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Sisodia

The Sisodia is an Indian Rajput clan, who claim Suryavanshi lineage. A dynasty belonging to this clan ruled over the kingdom of Mewar in Rajasthan; the name of the clan is transliterated as Sesodia, Sishodia, Sisodya, Sisodia or Sisodiya. The Sisodia dynasty traced its ancestry to a son of the 12th century Guhila king Ranasimha; the main branch of the Guhila dynasty ended with their defeat against the Khalji dynasty at the Siege of Chittorgarh. In 1326, Rana Hammir who belonged to a cadet branch of that clan. Sisodias, like many other Rajput clans, claim origin from the legendary Suryavansha or solar dynasty. Rajprashasti Mahakavyam, a 17th-century laudatory text commissioned by Mewar's ruler Rana Raj Singh, contains a mythical legendary and historical genealogy of the Sisodias; the work was authored by Ranchhod Bhatt, a Telangana Brahmin whose family received regular gifts from the Sisodias. The genealogy traces the dynasty's origin to the rulers of Ayodhya, starting with Manu, succeeded by several emperors from the Ikshvaku dynasty, such as Rama.

One ruler Vijaya left Ayodhya for "the south" as per a heavenly command. He was succeeded by 14 rulers. Grahaditya, the last of these, established, his eldest son Vashapa is said to have conquered Chitrakuta in 8th century, adopted the title Rawal, thanks to a boon from Shiva. Grahaditya and Vashapa are both popular figures in the Rajasthani folklore, their successors include people. According to the Rajprashasti genealogy, one of these – Samar Singh – married Prithi, the sister of Prithviraj Chauhan, his grandson Rahapa adopted the title Rana. Rahapa's descendants spent some time at a place called Sisoda, therefore, came to be known as "Sisodia". According to Persian text Maaser-al-Omra, the Sisodia Ranas of Udaipur originated from Noshizad, son of Noshirwan-i-Adil, the eldest daughter of Yazdegerd III; the most notable Sisodia rulers were Rana Kumbha, Rana Sanga and Rana Pratap. The Bhonsle clan, to which the Maratha empire's founder Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj belonged claimed descent from a branch of the royal Sisodia family.

Rana dynasty of Nepal claimed descent from Ranas of Mewar. According to the Sisodia chronicles, when the Delhi Sultan Alauddin Khalji attacked Chittorgarh in 1303, the Sisodia men performed saka, while their women committed jauhar; this was repeated twice: when Bahadur Shah of Gujarat besieged Chittorgarh in 1535, when the Mughal emperor Akbar conquered it in 1567. Frequent skirmishes with the Mughals reduced the Sisodia power and the size of their kingdom; the Sisodias accepted the Mughal suzerainty, some fought in the Mughal army. However, the art and literary works commissioned by the subsequent Sisodia rulers emphasised their pre-Mughal past; the Sisodias were the last Rajput dynasty to form an alliance with the Mughals, unlike other Rajput clans, never intermarried with the Mughal imperial family. Women from other Rajput clans that had marital relations with the Mughals were disallowed from marrying with the Sisodias; the Sisodias cultivated an elite identity distinct from other Rajput clans through the poetic legends and visual arts commissioned by them.

James Tod, an officer of the British East India Company, relied on these works for his book Annals and Antiquities of Rajast'han, or the central and western Rajpoot states of India. His read work further helped spread the views of the Sisodias as a superior Rajput clan in colonial and post-colonial India. Rajput clans Shaktawat Chundawat Sisodia materials in the South Asian American Digital Archive

