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Hicetaon

In Greek mythology, Hicetaon may refer to: Hicetaon, a son of King Laomedon of Troy, thus a brother of Priam and one of the Trojan elders. After Paris kidnapped Helen of Troy, Hicetaon suggested that she be returned to Menelaus to avoid war, his sons were: Melanippus. Hicetaon, prince of Methymna, Lesbos, a son of Methymna, he and his brother Hypsipylus fell in the battle. Dictys Cretensis, from The Trojan War; the Chronicles of Dictys of Crete and Dares the Phrygian translated by Richard McIlwaine Frazer, Jr.. Indiana University Press. 1966. Online version at the Topos Text Project. Homer, The Iliad with an English Translation by A. T. Murray, Ph. D. in two volumes. Cambridge, MA. Harvard University Press. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library. Homer, Homeri Opera in five volumes. Oxford, Oxford University Press. 1920. Greek text available at the Perseus Digital Library. Parthenius, Love Romances translated by Sir Stephen Gaselee, S. Loeb Classical Library Volume 69. Cambridge, MA. Harvard University Press.

1916. Online version at the Topos Text Project. Parthenius, Erotici Scriptores Graeci, Vol. 1. Rudolf Hercher. in aedibus B. G. Teubneri. Leipzig. 1858. Greek text available at the Perseus Digital Library. Pausanias, Description of Greece with an English Translation by W. H. S. Jones, Litt. D. and H. A. Ormerod, M. A. in 4 Volumes. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library Pausanias, Graeciae Descriptio. 3 vols. Leipzig, Teubner. 1903. Greek text available at the Perseus Digital Library. Pseudo-Apollodorus, The Library with an English Translation by Sir James George Frazer, F. B. A. F. R. S. in 2 Volumes, Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library. Greek text available from the same website. Publius Vergilius Maro, Aeneid. Theodore C. Williams. Trans. Boston. Houghton Mifflin Co. 1910. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library. Publius Vergilius Maro, Bucolics and Georgics. J. B. Greenough. Boston. Ginn & Co. 1900. Latin text available at the Perseus Digital Library.

Strabo, The Geography of Strabo. Edition by H. L. Jones. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press. Online version at the Perseus Digital Library. Strabo, Geographica edited by A. Meineke. Leipzig: Teubner. 1877. Greek text available at the Perseus Digital Library

List of submissions to the 78th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film

The following 63 films, all from different countries, were submitted for the 78th Academy Awards in the category Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Costa Rica and Fiji submitted films for the first time. In addition to the above, Venezuela selected 1888: The Extraordinary Voyage of the Santa Isabel, but their entry was delayed by a lawsuit and they missed the deadline Uruguay selected Álvaro Buela's Alma Mater, but it only ended up sent to the Goya Awards. Both films were chosen by their respective national film boards, should be considered as their countries' national Foreign Film submissions. Nepal elected to send Basain, but due to its release date, it was submitted the following year instead; the Philippines failed to send a film for the first time in ten years. Among the other countries which were invited to submit a film, but did not, were Afghanistan, Australia, Egypt, Macedonia, Malaysia and the United Kingdom. "58 Countries Vying for 2005 Foreign Language Film Oscar". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

2005-10-25. Retrieved 2008-08-22

Spokane Stock Exchange

The Spokane Stock Exchange was a regional stock exchange in the northwest United States, located in Spokane, Washington. Founded to trade stock of mining companies, it began operations in 1897 and closed 94 years on May 24, 1991. Founded to trade stock of mining companies, it began operations in 1897. Peyton Building was the headquarters of the Spokane Stock Exchange. Trading volume peaked in the early 1980s at $100 million, although by 1985, trading was over $50,000 a day. After failed attempts by the board to find an investor or buyer, it closed on May 24, 1991. At the time it closed "because of slumping silver and gold prices and waning investor interest," it was the smallest stock exchange in the United States, it was the smallest of seven regional "penny stocks" market. At the time of its closure it had a reputation as a haven for trading speculative penny stocks exclusively in mining metals stocks of the Silver Valley in nearby north Idaho. List of former stock exchanges in the Americas List of stock exchanges Seattle Stock Exchange New York Times History Link http://www.secinfo.com/d2X7h.9d.htm John Fahey.

"Optimistic Imagination: The Spokane Stock Exchange". Pacific Northwest Quarterly. 95. JSTOR 40491757

George Vari

George William Vari, was a Canadian real estate developer and philanthropist. Trained as a civil engineer and economist in Hungary, he immigrated to Canada after the 1956 Hungarian Revolution. George Vari was born in Szepes County, Hungary, to lawyer Istvan Vari and Ida Vari in 1923. During World War II, George was able to flee to Switzerland in 1940, he studied in Lausanne. After the war, he returned to Hungary and attended the University of Szeged and Budapest Technical University. Following the 1956 Hungarian Revolution, Vari settled in Montreal. Vari had met Helen de Fabinyi in Hungary in 1950, they were married in Montreal in 1967. Vari made his fortune in international real estate development, which included building the Tour Montparnasse in Paris, six of the pavilions at Expo 1967 in Montreal, Moscow's Hotel Cosmos, he was renowned for his outstanding record in philanthropy in the field of educational institutions, making significant endowments to Ryerson University, York University and the University of Toronto.

