Year 565 was a common year starting on Thursday of the Julian calendar. The denomination 565 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. November 15 – Justin II succeeds his uncle Justinian I as emperor of the Byzantine Empire, he begins his reign by refusing subsidies to the Avars, who conduct several large-scale raids through the Balkan Peninsula. Justin II recalls his cousin Justin to Constantinople. Justin II sends his son-in-law Baduarius with a Byzantine army, to support the Gepids in their war against the Lombards; the Madaba Map is made in the Byzantine church of Saint George. The floor mosaic contains the depiction of the Holy Land. Columba, Irish missionary, spots the Loch Ness Monster on the River Ness present day Scotland and saves the life of a Pict. Summer – A war erupts between Alboin, the king of the Lombards, King Cunimund, the leader of the Gepids.. Gao Wei succeeds his father Wu Cheng Di as ruler of the Chinese Northern Qi Dynasty.
Wu Cheng Di becomes Grand Emperor. The Uyghurs are defeated by the Göktürks. Agathias begins beginning where Procopius finished his work. January 22 – Patriarch Eutychius of Constantinople is deposed as Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople by Justinian I after he refuses the Byzantine Emperor's order to adopt the tenets of the Aphthartodocetae, a sect of Monophysites. From April 12 he is replaced by John Scholasticus. Columba begins preaching in the Orkney Islands. Chen Yueyi, empress of Northern Zhou Cuthwine, prince of Wessex Gundoald, Bavarian nobleman Marutha of Tikrit, Persian theologian Mirin, Irish monk and missionary Sisebut, king of the Visigoths Witteric, king of the Visigoths Yuan Leshang, empress of Northern Zhou November 14 – Justinian I, emperor of the Byzantine Empire Audoin, king of the Lombards Belisarius, Byzantine general Diarmait mac Cerbaill, High King Dorotheus of Gaza and abbot Procopius, Byzantine historian Samson of Dol and saint
Vera Constance Lutz, née Smith, was a British economist. She was married to German economist Friedrich Lutz. Smith was born in Kent and studied at the London School of Economics between 1930 and 1935 for a PhD. In 1937, she married German economist Friedrich Lutz, the couple moved to Princeton University prior to the start of the Second World War, moved to Zurich in 1951. Lutz's main areas of study were economic development theory and labour economics. Vera and Friedrich's 1951 work Theory of Investment of the Firm was said to have "greatly influenced modern capital theory, would remain a major source of reference for the next decade". Lutz's work Italy, a Study in Economic Development used neoclassical economics, focused on the differences between Northern and Southern Italy, the monopolistic behaviour of Italian industry. Vera and Friedrich had been invited to Italy by the Banca d'Italia; the Rationale of Central Banking and the Free Banking Alternative, 1936. Theory of Investment of the Firm, with Friedrich Lutz, 1951.
Real and Monetary Factors in the Determination of Employment Levels, 1952. Multiplier and Velocity Analysis: A Marriage, 1955. Italy, a Study in Economic Development, 1963. Central Planning for the Market Economy: An Analysis of the French Theory and Experience, 1969. Source
Westfield High School is a public high school located in Westfield, north of Indianapolis. Westfield High School is part of the Westfield Washington School District, is abbreviated as "WHS." The shamrock was chosen to represent the school's athletic teams due to the significant population of Quakers living in the community who preferred a nonviolent mascot. From 1968, up until 1997, the school was on the south side of Hoover Street; the former high school is still standing, forms the west end of Westfield Middle School. Before the old high school was built, WHS was located by S. R. 32, east of U. S. 31. This school at one time served grades Kindergarten and 7-12. In 1970, the auditorium and gymnasium were burnt down; the school still served as the junior high, although there was no gym. A new middle school was built in 1976. In the fall of 1997, the school relocated to its current location at the intersection of Hoover and Union Streets, just north of the old school. In 2014, Riverview Health agreed to pay $1.5 million over 10 years for the naming rights to Westfield High School's football stadium.
