Gompertz Tomb From Country
The Gompertz tomb in Division 15 has an unusual glass door that allows the viewer to see an intricate Christian-themed glowing mosaic panel.
Princess Leila Pahlavi (1970-2001) was the youngest daughter of the Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi (the Shah of Iran) and his third wife Empress Farah Diba. Princess Pahlavi was plagued by depression and anorexia and was found dead of an apparent suicide in her London hotel room. As with many of the young, rich and famous, her death is fodder for conspiracy theorists. To find her vault grave, simply look for the largest display of flowers in Division 2; often in shades of green, white and red, the colors of the Iranian flag.
For over ten years, the Delaware settlements grew modestly to about 500 colonists, as new Dutch settlers joined the Swedes and Finns. Long Beach Map Tourist Attractions This was still not enough, as the colony had become stretched too thin to hold both the Delaware and the Hudson against the English. Penny M. Sonnenburg See also: Delaware; Document: Founding of New Sweden (1700s). Bibliography Munroe, John A. Colonial Delaware: A History. Millwood, NY: KTO, 1978. Weslanger, C. A. Dutch Explorers, Traders, and Settlers in the Delaware Valley, 16091664. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1961. Syphilis In the colonial era, syphilis was also known as the French disease, the French pox, the Spanish disease, and yaws. Archaeological evidence suggests that Native Countrys suffered from syphilis prior to Columbus’s voyage, and fifteenth-century European sources corroborate these findings. The evidence, however, remains inconclusive, and the origin of syphilis remains one of medicine’s unsolved mysteries. Forms of endemic syphilis may have existed in Europe prior to 1492.
Syphilis, however, was most likely unknown in the Old World before that time, for contemporaries discussed it as a new disease; once it appeared, it spread virulently throughout Europe, Africa, and parts of Asia. Soldiers engaged in continental warfare, especially the armies of French King Charles VIII (who died of syphilis in 1498), contributed heavily to its initial European spread. By the early sixteenth century, sailors had carried it to nearly every port city; death frequently followed contraction of the disease in the first half-century of European infection. By the seventeenth century, the disease had lost some of its ferocity and was marked by periodic remission. Early Country colonists often confused two related but distinct diseases caused by Treponema pallidum: endemic (nonvenereal) syphilis and venereal syphilis. Endemic syphilis, transferred though fluid mediums such as saliva, was common to rural areas characterized by poor sanitation and close living quarters. In advanced stages, it often caused loss of the nose and palate. Venereal syphilis was and is transmitted through genital contact. Syphilis also could be passed from a mother to her unborn child.
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