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Nine sons of the dragon

Nine sons of the dragon the Chinese dragons are mythological sons of the dragon king. There are many variations in the different descriptions of nine sons, including basic facts like their names, but all the options that there are nine.

                                               

Twelve Tribes of Israel

In the Hebrew Bible, the twelve tribes of Israel or the tribes of Israel descended from the 12 sons of the Patriarch Jacob and his two wives, Leah and Rachel, and two concubines, Zilpah and Bilhah.

                                               

Thirty-Six Immortals of Poetry

Thirty-six Immortals of poetry are a group of Japanese poet of the Asuka, Nara and Heian periods selected Fujiwara no Kintō but as samples of Japanese poetic ability. The oldest surviving collection of 36 poets works of Nishi-Honganji Sanjū-rokun ...

                                               

Ninety-Two Resolutions

Ninety-two resolutions, prepared by Louis-Joseph Papineau and other members of the Party of patriots of lower Canada in 1834. The resolutions were a long series of demands for political reforms in the British controlled colony. Papineau was elect ...

                                               

Chinese zodiac

Chinese zodiac is a classification scheme based on the lunar calendar, which assigns the animal and its authoritative attributes each year to repeat the 12-year cycle. The 12-year cycle is approaching 11.85-year orbital period of Jupiter. Origina ...

                                               

List of culture heroes

A culture hero is a mythological hero specific to any group who changes the world through invention or discovery. A typical culture hero might be credited as the discoverer of fire, or agriculture, songs, tradition, law or religion, and usually t ...

                                               

List of destroyed heritage

This is the list of cultural heritage that were damaged or destroyed accidentally, deliberately or as a result of natural disasters, sorted by country. Cultural heritage can be divided into two main types - tangible and intangible heritage. The f ...

                                               

Dii Consentes

Of the DII Consentes, also as Di or Dei Consentes was a list of twelve major deities, six gods and six goddesses, in the Pantheon of Ancient Rome. Their gilt statues stood in the forum, later apparently in Deorum Consentium the portico. The gods ...

                                               

Ennead

In the ENNEAD or great ENNEAD was a group of nine deities in Egyptian mythology was worshipped in Heliopolis: the sun-God Atum, his children Shu and tefnut, their children GEB and nut and their children Osiris, ISIS, Seth and Nephthys. In ENNEAD ...

                                               

European Years

Each year the EU chooses according to the decision of the subject to encourage debate and dialogue within and between member States, raising awareness of European citizens to a particular issue.

                                               

List of the Fifteen Shrines of the Kenmu Restoration

Fifteen shrines of the Kenmu restoration, a group of Shinto temples dedicated to the persons and events of the Kenmu restoration.

                                               

Five elements (Japanese philosophy)

Five philosophical elements in Japanese Buddhism, Godai, is derived from Buddhist beliefs. This is perhaps the most famous in the Western world for use in Miyamoto Musashis famous text Gorin-no-CE, in which he explains different aspects of swords ...

                                               

Four Great Men of Kokugaku

Four great men of Kokugaku group of the Edo period, Japanese scientists recognized as the most important figure in the Kokugaku tradition of Japanese Philology, religious studies and philosophy. They are traditionally referred to as: Kada no Azum ...

                                               

Cultural Heritage of Andorra

Cultural heritage of Andorra is an organization in Andorra, which protects the national buildings and monuments is a cultural and historical values.

                                               

List of kigo

This is a list of kigo, that is words or phrases that are associated with a particular season in Japanese poetry. They provide the economy of expression that is especially valuable in the very short haiku, as well as more linked-verse forms renku ...

                                               

List of multimedia franchises

Multimedia franchise is a media franchise for which installments exist in multiple forms of media, such as books, comics, movies, TV shows and video games. Multimedia franchises usually develop due to promote original creative work, and then its ...

                                               

List of monuments damaged by conflict in the Middle East during the 21st century

The Museum of Islamic art in Cairo is one of the worlds most spectacular collections of Islamic art. It includes more than 100.000 pieces that cover the entire history of Islam. The Cairo site was built in 1881 and has undergone several million d ...

