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John Brown's Body

"John Brown's Body" is a United States marching song about the abolitionist John Brown. The song was popular in the Union during the American Civil War; the tune arose out of the folk hymn tradition of the American camp meeting movement of the late 18th and early 19th century. According to an 1890 account, the original John Brown lyrics were a collective effort by a group of Union soldiers who were referring both to the famous John Brown and humorously, to a Sergeant John Brown of their own battalion. Various other authors have published additional verses or claimed credit for originating the John Brown lyrics and tune; the "flavor of coarseness of irreverence" led many of the era to feel uncomfortable with the earliest "John Brown" lyrics. This in turn led to the creation of many variant versions of the text that aspired to a higher literary quality; the most famous of these is Julia Ward Howe's "The Battle Hymn of the Republic", written when a friend suggested, "Why do you not write some good words for that stirring tune?"Numerous informal versions and adaptations of the lyrics and music have been created from the mid-1800s down to the present, making "John Brown's Body" an example of a living folk music tradition.

"Say, Will You Meet Us", the tune that became associated with "John Brown's Body" and the "Battle Hymn of the Republic", was formed in the American camp meeting circuit of the late 1700s and early 1800s. In that atmosphere, where hymns were taught and learned by rote and a spontaneous and improvisatory element was prized, both tunes and words changed and adapted in true folk music fashion: Specialists in nineteenth-century American religious history describe camp meeting music as the creative product of participants who, when seized by the spirit of a particular sermon or prayer, would take lines from a preacher's text as a point of departure for a short, simple melody; the melody was either made up on the spot. The line would be sung changing each time, shaped into a stanza that could be learned by others and memorized quickly. Early versions of "Say, Brothers" included variants, developed as part of this call-and-response hymn singing tradition such as: This initial line was repeated three times and finished with the tag "On Canaan's happy shore."The first choruses included lines such as The familiar "Glory, hallelujah" chorus—a notable feature of both the "John Brown Song", the "Battle Hymn of the Republic", many other texts that used this tune—developed out of the oral camp meeting tradition some time between 1808 and the 1850s.

Folk hymns like "Say, Brothers" "circulated and evolved chiefly through oral tradition rather than through print. In print, the camp meeting song can be traced back as early as 1806-1808 when it was published in camp meeting song collections in South Carolina and Massachusetts; the tune and variants of the "Say, brothers" hymn text were popular in southern camp meetings, with both African-American and white worshipers, throughout the early 1800s, spread predominantly through Methodist and Baptist camp meeting circuits. As the southern camp meeting circuit died down in the mid 1800s, the "Say, brothers" tune was incorporated into hymn and tune books and it was via this route that the tune became well known in the mid 1800s throughout the northern U. S. By 1861, "groups as disparate as Baptists, Millerites, the American Sunday School Union, the Sons of Temperance all claimed'Say Brothers' as their own."For example, in 1858 words and the tune were published in The Union Harp and Revival Chorister and arranged by Charles Dunbar, published in Cincinnati.

The book contains the words and music of a song "My Brother Will You Meet Me", with the music but not the words of the "Glory Hallelujah" chorus. In December 1858 a Brooklyn Sunday school published a hymn called "Brothers, Will You Meet Us" with the words and music of the "Glory Hallelujah" chorus, the opening line "Say, brothers will you meet us"; some researchers have maintained that the tune's roots go back to a "Negro folk song", an African-American wedding song from Georgia, or to a British sea shanty that originated as a Swedish drinking song. Anecdotes indicate that versions of "Say, Brothers" were sung as part of African American ring shouts. Given that the tune was developed in an oral tradition, it is impossible to say for certain which of these influences may have played a specific role in the creation of this tune, but it is certain that numerous folk influences from different cultures such as these were prominent in the musical culture of the camp meeting, that such influences were combined in the music-making that took place in the revival movement.

