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Greenwood County, Kansas

Greenwood County is a county located in the southeast portion of the U. S. state of Kansas. As of the 2010 census, the county population was 6,689, its county seat and most populous city is Eureka. For many millennia, the Great Plains of North America was inhabited by nomadic Native Americans. From the 16th century to 18th century, the Kingdom of France claimed ownership of large parts of North America. In 1762, after the French and Indian War, France secretly ceded New France to Spain, per the Treaty of Fontainebleau. In 1802, Spain returned most of the land to France. In 1803, most of the land for modern day Kansas was acquired by the United States from France as part of the 828,000 square mile Louisiana Purchase for 2.83 cents per acre. In 1854, the Kansas Territory was organized in 1861 Kansas became the 34th U. S. state. In 1855, Greenwood County was established, named for Alfred B. Greenwood, a U. S. Congressman from Arkansas; the first railroad in Greenwood County was built through that territory in 1879.

According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,153 square miles, of which 1,143 square miles is land and 9.3 square miles is water. It is the fifth-largest county in Kansas by area. Lyon County Coffey County Woodson County Wilson County Elk County Butler County Chase County As of the 2000 census, there were 7,673 people, 3,234 households, 2,153 families residing in the county; the population density was 7 people per square mile. There were 4,273 housing units at an average density of 4 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 96.53% White, 0.83% Native American, 0.14% Black or African American, 0.10% Asian, 0.81% from other races, 1.58% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.72% of the population. There were 3,234 households out of which 27.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.50% were married couples living together, 6.60% had a female householder with no husband present, 33.40% were non-families. 30.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.80% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older.

The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.86. In the county, the population was spread out with 23.70% under the age of 18, 6.50% from 18 to 24, 23.20% from 25 to 44, 23.70% from 45 to 64, 22.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 95.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.50 males. The median income for a household in the county was $30,169, the median income for a family was $38,140. Males had a median income of $27,021 versus $19,356 for females; the per capita income for the county was $15,976. About 8.20% of families and 12.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.20% of those under age 18 and 10.10% of those age 65 or over. Greenwood county is carried by Republican Candidates; the last time a democratic candidate has carried this county was in 1936 by Franklin D. Roosevelt. Greenwood County was a prohibition, or "dry", county until the Kansas Constitution was amended in 1986 and voters approved the sale of alcoholic liquor by the individual drink with a 30% food sales requirement.

Madison-Virgil USD 386 Eureka USD 389 Hamilton USD 390 West Elk USD 282 Climax Eureka Fall River Hamilton Madison Severy Virgil Ivanpah Lamont Lapland Neal Piedmont Quincy Reece Tonovay Blodgett Teeterville Thrall Utopia Greenwood County is divided into fifteen townships. The city of Eureka is considered governmentally independent and is excluded from the census figures for the townships. In the following table, the population center is the largest city included in that township's population total, if it is of a significant size. National Register of Historic Places listings in Greenwood County, Kansas Notes Handbook of Greenwood County, Kansas. S. Burch Publishing Co. Standard Atlas of Greenwood County, Kansas. A. Ogle & Co. Plat Book of Greenwood County, Kansas. Handbook of Greenwood County, Kansas. CountyGreenwood County - Official Greenwood County - Directory of Public OfficialsMapsGreenwood County Maps: Current, Historic, KDOT Kansas Highway Maps: Current, Historic, KDOT Kansas Railroad Maps: Current, 1996, 1915, KDOT and Kansas Historical Society

Khairy Alzahaby

Khairy Alzahaby خيري الذهبي is a Syrian novelist and thinker and columnist and scenarist born in Damascus 1946. Alzahaby headed to Egypt in the early sixties to pursue his high study at the university of Cairo, he graduated with a degree in Arabic literature, was educated writers such as Taha Hussein and Naguib Mahfouz. Politically he was always opposed to the regime in Syria, which made him face severe difficulties in his work and his life, he was one of the supporters of the Damascus Declaration,He was prevented from traveling, withdrew his passport, was fired from his job as a result of his political activity and signed statements against Hafez al-Assad's regime in 1991. He sided with the 2011 revolution in Syria against the regime, left the country to Egypt and to the UAE and Jordan and Europe, he is an independent liberal political social activist, wrote more than 1000 articles in Arab newspapers, has lectured in many cities around the world such as Paris, Vienna, Salzburg, Dubai, Damascus, Beirut and Casablanca.

