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Euterpe was one of the Muses in Greek mythology, presiding over music. In late Classical times, she was named muse of lyric poetry, she has been called “Giver of delight” by ancient poets. Euterpe was born as one of the daughters of Mnemosyne, Titan goddess of memory, fathered by Zeus, god of the gods, her sisters include Calliope, Melpomene, Erato, Thalia and Urania. Sometimes they are referred to as water nymphs having been born from the four sacred springs on Helicon which flowed from the ground after Pegasus, the winged horse, stamped his hooves on the ground. Along with her sister Muses, Euterpe was believed to have lived on Mt. Olympus where she and her sisters entertained their father and the other Olympian gods with their great artistry. On, tradition placed them on Mt. Helicon in Boeotia where there was a major cult center to the goddesses, or on Mt. Parnassus where the Castalian spring was a favorite destination for poets and artists. Pindar and other sources, describe the Thracian king Rhesus, who appears in the Iliad, as son of Euterpe and the river-god Strymon.

Her and her sisters’ role was to entertain the gods on Mount Olympus. She inspired the development of liberal and fine arts in Ancient Greece, serving as an inspiration to poets and authors. According to the traditions and beliefs of the Ancient Greeks musicians would invoke the aid of Euterpe to inspire and assist them in their compositions; this would take the form of a prayer for divine inspiration from the minor goddess. The mountain spring on Mount Parnassus was sacred to the other Muses, it flowed between two high rocks above the city of Delphi, in ancient times its sacred waters were introduced into a square stone basin, where they were retained for the use of the Pythia, the priests, priestesses, as well as the oracle of Apollo. Some people believe that she invented the aulos or double-flute, though most mythographers credit Marsyas or Athena with its invention; some say she invented other wind instruments. Euterpe is depicted holding a flute in artistic renditions of her. Muse Muses in popular culture Euterpe by Paul-Jacques-Aimé Baudry Warburg Institute Iconographic Database

Weapons Cache Case

The Weapons Cache Case was a Finnish criminal case that lasted through the late 1940s. It concerned a secret and unsanctioned military operation following the end of combat on the Soviet-Finnish theater of WWII known as the Continuation War, where a large amount of Finnish Army weapons and equipment was hidden in caches scattered around the country. Following the Moscow Armistice of September 19, 1944, two high-ranking officers in the Operational department of Finnish Military HQ, Colonel Valo Nihtilä and Lieutenant Colonel Usko Haahti, started planning countermeasures against a possible Soviet occupation of the country, they came up with the idea of decentralized storage of light infantry weapons, so that in case of occupation, an immediate guerrilla war could be launched. During the demobilization, an organization responsible for hiding the equipment was created and war materiel and other supplies were given to them for safekeeping. A total of 5,000–10,000 people participated in the operation.

It was planned that they would cache supplies for 8,000 men, but the participants worked so eagerly that it is supposed they hid enough for 35,000 soldiers. The case started to unravel in the spring of 1945, when one man, who had stolen foodstuffs from the cache to sell them on the lucrative black market and feared reprisal from his comrades, divulged the existence of the caches to the Allied Control Commission; the ACC was eager to follow the case, but after written orders from Nihtilä and Haahti surfaced, they left the investigation to Valpo, the much communist-controlled security police of Finland at the time. Valpo interrogated more than 5,000 people but failed to crack the case and find all the weapons. Most of the weapons were silently returned to army depots, some were destroyed, but today when old buildings are demolished, caches turn up every year; the investigators failed to find out how many people participated in the operation, as the participants tended to be reluctant to divulge meaningful information.

While the operation was unofficial, there was no Finnish law under which those involved could be prosecuted. An ex post facto law was passed for the purpose in January 1947. In the end, 1,488 people were convicted, most of them sentenced to 1–4 months in prison. Decades in 1980, social democrat Arvo Tuominen, a former Finnish Communist leader, claimed that the weapons cache case was the tipping point which transferred the power within the Finnish Communist movement from the revolutionary to the parliamentary wing, as the communists feared armed resistance against revolutionary takeover. However, according to historian Kimmo Rentola and others, Tuominen's claims are to be treated sceptically. Several private, weapons caches have been found all over Finland after the war. One "famous" by his fellow veterans; this cache included a light machine gun, semi-automatic rifle, 5 submachineguns, 3 rifles, 36 hand grenades and some 2000 rounds of ammunition. The Degtyaryov machine gun was identified as the president Mauno Koivisto's issue weapon from his war service.

