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  • An ambitious, energetic sister of Ivan, well known in Russian history as Sophia Alexeyevna,instigated the stryeltsi(strelitz), as the troops Sophia of the unreformed standing army were called, to upset Alexey- the arrangement.

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  • From the negotiations for the marriage of his daughter Sophia it appears that he had landed property in more than one place, and he had obtained on lease in 1722 a considerable estate from the corporation of Colchester, which was settled on his unmarried daughter at his death.

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  • She had thirteen children - Frederick Henry, drgwned at sea in 1629; Charles Louis, elector palatine, whose daughter married Philip, duke of Orleans, and became the ancestress of the elder and Roman Catholic branch of the royal family of England; Elizabeth, abbess and friend of Descartes; Prince Rupert and Prince Maurice, who died unmarried; Louisa, abbess; Edward, who married Anne de Gonzaga, "princesse palatine," and had children; Henrietta Maria, who married Count Sigismund Ragotzki but died childless; Philip and Charlotte, who died childless; Sophia, who married Ernest Augustus, elector of Hanover, and was mother of George I.

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  • His youngest daughter, Sophia, who married Henry Baker, left a considerable correspondence, now in the hands of her descendants.

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  • On the 21st of August 1745, by the command of his aunt, he married the princess Sophia Augusta Frederica of AnhaltZerbst, who exchanged her name for that of Catherine Aleksyeevna.

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  • His brother and Augustus, after fighting with great distinction against the Turks both by land and sea (Prince Eugene decorated him with a sword of honour for his valour at the siege of Belgrade), had returned home to marry Sophia Sieniawska, whose fabulous dowry won for her husband the sobriquet of "the Family Croesus."

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  • Alex said her name was Sophia.

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  • By his beloved consort Ulrica Leonora of Denmark, from the shock of whose death in July 1693 he never recovered, he had seven children, of whom only three survived him, a son Charles, and two daughters, Hedwig Sophia, duchess of Holstein, and Ulrica Leonora, who ultimately succeeded her brother on the Swedish throne.

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  • They were often of enormous size; that at St Sophia in Constantinople was large enough for the ceremonial of coronation.

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  • Baur in excluding,' and also the teaching of the Pistis Sophia (translated by C. Schmidt, p. 182, &c.).

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  • From most of the other Gnostic sects, with the exception perhaps of the JewishChristian Gnosticism, he is distinguished by the fact that with him the figure of the fallen female god (Sophia Achamoth), and, in general, the idea of a fall within the godhead is entirely wanting.

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  • A large new cathedral dedicated to St Alexander Nevski was in course of construction in 1907; the foundation stone was taken from the church of St Sophia.

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  • Peter, and that Sophia should act as regent during the (IL), minority of the two young sovereigns.

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  • His foreign tour, during which he visited Germany, Holland, England, France and Austria, lasted nearly a year and a half, and was suddenly interrupted, when on his way from Vienna to Venice to study the construction of war-galleys, by the alarming news that the turbulent stryeltsi of Moscow had mutinied anew with the intention of placing Sophia on the throne.

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  • The chief groups, all yielding coco-nuts, pandanus fruit and yams, are Funafuti or Ellice, Nukulailai or Mitchell, Nurakita or Sophia, Nukufetau or De Peyster, Nui or Egg, Nanomana or Hudson, and Niutao or Lynx.

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  • After his grandfather, George I., became king of Great Britain and Ireland in 1714, Frederick was known as duke of Gloucester and made a knight of the Garter, having previously been betrothed to Wilhelmina Sophia Dorothea (1709-1758), daughter of Frederick William I., king of Prussia, and sister of Frederick the Great.

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  • He strengthened his position by giving his daughter Sophia in marriage to Vasily, grand-duke of Muscovy; but he never felt secure beneath the wing of the Teutonic Order, and when Jagiello removed Skirgiello from the government of Lithuania and offered it to Witowt, the compact of Ostrow (5th of August 1392) settled all differences between them.

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  • He was the second son of Emmanuel Scrope Howe, 2nd Viscount Howe, who died governor of Barbadoes in March 1735, and of Mary Sophia Charlotte, a daughter of the baroness Kilmansegge, afterwards countess of Darlington, the mistress of George I.

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  • The earldom, and the viscounty of the United Kingdom, being limited to heirs male, became extinct, but the barony, being to heirs general, passed to his daughter, Sophia Charlotte (1762-1835), who married the Hon.

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  • His first wife died in June 1743 at Aschaffenburg, and in April 1744 he married Lady Sophia Fermor, daughter of Lord Pomfret - a fashionable beauty and "reigning toast" of London society, who was younger than his daughters.

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  • The countess Granville died on the 7th of October 1745, leaving one daughter Sophia, who married Lord Shelburne, 1st marquis of Lansdowne.

