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2000s (decade) - Popular Culture - Sports
... The 2002 Salt Lake City and the 2006 Turin Winter Olympic Games were also major events, though less popular ... 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 ... 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 Germany, which saw Italy's ...
Book Of Genesis - Structure
... 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 ...
Æthelred The Unready - Legacy
... entirely based upon after-the-fact accounts of, and later accretions to, the narrative of events during Æthelred's long and complex reign ... sources for the history 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 ... 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 ...
Copenhagen - Culture and Recreation - Annual Events
... Copenhagen Marathon, Copenhagen's annual marathon event ... It is the largest fashion event in Northern Europe ... 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 ...

Famous quotes containing the word events:

    If I have renounced the search of truth, if I have come into the port of some pretending dogmatism, some new church, some Schelling or Cousin, I have died to all use of these new events that are born out of prolific time into multitude of life every hour. I am as bankrupt to whom brilliant opportunities offer in vain. He has just foreclosed his freedom, tied his hands, locked himself up and given the key to another to keep.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    I claim not to have controlled events, but confess plainly that events have controlled me.
    Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865)

    It is clear to everyone that astronomy at all events compels the soul to look upwards, and draws it from the things of this world to the other.
    Plato (c. 427–347 B.C.)