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  • Legendary history goes back much further.
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  • Her temper was legendary in her household.
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  • Volo), the legendary embarking place of the Argonauts.
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  • ROBIN HOOD, English legendary hero.
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  • It is inlaid with designs in colour and black and white, representing Biblical and legendary subjects, and is supposed to have been begun by Duccio della Buoninsegna.
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  • Jameson, Sacred and Legendary Art, 768-770 (1896); A.
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  • Their history is largely legendary, and there exists no trace of it earlier than the 8th century.
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  • In spite of legendary accretions we can still discern the true outlines and significance of his life.
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  • The legendary founder of the city was Helenus, son of Priam, and Virgil (Aen.
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  • on the strength of a legendary anecdote related by the monk of St Gall.
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  • The legendary tradition which even Philo accepts gives it a formal nativity, a royal patron and inspired authors.
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  • If we are to follow von Sybel rather than Kugler, this saga of the First Crusade found one of its earliest expressions (c. 1120) in the prose work of Albert of Aix (Historia Hierosolymitana) - genuine saga in its 1 His somewhat legendary treatise, De liberatione civitatum Orientis, was only composed about 1155.
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  • of the works (full, however, of legendary absurdities); J.
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  • Ulster (Uladh) was one of the early provincial kingdoms of Ireland, formed, according to the legendary chronicles, at the Milesian conquest of the island ten centuries before Christ, and given to the descendants of Ir, one of the sons of Mileadh.
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  • The O'Neills of Ulster: Their History and Genealogy, by Thomas Mathews (3 vols., Dublin, 1907), an ill-arranged and uncritical work, has little historical value, but contains a mass of traditional and legendary lore, and a number of translations of ancient poems, and genealogical tables of doubtful authority.
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  • - Near the village of Psychro on the Lassithi range, answering to the western Dicte, opens a large cave, identified with the legendary birthplace of the Cretan Zeus.
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  • "the gilded one"), a name applied, first, to the king or chief priest of a South American tribe who was said to cover himself with gold dust at a yearly religious festival held near Santa Fe de Bogota; next, to a legendary city called Manoa or Omoa; and lastly, to a mythical country in which gold and precious stones were found in fabulous abundance.
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  • The principal events of the later history of Cyrus are in the main correctly stated by Herodotus, although his account contains many legendary traditions.
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  • The laborious John Garay in his Szent Ldszlo shows considerable ability as an epic poet, but his greatestmerit was rather as a romancist and ballad writer, as shown by the, " Pen Sketches " or Tollrajzok (1845), and his legendary series Arpddok (1847).
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  • Into the legendary overgrowth of the First Crusade we cannot here enter any further 2; but it is perhaps worth while to mention that the French legend of the Third Crusade equally perverted the truth, making Richard I.
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  • Prytanis was also the name of a legendary king of Sparta of the Eurypontid or Proclid line.
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  • One result of this and later persecutions of the same kind has been to enrich Syriac literature with a long series of Acts of Persian Martyrs, which, although in their existing form intermixed with much legendary matter, nevertheless throw valuable light on the history and geography of western Persia under Sasanian rule.
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  • VIRGINIA, or VERGINIA, in Roman legendary history, daughter of L.
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  • The real dawn of zoology after the legendary period of the middle ages is connected with the name of an Englishman, Edward Wotton, born at Oxford in 1492, who practised Wotton.
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  • It was well known during the middle ages, and was largely used by William, archbishop of Tyre, for the first six books of his Belli sacri historic. In modern times its historical value has been seriously impugned, but the verdict of the best scholarship seems to be that in general it forms a true record of the events of the first crusade, although containing some legendary matter.
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  • The basis of this growth is partly the story-telling instinct innate in all men, which loves to heighten an effect, sharpen a point or increase a contrast - the instinct which breathes in Icelandic sagas like that of Burnt Njal; partly the instinct of idolization, if it may be so called, which leads to the perversion into impossible greatness of an approved character, and has created, in this instance, the legendary figures of Peter the Hermit and Godfrey of Bouillon (qq.v.); partly the religious impulse, which counted nothing wonderful in a holy war, and imported miraculous elements even into the sober pages of the Gesta.
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  • At first court jealousies and intrigues preventied Firdousi from being noticed by the sultan; but at length one of his friends, Mahek, undertook to present to Mahmud his poetic version of one of the well-known episodes of the legendary history.
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  • BATTUS, the legendary founder of the Greek colony of Cyrene in Libya (about 630 B.C.).
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  • The Riesengebirge is the legendary home of Number Nip (Ri bezahl), a halfmischievous, half-friendly goblin of German folklore, and various localities in the group are more or less directly associated with his name.
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  • Taking the Western authorities for the First Crusade separately, one may divide them, in the light of von Sybel's work, into four kinds - the accounts of eye-witnesses; later compilations based on these accounts; semi-legendary and legendary narratives; and lastly, in a class by itself, the "History" of William of Tyre, who is rather a scientific historian than a chronicler.
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  • It cannot be denied that in the later Avesta, and still more in writings of more recent date, he is presented in a legendary light and endowed with superhuman powers.
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  • In this march he was much harassed by the nomads, with whom he could not come to close quarters, but no mention is made of his having any difficulty with the rivers (he gets his water from wells), and no reason for his proceedings is advanced except a desire to avenge legendary attacks of Scyths upon Asia.
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  • of the Pennsylvania German Society, Proceedings and Addresses (Lancaster, Penn., 1900); Julius Friedrich Sachse, The German Sectarians of Pennsylvania, 1742-1800: A Critical and Legendary History of the Ephrata Cloister and the Dunkers (Philadelphia, 1900); and John Lewis Gillin, The Dunkers: A Sociological Interpretation (New York, 1906), a doctor's dissertation,, with full bibliography.
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  • 425 is legendary), and acquired a European reputation as a school of jurisprudence under Pepo, the first known teacher at Bologna of Roman law (about 1076), and his successor Irnerius and their followers the glossators.
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  • Beginning with the earliest versions of the Bible, which seem to date from the 2nd century A.D., the series comprises a great mass of translations from Greek originals - theological, philosophical, legendary, historical and scientific. In a fair number of cases the Syriac version has preserved to us the substance of a lost original text.
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  • This conclusion is not yet universally accepted, but it seems difficult on the evidence to avoid the conclusion that Prof. Hrozny is right, and if so the curious resemblances of some of the externals of Roman and Hittite religion, and the legendary and other connexions between the Etruscans and Asia Minor, are seen in a new light.
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  • The 13th section, or Spend Nask, which was mainly consecrated to the description of his life, has perished; while the biographies founded upon it in the 7th book of the Dinkard (9th century A.D.), the Shah-Nama, and the Zardusht-Nama (13th century), are thoroughly legendary - full of wonders, fabulous histories and miraculous deliverances.
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  • Thus the books of which we have to treat will be classed as: (a) Historical, (b) Legendary (Haggadic), (c) Apocalyptic, (d) Didactic or Sapiential.
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  • p. 21 seq.) endeavours to claim a higher value for the narratives about Gurya, Shamona and Habbibh, on the ground that these have left more trace in the later literature; but it is to be feared that all five martyrdoms are turned out in the same legendary mould.
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  • SERVIUS TULLIUS, sixth legendary king of Rome (57 8 - 534 B.C.).
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  • It is probably impossible to recover the whole truth either as to Crichton's death or as to the extent of his attainments, which were so quickly elevated into legendary magnitude.
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  • His view of the value of Albert of Aix, and his account of the First Crusade, have been generally followed (Kugler alone having attempted, to some extent, to rehabilitate Albert of Aix); and thus von Sybel's work may be said to mark a revolution in the history of the First Crusade, when its legendary features were stripped away, and its real progress was first properly discovered.
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  • The Name Is Also Given To Certain Legendary Races Described By Ancient Naturalists And Geographers As Having No Heads, Their Mouths And Eyes Being In Their Breasts, Generally Identified With Pliny'S Blemmyae.
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  • A work rather legendary than historical is the Book of the Bee, by Solomon of al-Basrah, who lived early in.
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  • Aegina), the details of which are to all appearance legendary, in order to account for a change in the fashion of female dress which took place at Athens in the course of the 6th century B.C. Up to that time the " Dorian dress " had been universal, but the Athenians now gave up the use of garments fastened with pins or brooches, and adopted the linen chiton of the Ionians.
