In Greek mythology, King Erichthonius was a legendary early ruler of ancient Athens. According to some myths, he was autochthonous and raised by the goddess Athena. Early Greek texts do not distinguish between him and Erechtheus, his grandson, but by the fourth century BC, during Classical times, they are distinct figures. Erichthonius of uncertain etymology is related to a pre-Greek form *Erektyeu-; the connection of Ἐριχθόνιος with ἐρέχθω, "shake" is a late folk-etymology. According to the Bibliotheca, Athena visited the smith-god Hephaestus to request some weapons, but Hephaestus was so overcome by desire that he tried to seduce her in his workshop. Determined to maintain her virginity, Athena fled, he caught Athena and tried to rape her. During the struggle, his semen fell on her thigh, Athena, in disgust, wiped it away with a scrap of wool and flung it to the earth; as she fled, Erichthonius was born from the semen. Athena, wishing to raise the child in secret, placed him in a small box, and made sure no one would find out by giving him away.
Athena gave the box to the three daughters of Cecrops, the king of Athens, warned them never to look inside. Pandrosus obeyed, but Herse and Aglaurus were overcome with curiosity and opened the box, which contained the infant and future-king, Erichthonius; the sisters were terrified by what they saw in the box: either a snake coiled around an infant, or an infant, half-human and half-serpent. They threw themselves off the Acropolis. Other accounts state. An alternative version of the story is that Athena left the box with the daughters of Cecrops while she went to fetch a limestone mountain from the Pallene peninsula to use in the Acropolis. While she was away and Herse opened the box. A crow saw them open the box, flew away to tell Athena, who fell into a rage and dropped the mountain she was carrying; as in the first version and Aglaurus went insane and threw themselves to their deaths off a cliff. When he grew up, Erichthonius drove out Amphictyon, who had usurped the throne from Cranaus twelve years earlier, became king of Athens.
He married Praxithea, a naiad, had a son, Pandion I. During this time, Athena protected him, he founded the Panathenaic Festival in the honor of Athena, set up a wooden statue of her on the Acropolis. According to the Parian Chronicle, he taught his people to yoke horses and use them to pull chariots, to smelt silver, to till the earth with a plough, it was said that Erichthonius was lame of his feet and that he invented the quadriga, or four-horse chariot, to get around more easily. He is said to have competed as a chariot driver in games. Zeus was said to have been so impressed with his skill that he raised him to the heavens to become the constellation of the Charioteer after his death. Erichthonius was succeeded by his son Pandion I; the snake is his symbol, he is represented in the statue of Athena in the Parthenon as the snake hidden behind her shield. The most sacred building on the Acropolis of Athens, the Erechtheum, is dedicated to Erichthonius. Apollodorus, The Library, with an English Translation by Sir James George Frazer, F.
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Nasko Milev is a Bulgarian footballer who plays as a forward for Lokomotiv Sofia. Milev played for the youth teams of CE Premià before joining Botev Plovdiv. Milev scored 13 goals. On 12 October 2013 Nasko made a debut in the first squad during the 3–0 win over PFC Neftochimic Burgas for the Bulgarian Cup. Milev was promoted to Botev Plovdiv U21 team. Soon after that, on 6 September 2014, he signed his first professional contact with Botev Plovdiv. Milev played his first official game for the first team this season on 23 September 2014, he came on as a substitute during the 0–4 away win against Lokomotiv Mezdra in the first round of the Bulgarian Cup tournament. Ten days Milev came on as a substitute again; this time he was involved in A Grupa game but his appearances was unable to prevent the 0-1 loss from CSKA Sofia. On 2 March Nasko Milev came again as a substitute during the final minutes of the 3-0 home win over PFC Marek Dupnitsa. On 16 May Milev was involved in the 3-2 win over CSKA Sofia.
