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Southwest Paleohispanic script

The Southwest Script or Southwestern Script known as Tartessian or South Lusitanian, is a Paleohispanic script used to write an unknown language identified as Tartessian. Southwest inscriptions have been found in the southwestern quadrant of the Iberian Peninsula in the south of Portugal, but in Spain; the name of this script is controversial. The more neutral name is southwestern, because it refers only to the geographical location where the inscriptions had been found, but it needs some additional precision in a general context; some researchers name this script Tartessian. Others prefer to name this script South Lusitanian, because all of the southwestern inscriptions have been found in the south of Portugal, where the Greek and Roman sources locate the Pre-Roman Conii or Cynetes people, rather than in the zone considered Tartessian. However, the name South Lusitanian may wrongly suggest a relation with the Lusitanian language. Other proposed names include Bastulo-Turdetanian and escrita cónia.

Excepting the Greco-Iberian alphabet, to a lesser extent this script, paleoiberian scripts shared a distinctive typology: they behaved as a syllabary for the stop consonants and as an alphabet for the remaining consonants and vowels. This unique writing system has been called a semi-syllabary. There is no agreement about. In the southwestern script, although the letter used to write a stop consonant was determined by the following vowel, as in a full semi-syllabary, the following vowel was written, as in an alphabet. A similar convention is found in Etruscan for /k/, written KA CE CI QU depending on the following vowel; some scholars treat Tartessian as a redundant semi-syllabary, others treat it as a redundant alphabet. The southwestern script is similar to the southeastern Iberian script, both considering the shape of the signs and their value; the main difference is that the southeastern Iberian script doesn’t show the vocalic redundancy of the syllabic signs. This characteristic was discovered by Ulrich Schmoll and allows the classification of a great part of the southwestern signs into vowels and syllabic signs.

Unlike the northeastern Iberian script, the decipherment of the southeastern Iberian script and the southwestern script is not yet closed, because there is still a significant group of signs for which there is no consensus value. This script is exclusively found from a hundred large stones with a funerary purpose; the direction of the writing is right to left, but it can be a boustrophedon or spiral. The fact that all the southwestern inscriptions had been found out of archaeological context does not permit fixing a precise chronology, but it seems clear that it was used in the 5th century BC. A total of 75 southwest script steles are known. Of these, 16 can be seen in the Southwest Script Museum, in Almodôvar, where a stele with a total of 86 characters discovered in 2008 is on display. Paleohispanic scripts Espanca script Pre-Roman peoples of the Iberian Peninsula Prehistoric Iberia Timeline of Portuguese history Cempsi and Saefs Celtici Correa, José Antonio: «La epigrafía del sudoeste: estado de la cuestión», La Hispania prerromana, pp. 65–75.

Correia, Virgílio-Hipólito: «A escrita pré-romana do Sudoeste peninsular», De Ulisses a Viriato: o primeiro milenio a.c. pp. 88–94. Ferrer i Jané, Joan: «Una aproximació quantitativa a l’anàlisi de l’escriptura del sud-oest», Palaeohispanica 16, pp. 39-79. Guerra, Amilcar: «Novos monumentos epigrafados com escrita do Sudoeste da vertente setentrional da Serra do Caldeirao», Revista portuguesa de arqueologia 5-2, pp. 219–231. Hoz, Javier de: «El origen de la escritura del S. O.», Actas del III coloquio sobre lenguas y culturas paleohispánicas, pp. 423–464. Rodríguez Ramos, Jesús: «La lectura de las inscripciones sudlusitano-tartesias», Faventia 22/1, pp. 21–48. Schmoll, Ulrich: Die sudlusitanischen Inschriften, Wiesbaden. Untermann, Jürgen: Monumenta Linguarum Hispanicarum. IV Die tartessischen, keltiberischen und lusitanischen Inschriften, Wiesbaden. Valério, Miguel: Origin and development of the Paleohispanic scripts: The Orthography and Phonology of the Southwestern Alphabet Tartessian / South-Lusitanian Script - Jesús Rodríguez Ramos Museu da Escrita do Sudoeste Almodôvar website

Willow Shields

Willow Shields is an American actress. She played Primrose Everdeen in The Hunger Games film series, Grace in Beyond the Blackboard, Rachel in Into the Rainbow, Lorian in Woodstuck or Bust, stars as Serena in the Netflix-original series Spinning Out. Willow Shields was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the daughter of Carrie and Rob Shields, an art teacher, she has a twin sister, an older brother, both of whom are actors. Shields' first job was in 2008 narrating the short film Las Vegas New Mexico 1875, she portrayed Lisa Rogan a.k.a. Lisa Royal in a 2009 episode of the USA Network drama In Plain Sight, entitled "In My Humboldt Opinion", the voice of a girl watching a gun fight in the 7-minute 2008 Western short film Las Vegas New Mexico 1875. In 2011, Shields appeared on CBS in the Hallmark Hall of Fame movie, Beyond the Blackboard, starring Emily VanCamp. In the television movie, Shields portrayed a homeless child named Grace. Shields co-starred in The Hunger Games, she reprised her role in the sequels, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2.

