Iron Warriors

Just as the Emperor shaped His warriors with His will and intellect, so too did Terra leave her mark on the warriors raised from her soil. These marks, or scars it might be more accurate to say, often shaped a Space Marine Legion’s culture, values and methods of war in ways as subtle and deep as the mysteries woven into their flesh. To understand how many of the Legions became as they were, one must first understand Terra. Soaked in blood, ignorance and atrocity, Ancient Terra in the time before the rise of the Emperor was devoid of hope and existed in a state of darkness. The only order was that of tyrants: The Emperor changed that — first with His hosts forged from the techno-barbarian tribes, then with his army of gene-forged Thunder Warriors , then with the creation of the Legiones Astartes. With blood and fire he tamed Terra, bringing order and enlightenment where before there had been none. It was this transformation that the VII Legion was made to protect.

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Condition is superb for being excavated which points to it being found long ago in a pagan cremation grave or barrow. Note gold wire inlay in cross guard. Pommel most likely had the same design but it has been obscured through ground action.

In the middle ages torture was used to extract information, force confessions, punish suspects, frighten opponents, and satisfy personal hatred.

That one single ideal was the main driving force for the CME of the GWR, Charles Benjamin Collett, who was naturally intent on pursuing the beliefs of his former governor, George Jackson Churchward, the brilliant engineer who initiated the succession of GWR locomotives by designing the prototype No ’40’ named as ‘North Star’ and built as an Atlantic The reason he decided on this wheel arrangement was for comparison purposes, having persuaded the GWR Board members that the French De Glehn 4-cylinder locomotives were far superior to our machines and furthermore made the case for purchasing 3 of those engines, including No ‘La France’ left which was used to haul the inaugural ‘Cornish Riviera Express’ in and continued to work the train for many years.

The Alfred De Glehn design was of a compound engine; high pressured inside cylinders driving the second axle, with low pressure outer assemblies motioning the first drive axle, a system recognised as ‘Divided Drive’ which Churchward adopted for ‘North Star’ and also copied the taper boiler design and replicated the Belpaire firebox, with the styling of the leading bogie also taken from the De Glehn ‘Locomotive Manual’. Thus ‘North Star’ was the starting point for the famous ‘Star’ class, paving the way for the superb ‘Castles’, which were soon found to be both economical and powerful locomotives; capable of handling the passenger expresses of the day.

Thus the Locomotive Committee of the directors appealed to the Civil Engineer to relax the limitation on axle loading, but found that any new structures were allowed 22 tons of loading for 4-cylinder engines; furthermore there were just 4 bridges that were in need of strengthening and the Bridge Stress Committee were requested to put the work in hand as soon as possible, as well as asking for an extra half a ton leeway; this was subsequently granted.

CB Collett was then instructed to design a larger locomotive capable of hauling ton loads as far as Taunton and tons unassisted over the Devon banks, with an axle load of a maximum The three ways that Collett could increase the Tractive Effort, was by increasing the boiler operating pressure; raising the swept volume of the cylinders via a longer stroke or a larger diameter compared to the ‘Castle’ class or decreasing the size of the drive wheels. The net result was a larger boiler, very well designed by F W Hawksworth, operating at lb.

Charles Collett was left with no choice, but to decrease the drive wheel sizes from 6 ft 8.

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The IVth Legion became a byword for punishing warfare and for mastery in siege craft, both in defence and assault. Its Primarch Perturabo was likewise known as a ruthless and effective warlord; a master strategist whose razor-edged mind could fathom the hidden weakness in any foe and exploit it with savage and decisive action — a general to whom defeat was anathema and victory worth any price paid in blood to gain it. This lauded record masked a long-simmering discord within the IVth Legion itself, however.

A discord bred by ill use and slights both real and imagined which, as time went on, was given outward sign by a marked distance and growing distrust between the Iron Warriors Legion and the Great Crusade it served.

Arming Swords. The arming sword (also sometimes called a knight’s or knightly sword) is the single handed cruciform sword of the High Middle Ages, in common use between ca. and , remaining in rare use into the 16th century.

One line rowle with the line upon it Two staples or bank hooks Two rules of two foot apiece Three mallets Two spare planing irons If a joiner had these tools, then a lutemaker could certainly have had them. A Spnaish inventory of a violero”s workshop tools is reproduced in Lute News 71, p. There is also the inventory of tools of a lutemaker in Leiden, published in Vlam, Chr.

Surviving tools A few tools survive from my chosen period and indeed from much earlier; some Roman planes survive, as do Viking ones, and they seem remarkably familiar to the modern carpenter in their design. Some of the Viking tools have been shown to be steel-tipped, for instance iron plane blades with steel edges forged on; plane blades were still being made like this in the 19th century, which helps to justify my use of Victorian blades for my reconstructed tools.

