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The Malloreon

The Malloreon is a five-part fantasy book series written by David Eddings, which follows The Belgariad. The Malloreon is set in the same world as The Belgariad, but expands on several aspects of the setting the eastern continent of Mallorea. Guardians of the West King of the Murgos Demon Lord of Karanda Sorceress of Darshiva The Seeress of Kell While the story concludes in The Malloreon, minor events occur in the prequels Belgarath the Sorcerer and Polgara the Sorceress, which otherwise cover the history of the world. At the end of The Belgariad, Garion expects lasting peace; the first half of the book concentrates on the first eight years of Belgarion's reign, describing minor problems including Queen Ce'Nedra's seeming infertility and a civil war in Arendia. All of these problems are resolved without much trouble, their resolutions providing some comic relief; the book depicts the life of Errand, Polgara's ward. During his years under her care, Errand displays near-omniscience. During the same years, Errand encounters a lesson learned telepathically from an ancient tree and two contacts with people important to his destiny.

The inciting action of the story occurs when Garion and Errand are both summoned by the Orb of Aldur, the Voice of Prophecy warns them "Beware Zandramas!". Thereafter Garion and Belgarath seek to discover the identity and purpose of Zandramas through records of ancient, dubious prophecies. Garion learns that he is still a figure of prophecy and bears the responsibility of defeating Torak's successor, the "Child of Dark". Subsequent to Garion's discovery, his regent Brand is murdered by assassins sent to kill Ce'Nedra and her newborn son Geran; the assassins are traced to the Bear-Cult, a legion of ethnocentric fanatics dedicated to reunification of the empire divided among the sons of Garion's ancestor King Cherek. In response and other descendants of Cherek destroy the Bear-Cult, but are unable to prevent the abduction of Prince Geran; when the cult rising is put down, it is revealed that the leader of the cultists is the priest/sorcerer Harakan, a servant of Torak's disciple Urvon. Harakan escapes shortly after the revelation of his true identity.

The military leaders are visited by the clairvoyant Cyradis, who reveals that Geran's kidnapping was carried out by Zandramas, the new Child of Dark, that Garion must recover him with the help of Belgarath, Polgara, Ce'Nedra, Errand and Silk. With these companions he must travel to the Place Which Is No More for the final meeting between Light and Dark that will decide the fate of the world; when all objections are overcome, the company departs. In this book and his fellow travelers learn more about the murderous woman Zandramas and of her minion, a white-eyed Angarak named Naradas. During their stay in Nyissa they recruit a eunuch expelled from Queen Salmissra's court. Sadi convinces the group to pose as slavers searching for escaped runaways as the Mallorean army ravages Cthol Murgos; when they enter the wastelands of Cthol Murgos, they are captured by the desert-dwelling Dagashi and given the task of secreting an assassin through the Mallorean army lines. They arrive in the palace of the King of the Murgos and discover, to Kheldar's surprise, that his father had sired the Murgo King while on a diplomatic mission many years before.

Urgit, upon learning that Kheldar is his half-brother, arranges for the group to travel south to the Isle of Verkat. Before they leave the city, they find. Garion and Harakan duel with swords until Harakan realizes he is about to lose and resorts to sorcery to save himself; the group sails south. En route, their ship wrecks and they must travel to the coast on foot. On the coast, Toth tells them. On the island, they are directed to Torak's ruined castle. Before they can leave the island, Mallorean soldiers come looking for them, Cyradis, who must abet both Necessities tells Toth to alert the guards to their presence; the book ends with the company being sent to Emperor Zakath's Imperial Stronghold. At the beginning of this chapter and his fellow travellers are brought to Mallorea. There Belgarion meets the Mallorean emperor bent on destroying the Murgos' royal family. Zakath and Garion become friends; when a sudden plague spreads, necessitating quarantine, the questing party escape the city so as to continue their journey.

In escape, they are joined by the jester Feldegast. Problems arise when they confirm the report of demons under the Demon Lord Nahaz, who has turned the sorcerer Urvon insane. Reaching Ashaba, Garion is tricked into believing that he sees Zandramas and his son meeting with Urvon and charges into the throne room. Beldin, on seeing Urvon and his man Harakan, assumes his true form. Nahaz faces the group of the Orb, ready to fight; the group continues east. Travelling through the demon-infested countryside, seeing horrors such as women impregnated by demons (the births resulting in the mother's

