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  Crispus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Crispus was leader to victorious military operations against the Franks and the Alamanni 318, 320 and 323 A.D. Thus securing the continued Roman presence in the areas of Gaul and Germania.
The subsequent naval battle was fought in the waters of the Hellespont at the straits of Bosporus.
Casting Crispus in the role of the youth, Constantine in the role of Theseus and Fausta in the role of Phaedra.
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 Crispus -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Crispus was however raised by his father in (A Celt of ancient Gaul) Gaul.
Thus Crispus achieved his most important and difficult victory which further established his reputation as a brilliant soldier and (A general officer of the highest rank) general.
Crispus also suffered (Click link for more info and facts about damnatio memoriae) damnatio memoriae, meaning his name was never mentioned again and was deleted from all official documents and monuments.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/c/cr/crispus.htm   (2366 words)

 Roman Emperors - DIR Crispus Caesar
Crispus was the oldest son of the emperor Constantine I and played a fairly important role in the political and military events of the early fourth century.
No later than January of 322 Crispus must have married a woman named Helena -- not to be confused with Constantine's mother or daughter by the same name- and this woman bore him a child in October of 322.
Crispus' official career began at an early age and is well documented.
www.roman-emperors.org /crispus.htm   (1286 words)

 Crispus and Fausta
Crispus was made Caesar in 317 AD and proved his abilities as a leader in military campaigns during the early 320's.
The Crispus is a 318 AD commemorative of Constantine's having completed his tenth year and undertaken vows of five more years (the XV on the shield).
Crispus, though only about 15 years old, is shown in a military pose even though his victories were yet to come.
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 Crispus on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Commentary: Oscar Robertson led the Crispus Attucks High School basketball team to the Indiana state championship in 1955
Seasonal acclimatization of antioxidants and photosynthesis in Chondrus crispus and Mastocarpus stellatus, two co-occurring red algae with differing stress tolerances.
Attorney Crispus Wright, Son Of A Slave, Donates $2 Million To USC
www.encyclopedia.com /html/C/Crispus.asp   (289 words)

 Crispus Attucks - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Eventually, in spite of attempts by their officers to prevent it, the soldiers of the 29th Regiment of Foot fired, killing five members of the crowd: Attucks and four white men.
Samuel Adams's cousin, John Adams, successfully defended the British soldiers against a charge of murder, calling the crowd "a motley rabble of saucy boys, negroes and molattoes, Irish teagues and outlandish jack tarrs".
Recent evidence suggests that Crispus Attucks was not literally the first man to be killed, but that he was struck by a bullet deflected from another person.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Crispus_Attucks   (432 words)

 The Crispus Attucks Association Preschool Program - The World and I Magazine
Although the Crispus Attucks Association was founded in 1931, the current facility was built in 1972, and is located in the southeast section of York city.
Crispus Attucks Day Care enrolls a multicultural mix of Asian, fl, Hispanic, and white students, and a multicultural curriculum is embodied in daily lesson plans.
One measure of the success of the two-hour cognitive curriculum is that 70 percent of the school-age children enrolled at Crispus Attucks Day Care were on the honor roll of their respective schools recently.
www.worldandi.com /public/1992/january/mt4.cfm   (846 words)

 Crispus Attucks and the Boston Massacre
In 1750, Crispus was a slave of William Brown of Framingham.
Crispus was an expert trader of horses and cattle and did business with white men.
The coin was struck in 1998, the 275th anniversary of the birth of Crispus Attucks, the first fl man to die for America's freedom.
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 (127) Crispus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Flavius Julius Crispus, the eldest son of Constantine the Great and his concubine, Minervina, was made Caesar in A.D. 316, together with his half-brother, Constantine II.
The early coin portraits of Crispus emphasize his military successes by depicting him armed, and the Victory on the reverse of this coin probably also alludes to these achievements, but later a new portrait style, a diademed head with an upward gaze, appears on his coins.
The head of this coin and the type of the reverse are almost identical to the types on contemporary coins of Constantine, and the similarities were probably meant to strengthen Crispus' position as an heir to the throne.
www.lawrence.edu /dept/art/buerger/catalogue/127.html   (199 words)

 Brown - Button 4   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
When Crispus was a young man, he escaped from slavery because he did not want to be free.
Crispus Attucks was very tall compared to other people at the time of the Revolutionary War.
Crispus Attucks is the first person to die in 1770 in the beginning of the revolutionary war in order for all Americans to free.
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 Crispus Attucks
Crispus Attucks became famous after being involved in one fight that took place in Boston, Massachusetts.
Crispus Attucks was born a slave in Framingham, Massachusetts, around 1723.
Crispus Attucks was the first person to die.
www.harcourtschool.com /activity/biographies/attucks   (389 words)

