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  2. Pembroke College, Oxford - Wikipedia,_Oxford

    Pembroke College, a constituent college of the University of Oxford, is located at Pembroke Square, Oxford.The college was founded in 1624 by King James I of England, using in part the endowment of merchant Thomas Tesdale, and was named after William Herbert, 3rd Earl of Pembroke, Lord Chamberlain and then-Chancellor of the University.

  3. Oxford–AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine - Wikipedia–astrazeneca_covid...

    The Oxford–AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, codenamed AZD1222, and sold under the brand names Covishield and Vaxzevria among others, is a viral vector vaccine for prevention of COVID-19. Developed in the United Kingdom by the Oxford University and British-Swedish company AstraZeneca , [26] [27] [28] using as a vector the modified chimpanzee ...

  4. St Cross College, Oxford - Wikipedia,_Oxford

    St Cross College is a constituent college of the University of Oxford in England. Founded in 1965, St Cross is an all-graduate college with gothic and traditional-style buildings on a central site in St Giles', just south of Pusey Street.

  5. St John's College, Oxford - Wikipedia's_College,_Oxford

    St John's College is a constituent college of the University of Oxford.Founded as a men's college in 1555, it has been coeducational since 1979. Its founder, Sir Thomas White, intended to provide a source of educated Roman Catholic clerics to support the Counter-Reformation under Queen Mary.

  6. Al-Hasakah Governorate - Wikipedia

    Al-Hasakah Governorate's ethnic groups include Kurds, Arabs, Assyrians, Armenians and Yazidis. The majority of the Arabs and Kurds in the region are Sunni Muslim. Between 20 and 30% of the people of Al-Hasakeh city are Christians of various churches and denominations (majority Syriac Orthodox).

  7. Mute swan - Wikipedia

    The mute swan (Cygnus olor) is a species of swan and a member of the waterfowl family Anatidae.It is native to much of Eurosiberia, and (as a rare winter visitor) the far north of Africa.

  8. Al Hajar Mountains - Wikipedia

    The mountains to the west of Sama'il Valley, particularly those in Musandam Peninsula and the UAE, are known as the Western Hajar (Arabic: ٱلْحَجَر ٱلْغَرْبِي, romanized: Al-Ḥajar Al-Gharbī), also known as the "Oman proper". Since Jabal Akhdar and mountains in its vicinity are west of the valley, they may be regarded as ...

  9. Sepphoris - Wikipedia

    Sepphoris (/ s ɪ ˈ f ɔːr ɪ s /; Ancient Greek: Σέπφωρις, romanized: Sépphōris) or Zippori (/ ˈ z ɪ p ər aɪ /; Hebrew: צִפּוֹרִי, romanized: Tzippóri), in the Roman period also called Diocaesaraea (Ancient Greek: Διοκαισάρεια), known as le Saforie during the Crusades and in Arabic as Saffuriya since the 7th century, is an archaeological site located in ...