She has said that "just growing up as the character is going to be fun". It was announced in 2015 that Shields would star in the films The Wonder, directed by Norman Stone, A Fall From Grace, directed by Jennifer Lynch. On February 24, 2015, Shields was announced as one of the celebrities to compete on season 20 of Dancing with the Stars, her professional partner was Mark Ballas. At age 14, she is the youngest competitor to appear on the show. In a shocking turn of events, the couple had been eliminated in the seventh week of competition, despite receiving high scores from the judges throughout the season. Artemis Women in Action Film Festival – Best Actress – Woodstuck or Bust Lady Filmmakers Film Festival – Best Supporting Actress in a Feature Film – Woodstuck or Bust Willow Shields on IMDb

Aleksandr Loye

Aleksandr Vitalyevich Loye is a Soviet and Russian film and theater actor. He became known in the early 1990s, thanks to a number of commercials and participate in a children's TV show Yeralash. Since 2004 - the director of television, he graduated from the Shchepkin Theatre School. 2014: XV International TV and Cinema Forum Together - special prize For a vivid embodiment of the on-screen images of our contemporaries. 1988 The noble robber Vladimir Dubrovsky as boy in the estate Troyekurov 1989 Trant Ventoux as Arkanya Fedin, a friend and classmate Egor Tarantino 1990-1995 Yeralash 1991 A year of good child as Roma Rogov 1992 Eyes as Arthur, the patient 1992 Weather Is Good on Deribasovskaya, It Rains Again on Brighton Beach as Syoma, Monya's Grandson 1993 Sny as boy buying photo 1993 The lame vnidut first as John Wesley, Mike's son 1997-2000 Adventure Solnyshkina as Solnyshkin 2001 Next as Fedya 2002 Next 2 as Fedya 2003 Next 3 as Fedya 2007 Storm gate Young Wolfhound as sergeant Goldin 2007 Young Wolfhound as Stinky 2008 Kiss Not For the Press as Alyosha 2009 Next salamander as Biker 2009 Snow on the head as Igor 2010 Love in the Big City 2 as assistant duty officer for internal affairs 2010 Escape as Sergey Novikov 2011 Five Brides as Captain Ivan Mazaev 2011 White Crow as Larion Veber 2013 Apofegey as Yura Ivanushkin Aleksandr Loye on IMDb

Tim Smith (Australian footballer)

Timothy Smith is a former Australian rules footballer playing for the Melbourne Football Club in the Australian Football League. A forward, 1.92 metres tall and weighing 95 kilograms, Smith plays as the full-forward or centre half-forward. After spending five seasons with the Casey Scorpions in the Victorian Football League, Dave Zennaro convinced him to take the next step in which he garnered team of the year honours and state representation, he was recruited by the Melbourne Football Club in the 2017 rookie draft and made his AFL debut in the 2017 season. Playing with the Upper Ferntree Gully Football Club in the Eastern Football League, Smith won a senior premiership with the club at nineteen years of age, he joined the Casey Scorpions in the Victorian Football League prior to the 2012 season. At the end of the 2015 season, experienced Casey players, Evan Panozza, Mitch Gent and Will Petropoulos left the club, Smith became the oldest player on the list at twenty-five years of age and the most experienced with fifty-two games.

He was named the vice-captain for the 2016 season, after playing as the key forward for a majority of his career at Casey, he played the 2016 season as a smaller forward due to Melbourne-listed players Chris Dawes, Liam Hulett and Sam Weideman featuring as the key forwards for the season. His new role saw him kick a career best thirty-one goals for the year and as a result, he became Casey's leading goalkicker and finished sixth overall in the league. After playing nineteen matches for the year, he helped the club secure the minor premiership and his performance in the preliminary final—which garnered a game-high three goals—saw the club qualify for the grand final for the first time since 1999. Although Casey headed into the grand final as heavy favourites and he kicked three goals in the match, Casey lost the grand final to Footscray by thirty-one points at Etihad Stadium, his performances during the year led to state honours when he represented Victoria against South Australia and he was named as the centre half-forward in the VFL team of the year.

