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Belarusian Language - History - 1917-1920
... In the Belarusian People's Republic, Belarusian was used as its only official language (decreed by Belarusian People's Secretariat, 1918-04-28) ... in the Belarusian SSR, Belarusian was decreed to be one of the four (Belarusian, Polish, Russian, Yiddish) official languages (decreed by Central ...
Andriamasinavalona - Reign - Sociopolitical Restructuring
... He authorized them alone to be shaded by the red parasol of royalty and decreed that their tombs should be topped with a tranomasina, a small wooden house without windows or ... The Zana-tompo (or Andriantompokoindrindra) were also considered elders, and Andriamasinavalona decreed that kings would henceforth select their wives and royal food tasters from ... The king decreed that they should inhabit the countryside south of the capital stretching from Ambavahadimitafo southward to Ambatolampy ...
Supplicatio - Usage
... A supplicatio was decreed for two different reasons As a thanksgiving, when a great victory had been gained ... It was usually decreed as soon as official intelligence of the victory had been received by a letter from the general in command ... Sometimes it was decreed for only one day but more commonly for three or five days ...
First Council Of Ephesus - Canons and Declarations
... and their followers as heretics Canon 6 decreed deposition from clerical office or excommunication for those who did not accept the Council's decrees Canon 7 condemned any departure from the creed ... by the Bishop in affairs of the Church in Cyprus and decreed generally, so that no bishop was to "assume control of any province which has not heretofore, from the very beginning, been under his own hand or that of ...
Goa Inquisition - Persecution of Christians - Persecution of Goan Catholics - Suppression of Konkani
... Portuguese viceroy forbade the use of Konkani on 27 June 1684 and further decreed that within three years, the local people in general would speak the Portuguese tongue and ... On 21 November 1745, Archbishop Lourenço de Santa Maria decreed that in order to qualify for priesthood, the knowledge of, and the ability to speak only in Portuguese, not ... In 1812, the Archbishop decreed that children should be prohibited from speaking Konkani in schools and in 1847, this was extended to seminaries ...

Famous quotes containing the word decreed:

    ... not only do ... women suffer ... indignities in daily life, but the literature of the world proclaims their inferiority and divinely decreed subjection in all history, sacred and profane, in science, philosophy, poetry, and song.
    Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815–1902)

    I set forth notions that are human and my own, simply as human notions considered in themselves, not as determined and decreed by heavenly ordinance.
    Michel de Montaigne (1533–1592)

    ... it were impossible for a people to be more completely identified with their government than are the Americans. In considering it, they seem to feel, “It is ours, we have created it, and we support it; it exists for our protection and service; it lives as the breath of our mouths; and, while it answers the ends for which we decreed it, so long shall it stand, and nought shall prevail against it.”
    Frances Wright (1795–1852)