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2015-05-21 16:36:42

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Holy Land Principles, Inc.

2015-05-20 04:21:04

DUBLIN, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d6t7zb/saudi_arabia) has announced the addition of the "Saudi

2015-05-15 23:04:32

Bio-Logic Aqua® Research Founder Sharon Kleyne will discuss water wars in the Middle East on her upcoming Sharon Kleyne Hour™ Power of Water® broadcast of May 18, 2015.

2015-05-13 16:28:38

WASHINGTON, May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King

2015-05-12 16:29:54

LONDON, May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Clinical Nutrition Products in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Enteral Nutrition, Infant Nutrition,

2015-05-07 12:41:14

Event to Explore Whether "Start-Up Nation" will Overtake Silicon Valley in China TEL AVIV, Israel, May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-05-06 16:23:12

WASHINGTON, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Azerbaijan's banking sector will be holding its first banking event on May 26 in New York City. A key aim of the "1(st) U.S.-Azerbaijan

2015-05-04 23:06:06

Global Wellness Institute data released at Arabian Travel Market reveals that the UAE, Israel and Morocco will be the region’s growth leaders, with each of these nations doubling – and adding

2015-05-04 08:27:55

ISFIYA, Israel, May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Check-Cap, Ltd.

2015-04-30 23:01:16

The Middle East is considered one of the fastest-growing regions in the world with steady economic growth.


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Persian cyclamen, Cyclamen persicum
2014-01-08 20:39:58

Cyclamen persicum is a flowering, herbaceous plant from the Myrsinaceae family. It is commonly referred to as the Persian cyclamen. C. persicum is a tuberous plant. A tuber is a modified plant structure that is enlarged to store nutrients. The flowers and leaves come from buds at the top of the tuber. Roots emerge from the sides and bottom. Wild specimens have heart-shaped leaves that grow as long as 6 inches. They are usually green in color, with a light green marbling effect on the...

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2013-03-16 00:00:00

Aaron Aaronsohn (1876-May 15, 1919) was a renowned Romanian-born Jewish agronomist, botanist, traveler, entrepreneur, and Zionist politician. He was born in Bacău, Romania, and brought Palestine, then part of the Turkish Ottoman Empire, at the age of six, when his parents were among the founders of Zichron Yaakov, one of the pioneer Jewish agricultural settlements of the First Aliyah. After his study in France, Aaron Aaronsohn botanically mapped Palestine and its surroundings and...

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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.