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  • 141Theophilus of Antioch — There is also a Theophilus of Alexandria ( c. A.D. 412).Theophilus, Patriarch of Antioch [Eusebius Ecclesiastical History iv. 20; Jerome Ep. ad Algas. quaest. 6.] , succeeded Eros c. 169, and was succeeded by Maximus I c.183, according to Henry… …

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  • 142Chernoff bound — In probability theory, the Chernoff bound, named after Herman Chernoff, gives exponentially decreasing bounds on tail distributions of sums of independent random variables. It is better than the first or second moment based tail bounds such as… …

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  • 143William De Morgan — William Frend De Morgan (16 November 1839 – 15 January 1917) was an English potter and tile designer. A lifelong friend of William Morris, he designed tiles, stained glass and furniture for Morris Co. from 1863 to 1872. His tiles are often based… …

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  • 144Frederic Prokosch — (May 17 1908 – June 6 1989) was an American writer, known for his novels, poetry, memoirs and criticism. He was also a distinguished translator.His novels The Asiatics and The Seven Who Fled were bestsellers in the 1930s. The drama in both these… …

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  • 145Bavarian Soviet Republic — Bayerische Räterepublik ← …

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  • 146Date cultivation in Dar al-Manasir — The female Tamim and the male date flower (تميم). Date palms are cultivated in Sudan from the Egyptian border in the North all the way along the Nile south of Khartoum until Sennar. In addition to the banks of the Nile, isolated occurrences of… …

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  • 147Cross Game — volume 1 cover as published by Shogakukan, showing Ko (left) and Wakaba クロスゲーム …

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  • 148Sarah Thornton — Not to be confused with Sara Thornton. Photo by Idris Khan. Sarah Thornton is a writer and sociologist of culture.[1] Her early work was about clubs, raves, music taste and cultural hierarchies. Thornton has authored and edited works about… …

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  • 149Battle of Bothwell Brig — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of Bothwell Brig partof=Scottish Covenanter Wars caption date=June 22, 1679 place=Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland result=Government victory combatant1=Covenanter rebels combatant2=Royal army… …

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  • 150Philip Ward — Major General Sir Philip John Newling Ward, KCVO, CBE (10 July 1924 ndash; 6 January 2003) was a Welsh Guards officer whose skilled diplomacy calmed the rulers of the Gulf States as Britain prepared to withdraw from the region. Ward served as… …

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  • 151William Saurin Lyster — (21 March 1828 ndash; 27 November 1880), was an impresario active in Australia.Lyster was born in Dublin, the son of Chaworth Lyster, a captain in the army. He was related to William Saurin, attorney general for Ireland, and was partly of French… …

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  • 152Hutchinson Family Singers — Hutchinson Family Singers, 1845 The Hutchinson Family Singers were a 19th century American family singing group who became the most popular American entertainers of the 1840s. The group sang in four part harmony a repertoire of political, social …

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  • 153Sector antenna — OverviewSector antenna is a kind of directional antenna with a sector shaped radiation pattern. In mobile communications, these antennas are typically installed in base station sites for point to multipoint connections.tructure, Materials and… …

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  • 154Henry IV — 1. 1050 1106, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire and king of Germany 1056 1106. 2. (Bolingbroke) ( Henry of Lancaster ) 1367 1413, king of England 1399 1413 (son of John of Gaunt). 3. ( Henry of Navarre ; Henry the Great ) 1553 1610, king of France …

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  • 155Clement of Alexandria — • Fairly lengthy article on his life and writings Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Clement of Alexandria     Clement of Alexandria      …

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  • 156writerly — adjective Of or pertaining to writers with well chosen words or well crafted sentences. The layout of the prose was writerly, professional and well crafted …

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  • 157LYSTER, William Saurin (1828-1880) — impresario son of Chaworth Lyster, a captain in the army, was born in Dublin on 21 March 1828. He was related to William Saurin, attorney general for Ireland, and was partly of French extraction. At the age of 13 Lyster after an illness was sent… …

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  • 158Fabry–Pérot interferometer — Étalon redirects here. For the commune in Somme, France, see Étalon, Somme. Interference fringes, showing fine structure, from a Fabry–Pérot etalon. The source is a cooled deuterium lamp. In optics, a Fabry–Pérot interferometer or etalon is typic …

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  • 159List of Magic: The Gathering characters: T — The fictional multiverse of the Wizards of the Coast Magic: The Gathering trading card game, introduced in 1993, has many characters. This alphabetic list includes characters to which the flavor text on the cards is atributted or who are… …

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  • 160Massada (latin-rock band) — Not to be confused with Masada (band). Massada is a Dutch Moluccan band named after the Jewish town long besieged by the Romans. The members combine their Moluccan heritage with Latin percussion rhythms. The line up has changed through the years… …

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