2017 QP1

2017 QP1 is a micro-asteroid on an eccentric orbit, classified as near-Earth object of the Apollo group that made a close approach of 0.17 lunar distances from Earth on 14 August 2017 at 21:23 UTC. It was first observed by ATLAS at Haleakala Observatory, Hawaii, on 16 August 2017, two days after its closest approach; the asteroid is estimated to measure between 83 meters in diameter. It flew past Earth at a speed of 23.97 km/s under the south pole of the Earth. The orbit of 2017 QP1 is eccentric, going from the orbit of planet Mercury out into the asteroid belt, located between Mars and Jupiter. MPEC 2017-Q60: 2017 QP1, Minor Planet Electronic Circular, 20 Aug. 2017 2017 QP1 at the JPL Small-Body Database Close approach · Discovery · Ephemeris · Orbit diagram · Orbital elements · Physical parameters

Carmelo Imbriani

Carmelo Imbriani was an Italian footballer and former coach of Benevento in Lega Pro Prima Divisione. Born in Benevento, Campania, 50 km northeast of Naples, Imbriani started his career at S. S. C. Napoli, he played his first Serie A match on 27 substituted Renato Buso in the 79th minutes. The match Napoli lost to Cagliari 1-2. In 1995-96 season, he started to play for Napoli, scored 2 goals in 25 league appearances, he spent 2 seasons loaned to Serie C1 sides Pistoiese and Casarano, before returned to Napoli in 1998, after Napoli relegated from Serie A in May. He played his last match for Napoli on 5 December 1998, along with Francesco Turrini replaced Massimiliano Esposito and Gennaro Scarlato in the 55th minutes, which his first league match of the season; that match Napoli 0-0 draw with Torino. In January 1999, he left for another Serie B side Genoa. In 1999-2000 season, he left for Serie B struggler Cosenza, he failed to play as a only played 46 league matches in 3 seasons. In 2002-03 season Imbriani returned to hometown club Benevento and played 22 Serie C1 matches in the first season.

He did not play any matches in 2003-04 season, in January 2004 left for Foggia at Serie C1. In 2004-05 season, Imbriani made another 21 league appearances. In 2005, Benevento went bankrupt and a new team was re-founded in Serie C2, but Imbriani left for Serie B struggler Catanzaro on free transfer, but in January 2006, he returned to Benevento and played as a regular starter in the 2006-07 & 2007-08 season. In September 2009, he was appointed as the coach of Benevento's Allievi Regionali U16 Youth Team. From 29 November 2011 to 15 October 2012 he was the coach of Benevento in Lega Pro Prima Divisione in place of the sacked Giovanni Simonelli. In August 2012, while still in charge of Benevento, Imbriani was discovered several lymphomas spread all over his body. Due to his condition, he was unable to fulfil his role in his final period at the club, head coaching duties were handled by his assistant Jorge Martínez, who resigned in October. Imbriani was hospitalized in Perugia due to his condition, receiving public solidarity from the whole Italian football world in his personal battle for life.

Imbriani died of leukemia in Perugia on 15 February 2013 at the age of 37. Http://

Frances Fitzgerald Elmes

Frances Fitzgerald Elmes was a British-Australian feminist writer and columnist based in Melbourne and London. Born in Somerset, Elmes emigrated to Australia with her family and was raised in Berwick, where her father was a medical practitioner, she became a journalist and wrote for The Australasian, The Argus and, after returning to England in 1905, the British Australasian. Her columns, short stories, two books and a play appeared under a variety of pen names, including F. F. Elmes, Frances Fitzgerald, F. F. and Frances Fitzgerald Fawkner. In London, Elmes established a relationship with the British Australasian's editor, Charles Henry Chomley, during which she is reported to have had two children, a son in 1906 and a daughter in 1908; the relationship was accepted by Chomley's wife and mother. Elmes died in London in 1919 during the Spanish flu epidemic. After her death, her children were brought up by his wife. Fitzgerald, Frances; the New Woman, a play, performed but not published, 1895. Elmes, F. F.

The Melbourne Cookery Book: compiled with the view of assisting the housewife in the cottage and villa home who must study ways and means. Melbourne: Fraser and Jenkinson, 1906. OCLC 221287128 Elmes, F. F. "Fashions in Whims: A London Sketch", The Argus, 29 February 1908, 6. F. F. "The'Tail' of a Fish", The Age, 24 April 1915, 18. Fitzgerald, Frances; the Children at Kangaroo Creek, London: British Australasian, 1916. OCLC 560859564 Fitzgerald, Frances. "The Woman Pays", British Australasian, 16 August 1917, 31. "List: Frances Fitzgerald Elmes". Trove. National Library of Australia. Maria De Jong. ISBN 9780473257064 OCLC 0473257068

Central Christian Church (Austin, Texas)

Central Christian Church is a major church in downtown Austin, Texas affiliated with the Christian Church. Organized in 1847, it is one of the oldest congregations in the city; the church has been known as Christian Church of Austin. The current church building, featuring Romanesque Revival architecture, was completed in 1929; the building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1992. In 1847, eight years after the City of Austin was platted, ten members of the Disciples of Christ Brotherhood met to organize this congregation. Although early records of the church are scarce, it is known that regular worship services were being held in a local school building by 1852; the Christian Church of Austin, as the congregation was known, acquired its first property at Eighth and Colorado Streets and worshiped at that site until moving to this location in 1929. An early dispute over theological and procedural matters split the congregation in 1888; until 1896, when the Rev. S. D. Dutcher was appointed pastor, leaders of the church were selected from among the laity.

