Deianira, Deïanira, or Deianeira known as Dejanira, was a Calydonian princess in Greek mythology whose name translated as "man-destroyer" or "destroyer of her husband". She was the wife of Heracles and, in late Classical accounts, his unwitting murderer, killing him with the poisoned Shirt of Nessus, she is the main character in Sophocles' play Women of Trachis. Deianira was the daughter of Althaea and her husband Oeneus, the king of Calydon, the half-sister of Meleager, her other siblings were Toxeus, Periphas, Thyreus, Gorge and Melanippe. In some accounts, Deianira was the daughter of King Dexamenus of Olenus and thus, sister to Eurypylus and Theraephon. Others called this daughter of Dexamenus as Hippolyte. Deianira became the mother of Hyllus, Onites and Macaria who saved the Athenians from defeat by Eurystheus. In Sophocles' account of Deianira's marriage, she was courted by the river god Achelous but saved from having to marry him by Heracles, who defeated Achelous in a wrestling contest for her hand in marriage.
In another version of the tale where she was described as the daughter of Dexamenus, Heracles raped her and promised to come back and marry her. While he was away, the centaur Eurytion demanded her as his wife, her father being afraid, agreed but Heracles returning before the marriage had slayed the centaur and claimed his bride. Deianira was associated with combat, was described as someone who "drove a chariot and practiced the art of war." The central story about Deianira concerns the Tunic of Nessus. A wild centaur named Nessus attempted to kidnap or rape Deianira as he was ferrying her across the river Euenos, but she was rescued by Heracles, who shot the centaur with a poisoned arrow; as he lay dying, Nessus persuaded Deianira to take a sample of his blood, telling her that a potion of it mixed with olive oil would ensure that Heracles would never again be unfaithful. Deianira kept a little of the potion by her. Heracles fathered illegitimate children all across Greece and fell in love with Iole.
When Deianira thus feared that her husband would leave her forever, she smeared some of the blood on Heracles' famous lionskin shirt. Heracles' servant, brought him the shirt and he put it on; the centaur's toxic blood burned Heracles and he threw himself into a funeral pyre. In despair, Deianira committed suicide with a sword. Hesiod, Catalogue of Women fr. 2 5 Ovid, Heroides 9 Ovid, Metamorphoses 9.101-238 Harry Thurston Peck, Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, 1898 Graves, The Greek Myths, 1955, 142.ff, 142.2,3,5
Union Carriage & Wagon is a rolling stock manufacturer in South Africa. Union Carriage & Wagon was established in 1957. Initial shareholders were Budd Company and Leyland Motors. By 1965, Budd and Metro Cammell Weymann held a combined 41% shareholding which they sold to Anglo American plc and General Mining. In December 1969, Commonwealth Engineering reduced its shareholding to 42% with the other two shareholders each owning 29%. Having built carriages, in 1964, UCW delivered its first electrical locomotives to the South African Railways, the South African Class 5E1, Series 2; the Class 5E1 was the first electrical locomotive to be produced in quantity in South Africa. In 1974, UCW entered the international market with orders from Zambia. In 1976, UCW received its first Asian order for twenty Type E100 electric locomotives for Taiwan Railways Administration, based on a GEC design. In addition, the TRA E1000 push-pull trainsets were manufactured jointly by UCW, Tang Eng Iron Works of Taiwan and Hyundai Rotem of South Korea.
Rolling stock for Gautrain is assembled at the UCW plant in Nigel under a partnership agreement between Bombardier Transportation and UCW. In 1987, Commonwealth Engineering Parent company Australian National Industries sold its shareholding to Malbak Limited. In October 1996, the business was sold to Roberts. In February 2013, UCW was purchased by Commuter Transport Engineering. Category:Union Carriage & Wagon locomotives Media related to Union Carriage & Wagon at Wikimedia Commons Last archived version of official website Commuter Transport Engineering official website
Usha Rajak, is a Nepali/Nepalese actress, pastry chef and the winner of World Miss University Nepal 2006. Usha Rajak was born on 18 October 1985 in Nepal to Bhuvan Rajak and Shashi Rajak, her maternal grandfather, Kumar Rajak, was one of the first from the to become literate in English. When she was 5 years old, her father died from a work-related incident, leaving her mother to take care of Usha and her 4 elder sisters alone. Growing up, Usha attended a number of schools in Kathmandu, including Little Angels' and Love Buds School. In response to frequent bullying and harassment on the streets, Usha was trained in Shotokan Karate. In 2002, she graduated with a School Level Certificate from Baal Vidhya Secondary High School. Following her high school graduation, Usha studied Commerce at Prasadi Academy, from which she received an Intermediate Certificate in 2004. In 2004, Usha began working toward her BBA at Unique Academy in Lalitpur. While studying at the academy, she ventured into the world of modeling.
