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Selim II

Selim II known as Sarı Selim or Sarhoş Selim, was the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1566 until his death in 1574. He was a son of his wife Hurrem Sultan. Selim had been an unlikely candidate for the throne until his brother Mehmed died of smallpox, his half-brother Mustafa was strangled to death by the order of his father, his brother Cihangir died of grief at the news of this latter execution, his brother Bayezid was killed on the order of his father after a rebellion. Selim was buried in Hagia Sophia. Selim was born in Constantinople, on 28 May 1524, during the reign of his father Suleiman the Magnificent, his mother was Hurrem Sultan, a slave and concubine, born an Orthodox priest's daughter, was freed and became Suleiman's legal wife. In 1545, at Konya, Selim married Nurbanu Sultan, it is said that she was named Cecelia Venier Baffo, or Rachel, or Kale Katenou. She was the mother of Selim's successor. Hubbi Hatun, a famous poet of the sixteenth century, was a lady-in-waiting to him. Selim II gained the throne after palace intrigue and fraternal dispute, succeeding as sultan on 7 September 1566.

Selim's Grand Vizier, Mehmed Sokollu and wife, Nurbanu Sultan, a native of what is now Bosnia and Herzegovina, controlled much of state affairs, two years after Selim's accession succeeded in concluding at Constantinople a treaty with the Habsburg Holy Roman Emperor, Maximilian II, whereby the Emperor agreed to pay an annual "present" of 30,000 ducats and granted the Ottomans authority in Moldavia and Walachia. A plan had been prepared in Constantinople for uniting the Volga and Don by a canal in order to counter Russian expansion toward the Ottomans' northern frontier. In the summer of 1569 a large force of Janissaries and cavalry were sent to lay siege to Astrakhan and begin the canal works, while an Ottoman fleet besieged Azov. However, a sortie from the Astrakhan garrison drove back the besiegers. A Russian relief army of 15,000 attacked and scattered the workmen and the Tatar force sent for their protection; the Ottoman fleet was destroyed by a storm. Early in 1570 the ambassadors of Ivan IV of Russia concluded at Istanbul a treaty that restored friendly relations between the Sultan and the Tsar.

Expeditions in the Hejaz and Yemen were more successful, but the conquest of Cyprus in 1571, led to the naval defeat against Spain and Italian states in the Battle of Lepanto in the same year. The Empire's shattered fleets were soon restored, the Ottomans maintained control of the eastern Mediterranean. In August 1574, months before Selim's death, the Ottomans regained control of Tunis from Spain, which had captured it in 1572. Selim is known for restoring to Mahidevran Sultan her wealth, he built the tomb of his eldest brother, Şehzade Mustafa, executed in 1553. In the famine of 1573, due to severe cold the farmers of that time did not provide good for the people. Selim gave people food and vegetables in the food kitchen. In April 1574, a fire broke in the printing house of Topkapi Palace and burned many rooms including the cooks and maids were burned and the kitchen was burned. A few days the captain, the Janissary, Istanbul lord and Mimar Sinan determined the location and size of the new kitchens to come to the fire.

Mimar Sinan Ağa cleaned the fire place of the "building of the official building" of Üslüb-ı ahar. The construction of the new Matbalı-ı Amir, broader and longer than the previous one, was taken from Divan-ı Ali Square. Selim's first and only wife, Nurbanu Sultan, was a Venetian, the mother of his successor Murad III and three of his daughters; as a Haseki Sultan she received 1,000 aspers a day, while lower-ranking concubines who were the mothers of princes received 40 aspers a day. Selim bestowed upon Nurbanu 110,000 ducats as a dowry, surpassing the 100,000 ducats that his father bestowed upon Hürrem Sultan. According to a privy purse register cited by Leslie Pierce, Selim had four other women, each of them was mother of a prince. Augusta Hamilton records. ConsortsNurbanu Sultan, mother of Murad III. SonsSelim had seven sons: son of Nurbanu Sultan. DaughtersSelim had at least four daughters: Ismihan Sultan, daughter with Nurbanu, married firstly in 1562 to Sokollu Mehmed Pasha, married secondly in 1584 to Kalaylıkoz Ali Pasha.

