Anointing is the ritual act of pouring aromatic oil over a person's head or entire body. By extension, the term is applied to related acts of sprinkling, dousing, or smearing a person or object with any perfumed oil, butter, or other fat. Scented oils are used as perfumes and sharing them is an act of hospitality, their use to introduce a divine influence or presence is recorded from the earliest times. In present usage, "anointing" is used for ceremonial blessings such as the coronation of European monarchs; this continues an earlier Hebrew practice most famously observed in the anointings of Aaron as high priest and both Saul and David by the prophet Samuel. The concept is important to the figures of the Messiah and the Christ who appear prominently in Jewish and Christian theology and eschatology. Anointing—particularly the anointing of the sick—may be known as unction; the present verb derives from the now obsolete adjective anoint, equivalent to anointed. The adjective is first attested in 1303, derived from Old French enoint, the past participle of enoindre, from Latin inungere, an intensified form of ungere.
It is thus cognate with "unction". The oil used in a ceremonial anointment may be called "chrism", although Christianity distinguishes a sanctified chrism from other oils which might be used. Several related words such as "chrismation" and "chrismarium" derive from the same root. Anointing served and serves three distinct purposes: it is regarded as a means of health and comfort, as a token of honor, as a symbol of consecration, it seems probable that its sanative purposes were enjoyed before it became an object of ceremonial religion, but the custom appears to predate written history and the archaeological record, its genesis is impossible to determine with certainty. Used in conjunction with bathing, anointment with oil closes, it was regarded as reducing sweating. Aromatic oils masked body and other offensive odors, other forms of fat could be combined with perfumes. Applications of oils and fats are used as traditional medicines; the Bible records olive oil being poured into wounds. Known sources date from times when anointment served a religious function.
It was more used in traditional Indian medicine to remove illness, "bad luck", "demonic possession". Anointing was understood to "seal in" goodness and resist corruption via analogy with the use of a top layer of oil to preserve wine in ancient amphoras, its spoiling being credited to demonic influence. For sanitary and religious reasons, the bodies of the dead are sometimes anointed. In medieval and early modern Christianity, the practice was associated with protection against vampires and ghouls who might otherwise take possession of the corpse. Anointing guests with oil as a mark of hospitality and token of honor is recorded in Egypt and Rome, as well as in the Hebrew scriptures, it was a common custom among the ancient Hebrews and continued among the Arabs into the 20th century. For about 3,000 years, Persian Zoroastrians honor their guests with rose extract while holding a mirror in front of their guest's face; the guests hold their palms out, collect the rose water, spread the perfumed liquid upon their faces and sometimes heads.
The words of rooj kori aka might be said as well. In the sympathetic magic common to prehistoric and primitive religions, the fat of sacrificial animals and persons is reckoned as a powerful charm, second to blood as the vehicle and seat of life. East African Arabs traditionally anointed themselves with lion's fat to gain courage and provoke fear in other animals. Australian Aborigines would rub themselves with a human victim's caul fat to gain his powers. In religions like Christianity where animal sacrifice is no longer practiced, it is common to consecrate the oil in a special ceremony. According to scholars belonging to the early part of the twentieth century officials of ancient Egypt were anointed as part of a ceremony that installed them into office; this assumption has been questioned by scholars like Stephen Thompson, who doubt such anointing existed: "After a review of the evidence for the anointing of officials in ancient Egypt as a part of their induction into office, I must conclude that there is no evidence that such a cere mony was practiced in ancient Egypt.
Attempts to trace the origin of the Hebrew practice of anointing kings to an Egyptian source are misdirected.89 The only definite case in which an Egyptian king anointed one of his officials is that of EA 51. In this instance, it is probable that Thutmosis III was engaging in a custom common among Asiatics, rather than that he was introducing an Egyptian custom into Syria-Palestine" Anointment of the corpse with scented oils was however a well attested practice as an important part of mummification. In Indian religion, late Vedic rituals developed involving the anointing of government officials and idols; these are now known as abhisheka. The practice spread to Indian Buddhists. In modern Hinduism and Jainism, anointment is common, a
Vlăhița is a town in Harghita County, Romania. It lies in an ethno-cultural region in eastern Transylvania; the town administers two villages: Băile Homorod / Homoródfürdő Minele Lueta / SzentkeresztbányaIts Romanian name is of Slavic origin, meaning "little Vlach", while its Hungarian name means "Church of the Saint". In Roman times a Roman fort was functioning in nearby Băile Homorod. Vlăhița was first mentioned as a Romanian settlement; the town was part of the Székely Land area of the historical Transylvania province. It belonged to Udvarhelyszék until the administrative reform of Transylvania in 1876, when it fell within the Udvarhely County of the Austria-Hungary. After the Treaty of Trianon of 1920, it became part of Romania and fell within Odorhei County during the interwar period. In 1940, the second Vienna Award granted the Northern Transylvania to Hungary and it was held by Hungary until 1944. After Soviet occupation, the Romanian administration returned and the settlement became part of Romania in 1947.
