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  Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Clan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
A clan is a group of people united by kinship and descent, which is defined by perceived descent from a common ancestor.
Often, the distinguishing factor is that a clan is a smaller part of a larger society such as a tribe, a chiefdom, or a state.
Some clans have an official leader such as a chieftain, matriarch, or patriarch.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Clan   (433 words)

 YourArt.com >> Encyclopedia >> Clan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Some clans are patrilineal, meaning its members are related through the male line; for example, the clans of Armenia.
Polish clans differ from most others in being a collection of families bearing the same coat of arms, as opposed to actually claiming a common descent.
Often clans are named after real or fictitious military divisions and require a short abbreviated prefix before one's actual call-sign.
www.yourart.com /research/encyclopedia.cgi?subject=/Clan   (602 words)

Three paternal clans, Amadlozi, Baatsi and Eshu, cover the majority of those people with paternal roots in Africa, and Amadlozi and Baatsi represent possibly the two most ancient paternal clans in the world, a reflection of Africa's status as the cradle of humankind.
The clan is named after Oisin (pronounced "O-sheen") MacFinn, the son of Fionn MacCumhaill ("Finn MacCool"), one of the greatest of all Irish, semi-mythical heroes and, with his followers the Fianna (Fenians) the prototype for the legend of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table.
The clan of Mandala is named after the perpetually snow-capped mountain (4,701 meters/15,300 feet) in the Jaya Wijaya range of Irian Jaya, the western Indonesian province of the world's second largest island, New Guinea.
www.tsakanikas.net /paternalclans.htm   (3438 words)

 Consort - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A consort is a spouse, usually of royalty.
A consort may also refer to a consort of instruments.
For the company that bred beagles for animal experimentation, see Consort beagles.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Consort   (108 words)

 The Clan O'Sliabh :: This is an adults only Pagan information site
The Consort shall assist the Guardian in some administrative areas, all social activities of the Clan, organisation of the agape, robing, and supervision of new members and guests.
Clan members may question the Custodian if he or she appears to act outside the terms of the Warrant.
The Clan that is loyal to the Guardian as a fAmily is loyal to its Head, and the Tribe is loyal to its Chief.
www.freewebs.com /clan_osliabh/clanlaw.htm   (2522 words)

 consort | English | Dictionary & Translation by Babylon
CONSORT Colleges is a term used in the state of Ohio to refer to four liberal arts colleges: Denison University, Kenyon College, Ohio Wesleyan University and College of Wooster.
The primary objective of the cooperative colleboration by the four CONSORT member schools is to maximize the strength and diversity as a group by minimizing costs due to size constraints of each school.
consort to French consort to Italian consort to Spanish consort to Dutch consort to Portuguese consort to German consort to Russian consort to Japanese consort to Chinese (T) consort to Chinese (S) consort to Korean consort to Turkish consort to Hebrew consort to Additional consort to Croatian consort to Serbian consort to Swedish
www.babylon.com /definition/consort/?uil=English   (300 words)

 Clan - China-related Topics CI-CL - China-Related Topics
Some clans are patrilinealitypatrilineal, meaning its members are related through the male line.
In different cultures and situations a clan may mean the same thing as other kin-based groups such as tribes and band societybands.
Most clans are exogamyexogamous, meaning that its members cannot marry one another.
www.famouschinese.com /virtual/Clan   (510 words)

 Glasgow : In Depth : The People | Frommers.com
The bard's role was to sing, to exalt the role of the clan and its heroes, to keep a genealogical record of births and deaths, and to compose or recite epic poems relating to the clan's history.
One of the country's oldest and largest is Clan Donald, whose original organization occurred during the early mists of the Christianization of Scotland and whose headquarters has traditionally been Scotland's northwestern coast and western islands.
Clans whose earliest makeup might have been heavily influenced by Norman bloodlines include Clan Frasier (from the French des fraises, because of the strawberry leaves on the family's coat of arms), de Umfraville, and Rose.
www.frommers.com /destinations/glasgow/0155020416.html   (1531 words)

 Edinburgh : The People   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Clans, Tartans & Kilts -- To the outsider, Scotland's deepest traditions appear to be based on the clan system of old with all the familiar paraphernalia of tartans and bagpipes.
But despite the rich traditions of the Lowland and Border clans, it's the traditions of the Highland clans (with their costumes, bagpipes, speech patterns, and grandly tragic struggles) that have captured the imagination of the world.
Over the centuries, each clan developed a distinctive pattern to be worn by its members, presumably to better identify its soldiers in the heat of battle.
www.frommers.com /destinations/print-narrative.cfm?destID=50&catID=0050020416   (1403 words)

 de Klan A clan is an exogamous exogamous or closely...
de:Klan A "clan" is an exogamous exogamous (or closely related) group in which membership is based on stipulated descent.
The clans of Scotland Scotland and China China are two examples.
Consort clan Consort clan The five main Han Chinese Han Chinese "Punti Punti" clans in Hong Kong Hong Kong are:
www.biodatabase.de /clan   (150 words)

