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Caenis

Antonia Caenis or Cenide, a former slave and secretary of Antonia Minor, was the mistress or concubine of the Roman emperor Vespasian. It could be thought that she had family in Istria, based on a trip she took there. In her 30s Caenis, still a slave, was in an unofficial type of relationship with Vespasian, known as'contubernium', before his marriage. According to Suetonius, after the death of Vespasian's wife Flavia Domitilla and Caenis, now a freedwoman, resumed their relationship, she had a remarkable memory and considerable influence on the emperor's administration, carried out official business on his behalf, made a lot of money from her position. However, she was treated with disrespect by Vespasian's son Domitian, who refused to greet her as one of the family; the life of Caenis and her love-story with Vespasian is portrayed in Lindsey Davis' novel The Course of Honour. She is a character who features in Robert Fabbri's Vespasian series, where she is depicted as being the long lost grand-niece of the king of the Caenii, a rebelling tribe in Thracia.

List of slaves Claudia Acte Galeria Lysistrate Marcia Suetonius, Lives of the Twelve Caesars: Vespasian 3, 21.

Schleswig-Holstein Wadden Sea National Park

The Schleswig-Holstein Wadden Sea National Park is a national park in the Schleswig-Holstein area of the German Wadden Sea. It was founded by the Parliament of Schleswig-Holstein on 1 October 1985 by the National Park Act of 22 July 1985 and expanded in 1999. Together with the Lower Saxon Wadden Sea National Park, the Hamburg Wadden Sea National Park and those parts of Elbe estuary which are not nature reserves, it forms the German part of the Wadden Sea; the national park extends from the German-Danish maritime border in the north down to the Elbe estuary in the south. In the North Frisian area, it includes the mudflats around the geest-based and marsh islands and the Halligen. There the mudflats are 40 km wide in places. Further south lie areas of mudflats which contain large sandbanks. In addition to the plants and animals that are typical of the entire Wadden Sea large numbers of porpoise and eelgrass may be seen in the Schleswig-Holstein part. With an area of 4410 km ² it is by far the largest national park in Germany.

Some 68% of its area is permanently under water and 30% is periodically dry. The land element consists of salt marshes. Since 1990, the national park, including the North Frisian Halligen, has been designated as a UNESCO recognised biosphere. Together with other German and Dutch Wadden Sea areas it became a UNESCO World Heritage Site on 26 June 2009; the national park covers an area from the North Sea coast of Schleswig-Holstein by the Danish border in the north to the Elbe estuary in the south. In the northern area, the national park boundary extends to the twelve mile territorial limit. On the land side it runs in the sea 150 metres off the coast. Sea dykes and the foreland in front of the dykes are not part of the national park. Excluded from the national park are the inhabited areas in the sea, including the five German North Frisian Islands and the larger Halligen islands of Langeness, Hooge, Gröde, Oland and Nordstrandischmoor. Part of the park comprises uninhabited islands and Halligen, such as Trischen, Blauort or the North Frisian Barrier Island.

Under the classification of the natural regions of Germany the national park area belongs to the "Schleswig-Holstein Wadden Sea and Halligen" region within the Schleswig-Holstein Marshes, to the major unit of the German Bight. The national park can be divided into two areas. In the north, between the Danish border and the peninsula of Eiderstedt is the North Frisian part; the North Frisian Wadden Sea, together with the Danish Wadden Sea, belongs to the North Sea. It is screened from the open sea by the Halligen; the islands were formed from elements of the mainland, which became separated as a result of flood disasters. The mudflats are protected and the transition between the flats and the sea is clearer, because the former lie to the east of the large islands and the latter to the west of them. There are no major river estuaries and the tidal range is low at less than two metres. In the northern Wadden Sea there are still geest cliffs formed in the ice ages, so that the highest elevations occur here on the coast in an otherwise flat area.