At the conclusion of the season, he was considered a "roughie" to be recruited in the upcoming AFL draft by Cranbourne Leader journalist, Paul Amy, due to his breakout season in the VFL. After his emergence for the Casey Scorpions in the VFL, Smith was recruited by the Melbourne Football Club with their second selection and twenty-fifth overall in the 2017 rookie draft, he was predicted by AFL Media reporter, Dinny Navaratnam, as the draftee who would have the greatest impact at Melbourne for the 2017 season. After "impressing" in VFL pre-season matches, in which Casey-coach, Justin Plapp, said he was playing at an "exceptional level", he made his AFL debut in the twenty-nine point loss against Geelong at Etihad Stadium in round three, in which he kicked his first AFL goal. Smith retired at the conclusion of the 2019 season. Statistics are correct to the end of the 2019 season Tim Smith's profile on the official website of the Melbourne Football Club Tim Smith's playing statistics from AFL Tables

Moderate Liberal Party

The Moderate Liberal Party was a political party in Norway that emerged from the moderate and religious branches of the Liberal Party in 1888. The party's turn towards cooperation with the Conservative Party caused a party split in 1891 sharpening its profile as a moderate-conservative party based among the low church of south-western Norway; the party was dissolved shortly after the dissolution of the union with Sweden in 1905. The Moderate Liberal Party was formed on 4 February 1888, when a conservative and religious wing broke away from the Liberal Party. Leading members of the party included Jakob Sverdrup, Baard Haugland, Ole Vollan, Lars Oftedal; the political conflicts between the Liberals and Conservatives in 1891 resulted in a split among the Moderates themselves, with the more left-leaning Moderates returning to the mother party. The split resulted in a more uniformed profile as the remaining party sharpened its opposition against the "pure" Liberals and became more supportive towards the Conservatives.

In the mid-1890s the party's central goal became to work against the Liberals' radical policy of challenging the union with Sweden, granting the population general voting rights, introducing direct state taxes. The split of 1891 caused the party to become more based among the revivalist low church of south-western Norway; as such, other important issues for the party included temperance and moral, while it took centrist stands in regards to social and economical questions. The party gained an eastern Norway counterpart in 1893 by the party Centre, the "Eastern Moderates", for a brief time there was talks of a merger between the two parties. From 1895 to 1898 the party was represented in Hagerup's First Cabinet. In 1903, the party joined the Coalition Party alongside the Conservatives, it was part of Michelsen's Cabinet during the dissolution of the union with Sweden, from 1905 until 1906 when it merged into the Conservative Party after the introduction of single-member districts. Magnus Halvorsen is however registered under the Moderate Liberal label as Minister of Finance in Løvland's Cabinet from 1907 to 1908.

The party had never developed any strong party organisation, functioning more as a vehicle for individual representatives. The party has sometimes been described as a Christian democratic predecessor to the modern Christian Democratic Party, founded in 1933. *Indicates shared vote between the Moderate Liberals and Conservatives. Seats indicated are the Moderate Liberals alone


Swartpuntia is a monospecific genus of erniettomorph from the terminal Ediacaran period, with at least three quilted, leaf-shaped petaloids — five or six. The petaloids comprise vertical sheets of tubes filled with sand. Swartpuntia specimens range in length from 12 to 19 cm, in width from 11.5 to 140 cm. The margin is serrated, with a 1 mm wide groove. A 14 mm wide stem extends down the middle, tapering towards the top, stopping 25 mm from the tip; the stem has a V shaped ornamentation on it. The original fossils were found at, named after, the Swartpunt farm between Aus and Rosh Pinah in Namibia; the generic name comes from Swartpunt. The specific name germsi honours Gerard Germs, they are preserved in sandstone beds in the Spitzkopf Member from the Nama formation, which lie above an ash bed dated at 543±1 million years old, occur until the end of the Ediacaran beds in this locality: the start of the Cambrian period is dated 542 million years ago. Whilst Swartpuntia has since been found in south-western North America and the Carolina Terrane of North Carolina, it does not appear to have had a global distribution — indeed, its limited range has been used to provide palæogeographical reconstruction.

The shape of Swartpuntia resembles other Ediacaran fronds Pteridinium and Charniodiscus, both fronds with alternating segments. This combination of features suggests close relationships between the Ediacaran biota, lends credence to their membership of a separate phylum. Mark McMenamin has inferred a photosymbiotic lifestyle for Swartpuntia, this seems considering its shallow water habitat, tree-like shape and lack of apparent heterotrophic feeding structures. List of Ediacaran genera Hagadorn, James W.. "Ediacaran Fossils From The Southwestern Great Basin, United States". Journal of Paleontology. 74: 349. Doi:10.1666/0022-3360074<0599:APHBHF>2.0. CO. Narbonne, G. M.. Z.. P.. "The Youngest Ediacaran Fossils from Southern Africa". Journal of Paleontology. 71: 953–967. Doi:10.1017/S0022336000035940. ISSN 0022-3360. PMID 11541433. Retrieved 2007-08-19. Free access