4 days ago · The terms anno Domini (AD) and before Christ (BC) are used to label or number years in the Julian and Gregorian calendars. The term anno Domini is Medieval Latin and means "in the year of the Lord",  but is often presented using "our Lord" instead of "the Lord",   taken from the full original phrase " anno Domini nostri Jesu Christi ...
4 days ago · The name Wikipedia, for example, is a portmanteau of the word wiki, as in MediaWiki, and the word encyclopedia. Contemporary usage. In American English, the word is most commonly spelled encyclopedia, and in British English encyclopædia or encyclopaedia. See American and British English spelling differences. Characteristics
3 days ago · The Book of Kells, a world-famous manuscript produced by Celtic monks in AD 800 and an example of Insular art, is on display in Trinity College. The Chester Beatty Library houses a collection of manuscripts, miniature paintings, prints, drawings, rare books and decorative arts assembled by American mining millionaire (and honorary Irish citizen ...
5 days ago · 2031: Burmese calendar: 849: Byzantine calendar: 6995–6996: Chinese calendar: 丙午年 (Fire Horse) 4183 or 4123 — to — 丁未年 (Fire Goat) 4184 or 4124: Coptic calendar: 1203–1204: Discordian calendar: 2653: Ethiopian calendar: 1479–1480: Hebrew calendar: 5247–5248: Hindu calendars - Vikram Samvat: 1543–1544 - Shaka Samvat ...
5 days ago · The ads often linked to commercial products, such as natural remedies and books. On March 14, the Huffington Post reported that Facebook's PR agency had paid someone to tweak Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg 's Wikipedia page, as well as adding a page for the global head of PR, Caryn Marooney.
6 days ago · Sudan's history goes back to the Pharaonic period, witnessing the Kingdom of Kerma (c. 2500–1500 BC), the subsequent rule of the Egyptian New Kingdom (c. 1500 BC–1070 BC) and the rise of the Kingdom of Kush (c. 785 BC–350 AD), which would in turn control Egypt itself for nearly a century.
4 days ago · In the late 1980s, Phil Sokolof, a millionaire businessman who had suffered a heart attack at the age of 43, took out full-page newspaper ads in New York, Chicago, and other large cities accusing McDonald's menu of being a threat to American health, and asking them to stop using beef tallow to cook their french fries.
4 days ago · Rakuten Viber, or simply Viber, is a cross-platform voice over IP (VoIP) and instant messaging (IM) software application operated by Japanese multinational company Rakuten, provided as freeware for the Android, iOS, Microsoft Windows, macOS and Linux platforms.
Apr 16, 2021 · By AD 927 Alfred's grandson Athelstan was the king of all of England not controlled by the Danes. War with the Danes continued and from 1016 to 1042. The king of Denmark (Knut or Canute), died in 1035, and then his sons ruled England.
5 days ago · By 312 AD the emperor Galerius allowed people freedom to follow Christianity, and the next year, a general, Constantine, became emperor and converted to Christianity. The city of Rome was taken over several times by barbarians, notably in 410 AD when the Goths sacked the city . The last Western Roman emperor, Romulus Augustus, resigned in 476 AD.