It has been suggested that "Say Brothers, Will You Meet Us", popular among Southern blacks had an anti-slavery sub-text, with its reference to "Canaan's happy shore" alluding to the idea of crossing the river to a happier place. If so, that sub-text was enhanced and expanded as the various "John Brown" lyrics took on themes related to the famous abolitionist and the American Civil War. At a flag-raising ceremony at Fort Warren, near Boston, on Sunday May 12, 1861, the "John Brown" song was publicly played "perhaps for the first time"; the American Civil War had begun the previous month. Newspapers reported troops singing the song as they marched in the streets of Boston on July 18, 1861, there was a "rash" of broads

Stergios Papachristos

Stergios Papachristos is a Greek rower. He competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the men's four, he was part of the Greek four that won the 2011 European Championship with Ioannis Tsilis, Georgios Tziallas and Ioannis Christou. This was the same team, he was part of the Greek men's four that won the silver at the 2010 World Championships, with Tsilis, Nikolaos Gkountoulas and Apostolos Gkountoulas. That team won the silver at the 2010 European Championships. In 2009, he won gold in the men's four at the European Championships with Tziallas, Ioannis Tsamis and Pavlos Gavrilidis. Stergios Papachristos at FISA WorldRowing.com

Ignatius Antony I Samheri

Mar Ignatius Antony I Samheri, a converted bishop from the Syriac Orthodox Church, was Patriarch of the Syriac Catholic Church from 1853 to 1864. Antony Samheri was born on 3 November 1801 in Mosul in a Syriac Orthodox family, he was ordained priest on 15 August 1822 and consecrated coadjutor bishop of Mardin in January 1826 by the Syriac Orthodox Patriarch Ignatius George V. In the Dayr al-Zafaran monastery he found books about the Catholic Church and he took into the Catholic faith, he spoke with his Patriarch who said him to take time, but on 17 March 1828, with Grégorios Issa Mahfouz bishop of Jerusalem and one hundred fifty families, Antony Samheri formally joined the Syriac Catholic Church. For this act he was imprisoned and humiliated for eight months, till a payment of a ransom to the local Ottoman authority. In 1840 he was appointed patriarchal vicar for the Melkite community in Amid, he was elected Patriarch of the Syriac Catholic Church on 30 November 1853, enthroned on 8 December 1853, early in 1854 he traveled to Rome where Pope Pius IX invested him on 7 March 1854.

From Rome Antony Samheri went in France and Netherlands to raise funds. After two years of traveling in Europe Rome urged him to return to his flock, where he financed the building of many churches, he died in Mardin on 16 June 1864. The present bishops of the Syrian Catholic Church derive their apostolic succession from him. Frazee, Charles A.. Catholics and Sultans: The Church and the Ottoman Empire 1453-1923. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Biography of Samhiri written in 1855 by Jean Mamarbaschi

Marcel Côté

Marcel Côté was a Canadian economist and politician. He was a strategic management consulting firm. On July 3, 2013, he announced his candidacy for Mayor of Montreal in the 2013 Montreal municipal election. Born in Malartic, Quebec, Côté obtained a bachelor's degree in physical science from the University of Ottawa in 1966 and a master's degree in economics from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh in 1969, he received the title of Fellow of the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University in 1986. On the academic side, Marcel Côté taught at Université de Sherbrooke and Université du Québec à Montreal. In the 1973 Quebec general election, Côté was a candidate for Union Nationale in the riding of Sherbrooke, but lost to Jean-Paul Pépin of the Quebec Liberal Party. In 1975, Côté founded SECOR and held the position of a founding member after its acquisition by KPMG in 2012. From 1986 to 1988, Marcel Côté served as economic advisor to the Premier of Quebec Robert Bourassa.