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  • It is evidently this Marcomeres, the chief of these tribes, who is regarded by later historians as the father of the legendary Faramund (Pharamund) although in fact Marcomeres has nothing to do with the Salian Franks.
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  • The legendary figure of Daniel (xiv.
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  • His legendary presentation as the " Friend of God," like Abraham, to whom as to Cretan Moses the law was revealed on the holy mountain, calls myths.
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  • It was Wotton's merit that he rejected the legendary and fantastic accretions, and returned to Aristotle and the observation of nature.
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  • Reward your urban outdoor workouts with a legendary dining experience.
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  • Denver is surrounded by legendary ski resorts, and an hour outside of the city, you can hike, fish, bird watch or hunt, as well as ski downhill or cross-country.
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  • It is necessary to distinguish between the John of Nepomuk of history and the legendary one.
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  • If you want to experience the legendary outback, you can do that here.
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  • They studied Chinese Kenpo under the legendary Gen, who took care of the boys after their parents died.
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  • His severity has remained legendary.
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  • The foundation of Cortona belongs to the legendary period of Italy.
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  • The Life by his disciple Sulpicius Severus is practically the only source for his biography, but it is full of legendary matter and chronological errors.
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  • All the accounts that have come down to us are of a purely legendary character, and it is impossible to find any single incident confirmed historically.
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  • The Areois travelled about, devoting their whole time to feasting, dancing (the chief dance of the women being the grossly indecent Timorodeementionedby Captain Cook), and debauchery, varied by elaborate realistic stage presentments of the lives and loves of gods and legendary heroes.
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  • 'AXtXX6s), one of the most famous of the legendary heroes of ancient Greece and the central figure of Homer's Iliad.
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  • We may compare a partly parallel passage in � 37, where the agent is Michael, and notice that such legendary developments were equally popular among Jews and Christians.
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  • He is also said to have been the father of several legendary kings, and more than one princely family claimed descent from him.
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  • For instance, there are no bilinf or legendary poems, such as are found among the Russians, although many passages in the ancient chroniclers from their poetical colouring seem to be borrowed from old songs or legends, and the first verses of some of these compositions have been preserved.
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  • Poland, as has been said before, is not rich in national songs and legendary poetry, in which respect it cannot compare with its sister Slavonic countries Russia and Servia.
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  • TULLUS HOSTILIUS, third legendary king of Rome (672640(672640 B.C.).
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  • ATLANTIS, ATALANTIS, or Atlantica, a legendary island in the Atlantic Ocean, first mentioned by Plato in the Timaeus.
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  • Two comedies drawn from medieval subjects, Gillets hemlighet (" The Secret of the Guild," 1880) and herr Bengt's Hustru (" Bengt's Wife," 1882), were followed by the legendary drama of Lycko Pers resa (" The Journal of Lucky Peter "), written in 1882 and produced with great success on the stage a year later.
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  • SAINT FILLAN, or Faelan, the name of the two Scottish saints, of Irish origin, whose lives are of a purely legendary character.
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  • "In the course of a very few years, as the recollection of the man's personality becomes misty, his origin grows mysterious, his career takes a legendary hue, his birth and death were both supernatural; in the next generation the names of the elder gods get introduced into the story, and so the marvellous tradition works itself into a myth, until nothing but a personal incarnation can account for such a series of prodigies.
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  • Legendary Shells makes their own engraving with a process called sand carved engraving.
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  • Other than legendary country music careers, Hank Williams Jr. and Willie Nelson are both known for their bad boy ways, but you would think age would have mellowed them by now-not!
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  • Upon first loading the game, you are engulfed in the beauty of this beautiful, legendary world.
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  • This tale is now regarded as legendary, and the same remark also applies to the tradition that the cries Hi Welfen, hi Wibelinen, were first raised at this siege.
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  • Combats and legendary episodes are often depicted; floral decoration is reserved chiefly for borders, mouldings and capitals.
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  • Jameson, Sacred and Legendary Art (1867) ii.
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  • SESOSTRIS, the name of a legendary king of Egypt.
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  • Such, too, in the Cypria are the new legendary figures - Palamedes, Iphigenia, Telephus, Laocoon.
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  • They were only inspired by these popular songs; they only borrowed from them the traditional and legendary elements.
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  • Seeing that the epic poems, as repeated by professional reciters, either in their original Sanskrit text, or in their vernacular versions, as well as dramatic compositions based on them, form to this day the chief source of intellectual enjoyment for most Hindus, the legendary matter contained in these heroic poems, however marvellous and incredible it may appear, still enters largely into the religious convictions of the people."
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  • He seems to have been guilty of various offences and to have got off with short terms of imprisonment by bribery; but the monstrous cruelty which popular tradition has attributed to him is purely legendary.
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  • The author of the Liber also claims that Chlodio was the son of Pharamund, but this personage is quite legendary.
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  • (b) Legendary.
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  • Hellenistic Jewish Literature: Historical and Legendary.
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  • ATTUS NAVIUS, in Roman legendary history, a famous augur during the reign of Tarquinius Priscus.
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  • Arabian literature has its own version of prehistoric times, but it is entirely legendary and apocryphal.
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  • Damiri) is not zoological but legendary, and the works on minerals are practical and not scientific. See ARABIAN PHIaOSOPHY and historical sections of such scientific articles as ASTRONOMY, &c. (G.
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  • In the epic of Firdousi Khazar is the representative name for all the northern foes of Persia, and legendary invasions long before the Christian era are vaguely attributed to them.
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  • In addition to persons of high rank, poets, legendary and others (Linus, Orpheus, Homer, Aeschylus and Sophocles), legislators and physicians (Lycurgus, Hippocrates), the patrons of various trades or handicrafts (artists, cooks, bakers, potters), the heads of philosophical schools (Plato, Democritus, Epicurus) received the honours of a cult.
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  • (4)Dietrich of Bern (Verona), the legendary name of Theodoric the Great.
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  • This story is probably an attempt to conceal a great disaster and to soothe the vanity of the Romans by accounts of legendary exploits.
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  • " Of all things," he wrote to his mother after the defeat, " nothing remains to me but honour and life, which is safe " - the authentic version of the legendary phrase " All is lost save honour."
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  • Such legends often arise to connect towns bearing identical or similar names (such as are common in Greece) and to justify political events or ambitions by legendary precedents; and this certainly happened during the successive political rivalries of Dorian Sparta with non-Dorian Athens and Thebes.
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  • The Eildons have been the subject of much legendary lore.
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  • The legendary element crept even into the Latin panegyrics produced by the court poets.
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  • This episode, which bears the marks of popular heroic poetry, may well be the substance of a lost Carolingian cantilena.1 The legendary Charlemagne and his warriors were endowed with the great deeds of earlier kings and heroes of the Frankish kingdom, for the romancers were not troubled by considerations of chronology.
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  • L' Entree en Espagne, preserved in a 14th-century Italian compilation, relates the beginning of the Spanish War, the siege of Pampeluna, and the legendary combat of Roland with Ferragus.
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  • This forms a consecutive legendary history of Charles, and is apparently based on earlier versions of the French Charlemagne poems than those which we possess.
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  • In the legendary history of the Translation of the three Blessed Kings by John of Hildesheim (c. 1370), of which an account and extracts are given by Zarncke (Abhandl.
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  • Latinus was a shadowy personality, invented to explain the origin of Rome and its relations with Latium, and only obtained importance in later times through his legendary connexion with Aeneas and the foundation of Rome.
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  • According to Diogenes Laertius, who credits him with an undoubtedly spurious letter to Croesus (with whom his connexion was probably legendary), Pittacus was a writer of elegiac poems, from which he quotes five lines.
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  • But the Greenland colony was obscure, the country was believed to form part of Europe, and the records of the farther explorations were contained in sagas which were only rediscovered by modern scholarship. Throughout the middle ages, legendary tales of mythical lands lying in the western ocean - the Isle of St Brandan, of Brazil and Antilia - had been handed down.
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  • He is frequently introduced in legendary sagas, generally in disguise, imparting secret instructions to his favourites or presenting them with weapons by which victory is assured.
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  • That his exploits made an exceptional impression on the popular mind is certain from the mass of legendary history that clustered round his name; he became, says Mr Davis, "in popular eyes the champion of the English national cause."
