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Julian of Norwich

Julian of Norwich known as Dame Julian or Mother Julian was an English anchorite of the Middle Ages. She wrote the earliest surviving book in the English language to be written by a woman, Revelations of Divine Love, she lived throughout her life in the English city of Norwich, an important centre for commerce that had a vibrant religious life, but which during her lifetime was a witness to the devastating effects of the Black Death of 1348–50, the Peasants' Revolt, which affected large parts of England in 1381, the suppression of the Lollards. In 1373, aged thirty and so ill she thought she was on her deathbed, Julian received a series of visions or "shewings" of the Passion of Christ, she recovered from her illness and wrote two versions of her experiences, the earlier one being completed soon after her recovery, a much longer version, today known as the Long Text, being written many years later. For much of her life, Julian lived in permanent seclusion as an anchoress in her cell, attached to St Julian's Church, Norwich.

Four wills in which sums were bequeathed to her have survived, an account by the celebrated mystic Margery Kempe exists, which provides details of the counsel she was given by the anchoress. Nothing is known for certain about Julian's actual name, family, or education, or of her life prior to her becoming an anchoress. Preferring to write anonymously, seeking isolation from the world, she was influential in her own lifetime, her manuscripts were preserved by Brigittine and Benedictine nuns, all the scribes but one being women. The Protestant Reformation prevented their publication in print for a long time; the Long Text was first published in 1670 by the Benedictine Serenus de Cressy, under the title XVI Revelations of Divine Love, shewed to a devout servant of Our Lord, called Mother Juliana, an Anchorete of Norwich: Who lived in the Dayes of King Edward the Third. Cressey's book was reissued by George Hargreaves Parker in 1843, a modernised version of the text was published by J. T. Hecker in 1864.

The work emerged from obscurity in 1901 when a manuscript in the British Museum was transcribed and published with notes by Grace Warrack. Since many more translations of Revelations of Divine Love have been produced. Julian is today considered to be theologian; the English city of Norwich, where Julian lived all her life, was second in importance to London during the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, at the centre of the country's primary region for agriculture and trade. During her life Norwich suffered when the Black Death reached the city; the disease may have killed over half the population and returned in subsequent outbreaks up to 1387. Julian was alive during the Peasants' Revolt of 1381, when the city was overwhelmed by rebel forces led by Geoffrey Litster executed by Henry le Despenser after his peasant army was overwhelmed at the Battle of North Walsham; as Bishop of Norwich, Despenser zealously opposed Lollardy, which advocated reform of the Catholic Church, a number of Lollards were burnt at the stake at Lollard's Pit, just outside the city.

Norwich may have been one of the most religious cities in Europe at that time, with its cathedral, friaries and recluses' cells dominating both the landscape and the lives of its citizens. On the eastern side of the city was the Norman Cathedral, the Benedictine Hospital of St. Paul, the Carmelite friary, St. Giles' Hospital, the Greyfriars monastery, to the south the priory at Carrow, located just beyond the city walls; the priory's income was generated from'livings' it acquired for renting its assets, which included the Norwich churches of St. Julian, All Saints Timberhill, St. Edward Conisford and St. Catherine Newgate, all now lost apart from St. Julian's. Where these churches had an anchorite cell, they enhanced the reputation of the priory still further, as they attracted legacies and endowments from across society. Julian is associated with St Julian's Church, located off King Street in the south of the city centre, which still holds services on a regular basis. St. Julian's is an early round-tower church, one of the 31 surviving parish churches of a total of 58 that were built in Norwich after the Norman conquest of England.

During the Middle Ages there were twenty-two religious houses in Norwich and sixty-three churches within the city walls, of which thirty-six had an anchorage. No hermits or anchorites existed in Norwich from 1312 until the emergence of Julian in the 1370s, it is not recorded when the anchorage at St. Julian's was built, but it was used by a number of different anchorites up to the Dissolution of the Monasteries in the 1530s, some of whom were named Julian. After this time the cell was demolished and the church stripped of its rood screen and statues. No rector was appointed until 1581. By 1845 St. Julian's was in a poor state of repair and that year the east wall collapsed. After an appeal for funds, the church underwent a ruthless restoration, it was further restored in the 20th century, but was destroyed during the Norwich Blitz of 1942, when in June that year the tower received a direct hit. After the war, funds were raised to rebuild the church, it now appears as it was before its destruction, although its tower is much-reduced in height and a chapel has been built in place of the long-lost anchorite cell.

