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; and Futures
; Forgotten Futures I: The A. B. C.
; Forgotten Futures II: The Log of the Astronef: A comprehensive guide to the exploration of the Solar System in 1900 AD.
; Forgotten Futures III: George E. Challenger's Mysterious World: Adventures with Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's scientific hero, including the full text of The Lost World, " The Poison Belt ", " When The World Screamed ", The Land Of Mist, " The Horror of the Heights ", and " The Disintegration Machine ", a worldbook, four adventures, and a wargames scenario.
; Forgotten Futures IV: The Carnacki Cylinders: Horror and the supernatural in Edwardian England, including the original text and illustrations for William Hope Hodgson's " Carnacki, the Ghost-Finder ", a worldbook with rules for magic and the Ab-natural, three adventures and two long outlines, a story-telling card game, etc.
; Forgotten Futures V: Goodbye Piccadilly …: The destruction of London, as seen by a variety of authors around the end of the 19th century.
; Forgotten Futures VI: Victorian Villainy: A source collection for melodramatic adventures, including three plays, the novel A Bid For Fortune by Guy Boothby, some of E. W.
; Forgotten Futures VII: Tsar Wars: Based on the late 19th century novels of George Griffith, Tsar Wars is a setting for the struggle between the anarchist Terror and the forces of oppression in the early 20th Century, and the return of the Tsar's heir to the utopia of 2030 AD.
; Forgotten Futures VIII: Fables and Frolics: Based on the fantasies of E. Nesbit, FF8 is a role-playing game set in a world of childhood magical adventures.
; Forgotten Futures IX: It's My Own Invention: Adventures in the worlds of weird science and engineering.
; Forgotten Futures X: The Tooth and Claw Role Playing Game: A licensed RPG based on the novel Tooth and Claw by Jo Walton, set in a world with Victorian-equivalent technology which has a separate dragon nation.
; The Forgotten Futures Compendium: Two long adventures, Curse of the Leopardmen by Alex Stewart and The League of Extraordinary Geometers ( a crossover with The Original Flatland RPG ) by Marcus Rowland, plus adventure outlines based on Victorian and Edwardian advertising by Marcus Rowland.
; Forgotten Futures XI: Planets of Peril: A 1930s pulp SF setting based on the stories of Stanley Weinbaum, sent to registered users on November 20, 2010, on line from December 20, 2010.
; The Original Flatland Role Playing Game: Originally published in 1998 as an ' extra ' on the Forgotten Futures CD-ROM, and relaunched as a stand-alone PDF with additional material in 2006, this game uses a streamlined version of the Forgotten Futures rules adapted to the setting of Edwin A. Abbott's Flatland.
* Futures markets, which provide standardized forward contracts for trading products at some future date ; see also forward market.
In the derivatives market, the CME Group through its subsidiaries the Chicago Mercantile Exchange ( CME ) and the Chicago Board of Trade ( CBOT ), issues Futures Contracts ; including the E-mini Dow ($ 5 ) Futures ( YM ), the DJIA ($ 10 ) Futures ( DJ ) and the Big Dow DJIA ($ 25 ) Futures ( DD ) which track the average and trade on their exchange floors respectively.
* Ed Seykota – Investment banker ; specializes in Commodities and Futures trading
* Environmental and Agricultural Change: Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation ; Marine and Freshwater Biodiversity ; Terrestrial Biodiversity ; Natural Resource Management ; Rural Futures ; Australian Fauna ; Vegetation Research ; Sustainable Agriculture ; Agricultural Genetics ; Animal Research

; and XII
Alfonso XII ; ( Spanish ) ( 2008 )
The aim of the council was to end the schism ; to this end they deposed Gregory XII and Benedict XIII and elected the new pope Alexander V in 1409.
John XXIII was acknowledged as pope by France, England, Bohemia, Prussia, Portugal, parts of the Holy Roman Empire, and numerous Northern Italian city states, including Florence and Venice ; however, the Avignon Pope Benedict XIII was regarded as pope by the Kingdoms of Aragon, Castile, and Scotland and Gregory XII was still favored by Ladislaus of Naples, Carlo I Malatesta, the princes of Bavaria, Louis III, Elector Palatine, and parts of Germany and Poland.