In 1989 and 1990, he held the position of Director of Strategic Planning and Communications for Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney. Marcel Coté sat on the boards of directors of Empire Company, he had served on the boards of ING Bank of Canada and Intact Financial. As an economist, Marcel Côté specialized in technological development, he wrote several books on the subject. In 2010, he co-chaired a working group on issues of governance and taxation in Montreal which published the "Côté-Séguin Report: A city that lives up to our aspirations". Marcel Coté chaired the board of directors of the Montreal YMCA, the board of directors of the Foundation of the YMCAs of Quebec, the YMCAs of Quebec Mentors' Circle, the Board of Directors of the Foundation of Greater Montreal, he was a member of the Board of Directors of Imagine Canada, the Institute for Research on Public Policy and the Public Policy Forum. In 2013, he served as a director on the boards of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, Les amis de la montagne, Montreal High Lights Festival, Action Canada and Brain Canada.

He participated in the Table d’action en entrepreneuriat de Montréal and chaired the Board of Directors of Compagnie Marie Chouinard. In 2012, Côté received the Prix Arts-Affaires de Montréal. On July 3, 2013, Marcel Côté announced his candidacy for Mayor of Montreal, he led Coalition Montréal, a coalition formed of independent candidates and Vision Montreal candidates led by Louise Harel. On May 25, 2014, Marcel Côté died of cardiac arrest during an organised bicycle ride. By Way of Advice: Growth Strategies for the Market Driven World, Growing the Next Silicon Valley, Work co-written with Roger Miller If Quebec goes... The Real Cost of Separation, Work co-written with David Johnston Le Rêve d'une terre promise A city that lives up to our aspirations Innovation Reinvented, Work co-written with Roger Miller Official website

List of films about demons

This is a list of films where demons appear. Alias Nick Beal Angel on My Shoulder Army of Darkness The Babadook Bedazzled Bedazzled Bedeviled Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey Bloody Mallory A Chinese Ghost Story The Church Constantine Dead Before Dawn The Demon's Rook Damn Yankees Dark Angel: The Ascent Deathgasm Demon Hunter Demons Demons 2 Drag Me to Hell Devil in My Ride The Devil Inside The Devil's Advocate The Devil's Carnival The Devil's Carnival: Alleluia! Dante's Inferno Dante's Inferno: An Animated Epic The Devil and Daniel Webster The Devil and Max Devlin Devil's Den Dogma Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist Don't Kill It Drive Angry End of Days End of the Line The Evil The Evil Dead Evil Dead Evil Dead II Evil Head The Exorcist The Exorcist: Italian Style Exorcist II: The Heretic The Exorcist III Exorcist: The Beginning Fallen Farm House Faust Faust: Love of the Damned The Exorcist Frailty The Gate Geometria Ghost Rider Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance Hell Baby Hell's Highway Hellbound Hellboy Hellboy II: The Golden Army Hereditary Horns I, Frankenstein Idle Hands Incarnate Insidious Jack-O Jack O'Lantern Jennifer's Body Legend Little Nicky Mirrors Night of the Demon Night of the Demons Night of the Demons Night of the Demons 2 Night of the Demons 3 Paranormal Activity Paranormal Activity 2 Paranormal Activity 3 Paranormal Activity 4 Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones Paranormal Activity 2: Tokyo Night The Possessed The Possession The Possession of Michael King Princess Mononoke Pumpkinhead The Queen of Spades The Queen of Spades REC 4: Apocalypse The Seventh Curse Shortcut to Happiness Slayers - The Motion Picture Someone Behind You The Soul of a Monster Spawn The Student of Prague The Student of Prague The Student of Prague Terror Toons This Is the End TMNT V/H/S Violent Shit where the Dead Go to Die The Witch List of films about angels IMDB – Keyword Demon

1906 Mississippi hurricane

The 1906 Mississippi hurricane was a deadly and destructive hurricane during the 1906 Atlantic hurricane season. The fourth hurricane of the season, the system was observed in the western Caribbean on September 22; the system intensified becoming a major hurricane by September 24. The system made landfall near Pascagoula, during the evening of September 27, devastating the cities of Pensacola and Mobile and the state of Mississippi. Damage totaled to at least $19,221,000, more than 134 people were killed; the first documented information on the storm places it in the western Caribbean Sea on September 22, although modern reanalysis of this storm identifies it as a tropical depression on September 19. The storm drifted north from the Yucatán Channel on September 24, while it was a weak hurricane with winds of 75 mph; the hurricane was south-southwest of Havana by morning, as it drifted north-northwestward during the evening hours of September 24, the system intensified into a Category 2 hurricane.

