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Horsemen of the Esophagus Horsemen of the Esophagus by Jason Fagone is a nonfiction book about the sport of competitive eating and the outsized American appetite. Horsemen follows three American "gurgitators" during a year on the pro eating circuit: Ohio housepainter David "Coondog" O'Karma, South Jersey truckdriver Bill "El Wingador" Simmons, and Manhattan day-trader Tim "Eater X" Janus.
Horseneck Beach State Reservation The Horseneck Beach State Reservation is a large public state beach reservation on Westport River, Westport Harbor, Horseneck Channel, The Let, Rhode Island Sound, and Buzzards Bay, in the southern portion of the town of Westport, Massachusetts, USA.
Horseneck Tract The Horseneck Tract was an area in present-day Essex County, New Jersey, United States, that consisted of what are now the municipalities of Caldwell, West Caldwell, North Caldwell, Fairfield, Verona, Cedar Grove, Essex Fells, Roseland, and portions of Livingston and West Orange.
Horseplay Horseplay is rough, or rowdy play that can often result in unintentional physical harm. The term, "horseplay" was first used in old times, referring to the boisterous play as displayed by over enthusiastic / playful horses.
Horsepower The horsepower (hp) is the name of several non-metric units of power. In scientific discourse the term "horsepower" is rarely used because of the various definitions and the existence of an SI unit for power, the watt (W).
Horserace (drinking game) Horserace is a drinking game in which players place bets on a particular suit of cards, cheer their selected "horse" on as it races, and drink according to the outcome. Horserace can become an exciting game with a talented announcer, an involved crowd, and subsequent rounds.
Horseracing in the United Kingdom Horse racing in the United Kingdom is generally of three types, and is a major contributor to the UK economy. Horse racing can be over fences or over hurdles, known as National Hunt racing, or unobstructed distances races, known as flat racing.
Horseradish: Bitter Truths You Can't Avoid Horseradish: Bitter Truths You Can't Avoid is a 2007 book written by Daniel Handler, under the pseudonym Lemony Snicket. It has been described as a "gift book" with "quotable quotes" [http://btob.
Horses in warfare War Horses have been used in human warfare for millennia, probably since the time of domestication of the horse. Horses were specially trained for a variety of uses in warfare, including battle, individual combat, reconnaissance, supply, and other necessary military uses.
Horses of Saint Mark The Triumphal Quadriga or Horses of Saint Mark is a set of Roman or Greek bronze statues of four horses, originally part of a monument depicting a quadriga. They date from the Classical Antiquity and have been attributed to the Greek sculptor Lysippos.
Horses/Horses Horses/Horses is an album recorded by Patti Smith. Released in 2005 this is a double CD, with the a remastered version of her original 1975 album Horses on the first CD, and a live recording of the entire album on the second CD.
Horseshoe Bend, Arizona Horseshoe Bend is the name for a horseshoe-shaped meander of the Colorado River located near the town of Page, Arizona, in the United States. It is located slightly downstream from the Glen Canyon Dam and Lake Powell, about four miles or 6 km south of Page.
Horseshoe Bend, Shirehampton Horseshoe Bend, Shirehampton () is a 4.45 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest on the north bank of a lower, tidal stretch of the River Avon, 3Â kilometres downstream from the Avon Gorge, and just east of the village of Shirehampton, Avon.
Horseshoe Casino Tunica The Horseshoe Casino Tunica is a casino resort located in Tunica Resorts, Mississippi. It was developed by Jack Binion, the son of Las Vegas gaming legend Benny Binion and named after his father's famous Binion's Horseshoe downtown gambling hall.
Horseshoe Curve (Pennsylvania) Horseshoe Curve is a famous railroad curve in central Pennsylvania in the United States (it is a horseshoe curve). It was built by the Pennsylvania Railroad and later used by the Penn Central, Conrail and most recently Norfolk Southern.
Horseshoe flattop A horseshoe flattop is an extremely short haircut worn almost exclusively by men in the United States. Although relatively rare in the civilian population, it is often seen among certain military subcultures and is closely associated with U.
Horseshoe Falls (Canada) The Horseshoe Falls, also known as the Canadian Falls, is a waterfall on the Niagara River, located mostly on the Canadian side of the border with the United States. It is located between Terrapin Point on Goat Island in New York State, and Table Rock House in Ontario.
Horseshoe Gaming Holding Corporation Horseshoe Gaming Holding Corporation was established in 1993 with its only asset being the rights to use the Horseshoe name on casinos. The corporation was a private holding company mostly owned by Jack Binion.
