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  Eastern Europe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In many sources the term "Eastern Europe" still encompasses most, or all, such European countries that until the end of the Cold War (around 1989) were Communist states or countries under Soviet influence, i.e., the former "Eastern Bloc".
The term "Eastern Europe" first arose in the 19th century and was used to describe an area that was falling behind the rest of Europe economically.
As a cultural and ethnic concept, the term Eastern Europe was defined by 19th century German nationalists to be synonymous with "Slavic Europe", as opposed to Germanic (Western) Europe.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Eastern_Europe   (1311 words)

  
 Eastern - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Most modern uses of the term refer to Eastern philosophy, the Eastern world, Eastern history or ancient Asian culture, typically also including those countries whose ethnic identity and their dominant culture derive from ancient Asian culture.
Eastern culture is said to be Daoist in its integration of apparent opposites, as signified by the yin and yang.
Eastern culture is sometimes contrasted with Western Culture which is accused of being likely to engage in false dichotomies.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Eastern   (241 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Eastern Schism
However, the Eastern Schism always means that most deplorable quarrel of which the final result is the separation of the vast majority of Eastern Christians from union with the Catholic Church, the schism that produced the separated, so-called "Orthodox" Church.
The loyalty of the Eastern Christians on the other hand went first to his own patriarch, so there was here always a danger of divided allegiance — if the patriarch had a quarrel with the pope — such as would have been inconceivable in the West.
The Eastern Schism was not a movement arising in all the East; it was not a quarrel between two large bodies; it was essentially the rebellion of one see, Constantinople, which by the emperor's favour had already acquired such influence that it was able unhappily to drag the other patriarchs into schism with it.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/13535a.htm   (4908 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Eastern Churches
Eastern Churches depend originally on the Eastern Empire at Constantinople; they are those that either find their centre in the patriarchate of that city (since the centralization of the fourth century) or have been formed by schisms which in the first instance concerned Constantinople rather than the Western world.
The idea of latinizing all Eastern Catholics, sometimes defended by people on our side whose zeal for uniformity is greater than their knowledge of the historical and juridical situation, is diametrically opposed to antiquity, to the Catholic system of ecclesiastical organization, and to the policy of all popes.
Eastern Church, 326); the ludicrous scandal at Monastir, in Macedonia, when they fought over a dead man's body and set the whole town ablaze because some wanted him to be buried in Greek and some in Rumanian (op.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/05230a.htm   (12208 words)

  
 Eastern Orthodoxy Encyclopedia Article, Information, History and Biography @ LocalColorArt.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The present-day influence of the Eastern Orthodox Church encompasses the territories associated with the former Byzantine and Russian empires: Eastern Europe, Asia (Russia/Siberia), and parts of the Middle East and Africa.
Eastern Orthodox theologians tended to rely more on Greek philosophers than did the West, often borrowing the categories and vocabulary of Neoplatonism to explain Christian doctrine, though not necessarily accepting all their theories.
Eastern Orthodox theology does not consider Heaven to be a static state.
www.localcolorart.com /encyclopedia/Eastern_Orthodoxy   (9702 words)

  
 PBS - Chasing the Sun - Eastern
Eastern's future as a major national airline was largely determined by its ability to secure a lucrative government contract to deliver airmail.
Eastern guaranteed availability by assuring passengers that another plane would be added if all regularly scheduled flights sold-out.
Unable to keep up, Eastern was sold to Frank Lorenzo in 1986 and became part of the largest aviation company in the world.
www.pbs.org /kcet/chasingthesun/companies/eastern.html   (475 words)

  
 East Turkestan    (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Eastern Turkestan, also known as Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region is artificially divided into 5 autonomous districts and 38 national rural districts.
Eastern Turkestan is represented in the UNPO through the Eastern Turkestan National Congress.
After this invasion, Eastern Turkestan was given the name Xinjiang which means "new territory" or "New Dominion" and in 1884 it was annexed into the territory of the Manchu empire.
www.unpo.org /member.php?arg=21   (2442 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Eastern Monasticism
Two ideas that constantly recur in Eastern theology are that the monastic state is that of Christian perfection and also a state of penance, Eusebius (d.c.
Eastern Catholic monks -- like all the Eastern clergy -- are admittedly better educated than the Orthodox; some of them at least attend Western schools or seminaries of Latin religious in the East.
Eastern Catholic bishops are by no means always monks as there are many of unmarried secular priests.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/10467a.htm   (5404 words)

  
 Eastern Market - History
Historic Eastern Market area is not only known for its lucious, colorful farm fresh fruits and vegetables, but also for the meat products (beef, pork, lamb, poultry, geese, ducks, and rabbits), and for the herbs and spices, nuts, candies and a variety of condiments supplied by retailers and wholesalers.
The Eastern Market means "family", as several generations have shopped together, bringing their children to see the market, its wares and the farm animals when available.
Eastern Market was declared a historic area in 1977 by the State of Michigan Historical Commission.
www.easternmarket.org /page.cfm/19   (925 words)

