Friday, May 18, 2007

  • GREAT RUSSIA, the official title about 2-nd floor. 17 century. The european part of Russian state inhabited predominary Russian. In an imperial title it was used from 16 century; as the geographycal concept has arisen in connection with apposition of Left-bank Ukraine (Small Russia). Since 19 century. Velikorossija.
  • GREAT ENNEADA, geliopolskaja Enneada, in egyptian mythology the great nine of gods: Atum and eight gods induced by him: SHu, Tefnut, Geb, the Chick pea, Osiris, Set, Isida, Neftida.
  • GREAT MOGULS, dynasty of governors in t. n. Empires Mogolskoj in 1526-1858 (India). It is based Baburom. The most outstanding representatives - Akbar, Dzhahangir, the Check - Dzhahan, Aurangzeb. After capture to 1803 Delhi the English colonialists paid to Great Moguls pension, and in 1858 they have abolished a dynasty of Great Moguls officially and India has transfered under a direct control of the English corona.
  • GREAT BRIDGES, city (with 1940) on Ukraine, the Lvov region, in 16 kms from zh.-d. An item. The mine worker. 5,7 thousand inhabitants (1991). Factory of galanterejno-household items, etc. It is based in 1472.
  • GREAT LAKES (Great Lakes), system of lakes (the Upper lake, Guron, Michigan, Erie and Ontario) in the USA and Canada. 245,2 thousand êì2, water volume of 22,7 thousand êì3 - the largest clump of a fresh water on the Earth. A drainage on r. St.. Lawrence (from an eskar. Ontario) in Atlantic ok. Intensive navigation. Fishery. Lock canals have created a waterway for courts of admiralty in length ok. 3000 kms. Great Lakes are connected by shipping canals with r. Hudson and with bass. Mississipi. Main ports: Chicago, Milwaukee, Detroit, Cleveland, Buffalo, Toronto.
  • GREAT PLAINS (Great Plains), the submontane plateau flanging from the orient Cordilleras the Sowing. America, in the USA and Canada. Length ok. 3600 kms, width of 500-800 kms. An altitude from 500 m on the orient up to 1700 m in the west. It is combined by crystalline breeds, limestones, sandstones and loess-like loams. It is hardly dismembered; in the south karst. Deposits of petroleum and gas, brown coal, potassium salts. Steppe and semidesert landscapes. Pascual cattle breeding, agriculture.
  • " GREAT CHETI-MINEI ", collection paterikov, zhity sacred, compositions of ecclesiastical writers, kormchih books, certificates, letters, etc. Are constituted in 30-40-Ñ by of 16 century in Moscow under a guiding of metropolitan of Macarius. 12 volumes, 27 thousand handwritten pages with a decorative pattern.
  • GREAT GOGOTUN, in egyptian mythology the godhood by the way the white goose, which mode goes back to myths about a birth of the sun in appearance of a bird.
  • GRAND DUKE, 1) the chapter of great principalities in Russia 10-15 centuries and Russian state 15 - is grey. 16 centuries 2) In Russian empire the member of an imperial surname, the close relative of emperor or the empress (the circulation - " your imperial highnes "). 3) the Part of a full title of the Russian emperor (" grand duke Finnish " and so forth).
  • The GREAT MASTER, see. The grandmaster.
  • GREAT OCEAN, see. Pacific ocean.
  • The GREAT FAST, the season (7 weeks before passover) during which believers - christians abstain from vegetarian nutrition, do not participate in amusements, do not marry.
  • GREAT MARCHING, see. A northwest marching.
  • " GREAT SPLIT ", in a history of the papacy the season (1378-1417) when an apostolic see two or simultaneously took three dads struggling among themselves. The end to " Great split " has put Konstantssky the cathedral 1414-18 which eliminated of three dads and have elected new dad (Martina V).
  • GREAT USTYUG, city in the Russian Federation, the Vologda region, on r. Sukhona. A depot. 36,2 thousand inhabitants (1992). Factories: mechanic, litejno-mechanic, sudostroitelno-repair; shchetinno-brush factory; wood-working, mild and a food-processing industry. Center of art handcrafts (since 17 century): blackening on silver (see. Velikoustjuzhskoe blackening on silver), a canework, a thread and paintings on a birch bark (factory " Velikoustjuzhskie patterns "), a pinching out, etc. The Study of local lore museum. It is known with 1207. Monuments of 17 architecture century: church of Ascension, Mihailo-archangelical and the Trinity - Gledensky a monastery, the Dormition fast.
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