African researchers have validated the use of lemon grass (Cymbopogun citratus) and lemon (Citrus limon) in treating opportunistic infections in people living with Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). CHUKWUMA MUANYA writes.
The court of Württemberg 1616 –1617
Special festivities offered a perfect opportunity for a ruler to assume the role of an ‘African’, an ‘Ethiopian’ or a ‘Moor’. From the late Middle Ages feasts and tournaments were important occasions to celebrate a baptism, wedding or ceremonial arrival by a European ruler. Such festivities included triumphal processions and the staging of mock battles between companies such as the ‘Christians’ and the ‘Moors’, or ‘Scythians’ and deviant groups such as ‘impostors’.
The first dated mention of Ireland in Roman mandate is found in the Chronicle by Prosper of Aquitaine, 431AD, he mentions ……….. ‘ Palladius was ordained by Pope Celestine, and sent to the Irish believers in Christ’ (ad Scotos, in Christum credentes) ‘as the first bishop’ .