  
 Eastern Shore of Virginia and Maryland
The "Eastern Shore" is the eastern side of the Chesapeake Bay, and it includes parts of Virginia and Maryland.
Maryland's Eastern Shore is connected to the rest of the state by the Bay Bridge, which crosses 4.5 miles of the Bay between Annapolis and Kent Island.
The Eastern Shore of Virginia is even more of an undiscovered gem, with few residents and hundreds of miles of shoreline on the Bay and Ocean.
www.easternshorevisitor.com   (296 words)

  
 Eastern Market   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Eastern Market has long been an important element in the Capitol Hill community by providing a neighborhood market for over a century and a gathering place for residents.
Eastern Market became part of the attempt to reshape the city's image and became the first city-owned market to be built under the public works program of the 1870s.
Eastern Market is located at 7th and C Sts., SE, across from the Eastern Market Metro Station.
www.cr.nps.gov /nr/travel/wash/dc85.htm   (561 words)

  
 Eastern European Time Encyclopedia Article, Information, History and Biography @ HigherPower.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Eastern European Time (EET) is one of the names of UTC+2 time zone, 2 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time.
It is used in some European, North African, and Middle Eastern countries.
Most of them also use Eastern European Summer Time (UTC+3) as a summer daylight saving time.
higherpower.org /encyclopedia/Eastern_European_Time   (231 words)

  
 Eastern High School Wrestling - Lansing, Michigan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Eastern has produced 63 individual state champions--more than any other school.
Eastern has produced 182 state placers--more than any other school.
The Eastern Invitational is the longest continuously running invitational in the state.
scnc.lsd.k12.mi.us /~kpochert   (63 words)

  
 Eastern Centrifugal Pumps   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Generous clearances and the overhung shaft design of the single-stage pumps enable them to handle corrosive liquids that contain low percentages of solids, and their mechanical rotary seals make these pumps suitable for extensive applications with acids, alkalis, and solvents.
The standard motors for Eastern Centrichem pumps can be either single or three phase, 115/230 0r 230/460 volt, 60 Hertz, TEFC motors.Other electrical characteristics, or enclosures, can be supplied as required.
Eastern's standard pumps are rated at temperatures up to 250oF, and viscosities up to 100 centipoises.
www.frontpageaccess.com /pitt/eastern.htm   (459 words)

  
 Eastern Standard Tribe
Many people have written to me with the news of Roadcasting, a technology that is very similar to the gimmick in Eastern Standard Tribe wherein cars stuck in traffic form ad-hoc peer-to-peer networks, sharing music among themselves (in truth, this idea came from my pal and former business partner, John Henson).
Eastern Standard Tribe has made Locus Magazine's recommended reading list for 2004, in such good company as Ian McDonald's River of Gods and Bruce Sterling's Zenith Angle.
The first is a "speed-reader," based on the research of Xerox PARC researcher Rich Gold, which flashes the book, one word at a time, up on the screen, at a high rate of speed.
craphound.com /est   (3782 words)

  
 Eastern Towhee
The Eastern Towhee is one of the six species of Towhees found in North America.
The male Eastern Towhee is from 7 to 8.75 inches long, with a wingspan of from 10 to 12.5 inches.
The Eastern Towhee somewhat resembles a robin, but it is smaller and slimmer, with a distinctive fl head, throat and breast, and a white underside.
www.wbu.com /chipperwoods/photos/etowhee.htm   (534 words)

  
 Eastern Bluebird   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
During the days of frontier settlement, the bluebird was among the wildlife species that benefited from the decimation of the eastern forests.
The ongoing recovery of the eastern bluebird is an example of how sound wildlife management practices have been used to increase the survival success of an individual wildlife species.
This pamphlet is designed to serve as an introduction to the habitat requirements of the eastern bluebird and to assist in the development of a comprehensive bluebird management plan.
www.npwrc.usgs.gov /resource/1999/eastblue/eastblue.htm   (480 words)

  
 Eastern Football League
This season the show will be in a new half hour format, and be largely segment driven; with a variety of regular segments in the pipeline covering the senior and junior competitions in the league.
Eastern Football League Umpires Association (EFLUA) members represented the Eastern Football League at the 2006 Australia Day Parade conducted in the Melbourne CBD.
Whilst the preseason draft provided no joy this year for Eastern Football League players hoping to join the ranks of the AFL, the rookie draft has given a number of players an opportunity of joining an AFL list in the future.
www.efl.org.au   (1905 words)

