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Cantabrian labarum

The Cantabrian labarum is a modern interpretation of the ancient military standard known by the Romans as Cantabrum. It consists of a purple cloth on which there is what would be called in heraldry a "saltire voided " made up of curved lines, with knobs at the end of each line; the name and design of the flag is in the theory advocated by several authors of a relationship between the genesis of labarum and the military standard called Cantabrum, thereby identifying both as a same thing. Additionally, according to the definition of the Royal Academy of the Spanish language, labarum is the Roman standard on which, under Emperor Constantin's rule, the cross and the Monogram of Christ was drawn. By association of ideas, labarum can refer just to the monogram itself, or just the cross. Etymologically, the word comes from lab- which means to speak in a number of Celtic languages, many of which have derivatives. For example, in Welsh llafar means "speech", "language", "voice". Ancient Cornish and Breton have lavar, "word", ancient Irish has labrad: "language", "speech".

The plenary session of the Parliament of Cantabria, at its meeting of March 14 2016, approved a resolution as a result of the processing of the non-legislative proposal No. 9L/4300-0056 relative to the recognition of the Lábaro."The Parliament of Cantabria: 1. Recognizes the lábaro as a representative and identity symbol of the Cantabrian people and the values they represent. 2. Urges the institutions and civil society of Cantabria to promote and participate in their knowledge and dissemination as an iconographic expression of the identity of the Cantabrian people. Keeping the official character of the flag of the Community of Cantabria and the rest of the institutional symbols of Cantabria.". Labarum Lauburu Fasces Labrys Christian symbolism Christogram History of the Labaro

Mischief Night (2006 film)

Mischief Night is a 2006 British comedy-drama film. It is the third installment of the Tina Trilogy following on from Tina Goes Shopping and Tina Takes a Break. However, unlike the previous two Channel 4 films Mischief Night broadens its scope to consider the wider community that Tina lives in and address issues of racial segregation. Tina is played by Kelli Hollis in all three films; the film is set on a deprived Leeds estate where white residents have segregated. Tensions between the two communities come to a head on the unruly Mischief Night; the film shows several people's involvement in this. Asif - A young Asian boy of about ten or eleven. Although to his parents he is an innocent young Asian lad, Asif is a tearaway when he is away from home. Asif's involvement begins when he crashes into Qassim. Qassim is a thug and drug dealer in the Asian community and after beating him demands that Asif pay him back for the damage to his car. Asif is forced to work for Qassim, delivering drugs and collecting payments in order to pay off his debts.

Whilst doing this he helps her search for her real father. After crashing a taxi owned by Qassim, Asif decides. Asif and Kimberley acquire a stake out the house with the intention of killing Qassim. Kimberley fires the shot but Qassim survives. Kimberley - A young girl of about ten or eleven who sets out to discover who her real father is. While out she meets Asif and the two of them become friends. Kimberley agrees to help Asif kill Qassim; the two of them stake out his house with the intention of shooting him through the window. Their noise, lures him outside. Kimberley shoots him in the chest, just as her mother runs up to her, telling her that Qassim is her father. Qassim survives the shot. Tyler - After stealing a safe from a golf club, Tyler turns to his granddad to help him open it. With others the two of them take it to a field and blow the safe apart, finding it to contain only golf balls. Tyler joins his granddad in routing out rival dealers on the estate. Tyler tires of being a messenger and look-out, acquires a gun and intends to go it alone, dealing drugs on the estate.

Tyler manages this with some success. On his rounds, Tyler comes across an unemployed single mother with a chronic heroin addiction. After finding her baby on the floor and attempting to drink bleach, Tyler offers to take the baby out, much to the indifference of her mother; this becomes Tyler becomes the sole parent figure to the baby. Eye Patch Imam - A radicalized Muslim, who preaches hate and advocates terrorism in the local mosque. Tina describes him when he was young to be a pervert with little interest in religion, stating that he'used to have use of two eyes and would use them both to look up your skirt'. After beating children for their disinterest in the mosque, Imam loses the support of more liberal Muslims. Finding himself alienated he attempts to break into the mosque with supporters of his, take it by force, change the locks and keep the mosque for more fundamentalist teachings. Immie - A liberal Muslim, brother to Asif and former associate of Qassim. Immie is a friend of Tina. Immie becomes concerned about rising radicalization in the mosque and uses the powerful, ruthless figure of Qassim to prevent the coup planned by Eye Patch Imam.

