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Gaspar Noé

Gaspar Noé is an Argentine filmmaker based in Paris, France. He is the son of Argentine painter and intellectual Luis Felipe Noé, he has directed five feature films: I Stand Alone, Irréversible, Enter the Void and Climax. Noé was born in Argentina, he lived in New York City for one year as a child, his family emigrated to France in 1976, to avoid the tense, dangerous political situation in Argentina at the time. Noé graduated from Louis Lumière College in France, his work has been associated with a series of films defined as the cinéma du corps/cinema of the body, which according to Tim Palmer share an attenuated use of narrative assaulting and illegible cinematography, confrontational subject material, a treatment of sexual behavior as violent rather than mutually intimate, a pervasive sense of social nihilism or despair. Noé breaks the fourth wall by directly addressing the audience through the use of confronting, sometimes strobing, typography that aims to "disrupt and disturb" the viewer, similar to the typographical methods practised by Jean-Luc Godard.

Three of his films feature the character of a nameless butcher played by Philippe Nahon: Carne, I Stand Alone and, in a cameo, Irréversible. The films of Stanley Kubrick are one source of inspiration for Noé, he makes references to them in his own works. Noé stated in the September 2012 edition of Sight & Sound magazine that seeing 2001: A Space Odyssey at the age of seven changed his life, without which experience he would never have become a director. Noé cites the 1983 Austrian serial killer film, Angst, by Gerald Kargl, as a major influence. Noé is an atheist, he is married to filmmaker Lucile Hadžihalilović. Though an Argentinian and Italian citizen through his parents, Noé has spent the entirety of his professional career in France. However, contrary to some reports, he is not a French citizen. Tintarella di luna Pulpe amère Carne Une expérience d'hypnose télévisuelle Sodomites We Fuck Alone segment of Destricted Intoxication Eva SIDA segment of 8 Ritual segment of 7 Days in Havana Lux Æterna Animal Collective - "Applesauce" Arielle – "Je Suis si Mince" Bone Fiction – "Insanely Cheerful" Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – "We No Who U R" Placebo – "Protège-Moi" SebastiAn – "Love in Motion" Thomas Bangalter – "Outrage" and "Stress" SebastiAn – "Thirst" In 2013, Noé shot the cover art for American singer-songwriter Sky Ferreira's debut album Night Time, My Time.

Gaspar Noé on IMDb Le Temps Détruit Tout: Unofficial & International website about Gaspar Noé Interview with Gaspar Noé about'Enter the Void' Part 1 Interview with Gaspar Noé about'Enter the Void' Part 2 2014 Bomb Magazine discussion between Matthew Barney & Gaspar Noé

Adoption in ancient Rome

In ancient Rome, adoption of boys was a common procedure in the upper senatorial class. The need for a male heir and the expense of raising children and the Roman inheritance rules demanding legitimes were strong incentives to have at least one son, but not too many children. Adoption, the obvious solution served to cement ties between families, thus fostering and reinforcing alliances. Adoption of girls, was much less common. In the Imperial period, the system acted as a mechanism for ensuring a smooth succession, the emperor taking his chosen successor as his adopted son; as Rome was ruled by a select number of powerful families, every senator's duty was to produce sons to inherit the estate, family name and political tradition. However, a large family was an expensive luxury. Daughters had to be provided with a suitable dowry and sons had to be pushed through the political stages of the cursus honorum; the higher the political status of a family, the higher was the cost. Roman families therefore restricted their families to three children.

The six children of Appius Claudius Pulcher were considered unusual. Sometimes, not having enough children proved to be a wrong choice, as infants could die and the lack of male births was always a risk. For families with too many sons and the ones with no boys at all, adoption was the only solution; the wealthy Lucius Aemilius Paullus Macedonicus did not hesitate in giving his two oldest boys up for adoption, one to the Cornelii Scipiones the other to one of the Fabii Maximi. In Roman law, the power to give children in adoption was one of the recognised powers of the paterfamilias; the adopted boy would be the oldest, the one with proven health and abilities. Adoption was an expensive agreement for the childless family and quality had to be ensured. Adoption was agreed between families by the mother giving the boy they wanted to adopt equal status political allies and/or with blood connections. A plebeian adopted by a patrician would become a patrician, vice versa. A sum of money was exchanged between the parties and the boy assumed the adoptive father's name and a cognomen that indicated his original family.

Adoption was neither considered to be shameful. Like a marriage contract, adoption was a way to reinforce political alliances; the adopted child was in a privileged situation, enjoying both original and adoptive family connections. Every politically famous Roman family used it. Augustus, the first emperor of the Roman Empire, is the most famous example of adoption in ancient Rome. Born into relative obscurity under the name "Gaius Octavius", he was adopted into the Julii Caesares by testament of his maternal great-uncle, the Roman dictator Julius Caesar. Although Octavius changed his name to "Gaius Julius Caesar," in accordance with Roman naming practices concerning adoption, he did not use the name "Octavianus" but preferred to emphasize his new status as an official Julian instead of reminding the public of his humble origin as an Octavian. After his adoption, historians refer to him as "Octavian" from 44 BC until 27 BC when he obtained the title of Augustus; as in the case of Clodius, one could be adopted by a man younger than oneself.

