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en given name an abbreviation of emmanuel.

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  • law does not develop systematically until a state with a centralized police authority has appeared. for this development a written language is not required, but necessarily the earliest known legal codes are those of literate societies. examples of early law systems are to be found in the code of hammurabi (babylonia), the laws of manu (india), and the mosaic code (palestine). these codes show what would seem to be the universal tendency of the religious and ethical system of a society to produce a legal order to enforce its ethical and social mandates. in classical antiquity the first codes of law are those attributed to solon and to lycurgus. factmonster.com

  • 1. brahma (hiranyagarbha or paramesvara) told this to prag√Ępati (kasyapa), prag√Ępati to manu (his son), manu to mankind. he who has learnt the veda from a family of teachers, according to the sacred rule, in the leisure time left from the duties to be performed for the guru, who, after receiving his discharge, has settled in his own house, keeping up the memory of what he has learnt by repeating it regularly in some sacred spot, who has begotten virtuous sons, and concentrated all his senses on the self, never giving pain to any creature, except at the tirthas (sacrifices, &c.), he who behaves thus all his life, reaches the world of brahman, and does not return, yea, he does not return. infoplease.com

  • sonja rasmussen, md, of the cdc will also give the welcome remarks at the opening session on thursday, june 7, at 5 pm. there will be three speakers, including sharon peacock, phd, of the london school of hygiene and tropical medicine, beronda montgomery, phd, of michigan state university and manu prakash, phd, of stanford university. medpagetoday.com