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Crispus alongside his younger half-brother Constantine II and his first cousin Licinius Junior.
In January, 322 A.D., Crispus was married to Helena, and in October, 322 bore him a son.
Crispus had victories against the Franks and the Alamanni and thus secured the continued Roman presence in the areas of Gaul and Germania.
www.poseidoncoincompany.com /crispus.html   (427 words)

 African American Registry: Crispus Attucks, the first American patriot to die.
Crispus Attucks, the first American patriot to die.
In 1888, a Crispus Attucks monument was erected on Boston Common.
The coin was struck in 1998, the 275th anniversary of the birth of Crispus Attucks, the first man to die for America's freedom.
www.aaregistry.com /african_american_history/2337/Crispus_Attucks_the_first_American_patriot_to_die   (411 words)

 Crispus Attucks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Crispus' siblings include Phebe, his sister who was older than him by about two years and "Little Brother," his unnamed baby brother who died when Crispus was seven due to a fever.
Crispus and Phebe and never gone to school because they were slaves.
Many speeches were given about the bravery of Crispus Attucks and how even as a person who was not treated equally had the courage to fight for his country.
www.crispusattucks.org /crispus_attucks.html   (877 words)

 Colin Powell - Crispus Attucks
Holly was rather incensed that John Adams, in defending the British soldiers involved, had portrayed a victim of the massacre and a man of color, Crispus Attucks, in a negative way and as a villain.
In a subsequent session with Kevin Ryerson, Ahtun Re confirmed that Colin Powell is the reincarnation of Crispus Attucks.
To address the issue of whether Crispus Attucks was as a hero or villain, I perceive him to be a hero.
www.johnadams.net /cases/samples/Powell-Attucks   (1361 words)

 Bible Study - Crispus
Crispus, from the Greek word meaning crisp, or curled (the English word crisp is derived from the Greek word crispus), was the leader of the Synagogue at Corinth (shown in photograph).
Crispus was among the many converted by, but few personally baptized by, the apostle Paul during his missionary travels (see Paul's First Missionary Journey, Paul's Second Missionary Journey and Paul's Third Missionary Journey).
Crispus was among the very few who were baptized by Paul himself, while all of those converted, including Paul (see On The Road To Damascus) were baptized by someone.
www.keyway.ca /htm2001/20011017.htm   (581 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Certainly Crispus lost his job, and no one knows what other losses he suffered, but he was a man who knew what was important.
Though Crispus and his family were Jews, strictly following the old covenant, when he learned the way of God more accurately, he both submitted to Christ and led his family to obedience as well.
Crispus realized that he had turned to Christ and that it was to Christ that he must remain true.
www.geocities.com /hrcoc2003/people_of_the_bible/crispus.htm   (382 words)

 Aponogeton crispus -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Aponogeton crispus is among the most valuable and beautiful aquarium plants.
The blade is gently crispate - hence the scientific name crispus - and is carried on a 30-cm long petiole.
Aponogeton crispus prefers a nutrient-rich substrate with clay and it adapts quite easily to the environment in most aquaria.
species.fishindex.com /plant_9.html   (143 words)

On March 5, 1770, a long feud between Boston citizens and the British army culminated in a massacre in which a citizen leader and spokesman, a 47 year-old fl sailor named Crispus Attucks, was the first American to give his life for the Colonists' cause.
The mission of Crispus Attucks Association is to become a self sustaining agency dedicated to improving the quality of life for its diverse community.
Crispus Attucks Association, Inc. provides services for everyone regardless of race, color, religious creed, disability, ancestry, national origin, age or sex.
www.crispusattucks.org   (228 words)

 issg Database: Ecology of Potamogeton crispus
crispus is an aquatic plant that grows in fresh and slightly brackish waters.
crispus can be controlled best in spring or early summer when natives are still dormant and temperatures are low enough for endothal herbicides be effective.
crispus is found in freshwater lakes, ponds, rivers and streams, and in slightly brackish waters.
www.issg.org /database/species/ecology.asp?si=447&fr=1&sts=sss   (858 words)

 Crispus Attucks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The soldiers fired on the crowd and killed five colonists among whom was Crispus Attucks.
Crispus Attucks is important because he was one of the first to die for the revolution and because he was the first fl killed in the fight with the British.
My picture shows Crispus Attucks on Dock Square, in the clothes his slavemaster said he wore when he ran away.
www.ga.k12.pa.us /academics/LS/4/sstudies/Colonial/4K/4k98/4kmst.htm   (178 words)