Uniquely for the mystics of the Middle Ages, Julian wrote about her visions. She was an anchoress from at least the 1390s, was the greatest English mystic of her age, by virtue of the visions she experienced and her literary achievement, but nothing about her life is known. What little is

Behiang

Behiang is a border village on the boundary of India and Khenman inside Burma. With 1000 size population, this village snakes for about 2 km. along the Tedim road. Majority of the local population belongs to the ZOMI community. Tuan Thawng Leivang Ngaihte purchased the Behiang range along with the chieftainship of Behiang village from Langzachin Manlun, chief of Behiang village in 1922 by paying a sum of Rs.100/- with one Mithun. The Sub-divisional officer/south West B. C. Gasper approved the transaction of chieftainship from Langzachin Manlun to Tuan Thawng Ngaihte in case No.43/SW of 1922-23 dated 28 January 1923. Further, the Assistant President, Manipur State Darbar confirmed B. C. Gasper's order vides case No. 444-South dated 28 January 1923. Behiang village is 24 kilometers away from Singngat sub-divisional headquarters to the south on the Indian - Myanmar border. After the dead of Tuan Thawng Leivang Ngaihte his son Lian Za Mung Leivang Ngaihte became the village chief. Tuan Thawng Leivang Ngaihte Lian Za Mung Leivang Ngaihte Lian Za Mung Leivang Ngaihte Lian Za Mung Leivang Ngaihte died leaving behind his minor son master Thawng Son Mang to succeed his will.

But Thawng Son Mang being minor, the Family Household Council members decided that Pau Do Mang, son of Chin Kam, the youngest brother of Tuan Thawng Leivang Ngaihte should be the guardian of the minor Thawng Sawm Mang and act as the village chief. Master Thawng Son Mang abdicated the chieftainship by executing a special power of attorney in 1980 under which option was given to him either to remain as chief, or to hand over the chieftainship to Pau Do Mang. Master Thawng Son Mang opted to hand over the chieftainship to Pau Do Mang. Thus, Pau Do Mang became the chief since 1980; the Government of Manipur had given recognition to the chieftainship of Pau Do Mang Leivang Ngaihte vide order by the Governor of Manipur No. CHCH/4/86 date 12.2.2004 published in the Manipur Gazette Extra Ordinary No. 396 date 18.2.2004 and No. CHCH/4/86 date 5.12.2006.57. Pau Do Mang Leivang Ngaihte Constructed during World War II, the Tedim road passes through this village, it connects the Indian city of Imphal and the Burmese town of Tedim.

A contingent of the Japanese army took this road, still under construction. So, the Allied Forces destroyed some bridges on the Tedim road in order to check the advance of the Japanese troops. Ruins of British built bridges still remain near Behiang and surrounding villages like Tonzang and Zangnuam. Behiang used to have a regular camp of India's Border Security Force until recently; the Camp site is located on a lovely and commanding hill lock over the left bank of the Tuivai River overlooking the entire village and a major portion of the international border. The BSF were withdrawn from their camp in December 1998 during the midst of the ethnic clashes between Kuki - Paite tribes. In June 2006, the Assam Rifles were stationed in Behiang and they started constructing a new camp site, occupied on January 2008; the AR Camp is located on the Southern side of the village close to the Khenman boundary. Khenman is the nearest Burmese village from Behiang. For a number of decades, a brisk border trade has been carried out unofficially at this border village.

Despite its potential, this bazaar village still lacks the infrastructure to develop into a booming commercial town. Aimed at boosting the Indo-Myanmar border trade, the Central Government of India had approved the setting up of an Integrated Check Post at Behiang on 27 May 2012. On 3 October 2012, the State's Minister of Commerce and Industry, Konthoujam Govindas and the MLA of Singngat, GS Haupu accompanied by officials visited Behiang to ascertain land availability for the construction of the proposed Border Trade Center, part of the Union Government's Look East Policy; the visiting team has finalized a land area of 10 acres for the construction of the trade centre. Behiang has a strong network of mercantile families. Several others have family members working in the Indian Army, Para-Military Forces and a few each in the State and Center Govt. service. Yet more than half of the local population engages in agricultural labour - either swidden or wet rice cultivation. All arable land along the Tuivai river have been brought under paddy cultivation.

Food shortage during the lean season just before harvest is met by the surplus rice produced by Burmese jhum farmers. "Behiang in India" "Behiang village"

ISO 3166-2:HU

ISO 3166-2:HU is the entry for Hungary in ISO 3166-2, part of the ISO 3166 standard published by the International Organization for Standardization, which defines codes for the names of the principal subdivisions of all countries coded in ISO 3166-1. For Hungary, ISO 3166-2 codes are defined for 1 capital city, 19 counties, 23 cities with county rights; the capital of the country Budapest has special status equal to the counties, while the cities with county rights called urban counties, have extended powers but are technically not independent of the counties. Each code consists of two parts, separated by a hyphen; the first part is the ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code of Hungary. The second part is two letters. Subdivision names are listed as in the ISO 3166-2 standard published by the ISO 3166 Maintenance Agency. Click on the button in the header to sort each column; the following changes to the entry have been announced in newsletters by the ISO 3166/MA since the first publication of ISO 3166-2 in 1998: Subdivisions of Hungary FIPS region codes of Hungary NUTS codes of Hungary ISO Online Browsing Platform: HU Counties of Hungary, Statoids.com