On April 23, 2015, 16 students were injured as the stage in the school's auditorium collapsed during a concert. The story gained national media attention. On August 21, 2015, Westfield High School opened its new $7.5 million stadium to the public for their first home game. Which they won 38-21 against Harrison. Westfield athletic teams, nicknamed the Shamrocks, compete in the Hoosier Crossroads Conference. WHS is a 4A school in Indiana's class system for athletics, except for football, in which Westfield is a 6A school. Westfield's mascot which appears at many athletic events is named Rocky and resembles a combination of the University of Notre Dame's fighting leprechaun logo and Purdue University's "Purdue Pete". Westfield's Girls' Cross Country team has been a powerhouse throughout Indiana for the past decade and a half, including four state championships: 1998, 2005, 2006, 2007. Westfield Boys' golf has won three state championships, in 2013, 2015 and 2016. After two prior trips to the state finals in football the Rocks won their first State Championship in class 5A football during the'16-'17 season.
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György Matolcsy is a Hungarian politician and economist, current governor of the Hungarian National Bank. He served as Minister of Economy during the first cabinet of Viktor Orbán and Minister of National Economy in the Second Orbán Cabinet. In 1977, he graduated from the Faculty of Economics of Corvinus University of Budapest, at that time known as the Karl Marx University of Economics and Industry, in 1981 received a PhD in economics from the same institution, the only university in Hungary before the fall of Communism where one could graduate from economics, he worked as an expert in economic institutions. In 1990 he became for a brief period of parliamentary secretary in the Prime Minister József Antall period. In 1991-1994 he was a representative of the Hungarian Government, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in London, including a deputy director in the period 1991-1994, in 1994 director of the bank. After returning to the country was among others Fidesz's economic expert, member of the National Assembly, in 2000-2002, minister of economy.
In 2003 he joined the Fidesz. On 29 May 2010 he became minister of national economy in the second Orbán cabinet, he said in October 2011 the return to talks with IMF would be a "clear sign of weakness". He said in the Parliament on 14 November 2011, just four days before the ministry's announcement, in a response to a Jobbik politician, "the government forming its economic policy against this three-letter institution."On 17 November 2011 the Ministry of National Economy said "government is starting negotiations on a new type of cooperation with the International Monetary Fund in the course of scheduled consultations."On 1 March 2013, Prime Minister Orbán nominated Matolcsy to the position of the Head of the Hungarian National Bank. Orbán said "performance and the facts point towards one man, and, György Matolcsy." The Hungarian forint had dropped when became official information that Matolcsy will be appointed governor. He took the office on 4 March, he is the author of publications in the field of economics.
The book, entitled Economic Balance and Growth, was published on 5 March 2015 and was translated and published in English in December 2015. It is the first of the Magyar Nemzeti Bank's book series. Numerous economists and banking experts have been critical of Matolcsy's unorthodox actions regarding the Hungarian National Bank's monetary policy, including former World Bank director Lajos Bokros and Raiffeisen Bank former CEO Péter Felcsuti. In an English language interview with Hungarian news website The Budapest Beacon, Bokros criticized Matolcsy for being a political appointee who knows nothing about monetary economics. Felcsuti said of Matolcsy, "To suggest, he has a view, very critical of the neoliberal economic school. It’s Keynesian, he doesn't believe in the market and he believes much more in the government that guides or directs the market. I’ll say that much about him; these are things that can be said within the frame of academic debate."According to the verdict of the Supreme Court of Hungary it can be said that György Matolcsy stole public money.
