The Nagarakretagama or Nagarakrtagama known as Desawarñana or Deshavarñana, is an Old Javanese eulogy to Hayam Wuruk, a Javanese king of the Majapahit Empire. It was written on lontar as a kakawin by Mpu Prapanca in 1365; the Nagarakretagama contains detailed descriptions of the Majapahit Empire during its greatest extent. The poem affirms the importance of Hindu–Buddhism in the Majapahit empire by describing temples and palaces and several ceremonial observances. In 1894, the Dutch East Indies launched a military expedition against the Cakranegara royal house of Lombok; that year, the Dutch took the manuscript as part of the valuable Lombok treasure, war-booty from the destroyed palace of Mataram-Cakranagara in Lombok. The first western scholar to study the manuscript was J. L. A. Brandes, a Dutch philologist, he accompanied the KNIL expedition to Lombok in 1894, is credited with saving the valuable manuscripts collection of the Lombok royal library from being burnt in the chaos of the battle. A generation of Dutch scholars participated in translating the poem.
Much of its historical value was due to its having been the product of priestly activities directed at enhancing the magical powers of the ruler at the time. The manuscript is written on lontar leaves, it was held in the library of Leiden University in the Netherlands, with inventory code number L Or 5.023. After its translation in the early 20th century, the Nagarakretagama became an inspiration and foundation of the Indonesian independence movement. In 1973 during the state visit of Queen Juliana to Indonesia, she returned the manuscript to Indonesia. Today it is held by the National Library of Indonesia, with inventory code number NB 9. In May 2008 UNESCO recognised the significance of the Nagarakretagama by naming it "The Memory of the World - Regional Register for Asia/Pacific", registered it in 2013. Historians have examined the poem for. In the canto 13 to 14, the poet Prapanca named several states within today's Indonesian borders; this suggested. Prapanca were vassal states. In Canto 13, several lands on Sumatra are mentioned, some correspond to contemporary areas: Jambi, Palembang and Dharmasraya.
Mentioned are Kandis, Minangkabau, Rokan and Pane, Kampe and Mandailing. Tamiyang, negara Perlak and Padang Lawas, are noted in the west, together with Samudra and Lamuri, Batan and Barus. Listed are the states of Tanjungnegara: Kapuas Katingan, Kota Lingga, Kota Waringin and Lawas. In Canto 14 more lands are noted: Kadandangan, Samadang, Sedu, Kalka, Solot, Barito, Tabalung, Tanjung Kutei and Malano. In Hujung Medini, Pahang is mentioned first. Next Langkasuka, Saimwang and Trengganu, Paka, Dungun, Tumasik and Kedah, Kanjapiniran, all are united. In Canto 14 are territories east of Java: Badahulu and Lo Gajah. Gurun and Sukun, Taliwang and Dompo, Sang Hyang Api, Bima. Hutan Kadali. Gurun island, Lombok Merah. Together with prosperous Sasak are ruled. Bantayan with Luwu. Further east are Udamakatraya. Mentioned are Makassar, Banggai, Galiao with Selayar, Solot, Muar. Wanda, Ambon or Maluku islands, Kai-islands, Seran and other islands; the manuscript describes the capital city of Majapahit. According to the account of Prapanca in the Nagarakretagama poem, the royal compound was surrounded by a thick, high wall of red brick.
Nearby was the fortified guard post. The main gate into the palace was located in the north wall, was entered through huge doors of decorated iron. Outside the north gate was a long building where courtiers met once a year, a market place, a sacred crossroads. Just inside the north gate was a courtyard containing religious buildings. On the western side of this courtyard were pavilions surrounded by canals where people bathed. At the south end a gate led to rows of houses set on terraces. Another gate led to a third courtyard crowded with houses and a great hall for those waiting to be admitted into the ruler's presence; the king's own quarters, which lay to the east of this courtyard, had pavilions on decorated red brick bases, ornately carved wooden pillars, a roof decorated with clay ornaments. Outside the palace were quarters for Shiva priests and other members of the nobility. Further away, separated from the palace by open fields, were more royal compounds, including that of the chief minister Gajah Mada.