He played for a few minutes at the end of game. A week on 23 May, Nasko Milev replaced Filip Filipov in the 90th minute of the 1-2 away defeat from Beroe Stara Zagora. On 30 June 2015, Milev won the Bulgarian U19 cup with Botev Plovdiv. Nasko Milev missed the start of season 2015-16 due to an injury. On 12 September he played in the final minutes during the 0-2 home loss from Litex Lovech. On 4 October Milev came on the pitch for the final minutes of the 1-0 win over PFC Montana. On 28 February, Nasko Milev came on as a substitute and in the 89 minute he scored his first goal in an official game during the 2-2 draw with PFC Pirin Blagoevgrad. On 6 March 2016, Nasko Milev was included in the starting line-up of Botev Plovdiv for the 1-1 away draw with Beroe Stara Zagora. A week on 13 March, he was again in the starting line-up for the 3-1 win over Cherno more Varna. On 29 April, Milev was in the starting line-up for the 2-2 draw with PFC Pirin Blagoevgrad, he played an important part in the first goal for Botev Plovdiv because after his header Martin Toshev scored an own goal.
On 29 June 2016 Milev scored a goal for the 5-0 win over FC Oborishte in a preseason friendly game. On 6 January 2017 his contract with the team was cancelled, since he believed he hadn't received enough chances to play. Despite the high hopes he failed to impress and scored just a single goal for the first team in 35 games. On 17 February 2017, Milev signed with Slavia Sofia, he was released at the end of the 2017 -- 18 season. On 4 July 2018, Milev signed with Vitosha Bistritsa; as of 12 March 2019 On 6 June Milev played for Bulgaria U21 during the 0-2 defeat in a friendly game from Norway U21. Slavia SofiaBulgarian Cup: 2017–18 Nasko Milev at Soccerway
Rabindra Nath Mohapatra is an Indian American theoretical physicist, known for his work on the seesaw mechanism in neutrino physics. Mohapatra was born in the small village Musagadia in Mayurbhanj State, he studied at the University of Delhi. In 1969 he earned his PhD under Robert Marshak at the University of Rochester. Subsequently he was a post-doc at the University of Maryland. In 1974 he became an assistant professor and in 1976 associate professor at City College of CUNY under Bunji Sakita. In the academic year 1980/1 he was a visiting professor at Max Planck Institute for Physics. Since 1983 he has been a professor at the University of Maryland, he was a visiting professor at CERN, at SLAC, at Los Alamos National Laboratory, at Brookhaven National Laboratory. From 2005 to 2007 he was a visiting professor at TU München. Mohapatra works on GUTs, unified theories of elementary particles, neutrino physics. In particular he, with G. Senjanovic, developed in the 1970s left-right symmetric unified theories with prediction of a neutrino mass.
In 1980/81 Mohapatra was an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow and in 2005 he received the Humboldt Prize. In 2009 he received an honorary doctorate from North Orissa University in India. Since 1987 he has been a member of the Indian Academy of Sciences. Unification and Supersymmetry – the frontiers of Quark-Lepton Physics. Springer 1986, 1991, 3rd edn. 2003, ISBN 0387955348 with Palash Pal: Massive Neutrinos in Physics and Astrophysics. World Scientific, 1991, 1998, 3rd edn. 2004 As editor with C. Lai: Selected Papers on gauge theories and fundamental interactions. World Scientific 1981 Literature by and about Rabindra Mohapatra in the German National Library catalogue Homepage in Maryland Scientific publications of Rabindra Mohapatra on INSPIRE-HEP
Andrei Deviatkin is a Russian chess grandmaster. 2007 – tied for 1st–9th with Alexei Fedorov, Vladimir Potkin, Aleksej Aleksandrov, Viacheslav Zakhartsov, Alexander Evdokimov, Denis Khismatullin, Evgeny Tomashevsky and Sergei Azarov in the Aratovsky Memorial in Saratov. On the May 2010 FIDE list his Elo rating is 2574, his handle on the Internet Chess Club is "Shadeath". Andrei Deviatkin vs Sergei Movsesian, 5th Amplico AIG Life 2005, Sicilian Defense: Alapin Variation, 1-0 Andrei Deviatkin vs Ni Hua, Russian Team Ch. 2009, Queen's Indian Defense: Petrosian Variation, 1-0 Andrei Deviatkin player profile and games at Chessgames.com
Air Marshal Sir Richard Frank Garwood, is a senior Royal Air Force officer. He was appointed Deputy Commander-in-Chief at RAF Air Command in April 2010 on an acting basis – having served for less than a year as Chief of Staff – following the reassignment of Air Marshal Tim Anderson as Director General of the new Military Aviation Authority, pending the appointment of Air Marshal Andrew Pulford. However, following the sudden death of the Commander-in-Chief Air Chief Marshal Sir Christopher Moran, Pulford was in turn reassigned and Garwood promoted to air marshal and confirmed in post. Garwood was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for his actions in the Gulf War, appointed Companion of the Order of the Bath in the 2010 Birthday Honours, he was appointed a Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 2017 New Year Honours. Garwood graduated from King's College London with a Master of Arts in Defence Studies, he was commissioned in 1979, being regraded on completion of Initial Officer Training and promoted to flying officer during his flying training, on completion of which he was posted to No. 41 Squadron at RAF Coltishall to fly the Jaguar aircraft in the Ground Attack / Reconnaissance role.
