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Portuguese soldiers used the reliefs of Shiva in the main cave for target practice, sparing only the Trimurti sculpture.
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Portuguese and soldiers
His campaigns were successful and, on 25 July 1139, he obtained an overwhelming victory in the Battle of Ourique, and straight after was unanimously proclaimed King of the Portuguese by his soldiers, establishing his equality in rank to the other realms of the Peninsula.
Portuguese soldiers sometimes stated it took more than one dragoon to capture a quilombo warrior, since they would defend themselves with a strangely moving fighting technique.
Following independence local soldiers that fought along with the Portuguese Army against the PAIGC guerrillas were slaughtered by the thousands.
Similarly, the repression the authoritarian single-party regime he led imposed on the population and severe food shortages also left marks and, despite having always denied, Luís Cabral was accused of being responsible for the death of a large number of black Guinea-Bissauan soldiers who had fought along with the Portuguese Army against the PAIGC guerrillas during the Portuguese Colonial War.
Portuguese explorer Paulo Dias de Novais founded Luanda on 25 January 1576 as " São Paulo da Assumpção de Loanda ", with a hundred families of settlers and four hundred soldiers.
Macao was first settled by Portuguese survivors of the massacres of the Portuguese at Ningbo and at Quanzhou by Chinese government soldiers.
The majority of the defenders were Africans slaves, with only a few Portuguese soldiers and Priests.
* 1139: On July 26, the Portuguese defeat the Almoravids led by Ali ibn Yusuf in the Battle of Ourique ; Prince Afonso Henriques is acclaimed King of Portugal by his soldiers.
*** First Battle of Porto: 18, 000 Portuguese soldiers are drowned in a rout after defeat by the French under Marshal Soult.
The Portuguese colony of Angola was founded in 1575 with the arrival of Paulo Dias de Novais with a hundred families of colonists and four hundred soldiers.
The Portuguese introduced mercenaries into Timor communities and Timor chiefs hired Portuguese soldiers for wars against neighbouring tribes.
Portuguese soldiers continued to raid the islands during 1435, and Eugene issued a further edict Sicut Dudum that prohibited wars being waged against the islands and affirming the ban on enslavement.
The Portuguese Expeditionary Corps ( Corpo Expedicionário Português, CEP ) was formed at Tancos, made up of 30, 000 soldiers, under the command of General Norton de Matos.
Ironically one of the most important issues, the replacement of the light firearms, failed during his mandate due to the soldiers clinging onto their cheap and highly reliable Heckler & Koch G3's, made by INDEP ( the Portuguese Military factory ) in Portugal.
The statues to Portuguese heroes were removed and most were stored at the fortress, and black soldiers carrying Russian rifles replaced Portuguese Army soldiers ( both black and white ) with western arms in city barracks and on the streets.
The 20, 900 French soldiers were evacuated from Portugal with all their equipment and ' personal property ' ( which was mostly looted Portuguese valuables ) by the British Navy.
Portuguese and used
In Portuguese, estado-unidense ( or estadunidense ) is the recommended form by language regulators but today it is less frequently used than americano and norte-americano.
* Baltic Sea is used in English ; in the Baltic languages Latvian ( Baltijas jūra ) and Lithuanian ( Baltijos jūra ); in Latin ( Mare Balticum ) and the Romance languages French ( Mer Baltique ), Italian ( Mar Baltico ), Portuguese ( Mar Báltico ), Romanian ( Marea Baltică ) and Spanish ( Mar Báltico ); in Greek ( Βαλτική Θάλασσα ); in Albanian ( Deti Balltik ); in the Slavic languages Polish ( Morze Bałtyckie or Bałtyk ), Czech ( Baltské moře or Balt ), Croatian ( Baltičko more ), Slovenian ( Baltsko morje ), Bulgarian ( Baltijsko More ( Балтийско море ), Kashubian ( Bôłt ), Macedonian ( Балтичко Море / Baltičko More ), Ukrainian ( Балтійське море (" Baltijs ' ke More "), Belarusian ( Балтыйскае мора (" Baltyjskaje Mora "), Russian ( Балтийское море (" Baltiyskoye Morye ") and Serbian ( Балтичко море / Baltičko more ); in the Hungarian language ( Balti-tenger ); and also in Basque ( Itsaso Baltikoa )
Some etymologists believe it comes from a dialectal pronunciation of the Portuguese " bandore " or from an early anglicisation of the Spanish word " bandurria ", though other research suggests that it may come from a West African term for a bamboo stick formerly used for the instrument's neck.
The idea of being " born again in Christ " inspired some common European forenames: French René / Renée ( also used in the Netherlands ), Dutch Renaat / Renate, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese Renato / Renata, Latin Renatus / Renata, which all mean " reborn ", " born again ".
You wouldn't like me when I'm angry ", became a catchphrase the world over ( the phrase was used again, first in Ang Lee's Hulk ( 2003 ), although in Spanish, and again in the 2008 movie The Incredible Hulk, with an altered version in Portuguese ).
The current Romance language spoken, Galego, has many words of Celtic origin and is the ancestor of the Portuguese language used mainly in Brazil and Portugal.
Portuguese colonists used to create large sugarcane farms called engenhos, farms which extensively used enslaved workers.