In the poem, Prapanca recounted Hayam Wuruk's religious observances in the Candi Singhasari, in which he entered the sanctuary and performed the puspa ceremony for his great-grandfather Kertanegara. After the visit, he went to Kagenengan to perform worship to the founder of the Singhasari kingdom, Rajasa. Prapanca told details of the sraddha ceremony, performed to honour the soul of a deceased, he described the ceremony for the Queen Grandmother's soul, Gayatri Rajapatni, who had died twelve years earlier. In the canto 63, stanza 4, Prapanca narrated the preparation of the ceremony by the
Hulen Mall is a diverse-scale shopping mall located in southwest Fort Worth, United States. Located at the southwest corner of Interstate 20 and Hulen Street, it's in the southwest side of the DFW Metroplex; the mall opened in 1977, is anchored by three major department stores and contains 116 specialty shops and stores. There has been a slight decline in sales and tenants at the mall due to competition from The Parks at Arlington in Arlington, Texas; the mall is mistaken as a filming location for the 1976 movie, Logan's Run. On May 11, 2018, a man lit Molotov cocktails inside the Dillard's and Sears department stores in the mall. Although there were no reported injuries or damages, the man ran off and his identity is yet to be discovered and there is no known motive. However, on May 18, the same suspect set off another Molotov cocktail, this time inside Sears again and thanks to the employees efforts to track down the suspect, the Fort Worth Police Department was able to detain the 46-year-old male.
Sylvia Foodim Glickman was a pianist, composer and prominent promoter of music by women composers. Glickman was born and grew up in New York City, where her mother enrolled her in music school at the age of 3, she graduated from the High School of Music and Art in 1950. She earned a bachelor's degree in 1954 from the Juilliard School of Music, where she received a master's degree in 1955 in piano performance, she studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London on a Fulbright scholarship. She married Harvey Glickman, a political science professor, in 1956. Glickman taught piano at the New England Conservatory of Music, Haverford College, Princeton University, Franklin and Marshall College. According to her obituary in The Philadelphia Inquirer, in 1988 she founded Hildegard Press, named for 12th-century composer Hildegard of Bingen, now separately owned and still operating."Mrs. Glickman was on a mission to unearth female composers who had gone unnoticed in music history, she began churning out catalogs by the hundreds.""In 1991, she was coeditor with Martha Schleifer of a 12-volume reference, Women Composers: Music through the Ages.
She finished the project before her death. Eight volumes have been published by Boston-based Gale Group; the four remaining volumes are still to be published."She founded the Hildegard Foundation, a non-profit organization which supports programs and prizes aligned with its mission of supporting women in the arts. The foundation is still operated by Glickman's family, she died in Pennsylvania. Anderson, E. Ruth, "Glickman, Sylvia Foodim", Contemporary American composers: a biographical dictionary, G. K. Hall, 1982, p. 198. ISBN 0-8161-8223-X Miksis, Alyssa K. and Rubinsky, Jane, "Giving a Voice to Women Composers ", The Juilliard Journal, Vol. XVIII No. 5, February 2003. Morrison, John F. "S. Glickman, honored musical women", The Philadelphia Daily News, January 19, 2006 Philadelphia Inquirer, "Pianist, composer S. Glickman", January 22, 2006, p. B5 Press, Jaques Cattell. Who's who in American Music. Classical, first edition. R. R. Bowker, New York 1983. Smith, Kyle. Catalog of the music of Pennsylvania composers, Vol.
