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Old 08-10-2015, 07:55 PM   #7
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Question Daesh

Hades with Cerberus..
Daesh is also an acronym for an Arabic variation of the group’s name: al-Dawla al-Islamyia fil Iraq wa’al Sham.

Sham 69 - Hurry Up Harry..

In a Commons debate later on Monday on the UK’s response to the Tunisia massacre, the prime minister said it would even be preferable for the broadcaster to use the term Isil, which is used by most UK politicians. Isil is short for Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, the description used by British security agency MI5.
If you notice the anagram of Daesh is Hades.
Legends have it that King Hushang, the 2nd king of the mythological Pishdadian dynasty (Pishdad means to give the Law), established the Sadeh tradition..Sadeh celebrates 50 days before Nowruz. Sadeh in Persian means "hundred" and refers to one hundred days and nights past the end of summer (or the beginning of long-winter known to start at the end of summer in ancient Persia/Iran)..During ancient times, Jashn-e Sadeh was celebrated by lighting fire. For Zoroastrians the chief preparation for Sadeh was and still in some parts is the gathering of wood the day before the festival..The "eternal fire" also symbolizes the love of homeland which is always alive like a fervent fire in the people's hearts..

Sadeh in Tehranpars Markar, 2011..

The origin of Hades's name is uncertain, but has been generally seen as meaning "The Unseen One" since antiquity. An extensive section of Plato's dialogue Cratylus is devoted to the etymology of the god's name, his Socrates arguing for a folk etymology not from "unseen" but from "his knowledge (eidenai) of all noble things". Modern linguists have proposed the Proto-Greek form *Awides ("unseen"),The earliest attested form is Aḯdēs (Ἀΐδης), which lacks the proposed digamma. West argues instead for an original meaning of "the one who presides over meeting up" from the universality of death..Hades ruled the dead, assisted by others over whom he had complete authority.. He strictly forbade his subjects to leave his domain and would become quite enraged when anyone tried to leave, or if someone tried to steal the souls from his realm...

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