It was completed in 1970 and has used a black and white Portuguese pavement design since its origin in the 1930s: a geometric wave.
The Portuguese Army used horse mounted cavalry with some success in the wars of independence in Angola and Mozambique in the 1960s and 1970s.
Italian " avere " and " essere " as auxiliaries for forming compound tenses are used similarly to French " avoir " and " être ", Spanish only retains " haber " and has done away with " ser " in forming compound tenses, which are no longer used in either Spanish or Portuguese.
Mistelle (; ; Spanish, Portuguese, Galician and, from Latin / " mix ") is sometimes used as an ingredient in fortified wines, particularly Vermouth, Marsala and Sherry, though it is used mainly as a base for apéritifs such as the French Pineau des Charentes.
This group used Portuguese as the language for worship, Malay as the language of trade and a mixed dialect as mother tongue.
The English word " vulgar " ( something vile, rude, crude or disgusting ) has the rough translation of " ordinário / a " in Portuguese which is also used as an adjective to insult people: " Seu ordinário!
It is widely used in the Afrikaans, Catalan, Czech, Hungarian, Polish, French, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, Bahasa Indonesia, Scandinavian and German languages, with the same meaning.
The Portuguese used slave labour to colonize and develop the previously uninhabited Cape Verde islands where they founded settlements and grew cotton and indigo.
With Interlingua an objective procedure is used to extract and standardize the most widespread word or words for a concept found in a set of control languages: English, French, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese, with German and Russian as secondary references.
The official and the most widely used language is Portuguese, although several Bantu-languages are also used, chiefly Kimbundu, Umbundu, and Kikongo.
Portuguese and Shiva
Portuguese rule saw a decline in the Hindu population on the island and the abandonment of the Shiva cave ( main cave ) as a regular Hindu place of worship, though worship on Mahashivratri, the festival of Shiva, continued and still does.
Portuguese and main
As a consequence, both countries share cultural aspects: language ( Portuguese ) and main religion ( Roman Catholic Christianity ).
While Portuguese and Spanish activity in the region had weakened, the English had built fortified trading posts on tiny Ai and Run islands, ten to twenty kilometres from the main Banda Islands.
Cnidarians are classified into four main groups: the almost wholly sessile Anthozoa ( sea anemones, corals, sea pens ); swimming Scyphozoa ( jellyfish ); Cubozoa ( box jellies ); and Hydrozoa, a diverse group that includes all the freshwater cnidarians as well as many marine forms, and has both sessile members such as Hydra and colonial swimmers such as the Portuguese Man o ' War.
That was one ( perhaps the main ) reason that a new name was devised for its successor currency, euro, which was felt not to favour any single language .. One other factor that maybe also influenced the decision not to use the name ecu for the actual EURO, was that in some European languages, as Portuguese, it also means " ass "
By 1973 the PAIGC controlled most of the interior of the country, while the coastal and estuary towns, including the main populational and economic centres remained under Portuguese control.
In 1558 the Portuguese established a small garrison with a Viador ( Viyazoru ), or overseer of a factory ( trading post ) in the Maldives, which they administered from their main colony in Goa.
Their main African base was in Mozambique, therefore the Portuguese navigators preferred to use the Mozambique Channel to go to India.
The control of trade routes and the spice-producing regions were the main reasons that Portuguese navigator Vasco da Gama sailed to India in 1499.
The stage was thus set for Houtman's four-ship exploratory expedition to Banten, the main pepper port of West Java, where they clashed with both the Portuguese and indigenous Indonesians.
Portuguese discoveries and explorations: first arrival places and dates ; main Portuguese spice trade routes in the Indian Ocean ( blue ); territories of the Portuguese empire under King John III of Portugal | King John III rule ( 1521-1557 ) ( green ).
The foreign policy of Denis, Afonso IV and Pedro I had been, as in rule, successful in its main object, the preservation of peace with the Christian kingdoms of Iberia ; in consequence, the Portuguese had advanced in prosperity and culture.
Portuguese discoveries and explorations: first arrival places and dates ; main Portuguese spice trade routes in the Indian Ocean ( blue ); territories of the Portuguese empire under King John III of Portugal | King John III rule ( 1521-1557 ) ( green )
It is estimated that more than half of the slave trade took place during the 18th century, with the British, Portuguese and French being the main carriers of nine out of ten slaves abducted from Africa.
This was the main driving factor for the Portuguese explorations of the Indian Ocean, including the sea of China, resulting in the arrival in 1513 of the first European trading ship to the coasts of China, under Jorge Álvares and Rafael Perestrello, followed by the Fernão Pires de Andrade and Tomé Pires diplomatic and commercial mission of 1517, under the orders of Manuel I of Portugal, which opened formally relations between the Portuguese Empire and the Ming Dynasty during the reign of the Zhengde Emperor.
The desire to trade directly with China and India was also the main driving force behind the expansion of the Portuguese beyond Africa after 1480, followed by the Netherlands and England from the 17th century.
Portuguese links to France have remained very strong and the country is considered one of Portugal's main political partners.
In the face of intransigent Portuguese ruling authorities, the main nationalist movement, FRELIMO, began a guerrilla war which gradually wrested control of parts of the northernmost regions of the territory from the Portuguese.