Lebor Gabála Érenn

Lebor Gabála Érenn

Lebor Gabála Érenn (The Book of the Taking of Ireland) is a collection of poems and prose narratives that purports to be a history of…

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Milesians

Milesians

In the Lebor Gabála Érenn, a medieval Irish Christian pseudo-history, the Milesians (Irish: gairthear Mílidh Easpáinne) are the final race to settle in Ireland. They…

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Macha

Macha

Macha (Irish pronunciation: [ˈmaxə]) is a goddess of ancient Ireland, associated with war, horses, sovereignty, and the sites of Armagh and Eamhain Mhacha in County…

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Cú Chulainn

Cú Chulainn

Cú Chulainn is an Irish mythological hero who appears in the stories of the Ulster Cycle, as well as in Scottish and Manx folklore. He…

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First Council of Nicaea

First Council of Nicaea

The First Council of Nicaea was a council of Christian bishops convened in the Bithynian city of Nicaea (now Iznik, Bursa province, Turkey) by the…

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Arian Controversy

Arian Controversy

The Arian controversy was a series of Christian theological disputes that arose between Arius and Athanasius of Alexandria, two Christian theologians from Alexandria, Egypt. The…

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Coligny Calendar

Coligny Calendar

The Coligny calendar is a peg calendar or parapegma made in Roman Gaul in the 2nd century, giving a five-year cycle of a lunisolar calendar…

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Presidents of the United States before George Washington

Presidents of the United States before George Washington

  Hardly youthful revolutionaries, their average age at the time of election to the presidency was forty-seven. — Richard B. Morris, The Forging of the Union,…

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Undifferenced Arms

Undifferenced Arms

Undifferenced arms (or plain arms) are coats of arms which have no marks distinguishing the bearer by birth, order, or family position. In the Scottish…

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Armigerous clan

Armigerous clan

An armigerous clan is a Scottish clan, family or name which is registered with the Court of the Lord Lyon and once had a chief…

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