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  • Unlike the people of other Slavonic countries, the Poles are comparatively poor in popular and legendary poetry, but such compositions undoubtedly existed in early times, as may be seen by the writings of their chroniclers; thus Gallus translated into Latin a poem written on Boleslaus the Brave, and a few old Polish songs are included in Wojcicki's Library of Ancient Writers.
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  • Leaving aside the legendary and uncertain portion of their history, we find the Provinces in some districts dependent allies of Navarre, in others of Castile.
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  • Kamraterna (" Comrades," 1888), which belongs to the same group of six plays, was followed by Himmelriketsnycklar (" The Keys of the Kingdom of Heaven," 1892), a legendary drama, and by the historical dramas of Erik .k I V.
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  • His family was of patrician rank and traced a legendary descent from lulus, the founder of Alba g Y, Longa, son of Aeneas and grandson of Venus and Anchises.
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  • As in the Guatemala traditions, we hear of ancient migration from the Mexican legendary region of Tula; and here the leaders are four famous chiefs or ancestors who bear the Aztec name of the Tutul-Xiu, which means " Bird-Tree."
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  • It appears in the legendary history of Rome as captured by Tarquinius Priscus.
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  • In the garden of the château are two ancient towers, probably the remains of the Benedictine convent, but ascribed by local tradition to the knight Kolostuj, the legendary discoverer of the springs.
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  • The early history is mainly legendary.
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  • ANCUS MARCIUS (640-616 B.C.), fourth legendary king of Rome.
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  • The inhabitants appear to have accepted as their legendary founder Anthes, mentioned by Strabo, and were proud of the title of Antheadae.
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  • LOT, in the Bible, the legendary ancestor of the two Palestinian peoples, Moab and Ammon (Gen.
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  • The name Buddha (Buddas) which occurs in the legendary account of Mani, and perhaps in the latter's own writings, indicates further that he had occupied his attention with Buddhism when engaged in the work of founding his new religion.
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  • Snorri's sources were partly succinct histories of the realm, as the chronological sketch of Ari; partly more voluminous early collections of traditions, as the Noregs Konungatal (Fagrskinna) and the Jarlasaga; partly legendary biographies of the two Olafs; and, in addition to these, studies and collections which he himself made during his journeys in Norway.
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  • These digressions at times interrupt the symmetry of his plan; but Strabo had all the Greek love of legendary lore, and he discusses the journeyings of Heracles as earnestly as if they were events within recent history.
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  • Stans was the home of the Winkelried family (q.v.) and has a modern monument to the memory of Arnold von Winkelried, the legendary hero of the battle of Sempach (1386).
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  • If the name means "fivebeacons," only three of these are high, with a carnedd (stone-pile, probably a military or other landmark, rather than the legendary barrow or tomb) on each of the three.
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  • Though the chronicle is more legendary than historical, it is not unlikely that some good and even ancient sources were used by the first compiler, the Josippon known to us having passed through the hands of many interpolators.
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  • His earliest teacher (omitting the legendary Scotchman Menzies) was the dyak, or clerk of the council, Nikita Zotov, subsequently the court fool, who taught his pupil to spell out the liturgical and devotional books on which the children of the tsar were generally brought up. After Zotov's departure on a diplomatic mission, in 1680, the lad had no regular tutor.
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  • Amid much that is uncertain and even legendary about his work in Britain, this is plain, that he fixed on the line of Hadrian's wall as his substantive frontier.
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  • VIKRAMADITYA, a legendary Hindu king of Uzjain, who is supposed to have given his name to the Vikram Samvat, the era which is used all over northern India, except in Bengal, and at whose court the "nine gems" of Sanskrit literature are also supposed to have flourished.
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  • A special form of funeral rite peculiar to the North was that of cremation on a ship. Generally the ship was drawn up on land; but occasionally we hear, in legendary sagas, of the burning ship being sent out to sea.
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  • Indeed, several legendary kings are described as sons of the latter.
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  • Through the exertions of Prinsep, Csoma de Koros, Emil Schlag intweit, Chandra Das, Rockhill, Huth, Waddell and others, we possess many copies of lists of kings, forming the dynasties of Tibet from the legendary beginnings between the 5th and 2nd century B.C. down to the end of the monarchy in 914.
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  • One on the history of Oleg, the more or less legendary Varangian, who was guardian to the son of Rurik, was described by her as an "imitation of Shakespeare."
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  • The numerous traditional sites now shown round Hebron are traceable generally to medieval legendary topography; they include the Oak of Mamre (Gen.
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  • There are references to the legendary escape of Nero to Parthia (119-124) and the destruction of Jerusalem in A.D.
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  • It is most likely that this story, whether legendary or not (and Hsiian Tsang heard the story at Kanchipura nearly two centuries after the date of Dhammapala), referred to this author.
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  • Laurentum and Lavinium, names so conspicuous in the legendary history of Aeneas, were situated in the sandy strip near the sea-coast - the former only 8 m.
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  • King Olaf is one of the same company as Charlemagne, King Arthur and Sebastian of Portugal - the legendary heroic figures in whose death the people would not believe, and whose return was looked for.
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  • The Golden Legend, one of the most popular religious works of the middle ages, is a collection of the legendary lives of the greater saints of the medieval church.
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  • Before that time there were only legendary accounts like that of Sindbad's " Valley of the Diamonds," or the tale of the stones found in the brains of serpents.
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  • There are also a large number of lives of saints and churchmen, in which the legendary element is still more conspicuous.
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  • LUCIUS TARQUINIUS SUPERBUS, son of Lucius Tarquinius Priscus and son-in-law of Servius Tullius, the seventh and last legendary king of Rome (534-510 B.C.).
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  • Our earlier notices of Sicily, of Sicels and Sicans, in the Homeric poems and elsewhere, are vague and legendary.
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  • ABORIGINES, a mythical people of central Italy, connected in legendary history with Aeneas, Latinus and Evander.
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  • The Godiva procession, a commemoration of the legendary ride instituted on the 31st of May 1678 as part of Coventry fair, was celebrated at intervals until 1826.
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  • Many of the alterations are found in the legendary anecdotes of the Jewish Haggada and the New Testament Testaments.
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  • 691) to have claimed descent from one of the legendary kings of his native district, Messapus the eponymous hero of Messapia, and this consciousness of ancient lineage is in accordance with the high self-confident tone of his mind, with his sympathy with the dominant genius of the Roman republic, and with his personal relations to the members of her great families.
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  • legendary materials borrowed by Hollinshed from Hector Boece, and on the dynastic myth of the descent of the Stuart kings from Banquo, has clouded the actual facts of history.
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  • It is certain, from documents, that Douglas was always in the royal entourage from June 1451 to January 1452, so that stories of insults and crimes committed by him at this period seem legendary.
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  • TELL The story of William Tell's skill in shooting at and striking the apple which had been placed on the head of his little son by order of Gessler, the tyrannical Austrian bailiff of Uri, is so closely bound up with the legendary history of the origin of the Swiss Confederation that they must be considered together.
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  • Kurth, Charles de l'abbaye de St Hubert en Ardenne (Brussels, 1903); Anna Jameson, Sacred and Legendary Art, i.
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  • The interior of the town hall (1869-1875) is adorned with legendary and historical frescoes by Kampfer and Peter Janssen.
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  • The ruins still extant are very remarkable, and, with the noble Roman theatre, the finest in the world, have earned for the place (as is the case with certain other great monuments) a legendary connexion with Solomon's Sheban queen.
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  • The principal account of his life is contained in a narrative of the 10th century, much of which is obviously legendary.
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  • The action was so unexpected that his contemporaries felt bound to give all manner of explanations which have been woven into accounts which are legendary.
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  • of 1838) gives an account of the (legendary) Bardsey House of Glass, into which Merlin (Myrddin) took a magic ring, originally kept at Caerleon-on-Usk.
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  • But the historians give them a legendary descent from Zohak, which is no Afghan genealogy.
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  • The Liber contains much information about papal affairs in general, and about endowments, martyrdoms and the like, but a considerable part of it is obviously legendary.
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  • In Sanskrit, it would be called " Bharata-varsha," from Bharata, a legendary monarch of the Lunar line; but Sanskrit is no more the vernacular of India than Latin is of Europe.