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  • Isaac escaped and took refuge in the church of St Sophia.

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  • Already it had been robbed of many of its works of art, among them the Athena Promachos and the Parthenos of Pheidias, for the adornment of Constantinople, and further spoliation took place when the church of St Sophia was built in A.D.

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  • In the following year Sophia handed over Hesse to her son Henry (1244-1308), who, remembering the connexion of Hesse and Thuringia, took the title of landgrave, and is the ancestor of all the subsequent rulers of the country.

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  • Of the former, his panegyric on the emperor Anastasius alone is extant; the description of the church of St Sophia and the monody on its partial destruction by an earthquake are spurious.

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  • On the 1st of October 1643 Frederick wedded Sophia Amelia of Brunswick Luneburg, whose .energetic, passionate and ambitious character was profoundly to affect not only Frederick's destiny but the destiny of Denmark.

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  • In Prague, in November 1419, severe fighting took place between the Hussites and the mercenaries whom Queen Sophia (widow of Wenceslaus and regent after the death of her husband) had hurriedly collected.

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  • In 1714 he set out to seek his fortune in Russia, and unsuccessfully solicited a place at the shabby court of the princess Sophia Charlotte, the consort of the tsarevich Alexius.

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  • There are numerous foreign churches, among which may be mentioned the French Protestant churches in Monmouth Road, Bayswater and Soho Square; the Greek church of St Sophia, Moscow Road, Bayswater; and the German Evangelical church in Montpelier Place, Brompton Road, opened in 1904.

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  • His next work, Geheimniss der gottlichen Sophia, published in 1700, seemed to indicate that he had developed a form of mysticism.

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  • Still his position was most delicate, especially when the betrothal between the grand-duke Peter and Sophia of AnhaltZerbst (afterwards Catharine II.) was carried through against his will, and Elizabeth of Holstein, the mother of the bride, arrived in the Prussian interests to spy upon him.

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  • During the regency of Sophia, sister of Peter the Great, he was sent to the Amur to defend the new Muscovite fortress of Albazin against the Chinese.

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  • After the hands of Elizabeth of England, Mary of Scotland and Renata of Lorraine had successively been sought for him, the council of state grew anxious about the succession, but he finally married his cousin, Sophia of Mecklenburg, on the 10th of July 1572.

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  • This count married Sophia,.

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  • By his wife Sophia Kobierzycka he left two daughters.

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  • Among the educational establishments are a gymnasium, and Realschule, the Sophienstift (a large school for girls of the better class, founded by the grand-duchess Sophia), the grand-ducal school of art, geographical institutes, a technical school, commercial school, music school, teachers' seminaries, and deaf and dumb and blind asylums. An English church was opened in 1899.

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  • The grand-duke's connexion with the courts of Russia and Holland - his mother was a Russian grand-duchess and his wife, Sophia Louisa (1824-1897), a princess of the Netherlands - tended to give the Weimar society a cosmopolitan character, and the grand-duke devoted himself largely to encouraging men of intellect, whether Germans or foreigners, who came to visit or to settle in the town.

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  • In the East the metropolitan baptistery at Constantinople still stands at the side of the mosque which was once the patriarchal church of St Sophia; and many others, in Syria, have been made known to us by recent researches, as also have some belonging to the churches of North Africa.

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  • The May revolution of 1682 placed Golitsuin at the head of the Posolsky Prikaz, or ministry of foreign affairs, and during the regency of Sophia, sister of Peter the Great, whose lover he became, he was the principal minister of state (1682-1689) and "keeper of the great seal," a title bestowed upon only two Russians before him, Athonasy Orduin-Nashchokin and Artamon Matvyeev.

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  • Only with the utmost difficulty could Sophia get the young tsar Peter to decorate the defeated commander-in-chief as if he had returned a victor.

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  • In the civil war between Sophia and Peter (August - September 1689), Golitsuin half-heartedly supported his mistress and shared her ruin.

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  • On the day after this curious document had furnished both amusement and uneasiness to the Commons, a woman, describing herself as Sophia Elizabeth Guelph Sims, made application at the Mansion House for advice and assistance to prove herself the lawful child of George IV.

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  • These Memorials, Part I., Family and Personal, in 2 vols., which were published in 1896, Memorials, Part II., Personal and Political, also in 2 vols., were edited by his daughter, Lady Sophia Palmer, and published in 1898.

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  • Henry, however, found himself obliged to defend his title against Sophia, wife of Henry II., duke of Brabant, who was a daughter of the landgrave Louis IV., and it was not till 1263 that an arrangement was made by which Thuringia and the Saxon palatinate fell to Henry.

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  • Christ flew upward with his mother, and in their ascent a spark of light fell on the waters as Sophia.