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She's Rock n Roll

She's Rock n Roll is the debut extended play by Australian boy band In Stereo. It was debuted at number 11 on the Australian Albums Chart; the EP features original tracks co-written by the three 15-year-old members. In 2015, In Stereo auditioned for season 7 of The X Factor Australia singing "Style" by Taylor Swift, they were mentored by Guy Sebastian. They were eliminated on 20 October. Following the elimination, the trio signed a record deal with Warner Music Australia, their first single "Honest", a collaboration with James Yammouni of The Janoskians was released on 19 February 2016 and debuted at number 51 on the ARIA singles chart. The EP was released on 1 April 2016

Mercado Jamaica

Mercado Jamaica is one of Mexico City’s traditional public markets where various vendors sell their wares in an established location. This market begat in the 1950s as part of efforts to urbanize the markets in the area; the market is located on the corner of Congreso de la Union and Avenida Morelos, just southeast of the historic center of the city. Although it is one of the main markets for souvenirs and meat, it is best known for its flowers and ornamental plants. There are 1,150 stands dedicated to the selling of cut flowers, flower arrangements, ornamental plants and accessories such as flowerpots; the market offers about 5,000 types of flowers and plants foreign, but there is a number of native Mexican species available, including some gathered directly from the wild. In Spanish, jamaica means the hibiscus flower; this market is housed in three large naves covering a city block on the corner of Congreso de la Unión and Avenida Morelos in the Venustiano Carranza borough. The Metro Jamaica station on Line 9 is directly in front of the building.

The market is one of the principal ones for fruits, vegetables and ornamental plants in the city and is bustling to chaotic on weekends. The market is best known for the sale of ornamental plants. There are 1,150 stands dedicated to flowers, flower arrangements and ornamental plants and associated accessories. 25.5% sell cut flowers, 26% sell flower arrangements, 4.3% sell flower pots and other accessories, 40.9% of the stalls are reserved for the trucks of flower producers and sellers and 3.2% sell ornamental plants, including those from the wild. The market sells about 5,000 types flowers and ornamental plants from the states of Puebla, Chiapas, State of Mexico and Michoacán; the variety of flowers is wide from roses to those from the various tropics. There are both retail and wholesale sales to florists in Mexico City, but sales are made to some of the surrounding states. There are exports to the United States and Haiti; the market sells a number of species of plants which are native to Mexico and not appreciated as ornamental plants.

Between this market and the flower market in Tenancingo, State of Mexico, a 2007 study identified 131 species from 93 genera and 42 families, with orchidaceae best represented. There are five main types: Briopsida, Pinopsida and Liliopsida, with the last two accounting for 93% of all species. However, these 131 species are only a fraction of the 434 native Mexican species which have been identified as having ornamental potential. 95 % of the species sold are on no or little risk of need of any special protection. Exceptions to this are Coryphantha elephantidens, Nymphaea odorata, Tillandsia imperialis, Campyloneurum phyllitidis, Cupressus lusitanic and Barkeria scandens. Many of these species are taken directly from the wild with no monitoring. However, the vast majority of the flower and plant species sold at the market are not native to Mexico, a situation reflected in the rest of the country. One reason for this is that most of the plant sellers here do not know the taxonomy of the native plants.