Horseshoe orbit A horseshoe orbit appears when a viewer on an orbiting body (like Earth) watches the movement of another orbiting body, whose orbit is skinnier (more eccentric), but has about the same period. As a result, the path appears to have the shape of a kidney bean.
Horseshoe Tavern The Legendary Horseshoe Tavern (known as The Horseshoe or The 'Shoe to Toronto locals) is a popular concert venue located at 370 Queen Street West (Northeast corner of Queen at Spadina) in downtown Toronto, and has been in operation since 1947. Owned by "JC", the venue is a significant part of Canadian musical lore.
Horseshoe vortex The horseshoe vortex model is a simplified representation of the the vortex system of a wing. In this model the wing vorticity is modelled by a bound vortex of constant circulation, travelling with the wing, and two trailing vortices.
Horseshoe, Jersey City The Horseshoe section of Jersey City, New Jersey was the second ward, and was the home of the poor Irish immigrants, tenements, and taverns. It was named after its shape on maps, the result of gerrymandering in 1871 to concentrate the Irish Democratic party vote into a single district so the rest of the districts would have Republican respresentation.
Horseshoes Horseshoes is an outdoor game played between two people (or two teams of two people) using four horseshoes and two stakes. The game is played by the players alternating turns tossing horseshoes at stakes in the ground, which are traditionally placed 40 feet (12.
Horsetooth Reservoir Horsetooth Reservoir (often known locally as Horsetooth) is a large reservoir in southern Larimer County, Colorado just west of the city of Fort Collins, Colorado. The reservoir sits in the foothills above the town on the western side of the Dakota Hogback, which contains the reservoir along its eastern side.
Horsetrough Falls Horsetrough Falls are located on one of the flanks of Horsetrough Mountain in Union County, Georgia. This 70 foot waterfall is located on a creek that is part of the headwaters of the Chattahoochee River and is in the Mark Trail Wilderness.
Horsetrough Mountain Horsetrough Mountain, with a summit elevation of 4,045 feet, is located in Union County, Georgia. It is also within the boundaries of the Chattahoochee National Forest and is part of the Mark Trail Wilderness.
Horsey (1997 film) Horsey was a 1997 Canadian independent film starring Holly Ferguson and Todd Kerns that was directed by Kristen Clarkson. Described in its tagline as "A Gritty Tale of Love, Ambition, and Addiction", the film was the first film for actors Kerns and Ferguson, as well as for director and writer Kristen Clarkson.
Horseye Horseye is a fictional planet created by Alan Dean Foster for his Humanx Commonwealth universe. The planet has four moons, three distinct sentient species and a continent structure that is dominated by a single, massive ocean.
Horsfield's Tarsier The Horsfield's Tarsier (Tarsius bancanus), also known as the Western Tarsier, is a species of tarsier. Like all tarsiers, they have big eyes which aid them in nocturnally related activities, namely the caputure of their prey.
Horsham and Crawley (UK Parliament constituency) Horsham and Crawley was a parliamentary constituency centred on the towns of Horsham and Crawley in West Sussex. It returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Horsham, Victoria Horsham () is the largest town in the Wimmera region of Australia, located where the Western Highway (connecting Melbourne to Adelaide) crosses the Henty Highway (from Portland north towards Mildura). Primary industries in the area include wheat and wool.
Horsington, Somerset Horsington is a village and parish in Somerset, England, situated four miles south of Wincanton and 1 mile north of Templecombe in the South Somerset district. The village lies on the edge of Horsington Marsh, part of the Blackmore Vale.
Horslips Horslips were a 1970s Irish rock band that composed, arranged and performed their own Celtic rock songs and music based on traditional Irish jigs and reels. They were one of the first, if not the first, of the Celtic rock bands of that era.
Horspiel The German "HĂ¶rspiel", is a form of storytelling broadcast that mixes radio documentary, soundscape, music, various narrators and sound editing techniques to help the listener imagine the story. It may not be mixed up with the art from audio book, that is mainly being recited by only one narrator and usually without soundscape and music.
Horst (geology) In physical geography and geology, a horst is the raised fault block bounded by normal faults. The raised block is a portion of the Earth's crust that has remained stationary while the land has sunk on either side of it or has been crushed by a mountain range against it.