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  • The next monument of Polish literature to which we come is the Bible of Queen Sophia or Bible of Szaroszpatak.

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  • It is said to have been written for Sophia, the fourth wife of Jagiello, about the year 1455.

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  • In the centre of the Old Town stands the cathedral of St Sophia, the oldest cathedral in the Russian empire.

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  • The statement frequently made that the church was a copy of St Sophia's in Constantinople has been shown to be a mistake.

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  • In 1593 he married the wealthy Sophia Mielecka, by whom he had one son who predeceased him.

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  • He entered the Holstein-Gottorp service, and after the death of the duchess Hedwig Sophia, Charles XII.'s sister, became very influential during the minority of her son Duke Charles Frederick.

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  • A further weakening of the dualism is indicated when, in the systems of the Valentinian school, the fall of Sophia takes place within the godhead, and Sophia, inflamed with love, plunges into the Bythos, the highest divinity, and when the attempt is thus made genetically to derive the lower world from the sufferings and passions of fallen divinity.

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  • This Sophia then appears as the mother of the " seven " gods (see above).

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  • Hence we are able to understand how the Gnostic µirTrtp, the Sophia, appears as the mother of the Hebdomas (4360µas).

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  • This figure of the Primal Man can particularly be compared with that of the Gnostic Sophia.

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  • A particular branch of the " Gnostic " sects is represented by those systems in which the figure of Sophia sinking down into matter already appears.

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  • The systems of Valentinus and his disciples must be considered as a further development of what we have just characterized as the popular Gnosticism, and especially of that branch of it to which the figure of Sophia is already known.

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  • They also exhibit a variation from the characteristic dualism of Gnosticism into monism, in their conception of the fall of Sophia and their derivation of matter from the passions of the fallen Sophia.

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  • Characteristically, in these Basilidian systems the figure of the " Mother " or of Sophia does not appear.

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  • He used his family relations with the English court, derived through the marriage of Count Emmanuel Mensdorff-Pouilly (1777-1862) with Queen Victoria's aunt, Princess Sophia of Saxe-Coburg, his friendship with Edward VII.

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  • The principal monuments of the Lusignan period are the fine cathedral church of St Sophia, an edifice of French Gothic, at once solid and elegant (the towers were never completed); the church of St Catherine, an excellent example of the last years of the 14th century (both these are now mosques); and the church of St Nicolas of the English (now a grain store), built for the order of the Knights of St Thomas of Acre.

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  • His father, Ernest Augustus, had taken a step of great importance in the history of Hanover when he married Sophia, daughter of the elector palatine, Frederick V., and grand-daughter of James I.

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  • During the regency of his half-sister Sophia (1682-1689) he occupied the subordinate position of junior tsar, and after the revolution of 1689 Peter was still left pretty much to himself.

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  • On the death of Anne in 1714, George, elector of Hanover, eldest son of Sophia (youngest child of the princess Elizabeth), and Ernest, elector of Brunswick-Luneburg, or Hanover, consequently became sovereign of Great Britain and Ireland, and, notwithstanding somewhat formidable attempts in behalf of the elder Stuart line in 1715 and 1745, the Hanoverian succession has remained uninterrupted and has ultimately won universal assent.

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  • In addition to those descended from these two marriages there are also the descendants of Edward, a brother of the electress Sophia.

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  • Her baptismal name was Sophia Augusta Frederica.

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  • By Bona he had five children - one son, Sigismund Augustus, who succeeded him, and four daughters, Isabella, who married John Zapolya, prince of Transylvania, Sophia, who married the duke of Brunswick, Catherine, who as the wife of John III.

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  • Of its numerous ecclesiastical buildings three are of interest - the synagogue of the Karaite Jews; one of the mosques, which has fourteen cupolas and is built (1552) after the plan of St Sophia in Constantinople; and the Greek Catholic cathedral (1898).

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  • About this time he received from his brother Louis the Saxon palatinate, over which he strengthened his authority by marrying Sophia, sister of Adalbert, count of Sommerschenburg, a former count palatine.

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  • After the death of his first wife in 1195 Hermann married Sophia, daughter of Otto I., duke of Bavaria.

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  • He married in 1839 Sophia, daughter of William I., king of Wurttemberg.

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  • Sophia was an accomplished woman of high intelligence, but unfortunately the relations between the royal pair were far from cordial and finally ended in complete disagreement, and the breach between them continued until the death of the queen in 1877.

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  • He was also the author of rhetorical exercises on hackneyed sophistical themes; of a Quadrivium (Arithmetic, Music, Geometry, Astronomy), valuable for the history of music and astronomy in the middle ages; a general sketch of Aristotelian philosophy; a paraphrase of the speeches and letters of Dionysius Areopagita; poems, including an autobiography; and a description of the Augusteum, the column erected by Justinian in the church of St Sophia to commemorate his victories over the Persians.

