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  Roderic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the spring of 711, Roderic was campaigning against the Basques and Franks near the north Iberian town of Pamplona.
Roderic marched his forces south and met Tariq's men at the Battle of the Rio Barbate or the Battle of Guadalete in the Province of Cadiz.
Roderic is believed to have died in the battle, though his exact fate is unknown.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Roderic   (743 words)

 Encyclopedia: Roderic
Roderic (Roderick; Rodrigo in Spanish and Portuguese, see Rurik for etymology), is reputed to be the last king of the Visigoths (709—711).
With the rise of Roderic to the throne of the Visigoths in Iberia, and with the death in 710 CE of the previous king, Witiza, the relatives and partisans of the latter fled to Ceuta (Septa) in North Africa, on the northern shore of the Maghreb.
A vassal or liege, in the terminology that both preceded and accompanied the feudalism of medieval Europe, is one who enters into mutual obligations with a lord, usually of military support and mutual protection, in exchange for certain guarantees, which came to include the terrain held as a fief.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Roderic   (2078 words)

 Roderic Cliché's House   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Roderic gives the houses on either side but a passing glance, withdrawing his keys from his robe as he hauls himself up the three steps to his own front door; the door, wooden with a brazen nameplate at eye level, opens easily and reveals the unlit parlor beyond its threshold.
Roderic's desk--a sturdily built wooden affair--fills most of the floorspace, leaving very little room for the one chair in front of it, the excessively cushioned rocking chair behind it, and the two partially full bookcases behind the rocker.
Roderic has seen to it that the table and countertop have plenty of room inbetween them; various boxes and canisters are placed at spacious intervals as needed--though with apparently very little forethought or organization.
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 Roderic -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Roderic (in Spanish Rodrigo), was the last king of the (A member of the western group of Goths who sacked Rome and created a kingdom in present-day Spain and southern France) Visigoths ((Click link for more info and facts about 710) 710 - (Click link for more info and facts about 711) 711).
He deposed the previous king, Achila, and took control of (A city in central Spain on the Tagus river; famous for steel and swords since the first century) Toledo.
Later ballads and chronicles inflated this tale and attributed Julian's enmity to this, but personal power politics may have played a larger part.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/r/ro/roderic.htm   (553 words)

Roderic, Ral, and Arthur set out to restive Roderic's sword and on the way they are hailed by Edwin, an old friend of Rod's.
Roderic and Morna saw the explosion on their way back from a night of "entertainment".
Roderic and Morna get to the keep and discover it to be deserted and while looking at a notice posted by the entrance to the keep they meet and speak to a Master Lich (who turns out to be quite crazy), before he goes nuts and attacks them with a Death Brusher Fireball.
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 Legends and Romances of Spain: VII. Roderic, Last of the Goths
Witiza, his predecessor, had slain Roderic's father, the governor of a province, and, whether to gratify his revenge or purely because of his ambitions, Roderic succeeded in having the claims of Witiza's two sons set aside and in securing the crown for himself.
Roderic, we are told, was a ruler of evil and scandalous character.
Roderic revealed his name to the father, who, deeply impressed by the tone of penitence in his voice, knelt beside him and ministered to the stricken monarch throughout the long night hours.
www.sacred-texts.com /neu/lrs/lrs09.htm   (2945 words)

 University of Leeds | Prospective students | Webcast | Graduations
Roderic Lyne is one of the most distinguished graduates of the School of History since the Second World War.
This is a crucial period in Russia's post-Soviet re-orientation, and Sir Roderic is at the heart of forging new relationships and understandings.
Indeed, it is said that his daughter was almost born in the ambulance, because her father was deeply involved in watching a Manchester United game at the time.
www.leeds.ac.uk /media/grads/2002/lyne.htm   (402 words)

 Honor the fallen: Army Sgt. Roderic A. Solomon
But a year after Sgt. Roderic Solomon, 32, was killed in a crash last March 28, she finds that her once-steadfast faith has been badly shaken.
Roderic served during the first Gulf War, but when he told his parents in 2002 that he wanted to sign up again, to make the Army a career, they pleaded with him to change his mind.
But the one that gives her chills is a snapshot of Roderic standing in front of a Bradley.
www.militarycity.com /valor/256522.html   (665 words)

