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Year 524 was a leap year starting on Monday on the Julian calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Opilio; the denomination 524 for this year has been used since the early medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the prevalent method in Europe for naming years. May 1 – King Sigismund of Burgundy is executed at Orléans after an 8-year reign, is succeeded by his brother Godomar, he begins plundering Frankish territory. June 25 – Battle of Vézeronce: The Franks under Chlodomer, Childebert I and Chlothar I are defeated by the Burgundians and allied Ostrogoths near Isère. During the fighting Chlodomer is killed. Childebert annexes the cities of Chartres and Orléans. Queen Guntheuc, widow of Chlodomer, is forced into marrying Chlothar I, her two children are murdered by him. Boethius, Roman philosopher, is executed without trial at Pavia, after a prison term during which he has written The Consolation of Philosophy. November 29 – Ahkal Mo' Naab' I, ruler of the Maya city of Palenque, dies.

The city enters an interregnum. September 18 – Kan B'alam I, ruler of Palenque He Shikai, high official of Northern Qi Xiao Daqi, crown prince of Northern Qi Xiao Jing Di, emperor of Eastern Wei July 12 – Viventiolus, Archbishop of Lyon November 29 – Ahkal Mo' Naab' I, ruler of Palenque Boethius, Roman philosopher and writer Brigit of Kildare, Irish patron saint Chlodomer, king of the Franks Sigismund, king of the Burgundians Zhou She, high official of Southern Liang


Doot-Doot is the debut studio album by Freur and was released in 1983. The cassette version of the album included four extra tracks; the lead single, "Doot-Doot", charted at 59 on 17 in New Zealand. The album was unavailable on CD until the 1993 reissue by Oglio Records in the United States; the album has since been reissued twice in the United Kingdom, in 2000 by Columbia Records and subsequently in 2009 by Cherry Red Records as Get Us out of Here/Doot-Doot – which includes both Freur albums on one CD. All songs composed by Karl Hyde, Rick Smith and Alfie Thomas. * Tracks 1–10 taken from the album Get Us out of Here. Andy Sheppardsoprano saxophone and tenor saxophone on "Runaway" Pino Palladino – fretless bass and Chapman Stick on "Theme from the Film of the Same Name" Freur and John Hudson – producer Freur and Alex Burak – producer "Doot-Doot" Freur – producer "Hold Me Mother" John Hudson – engineer Pat Stapley and John Hudson – engineer "Runaway" John Hudson and John Etchells – engineer "Tender Surrender" and "Steam Machine" Simon Smart and John Hudson – engineer "Matters of the Heart" John Hudson and Rob Parr – engineer "Hold Me Mother" Pete Suthers – electronic research development Recorded at Point Studios, Ridge Farm, Abbey Road and Mayfair Mixed at Mayfair Brian Griffin – front cover/inner sleeve photographs Simon Fowler – group photograph

Risk and Blame

Risk and Blame: Essays in Cultural Theory is a collection of essays by the influential British cultural anthropologist Mary Douglas. The collection contains sixteen lectures and essays, grouped in three parts: "Risk and blame" on the cultural theory of risk; the final piece in the volume, "The Hotel Kwilu: A Model of Models", recounts a return to Lele territory four decades after first undertaking fieldwork there. It was delivered in 1988 as the Distinguished Lecture at the 87th annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association. After hardback publication in 1992, the collection was brought out in paperback in 1994, reissued in 1996. In 2003 it was published as volume 12 in Mary Douglas: Collected Works Zygmunt Bauman in British Journal of Sociology, 45:1, pp. 143–144. Robert Paine in Current Anthropology, 37:4, pp. 721–722. T. O. Beidelman in American Anthropologist, New Series, 95:4, pp. 1065–1066. Elaine Draper in Contemporary Sociology, 22:5, pp. 641–644. Richard Fardon, Mary Douglas: An Intellectual Biography