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  • Of these works only two remain perfect, St Sophia in Constantinople, now a mosque, and one of the architectural wonders of the world, and the church of SS Sergius and Bacchus, now commonly called Little St Sophia, which stands about half a mile from the great church, and is in its way a very delicate and beautiful piece of work.

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  • The cathedral of St Sophia in the upper castle, built in the 12th century, fell to ruins in the 18th century, whereupon the United Greek bishop substituted a modern structure.

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  • Procopius, De Aedificiis and the poem of Paulus Silentiarius on the dedication of St Sophia should be read in connexion with this subject.

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  • At Reims she and her elder sister, Sophia, afterwards known as Sarah, joined a troupe of Italian children who made their living by singing in the cafes, Sarah singing and Elizabeth, then only four years of age, collecting the coppers.

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  • Their resentment was inflamed by a powerful party, embracing the magistrates, the ministers, the favourite eunuchs, the ladies of the court, and Eudoxia the empress herself, against whom the preacher thundered daily from the pulpit of St Sophia.

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  • His fiery zeal could not blind him to the vices of the court, and heedless of personal danger he thundered against the profane honours that were addressed almost within the precincts of St Sophia to the statue of the empress.

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  • He married (1) Sophia, heiress of Mechlin, and (2) in 1331 Eleanor, sister of Edward III.

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  • In the age of Justinian (first half of the 6th century) the great church of St Sophia at Constantinople was adorned with an almost incredible amount of wealth and splendour in the form of screens, altars, candlesticks and other ecclesiastical furniture made of massive gold and silver.

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  • Under Catherine II., a town, Sophia, was built close by, but its inhabitants were transferred to Tsarskoye Selo under Alexander I.

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  • This deputation led to the recall of Narses in 567, accompanied, according to a somewhat late tradition, by an insulting message from the empress Sophia, who sent him a golden distaff, and bade him, as he was not a man, go and spin wool in the apartments of the women.

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  • The Ophites actually identified the serpent with Sophia (" Wisdom "); the old sage Garga, one of the fathers of Indian astronomy, owed his learning to the serpent-god Sesha Naga; and the Phoenician 14pwv 'Ocbiwv wrote the seven tablets of fate which were guarded by Harmonia.

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  • Marlborough's successive victories, and especially the factious conduct of the Tories, who in November 1705 moved in parliament that the electress Sophia should be invited to England, drove Anne farther to the side of the Whigs.

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  • The wish expressed by the Whigs, that a member of the electoral family should be invited to England, had already aroused the queen's indignation in 1708; and now, in 1714, a writ of summons for the electoral prince as duke of Cambridge having been obtained, Anne forbade the Hanoverian envoy, Baron Schutz, her presence, and declared all who supported the project her enemies; while to a memorial on the same subject from the electress Sophia and her grandson in May, Anne replied in an angry letter, which is said to have caused the death of the electress on the 8th of June, requesting them not to trouble the peace of her realm or diminish her authority.

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  • The elector of Hanover, George Louis, son of the electress Sophia (daughter of Elizabeth, daughter of James I.), peacefully succeeded to the throne as George I.

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  • He availed himself of his influence as master of the palace, and as husband of Sophia, the niece of the late empress Theodora, to secure a peaceful election.

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  • Passing over his own relatives, he raised, on the advice of Sophia, the general Tiberius (q.v.) to be Caesar in December 574 and withdrew for his remaining years into retirement.

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  • Sophia was probably one of the most important of these.

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  • The Frank conquest is represented by the " Crusaders' Tower " at Kolossi, and the church of St Nicholas at Nicosia; and, later, by masterpieces of a French Gothic style, such as the church (mosque) of St Sophia, and other churches at Nicosia; the cathedral (mosque) and others at Famagusta (q.v.), and the monastery at Bella Pais; as well as by domestic architecture at Nicosia; and by forts at Kyrenia, Limasol and elsewhere.

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  • In 1711 the Princess Palatine wrote to the Electress Sophia of Hanover, and suggested that he was an English nobleman who had taken part in a plot of the duke of Berwick against William III.

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  • Colonial development was fostered, and the commercial dependence of Portugal upon induced the king to marry Maria Sophia de Neuberg, Great Britain was reduced, by the formation of chartered companies, the first of which (1753) was given control of the Algarve sardine and tunny fisheries.

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  • When his wife died in childbirth in that year his mother arranged another marriage with the beautiful Sophia Dorothea of Wurttemberg, renamed in Russia Maria Feodorovna.

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  • Here rest the remains of Sophia Dorothea, wife of the elector George of Hanover, afterwards George I.

