City of ancient Cyprus better known as Salamis (q.v.).
Powerful and widely worshiped Celtic god; his iconographic symbols were usually his mallet and libation saucer, indicative of his powers of protection and provision. His Irish equivalent seems to have been the Dagda. Sucellus was possibly one of the Gaulish gods who were equated by Julius Caesar with the Roman god Dis Pater, from whom, according to Caesar, all the
In full Go-daigo Tenno, personal name Takaharu emperor of Japan (131839), whose efforts to overthrow the shogunate and restore the monarchy led to civil war and divided the imperial family into two rival factions.
Israeli, Isaac Ben Solomon
The second son of the 4th Baron Byron, he was a midshipman on board the Wager in 1741 when it was wrecked off the coast of Chile during George Anson's voyage round the world. After unparalleled hardships Byron eventually reached
Tibet, Plateau Of
Also called Tibetan Highlands or Tsinghai-Tibet Plateau, Chinese (WadeGiles) Ch'ing-tsang Kao-yuan or (Pinyin) Qing Zang Gaoyuan vast, high plateau in Central Asia and part of China in which the Tibet Autonomous Region, Tsinghai province, western Szechwan province, and southern Uighur Autonomous Region of Sinkiang are located. It lies between the Kunlun Mountains (north) and the Himalayas (south) and is a region of tangled mountains that rise 13,000 to 15,000 feet (4,000 to 5,000 metres). The plateau has an area of about 850,000 square
Prefecture (ken), extreme western Honshu, Japan, bordered by the Sea of Japan (north), the Shimonoseki-kaikyo (Shimonoseki Strait; southwest), and the Inland Sea (south). Most of its 2,355-sq-mi (6,100-sq-km) area is composed of plateaus and hills, and there are no extensive plains. The limestone caves and outcroppings of the Akiyoshi-dai (plateau) in the west present a typical karst formation
Great Sand Dunes National Monument And Preserve
Federal legislation enacted in 2000 created Great Sand