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Enyalius

Enyalius or Enyalios in Greek mythology is a son of Ares by Enyo and a byname of Ares the god of war. Though Enyalius being a by-name of Ares is the most accepted version, in Mycenaean times Ares and Enyalius were differentiated as separate deities. Enyalius is seen as the God of soldiers and warriors from Ares cult. On the Mycenaean Greek Linear B KN V 52 tablet, the name, e-nu-wa-ri-jo, has been interpreted to refer to this same Enyalios. Enyalios is mentioned nine times in Homer's Iliad and in four of them it is in the same formula describing Meriones, one of the leaders of warriors from Crete. Homer calls Ares by the epithet Enyalios in book xx. A scholiast on Homer declares that the poet Alcman sometimes identified Ares with Enyalius and sometimes differentiated him, that Enyalius was sometimes made the son of Ares by Enyo and sometimes the son of Cronus and Rhea. Aristophanes, envisages Ares and Enyalios as separate gods of war. In Argonautica book III, lines 363–367, Jason sets the chthonic earthborn warriors fighting among themselves by hurling a boulder in their midst: But Jason called to mind the counsels of Medea full of craft, seized from the plain a huge round boulder, a terrible quoit of Ares Enyalius.

The urbane Alexandrian author gives his old tale a touch of appropriate Homeric antiquity by using such an ancient epithet. Plutarch, in Moralia, tells of the bravery of the women of Argos, in the 5th century BC, who repulsed the attacks of kings of Sparta; the survivors erected a temple to Ares Enyalius by the road where they fell: After the city was saved, they buried the women who had fallen in battle by the Argive road, as a memorial to the achievements of the women who were spared they dedicated a temple to Ares Enyalius... Up to the present day they celebrate the Festival of Impudence on the anniversary, putting the women into men's tunics and cloaks and the men in women's dresses and head-coverings. According to Pausanias the Lacedaemonians believed that by chaining up Enyalius they would prevent the god from deserting Sparta. Pausanias mentions at 3.14.9 and 3.20.2 that puppies were sacrificed to Enyalius in Sparta. Polybius' history renders the Roman god Mars by Greek Ares but the Roman god Quirinus by Enyalius, the same identifications are made by writers such as Dionysius of Halicarnassus only because it made sense that a Roman god, sometimes confounded with Mars and sometimes differentiated should be represented in Greek by a name, sometimes equated with Ares and was sometimes differentiated.

Josephus in his Antiquities 4, states after telling the story of the Tower of Babel: But as to the plan of Shinar, in the country of Babylonia, Hestiaeus mentions it, when he says thus: "Such of the priests as were saved, took the sacred vessels of Zeus Enyalius, came to Shinar of Babylonia."

Forbes Howie

William Forbes Howie, DL, JP was a businessman who played an active role in Scottish public life. Born one of six children in Woodlands, Scotland, he was the son of Anne Steuart and Robert Wyllie Howie, the grandson of businessman Thomas W. Howie. Considered too frail to follow his brothers to the High School of Glasgow, he was therefore cared for by a maid and educated at local schools, he studied electrical engineering at Glasgow University, graduating in 1941. He served in the RAF for four years during the Second World War, gaining the rank of Flight Lieutenant. Howie was Assistant Managing Director of Thomas Laurie & Co, his uncle's motor and electrical engineering firm, from 1947 to 1957, becoming Managing Director upon his uncle's death until his own retirement in 1981. Thomas Laurie & Co was founded in 1882 and had fitted the first automated street lighting in Britain, in Falkirk. Turnover surpassed £1 million in the early 1970s; as well as being an Associate of the Royal Technical College, Glasgow, a Member of the Institute of Electrical Engineers and an Associate Member of the Institute of the Motor Industry, Howie served on the Engineering Advisory Committee of Falkirk College of Technology.