Nautical disasters have preserved useful examples of preserved early tools, for instance planes and a carpenter”s rule survive from the Mary Rose, sunk in and partly recovered from the bed of the Solent in Jointer plane from Mary Rose Rule from Mary Rose It is interesting to note that that the Mary Rose rule has an eighth of an inch as its smallest division. This gives an insight into the attitude to measurement in an age when every artefact was custom made: A slightly less well-known disaster than the loss of the Mary Rose is the failure of William Barents” expedition to find the North East Passage to the Indies, by trying to sail round the north coast of Russia.

The expedition got caught in the ice in , and the explorers were forced to build a shelter and spend a winter in Novaya Zemlya. In the spring, they left their camp, only to find their ship had been crushed by the pack ice, and so they had to build a new boat for their return journey. They could not carry very much in this boat, and so had to abandon many of their tools.

Their cabin, still standing, and containing tools, clothing and other items, was rediscovered in the 19th century, and these historic artefacts are now in the Netherlands, in the Rijksmuseum. Tools recovered from Barents” camp in Novaya Zemlya, now in the Rijksmuseum, include a brace and bit, plane, plane blade or iron.

Iron Warriors

His position as curator of the museum gave him enough visibility to become highly influential on Danish archaeology. A well-known and well-liked figure, he explained his system in person to visitors at the museum, many of them professional archaeologists. They were terrible and strong, and the ghastly action of Ares was theirs, and violence.

Unification Wars-era IV Legion Colour Scheme. For decades the Iron Warriors Legion was the battering ram of the Great Crusade, a maul used to tear down every impregnable fortress or unassailable citadel that dared to stand in the path of the Emperor’s IV th Legion became a byword for punishing warfare and for mastery in siege craft, both in defence and assault.

The Ordovices in the north east and the Silures in the south east are but two of these early tribes, the names of which are not their own but those given them by late Roman invaders. The tribes of Wales developed regional styles of working iron, gold, and other metals, following the exquisite western European style known as La Tene after the village of La Tene in Switzerland. At the same time as iron was introduced to Britain a new crop of settlers arrived from northern Europe.

These were the Celts, whose cultural influence cannot be overstated. Traditional history has viewed the Celts as fierce conquerors who swept away the vestiges of earlier cultures and took complete control of Welsh society. A more balanced and likely theory is that the actual number of Celtic newcomers was low, and though they managed to dominate the culture of the earlier inhabitants of Wales, they did so without changing the overall physical or racial characteristics.

So the Welsh of today are more likely to owe their physiognomy, if not their culture, to the Beaker People rather than the later Celts. The Iron Age is the age of the Celt in Britain. Over the or so years leading up to the first Roman invasion a Celtic culture established itself throughout the British Isles. Who were these Celts? The Celts as we know them today exist largely in the magnificence of their art and the words of the Romans who fought them.

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Usually the mundane “Well, I’m off to work,” “I think I’ll call it a night,” “Gotta use the head”, ” Going to the Store ” type of comment, rarely related to the plot. The British or The Roaring ’20s equivalent would be “I have to see a man about a horse or dog. If the character is The Ditz , a Bad Liar , or simply desperate to get away, they may come up with a less plausible excuse, like “I think I hear my mother calling me” or “I need to take my goldfish to the vet. Alternatively, a clever Deadpan Snarker may offer a blatantly nonsensical excuse as a form of deliberate snub.

When a character wants the remaining characters to know what they are up to , they’ll often go with a blatantly transparent “I have a thing with a guy” excuse.

ANT 3. Dug Viking “Bearded” Battle Axe. Textbook example in superb condition, dug near Kharkiv, Ukraine. 9thth Cent. AD. Axes were ubiquitous to Viking warfare and were common grave offerings.

Share this article Share He also played the computer game Grand Theft Auto, which sends the player’s character on a violent crime spree. Callaghan, a jobless shop fitter, had no previous convictions and at the time of the killing was not receiving treatment for his mental health problems. He was known by his friends to be violent after drinking alcohol.

As a six-year-old he had threatened his mother with a kitchen knife. While a young child Callaghan had been referred to the community psychiatric nurse on three occasions as his mother struggled to control his behaviour, the court heard. Mr Kearl said that in the early hours of December 28 last year Callaghan ‘went on a rampage of escalating violence’ after ‘ consuming most of a bottle of vodka’.

The attacks all happened within a mile of his home in Hull. First, he confronted Rebecca Johnson, 20, and Danni Burham, 17, as they sat on a bench eating a takeaway. Callaghan scrawled a message on a mirror in lipstick apologising for killing Ms Roberton Callaghan smashed the axe into the bench between them and pulled out his knife. Callaghan straddled him and swung the axe at his head.

Mr Morrow managed to grab the axe, get to his feet and escape. Next Callaghan threatened cyclist Jamie Netherton by waving the axe above his head. Mr Netherton fled and Callaghan attacked Mrs Roberton, leaving her dying on the bedroom floor. He smashed a hole in their front door with his axe, demanded alcohol and threatened to kill Mr Thejeel.