 Fallen Heroes Memorial: Army Sgt. Roderic A. Solomon
Leave a message in memory of this soldier, and/or to the loved ones left behind.
"I give my prayers to Roderic and his family.I was a neighbor and he had a caring wife and sweet young children,who wore his hats after he died and talked proudly of their FATHER who they deeply loved.I give all my prayer to his family.RODERIC,will be miss and never forgotten."
Never lose your belief that you will someday be with Roderic again and your joy will be full.
www.fallenheroesmemorial.com /oif/profiles/solomonroderica.html   (1235 words)

 When There Can Be Only One by RSS
Roderic apparently wants to keep their affair a secret from Matilda; Amanda decides to honor his wishes.
Roderic yanks her sword from her hand and pushes her across the room.
Amanda and Nick sense Roderic and Matilda at a nearby abandoned rail yard.
www.daire.org /hlraven/whentcbo1.html   (1957 words)

 SIL Bibliography: Roderic F. Casali   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Casali, Roderic F. Review of: Natural phonology: the state of the art, Bernhard Hurch and Richard A. Rhodes, editors.
Casali, Roderic F. "A typology of vowel coalescence."
Casali, Roderic F. "NCs in Moghamo: Prenasalized onsets or heterosyllabic clusters?."
www.ethnologue.com /show_author.asp?auth=Casali%2C+Roderic+F%2E   (129 words)

 The Poison Plot: The Adventures of Roderic
When his parents disappear, Roderic di Venice resolves to find them, and stumbles across unexpected treachery.
Miss Jenkins thrills young readers as she incorporates the basic concept of respect for authority in the story line.
From Roderic's first assignment guarding Anne until the very end of the book, the reader doesn't know what will happen next or how the characters will deal with it.
www.theadventuresofroderic.com   (403 words)

 Poet: Roderic Quinn - All poems of Roderic Quinn
Poet: Roderic Quinn - All poems of Roderic Quinn
Free Poetry E-Book: 8 poems of Roderic Quinn
Roderic Quinn (brother of Patrick Edward Quinn) was born in Sydney.
www.poemhunter.com /roderic-quinn/poet-7308   (244 words)

 Knight, Roderic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Roderic Knight earned both his MA (1968) and Ph.D. (1973) from UCLA.
His research interests include Africa (the Mandinka of The Gambia, the 21-string harp-lute called kora) and India (Baiga, Muria, and Pardhan peoples of Madhya Pradesh).
Parts of collection described in collector's MA thesis, "An Analytical Study of Music for the Kora, A West African Harp Lute" (1971).
www.ethnomusic.ucla.edu /Archive/bioknight.htm   (162 words)

 ALL ABOUT ROMANCE reviews Highland Flame by Lois Greiman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Highland Flame is the story of the Laird of the clan MacGowan, a tempestuous flaming-haired beauty named The Flame, and her supposed rival, Roderic Forbes, the Rogue.
This book would have been just as exciting if his part were ended earlier; it would have been more enjoyable to watch Roderic woo and win his lady on his home turf with his relatives egging him on.
Although it was certainly touching when Flanna finally admitted her love to Roderic, it came too late.
www.likesbooks.com /llbattrr59.html   (450 words)

 Roderic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Roderic Knight Professor of Ethnomusicology at Oberlin (USA) whose research interests include Mandinka drumming from West Africa.
Walkington Family Society Founded 1988 by Roderic Walkington.
Help build the largest human-edited directory on the web.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Roderic.html   (93 words)

 Peace Corps Online | September 4, 1973 - Dayton Daily News: RPCVs remember Peace Corps Volunteer Roderic Turner who ...
Roderic Turner served in Ethiopia and died in September, 1973.
Returned Volunteers remember Roderic Turner and leave their condolences to family and friends.
PCOL is not responsible for broken links which may have changed.
www.peacecorpsonline.org /messages/messages/467/2018422.html   (952 words)

 A Dark Turn by RSS
Amanda takes Roderic to her house after having met him while she was in the marketplace.
Roderic goes on the attack and soon has Amanda off balance, disarming and tripping her.
Roderic raises his blade then exclaims, “Nevermore!” But his hands shake, then he screams and throws his sword away.
www.daire.org /hlraven/darkturn.html   (2665 words)