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  • The Dorians followed the custom of other Greek tribes in claiming as ancestor for their ruling families one of the legendary heroes, but the traditions must not on that account be regarded as entirely mythical.
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  • It consists of two parts, the "Legendary" and the "Historical" Greece.
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  • As regards Vishnu, the epic poems, including the supplement to the Mahabharata, the Harivamsa, supply practically the entire framework of legendary matter on which the later Vaishnava creeds are based.
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  • Even greater was the support it received later on from the Puranas, a class of poetical works of a partly legendary, partly discursive and controversial character, mainly composed in the interest of special deities, of which eighteen principal (maha-purana) and as many secondary ones (upa-purana) are recognized, the oldest of which may go back to about the 4th century of our era.
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  • This episode in the legendary life of Krishna has every appearance of being a later accretion.
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  • No fault, in this respect, can assuredly be found with the legendary Rama, a very paragon of knightly honour and virtue, even as his consort Sita is the very model of a noble and faithful wife; and yet this cult has perhaps retained even more of the character of mere hero-worship than that of Krishna.
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  • The stories of his expulsion by the Franks; of his stay of eight years in Thuringia with King Basin and his wife Basine; of his return when a faithful servant advised him that he could safely do so by sending to him half of a piece of gold which he had broken with him; and of the arrival at Tournai of Queen Basine, whom he married, are entirely legendary.
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  • They generally draw from a common source, the Roman legendary, and the lives of the local saints, i.e.
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  • One of the best known is the Austrian legendary (De magno legendario Austriaco in the Analecta Bollandiana, xvii.
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  • from the 13th century, and the latter part of the Mycenaean age; the name of Teucer, the legendary founder of Salamis, probably is a reminiscence of the piratical Tikkara who harried the Egyptian coast under Rameses III.
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  • Kamrup, the Pragjotishpur of the ancient Hindus, was the capital of a legendary king Narak, whose son Bhagadatta distinguished himself in the great war of the Mahabharata.
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  • The whole legend of Peter is an excellent instance of the legendary amplification of the first crusade - an amplification which, beginning during the crusade itself, in the idolizations " of the different camps (idola castrorum, if one may pervert Bacon), soon developed into a regular saga.
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  • The original authorities for the story of Peter the Hermit are: for the authentic Peter, Anna Comnena and the Gesta Francorum; for the legendary Peter, Albert of Aix.
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  • A long minority weakened the royal influence in both countries, and Magnus lost both his 1 A legendary list of kings gives to this Charles six predecessors of the same name.
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  • In Firdousi, the legendary princes are followed, almost without a break, by Ardashir, the founder of the Sassanid dynasty: the intervening episode of Darius and Alexander is not drawn from native tradition, but borrowed from Greek literature (the Alexander-romance of the Pseudo-Callisthenes) in precisely the same way as among the nations of the Christian East in the middle ages.i Needless to say, however, this long period saw the Saga much recast and expanded.
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  • Many new charactersSiyawush, Rustam, &c.have swelled the original list: among them is King Gushtasp (Vishtaspa), the patron of Zoroaster, who was known from the poems of the prophet and is placed at the close of the legendary age.
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  • Its contents, even if they go back to lost parts of the Avesta, are merely a late patch- oroas Cf work, based on the legendary tradition and devoid of historica foundation.
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  • As to the history of this empire, we have an ancient account in Herodotus, which, with a large admixture of the legendary The still contains numerous historical elements, and a Median completely fanciful account from Ctesias, preserved ~mp!re.
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  • This gradual Iranianization of the Parthian Empire is shown by the fact that the subsequent Iranian traditions, and Firdousi in particular, apply the name of the Parthian magnates (Pahiavan) to the glorious heroes of the legendary epoch.
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  • Therefore the native tradition carries the Sassanid line back to the Achaemenids and, still further, to the kings of the legendary period.
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  • Jenghiz Khan died in 1272, and the Mongol it was this prince who destroyed the Ghorid dynasty, which claimed descent from the legendary Persian monarch Zohak.
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  • The rocks of Crete are full of winding caves, which gave the first idea of the legendary labyrinth.
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  • 9 being the legendary pedigrees of Jewish heroes, such as are prominent in Philo and the Book of Jubilees.
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  • The fact that its legendary material is drawn from Arabic sources, as well as from Talmud, Midrash and later Jewish works, would seem to show that the writer lived in Spain, or, according to others, in south Italy.
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  • The story, legendary or historical, adds that Malik had refused to go to the caliph, saying that it was for the student to come to his teacher.
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  • 'LUCIUS TARQUINIUS PRISCUS, fifth legendary king of Rome (616-578 B.C.).
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  • There seems to have been originally only one Tarquinius; later, when a connected story of the legendary period was constructed, two (distinguished as the "Elder" and the "Proud") were introduced, separated by the reign of Servius Tullius, and the name of both was connected with the same events.
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  • The former is legendary work, partly in verse, on the life of Gotama, the historical Buddha; and the latter, also partly in verse, is devoted to proving the essential identity of the Great and the Little Vehicles, and the equal authenticity of both as doctrines enunciated by the master himself.
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  • AENEAS, the famous Trojan hero, son of Anchises and Aphrodite, one of the most important figures in Greek and Roman legendary history.
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  • After this they are said to have wandered through regions which cannot now be identified, apparently between the Elbe and the Oder, under legendary kings, the first of whom was Agilmund, the son of Aio.
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  • The legendary character of the earliest traditions he frankly admits.
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  • It cannot but seem probable that these are legendary additions which had arisen through the desire to commend the Gospel to the Romans.
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  • (Or Dagnus - perhaps to be identified with Maximinus Daza, joint emperor (with Galerius) in the East 305-311, and sole emperor 311-313.) Round this small nucleus of possibility, however, a vast mass of legendary matter gradually collected.
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  • incarnating the God, may be well applied to the Athamantid sacrifice and to that of King Lycaon; for he derives his name from the divinity himself, and according to one version' he offers his own child; and the Lycaonid legend presents one almost unique feature, which is only found elsewhere in legendary Dionysiac sacrifice, the human flesh is eaten, and the sacrifice is a cannibalistic-sacrament, of which the old Mexican religion offers conspicuous example.
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  • Society may have at one time been matrilinear in the communities that become the historic Hellenes; but of this there is no trace in the worship of Zeus and Hera.18 In fact, the whole of the family morality in Hellas centred in Zeus, whose altar in the courtyard was the bond of the kinsmen; and sins against the family, such as unnatural vice and the exposure of children, are sometimes spoken of as offences against the High God.I" He was also the tutelary deity of the larger organization of the phratria; and the altar of Zeus c Pparpcos was the meetingpoint of the phrateres, when they were assembled to consider the legitimacy of the new applicants for admission into their circle.20 His religion also came to assist the development of certain legal ideas, for instance, the rights of private or family property in land; he guarded the allotments as Zein KAdpcos,2' and the Greek commandment " thou shalt not remove thy neighbour's landmark " was maintained by Zeus " Opcos, the god of boundaries, a more personal power than the Latin Jupiter Terminus.22 His highest political functions were summed up in the title IIoXtfin, a cult-name of legendary antiquity in Athens, and frequent in the Hellenic world.23 His consort in his political life was not Hera, but his daughter Athena Polias.
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  • ARISTEAS, the pseudonymous author of a famous Letter in which is described, in legendary form, the origin of the Greek translation of the Old Testament known as the Septuagint.
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  • The results were published in a classic volume The Isle of Man; its History, Physical, Ecclesiastical, Civil and Legendary (1848).
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  • They are a rich source of mythology and legendary history.
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  • Kara Khitai Empire in the early part of the 13th century (the legendary Prester John) was a member of a Christian tribe called Naiman, which is one of the four chief tribal divisions mentioned by Ney Elias.
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  • Her cult was first established in Cythera, probably in connexion with the purple trade, and at Athens it is associated with the legendary Porphyrion, the purple king.
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  • LYONNESSE, LYONESSE, LEONNOYS or Leonais, a legendary country off the south coast of Cornwall, England.
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  • During the latter years of his college life he contributed to the United States Literary Gazette some half-dozen poems, which are interesting for two reasons - (I) as showing the poet's early, book-mediated sympathy with nature and legendary heroisms, and (2) as being almost entirely free from that supernatural view of nature which his subsequent residence in Europe imparted to him.
