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Hereditary peerage


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  • Heraclius

    [her-uh-klahy-uh s, hi-rak-lee-uh s] /ˌhɛr əˈklaɪ əs, hɪˈræk li əs/ noun 1. a.d. 575?–641, Byzantine emperor 610–641. /hɛˈræklɪəs/ noun 1. ?575–641 ad, Byzantine emperor, who restored the Holy Cross to Jerusalem (629)

  • Herakleion

    [hi-rak-lee-on; Greek ee-rah-klee-awn] /hɪˈræk liˌɒn; Greek iˈrɑ kli ɔn/ noun 1. . [ih-rak-lee-on; Greek ee-rah-klee-awn] /ɪˈræk liˌɒn; Greek iˈrɑ kli ɔn/ noun 1. a seaport in N Crete. /Greek heˈraːkliɔn/ noun 1. variants of Iráklion /Greek iˈrakliɔn/ noun 1. a port in Greece, in N Crete: former capital of Crete (until 1841); ruled by Venetians […]

  • Heraclitus

    [her-uh-klahy-tuh s] /ˌhɛr əˈklaɪ təs/ noun 1. (“the Obscure”) c540–c470 b.c, Greek philosopher. /ˌhɛrəˈklaɪtəs/ noun 1. ?535–?475 bc, Greek philosopher, who held that fire is the primordial substance of the universe and that all things are in perpetual flux

  • Heracliteanism

    [her-uh-klahy-tee-uh-niz-uh m, -klahy-tee-] /ˌhɛr əˈklaɪ ti əˌnɪz əm, -klaɪˈti-/ noun 1. the philosophy of Heraclitus, maintaining the perpetual change of all things, the only abiding thing being the logos, or orderly principle, according to which the change takes place.

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