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Head Of Roman God Found In Trash Heap
2013-07-04 10:35:59

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As the Romans began to lose their grip on the European part of their empire in the second and third centuries AD, strange things were afoot, and a newly discovered carved stone head suggests Roman settlers living in England were beginning to embrace the local gods, according to UK archeologists. Alex Kirton, a freshman archeology student at Durham University, found the 1,800-year-old artifact in an ancient Roman rubbish heap in...

2013-07-03 23:19:11

Edina Realty's Kris Lindahl, a Saint Bonifacius short sale expert, has created a new website for homeowners to use when considering the short sale process. Saint Bonifacius, MN (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 Many homeowners are turning to the short sale process to sell their homes but are looking for more help. Kris Lindahl of Edina Realty has released a new website for Saint Bonifacius residents to use when considering using the short sale process to sell their home. "As a Saint...

2013-05-29 23:03:54

Avitus Group has added 30 + new jobs to the community since September, when the company last expanded and re-located. An official ribbon cutting ceremony and champagne toast are slated for July 9th on the newly added 6th floor of the Avitus Group Billings Operations Center (Wells Fargo Tower downtown). Billings, Montana (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 The Billings Chamber of Commerce and Yellowstone County Commissioners are coming together to recognize and congratulate one of the top 10 employers in...

Death Of Julius Caesar Location Discovered
2012-10-10 17:30:12

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Which death is preferable to every other?: “The unexpected.” This quote, attributed to Julius Caesar himself, turned out to be prophetic. His assassination on the Ides of March in 44 BC was truly an unexpected event for the most famous leader of the Roman empire. Antonio Monterroso, CSIC researcher from the Institute of History of the Center for Humanities and Social Sciences (CCHS-CSIC), states: "We always knew that...

2012-03-20 23:01:13

The Cicero REST API enables the geocoding and matching of addresses to legislative districts and elected official contact information. Also provides the latest boundaries since redistricting. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) March 20, 2012 Azavea, an award winning geospatial analysis (GIS) software development company, announces the launch of a new REST version of the Cicero web services (http://www.azavea.com/cicero), the company´s district matching and elected official lookup API that is...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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