Chinedu Obasi

Chinedu Ogbuke "Edu" Obasi is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a forward and his latest club was AIK in Allsvenskan. Born in Enugu, Obasi started his football career at River Lane Youth Club Enugu and JC Raiders in his homeland country. Obasi went to Norway at the same time as his countryman John Obi Mikel, it was disputed that Obasi signed for Lyn in 2004, but this was rejected by FIFA which ordered both Obasi and Ezekiel Bala returned to Lyn immediate effect. Obasi made his Lyn debut, in the opening game of the season, where he played 66 minutes, in a 1–1 draw against Fredrikstad. However, Obasi struggled to regain a place in the first team and it wasn't until on 25 September 2005 when he scored his first Lyn goal, in a 1–0 win over Brann. Despite this, Obasi made five appearances in his first season. In the 2006 season, Obasi didn't play for the side at the start of the season due to an ongoing dispute with his own club. On 2 July 2006, he made his first appearance of the season in a 2–1 win over Fredrikstad.

Obasi scored his first goal for the club on 6 August 2006, in a 2–0 win over Molde, followed up by scoring twice in the next game, with a 3–2 loss against Stabæk. Despite suffering from injuries during the season, Obasi finished his second season making fifteen appearances and scoring eight times in all competitions. For his performance, Obasi was named Young Player of the Year. On 20 December 2006, a transfer deal was announced with Russian side Lokomotiv Moscow, Obasi was set to move to the Russian side in January; the deal was derailed, when the president, sporting director and manager of Lokomotiv were all fired six days later. Several days after he trained with Premier League side Portsmouth, Obasi signed a contract with Lyn, keeping him until 2008. By the time of his departure from Lyn, Obasi had made eleven appearances and five goals in all competitions. Throughout his Lyn career, Obasi was linked with moves to European clubs, such as Wigan Athletic, Manchester United, Chelsea and Barcelona.

Despite pleads from Manager Henning Berg, the club expected to see Obasi leave the club in the summer, as German side 1899 Hoffenheim closed on signing him. On 27 August 2007, Obasi moved to 2. Bundesliga side Hoffenheim for an undisclosed fee. Obasi made an impact for Hoffenheim when he scored twice on his debut despite losing 3–2 against Freiburg. After missing the next game, Obasi returned to the first team, where he set up one of the goals, in a 2–0 win over Paderborn. After returning, Obasi scored five times in five months. In a match against Paderborn on 9 March 2008, which saw Hoffenheim win 1–0, Obasi was sent-off in the 54th minute when he was involved in an incident with opposition midfielder Erwin Koen. After the match, Obasi claimed that Koen racially abused him, which led to his sending off, a claim Koen denied and thought about taking legal action against Obasi. In the end, the DFB's control committee decided against taking action against Koen, citing lack of evidence and Obasi served a three match suspension.

Following his return from suspension, Obasi scored four more goals in the season and helped the club reach promotion to Bundesliga for the first time. Obasi finished his first season at the club, making thirty appearances and scoring twelve times in all competitions; this made him the club’s joint top-scorer in the league, along with Demba Ba. Ahead of the 2008–09 season, Obasi was linked with a move to England, but stayed at the club throughout the summer. However, at the start of the season, Obasi missed out several matches, due to injury and international commitment. Obasi made his first appearance of the season on 13 September 2008 against Stuttgart, where he played 30 minutes, in a 0–0 draw. Despite suffering from injury in training soon after, Obasi scored his first goal of the season in a 5–2 win over Hannover 96 on 18 October 2008, followed up by scoring twice, in a 3–0 win over Hamburg in the next game. Throughout the 2008 -- 09 season, Obasi suffered a setback. Obasi finished the season, making twenty–six appearances and scoring six times in all competitions.

In the 2009–10 season, Obasi started well when he scored his first goal of the season, in a 2–0 win over Oberneuland in the first round of DFB-Pokal, followed up by scoring in a 1–1 draw against Bayern Munich in the opening game of the season. After being sidelined with an injury, Obasi scored on his return on 1 November 2009, in a 4–0 win over Köln. However, as the 2009–10 season progressed, Obasi was kept out from the first team, due to international commitment and injury, he made his return to the first team and scored twice on 25 April 2010, in a 5–1 win over Hamburg. He went on to finish the 2009–10 season, making twenty–six appearance and scoring eight times in all competitions. However, at the start of the 2010–11 season, Obasi was sidelined for about eight weeks with a shin injury, it wasn't until on 17 October 2010, when Obasi returned to the first team, coming on as a late substitute, in a 3–2 win over Borussia Mönchengladbach. After appearing in three more matches, once again, suffered a knee injury that kept him out for three months.