Scott Carroll

Scott Alexander Carroll is an American former professional baseball pitcher. He played in Major League Baseball for the Chicago White Sox. Carroll attended Liberty High School in Liberty, where he was a star quarterback and pitcher, he signed a scholarship with Purdue University to play football. Carroll never received an opportunity for playing time, as he was stuck behind future NFL quarterback Kyle Orton, he transferred to Missouri State University, where he again was the starting quarterback and a top pitcher on the baseball team. In 2006, he played collegiate summer baseball with the Falmouth Commodores of the Cape Cod Baseball League; the Reds drafted him in the third round of the 2007 Major League Baseball Draft. He played six games for Billings, the rookie class team, in 2007, he was 0-1 with a 2.93 ERA. Carroll played for Class A Dayton and Class A-Advanced Sarasota in 2008, he was 14 for Sarasota. He played 7 games at Sarasota in 2009, going 2-2 with a 2.68 ERA. In a two-game promotion to Double-A Carolina, he gave up five earned runs in five innings, getting no decisions.

In 2010, he played for the Class A Lynchburg Hillcats and the Mudcats, going a combined 4-11 with a 3.36 ERA in 5 games at Lynchburg and 20 at Carolina. He received a non-roster invitation to spring training for 2011. During the 2012 season, Carroll was signed with the White Sox. Carroll pitched in one game with the White Sox Double-A Birmingham before being promoted to the Sox Triple-A affiliate Charlotte. Carroll was a combined 4-6 with an ERA of 4.48 and 65 strikeouts in 35 games between Louisville and Charlotte. Carroll spent most of the 2013 season on the disabled list; when activated, he rehabbed at the Rookie-level with the Bristol White Sox and went to Double-A Birmingham. He finished the 2013 season with a combined record of 0-2 in 11 games, ​41 0⁄3 innings, 3.29 ERA, 42 hits, 6 walks and 29 strikeouts. Carroll made his major league debut on April 27, 2014, he was designated for assignment on November 25, 2014. Carroll rejoined the White Sox on a minor league deal signed on January 22, 2015.

On July 14, 2016, Carroll was outrighted by the White Sox. Scott Carroll was acquired by the Texas Rangers on July 20, 2016. On August 15, 2017, Carroll signed a minor league deal with the Chicago Cubs, he elected free agency on November 6, 2017. On June 2, 2018, Carroll signed with the Kansas City T-Bones of the independent American Association. On July 3, 2018, Carroll signed with the Toros de Tijuana of the Mexican League, he was released on July 27, 2018. Career statistics and player information from MLB, or ESPN, or Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or Baseball-Reference Missouri State Bears bio Purdue Boilermakers football bio Scott Carroll on Twitter

