Previous (Balance of payments) Next (Bald Eagle) Mural of Balarama from a South Indian temple. (17 th century.) In Hinduism, Balarama (Devanagri: बलराम) is listed in the Bhagavata Purana as an avatar (incarnation) of the Hindu god Vishnu.  He is known as the elder brother of Lord Krishna and worshipped by some devotees of Vaishnavism.
According to etymology, the English word mummy is derived from medieval Latin mumia , a borrowing of the Arabic word mūmiyyah (مومية), which means "bitumen." (Because of the blackened skin of unwrapped mummies, bitumen was once thought to be used extensively in ancient Egyptian embalming procedures. Asphalt and tar are forms of bitumen.
Wake Island (also known as Wake Atoll ) is a coral atoll having a coastline of 12 miles (19.3 kilometers) in the North Pacific Ocean, formerly known as Halcyon Island, or Helsion Island atoll. It is located about two-thirds of the way from Honolulu, Hawaii (2,300 statute miles, 2,004 nautical miles, or 3,700 km west) to Guam (1,510 statute miles, 1,302 nautical miles, or 2,430 km east).
Martin Luther (November 10, 1483 - February 18, 1546) was the first and most prominent leader of a reform movement in sixteenth century Christianity, subsequently known as the Protestant Reformation. Essentially, Luther sought to recover core New Testament teachings that he claimed had been obscured by corruption and worldly traditions of medieval Catholicism.
Previous (Mongkut) Next (Mongol invasion of Europe) Expansion of the Mongol Empire The Mongol Empire (Mongolian: Их Монгол Улс, meaning "Great Mongol Nation;" (1206-1405) was the largest contiguous land empire in history, covering over 33 million km² at its peak, with an estimated population of over 100 million people.