[permalink] [id link]
He first achieved distinction as an officer in Nur ad-Din Zengi's army during his uncle Shirkuh's third and final campaign in Egypt ( 1168 – 1169 ); following Nur ad-Din's death in 1174, Al-Adil governed Egypt on behalf of his brother Saladin and mobilized that country's vast resources in support of his brother's campaigns in Syria and his war against the Crusaders ( 1175 – 1183 ).
Some Related Sentences
first and achieved
His political opponent and lifetime friend, Thomas Jefferson, achieved immortality through his authorship of the Declaration of Independence, but equally notable were the legal and constitutional reforms he instituted in his native Virginia, his role as father of our territorial system, and his acquisition of the Louisiana Territory during his first term as President.
With the first of a group of historical novels, The Charles Men ( Karolinerna ), published in 1897-8, he achieved the masterpiece of his career.
Having ( through my unflagging effort and devotion ) achieved stardom, a fortune and a world-renowned wife at an age when most young men are casting their first vote, Letch proceeded to neglect them all.
I would propose, first, an abandonment of attempts at a universal lexical list, as intrinsically unachievable, and operationally inadequate in proportion as it is achieved.
The accumulated information on this point shows that first intercourse, even when it is achieved with minimum pain or difficulty, is seldom an overwhelming sexual experience to a woman.
Even greater accuracy can be achieved by first computing the means, then using the stable one-pass algorithm on the residuals.
Mueller agreed, and Phillips managed Apollo from January 1964, until it achieved the first manned landing in July 1969, after which he returned to Air Force duty.
Speakers of the Akkadian language seem to have already been present in Mesopotamia at the dawn of the historical period, and soon achieved preeminence with the first Dynasty of Kish and numerous localities to the north of Sumer, where rulers with Akkadian names had already established themselves by the 3rd millennium BC.
Three separate sources were combined to form fr. 350, as mentioned above, including a prose paraphrase from Strabo that first needed to be restored to its original meter, a synthesis achieved by the united efforts of Otto Hoffmann, Karl Otfried Muller and Franz Heinrich Ludolf Ahrens.
According to Gildas, Ambrosius organised the survivors into an armed force and achieved the first military victory over the Saxon invaders.
It was not until the completion of the Paimio Sanatorium ( 1929 ) and Viipuri Library ( 1935 ) that Aalto first achieved world attention in architecture.
In 2001, it achieved high rankings in the annual Maclean's University Rankings, including Best Overall for Primarily Undergraduate University in their opinion survey, and it received the Canadian Information Productivity Award in 1997 as it was praised as the first university in Canada to fully utilize information technology in the undergraduate curriculum.
The first complete synthesis of an alkaloid was achieved in 1886 by the German chemist Albert Ladenburg.
Between June and August 2007, the first east-west crossing of the full new Asian Highway was achieved by Britons Richard Meredith and Phil Colley driving a V8 Vantage.
He achieved this feat in 2005 by scoring his first Test century against Pakistan at the Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados.
A naturalistic study from first admission for mania or mixed episode ( representing the hospitalized and therefore most severe cases ) found that 50 % achieved syndromal recovery ( no longer meeting criteria for the diagnosis ) within six weeks and 98 % within two years.
Caving was pioneered by Édouard-Alfred Martel ( 1859 – 1938 ) who first achieved the descent and exploration of the Gouffre de Padirac, France as early as 1889 and the first complete descent of a 110 metre wet vertical shaft at Gaping Gill, in Yorkshire, England in 1895.
In 1858, he published in The Plain Dealer ( Cleveland, Ohio ) the first of the " Artemus Ward " series, which, in a collected form, achieved great popularity in both America and England.
Near the end of the first decade of the double-Bills ' guidance, the Cubs won the NL pennant in 1929 and then achieved the unusual feat of winning a pennant every three years, following up the 1929 flag with league titles in 1932, 1935, and 1938.
The first compilers for COBOL were subsequently implemented in 1960, and on December 6 and 7, essentially the same COBOL program ran on two different computer makes, an RCA computer and a Remington-Rand Univac computer, demonstrating that compatibility could be achieved.
The first highly ( or tightly ) pipelined x86 implementations, the 486 designs from Intel, AMD, Cyrix, and IBM, supported every instruction that their predecessors did, but achieved maximum efficiency only on a fairly simple x86 subset that was only a little more than a typical RISC instruction set ( i. e. without typical RISC load-store limitations ).