                                               

New7Wonders Cities

New7Wonders Cities is the third in a series of online surveys are managed by the New7Wonders Foundation. Founder-President, Bernard Weber, is a Swiss-canadian filmmaker, Museum curator, Aviator and Explorer. Based in San Francisco, United States, ...

                                               

New7Wonders of Nature

The New7Wonders of nature was an initiative started in 2007 to create a list of Seven natural wonders chosen by people through a global poll. It was the second in a series of online surveys is headed by Swiss-born canadian Bernard Weber and organ ...

                                               

New7Wonders of the World

New7Wonders of the world campaign was launched in 2000 to choose wonders of the world from the 200 existing monuments. The popularity poll was led by canadian-Swiss Bernard Weber and organized by the New7Wonders Foundation based in Zurich, Switze ...

                                               

Nine Worthies

Worthy nine historical, biblical and legendary characters who personify the ideals of chivalry established in the Middle ages, whose life was recognized as a valuable study for applicants for the status of knighthood. All were commonly referred t ...

                                               

List of clothing-free events

Below is a list of nu events, where people can be naked in public places World Naked Bike Ride. Naked Pumpkin Run. (Голая Тыква Перспективе) Nakukymppi. Nude wedding. (Ню свадебные) Naked party. (Голая вечеринка) Primal scream, the semesterly tra ...

                                               

Sanpitsu

The term Sanpitsu or "three brushes" is used in Japanese to refer to the group of the three famous calligraphers of the Heian era: Tachibana no Hayanari, 橘逸勢 S. 782-842. Kūkai 空海, 774-835. Emperor Saga 嵯峨天皇, 786-842. Later calligraphers ...

                                               

Sanseki

The term Sanseki or "three traces" is used in Japanese to refer to the group of the three famous calligraphers of the Heian era: Ono no Michikaze, known as Yaseki from the character 野 in his name. Fujiwara no Sukemasa, known as Saseki from the c ...

                                               

List of cultural references to the September 11 attacks

This list of cultural references to the September 11 attacks and the post-9/11 socio-political climate includes works of art, music, books, poetry, comics, theater, film and television.

                                               

Seven hills of Rome

The seven hills of Rome East of the Tiber form the geographical heart of Rome, within the walls of the city. Seven hills: Capitol Hill Capitolinus, Capitol. Palatine Palatinus, Palatino. (Палатин Палатинус, Palatino Риме) Aventin. (Авентин) Vimin ...

                                               

Seven Natural Wonders of Romania

Seven natural wonders of Romania are the seven natural wonders of Romania were chosen in the seven natural wonders of Romania contest held in July 2008. It was the second phase of the seven wonders program Romania started in 2007. The vote consis ...

                                               

Seven Social Sins

Seven social sins-a list that was first uttered in a sermon delivered in Westminster Abbey 20 Mar 1925 Anglican priest named Frederick Lewis Donaldson. He originally called it the "7 deadly social evils". It is a common misconception that Mohanda ...

                                               

Seven Wonders of Romania

Various lists of the seven wonders of Romania were taken from the past to the present day, to catalogue Romanias most spectacular manmade structures.

                                               

List of Slavic cultures

This is a list of the cultures of Slavic Europe. Ukrainian culture. (Украинская культура) Rusko culture. (Культура руские) Eastern Slavs. (Восточные Славяне) Belarusian culture. (Белорусская культура) Russian culture. (Русская культура) The Slavi ...

                                               

List of storytelling events

International Festival Yukon Storytelling. National festival of storytelling we. Timpanogos Storytelling Festival. (Тимпэногос Фестиваль Сторителлинга) A Holiday South Of The Ohio Story.

                                               

Ten Medieval Commentators

Ten medieval commentators were a canonical group of Tamil scholars, whose comments on ancient Indian didactic work, the Kural are revered by later scholars, deserve critical analysis. These poets lived in the middle Ages from the 10th century BC ...

                                               

Three Ancient Springs

Three Ancient sources constitute a group of ancient Onsen in Japan. According to the Nihon Shoki and Fudoki as the eighth century, they are: ARIMA Onsen Hyogo Prefecture. Dōgo Onsen, Ehime Prefecture. Nanki-Shirahama Onsen, Wakayama. (Нанки-Сирах ...