Timeline of European automobiles

This is a list of automobiles produced for the general public in the European market. They are listed in chronological order from. If a model did not have continuous production, it is listed again on the model year production resumed. Concept cars and submodels are not listed. Lagonda 20 Lancia Alfa 12 HP Lancia 18/24 HP Dialfa Lancia 15/20 HP Beta Bugatti Type 13 Lancia 20 HP Gamma Lagonda 30 Lancia 20-30 HP Delta Lancia 20/30 HP Epsilon Lancia Eta 30/50 HP Bugatti Type 18 Lancia 12 HP Zeta Lagonda 11 Lancia 25/35 HP Theta Bugatti Type 13 Lancia Kappa Lagonda 11.9 Lancia Dikappa Bugatti Type 30 Lancia Lambda Lancia Trikappa Lagonda 12 Lagonda 12/24 Lagonda 14/60 Bugatti Type 38 Bugatti Type 40 Lagonda 16/65 Bugatti Royale Bugatti Type 43 Bugatti Type 44 Lagonda 3-litre Lancia Dilambda Bugatti Type 46 Bugatti Type 46S Bugatti Type 49 Bugatti Type 50T Bugatti Type 43A Roadster Bugatti Type 55 Lancia Artena Lancia Astura SS 1 Lagonda 16/80 Lancia Augusta Bugatti Type 57 Lagonda Rapier Lancia Belna Lagonda 3.5-litre Lagonda M45 Peugeot 402 SS 90 SS 1½ Litre SS 2½ Litre Lagonda LG45 SS Jaguar 100 Bugatti Type 50B SS 3½ Litre Lagonda LG6 Lancia Aprilia Lagonda V12 Peugeot 202 Lancia Ardea Jaguar 1½ Litre Jaguar 2½ Litre Jaguar 3½ Litre Lancia Artena Peugeot 202 Ferrari 125 S Ferrari 159 S Maserati A6 1500 Chenard-Walcker CPV Aston Martin DB1 Ferrari 166 Inter Ferrari 166 S Jaguar Mark V Jaguar XK120 Lagonda 2.6-Litre Peugeot 203 Porsche 356 Aston Martin DB2 Ferrari 195 Inter Ferrari 195 S Ferrari 275 S Ferrari 340 America Jaguar Mark VII Lancia Aurelia Maserati A6G 2000 Peugeot D3 and D4 Bugatti Type 101 Ferrari 212 Export Ferrari 212 Inter Fiat Campagnola Jaguar C-Type Maserati A6GCM Ferrari 225 S Ferrari 250 MM Ferrari 250 S Ferrari 340 Mexico Ferrari 340 MM Ferrari 342 America Lotus Mark VI Aston Martin DB2/4 Ferrari 250 Europa Ferrari 375 America Ferrari 375 MM Lagonda 3-Litre Lancia Appia Maserati A6GCS Ferrari 250 Europa GT Ferrari 250 Monza Ferrari 375 Plus Jaguar D-Type Jaguar Mark VII M Jaguar XK140 Maserati A6G/54 Aston Martin DB2/4 Mark II Ferrari 410 S Ferrari 410 Superamerica Jaguar Mark 1 Peugeot 403 Porsche 356 A Ferrari 250 GT Boano Ferrari 250 GT "Tour de France" Ferrari 290 MM Jaguar Mark VIII TVR Open Sports TVR Coupe Aston Martin DB Mark III Bugatti Type 252 Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet Ferrari 250 GT California Spyder Ferrari 250 GT Ellena Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa Ferrari 290 S Ferrari 315 S Ferrari 335 S Jaguar XK150 Jaguar XKSS Lancia Flaminia Lotus Seven Maserati 3500 GT Aston Martin DB4 Ferrari 250 GT Coupé Pinin Farina Jaguar Mark IX Lotus Elite Type 14 TVR Grantura Series I Ferrari 250 GT "SWB" Ferrari 400 Superamerica Jaguar Mark 2 Maserati 5000 GT Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato Ferrari 250 GT/E Peugeot 404 Porsche 356 B TVR Grantura Series II Jaguar E-Type Series 1 Jaguar Mark X 3.8 Litre Jaguar Mark X 4.2 Litre Lagonda Rapide Lancia Flavia Ferrari 250 GTO Lotus Elan S1-S4/Sprint Maserati Sebring Series I TVR Grantura Series III Aston Martin DB5 Ferrari 250 LM Jaguar Lightweight E-Type Jaguar S-Type Lancia Fulvia Berlina I Lotus Cortina Maserati Mistral Maserati Quattroporte Series I De Tomaso Vallelunga Ferrari 500 Superfast Lamborghini 350 GT Porsche 356 C Porsche 911 O/A/B Aston Martin DB6 Aston Martin Short Chassis Volante Audi 72 Bizzarrini Strada Lancia Fulvia Coupé I Lancia Fulvia Sport I Maserati Sebring Series II Peugeot 204 Peugeot J7 Porsche 912 Audi 80 Audi Super 90 Bizzarrini Europa Bizzarrini P538 Daimler Sovereign Ferrari 365 California Jaguar 420 Jaguar 420G Jaguar XJ13 Lamborghini 400 GT Lamborghini Miura P400 Lotus Cortina Mk2 Lotus Elan +2 Lotus Europa Maserati Mexi

Underbelly (venue)

