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  • On July 29, 1014, Byzantine emperor Basil II defeated the Bulgarian army in the Battle of Kleidion.
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  • The town successfully resisted the attacks of the emperor Basil II.
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  • As Dean entered the house, Sherlock Holmes was lecturing Watson in a voice sounding very much like Basil Rathbone while a radio across the room was play­ing soft music.
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  • Basil had them carefully educated at the monastery of Studion, and afterwards advanced them to high official positions.
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  • In fact a medley from both Basil and the Physiologus exists under the title of the Hexaeineron of Eustathius; some copies of the first bear as a title IIepi diuvnoXoyc'as, and in a Milan MS. the "morals" of the Physiologus are ascribed to Basil.
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  • From the ecclesiastics Basil likewise insisted on unquestioning obedience, and he did not hesitate to depose by his own authority a metropolitan who was at that time the highest dignitary of the Russian Church.
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  • His successor, Basil, tried to get himself elected grand-prince of Lithuania when the throne became vacant by the death of his brother-in-law in 1506, but the choice fell on the late prince's brother Sigismund, who was likewise elected king of Poland.
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  • The two countries were thus once more united and better able to resist aggression, but some of the great nobles were discontented and Basil hoped with their assistance to attain his ends.
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  • The principal production of this kind in our possession is the Hexaemeron of Basil, which contains several passages very like those of the Physiologus.
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  • Mr Basil Thomson (who after Baker's deportation had carried out reforms which the natives, when left alone, were incapable of maintaining) was sent in 1900 to conclude the treaty by which the king placed his kingdom under British protection.
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  • Origen's real opinion, however, may frequently be gathered from the Philocalia - a sort of anthology from his works prepared by Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzenus.
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  • His chief works are: - Hodoeporicon, an account of a journey taken by the pope's command, during which he visited the monasteries of Italy; a translation of Palladius' Life of Chrysostom; of Nineteen Sermons of Ephraem Syrus; of the Book of St Basil on Virginity.
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  • The swift Liburnian vessels began to raid the Lido, compelling the Venetians to arm their own vessels and thus to form the nucleus of their famous fleet, the importance of which was recognized by the Golden Bull of the emperor Basil, which conferred on Venetian merchants privileges far more extensive than any they had hitherto enjoyed, on condition that the Venetian fleet was to be at the disposition of the emperor.
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  • Later, as in the works attributed to Basil Valentine, sulphur, mercury and salt are held to be the constituents of the metals.
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  • The rhetorical schools experienced a brilliant revival under Constantine and his successors, when Athens became the alma mater of many notable men, including Julian, Libanius, Basil and Gregory of Nazianzus, and in her professors owned the last representatives of a humane and moralized paganism.
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  • In 869 the see of Athens became an archbishopric. In 995 Attica was ravaged by the Bulgarians under their tsar Samuel, but Athens escaped; after the defeat of Samuel at Belasitza (1014) the emperor Basil II., who blinded 15,000 Bulgarian prisoners, came to Athens and celebrated his triumph by a thanksgiving service in the Parthenon (1018).
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  • It is really not extraordinary that Isaac Hollandus was able to indicate the method of the preparation of the " philosopher's stone " from " adamic " or " virgin " earth, and its action when medicinally employed; that in the writings assigned to Roger Bacon, Raimon Lull, Basil Valentine and others are to be found the exact quantities of it to be used in transmutation; and that George Ripley, in the 15th century, had grounds for regarding its action as similar to that of a ferment.
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  • The compounds of mercury attracted considerable attention, mainly on account of their medicinal properties; mercuric oxide and corrosive sublimate were known to pseudo-Geber, and the nitrate and basic sulphate to " Basil Valentine."
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  • Basil of Caesarea, throwing over the cause of Eustathius, championed that of Meletius who, when after the death of Valens he returned in triumph to Antioch, was hailed as the leader of Eastern orthodoxy.
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  • In the 9th century it was captured by the Bulgarians, and held by them until the beginning of the 11th century, when the Byzantine emperor Basil II.
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  • The chief importance of the monastic rule and institute of St Basil lies in the fact that to this day his reconstruction of the monastic life is the basis of the monasticism of the Greek and Slavonic Churches, though the monks do not call themselves Basilians.
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  • St Basil's claim to the authorship of the Rules and other ascetical writings that go under his name, has been questioned; but the tendency now is to recognize as his at any rate the two sets of Rules.
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  • When (c. 360) Basil formed his monastery in the neighbourhood of Neocaesarea in Pontus, he deliberately set himself against these tendencies.
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  • The two oldest churches date from the reign of Stephen the Great (1458-1504); perhaps the finest, however, are the 17thcentury metropolitan, St Spiridion and Trei Erarchi, the last a curious example of Byzantine art, erected in 1639 or 1640 by Basil the Wolf, and adorned with countless gilded carvings on its outer walls and twin towers.
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  • Freezing basil in bags is great for small storage areas inside the freezer.
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  • During the disturbed reigns of Basil's seven immediate successors, Isaac by his prudent conduct won the confidence of the army; in 1057 he joined with the nobles of the capital in a conspiracy against Michael VI., and after the latter's deposition was invested with the crown, thus founding the new dynasty of the Comneni.
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  • The order is recognized in the canons of the councils of Nicaea (325) and Chalcedon (451), and is frequently mentioned in the writings of Chrysostom (some of whose letters are addressed to deaconesses at Constantinople), Epiphanius, Basil, and indeed most of the more important Fathers of the 4th and 5th centuries.
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  • Yet now and again he rises to the level of some heroic event, and parts of his chapter on the "Campaign of Hastings" and of his record of the wars of Syracuse and Athens, his reflections on the visit of Basil the Second to the church of the Virgin on the Acropolis, and some other passages in his books, are fine pieces of eloquent writing.
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  • The series of the Fathers alone contains Jerome (1516), Cyprian (1520), Pseudo-Arnobius (1522), Hilarius (1523), Irenaeus (Latin, 1526), Ambrose (1527), Augustine (1528), Chrysostom (Latin, 1530), Basil (Greek, 1532, the first Greek author printed in Germany), and Origen (Latin, 1536).
