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Word: genealogy

Definition: record of descent; lineage; ancestry; study of ancestry


Sentences Containing 'genealogy'

... does succeed in his goal of tracing the genealogy of the 3-space system, concluding that it was developed out of quaternions by physicists."
A Wodeyar dynasty genealogy, the "Maisüru Mahardjara Vamsävali" of Tirumalarya, was composed in Kannada during the period 1710–1715, and was claimed to be based on all the then-extant inscriptions in the region.
According to Pashtun genealogy, Qais Abdur Rashid, the father of the Pashtuns, begat Sarban, who begat Kharshbun, who begat Zamand.
Additional DNA tests exist for determining biogeographical and ethnic origin, but these tests have less relevance for traditional genealogy.
Among his important works is the installation, Genealogy, a representation of the struggle during the Inquisition.
Another genealogy, "Kalale Doregala Vamgdvati", of the "Delvoys", the near-hereditary chief ministers of Mysore, was composed around the turn of the "19th" century.
Besides art and literature Allyn Gordon also had interests in archeology and genealogy.
Britain's "Domesday Book" from 1086, is one of the oldest European genealogy records.
By 1927 the genealogy book of the Danyang Li clan had recorded 27 generations.
Each student helped contribute to the work on the Mathematics Genealogy Project. In 1993 he moved to New Hampshire where he earned the position of the Chairman of the Mathematics Department at the University of New Hampshire.
Genetic genealogy involves the use of genealogical DNA testing to determine the level and type of the genetic relationship between individuals.
Genetic genealogy is the application of genetics to traditional genealogy.
Genetic genealogy revealed links between seemingly unrelated peoples.
He develops an alternative approach to biological systematics, called “phyletics”, which differs from phenetics in taking into account genealogy in addition to similarities and hiatuses.
He is a speaker on African-American genealogy, blacks in the Bible and blacks in the LDS Church.
He was an outstanding figure of Hungarian historical science, and genealogy.
However, it did not offer multi-generational genealogy tests.
Hybrid rice is any genealogy of rice produced by crossbreeding different kinds of rice.
In 2007, WeRelate and the University of South Florida's Africana Heritage Project launched a research project on slave genealogy, supported by South Carolina's Magnolia Plantation Foundation, including the resulting data in the global genealogy collection.
It bills itself as the world's largest freely licensed genealogy wiki, with almost 5 million wiki pages.
It is not uncommon for one to find details of up to or even more than one's past seven generations in these genealogy registers kept by the "Pandas of Haridwar".
It is quite separate from Genealogy, though often drawing on the same primary sources such as censuses and family records.
It pointed the way to genetics becoming a valuable assistant in the service of genealogy and history.
Kanishka was the successor of Vima Kadphises, as demonstrated by an impressive genealogy of the Kushan kings, known as the Rabatak inscription.
Members of the growing genetic genealogy community have been credited with making useful contributions to knowledge in the field.
Norsk Slektshistorisk Tidsskrift (NST) (Norwegian: "Journal of Norwegian Genealogy”) is the academic journal for genealogy published in the Norwegian language by the Norwegian Genealogical Society.
One of the earliest interest groups to emerge was the International Society of Genetic Genealogy (ISOGG).
Records of genealogy, historic events, and myths are found in the pre-Columbian Mixtec codices.
See Genealogy of Jesus for alternative explanations of this radical divergence.
Some manuscripts of the "Historia" include genealogies of the Saxon kingdoms; the genealogy of the kings of Kent names Octa as the son and successor to Hengist and the father to the subsequent king "Ossa".
Such genealogy is however probably a mythical invention, them generally being more distant kinsmen with each other and "brothers" in the sense of being leaders of parts of the same clan.
The "Bonedd Gwŷr y Gogledd", a genealogy of rulers in the "Hen Ogledd" or "Old North" of Britain, names the descendant between Dumnagual and Tutagual Kedic.
The "Bonedd Gwŷr y Gogledd", a later genealogy of northern kings, gives a modified version of Dyfnwal's family tree.
The complete Islandia papers include "a detailed history ... complete with geography, genealogy, representations from its literature, language and culture."4.
The first phase of the Genographic project brought new participants into genetic genealogy.
The genealogy of the "hereditary pipers" has also been the subject of debate and speculation.
The library is the only one in the area dedicated solely to native American history and genealogy.
The origins of the MacCrimmons is debatable; even the genealogy of the pipers themselves is the subject of debate and speculation.
The Public Library houses an extensive Local History and genealogy collection which is open and available for research.
The publication in 1843 by B W Greemfiled entitled "The Genealogy of the Family of Tyndale " also debunks this myth.
The site and software were developed in 2005 by the Foundation for On-Line Genealogy, led by president Dallan Quass.
Their stated goal is to promote DNA testing for genealogy.
WeRelate has been listed in the top 101 websites for genealogy by Family Tree Magazine from 2008 through 2013.
WeRelate is partnered with the Allen County Public Library, Genealogy Department Indiana, which houses the nation’s largest public genealogy collection.
WeRelate.org is a wiki genealogy website, that provides genealogy tools and data.
WeRelate.org is supported by the Foundation for On-Line Genealogy and the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Whakapapa (), or genealogy, is a fundamental principle that permeates the whole of Māori culture.
When that probability is combined with existing Bushong genealogy, the findings are said to have very high confidence levels.
With numerous cousin marriages and multiple recurring forenames, the Schwabacher family genealogy can be confusing.
With the growing availability and affordability of genealogical DNA testing, genetic genealogy as a field grew rapidly.
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