Cimmerian


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intensely dark and gloomy as with perpetual darkness

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The other thing I loved about this car was its registration, 3 CCC, which stands for Colt Car Company, although I like to think it may also be for Conan the Cimmerian's car.
in a manner worthy of Baireuth [sic]" with darkened auditorium (St James's Gazette 14 May 1895: 12) while a performance of Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas to mark the bi-centenary of his death was given in "Cimmerian darkness" (The Standard 21 Nov.
Zoe Lescaze's sumptuously produced PALEOART: VISIONS OF THE PREHISTORIC PAST(Taschen, $100) is a gore-soaked portfolio that takes us into the realms of the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous periods and beyond, as envisioned by the Cimmerian imaginations of Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins, Charles R.
Believe me, Queen, your swarthy Cimmerian Doth make your honour of his body's hue, Spotted, detestable, and abominable.
Ovid in his Metamorphoses (11.592-604) describes the deeply silent cave where Sleep dwells, whence the soporific river of forgetfulness emerges: 'Near the Cimmerian country is a cave, deeply recessed, a hollow mountainside, the secret dwelling place of languid Sleep ...
Howard, R.E.: <<Black Colossus>>, en The Coming of Conan the Cimmerian. New York: Del Rey, 2003, pp.
For military matters in a narrow sense, note for instance a letter from Uruk, YOS 21,8, which shows that seventy Akkadian arrowheads were worth one shekel of silver and that for the same amount one could buy one-hundred Cimmerian arrowheads or eight [.sup.sa]ga-ra-nM-spear points.
Magnesia may have been ruled for a time by the Lydians, and was for some time under the control of the Persians, and subject to Cimmerian raids.
1) which is the result of subduction beneath the southern active continental margin of Cimmerian plate.
A quest that begins as a personal vendetta for the fierce Cimmerian warrior soon turns into an epic battle against hulking rivals 2011 ***
How I wished I were an ancient Cimmerian rather than a modern-day Cuban.
Above the early Cimmerian unconformity, the Upper Triassic and Jurassic sequence were deposited in turbiditic basins, geometry of which is still poorly known [40].
Cabbing back to the city, the bedimmed Lower East Side housing projects north of the Williamsburg Bridge stared down like Cimmerian sentinels, welcoming us back to the Twilight Zone.
-- (1993) 'The cimmerian darkness of intrigue: queen mothers, Christianity and truth in Akuapem history', Journal of Religion in Africa 23 (1): 2-43.
The role of the Cimmerian Unconformity (Early Cretaceous) on the kaolinitization and reservoir quality evolution of Triassic sandstones of the Snorre Field, North Sea.