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  • He does not tell us how it was prepared, but he describes the method of subliming it, which can leave no doubt that it was real sal ammoniac. In the Opera mineralia of Isaac Hollandus the elder, there is likewise a description of the mode of subliming sal ammoniac. Basil Valentine, in his Currus triumphalis antimonii, describes some of the peculiar properties of sal ammoniac in, if possible, a still less equivocal manner.
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  • His theological attitude was that known as semiArian or Homoiousian, and his associates were Eustathius of Sebaste and Basil of Ancyra.
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  • The twenty monasteries, which all belong to the order of St Basil, are: Laura (I) Aaupa), founded in 963; Vatopedi (Bar07rE&ov), said to have been founded by the emperor Theodosius; Rossikon (`P wa rtKOv), the Russian monastery of St Panteleimon; Chiliandari (XcXcavrfiptov: supposed to be derived from xiXcoc tiv6pEs or?
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  • There is more than one meaning of Basil discussed in the 1911 Encyclopedia.
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  • None but a scion of a priestly family could become a deacon, elder or bishop. Accordingly the primacy remained in the family of Gregory until about 374, when the king Pap or Bab murdered Nerses, who had been ordained by Eusebius of Caesarea (362-370) and was over-zealous in implanting in Armenia the canons about celibacy, marriage, fasting, hospices and monastic life which Basil had established in Cappadocia.
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  • The life St Basil established was strictly cenobitical, with common prayer seven times a day, common work, common meals.
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  • St Basil's influence, and the greater suitability of his institute to European ideas, ensured the propagation of Basilian monachism; and Sozomen says that in Cappadocia and the neighbouring provinces there were no hermits but only cenobites.
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  • He set himself to reform his monastery and restore St Basil's spirit in its primitive vigour.
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  • But to effect this, and to give permanence to the reformation, he saw that there was need of a more practical code of laws to regulate the details of the daily life, as a supplement to St Basil's Rules.
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  • Thus to this day the Rules of Basil and the Constitutions of Theodore the Studite, along with the canons of the Councils, constitute the chief part of Greek and Russian monastic law.
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  • Rufinus had translated St Basil's Rules into Latin (c. 400) and they became the rule of life in certain Italian monasteries.
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  • They were known to St Benedict, who refers his monks to "the Rule of our holy Father Basil," - indeed St Benedict owed more of the ground-ideas of his Rule to St Basil than to any other monastic legislator.
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  • There have been Basilian nuns from the beginning, St Macrina, St Basil's sister, having established a nunnery which was under his direction.
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  • Porphyrogenitus, but it is now generally bestowed upon Constantine, the brother and colleague of Basil II.
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  • There is a liturgy which bears his name, and which exists in two forms; the one form was found in a MS. of the 12th century in Calabria, and is, according to Renaudot, the foundation of the three liturgies of St Basil, St Gregory Nazianzen and St Cyril; the other is that which is used by the Maronite and Jacobite Syrians.
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  • In this way such herbs as basil, marjoram, mint, sage, savory, thyme, balm, chamomile, horehound, hyssop and rue, as well as parsley, may be had throughout the season with almost the full flavour of the fresh herb.
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  • Irenaeus regards as heretical the opinion that the souls of the departed pass immediately into glory; Tertullian, Cyprian, the Acts of St Perpetua, Clement of Alexandria, Cyril of Jerusalem, Basil, Gregory of Nyassa, Ambrose, Chrysostom and Jerome, all speak of prayer for the dead and seem to imply belief in a purgatory, but their view seems to have been affected by the pre-Christian doctrine of Hades or Sheol.
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  • They also usually wear, like all Vaishnavas, a necklace of tulasi, or basil wood, and a rosary of seeds of the same shrub or of the lotus.
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  • In this sect, children are solemnly admitted to full membership at the early age of four, and even two, years of age, when a rosary, or necklace, of 108 beads of basil (tulsi) wood is passed round their necks, and they are taught the use of the octo-syllabic formula Sri-Krishnah saranam mama, " Holy Krishna is my refuge."
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  • The first change was introduced by Matthew Bassaraba, prince of Walachia (1633-54), and by Basil the Wolf, prince of Moldavia (1634-53).
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  • The latter process, which was known to Basil Valentine, was commercially applied by the quack doctor, Joshua Ward (1685-1761), of Twickenham, England, to the manufacture of the acid, which was known as "oil of vitriol made by the bell" or per campanum.
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  • In the course of the 6th century the collection was completed by the addition of documents already in existence, but which had hitherto remained isolated, notably the canonical letters of several great bishops, Dionysius of Alexandria, St Basil and others.
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  • Basil, in his work On the Holy Spirit, confesses his ignorance of how these and other features of his baptismal rite had originated.
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  • Finally, in 371 or 372 he was ordained by his brother Basil to the bishopric of Nyssa, a small town in Cappadocia.
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  • Gregory of Nyssa was not so firm and able an administrator as his brother Basil, nor so magnificent an orator as Gregory of Nazianzus, but he excelled them both, alike as a speculative and constructive theologian, and in the wide extent of his acquirements.
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  • Ferrous sulphate, green vitriol or copperas, FeSO47H2O, was known to, and used by, the alchemists; it is mentioned in the writings of Agricola, and its preparation from iron and sulphuric acid occurs in the Tractatus chymico-philosophicus ascribed to Basil Valentine.
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  • Basil was a brave soldier and a superb horseman; he was to prove himself a strong ruler and an able general.
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  • Basil waited and watched without interfering, and devoted himself to learning the details of administrative business and instructing himself in military science.
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  • Basil obtained timely aid, in the shape of Varangian mercenaries, from his brother-in-law Vladimir, the Russian prince of Kiev, and marched to Abydos.
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  • The two armies were facing each other, when Basil galloped forward, seeking a personal combat with the usurper who was riding in front of his lines.
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  • Basil made ruthless war upon the system of immense estates which had grown up in Asia Minor and which his predecessor, Romanus I., had endeavoured to check.
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  • Basil gained some successes against the Saracens (995); but his most important work in the East was the annexation of the principalities of Armenia.
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  • After the death of Tzimisces (who had reduced only the eastern part of the Bulgarian kingdom), the power of Bulgaria was restored by the Tsar Samuel, in whom Basil found a worthy foe.
