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Evangelical School of Smyrna

The Evangelical School was a Greek educational institution established in 1733 in Smyrna, Ottoman Empire, now Izmir, Turkey. The school an Orthodox Church-approved institution, attracted major figures of the Modern Greek Enlightenment. During the late 19th-early 20th century it became the most important Greek school in the city, possessing an archaeological museum, a natural science collection and a library, which contained some 50,000 volumes and 180 manuscripts; the Evangelical School ceased its operation in 1922. It serves as a Turkish school; the school originated as a church approved institution and was established after the efforts of the local Greek Orthodox bishop. It was known as Greek School, while its name changed several times during the 18th century. At 1808 the Ecumenical Patriarch granted the appellation, Evangelical School, by which it would be known until 1922. Financially, until the Greek War of Independence, the school was supported by individual benefactors, who either offered money directly to the school or sponsored scholarships for students.

In 1747 the school came under the protection of the British consulate of the city after the initiative of the local merchant Pantoleon Sevastopoulos. Sevastopoulos, in order to secure the school against a possible Ottoman confiscation, managed to acquire the full protection of Great Britain, something, recognized by the Ottoman Sultans; the Evangelical School, was orientated towards a traditional, religious-centered model of education. However, it saw two progressive interludes due to rivalry with the Philological Gymnasium, another Greek school of the city, until the was closed down by force in 1819 due to conservative reactions. During the following years a number of progressive headmasters were appointed. In 1811, Theophilos Kairis became headmaster, followed by Benjamin of Lesbos in 1820, both of them figures of the modern Greek Enlightenment and two of the most eminent representatives of the group of reform mathematics teachers from the Eastern Aegean region. Kairis taught mathematics and physics, but soon he left the school due to the differences in his views with those of the school board.

THS MANAS SOU TO MOUNI With the years the school adopted more progressive and rationalistic educational methods, as well as the teaching of modern mathematics and sciences in the'Western' manner, which at times attracted the attention of the conservative circles of the Ecumenical Patriarchate. At the late 19th and early 20th century, Smyrna was a major commercial and educational center of the Greek world; the city was the home of 67 well-equipped Greek school units in addition to 4 female schools. The Evangelical school during this period was the most important Greek educational institution in the city. Apart from the schools, it possessed an archaeological museum, significant natural science collection, an excellent library which contained some 50,000 volumes and 180 manuscripts; the school closed down after the Turks regained possession of the city in 1922 and most of the Greek population emigrated to Greece proper. In memory of the Evangelical School, a new school was founded in Nea Smyrni district, Athens, in 1934 called New Evangelical School.

On the other hand, the educational facilities in Izmir today used to be Turkish public schools. Ambrosios Pleianthidis, metropolitan bishop Saint Nicodemus the Hagiorite Manolis Kalomiris Adamantios Korais Nick the Greek Aristotle Onassis Timotheos Evangelinidis Stelios Zeimbekos Augustinos, Gerasimos; the Greeks of Asia Minor: confession and ethnicity in the nineteenth century. Kent State University Press. ISBN 978-0-87338-459-9

Power & Passion

Power & Passion is the debut EP by American rapper Mr. Muthafuckin' eXquire, it was released on Universal Republic Records, as his major record label debut, on November 6, 2012. It includes production from Dot da Genius, Harry Fraud, El-P, SpaceGhostPurrp, Blue Sky Black Death, as well as guest appearances from Gucci Mane and Goldie Glo. A music video was released for "The Message Pt. 1 & 2". Prior to the release of Power & Passion, Mr. Muthafuckin' eXquire released "Position of Passion" as a prelude to the project; the song uses the beat of 50 Cent's song "Position of Power". At Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average score out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, Power & Passion received an average score of 60, based on 5 reviews, indicating "mixed or average reviews". Jesse Fairfax of HipHopDX gave the EP a 3.5 out of 5, commenting that "Previously proving capable of awareness and self-scrutiny, Mr. Muthafuckin eXquire is dedicated to regression this go round with Power & Passion, pandering to the notion that entertainment can be drawn from sheer recklessness."

Jonah Bromwich of Pitchfork gave the EP a 5.4 out of 10, calling it "a vulgar, dissonant listen" and "wildly inconsistent on a bar-by-bar basis." Brandon Soderberg of Spin gave the EP a 7 out of 10, describing the beats as "a chillwave-meets-Bomb Squad sound full of Morricone moans, ringing Black Sabbath riffs, from-a-black-hole bass." Power & Passion at AllMusic

