The Bulgarian losses out of perhaps 110,000 combatants numbered 15,000; those of the enemy, whose force was probably rather less, are not known with certainty, but are supposed to have been about 25,000 inclusive of prisoners.
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the combatants in turn seemed at one time sure to be the final conqueror.
At this period possibly 50,000 of Shukri's original 60,000 combatants were still available for duty.
At bottom the emperor Francis, perhaps also Metternich, wanted peace, but on terms which the exhaustion of the combatants would enable them to dictate.
More than l000 English and colonial Jews participated as active combatants in the South African War.
In fact, nearly the whole of the region between the Caucasus and the Perso-Turkish frontier on the south, from the Caspian Sea on the one side to the Black Sea on the other, was embroiled in a civil war of the most sanguinary and ruthless character, the inveterate racial animosities of the combatants being in both cases inflamed by religious fanaticism.
When Horus grew ie set out to avenge his fathers murder, and after terrible ggles finally conquered and dispossessed his wicked uncle; is another version relates, the combatants were separated by th, and Egypt divided between them, the northern part ng to Horus and the southern to Seth.
All the combatants on either side were either dead or seriously wounded, Bramborough being among the slain.
Without them, lowly federal agents would still be in the dark in identifying the combatants in this dreadful war.
On each side of this, in the western pediment, is a group of two combatants over a fallen warrior; in the eastern pediment, a warrior whose opponent is falling into the arms of a supporting figure; other figures also - the bowmen especially - face towards the angles, and so give more variety to the composition.
More than half the combatants (8357, of whom 3000 were Swedes) actually perished on the battle-field.
The peace strength of the army is estimated at 42,000 officers and 1,100,000 men (about 950,000 combatants), while the war strength is approximately 75,000 officers and 4,500,000 men.
On the other hand, the wars between Persia and Greece were recognized both at the time and afterwards as a struggle between Europe and Asia; the fact that both combatants were Aryans was not felt, and has no importance compared to the difference of continent.
All day during the 27th stragglers continued to cross, covered by such combatants as remained under sufficient discipline to be employed.
Looking farther, I was surprised to find that the chips were covered with such combatants, that it was not a duellum, but a bellum, a war between two races of ants, the red always pitted against the black, and frequently two red ones to one black.
The combatants advanced along the trodden tracks, nearer and nearer to one another, beginning to see one another through the mist.
The combatants left the room together, with Fitzgerald not even acknowledging Dean's presence.
At the Hague Conference of 1899 the position of irregular combatants was one of the subjects dealt with, and the rules there adopted were reaffirmed at the Conference of 1907.
According to this the figures of combatants do not all face towards the centre, but are broken up, as in other early compositions, into a series of groups of two or three figures each.
In Jerusalem there were partisans of both the combatants.
On this basis Austria was ready to offer her armed mediation to the combatants.
Practically the lines of communication along the Danube were denuded of combatants, even Bernadotte being called up from Passau, and the viceroy of Italy, who driving the archduke Johann before him (action of Raab) had brought up 56,000 men through Tirol, was disposed towards Pressburg within easy call.
In any case, eventually, Franks fought (451) in the Roman ranks at the great battle of Mauriac (the Catalaunian Fields), which arrested the progress of Attila into Gaul; and in the Vita Lupi, which, though undoubtedly of later date, is a recension of an earlier document, the name of Meroveus appears among the combatants.
The resulting Antinomian controversy (the only one within the Lutheran body in Luther's lifetime) is not remarkable for the precision or the moderation of the combatants on either side.
99 sqq.), in connexion with the tale of the invasion of Darius, makes of Scythia a kind of chessboard 4000 stades square on which the combatants can make their moves quite unhindered by the great rivers: the other (16-20), founded on what he learned from Greeks of Olbia and supplemented by the tales of the 7th century traveller Aristeas of Proconnesus, is not very far removed from first-hand information and can be made more or less to tally with the lie of the land.
Lord Kitchener put the total number of combatants on the Boer side at 95,000 (Cd.
Both combatants had, according to the absurd habit of the time, to disown their works, Desfontaines's disavowal being formal and procured by the exertion of all Voltaire's own influence both at home and abroad.
The building of the two vessels was practically a race between the two combatants.
It was the beginning of a duel which lasted till death removed one of the combatants from the political arena.
In 1552 Frankfort was invested for three weeks by Maurice of Saxony, who was still in arms against the emperor Charles V., but it continued to hold out till peace was concluded between the principal combatants.