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  • Basil blinded 15,000 prisoners, leaving a one-eyed man to every hundred to lead them to their tsar, who fainted at the sight and died two days later.
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  • Basil died in December 1025 in the midst of preparations to send a naval expedition to recover Sicily from the Saracens.
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  • Basil's reign marks the highest point of the power of the Eastern empire since Justinian I.
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  • There is only this to notice, that it conquered under the great Cappadocians (Basil, Gregory Nazianzen, Gregory of Nyssa), who.
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  • Repairs are recorded under Basil I., Basil II., Andronicus III.
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  • In 1910 there were 54 monasteries, but only 110 monks, all belonging to the order of St Basil.
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  • The Bulgarian danger, and probably the energetic and successful operations of the Greek emperor Basil the Macedonian (867-886), determined the Servian Zhupans to acknowledge again the suzerainty of the Greek emperors.
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  • Arsenic trioxide has been known from the earliest times, and was called Huettenrauch (furnace-smoke) by Basil Valentine.
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  • In dogmatic he follows Basil of Caesarea and other Greek authors, but nevertheless gives a distinctly Western cast to the speculations of which he treats.
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  • Basil's policy was to make the great Armenian fortresses, garrisoned by imperial troops, the first line of defence on his eastern frontier; but it failed in the hands of his feeble successors, who thought more of converting heretical Armenia than of defending its frontier.
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  • In 1643 the first printed book published in Moldavia was issued from a press established by Basil the Wolf.
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  • When the beans are cool, add the cherry tomatoes, mint and basil leaves.
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  • Spread the toast with goat cheese and top with halved cherry tomatoes and fresh basil.
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  • The tires crunching through wild basil release a pungent aroma.
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  • Then chop the basil leaves into half or quarters, depending on their size.
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  • Or add some fresh torn basil leaves for some extra flavor.
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  • We've grown basil from seed and its strident taste goes well with a tomato salad.
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  • If using fresh basil, wash and roughly chop it then add it to the soup, saving a few leaves for garnish.
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  • After lunch she wanted to use the egg shells to grow cress in - no cress, so they now have basil.
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  • Garnish with a drizzle of olive oil and a few shredded fresh basil leaves and you have something which tastes heavenly!
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  • Top with a little fresh basil to bring out the taste of the tomatoes.
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  • The third act will come when the masses come out to shower American and English soldiers with roses and sweet basil.
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  • For a vegetarian option, serve your favorite pasta with a tomato and garlic sauce and garnish with purple basil leaves.
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  • Summer arrives and the smell of fresh herbs pervades the chalk grassland as you walk through wild thyme, marjoram and wild basil.
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  • Is a blood and Thai basil he wants to.
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  • The programs basil and sybil have been developed mainly at Monash University since 1988, and before that at ANU and Harvard.
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  • My friend, Ron Chappell once came ' under the wrath ' of John Thompson for damaging Basil's school blazer.
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  • A new leaf blight of French basil caused by Colletotrichum capsici in India.
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  • Blend briefly until pine nuts and basil are roughly chopped but not too runny!
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  • Try locally smoked chicken with mango and basil salsa or Cornish ham and Cheddar with scrumpy apple chutney and house salad.
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  • Sir Basil Brooke became the first commandant of Fermanagh.
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  • He had just left the room in which I sat with Basil Grant and his brother Rupert, the voluble amateur detective.
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  • In 1937 Basil Thwaites ' family business began to shape the future of site dumpers.
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  • On the menu might be anything from stuffed guinea fowl to seared sea bass with aubergine and basil infusion.
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  • First broadcast: 26th March 1979 6. Basil the Rat Manuel insists that his pet rodent is a Siberian hamster.
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  • In some of the layers add a layer of fresh basil.
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  • Basil Beattie remembering the pleasure of learning to make a lithograph in art school in the 50's.
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  • Try the risotto alla marinara or the gnocchi with tomato and basil, both at E8.50 (£ 6 ).
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  • Then I mixed together, in equal proportions, dried basil, dried thyme and dried oregano.
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  • Season the meat sauce with salt and pepper and add some oregano, basil and a grating of nutmeg.
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  • They can also be puréed with olive oil, toasted pine nuts, and basil to make tomato pesto.
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  • Basil (Ocimum basilicum) Annual A must for pasta and tomato dishes, or why not make your own pesto?
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  • She was also a resident cocktail pianist at The Basil Street Hotel, Knightsbridge for several years.
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  • Tomato Herb Bread Italian plum tomatoes with a mixture of Oregano, thyme, rosemary and basil in a sourdough is a perfect lunch.
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  • Calm your senses as your body is soothed by a hot herbal poultice of sweet basil and a warm oil massage.
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  • Basil's road rage tops poll Source - Thursday, October 21, 1999.
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  • Basil Champneys originally designed a pitched roof for the Library.
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  • Ocimum sanctum: This herb is employed in traditional ayurvedic practices, and is commonly known as holy basil.
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  • For dinner, make spaghetti with tomato and fresh basil sauce instead of a meat sauce.
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  • The border stencil features the words " sage. bay. basil " .
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  • Mains might be beef stroganoff with wild rice or sea bass with warm basil & tomato vinaigrette.
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  • Drizzle halved tomatoes with olive oil, and sprinkle with basil leaves or a pinch of dried basil.
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  • Next year, year 6 pupils are growing tomatoes, peppers, basil, and chillies, which will be used as pizza toppings.
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  • It contains common broomrape, basil, marjoram, bladder campion, sweet violet, field scabious and birds foot trefoil.
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  • In Red Square, feast your eyes on the wildly colored turban domed St Basil's Cathedral - an enduring Russian symbol.
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  • St Basil the Great, 4th century The all-night vigil is celebrated on the eve of the main feasts of the Orthodox Church.
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  • Basil Fawlty's crass remarks vis a vis Poland.
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  • This includes zucchini, bell or Italian peppers, onions, spices that include basil, garlic, crushed red pepper, and pesto.
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  • The term "cobalt" is met with in the writings of Paracelsus, Agricola and Basil Valentine, being used to denote substances which, although resembling metallic ores, gave no metal on smelting.