The Dithmarschen part and the south coast between the Elbe and Eider estuaries form the central part of the Wadden Sea. A tidal range of over three metres has prevented the formation of islands; some sandbars emerge from the sea, but only Trischen is high enough and safe enough from storm surges, to allow saltwater-loving vegetation to grow. Compared to the geologically similar East Frisian Islands of the southern Wadden Sea, Trischen is smaller and younger. All attempts by human inhabitants to fortify. With several large estuaries the salinity in the central Wadden Sea is lower than in the rest of the Wadden Sea and is subject to higher fluctuations; the national park divides into two zones. Zone 1 covers a third of the whole national park; the zone consists of 12 bigger units which all contain marshland, intertidal estuarine mudflat, mixed sediment mudflat, sand flat, tidal creeks as well as deep and flat areas that are permanently under water. Additionally there are smaller units around sensible places like breeding areas of coastal birds, sandbars of seals, places where migratory birds moult or geomorphological meaningful areas with natural surface structure.

Zone 1 is principally closed for the public. Exceptions are made for the mudflat areas directly bordering the coastline, some routes for guided mudflat hiking tours and fishery. South of the Hindenburgdamm, facing the landside of Sylt, a human use of the first zone is prohibited; this part is 12.500 ha big, whereof 3500 ha are permanently covered with water. Zone 2 forms a ` buffer' around the first zone. In protection zone 2 west of Sylt´s coast locates a protection area for small whales, eg. the common porpoise, with a size of 124.000 ha. It´s an important reproduction area of the porpoise, whose population declined about 90% in the North Sea during the 20th century. Activities like swimming, sailing or traditional crab fishing are still allowed in the area, while international industry fishing, jet-skis, ship velocities over 12 knots, military activities and resource exploitation should be prevented; the North Sea coast is flat.

Guglielmo Marconi (Piccirilli)

Guglielmo Marconi is a public artwork by Attilio Piccirilli, located at the intersection of 16th and Lamont Streets, N. W. in the Mount Pleasant neighborhood of Washington, D. C. United States, it stands as a tribute to Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi. It was paid for by public subscription and erected in 1941; the artwork was listed on both the District of Columbia Inventory of Historic Sites and the National Register of Historic Places in 2007. It is a contributing property in the Mount Pleasant Historic District; the monument was surveyed as part of the Smithsonian's Save Outdoor Sculpture! survey in 1994. The sculpture features two bronze pieces. In the front is a bust of Marconi which sits on a rectangular Stony Creek granite base. Behind the bust is the second bronze resting on another granite base; the second bronze is an allegorist female figure sitting on a globe with her legs stretched out behind her. She points her proper left arm straight in front of her while her proper right arm is raised and bent at the elbow.

She is naked with a small piece of drapery on her lap. According to Piccirilli she is "the Wave", representing "Marconi's contribution to science..."The base housing the Marconi bust features the inscription on the proper left side: Attilio Piccirilli 1940. On the same base's rear: ERECTED BY POPULAR SUBSCRIPTION AND PRESENTED TO THE CITY OF WASHINGTON THE MARCONI MEMORIAL FOUNDATION 1940On the front of the base: MARCONI 1874-1937; the statue is not without association to fascist art, since Marconi was identified with Italian fascism, Piccirilli's subsequent work at the Rockefeller center in New York was criticized for using language appropriated by Mussolini. The fund for the memorial was begun a year after Marconi's 1937 death; the total sculpture cost after completion was $32,555. List of public art in Washington, D. C. Ward 1 National Register of Historic Places listings in Washington, D. C. Outdoor sculpture in Washington, D. C. Guglielmo Marconi statue, dcMemorials.com Nude sculptures in D.

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Newcastle Rebels

Newcastle were a rugby league team who played in the New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership from 1908–1909, one of the nine foundation clubs. After the formation of several clubs in January 1908, members of the NSWRFL came to Newcastle to hold talks with the local footballing community at a meeting on 8 February 1908. However, at this meeting the motion to have a public meeting was lost; the local rugby union fraternity threatened further recruitment occurred in secret. A band of Rebel Pioneers assembled and signed up on 10 April, just days before the start of the competition. Sometimes called the Rebels, Newcastle played in a strip of red and white hoops, they boasted the likes of dual-code international Pat Walsh in their side. Their moment of glory came in the latter weeks of 1909 when they beat league leaders South Sydney 7-6 on 7 August in front of 3,000 spectators at the Newcastle Showground, it was Souths' only loss for the season. This had come three days after beating a New Zealand Maori team.

