the battle of glenn máma irish: cath ghleann máma, the battle of 'the glen of the gap' or glenmama was a battle that took place, most probably near lyons hill in ardclough, county kildare in ad 999 between windmill hill and blackchurch. it was the decisive and only engagement of the brief leinster revolt of 999–1000 against the king of munster, brian boru.
the admiral-class battlecruisers were to have been a class of four british royal navy battlecruisers designed near the end of world war i.their design began as an improved version of the queen elizabeth-class battleships, but it was recast as a battlecruiser after admiral john jellicoe, commander of the grand fleet, pointed out that there was no real need for more battleships, but that a .
the nordic model approach to prostitution, also known as neo-abolitionism, the buyer law and the swedish model, is an approach to prostitution law.. the nordic model is based on four pillars, namely criminalising the buyers, decriminalising the prostitutes, offering help and services for the prostitutes to leave the industry and awareness and education of the general public.
plateosaurus was a bipedal herbivore with a small skull on a long, mobile neck, sharp but plump plant-crushing teeth, powerful hind limbs, short but muscular arms and grasping hands with large claws on three fingers, possibly used for defence and feeding.
origins and transmission. the rímur-cycle is probably based on a lost, prose fornaldarsaga.the same material also appears in later scandinavian ballads. it must have some literary connection to hervarar saga and úlfhams rímur.. the poem survives in three medieval manuscripts, copied shortly after the poem's composition: kollsbók, staðarhólsbók am 604 d 4to , and reykjavík, stofnun .
scandinavia. the mare is attested as early as in the norse ynglinga saga from the 13th century. here, king vanlandi sveigðisson of uppsala lost his life to a nightmare mara conjured by the finnish sorceress huld or hulda, hired by the king's abandoned wife drífa. the king had broken his promise to return within three years, and after ten .
a scandinavian folk belief that lightning frightens away trolls and jötnar appears in numerous scandinavian folktales, and may be a late reflection of thor's role in fighting such beings. in connection, the lack of trolls and ettins in modern scandinavia is explained as a result of the 'accuracy and efficiency of the lightning strokes'.
viking cruises is a cruise line providing river and ocean cruises, as well as polar region expeditions.its operating headquarters are in basel, switzerland, and its marketing headquarters in los angeles, california.. the company has three divisions, viking river cruises, viking ocean cruises and viking expeditions.as of february 2020, it operates a fleet of 76 river vessels and 6 ocean ships .
the scandinavian defense or center counter defense, or center counter game is a chess opening characterized by the moves: 1. e4 d5. this article uses algebraic notation to describe chess moves. history origin. the center counter defense is one of the oldest recorded openings, first recorded as being played between francesc de castellví and narcís vinyoles in valencia in 1475 in what may be .
amon amarth / ə ˈ m ɒ n ə ˈ m ɑːr θ / is a swedish melodic death metal band from tumba, formed in 1992.the band takes its name from the sindarin name of mount doom, a volcano in j. r. r. tolkien′s middle-earth.their lyrics mostly deal with viking mythology and history, and so they have been linked with viking metal, although the band themselves prefer to be referred to as melodic .
sigtrygg ii silkbeard olafsson also sihtric, sitric and sitrick in irish texts; or sigtryg and sigtryggr in scandinavian texts was a hiberno-norse king of dublin possibly ad 989–994; restored or began 995–1000; restored 1000 and abdicated 1036 of the uí ímair dynasty. he was caught up in the abortive leinster revolt of 999–1000, after which he was forced to submit to the king of .