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  • Basil Valentine wrote that when yeast was added to wort "an internal inflammation is communicated to the liquid, so that it raises in itself, and thus the segregation and separation of the feculent from the clear takes place."
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  • Before a year had passed a conspiracy was formed against him by an ambitious noble called Basil (Vassili) Shuiski, and he was assassinated in the Kremlin.
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  • The former substituted for the salt, sulphur and mercury of Basil Valentine and Paracelsus three earths - the mercurial, the vitreous and the combustible - and he explained combustion as depending on the escape of this last combustible element; while Stahl's conception of phlogiston - not fire itself, but the principle of fire - by virtue of which combustible bodies burned, was a near relative of the mercury of the philosophers, the soul or essence of ordinary mercury.
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  • As early as the 15th century the alchemist Basil Valentine had suggested this application, but the great exponent of this doctrine was Paracelsus, who set up a new definition: " The true use of chemistry is not to make gold but to prepare medicines."
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  • In 1450 Basil Valentine referred to it by the name "wismut," and characterized it as a metal; some years later Paracelsus termed it "wissmat," and, in allusion to its brittle nature, affirmed it to be a "bastard" or "half-metal"; Georgius Agricola used the form "wissmuth," latinized to "bisemutum," and also the term "plumbum cineareum."
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  • Hot-blooded and somewhat imperious, Basil was also generous and sympathetic. "His zeal for orthodoxy did not blind him to what was good in an opponent; and for the sake of peace and charity he was content to waive the use of orthodox terminology when it could be surrendered without a sacrifice of truth."
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  • The deity of the Son was believed to carry with it that of the Spirit, who was associated with Father and Son in the baptismal formula and in the current symbols, and so the victory of the Nicene Christology meant the recognition of the doctrine of the Trinity as a part of the orthodox faith (see especially the writings of the Cappadocian fathers of the late 4th century, Gregory of Nyssa, Basil and Gregory Nazianzen) .
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  • For the 3rd, and especially the 4th and following centuries, the writers are much more numerous; for instance, in the East, Origen and his disciples, and later Eusebius of Caesarea, Athanasius, Apollinaris, Basil and the two Gregories, Cyril of Jerusalem, Epiphanius, Chrysostom, Ephraim the Syrian, Cyril of Alexandria, Pseudo-Dionysius; in the West, Novatian, Cyprian, Commodian, Arnobius, Lactantius, Hilary, Ambrose, Rufinus, Jerome, Augustine, Prosper, Leo the Great, Cassian, Vincent of Lerins, Faustus, Gennadius, Ennodius, Avitus, Caesarius, Fulgentius and many others.
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  • Probably the truest idea of his monastic system may be derived from a correspondence between him and St Gregory Nazianzen at the beginning of his monastic life, the chief portions whereof are translated by Newman in the Church of the Fathers, " Basil and Gregory," §§ 4, 5.
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  • On leaving Athens Basil visited the monasteries of Egypt and Palestine; in the latter country and in Syria the monastic life tended to become more and more eremitical and to run to great extravagances in the matter of bodily austerities (see Monasticism).
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  • This explanation of the term "Basilica" is more probable than the derivation of it from the name of the father of the emperor Leo, inasmuch as the Byzantine jurists of the Iith and 12th centuries ignored altogether the part which the emperor Basil had taken in initiating the legal reforms, which were completed by his son; besides the name of the father of the emperor Leo was written Oa6LXaos, from which substantive, according to the genius of;r? ??
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  • So far back as Basil Valentine and Paracelsus, antimonial preparations were in great vogue as medicinal agents, and came to be so much abused that a pro hibition was placed upon their employment by the Paris parlement in 1566.
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  • But according to a story reproduced in the New Uniat Anthology of Arcudius, and mentioned in Basil's Monologue, Christopher was originally a hideous man-eating ogre, with a dog's face, and only received his human semblance, with his Christian name, at baptism.
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  • Its doctrinal thesis (which is supported with great philosophic acumen and rhetorical power) is the divinity and consubstantiality of the Word; incidentally the character of Basil, which Eunomius had aspersed, is vindicated, and the heretic himself is held up to scorn and contempt.
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  • The more important works of the time were the History of Montenegro, by the Montenegrin bishop Basil Petrovitch.
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  • A delighted Basil quipped yesterday, Yes, it 's true.
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  • Basil 's road rage tops poll Source - Thursday, October 21, 1999.
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  • Finally, Basil spewed out the dogmas of his heresy.
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  • The border stencil features the words " sage. bay. basil ".
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  • In Red Square, feast your eyes on the wildly colored turban domed St Basil 's Cathedral - an enduring Russian symbol.
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  • Basil Fawlty 's crass remarks vis a vis Poland.
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  • Grow herbs that you would like to eat, whether that's basil, oregano, parsley, cilantro, rosemary, thyme, sage, all of the above, or something else.
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  • Herbs are loosely defined as the leaves and flowers of a plant used for seasoning, such as basil, rosemary, thyme, parsley and cilantro.
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  • Parsley and cilantro are the main ones, but basil is another herb that is much, much better fresh than dried.
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  • If you are able to grow your own herbs, you might consider growing parsley, cilantro, chives, rosemary, basil, sage, oregano and marjoram, or whatever herbs you will use frequently.
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  • If you happen to use a lot of a particular herb, such as basil, consider having several of these plants on hand so one plant doesn't become over picked.
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  • Basil - one of the most popular herbs used in Italian cooking.
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  • Several herbs freeze well, including basil, lemon balm, oregano and mint.
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  • Holy basil is an aromatic herb that is native to Suriname and India.
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  • Holy basil can be included in a homemade herbal tea and can be taken daily.
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  • Holy basil is very easy to grow in your garden and can be included in recipes when cooking.
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  • Learning how to dry basil is an easy way to make sure you can enjoy basil even after summer is over.
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  • Whether you are an avid gardener or just interested in incorporating basil into your diet, drying basil keeps the plant from spoiling and lets you enjoy this aromatic herb all year long.
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  • Ocimum basillicum, or basil, is a member of the mint family and is indigenous to the middle east and tropical parts of Asia.
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  • Basil has been cultivated for nearly 2000 years and is now grown in nearly every country.
