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Sant'Eustachio

Sant'Eustachio is a Roman Catholic titular church and minor basilica in Rome, named for the martyr Saint Eustace. It is located on Via di Sant'Eustachio in the rione Sant'Eustachio, a block west of the Pantheon and via della Rotonda, a block east of Sant'Ivo alla Sapienza and the Via della Dogana Vecchia. A church at the site was founded by the 8th century; the church was recorded as a diaconia at the end of the pontificate of Pope Gregory II. It is mentioned in some documents dating from the 10th and 11th centuries, where this church is called in platana referring to the tree planted in the garden of the martyr Eustace. However, tradition holds that the emperor Constantine I had built an oratory here; this church was called "ad Pantheon in regione nona e iuxta templum Agrippae". The church was restored and had a new campanile added at the end of the 12th century during the pontificate of Celestine III, who deposited the putative relics of Eustace and his family in the church. In the 16th century, it was a favored praying-place for St Philip Neri.

In the 17th and 18th centuries it was completely rebuilt, with only the campanile remaining from the old structure. The new design, in the Roman Baroque style, was produced by several architects: Cesare Corvara and Giovanni Battista Contini, who added chapels and the portico, Antonio Canevari, Nicola Salvi and from 1728, Giovanni Domenico Navone; the new high altar, in bronze and polychrome marble, was added by Nicola Salvi in 1739 and in 1749 Ferdinando Fuga put a baldachin over it. The choir and the sacristy were built by Giovanni Moscati; the church was elevated to minor basilica status in 1918. The facade was built under the direction of Cesare Corvara with the collaboration of other architects, it consists with the upper section standing back. The lower part is marked with four pilasters and two columns, all with Ionic capitals with in the middle of each capital a small head of a deer; the spirals of the volutes are connected by a small laurel wreath. On the right side of the facade a plaque was placed in memory of the flood of the Tiber River in 1495, whose waters reached up to the basilica.

The top section is divided by four pilasters with on each side a large volute. In the middle is a large window with an arcuated cornice, flanked on each side by a niche adorned with shells. On top is a triangular pediment with in its middle a circular window surrounded with palm branches and surmounted by a crown. On top of the pediment stands a deer head with a cross between the antlers (done by the sculptor Paolo Morelli, in reference to the legend of Saint Eustace. An iron gate, made by Gian Battista Contini, closes off the porch; the square Romanesque campanile is situated on the back of the church at its left side. Construction was started in 1196 under the pontificate of Pope Celestine III; the top part can be dated back to the end of the 12th century, while the base is somewhat older and can be dated at ca. 1090. The interior consists of a single nave, its construction was carried out in mature Baroque style under the supervision of the architects Cesare Corvara and Antonio Canevari. The nave is marked on each side by three pilasters resting on a broad base.

The pilasters are surmounted by composite capitals. The rib vault is stuccoed with leaves; the crossing is covered with a dome with a representation of the Holy Spirit in its middle. The main altar was designed by the architect Nicola Salvi, he made it into an refined synthesis of marble and gilded metal. The top of the altar rests on an urn in porphyry rosso antico, the costly stone of the ancients, that contains the putative relics of Saint Eustace; the altarpiece was painted in 1727 by Francesco Ferdinandi named "l'Imperiali". It represents the martyrdom of Saint Eustace and his family who were roasted to death inside a bronze statue of a bull or an ox, in the year AD 118; the gilded wooden baldachin over the main altar is attributed to Ferdinando Fuga. The rear of the church is completely covered with the organ, made by Johann Conrad Werle in 1767; the gilded balustrade and the wooden front of the organ were executed in Rococo style by Bernardino Mammucari, Francesco Michetti and Carlo Pacilli.

Above the organ stands a glass window representing "the Penitent Magdalene", realized in the last decade of the 19th century by Gabriel and Louis Gesta di Tolosa. The pulpit was executed in polychrome marble and dates from 1937; the Chapel of the Holy Family dates from 1854. The altarpiece by Pietro Gagliardi represent the Holy Family in Jerusalem. On the right wall is a white marble funeral monument with the bust of Luigi Greppi, an illustrious member of the Confraternity of the Holy Sacrament. On the left side of the altar stands a small statue of Saint Raymond Nonnatus, according to his hagiography, was nominated Cardinal-Deacon of Sant' Eustachio by pope Gregory IX in 1239, but died en route to Rome; the Chapel of the Annunciation: its decoration was finished in 1874. Above the 17th-century altar stand two columns of coralline breccia that support a broken pediment with a bass-relief in stucco representing the Virgin and Child; the altarpiece by Ottavio Leoni represents the Annunciation. The Chapel of the Sacred Heart was restored between 1934 and 1937 by Corrado Mezzana, who added the altarpiece representing the Sacred Heart of Jesus, on the l

Government of Ethiopia

The government of Ethiopia is structured in a framework of a federal parliamentary republic, whereby the Prime Minister is the head of government. Executive power is exercised by the government; the prime minister is chosen by the parliament. Federal legislative power is vested in the two chambers of parliament; the Judiciary is less independent of the executive and the legislature. They are governed under the 1995 Constitution of Ethiopia. There is a bicameral parliament made of the 108-seat house of federation and the 547-seat House of Peoples Representatives; the house of federation has members chosen by the state assemblies to serve five year terms. The house of people's representatives are elected by direct election, who in turn elect the president for a six-year term; the Federal Parliamentary Assembly has two chambers: the House of People's Representatives with 547 members, elected for five-year terms in single-seat constituencies. The president and vice president of the Federal Supreme Court are recommended by the prime minister and appointed by the House of People's Representatives.

