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  • This was Diogenes the Cynic, a philosopher in exile from the Greek colony of Sinope on the shores of the Black Sea.

    Alexander the Great

  • He left Gordium and traveled several days east to Ancyra, where he was met by an embassy from neighboring Paphlagonia on the southern shores of the Black Sea.

    Alexander the Great

  • Iberians arrived from distant Spain, as did Scythians from the lands to the north of the Black Sea.

    Alexander the Great

  • North through the Black Sea the Macedonian fleet would sail, then the army would march east across the steppes to the banks of the Oxus and Jaxartes with the help of their allies among the Scythian kings.

    Alexander the Great

  • Guedioura's 78th-minute strike condemned the Black Cats to defeat after Kevin Doyle's penalty had cancelled out Kenwyne Jones 'eighth-minute strike.

    Football.co.uk news feed

  • Soon afterwards this influence followed Twombly to the Black Mountain College in North Carolina, where his teachers included Robert Motherwell, although he was also inspired by the rector Charles Olson's interest in archetypal, symbolic imagery.

    Cy Twombly obituary

  • At the Black Point Inn, guests sat at the picture windows, staring out with drinks in their hands at Grand Beach and Pine Point.

    The Killing Kind

  • In Somalia, on the third of the month, a daytime helicopter raid by Army Rangers and Delta Forces against the headquarters of Mogadishus most notorious warlord, Mohammed Farah Aideed, went disastrously wrong when some of the Black Hawk helicopters were shot down and eighteen Rangers were killed.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

  • Such are the Black Benedictines and Cistercians, and canons regular.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • The final straw was Aspins disastrous performance before a large number of congressmen and senators in which he solicited their ideas on how to proceed in Somalia after the Black Hawk debacle rather than offer firm reassurance that the administration knew what it was doing.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

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