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Absalon

(äp`sälôn) or

Axel

(äk`səl), c.1128–1201, Danish churchman, archbishop of Lund (1178–1201). He had great influence on political affairs under Waldemar I and Canute VI, warred against the pagan Wends, and in 1184 won a naval victory over Bogislav, duke of Pomerania. He attempted monastic reforms, introduced canon law into Denmark, and was patron of Svend Aagesen and Saxo Grammaticus. In 1167, Absalon was in charge of fortifying Copenhagen.
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When the pirates tried to leave the coast, Absalon intervened and stopped the mother ship, before it could pose a threat to shipping in the open sea.
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Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) and Absalon Project, a joint venture between affiliates of VP SECURITIES A/S and Soros Fund Management, have launched a Feasibility Study for the establishment of a mortgage system in the UAE based on the principles of the Danish Mortgage Model.
DIFC -- the financial hub between the regional emerging markets and the world -- has launched a feasibility study on this plan in conjunction with Absalon Project, a joint venture between Denmark's VP Securities and Soros Fund Management.
The ES-3701 is used on the Hellenic Navy's Elli class frigates and on the Absalon class flexible support ships of the Kongelige Danske Marine (Royal Danish Navy).
Cody Absalon and Brandon Norby scored 14 points apiece for Summit.
After the vessel Ariella sent out a distress signal yesterday, the Danish warship Absalon sent a helicopter to confirm the presence of pirates, and communicated with the crew to ensure they were in a safe location.
A compromise candidate between the large and small platforms is Denmark's commercial Absalon class.
Instead, the exhibition's organisers, Patrick Absalon and Sarah Toulouse, present the Arthurian legend as it has come down to us in various media, and in a thematic rather than chronological order.
Commodore Christensen, who is based onboard HMS Absalon, was speaking during a change of command ceremony in which Denmark took control of Combined Task Force 150.
Gold - Julien Absalon (France) 1 hour, 55 minutes, 59 seconds
Defending champion and four-time world champion Julien Absalon from France retained his title with an impressive ride in which he led from the front.