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The city played a role in the machinations for control of the Fatimid vizierate: first in 1164, when Shirkuh was besieged in the city by the combined forces of Shiwar and Amalric I of Jerusalem for three months ; then again in 1168 when the city was assaulted again by Amalric's army, who took the city after three days on November 4 and indiscriminately killed the inhabitants.
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city and played
Even a city of thirty thousand might have six baseball teams, sponsored by grocers and hardware merchants or department stores, that played two or three times a week throughout the summer, usually in the cool of the evening, before an earnest and partisan audience who did not begrudge a quarter each, or even more, to be dropped into a hat when the game was half over.
The club then moved to St. Louis, Missouri, in and played in that city through ( sometimes referred to as the " Football Cardinals " and / or the " Big Red " to avoid confusion with the Major League Baseball St. Louis Cardinals ).
The 35-match tour of two host nations included no tests, but the side played provincial, city and academic sides, winning 27 matches.
Competitive basketball is primarily an indoor sport played on a carefully marked and maintained basketball court, but less regulated variations are often played outdoors in both inner city and remote areas.
" Another Bengals team had existed in the city and played in three previous American Football Leagues from 1937 to 1942.
Because the Cubs lost two seasons to the Great Chicago Fire, the Braves have played more seasons, although the Cubs hold the record for oldest team still in its original city.
The city played no major role in the Industrial Revolution, but remained the centre of administration and a transport hub for most of the island.
Live music is popularly played on streets and at venues throughout Dublin in general, and the city has produced several musicians and groups of international success, including U2, one member of Westlife, The Dubliners, The Thrills, Horslips, Jedward, The Boomtown Rats, Boyzone, Ronan Keating, Thin Lizzy, Paddy Casey, Sinéad O ' Connor, The Script and My Bloody Valentine.
The city was the birthplace of the Solidarity movement which, under the leadership of political activist Lech Wałęsa, played a major role in bringing an end to Communist rule across Central Europe.
* The city played host to many landscape artists during the 19th century, including Barend Cornelis Koekkoek.
Cricket is the most popular sport in Karachi, which is played in many small grounds around the city, as well as on city streets at night and on weekends.
The Athletics baseball franchise played in the city of fountains from 1955 to 1967, after moving from Philadelphia and before moving to Oakland.
He composed and played several songs inspired by the life style of Mexico City, like " Dengue Universitario " and " Mambo Universitario " dedicated to the UNAM ; " Guada Guadalupe ", " Lupita " and " Norma la de Guadalajara " inspired by Mexican women ; and " Mambo del Ruletero ", where he names different neighborhoods of the city.
The team has played at several stadiums in the city, beginning with Recreation Park and continuing at Baker Bowl ; Shibe Park, which was later renamed Connie Mack Stadium in honor of the longtime Philadelphia Athletics manager ; Veterans Stadium ; and now Citizens Bank Park.
Another, more psychological factor that has played a part here is that a long-standing mutual distrust or antipathy felt between former East Berliners and West Berliners ( Ossis and Wessis according to the well-known slang terms ), is still very much in evidence in the city and elsewhere in Germany, and bold civil engineering projects and architectural statements are not going to make it go away by themselves.
While the absence of a perpendicular city plan in medieval Stockholm seem do indicate a spontaneous growth, it is known German merchants invited by Birger jarl played an important role in the foundation of the city.
It was in Rio that the dance practiced by former slaves who migrated from Bahia came into contact with and incorporated other genres played in the city ( such as the polka, the maxixe, the lundu, and the xote ), acquiring a completely unique character and creating the samba carioca urbana ( samba school ) and carnavalesco ( Carnaval school director ).
This 2, 700-year-old city played a key role in ancient times, when it was one of the major powers of the Mediterranean world.
The game was played on January 16, 1972, at Tulane Stadium in New Orleans, Louisiana, the second time the Super Bowl was played in that city.
city and role
Hirsch says that he has given the role certain qualities he has observed in the city toughs of the real world.
The city started to play a regional role as a major urban centre on the fringes of the newly founded Frankish Duchy of Vasconia.
Situations can be swapping gender roles, as in Tootsie ( 1982 ); an age changing role, as in Big ( 1988 ); a freedom-loving individual fitting into a structured environment, as in Police Academy ( 1984 ); a rural backwoodsman in the big city, as in " Crocodile " Dundee, and so forth.
Harvard University had always been important in the city ( both as a landowner and as an institution ), but it began to play a more dominant role in the city's life and culture.
* Edmond Benjamin de Rothschild Caesarea Development Corporation Ltd., the private corporation filling much of the role typically filled by a municipality for the Israeli city of Caesarea
The role of horsemen did however remain secondary to that of the hoplites or heavy infantry who comprised the main strength of the citizen levies of the various city states.
In fall 1976, however, amid the turmoil of New York City's dire fiscal crisis, the free tuition policy was discontinued under pressure from the federal government, the financial community that had a role in rescuing the city from bankruptcy, and New York State, which would take over the funding of CUNY's senior colleges.
His job as a conductor, rather than a ruler, means therefore that the role takes on the aspect of representative of the entire city.
The most populous capital city of Warsaw replaced Danzig ( Gdańsk ) as the leading trade center, and the role of the more prosperous urban strata was increasing.
Adenauer was imprisoned for two days after the Night of the Long Knives on the 30th June 1934, but already on the 10th of August 1934, maneuvering for his pension, he wrote a 10-page letter to Hermann Göring ( the Prussian interior minister ) stating among other things that as a mayor he had even violated Prussian laws in order to allow NSDAP events in public buildings and Nazi flags to be flown from city flagpoles, and added that in 1932 he had declared publicly that the Nazis should join the Reich government in a leading role.
There are some industries and factories in the city, but Mecca no longer plays a major role in Saudi Arabia's economy, which is mainly based on oil exports.
) may sometimes be called a " symphony orchestra " or " philharmonic orchestra "; these modifiers do not necessarily indicate any strict difference in either the instrumental constitution or role of the orchestra, but can be useful to distinguish different ensembles based in the same city ( for instance, the London Symphony Orchestra and the London Philharmonic Orchestra ).
Within cities, buses provide a significant role in commuting a large number of travellers from one point of the city to another.
As part of Perth's role as the capital of Western Australia, the state's Parliament and Supreme Court are located within the city, as well as Government House, the residence of the Governor of Western Australia.
Having previously relied on mercenaries to fight their wars for them, the Carthaginians were now forced into a more active role in the defense of their city.
Now firmly in the centre of a metropolis whose population eventually reached 4. 4 million, making it the third largest city in the world after London and New York, the area was ready to take on its most celebrated role.
Between 1860 and 1994, the city was also the capital of the province of Transvaal, superseding Potchefstroom in that role.
The affair had a lasting influence on Austria, since part of the money from King Richard's ransom was used by Duke Leopold V to finance the founding in 1194 of the new city of Wiener Neustadt, which had a significant role in various periods of subsequent Austrian history up to the present.
The Marine officer swords are of the Mameluke pattern which was adopted in 1825 in recognition of the Marines ' key role in the capture of the Tripolitan city of Derna during the First Barbary War.
The establishment of the Iran-US Claims Tribunal ( 1981 ), the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia ( 1993 ) and the International Criminal Court ( 2002 ) in the city further consolidated the role of The Hague as a center for international legal arbitration.