The fellowship adopted its current name during the early years of the twentieth century, after other Disciples of Christ congregations had been organized in Austin. Although much growth has occurred in the outlying sections of the city, Central Christian Church has remained a vital force in the downtown area, its ministry has included the establishment of several other congregations. As one of the oldest churches in Austin, Central Christian has provided the city with significant service and leadership. Central Christian Church

Norman Orentreich

Norman Orentreich was a New York dermatologist and the father of modern hair transplantation. Orentreich created Estee Lauder Companies' Clinique line of skin care products, invented a number of dermatologic procedures and was the first president of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, he is the founder of the Orentreich Medical Group and the Orentreich Foundation for the Advancement of Science, the co-director of the latter organization. The New York Academy of Medicine cited Orentreich's early research, as a young man, as being critical to developments in hair transplantation: While at NYU’s Skin and Cancer hospital, Norman focused his clinical research on patients with hair loss, making use of small scalp skin grafts to better understand the pathophysiology of these diverse conditions; this led to the establishment of the theory of donor and recipient dominance, making it surgically possible to transplant healthy “androgen insensitive” hair from the back of the scalp to the “androgen sensitive” bald areas in the front where it would take and grow permanently.

In 1952, having graduated from New York University School of Medicine in 1948, performed the first modern, successful, hair transplants in his office in New York. By 1961, Orentreich had performed transplants on 200 patients. By 1966 10,000 men over the world had undergone the treatment invented by Orentreich. According to the textbook Hair Transplantation, edited by Walter P. Unger, M. D. and Ronald Shapiro, M. D.: As at one time all roads led to Rome, no discussion of the origins of hair transplantation, as a treatment for MPB or of any of the men who first practiced this technique can begin without homage to this extraordinary clinician and scientist who gladly -- and from the beginning -- shared his knowledge with colleagues all over the world... The true "fathers" of hair restoration for MPB all emerged as a result of collaboration or friendship with Dr. Orentreich. In the process of performing hair transplants, Orentreich discovered that "hair maintained the characteristics of the area from which it comes, rather than to the area in which it is transplanted," he coined this principle donor dominance.

In 1968, Orentreich cowrote an article in Vogue with Carol Philips titled Can Great Skin Be Created? In August of that year, Clinique was launched. Clinique's promotional materials highlight Orentreich's influence on the brand's ethos: Dr Norman Orentreich holds that human skin is intuitively capable of renewing itself, although this capability weakens with the passage of age and environmental conditions, he believes that great skin can be created if the secrets of the natural skin development are unlocked. This is reflected in the success of Clinique's custom-fit 3-Step Skin Care System, which entails taking three minutes of your time, twice a day, to cleanse with Facial Soap, exfoliate with Clarifying Lotion and moisturise with Dramatically Different Moisturising Lotion. All three steps are intricately linked to promote the self-renewing capability of your skin and to make your skin radiate at all times as it should be. Today, Clinique is the crown jewel of the Estee Lauder brand; the New York Times reported in March 2011, "Last year, Clinique was the best-selling skin-care brand in United States department stores, according to the NPD Group, a market research firm that tracks such sales.

In 1961, Orentreich founded the Orentreich Foundation for the Advancement of Science, a biomedical research organization. OFAS has done work on aging and dermatology. Beginning in 1964, a group of members of the Kaiser Permanente integrated care delivery system in the northern California region participated in a program conducted by Kaiser Permanente that involved broad-spectrum physical examinations, including blood testing. Kaiser Permanente continued to maintain a portion of the blood serum specimens for use in future health research. Starting in 1980 and continuing until 2012, OFAS contributed the resources and services that were required to retain and maintain the KP-OFAS Serum Repository. In particular, OFAS validated the chemical integrity of the retained serum and catalogued the specimens and their coded data in a computer database so they could be retrieved efficiently and used productively in health research studies. In celebration of the bicentennial of the United States, the Orentreich foundation was called upon to study hairs belonging to President George Washington to determine the blood type of America's first president.

After seeking out the assistance and expertise of Dr. M. Mitsuo Yokoyama it was determined that Washington had B type blood - The Orentreich Medical Group - The Orentreich Foundation for the Advancement of Science Tony Kornheiser recounting his experience with Dr Orentreich in the early 70s on YouTube