Her first major beauty pageant was Lux Beauty Star 2004, at which she won the title of Sunsilk Miss Beautiful Hair. She worked as a runway model for brands Jawed Habib and Lakme Cosmetics. At this time, she was featured on the covers of Wave and Lifestyle magazine. In 2005, Usha first became involved in the local theatre scene of Kathmandu, her debut was a leading role in Bijay Malla's "Kankal", produced for the Nepalese National Theatre Competition in Chitwan, for which she won the title of Best Actress. Following the success of her debut performance, Usha began honing her acting skills at Actor's Studio Nepal's theatre training program, at which she worked with esteemed directors such as Anup Baral. During one of the studio's performances, she was spotted by film director Nirak Poudel who offered her a leading role in his upcoming film, Kusume Rumal 2; the first title she won in her modeling career was Sunsilk Miss Beautiful Hair, at Lux Beauty Star 2004. She competed and won the title and represented Nepal in World Miss University, South Korea 2006.
She was able to secure the Best Actress award from the National Theatre Actors Competition held in Nepal in 2005. She won the award for the HIV/AIDS awareness movie One Day as the Best Newcomer Actress at the Digital Film Awards, Nepal 2009. Moviesnepal.com
"Come Back" is a song by the J. Geils Band, appearing on their 1980 album Love Stinks. "Come Back" was the first single from the album, reached the US Top 40, peaking at No. 32 and remaining in the Top 40 for five weeks. It peaked at No. 19 for two weeks in Canada. It made Billboard's Club Play Singles chart, peaking at No. 69. The song remains in the rotation of classic rock radio stations. Seth Justman provides extensive keyboards, which Associated Press critic James Simon feels gives the song "a little extra zing."Rolling Stone critic Dave Marsh praised "Come Back" as a "full-scale showcase" for the band, claiming that it came "very close to the topnotch hard rock Geils has always threatened to make and too delivered." On the other hand, in the 4th edition of The New Rolling Stone Album Guide, critic Rob Sheffield calls the song a "failed Eurodisco experiment." Boston Globe critic Steve Morse describes the song as "discoish." Bill Flanagan, writing in the Boston Globe remarked that although "Come Back" has an "upbeat surface," the song conveys the anxiety that lurks below.