His brothers were equally willing to save the dowager queen, but Otto got an army into the field: they subsequently met at the old Lombard capital of Pavia and were married in 951 ; he was crowned emperor in Rome, 2 February 962 by Pope John XII, and, most unusually, she was crowned empress at the same ceremony.
* Folio 7 recto: Lion ( Leo ) ( Physiologus, Chapter 1 ; Isidore of Seville, Etymologiae, Book XII, ii, 3-6 )
* Folio 9 recto: Panther ( Panther ) ( Physiologus, Chapter 16 ; Isidore of Seville, Etymologiae, Book XII, ii, 8-9 )
* Folio 10 recto: Elephant ( Elephans ) ( Isidore of Seville, Etymologiae, Book XII, ii, 14 ; Physiologus, Chapter 43 ; Ambrose, Hexaemeron, Book VI, 35 ; Solinus, Collectanea rerum memorabilium, xxv, 1-7 )
* Folio 20 verso: Sheep ( Ovis ) ( Isidore of Seville, Etymologiae, Book XII, i, 9 ; Ambrose, Hexaemeron, Book VI, 20 )
* Folio 21 recto: Lamb ( Agnus ) ( Isidore of Seville, Etymologiae, Book XII, i, 12 ; Ambrose, Hexaemeron, Book VI, 28 )
* Folio 22 recto: Horse ( Equus ) ( Isidore of Seville, Etymologiae, Book XII, i, 41-56 ; Hugh of Fouilloy, III, xxiii )
* Folio 23 verso: Weasel ( Mustela ) ( Isidore of Seville, Etymologiae, Book XII, iii, 2 ; Physiologus, Chapter 21 )
* Folio 24 recto: Hedgehog ( Ericius ) ( Isidore of Seville, Etymologiae, Book XII, iii, 7 ; Ambrose, Hexaemeron, VI, 20 )
Gregory XII then sent representatives to Constance, whom he granted full powers to summon, open and preside over an Ecumenical Council ; he also empowered them to present his resignation to the Papacy.
During these operations the Crown Prince won the reputation of a thorough soldier ; after peace was made and Saxony had entered the North German Confederation, he gained the command of the Saxon army, which had now become the XII army corps of the North German army, and in this position carried out the necessary re-organisation.
Elsewhere in the Qur ' an, Isaac is mentioned in lists: Joseph follows the religion of his forefathers Abraham, Isaac and Jacob ( XII: 38 ) and speaks of God's favor to them ( XII: 6 ); Jacob's sons all testify their faith and promise to worship the God that their forefathers, " Abraham, Ishmael and Isaac ", worshiped ( II: 127 ); and the Qur ' an commands Muslims to believe in the revelations that were given to " Abraham, Ishmael, Isaac, Jacob and the Patriarchs " ( II: 136 ; III: 84 ).
In the 16th century Sixtus V bisected Bramante's Cortile del Belvedere with a cross-wing to house the Apostolic Library in suitable magnificence. The 16th and 17th centuries saw other privately endowed libraries assembled in Rome: the Vallicelliana, formed from the books of Saint Filippo Neri, with other distinguished libraries such as that of Cesare Baronio, the Biblioteca Angelica founded by the Augustinian Angelo Rocca, which was the only truly public library in Counter-Reformation Rome ; the Biblioteca Alessandrina with which Pope Alexander VII endowed the University of Rome ; the Biblioteca Casanatense of the Cardinal Girolamo Casanate ; and finally the Biblioteca Corsiniana founded by the bibliophile Clement XII Corsini and his nephew Cardinal Neri Corsini, still housed in Palazzo Corsini in via della Lungara. The Republic of Venice patronized the foundation of the Biblioteca Marciana, based on the library of Cardinal Basilios Bessarion. In Milan Cardinal Federico Borromeo founded the Biblioteca Ambrosiana.
* 1496 – Mary Tudor, daughter of Henry VII of England ; wife of Louis XII of France ( d. 1533 )
Between 1499 and 1512 he carried out several diplomatic missions: to the court of Louis XII in France ; to the court of Ferdinand II of Aragón, in Spain ; in Germany ; and to the Papacy in Rome, in the Italian states.