                                               

Three Great Shrines of Benzaiten

The three great benzaiten shrines is Japanese shrines dedicated to the worship of the Goddess Benzaiten. While the division of the eras of Meiji Shinto and Buddhism the Buddhist worship of the water goddess Benzaiten were replaced by the worship ...

                                               

Three Great Tenjin Shrines

Three great Tenjin shrines are a group of three Shinto shrines dedicated to Tenjin, the deified form of the scholar-courtier Sugawara-Michizane but. They are traditionally referred to as: Tenman-GU, Kitano in Kyoto. Dazaifu of Tenman-GU, Dazaifu, ...

                                               

Twelve Apostles of Ireland

The twelve Apostles of Ireland were twelve early Irish monastic saints of the sixth century who studied at Saint Finian at his famous monastic school Clonard Abbey at cluain-Eraird, now Clonard in County Meath.

                                               

Twelve Olympians

In ancient Greek religion and mythology, twelve Olympians major deities Greek Pantheon, commonly considered to be Zeus, Hera, Poseidon, Demeter, Athena, Apollo, Artemis, Ares, Hephaestus, Aphrodite, Hermes and Hestia or Dionysus. They were called ...

                                               

Twenty-Eight Mansions

Twenty-eight mansions, Hsiu, Xiu or sieu are part of the Chinese system of constellations. They can be considered as equivalent to the zodiacal constellations in the Western astronomy, though the twenty-eight mansions reflect the movement of the ...

                                               

List of State Dinners in the United States

A state dinner in the United States, an official dinner in honor of a foreign head of state such as king, Queen, President or Prime Minister. It is hosted by the President of the United States and usually held in the State dining room at the Whit ...

                                               

List of urban legends

This is a list of urban legends. Urban legend, myth or fairy tale is a modern genre of folklore. It often consists of fictional stories associated with death, superstition, cryptids, creepypasta, and other fear-generating elements of the narrativ ...

                                               

List of vampire traits in folklore and fiction

The following tables compare traits given to vampires in folklore and fiction. Over time, some attributes now regarded as integral became vampires profile: fangs and vulnerability to sunlight appeared over the 19th century, with Varney the vampir ...

                                               

Wonders of the World

Various lists of the wonders of the world were taken from ancient times to the present day, to catalogue the worlds most spectacular natural wonders and manmade structures. Seven wonders of the Ancient world is the first known list of the most re ...

                                               

Cultural references to absinthe

The legacy of absinthe as a mysterious, addictive and mind-altering drink continues to this day. Though its psychoactive effects and chemical makeup are contested, its cultural impact is not. Absinthe has played a notable role in the fine art of ...

                                               

Cthulhu Mythos in popular culture

This article provides list of cultural references to the work of author H. p. Lovecraft. These links are called Cthulhu. For works that are stylistically Lovecraftian, including comics and film adaptations influenced by Lovecraft, see Lovecraftia ...

                                               

Cuckoo clock in culture

Cuckoo clock, more than any other kind of watch, often featured in literature music cinema television etc in the Western culture, as a metaphor or allegory of innocence, childhood, old age, past, fun, mental disorder, etc., is regarded more as a ...

                                               

Human interactions with fungi

Human interactions with fungi include both beneficial uses, whether practical or symbolic, and harmful interactions, for example, when the mushrooms damage crops, forests, or food. Yeast has been used since ancient times to leaven bread and to fe ...

                                               

Human uses of living things

People use living beings, including animals and plants, fungi and microbes, to take a variety of forms, both practical, such as the production of food and clothing, and symbolic, as in art, mythology and religion. The skills and practices involve ...

                                               

Illegal drug trade in popular culture

The illegal drug trade was represented in the media in different ways with different motivations and results. Some views attempt to inform the public about the negative consequences whilst others are used for decorations activities. Drug smugglin ...

                                               

Cultural legacy of the Klondike Gold Rush

Among the many to participate in the gold rush was writer Jack London, whose books White Fang, call of the wild and fire, a collection of short stories, were influenced by his Northern experiences. London was inspired to write stories on differen ...

                                               

Minced oaths in media

It is common to find minced oaths in literature and media. Writers often include minced oaths instead of profanity in their writing so they do not offend audiences or incur censorship.

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