Ddozens of doctoral dissertations on his work have been written.. Malakoot Albusataa.. NOVEL.1975.. Damascus. Bird of the wonder days.. NOVEL1977.. Damascus. Arabian nights.. NOVEL..1980.. Beirut. " these roofs of jubata"..1982..the prize of children litrature. " ALSHATER HASAN".. NOVEL.. 1982.. Damascus; the other city.. NOVEL.. 1983.. Damascus. Metamorphosis.. TRILOGI: 1-Haseeba... NOVEL 1987, it was converted into a film and a television series 2-Fayyad.. NOVEL1991 3-Hisham.. NOVEL..1993 The over shouldered grandfather.. STOREIS.1992 Training on horrifying.. STUDIES. 2004. Damascus; the trap of names.. NOVEL. 2009. Beirut If her name was not Fatima.. NOVEL..2005 Cairo The aspirations of Yaseen.. NOVEL.2006.. Beirut The last dance of the acrobat. NOVEL.. 2008. Damascus; the sixth finger2013.first edition Cairo ،second and third edition Damascus "sard pub"2013 lectures in search for the novel.. studies.. RAM ALLAH..2017. The secret library and the general..2018. Amman 2018 300 days in Israel.. 300 يوم في إسرائيل.."almwtawaset pub"..

Rome.ibn batuta prize.2019 1-Malakoot Albusataa....ملكوت البسطاء 2-Al shuttar... الشطار 3-The bird of the wonder days....طائر الأيام 4-The beast and the lamp Timur.... الوحش والمصباح تيمور لنك 5-Abu Hayyan Attawheedy.... ابو حيان التوحيدي 6-Building 22....البناء 22 7-For you Damascus..1989..لك يا شام 8-Claws of Jasmin....مخالب الياسمين 9-A rose for the autumn of the age...وردة لخريف العمر 10-The dance of birds..1999..رقصة الحبارى 11-Haseeba..2006..حسيبة 12-The prince of dreams..2009....ابن المعتز 13-Abu Khalil Qabbani..2010..أبو خليل القباني. Alzahaby prepared and presented a chain of books for the benefit of the Ministry of Culture, under the title of "the Horizons of Damascus".. Such as: - The imperial trip "in the visit of the German imperor to Damascus.. Written by Ibrahim Alaswad. - The news of Taimoor lank.. Written by Ibn Arab Shah. - the tattar state.. Written by Ibn sassary - Master of Quraish.. Maaroof Alarnaouty. -The Diaries of Damascus.. Written by Albudairy Alhallaq. - Mansoor Ibn Sarjoon..

Written by Josif Nasrallah. - Al Rawda Alghannaa if Dimashq Alfayhaa.. Written by Numaan Alkustaaky. - The end of Mamaleek.. Written by Ibn Tolon. - The end of Mamaleek.. " The Egyptian view".. Written by Ibn Iyass. - Damascus.. The reign go Khalifa Abdul Hameed..written by Mary Sarko. - The castle of Damascus.. Written by Abdulqader Arrihawy, his novel Hasseeba was chosen by the Arab League one of the 100 great arabs novels in the last century. Medal of courage and honor After returning from captivity in Israel.. Damascus..1975 these roofs of jubata.. First prize of children. Syrian ministry of culture..1982.'300 DAYS IN ISRAEL':IBN BATUTA PRIZE FOR FIELD RESEARCH.. Morocco -2019. Al-Rabai'ah, Sami. "Al Zahaby says good novels only come after 40". Retrieved 10 October 2018

Jerry O'Riordan

Jeremiah O'Riordan was an Irish hurler, who played as a corner-back and as a full-forward, is most known for his time with the Cork senior hurling team. He was the elder brother of Mossy O'Riordan. O'Riordan began his hurling career at club level with Blackrock in Cork, his time coincided with a 25-year barren spell for the club, his working life saw him transfer to the Civil Service club in Dublin. O'Riordan ended his club career in Limerick where he played with the Ahane clubs. At inter-county level O'Riordan first played for the Dublin senior team during the 1945 championship. After one season he transferred to the Cork senior team, with whom he won his first All-Ireland Championship at full-forward in 1946. O'Riordan switched to left corner-back and was a key member of Cork's three-in-a-row All-Ireland-winning team between 1952 and 1954, he won five Munster Championship medals and a National Hurling League medal with Cork. O'Riordan was first selected at inter-provincial level with Leinster in 1945.