The market sells a number of other products besides flowers. There are 312 stands dedicated to other merchandise such as produce, meat and other items, as a major supplies of basic staples in the area. Most of the meat sold is common, but unusual animals such as frogs and chichicuilotes can be found as well. One section sells live animals, both as pets and certain farm animals such as chicks and full grown hens and roosters; the market is one of the major sellers of Christmas trees in the city. Most of the species sold are not native to Mexico and many are imported as they are considered to have better foliage and are cheaper. There is a section dedicated to piñatas, most made with cardboard and covered in crepe paper, although more traditional ones with a clay pot in the center can still be found. Designs range from traditional stars to those based on recent figures from popular movies and television shows; the busiest time of year for this section of the market is December, before Christmas, when a tradition called “Las Posadas” involves the breaking of one or more piñatas.

While traditional to that season, the breaking of piñatas is no longer confined to December and can be found at various types of celebrations year round, which helps to support this section’s permanent presence. Today, the area is part of the urbanized center of Mexico City, just south east of the historic center. In the past, this area was on the eastern edge of the Aztec island city of Tenochtitlan, facing Lake Xochimilco; the area was filled with artificial islands called “chinampas” for farming and docks to service the thousands of canoes and barges that passed through here on their way to city markets the main market at Tlatelolco. Trade traffic diminished somewhat after the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire, but it still remained important. However, during the colonial period, the lake and chinampa areas here dried as the lakes were drained. By the 19th century, the area had only canals, with the main one, Canal de la Viga limited the water traffic through here. By the mid 20th century, these too would be filled in.

Traffic would shift to the various major roads constructed here. Through the area's history, there had been a number of tianguis here; the market was established along with a number of others such as Mercado de Sonora, to modernize the markets of the east end of town in the 1950s. Mercado Jamaica was inaugurated on September 23, 1957, along with the Mercado de Sonora, was the first to offer parking for cars

Duke of Denver

The title of Duke of Denver was created by Dorothy Sayers for the family of her fictitious protagonist Lord Peter Wimsey. In her stories, Lord Peter was the second of the three children of Mortimer Wimsey, 15th Duke of Denver. Lord Peter's elder brother, Gerald Wimsey, the 16th Duke, became the chief murder suspect in Sayers' novel Clouds of Witness, in which he was tried by his peers, before the full House of Lords. C. W. Scott-Giles, Fitzalan Pursuivant of Arms Extraordinary, discussed Lord Peter's fictitious family with his creator between February 1936 and 1940, the pair "discovered" many former Wimseys in their correspondence; these were of two types: Most Wimseys were like the 16th Duke, his father: "Bluff, physically powerful" but not intelligent. They could be "cruel, yet without malice or ingenuity."The other type is physically slighter, with great nervous energy, "lusts no less powerful, but more dangerously controlled to a long-sighted policy." These became churchmen, traitors. Lord Peter himself is of this type.

A biographical note by Lord Peter's uncle Paul Austin Delagardie, says: "Peter, I am glad to say, takes after his mother and me. True, he is all nerves and nose – but, better than being all brawn and no brains like his father and brothers, or a mere bundle of emotions, like Gerald's boy, Saint-George, he has at least inherited the Delagardie brains, by way of safeguard to the unfortunate Wimsey temperament."Sayers published several articles and pamphlets on the Wimseys, including a series of "Wimsey Papers", the wartime letters of the family, which appeared in The Spectator between November 1939 and January 1940. After Sayers' death, Scott-Giles published an article on Wimsey heraldry, a correspondent pointed out a crux: the Wimseys are said to have been of unbroken succession for sixteen generations but Gerald Wimsey is described at his trial as "Duke of Denver, in the Peerage of Great Britain and Ireland", which would mean that the title was created after the Union with Ireland. In 1977 Scott-Giles published a book, The Wimsey Family, based on his correspondence with Sayers.