Horst and graben Horst and Graben are geological terms referring to regions that lie between normal faults and are either above or lower than the area beyond the faults. A horst represents a block pushed upward by the faulting, and a graben is a block that has dropped due to the faulting.
Horst Berger Horst Berger (1928-) is a structural engineer and designer known for his work with lightweight tensile architecture. After receiving a degree in Civil Engineering in 1954 from Stuttgart University in Stuttgart, Germany, he began working in 1955 at the Bridge and Special Structures Department of Wayss and Freitag in Frankfurt.
Horst Blankenburg Horst Blankenburg (born July 10, 1947) is a former German football (soccer) player, who played as a sweeper. He is best known for the time in the beginning of the 1970s, during which he played for Ajax Amsterdam and won the European Cup three times and the Dutch championship and the KNVB Cup twice.
Horst Buchholz Horst Werner Buchholz (December 4, 1933 â€“ March 3, 2003) was a German born actor, best remembered for his part in The Magnificent Seven. He appeared in over sixty films during his acting career from 1952-2002.
Horst Feistel Horst Feistel (30 January 1915(1)â€“14 November 1990) was a cryptographer who worked on the design of ciphers at IBM, initiating research that would culminate in the development of the Data Encryption Standard (DES) in the 1970s.
Horst Hrubesch Horst Hrubesch (born April 17, 1951 in Hamm) is a retired German football player and currently employed as a youth trainer at the DFB. His nickname was Das Kopfball-Ungeheuer (the Header Beast) for his incredible heading skill.
Horst KĂ¶hler Horst KĂ¶hler (, born 22 February 1943) is the current President of Germany. KĂ¶hler was narrowly elected by the Bundesversammlung (Federal Assembly) on May 23, 2004 and was subsequently inaugurated on July 1, 2004.
Horst Kopkow Horst Kopkow (November 29 1910 in Ortelsburg, Poland - October 1996 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany) was a Nazi Germany SS major who worked for German Security police and, after the war, was concealed by British intelligence so that they could use his knowledge in the Cold War.
Horst Ludwig StĂ¶rmer Horst Ludwig StĂ¶rmer (born April 6, 1949 in Frankfurt, Germany) is a German physicist who shared the 1998 Nobel Prize in Physics with Daniel Tsui and Robert Laughlin. The three shared the prize "for their discovery of a new form of quantum fluid with fractionally charged excitations" (the fractional quantum Hall effect).
Horst Mahler Horst Mahler (born Haynau, Lower Silesia, January 23, 1936), is a German lawyer and active member within both the Nationaldemokratische Partei Deutschlands (NPD) and the Deutsches Kolleg. The latter is a "far-right" think tank calling for a nationalist-racialist and socialist revolution in Germany.
Horst P. Horst Horst P. Horst, born Horst Paul Albert Bohrmann, and most often known as just Horst (August 14, 1906 â€“ November 18, 1999) was a photographer best known for his photographs of women and fashion taken while working for Vogue.
Horst Posdorf Horst Posdorf (born February 8, 1949 in Dornum) is a German politician and a Member of the European Parliament. He is a member of the Christian Democratic Union of Germany, which is affiliated with the Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats) and European Democrats in the European Parliament.
Horst Rittner Horst Robert Rittner (born July 16, 1930 in Breslau, then Germany, today WrocĹ‚aw, Poland) is a German chess player, most famous for being the sixth ICCF World Champion in correspondence chess between 1968 and 1971.
Horst Seehofer Horst Lorenz Seehofer (born July 4 1949 in Ingolstadt) is a German politician (CSU). He was Federal Minister for Health and Social Security from 1992 to 1998 and now serves as Federal Minister for Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection in the cabinet of Angela Merkel.
Horst Schumann Dr. Horst Schumann (1906-1983), SS-SturmbannfĂĽhrer , participated in sterilization and castration experiments at Auschwitz and was particularly interested in the mass sterilization of Jews by means of x-rays .
Horst von MĂ¶llendorff Horst von MĂ¶llendorff (born 1906) was a German cartoonist who was "drafted" to work for the Nazi's animated short industry. He was hired as a result of former commercial animator Hans Fischerkoesen not being able to come up with adequate story ideas for his short films.
Horst Wende Horst Wende (born in Zeitz, Saxony, November 5, 1919; died January 23, 1996) was a German bandleader, arranger and composer. He made easy-listening records under his own name as well as under the name Roberto Delgado.
