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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.
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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 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.
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.
* 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.
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According to one report, however, Mr. Hammarskjold was considered `` too controversial '' a figure to warrant bestowal of the coveted honor last spring.
According to Friends, the unit was organized by John Snook, a former World War 2, commando who is vice president and general manager of the telephone company.
According to the new theories, the nineteenth century corporate sovereign was `` sovereign '' in a quite new and different sense from his historical predecessors.
According to Stacy, she told him she was planning to remarry and she wanted him to ask Forbes for the lump sum.
According to this doctrine, the universe was ruled by Heaven, T'ien -- as a natural force, or in the personification of a Supreme Sky-god -- governing all things by means of a process called the Tao, which can be roughly interpreted as `` the Order of the Universe '' or `` the Universal Way ''.
According to the Greek tradition the Dipylon master was named Daedalus, and in his statues the limbs were freed from the body, giving the impression that the statues could move.
According to Christopher Ehret ( 2002: 35 – 36 ), Proto-Afroasiatic was spoken c. 11, 000 BC at the latest and possibly as early as c. 16, 000 BC.
According to the 2010 revison of the World Population Prospects the total population was 19 082 000 in 2010, compared to only 4 148 000 in 1950.
According to Plutarch's natural order of attribution of the vowels to the planets, alpha was connected with the Moon.
According to Lovecraft's " History of the Necronomicon " ( written 1927, first published 1938 ), Alhazred was:
According to a research report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Oran was decimated by the plague in 1556 and 1678, but outbreaks after European colonization, in 1921 ( 185 cases ), 1931 ( 76 cases ), and 1944 ( 95 cases ), were very far from the scale of the epidemic described in the novel.
( Despite common belief, he did not take a day from February ; see the debunked theory on month lengths ) According to a Senatus consultum quoted by Macrobius, he chose this month because it was the time of several of his great triumphs, including the conquest of Egypt.
According to the National Statistical Service, during the January – August 2007 period, Armenia's industrial sector was the single largest contributor to the country's GDP, but remained largely stagnant with industrial output increasing only by 1. 7 percent per year.
According to the National Statistical Service, Armenia's trade deficit in 2006 was $ 1. 2 billion with growth in exports being largely flat.
According to the state-owned Armenpress news agency, the average monthly wage in Armenia for the first half of 2007 was 70, 700 drams ( about $ 210 USD ).
According to research commissioned by the Yerevan office of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe ( OSCE ), at least one in three working-age Armenians was unemployed as of February 2005 despite several consecutive years of double-digit economic growth.
According to estimates by the National Statistical Survey, the rate of labor emigration was twice as higher in 2001 and 2002.
According to Hesiod's Theogony, she was born when Cronus cut off Uranus ' genitals and threw them into the sea, and from the sea foam ( aphros ) arose Aphrodite.
According to Maimonides, an afterlife continues for the soul of every human being, a soul now separated from the body in which it was " housed " during its earthly existence.
According to Hartshorne people do not experience subjective ( or personal ) immortality in the afterlife, but they do have objective immortality because their experiences live on forever in God, who contains all that was.