 Clan MacFarlane, The Riddle of
Clan MacFarlane has been associated with Loch Long and the Loch Lomond district ever since but their last chief to reside in Scotland died back in 1767.
The romantic notion of Tribal or Clan society is not altogether a realistic perspective, and many were the disputes among clan families as to which had the power or control or seniority.
Indeed if a clansman lost his hat and clan plant badge in a skirmish, the side he was on could not be identified just by the tartan he wore.
www.kilts.co.nz /macfarlane.htm   (1480 words)

 Zeus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
According to Plato (Republic 565d-e), a particular clan would gather on the mountain to make a sacrifice every eight years to Zeus Lykaios, and a single morsel of human entrails would be intermingled with the animal's.
Zeus' consort at Dodona was not Hera, but the goddess Dione — whose name is a feminine form of "Zeus".
Her status as a titaness suggests to some that she may have been a more powerful pre-Hellenic deity, and perhaps the original occupant of the oracle.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Zeus   (3178 words)

 Cameron Reference File
A Dane who is said to have acquired his property with the Chiefship of Clan Cameron, by marriage with the daughter and heiress of MacMartin of Letterfinlay; probably a partial myth.
A branch of this clan, along the shores of Loch Linnhe, about 4 miles south of Fort William, was confederated with Clan Cameron.
Nothing remains of this strategically-placed Clan Cameron stronghold, since it was made of timber, and was replaced as Lochiel's seat of power by Tor Castle circa 1530, though it seems to have remained in the Lochiel family until sometime after 1607 in other limited capacities.
www.clan-cameron.org /cam-ref.html   (10437 words)

 Everything about Queen Consort   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The wife of a King-Emperor is a queen-empress consort - again, apart from status, her role does not differ from that of an empress consort or queen consort.
Because queens consort lack an ordinal with which to distinguish between them, many historical texts and encyclopedias refer to deceased consorts by their pre-marital or maiden name or title, not by their marital royal title.
Spain, Portugal, and Scotland have all had kings consort; however, since the rank of king normally outranks that of queen, in most monarchies the Queen's husband is given the title of prince or prince consort instead.
wikimiki.org /en/queen+consort   (12050 words)

 GameSpot:Video Games PC Xbox 360 PS3 Wii PSP DS PS2 PlayStation 2 GameCube GBA PlayStation 3
In addition to these sects, there are four independent clans and a variety of more secretive organizations, including doomsday cults dedicated to bringing about Gehenna at the end of the 20th century (because of production delays, Redemption has become a "period piece").
Brujah - The clan that embraces Christof, the Brujah of the medieval ages, are warrior philosophers dedicated to re-creating what they view to be the perfect society that was established in ancient Carthage, where vampires and humans lived together openly and peacefully.
This clan is primarily responsible for the creation and maintenance of the Masquerade.
www.gamespot.com /features/vampire_pre/page4.html   (438 words)

 Ladies of the Court of Emperor Huan of Han, Rafe de Crespigny Publications, Faculty of Asian Studies, ANU
Liu Zhi 劉志, known posthumously as Emperor Huan of the Later Han dynasty 漢桓帝, was born in 132 and came to the throne in 146 under the regency of the Empress-Dowager Liang Na and her brother Liang Ji.
In some respects, it served the interests of the consort family that the emperor should distract himself in this way, and though the Lady Liang may have been jealous and frustrated she had no means to affect her husband's choice of partners.
Early in 165 the Empress Deng Mengnü, consort of Emperor Huan, was dismissed, imprisoned and died.
www.anu.edu.au /asianstudies/decrespigny/huan.html   (8789 words)

 eBooks.com - Darkscape: Redemption eBook
But the heroic lord commander of Clan Douglas, his brother, was part of him now--in his cellular structure, in his blood, in his heart.
Clan MacKendrick, comprised of multiple clans with similar genealogical origins from Ancient Earth, maintained a single clan loyalty.
Clan Kinsale and Clan States had been the first to sign trade treaties and had become new allies.
www.ebooks.com /cj.asp?IID=231492   (3540 words)

The raid begins when, after Queen Medb of Ulster and her consort Ailill start comparing their wealth, she discovers that their wealth is exactly equal apart from the excellent bull which Ailill possesses.
When she was captured and told to dance for Yoritomo, Yoshitsune’s half brother, she dared to dance in front of him singing a verse showing that she was longing for Yoshitsune, who was then pursued as a traitor.
Despite its title, The Tale of the Heike is not the story of the Heike clan’s flourishing, but is about the deaths of various famous warriors and the decline of the Heike.
www.geocities.com /jrpomfret/Tale_of_the_Heike.html   (1321 words)