Between 1952 and 1960, the town fell within the Magyar Autonomous Region, between 1960 and 1968 the Mureș-Magyar Autonomous Region. In 1968, the province was abolished, since the town has been part of Harghita County; the town has a total population of 6,820 of which 6,749 are Székely Hungarians, making it the town with the highest proportion of Hungarians in Romania. The town is situated between Odorheiu Miercurea-Ciuc, its 860 m altitude makes it the highest town in Harghita County. The town is famous for its Children's Orchestra, in which more than 140 youngsters sing and play instruments. Szarvas, Hungary
Yeh Rastey Hain Pyaar Ke is a 1963 Hindi film starring Sunil Dutt and Leela Naidu in the lead roles. This film was Sunil Dutt's debut production, directed by R. K. Nayyar, with music composed by Ravi. Dutt's favourite writer Aghajani Kashmiri scripted Yeh Rastey.., based on the sensational K. M. Nanavati adultery and murder case in Mumbai; the film was said to be a thinly-disguised version of the famous Nanavati case where an upright naval captain, Capt. Nanavati, shot dead the lover of his wife; the film was said to be ahead of its times and too bold. The 1973 movie Achanak is based on the same case; the Akshay Kumar-starrer 2016 movie Rustom is based on the same case as well. Anil Sahni is a pilot; when Anil was away on a trip and Ashok come close and have an affair. Anil is furious to find out about the affair, he confronts Ashok, killed in an ensuing scuffle. Anil is tried for murder with defence and prosecution lawyers fighting it out. Ashok Kumar as Advocate Byom Kesh Mukherjee Sunil Dutt as Anilkumar G. Sahni Leela Naidu as Neena A. Sahni Motilal as Prosecutor Ali Khan Rehman as Ashok Srivastava Rajendra Nath as Kewal Kapoor Shashikala as Asha Hari Shivdasani as Rai Bahadur Gyanchand Sahni Iftekhar as Junior lawyer Yeh Rastey Hain Pyar Ke on IMDb Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar ke is the second part of Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai Drama Serial Telecaston Star Plus And Hot Star
Tingmiatornis is a genus of flighted and diving ornithurine bird from the High Arctic of Canada. The genus contains a single species, T. arctica, described in 2016, which lived during the Turonian epoch of the Cretaceous. Given the small number of bones that are referrable to Tingmiatornis, it is difficult to infer much about the animal. However, the thickness of the cortical bone and the relative length of the humerus suggest that it was a flighted bird that likely was capable of diving, similar to the possible hesperornithine Pasquiaornis. Tingmiatornis can be differentiated from the latter by numerous traits including larger size, a more globe-shaped dorsal condyle on the humerus, an olecranon process of the ulna that does not project outward as as well as a smaller bicipital tubercle of the ulna. Tingmiatornis differs from Ichthyornis in the following ways: the head of the humerus is more rounded and projects further downwards; the remains of Tingmiatornis were found on Axel Heiberg Island in the High Arctic of Nunavut, Canada, in an as-of-yet unnamed 3 metres -thick layer of Turonian rock between the Kanguk Formation and the Strand Fiord Formation.
Radiometric dating places the age of these rocks at 92 Mya. The type specimen consists of a left humerus labelled with the specimen number NUFV 1960, kept in the Nunavut Fossil Vertebrate Collection of the Canadian Museum of Nature. Other specimens referred to Tingmiatornis consist of a partial humerus and ulna; the genus name of Tingmiatornis incorporates the Inuktitut word "Tingmiat", which means "those that fly". The species name, refers to the specimens being discovered in the High Arctic. A number of other vertebrates are known alongside Tingmiatornis from the locality on Axel Heiberg Island, including champsosaurs that measured 2.4 metres in length. During the Turonian, the area would have been a large, freshwater to brackish bay situated at 71° paleolatitude; this habitat, which had a mean temperature of 14 °C, would have been an ideal nesting ground for Tingmiatornis, although no eggs or nests have been found at the locality to date. The bowfins that swam in the surrounding water, which measured 30–60 centimetres in length, may have competed with Tingmiatornis for smaller fish, if the latter was a diving bird.