Horsted Keynes Horsted Keynes is a village and civil parish in the Mid Sussex District of West Sussex, England. The village is located about 5 miles (8km) north east of Haywards Heath, and lies on the southern edge of the Weald.
Horta (district) The Distrito da Horta was a district of Portugal that was existed until 1976 when it was abolished and off the map when the Portuguese constitution was reformed. The district used to cover the western portion of the Azores Islands and was about 300 kmÂ˛.
Horta (mythology) Horta is an improbable Etruscan goddess of agriculture or placename. This is based on a conjecture that the personal name Hurtate- is based on a root name *Hurta and on a chance similarity with the Latin word hortus "garden" goddesses]
Hortaya Borzaya The Hortaya Borzaya or simply Hortaya (ĐĄĐľŃ€Ń‚Đ°ŃŹ Đ‘ĐľŃ€Đ·Đ°ŃŹ, translation: "shorthaired sight hound") is an old Asian sight hound breed originating in the former USSR. It is a dog of large size, of lean but at the same time robust build, of considerably elongated proportions.
HortelĂŁo (Sal), Cape Verde HortelĂŁo (Capeverdean Crioulo, ALUPEC or ALUPEK: Hortelan) is a remote subdivison of the town of Espargos in the central part of the island of Sal. The area is heavily urbanized and is home to thousands of people, the outer areas are desert as well as housing developments.
Horten brothers Walter and Reimar Horten were teenage air enthusiasts in Germany between the World Wars, a time in which the Treaty of Versailles limited the construction of military airplanes, and in which German military flying had gone underground, taking the form of civil 'clubs' where students trained on gliders under the supervision of decommissioned World War I veterans.
Horten Ho 229 The Horten Ho-IX (often erroneously called Gotha Go 229 or Ho 229 due to the identity of the chosen manufacturer of the aircraft) was a late-World War II prototype flying wing fighter/bomber, designed by Reimar and Walter Horten and built by Gothaer Waggonfabrik. It was a personal favourite of German Luftwaffe chief Reichsmarschall Hermann GĂ¶ring, and was the only plane to come close to meeting his infamous performance requirements.
Horten Ho XVIII The Horten Ho XVIII was a proposed German World War II intercontinental bomber that would have been based upon the Horten Ho 229 design. Like the Ho 229, it would have retained the stealth capabilities of the previous design, as well as a large fuel capacity, which would allow it to fly across the Atlantic Ocean both ways without refueling.
Hortencia Marcari HortĂŞncia Maria de FĂˇtima Marcari (born September 23, 1959 in Potirendaba, SĂŁo Paulo, Brazil) is a former basketball player who is often considered to be Brazil's greatest women's basketball player, along with Jenny Arcain. Marcari is a member of the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame and the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
Hortense Briggs Hortense Briggs is a character in the novel An American Tragedy, by Theodore Dreiser. The hero, Clyde Griffiths, falls in love with her in Kansas City, where he has been lucky enough to secure a position as a bellboy at a fashionable hotel.
Hortense de Beauharnais Hortense de Beauharnais, Queen of Holland, Grand Duchess of Berg and Cleves, Countess of Saint-Leu (April 10, 1783 - October 5, 1837), was the wife of Louis Bonaparte, King of Holland and the mother of Napoleon III, Emperor of the French.
Hortense Haudebourt-Lescot Antoinette-CĂ©cile-Hortense Haudebourt-Lescot (December 14, 1784-January 2, 1845) was a French painter, mainly of genre scenes. A native of Paris, she began studies with Guillaume LethiĂ¨re, a popular history painter and family friend, at the age of seven; when he was appointed director of the French Academy in Rome in 1807, she followed him, arriving in 1808 and remaining there until 1816.
Hortensio FĂ©lix Paravicino Hortensio FĂ©lix Paravicino y Arteaga (October 12, 1580 â€“ December 12, 1633), Spanish preacher and poet, was born at Madrid, was educated at the Jesuit college in Ocafra, and on April 18, 1600 joined the Trinitarian Order.
Horti Lamiani The Lamian Gardens (Latin - Horti Lamiani) were a set of gardens located on the top of the Esquiline Hill in Rome, in the area around the present Piazza Vittorio Emanuele. They were based on the gardens of the consul Helius Lamia, a friend of Tiberius, and soon (by the time of Caligula) became subsumed into the imperial property.
Horti Tauriani The Horti Tauriani (Latin - Taurian gardens) was a large set of gardens in ancient Rome around the residence of Statilius Taurus, eminent character of the 1st century. They were perhaps the cause of his conviction for magic, which allowed Agrippina to confiscate them and add them to the imperial estates.