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  • This is confirmed by Eusebius, who adds that even those who admitted the virgin birth did not accept the pre-existence of Jesus as Logos and Sophia.

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  • Wenceslas on the occasion of these disputes displayed the weakness and irresolution that always characterized him, but Queen Sophia openly favoured the cause of Huss, who for some time was her confessor.

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  • Wenceslas maintained the vacillating attitude that was characteristic of his whole reign, though Queen Sophia still extended her protection to the reformers.

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  • On the 23rd of May, however, the Naruishkin faction was overthrown by the stryeltsi (musketeers), secretly worked upon by Ivan's half-sister Sophia, and Ivan was associated as tsar with Peter.

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  • Three days later he was proclaimed "first tsar," in order still further to depress the Naruishkins, and place the government in the hands of Sophia exclusively.

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  • In 1689 the name of Ivan was used as a pretext by Sophia in her attempt to oust Peter from the throne altogether.

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  • The municipal museum contains a collection of furniture, paintings, &c., bequeathed by Sophia Lopez-Suasso (1890), a medico-pharmaceutical collection, and the National Guard Museum.

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  • In 1701 Toland spent a few weeks at Hanover as secretary to the embassy of the earl of Macclesfield, and was received with favour by the electress Sophia in acknowledgment of his book Anglia Libera, a defence of the Hanoverian succession.

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  • The duchess of Baden was the granddaughter of Sophia, princess of Sweden, and the marriage of the crown prince thus effected a union between the Bernadotte dynasty and the ancient Swedish royal house of Vasa.

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  • Isaac was declared emperor, and crowned in St Sophia on the 2nd of September 1057.

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  • The castle is mentioned in 1263, when Waldemar Birgersson married the Danish princess Sophia.

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  • The 1st hill is distinguished by the Seraglio, St Sophia and the Hippodrome; the 2nd by the column of Constantine and the mosque Nuri-Osmanieh; the 3rd by the war office, the Seraskereate Tower and the mosque of Sultan Suleiman; the 4th by the mosque of Sultan Mahommed II., the Conqueror; the 5th by the mosque of Sultan Selim; the 6th by Tekfour Serai and the quarter of Egri Kapu; the 7th by Avret Tash and the quarter of Psamatia.

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  • The Mese linked together the great fora of the city, - the Augustalon on the south of St Sophia, the forum of Constantine on the summit of the 2nd hill, the forum of Theodosius I.

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  • On the north side of the Augustaion rose the church of St Sophia, the most glorious cathedral of Eastern Christendom; opposite, on the southern side of the square, was the Chalce, the great gate of the imperial palace; on the east was the senate house, with a porch of six noble columns; to the west, across the Mese, were the law courts.

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  • The imperial palace, founded by Constantine and extended by his successors, occupied the territory which lies to the east of St Sophia and the Hippodrome down to the water's edge.

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  • Sergius and Bacchus (Kutchuk Aya Sofia) and St Sophia are erections of Justinian the Great.

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  • For the thorough study of the church of St Sophia, the reader must consult the works of Fossati, Salzenburg, Lethaby and Swainson, and Antoniadi.

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  • To the west of that gate, on the site of Kadriga Limani (the Port of the Galley), was the harbour of Julian, or, as it was named later, the harbour of Sophia (the empress of Justin II.).

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  • In their architecture, the mosques present a striking instance of the influence of the Byzantine style, especially as it appears in St Sophia.

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  • At the same time, when viewed from the exterior, the main dome rises large, bold and commanding, with nothing of the squat appearance that mars the dome of St Sophia, with nothing of the petty prettiness of the little domes perched on the drums of the later Byzantine churches.

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  • Pears, Fall of Constantinople (1885), The Destruction of the Greek Empire (1903); Gibbon, The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire; Salzenberg, Altchristliche Baudenkmale von Konstantinopel; Lethaby and Swainson, The Church of Sancta Sophia; Pulgher, Les Anciennes Eglises byzantines de Constantinople; Labarte, Le Palais imperial de Constantinople et ses abords.

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  • In Constantinople he had audience of Andronicus II.; he gives an enthusiastic description of St Sophia.

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  • It lasted Vasily Golitsuin's expedition under the regency of Sophia was the first Crimean War (1687-89).

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  • Sophia Dorothea wished to marry her daughter to Frederick, prince of Wales, but on the English side there was no disposition to make the offer except in exchange for substantial concessions, to which the king of Prussia was not prepared to assent.

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  • The fruitless intrigues carried on by Sophia Dorothea to bring about this match played a large part in Wilhelmina's early life.

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  • His wife was Anna Sophia, daughter of Frederick III.

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  • This latter was apparently very well built, and its length exceeded that of the temple of St Sophia at Kiev.