Craig Allen of NJ 101.5 describes the song as an "overlooked 1980 J. Geils gem."Subsequent to its initial appearance on Love Stinks, "Come Back" was released on several J. Geils Band compilation albums, including Flashback: The Best of the J. Geils Band, The Very Best J. Geils Band Album Ever and Best of The J. Geils Band. In the Netherlands, it was released as the B-side of the 12" maxi-single "Centerfold."Full House, a band that includes former J. Geils Band bassist Danny Klein, covers "Come Back" in concert. Lyrics of this song at MetroLyrics Listen to "Come Back" on YouTube
This article lists the main modern pentathlon events and their results for 2019. July 27 – 30: 2019 Pan American Games in LimaIndividual winners: Charles Fernandez / Mariana Arceo Team Relay winners: Mexico / United States Mixed Team Relay winners: United States Men's Team winners: Argentina Women's Team winners: Brazil October 18 – 27: 2019 Military World Games in WuhanIndividual winners: Alexander Lifanov / Élodie Clouvel Men's Team winners: Russia Women's Team winners: China July 7 – 14: 2019 World Junior Modern Pentathlon Championships in DrzonkówJunior Individual winners: Jean-Baptiste Mourcia / Adelina Ibatullina Junior Team Relay winners: Egypt / Russia Junior Mixed Team Relay winners: Egypt Junior Men's Team winners: Russia Junior Women's Team winners: Russia July 18 – 24: 2019 World Youth Modern Pentathlon Championships in SofiaYouth U19 Individual winners: Ivan Shalupin / Kseniya Klimiankova Youth U19 Team Relay winners: Egypt / Germany Youth U19 Mixed Team Relay winners: South Korea Youth U19 Men's Team winners: Egypt Youth U19 Women's Team winners: Russia Youth U17 Individual winners: Moutaz Mohamed / Svetla Zgurova Youth U17 Team Relay winners: Egypt / Japan Youth U17 Mixed Team Relay winners: Egypt Youth U17 Men's Team winners: Russia Youth U17 Women's Team winners: Hungary September 1 – 8: 2019 World Modern Pentathlon Championships in BudapestIndividual winners: Valentin Belaud / Volha Silkina Team Relay winners: Germany / Mexico Mixed Team Relay winners: Egypt Men's Team winners: South Korea Women's Team winners: Belarus February 21 – 24: 2019 African Modern Pentathlon Championships in CairoIndividual winners: Sherif Nazeir / Haydy Morsy Men's Team winners: Egypt Women's Team winners: Egypt June 4 – 9: 2019 European Junior Modern Pentathlon Championships in DrzonkówJunior Individual winners: Andrei Zuev / Adelina Ibatullina Junior Team Relay winners: Belarus / Czech Republic Junior Mixed Team Relay winners: Germany Junior Men's Team winners: France Junior Women's Team winners: Russia June 9 – 16: 2019 European Youth Modern Pentathlon Championships in KaunasYouth Individual winners: Bence Viczián / Rita Erdos Youth Team Relay winners: Italy / Germany Youth Mixed Team Relay winners: Russia Youth Men's Team winners: Belarus Youth Women's Team winners: Russia August 6 – 11: 2019 European Modern Pentathlon Championships in BathIndividual winners: James Cooke / Laura Asadauskaitė Team Relay winners: Great Britain / Russia Mixed Team Relay winners: Great Britain Men's Team winners: Great Britain Women's Team winners: Great Britain October 7 – 9: 2019 South American Senior & Junior Modern Pentathlon Championships in Buenos AiresNote: The men's team relay results was not done properly.
Individual winners: Esteban Bustos / Ayelen Zapata Men's Team winners: Argentina Women's Team winners: Brazil November 11 – 21: 2019 Asia-Oceania Modern Pentathlon Championships in Kunming November 15 – 17: 2019 Pan American Junior & Youth Modern Pentathlon Championships in Guatemala City November 21 – 25: 2019 European U24 Modern Pentathlon Championships in Drzonków November 28 – December 1: 2019 South American Youth Modern Pentathlon Championships in Montevideo February 27 – March 3: MPWC #1 in CairoIndividual winners: Ahmed El-Gendy / Uliana Batashova Mixed Team Relay winners: Egypt April 10 – 14: MPWC #2 in SofiaIndividual winners: Manuel Padilla / Marie Oteiza Mixed Team Relay winners: Poland May 2 – 6: MPWC #3 in SzékesfehérvárIndividual winners: Christian Zillekens / Tamara Alekszejev Mixed Team Relay winners: China (BIAN Yufei & HAN Ji
Great Bricett Hall is a grade I listed farmhouse in the village of Great Bricett, England. It was built in the mid-13th century as the hall of the Augustinian Priory of St. Leonard, attached to the north side of the Church of St Mary & St Laurence; the Hall was owned by John De Bohan, killed by Robert the Bruce at the Battle of Bannockburn. During the Second World War, it was used to house Italian prisoners. In 1947, it was bought by Percy Cooper, it was home to farmer Rupert Cooper, son of Percy, who died in October 2017, aged 96. It was inherited by his son, Oliver Cooper, the estate, including 415 acres of land, was listed for sale in June 2018 at £4.65 million