Horticultural Hall, Boston, Massachusetts Horticultural Hall, at the corner of Huntington Avenue and Massachusetts Avenue in Boston, Massachusetts is the third hall built for the Massachusetts Horticultural Society. It sits across the street from Symphony Hall.
Horticultural Hall, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin Horticultural Hall is a conference center in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it was built in 1911 as a location for the professional gardeners working on nearby estates to meet and discuss their work.
Horticultural oil Horticultural oils are lightweight oils, either petroleum or vegetable based. They are used in both horticulture and agriculture, where they are applied as a dilute spray on plant surfaces to control insects and mites.
Horticultural therapy Horticultural therapy is the practice of horticulture as therapy to improve human well-being. According to the American Horticultural Therapy Association, HT is defined as â€śa process utilizing plants and horticultural activities to improve social, educational, psychological and physical adjustment of persons thus improving their body, mind, and spirit.
Horticulture The Latin words hortus (garden plant) and cultura (culture) together form horticulture, classically defined as the culture or growing of garden plants. Horticulturists work in plant propagation, crop production, plant breeding and genetic engineering, plant biochemistry, plant physiology, and the storage, processing, and transportation of fruits, berries, nuts, vegetables, flowers, trees, shrubs, and turf.
Hortifair The International Horti Fair is the consolidated continuation of the NTV International Horticulture Trade Fair (since 1972) and the International Flower Trade Show (since 1962). Both exhibitions have been held at the same time since 1997 and since 2000 they have shared the same roof, viz.
HortobĂˇgy HortobĂˇgy () is a part of AlfĂ¶ld (Great Plain) in eastern Hungary, near Debrecen. It was designated as a national park in 1973 (the first national park in Hungary), and elected among the World Heritage sites in 1999.
Horton Edward Cooper Horton Edward Cooper (April 3, 1892 â€“ January 16, 1986) was an American Historian and author who wrote a â€śHistory of Avery Countyâ€ť (Avery County, North Carolina). He was a native of Avery County, a veteran of the First World War, and a public school teacher.
Horton Fieldhouse Horton Fieldhouse is an indoor athletics facility on the campus of Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois. Opened in 1963 with a capacity of 5,000 spectators, it hosted primarily ISU basketball games until Redbird Arena was built for 1989.
Horton Foote Horton Foote (born March 14,1916 in Wharton, Texas), is a two-time Academy Award and one-time Pulitzer Prize and Emmy Award-winning and Tony Award-nominated American author and playwright. Perhaps, his most well-known work is his screenplay for To Kill a Mockingbird.
Horton Grove Horton Grove was an enslaved African-American community located in the northeastern part of Durham in Durham County, North Carolina. The slaves who lived in Horton Grove belonged to the influential Cameron and Bennehan families.
Horton in Ribblesdale Horton in Ribblesdale is a small village in Ribblesdale in the county of North Yorkshire, on the Settleâ€“Carlisle Railway to the west of Pen-y-ghent. It is the traditional starting (and finishing) point for the Three Peaks walk.
Horton Kirby and South Darenth Horton Kirby and South Darenth is a civil parish in the Sevenoaks District of Kent, England. The parish is located in the River Darenth valley between Sevenoaks town and Dartford: it consists of the two villages of Horton Kirby and South Darenth.
Horton Light Railway The Horton Light Railway was built in 1905 to transport materials for building the Longrove Asylum that was needed in addition to the previously built Manor Hospital. It was later used to serve other London County Council psychiatric hospitals built in the Horton area to the west of the English town of Epsom.
Horton overland flow In soil science, Horton overland flow describes the tendency of water to flow horizontally across land surfaces when rainfall has exceeded infiltration capacity and depression storage capacity. It is named after Robert E.
Horton Plains National Park Horton Plains National Park (ŕ·„ŕ·ťŕ¶§ŕ¶±ŕ·Š ŕ¶ŕ·ŕ¶±ŕ·Šŕ¶±)is a national park in the highlands of Sri Lanka. It lies at a height of more than 2000m in the central highlands, and its altitude means that it has a much cooler and more windy climate than the lowlands of Sri Lanka, with a mean annual temperature of 16Â°C rather than the 26Â°C of the coasts.