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  • The term basil comes from the Greek word "basileis" which means king and today it is one of the most widely used herbs.
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  • There are over 100 varieties of basil and the most commonly cultivated ones include sweet basil, Thai basil, lemon basil, chocolate basil, and holy basil.
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  • The basil plant grows between 12 and 36 inches tall and sports light green leaves.
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  • Basil grows best in warm, sunny spots and is often planted in containers by home gardeners.
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  • Since basil is extremely susceptible to cold, it is one of the last varieties planted each spring.
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  • Most garden centers sell seedlings and more mature plants for those who do not want to start basil from seed.
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  • Since flowering basil plants tend to stop producing foliage, it is important to continually harvest the leaves and pinch any buds that form so the leaves continue to flourish.
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  • Though dried basil is not as strongly flavored as fresh or frozen basil, you can still create wonderful dishes using dried basil.
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  • There are a couple of methods for drying basil so choose the one that best suits your time line.
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  • The most common method for drying basil is to simply let it hang until dried.
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  • Harvest several full stems of basil then tie the bundles together on one end with twine.
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  • This method does tend to cause the plant to lose its green color so if you prefer deeper colored dried basil, you may want to opt for the newspaper method.
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  • Turn the newspaper over at least twice each day until the basil is completely dried out.
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  • Watching closely to prevent browning or burning, take the basil out after approximately seven to ten minutes.
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  • If the basil gets brown, it will need to be thrown away because it will taste burned or bitter.
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  • Now that you have learned how to dry basil, don't let that knowledge go to waste.
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  • Even if it is the middle of winter and months before you can grow basil outside, most grocery stores will carry fresh basil in their produce department.
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  • Freezing basil makes a good alternative to drying basil.
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  • Freezing basil provides wonderful fresh flavor for spaghetti sauce, pesto and more.
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  • Basil, like most tender or soft-leaf culinary herbs, is easy to dry and freeze.
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  • It's important to understand that freezing basil includes the use of a bit of olive oil to prevent it from discoloring in the freezer and losing flavor.
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  • Frozen basil tastes best when used in culinary dishes such as pesto, stews or sauces where a drop or two of olive oil just adds to the dish rather than clashes with it.
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  • Freezing basil also changes the texture and makes the leaves a bit soupy or runny; it's not the kind of basil you want to sprinkle on a pizza right out of the oven.
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  • First, snip the fresh basil stems right from the plant.
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  • The more you trim basil while it is growing, the more shoots it produces.
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  • You should feel free to trim your basil plants many times during the growing season.
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  • In fact, trimming basil prevents it from going to seed.
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  • Rinse the basil under cool running water.
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  • Use the strainer and paper towels to dry excess water from the basil leaves, or place the herb in a salad spinner and spin the extra water off.
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  • Continue placing leaves and olive oil in the food processor, pulsing until the olive oil coats all the bits of chopped basil leaves.
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  • Using a spatula or scraper, scrape the olive oil coated basil leaves out of the bowl and into the ice cube tray or measured freezer container.
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  • Ice cube trays are ideal for freezing basil.
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  • If you spoon out a measured amount, such as a tablespoon, into each compartment, you will know precisely how much each little frozen basil cube holds, making it easier to use it throughout the winter in your recipes.
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  • A freezer container can accomplish the same goal, but you will need to measure the basil and olive oil mixture into a measuring cup first, then spoon it into the freezer container.
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  • Frozen basil can be defrosted and used in recipes such as pesto.
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  • Or simply pop out a frozen basil cube like an ice cube and toss it into your bubbling pot of stew or another recipe.
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  • The heat melts the frozen basil, allowing the contents to mix into your recipe.
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  • Olive oil keeps the basil leaves from turning black.
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  • If the leaves do discolor, it doesn't mean that the basil has spoiled; it's probably fine.
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  • You should use frozen basil within six months for the best flavor.
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  • Of course, within six months it will be summer, and time to plant your herb garden once again, and freezing basil will be but a distant memory.
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  • Basil Guide, a website devoted to this wonderful culinary herb.
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  • Kayln's Kitchen, devoted to all things cooking, which includes recipes for using your frozen basil.
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  • With the main notes in jasmine, lily of the valley, orange blossom, ivy, basil, mandarin, sandalwood and musk, Dolce & Gabbana perfume provides a widely feminine and provocative scent.
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  • Claiborne Cologne: The original men's scent is an old standard, pairing basil, coriander, lemon and amber together, along with other notes.
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  • The men's version of the original fragrance contains notes of fig leaf, green mango, sage, juniper bud, hydroponic basil, vibrant Moroccan cedarwood, cucumber, amber and woods.
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  • Jacobs also added a Splash Sorbet collection to the repertoire, which included Pear, Basil and Grapefruit.
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  • Italian food consists of spices and herbs like oregano, parsley, basil, and garlic and sauces rich with cream cover pasta.
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  • Herbs and Spices - Take a glimpse into the spice rack or herb garden, and you'll find garlic, parsley, dill, mint, oregano, cilantro, basil, rosemary, fennel, and cinnamon.
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  • A market in Marrakech may be brimming with ginger, cinnamon, cumin, basil, dill, paprika, coriander and mint.
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  • Serve immediately, garnished with the basil and tomato slices.
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  • Pesto purists, the contestants mince, crush and pulverize the pungent varieties of basil, mix it with classic cheeses and experiment with everything from the traditional pine nuts to black beans and jicama.
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  • Meanwhile, finely chop your scallions, sage, parsley, and basil.
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  • Mix the dried basil and oregano into the vegetarian spaghetti sauce.
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  • Then mix the pasta with hunks of feta, Kalamata olives, tomato slices, and fresh basil for a Greek salad or fresh corn kernels, sliced avocado, diced tomatoes, pieces of red onion, and chilled black beans for a Southwestern meal.
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  • She also choreographed stage shows for Toni Basil and Suzanne Somers.
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  • Basil is said to make tomatoes taste better (and not just on your plate).
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  • Use red leaf lettuce as an accent instead of red flowering begonia, and use the lovely flowers of many herbs such as chives and basil to accent spots among the borders.