In May 2007, the Ethiopian Federal courts received “Technology in Government in Africa” Awards, provided by Economic Commission for Africa and the Canadian e-Policy Resource Center. With regard to the legal profession, although organizations such as the Ethiopian Lawyers' Association and the Ethiopian Women Lawyers' Association are in existence, there is no clear indication as to how demographic groups, such as women, have fared in the legal field; the president is elected by the House of People's Representatives for a six-year term. The prime minister is designated by the party in power following legislative elections; the Council of Ministers, according to the 1995 constitution, comprises by the Prime Minister, the Deputy Prime Minister, various Ministers and other members as determined and approved by the House of People's Representatives. At the current time, these Ministers include the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Ministry of Water Resources, the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of the Environment.

Ethiopia is divided into nine ethno-linguistically based two chartered cities. The states are: Afar; the chartered cities are Addis Ababa, the country's capital, Dire Dawa. Official Ethiopian Government Portal The Parliament of Ethiopia Ethiopia Government at Curlie

Seriatim

In law, seriatim indicates that a court is addressing multiple issues in a certain order, such as the order in which the issues were presented to the court. A seriatim opinion describes an opinion delivered by a court with multiple judges, in which each judge reads his or her own opinion rather than a single judge writing an opinion on behalf of the entire court; this is a practice used when a case does not have a majority opinion. Use of the word, other Latin phrases, has become less frequent in legal discourse as a result of, among other factors, efforts by groups such as the Plain Language Movement to promote the use of "plain English" in legal discourse. Most used in modern times pleadings as a shorthand for "one by one in sequence". For example, in English civil cases, defence statements used to conclude with the phrase "save as expressly admitted herein, each allegation of the plaintiffs is denied as if set out in full and traversed herein seriatim." This formulation is now superfluous under the English Civil Procedure Rules rule 16.5 –.

Sometimes seen in older deeds and contracts as a more traditional way of incorporating terms of reference. For example "the railway by-laws shall apply to the contract as if set out herein seriatim." It is sometimes found as part of the longer phrase brevatim et seriatim, meaning "briefly and in series". The term is used when replying to a communication that contains a number of points, issues or questions to denote that the responses are in the same order in which they were raised in the original document: "To deal with your queries seriatim..." During the Supreme Court under Chief Justice Marshall, 1801 to 1835, the practice of judicial opinions being delivered in seriatim was discontinued. In 2009, Title III, Rule 15 of the U. S. Federal Rules of Civil Procedure regarding Amended and Supplemental Pleadings was amended to allow three changes in the time allowed to make one change; this provision will force the pleader to consider and promptly the wisdom of amending to meet the arguments in the motion... and will expedite determination of issues that otherwise might be raised seriatim.

The right to make changes now ends 21 days after service of a motion. Actuarial calculations made in respect of a database may be referred to as seriatim; this implies calculation results are produced for each database record explicitly, i.e. without model compression and before summation

Daxi Old Street

The Daxi Old Street is a street in Daxi District, Taoyuan City, Taiwan. The street used to be the bustling hub for camphor and tea trades, built during the Japanese rule of Taiwan; when Daxi town had a boom in trades of those two products, the passage through the street was built as a shortcut for workers to pass through so that they could transport goods without talking a long route to walk. The street consists of old stores along Heping Road, Zhongshan Road and Zhongyang Road and is centered on Heping Old Street, developed late so the residential buildings around the area are still in good condition; the street is filled with diverse stores with the facade designed in Baroque style, a perfect blend of East and West. It features the Furen Temple. There are snack bars and stores dealing in wooden products along the road. List of roads in Taiwan List of tourist attractions in Taiwan

Killer (Dan Sultan album)

Killer is the fourth studio album by Australian musician Dan Sultan, released in July 2017. At the ARIA Music Awards of 2017, the album was nominated for three awards. ABC said "Killer is full of great songs, it gives more bang for buck than any Dan Sultan record so far, the fact that it is an evolution in his sound is just a welcome bonus. Dan Sultan is still a rockstar on just one of a different kind, it suits him just fine."Jake Cleland from Stack said "Killer delivers gospel and blues in a package of tight rock songs." Adding " is poised to sweep up anyone not on Sultan's soul train."Josh Butler from Huffington Post said " set aside his trusty guitar for much of the record, instead moving toward synthesisers and electronic drums. The classic Sultan touches are still there, this is still much a blues record -- but it feels newer, more urgent and vital."Paul Smith from Sydney Morning Herald said on Killer, " created an altogether more ambitious sound, with electronica and orchestral elements added to his gutsy, gospel tone."