1951 Cannes Film Festival

The 4th Cannes Film Festival was held from 3 to 20 April 1951. The previous year, no festival had been held because of financial reasons. In 1951, the festival took place in April instead of September to avoid direct competition with the Venice Film Festival; as in the previous two festivals, the entire jury was made up of French persons. The Grand Prix of the Festival went to two different films, Miss Julie by Alf Sjöberg and Miracle in Milan by Vittorio De Sica; the festival honoured Michèle Morgan, Jean Marais and Jean Cocteau with the Victoire du cinéma français award. The following people were appointed as the Jury for short films. André Maurois Jury President Suzanne Bidault-Borel Louis Chauvet Evrard de Rouvre Guy Desson Jacques Ibert Gaby Morlay Georges Raguis René Jeanne Carlo Rim Louis Touchagues Paul Vialar Substitute members Alexandre Kamenka Paul Verneyras Paul Weill Short films Marcel De Hubsch Marcel Ichac Fred Orain Jesn Thevenot The following feature films competed for the Grand Prix: The following short films competed for the Grand Prix du court métrage: The following films and people received the 1951 awards:Feature Films Grand Prix: Miss Julie by Alf Sjöberg Miracle in Milan by Vittorio De Sica Mirror of Holland by Bert Haanstra Jury Special Prize: All About Eve by Joseph L. Mankiewicz Best Director: Luis Buñuel for Los Olvidados Best Actress: Bette Davis for All About Eve Best Actor: Michael Redgrave for The Browning Version Best Screenplay: Terence Rattigan for The Browning Version Best Music: Joseph Kosma for Juliette ou La clef des songes Best Cinematography: José María Beltrán for La Balandra Isabel llegó esta tarde Best Art Direction: Abram Veksler for Musorgskiy Special Award: The Tales of Hoffmann by Michael Powell and Emeric PressburgerShort Films Prix Spécial du Jury La Voie Est-Ouest by K. Gordon Murray Ukraine en Fleurs by Mikhail Slutsky Lettonie Soviètique by F. Kissiliov Azerbaidjan Soviètique by F. Kissiliov and M. Dadachev Esthonie Soviètique by V. Tomber and I.

Guidine Grand Prix du Festival International du Film pour le Meilleur Film Scientifique: L'Eruption de l'Etna by Domenico Paolella Institut National de l'Audiovisuel: List of award-winners at the 1951 Cannes Festival INA: Awarding of the "Victoire du cinéma français" awards at the opening of the 1951 Festival 1951 Cannes Film Festival Official website Retrospective 1951 Cannes Film Festival Awards for 1951 at Internet Movie Database

Carl Robert Jakobson

Carl Robert Jakobson was an Estonian writer and teacher active in the Governorate of Livonia, Russian Empire. He was one of the most important persons of the Estonian national awakening in the second half of the 19th century. Between 1860 and 1880, the Governorate of Livonia was led by a moderate nobility-dominated government. Jakobson became the leader of the radical wing, he was responsible for the economic-political program of the Estonian national movement. Jakobson urged Estonians to demand equal political rights with the region's Germans and an end to privileged position of the Baltic-German nobility. In 1878, Jakobson established the Estonian newspaper Sakala; the paper became a vital promoter of the cultural awakening. He had a central role in the establishment of the Society of Estonian Literati, an influential Estonian association in the second half of the 19th century. In 1948, the Museum of Carl Robert Jakobson was established by Jakobson's oldest daughter, Linda, in their family estate in Kurgja.

The main house of the museum includes an exhibition which introduces the life and activities Jakobson. The museum is designed to illustrate elements of rural life in Estonia during Jakobson's lifetime and remains an active farm with cattle-breeding and land cultivation. Carl Robert Jakobson was depicted on the 500 kroon banknote. Estonian banknotes – 500 kroons Ingrid Rüütel's 6 July 2003 speech

Kensington/115th Street station

Kensington/115th Street is a commuter rail station on the far south side of Chicago that serves the Metra Electric Line north to Millennium Station and south to University Park and Blue Island. The station is located at 115th Street and Cottage Grove Avenue in the Pullman neighborhood of Chicago, it is the last station for Blue Island Branch trains before those split off of the main line for Blue Island. The South Shore Line diverges to Indiana south of this station, it had stopped at this station prior to February 15, 2012, with the reconfiguration of the junction to minimize congestion. In 1991, an advocacy group formed to press Metra to make necessary cosmetic and safety upgrades to this station, one of the busiest on the Metra Electric line. Dubbed "Operation Restore Kensington," the group pressured railroad officials to work with the city to upgrade parking, enhance station lighting and security, persuade local vendors to open concession stands in the station. For its efforts, O. R. K. Monitored the railroad's efforts to build a brand new station and assisted with the railroad's efforts to increase station parking facilities.

O. R. K. was disbanded in the 1990s. The station was served by Illinois Central intercity-trains from Chicago to points south. CTA 4 Cottage Grove 111A Pullman Shuttle 115 Pullman/115th Metra – Stations – Kensington/115th Street 115th Street entrance from Google Maps Street View

John Gottfried

John Charles Gottfried was a politician in Manitoba, Canada. He was a New Democratic member of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba from 1969 to 1977; the son of Anthony Gottfried and Lena Hoffman, Gottfried came to Winnipeg at a young age with his family. He was educated at the University of Manitoba, worked as a teacher for 25 years. Gottfried married Fjola Josephine Johnson in 1942. From 1946 to 1955, he served as President of the Manitoba Teachers' Society in Gimli, he wrote his thesis A history of education in the Evergreen School Division as part of the requirements for an MEd degree in 1965. He was elected to the Manitoba legislature in the 1969 provincial election, defeating Progressive Conservative candidate Eric Stefanson Sr. by 223 votes. In the 1973 election, he was returned over PC candidate Ted Revel by 56 votes. During his time in parliament, he was a backbench supporter of Edward Schreyer's government. Shreyer and Gottfried were, in fact, cousins, he did not seek re-election in 1977, did not return to provincial politics thereafter.

Gottfried died in Winnipeg at the age of 62