Although not technically adoption, it was common for a dying man to leave guardianship of his children to another man, thus granting him the power of a paterfamilias over what were now his foster children. Examples include the dictator Sulla leaving his children in the care of Lucullus, Mark Antony's children being left in Augustus' care. In the Roman Empire, adoption was the most common way of acceding to the throne without use of force; the second emperor, was the adopted son of Augustus, beginning a general tradition that the Emperor adopt his successor. During the Roman Empire's first 200 years, this tradition was common, with Augustus, Caligula, Trajan, Antoninus Pius, Marcus Aurelius, Lucius Verus all becoming Emperor through adoption. Roman culture Adrogation Ancient Roman Family

Zachary Crofton

Zachary Crofton was an Anglo-Irish nonconforming minister and controversialist, in England from the 1640s. He was born in Ireland and principally educated at Dublin, he came to England about 1646. His first living was at Wrenbury in Cheshire, from which he was expelled in 1648 for refusing to take the engagement, he came to London, was for some time minister of St. James's, Garlick Hythe, obtained the rectory of St. Botolph, Aldgate, he held that position until the Restoration. He was prosecuted in 1657 for whipping Mary Cadman; the case became notorious, the theme of a 1661 play The Presbyterian Lash, by Francis Kirkman. Crofton had defended himself in 1657 under the pseudonym Alethes Noctroff, he has been called "the best known Presbyterian controversialist in the Restoration", advanced a presbyterian position, both royalist and anti-episcopal. He began a controversy with Bishop John Gauden respecting the solemn league and covenant, for the defence of which he was committed to the Tower of London.

The date has been debated. Daniel Neal's History of the Puritans states that this controversy took place before Crofton's ejectment, that he was turned out of his parish despite his support for the Restoration; the arrest of Crofton came after mail was opened in a scare about presbyterian sentiment in the capital. Crofton, with his wife and seven children, returned to Cheshire, after another short imprisonment, the cause of, unknown, he supported himself by farming, or by keeping a grocer's shop. In 1667 he opened a school near Aldgate, he died in 1672. He published a large number of pamphlets and tracts of a controversial character, a few sermons; this article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: "Crofton, Zachary". Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900


Not be confused with Tiggiano. Triggiano is a small town in the southern part of the Metropolitan City of Bari and region of Apulia, southern Italy, it lies a few miles inland from the port of Bari on the Adriatic Sea. The town originated in the 14th century around a "university"; the "Rione Ponte" or Bridge quarter, so named for the moving bridge that allowed access to the town, retains medieval structures. Among the landmarks in the town are: Santa Maria Veterana hypogeum near the "Rione Ponte". Lama San Giorgio zone. San Lorenzo church in the grotto. Madonna della Croce church with its frescoes Rione PonteIn 2006, the population of Triggiano was around 30,000 persons. Triggiano is well connected to the Bari downtown via buses. Triggiano has important communities of emigrants in the United States and Venezuela; the city is a sister city of Illinois, in the United States. During the "Madonna della Croce" city remembrance, immigrates from US and from Venezuela use to come back to visit, or to show their children, their origin.

Exiles would donate money in honor of the "Madonna della Croce". This commemoration take place on the 3rd week end of September. Official website

Can Atilla

Can Atilla is a Turkish musician and composer of electronic, ethnic and new age music. Graduated from Hacettepe University Ankara State Conservatory in 1990 with a BA degree in violin, he has composed several studio albums as well as numerous scores for films and television series. Although his earlier works fall in the category of electronic music, starting from mid 2000s he started to compose in more traditional style and gained reputation with his epic Empire Pentalogy, which consists of 5 Ottoman-era themed albums that he produced during the years between 2005 and 2012. Can Atilla is regarded as a pioneer in Turkish electronic and new age music, he composed "Diriliş", the official music for the 90th anniversary of the Turkish parliament in 2010. In 2016, he composed 17 tracks for the musical stage play titled Kut al-Amara Dramatic Show with Documents; the play celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Ottoman victory over the British in the Siege of Kut during the First World War. 1992: Bilinçaltı 1996: Kuvayi Milliye Destanı 1997: Efsaneler 1998: Ave 1999: Albatros 2001: St. Florian, Dramatic Poem for Large Orchestra and Organ in memory of Anton Bruckner 2003: Waves of Wheels 2003: Live 2004: Omni 2005: Concorde 2005: Cariyeler ve Geceler 2006: 1453 - Sultanlar Aşkına 2007: Aşk-ı Hürrem 2008: Efsaneler 2008: Mevlana'dan Çağrı 2010: Altın Çağ 2011: Hi-Story 2012: 1453 - Fatih Aşkına 2013: Çanakkale 1915 2013: Leyla ile Mecnun 2013: IDEA 2014: Aşkın Gücü 2015: Hüzn'ü Diyar Kerbela 2016: Can-ı Yunus 2017: Symphony No.2 in C minor, Gallipoli – The 57th Regiment 2017: Şems-i Rumi 2017: Hüzn-ü Diyar Kerbela 2017: Cariyeler ve Geceler 2018: Gönderilmemiş Aşk Mektupları/Şubat 2019: Can Atilla's Masiva Official website

