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Vysočina Region

The Vysočina Region, is an administrative unit of the Czech Republic, located in the south-eastern part of the historical region of Bohemia and in the south-west of the historical region of Moravia. Its capital is Jihlava; the region is the location of two mountain ranges, Žďárské vrchy and Jihlavské vrchy, both part of the Bohemian-Moravian Highlands. The Vysočina Region is home to three UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the most in any region in the Czech Republic; the region is one of just three in the country. The Vysočina Region is divided into 5 districts: On a lower level, the region has 704 municipalities, second-most in the country behind the Central Bohemian Region; as of 1 January 2019 the population of the Vysočina Region was 509,274, the third lowest out of regions in the Czech Republic. 49.7% of population were males, the highest share in the Czech Republic. The density of Vysočina Region is the second lowest in the Czech Republic; the table shows cities and towns in the region with the largest population: With three UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the region is home to more of these than any other region of the Czech Republic.

These are the historical centre of Telč, the Pilgrimage Church of Saint John of Nepomuk in Žďár nad Sázavou and the Jewish Quarter and St Procopius' Basilica in Třebíč. The Vysočina Region is intersected by the D1 motorway, which passes through Jihlava on the way between Prague and Brno. A total of 93 km of motorway is present in the region; the length of operated railway lines in the region is 622 km. In 2014 a plan was announced by which a high-speed train, capable of reaching speeds of 350 km/h would run through the region, involving a total of four stops within the territory. Construction is projected to begin in 2025. In the Vysočina Region there are two organisations providing further education, namely College of Polytechnics Jihlava and Westmoravian College Třebíč; the College of Polytechnics Jihlava is the only public college in the region, whereas Westmoravian College Třebíč is a private institution, established in 2003. Official website

Jovian (emperor)

Jovian was Roman Emperor from June 363 to February 364. Upon the death of Emperor Julian during his campaign against the Sasanid Empire, Jovian was hastily declared Emperor by his soldiers. To save his army, he sought peace with the Persians on humiliating terms and reestablished Christianity as the state religion, his reign lasted only eight months. Jovian was born at Singidunum in 331 AD, the son of Varronianus, the commander of Constantius II's imperial bodyguards, he joined the guards and by 363 had risen to the same command that his father had once held. In this capacity in 361, he escorted. Jovian was married to Charito and they had two sons and the other's name is unknown. Jovian accompanied the Emperor Julian on the Mesopotamian campaign of the same year against Shapur II, the Sassanid king. At the Battle of Samarra, a small but decisive engagement, Julian was mortally wounded, died on 26 June 363; the next day, after the aged Saturninius Secundus Salutius, praetorian prefect of the Orient had declined the purple, the army elected, despite Julian's reinstitution of paganism, the Christian Jovian, senior officer of the Scholae, as Emperor.

On the morning of his accession, Jovian resumed the retreat begun by Julian. Though harassed by the Persians, the army succeeded in reaching the city of Dura on the banks of the Tigris. There the army came to a halt; when the attempt to bridge the river failed, he was forced to sue for a peace treaty on humiliating terms. In exchange for an unhindered retreat to his own territory, he agreed to withdraw from the five Roman provinces, Moxoeona, Azbdicena and Corduena, to allow the Persians to occupy the fortresses of Nisibis, Castra Maurorum and Singara; the Romans surrendered their interests in the Kingdom of Armenia to the Persians. The king of Armenia, Arsaces II, was to receive no help from Rome; the treaty was seen as a disgrace. After crossing the Tigris, Jovian sent an embassy to the West to announce his elevation. With the treaty signed and his army marched to Nisibis; the populace of Nisibis, devastated by the news their city was to be given to the Sasanids, were given three days to leave.

Jovian's arrival at Antioch in October 363, was met with an enraged populace. This caused offensive graffiti and insulting authorless bills throughout the city, which, in turn, caused him to order the Library of Antioch to be burned down. Jovian left Antioch in November 363. By December 363 Jovian was at Ancyra proclaiming his infant son, consul. While en route from there to Constantinople, Jovian was found dead in his tent at Dadastana, halfway between Ancyra and Nicaea, his death, which went uninvestigated, was the result of poisonous fumes seeping from the newly painted bedchamber walls by a brazier. Jovian was buried in the Church of the Holy Apostles in a porphyry sarcophagus, he was succeeded by two brothers, Valentinian I and Valens, who subsequently divided the empire between them. Following Jovian's death and Valens removed any threats to their position. Jovian's son Varronianus was blinded to ensure he would never inherit the throne, Jovian's father died before he could see him. According to John Chrysostom, Jovian's wife Charito lived in fear the remaining days of her life.