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  • Irene replaced them by a more trustworthy force, and convoked a fresh council of three hundred bishops and monks innumerable in September 787, at Nicaea in the church of St Sophia.

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  • Leo feigned for a while to be on their side, but on the 2nd of February 815, in the sanctuary of St Sophia, publicly refused to prostrate himself before the images, with the approbation of the army and of many bishops who were iconoclasts at heart.

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  • A fresh council was now held which re-enacted the decrees of 787, and on the 29th of February 842 the new patriarch, the empress, clergy and court dignitaries assisted in the church of St Sophia at a solemn restoration of images which lasted until the advent of the Turks.

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  • The third daughter, Mary Sophia, died unmarried in 1828.

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  • In 1848 he took the college living of Lawford, near Manningtree, in Essex; he married, in 1850, Judith Mary Sophia, youngest daughter of George Frere.

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  • The principal are those dedicated to St Sophia, St George and St Demetrius.

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  • St Sophia (Aya Sofia), formerly the cathedral, and probably erected in the 6th century by Justinian's architect Anthemius, was converted into a mosque in 1589.

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  • Frederick's chief adviser about this time was Eberhard Danckelmann (1643-1722), whose services in continuing the reforming work of the great elector were very valuable; but having made many enemies, the electress Sophia among them, he fell from power in 1697, and was imprisoned for several years.

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  • Shortly after the coronation the great cathedral of St. Sophia at Nicosia was formally consecrated by the Latin archbishop, Jean del Conte.

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  • He gave in 1849 a pair of English made silver candlesticks to St Sophia Church, London.

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  • On her marriage, Sophia received a dowry of £ 25,000, making her husband a very rich man.

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  • Sophia is from Sicily, and is a very outspoken old lady who's mouth often lands her in trouble with daughter Dorothy.

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  • I tried to think of some witty rejoinder; what would Sophia say here?

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  • We also learn that Russian popular religiosity had a ' Sophia orientation ' .

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  • Sophia st opera enters service ship for several.

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  • Sophia perennis may be witnessed in his orientation toward ancient Greek myth.

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  • Cruise holiday Sophia st opera enters service ship for several.

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  • On most of a cruise holiday Sophia st new.

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  • The three girls, aged respectively twelve, ten and nine years, daughters of St Sophia who were martyred in Rome under Hadrian.

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  • The name Sofia, which came into use towards the end of the 14th century is derived from the early medieval church of St Sophia, the massive ruins of which stand on an eminence to the east of the town.

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  • Philo's God is described in terms of absolute transcendency; his doctrine of the Logos or Divine Sophia is a theistical transformation of the Platonic world of ideas; his allegorical interpretation of the Old Testament represents the spiritualistic dissolution of historical Judaism.

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  • Then Sophia or Prunikos sent the serpent (as a benefactor) to persuade Adam and Eve to eat the tree of knowledge and so break the commandment of Ialdabaoth, who banished them from paradise to earth.

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  • With this figure of the mothergoddess who descends into the lower world seems to be closely connected the idea of the fallen Sophia, which is so widespread among the Gnostic systems. This Sophia then is certainly no longer the dominating figure of the light-world, she is a lower aeon at the extreme limit of the world of light, who sinks down into matter (Barbelognostics, the anonymous Gnostic of Irenaeus, Bardesanes, Pistis-Sophia), or turns in presumptuous love towards the supreme God (Bu06s), and thus brings the Fall into the world of the aeons (Valentinians).

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  • And finally, just as the mother-goddess of south-western Asia stands in particularly intimate connexion with the youthful god of spring (Tammuz, Adonis, Attis), so we ought perhaps to compare here as a parallel the relation of Sophia with the Soter in certain Gnostic systems (see below) .

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  • At one time the Primal Man, who sank down into matter, has freed himself and risen out of it again, and like him his members will rise out of darkness into the light (Poimandres); at another time the Primal Man who was conquered by the powers of darkness has been saved by the powers of light, and thus too all his race will be saved (Manichaeism); at another time the fallen Sophia is purified by her passions and sorrows and has found her Syzygos, the Soter, and wedded him, and thus all the souls of the Gnostics who still languish in matter will become the brides of the angels of the Soter (Valentinus).

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  • George Louis married his cousin Sophia Dorothea, the only child of George William of LUneburg-Celle; and on his uncle's death in 1705 he united this duchy, together with Saxe-Lauenburg, with his paternal inheritance of Calenberg or Hanover.

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  • He was a weak and incapable sovereign, but the very exaggerated accusations against him, which are found principally in the works of older historians, are mainly due to the fact that the king and to a larger extent his queen, Sophia, for a time furthered the cause of church reform, thus incurring the displeasure of Romanist writers.