He won Railway Cup medals with Munster in 1950 and 1955. CorkAll-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship: 1946, 1952, 1953, 1954 Munster Senior Hurling Championship: 1946, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1956 National Hurling League: 1952-53MunsterRailway Cup: 1950, 1955

Balhae controversies

The Balhae controversies is a dispute between Korea and Russia over the history of the Balhae. Due to its origins as the successor state of Goguryeo, Korean scholars consider Balhae as part of the North–South States Period of Korean history, while Chinese scholars have tried to claim that Balhae was a part of China. Korean scholars have regarded Balhae as an extension of or successor to the Goguryeo kingdom since the publication of Jewang ungi in the 1290s; the 18th century, during the Joseon, was a period in which Korean scholars began a renewed interest in Balhae. The Qing empire and Joseon dynasties negotiated and demarcated the Sino-Korean border along the Yalu and Tumen rivers in 1712. Jang Ji-yeon, writer of nationalist tracts, organizer of nationalist societies, published articles arguing that had Joseon officials considered Balhae as part of their historical territory, they would not have been as eager to "give up" lands north of the rivers. Yu Deuk-gong in his 18th-century work Balhaego, an investigation of Balhae, argued that Balhae should be included as part of Korean history, that doing so would justify territorial claims on Manchuria.

Korean historian Shin Chae-ho, writing about Jiandao in the early 20th century, bemoaned that for centuries, Korean people in their "hearts and eyes considered only the land south of the Yalu River as their home" and that "half of our ancestor Dangun's ancient lands have been lost for over nine hundred years." Sin criticized Kim Busik, author of the Samguk Sagi, for excluding Balhae from his historical work and claiming that Silla had achieved unification of Korea. Inspired by ideas of Social Darwinism, Sin wrote: How intimate is the connection between Korea and Manchuria? When the Korean race obtains Manchuria, the Korean race is prosperous; when another race obtains Manchuria, the Korean race is recedes. Moreover, when in the possession of another race, if that race is the northern race Korea enters that northern race's sphere of power. If an eastern race obtains Manchuria Korea enters that race's sphere of power. Alas! This is an iron rule. Neither Silla nor the Goryeo wrote an official history for Balhae, some modern scholars argue that had they done so, Koreans might have had a stronger claim to Balhae's history and territory.

The Old Book of Tang says that "Dae Jo-yeong of the Balhae-Mohe, was from a division of Goguryeo". In the West, Balhae is characterized as a successor of Goguryeo that traded with China and Japan, its name is thus romanized from Korean. Alternate romanizations such as "Parhae", from Korean, or "Bohai", in the pinyin format, are common in English. While it is seen as a conglomeration of peoples from Manchuria and Korea, there has been much debate on the ethnicity of Balhae's elite class. Koreans believe Balhae founder Dae Jo-yeong was of Goguryeo ethnicity while others sometimes characterize him as an ethnic Mohe from Goguryeo. China considers Balhae as part of the history of its ethnic Manchus. Australian scientist Leonid A. Petrov have criticized political bias in North Korean historiography, have accused North Korean scholars of reconstructing or fabricating historical sites. Australian scientist Leonid A. Petrov assert that Balhae was independent in its relations with the Tang Dynasty. Australian scientist Leonid A. Petrov describe Balhae as a kingdom of displaced Goguryeo people.