 Complete research resource on the Boston Massacre event. Pictures and more.
Crispus Attucks, one of the first men to die for American freedom, was a fugitive slave who had escaped from his master and had worked for twenty years as a merchant seaman.
When Samuel Adams, prominent leader of the struggle against British domination of the American colonies, called upon the dock workers and seamen in the port of Boston to demonstrate against the British troops guarding the customs commissioners, Crispus Attucks responded to the plea.
Crispus Attucks was the first to fall in the celebrated "Boston Massacre" of 1770.
www.bostonmassacre.net /players/crispus-attucks.htm   (235 words)

 Chondros crispus Stackhouse1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Chondrus crispus extends from Labrador to New Jersey, northern Russia to southern Spain and possibly Morocco and Cape Verde Isles, as well as in the western Baltic and Iceland (Dixon and Irvine, 1977).
Chondrus crispus has been shown to have a triphasic isomorphic life history in culture consisting of separate male and female gametophytes, carposporophytes parasitic on the female gametophyte and free-living tetrasporophytes (cf.
The adherence of Chondrus crispus holdfasts to sandstone in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence (i.e.
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 General biology for adult Chondrus crispus (Carrageen)
Pybus (1977) estimated that Chondrus crispus from Galway Bay, Ireland, reached maturity approximately 2 years after the initiation of the basal disc, at which stage, the fronds were approximately 12 cm in length.
For cultured spores of Chondrus crispus from NW Spain, growth rate increased with salinity between 23 and 33 psu, declined above light intensities of 20 µmol/m²/s and below photoperiods of 16:8 (light: dark) (Tasende and Fraga, 1999).
Chondrus crispus from Galway Bay, Ireland, was a host for algal epiphytes including Ceramium nodulosum, Melobesia membranaceum, Lomentaria articulata, Membranoptera alata, Palmaria palmata, and faunal epiphytes including Alcyonidium hirsutum, Dynamena pumila, Electra pilosa, Grantia compressa, Helcion pellucidum and Spirorbis borealis (Pybus, 1977).
www.marlin.ac.uk /species/adult_gen_Chondruscrispus.htm   (416 words)

 Amazon.ca: Books: But They Can't Beat Us!: Oscar Robertson's Crispus Attucks Tigers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Crispus Attucks High School basketball teams of 1955 and 1956 made Indiana basketball history as the first all-fl team to win a state championship and then as the first undefeated team ever to win the championship.
The Crispus Attacks High School basketball team from Indianapolis, a team comprised of poor, urban fl kids, overcame terrific obstacles to capture for coach Ray Crowe the 1955 and 1956 state titles.
While Crispus Attucks was winning on the hardwood, hard-fought civil rights were being won for fl people in the Supreme Court (Brown vs. Board of Education).
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/1571672575   (755 words)

 Africans in America/Part 2/Crispus Attucks
In 1770, Crispus Attucks, a fl man, became the first casualty of the American Revolution when he was shot and killed in what became known as the Boston Massacre.
Although Attucks was credited as the leader and instigator of the event, debate raged for over as century as to whether he was a hero and a patriot, or a rabble-rousing villain.
A "Crispus Attucks Day" was inaugurated by fl abolitionists in 1858, and in 1888, the Crispus Attucks Monument was erected on the Boston Common, despite the opposition of the Massachusetts Historical Society and the New England Historic Genealogical Society, which regarded Attucks as a villain.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/aia/part2/2p24.html   (613 words)

 Bloomingdaledc.org - History: Crispus Attucks Development Corp.
The Crispus Attucks Park is a community building effort initiated by neighborhood residents and homeowners of properties bordering the site of the now defunct Crispus Attucks Museum and Park of the Arts.
Named in honor of Crispus Attucks, an African American former slave and the first person to lose his life in the Boston Massacre, the property affords a much needed island of green space in the densely populated Bloomingdale neighborhood of Northwest Washington DC.
The Crispus Attucks Development Corporation (CADC), a 501(c)(3) non‑profit corporation, was incorporated in 1977 to administer and conduct charitable, cultural and educational activities of the Crispus Attucks Museum and Park of the Arts and to manage and operate a recreation center in the then newly renovated building.
www.bloomingdaledc.org /cadc/cadc.htm   (1623 words)

 Coins of Crispus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Flavius Julius Crispus was the son of Constantine and his first wife/concubine, Minervina.
He was born sometime around 300, and when Constantine became a member of the Tetrarchy in 307 he had to put aside Minervina to marry Fausta, the daughter of one of the senior Tetrarchs, Maximian.
On 1 March 317 Crispus was appointed Caesar by Constantine, and was a key figure in his military activities.
www.ruark.org /coins/Roman/6Constantinian/Crispus.html   (388 words)

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