Howie was made responsible for the setting up of the Children's Hearing system in Falkirk, becoming the first Chairman of the local Children's Panel Advisory Committee in 1970, Chairman of the Supplementary Benefit Appeal Tribunal in 1973, a Justice of the Peace the following year. In 1981 he was appointed Her Majesty's Deputy Lord Lieutenant for the County of Stirling, representing HM The Queen at official functions. In 1983 he was appointed General Commissioner of Income Tax, a position he held until the age of 75. A keen supporter of the Scout movement, having met Robert Baden-Powell in person in his youth, he held the position of District Commissioner for Falkirk District for 18 years, he became Chairman of the Falkirk District Scout Association, becoming Honorary President in 1978. At that time he was appointed Chairman of the Forth Valley Scout Council, representing this body on the Scottish Committee of the Scout Association, a post he held until 1989, he received the Medal of Merit in 1956, the Silver Acorn in 1981, the Silver Wolf, the highest Scouting award given to just one in two million members, in 1989, for'services of the most exceptional character to the movement'.

He founded the Stirling and District Amateur Football Association in 1951, as well as serving on the board of the Scottish Wildlife Trust. His interest in nature geology, led to him gaining a Bachelor of Arts in Ecology from the Open University in his retirement, he was President of Falkirk Rotary Club and was made a Paul Harris Fellow. He was President of Falkirk Fishing Club and the Toastmasters Club and a Director of Glenbervie Golf Club, he was chairman of the local Age Concern. Throughout his life he had a close association with the Church, joining St. Andrew's West in Falkirk in 1951, elected a deacon in 1953 and ordained an elder in 1956. In 1979 he was elected Session Clerk, a post he held until ailing health forced him to resign in 1989. Howie married Janet Morrison Campbell and had two sons and one daughter, seven grandchildren. Uncle of actor Robbie Coltrane Nephew of Ross Haddow, Lord Dean of Guild of Glasgow Who's Who in Scotland, Carrick Media, Scotland Obituary, The Scotsman, January 2001

Adventures of Omanakuttan

Adventures of Omanakkuttan is a 2017 Indian Malayalam comedy film directed by debutant Rohith V. S.. The story was conceived by Sameer Abdul and he wrote the screenplay along with the director, it stars Asif Ali, Aju Varghese and Saiju Kurup. It was Produced by Antony Binoy and Biju Pulickal under the banner 4M Entertainments and features music composed by Arun Muraleedharan and Dawn Vincent; the film was released on 2017 May 19 across Kerala. Omanakkuttan is an introverted sales executive working at a hair oil company named Clintonica owned by Chandran, who used to be a snake oil salesman. During his time in the company he discovered a wide possibility that exists for chatting with women through fake names and profiles and does so. Meanwhile, an SI wants to see him for real, he comes to the venue. He sees Pallavi there. Pallavi is a huge fan of Sidharth and at the end of the concert, Sidharth asks Pallavi to pass her note-pad so he could give her his autograph. Pallavi finds, but it was Omanakuttan who gave his number.

They begin chatting. Pallavi does not know it is Omanakuttan with whom she chats and doesn't mind him on the way. However, one day after being looted by a taxi driver and disposed in a dump yard, he loses his memory, forgets who he is and finds Pallavi, she takes him as a charity case for a favor without knowing it was with him she had been chatting all along. Omanakkuttan and Pallavi go on an adventure to find out who he is or whether all of this is an act of his craft. Asif Ali as Omanakkuttan / Jerry Thomas / Kubera / Michael Jackson / Manu / Rahul / Siddharth Iyer Bhavana as Pallavi Deva Aju Varghese as Shiva Siddique as Chandrasekhar Saiju Kurup as Philip Plamoodan Kalabhavan Shajon as Vinayak Hegde Rahul Madhav as Sidharth Iyer Firoz Najeeb as Chenkappa Aditi Ravi Srinda Ardra Das as Shelvi Sreejay Narayanan as Taxi Driver Shivaji Guruvayoor as Sreedharan Nair Prasanth as Varadan Arya Rohit as Sumathi Chandrasekhar Adil Ibrahim as Sanju Wognum Udhayanidhi Stalin as John Nibbixwoud Regina Cassandra as Charlene Benningbroek Pranitha Subhash as Patch Hauwert Asif Ali was roped in to play the lead role.

