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Open Hades (Greek deity)
Hades (Greek deity)

King of the Underworld, which itself is often called simply Hades: see HADES (2) . He was one of the six children of the Titans CRONUS and Rhea,

Open Hagia Sophia
Hagia Sophia

For centuries the most important church in Eastern Orthodoxy, Hagia Sophia (“Holy Wisdom”) in Constantinople (today's Istanbul) was a symbol of the


The hajj is the fifth pillar of Islam and its most elaborate ritual. It is essentially a highly structured pilgrimage to Mecca, where Muslims believe

Open Halal food
Halal food

In Arabic, halal means literally that which is permitted, authorized, or prescribed, as opposed to haram , which refers to that which is forbidden and

Open Hallucinogenic drugs
Hallucinogenic drugs

Hallucinogens are substances known to cause changes in awareness, thought processes, and feelings, thereby altering perception of reality. For

Open Hanukkah

Hanukkah commemorates the successful rebellion of the Jews against the Syrians in the Maccabean War of 162 B.C.E ., but the military associations of

Open Hapi (Egyptian deity)
Hapi (Egyptian deity)

Hapi was a personification of the Nile River, and thus a god of fertility. He was immensely important in the Egyptian pantheon because without the

Ḥarakat al-Muqāwamah al-Islāmīyah

( hämäs' ) [Arab., = zeal], Arabic acronym for the Islamic Resistance Movement, a Palestinian Islamic fundamentalist organization that was founded in

Open Harpies (Greek mythology)
Harpies (Greek mythology)

In Greek myth, the Harpies (meaning "snatchers") were female monsters who caused mischief, tormented wrongdoers, and carried souls to the underworld.

Open Hathor (Egyptian deity)
Hathor (Egyptian deity)

In ancient Egyptian mythology, a sky goddess; wife or mother of the sky god Horus ; goddess of dance, music, and love, (equivalent to Greek Aphrodite