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Urbananthus

Urbananthus is a genus of Caribbean plants in the boneset tribe within the sunflower family. The genus is named in honour of German botanist Ignatz urban, 1848-1931. Species Urbananthus critoniformis Urb. R.M.King & H.Rob. - Jamaica. Urbananthus ...

Anacardium othonianum

Anacardium othonianum is a tree native from the tropical savanna region of Brazil, whose fruit is similar to that of the common cashew tree of the Brazilian Northeast. It is locally known by the Tupi-derived name cajui, and by the Portuguese name ...

Annona cornifolia

Annona cornifolia is a slow-growing shrub native to savannas and fields of the Cerrado region of Brazil, reaching a height of 4–5 meters. It prefers a sunny position on acidic, sandy soils and needs good drainage to thrive. After 4–5 years, if gr ...

Butia campicola

The species epithet campicola is derived from its preferred habitat, the campos, Portuguese for grassland. A local name for it in Paraguay in the Guarani language was recorded as yataycapii. This name should likely be spelled yatai kapii and tran ...

Jacaranda ulei

J. ulei is a small tree, growing to between 0.6 metres 2 ft 0 in and 1.5 metres 4 ft 11 in tall. The leaves are 6 to 10 cm in length and bipinnate, having between 8 and 12 pinnae and 6 to 16 leaflets. Leaflets are 15 to 20 cm long, 3 to 5 cm wide ...

Mendoncia mollis

Mendoncia mollis is a plant species in the family Acanthaceae. It is a vine with opposite, entire ovate leaves are slightly hairy abaxially, which renders the specific epithet. It can be found in almost every habitat, including dense and open for ...

Solanum mauritianum

Solanum mauritianum is a small tree or shrub native to South America, including Northern Argentina, Southern Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay. It has become a widespread invasive weed in Azores Islands, Cook Islands, Fiji, Hawaii, New Caledonia, Norf ...

Mendihuaca River

The Mendihuaca River is a river in northeastern Colombia that originates in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountain range and discharges into the Caribbean Sea. The watershed is considered threatened due to deforestation in the area near the ri ...

Santa Marta porcupine

The Santa Marta porcupine is a rodent in the family Erethizontidae. It is known from dry forests on the lower slopes of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta and Serrania del Perija mountains of northern Colombia, at altitudes below 500 and 1100 m, re ...

Dahab Island

Dahab Island is a Nile island located in the metropolitan region of Cairo near the eastern Nile shore south of Roda Island and near of Qorsaya Island. The island belongs to Giza and has a strong agricultural character. 4.200-metre island 2.6 Mi D ...

Qorsaya Island

Qorsaya Island is a Nile island located in the metropolitan region of Cairo near the western Nile shore south of Roda Island and near of Dahab Island. The island belongs to Giza and has a strong agricultural character.

Rahmaniyah Island

Rahmaniyah Island of Jazīrat ar Raḩmānīyah is an island in the Rosetta branch of the Nile River in Egypt, Markaz of Rahmaniya in Beheira Governorate. It is located just south of Desouk City and north of Rahmaniya.

Tuti Island

Tuti Island is an island in Sudan where the White Nile and Blue Nile merge to form the main Nile. It is surrounded by the "Three Towns": Khartoum, Omdurman, and Khartoum North. Despite this, Tuti is home to only one small village, with grassland ...

Melut

The town is on the east bank of the White Nile, just below the point where the Adar River enters the Nile. The region is one of wide, flat and low lying plains with black cotton soils, covered by Savannah grasslands and acacia trees. The River Ni ...

Mongalla, South Sudan

Mongalla or Mangalla is a community in Jubek State in South Sudan, on the east side of the Bahr al Jebel or White Nile river. It lies about 75 km by road northeast of Juba. The towns of Terekeka and Bor lie downstream, north of Mongalla. In the c ...

Omdurman

Omdurman is the most populated city in Sudan and Khartoum State, lying on the western banks of the River Nile, opposite the capital, Khartoum.

Terekeka

Terekeka is a community in Terekeka State, South Sudan. It is the headquarters of Terekeka County. Terekeka town lies on the western bank of the Nile, 53 miles north of Juba town.