Bhavana was finalized for the female Lead. The shoot of the film began in 2015. Adventures of Omanakuttan on IMDb

Midland American English

Midland American English is a regional dialect or super-dialect of American English, geographically lying between the traditionally-defined Northern and Southern United States. The boundaries of Midland American English are not clear, being revised and reduced by linguists due to definitional changes and several Midland sub-regions undergoing rapid and diverging pronunciation shifts since the early-middle twentieth century onwards; these general characteristics of the Midland regional accent are established: fronting of the /oʊ/, /aʊ/, /ʌ/ vowels occurs towards the center or front of the mouth. The currently-documented core of the Midland dialect region spans from central Ohio at its eastern extreme to central Nebraska and Oklahoma City at its western extreme. Certain areas outside of this core clearly demonstrate a Midland accent, including Charleston, South Carolina. Twentieth-century dialectology was the first to identify the "Midland" as a region lexically distinct from the Northern and Southern U.

S. even focusing on an internal division. Early twentieth-century boundaries established for the Midland dialect region are being reduced or revised, since several previous sub-regions of Midland speech have since developed their own distinct dialects. Pennsylvania, the original home state of the Midland dialect, is one such area, having now formed such unique dialects as Philadelphia and Pittsburgh English; the dialect region "Midland" was first labeled in the 1890s, but only first defined by Hans Kurath in 1949 as centered on central Pennsylvania and expanding westward and southward to include most of Pennsylvania, the Appalachian regions of Kentucky and all of West Virginia. A decade Kurath split this into two discrete subdivisions: the "North Midland" beginning north of the Ohio River valley area and extending westward into Indiana, Illinois and northern Missouri, as well as parts of Nebraska and northern Kansas. Kurath and later Craig Carver and the related Dictionary of American Regional English based their 1960s research only on lexical characteristics, with Carver et al. determining the Midland non-existent according to their 1987 publication and preferring to identify Kurath's North Midland as an extension of the North and his South Midland as an extension of the South, based on some 800 lexical items.

Conversely, William Labov and his team based their 1990s research on phonological characteristics and re-identified the Midland area as a buffer zone between the Southern and Inland Northern accent regions. In Labov et al.'s newer study, the "Midland" coincides with Kurath's "North Midland", while the "South Midland" is now considered as a portion, or the northern fringe, of the larger Southern accent region. Indeed, while the lexical and grammatical isoglosses encompass the Appalachian Mountains regardless of the Ohio River, the phonological boundary closely follows along the Ohio River itself. More recent research has focused on grammatical characteristics and in particular a variable, possible combination of such characteristics; the original Midland dialect region, has split off into having more of a Southern accent in southern Appalachia, the second half of the twentieth century has seen the emergence of a unique Western Pennsylvania accent in northern Appalachia as well as a unique Philadelphia accent.

The dialect region of the Mid-Atlantic States -- centered on Pennsylvania. Certain vocabulary is specific to the Mid-Atlantic dialect, to its Philadelphia sub-dialect; the emerging and expanding dialect of western and much of central Pennsylvania is, for many purposes, an extension of the South Midland. Like the Midland proper, the Western Pennsylvania accent features fronting of /oʊ/ and /aʊ/, as well as positive anymore, its chief distinguishing features, however make it a separate dialect than the Midland one. These features include a completed LOT–THOUGHT merger to a rounded vowel, which causes a chain shift that drags the STRUT vowel into the previous position of LOT; the Western Pennsylvania accent, lightheartedly known as "Pittsburghese", is best known for the monophthongization of MOUTH to PALM, such as the stereotypical Pittsburgh pronunciation of downtown as dahntahn. Despite having a Northern accent in the first half of the 20th century, Pennsylvania, is the only major Northern city to change its affiliation to Midland by now using the Western Pennsylvania accent.

