supremacy

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Egyptian sun god; supreme god of the universe in whom Amen and Ra were merged; principal deity during Theban supremacy Amen-Ra , Amon-Ra , Amun Ra
Holy Roman Emperor from 1152 to 1190; conceded supremacy to the pope; drowned leading the Third Crusade (1123-1190) Barbarossa , Frederick Barbarossa , Frederick I
Thebes defeated Sparta in 371 BC; the battle ended Sparta's military supremacy in Greece battle of Leuctra , Leuctra
victory in 1757 by the British under Clive over Siraj-ud-daula that established British supremacy over Bengal battle of Plassey , Plassey
Italian pope who fought to establish the supremacy of the pope over the Roman Catholic Church and the supremacy of the church over the state (1020-1085) Gregory , Gregory VII , Hildebrand
English writer and early feminist who denied male supremacy and advocated equal education for women; mother of Mary Shelley (1759-1797) Mary Wollstonecraft , Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin , Wollstonecraft
Athenian statesman whose leadership contributed to Athens' political and cultural supremacy in Greece; he ordered the construction of the Parthenon (died in 429 BC) Pericles
judicial principle asserting the supremacy of federal over state legislation on the same subject pre-emption , preemption
person who advocates the supremacy of some particular group or race over all others supremacist
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