Baldr is a god in Norse mythology and a son of the god Odin and the goddess Frigg. He has numerous brothers, such as Váli. During the 12th century, Danish accounts by Saxo Grammaticus and other Danish Latin chroniclers recorded a euhemerized account of his story. Compiled in Iceland during the 13th century, but based on much older Old Norse poetry, the Poetic Edda and the Prose Edda contain numerous references to the death of Baldr as both a great tragedy to the Æsir and a harbinger of Ragnarök. According to Gylfaginning, a book of Snorri Sturluson's Prose Edda, Baldr's wife is Nanna and their son is Forseti. Baldr had the greatest ship built and there is no place more beautiful than his hall, Breidablik. Jacob Grimm, in his Teutonic Mythology, identifies Old Norse Baldr with the Old High German Baldere, Palter and with Old English bealdor, baldor "lord, king". Old Norse shows this usage of the word as an honorific in a few cases, as in baldur î brynju and herbaldr, epithets of heroes in general.
Grimm traces the etymology of the name to *balþaz, whence Gothic balþs, Old English bald, Old High German pald, all meaning "bold, brave". But the interpretation of Baldr as "the brave god" may be secondary. Baltic has a word meaning "the white, the good", Grimm speculates that the name may originate as a Baltic loan into Proto-Germanic. In continental Saxon and Anglo-Saxon tradition, the son of Woden is called not Bealdor but Baldag and Bældæg, which shows association with "day" with Day personified as a deity. This, as Grimm points out, would agree with the meaning "shining one, white one, a god" derived from the meaning of Baltic baltas, further adducing Slavic Belobog and German Berhta. Grimm's etymology is endorsed by modern research. According to Rudolf Simek, the original name for Baldr must be understood as'shining day'. One of the two Merseburg Incantations names Baldere, but mentions a figure named Phol, considered to be a byname for Baldr. In the Poetic Edda the tale of Baldr's death is referred to rather than recounted at length.
Among the visions which the Völva sees and describes in the prophecy known as the Völuspá is one of the fatal mistletoe, the birth of Váli and the weeping of Frigg. Yet looking far into the future the Völva sees a brighter vision of a new world, when both Höðr and Baldr will come back; the Eddic poem Baldr's Dreams mentions that Baldr has bad dreams which the gods discuss. Odin rides to Hel and awakens a seeress, who tells him Höðr will kill Baldr but Vali will avenge him. In Gylfaginning, Baldur is described as follows: Apart from this description, Baldr is known for the story of his death, seen as the first in a chain of events that will lead to the destruction of the gods at Ragnarök. According to Völuspá, Baldr will be reborn in the new world, he had a dream of his own death and his mother had the same dreams. Since dreams were prophetic, this depressed him, so his mother Frigg made every object on earth vow never to hurt Baldr. All objects made this vow except mistletoe—a detail which has traditionally been explained with the idea that it was too unimportant and nonthreatening to bother asking it to make the vow, but which Merrill Kaplan has instead argued echoes the fact that young people were not eligible to swear legal oaths, which could make them a threat in life.
When Loki, the mischief-maker, heard of this, he made a magical spear from this plant. He hurried to the place where the gods were indulging in their new pastime of hurling objects at Baldr, which would bounce off without harming him. Loki gave the spear to Baldr's brother, the blind god Höðr, who inadvertently killed his brother with it. For this act and the asynja Rindr gave birth to Váli, who grew to adulthood within a day and slew Höðr. Baldr was ceremonially burnt upon his ship, the largest of all ships; as he was carried to the ship, Odin whispered in his ear. This was to be a key riddle asked by Odin of the giant Vafthrudnir in the poem Vafthrudnismal; the riddle appears in the riddles of Gestumblindi in Hervarar saga. The dwarf Litr was burnt alive. Nanna, Baldr's wife threw herself on the funeral fire to await Ragnarök when she would be reunited with her husband. Baldr's horse with all its trappings was burned on the pyre; the ship was set to sea by Hyrrokin, a giantess, who came riding on a wolf and gave the ship such a push that fire flashed from the rollers and all the earth shook.
