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The Christmas Message: Queen Elizabeth II describes the Significance of Christmas

by Geoffrey Waugh

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, in the first of her annual Christmas Speeches (1952), reminded us that â??Peace on earth, Goodwill toward all’ is the eternal message of Christmas and the desire of us all. The Queen’s Christmas Messages describe the significance of Christmas as well as giving us her compassionate review of the year. This book compiles in one volume her Majesty’s reflections on the meaning and significance of Christmas. Excerpts are given from all her annual Christmas Broadcasts.
This book is also available as a Gift Edition in colour.

The Evolution of the Picts: A study of the development of the ancient inhabitants of Scotland, and their legendary status

by D F Dale

This book, also known as the evolution of the Pictish Legend, follows on from the “History of the Scots, Picts and Britons”, but has been written, and can be read, independently of the previous work. It has more substantial research and provides documented contemporary proof of the location of the Picts, Scots and Britons in the British Isles. There is solid evidence placing Bede’s “Fort of the Britons” in Cumbria around the Solway at a place today known as Maryport, and not as believed Dumbarton. It shows that the Scots from Ireland settled the South West of Scotland from the Solway to the Clyde region in the 6th century BC – 1st century AD period and highlights that the Picts themselves were not a heterogeneous population. It then establishes whether the Picts were indigenous or Celtic, and the full list of tribes that belonged to the Verturiones, The Dicalydones and The Scots. It also looks at the way the legend of the Picts has evolved from their “disappearance” around the end of the 9th century, through the medieval period and eventually into the 19th and 20th Century.

மனத்தின் தà¯?ற்றம் – Manathin Thotram: à®?à®?்à®?ுரà¯?à®?ள் (Tamil Edition)

by Sundara Shanmuganar �ுந்தர�ண்மு�னார்

�ிறு �த��ள�யும் ப�ரு�் �த��ள�யும� ப�ரிதும் விரும்பிப் ப�ி�்�ும் நம்மவர்�ள், �த�யல்லாத �ர�ந���் ��்�ுர��ள� �திலும் �ய்வு�் ��்�ுர��ள� விரும்பிப் ப�ிப்பது �ரிது.

�தற்�ா� நாம் ��ர்ந்து வி��் ���ாது. �த� ப�ி�்�ும் �ளிய பயிற்�ி நில�யில�ய� வ�த்து நில�யா� ம�்�ள�ப் பழ�்�ி வி�லா�ாது. �த�யல்லாத மற்ற �ய்வு�் ��ய்தி�ள�யும் ப�ி�்�ும் ப�றும�யின�யும் ப�ித்து�் �ுவ��்�ும் திறன�யும் வளர்த்துவி� வ�ண்�ியது நம் ப�ன்ற�ர் ��ம�யா�ும்.

à®?ந்த à®?à®?ிப்பà®?à¯?யில், à®?ந்த நà¯?லில், à®?ளவியல் – à®?à®?லியல் à®?à®?ிய à®?றிவியல், மரà®?ன (தாவர) à®?யல், à®?லà®?்à®?ியம், நாà®?à®?ம், à®?à®?ல் – பாà®?ல், à®?லà®?்à®?ணம், à®®à¯?ழியியல், வரலாறு, தரà¯?யியல், மன்பதà¯? (à®?à®®à¯?à®?) à®?யல், à®?றநà¯?றி à®?ன்னும் பல துறà¯?à®?ளà¯?ப் பற்றிய à®?ய்வுà®?் à®?à®?்à®?ுரà¯?à®?ள் à®?à®?ம் பà¯?ற்றுள்ளன.

– à®?ுந்தரà®?ண்முà®?னார்

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