The hurricane was documented to have been about 300 miles west-northwest of Cuba on September 25. Near this area, the hurricane had intensified further into a Category 3 hurricane, with maximum sustained winds of 115 mph; the system finished its passage into the Gulf of Mexico by September 27. During the afternoon, the hurricane made landfall near Pascagoula, Mississippi, as a Category 2 hurricane; the hurricane moved inland, weakening to a Category 1 hurricane and to a tropical storm. The storm weakened to a tropical depression, dissipated on September 29 as it transitioned into an extratropical storm; the city of Pensacola suffered the most severe damage caused by the storm. Several tugboats, fishing boats, other watercraft were tossed along the shore of the city. Large numbers of trees were uprooted and the roofs of houses were torn off. At its highest, the storm surge of the hurricane was 8.5 feet above the normal tide, the highest recorded in the city at the time. The city's waterfront was flooded, along with some houses near the waterfront.

Muscogee wharf was destroyed, broken into two pieces. On either side of the wharf, railroad tracks had been washed away. A total of 39 freight cars carrying coal were washed away. In addition, the grain elevator of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad was destroyed during the hurricane. A timber boom was demolished during the hurricane, leaving debris on the beach. Along Intendencia Street, several cottages were flooded; the southern end of West Main Street was inundated and was swept away. There was devastation between Perdido streets, with several boats wrecked. Between Palafox Street and Wright Street, many houses' roofs were torn away. Rail service in and out of Pensacola was affected. Between Magnolia Bluff and Milton, the track was destroyed and the Escambia Bridge was demolished; the fishing industry of Pensacola was estimated to have suffered at least $500,000 in damage. Many wharfs had been destroyed during the hurricane. Electricity was shut off during the hurricane. Fort Barrancas, Fort Pickens, Fort McRee suffered severe damage.

At Forts Pickens and Barrancas, damage was estimated to be around $10,000. In the Bayou Grande area of Pensacola, the tide was estimated to be about 12 feet above normal. At the intersection of Cedar and Baylen streets, oyster boats, steam tugs and other debris were scattered. A boat identified. Trees and chimneys were blown down, a tin roof was peeled off a house as a result of strong winds. On the 26th port, one bark was destroyed, while another eleven were tossed around. A schooner that sank during the hurricane was tipped over. At the 38th port, 29 schooners were thrown ashore, another sixteen were destroyed. Only eight of the 36 lumber barges floated, while three of eight tugs were floating, of those three of them were wrecked. Other debris was scattered including pieces of shattered glass. A fire occurred at a hotel in Pensacola. At the navy yard of Pensacola, all but three boats—the Isle de Luzon and two "water boats"—were either sunk or thrown ashore. A steel dock owned by Spain was untouched.

In the towns of Wosley and Warrington, waterfronts were damaged and some houses washed away. At Pensacola Bay, the tide was 10 feet high; the damage caused in the city totaled to at least $2,620,000, while the damage within the vicinity of the city amounted to more than $1,230,000. The total damage caused within Pensacola and the surrounding areas totaled to greater than $3,850,000; the hurricane was considered the worst in the city in 170 years. However, there was widespread praise by residents and newspapers for the Weather Bureau for tracking the hurricane and issuing storm warnings three days before the storm made landfall. A total of 35 people were killed in Pensacola. In New Orleans, observations at the backwater of the Mississippi River indicated a storm surge of about 6 feet in height on the morning of September 27; the highest sustained winds recorded during the storm in New Orleans were measured at 49 mph, while the minimum