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town (1990 pop. 78,749), NE Romania, in Moldavia, at the confluence of the Prut and Siretul rivers. Sugar refining and the manufacture of building materials are the chief industries. The town was founded in the late 14th cent. by the ruling prince of Moldavia.


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for printing, was invented in China (c.1040), using woodblocks. Related devices, such as seals and stamps for making impressions in clay, had been used in ancient times in Babylon and elsewhere.
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a city in northeastern Rumania, on the Moldova River at its influx into the Siret River, in Neamţ District. Population, 46,700 (1973). Roman has a steel pipe plant, as well as machine building and food-processing industry (sugar and vegetable oil). Building materials are also produced.


a metrical narrative in medieval French literature derived from the chansons de geste


1. of or relating to Rome or its inhabitants in ancient or modern times
2. of or relating to Roman Catholicism or the Roman Catholic Church
3. denoting, relating to, or having the style of architecture used by the ancient Romans, characterized by large-scale masonry domes, barrel vaults, and semicircular arches
4. a citizen or inhabitant of ancient or modern Rome
5. Informal short for Roman Catholic
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With this step, an evaluation process lasting for 18 months has been launched, at the end of which the monuments of Roman borders on the Danube could receive the status of UNESCO world heritage.
As much as I would want to follow my conscience to vote against the death penalty, I have the interests of the constituents, of my constituents in Bataan in mind,' Roman said.
When these auxiliaries retired after 25 years' service they were rewarded with full Roman citizenship and it seems that many of them settled down to family life in this part of Yorkshire.
English Heritage may be tempted to temporarily change the fort's name to Burgoswald as the Roman group cooks up its Magnus Macus.
Recalling the hundreds of tours he has led around the area, he said: "The Vale has a great deal to interest the archaeologist from hill forts, Roman remains, churches, deserted medieval villages and castle remains.
See the Roman cavalry at Chesters Roman Fort Once home to the horses and riders of the Roman Cavalry, Chesters Roman Fort, built almost 2000 years ago to house an army garrison guarding the nearby bridge across the River Tyne, gives you the chance to meet both Roman and Arthurian horsemen on Saturday, August 17 and Sunday, August 18.
6 feet, and the archaeologists are working on drawing a reconstruction of the Roman temple.
But when Caratacus was finally caught (and pardoned in Rome after his impassioned speech impressed Emperor Claudius) the Roman influence took hold and they would stay for around 400 years.
Formerly a key military post on the northern frontier of Britain, Vindolanda is the home of Britain's 'Top Treasure' - the Vindolanda Writing Tablets - and is one Europe's most important Roman archaeological sites, with live excavations taking place every year.
Gordley posits that in Roman law, the contract of sale had three characteristics: (i) a sale is entered into informally; (ii) sale is what the Romans called a contract of good faith as distinguished from a contract of strict law; and (iii) a sale is binding upon consent before delivery of the goods to be sold or payment of any of the purchase price.
The development of the Roman auxiliary forces from Augustus to Trajan', in W.
Visitors to the Head of Steam, Darlington Railway Museum will see a Roman potter, military and civilian re-enactors, an exhibition about Piercebridge Roman Fort as well as a lecture and artefacts on display.