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Theuderic I

Theuderic I was the Merovingian king of Metz, Rheims, or Austrasia—as it is variously called—from 511 to 533 or 534. He concubines. In accordance with Salian tradition, the kingdom was divided between Clovis's four surviving sons: Childebert I in Paris, Chlodomer in Orléans, Clothar I in Soissons. Theuderic inherited Metz in 511 at his father's death. Early in his reign, he sent his son Theudebert to kill the Scandinavian King Chlochilaich who had invaded his realm. Theuderic got involved in the war between his brother Baderic. Theuderic was promised half of Thuringia for his help. In 531, Theuderic invaded Thuringia with the support of Clothar. Hermanfrid was killed in the invasion and his kingdom was annexed; the four sons of Clovis all fought the Burgundian kings Sigismund and Godomar. Theuderic married Sigismund's daughter Suavegotha. Godomar won back his kingdom. Chlodomer, aided by Theuderic, died in the fighting at Vézeronce. Theuderic with his brother Clotaire and his son, attacked Thuringia to revenge himself on Hermanfrid.

With the assistance of the Saxons under Duke Hadugato, Thuringia was conquered, Clotaire received Radegund, daughter of King Berthar. After making a treaty with his brother Childebert, Theuderic died in 534. Upon his death the throne of Metz, passed to his son Theudebert. Theuderic left a daughter Theodechild. Theodechild founded the Abbey of St-Pierre le Vif at Sens. Herbermann, Charles, ed.. "Sens". Catholic Encyclopedia. Robert Appleton Company. Wood, Ian N.. The Merovingian Kingdoms, 450–751. Longman. Bachrach, Bernard S.. Merovingian Military Organization, 481–751. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, ISBN 0-8166-0621-8. Geary, Patrick J.. Before France and Germany: The Creation and Transformation of the Merovingian World. Oxford: Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-504458-4. James, Edward; the Franks. London: Blackwell, ISBN 0-631-14872-8. Oman, Charles; the Dark Ages, 476–918. London: Rivingtons. Wallace-Hadrill, J. M.. The Long-Haired Kings, Other Studies in Frankish History. London: Methuen

Sōka University

Soka University, abbreviated as Sodai is a private university in Hachiōji, Japan. In 2014, the Japanese Ministry of Education, Sports and Technology designated Soka University as one of Japan's Top Global Universities; the university has 8 faculties with a total of around 8,000 students, 400 of whom are international students. Soka University opened to undergraduate students in 1971, with its graduate school opening in 1975. Since the school's founding, more than 50,000 students have graduated from Soka University. Soka University of America is a related school founded in 2001, located in Aliso Viejo, which offers both graduate and undergraduate degrees. Soka University's educational philosophy was established by Tsunesaburō Makiguchi, the first president of the Soka Gakkai, who had worked as the principal of an elementary school in Japan. Makiguchi published the book "The System of Value-Creating Pedagogy" based on his belief that the purpose of education is the students' happiness, emphasized humanistic education.

This educational philosophy was shared by his successor, Jōsei Toda, who had served as an elementary school teacher. Toda's successor, Daisaku Ikeda, describes his goal as carrying out the dreams of Makiguchi and Toda."Soka" is a Japanese term meaning "value creation". In 1971, when Daisaku Ikeda founded Soka University, the school established the following founding principles: Be the highest seat of learning for humanistic education. Be the cradle of a new culture. Be a fortress for the peace of humankind. Since 2010, the university has adopted the official motto Discover Your Potential. Faculty of Economics Department of Economics Faculty of Business Administration Department of Business Administration Faculty of Law Department of Law Faculty of Nursing Department of Nursing Faculty of Science and Engineering Department of Information System Engineering Department of Science and Engineering for Sustainable Innovation Faculty of International Liberal Arts Faculty of Letters Department of Humanities Faculty of Education Department of Education Department of Primary Education Law Teacher Education Law and Letters Engineering Global Citizenship Program School for Excellence in Educational Development Language Education Institute of Oriental Philosophy As of 2015, Soka University had awarded 365 honorary doctorates and honorary professorships to international figures in academia and culture.

In April 1993, Mikhail Gorbachev traveled to Tokyo together with his wife Raisa to receive an honorary doctorate from Soka University in recognition of his efforts for world peace. A cherry tree was planted at the university in their honor during their visit. Rosa Parks visited Soka University in 1994 to deliver a lecture, was bestowed an honorary doctorate at that time for her contributions to civil rights; when Nelson Mandela visited Soka University in 1995, he was awarded an honorary doctorate for his lifelong work to promote human rights. In 1996, the university awarded an honorary doctorate to Fidel Castro in recognition of his efforts to establish exemplary health care and education systems for his nation's people. Soka University shares its campus in Hachiōji, with Sōka Women's College, an affiliated private junior college, founded on April 2, 1985. Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman List of universities in Japan List of universities in Tokyo List of junior colleges in Japan Soka University of Japan Sōka Women's College

Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom (soundtrack)

Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom is a music soundtrack to the motion picture of the same name starring Darryl Stephens and Jensen Atwood. It was released on October 2008, by Tommy Boy Records; the soundtrack features artists such as Michelle Williams, Bob Sinclar, Roy Young, Phoebe Snow, Patrik-Ian Polk, Nikki Jane and Adriana Evans. "We Break the Dawn" - 4:02 "Sandcastle Disco" - 7:51 "The Idiot" - 2:45 "World, Hold On" - 3:20 "Cable TV" - 3:02 "Him and Not Me" - 3:29 "End of the World" - 3:19 "Don't Call It Love" - 3:09 "Come Clean" - 4:01 "I Love U" - 3:56 "Today Tomorrow" - 3:34 "Spies" - 4:07 "Eat Sushi" - 3:20 "Something Real" - 3:38 "Home to Me" - 4:39