Ritual is the second studio album by the British Indie rock band White Lies. It was released on 17 January 2011 by Fiction Records; the album was produced at the Assault & Battery Studios in London. The art direction and design were done by Tom Hingston Studio, featuring the Hartridge twins and Jessica, on the cover; the album's lead single, "Bigger than Us", was released on 3 January 2011. A Ritual short film was released, containing three songs from the album: "Bad Love", "Holy Ghost" and "Bigger than Us". Ritual was met with mixed reviews. According to Metacritic, Ritual garnered an average score of 60 out of 100, from 24 reviews; as of January 2012, UK sales stand at 95,000 copies according to The Guardian. All tracks are written by Charles Cave and Jack Lawrence-Brown. White LiesHarry McVeigh – lead vocals, guitar Charles Cave – bass guitar, backing vocals Jack Lawrence-Brown – drumsAdditional personnelAlan Moulder – production Max Dingel – production
The November 2013 San Francisco general elections were held on November 5, 2013, in San Francisco, California. The elections included one seat on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, assessor-recorder, city attorney, treasurer. District 4 consists of the Sunset district. Incumbent supervisor Katy Tang ran in her first election after being appointed by Mayor Ed Lee in the wake of Carmen Chu's resignation to be San Francisco Assessor-Recorder. One-term incumbent Carmen Chu, appointed by Mayor Ed Lee in February 2013, ran for her initial election unopposed. Three-term incumbent Dennis Herrera ran for reelection unopposed. Two-term incumbent José Cisneros ran for reelection unopposed. Note: "City" refers to the San Francisco municipal government. Proposition A would require the Retiree Health Care Trust Fund to be funded or for certain budgetary criteria to be met before payments from the fund may be made. Proposition B would create a special district at 8 Washington Street, allowing for the development of residential units and commercial facilities with higher building height limits than zoned.
Unlike Proposition C below, this measure is a ballot initiative filed by the project developer incorporating certain details of the entire project beyond building height limits. Proposition C would increase building height limits at 8 Washington Street. Unlike Proposition B above, this measure is a referendum on an ordinance passed by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors and only involves building height limits. Proposition D would make it City policy to utilize all available opportunities to lower the City's cost of prescription drugs and to ask state and federal representatives to sponsor legislation to reduce drug prices paid by the government. San Francisco Department of Elections
Jessica Regina Korda is an American professional golfer who plays on the LPGA Tour. Korda was a member of the 2009 U. S. Junior Solheim Cup and the 2010 U. S. Curtis Cup teams; as an amateur, she won the 2010 South Atlantic Amateur and made the cut at the 2008 and 2009 U. S. Women's Opens. Korda finished T19 in her U. S. Open debut in 2008 where she shot the only round in the 60s on Sunday, shooting a 69, she finished runner-up at the 2010 U. S. Women's Amateur, she represented the Czech Republic in the World Amateur Team Championship Espirito Santo Trophy in 2006, represented the United States in 2010, finishing tied for 4th. Korda entered LPGA Tour Qualifying School in the fall of 2010 as a 17-year-old, she finished runner-up in the final Qualifying Tournament, making her eligible for full membership on the Tour in 2011. Korda turned 18 during the second event of the 2011 season, she played in 15 events in her rookie year. Her first professional win was in the first event of the 2012 season, the Women's Australian Open at Royal Melbourne.
After rounds of 72-70-73-74, her victory came on the second hole of a six-person playoff. Korda won her second LPGA Tour title at the season opening Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic in January 2014, finishing one shot ahead of Stacy Lewis. Korda is the daughter of retired professional tennis players Petr Korda and Regina Rajchrtová, her father is a grand slam champion. Her younger brother, won the 2018 Australian Open title in the boys' division, her personal and professional lives intersected at the 2013 U. S. Women's Open. During the third round of that event and caddy Jason Gilroyed had several disagreements, she fired him after shooting 5-over-par for the first nine holes, she called for her boyfriend, professional golfer Johnny DelPrete, to come in from the gallery and serve as her caddy for the rest of the round. Korda shot 1-under for the second nine, she kept DelPrete on her bag for the final round, her sister Nelly Korda joined her on the 2017 LPGA Tour after earning her card via the Symetra Tour.
LPGA Tour playoff record Results not in chronological order before 2019. ^ The Evian Championship was added as a major in 2013. CUT = missed the half-way cut WD = withdrew T = tied Most consecutive cuts made – 8 Longest streak of top-10s – 3 official as of 2019 season*Includes matchplay and other tournaments without a cut. Position in Women's World Golf Rankings at the end of each calendar year. Amateur Espirito Santo Trophy: 2006 Espirito Santo Trophy: 2010 Junior Solheim Cup: 2009 Curtis Cup: 2010 Professional Solheim Cup: 2013, 2017, 2019 International Crown: 2018 Official website Jessica Korda at the LPGA Tour official site Jessica Korda at the Women's World Golf Rankings official site