York's Vari Hall is named after him, as are various awards at these institutions. Ryerson University renamed its Centre for Computing and Engineering to the George Vari Engineering and Computing Centre, following a $5 million donation in 2005. Vari and his wife operated the "George and Helen Vari Foundation" as a vehicle for much of their charitable works in Canada and internationally. In 1992, Vari was named to the Security Intelligence Review Committee; as a result, he became a member of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada and was entitled to be addressed as "The Honourable George Vari" for life. He was named to the Order of Canada in 1989. In addition, both he and his wife were appointed to France's Legion d'Honneur. Hungarian Canadians Order of Canada citation Philanthropist George Vari was a major York supporter

Hamilton Masakadza

Hamilton Masakadza is a Zimbabwean former cricketer, who played all formats of the game for Zimbabwe. He captained the national team during 2016 ICC World T20, but was relieved of his duties due to an indifferent performance by the team during the tournament, where they failed to get past the qualifying round. In February 2019, Zimbabwe Cricket confirmed that Masakadza would captain the national side across all three formats for the 2019–20 season, he was occasional right-arm medium-pace bowler. His brothers, Shingirai Masakadza and Wellington Masakadza played for Zimbabwe, he became the first player to score multiple 150-plus scores in a series or tournament, where he achieved the feat against Kenya in 2009. In October 2018, during Zimbabwe's tour to South Africa, Masakadza became the fourth cricketer for Zimbabwe to play in 200 One Day International matches. In September 2019, Masakadza announced that he would retire from international cricket, following the conclusion of the 2019–20 Bangladesh Tri-Nation Series.

On 20 September 2019, he played in his final international cricket match for Zimbabwe, against Afghanistan. In October 2019, he was appointed as Zimbabwe Cricket's director of cricket. In February 2000, aged just 16 and still a schoolboy at Churchill School, Masakadza became the first black Zimbabwean, youngest player to score a first-class century, he made his Test debut. In his team's second innings, he made 119, thus becoming – at the age of 17 years and 354 days – the youngest player to make a century on his Test debut. However, he only held this record for less than two months, before it was broken by Bangladesh's Mohammad Ashraful. After putting his professional cricket career on hold to study at the University of the Free State, Masakadza was recalled to the national team in late 2004 following the rebel crisis, has maintained a regular presence since, he was the leading run-scorer for Mountaineers in the 2017–18 Pro50 Championship, with 317 runs in six matches. During the team's six-year exile from Test cricket, he increased his ability in One Day Internationals.

His first century in this format came on 14 August 2009, against Bangladesh in Bulawayo, in October 2009 he made scores of 156 and 178 not out in a home ODI series against Kenya – thus becoming the first Zimbabwean to make two scores of 150 or more in ODIs, the first player from any country to make two such scores in the same series. He has the record for scoring the most runs in a 5 match ODI seriesWhen Zimbabwe made its return to Test cricket in August 2011, playing a one-off match against Bangladesh in Harare, Masakadza made 104 in the first innings – thus making his second Test century ten years after his first. In 2015, he made his first appearance in the senior Cricket World Cup, having made two appearances in the Under-19 version. In 2014 he along with Sikandar Raza set the record for the highest partnership for Zimbabwe in ODIs; as of November 2015, Masakadza is Zimbabwe's sixth-highest Test run-scorer and fifth-highest ODI run-scorer. He is the country's leading Twenty20 International run-scorer, becoming the first Zimbabwean to reach 1,000 runs in this format on 29 September 2015.

In Zimbabwe's tour of Bangladesh in January 2016, Masakadza set a world record for the most runs scored in a T20I bilateral series, with a total of 222 across four games. Following India's tour to Zimbabwe in June 2016, Masakadza became the first Zimbabwean cricketer to play in 50 Twenty20 International matches. Hamilton Masakadza at ESPNcricinfo Hamilton Masakadza at CricketArchive

Neelamani Devi

Neelamani Devi is an Indian craftswoman and master potter from Manipur. Her creations have been the theme of two documentary films; the TV Series, Mahabharata featured her works on one of the episodes. The Government of India awarded her the fourth highest civilian honour of the Padma Shri, in 2007, for her contributions to the art of pottery making. Neelamani Devi was born to Kharaibam Devasingh Singh and Kharaibam Ongbi Sanajaobi on 1 September 1938 at Thongjao Keithel Leikai, Thoubal District in the northeast Indian state of Manipur and received the early lessons in pottery making from her mother, she lost her parents during childhood, but with sponsorship from the Khadi and Gram Udyog Mandal, continued her studies at Somthal Pargana and completed her training in 1960. Her career started as a demonstrator at the Directorate of Industries of the Government of Manipur, but left the job and returned to her village to start Pottery Training Cum Production Centre in 1966. There, she trained the local women in pottery making, known to have helped them to earn their livelihoods.

Devi has abroad with her works. She participated in exhibitions and demonstrations at several places in Japan such as the Hyōgo Prefectural Museum of Art, Kobe and Salt Museum, Tougen Museum and Yamanasi, Saitama Prefectural Museum of History and Folklore, Mithila Museum and Nigata. In 1986, renowned filmmaker, Mani Kaul, made a documentary film on Devi, titled Mittee aur Manab and Aribam Syam Sharma followed suit in 2003, with his non-feature film, Nilamani: Master Potter of Manipur, made for Doordarshan, Guwahati. One of the episodes of the Indian TV series and the first three episodes of Mahabharata TV series made by French Television featured her pottery creations; the details of her work have been documented in print in a book, Other Masters: Five Contemporary Folk and Tribal Artists of India, published in 1998 by the Handicrafts and Handlooms Exports Corporation of India. The book is a prescribed text for academic studies at University of Goa. Devi received two awards in 1986, the National Award for Master Craftsman with a Certificate of Honour from the Government of India and Tulsi Samman Award from the Government of Madhya Pradesh.

During 2005–2006, she received two more awards, Samaj Kalyan Seva award during her trip to Sweden and the Karmayogi Award from the Lions Club International. The Government of India honoured again, in 2007, by including her in the Republic Day honours list for the civilian award of the Padma Shri. Aribam Syam Sharma Mani Kaul