 Egypt's First Ladies
Consorts who came from within the Mohamed Ali clan were naturally highborn enjoying a gilded existence from childbirth.
King Farouk's second consort was similarly active despite the fact she was pregnant for the short time she was queen.
President Sadat and his consort descended from the presidential plane and proceeded to shake hands with a dumbfounded House of Saud welcome committee, a first in an ultra-conservative Wahabi kingdom where women are relegated to the dark ages.
www.egy.com /historica/egyptianconsorts.shtml   (4315 words)

 Cassidy Clan: Banshenchas (The Lore of Woman)
Fuat was the daring and acute spouse of Slane.
Cesair the shapely daughter of the Frankish king was consort of Ugaine of the arts, the father of daughters; Ani and Pasi and hard Muresc, a goodly treasure.
Croind child of Eochu Broad-chest was the wanton consort of Eochu Feidlech and mother of valiant Medb of Cruachan, (glorious, perverse, extravagant and liberal) and the great mother of the Find Emna who trod the fence of marriage underfoot, [and of Clothra their sister.
www.cassidyclan.org /partI_Banshenchus.htm   (1794 words)

Starting as a small group of top-notch players, THANATOS began as a bridge clan but we play many of the maps.
Each member is chosen not for skill and natural talent, though those quaities are important enough and demand respect, but for what they can bring to the clan in terms of their Personality and individual qualities.
We play for the love and fun of the game, though when the time comes, we will rise to any occasion and defend our home, the Bridge.
thanatos-clan.com   (117 words)

 Faculty of Asian Studies: Ladies of the Court of Emperor Huan of Han   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The argument of his ministers, however, was that it was essential for the good of the dynasty for the emperor to take a women of good family as his consort, and the Dou were presented as a most appropriate alliance.
Liang Na urged her consort, however, with erudite quotations from the Book of Changes and the Book of Odes 8V8g, not to devote all his attention to her lest she suffer the jealousy and calumny of others, and we are told that the emperor was all the more impressed with her good sense.
Within a few weeks Liang Ji and his clan had been destroyed by a coup of the emperor supported by his eunuchs, and as the Lady Liang's successor the Empress Deng Mengnü [q.v.] took her place, the former empress was posthumously demoted to the senior concubine's rank of Honoured Lady.
www.anu.edu.au /asianstudies/huan.html   (7042 words)

 Tyranastrasz - WoWWiki
Tyran was Alextrasza's majordomo in all affairs, and actually encouraged the dragonqueen to take his friend Korialstrasz as her Second Consort.
He was captured along with Alexstrasza by the Dragonmaw Clan during the Second War and forced to mate with her in order to produce offspring for the clan to ride into war.
(Day of the Dragon implies that Tyran was her final consort, a dragon who the orcs happened to capture, but the War of the Ancients clearly establishes that he was alive during the Burning Legion's invasion and was Alexstrasza's original consort.
www.wowwiki.com /Tyranastrasz   (230 words)

 Tale of Murasaki - Kaneie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Fujiwara Kane'ie (929-990) was the influential statesman who consolidated the control of his branch of the Fujiwara clan over the government by locking up the position of regent.
The emperor was strongly encouraged to make a Fujiwara daughter his chief consort, so imperial boys thus were grandsons of the Fujiwaras through their maternal line.
Kane'ie's daughter Senshi was empress to Emperor Enyû, and his daughter Chôshi was chief consort to the crown prince.
www.lizadalby.com /kaneiepage.htm   (155 words)

Motto: A people which takes no pride in the noble achievements of remote ancestors, are not likely to achieve anything worthy to be remembered with pride by remote descendants.
She was a great lady - a noble consort of a great man. She was a companion and mother of the first order, his guiding star; and her love, respect and unfaltering devotion to his ever needs, was an inspiration to reach for greater heights.
This month we are saddened by the belated report of the death of one of our Clan during the now well known about "Baatan Death March".
members.tripod.com /~wvgal/clan1-11.htm   (1963 words)

 Newberry Library | Newberry Consort Repertoire - Codex Canonici
First, the music was popular with important patrons—the Visconti, various branches of the Malatesta clan, and the Estes in Ferrara.
These expanded notes are made possible in part by a grant from the Illinois Humanities Council, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Illinois General Assembly.
You may reach the Newberry Consort by calling (312) 255-3610 or by e-mailing consort@newberry.org.
www.newberry.org /consort/codexcanoniciprogram.html   (1781 words)

 descent/graphics - Page 11
There are in the region of 40 commoner clans with estates within the chiefdom.
The head of each of these clans has a title which is peculiar to his clan, but al
On behalf of his clan, each clan head is obliged to present a clanswoman as a wife to
lucy.ukc.ac.uk /Rainforest/SML_files/Pricede/descent_11.html   (514 words)

 The Elysium of Early June 1996
Jason Black, a valued member of Clan Brujah as well as Matt fisher of Gangrel met final death during the battle.
Margret MacFey of Clan Ventrue warned those kindred gathered to beware of Belasco, the Whip for the Toreador.
He was accused of infantcide, ritualized torture of kine, and consorting with demons.
www.interlog.com /~pope/g1996061.html   (459 words)

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