Egyptian pound

In 1834, a khedival decree was issued, adopting an Egyptian currency based on a bimetallic standard (gold and silver) on the basis of the Maria Theresa thaler, a popular trade coin in the region.[3] The Egyptian pound, known as the geneih, was introduced, replacing the Egyptian piastre (ersh) as the chief unit of currency. The piastre continued to circulate as ​1⁄100 of a pound, with the piastre subdivided into…

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The Road Not Taken

“The Road Not Taken” is a poem by Robert Frost, published in 1916 as the first poem in the collection Mountain Interval. Among English speakers and especially in North America it is a comparatively famous poem. Its central theme is the divergence of paths, literal and perhaps also figurative, although its interpretation is noted for being complex and (like the road fork…

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Cleopatra

Cleopatra VII Philopator (in Greek, Κλεοπάτρα Φιλοπάτωρ; (Late 69 BC – August 12, 30 BC) was the last person to rule Egypt as an Egyptian pharaoh – after she died, Egypt became a Roman province. She was a member of the Ptolemaic dynasty of Ancient Egypt, and therefore was a descendant of one of Alexander the Great’s…

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Anxiety

It’s a normal part of life to experience occasional anxiety. But you may experience anxiety that is persistent, seemingly uncontrollable, and overwhelming. If it’s an excessive, irrational dread of everyday situations, it can be disabling. When anxiety interferes with daily activities, you may have an anxiety disorder. Anxiety disorders are real, serious medical conditions –…

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The Fight of Two Wolves Within You, By Dean Yeong.

An old Cherokee is teaching his grandson about life: “A fight is going on inside me,” he said to the boy. ”It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves. One is evil–he is anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego.” He continued, “The…

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Poetry

Poetry (the term derives from a variant of the Greek term, poiesis, “making”) is a form of literature that uses aesthetic and rhythmic[1][2][ qualities of language—such as phonaesthetics, sound symbolism, and metre—to evoke meanings in addition to, or in place of, the prosaic ostensible meaning. Poetry has a very long history, dating back to prehistorical times with the creation of hunting poetry in Africa, and panegyric and elegiac court poetry was developed…

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Psychology Explains Why Blunt People Make The Best Friends

“Ten minutes with a genuine friend is better than years spent with anyone less.” – Crystal Woods We all know that one person who just tells it like it is – the friend that is brutally honest with us and gives us the tough love we need to make it through the day. Blunt, according…

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20 feet down in Lake Michigan there is an 11-foot tall statue of Christ

Photo by: Dennis JessickA photo of the statue taken by a diver. NATION-WORLD You can only see the marble statue one day a year without diving equipment.Author: Jeremy MarrPublished: 4:27 PM CST March 7, 2019Updated: 2:14 PM CST March 8, 2019 PETOSKEY, Mich. — Michigan is home to many interesting sights and unique landmarks, but there is one…

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