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  • Harvest the last of the tender herbs such as basil and parsley; dry them.
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  • Basil should be treated like an annual plant and either moved indoors or allowed to die naturally; you can easily replace it in the spring.
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  • Tomatoes are best helped by basil, oregano, onions, chives, and nasturtium.
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  • For example, planting tomatoes and basil together enhances the flavor while carrots and beans may be grown together to make best use of the space since one grows tall and the other grows underground.
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  • Basil helps to keep away flies and mosquitoes.
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  • Bay leaf, for example, keeps weevils from flour and grain products, while basil naturally repels flies.
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  • Planting basil around doorways can help keep flies out of your home.
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  • You may not have a all of the choices since some growers offer only one type of basil, while another may sell four or five varieties.
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  • For example, basil and other Mediterranean plants need hot climates in order to thrive.
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  • For example, basil helps to keep thrips out of gardens.
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  • When planted with tomatoes and peppers, basil can enhance the natural flavor of both vegetables.
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  • Mint or basil can be wonderful, and lavender is surprisingly good when combined with blueberries.
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  • Basil, Carl W., et al. Living Well with Epilepsy and Other Seizure Disorders: An Expert Explains What You Really Need to Know.
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  • This recipe uses basil, mint, garlic, and lemon to enhance the rich flavor and the tender meat of the lamb leg.
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  • In a large bowl, mix together the breadcrumbs, oregano, basil, thyme, and 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
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  • The notes here are peppermint, basil, and rosemary.
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  • Basil will promote alertness and concentration.
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  • When President Roosevelt passed away in 1944, the mission continued under the guiding force of Basil Connor.
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  • Break tradition completely and exchange gifts as most do in Greece: on January 1, which is St. Basil's Day.
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  • It's available in white, black, red, light brown or basil leather.
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  • Chop fresh basil and oregano and sprinkle it in with your lasagna layers to enliven the flavor.
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  • Add tomato, garlic, basil, oregano, olives, water and red wine; simmer, covered, for about 10 minutes or until most of the liquid is evaporated.
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  • The process if very simple - all you have to do is slice up some fresh mozzarella cheese, and layer it in between slices of tomato with a basil leaf stuffed in between them.
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  • A perfect summer dish, prepare this recipe when tomatoes and basil are in season.
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  • In a small bowl, make a paste of the basil, salt, cayenne, and pepper.
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  • Think of classic parings like tomato, mozzarella and basil; fresh avocado mixed with diced tomatoes and garlic; or crunchy cabbage slaw with a vinaigrette dressing.
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  • Boasting a quintessentially '80s-esque music video and a playful, sing-along-with-me chorus, Mickey was singer Toni Basil's biggest - and only - hit.
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  • Today, the song is a staple on 80's music radio stations, and Basil herself shows up on the occasional trip down memory lane to discuss the song's popularity.
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  • Top each slice with chopped fresh tomatoes mixed with crumbled blue cheese and chopped fresh basil.
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  • Fresh or dried spices like oregano, basil, dill or thyme are common.
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  • Upon arriving at the bistro, guests can dine on appetizers such as frog legs, a fresh tomato and basil tart or grilled sea scallops.
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  • The menu features appetizers such as a tartelette of roasted tomatoes, chevre cheese, and basil, or flash-fried calamari with a spicy tomato sauce.
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  • In the 4th century Basil, when bishop, established an ecclesiastical centre on the plain, about 1 m.
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  • A portion of Basil's new city was surrounded with strong walls and turned into a fortress by Justinian; and within the walls, rebuilt in the 13th and 16th centuries, lies the greater part of Kaisarieh, altitude 3500 ft.
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  • From Alexandria we get Athanasius, Didymus and Cyril; from Cyrene, Synesius; from Antioch, Theodore of Mopsuestia, John Chrysostom and Theodoret; from Palestine, Eusebius of Caesarea and Cyril of Jerusalem; from Cappadocia, Basil, Gregory of Nyssa and Gregory of Nazianzus.
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  • The complete suppression of these small moribund states and the creation of the autocratic tsardom of Muscovy were the work of Ivan III., surnamed the Great, his son Basil and his grandson Ivan IV., commonly known as Ivan the Terrible, whose united reigns cover a period of 122 years (1462-1584).
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  • Ivan III., notwithstanding the influence of his Greek consort, showed some respect for the ancient traditions and the susceptibilities of those around him, but his successor Basil did not follow his father's example.
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  • That opportunity came when Basil died in 1533, leaving as successor a child only three years old, and the chances seemed all on the side of the nobles; but the result belied the current expectations, for the child came to be known in history as Ivan the Terrible, and died half a century later in the full enjoyment of unlimited autocratic power.
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  • So Basil of Cappadocia (Epistle 93), about the year 350, records that in Egypt the laity, as a rule, celebrated the communion in their own houses, and partook of the sacrament by themselves whenever they chose.
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  • With the hope of acquiring immense booty in the rich church of St Basil in Caesarea, the capital of Cappadocia, he placed himself at the head of the Turkish cavalry, crossed the Euphrates and entered and plundered that city.
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  • The empress Theodora (842-857) hung, crucified, beheaded or drowned some Ioo,000 of them, and drove yet more over the frontier, where from Argaeum, Amara, Tephrike and other strongholds their generals Karbeas and Chrysocheir harried the empire, until 873, when the emperor Basil slew Chrysocheir and took Tephrike.
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  • The making of ether by the action of sulphuric acid on alcohol was known in about the 13th century; and later Basil Valentine and Valerius Cordus described its preparation and properties.
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  • The bishops of the East, however, under the direction of St Basil, were involved in a struggle with the emperor Valens, whose policy was favourable to the council of Rimini.
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  • The worship of the tulsi plant, or holy basil (Ocymum sanctum, Don), by the Hindus is popularly explained by its consecration to Vishnu and Krishna.
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  • At the age of fourteen he entered University College, Oxford, and in 1693 he published notes on Plutarch's De audiendis poetis and Basil's Oratio ad juvenes.
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  • His festival (semiduplex) is observed by the Roman Catholic Church on the 17th of November, For the facts of his biography we have an outline of his early years in his eulogy on Origen, and incidental notices in the writings of Eusebius, of Basil of Caesarea and Jerome.