Newcastle finished fourth and made the semis but were beaten by Souths 20-0. The following year, the team left the NSWRL as a local Newcastle Rugby League competition was established and many players joined the four Newcastle foundation clubs, they were replaced by Annandale in the NSWRL. Since 1988, a new team, the Newcastle Knights has again represented the Newcastle district in the NSWRL and its successors. In 2008 the Newcastle Knights wore a special replica red and white hooped jersey to celebrate the region's rugby league heritage for the NRL's heritage round. Stan Carpenter was the original captain of the club who played their first match against Glebe, losing 8–5; this was followed by a bye in the second round of the premiership and securing their first victory in the next round by beating Cumberland 37–0. A win against Western Suburbs was followed by a loss against North Sydney in round five. Arguably the most significant event of the season for the club was in round six when they were scheduled to play against Newtown in the only match of the weekend.

This fact meant that a crowd of 14,000, the second largest in the season, showed up to watch the two teams play at the Royal Agricultural Society Grounds. In this match Newcastle were able to win 17–8; the club won just one of their remaining four games. All three of the losses were against the eventual finalists - two against the eventual premiers South Sydney and the other against the runners-up, Eastern Suburbs. Pat Walsh Pat Walsh Ted McGuinness Power, Bob; the Rebels of Rugby: The Story of Newcastle Rugby League Pioneers "The Bolsheviks vs. The Lilywhites" 1907-1920. Newcastle, New South Wales: self. RL1908's Newcastle page

Boston University College of Communication

Boston University College of Communication is a communication school within Boston University. It was founded in 1947 as the School of Public Relations; the College of Communication is the oldest public relations school in the United States. Today, the school offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in three academic departments: Film and Television; the school's journalism and communication programs are ranked nationally with its film program ranked 11th by The Hollywood Reporter in 2013. The College of Communication building is just blocks from Fenway Park; the College of Communication is home to many of Boston University's most popular student-run organizations, including butv10, WTBU Radio, AdLab, PRLab. COM offers special internship programs in Los Angeles, Washington D. C. and London. Each summer, the school hosts the Academy of Media Production, a four-week program for high-school students, the Pre-College Summer Journalism Institute, sponsored by the New England Center for Investigative Reporting.

AdClub AdLab BU PRSSA butv10 PR Lab WTBU Radio BU News Service The COMmunicator The Comment 201 Magazine Rory Albanese Scott Arpajian Ellen Bard Corinne Brinkerhoff Kevin Burns Andy Cohen Jerry Crasnick Bruce Feirstein Kaleigh Fratkin Naoko Funayama Tony Gilroy Richard Gladstein Stan Grossfeld Bonnie Hammer Ted Harbert Ray Kotcher Peter Ladue Debbie Liebling Shane McMahon Stephanie McMahon-Levesque Joe Nocera Bill O'Reilly Jean Picker Firstenberg Scott Rosenberg Joe Roth Jeffrey Ross Bob Sarles Lauren Shuler Donner Howard Stern Nina Totenberg Don Van Natta, Jr. Linda Vester William O. Wheatley College of Communication website butv10 homepage WTBU Online BU PRLab homepage

String Quartet (Bruckner)

The String Quartet in C minor WAB 111, was composed by Anton Bruckner's in 1862 during his tuition by Otto Kitzler. In the spring of 1862, during his tuition by Otto Kitzler, Bruckner composed two scherzi for string quartet in F major and G minor. Thereafter, between 28 July and 7 August 1862, he composed the String Quartet in C minor, as a preliminary to exercises in orchestration; the manuscript of the Quartet was found on pp. 165–196 of the Kitzler-Studienbuch. A week after completing the composition, Kitzler tasked Bruckner with writing a Rondo in größerer Form; the 40-bars longer piece, which has the same key and formal structure as the first Rondo, therefore, be regarded as an alternative to the first Rondo. The Quartet was not issued during Bruckner's life, since it concerned a sample of capability during his study period at Kitzler. Bruckner did not bequeath a score of it as he did for the Four Orchestral Pieces; the Kitzler-Studienbuch was wound up in the legacy of Bruckner's friend Josef Schalk in Munich, in which the Quartet was discovered in 1950 by the Koeckert Quartet.