Whereupon he seized the oracular tripod, and so entered upon a contest with Apollo, which Zeus stopped by sending a flash of lightning between the combatants.
Oku's 2nd Army (4 divisions or 60,000 combatants) was about Port Adams. This last was the objective of the attack of Stakelberg's 35,000.
Neither side met with much success in the desultory warfare that ensued, and Frederick made peace between the combatants at Wurzburg in June 1168.
On both sides the combatants were barbarians, without discipline or competent organization.
Thus, he engages in combat with Heracles on two occasions to avenge the death of his son Cycnus; once Zeus separates the combatants by a flash of lightning, but in the second encounter he is severely wounded by his adversary, who has the active support of Athena; maddened by jealousy, he changes himself into the boar which slew Adonis, the favourite of Aphrodite; and stirs up the war between the Lapithae and Centaurs.
The roughness of much of the country gave a peculiar tone to the strategy of the combatants.
KANARIS (or CANARIS), CONSTANTINE (1790-1877), Greek patriot, belonged to the class of coasting sailors who produced if not the most honest, at least the bravest, and the most successful of the combatants in the cause of Greek independence.
The total force immediately available numbered only 16,000 combatants.
Harding followed with a Confutation, and Jewel with a Defence, of the Apology in 1566 and 1567; the combatants ranged over the whole field of the Anglo-Roman controversy, and Jewel's theology was officially enjoined upon the Church by Archbishop Bancroft in the reign of James I.
The old males, however, live alone except in the rutting season, which occurs in October, when they join the herds, driving off the younger bucks, and engaging in fierce contests with each other, that often end fatally for one at least of the combatants.
Exhaustion soon compelled the combatants to come to terms, and greatly to the disadvantage of the cities peace was made in 1389.
The peace strength of the active army in combatants is thus about 350; 000 officers and men, inclusive of the two Landwehrs and of the Austrian " K.K."
No detailed examination of the comparative military and naval resources of the combatants can here be attempted.
In the meanwhile Tissaphernes began to play a double game with the object of wasting the strength of the combatants.
contingent numbering about under Sir 7000 combatants, complete in all arms and with its own Uarne~ transport, was prepared for despatch to Suez.
Stones and other weapons were freely used, and several of the combatants and bystanders were seriously injured.
During the Thirty Years' War Baden suffered severely from the various combatants, but especially from the French, who pillaged it in 1643, and laid it in ashes in 1689.
Somehow the word went round, among combatants and non-combatants alike, that the war was over and that there was nothing to do but " go home."
P. 'Wolin (1859), the Ba,ltespannare (belt-bucklers), representing an early form of duel in Scandinavia, in which the combatants were bound together by their belts.
The combatants were fully deployed, and their battle was the first example of the form that has ' For example, a British officer lecturing at the staff college on his return from Thrace told his hearers that the Bulgarian 7th Div.
- The outbreak of the World War in 1914 prevented all the combatants of the Balkan wars from producing official histories, and the only sources available are books and papers published immediately after the operations.
In 311 a peace was concluded between the combatants, soon after which the surviving king Alexander was murdered in Macedonia, leaving the satrap of Egypt absolutely his own master.
The crowd of combatants, the gathering darkness, and the dust, prevented any general direction being given to the battle by the leaders of either side.
during the time of Augustus); Hellanicus of Mytilene; Stesimbrotus of Thasos, opponent of Pericles and reputed author of a political pamphlet on Themistocles, Thucydides and Pericles; Hippys and Glaucus, both of Rhegium, the first the author of histories of Italy and Sicily, the second of a treatise on ancient poets and musicians, used by Harpocration and Plutarch; Damastes of Sigeum, pupil of Hellanicus, author of genealogies of the combatants before Troy (an ethnographic and statistical list), of short treatises on poets, sophists, and geographical subjects.
On the 1st of May the battle of Kunch was fought and won in a temperature of II o° in the shade, many of the combatants on both sides being struck down by heat apoplexy.
On a war footing the field army would contain 225,000 combatants.
A controversy arose which long survived the original combatants.
To each of the combatants it seemed that the English alliance would turn the scale in his own favor.
Soon afterwards, however, the giowing exhaustion of the South improved the prospects of the Northern States: an increasing fiumber of persons in Great Britain objected to interfere in the interests of slavery; and the combatants were allowed to fight out their quarrel without the interference of Europe.