Tingmiatornis may have fished at night, much like the modern Western grebe. During the late Cretaceous, high latitudes appeared to have been dominated by ornithurines as opposed to the more basal enantiornithines; this may be due to ornithurines exploiting more aquatic niches or having higher growth rates in seasonal climates.
The Capertee River, a perennial stream, part of the Hawkesbury-Nepean catchment, is located in the Central Tablelands region of New South Wales, Australia. The Capertee River rises on the Great Dividing Range, near Bogee, southeast of Kandos, formed by the confluence of the Tea Tree Creek and Brymair Creek, flows through the Capertee Valley to the south and southeast, joined by seven minor tributaries, to its confluence with Wolgan River to form the Colo River, northeast of Newnes; the river descends 363 metres over its 105-kilometre course. List of rivers of Australia List of rivers in New South Wales Rivers of New South Wales Wollemi National Park
Express, Inc. is an American fashion retailer that caters to young men and women. The company is headquartered in Ohio. Express operates 631 stores in the United States, Puerto Rico, in Canada, its revenue was US$2.192 billion in fiscal year 2016. Limited Brands, in 1980, opened the first Express store, as women's clothier "Limited Express" in Chicago's Water Tower Place. Former CEO Michael Weiss joined the brand in 1981. By 1986, Express had 250 stores and began testing the sale of men's merchandise in 16 stores the following year; the men's fashion line was spun off into its own brand, Structure, in 1989. In 2001, Express became a dual gender brand with the reintegration of its Structure stores as "Express Men". Dual gender Express stores began opening the following year. Structure apparel brand was sold to Sears in 2003. In November 2019, Express announced spinoff UpWest, a DTC lifestyle brand geared towards health and sustainability. With the launch of UpWest came its philanthropic arm, The UpWest Foundation, which will donate 1% of total sales up to $1million towards Mental Health America, Random Acts and Freedom Dogs of America.
On May 16, 2007, Limited Brands announced its intent to sell a 67% stake in Express to an affiliate of a private equity firm called Golden Gate Capital Partners, based in San Francisco. When the sale was finalized in July 2007, Golden Gate's stake in the company was 75% instead of the announced 67%. On May 13, 2010, the company sold 16 million shares for $17 each, raising about $272 million. Shares had been planned to sell between $18 and $20 each. On May 14, 2010, the shares opened at $17 to $16.50 before recovering to close down 1.5% at $16.75 on the New York Stock Exchange. Since the IPO, Golden Gate and Limited Brands reduced their ownership interest in the Company. On July 29, 2011, Limited Brands sold its remaining ownership interest in the Company, as a result of this disposition, ceased to be a related party as of the end of the second quarter of 2011. On March 19, 2012, Golden Gate sold its remaining ownership interest in the Company, as of May 31, 2012, Golden Gate no longer had representation on the Board.
As a result of the disposition and Board seat removal, Golden Gate ceased to be a related party as of June 1, 2012. In May 2017, Express announced that it would close all 17 Canadian stores in Ontario, British Columbia and Alberta due to what the retailer cited as " challenging Canadian retail environment" and "unfavorable" exchange rates. On January 22, 2020, Express announced that it would close 100 of its stores in the United States over the next two years as part of a restructuring plan to lower its costs by $80 million annually. At the same time, the retailer announced layoffs at its headquarters in Columbus and its design studio in New York City. In 2005, Express introduced a denim line, with a stitching on the back pockets called DPD. In 2006, Express introduced the King of Prides collection for men, which includes denim, T-shirts, hooded sweaters. In April 2008, Express released a limited women's collection designed by Celia Birtwell. In early 2009, replacing the discontinued DPD jeans.
Just like the DPD jeans, Rerocks have stitching on the back pockets and the materials are different. In 2009, Express denim line was expanded with its extra low-rise Zelda jeans as well as introducing two new styles. One is a women's denim boot-cut in either the low-rise Zelda or the regular-rise Stella; the other is the men's denim Zach, an extra-slim fit. Express jeans fits from loose to tight. For women's denim: Mia styles: slim fit with a mid rise, Zelda styles: slim fit with an ultra low rise, Stella styles: regular fit with low rise jeans, Rerock styles: thick-stitched jeans For men's denim: Blake styles: loose fit Kingston styles: classic fit, tighter fitting than the Blake and looser than the Rocco or Zach, Rocco styles: slim fit Alec styles: extra slim fit Today the jeans are characterized by fit. For women, the styles are Skinny, Barely Boot and Cropped. Men's jeans are classified by three general fits: Skinny and Classic. Express clothes are designed at the Express Design Studio on 111 Fifth Avenue New York City, New York in Manhattan's Flatiron District.