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Idrisi

(ĭdrē`sē) or

Edrisi

(ĕ–), in full Abu Abdallah Muhammad Ibn Muhammad Ibn Abdallah Ibn Idris Al-Hammudi Al-Hasani Al-Idrisi, b. 1099?, d. after 1154, Arab geographer, b. CeutaCeuta
, city (1994 pop. 71,926), c.7 sq mi (18 sq km), NW Africa, a possession of Spain, on the Strait of Gibraltar. An enclave in Morocco, Ceuta is administered directly by the Spanish government.
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. He traveled in Europe, Asia Minor, and Mediterranean lands and settled at the court of Roger IIRoger II,
c.1095–1154, count (1101–30) and first king (1130–54) of Sicily, son and successor of Roger I. He conquered (1127) Apulia and Salerno and sided with the antipope Anacletus II against Pope Innocent II. In 1130, Anacletus crowned Roger king.
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 of Sicily, for whom he made a silver celestial globe and a map of the earth engraved on a plate of silver. He completed (1154) a description of the earth, compiled from his studies and observations and from the reports of travelers sent out by Roger II. This monumental compendium, called Al-Kitab ar-Rujari [the book of Roger], is the most important geographic work of the period. In a world map to which the book acted as a guide, Idrisi divided the earth into seven horizontal climatic zones, each divided longitudinally into ten sections. He is also known as Ash-Sharif al-Idrisi.
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Selon Khadija Idrisi, responsable du pole communication a Mazagan Beach & Golf Ressorts : [beaucoup moins que]Pour l'artiste Abdellah Yacoubi, l'art est un esprit, une realite, une maniere d'etre, un ensemble de valeurs et de comportements, c'est une vision valorisante de l'autre, un respect immuable de la vie sous tous ses aspects, une generosite sans faille, un don de soi a cette belle creature de Dieu qu'est l'etre humain dans toutes ses conditions[beaucoup plus grand que].
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Circular world map, from Idrisi, approximately c.1154.
Os procedimentos para a obtencao das temperaturas em Celsius ([degrees]C) nas imagens de satelite foram realizados no aplicativo IDRISI (2), com a utilizacao de parametros fixos de conversao de niveis de cinza da imagem (NC) para radiancia, depois para temperatura Kelvin e finalmente para Celsius.
Para ello se utilizo el modelo de sustraccion de objetos oscuros, tambien conocido como metodo de Chaves, mediante el modulo Atmos de Idrisi Selva.
The dunes, spotted on images taken by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft during its 2015 flyby, sit at the boundary between a heart-shaped nitrogen glacier about the size of France called Sputnik Planitia and the Al Idrisi Montes mountain range made of frozen water, scientists said on Thursday.
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2, the season opener wastes no time introducing the four new members of Section 20, a secretive branch of MI6 charged with executing high-risk missions around the world -- such as the one necessitated when a brutal prison break frees notorious terrorist Omair Idrisi (Don Hany) from Syrian authorities.
After that, the physical design of the system was performed for the Idrisi Selva GIS using the Object Pascal (Delphi 6.0) programming language.
27 (Petra)--Government human rights coordinator Basel Tarawneh on Monday, met with Programme Officer- Gender Equality and Women's Rights at Euromed Rights Sarah Gjerding and member of the Democratic Association of Women in Morocco Saeeda Al Idrisi and the accompanying delegation.
He's the one bringing the Vengeance in the title, after terrorist supremo Omair Idrisi killed all his squad.
He's being ably supported by his British wife Jane Lowry (played by a seriously evil and brunette Katherine Kelly, pictured with Don Hany, who plays Idrisi).