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In the 1500s and 1600s, for instance, the throned dynasts of Europe, Africa and Asia all put the same technology—gunpowder—to widely disparate uses and ends.
Where They Got Their Grit Alexander Rose 2011
That detracts from the proceedings' significance, but not by much; the Murdoch dynasts, Rupert and James, will still be there.
The royal houses of the East also displayed few qualms about granting space to its female dynasts on coins and statuary.
Caesars’ Wives Annelise Freisenbruch 2010
The Lodi dynasts who ruled from circa 1451 to 1526 also identified themselves as Afghans, not as Pashtuns.
They are widely noticed during the Lodi and Suri periods, the two short-lived dynasties usually referred to as the last of the Afghan dynasties in north India, who competed with and then were displaced by the Mughals as they became established as the ruling dynasts in Delhi-centered Hindustan.
The FO wanted to throw the Balfour Declaration on the dustbin of history as oil was becoming more relevant in their cosying up to the dynasts of the Middle East ... at the Jews ', and ultimately the Palestinian Arabs', expense.
Their rise in economic and political stature resulted from extensive state patronage repeatedly dispensed toward them by various kinsmen who needed to reaffirm and buttress political alliances among tribal constituencies as they replaced each other as dynasts in Kabul. 5 Muhin Shah was an elder in a family of Peshin Sayyids whose lands were confiscated by the ever more active and aggressive Durrani nobility concentrated around Qandahar.
The dynasts have already almost destroyed this nation.
That might alter the generation count in either direction or have no net effect; although one logical response might well be for dynasts or would-be dynasts to try to produce the heir and spare as soon as possible!
As a teacher he had shaped the minds of some of the most powerful dynasts in Italy.
Delizia! John Dickie 2008