Alpo K. Marttinen Operation Gladio Stay-behind War-responsibility trials in Finland Lukkari, Matti: Asekätkentä Rentola, Kimmo: Kenen joukoissa seisot? Suomalainen kommunismi ja sota 1937–1945 Rentola, Kimmo: Niin kylmää että polttaa. Kommunistit, Kekkonen ja Kreml 1947–1958 Gill III, Henry A.. "Appendix II Aftermath: Marttinen's Men". Soldier Under Three Flags. Ventura, CA: Pathfinder Publishing. Pp. 187–193. ISBN 0934793654. OCLC 38468782. – for a summary of the case and the involvement of soldiers associated with Colonel Alpo K. Marttinen


Metaviridae are a family of viruses which exist as Ty3-gypsy LTR retrotransposons in a eukaryotic host’s genome. They are related to retroviruses: Metaviridae share many genomic elements with retroviruses, including length and genes themselves; this includes genes that encode reverse transcriptase and capsid proteins. The reverse transcriptase and integrase proteins are needed for the retrotransposon activity of the virus. In some cases, virus-like particles can be formed from capsid proteins; some assembled Metaviridae virus-like particles can penetrate and infect uninfected cells. An example of this is a retroelement found in the Drosophila melanogaster genome; the ability to infect other cells is determined by the presence of the retroviral env genes which encode coat proteins. Metaviridae are split into the following genera: Genus Metavirus. "Metaviridae". NCBI Taxonomy Browser. 186665. ICTVdB Index of Viruses Descriptions of Plant Viruses

Charles Yacoub

Charles Yacoub is a Lebanese-Canadian who hijacked a Greyhound bus and drove it to Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Canada in 1989. The eight-hour hostage taking resulted in no casualties, but was a notable incident of domestic terrorism in Canada. Yacoub was born in Lebanon and moved to Canada in 1976, he settled in the Repentigny suburb of Montreal, became the owner of a jewellery store, married and had two children. On April 7, 1989, Yacoub boarded a Greyhound bus, traveling from Montreal to New York. At 12:20 pm on the Champlain Bridge, just outside Montreal, Yacoub brandished a.45 calibre semi-automatic handgun. He ordered him to drive to Ottawa, he held a device which he claimed would detonate a bomb hidden in the back of the bus, though no bomb was found. There were nine other passengers on the bus. At the bridge toll booth he released Rene Coupal, a former police officer, who alerted the authorities. Yacoub was a Lebanese-Christian and claimed to represent the Christian Lebanese Liberation Front, though all evidence indicated he worked alone.

He demanded that Syria remove its forces from the country. He said that his goal in the event was to draw attention to the situation in Lebanon; the Sûreté du Québec began to search for the bus, but could not find it believing it was still continuing south. They did not alert the Royal Canadian Mounted Police or Ontario Provincial Police who were caught unaware when it arrived in Ottawa around 2:45; the bus arrived in Ottawa and Yacoub ordered it driven up to Parliament Hill, open to public vehicles. The bus proceeded onto the lawn of the Parliament Buildings where it became stuck in the spring mud. A long hostage standoff began with Yacoub releasing hostages. Over the course of the event he fired three shots into the ground, though he never threatened to harm the hostages; the parliament was evacuated, police surrounded the bus. The event, unfolding for hours in the centre of the nation's capital, became a major media story covered live by the country's networks. At 7:55 Yacoub released the remaining five hostages and exited the bus where he was taken into custody.

