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  The Emperor Has No Clothes
The Emperor went to view his clothes and was shocked to see absolutely nothing, but he pretended to admire the fabulous cloth, inspect the clothes with awe, and, after disrobing, go through the motions of carefully putting on a suit of the new garments.
Under a royal canopy the Emperor appeared to the admiring throng of his people - - all of whom cheered and clapped because they all knew the rogue weavers' tale and did not want to be seen as less than pure of heart.
Our emperor says that we are not occupiers, yet we show no inclination to relinquish the country of Iraq to its people.
www.commondreams.org /views03/1018-01.htm   (1836 words)

 Royalty.nu - Chinese History - The Last Emperor of China, Henry Pu Yi (Hsuan Tung)
From Emperor to Citizen by Aisin-Gioro Pu Yi.
From Emperor to Citizen by Henry Pu Yi.
The Last Emperor by Arnold C. Brackman is a vivid biography of P'u Yi.
www.royalty.nu /Asia/China/PuYi.html   (3142 words)

 Emperor Meiji
The battle cry of the victorious forces of the Satsuma and Choshu samurai warriors was sonno joi - respect the emperor and expel the barbarians.
The rural population revered the institution of the emperor as a god-like character.
The emperor had been brought up with the awareness that his foremost duty was to serve his country.
www.artelino.com /articles/emperor_meiji.asp   (1357 words)

Emperor are one of the greatest Black Metal bands around, and that is an opinion held by thousands of metal fans and journalists around the world as well as by myself.
The album was hailed a success and Emperor retained their crown of Black Metal Kings and it helped to push the failing Black metal genre forwards.
Its 1999 and Emperor have again showed all the poseurs what Black Metal sounds like, and in my opinion this is there most superior album to date - IX Equilibrium.
www.users.globalnet.co.uk /~jasen01/warsongs/emperor.htm   (486 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Constantine the Great
This event was the first break in Diocletian's scheme of a four-headed empire (tetrarchy) and was soon followed by the proclamation in Rome of Maxentius, the son of Maximian, a tyrant and profligate, as Caesar, October, 306.
It was permitted to speak of the divinity of the emperor, of the sacred palace, the sacred chamber and of the
Laying aside the purple, the emperor, in the white robe of a neophyte, peacefully and almost joyfully awaited the end.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/04295c.htm   (5908 words)

  Emperor of China - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Emperor of China or Huángdì (Chinese: 皇帝) was the head of government and head of state of China from the Qin Dynasty in 221 BC until the fall of the Qing Dynasty in 1912.
, Wanli Emperor of the Ming Dynasty or Guangxu Emperor of the Qing Dynasty).
As the emperor usually had a large number of sons, it was generally not possible for a female to succeed to the throne.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Emperor_of_China   (1251 words)

 Emperor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Instead, these first Emperors constructed their office as a complicated collection of offices, titles, and honours, that were consolidated around a single person and his closest relatives (while in the republic the "taking of turns", often in shared offices, had been the principle for passing on power).
This was seen both as a reaction to the supposed vacancy of the Eastern Empire, due to the presence of a woman, Irene on the throne in Constantinople, and as a revival of the Western Roman Empire, and descendants of Charlemagne continued to be crowned in Rome through the 9th century.
In 913 Simeon I of Bulgaria was crowned emperor (tsar) in a makeshift ceremony officiated by the Patriarch of Constantinople and imperial regent Nicholas I Mystikos outside of the Byzantine capital.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Emperor   (7182 words)

 Emperor - LoveToKnow 1911
In medieval times the emperor, conceived as vicegerent of God and co-regent with the pope in government of the Christian people committed to his charge, might almost be regarded as an ecclesiastical officer.
Thus the old and true sense of the term emperor - the sense in which it was connected with the church in the present and with Rome in the past - finally perished; and the term became partly an apanage of Bonapartism (Louis Napoleon resuscitated it as Napoleon III.
Here the title of emperor designates the president of a federal state; and here the Holy Roman emperor of the 17th and 18th centuries, the president of a loose confederation of German states, may be said to have found his successor.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Emperor   (1291 words)

