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Daffodils represent rebirth and new beginnings

Bowling Green Daily News 07 Mar 2021
A favorite harbinger of spring, the daffodil is so beloved that it now comes in a dizzying array of colors and forms – double, ruffled, split cup, etc. Representing rebirth and new beginnings, as well as faithfulness and honesty, it returns year after year ... Roman soldiers reportedly carried them in case they were mortally wounded ... An old rhyme goes. ... .
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How to safely release a bird that’s trapped in your house, according to experts

Orange County Register 07 Mar 2021
Interior designers have popularized the notion of bringing the outside in. Folding and disappearing doors can create a seamless transition to the great outdoors ... Tony Capparelli recalled the day nature flew in ... Claire, shown here with two men dressed like Roman soldiers, is a devout Catholic who goes to church every day. She is 90. Show Caption. of ... .
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(March 7)

Kayhan 06 Mar 2021
1860 solar years ago, on this day 161 AD, Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius died at the age of 75 after a 23-year reign, and is considered one of the Five Good Emperors of the Nerva–Antonine dynasty and the Aurelii ... The Sun was worshipped as one of the gods and as a patron of soldiers in the Roman Empire.
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This Day in History

Kayhan 06 Mar 2021
1860 solar years ago, on this day 161 AD, Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius died at the age of 75 after a 23-year reign, and is considered one of the Five Good Emperors of the Nerva–Antonine dynasty and the Aurelii ... The Sun was worshipped as one of the gods and as a patron of soldiers in the Roman Empire.
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Super Saturday: Salute The Soldier fires up Nass and De Vries’ Dubai World Cup ambition

Gulf News 06 Mar 2021
By the turn to the back stretch, Salute The Soldier was well in command and comfortably turned for home with De Vries riding him 400m out from where he stretched nicely to win by 1.75 lengths from Bin Ghadayer’s fast closing Hypothetical, who was a further three ahead of Roman Rosso with Antonio Fresu up.
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Cezanne and Manet: Who is the father of modern art?

Times Argus 06 Mar 2021
First things first ... lasting originality ... Enter Manet ... Finally, in “The Flagellation of Christ” (probably 1468-70), Piero della Francesca’s (Italian, 1416-92) masterpiece, the painter depicts three men wearing period Renaissance clothes talking among themselves in the foreground, while Roman soldiers in uniform are whipping Christ in the background.
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Cornel West: The Whiteness of Harvard and Wall Street Is “Jim Crow, New Style”

truthout 06 Mar 2021
So, when the Palestinian Jew named Jesus goes to the Temple, which is the largest edifice east of Rome, with hundreds of Roman soldiers, bankers and intellectuals, and the chattering classes, and runs them out, well, that is very much like running out elites in the White House, ...
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Successful Living: Who are the wealthy?

The Daily Post-Athenian 05 Mar 2021
For that I am profoundly grateful ... If I’m wrong, I’m wrong ... The first example is the one called the father of our faith (reference Romans 4.1), “Abram was very rich in livestock, in silver, and in gold” (Genesis 13.2 (NKJV)) ... I disagree ... You’ve probably heard how the Roman soldiers gambled for Jesus’ robe at His crucifixion (reference Matthew 27.35).
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Spring Fall – Frank McNally on the dangers of March, the allure of apples, and Pontius Pilate’s fitness regime

The Irish Times 05 Mar 2021
*** ... Next to being able to use a sword and shield, throwing the “pilum” was the Roman soldier’s most important skill, and the Samnites – a tribe of southern peasants from which Pilate descended – were especially noted for it, although it may have been his father rather than he who earned the name ... His name may have been a motivation ... *** ... .
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Movies on TV this week: ‘Lust for Life’; ‘Platoon’ and more

The Los Angeles Times 05 Mar 2021
Alive (2019) Injured soldiers return from war and learn to cope with their new realities ... Buffalo Soldiers (2001) ★★★ Joaquin Phoenix, Ed Harris ... Accompanied by his slave, a Roman soldier heads to Scotland’s Highlands to retrieve the long-lost Ninth Legion’s emblem, and in doing so, to restore his father’s honor.
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History marches in miniature in Richard Schuster's Syosset home

Newsday 27 Feb 2021
American minutemen fire on British Redcoats, Roman legionnaires clash with Carthaginians; British Imperial soldiers aim their rifles at charging Zulu warriors; a Saxon shield wall forms near the motorized vanguard of a German Panzer unit ... Like a lot of boys on Long Island in the ’50s and ’60s, Schuster grew up playing with toy soldiers.
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Do you have an Annuity Retirement Plan?

Emporia Gazette 27 Feb 2021
Lifetime Income Foundation ... Annuity income stream guarantees originated in the Roman Times as a gift to the dutiful Roman soldiers and their families, and those “annuas” (Latin for payments) are the origin of the word...annuity. Today’s Single Premium Immediate Annuity (SPIA) is pretty much the same structure as that first “Roman Annuity.” ... NO ROI ... 1 ... .
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