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  • These legendary accounts seem to show that the Moldavian voivodate was founded, like that of Walachia, by Vlach immigrants from Hungary, during the first half of the 14th century.
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  • The origin of Prague goes back to a very early date, though, as is the case with most very ancient cities, the tales connected with its origin are no doubt legendary.
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  • c. 800), archbishop of Reims, was for many years regarded as the author of the legendary Historia de vita Caroli Magni et Rolandi, and appears as one of the twelve peers in a number of the chansons de geste.
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  • It is, however, entirely legendary, being rather the crystallization of earlier Roland legends than the source of later ones, and its popularity seems to date from the latter part of the 12th century.
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  • They lived in settled communities, cultivated the soil to some extent, and ascribed their progress toward civilization to a legendary cause remarkably similar to those of the Aztecs of Mexico and the Incas of Peru.
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  • We are accustomed to find the legendary and the miraculous gathering, like a halo, around the early history of religious leaders, until the sober truth runs the risk of being altogether neglected for the glittering and edifying falsehood.
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  • The account of the manner in which the Buddha is said to have overcome the wicked devices of this apostate cousin and his parricide protector is quite legendary; but the general fact of Ajatasattu's opposition to the new sect and of his subsequent conversion may be accepted.
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  • The confused and legendary notices of the journeyings of 1 These were at first simple huts, built for the mendicants in some grove of palm-trees as a retreat during the rainy season; but they gradually increased in splendour and magnificence till the decay of Buddhism set in.
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  • The fact remains that no other poet has sounded more native notes, or covered so much of the American legendary, and that Whittier's name, among the patriotic, clean and true, was one with which to conjure.
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  • ANTILIA or Antillia, sometimes called the Island of the Seven Cities (Portuguese Isla das Sete Cidades), a legendary island in the Atlantic ocean.
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  • In most of these it is accompanied by the smaller and equally legendary islands of Royllo, St Atanagio, and Tanmar, the whole group being classified as insulae de novo repertae, " newly discovered islands."
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  • But while the summer is thus relatively ungenial on the top of the Harz, the usual summer heat of the lower-lying valleys is greatly tempered and cooled; so that, adding this to the natural attractions of the scenery, the deep forests, and the legendary and romantic associations attaching to every fantastic rock and ruined castle, the Harz is a favourite summer resort of the German people.
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  • 'AuKAinrcos), the legendary Greek god of medicine, the son of Apollo and the nymph Coronis.
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  • Medieval theology has an appearance of keeping in touch with the Apostles' Creed when it divides the substance of doctrine into (usually) twelve " articles " - not always the same twelve - a reminiscence of the legendary composition of the Creed in twelve sections by the twelve apostles.
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  • NUMA POMPILIUS, second legendary king of Rome (715-672 B.C.), was a Sabine, a native of Cures, and his wife was the daughter of Titus Tatius, the Sabine colleague of Romulus.
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  • AMAZONS, an ancient legendary nation of female warriors.
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  • The Latin Lives of St Olaf, Odd's in Latin (c. 1175), compiled from original authorities, and the Legendary Life, by another monk whose name is lost, are of the medieval Latin school of Sa mund to which Gunn]aug belonged.
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  • In 1756 he published a book entitled Razgovor Ugodni Naroda Slovinskoga (" The Popular Talk of the Slavonic People "), in which in 261 songs he described - in the manner and in the spirit of the national bards - the more important historic or legendary events and heroes of the " Slavonic people."
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  • Although innumerable histories of Ireland have appeared in print since the publication of Roderick O'Flaherty's Ogygia (London, 1677), the authors have in almost every case been content to reproduce the legendary accounts without bringing any serious criticism to bear on the sources.
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  • The legendary origins first appear in Nennius and in a number of poems by such writers as Maelmura (d.
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  • It is only in recent years that the Irish legendary origins have been subjected to serious criticism.
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  • The legendary account attributes the subjugation of the various peoples inhabiting Munster to Mog Nuadat, and the pedigrees are invariably traced up to ` his son Ailill Aulom.
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  • The foundation of Patras goes back to prehistoric times, the legendary account being that Eumelus, having been taught by Triptolemus how to grow grain in the rich soil of the Glaucus valley, established three townships, Aroe (i.e.
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  • The names of their leaders Garci Jeminez and Inigo Arista are altogether legendary.
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  • AJAX, son of Telamon, king of Cyprus, a legendary hero of ancient Greece.
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  • His superiors rechristened him Vitalis (after a member of the legendary Theban legion) because they found a difficulty in pronouncing his baptismal name.
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  • The legendary kings are but faint echoes of the kings of Biainas; the story of Semiramis and Ara is but another form of the myth of Venus and Adonis; and tradition has clothed Tigranes, the reputed friend of Cyrus, with the transient glory of the opponent of Lucullus.
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  • On the other hand the genealogy of Ardashir has of course been connected with the Achaemenids, on whose behalf he exacts vengeance from the Parthians, and with the legendary kings of old Iran.
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  • 1712, and much of the material is legendary and untrustworthy.
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  • The details are variously related, and have undergone legendary embellishment, but the murder of Papinian, which took place under Caracalla's own eyes, was one of the most disgraceful crimes of that tyrant.
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  • It occupies the site of the ancient city of Zacynthus, said to have been founded by Zacynthus, son of a legendary Arcadian chief, Dardanus, to whom was also attributed the neighbouring citadel of Psophis.
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  • The Edessan martyrs Sharbel and Barsamya, whose " Acts " in legendary form have come down to us, may have perished in the Decian persecution.
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  • EUMOLPUS ("sweet singer"), in Greek mythology, son of Poseidon and Chione, the daughter of Boreas, legendary priest, poet and warrior.
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  • Her gaze was unusually steady and clear, as if she were already a legendary Oracle capable of seeing through whatever was before her.
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  • Dusty's skills were legendary, but Damian had held off on what he considered a reign of terror for his seasoned Guardians.
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  • He.d expected some towering monstrosity from the legendary demon who challenged the Dark One.
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  • His legendary sporting ability carried on into College where he started a new passion - drinking.
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  • And, for millennia, real legendary lovers have pledged adoration in the sun and shade of these slopes.
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  • after-hours jam session at Birmingham's legendary Cedar Club in February 1966.
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  • These include 10 programs created by legendary bassist Stu Hamm.
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  • Linford Christie sporting the now legendary Puma contact lenses prior to his Olympic bid - the ultimate in cool sportswear items.
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  • biopic of legendary jazz/soul singer Nina Simone, starring Mary J. Blige in the leading role.
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  • visit the legendary birthplace of King Arthur or walk with dinosaurs.
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  • Tintagel Castle Tintagel Castle legendary birthplace of King Arthur.
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  • brainchild of legendary producer / songwriter Patrick Adams.
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  • byword for unashamed luxury, unrivaled golf and leisure facilities and legendary hospitality.
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  • This is one of the most beautifully shot films I have seen, thanks to the legendary cinematographer Nestor Almendros.
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  • Their mission: to invoke the spirit of Alan Freed, the legendary 50s deejay credited with coining the phrase rock'n'roll.
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  • Gloriously overwritten and utterly deranged, this is legendary stuff, without a doubt the most truly bizarre film in the history of cinema.
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  • descent from legendary ancestors with whom their connection is based simply on oral tradition.
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  • digital camera Sony digital broadcast cameras and legendary editing skills.
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  • The legendary diva told the Daily Mail " He didn't ask my permission to have me singing on his song.
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  • Damian Burrin had been busy sorting out his RAF traffic cone (now somewhat legendary ), complete with 38mm MMT and video downlink.
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  • Lots of hard funk and percussion from the legendary drummer and his crew.
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  • exhilaratee even had many well known entertainers not commonly associated with Rockabilly checking out their exhilarating performances such as the legendary Bruce Springsteen.
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  • For the most part, the game has remained faithful to the legendary movie.
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  • Keith Lindsay recently worked with legendary BBC comedy writer John Sullivan on Green Green Grass, the long-awaited follow-up to Only Fools And Horses.
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  • In Scotland, a similar legendary spirit normally takes the form of a drummer boy or piper and likewise often foretells death or misfortune.
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  • When you catch your breath, dare to ride the fearsome gauntlet or spin 360 degrees on King Arthurâs Legendary Sword Excalibur II.
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  • Guide to Irish genealogy The legendary Fianna of Ireland were a band of mighty noble warriors.
