Events

Some articles on events, event:

Copenhagen - Culture and Recreation - Annual Events
... Copenhagen Marathon, Copenhagen's annual marathon event ... It is the largest fashion event in Northern Europe ... Jazz Festival, which begins on the first Friday in July, is a popular annual event that is the result of Copenhagen's significant jazz scene ...
Slalom Skiing - Proper Definition
... Slalom and Giant Slalom make up the "technical events" in alpine ski racing ... This category separates them from the "speed events" like Super-G and Downhill ... In the United States, skiing events including slalom are managed by the U.S ...
Æthelred The Unready - Legacy
... almost entirely based upon after-the-fact accounts of, and later accretions to, the narrative of events during Æthelred's long and complex reign ... of the period, the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, which, as it reports events with a retrospect of 15 years, cannot help but interpret events with the eventual English defeat a foregone conclusion ... Yet, as virtually no strictly contemporary narrative account of the events of Æthelred's reign exists, historians are forced to rely on what evidence there is ...
2000s (decade) - Popular Culture - Sports
... Winter Olympic Games were also major events, though less popular ... Usain Bolt of Jamaica dominated the male sprinting events at the Beijing Olympics, in which he broke three world records, allowing him to be the first man to ever accomplish this at a single Olympic game ... Association football's important events included two World Cups, one organized in South Korea, Japan, which saw Brazil win a record fifth title, and the other in ...
Book Of Genesis - Structure
... structure hinged around chapter 6–9, the flood story, with the events before the flood mirrored by the events after ... The "patriarchal history" recounts the events of the major patriarchs Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, to whom God reveals himself and to whom the promise of descendants and land is made, while the story of ...

Famous quotes containing the word events:

    One of the extraordinary things about human events is that the unthinkable becomes thinkable.
    Salman Rushdie (b. 1948)

    When the world was half a thousand years younger all events had much sharper outlines than now. The distance between sadness and joy, between good and bad fortune, seemed to be much greater than for us; every experience had that degree of directness and absoluteness which joy and sadness still have in the mind of a child
    Johan Huizinga (1872–1945)

    Since events are not metaphors, the literal-minded have a certain advantage in dealing with them.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927)