Horton Smith Horton Smith (May 22, 1908 â€“ October 15, 1963) was an American golfer, who is probably best known as the first man to win the Masters Tournament. He was born in Springfield, Missouri and died in Detroit, Michigan of Hodgkin's Disease.
Horton View Sports Ground, Banbury The Horton View Sports Ground, situated on Horton view in the Easington ward of Banbury, Oxfordshire is a large open space of grass, that regulary hosts Cricket matches in the Summer. It is home to a Tennis and Bowls club.
Horton, Dorset Horton is a village in east Dorset, England, situated on the boundary between the chalk downland of Cranborne Chase and the heathland of the New Forest, ten miles north of Poole. The village has a population of 515 (2001).
HortResearch HortResearch (Horticulture and Food Research Institute of New Zealand Limited) is a Crown Research Institute of New Zealand. The focus of research in this company is mainly in the development of new fruit varieties and other food products.
Hortus bulborum The Dutch foundation Hortus Bulborum conserves historic cultivars of spring flowering bulb- and tuber crops. The collection garden of the foundation is located at the Zuidkerkenlaan in Limmen, Noord-Holland, Netherlands.
Hortus Botanicus Leiden The Hortus Botanicus of Leiden is the oldest botanical garden of the Netherlands, and one of the oldest in the world. It is located in the southwestern part of the historical centre of the city, between the Academy building and the Leiden Observatory.
Hortus deliciarum Hortus deliciarum (Garden of Delights) is a medieval manuscript compiled by Herrad of Landsberg at the Hohenburg Abbey in Alsace. It was an illuminated encyclopedia, begun in 1167 as a pedagogical tool for young novices at the convent.
Hortus Malabaricus Hortus Malabaricus (meaning Garden of Malabar) is a comprehensive treatise that deals with the medicinal properties of the flora in the Indian state of Kerala. Originally written in Latin, it was compiled over a period of nearly 30 years and published from Amsterdam during 1678-1703.
Horumonyaki Horumonyaki (Japanese: ă›ă«ă˘ăłç„ĽăŤ) is a type of Japanese cuisine made from beef or pork giblets. The foreign-sounding word "horumon" actually originates from the Kansai-ben term "hĹŤrumon" (Japanese: ć”ľă‚‹ç‰©), literally meaning "discarded goods" because these organs would have normally been thrown away.
Horus Horus is an ancient god of the Ancient Egyptian religion, whose cult survived so long that he evolved dramatically over time and gained many names. The most well known name is the Greek Horus, representing the Egyptian Heru/Har, which is the basic element in most of the other names of Horus.
Horus (Warhammer 40,000) Horus (also Lupercal) was one of the twenty Space Marine Primarchs in the fictional Warhammer 40,000 universe. He was the leader of the Luna Wolves Legion, the favoured son of the Emperor of Mankind, and the galaxy's greatest traitor.
Horus Heresy In the fictional Warhammer 40,000 universe, the Horus Heresy was a galaxy-spanning civil war that marked the end of the 'Great Crusade'. It is also the title of a novel series published by the Black Library, a collectible card game produced by Sabertooth Games and an out of print Games Workshop game, with both games being based on the events which occurred in the Warhammer 40,000 universe.
Horus Heresy (card game) Horus Heresy is a collectible card game by Sabertooth Games set in the fictional Warhammer 40,000 universe. The card game attempts to recreate the struggle between the Loyalist forces of the Emperor of Mankind and the Traitor forces of Warmaster Horus, during the time known as the Horus Heresy.
Horus Rising Horus Rising is a Science Fiction novel by Dan Abnett based in the Warhammer 40,000 universe and publised by the Black Library. The story is set 10,000 years before the timeframe of the Warhammer 40,000 setting, and expands upon the tale of the Horus Heresy, the galaxy's greatest civil war and the root cause of many issues in the Warhammer 40,000 universe.
Horus-Maat Lodge The foundation of the Horus/Maat Lodge took place on the new Moon of April 26, 1979, at Oz Farm near Cincinnati, Ohio, during a gathering of Soror Nema and the members of the Grove of the Star & Serpent. The goal was to form a loose constellation of Thelemic Mages devoted to spreading the powerful evolutionary energies of the Double Current 93/696, as free as possible from the type of authoritarian hierarchy that is so common in occult organizations.
Horwendill Horwendill was a legendary Jutish chieftain, who is the prototype for William Shakespeare's King Hamlet, Prince Hamlet's father. He appears in Chronicon Lethrense and in Saxo Grammaticus' Gesta Danorum (book 3).