Roman Catholic Diocese of Bansk√° Bystrica

The Diocese of Banská Bystrica is a Roman Catholic diocese in central Slovakia. Its seat is in Banská Bystrica. On Tuesday, November 20, 2012, according to biographical information in a press release from the Holy See Press Office's Vatican Information Service, Pope Benedict XVI appointed Auxiliary Bishop Marián Chovanec of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Nitra, Titular Bishop of Massita, as Bishop-elect of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Banská Bystrica. Bishop Chovanec was born on September 1957 in Trenčin, Slovakia, a part of the Diocese of Nitra, he was expelled from the Seminary in Bratislava, because he had refused to cooperate with the Government-backed Association "Pacem in Terris". He worked as a laborer. After seven years, he was able to conclude his theological studies and be ordained a priest in 1989; the diocese was established on 13 March 1776 as a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Esztergom. On 30 December 1977, it was taken from the former and became part of the newly created Slovak ecclesiastical province with metropolitan being the Diocese of Trnava, renamed on 31 March 1995 to the Archdiocese of Bratislava-Trnava.

It covers western and central parts of the Banská Bystrica Region, eastern parts of the Trenčín Region and southern central parts of the Žilina Region. It covered an area of 5,424 km ² with 590,494 people. On 14 February 2008, as a part of the changes in Slovak dioceses, the diocese lost area around Martin to the newly created Diocese of Žilina and territory around Brezno to Diocese of Rožňava. On the other hand, it gained former eastern areas of the Archdiocese of Bratislava-Trnava (see e.g. this map, some other border changes occurred as well. Jozef Feranec held the title from 1973 until 1990. Bishops of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Banská Bystrica Official website "Diocese of Banská Bystrica". Aldásy, Antal. "Diocese of Neusohl". In Herbermann, Charles. Catholic Encyclopedia. 10. New York: Robert Appleton Company

Group 20 Rugby League

Group 20 is a rugby league competition in the region of Griffith, New South Wales, Australia. The competition is played in five grades, with these being Under 16s, Under 18s, Women's League-Tag, Reserve Grade and First Grade. A home and away season consisting of eighteen rounds is played; the best five teams play-off according to the McIntyre System, culminating in the Group 20 Grand Final, traditionally held at E. W. Moore Oval in Griffith. Griffith Shaun Spence Andrew Fifita David Fifita Simon Bonetti Michael Henderson Leeton Jeff Robson Mark NichollsYanco David Barnhill Rugby League Competitions in Australia Group 20 Homepage Rugby League Week at State Library of NSW Research and Collections

PFC Spartak Nalchik

PFC Spartak Nalchik is a Russian association football club based in Nalchik that plays in the third-tier Russian Professional Football League. They played in the Russian Premier League between 2006 and 2012. FC Spartak Nalchik was played in the regional "B-class" tournament. In 1965, Spartak was promoted into "A-class", second group. Spartak played in that tournament from 1966 to 1970. After reorganization of Soviet league system, Spartak played in the Soviet Second League and Soviet First League, having been promoted and relegated several times. In 1990 and 1991 Spartak played in the Buffer League; the club's best result was a 14th position in the First League in 1974 and 1975. The club won the title of champions of RSFSR in 1965 and 1970. In 1992, Spartak Nalchik was entitled to enter Russian First Division; the club was relegated after the 1993 season, but earned promotion back in 1995, after two seasons spent in the Russian Second Division. From 1996 to 2005 Spartak again played in the First Division.

In 2005, the team earned promotion to the Premier League. They were the leaders of Premier League between 15th rounds in 2006 season, they finished 9th. They led the league again from the 3rd to 8th round in the 2010 season. Spartak has been known as "Automobilist" and "Elbrus". In 2011/12 season the team was relegated to First division. In January 2014, Minister for Sport and Tourism of Kabardino-Balkaria announced the beginning of bankruptcy proceedings for the club; the same month, the Government of Kabardino-Balkaria allocated additional 61 mln roubles for the team from Republican budget. After the 2013–14 season, the club volunteered to be relegated to the third-tier Russian Professional Football League due to lack of necessary financing for the FNL, they won their PFL zone in the 2015–16 season and were promoted back to the FNL for the 2016–17, but stayed up only for one season before being relegated back to PFL. As of 21 February 2020, according to the official PFL website. Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules.

Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality. Had international caps for their respective countries. Players whose name is listed in bold represented their countries while playing for Spartak. Official website Italian Blog