The name Coma Berenices, applied to a constellation, commemorates this incident.
The latter is a beautiful Renaissance structure, with a magnificent facade and a delicate spire, and contains a grand hall, the Kaisersaal, in which every Whit Monday a play, Der Meistertrunk, which commemorates the capture of the town by Tilly in 1631, is performed.
A tablet on the quay commemorates the landing of Bernadotte after his election as successor to the throne in 1810.
N., commemorates the deliverance of the town from a severe epidemic of fever in 1612.
A modern stainedglass window commemorates Wolfe.
A statue commemorates the founder.
1844), which commemorates the gallantry of a battalion of 250 cadets from the institute, more than 50 of whom were killed or wounded during the engagement at New Market on the 15th of May 1864.
A statue commemorates the landing, in 1688, of William of Orange.
A memorial in Church Square commemorates the Franklin expedition to the discovery of the North-West Passage, and in particular Captain Francis Crozier, who was born at Banbridge in 1796 and served on the expedition.
6 commemorates the celebration of the Judi quinquennales, in 16 B.C., and iv.
Among public buildings, the Stephenson memorial hall (1879), containing a free library, art and science class-rooms, a theatre and the rooms of the Chesterfield Institute, commemorates George Stephenson, the engineer, who resided at Tapton House, close to Chesterfield, in his later life; he died here in 1848, and was buried in Trinity church.
At Stangabro (Stanga Bridge), close by, an obelisk (1898) commemorates the battle of Stangabro (1598), when Duke Charles (Protestant) defeated the Roman Catholic Sigismund.
A medal struck in England in 1851 commemorates the victory.
Another monument commemorates the American soldiers of the Spanish-American War.
A runic stone commemorates the building of a bridge here by a Christian missionary, Austmader, son of Gudfast.
A Gothic monument commemorates Thomas Clarkson (1760-1846), a powerful opponent of the slave-trade, and a native of the town.
The Guards Memorial, Waterloo Place, commemorates the foot guards who died in the Crifnea.
The model institution was that of Mr Quintin Hogg (1880) in Regent Street, where a striking statue by George Frampton (1906) commemorates him.
The district was the scene of conflicts with the natives in 1847, 1864 and 1868, and in the beautiful Moutoa gardens a monument commemorates the battle of that name (May 14th, 1864).
A monument to the archaeologist Johann Joachim Winckelmann (1717-1768) commemorates his birth in the town.
It commemorates "the introduction and propagation of the noble law of Ta t'sin in the Middle Kingdom," and beneath an incised cross sets out in Chinese and Syriac an abstract of Christian doctrine and the course of a Syrian mission in China beginning with the favourable reception of Olopan, who came from Judaea in 636.
A tower at the mouth of the river, erected between 961 and 981, commemorates a victory gained by Pope John X.
The latter commemorates, according to tradition, the fowl which was the first living being to cross the bridge and thus fell a prey to the devil, who in hope of a nobler victim had sold his assistance to the architect.
Tradition credits him with an especial genius for the delineation of animals and landscape, and commemorates his skill by a curious anecdote of a painted horse which left its frame to ravage the fields, and was reduced to pictorial stability only by the sacrifice of its eyes.
The church of All Saints (1905) commemorates Spencer Perceval, prime minister, who was assassinated in the House of Commons in 1812.
A granite obelisk commemorates the battle, but the religious meetings that used to take place on the anniversary are no longer held.
There are two pretty public parks, one in the Hufen, with a zoological garden attached, another the Luisenwahl which commemorates the sojourn of Queen Louisa of Prussia in the town in the disastrous year 1806.
A monument near the site of the fort commemorates the battle and massacre.
A statue commemorates Josiah Wedgwood, born at Burslem in 1730; but other famous names in the pottery trade are more intimately connected with Stoke.
Near it an obelisk commemorates the departure of George IV.
The Cartwright memorial hall, principally the gift of Lord Masham, opened in 1904 and containing an art gallery and museum, commemorates Dr Edmund Cartwright (1743-1823) as the inventor of the power-loom and the combingmachine.
The cathedral was restored by Sir Benjamin Lee Guinness (1864), whom a fine statue by John Henry Foley commemorates, and the work was resumed by his son Lord Iveagh in 1900.
Papa Stronsay (16) commemorates in its name, as others of both the Orkneys and Shetlands do, the labours of the Celtic papae, or missionaries, who preached the Christian gospel before the arrival of the Northmen.