 Rudolph II - LoveToKnow 1911
By this time the members of the Habsburg family were thoroughly alarmed at the indifference or incompetence of the emperor; and their anxieties were not diminished by the knowledge that he was in feeble health, was unmarried, and had refused to take any steps towards securing the election of a successor.
Having at first rejected the demand of the Bohemians for greater religious liberty, the emperor was soon obliged to yield to superior force, and in 1609 he acceded to the popular wishes by issuing the Letter of Majesty (Majestdtsbrief), and then made similar concessions to his subjects in Silesia and elsewhere.
The Bohemians invoked the aid of Matthias, who gathered an army; and in 1611 the emperor, practically a prisoner at Prague, was again forced to cede a kingdom to his brother.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Rudolph_II   (876 words)

 Galactic Emperor - Wookieepedia, the Star Wars Wiki
Emperor Palpatine's official heir would normally be Darth Vader as his Sith apprentice; however, there were indications that he never intended this to happen—he wanted Vader's son, Luke Skywalker, to take his father's place at Palpatine's side by killing Vader.
The Galactic Emperor's power and authority were mainly derived from those of the Supreme Chancellor and the additional rights bestowed upon that office by the Galactic Senate during the Separatist crisis and Clone Wars.
The Emperor's power and authority in the New Galactic Empire seems to be rooted in the fact that the Imperial Remnant was ruled by the Supreme Commander of the Imperial Fleet from 12 ABY to the formation of this new Empire.
starwars.wikia.com /wiki/Galactic_Emperor   (557 words)

 Emperor Penguins - Wildlife of Antarctica - Antarctic Connection   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Emperors are insulated in part by a dense network of feathers - about 70 feathers per square inch.
Emperor penguins establish loose breeding colonies on the pack ice surrounding the Antarctic continent.
In May, female Emperors will lay a single egg after a 63-day gestation period, and then will pass the egg over to her mate while she goes off to sea to feed.
www.antarcticconnection.com /antarctic/wildlife/penguins/emperor.shtml   (565 words)

 CardShark (Inquest Emperor by Kevin Knack
Emperors sit across from each other and have their generals on their left and right.
The emperor can march their creatures to either side, but if generals want to share creatures, they must first march to the emperor.
If you're an emperor and both of your generals are on their feet, your team can gain a net of 5 cards for 3 mana...not a bad deal at all.
www.cardshark.com /content/view_article.asp?article_id=372   (1239 words)

 Emperor biography @ Tartareandesire.com
Emperor would suffer the temporary loss of Samoth and the permanent loss of Faust, due to prison-sentences.
Emperor have now moved so far ahead of the field that it would be unfair to even consider them a fl metal band any longer.
The band decided that it was time to lay Emperor to rest with the final album in 2001 to focus on other bands and projects in the future.
www.tartareandesire.com /bands/emperor.html   (715 words)

 Emperor Penguins
Emperor penguins are the largest of all the penguins.
Emperor penguins can mate when they are 4 years old and can live to be 20 years of age.
Emperors live in the coldest climate on earth.
www.siec.k12.in.us /~west/proj/penguins/emperor.html   (427 words)

 TIMEasia.com | TIME 100: Emperor Hirohito | 8/23/99-8/30/99
To understand the Showa Emperor's goals and premises, we must examine his life, as he led it and as it was led for him by his multitudinous helpers.
Born on April 29, 1901, the eldest son of the Emperor Yoshihito, he was enrolled at the age of seven in the Peers' School.
At last, the Emperor cast a deciding vote for surrender and later made his memorable broadcast to Japan's people about "enduring the unendurable." It was the first unequivocal decision he had made since 1936.
www.time.com /time/asia/asia/magazine/1999/990823/hirohito1.html   (2444 words)

 Japanese Emperor
According to mythology, Japan's first Emperor Jimmu, a descendant of the Sun Goddess Amaterasu, was enthroned in the year 660 BC.
Despite the fact that the effective power of the emperors was limited or purely symbolic throughout most of Japan's history, all actual rulers, from the Fujiwara and Hojo regents to the Minamoto, Ashikaga and Tokugawa shoguns respected the emperor and were keen in having the imperial legitimization for their position as rulers of Japan.
With the Meiji Restoration of 1868, the Tokugawa shogunate was overthrown, and Emperor Meiji became the head of state.
www.japan-guide.com /e/e2135.html   (270 words)

 Emperor Norton
An Exhibit of the Emperor's notes - In order to pay his bills he issued paper notes, mostly in 50 cent denominations but some $5 and $10 notes exist.
Emperor Joshua Norton - an excerpt from the Principia Discordia
Emperor Norton is the subject of the story _Sandman: Three Septembers and a January_, by Neil Gaiman.
www.zpub.com /sf/history/nort.html   (848 words)