Jovian reestablished Christianity as the state religion and restored the labarum as the army's standard. Upon arriving at Antioch, he revoked the edicts of Julian against Christians, but did not close any temples opened by him. Jovian issued an edict of toleration, to the effect that his subjects could enjoy full liberty of conscience. Despite supporting the Nicene doctrines, he passed no edicts against Arians. Philostorgius, an Arian church historian, stated, "The Emperor Jovian restored the churches to their original uses, set them free from all the vexatious persecutions inflicted on them by the Apostate. List of Byzantine emperors Barker, John W.. Justinian and the Later Roman Empire. University of Wisconsin Press. ISBN 978-0299039448. Browning, Robert; the Emperor Julian. University of California Press. ISBN 0-520-03731-6. Curran, John. "From Jovian to Theodosius". In Cameron, Averil; the Cambridge Ancient History: The Late Empire, A. D. 337-425. XIII. Cambridge University Press. P. 78-110. ISBN 0 521 30200 5.

Drijvers, Jan Willem. "Jovian between History and Myth". In Burgersdijk, Diederik W. P.. Imagining Emperors in the Later Roman Empire. Brill. P. 234-256. ISBN 9789004370890. Heather, Peter. "Ammianus on Jovian: history and literature". In Drijvers, Jan Willem; the Late Roman World and Its Historian: Interpreting Ammianus Marcellinus. Routledge. P. 93-103. ISBN 0-415-20271-X. Jones, A. H. M.. The Prosopography of the Later Roman Empire: AD 260-395. Volume 1. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0 521 07233 6. Lenski, Noel. Failure of Empire: Valens and the Roman State in the Fourth Century A. D. University of California Press. ISBN 978-0520-23332-4. Moffatt, Ann. Constantine Porphyrogennetos - The Book of Ceremonies. Brill. ISBN 978-18-76-50342-0. Rohmann, Dirk. Christianity, Book-Burning and Censorship in Late Antiquity. Walter de Gruyter GmbH. ISBN 978-3-11-048445-8. Treadgold, Warren. A History of the Byzantine State and Society. Stanford University Press. ISBN 9780804726306. Vasiliev, A. A.. "Imperial Porphyry Sarcopha

Andrey Travin

Andrei Travin is a Kazakh midfielder and defender. He plays for FC Zhetysu, as well as the Kazakhstan national football team. Travin played for Kairat Almaty from 1998 to 2000. In 1998, he scored 2 goals out of 4 games. In 1999, he scored 1 goal out of 20 games, in 2000, he scored 0 goals out of 12 games; this totals 3 goals in 36 games. In 2001, Travin played for Vostok Oskemen. There, he scored 6 goals out of 30 games. Travin played for Zhenis Astana in 2002. There, he scored no goals out of 21 games. Travin played for Cesna Almaty in 2003. There, he scored no goals out of 7 games. Andrei Travin plays for the club FC Almaty, he has played there from 2004. In 2004, he scored 3 goals out of 31 games. In 2005, Andrei scored 2 goals in 23 games. In 2006 and 2007, he has not played in any games and has not scored any goals. Andrei Travin scored a total of 5 goals for FC Almaty. Andrei Travin has played under the number 6 for the Kazakhstan national football team since 2005. Andrei Travin at Andrei Travin at UEFA EURO 2008

Steve Larkin

Stephen Patrick Larkin was a Major League Baseball pitcher. Larkin joined the Detroit Tigers organization in 1931. During the 1931 season, he played in Raleigh, North Carolina, Wheeling, West Virginia. During the 1932 season, he played for the Tigers' farm clubs in Decatur, Moline, Illinois and Beaumont. In 1933, he compiled a 22–7 record for the Shreveport Sports in the Dixie League, pitching 280 innings with 142 strikeouts and 96 walks, he led the Dixie League in winning percentage during the 1933 season. After his strong performance in Shreveport, Larkin was invited to the Tigers' spring camp at Lakeland, Florida, in 1934, he played in two games for the 1934 Detroit Tigers. He pitched 6 innings and gave up only one earned run for an earned run average of 1.50. With the Tigers' having a strong pitching staff, Larkin was sent to Beaumont in June 1934. In November 1934, The Sporting News profiled Larkin as one of the "Minors Coming UP to Majors in'35." The Sporting News said of Larkin: "If size and general physical appointments mean anything, somebody will have to move over on the Detroit bench and make room for Steve Larkin next spring.