; and Empire
That is enough TNT to fill the tower of the Empire State Building ; ;
Some historians define and minimize the Arian conflict as the exclusive construct of Arius and a handful of rogue bishops engaging in heresy ; but others recognize Arius as a defender of ' original ' Christianity, or as providing a conservative response against the politicization of Christianity seeking union with the Roman Empire.
His reign was the most peaceful in the entire history of the Principate ; while there were several military disturbances throughout the Empire in his time, in Mauretania, Iudaea, and amongst the Brigantes in Britannia, none of them are considered serious.
Troy cannot have been Asagarth, Snorri realizes, the reason being that the Æsir in Asaland were unsettled by the military activities of the Romans ; that is, of the Byzantine Empire.
* 1914 – World War I: the United Kingdom declares war on Austria-Hungary ; the countries of the British Empire follow suit.
She was the first Roman woman of the Roman Empire to have traveled with her husband to Roman military campaigns ; to support and live with the Roman Legions.
One strategy adopted by both Sargon and Naram-Sin, to maintain control of the country, was to install their daughters, Enheduanna and Emmenanna respectively, as high priestess to Sin, the Akkadian version of the Sumerian moon deity, Nanna, at Ur, in the extreme south of Sumer ; to install sons as provincial ensi governors in strategic locations ; and to marry their daughters to rulers of peripheral parts of the Empire ( Urkesh and Marhashe ).
Mutinies became frequent in all parts of the Empire ; in Rome, the Praetorian Guard became infuriated by the actions of the praetorian praefect Ulpian.
In the east the Empire was overrun by the Seljuk Turks ; from the north Bulgarians and Vlachs descended unchecked to ravage the plains of Macedonia and Thrace, and Kaloyan of Bulgaria annexed several important cities, while Alexios squandered the public treasure on his palaces and gardens and attempted to deal with the crisis through diplomatic means.
By 454, the Delian League could be fairly characterized as an Athenian Empire ; at the start of the Peloponnesian War, only Chios and Lesbos were left to contribute ships, and these states were by now far too weak to secede without support.
The Second Athenian Empire, a maritime self-defense league, was founded in 377 BC and was led by Athens ; but Athens would never recover the full extent of her power, and her enemies were now far stronger and more varied.
Supporters of this view believe that “ to a hypothetical outside reader, presents Christianity as enlightened, harmless, even beneficent .” Some believe that through this work, Luke intended to show the Roman Empire that the root of Christianity is within Judaism so that the Christians “ may receive the same freedom to practice their faith that the Roman Empire afforded the Jews .” Those who support the view of Luke ’ s work as political apology generally draw evidence from the facts that Christians are found innocent of committing any political crime ( Acts 25: 25 ; 19: 37 ; 19: 40 ) and that Roman officials ’ views towards Christians are generally positive.
Many who side with this view disagree that Luke portrays Christianity or the Roman Empire as harmless and thus reject the apologetic view because “ Acts does not present Christians as politically harmless or law abiding for there are a large number of public controversies concerning Christianity, particularly featuring Paul .” For example, to support this view Cassidy references how Paul is accused of going against the Emperor because he is “ saying that there is another king named Jesus .” ( Acts 17: 7 ) Furthermore, there are multiple examples of Paul ’ s preaching causing uprisings in various cities ( Acts 14: 2 ; 14: 19 ; 16: 19-23 ; 17: 5 ; 17: 13-14 ; 19: 28-40 ; 21: 27 ).
Supporters of this view believe that the Roman Empire does not threaten the spread of the gospel of Jesus Christ because Luke “ simply recognizes its existence as a political reality, but he is clear that God is greater .” Throughout Acts, believers like Paul are being charged with spiritual crimes concerning “ teaching against Israel, the law, and the temple ” ( Acts 21: 21, 28 ; 23: 29 ; 24: 5 ; 25: 8, 19 ; 28: 17 ) or being a civil disturbance ( Acts 16: 20, 21: 38, 25: 8 ) rather than political charges.

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