Arms: sable, three mice courant argent Crest: A domestic cat, crouched to spring, proper Supporters: Two Saracens armed, proper Motto: "I Hold by my Whimsy" or "As my Whimsy Takes Me" Badge: a noose The arms were said to have been altered from'Sable, three plates argent' when a crusading Wimsey advised his King to watch a besieged city as as a cat his mousehole. The family chronicles record this as being Richard the Lion-Hearted at Acre. Roger de Wimsey, his father, supported de Montfort. Gerald's grandfather, Peter de Guimsey, had guided King John across the Wash in 1215, was assiduous in searching for the King's treasury after it was swept away, he must have been unsuccessful. The supporters were adopted under Elizabeth. One of King Richard's supporters sent a hangman's rope after him, so that he could get used to the feel. Gerald de Wimsey, 1st Baron Wimsey, although he went with King Richard The Lion Heart on the Third Crusade and took part in the Siege of Acre. which would set his dates a century earlier.

). The first baron's younger brother was Ralph de Wimsey, student of Roger Bacon, imprisoned for the heresy of calendar reform; the 1st Baron's son was Roger de Wimsey, 2nd Baron Wimsey, father of Peter de Wimsey, 3rd Baron Wimsey Ralph de Wimsey, 4th Baron Wimsey Peter de Wimsey, 3rd Baron Wimsey Ralph de Wimsey, 4th Baron Wimsey, br. of preceding. Gerald de Wimsey, 5th Baron Wimsey m. Margaret Bredon, heiress. Ralph de Wimsey, 6th Baron Wimsey Promoted to Earl of Denver by Henry IV, following the deposition of Richard II Roger de Wimsey, 2nd son, fellow of Balliol College and follower of John Wycliffe. Peter de Wimsey, 3rd son, ancestor of the 13th Duke. Ralph de Wimsey, 6th Baron Wimsey Promoted to Earl of Denver shortly after voting for the deposition of Richard II Ralph Wimsey, 1st Earl of Denver, father of the next three Earls Gerald Wimsey, 2nd Earl of Denver Ralph Wimsey, 3rd Earl of Denver Roger Wimsey, 4th Earl of Denver Gerald Wimsey, 2nd Earl of Denver, the "Earl of Hell" Ralph Wimsey, 3rd Earl of Denver br. of prec. celibate mystic Roger Wimsey, 4th Earl of Denver br. of prec.

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Captain Tsubasa (Mega-CD video game)

Captain Tsubasa is a 1994 video game released by Tecmo for the Sega Mega-CD and based on the popular Captain Tsubasa manga/anime series. It was published only in Japan; the game is a further extension of Tecmo's "Cinematic Soccer" genre of games that appeared in other platforms, with the player watching from a cinematic angle and having to choose his actions from a timed list, with the results of these actions being animated on screen. It is notable for being the first CD-ROM based Captain Tsubasa video game, featuring improved spoken cutscenes with the purpose of retelling the original Captain Tsubasa story more to watching the anime; this is part of Tecmo game series, but whether its story takes place before the events of Captain Tsubasa VS is unknown. Tecmo Cup Soccer Game Tecmo Cup Football Game Captain Tsubasa at GameFAQs


Mephenesin is a centrally acting muscle relaxant. It can be used as an antidote for strychnine poisoning. Mephenesin however presents with the major drawbacks of having a short duration of action and a much greater effect on the spinal cord than the brain, resulting in pronounced respiratory depression at clinical doses and therefore a low therapeutic index, it is dangerous and fatal in combination with alcohol and other depressants. Mephenesin was used by Bernard Ludwig and Frank Berger to synthesize meprobamate, the first tranquilizer to see widespread clinical use. Mephenesin is used in Italy and a few other countries, its use has been replaced by the related drug methocarbamol, better absorbed. Mephenesin may be an NMDA receptor antagonist. Chlorphenesin Guaifenesin Mephenoxalone Methocarbamol Bachmeyer C, Blum L, Fléchet M, Duriez P, Cabane J, Imbert J. "". Ann Dermatol Venereol. 123: 185–7. PMID 8761781. Ono H, Nakamura T, Ito H, Oka J, Fukuda H. "Rigidity in rats due to radio frequency decerebration and effects of chlorpromazine and mephenesin".

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