The Underbelly is a venue at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe off Cowgate. From 2001-2004, Underbelly was the only venue operated by Underbelly Limited. In 2005, Underbelly added the Baby Belly venue. In 2006, these venues were joined by the Cow Barn. Underbelly was first opened in 2000, as a small performance venue for five shows brought to the Fringe by the long running Fringe company, Double Edge Drama; the Double Edge directors, now directors of Underbelly, had heard of the venue through a production of Gargantua, performed by acclaimed Scottish company, Grid Iron in the haunting vaults below the central library of Edinburgh. The site was discovered by Judith Doherty and named'Underbelly' by Judith and her Co-Artistic Director, Ben Harrison. Whilst Grid Iron staged one show there, the vaults proved the perfect location for all five of Double Edge's shows with the company winning a Fringe First and sell-out houses for its critically acclaimed productions of Bent and Marat Sade. In 2001, Underbelly Limited and By Popular Demand Productions Limited were set up to turn the Underbelly into a professional venue with a number of performance spaces and a wide range of productions.

The venue was set up with performance spaces in White Belly and Big Belly. The Belly Laugh was used for late night cabaret as well as the venue's second bar. Space downstairs, now used for Belly Dance was used to exhibit a film installation by Nick Hornby. In 2002, The Underbelly was renamed The Smirnoff Underbelly to reflect its sponsorship by Smirnoff Vodka; the number of performance spaces was increased to include the Belly Button and Belly Laugh comedy venues and a third bar, the Jelly Belly, to the first floor. The number of shows increased from 18 to 50+ and this was the year that Underbelly started to make its mark. In 2003, the Belly Dancer was soundproofed to ensure that it can be used throughout the day without disrupting performances in other spaces; this allowed Underbelly to team up with Forth One 97.3 to host a series of free live music gigs every night in the Belly Dancer, known as the Forth One Fringe. These gigs over the years since have included established acts like Mark Owen, Ocean Colour Scene and Skin and new bands like Keane, The Thrills and many other bands on the cusp of breaking into the big time.

In 2004, the Delhi Belly space was added. The bars were rearranged to ease congestion and queuing. A brand new large box office was created in one of the rooms off the front alley, which freed up the old box office to become a larger and more usable publicity office with a sofa and coffee; the shows at the Underbelly venue won a record number of awards, including the Perrier Award for Jackson's Way. In 2005, Underbelly was joined by the Baby Belly on Niddry Street, just off Cowgate, a two-minute walk from the original venue; the number of shows was now up to 140 spread over the three weeks of the Edinburgh Fringe. Underbelly is now just one of four venues operated by Underbelly at the Edinburgh Fringe, but remains at the heart of Underbelly's operations and represents the true original spirit of Underbelly; the Edinburgh Fringe has come on for criticism in recent years for its commercialism and corporate sponsorship. Underbelly has been associated with Smirnoff for much of its life. Underbelly Ltd.

Edinburgh Fringe Edinburgh Festival Performers who have appeared at Underbelly over the years include Stewart Lee, writer of Jerry Springer - The Opera Waen Shepherd Will Adamsdale aka Chris John Jackson in Jackson's Way Lucy Porter Janey Godley Andrew O'Neill Rain Pryor Robin Ince Stephen K Amos Ricky Tomlinson Joan Rivers Russell Howard The Penny Dreadfuls Simon Bird Craig Campbell Frisky and Mannish The Fitzrovia Radio Hour EastEnd Cabaret Quattro Formaggio Beardyman Willis & Vere Underbelly's website The Guardian article on Underbelly The Scotsman article on Underbelly

Dave Poulin

David James Poulin is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey centre who played 13 seasons in the National Hockey League with the Philadelphia Flyers, Boston Bruins and Washington Capitals. Poulin began his hockey career with the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at the University of Notre Dame, he played with the Fighting Irish from 1978–1982 and he was named to the Second All-Star Team in 1982. His small size got him overlooked in the NHL Entry Draft so instead he went to Sweden to play for Rögle BK. Poulin's head coach was Ted Sator, a scout for the Philadelphia Flyers in the National Hockey League. Sator was impressed with Poulin's abilities and called for him to be put on board the Flyers' roster. In 1982-83, he made the leap to the NHL after a brief stint with the Maine Mariners of the American Hockey League. On the second-to-last day of the season, Poulin made his debut at Maple Leaf Gardens, netting two goals in a 6-3 Philadelphia victory; the following season, Poulin was put on a line with Tim Kerr.