Yacoub faced five charges, went to trial in 1990. He was convicted of forcible confinement and use of a weapon to commit an offence, but in a surprise to many was acquitted of the more serious charges of hostage taking, intimidation of Parliament, aggravated assault. While he could have faced life in prison, he was sentenced to only six years in prison. "Yacoub'desperate' before hijacking." The Montreal Gazette. Mar 6, 1990. Pg. B.1 "8-hour drama ends on Parliament Hill Hostages freed from bus Gunman's demands linked to Lebanon." Tim Harper and Patrick Doyle Toronto Star. Apr 8, 1989. Pg. A.1 "Stuck bus sits as memento of hijacking." Peter O'Neil. The Vancouver Sun. Apr 8, 1989. Pg. A.1. FRO

List of police television dramas

This is a list of attorney television programs. Dramas involving police procedural work, private detectives, secret agents, the justice system have been a mainstay of broadcast television since the early days of broadcasting. Shows that are not dramatic programming are indicated; the film genre related to police television show are reality television workplace television series. 07 zgłoś się in Polish 100 Code 10-8: Officers on Duty 1448 19-2 19-2 21 Jump Street 24 240-Robert 48 Hours 77 Sunset Strip The Academy The Academy Acceptable Risk Adam-12 The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes The Agatha Christie Hour Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime Agatha Christie's Poirot Alarm für Cobra 11 – Die Autobahnpolizei Alaska State Troopers Alias Almost Human Der Alte The Amazing Mr. Malone America's Most Wanted Amy Prentiss Andy Barker P. I; the Andy Griffith Show Ang Probinsyano Angel Street Angela's Eyes Angels of Mission Anna Lee Anna Pihl Armed Reaction Ashes to Ashes Automan The Avengers See also: The New Avengers Awake B. J. and the Bear Baantjer Backstrom Backup Bakersfield P.

D. Banacek Banyon Baretta Barlow Barlow at Large Barnaby Jones Barney Miller Baywatch Nights The Beat Beauty & the Beast Beck The Beiderbecke Tapes Bella da morire Bergerac Between the Lines Beverly Hills Buntz Big Apple The Bill The Blacklist Blind Justice Bloodlines Blindspot Blue Bloods Blue Heelers The Blue Knight Blue Murder Blue Murder The Body Farm Body of Proof Bones Booker Boomtown Boon The Border Borderliner Border Security: Australia's Front Line Bosch Boston Blackie Bourbon Street Beat The Break The Bridge The Bridge Brimstone Broadchurch Broders Brooklyn Nine-Nine Brooklyn South The Brothers Brannagan Buddy Faro Der Bulle von Tölz Bulman Burke's Law Burke's Law Burn Notice Cadfael Cagney & Lacey Callan Campion Cannon Car 54, Where Are You? Carlo & Malik Castle C. A. T. S. Eyes Četnické humoresky The Champions CHAOS Charlie Wild, Private Detective Charlie's Angels Chase Chase La Chica de Ayer The Chicago Code Chicago P. D; the Chinese Detective CHiPs Chopper One C. I. B. Files Cidade Alerta C.

I. D. C. I. D. Special Bureau C. I. D. Kolkata Bureau C. I. F. City Homicide Close to Home The Closer Code 37 Cold Case Cold Squad Columbo, The Commander The Commish Common Law Control - Hanzai Shinri Sousa Cool Million Cop Shop Coppers COPS The Cops Cops L. A. C. Coronado 9 The Corridor People Courage in Red Cracked Cracker Cracker Crash Investigation Unit Crime & Punishment Crime Photographer Crime Story Crime Traveller Crimes of Passion The Criminal Investigator I and II Criminal Minds Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders Crossing Jordan CSI: Crime Scene Investigation CSI: Miami CSI: NY CSI: Cyber Cuffs (UK, 2015

David Levi-Faur

David Levi-Faur is an Israeli political scientist and academic who specializes in comparative political economy and public policy and governance. He is affiliated with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, he is the author of over 70 academic papers. Levi-Faur is one of the main authorities on regulation in the social sciences, he was co-founder of the ECPR Standing Group on Governance. Together with John Braithwaite and Cary Coglianese, Levi-Faur is a founding editor of the Regulation & Governance journal. Together with Avishai Benish he edits the Working Papers series Jerusalem Papers in Regulation & Governance Levi-Faur edited the Handbook on the Politics of Regulation, The Oxford Handbook of Governance and together with Jacint Jordana, The Rise of Regulatory Capitalism, he is the founder of the Israeli Social Sciences Network and the Political Science email Network