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  • The next year he visited Hanover and Berlin, and was again graciously received by the electress and her daughter Sophia Charlotte, queen of Prussia, the "Serena" of the Letters published on his return to England (1704).

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  • One striking alteration in the appearance of the city was the conversion of the territory extending from the head of the promontory to within a short distance of St Sophia into a great park, within which the buildings constituting the seraglio of the sultans, like those forming the palace of the Byzantine emperors, were ranged around three courts, distinguished by their respective gates - Bab-i-Humayum, leading into the court of the Janissaries; Orta Kapu, the middle gate, giving access to the court in which the sultan held state receptions; and Bah-i-Saadet, the gate of Felicity, leading to the more private apartments of the palace.

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  • These letters were written to Mrs. Sophia C. Hopkins, the only person to whom Miss Sullivan ever wrote freely.

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  • Owing to the present state of things Sophia Danilovna has gone to the Torzhok estate with the children, your excellency.

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  • As it was sealed up so it has remained, but Sophia Danilovna gave orders that if anyone should come from you they were to have the books.

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  • We also learn that Russian popular religiosity had a ' Sophia orientation '.

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  • Cruise holiday sophia st opera enters service ship for several.

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  • Further evidence of Judah 's use of the concept of sophia perennis may be witnessed in his orientation toward ancient Greek myth.

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  • Sophia Dorothea was a pretty and vivacious young woman, but her boorish husband had no time for her.

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  • I was so unbelievably lucky to have found my beautiful wife, Sophia, who also is Greek.

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  • Based on the words of Dolce & Gabbana, the perfume was inspired by personalities such as Italian actresses Sophia Loren, Gina Lollobrigida and Anna Magani - all know for their beauty and strength of spirit.

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  • The Kleinfeld Kollection is an exclusive line of dresses to Kleinfeld, designed by Alita Graham, Perla D, and Sophia Moncelli.

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  • Now that little Sophia has been born, Burke isn't wasting any time making money off her child and her story.

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  • Burke gushes on how she thinks Sophia looks like Jude.

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  • At the young age of 18, Sophia Vergara married her childhood sweetheart, and on September 16, 1992, gave birth to her one and only child, Manolo Gonzalez- Ripoli Vergara.

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  • When producers were casting for the ABC comedy Modern Family, they created the role of Gloria specifically around Sophia Vergara.

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  • Finally, for your littlest holiday princess, Sophia's Style features dresses for those in infant and toddler sizes.

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  • In addition to selling dresses for other special occasions such as weddings and Christmas, Sophia Style sells a collection of fashionable toddler girls Easter dresses at great prices.

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  • Sophia Style also boasts a large collection of spring dresses which, while not strictly for the Easter holiday, will match any occasion during the season.

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  • Sophia's Style offers dresses in sizes that range from zero to three months all the way up to a girl's size 18.5.

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  • One good place to start is Sophia's Style, which has a large selection of back to school fashion jeans from toddler to plus sizes.

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  • Sophia's Style - This site offers a great selection of undergarments for girls in a variety of styles and sizes.

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  • In addition, online boutiques such as Sophia's Style or In Fashion Kids have these styles for toddlers.

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  • Sophia Style offers a section called Big Girls that covers sizes seven to 16.

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  • Lia sophia jewelry is top quality fashion jewelry for ladies who love to wear the hottest trends.

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  • With a lifetime replacement guarantee, buyers of lia sophia can feel confident that the company stands behind its products.

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  • Lia sophia jewelry is sold through direct sales, allowing the sales representatives to operate their businesses from their own homes.

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  • Sales representatives, called advisors, go directly to the end users, bypassing the middlemen to bring beautiful lia sophia jewelry to those who will wear it.

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  • The jewelry is often sold at parties where groups of potential buyers gather to learn about the unique lia sophia styles and see examples of the latest designs.

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  • Alternatively, sales representatives can supply the most recent catalogs to interested buyers to browse at their leisure. lia sophia catalogs can also be viewed online, however an order must be placed with an adivsor.

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  • Some are more familiar with the name by which lia sophia jewelry was formerly known, Lady Remington.

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  • In 2004 Tory Kiam renamed the company lia sophia after his two daughters Lia and Sophia.

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  • Lia Sophia prides itself on providing the latest trends in jewelry for a reasonable price.

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  • With most jewelry it would be a total loss, but lia sophia's lifetime replacement guarantee gives a disappointed jewelry owner a few options.

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  • If the item is no longer available from lia sophia, the company will issue a gift certificate for the full value of the item, to be used on more lia sophia jewelry.

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  • All lia sophia customers can benefit from the company's Customer Save Plan.

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  • With attractive products, a generous replacement plan and save plan, it's no wonder that lia sophia's customers come back again and again!

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  • Jeri is a Lia Sophia Jewelry consultant and also partners with her husband in selling antiques, jewelry, and other items on eBay - but always puts people before business.

