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According to popular legend, his raiders gained access to the walled town with the aid of a local woman who sympathised with the rebellion, letting a small party in via the Market Street gate at midnight.
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According to a popular West Indian belief, Dominica is the only New World territory that Columbus would still recognize.
According to the biographer Esther Forbes, the Guy Fawkes Day celebration in the pre-revolutionary American colonies was a very popular holiday.
According to a popular theory, Shakespeare's main source is believed to be an earlier play — now lost — known today as the Ur-Hamlet.
According to Lemley, it was only at this point that the term really began to be used in the United States ( which had not been a party to the Berne Convention ), and it did not enter popular usage until passage of the Bayh-Dole Act in 1980.
According to a poll conducted in 1947, Robinson was the second most popular man in the country, behind Bing Crosby.
According to Voll, it was Muhammad Hayyat who taught Ibn ʿAbd al-Wahhab to reject the popular veneration of saints and their tombs.
According to the Christian Business Association, the New International Version has become the most popular selling English translation of the Bible, having sold more than 215 million copies worldwide.
According to tradition, the bitter taste of antimalarial quinine tonic led British colonials in India to mix it with gin, thus creating the gin and tonic cocktail, which is still popular today in many parts of the world, especially the UK, United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.
According to John Storm Roberts, R & B became the vehicle for the return of Cuban elements into mass popular music.
According to Bruce E. Wright, “ the Governing Junta of National Reconstruction agreed, under Sandinista leadership, that these principles had guided it in putting into practice a form of government that was characterized by those principles .” It is generally accepted that these following principles have evolved the “ ideology of Sandinismo .” Three of these ( excluding popular participation, which was presumably contained in Article 2 of the Constitution of Nicaragua ) were to ultimately be guaranteed by Article 5 of the Constitution of Nicaragua.
According to Time magazine, on 21 November 2003, Franks said that in the event of another terrorist attack, American constitutional liberties might be discarded by popular demand in favor of a military state.
According to Jay Bybee, those in favor of popular elections for senators felt that there were primarily two issues caused by the original provisions: legislative corruption and electoral deadlocks.
Edmond Hoyle, of " According to Hoyle " fame, wrote an early popular and definitive textbook, A Short Treatise on the Game of Whist.
* According to a popular legend, Prince Madog of Gwynedd reaches North America in what is present-day Alabama.
According to popular legend Bolesław I notched his sword ( Szczerbiec ) hitting the Golden Gate of Kiev.
According to Lieutenant General Leslie Groves, the primary military leader in charge of the Manhattan Project, Mills was anxious to have a very determined man involved, and – though he knew that Rickover was " not too easy to get along with " and " not too popular " – in his judgment Rickover was the man who the Navy could depend on " no matter what opposition he might encounter, once he was convinced of the potentialities of the atomic submarine.
According to the editors of these popular science magazines, the publications were designed to serve as “ organs of science ,” in essence, a means of connecting the public to the scientific world.
According to historian Mark Stegmaier, " The Fugitive Slave Act, the abolition of the slave trade in the District of Columbia, the admission of California as a free state, and even the application of the formula of popular sovereignty to the territories were all less important than the least remembered component of the Compromise of 1850 -- the statute by which Texas relinquished its claims to much of New Mexico in return for federal assumption of the debts.
According to one version of a popular legend, an astrologer had advised King Ralambo ( 1575CE-1610CE ) to choose his successor by selecting a time when his sons were away from the capital to feign sickness and urge their return ; his kingdom would be given to the first son who returned home to him.
According to Morrow, in spite of the CTW Model's effectiveness in creating a popular show, commercial television " made only a limited effort to emulate CTW's methods ", and did not use a curriculum or evaluate what children learned from them.
According to fashion writer Guy Trebay of The New York Times, in 2007, the " android " look is popular, a vacant stare and thin body serving, according to some fashion industry conventions, to set off the couture.
According to inscriptions, there was a temple of Jupiter, a temple of Apollo Augustus and an altar to the goddess of horses Epona, who was popular in the Roman military and of Celtic origin.
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According to legend, Castor and Pollux announced to one of their ancestors the victory of the Romans over the Latins at the battle of Lake Regillus, and, to confirm the truth of what they had just said, they stroked his black hair and beard, which immediately became red.
According to legend, Albertus Magnus is said to have discovered the philosopher's stone and passed it to his pupil Thomas Aquinas, shortly before his death.
According to a version of the Ariadne legend noted by Plutarch, Theseus abandoned Ariadne at Amathousa, where she died giving birth to her child and was buried in a sacred tomb.
According to the legend, it was where festive Adonia took place, in which athletes competed in hunting wild boars during sport competitions ; they also competed in dancing and singing, all to the honour of Adonis.
According to legend, this prompted Ananda to focus his efforts on the attainment of nibbana and he was able to reach the specified level of attainment before the calling of the conclave.
* Nicholas of Flue ( According to legend, he survived for nineteen years with no food except for the Eucharist.
According to the Aztec legend, Aztlán is a region ; Chicano nationalists have equated it with the Southwestern United States.
According to legend, the cross was erected over the kistvaen ( burial chamber ) of Childe the Hunter, who was Ordulf, son of Ordgar, an Anglo-Saxon Earl of Devon in the 11th century.
According to a legend, it is derived from the Forefather Čech, who brought the tribe of Czechs into its land.
According to the New American Bible, a Catholic Bible translation produced by the Confraternity of Christian Doctrine, the story of the Nephilim in Genesis 6: 1-4 " is apparently a fragment of an old legend that had borrowed much from ancient mythology ", and the " sons of God " mentioned in that passage are " celestial beings of mythology ".
According to a Sinhalese legend, Kandyan dances originated 250 years ago, from a magic ritual that broke the spell on a bewitched king.
According to one authority ( a legend on the 1489 map of Henricus Martellus Germanus ), Cão died off Cape Cross ; but João de Barros and others wrote of his return to the Congo, and subsequent taking of a native envoy to Portugal.
According to legend, the publication of his poem Hymn to the Pillory caused his audience at the pillory to throw flowers instead of the customary harmful and noxious objects and to drink to his health.
According to the legend the flag, Dannebrog, was given to the Danes from God himself, and from that day forward, it was the flag of Denmark and the Danish kings.
According to British legend ( see: Historia Brittonum ) the territory known later as Essex was ceded by the Britons to the Saxons following the infamous Brad y Cyllyll Hirion event which occurred ca.
According to a well-known legend, Hengist and Horsa, two brothers, landed in 449 as mercenaries for a British king, Vortigern.
According to a Jewish legend, one of the Essenes, named Menachem, had passed at least some of his mystical knowledge to the Talmudic mystic Nehunya ben HaKanah, to whom the Kabbalistic tradition attributes Sefer HaBahir and, by some opinions, Sefer HaKanah, Sefer HaPeliah and Sefer HaTemunah.
According to the legendary account in the Kojiki, Emperor Jimmu would have been born on 13 February 711 BC ( the first day of the first month of the Chinese calendar ), and died, again according to legend, on 11 March 585 BC ( both dates according to the lunisolar traditional Japanese calendar ).
According to one version of the legend, Chūai's son was born three years after the death of Chūai, which lends further support to the notion that the stories surrounding him are based on myth rather than actual events.
According to legend, Dolley Madison was referred to as " First Lady " in 1849 at her funeral in a eulogy delivered by President Zachary Taylor.
According to the Polish Kabbalist, " the legend was known to several persons, thus allowing us to speculate that the legend had indeed circulated for some time before it was committed to writing and, consequently, we may assume that its origins are to be traced to the generation immediately following the death of R. Eliyahu, if not earlier.