  
 Eastern Skateboard Suppy :: America's only true one-stop wholesale shop.
Eastern Skateboard Suppy :: America's only true one-stop wholesale shop.
To view Eastern Skateboard Supply's Online catalog you must log in with a customer ID and a password.
If you are a retailer and would like to open an account with Eastern Skateboard Supply simply fill out our Dealer Application form, sign and send back to us.
www.easternskatesupply.com   (81 words)

  
 Pulsafeeder Inc. :: Products :: Eastern Centrichem :: Home
Eastern Centrichem single-stage and multi-stage centrifugal pumps are designed for a wide variety of process industry applications, pilot plant operations, and laboratory uses.
Eastern's model D and J pumps are rated at temperatures up to 250 deg F, while models C and H can be used in applications as hot as 450 deg F, and viscosities up to 100 cps.
Contact your local Eastern distributor for assistance in determining what - if any - modifications you need.
www.pulsa.com /products/eastern   (276 words)

  
 Eastern Greene Schools
Congratulations to Coach Igel and the Eastern Greene boys basketball team on their second consecutive sectional championship.
The phone number for Eastern Greene Elementary and Eastern Greene High School is 825.5621.
Eastern Greene Schools is committed to promote challenging educational programs and a safe learning environment that develops its students into responsible, productive citizens and lifelong learners.
www.egreene.k12.in.us   (66 words)

  
 Virtual Eastern Airlines
After several months of cooperative work between our fleet department, and members of the SGA aircraft design team, Virtual Eastern Airlines is proud to unveil the new "Vistaliners Silverjet 727".
This aircraft was modeled specifically for the pilots of Virtual Eastern Airlines on Microsoft's Flight Simulator 2004, and it is only on this fleet page that the model is available for download.
The Silverjet 727, or "Whisperjet" as it is known at Eastern, carries all of the feature you would expect from a standard payware 727 model.
www.eastern-va.com /fleet/silverjet.htm   (165 words)

  
 Eastern Region, IPMA-HR-Your Public Sector HR Resource
The Eastern Region is dedicated to the support of local IPMA-HR chapters and the professional development of public sector HR professionals.
The Eastern Region brings together public sector HR professionals to establish a vast and friendly network of knowledge.
Through the awarding of scholarships, the Eastern Region encourages students and professionals to continue their professional development via education, certification and conference participation.
www.ipma-er.org   (280 words)

  
 Home
Access to the information on this system is currently available at no charge; however, a user fee, approved by the Judicial conference of the United States, may be applied in the future.
The Eastern District has a population of eight million people.
The main courthouse, located at 225 Cadman Plaza East, is in the civic center of Brooklyn and is directly adjacent to Brooklyn Heights, the first Historic District named as such in the City of New York.
www.nyed.uscourts.gov   (661 words)

  
 WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resources--Eastern Europe
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development-- Information on the economic transition in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.
Note RFE/RL Newsline, "a daily report of developments in Eastern Europe, Russia, the Caucasus and Central Asia...based on news gathered by the correspondents, services and regional specialists of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty," with searchable archives.
REESWeb-- At the University of Pittsburgh, this is the WWW Virtual Library for the Balkans, the Baltic states, the Caucasus, Central Asia, Central Europe, the CIS, Eastern Europe, the NIS, the Russian Federation, and the former Soviet Union.
www2.etown.edu /vl/easteuro.html   (755 words)

  
 Impact Statements   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
APWU regional coordinators provide copies of Impact Statements to affected locals seeking review and input, and rely on the feedback they receive to challenge improper and unjustified excessing and reassignments.
The Eastern Region Coordinator is responsible for organizing the union’s grievance activity at the Step 3 level and arbitration in seven states and the District of Columbia.
He supervises the scheduling of Step 3 grievances throughout the region; schedules arbitration hearings for the cases that remain unresolved, and assigns the union’s advocates.
www.apwu.org /dept/reg-coor/east/erimpact.htm   (167 words)

  
 Destinations: Eastern Europe, Newly Independent States | CDC Travelers' Health   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Rabies, if you might have extensive unprotected outdoor exposure in rural areas, such as might occur during camping, hiking, or bicycling, or engaging in certain occupational activities.
All travelers to malaria-risk areas in Eastern Europe, including infants, children, and former residents of Eastern Europe, are at risk for malaria.
Travelers’ diarrhea can be caused by viruses, bacteria, or parasites, which are found throughout Eastern Europe and can contaminate food or water.
www.cdc.gov /travel/easteurp.htm   (1811 words)

  
 Yellowstone Teton Territory
Eastern Idaho offers a wide variety of outdoor recreational activities during each season of the year.
In the spring, summer, and fall, the fly fishing is outstanding!
In fact, fly fishing in Eastern Idaho is internationally acclaimed and is the destination of choice for fishermen around the world.
www.yellowstoneteton.org   (65 words)

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