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  • What made you decide to go into business as a Lia Sophia Jewelry consultant?

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  • How would you describe the quality of Lia Sophia Jewelry?

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  • Lia Sophia has more mils of plating than any other costume jewelry in the United States - and they offer a lifetime guarantee.

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  • Since you can actually try the jewelry on at a Lia Sophia party, it's the perfect way to choose jewelry for a special event.

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  • To buy for mother's day, people can purchase direct sales from Lia Sophia consultant.

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  • Lia Sophia is a national company that creates high fashion jewelry that is modeled after the latest trends.

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  • For online shopping, try Sophia's Style, which has dozens of Easter dresses and a separate section of plus sizes as well.

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  • On the other hand, timeless beauties like Sophia Loren, Jane Mansfield and Elizabeth Taylor knew that a soft set of pearls, some red lipstick and a body hugging, flattering swimsuit were all it took to grab a man's attention and keep it!

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  • Its two designers have been pushing the envelope, while remaining elegant and tasteful enough to be amongst the top picks of high-profile celebs like Sophia Loren.

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  • Introduced during the fall/winter collection of 2004, the Blake style handbag was added to the Marc Jacobs Classic Collection, joining the Sophia, Stella, Venetia and Multi-Pocket handbags.

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  • Featuring two front pockets adorned with engraved padlocks featuring the Marc Jacobs trademark, the Blake has all the same features found in the Venetia, Sophia and Stella handbags.

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  • This store is a haven for all things fashionably fabulous, many of which are first spotted on the likes of Sophia Bush and Jessica Simpson.

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  • During his time on One Tree Hill, Murray became romantically involved with co-star Sophia Bush.

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  • Brooke Davis (Sophia Bush) - Brooke is Peyton's best friend, Jaime's godmother and Lucas' ex.

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  • Dynamic tops include the Sophia tank and the Jayne halter.

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  • LoveToKnow recently sat down for a quick chat with Jeri McMinn, who is making a successful business with Lia Sophia Jewelry, to find out a little bit more about the Lia Sophia consultant experience.

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  • I find [the Lia Sophia Parties] actually get my mind off some of the more stressful things.

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  • Are you interested in learning more about an honest home based business as a Lia Sophia consultant?

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  • Sophia needlepoint designs, which are typically beautiful paintings of Asian subjects, are sold at many needlework websites and in brick and mortar stores as well.

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  • Unfortunately, there is paucity of information on Sophia Chen and her background on the Internet.

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  • Sophia's designs show a strong Asian influence, and many of her painted canvases have traditional Asian subject matter and motifs.

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  • Sophia uses colors of moderate strength and favors the cool side of the spectrum with blues, purples, and greens for her Chinese- and Japanese-influenced canvases.

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  • Most of Sophia's canvases are fairly small, typically 9.5" x 9.5", 10" x 8", or 7"x7".

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  • Typically, prices are around $75 for Sophia Chen's needlework designs.

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  • Here are some online shops where you can buy Sophia Needlepoint canvases.

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  • If you enjoy needlepoint and are fond of traditional Asian art forms, you'll appreciate Sophia needlepoint designs.

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  • What would a John Hughes movie or Sophia Coppola movie be without the music?

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  • Sophia - This 14 year old was a viewer favorite throughout the show.

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  • Farrah gives birth to a baby girl named Sophia and is faced with finishing high school, juggling mommy duties and dealing with her overbearing mother, who constantly admonishes the teen for making bad choices.

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  • In the weeks following Sophia's birth the tension between Farrah and her mother mounts and culminates with Farrah's mother slapping her teenage daughter.

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  • That show chronicled Farrah's pregnancy and the birth of her daughter, Sophia.

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  • Teen Mom, MTV's 16 and Pregnant spin-off, brought Farrah back in front of the cameras a few months after Sophia's birth.

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  • She frequently dated and left Sophia in her parents' care.

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  • His family, who had been unhappy about their relationship, refused to get involved in Sophia's life.

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  • She was awarded a restraining order and moved out of her parents' house into a one bedroom apartment with Sophia.

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  • During season two, Farrah also deals with financial pressures and faces the reality of Sophia's father's death.

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  • She decides Sophia should get Social Security Survivor Benefits from her father's death, but his family refuses to submit to a test to prove paternity.

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  • Eventually, his sister steps up and takes the test, proving once and for all who Sophia's father is.

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  • He was the young tsar Peter's chief supporter when, in 1689, Peter resisted the usurpations of his elder sister Sophia, and the head of the loyal council which assembled at the Troitsa monastery during the crisis of the struggle.

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  • Still more important is the church of Haghia Sophia, which occupies a conspicuous position overlooking the sea, about 2 m.

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