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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
The Mabinogion
Welsh mythological prose finds its most enchanting breath in the Mabinogion, a collection of stories about the gods and goddesses of the Celtic Britons. More formally the work is known as the Four Branches of the Mabinogi. Although the full set of tales...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
King James Bible: Romans, Chapter 11
Chapter 11 11:1 I say then, Hath God cast away his people? God forbid. For I also am an Israelite, of the seed of Abraham, of the tribe of Benjamin. 11:2 God hath not cast away his people which he foreknew. Wot ye not what the scripture saith of Elias? how he...
New Testament >> Epistle to the Romans
People of the Book: Fighting the Holy War
At the heart of most of the world's great religions, there is a sacred text. This is usually a compilation of the words of the enlightened founder of the path or the interpretations of the life and teachings of this founder. Within this text is contained the...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
King James Bible: John, Chapter 15
Chapter 15 15:1 I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman. 15:2 Every branch in me that beareth not fruit he taketh away: and every branch that beareth fruit, he purgeth it, that it may bring forth more fruit. 15:3 Now ye are clean through the word...
New Testament >> John
Am I Damned?: Part 1
(Excerpted from a planned website, much of this material has already appeared in answer to various questions on the boards, especially in General Earth Spirituality. I will attempt to redact it for this forum, as much of the arguments contained here are basic...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
King James Bible: Exodus, Chapter 37
Chapter 37 37:1 And Bezaleel made the ark of shittim wood: two cubits and a half was the length of it, and a cubit and a half the breadth of it, and a cubit and a half the height of it: 37:2 And he overlaid it with pure gold within and without, and made a...
Old Testament >> Exodus

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Olive Branch Petition - America in Class
PRIMARY SOURCE COLLECTION. “oppress our Hearts with unspeakable Grief”. The “Olive Branch Petition” of the Second Continental Congress.
The American Revolution: Second Continental Congress The Olive
Background: John Dickinson drafted the Olive Branch Petition, which was adopted by the Second Continental. Congress on July 5, 1775 and submitted to King ...
Road to Independence - History is Fun Jamestown Settlement
How did George III react to the olive Branch petition? The Olive Branch petition was signed on July 8, 1775 and dispatched to Great Britain on two ships.
Handouts from Getting History Write - Gibbs Smith Education
Getting History Write: Common Core Strategies for Your Classroom. Gibbs Smith Education. NCSS 2013—Session #392.
ap® united states history 2010 scoring guidelines - AP Central - The
Second Continental Congress o Olive Branch Petition o Washington, commander of the army o Declaration of Independence. • Thomas Paine, Common Sense ...

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Pathways supporters fear going public
An online petition in support of Pathways to Status had gathered more than 2,500 signatures by yesterday afternoon but the person understood to have launched it didn't respond to interview requests from this newspaper. Mr Fahy said he had ...
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The local chapter met about once a week—often holding meetings in the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library main branch—to talk about other ways people could get involved, whether making a poster or brainstorming ways to organize better.
Presidential primaries set for Tuesday
The Associated Press reported that the court on Thursday overturned the state Democratic Party's decision to reject a petition by Willie Wilson to be listed as a candidate because he submitted too few signatures.
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Mount St. Mary's faculty ask embattled president to resign
Egan told Inside Higher Ed that Newman said he was extending an olive branch because of the pope's emphasis on mercy. But Egan recoiled at the idea that he “had done something wrong ...

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