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  • It was in the East especially that preaching flourished: Eusebius of Caesarea, Eusebius of Emesa, Athanasius, Macarius, Cyril of Jerusalem, Ephraem Syrus among the orthodox; and of the Arians, Arius himself and Ulfilas the great Gothic missionary, are all of high quality; but above even these stand out the three Cappadocians,Basil (q.v.) of Caesarea,cultured, devout and practical; his brother Gregory of Nyssa, more inclined to the speculative and metaphysical, and Gregory (q.v.) of Nazianzus, richly endowed with poetic and oratorial gifts, the finest preacher of the three.
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  • At a later period, however, the difficulty of screening the rites of baptism and Eucharist from the eyes of catechumens and from their ears the creeds and liturgies - a difficulty which had ever been formidable and which after the overthrow of paganism must have become insurmountable - seems to have provoked not only a great outpouring on the part of the Christian rhetors, like Basil, Chrysostom, the Gregories and the Cyrils, of phrases borrowed from the Greek mysteries, but perhaps an actual use of precautions.
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  • Basil was born about 330 at Caesarea in Cappadocia.
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  • In 370 Eusebius, bishop of Caesarea, died, and Basil was chosen to succeed him.
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  • The principal theological writings of Basil are his De Spiritu Sancto, a lucid and edifying appeal to Scripture and early Christian tradition, and his three books against Eunomius, the chief exponent of Anomoian Arianism.
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  • The name Basil also belongs to several other distinguished churchmen.
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  • If we could believe the fathers of the 5th and succeeding centuries Nicene orthodoxy prevailed in their country from the first; and in the 5th century they certainly chose for translation the works of orthodox fathers alone, such as Chrysostom, Basil, Gregory of Nyssa and Gregory Nazianzen, Cyril of Jerusalem and Cyril of Alexandria, Athanasius, Julius of Rome, Hippolytus, Irenaeus, avoiding Origen and other fathers who were becoming suspect.
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  • Nevertheless Basil received his yarluik, or investiture, from the Golden Horde and was compelled to pay tribute to the grand khan, Tokhtamuish.
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  • In 1412, however, Basil found it necessary to pay the long-deferred visit of submission to the Horde.
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  • During Basil's reign a terrible visitation of the "Black Death" decimated the population.
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  • The lines laid down by St Basil have continued ever since to be the lines in which Greek and Slavonic monasticism has rested, the new multitudinous modifications of the monastic ideal, developed in such abundance in the Latin Church, having no counterpart in the Greek.
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  • Work, and in St Benedict's time it was predominantly field work, took an even more recognized and integral place in the life than was the case under St Pachomius or St Basil, occupying notably more time than the church services.
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  • It is a curious coincidence that the sister of each of the three great cenobitical founders, Pachomius, Basil and Benedict, was a nun and ruled a community of nuns according to an adaptation of her brother's rule for monks.
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  • He now devoted himself to an exact study of biblical and patristic writers, especially Basil and Chrysostom.
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  • Though Eustathius of Sebaste was the first to introduce the monastic life within the confines of what may be called Greek Christianity in Asia Minor (c. 340), it was St Basil who adapted it to Greek and European ideas and needs.
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  • He afterwards resided at Chalcedon and at Caesarea in Cappadocia, from which he was expelled by the inhabitants for writing against their bishop Basil.
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  • Apion, the Alexandrine grammarian 1 Dr Armitage Robinson, in his edition of the Philocalia (extracts made c. 358 by Basil and Gregory from Origen's writings), proved that the passage cited below is simply introduced as a parallel to an extract of Origen's; while Dom Chapman, in the Journal of Theol.
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  • A crafty prince, with all the tenacity of his race, Basil succeeded in incorporating with Muscovy the last remnants of the ancient independent principalities, by accusing the princes of Ryazan and Syeversk of conspiracy against him, seizing their persons, and annexing their domains (1517-1523).
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  • Basil also took advantage of the difficult position of Sigismund of Poland to capture Smolensk, the great eastern fortress of Poland (1512), chiefly through the aid of the rebel Lithuanian, Prince Michael Glinsky, who provided him with artillery and engineers from western Europe.
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  • Equally successful, on the whole, was Basil against the Tatars.
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  • Basil was the first grand-duke of Moscow who adopted the title of tsar and the double-headed eagle of the East Roman empire.
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  • By his second wife, Helena Glinska, whom he married in 1526, Basil had a son Ivan, who succeeded him as Ivan IV.
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  • It is strange that the reign of Basil the Macedonian (867), a time of such renewed vigour in the empire, was the time of the greatest of all losses in Sicily.
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  • Strange to say, as Syracuse fell in the reign of Basil the Macedonian, the Saracen occupation was completed in the reign of Nikephoros Phokas (Nicephorus Phocas), the deliverer of Crete.
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  • It was written in the reign of Basil II.
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  • In 1014 Tsar Samuel of Ochrida, who had conquered the greater part of the Peninsula, was defeated at Belasitza by the Greek emperor Basil II., and the "western Bulgarian empire" came to an end.
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  • An endeavour had been made by the emperor Leo the Isaurian to remedy this evil, but his attempted reform of the law had been rather calculated to increase its uncertainty; and it was reserved for Basil the Macedonian to show himself worthy of the throne, which he had usurped, by purifying the administration of justice and once more reducing the law into an intelligible code.
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  • There has been considerable controversy as to the part which the emperor Basil took in framing the new code.
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  • A friend of Irving's, Mrs Basil Montague, wrote to Miss Welsh, to exhort her to suppress her love for Irving, who had married Miss Martin in 1823.
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  • After a time he established the "Great Laura" monastery in the neighbourhood of the Dead Sea, and later on the "New Laura," under St Basil's Rule.
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  • In India the serpent-godlings are very often associated with water, and, even at the digging of a well,worship is paid to the ` ` world serpent," and the Salagrama (spiral ammonite), sacred to Vishnu, is solemnly wedded to the Tulasi or basil plant, representative of the garden which the pool will fertilize.
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  • About 908 the governor of Van or Vaspuragan was crowned king by the caliph Moktadir, and in 1021 his descendant Senekherim was persuaded by Basil II.