A triumphal arch at Vesontio (Besancon), which in return for this service was made a colony, possibly commemorates this victory.
Upon St Serf's, the largest, which commemorates the patron saint of Fifeshire, are the ruins of the Priory of Portmoak - so named from St Moak, the first abbot - the oldest Culdee establishment in Scotland.
A convalescent home (1872) commemorates the recovery from illness of King Edward VII.
Colonel James Gardiner was mortally wounded after an heroic stand, and an obelisk in the grounds of his house at Bankton, close to the battlefield, commemorates his valour, while the ballad of Adam Skirving (1719-1803), "Hey, Johnnie Cope!"
A monument on Hoad Hill commemorates Sir John Barrow, secretary of the admiralty and a native of the town.
Three main thoroughfares, the Plevna, Lipscani, and Vacaresci, skirt the left bank of the river; the Elizabeth Boulevard, and the Calea Victories, or " Avenue of Victory," which commemorates the Rumanian success at Plevna, in 1877, radiate east and north, respectively, from the Lipscani, and meet a broad road which surrounds all sides of Bucharest, except the north-west.
A monument outside the town commemorates eleven of Ferdinand von Schill's officers who were shot here on the 16th of September 1809 after their unsuccessful attempt at Stralsund.
as a sub-lieutenant commemorates his sojourns in the town from 1788 to 1791.
Dr Francesco Antommarchi (1780-1838), the physician who attended Napoleon in his last illness, died in Santiago, and a monument in the cemetery commemorates his benefactions to the poor.
Some authorities, however, hold that it commemorates the red flare of the torches by whose light the work of construction was carried on nightly for many years; others associate it with the name of the founder, Mahomet Ibn Al Ahmar; and others derive it from the Arabic Dar al Amra, " House of the Master."
The Villa de los Martires (Martyrs' Villa), on the summit of Monte Mauror,commemorates by its name the Christian slaves who were employed to build the Alhambra, and confined here in subterranean cells.
Under this form the god appeared when he founded the celebrated oracle at Delphi, the name of which commemorates the circumstance.
It commemorates the success gained on the 16th of August 1777 by a force of nearly 2000 "Green Mountain Boys" and New Hampshire and Massachusetts militia under General John Stark over two detachments of General Burgoyne's army, totalling about 1200 men, under Col.
Pietermaritzburg was founded early in 1839 by the newlyarrived Dutch settlers in Natal, and its name commemorates two of their leaders - Piet Retief and Gerrit Maritz.
A modern cross in the churchyard commemorates St Caedmon, the Northumbrian poet (c. 670), who was a monk at the abbey and there died.
A famous street in Paris (Rue de Rivoli) commemorates the victory, and under the empire Marshal Massena received the title of duke of Rivoli.
A monument erected in 1895 commemorates the dead.
The name of Scotswood, one of the manufacturing villages between Newburn and the city, commemorates one of their positions.
A second group of monuments on the Wilhelms-platz commemorates the generals of the Seven Years' War; and a third in the neighbourhood of the opera-house the generals who fought against Napoleon I.
A fountain, surmounted by the statue of a war-horse, erected by public subscription in 1905 commemorates "the services of the gallant animals which perished in the Anglo-Boer war, 1899-1902."
There are large charities, and Walsall was the scene of the charitable work of Sister Dora (Miss Pattison) whom a statue commemorates.
The popular song "Prinz Eugen, der edle Ritter," commemorates the victory of Belgrade.
A large stained-glass window commemorates the taking of the oath by Queen Wilhelmina in 1898.
The church of All Souls (1880) commemorates him.
high, the column being in the form of a bundle of Roman fasces, upon the bands of which are inscribed the names of those whom it commemorates; and the whole is surmounted by a female figure, the emblematical genius of the city.
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S.E., where an obelisk (1863) commemorates the effort made to preserve the Danish language in Schleswig.
It is impossible to estimate how far this legend commemorates some actual but imperfectly recorded discovery, and how far it is a reminiscence of the ancient idea of an elysium in the western seas which is embodied in the legends of the Isles of the Blest or Fortunate Islands.
N.N.E., a sculptured stone commemorates the battle with the Danes in the 13th century, in which Richard de Moravia was killed.
William Ross (1762-1790), the Gaelic poet, who was schoolmaster of Gairloch, of which his mother was a native, was buried in the old kirkyard, where a monument commemorates him.