Chinese historians have considered Balhae as its own distinct Balhae ethnic group, which consisted of Mohe people and Korean people. The New Book of Tang states that the Balhae "was the Sumo Mohe, began to ally themselves with Goguryeo, took the surname Dae.", the Jurchens, considered themselves as sharing ancestry with the Mohe. In 1778, the Qing empire regime in Qianlong reviewed Various history books and found that Balhae was an ancestor of the Manchurian, published Researches on Manchu Origins to provide the Balhae as a history of Manchurian. An newer, opposing view comes from Chinese Prime Minister Zhou Enlai, who said in 1963 that Korean people have lived in the northeastern region of China since ancient times and excavated relics prove that Balhae is a branch of ancient Korea; the former Chinese premier's remarks have been made public through a document entitled “Premier Zhou Enlai's Dialogue on Sino-Korean Relations.“ Finnish linguist Juha Janhunen argues that it is possible Goguryeo language could have been an Amuric language related to today's Nivkh language isolate.

According to news articles citing a recent US report, China considers Balhae to be a province of the Tang Dynasty. This view is linked to the Northeast Project of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences conducted by the Chinese Academy of Social Science. Classical Chinese 建州毛怜则渤海大氏遗孽,乐住种,善缉纺,饮食服用,皆如华人,自长白山迤南,可拊而治也。English The Chien-chou and Mao-lin are the descendants of the family Ta of Po-hai, they love to be sedentary and sow, they are skilled in spinning and weaving, like the Chinese. South of the Ch ` ang-pai mountain are apt to be governed. — 据魏焕《皇明九边考》卷二《辽东镇边夷考》 Translation from Sino-J̌ürčed relations during the Yung-Lo period, 1403-1424 by Henry Serruys The People's Republic of China is accused of limiting Korean archaeologists access to historical sites located within Liaoning and Jilin. Starting from 1994, increasing numbers of South Korean tourists began to visit archaeological sites in China and engaged in nationalistic displays; this was aggravated by a series of tomb robberies and vandalism at several of these archaeologic

Uwe Wittwer

Uwe Wittwer is a Swiss artist. He works in Zürich, Switzerland; the media he uses include oil painting, inkjet prints and video. Uwe Wittwer is an autodidact. Born 1954 in Zurich where he went to school, he trained as a social worker. In 1979 he rented his first studio, his early works were colourful abstract expressive oil paintings. The change towards figurative painting took place during the mid 80s, his first solo exhibition was at Galerie Walcheturm, Zurich in 1983. In 1989 he spent time in London on a studio grant. In 1994 studied in Paris for a year, financed by a grant by the Canton Zurich. In the same year, he received the Swiss federal scholarship for the arts. 1998 solo exhibition at Helmhaus Zurich, the first time his digitally edited photographs were shown. Since digitally manipulated images are part of his work, he works with images downloaded from the internet.'Uwe Wittwer is a painter with a restricted, a ritualised vocabulary'. The works of reference encompass interiors and still lifes of Dutch Masters, such as Pieter de Hooch or Willem Kalf and works by French and British masters like Jean Siméon Chardin, Nicolas Poussin, Thomas Gainsborough.

Another recurring image is that of Charon in his boat, based on Arnold Böcklin's Isle of the Dead. The theme of violence covers subjects like'free time' of American soldiers in the Vietnam war, ruins of bombed out cities or scorched family homes. Uwe Wittwer's work is underlined by'the question of what a picture is' and the question how memory affects images. Uwe Wittwer was guest tutor at the Witten/Herdecke University, Germany and at the Zeppelin University, Germany In 2008 he was voted into The 50 most important artists of Switzerland List by Bilanz Magazine. In 2013 two of his works were added to the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of New York. Solo exhibitions Kunsthalle Bern, CH. S.1 MoMA, New York. Ovid. Das Andere, with Slawomir Elsner, at Lullin + Ferrari, Zurich. SIKART dictionary and database. Wittwer works in the collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art Uwe Wittwer at Ludwig Forum Aachen

Argula von Grumbach

Argula von Grumbach née von Stauff was a Bavarian writer and noblewoman who, starting in the early 1520s, became involved in the Protestant Reformation debates going on in Germany. She became the first Protestant woman writer, publishing letters and poems promoting and defending Martin Luther as well as his co-worker Philip Melanchthon and other Protestant groups, she is most known for directly challenging the University of Ingolstadt's faculty when she wrote a letter to them speaking out against the arrest of a Lutheran student. As one of the few women at the time speaking out her views, her writings sparked controversy and became bestsellers, with tens of thousands of copies of her letters and poems circulating within a few years of their publication. Argula von Grumbach was born as Argula von Stauff near Regensburg, Bavaria, in 1492, her family lived in Ehrenfels castle, their baronial seat. The von Stauff family were Freiherren, who were lords with independent jurisdiction only accountable to the Emperor, they were among the pre-eminent leaders of Bavarian nobility.