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  • The popes, then, or at least the more politic of them, have been content to lay down as the condition of reunion no more than the acceptance of the distinctive dogmas of the Roman Catholic Church, especially the supremacy and infallibility of the pope; the ritus of the Uniat Oriental Churches - liturgies and liturgical languages, ecclesiastical law and discipline, marriage of priests, beards and costume, the monastic system of St Basil - they have been content for the most part to leave untouched.
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  • The fall of Photius immediately ensued; he was removed from his office and banished about the end of September 867, a few days after the accession of Basil, and Ignatius was reinstated on the 23rd of November.
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  • About 876 Photius was suddenly recalled to Constantinople and entrusted with the education of Basil's children.
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  • After the death of Basil (886), his son and successo Leo, who had formerly been devoted to Photius, but in r cent years displayed great hatred towards him, deprived him f his office and banished him to the monastery of Bordi in Arm ia.
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  • It is possible that during these years he paid a visit to Basil at Caesarea.
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  • Nor can he have written the funeral panegyric on Basil who survived him by three months.
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  • The statement in his Life that Ephraim miraculously learned Coptic falls to the ground with the narrative of his Egyptian visit: and the story of his suddenly learning to speak Greek through the prayer of St Basil is equally unworthy of credence.
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  • At the beginning of that year Charles had concluded an alliance with Tsar Basil IV.
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  • In the following centuries we have the valuable epistles of Cyprian, of Gregory Nazianzen (to Cledonius on the Apollinarian controversy), of Basil (to be classed rather as letters), of Ambrose, Chrysostom, Augustine and Jerome.
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  • It was commonly believed that Leo VI., Basil's successor and reputed son, was really the son of Michael.
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  • The next step was to murder the powerful Caesar Bardas, who, as the emperor was devoted to amusement, virtually ruled the empire; this was done with the emperor's consent by Basil's own hand (April 866), and a few weeks later Basil was raised to the imperial dignity.
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  • Thus the independence of the Greek Church may be said to date from the time of Basil.
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  • Above all, New Rome was again mistress of the sea, and especially of the gates of the Adriatic. Basil reigned nineteen years as sole sovereign.
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  • Basil is one of the most remarkable examples of a man, without education and exposed to the most demoralizing influences, manifesting extraordinary talents in the government of a great state, when he had climbed to the throne by acts of unscrupulous bloodshed.
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  • Basil Valentine alludes to it in his Triumphal Car of Antimony (circa 'boo), and at a later date describes the preparation of the metal.
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  • Ega de Queiroz (q.v.) founded the Naturalist school in Portugal by a powerful book written in 1871, but only published in 1875, under the title The Crime of Father Amara; and two of his great romances, Cousin Basil '' and Os Maias, were written during his occupancy of consular posts in England.
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  • It is used in two forms, a shorter revised by Chrysostom, and a longer called the liturgy of St Basil.
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  • The simple idea that possesses the monks is that of fleeing the world; they have no distinctions of orders, and though they follow the rule of St Basil object to being called Basilians.
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  • Photius, shortly after the council in which he had pronounced sentence of deposition against Pope Nicholas, was driven from the patriarchate by a new emperor, Basil the Macedonian, who favoured his rival Ignatius.
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  • On entering the order of St Basil, he adopted the name of an old Egyptian anchorite Bessarion, whose story he has related.
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  • Its first member known in Byzantine history is Manuel Eroticus Comnenus, an able general who rendered great services to Basil II.
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  • At his death he left his two sons Isaac and John in the care of Basil, who gave them a careful education and advanced them to high official positions.
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  • Basil drew up a .criminal code, on the principle of " an eye for an eye."
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  • Matthias repulsed his powerful rival, Basil the Wolf, the voivode of Moldavia and his Tatar and Cossack allies.
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  • But Prince Basil the Wolf (Vasilie Lupul), an Albanian, who succeeded in 1634, showed great ability, and for twenty years maintained his position on the Moldavian throne.
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  • In 1632 Evstratie the Logofet (logothete) also translated a Pravild from the Greek, which remains in MS. In 1646 appeared the Pravilei aleasa, or " Selected Code," compiled, no doubt, by Evstratie and published with the authority .of the then reigning Prince Vasile Lupul (Basil the Wolf), hence known as the Code of Vasile.
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  • Some of these translations were printed much later; thus the Hexaemeron of Basil the Great (andof Epiphanius) translated inthe middle of the 18th century, was printed at Bucharest in 1827.
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  • He left a large number of writings, which cannot of course be compared with those of an Origen, a Basil, or a Gregory of Nyssa.
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  • As thus defined, the collection contains the following documents: firstly, the eighty-five Apostolic Canons, the Constitutions having been put aside as having suffered heretical alterations; secondly, the canons of the councils of Nicaea, Ancyra, Neocaesarea, Gangra, Antioch, Laodicea, Constantinople (381), Ephesus (the disciplinary canons of this council deal with the reception of the Nestorians, and were not communicated to the West), Chalcedon, Sardica, Carthage (that of 4 19, according to Dionysius), Constantinople (394); thirdly, the series of canonical letters of the following great bishops - Dionysius of Alexandria, Peter of Alexandria (the Martyr), Gregory Thaumaturgus, Athanasius, Basil, Gregory of Nyssa, Gregory of Nazianzus, Amphilochus of Iconium, Timotheus of Alexandria, Theophilus of Alexandria, Cyril of Alexandria, Gennadius of Constantinople; the canon of Cyprian of Carthage (the Martyr) is also mentioned, but with the note that it is only valid for Africa.
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  • Basil, in his work On the Holy Spirit just mentioned, condemns " baptism into the Lord alone " as insufficient.
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  • Trine immersion then, as to the origin of which Basil confesses his ignorance, must be older than either of the rival explanations.
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  • Shishman's son Samuel (976-1014) captured Durazzo; he extended his sway over a great part of the Balkan Peninsula, but was eventually defeated in 1014 by the emperor Basil II., who put out the eyes of 1.5,000 Bulgarian prisoners.
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  • In 867 Michael was assassinated by Basil the Macedonian, a former groom, who had overthrown the influence of Bardas and in 866 been associated in the Empire.
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