MTI ki Magyar Távirati Iroda Zrt. Budapest 2008, 729. Old. ISSN 1787-288X Matolcsy's infopage at the Hungarian Parliament's portal Biography at the Fidesz party's portal Biography from the Origo news portal from 1999
St Vincent College is a co-educational sixth form college located in Gosport, England. The majority of students come from the surrounding towns including Gosport, Fareham and Winchester; the nearby Gosport Ferry link with Portsmouth allows students from that city to attend. The college has around 1,200 full-time students. St Vincent Secondary School opened in 1975 on the site of Forton Barracks, known after 1927 as HMS St. Vincent, with most of the historic buildings of its former Naval existence having been subsequently demolished. In 1987 Gosport Sixth Form College opened as part of the re-organisation of secondary education in the town; the college shared the site with St Vincent Secondary School, but when the school's final Year 11 left in 1990, the present title was adopted. There is a small museum on the site that has a number of artefacts and pictures of the site's time as a naval establishment, although it opens only on the last Friday of each month during term time; the college is represented by a hockey team, football team, netball team and an ultimate team named ThunderSnatch.
Sports facilities include a full sized Astro turf based pitch. The campus hosts a gym for the use of local community, it was announced in November 2008 in the local press that St Vincent will remain an independent sixth form college. The Gosport community and Principal and students of the college fought hard to keep the college open; the initial Learning and Skills Council proposal was on the basis of a consensual merger between the two institutions. Merger talks broke down in the late summer of 2007 when significant differences of opinion over the suitability of the former HMS Daedalus site for a £40 million'super college' for the Gosport and Fareham area emerged. St Vincent pulled out of the proposed merger, but the local LSC decided to pursue a forced merger between the two colleges. St Vincent fought a high-profile national campaign to fight this. By the early summer of 2008 it became apparent that the LSC did not have the necessary powers required to secure a forced merger and the plan was scrapped in the autumn.
In November 2008 both colleges were inspected by Ofsted and each was given an overall'good' grade. Every year St. Vincent college has a boat race in the lake, situated to the rear of the grounds, it is between members of the engineering courses and does not always go to plan. In the Summer of 2010, St. Vincent College opened its doors to the public to show off the musical talent from students past and present featuring the headline act of Throw Back; the event was called the "St. Vincent Gig on the Grass Festival" and it pulled in crowds of around 500 people and was shown to be a huge success with many of the acts being asked to return for 2011. College website
Christowell: a Dartmoor tale is a three-volume novel by R. D. Blackmore published in 1882, it is set in the fictional village of Christowell on the eastern edge of Dartmoor. The title derives from the village of Christow on Dartmoor. Although Blackmore was keen to point out that "Christow is not my Christowell: though I took the name from it... my Christowell is a compound of several places." The complex and picturesque life which goes on in the parish of Christowell is the theme of the novel. The story begins with the garden where resides “Captain Larks,” alias Mr. Arthur, neither Mr. Arthur nor "Captain Larks," but a mysterious soldier who renounced his own good name to save one, his brother and fellow officer from disgrace. Misfortune has driven him into retirement, so he lives among his flowers and fruit. Nobody knows anything about him, save Parson Short. Mr. Arthur has a daughter, who, after visiting him as a child during her holidays for several years, at last comes to live with him at his cottage.
It is when she appears, that her father's troubles may be said to begin. Among other characters there are Pugsley the carrier, Sir Joseph Touchwood, who has made a fortune out of shoes supplied by contract to Lord Wellington's army, Julia Touchwood, a Richard Touchwood who achieves small honors at Cambridge, but greater ones at home as a rat-catcher; the villain of the plot is a Mr. Gaston who attempts every crime from murder to bribery to compass his ends, succeeds in hoodwinking every one for some time and keeping Mr. Arthur out of his lawful inheritance. Christowell was serialized in Good Words from January to December 1881, it was published as a three-volume novel in 1882. The novel received good reviews; the Oxford Magazine stated that the novel was "nearly equal" to his others, but mentioned the "weakness lies in the artistic treatment of the details of the plot." The Academy complained that "Blackmore's characters are too clever", but netheless opined that "it is a book to be enjoyed leisurely".
Blackwood's Magazine wrote that "he is never more entertaining than at this homely level, on page after page, which in other books we should skip, but which here we enjoy as we should a walk in the company of the most genial and gentle of humorists." Christowell, at Project Gutenberg Australia