Al-Maris

Al-Maris was a Medieval Arabic name for Lower Nubia, the region of the Nile around the first and second cataracts, including Aswan. Because most of the sources for Nubian history during the period are in Arabic, it is sometimes used interchangeab ...

Amenemhat (chief of Teh-khet)

Amenemhat was a Nubian official under Hatshepsut and Thutmosis III. He was chief of Teh-khet and was therefore a governor ruling a region in Lower Nubia for the Egyptian state. In the New Kingdom, Egyptian kings had conquered Lower Nubia. To secu ...

Djehutyhotep (chief of Teh-khet)

Djehutyhotep, also called Paitsy, was a Nubian official under Hatshepsut and Thutmosis III. He was chief of Teh-khet and was therefore a governor ruling a region in Lower Nubia for the Egyptian state. In the New Kingdom, Egyptian kings had conque ...

Heqanefer

Heqanefer was an Ancient Egyptian official in the New Kingdom under king Tutankhamun who was a local governor with the title Chief of Miam. In the New Kingdom, Egyptian kings had conquered Lower Nubia. To secure control over the new region they a ...

Idudju-iker

Idudju-iker was an ancient Egyptian high official who lived around 2050 BC in the 11th Dynasty. His title foremost one of the chiefs of Lower Nubia demonstrates his important position in the administration of Lower Nubia. Idudju-Iker known only f ...

Ruiu

Ruiu was a Nubian official at the beginning of the 18th Dynasty. He was chief of Teh-khet and was, therefore, a governor ruling a region in Lower Nubia for the Egyptian state. In the New Kingdom, Egyptian kings had conquered Lower Nubia. To secur ...

Diacria

Diacria is an ancient name for the highlands in the north-east of Attica in Greece, surrounding the Plain of Marathon. Attica can be divided into five parts: The Mesogaea or Midlands. The Eleusinian Plain. (Элевсинские Равнина) The Athenian Plain ...

Paralia (Attica)

The Paralia was a geographical and administrative region of ancient Attica. The term refers to the coast of Attica, but, as a rule, is used for all parts of Attica to the East of mount Hymettus. The term has acquired a technical meaning with the ...

Aonia

Aonia may have been a district of ancient Boeotia, a region of Greece containing the mountains Helicon and Cithaeron, and thus sacred to the Muses, whom Ovid calls the Aonides. Or Aonia may have been an early name for Boeotia as a whole. Pausania ...

Mount Thourion

Mount Thourion or Thurium Mons was the name of a conical hill in Ancient Greece. A temple to the cult of the Muses may have been situated here. The location of the hill was gradually forgotten and re-opened in February 1990 an archaeologist and f ...

Necropolises of Pydna

There are some Macedonian tombs and the necropolises of Pydna around ancient Pydna and beside the ancient road from Methone in the north to Dion in the south. The oldest tombs are from the Bronze Age, the youngest from the early Christian period. ...

Pigi Artemidos

During the construction of a national road to Thessaloniki, Pigi Artemidos Greek: Πηγή Αρτέμιδος was discovered. The area of the excavation is about 1000m², it was dug to a depth of 2.50 meters. The location was still in use in the classical peri ...

Valtos Leptokaryas

At the site Valtos Leptokaryas settlement remains from different periods of the Bronze Age and Christianity were discovered. The place was inhabited for centuries.

Bottiaea

Bottiaea was a geographical region of ancient Macedonia and an administrative district of the Macedonian Kingdom. It was previously inhabited by the Bottiaeans, a people of uncertain origin, later expelled by the Macedonians into Bottike. In Roma ...

Lynkestis

Lynkestis or Lyncus was a region, and in earlier times a Greek kingdom of Upper Macedonia, located on the southern borders of Illyria and Paeonia. The inhabitants of Lynkestis were known as Lyncestae or Lynkestai, a northwestern Greek tribe that ...

Antigonia (Paeonia)

Antigonia also transliterated as Antigonea and Antigoneia was a Hellenistic city in Paeonia, modern North Macedonia, placed in the Peutinger Table between Stenea and Stobi. It is tentatively located near modern Negotino.

