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Some articles on ancestors:

Duchess Marie Of Mecklenburg - Ancestors
... Ancestors of Duchess Marie of Mecklenburg 16 ... Charles II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz 8 ...
Neopaganism In Mexico - Foreign Traditions
... is that there are people born in Mexico whose ancestors are from other parts of the world, and they aim to restore the traditions of their ancestors ... It is a path of self-discovery, and the search for wisdom that comes from the ancestors ...
Tarnum - Story - The Fiery Moon
... World Tree, Tarnum continues his search for Vorr and the other two Ancestors ... Skizzik tells Tarnum that the Ancestors are imprisoned on the Fiery Moon, which can only be reached through the Sparkling Bridge ... Tarnum travels to the Fiery Moon and frees the two remaining sane Ancestors from Xyron, the Jailer ...
Joan I, Countess Of Auvergne - Ancestors
... Ancestors of Joan I, Countess of Auvergne Robert VI, Count of Auvergne Robert VII, Count of Auvergne Béatrix of Mongascon William XII, Count of Auvergne Robert, Count of Clermont Blanche of Bourbon ...
Primitive (phylogenetics) - Problems in Formulating Definitive Meanings For The Term - Aspects Related To Ancestry and Adaptation
... doubt that for example, the most recent common ancestors of the Thysanura (silverfish etc.) and the Ephemeroptera (mayflies) were wingless, and that those wingless ancestors had no ... It would be reasonable to regard those ancestors as more primitive than the mayflies at least, and the Thysanura similarly more primitive than the mayflies in that they resemble those ancestors more closely ... it is appropriate to remember that the most recent common ancestors of both orders (Thysanura and Ephemeroptera) themselves would definitely be insects as such they would already be very advanced organisms with ...

Famous quotes containing the word ancestors:

    It is fortunate that each generation does not comprehend its own ignorance. We are thus enabled to call our ancestors barbarous.
    Charles Dudley Warner (1829–1900)

    I have often felt as though I had inherited all the defiance and all the passions with which our ancestors defended their Temple and could gladly sacrifice my life for one great moment in history. And at the same time I always felt so helpless and incapable of expressing these ardent passions even by a word or a poem.
    Sigmund Freud (1856–1939)

    Even though fathers, grandparents, siblings, memories of ancestors are important agents of socialization, our society focuses on the attributes and characteristics of mothers and teachers and gives them the ultimate responsibility for the child’s life chances.
    Sara Lawrence Lightfoot (20th century)