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  • I never got to see Hardee's legendary genitalia in the flesh, but the same no longer applies to his colleagues.
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  • legendary goalkeeper Johnny King plays in league game at Center Forward.
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  • Twitch, one half of the legendary Dynamic DJ Duo that is Optimo, took the parts and made a mean gumbo.
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  • The slithery reptile has been rubbing shoulders, quite literally, with legendary snake-charming hell-raiser, Alice Cooper.
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  • What nationality was the legendary hero William Tell, who shot an apple from his son's head?
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  • In 1404 the legendary Welsh folk hero Owain Glyndwr convened a parliament here during his military campaign for Welsh autonomy.
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  • It offers our customary legendary superb hospitality plus many other extra high profile benefits.
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  • labyrinthine plot toward its now legendary conclusion.
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  • layhe legendary TV producer was laid to rest at the Hillside Memorial Park in west Los Angeles.
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  • legendary throughout the RAF.
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  • Henry V is a celebration of Hal's almost legendary exploits in France, culminating in the great reversal of the odds at Agincourt.
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  • The videos featured either live music from the events or music from our now legendary album the First Taste.
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  • The real Huo Yuanjia was a truly legendary martial arts master who defended China's national honor by defeating foreign fighters in the arena.
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  • already legendary house club run by the people behind Back to Basics.
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  • In fact, the design is so legendary, an example is displayed at New York's Museum of Modern Art.
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  • legendary guitarist Mickey Finn with the help of singer Chris Lynn.
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  • legendary rocker Alice Cooper!
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  • legendary birthplace of King Arthur.
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  • legendary rock drummer Ginger Baker.
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  • legendary hero William Tell, who shot an apple from his son's head?
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  • legendary TV producer was laid to rest at the Hillside Memorial Park in west Los Angeles.
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  • His solo tours, which usually included tricky rough stuff routes, were the subject of many slide shows, which became legendary.
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  • Head to the center of Winchester and see legendary King Arthur's Round Table.
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  • Whatever mode you're playing tho, the gameplay more or less remains legendary all the way through.
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  • I do " What To Watch For The Week " (which some people are actually calling legendary!
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  • legendary in the history of Cajun Music.
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  • He is the legendary lumberman, who supposedly stood at 42 ax handles tall!
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  • Gleneagles is a byword for unashamed luxury, unrivaled golf and leisure facilities and legendary hospitality.
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  • Glide in unsurpassed luxury through a rich tapestry of countries and cultures aboard the legendary Eastern and Oriental Express.
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  • We asked 12 artists, from a legendary lyricist to a freelance hit-making team, how they created one of their classic tracks.
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  • The legendary Courtyard was electro heaven with the Swedish house Mafia in charge.
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  • This album was produced by the legendary Clarence Reid, who turned out, in this case, a soul masterpiece.
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  • A lost masterwork from the legendary director of Andrei Rublev, Solaris, and The Mirror.
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  • Its amazing story involves legendary teams and footballing minnows, classic finals and forgotten friendlies, and celebrated players and unsung heroes.
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  • Bar snacks are available - our huge bowls of steaming mussels are legendary!
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  • It's a volatile time, and you'll face off against both the samurai and legendary ninja.
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  • The largest legendary sort of fierce sea monsters down to the smallest marine organism, all made in one day.
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  • Nick is the son of legendary outlaw Bruce Richard Reynolds, mastermind of the Great Train Robbery in 1963.
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  • picturesque coves once legendary haunts of smugglers.
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  • pillage the legendary city of its unimaginable riches?
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  • New album of electonic and digital dub and reggae from legendary post-punk pioneer Richard H. Kirk.
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  • Learn about the legendary pirates by visiting the museum exhibit.
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  • Legendary actor Roger Moore stars as debonair playboy Simon Templar in the series that made him an international star.
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  • Read the preface... Miss England II, the legendary British powerboat, was the first speedboat to cross the 100mph barrier.
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  • The legendary TV producer was laid to rest at the Hillside Memorial Park in west Los Angeles.
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  • Then, legendary stripper Tempest Storm offers herself as bait to catch a psychopath that is terrorizing a health club.
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  • At the moment little has been released regarding the single player modes of the latest installment of Ridge racer, the legendary drift racer.
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  • His after-show parties went on for days and were legendary among those who retained any recollection of them.
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  • Lesley Blanch vividly recounts the epic story of their heroic and bloody struggle and the life of a man still legendary in the Caucasus.
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  • redaction of the tradition or even legendary accretions in the circumstantial features of the narratives.
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  • The legendary rockers hope to sing about their gripes with life at retirement age.
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  • scoffing cream cakes at the legendary Betty's Tea Shop.
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  • Reservoir Dogs actor Michael Madsen wants to play the legendary singer in Irvine based Director Joey Martin's £ 2million film.
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  • He could be seen playing skiffle in pubs around town and even made several appearances at the legendary 2I's coffee bar in Soho.
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  • HEART OF GOLD AN EVENING IN CELEBRATION OF NEIL YOUNG An evening packed with gems from the legendary songwriter.
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  • To top it all, the legendary spitfire was designed in the heart of the city of Southampton, by R J Mitchell.
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  • The legendary ghost tower is once more transformed into a chilling live-action spook experience.
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  • No doubt, they've earned their legendary stature.
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  • In a weekend themed on the legendary superhero, Coulthard found his own superpowers to clinch his first top-three finish in three years.
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  • Live Baby Live, by legendary Australian rock superstars INXS, is one of the most electrifying concerts ever filmed.
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  • He was widely considered to be the best living swordsman in Japan after the passing of the legendary Miyamoto Musashi.
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  • You know, when I lived in India, I heard many stories of the Legendary Afghan tribesman.
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  • tutelage of the legendary master.
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  • unsaddlehe unsaddling enclosure is a bronze of the legendary Blast of Storm.
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  • Violent dreams of missing students and bloodthirsty monsters haunt his nights, as Shiraki learns of the legendary vampires that infest the region.
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  • Hear about our legendary haunted vaults, home of the notorious, violent and misogynistic South Bridge Poltergeist.
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  • The stories of his cruelty and oppression in the Swiss cantons first appear in the 16th century, and are now regarded as legendary.
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  • The prediction in question was doubtless added by Ezekiel after the event; the code belongs precisely in his time, and the constitution was natural for a priest; Noah, Daniel and Job are old legendary Hebrew figures; and it is not probable that the prophet's " Paras " is our " Persia."
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  • In spirit a child, in character a man of classic mould, Garibaldi had remained the nations idol, an almost legendary hero whose place none could aspire to fill.
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  • Leaving Italy in the summer preceding the year 1000, when it was popularly believed that the end of the world was to come, Otto made a pilgrimage to the tomb of his old friend Adalbert, bishop of Prague, at Gnesen, and raised the city to the dignity of an archbishopric. He then went to Aix, and opened the tomb of Charlemagne, where, according to a legendary tale, he found the body of the great emperor sitting upright upon a throne, wearing the crown and holding the sceptre.
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  • 5 may be due to a gloss, it is a Judaean narrative which tells of the invention of music, ascribing it possibly to a Judaean legendary hero (Gen.
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  • Nor was he (apart from his reception of legendary elements into his narrative) unworthy of the honour in which he was held; for he is really a great historian, in the form of his matter and in his conception of his subject - diligent, impartial, well-informed and interesting, if somewhat rhetorical in style and vague in chronology.
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  • One of the most striking of the passages in the Cid's legendary history is that wherein he is represented as forcing the new king to swear that he had no part in his brother's death; but there was cause enough without this for Alphonso's animosity against the man who had helped to despoil him of his patrimony.
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  • But the Ottomans did not stop here: in their romantic poems they chose as subjects the favourite themes of their Persian masters, such as Leyli and Mejnun, Khusrev and Shiriri, Yusuf and Zuleykha, and so on; they constantly allude to Persian heroes whose stories occur in the Shah-Nama and other storehouses of Iranian legendary lore; and they wrote their poems in Persian metres and in Persian forms. The mesnevi, the kasida and the ghazel - all of them, so far at least as the Ottomans are concerned, Persian - were the favourite'verse-forms of the old poets.