After months on the sideline, Obasi returned to the first team in the last game of the season, as a late substitute, in a 3–1 loss against Wolfsburg. Following this, Obasi went on to make six appearances in all competitions. In the 2011–12 season, Obasi regained his first team place at Hoffenheim following his injury plagued last season. In a match against Stuttgart, which saw them lose 2–0 on 18 October 2011, Obasi was substituted in the second half and when he left the pitch, he refused to shake Holger Stanislawski's

Ray Gibb

Ray Gibb was an Australian rules footballer who played with Hawthorn and Richmond in the Victorian Football League. Gibb, a utility player, was the son of Collingwood footballer Reg Gibb, he was used as a fullback for much of his league career. From Balwyn Amateurs, Gibbs made five appearances for Hawthorn in the 1950 VFL season before suffering a hand injury which kept him out for the rest of the year, he had to have one of his nails removed by a doctor. He was a regular fixture in the side throughout 1951, playing 16 of a possible 18 games. Gibb appeared in the opening round of the 1952 season with Hawthorn, but it would be his final game for the club, he was given permission to train at Richmond and was selected in their senior side for their round 15 encounter with South Melbourne, one of five games he played for them that season. Having played just once for Richmond in 1953, Gibb applied for and was granted a clearance to Box Hill in June. Three months he was involved in a road accident when his motor cycle crashed into a milk cart in Vermont.

He died from his injuries the following day, at St Vincent's Hospital. A benefit game to raise money for his family was played that month between a combined Richmond–Hawthorn team, a Box Hill team augmented with other VFL and VFA star players

Fremont Bridge (Seattle)

The Fremont Bridge is a double-leaf bascule bridge that spans the Fremont Cut in Seattle, Washington. The bridge, which connects Fremont Avenue North and 4th Avenue North, connects the neighborhoods of Fremont and Queen Anne; the Fremont Bridge was opened on Friday June 15, 1917, at a cost of $410,000. The first traffic over the bridge was to "owl cars", the last run of the trolleys, after 5am the same day to all other traffic; the Lake Washington Ship Canal was dedicated on July 4, 1917, which has caused confusion about the opening date, for this bridge crosses the canal. The Fremont Bridge is the first of four city bascules to cross the canal, the others being Ballard Bridge, University Bridge, Montlake Bridge; the bridge was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1982, is a designated city landmark, ID #110347. In its early years, before the construction of the nearby Aurora Bridge in 1932, the Fremont Bridge had the most vehicle traffic of any bascule bridge in the United States.

In another respect, it remains among the busiest today: due to its low vessel clearance of 30 feet, the Fremont Bridge opens an average of 35 times a day, which makes it the most opened drawbridge in the United States and one of the busiest bascule bridges in the world. Federal law gives marine traffic the right-of-way over vehicular traffic; the Fremont Bridge was painted a dull green. In 1972, the Fremont Improvement Committee picked a new color, Fremont Orange, residents approved the change; the bridge's blue and orange color was chosen by voters at a 1985 street fair. In 2006, the Fremont Bridge underwent a $41.9 million restoration project to replace the approaches and maintenance shop, as well as renovation of the mechanical and electrical systems that operate the bascule. The approaches were completed in May 2007 and testing lasted through the Spring of 2008. In 2014 the city began repainting the bridge; the bridge received a permanent art installation in February 2018 as part of an artist residency program coinciding with the centennial of the bridge and two of the ship canal's other bascule bridges.

The Fremont Bridge was outfitted with. The Ballard Bridge and University Bridge will receive installations assuming funding can be secured; the present bridge is the third bridge at this location. A low trestle bridge was built in 1890 or 1891. In 1911, in anticipation of the construction of the Ship Canal, it was replaced by a higher trestle bridge. While that bridge was always intended as temporary, it proved more so than planned, because early in the afternoon of March 12, 1914 the Fremont dam, which controlled the level of Lake Union, gave way. Over the course of a day, the lake level lowered by nine feet, stranding vessels and floating homes, rupturing the central portion of the second Fremont bridge. A separate longer streetcar trestle from Westlake Avenue to Stone Way held, streetcar traffic that had used the Fremont bridge was rerouted over that trestle until the completion of the present-day bridge. William C. Ruegnitz Papers. 1906-1944. 1.68 cubic feet. At the Labor Archives of Washington, University of Washington Libraries Special Collections.

Contains details about the location, list of materials and their estimated cost of the Fremont Bridge