 WhaleTimes:Fishin' for Facts-Emperor Penguin
Emperor penguins can be 3 to 4 ft (1.1 m).
Emperor penguins may spend their entire life in the seas surrounding Antarctica.
Emperor penguins can dive up to 900 feet (one was recorded at 1,700 ft) and stay under water for several minutes
www.whaletimes.org /emppeng.htm   (275 words)

 EMPEROR'S COLLEGE of Traditional Oriental Medicine
Emperor's College is known for its eclectic student body, which gives the school its unique spirit and soul.
Through rigorous academic challenge and stimulation comes a profound sense of camaraderie, and often a confirmation that the student has chosen the correct path to fulfill his or her own destiny.
Emperor's students are a diverse mix of ages, occupations, and ethnicities.
www.emperors.edu   (212 words)

 Emperor Imperatives
Her twenty life points are the ones that count – an emperor can survive without one or both lieutenants, but the entire team is dead when the emperor goes down.
Whereas the first two options assume that the emperor will play a part on the battlefields to her left and/or right, there is no rule that states she must get involved at all.
One of the most effective decks I’ve seen in emperor was something from my brother-in-law Paul that used the well-known Prosperity – Viseling combo to blow out the other team, while adding in bounce and countermagic to support his own teammates.
www.wizards.com /default.asp?x=mtgcom/daily/aa99   (2868 words)

 Emperor Penguin   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The emperor penguin is the largest of all penguins standing at around 45 inches tall, and weighing between 42-101lbs.
Emperor penguins are only found on and around the Antarctic continent.
Emperors breed on the fast ice all around the Antarctic continent in late May thru June.
expage.com /page/emperorpenguin   (139 words)

 Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress
Emperor Akihito was born in Tokyo on 23 December 1933, to the great joy of the entire nation, as the first son of Emperor Showa and Empress Kojun.
Since the Enthronement in 1989, the Emperor, together with the Empress, has been discharging a wide variety of official duties in relation to his position as the symbol of the State and of the unity of the people.
Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko attend the Festival for the Cherished Sea in Kyoto Prefecture.
www.kunaicho.go.jp /e03/ed03-01.html   (3079 words)

 Dynasties of China: Qin Dynasty
The first Qin emperor seized the power at the age of 22 in 238 BC.
All the regional governments were subordinate to the central government, which was ruled by the emperor himself.
The tyranny of Emperor Qin Shi Huang and his successor resulted in wide opposition throughout the country.
www.travelchinaguide.com /intro/history/qin   (733 words)

 Antarctica: Emperor Penguins
The Emperor Penguin is not a common sight in the Antarctic Peninsula and is usually found further south (i.e.
The Emperor Penguin is the pinnacle of all penguins.
The Emperor Penguin was very aware of our ship, even though we were circling through sea ice up to 1km away.
www.cybamuse.com /antarctica/emperor.htm   (184 words)

 Antarctic Penguins (Adelie and Emperor)
Above: Emperor penguins arriving in a single column in autumn, on a barely frozen ocean.
Emperors are the most unfaithful of all penguins: 78 percent of mating pairs go their separate ways after only one year !
When underwater, emperor penguins are really fast, up to 60 km/h.
www.gdargaud.net /Antarctica/Penguins.html   (1864 words)

The emperor's power often came from the support of the army, and many emperors were good militatry leaders.
Among his many duties, the Roman emperor supported elaborate building campaigns to provide for the needs of the people with public baths, theaters, temples, and amphitheaters.
At death, the emperor was proclaimed a god and the throne passed on to his heir -- usually a relative or a promising young man adopted by the emperor.
carlos.emory.edu /ODYSSEY/ROME/emperor.html   (95 words)

 emperor. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
An emperor continuously ruled over the eastern segment of the Roman Empire, which became known as the Byzantine Empire, until the 15th cent.
In the West, after the fall of the empire, the title was revived with the crowning of Charlemagne (800).
In 1721 the Russian czar Peter I adopted the title emperor, and his example was followed in the 19th cent.
www.bartleby.com /65/em/emperor.html   (273 words)

 Emperor Penguin
Emperors are only found on and around the Antarctic continent; Kings are found further north.
To tell an Emperor from a King notice that the tear-drop shaped ear patches are yellow on Emperors and are open.
Emperors weigh around 30 to 40kg, their weight varies a great deal during the year.
www.adelie.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk /species_notes/emp.htm   (271 words)

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