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When those groups petitioned him to return to Moscow, he agreed upon the condition that he could establish the oprichnina, a private appanage, state-within-a-state, under his sole authority.
An appanage could be created, inherited, expanded, reduced, or abolished.
Almost the entire group of former SDSM MPs will be paid appanages of 1,000 euros a month for a whole year, while the recently elected SDSM MPs who resigned their seats provided their traction accounts to the parliamentary service so they would be paid their first salary of about 40,000 denars (650 euros) for May.
For want of a better designation for the latter group, they have been designated here as "granted countries" in order to distinguish them from appanages.
As the poetry of [that] this age is divested of 'poetical devices and conceits,' is so [packed] loaded with thought and emotion that [forces no superfluities] superfluities are forced out; as the art of this age is so rich with the meaning of things that it is gaunt with a gauntness that puts the detail of fifty years ago to shame; so [was] is this Movement so heroic that the [short memorable phrases] the clash of brass bands, the floating [flying] bunting, the short memorable phrases spoken against the skyline, the traditional appanages of historical heroism had been crowded out.
The prime minister also said that the people did not elect the MPs of SDSM to be paid appanages and stay home.
The story of the expansion of the Kievan state in the 11th and 12th centuries and the reintegration of appanages into the Muscovite state in the 14th and 15th centuries included, quietly, the incorporation of the territories of Finno-Ugric peoples in their midst.
In the 1540s there were two major powers in Mawarannahr and central Afghanistan, the Uzbek appanages of Mawarannahr and Balkh and the Timurids of central and eastern Afghanistan.
There is, however, no more controversial issue in Javanese history than whether local officials' appanages were measured in manpower resources (cacah gaw,ning wong) or in cadastral units (jung).