The line became a dangerous offensive line in the league for the bulk of the next three seasons, in his first full NHL campaign, helped him set a club record for most points by a Flyers rookie with 76. Poulin established himself as a strong leader and a player that could play at both ends of the ice, owing to the fact that he was 25 years old before taking a regular shift in the pros; those attributes aided in his being named team captain on the eve of the 1984-85 replacing Hall of Famer Bobby Clarke, who had dealt former teammate Darryl Sittler to Detroit on the day he was to take the captaincy. Poulin continued to be a strong presence offensively and defensively during his eight-year stay in Philadelphia, overcame debilitating injuries at key times to help the club win. In 1985, though slowed by knee and rib injuries, he helped a young Flyers club reach the 1985 Stanley Cup Finals, where they lost to the Edmonton Oilers in five games. During Game 6 of the Wales Conference Finals at the Spectrum, Poulin scored a memorable two-man disadvantage short-handed goal which helped close out the Quebec Nordiques.

Two years Poulin missed chunks of playoff time with fractured ribs, but contributed to a pair of series clinchers—a 5-1 win over the New York Islanders in Game 7 of the Patrick Division Finals, in Game 6 of the Wales Finals at the Montreal Forum. Once healthy, he could not aid Philly in the 1987 Stanley Cup Finals, as the Flyers lost to Edmonton again, but this time in a seven-game thriller. For his efforts during the regular season, he was awarded the Frank J. Selke Trophy in 1986-87 and was named to the 1986 and 1988 NHL All-Star Games. Poulin played at the Rendez-vous'87 event where he recorded the winner late in the third period of Game 1; the switch from Mike Keenan to Paul Holmgren as Flyers head coach meant a shift in responsibilities, as Poulin became more of a defensive specialist. By 1989-90, Poulin's play was deteriorating due to injuries and inconsistent play of his teammates, less than a month after being stripped of the captaincy, was traded to the Boston Bruins for former Flyers center Ken Linseman.

In his first season with the Bruins, along with former teammate Brian Propp, made it all the way to the Stanley Cup Final against the Edmonton Oilers, but Boston lost in five games. He stayed with the team for three more years which saw him win the King Clancy Memorial Trophy in 1992-93, he left the team as a free agent following the 1992-93 season and signed on with the Washington Capitals. Poulin lasted a half before retiring. Poulin spent 10 years as head hockey coach at the University of Notre Dame. In 2004, Poulin was inducted into the Flyers Hall of Fame. On July 23, 2009, Toronto Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke introduced Poulin as the club's new Vice-President of Hockey Operations; as of January 2013, Poulin has served as the GM of the Toronto Marlies. On July 22, 2014, the Maple Leafs announced, he has since joined TSN as a hockey analyst on radio and TV. Inducted into the Flyers Hall of Fame on February 23, 2004. Meltzer, Bill Flyers Heroes of the Past: Dave Poulin at PhiladelphiaFlyers.com Biographical information and career statistics from NHL.com, or Hockey-Reference.com, or Legends of Hockey, or The Internet Hockey Database

Seoul Science High School

Seoul Science High School for Gifted Students is an academy for gifted students interested in science. The school was established in 1989, is located at Jongno-gu, Seoul, it was established as one of the'Science High Schools' in Republic of Korea. In 2009, it has become an'Academy for Gifted Students' selected by the Ministry of Education of Korea. Now, it is one of the eight such academies in Republic of Korea; the school is famous for its rigorous selection process in the search for the most gifted students among the top middle school graduate applicants from all over the nation. Before the transition, there were about 180 students in each grade; the general program was a three-year course. About one-third of sophomore students graduated one year earlier than the typical high school students in Korea. After the transition to an'Academy for Gifted Students', the number of the students admitted each year was reduced to 125, the curriculum was modified to fulfill the need and curiosity of students better.