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  • Their compilation was, when completed, read to 1 There is no historical foundation for the legendary laws of a prince Dymal (or Dyvnwal) Moel Mud, nor for the Laws of Marsia, which are said to belong to a period before the Roman invasion, even so early as 400 years before Christ.
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  • That omnivorous universally credulous stage, which may be called the " legendary," was succeeded by the age of collectors and travellers, when many of the strange stories believed in were actually demonstrated as true by the living or preserved trophies brought to Europe.
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  • The Elbe cannot rival the Rhine in the picturesqueness of the scenery it travels through, nor in the glamour which its romantic"end legendary associations exercise over the imagination.
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  • Forbes, F.S., Burma (London, 1878), Comparative Grammar of the Languages of Farther India (London, 1881), Legendary History of Burma and Arakan (Rangoon, 1882); J.
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  • They attribute two Kiani, two Qnumi and one Parsopa in 1 The legendary founders of the Syrian Church.
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  • Briefly speaking, the NO was a dance of the most stately character, adapted to the incidents of dramas which embrace within their scope a world of legendary lore, of quaint fancies and of religious sentiment.
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  • To the wider national sympathies which stimulated the researches of the old censor into the legendary history of the Italian towns we owe some of the most truly national parts of Virgil's Aeneid.
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  • They find that the documents are of composite origin, partly notes from Mary to Darnley, partly a diary of Mary's, and so on; all combined and edited by some one who played the part of the legendary editorial committee of Peisistratus (see Homer), which compiled the Iliad and Odyssey out of fragmentary lays !
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  • We may compare a partly parallel passage in � 37, where the agent is Michael, and notice that such legendary developments were equally popular among Jews and Christians.
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  • It was most probably written during the Greek period towards the end of the 3rd century B.C. The book of Esther, which describes, with many legendary traits, how the beautiful Jewess succeeded in rescuing her people from the destruction which Haman had prepared for them, will not be earlier than the closing years of the 4th century B.C., and is thought by many scholars to be even later.
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  • In the garden of the château are two ancient towers, probably the remains of the Benedictine convent, but ascribed by local tradition to the knight Kolostuj, the legendary discoverer of the springs.
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  • THE WANDERING JEW, a legendary Jew (see Jews) doomed to wander till the second coming of Christ because he had taunted Jesus as he passed bearing the cross, saying, " Go on quicker."
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  • There is no doubt that Midas was the name of one or more real persons around whom religious legends have grown up. The name "Midas the king" occurs on a very ancient tomb in the valley of the Sangarius, the legendary seat of the Phrygian kingdom.
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  • - Despite its legendary wealth, which is really due to the accumulations of ages, India cannot be said to be naturally rich in precious stones.
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  • We seem through him to obtain a glimpse of an early post-Homeric age in Ionia, when the immediate disciples and successors of Homer were distinct figures in a trustworthy tradition - when they had not yet merged their individuality in the legendary " Homer " of the Epic Cycle.
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  • But the confusion of the Leleges with the Carians (immigrant conquerors akin to Lydians and Mysians, and probably to Phrygians) which first appears in a Cretan legend (quoted by Herodotus, but repudiated, as he says, by the Carians themselves) and is repeated by Callisthenes, Apollodorus and other later writers, led easily to the suggestion of Callisthenes, that Leleges joined the Carians in their (half legendary) raids on the coasts of Greece.
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  • Parthenope, as well as Dikearchia, was formed as a new colony from Cumae, and was so called from a legendary connexion of the locality with the siren of that name, whose tomb was still shown in the time of Strabo.
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  • Bedjan has not seen fit to publish, on account of their unreliable and legendary character (vol.
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  • Pelayo, whom they chose for king, and his victory of Covadonga, are well nigh as legendary, and are quite as obscure as Garci Jimenes and Inigo Arista.
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  • According to the universal Greek tradition, the cities of Ionia were founded by emigrants from the other side of the Aegean (see Ionians), and their settlement was connected with the legendary history of the Ionic race in Attica, by the statement that the colonists were led by Neleus and Androclus, sons of Codrus, the last king of Athens.
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  • Nilsson achieved legendary status thanks to her unshakeable technique, purity of tone and enormous stamina.
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  • At the moment little has been released regarding the single player modes of the latest installment of Ridge Racer, the legendary drift racer.
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  • That does not preclude redaction of the tradition or even legendary accretions in the circumstantial features of the narratives.
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  • Rumor abound that the legendary 7 th Book of Nagash had been uncovered by a relic hunter from Bretonnia.
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  • Good for strolling, shopping and scoffing cream cakes at the legendary Betty 's Tea Shop.
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  • It is also the legendary birthplace of Quetzalcóatl, the Aztec serpent god.
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  • He could be seen playing skiffle in pubs around town and even made several appearances at the legendary 2I 's coffee bar in Soho.
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  • To top it all, the legendary Spitfire was designed in the heart of the city of Southampton, by R J Mitchell.
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  • No doubt, they 've earned their legendary stature.
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  • Having attracted the attention of Franz Liszt, Sherwood spent his last three years in Weimar under the tutelage of the legendary master.
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  • Dozen oil companies legendary two-time world every time we the guy who.
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  • Near the unsaddling enclosure is a bronze of the legendary Blast of Storm.
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  • However, if you are instead striving to make a comfortable and welcoming environment for your baby, allow yourself to understand the fact your infant simply will not care about designer furniture or legendary nursery wall tapestries.
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  • Powell's is Portland, Oregon's "legendary independent bookstore."
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  • Fans of history, movies and sports know the satisfaction that can be gained from purchasing and owning a historic letter or document, or a legendary player's jersey.
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  • Also find items from legendary games and matches.
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  • Traditionally some of the best bargains of the holiday shopping season, these deals are legendary for drawing huge crowds at the crack of dawn the Friday after turkey day.
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  • Cryptids are legendary creatures that may or may not exist, such as Bigfoot, Nessie, and the chupacabra.
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  • Legendary swords reminiscent of Excalibur will make magnificent accessories.
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  • Legendary beauty Farrah Fawcett, with her sun-kissed beauty and youthful glow, helped to define the beauty of this decade.
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  • Thanks to Tinkerbell's increased popularity after branching off into her own big screen performances, Tinkerbell is even more popular today than she was since making her debut in the now legendary cartoon.
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  • His black and white photographs of California's Yosemite Valley are legendary, and prove how masterful he was at technical photography.
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  • Her exploits are numerous and legendary.
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  • This is the case with legendary female photographer Gertrude Kasebier.
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  • The cartridge contains the legendary Walt Disney alphabet that is seen throughout the parks and on all licensed apparel.
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  • This legendary retailer offers several Versace looks, some in surprising colors, like the Draped Halter Dress ($1500.00) in Clementine.
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  • Legendary horns have a brass mouthpiece and a unique yacht line lanyard with an engravable nameplate.
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  • Legendary Shells are the worlds only makers of shell trophy wedding horns, with over 30 years experience!
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  • Created by the legendary team of William Hanna and Joseph Barbera, Tom and Jerry is a cartoon series that focuses on the rivalry between Tom, the cat and Jerry, the mouse.
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  • Harrison Ford, born in 1942, is synonymous with two legendary characters: Han Solo from the Star Wars series, and Indiana Jones.
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  • However, these legendary stars led exciting and surprising lives too, so it's no wonder their deaths came as such shocks to their fans and supporters.
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  • In a stroke of luck, legendary racer Price Cobb spotted Brad and was impressed with his kart handling.
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  • His father was an anchorman in Cincinnati, his aunt is the legendary singer and actress, Rosemary Clooney and his cousin is actor Miguel Ferrer.
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  • The legendary section of the tabloid features a different girl each day - posing topless.
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  • Farrah Fawcett became part of pop culture history with her legendary poster, famous hairstyle, and role on the 1970s series Charlie's Angels.
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  • In the mid-70s, the now legendary Farrah Fawcett poster graced many a young man's bedroom wall.
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  • That 70's Show uses Fawcett's legendary hairstyle for one of the show's characters.
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  • News. Seacrest also took over from the legendary radio host Casey Kasem as the voice behind the syndicated radio show American Top 40.
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  • The jaw-dropping, shriek-inducing audience reaction when she gives away gifts has become almost legendary.
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  • At the age of two, he played against legendary comedian Bob Hope during a television appearance.
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  • In the six years serving as co-host of Live with Regis and Kelly with the legendary Regis Philbin, she has become a household name because of her humor, quirkiness and downright likeability.