Maxi Records

Maxi Records was an independent dance record label. Established by Claudia Cuseta and Kevin McHugh in 1990, the New York CIty based label helped establish the House Music scene in the 90s working with producers Mood II Swing, Cevin FIsher, Naked Music NYC, Itaal Shur, Danny Krivit; the label achieved fame in 1994 with the success of the Sagat single "Funk Dat". "Funk Dat" went on to sell over half a million copies and reached the top ten of Billboard's Dance Charts. Following this success, the label expanded their marketing to other cities such as Miami. Maxi signed a licensing deal with Razor & Tie records in 2000; the Maxi Records Catalogue was purchased by Nettwerk Music Group in 2015. Dawn Martin “Can You Feel The Music” Espresso “Ping Pong”/”Let’s get Down” SK Project “Your Love Is Taking Me Over” SK Project “I’ve Been Searching” Deja Vu “Move Your Waistline” / “So Get With It” Mello House “The Flower” / “Organ Ride” Cocodance “Angels of Love” Urbanized featuring Silvano “Helpless ” Grand Diva Tour “Find Somebody Else” Soul Verite “Chain Me To The Beat” Judy Albanese “That Ain’t Right” Judy Albanese “Happy” Judy Albanese “Love’s Here ” House of Glass featuring Judy Albanese “Take Me Over” Daphne “When You Love Someone” Daphne “Change” Daphne “I Found It” Soundshaft “Get Up” Eternity featuring Alvoughn Jackson “Real Love” Freeek Beat “Chez Vous” / “More” Sagat “Why Is It? ” / “” Sagat “Luvstuff” Sagat “Get Outta My Face” Second Choice “I Can’t Resist” Chop N Chan “Sun Children” Ms. Monique Renee “Like Any Other Bitch” C.

L. McSpadden “Plastik Dread” / “Gonna Love” / “I Can’t Stop Going” Dream Generation “The Mood” Cassanova’s Revenge “Banji Dance” / “The Party” B. O. P. Ent. Presents BUZZ “Where We At ” / “Hipnotizing” / “La Femma” Cevin Fisher “Raise Your Hands” / “Ooh I Like It” / “Musik In My Soul” Cevin Fisher “Check This Out” Cevin Fisher “The Way We Used To” Cevin Fisher “Music Saved My Life” Cevin Fisher “Mas Groove” Cevin Fisher vs. Jason Jinx “The Way We Used To” Armand Van Helden Vs The Horse “Ghetto House Groove” Mike Dunn/Tha House of Sound “We Kan Never Be Satisfied” Shay Jones “It Doesn’t Matter” Shay Jones “Only You” Freshly Baked Music /B Lounge “Show Me Your Love” / “Just Can’t Stop” / “Deep Body” Soul StationOne Good Reason” Soul Station “Fool For Love” The New Hippie Movement “The Rhythm” The New Hippie Movement “What A FeelingDJ Pierre featuring Sabynaah Pope “Together” Studio Filthy Whore “Open Me Up” Papp/Warrin “Santos” / “Let Me Be” Nick Jones & Acei Carter “Deidre” All Good Funk Alliance “Sol En La Noche” / “Last Jam At 1450” / “A Song Called Hey” / “Disco Hash” Nick Jones “Something About The Music” / “Dedication” Nick Jones & Acei Carter “Shake It” / “Can You Feel It” Listenin’ Parlor “Untitled” / “Deeper” Andy And The Lamboy “Dancin’” / “Weo Weo” Brian BristolEar CandyByron Burke Presents Komputer Kidz “Rude Train” / “Harmattan” Byron Burke “String Section” Deepswing featuring Greyling Presely “Get Up!”

Lofty Love Presents Filter “Running Away” / “The Deep Project” Crash Connection “Stardust” / “Hazy days” / “Saturday” Naked Music feat Nikki St. NicholasMusic Is My Life” Naked Music featuring Katrina Vaughn “Deep Day” Big MuffMy Funny Valentine” Big Muff “Pornstar” Big Muff “Feel What You Know” Big Muff “So Far Away”