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King James Bible: Genesis, Chapter 14
Chapter 14 14:1 And it came to pass in the days of Amraphel king of Shinar, Arioch king of Ellasar, Chedorlaomer king of Elam, and Tidal king of nations; 14:2 That these made war with Bera king of Sodom, and with Birsha king of Gomorrah, Shinab king of Admah,...
Old Testament >> Genesis
King Arthur and the Cymry Heroes
The Celtic Britons called themselves the Cymry, which meant "fellow countrymen" in their Celtic tongue. Once Roman rule ended in Britain in about 410 A.D., a power vacuum developed, leading to the onslaught of Germanic invasions by Angles and Saxons,...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
King James Bible: Numbers, Chapter 21
Chapter 21 21:1 And when king Arad the Canaanite, which dwelt in the south, heard tell that Israel came by the way of the spies; then he fought against Israel, and took some of them prisoners. 21:2 And Israel vowed a vow unto the LORD, and said, If thou wilt...
Old Testament >> Numbers
King James Bible: John, Chapter 19
Chapter 19 19:1 Then Pilate therefore took Jesus, and scourged him. 19:2 And the soldiers platted a crown of thorns, and put it on his head, and they put on him a purple robe, 19:3 And said, Hail, King of the Jews! and they smote him with their hands. 19:4...
New Testament >> John
King James Bible: Acts, Chapter 26
Chapter 26 26:1 Then Agrippa said unto Paul, Thou art permitted to speak for thyself. Then Paul stretched forth the hand, and answered for himself: 26:2 I think myself happy, king Agrippa, because I shall answer for myself this day before thee touching all...
New Testament >> The Acts
Mythic Heroes of Celtic Ireland
The Celtic mythology of Ireland is best summarized as consisting of four broad cycles. This month's article deals with mythic Celtic mortals, figures who populate the stories in the second and third cycles below. Four Cycles of Irish Mythology Foundation...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory

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King Asoka and Buddhism
Edited by Anuradha Seneviratna. King Asoka and Buddhism. Historical & Literary Studies.
The Edicts of King Asoka
The Offering of a Mud Pie By Daisaku Ikeda, SGI President I have
'The whole world is but one family'
Chronicle of the King Asoka: AS DEPICTED IN THE HISTORY OF
e emergence of Emperor Asoka in the 110th year of the Nirvana of Buddha is.

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Centre warns states over use of national emblem sans motto
The Indian national emblem is an adaptation of the Sarnath Lion Capital of King Ashoka with 'Satyameva Jayate' written below in Devanagri script. The MHA had twice issued similar advisories - one on November 15, 2007, and on September 9, 2010.
Hinduism and Modernity
King Ashoka also tried to enforce it. The Nepala-Mahatmya (13.46) of the Skanhapurana also seems to recommend such egalitarianism.
The Korean Quest
Every time the guides mentioned the name of King Ashoka of India, we were getting goosebumps. We could see huge bells at Seokgurum with Indian gods like Krishna sculpted on them. One more important attraction at this place are the royal tombs.
Sri Lanka and peace
Terror Has Political Goals: Religion Should Be For Humanism
To think that Muslim Kings came here to spread Islam is sense-less, as religions were not spread by Kings, barring King Ashoka who spread Buddhism by peaceful means.

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Ashoka - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
KING ASHOKA: His Edicts and His Times
Historical overview of what is known about Ashoka and a translation of his edicts.
King Asoka and Buddhism
Edited by Anuradha Seneviratna. King Asoka and Buddhism. Historical & Literary Studies.
Ashoka - King Ashoka
Ashoka was an important Buddhist king in India in the 3rd century B.C..
Asoka the Great - King Asoka, Biography of Emperor Ashoka
Asoka the Great was a very famous king in India. Read the biography about life history of Emperor Ashoka.

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