The 200-pounder, towering an inch above six feet... appears to be one of the most promising of the pitching prospects scheduled to receive big league inspection."Larkin did not make the Tigers' roster in 1935. After two more years in Detroit's farm system, playing in Beaumont and Milwaukee, Larkin was released by the Tigers' organization in December 1936. Larkin concluded his baseball career in 1938 pitching for Fort Worth. Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Baseball-Reference

Conrad, Montana

Conrad is a city in and the county seat of Pondera County, United States. The population was 2,570 at the 2010 census. Conrad is a small town; each June they kick up their heels at Whoop Up Days, a town wide celebration that includes a parade and rodeo. Conrad is located at 48°10′22″N 111°56′50″W. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.25 square miles, all of it land. Conrad is located an hour from the Rocky Mountain front and under two hours from Glacier National Park; as of the census of 2010, there were 2,570 people, 1,113 households, 676 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,056.0 inhabitants per square mile. There were 1,266 housing units at an average density of 1,012.8 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 95.1% White, 0.2% African American, 1.8% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.2% from other races, 2.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.5% of the population. There were 1,113 households of which 28.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.9% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.1% had a male householder with no wife present, 39.3% were non-families.

35.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.3% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.19 and the average family size was 2.82. The median age in the city was 45.7 years. 22.7% of residents were under the age of 18. The gender makeup of the city was 45.8% male and 54.2% female. As of the census of 2000, there were 2,753 people, 1,154 households, 755 families residing in the city; the population density was 2,338.5 people per square mile. There were 1,332 housing units at an average density of 1,131.5 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 95.75% White, 0.11% African American, 2.29% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 0.11% Pacific Islander, 0.22% from other races, 1.34% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.94% of the population. There were 1,154 households out of which 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.6% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 34.5% were non-families.

31.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.2% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.92. In the city, the population was spread out with 26.3% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 25.7% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, 21.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 87.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.0 males. The median income for a household in the city was $29,432, the median income for a family was $42,056. Males had a median income of $31,908 versus $19,286 for females; the per capita income for the city was $15,742. About 10.6% of families and 13.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.3% of those under age 18 and 5.7% of those age 65 or over. Conrad experiences a semi-arid climate with hot, wetter summers. LeRoy H. Anderson, United States Congressman from Montana, resided in Conrad.

Scott Curry, American football offensive tackle in the National Football League was born in Conrad. Wylie Gustafson and western singer, was born in Conrad. Duncan McKenzie was convicted of murdering a teacher, in Conrad. Shannen Rossmiller, The youngest female judge in United States history, whose testimony led to the conviction of Ryan G. Anderson, Michael Curtis Reynolds was born and worked in Conrad. Llew Jones, Senator for the state of Montana. Representative Jones was selected as 1 of the 5 most effective Legislators in Helena in 2005 as a first year senator

Richard Calvocoressi

Richard Edward Ion Calvocoressi is a British museum curator and art historian. Calvocoressi was born in Westerham, one of three sons of Major Ion Calvocoressi, he was educated at Eton College, graduated from Magdalen College and the Courtauld Institute of Art. He served as an assistant keeper of modern art at the Tate Gallery from 1979 until 1987, was director of the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art in Edinburgh from 1987 until 2007, he served as director of the Henry Moore Foundation, in 2015 became the director and senior curator of the Gagosian Gallery. Calvocoressi was appointed to the Reviewing Committee on the Export of Works of Art on 13 November 2012, serving until 12 November 2016, he married Francesca Roberts in 1976. They have three children, he was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 2008 for "services to the Arts in Scotland". Marine Painting. Oxford: Phaidon. 1978. ISBN 978-0-71481-774-3. Magritte. Oxford: Phaidon. 1979. ISBN 978-0-71481-965-5. A. R. Penck: Brown's Hotel and other works.

London: Tate Gallery. 1984. Lucian Freud: Early Works. Edinburgh: Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. 1997. ISBN 978-0-90359-866-8. Lee Miller: Portraits from a Life. London: Thames & Hudson. 2002. ISBN 978-0-50028-522-0. Francis Bacon: Late Paintings. New York: Rizzoli International. 2016. ISBN 978-0-84784-775-4. Richard Calvocoressi on IMDb "Richard Edward Ion Calvocoressi by Lucy Anne Dickens". National Portrait Gallery. Retrieved 29 September 2017