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Faqra, Lebanon [Site 2]

Faqra, Lebanon [Site 2]

The archaeological site of Faqra in Lebanon, located in the Nahr El-Kalb valley region in the north of Beirut. The site is dominated by a huge 15 m. sq. tower, which originally had a third storey and...

Postmasters General

Postmasters General

The Postmaster General is the executive head of the United States Postal Service.The Office of the Postmaster General was created in 1789. It was not until the administration of Andrew Jackson that the Postmaster General was invited to sit on the president& 39;s cabinet. government in charge of postal service.

Shubrick II - History

Shubrick II - History

Shubrick II(Torpedo Boat No. 31: dp. 200, l. 175& 39;, b. 17& 39;8& 34;, dr. 6& 39;2& 34; (mean); s. 25 k.; cpl. 29; a. 3 1-pdrs., 3 18& 34; tt.; cl. Blakeley)The second Shubrick was laid down on 11 March 1899 by William R. Trigg Co., Richmond, Va., launched on 31 October 1899, sponsored by Miss Caroline Shubrick; and commissioned during 1901, Lt.

Rice County LST-1089 - History

Rice County LST-1089 - History

Rice County(LST-1089: dp. 1,625,1. 328& 39;, b. 50& 39;, dr. 13& 39;, s.11 k., cpl. 119t. 121; a. 8 40mm.; cl. LST-511)LST-1089 was laid down by the American Bridge Co., Ambridge, Pa., 20 December 1944; launched 17 February 1945; and commissioned 28 March 1945, Lt. Marvin A. Cohen in command.Commissioned as Operation & 34;Iceberg,& 34; the last full-scale invasion in the path toward victory in the Pacific, was getting underway, LST-1089 completed shakedown in the Gulf of Mexico and in early May departed Mobile, Ala.

What is the main religion of each country in Europe?

What is the main religion of each country in Europe?

In Europe, the predominant religion is Catholicism, although Christianity in general is present with several of its branches. Here is a list of the main religion of each country in Europe, ordered alphabetically: Albania: Islam (56.7). Germany: Protestantism (34) and Catholicism (34).

Who was Eurydice? Orpheus's wife

Who was Eurydice? Orpheus's wife

Eurydice was the wife of Orpheus in Greek mythology, and is an important part of the myth of this character.Eurydice's StoryWhile she was walking with the Nymphs, she was bitten by a snake and died. Orpheus tried to rescue her by descending into Hades. Thrilling the infernal Gods with his music and song, he was allowed to take Eurydice out on one condition, he should not try to see her until he reached the surface.