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  • Kate Hudson was born to legendary actors Goldie Hawn and Bill Hudson in 1979.
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  • Though he is often mocked for his legendary comb-over, Trump has proven that his financial savvy and public persona are a winning combination.
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  • Legendary actor Danny DeVito was always one to cook his meals in his trailer during television and movie productions.
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  • Not only did she play the lead character, but she also starred opposite of legendary award-winning stage and screen actress, Julie Andrews.
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  • Nick Bollea, son of legendary wrestler Hulk Hogan, was involved in a car crash August 26, 2007 in Clearwater, Florida, that left him and his passenger injured.
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  • Gene Simmons - The legendary KISS front man actually has been in the business world for many years.
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  • Being compared to someone who is believed to be solely responsible for breaking up the legendary Beatles is a serious accusation and deserves a little more investigating.
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  • Cowell was so impressed by Lewis' talents that he gave legendary music producer Clive Davis a call.
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  • This didn't cause too much of a problem for her role as legendary singer Etta James in Cadillac Records.
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  • Kristen has many projects on the go including the third installment of the Twilight series, Eclipse, as well as the highly anticipated Joan Jett biopic, The Runaways, where she will play the legendary rocker.
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  • From young tomboys to romantic leading ladies to legendary rockers, Kristen Stewart's acting roles have shown that she has incredible range.
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  • In 1987, after graduation, he began to take roles in Shakespearean plays with the Young Vic Theatre Company, a London Theater located near the legendary Old Vic.
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  • The legendary starlet is no longer in show business, but she is still quite active with a number of personal projects.
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  • It wasn't long before he scored his first acting role, as the Captain of the Guard in the legendary film The Ten Commandments.
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  • Daniel Craig: Since taking over the reins of portraying the legendary James Bond, this hottie has burned up the screen in more ways than one.
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  • Proving he was more than just a funny guy, Jamie Foxx earned the Best Actor Oscar in 2004 for his spot-on portrayal of legendary songwriter and singer Ray Charles in the box office hit Ray.
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  • Conspiracy theories abound, and these cases become legendary because of the mystery and intrigue.
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  • Lady Gaga - Her outfit made entirely of meat, which she donned for the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards, is just as legendary as Bjork's swan outfit.
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  • Aretha Franklin - The legendary songstress is said to have a fear of flying, a phobia she shares with fellow artist Cher.
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  • Michael Jackson - The legendary artist had aviophobia, a fear of flying, and some speculate that his fear of germs drove him to wear masks in public.
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  • The athletic style T shirt features a bold screen-print of the legendary basketball star on the front.
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  • Trivia: The ship is 229 feet longer and 108,000 GT larger than the legendary RMS Titanic.
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  • The urban location is well known for its legendary attractions, world-class sports and restaurants.
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  • Carnival encourages its passengers to experience all New Orleans has to offer, from its legendary jazz lounges to its world-class shopping, and everything in between.
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  • Being able to spend the Christmas holiday touring this legendary landmark is a dream come true for many.
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  • This 30-day all-encompassing voyage from Switzerland to Romania via the legendary Rhine, Main and Danube rivers is not for the faint of heart.
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  • Rhine River: These sailing takes you through the Swiss Alps where you will be able to see the legendary Lorelei rock and a series of large, medieval castles right from the banks of the river.
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  • For history buffs, traveling down one of the most legendary waterways in the world on one of the most elegant riverboats in North America is a dream come true.
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  • If you are looking to sail off into the sunset as man and wife, then consider cruising down the legendary Nile River.
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  • If you don't have a compost pile, they're easy to start and maintain, and the benefits of adding compost to the soil are legendary.
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  • After all, the man's talent is legendary, and while a tab can give you basic notes and chords, it can't infuse you this artist's feel for the music.
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  • The Grateful Dead are one of the most legendary guitar bands of all time, and have had hit album after hit album, including Grateful Dead, American Beauty and Europe '72, to name but a few.
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  • However, the song transcended its original popularity and truly became a legendary, canonical rock-n-roll song after it proved it was able to stand the test of time despite its contentious origins.
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  • A single pickup is responsible for the legendary tone of the Red Baron, and the Kluson tuners help ensure the guitar stays in tune through all the bending.
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  • Their third album was their first to be produced by Rick Rubin, the legendary producer who has worked with such iconic artists as Top Petty, Slayer, Beastie Boys, Red Hot Chili Peppers and even Johnny Cash.
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  • Described as a potent amalgamation of hard rock, psychedelia, jangle pop and grunge, the distinctive crunch of DeLeo's guitar licks serve as the engine that will drive STP into the legendary annals of American music.
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  • Mikimoto is legendary for identically matching every pearl on any given strand, a feat not easily achieved when, by their very nature, every pearl is unique.
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  • A stone with such a legendary history would appeal to a person searching for symbolic jewelry.
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  • Moonstone was common because of its otherworldly glow and legendary history.
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  • Find out more about the powerful Chalice Well symbol and the beautiful jewelry inspired by the legendary design.
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  • If you are looking for something more formal or professional, invest in the legendary trench coat.
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  • As the only child of legendary African American model, Beverly Johnson, the first Black model to make the cover of American Vogue in 1974, Anansa struggled to lose 40 pounds before moving to New York to launch a modeling career.
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  • To that end, Dragon enlisted the help of legendary graffiti artist, CAP.
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  • As you'd expect with such a legendary sunglass brand, Ray-Bans have attracted some famous fans throughout their distinguished history.
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  • A griffon is a legendary creature reputed to have the heart of a lion and the soul of an eagle, thereby capturing the most majestic essences of both the king of beasts and the king of birds.
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  • Other attractions include a live music amphitheater, shows, restaurants, cafes, rides, and retail stores, all adorned with various pieces of legendary rock memorabilia.
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  • Making a splash is what most visitors to Niagara Falls want to do, but you don't have to tempt the legendary waterfalls to enjoy the water.
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  • The legendary killer whale is the jewel of the aquatic theme park's line-up, though she's not the only draw.
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  • Age of Mythology is a PC strategy game where heroes battle legendary monsters and the Gods have a big role in the lives of men and women.
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  • Batman Begins gives you a chance to race in the legendary vehicle.
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  • The Final Fantasy series is possibly one of the most legendary role-playing game franchises of all time.
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  • He may not be the most legendary Disney character, but Buzz Lightyear is quickly becoming one of the most popular.
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  • There are four levels of difficulty: Adventurous, Courageous, Champion and Legendary.
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  • The special Halo 3 ending is shown when you finish the game on Legendary mode.
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  • Because Death on the Nile comes with backing of the legendary Agatha Christie, you can be sure that the tale is compelling, intriguing, enrapturing, and occasionally enlightening.
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  • This is a very common question asked by prospective PlayStation 3 buyers, because they want to know if they'll be able to enjoy the massive library of games that are offered through the legendary PS2.
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  • Legendary video game publisher Electronic Arts (EA) was founded in 1982.
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  • This game is the latest work of the legendary designer Peter Molyneux.
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  • Looking for the locations of Legendary Weapons?
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  • Take on the persona of legendary pugilists like Muhammad Ali and Smokin' Joe Frazier, and work your way through to ranks until you find yourself across the ring from a bitter rival at Madison Square Gardens.
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  • It introduced many gamers to the genre, and quickly became legendary thanks to a strong cast of characters and a plotline that still stands head and shoulders above most typical RPG drivel today.
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  • From Russia With Love puts you in the fancy shoes of the original James Bond, complete with Sean Connery providing the legendary spies' voice.
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  • It was once the pet project of legendary developer John Romero before he left, and at one time it was reported that this would be the game to take the franchise into a bold new direction.
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  • Note: The following cheats are only accessible on the Legendary difficulty setting.
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  • In order to unlock a special ending to the Halo story arc, you need to complete Legendary mode.
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  • Interestingly, it is not necessarily to complete the entire game in Legendary mode in order to access the special ending; you just have to finish the final stage on that setting.
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  • Finish Highway with 4-players on Legendary LIVE co-op using Iron and no Hogs or Scorpions. 25 points.
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  • You will unlock a firefight characters when you finish Kizingo Boulevard on Normal, Heroic or Legendary.
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  • You will unlock a firefight characters when you finish this level on Normal, Heroic or Legendary.
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