Rhoticity: Midland speech is rhotic, like most North American English. Cot–caught merger in transition: The merger of the vowel sounds in LOT and THOUGHT is in a transitional phase througho

Thomas and Lydia Gilbert Farm

Thomas and Lydia Gilbert Farm known as the Datestone Farm, is a historic home and farm located at Holicong, Buckingham Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The original section of the farmhouse was built in 1711, with additions made in 1735 and 1812; each section is marked with a datestone. The house consists of two 2 1/2-story, stone sections with a unifying cornice and slate-covered gable roof, it is in a vernacular Georgian style. The house was restored in 1970-1972, and a frame addition completed on the west side of the house. On the property are a contributing stone and frame bank barn and frame wagon house, a stone spring house with a datestone of 1808, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1989

William D. Steers

William D. Steers was a Paul Mellon professor and chair of the Department of Urology at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, he was a president of editor of The Journal of Urology. In 2003, the University of Virginia awarded Steers the Hovey Dabney Professorship. In 2004, Dr. Steers initiated the Charlottesville Men's Four Miler road race to raise funds for men's health. Steers was a viticulturist, co-owned Well Hung Vineyard in Charlottesville, he developed YOURometer, an iPhone app used to record urological related symptoms. Steers obtained his degree in chemical engineering from Cornell University in 1977, his medical degree in 1980, from the Medical College of Ohio. After a urology residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Steers completed a fellowship in neuropharmacology at the University of Pittsburgh. Steers was a faculty member at the University of Virginia School of Medicine since 1988, became chair of the Department of Urology in 1995.

His most cited publication is the 1998 paper published in The New England Journal of Medicine which first described the clinical efficacy of Viagra. In 2007, Steers was appointed editor of The Journal of Urology, a position which he held for the remainder of his life, he was President of the American Board of Urology for the period 2010-2011, served as chair of the joint ABU/ABOG fellowship in female pelvic medicine, Director on the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Steers was a member of the U. S. Food and Drug Administration's Reproductive Medicine Advisory Panel, chaired the National Institutes of Health's urinary incontinence and interstitial cystitis clinical trial groups. In 2011, Steers was appointed to the advisory council at National Institutes of Health by Kathleen Sebelius and Francis Collins. Steers was President of the University of Virginia physician’s practice plan from 2002-2009, was a member of the Health System Strategic Planning and Executive Committees. Steers' entrepreneurial activities include the development of a cell phone application to record patient symptoms, using the internet crowdcasting to fund medical research.

"Isaac Asimov predicted in 1976. By golly, he was right!" Steers was named by Men's Health magazine as one of the top fifteen doctors for men in the U. S, he was awarded the American Urological Association's Hugh Hampton Young Award, Gold Cystoscope Award, Dornier’s Innovation prize, Gineste Award for research in erectile dysfunction, the Zimskind Award in Neurourology, the annual Castle Connelly. Clinical Society American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons Society for Basic Urologic Research Solifenacin treatment in men with overactive bladder: effects on symptoms and patient-reported outcomes. Authors Kaplan SA, Goldfischer ER, William D. Gittelman M, Andoh M, Forero-Schwanhaeuser S. Aging Male. 2010 Jun. Prevalence of and risk factors for urine leakage in a racially and ethnically diverse population of adults: the Boston Area Community Health Survey. Authors Tennstedt SL, Link CL, William D. McKinlay JB. New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA 02111, USA; the impact of stress incontinence surgery on female sexual function.

Authors Brubaker L, Chiang S, Zyczynski H, Norton P, Kalinoski DL, Stoddard A, Kusek JW, William D.. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL, USA. Patient-centered treatment goals for pelvic floor disorders: association with quality-of-life and patient satisfaction. Authors Bovbjerg VE, Trowbridge ER, Barber MD, Martirosian TE, William D. Hullfish KL. Oral sildenafil in the treatment of erectile dysfunction. 1998. Authors Goldstein I, Lue TF, Padma-Nathan H, Rosen RC, William D. Wicker PA. Tachyphylaxis and phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors. Author Steers, William D. Viability and safety of combination drug therapies for erectile dysfunction. Author Steers, William D. William D. Steers. A biographical documentary film. Produced by Heritage Film Project and directed by Eduardo Montes-Bradley. Filmed in Charlottesville Bill Steers Men's 4-Miler Media related to William D. Steers at Wikimedia Commons Official website