In 1985 Garwood was promoted to flight lieutenant and moved to the Tactical Weapons Unit at RAF Brawdy to instruct students on the Hawk aircraft, becoming a Qualified Weapons Instructor. In 1987, Garwood began an exchange tour with the USAF, flying the RF-4C Phantom from Bergstrom Air Force Base in Texas. On his return in 1990 he converted to the Tornado GR1 before being posted as a squadron leader to No. II Squadron at RAF Laarbruch in West Germany, being deployed to Saudi Arabia shortly after his arrival, for Operation Granby, he flew 19 night low-level reconnaissance sorties during the battle phase of the operation and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. In 1993, Garwood moved to the Ministry of Defence as a staff officer in Operational Requirements and in 1995, attended the Army Staff College at Camberley. In the same year he was promoted to wing commander and returned to II Squadron, now at RAF Marham, as its commanding officer, his time in command included many detachments to patrol the No-Fly Zones over Iraq.
This was followed by a staff appointment at the Permanent Joint Headquarters at NorthwoodOn promotion to group captain in 2000 Garwood returned to Marham as Station Commander, this tour including deployment to East Africa as Commander British Forces during Operation Ramson, carrying out air operations over the Horn of Africa in support of Operation Veritas in Afghanistan. Garwood attended the Royal College of Defence Studies in 2003 before deploying to Qatar to become the first post-combat phase Air Component Commander for Operation Telic in Iraq, he returned to the UK in late 2003 to become Air Commodore Force Elements at No.1 Group, his promotion to that rank coming in January 2004. In that year he returned to the Ministry of Defence as Director of Air Staff, completing the Higher Command and Staff Course as part of his tour. In February 2007 he was posted on temporary duty as the Chief of Defence Staff’s Liaison Officer to the US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, returning in July of that year to the appointment of Air officer commanding No. 22 Group in the rank of air vice marshal.
In July 2009 Garwood was appointed Chief of Staff Operations at Air Command and in April 2010, Acting Deputy Commander-in-Chief Operations following the reassignment of Air Marshal Tim Anderson –, due to take up the appointment – to set up the Military Aviation Authority. Garwood was due to hand over this appointment to Air Marshal Andrew Pulford in September but the sudden death of the Commander-in-Chief, Air Chief Marshal Sir Christopher Moran, resulted in Pulford in turn being reassigned, Garwood's promotion to air marshal in June to take on the role on a permanent basis. In the same month Garwood was appointed a Companion of the Order of the Bath. Garwood became Director-General of the Military Aviation Authority on 1 May 2013; as of 2015, Garwood was paid a salary of between £155,000 and £159,999 by the department, making him one of the 328 most paid people in the British public sector at that time. He became Director-General of the Defence Safety Authority in April 2015. Commander of the Order of the British Empire, Garwood was appointed Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 2017 New Year Honours
Phil Ohman was an American film composer and pianist. He is most well known for his collaboration with fellow musician Victor Arden. Ohman was born Fillmore Wellington Ohman in New Britain, Connecticut in 1896, he is remembered as being one half of one of the pre-eminent piano duos in the 1922-1932, paired with Victor Arden. They were the pit pianists in many of George Gershwin's musicals, recorded hundreds of piano rolls and records. Starting in mid 1927, just as they signed to Victor Records, they developed a large studio orchestra specializing in Broadway show songs that became quite popular; these particular records employed a rather large, brassy powerful sound, always with a space for a twin piano duet section. Ohman died in Santa Monica, California on August 8, 1954. Try and Play It Up and Down the Keys Piano Pan Sparkles The Renegade Trail Captain Caution The Roundup Sweethearts of the U. S. A. Dick Tracy vs. Cueball Million Dollar Weekend List of ragtime composers Jasen, David A.. Rags and Ragtime: A Musical History.