The Koeckert Quartet premiered the Quartet on 15 February 1951 in a Rundfunk im amerikanischen Sektor broadcast, performed it on 8 March 1951 in a concert in Hamburg. The String Quartet was edited by Nowak in Band XIII/1 of the Gesamtausgabe in 1955; the piece is a conventional string quartet in the usual four movements: Allegro moderato, C minor, common time Andante, A-flat major, 3/4, with Minore section in A-flat minor Scherzo, Presto G major, 3/4, Trio Rondo, Schnell, C minor, 2/4Duration: 19 to 24 minutes. Unlike his works, Bruckner gave few indications as to phrasing, while dynamics appear only at a few key points. Rudolf Koeckert allowed Leopold Nowak to put his group's phrasing and dynamics into the Gesamtausgabe parts. However, the Gesamtausgabe score contains only those markings in Bruckner's hand; the String Quartet is a settlement with early romantic examples. The from the beginning polyphonic imprint refers back to Bruckner's earlier exercises; the first movement, in traditional sonata form, is with audacious modulations in the development.

The exposition is marked for repeat. The Andante, in three parts with modified reprise, mirrors Beethoven's choice of key for a slow movement after a C minor Allegro, but having the central section in the parallel minor is something Bruckner never does again; the Trio of the Scherzo is in Ländler form. Derek Watson finds that the Trio "has a Schubertian, freshly bucolic charm." The Rondo has virtuoso accents. The B theme appears first in E-flat major and in C major, the last turn of the A theme is ornamented. One can see connections to Bruckner works in the key, in several harmonic phrases and theme patterns, as well as the use of Ländler motives. There are about 10 recordings of the String Quartet; the first recording was by the Keller Quartett in 1962. Excellent recordings are according to Hans Roelofs i.a. Those by the Koeckert Quartett, L'Archibudelli, the Fine Arts Quartet and the Zehetmair Streichquartett. Where the Koeckert Quartet disregarded the few dynamics markings Bruckner gave, the Fine Arts Quartet obeys Bruckner's markings but ignores Koeckert's.

Koeckert Quartett. Studio recording of 1974 put on compiling CD: Karna Musik Live KA-143M L'Archibudelli. Anton Bruckner: String Quintet. Intermezzo. Rondo. String Quartet. CD: Sony Classical Vivarte SK 66 251, 1995 - on historical instruments Fine Arts Quartet. BRUCKNER: String Quintet in F Major / String Quartet in C Minor. CD: Naxos 8.570788, 2008 Zehetmair Streichquartett. Beethoven, Hartmann, Holliger. CD: ECM 2195/96, 2010 Fitzwilliam Quartet. Anton Bruckner: String Quintet / String Quartet. CD: Linn LC 11615, 2011 - on historical instruments Anton Bruckner: Sämtliche Werke: Band XIII/1: Streichquartett c-Moll Musikwissenschaftlicher Verlag der Internationalen Bruckner-Gesellschaft, Leopold Nowak, Vienna, 1955 Uwe Harten, Anton Bruckner. Ein Handbuch, Residenz Verlag, Salzburg, 1996, ISBN 3-7017-1030-9 Derek Watson, "Bruckner", New York, 1996 Benjamin Korstvedt, "Aspects of Bruckner's approach to symphonic form", The Cambridge Companion to Bruckner edited by John Williamson, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2004 Cornelis van Zwol, Anton Bruckner – Leven en Werken, Bussum, 2012.

ISBN 90-686-8590-2 Streichquartett c-Moll, WAB 111 Critical discography by Hans Roelofs String Quartet in C minor, WAB 111: Scores at the International Music Score Library Project Bruckner's Critical Complete Edition - Chamber Music Bruckner's Critical Complete Edition - Early Orchestral and Instrumental Works The following live performances can be heard on YouTube: the Filarmonica-quartet: Bruckner's String Quartet the Notre Quartet: 1. Allegro moderato, 2. Andante, 3. Scherzo & 4. Rondo