Medieval Torture

In the Saki doujinshi Saki: Buchou Monogatari, which takes place in an AU in which Hisa went to Kazekoshi, Hisa, being invited to go out to karaoke with some of her classmates, also invites Mihoko, who refuses because it’s against school rules. After Mihoko gives her answers two of Hisa’s classmates tell her that they knew Mihoko would refuse, and that it was better not to have invited her at all, because she is “super serious” and “annoying.

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Many are sold before we have a chance to list them. Please email us with your exact request we probably have it or can get it. Click image for more details. Axes with thick blades are not war axes they are farming axes. Almost all the axes you have seen or offered as a Viking war axe have not been. Open and closes as well as the day they were made. It is curently exibited in the Germanic National Museum in Nuremberg. This is a near identical Victorian reproduction that fooled even the experts.

You won’t find a better one. Please do not confuse this with contemporary imitations made in India. Consisting of a slender blade with strong medial ridge and sharpened tip. Socket decorated with twisted rods and two attached lugs one with broken tip. Hexagonal grommet at socket entrance with a piece missing.

Queen wields Palace jobs axe: Senior staff fired and morale ‘at rock bottom’ in austerity purge

Share 1k shares Another man who held a senior position at Windsor, where he was responsible for planning the Royal Family’s private and public entertaining as well as ceremonial and state events, has been sent packing after eight years, while a third, a manager in the IT department at Buckingham Palace, has been forced out after 12 years. The fourth man had worked in various departments for close to 30 years and was said to be shell-shocked.

He wasn’t much cheered by this. Positions in the Royal Household are notoriously poorly paid. Most employees, however, work for the Queen out of pride and loyalty — and the understanding that they have a job for life.

Nov 12,  · Uma das mais seminais e injustiçadas bandas da história do rock, o Iron Butterfly finalmente, nestes anos 90, parece estar tendo o seu enorme valor reconhecido tanto pelos fãs de classic/acid rock quanto pelos fãs de rock progressivo.

Arrowheads made of bone and antler found in Nydam Mose 3rd – 5th century Ancient Greek bronze leaf-shaped, trefoil and triangular arrowheads. Some arrowheads made of quartz In the Stone Age , people used sharpened bone, flintknapped stones, flakes, and chips of rock as weapons and tools. Such items remained in use throughout human civilization, with new materials used as time passed.

As archaeological artifacts such objects are classed as projectile points , without specifying whether they were projected by a bow or by some other means such as throwing since the specific means of projection the bow, the arrow shaft, the spear shaft, etc. Those that have survived are usually made of stone, primarily consisting of flint , obsidian or chert. In many excavations, bone, wooden, and metal arrowheads have also been found.

Stone projectile points dating back 64, years were excavated from layers of ancient sediment in Sibudu Cave , South Africa. Examinations found traces of blood and bone residues, and glue made from a plant-based resin that was used to fasten them on to a wooden shaft. This indicated ” cognitively demanding behavior” required to manufacture glue.

While “most attributes such as micro-residue distribution patterns and micro-wear will develop similarly on points used to tip spears, darts or arrows” and “explicit tests for distinctions between thrown spears and projected arrows have not yet been conducted” the researchers find “contextual support” for the use of these points on arrows: This is an argument for the use of traps, perhaps including snares.

If snares were used, the use of cords and knots which would also have been adequate for the production of bows is implied. The employment of snares also demonstrates a practical understanding of the latent energy stored in bent branches, the main principle of bow construction.

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The IVth Legion became a byword for punishing warfare and for mastery in siege craft, both in defence and assault. Its Primarch Perturabo was likewise known as a ruthless and effective warlord; a master strategist whose razor-edged mind could fathom the hidden weakness in any foe and exploit it with savage and decisive action — a general to whom defeat was anathema and victory worth any price paid in blood to gain it.

This lauded record masked a long-simmering discord within the IVth Legion itself, however. A discord bred by ill use and slights both real and imagined which, as time went on, was given outward sign by a marked distance and growing distrust between the Iron Warriors Legion and the Great Crusade it served. A growing bitterness festered in the hearts of its increasingly paranoid and withdrawn Primarch.

A brief geology of granite. The geology of Cornwall and Devon consists primarily of granites, sandstones and slates. Over millennia, episodes of extreme compression, submersion, heat and erosion have exposed the granites that now provide many of the visually distinctive features in this part of the country.

He was a demi-god born from Zeus , the king of the gods, and a human woman who herself, was the granddaughter of Perseus, a demigod son of Zeus. While he had superior talent in all areas, he had a number of personality issues. He beat his lyre instructor, Linus to death after he reprimanded Heracles for making errors, so he lived as a shepherd afterward to calm his temper. He thus became a splendid man who accomplished several great deeds that caused the King of Thebes to grant Heracles his daughter, Megara.

They had two children, and he earned the right to succeed the king. He was both young and strong and it seemed that there was no match for him among humans. His future seemed bright, having married the king’s daughter and bearing two children, but Zeus’s wife, Hera , detested the child born between Zeus and a human. She meddled with his fate at every opportunity, and she started by sending madness to him that caused him to kill his family.

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