Upon Frigg's entreaties, delivered through the messenger Hermod, Hel promised to release Baldr from the underworld if all objects alive and dead would weep for him. All did, except Þökk, who refused to mourn the slain god, thus Baldr had to remain in the underworld, not to emerge until after Ragnarök, when he and his brother Höðr would be reconciled and rule the new earth together with Thor's sons. Writing during the end of the 12th century, the Danish historian Saxo Grammaticus tells the story of Baldr in a form that professes to be historical. According to him, Balderus and Høtherus were rival suitors for the hand of Nanna, daughter of Gewar, King o
The Zerotracer is a purpose built Electric vehicle for the Zero Emissions Race which went around the world in 2010/11. The vehicle seats two in a closed cabin, while its driving characteristics are more similar to a motorbike; the race started under UNEP patronage on 16 August 2010 in front of the Palace of Nations at Geneva where it ended on 24 February 2011 completing 80 days of travel – inspired by Jules Verne's novel, Around the World in Eighty Days. Of the only three vehicles completing the race, Zerotracer accumulated the highest score of points to win. Geneva – Bruxelles – Berlin – Kiev – Moscow – Chelyabinsk – Almaty – Ürümqi – Shanghai – Vancouver – US West Coast – Cancún 2010 United Nations Climate Change Conference – Casablanca – Geneva. Zerotracer covered the through route from Geneva to Shanghai without a break caused by a technical problem; this is due to its developed concept deriving from the Monotracer, a similar concept using a petrol engine. Manufacturer Designwerk evaluates the production of the vehicle
Franjo Džidić is a Bosnian retired professional footballer and former football manager. He is inscribed in history as the man who brought the first national crown championship of Bosnia and Herzegovina victory to a city on the Neretva river, winning it with HŠK Zrinjski Mostar; the victory was more immense because it was won during 2005, which marked the one hundredth anniversary of Zrinjski. He started with football in 1955, his father was a miner and lived in a mining colony beside the former Velez grounds and began to train in a football school Velez. At that time there were only juniors, so he played in the junior selection until 1958. In 1958 he took his first appearance for the first composition of Velez and he was the first junior in his generation who appeared for the first team; the backbone of the former Velez were: Barbaric, Dilberović, Radiljević, Handžić, Zelenika and Mujić. It was a great football generation, but since the Velez was provincial team it was hard to make football a stable environment.
The biggest success of his generation happened in 1966 when they shared with Dinamo Zagreb second and third place, while the state champion was FK Vojvodina Novi Sad. In Velež he played until 1969 and went to Borac Čapljina where he remained for three seasons, he had some offers to go abroad, but still remains in Mostar, where he remained until the end of his playing career. FK Borac Čapljina enters the second division, it was huge success. In Borac he played until 1972, when he received a call from the leadership of the Youth Lištica to play and coach, he played for the Mladost and trained them for two seasons. The first year they entered the republic in the regional league, entered in qualifying for the second division West, but it was too big bite for the environment. Former gain for the city is building of the ground Pecara. Džidić became a manager after ending his playing career, working as a head coach at FK Lokomotiva Mostar and HNK Čapljina, after which for six years he was an assistant coach at FK Velež Mostar.
He assisted Vukašin Višnjevac, Miloš Milutinović and Muhamed Mujić. With Militinović he won the Yugoslav Cup in 1981. One year he was a soccer instructor at the level of BiH, went to Trebinje to coach FK Leotar. Džidiž spent. Trebinje is enriched for football and created plenty of players who earned a football reputation and knowledge, he took the players from Mostar, who could not play in Velež and gained prominence in Leotar. These were: Ibrahim Rahimić, Lučić, Ronćević and Stipe Jurić, after 4 years in Trebinje, he returned to Mostar. After that he went to NK Iskra Bugojno with whom he enters into the first league and spends there for two years, he returnes to the Velež team consisting of: Kodro, Gude, Joško Popović, a first steps made Igor Musa. He was the last coach of Velež before the war. After the war, he first went to HNK Šibenik, where practicing self-titled club in the first Croatian soccer league. After Šibenik, he did a half-season in NK Samobor, in second division, returned to Mostar.
He took HNK Cim soon and won first place in the Second Football League of Herceg-Bosna, without losing a game. From Cim he went to NK Široki Brijeg and in two seasons he won two first places in the First League of Herzeg-Bosnia. After that he comes to Zrinjski, goes one half season to HNK Redarstvenik on loan. What followed was a trip to HNK Ljubuški, again back to Široki Brijeg, where he was coach of a youth academy. Džidić for the first time led Zrinjski when they were qualifying for the championship of Bosnia and Herzegovina. From the first football league in Herceg-Bosna, Zrinjski and NK Široki Brijeg went to Sarajevo, where they waited for FK Sarajevo and NK Čelik Zenica. Zrinjski in the final competition suffered. Afterwards, he was head of the profession. Again came the departure to Široki Brijeg, but one year he returned to Zrinjski. In 2005, Džidić won first place in the Premier League of Bosnia and with Zrinjski and it went down in history as the first title in Zrinjski's history for the clubs one hundredth anniversary.
