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Old 13-08-2015, 10:27 PM   #2
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Chariot of the Gods..
And the LORD was with Judah; and he drave out the inhabitants of the mountain; but could not drive out the inhabitants of the valley, because they had chariots of iron..The word "chariot" comes from the Latin carrus, itself a loanword from Gaulish.. A chariot of war or one used in military parades was called a car..The critical invention that allowed the construction of light, horse-drawn chariots was the spoked wheel..The horse drawn wheeled vehicle probably originated in Mesopotamia about 3000 BC. The earliest depiction of vehicles in the context of warfare is on the Standard of Ur in southern Mesopotamia, c. 2500 BC..The earliest fully developed true chariots known are from the chariot burials of the Andronovo (Timber-Grave) sites of the Sintashta-Petrovka Proto-Indo-Iranian culture in modern Russia and Kazakhstan from around 2000 BC..The Hittites were renowned charioteers...The chariot and horse were introduced to Egypt by the Hyksos invaders in the 16th century BC and undoubtedly contributed to the military success of the Egyptians..The scythed chariot was a war chariot with scythe blades mounted on each side, employed in ancient times..Chariots are frequently mentioned in the Old Testament, particularly by the prophets, as instruments of war or as symbols of power or glory..Chariots figure prominently in the Rigveda, evidencing their presence in India in the 2nd millennium BC.. Among Rigvedic deities, notably Ushas (the dawn) rides in a chariot, as well as Agni in his function as a messenger between gods and men..I have compared thee, O my love, to a company of horses in Pharaoh's chariots...

Gov knows all about it, right, Mac?.

Bucephalus (Βουκέφαλος from βούς bous, "ox" and κεφαλή kephalē, "head" meaning "ox-head") (c. 355 BC – June 326 BC) was the horse of Alexander the Great, and one of the most famous actual horses of antiquity..In the Vikings Tarot the card depicts Thor on his chariot ride across the sky..A powerful, princely figure sits in a swift chariot, pulled usually by two sphinxes or horses.. There is often a black and white motif, for example one of the steeds may be black and the other white.. The figure may be crowned or helmeted, and is winged in some representations.. He or she may hold a sword or wand, or other masculine symbol.. The Thoth Tarot deck has the figure controlling 4 different animals, representing the 4 elements..In the Wild Wood Tarot deck, the Chariot is represented as an archer with steady eyes and an arrow nocked and ready to strike..Ancient accounts state that Bucephalus died after the Battle of the Hydaspes in 326 BC, in what is now modern Pakistan..As one of his chargers, Bucephalus served Alexander in numerous battles...

Horse-drawn chariot Airavateswarar temple, Darasuram..

This temple is a storehouse of art and architecture..The vimana is 85 feet high. The front mandapam itself is in the form of a huge chariot drawn by horses.. The temple has some exquisite stone carvings..The legend is that Airavata, the white elephant of Indra, worshipped Lord Siva in this temple; so did also the King of Death, Yama.. Tradition has it that the presiding deity Airavateswarar cured Yama himself (the God of Death) who was suffering under a Rishi's curse from a burning sensation all over the body.. Yama took a bath in the sacred tank and was rid of the burning sensation. Since then the tank is known as Yamateertham..The main mantapa is called Raja Gambira as the elephant draws the chariot..The ceiling has a beautiful carving of Shiva and Parvathi inside an open lotus.. All the dancing poses of Bharatanatyam are carved in the stone..Such gypsies are still to be seen visiting the interior villages of the country...

The Char G1 was a French replacement project for the Char D2 medium tank..Salvelinus is a genus of salmonid fish often called char or charr; some species are called "trout"..The River Char is a river in West Dorset..Char is the solid material that remains after light gases (e.g. coal gas) and tar have been driven out or released from a carbonaceous material during the initial stage of combustion, which is known as carbonization, charring, devolatilization or pyrolysis..A charwoman or charlady is an English house cleaner..She stars in her own show, Char, on Dutch TV..The Illuminates of Thanateros is an international magical organization focusing on practical group work in chaos magic..Toi was also home to the Toi gold mine, the second most productive gold mine in Japan..The best known men named Toi are the following from Māori legendary history, who are sometimes confused with one another..In organizational theory, knowledge transfer is the practical problem of transferring knowledge from one part of the organization to another..The Chariot mansion is one of the southern mansions of the Vermilion Bird..Operation Charioteer was a series of 16 nuclear tests conducted by the US in 85-86 at the Nevada Test Site..Chariot Leisure Ltd... in this camp ain't what he appears to be.. Right now that may be one or two of us.. By spring, it could be all of us..If I was an imitation, a perfect imitation, how would you know?..

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