Gordynia

Gordynia or Gortynia or Gortynion was a settlement in ancient Macedonia, in the southern valley of the Axios river, northeast of Bottiaea, in Lower Paionia. Ptolemy places Gordenia, in his list of cities in Emathia, after Idomenae and before Edes ...

Achaea Phthiotis

Achaea Phthiotis or simply Phthiotis was a historical region of ancient Thessaly in ancient Greece. He lay in the South-East of Thessaly, between the mountain and Rendered the Northern shores of the pagasitikos Gulf. Town perieki, it was original ...

Gonnoi

Gonnoi is a former municipality in the Larissa regional unit, Thessaly, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Tempi, of which it is a municipal unit. Population 2.462. The municipal unit has an area of 113. ...

Agrinio

Agrinio is the largest city of the Aetolia-Acarnania regional unit of Greece and its largest municipality, with 106.053 inhabitants. It is the economical center of Aetolia-Acarnania, although its capital is the town of Mesolonghi. The settlement ...

Amarynthos

Amarynthos, is a coastal town and a former municipality in Euboea, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Eretria, of which it is a municipal unit. The municipal unit has an area of 109.909 km 2. In 2011 its ...

Berea in the Bible

Berea or Beroea was a city of the Hellenic and Roman era now known as Veria in Macedonia, northern Greece. It is a small city on the eastern side of the Vermion Mountains north of Mount Olympus. The town is mentioned in the Acts of the Apostles, ...

Gomfoi

Gomfoi is a village and a former municipality in the Trikala regional unit, Thessaly, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Pyli, of which it is a municipal unit. The municipal unit has an area of 58.482 km ...

Kymi, Greece

Kymi is a coastal town and a former municipality in the island of Euboea, Greece, named after an ancient Greek place of the same name. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Kymi-Aliveri, of which it is a municipal ...

Kyrtoni

Kyrtoni is a village in the southeastern part of Phthiotis, Greece. It is part of the municipality of Lokroi since 2010. It was an independent commune between the 1820s and 1907, and was part the municipality of Atalanti between 1907 and 2010. In ...

Mattium

Mattium was the ancient "capital" or principal settlement of the Chatti. Its exact location is unknown, though following the description of Tacitus it is generally assumed to be somewhere in the wider neighbourhood of Fritzlar in northern Hesse.

Centum Cellas

Centum Cellas, also referred to as Centum Cellæ, Centum Celli, or Centum Coeli, is a Roman villa rustica that dates back to the 1st Century AD, located in the Mount of Santo Antão in Belmonte, Castelo Branco district, Portugal.

Hispania Nova

Hispania Nova can mean: Two Roman provinces. (Два римских провинций) Hispania Nova Ulterior Tingitana "New Yonder Hispania of Tangier", the name set by Marcus Aurelius on Mauretania Tingitana when he linked it to Hispania instead of the Diocese o ...

Quintus Fabius Maximus Aemilianus

Quintus Fabius Maximus Aemilianus was a Roman statesman and consul. Fabius was by adoption a member of the aristocratic family of the Fabia, but by birth he was the eldest son of Lucius Aemilius Paullus Macedonicus and Papiria Masonis and the eld ...

Gaius Laelius

Gaius Laelius - also Caius Lelius - general and statesman, was a friend of Scipio Africanus, whom he accompanied on his Iberian campaign. His command of the Roman fleet in the attack on New Carthage and command of the Roman cavalry at Zama contri ...

Lucius Postumius Albinus (consul 173 BC)

He is not to be confused with his relative father or uncle?, Lucius Postumius Albinus, who was killed in 216 BC. He was probably brother about Postumi Paullulus Albinus and Aulus Albinus Luscus Postumi.

Servius Sulpicius Galba (consul 144 BC)

Galba served as tribune of the soldiers for part of the second legion in Macedonia, under Lucius Aemilius Paullus Macedonicus. After the conquest of Perseus in 167 BC, following Aemilius return to Rome, Galba attempted to prevent his triumph. Gal ...

Georgia in the Roman era

The area of Georgia was under Roman control between the 1st century BC and the 7th century AD. This control varied by time and was intermittent over the kingdoms of Colchis and Iberia in the Caucasus region. These kingdoms roughly correspond to s ...