The new curriculum includes the following: Non-graded, credit-based graduation system Strengthening research activities to develop creativity Interdisciplinary curriculum The school was switched from a'Science High School' to an'Academy for Gifted Students' according to the procedures set out in Enforcement Decree of the Gifted Education Promotion Law Act Article 19. As stated in the article 12 of the same law, a person who meets the following conditions is defined as a gifted 1; those who are recognized as having a certain level of talent or potential above a specific subject or in a specific field, according to the method of standardized intelligence test, thinking ability test, creative problem-solving ability test, or any other method of inspection, interview or observation. 2. Those who are recognized to have a certain level of talent or potential in the artistic and physical fields according to methods such as inspection, interview, or observation other than practical examination. In accordance with Article 1 of the Gifted Education Promotion Law, the purpose of SSHS is to make early identification of talented people and early education of their talents and abilities which will develop the natural potential of the individual, promote self-realization of the individual, contribute to the development of the nation and society.

Geared to the level and aptitude of each individual Various programs for whole-person education No obligation to complete the curriculum of general high schools Differentiated selection processStudent recruitment is done nationwide, multiple applications to other special high schools are allowed. Unlike general high schools, students study the‘required courses’in their 1st grade, have an opportunity to choose‘advanced courses’in their 2nd and 3rd grades. In order to achieve graduation, a student must fulfill 170 credits in overall course work, which consists of 140 credits in academic courses and 30 credits in research; the student must fulfill at least 240 hours on special activities: 120 hours on group activity, 120 hours of volunteer work. The university-level courses are accepted as Advanced Placement credit at KAIST, POSTECH, UNIST, GIST, DGIST; the school is famous for many national and international Science Olympiad participants and medal winners. A quarter to a half of the Korean participants in the International Science Olympiads is from Seoul Science High School for Gifted Students.

Graduates from this school enter Seoul National University, KAIST, POSTECH. Some students enroll to colleges abroad such as MIT, Caltech, UC Berkeley, Stanford and Cornell. Many alumni have undertaken graduate studies at top institutions in Korea, U. S. and Europe after earning their bachelor's degrees. The school motto is "Intelligence and Righteous Action". Most of the students at Seoul Science High School are male. 1988. 09. 12 Approval of School Establishment Plan 1988. 09. 14 Approval of School Establishment 1988. 11. 17 Freshman students in the 1989 academic year 1989. 03. 01 Inauguration of principal Kim Dong-wook 1989. 03. 03 Admission of freshmen in 1989 1989. 10. 27 Opening ceremony 1990. 03. 01 Inauguration of the 2nd Major Kim Hong-woo 1991. 02. 09 Graduated from the first semester of 1990 (60 students 1992. 02. 14 The first graduation in 1991, the second graduation 1993. 02. 12 The second graduation, the third graduation 1994. 02. 15 The third graduation in the 1993 school year, the early graduation 1995.

02. 14 The fourth graduation in 1994, the fifth graduation 1995. 03. 01 Inauguration of the 3 principal Joon Kil Joon 1996. 02. 13 Fifth graduation in the 1995 academic year, early graduation 1997. 02. 13 Graduated from the 6th graduation in 1996, the 7th graduate 1998. 02. 12 The 7th graduation of the 1997 school year, the 8th graduation 1998. 10. 03 Adjusted to 138 students 1999. 02. 10 In the 1998 academic year, the 8th graduation, the 9th graduation 1999. 09. 01 Inauguration of 4 major Song Young-jae 2000. 02. 14 Graduation in the 9th year of 1999, Graduation 2001. 02. 09 The 10th graduation in 2000, the 11th graduation 2001. 04. 07 Middle School Gifted Education Center 2002. 02. 15 The 11th graduation of the 2001 school year, the early graduation of the 12th school year, 2002. 03. 01 Inauguration of the 5th Major 2003. 02. 14 Graduation in the 12th year of 2002