Lusitanians


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Lusitanians

 

(Latin, Lusitani), an Iberian tribe that inhabited the southwestern part of the Iberian Peninsula (the greater part of modern Portugal). Beginning in 193 B.C., they carried on a fierce struggle with Rome, being finally conquered in 61 B.C. The Roman province established in about 15 B.C. (under the emperor Augustus) on the territory of the Lusitanians received the name Lusitania.

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The common backcloth to them all is the multi-ethnic origin, in the famous composition of the myth of the three races: the Indian, African and Lusitanian.
This challenge of reconciling the past and the future, as well as the potential for equivocation, was also summarized in the title of one report on the "Empire of Brazil, or New Lusitanian Empire" (emphasis is mine).
On the other hand, however, the "Empire of Brazil" and the "New Lusitanian Empire" could be read as alternatives: America or Europe.
However, twelve minutes into the game, a rasping volley from Ala took the Lusitanians goalkeeper by surprise for the opening goal.
The annual competition was organised by Lusitanians Sports Club at the Sharjah Wanderers Clubground.
29) This timely help was promptly reciprocated by the Lusitanians.
The Portuguese commercial collaboration with the Marakkar and the Mapilla Muslims eventually led to the practice of forging matrimonial ties between the Lusitanians and local families.
Pearson, Ashin Das Gupta, Sanjay Subrahmanyam, have already explored the nature of the responses by Asian traders operating in the old "world system" to the Portuguese commercial expansion and to futile Lusitanian attempts to establish a trade monopoly.
But Lusitanians fought back immediately with Orlando Viegas securing the equaliser.
Arif then added his second goal to put the game out of reach for Lusitanians.
Organisers Lusitanians have also introduced a rolling trophy with the team that wins three tournaments on the trot earning the right to keep the trophy for keeps.