Kelli Hollis as Tina Crabtree Ramon Tikaram as Immie Khan Qasim Akhtar as Asif Khan Holly Kenny as Kimberley Crabtree Michael Taylor as Tyler Crabtree Christopher Simpson as Qassim Gwyn Hollis as Don Harmage Singh Kalirai as Mr. Khan Shobu Kapoor as Mrs. Khan Sarah Byrne as Sarina Khan James Foster as Kev Shahid Ahmed as Eyepatch Imam Jake Hayward as Macauley Crabtree Katherine Kelly as Jane The film was set made around several different areas of Leeds, however the'Asian' area of Leeds was filmed around Beeston while the'White' area was filmed around Hunslet and Tingley. Scenes were filmed in Belle Isle and Middleton. One scene where tram pylons were required had to be filmed in Sheffield. Mischief Night on IMDb Official Mischief Night website from Verve Pictures

Maya Sansa

Maya Sansa is an Italian actress. Maya Sansa was born in Rome the daughter of an Italian mother; when she was 14, she started to study acting at her high school in Rome the "Virgilio". She moved to London to study at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. There she graduated in acting and was soon picked by Marco Bellocchio to take part in his new film: La balia. Maya worked with Bellocchio for a second time, starring in the film Goodmorning, Night. Sansa has worked with Marco Tullio Giordana in the film The Best of Youth. On 2 May 2004 The New York Times published an article which named her as the new image of Italian cinema. On 14 June 2013, she won the David di Donatello for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Dormant Beauty. Maya Sansa on IMDb

Monument to the Revolution (Kozara)

Monument to the Revolution is a World War II memorial sculpture by Dušan Džamonja, located at Mrakovica, one of the highest peaks of Kozara mountain, Republic of Srpska and Herzegovina. It is dedicated to the fierce battle and 2,500 Yugoslav partisan fighters and 68,500 predominantly Serb civilians killed or deported to Ustaše concentration camps during the German-Ustaše-Hungarian Kozara Offensive from June to July 1942; the initiative for the monument's construction began in 1969 and Dušan Džamonja won the first prize for his project. Construction of the monument was completed in 1972. Džamonja himself described the monument as an interplay of light and darkness. While negatives symbolize death, positives represent life. Horizontally-positioned concrete blocks symbolize enemy forces who are trying to destroy life and victory but are unsuccessful. Other parts of the memorial complex include a museum and the memorial wall with the names of 9,921 Yugoslav partisans killed in battles on Kozara during World War II in Yugoslavia.

Battle of Kozara List of World War II monuments and memorials in Bosnia and Herzegovina Spomenik Database - Kozara historic & informational resource

Dorothy G. Downie

Dorothy G. Downie was a Scottish botanist and forester, she is known for her research on the fungal nutritional requirements of orchids. Dorothy G. Downie graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1917 with a B. S. in science and in 1919 with a B. S. in forestry. She was the first woman to receive a degree in forestry from the University of Edinburgh. From 1919 to 1920 she studied at Moray House Training College, where she qualified in professional training for teachers. From 1920 to 1925 she worked at the University of Aberdeen as an assistant to William Grant Craib. In 1925 she received a Carnegie scholarship and became a graduate student at the University of Chicago. There she received in 1928 a PhD in botany with a dissertation on the morphology of the male gametophyte of Microcycas calocoma. In 1927 she went to Cuba, where she collected cycads by riding on horseback through the Cordillera de Guaniguanico. At the University of Aberdeen, Downie worked as an assistant from 1928 to 1929, a lecturer from 1929 to 1949, a reader from 1949 to 1960.

In 1960 she died in August of that year. Downie, DG. "Contributions to the flora of Siam: Additamentum XVI". Kew Bulletin: 367–394. Doi:10.2307/4107477. ISSN 0075-5982. Downie, D. G.. "Contributions to the flora of Siam: Additamentum XVII". Kew Bulletin: 402–423. Doi:10.2307/4115102. Downie, DG. "Male Gametophyte of the Microcycas calocoma". Botanical Gazette. 85: 437–450. Doi:10.1086/333855. ISSN 0006-8071. Downie, DG. "Notes on the germination of Corallorhiza innata". Transactions of the Botanical Society of Edinburgh. Taylor & Francis Group. 33: 380–382. Doi:10.1080/13594864309441391