Zrinjski had an exceptional generation of young players like Rajović, Milošević, Džidić, Vidić, Smajić, Mitrović, all others who played. Since the club is at the top of the game and each year is in qualifying for European club competitions. In qualifying for the Champions League ignominiously ends as there wasn't enough time to form a new team and subsequently resigns. Following the resignation he takes club's football school, he was head of the youth facility there. While in the youth school, Zrinjski juniors were at the top, they won a national title and the Junior League of Bosnia and Herzegovina while Džidić was a part of it. Široki Brijeg First League of Herzeg-Bosnia: 1995–96, 1996–97Zrinjski Mostar Bosnian Premier League: 2004–05 HŠK Zrinjski Mostar Zrinjski.info
Wien Meidling is one of Vienna's main railway stations located at the Philadelphiabrücke. When the Südbahnhof was demolished in December 2009 to build Vienna's new Hauptbahnhof, Wien Meidling assumed the functions of the Südbahnhof and is in the 2020's frequented by 55,000 people daily, up from its usual 45,000, making it one of Austria's busiest railway stations; the station is served by the following services: Intercity Express services Hamburg - Hanover - Kassel - Nürnberg - Passau - Linz - St Pölten - Vienna - Vienna Airport Intercity Express services Dortmund - Essen - Düsseldorf - Cologne - Koblenz - Frankfurt - Nürnberg - Passau - Linz - St Pölten - Vienna - Vienna Airport RailJet services Zürich - Innsbruck - Salzburg - Linz - St Pölten - Vienna - Győr - Budapest RailJet services Munich - Salzburg - Linz - St Pölten - Vienna - Győr - Budapest RailJet services Frankfurt - Stuttgart - Munich - Salzburg - Linz - St Pölten - Vienna - Győr - Budapest RailJet services Graz - Vienna - Breclav - Brno - Pardubice - Prague RailJet services Villach - Klagenfurt - Vienna EuroCity services Vienna - Győr - Budapest - Kiskunmajsa - Novi Sad - Belgrade EuroCity services Vienna - Győr - Budapest - Debrecen EuroCity services Vienna - Breclav - Ostrava - Katowice - Warsaw EuroCity services Zagreb - Maribor - Graz - Vienna EuroNight services Rome - Florence - Bologna - Venice - Villach - Klagenfurt - Vienna Media related to Wien Meidling train station at Wikimedia Commons
Chris Latham is a former Australian rugby union player who enjoyed a distinguished representative career with the Queensland Reds and Australia between 1998 and 2007 before signing with Worcester Warriors in the UK and Japanese club Kyuden Voltex. He was hired as the head coach for the Utah Warriors for the 2020 Major League Rugby season, he stands as the second highest try scorer in Wallaby history with 40 international tries, only bettered by David Campese. Latham began his Super Rugby career with the New South Wales Waratahs before a move to the Queensland Reds in 1998 saw him cement his place as a starting No. 15. He went on to become the first player to win the Australian Super Rugby Player of the Year award four times. Latham made his international debut against France on the 1998 Spring Tour and represented the Wallabies at three Rugby World Cups. At the 2003 tournament, he racked up an Australian record five-try haul against the hapless Namibia in Adelaide. At the Northern Hemisphere v Southern Hemisphere Tsunami Relief match held at Twickenham in March 2005, he scored two tries and was named man of the match.
The following March, he represented the Australian Rugby Sevens team at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, but his campaign was cut short when he suffered a rib injury. On 12 September 2006, he became the first backline player to be awarded the John Eales Medal and was nominated by the International Rugby Board for Player of the Year, edged out for the award by New Zealand's Richie McCaw. Latham suffered misfortune in early 2007 when he tore his anterior cruciate ligament in pre-season training with the Queensland Reds but managed to return for his third Rugby World Cup in October that year. After a frustrating end to 2007 and start to the 2008 Super Rugby season where he battled a knee injury his representative career in Australia came to an untimely close in his return match against the Crusaders. In what should have been his penultimate appearance for the Queensland Reds, he ruptured his pectoral muscle 13 minutes into the game, drawing an end to his playing days on Australian soil as he'd announced a move to Worcester for the following two seasons.
The contract was estimated to be worth £325,000 a year, which would have made him the second highest wage earner in the English Premiership After leaving Worcester, he joined Kyuden Voltex, a second-division club in Japan, on a two-year contract. He was involved in skills training and backs coaching at Kyuden, helped them win promotion to the top division for 2012–13 before retiring in 2012. Stephen Jones, chief rugby correspondent for The Times and The Sunday Times, rated Latham as the finest fullback he has seen. Chris Latham Wallabies profile Chris Latham Reds profile Chris Latham Worcester Warriors profile Chris Latham 2006 Commonwealth Games Athlete
CFFM-FM is a Canadian radio station broadcasting at 97.5 FM in Williams Lake, British Columbia, with an active rock format as The Goat: World Class Rock. The station rebroadcasts at 94.9 FM in Quesnel and at 99.7 FM in 100 Mile House. CFFM-FM is owned by Vista Broadcast Group; the station was approved by CRTC in 1986 and was launched in 1987 as CFFM-FM with a country music format, over the years the station went through different ownerships and music formats. In July 2014, The station became known as 97.5 The Goat with an active rock format. The GOAT Rocks CFFM history - Canadian Communications Foundation Query the REC Canadian station database for CFFM-FM