2010年7月6日 星期二

Quotes Describing Cities

Hong Kong - http://books.google.com.hk/books?id=vXsOAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA448&lpg=PA448&dq=Hong+Kong+Palmerston+Barren+Rock+with+hardly+a+house+on+it&source=bl&ots=clDEv1u_3U&sig=Etuv2Dt5JqsdBZxeAe_yvkp3WC4&hl=zh-TW&ei=yRw0TIKvLITQcfP58ZwD&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=2&ved=0CBsQ6AEwAQ#v=onepage&q=Hong%20Kong%20Palmerston%20Barren%20Rock%20with%20hardly%20a%20house%20on%20it&f=false
Vienna - Hitler, Adolf. Mein Kampf. Jaico Books. p. 32
Rome - Dan Brown. Angels and Demons. Corgi. Chp. 33, p.42
'The Pitt'-Pittsburgh - http://fallout.wikia.com/wiki/Ronto
Oxford - Evelyn Waugh. Brideshead Revisited. Penguin Books. Chp. I, p.17
Constantinople - Roger Crowley. Constantinople - The Last Great Siege. Faber and Faber. p.47
Jerusalem - Matthew 23:37, New Revised Standard Version Bible (Anglicized edition)

Sporcle Source - Literal Translation of City Names

Beijing - http://atimes.com/atimes/Others/beijing.html
Vladivostok - http://vladivostoktimes.com/show/?id=18&p=240
Aguascalientes - http://www.nationsencyclopedia.com/mexico/Aguascalientes-M-xico/Aguascalientes.html
Fresno - http://www.city-data.com/us-cities/The-West/Fresno-History.html
Bandar Abbas - http://www.thepersiangulf.org/cities/bandarabbas.html
Buenos Aires - http://www.seniorpress.net/why-is-buenos-aires-called-buenos-aires/
Ulan Bator - http://www.world66.com/asia/centralasia/mongolia/ulaanbaatar
Amritsar - http://www.whereincity.com/india/punjab/amritsar.php
Casablanca - http://morocco-travel.suite101.com/article.cfm/casablanca_city_main_town_and_port_of_morocco
Riyadh - http://www.internations.org/expats/home/saudi-arabia/riyadh
Hakodate - http://www.yamasa.org/japan/english/destinations/hokkaido/hakodate.html
Haiphong - http://www.worldmapfinder.com/En/Asia/Vietnam/Haiphong/
Rangoon - http://www.tourismmyanmar.org/destinations/yangon.html
Toronto - http://geonames.nrcan.gc.ca/education/toronto_e.php
Addis Ababa - http://www.ethiopianriftvalleysafaris.com/newflower.htm
Van - http://en.academic.ru/dic.nsf/enwiki/40274
Santa Fe - http://ezinearticles.com/?Holy-Faith,-Santa-Fe---History-and-Applications-of-the-Name&id=1502098
Thessaloniki - http://www.articlesbase.com/destinations-articles/victory-in-thessaly-the-story-of-a-greek-city-393359.html
Belgrade - http://www.globosapiens.net/travel-information/Belgrade-1022.html
Novgorod - http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sponsored/russianow/features/6711981/Novgorod-Russias-oldest-city-has-just-celebrated-its-1150-year-anniversary.html
Detroit - http://www.city-data.com/us-cities/The-Midwest/Detroit-History.html
Tashkent - http://www.tashkent.org/uzland/tashkent.html
Manaus - http://www.fodors.com/world/south-america/brazil/the-amazon/manaus/
Dublin - http://www.dowlingfamily.info/meaning.htm
Abergavenny - http://www.servinghistory.com/topics/River_Gavenny
Veracruz - http://www.canada.com/news/location/veracruz-0x14745c/topic.html
Chengdu - http://www.asiaexplorers.com/china/chengdu_travel_guide.htm
Dar Es Salaam - http://www.worldportsource.com/ports/TZA_Port_of_Dar_es_Salaam_46.php
Lhasa - http://www.planetware.com/china/lhasa-chn-xz-l.htm
Baton Rouge - http://www.allgetaways.com/view_destination.asp?destinationid=XGP520-013
Cairo - http://www.nileguide.com/destination/cairo/overview/local-info
Hong Kong - http://www.asiatravel.com/hknut.html
Philadelphia - http://www.searchgodsword.org/lex/grk/view.cgi?number=5360