They showed themselves in battles hovering over the heads of the combatants in the form of a carrion crow.
But Herbert of Vermandois, one of the successful combatants at ~~udo1ph of Soissons, coveted the countship of Laon, which Rudolph refused him; and he thereupon proclaimed Charles the Simple, who had confided his cause to him, as king once more.
Louis naturally joined the coalition of 1173, but showed no more vigour in this than in his other wars; and his fate would have been sealed had not the pope checked Henry by the threat of an interdict, and reconciled the combatants (1177).
The total strength of the field army may be estimated at 220,000 combatants.
by vigorous military operations and by obliging all the non- General combatants who sympathized with the rebels in Weykrs arms to elect between joining them in the bush, CampaAgn La Manigua, or residing within the Spanish lines.
The combatants on either side during the Indian Mutiny called each other Feringhies and Pandies.
We can distinguish three parties among the combatants: I.
Joining the party of young Italy he was among the combatants at Naples in May 1848, and was at San Pancrazio with Garibaldi during the defence of Rome.
Front line combatants had a white chevron on the left sleeve just below the shoulder.
It is suggested that a chainmail head coif may have offered some additional protection to the combatants at Wisby.
Hart alleges that Barry simply killed unarmed British combatants without cause.
Lovers became enemies, and enemies became fierce combatants.
It will be marked by 13 countries across Europe, including the combatants of World War Two.
combatants on all sides.
If the United States can decide when captured individuals are " unlawful combatants " why can't others do the same, or worse?
A similar attempt to exclude former combatants was raised on the South African Police Training Committee, in March 1993.
There can be no excuses for cold blooded murder of non combatants.
President Bush Let me just say that these were illegal combatants.
Traditionally, the main victims of warfare and armed conflict have been soldiers and other armed combatants.
The current plan is to deploy three Aegis surface combatants with ballistic missile defense (BMD) systems on board.
Preliminary reports suggest that child combatants have been used extensively during the current conflict.
distinguish between combatants and noncombatants.
enemy combatants, according to a new definition introduced by the American administration.
Worse still perhaps, thousands of young people are cynically exploited as combatants.
The direct results of a discriminate computer network attack on combatants will not inflict more suffering.
unlawful combatants ' .
The sultans of Egypt were stirred to fresh activity by the attacks of the Mongols; and as Syria became the battleground of the two, the Latin principalities of Syria were fated to fall as the prize of victory to one or other of the combatants.
After the war quarrels arose among the petty chiefs set up by Sir Garnet Wolseley, and in 1883 some Transvaal Boers intervened, and subsequently, as a reward for the assistance they had rendered to one of the combatants, demanded and annexed 8000 sq.
Although steps were taken to conceal what was in progress, the Turkish staff were aware that preparations for evacuation were in full vigour; but they could not foresee the date on which the final flitting would take place, nor could they make sure how far the number of combatants within the British lines had been reduced.
On the 1st of May the battle of Kunch was fought and won in a temperature of II oÃ‚° in the shade, many of the combatants on both sides being struck down by heat apoplexy.
Instead he offers us a linguistic and legal leap into the unknown, describing them as ' unlawful combatants '.
Basically, each of the five main characters you can play as -- Gohan, Trunks, Vegeta, Piccolo and Goku, not counting unlockable combatants -- can attack using either melee attacks or energy blasts.
Whereas the first Mortal Kombat had seven selectable characters, MK2 (1994) gave gamers a choice of twelve combatants.
The Tarkatan "people" seem to inhabit the vast deserts of the Outworld and harbor no direct ill will toward the Earthrealm combatants.
He was a difficult opponent because he could grab combatants in mid-move and slam them to ground.
All of your favorite characters are back and they're being joined by a few new combatants as well.
Brawl offers an increasingly large roster of combatants.
This is complied list of combatants from both the North and the South.
When Prime and Megatron are ready to go, combatants use the base to make their action figures punch and kick each other.
Each show contained four combatants, two male and two female.
In the North many combatants chose military garb based on their home countries in order to represent their ethnic heritage.
Oftentimes combatants were required to provide their own muskets and hand-made leather cartridge boxes.
Zhivkovich Shumaja II., Army (18,000 combatants) troops.
Corps and the Damascus and Smyrna reserves and scattered as it was, can hardly be credited with more than 200,000 of its nominal 340,000, of whom no more than 50,000 combatants were in fact ever assembled on one battlefield.
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