 Quote Details: Roderic Owen: The important thing is... - The Quotations Page
Quote Details: Roderic Owen: The important thing is...
The important thing is to know when to laugh, or since laughing is somewhat undignified to smile.
Log in using the form to the left, or register as a new user.
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 Catholic Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Roderic, also called Rudericus and Rodrigo, was a priest at Cabra who was assaulted by his two brothers, one a Muslim and the other a lapsed Catholic.
He was denounced by the Muslim brother and imprisoned for falling away from the Islamic faith.
Roderic proclaimed that he had always been a Christian, but was charged with apostasy.
www.catholic.org /saints/saint.php?saint_id=4622   (191 words)

 Roderic Dallas
Roderic Dallas was born in Mount Stanley, Queensland on 30th July, 1891.
Dallas joined the Australian Army in 1913 but on the outbreak of the First World War applied for a transfer to the Royal Flying Corps.
Roderic Dallas, who was second only to Captain Robert Little in Australia's table of top flying aces, was shot down and killed by the German Ace, Johannes Werner, on 1st June 1918.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /FWWdallas.htm   (161 words)

Roderic I. Pettigrew, Ph.D., M.D., Named First Director,
Bethesda, Maryland — Ruth L. Kirschstein, M.D., acting director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), today announced the appointment of Roderic I. Pettigrew, Ph.D., M.D., as the first director of the NIH's National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB).
Pettigrew is currently Professor of Radiology, Medicine (Cardiology) and Bioengineering and Director of the Emory Center for MR Research, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia.
bsa.od.nih.gov /Pettigrew.htm   (731 words)

 Roderic Properties Virginia - Information and Links
Roderic P. Quirk, Tae-Hee Cheong, and James A...
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9:40a-10:00a Qing Ge and Roderic P. Riffle, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University,SYNTHESIS AND PROPERTIES OF NOVEL UV...
www.homeowners-choice.com /virginia%20property/roderic--properties--virginia.html   (730 words)

 John Roderic McPherson
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McPHERSON, John Roderic, senator, born in Livingston county, New York, 9 May, 1883.
He was educated in the public schools and in Genesco academy, and engaged in farming and stock-raising, removing to Hudson City, New Jersey, in 1858.
www.famousamericans.net /johnrodericmcpherson   (392 words)

 Roderic O'Conor Online
Roderic O'Conor in Commercial Galleries and Auction Houses
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All images and text on this Roderic O'Conor page are copyright 1999-2005 by John Malyon/Artcyclopedia, unless otherwise noted.
www.artcyclopedia.com /artists/oconor_roderic.html   (78 words)

 Roderic Jeffries Bibliography
Peter Alding, Jeffrey Ashford, Roderic Graeme, Graham Hastings
RODERIC JEFFRIES was born in London in 1926 and was educated at Southampton's School of Navigation.
In 1943 he went to sea with the New Zealand Shipping Company and returned to England in 1949 where he was subsequently called to the Bar.
www.fantasticfiction.co.uk /authors/Roderic_Jeffries.htm   (119 words)

 First World War.com - Who's Who - Roderic Dallas
First World War.com - Who's Who - Roderic Dallas
Roderic Dallas (1891-1918) was Australia's second-highest scoring air ace during World War One, with 32 victories to his credit.
Born in Mount Stanley, Queensland on 30 July 1891, Dallas joined the Australian Army on the eve of war in 1913.
www.firstworldwar.com /bio/dallas.htm   (162 words)

 Roderic Properties Virginia - PA. Mortgages, Insurance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Williamson, Mark A. and Parnell, Roderic A., Jr.
9:40a-10:00a Qing Ge and Roderic P. Riffle, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, SYNTHESIS AND PROPERTIES OF NOVEL UV...
Hydric soil properties as influenced by land-use in Southeast Virginia wet flats...
www.virginia-property.info /virg-prop/roderic--properties--virginia.html   (598 words)

 Books Written By Roderic Pettigrew - Textbook Land   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
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Andre J., M.D. Duerinckx, Andre J. Duerinckx, Charles B. Higgins, Roderic Pettigrew, Charles B., M.D. Higgins
Roderic I Pettigrew, Cheryl A Fee, King C Li
www.textbookland.com /author/Roderic+Pettigrew   (104 words)

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