The Bermuda Railway Trail is the linear park that is all that remains of the old Bermuda Railway, which ran from 1931 to 1948.Having banned the use of cars in the early 20th century, the question of internal transportation led to the creation of the Bermuda Railway. The 22-mile-long Bermuda Railway service served Bermuda from 1931 to 1948.
Sacred Things and Holy Bodies: Collecting Relics from Late Antiquity to the Early RenaissanceKlein, Holger A.TREASURES OF HEAVEN: Saints, Relics, and Devotion in Medieval Europe (2011)AbstractThe bodies of the martyrs, after having been exposed and insulted in every way for six days, and afterwards burned and turned to ashes, were swept by the wicked into the river Rhône which flows near by, so that not even a relic of them might still appear upon the earth.
MinnesotaMinnesota, a territory organized in 1849 and named for a Sioux Indian word meaning & 34;Sky-tinted water,& 34; was admitted to the Union 11 May, the 32nd State.Minnesota, a wooden steam frigate, was laid down in May 1854 by Washington Navy Yard, launched 1 December 1855, sponsored by Miss Suson L.
By Danièle CybulskieOf the millions of people who’ve lived on Earth, we know barely a fraction of their names. Even in periods in which thorough records were kept, time, the elements, and human actions have eroded our stockpile of documents, leaving us with just a few remembered names from the past. There are a few things that medieval people did that increased their odds of their names surviving, and they happen to be things moderns can do if they want to be remembered, too.
Understanding Grettir as an Ethical Hero: Comparing Havamal and Grettir’s SagaBy Patricia LafayllvePublished Online (2013)Introduction: The Icelandic family sagas are replete with heroes, fighting men and strong women who stood with their teeth to the wind and carved a life for themselves out of an inhospitable world.
Support Structures in Crusading Armies, 1095-1241By David BenjaminPhD Dissertation, University of Leicester, 2015Abstract: This thesis will examine the support structures in crusading armies from the First Crusade, launched in 1095, to the end of the Barons’ Crusade, in 1241. Support structures were the networks through which resources were channelled in order to support crusaders during the expeditions to the Holy Land and the eastern Mediterranean.