lear "The Conqueror Worm" by Edgar Allan Poe "Les Djinns" by Victor Hugo "I Have a Rendezvous with Death" by Alan Seeger "When I Was One-and-Twenty" by A.E. [read post]
22 Dec 2020, 9:34 am by Sasha Volokh
"Banjo" Paterson "Лотова жена" ("Lotova zhena", "Lot's wife") by Anna Akhmatova "The Jumblies" by Edward Lear "The Conqueror Worm" by Edgar Allan Poe "Les Djinns" by Victor Hugo "I Have a Rendezvous with Death" by Alan Seeger "When I Was One-and-Twenty" by A.E. [read post]
22 Nov 2020, 12:01 am by rhapsodyinbooks
The laws were passed in response to reported abuses associated with the “Encomienda,” a Spanish labor system that rewarded conquerors with the labor of particular groups of subject people. [read post]
22 Nov 2020, 12:01 am by rhapsodyinbooks
The laws were passed in response to reported abuses associated with the “Encomienda,” a Spanish labor system that rewarded conquerors with the labor of particular groups of subject people. [read post]
13 Aug 2013, 1:17 pm by Buce
Harald the protagonist has story enough to fill out any self-respecting saga: he saw service in Byzantium and Kievan Rus and died fighting another Harald—rather, Harold—at Stamford Bridge in the North of England in 1066 (the winner went on to lose the Battle of Hastings to William of Normandy, aka William the Conqueror). [read post]
19 Mar 2013, 6:40 pm by Buce
And most particularly: one suspects that the Qing conquerors could if they wished have merely squashed these dissenters like a bug. [read post]
12 Aug 2007, 4:20 am
Our dictators are less authoritarian, and our conquerors refrain from pillaging. [read post]
11 Aug 2008, 2:03 am
" that causal thinkers are like conquerors setting out to conquer fertile land (think Genghis Khan) whereas effectual thinkers are like explorers setting out on uncharted waters (think Christopher Columbus).She also explains the difference in another way that I found most helpful in understanding. [read post]
13 Mar 2011, 11:37 am by Buce
Japan certainly is (not to put too fine a point on it) rich in contradictions--the nastiest of conquerors, isolationist and xenophobic, second to none in violent porn.    [read post]
28 Aug 2011, 12:32 am by Tessa Shepperson
Most of them are descended from what Georgette Heyer (a much under rated author) is fond of describing in her books as the ‘raff and scraff’ of Europe, who came over with William the Conqueror in his army and were rewarded for their support by grants of land. [read post]
3 Oct 2007, 12:07 am
By Nick Akerman, The National Law JournalLittle did William the Conqueror know that when he won the Battle of Hastings in 1066, his victory would have ramifications for protecting computer data. [read post]
8 Feb 2011, 4:00 am
This work was inspired by the Bayeux Tapestry-the longest piece of embroidery on record-which tells in detail how William the Conqueror contested the coronation of King Harold II upon the death of King Edward the Confessor. [read post]
18 Jan 2021, 12:39 pm by Sasha Volokh
"Banjo" Paterson "Лотова жена" ("Lotova zhena", "Lot's wife") by Anna Akhmatova "The Jumblies" by Edward Lear "The Conqueror Worm" by Edgar Allan Poe "Les Djinns" by Victor Hugo "I Have a Rendezvous with Death" by Alan Seeger "When I Was One-and-Twenty" by A.E. [read post]
29 Dec 2020, 11:22 am by Sasha Volokh
"Banjo" Paterson "Лотова жена" ("Lotova zhena", "Lot's wife") by Anna Akhmatova "The Jumblies" by Edward Lear "The Conqueror Worm" by Edgar Allan Poe "Les Djinns" by Victor Hugo "I Have a Rendezvous with Death" by Alan Seeger "When I Was One-and-Twenty" by A.E. [read post]
1 Feb 2021, 10:53 am by Sasha Volokh
"Banjo" Paterson "Лотова жена" ("Lotova zhena", "Lot's wife") by Anna Akhmatova "The Jumblies" by Edward Lear "The Conqueror Worm" by Edgar Allan Poe "Les Djinns" by Victor Hugo "I Have a Rendezvous with Death" by Alan Seeger "When I Was One-and-Twenty" by A.E. [read post]