Argula's upbringing was in a political and religious household. Education and attendance at university was valued. Argula is thought to have learned to read fluently at a young age; when she was ten, her father gave her an expensive and beautifully crafted Koberger Bible in German, despite Franciscan preachers discouraging it, saying Scripture would “only confuse her.” She became an avid student of the Bible. At the age of sixteen, Argula joined the court in Munich, where she became a lady-in-waiting to duchess Kunigunde, daughter of the Emperor Frederick III; the duchess was said to have a strong personality herself, passionate about politics and religion. The court as a whole was interested in spiritual affairs, so it is there that Argula's studies of the Bible could have become a serious endeavor. Argula's adolescent life was marked by tragedy. Both her parents became ill from plague and died in 1509, her father's brother, became her guardian. He was a leading figure at court but ended up disgraced in a political scandal that led to his execution in 1516.

Her outrage at his death most prompted her persistent loathing for violence and coercion throughout her life. In the same year of her uncle's execution, Argula married Friedrich von Grumbach; the von Grumbach family was not as prestigious as the von Stauffs, but they were still known in German history and Friedrich himself had been appointed to an honorary administrator post in Dietfurt. He had several other landholdings throughout Bavaria. Little is known about Friedrich, he is thought to have had poor health, as he died in 1530. With him Argula had four children, Hans Georg and Apollonia; the only child to survive his parents was Gottfried. It seemed that Argula was the one who made all the arrangements for her children's Protestant educations. Records indicated that Argula took care of many of the financial and business matters of her family before her husband's death. Little is known about the relationship between Argula and her husband, although there have been hints through her writings, she refuted others’ suggestions that she was neglecting her duties as a wife in the poem she wrote in 1524, although she said ‘May God teach me to understand/ How I should act towards my man’, indicating that it could have been a difficult marriage.

Friedrich himself was not remaining in the Old Church. He was put under immense pressure to ‘bring her into line’ during the height of her challenging and letter writing. At one point he was told he was allowed to disable her so as to prevent her from writing or strangle her without legal repercussions. Argula married again in 1533 to Count von Schlick. Martin Luther published his first treatises in 1520 and Philipp Melancthon laid out Luther's teachings in a book. By 1522, Luther had finished his translation of the New Testament in German. Argula von Grumbach read all these writings, by that same year she had become a follower of Luther and had begun a correspondence with Luther and other similar-thinking Protestants, she would meet Luther face to face in 1530. Bavarian authorities had forbidden reception of Lutheran ideas at the time, the city of Ingolstadt enforced that mandate. In 1523, Arsacius Seehofer, the young teacher and former student at the University of Ingolstadt, was arrested for Protestant views and forced to recant.

The incident would have occurred but Argula, outraged over it, wrote what was to become her best-known epistle, a letter to the faculty of the university objecting to Seehofer's arrest and exile. The letter urged the university to follow Scripture, not Roman traditions, it said she had decided to speak out though she was a woman because no one else would. An excerpt from her letter as follows: To the honorable, highborn, noble, stalwart Rector and all the Faculty of the University of Ingolstadt: When I heard what you had done to Arsacius Seehofer under terror of imprisonment and the stake, my heart trembled and my bones quaked. What have Luther and Melanchthon taught save the Word of God? You have condemned them. You have not refuted them. Where do you read in the Bible that Christ, the apostles, the prophets imprisoned, burned, or murdered anyone? You tell us. Correct, but neither the pope, nor the Kaiser, not the princes have any authority over the Word of God. You need not think you can pull God, the prophets and the apostles out of heaven with papal decretals drawn from Aristotle, not a Christian at all....

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