There are also many memorials of the battle of Leipzig, including an obelisk on the Randstadter-Steinweg, on the site of the bridge which was prematurely blown up, when Prince Poniatowski was drowned; a monument of cannon balls collected after the battle; a "relief" to Major Friccius, who stormed the outer Grimma gate; while on the battle plain itself and close to "Napoleonstein," which commemorates Napoleon's position on the last day of the battle, a gigantic obelisk surrounded by a garden has been planned for dedication on the hundredth anniversary of the battle (October 19, 1913).
At or near Balikisri was the Roman town of Hadrianutherae, founded, as its name commemorates, by the emperor Hadrian.
A monument commemorates the wreck of the troopship "Seahorse" in 1816.
Cowper's stepmother is buried in Bath, and a tablet on the walls of the cathedral commemorates her memory.
A bas-relief commemorates the incident.
Next to the riddles, Aldhelm's best-known work is De Laude Virginitatis sive de Virginitate Sanctorum, a Latin treatise addressed about 705 to the nuns of Barking, 2 in which he commemorates a great number of saints.
Trafalgar 200 commemorates the bicentennial of the Battle of Trafalgar.
The date commemorates the birthday of Jean-Georges Noverre (1727 - 1810 ), the creator of modern ballet.
The lofty Fontaine des Trois Ordres commemorates the centennial of the French Revolution.
It commemorates the dead of both World War I & II.
This takes place in earthlight and here commemorates the unhappy end of the British sf imprint Earthlight.
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier commemorates the heroism of the Polish soldiers who fought for their freedom and ours.
laburnum trees, erected in 1944 alongside a plaque, which commemorates the alliance between our two countries.
Visible across the bay is Point Loma where a statue of Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo commemorates the landing of the first European in 1542.
It commemorates the liberation of the Israelites from Egyptian slavery.
The Becket window, in the Lucy Chapel of the Cathedral commemorates the martyrdom of Thomas of Canterbury.
Upon the ruins of the church - an Angel - wings outspread Commemorates the " Victory " of France's gallant dead.
The plaque commemorates an excellent restoration of what has proved to be Wolverhampton's oldest building.
servicemanrial commemorates almost 35,000 servicemen who have no known grave.
commemorates Hungary's purest patriot and greatest orator.
A brass commemorates Stephen Borough (d.
A third conjecture is that it commemorates the expulsion of the Danes from Moray in 1014.
An inscription on the wall commemorates the great Norman brothers William Iron Arm (d.
The plaque commemorates an excellent restoration of what has proved to be Wolverhampton 's oldest building.
The Memorial commemorates almost 35,000 servicemen who have no known grave.
Whether the retiree is a family member, a friend or a co-worker, your retirement gift commemorates this special and transitional time in his or her life.
This federal holiday commemorates the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces who died during active duty.
Iwo Jima commemorates one of the Corps' finest moments, showing the Washington, D.C. memorial covered with a dusting of snow.
December 26th is La Festa di Santo Stefano, or St. Stephen's Day, which commemorates the birth announcement of Jesus and appearance of the Three Wise Men.
The Epiphany is a Christian feast day that commemorates Christ's baptism and God incarnate in human form.
Vibrant skirts and crisp shirts are paired with traditional Mexican headgear for an ideal outfit for the 5th of May, a day which commemorates a Mexican military victory and has come to be synonymous with Mexican heritage celebrations.
A ring that matches both the occasion as well as the couple not only commemorates a special relationship but also guarantees that the love and respect the couple shares will continue for many more years.
Many people think that this tattoo commemorates Depp's role as Captain Jack Sparrow in Pirates of the Caribbean, but it is actually an homage to his son, Jack.
This way, far from being stuck with a former lover's name on your body, you have a tat that commemorates a significant time in your life and valuable lessons learned.
The last portion of the Vietnam Memorial to be added, the Vietnam Women's Memorial commemorates the over 265,000 women who served in Vietnam, most of them nurses.
A statue of John Huston in the city's center commemorates the making of the movie.
Both in France and in America, as well as many other nations, Armistice Day (or Remembrance Day) commemorates the soldiers who served in World War I, but also those who served in subsequent wars.
Although Cinco de Mayo commemorates a great military victory, it is celebrated today with food, family and friends.
A window commemorates the Shakespearian scholar J.
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