He achieved his vision of an all jazz format radio station along with his friend and neighbor John E. Metts, one of the first African Americans in senior radio management.
first and distinction
It has two main features on which its distinction as a major contribution to Avicennan studies may be said to rest: the first is its clarity and readability ; the second is the comparative approach adopted by the author [...].
In the first part, Hume discusses how the objects of inquiry are either " relations of ideas " or " matters of fact ", which is roughly the distinction between analytic and synthetic propositions.
The challenge to the assumption that beauty was central to art and aesthetics, thought to be original, is actually continuous with older aesthetic theory ; Aristotle was the first in the Western tradition to classify " beauty " into types as in his theory of drama, and Kant made a distinction between beauty and the sublime.
The Aedui were the first of the Gauls to receive from the emperor Claudius the distinction of jus honorum.
The Lynx holds the distinction of being the world's first handheld electronic game with a color LCD.
The original Athlon also had the distinction of being the first desktop processor to reach speeds of one gigahertz ( GHz ).
This view has the advantage of anchoring Numbers to the Pentateuch as a whole, but an alternative is to see it as structured around the two generations of those condemned to die in the wilderness and the new generation who will enter Canaan, making a theological distinction between the disobedience of the first generation and the obedience of the second.
The story is also the first time that the word Jew ( י ְ הו ּ ד ִ י ) was used, thus denoting a distinction between the Hebrews, the Israelites, and their Jewish descendants in the diaspora.
As a result, the Bernoulli numbers have the distinction of being the subject of the first computer program.
Aristotle ( ca 350 BC ) was one of the first in recorded history to make a formal distinction between ordinary law and constitutional law, establishing ideas of constitution and constitutionalism, and attempting to classify different forms of constitutional government.
A first distinction is between the metals, which readily conduct electricity, and the nonmetals, which do not, with a small group ( the metalloids ) having intermediate properties, often behaving as semiconductors.
The formal definition and the distinction between pointwise continuity and uniform continuity were first given by Bolzano in the 1830s but the work wasn't published until the 1930s.
It has the distinction of being the first programmable ROM cartridge – based video game console, and the first console to use a microprocessor.
Scottish physician and scientist Joseph Black, who was the first to recognize the distinction between heat and temperature, is said to be the founder of calorimetry.
Earning the distinction of being one of the first white artists to appear on the US variety show Soul Train, Bowie mimed " Fame ", as well as " Golden Years ", his November single, that it was offered to Elvis Presley to perform, but Presley declined it.
Some realistic references to ARPA in fiction are in Tom Swift and the Visitor from Planet X ( DARPA consults on a technical threat ), in episodes of television program The West Wing ( the ARPA-DARPA distinction ), the television program Numb3rs ( DARPA research into creating the first self-aware computer ), and in the motion picture Executive Decision ( use of a one-of-a-kind experimental prototype in an emergency ).
Some philosophers think there is an important distinction between " knowing that ," " knowing how ," and " acquaintance-knowledge ," with epistemology primarily interested in the first.
He was also the first to draw a clear distinction between magnetism and static electricity and is credited with establishing the term electricity.
Aeschylus gained thirteen victories as a dramatist, Sophocles at least twenty, Euripides only four in his lifetime, and this has often been taken as an indication of the latter's unpopularity with his contemporaries, and yet a first place might not have been the main criterion for success in those times ( the system of selecting judges appears to have been flawed ) and merely being chosen to compete was in itself a mark of distinction.
In the course of the 20th century, however, American jurisdictions eliminated the distinction among the first three categories.
Although English largely separates tense and aspect formally, its generally recognized aspects do not correspond very closely to the traditional notion of perfective vs. imperfective aspectual distinction originally devised to classify aspect in most Classical and Slavic languages ( those languages for which the concept of aspect was first proposed in describing non-tense handling of verbal " viewpoint ").
A second classical distinction is between the Written Torah ( laws written in the Hebrew Bible, specifically its first five books ), and Oral Law, laws believed transmitted orally prior to compilation in texts such as the Mishnah, Talmud, and Rabbinic codes.
Other medical innovations first introduced by Muslim physicians include the discovery of the immune system, the use of animal testing, and the combination of medicine with other sciences ( including agriculture, botany, chemistry, and pharmacology ), the first drugstores in Baghdad ( 754 ), the distinction between medicine and pharmacy by the 12th century, and the discovery of at least 2, 000 medicinal and chemical substances.