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Jacques Paul Migne

Jacques Paul Migne was a French priest who published inexpensive and distributed editions of theological works and the texts of the Church Fathers, with the goal of providing a universal library for the Catholic priesthood. The Patrologia Latina and the Patrologia Graeca, are among the great 19th century contributions to the scholarship of patristics and the Middle Ages. Within the Roman Catholic Church, Migne's editions put many original texts for the first time into the hands of the priesthood. Migne was born at Saint-Flour and studied theology at Orléans, he was ordained in 1824 and placed in charge of the parish of Puiseaux, in the diocese of Orléans, where his uncompromisingly Catholic and royalist sympathies did not coincide with local patriotism and the new regime of the Citizen-King. In 1833, after falling out with his bishop over a pamphlet he had published, he went to Paris, on 3 November started a journal, L'Univers religieux, which he intended to keep free of political influence.

It gained 1,800 subscribers and he edited it for three years. Migne was, until June 1856, owner of the daily Vérité, being limited to reproduce the other newspapers, described itself as the impartial echo of all opinions. Migne believed in the power of the press and the value of information distributed. In 1836 he opened his great publishing house, the Ataliers catholiques, at Petit-Montrouge, in Paris's outlying 14th arrondissement, he published numerous religious works in rapid succession meant for lesser clergy at prices that ensured wide circulation, bypassed the bookselling establishment with direct subscriptions. These works were reproduced from the best available texts without requesting permission, his publishing house was complemented during the Second Empire by painter artists' workhalls for the decoration of churches: three of their main works, in the style of Eugène Delacroix, still remain in the choir of the church of Saint John the Baptist of Audresselles in Pas de Calais, France.

The Ataliers produced and sold a variety of religious items. In time, the Ataliers catholiques became the largest held press in France. However, on the night of 12–13 February 1868, a devastating fire, which began in the printing plant, destroyed Migne's establishment. "Five hundred thousand plates, stacked in piles, melted in an instant. Despite his insurance contracts, Migne was only able to retrieve a pittance. Shortly afterwards Mgr Georges Darboy, Archbishop of Paris, forbade the continuance of the business and suspended him from his priestly functions; the Franco-Prussian War of 1870 inflicted further losses. From the curia of Pope Pius IX came a decree condemning the use of Mass stipends to purchase books, which called out Migne and his publications. Migne died without having regained his former success and his Imprimerie Catholique passed in 1876 into the hands of Garnier Frères; the best known of his publications are: Scripturae sacrae cursus completus which assembled a wide repertory of commentaries on each of the books of the Bible, Theologiae cursus, each of them in 28 vols, 1840–45.

However, the three great series that have made his reputation were Patrologiae cursus completus, Latin series in 221 vols.. Though scholars have always criticised them, these hastily edited and distributed texts have only been replaced during a century and a half with more critically edited modern editions. Though the cheap paper of the originals has made them fragile today, the scope of the Patrologia still makes it unique and valuable, when modern editions do not yet exist, it is a far more complete collection of Patristic and literature than anything that has appeared subsequently or is to. To create so much so Migne reprinted the best or latest earlier editions available to him. In the PG the Latin translations were made in the renaissance before any Greek text had been printed, so do not match the Greek text accurately; the indexes themselves are useful for locating references in the patristic writings. The collection is available through archive.org. Migne's Ataliers catholiques employed 5 steam-powered presses, by 1854 some 596 workers.

On average, it published a book every ten days for thirty years. In summary these were: Patrologia Latina, 217 tomes in 218 volumes Patrologia Gaeca, 161 tomes in 166 volumes Greek Fathers in Latin, 81 tomes in 85 volumes Scripturae sacrae cursus completus, 25 volumes Theologia cursus completus, 25 volumes Démonstration évangeliques des plus célèbres défenseurs du Christianism, 18 volumes Orateurs sacrés in two series, 66 and 33 volumes Première encyclopédie théologique ou série de dictionnaires sur toutes les parties de la science religieuse, 50 volumes Nouvelle encyclopédie théologique, 53 volumes Troisième et dernière encylopédie ecclésiastique, 66 volumes Summa aurea de laudibus B. Mariae virginis, 13 volumes Diverse works, 150 volumes Works written by or about Jacques Paul Migne at Wikisource Brief biography independent research Migne Patrologia Graeca Index of Authors / Download links Faulkner University Patristics Project A growing c

Leesburg, Virginia

Leesburg is the county seat of Loudoun County, Virginia. It was built in 1740, it is occupied by some of Virginia’s most famous families, being named for Thomas Lee, ancestor of Robert E. Lee. In the War of 1812, it became the temporary seat of the United States government, in the Civil War, it changed hands several times; the town is situated at the base of Catoctin Mountain and adjacent to the Potomac River, 33 miles northwest of Washington, D. C. for which it has become a commuter suburb. Its population is 42,616, as of the 2010 census. Leesburg is 33 miles west-northwest of Washington, D. C. along the base of Catoctin Mountain and adjacent to the Potomac River. Its population according to the 2016 United States Census is 52,607 The town is the northwestern terminus of the Dulles Greenway, a private toll road that connects to the Dulles Toll Road at Washington Dulles International Airport. Leesburg, like the rest of Loudoun, has undergone considerable growth and development over the last 30 years, transforming from a small, piedmont town to a suburban bedroom community for commuters to the national capital.

Growth in the town and its immediate area to the east concentrates along the Dulles Greenway and State Route 7, which parallels the Potomac River between Winchester to the west and Alexandria to the east. The Federal Aviation Administration's Washington Air Route Traffic Control Center is in Leesburg. Leesburg was named to honor the influential Thomas Lee and not, as is popular belief, his son Francis Lightfoot Lee who lived in Loudoun and brought up the bill to establish Leesburg, nor as is sometimes thought, Robert E. Lee. Prior to European settlement, the area around Leesburg was occupied by various Native American tribes. John Lederer testified that the entire Piedmont region had once been occupied by the "Tacci, alias Dogi", but that the Siouan tribes, driven from the northwest, had occupied it for 400 years. In 1699, the Algonquian Piscataway moved to an island in the Potomac in the environs of Leesburg, were there when the first known Europeans visited what is now Loudoun. What would become known as the Old Carolina Road was a major route of travel between north and south for Native tribes.

According to local historians, a pitched battle was fought near present Leesburg between the warring Catawba and Lenape tribes, neither of whom lived in the area. A war party of Lenape had traveled from their home in New Jersey and neighboring regions, all the way to South Carolina to inflict a blow on their distant enemies, the Catawba; as they were returning northward, a party of Catawbas overtook them before they reached the Potomac, but were defeated in a pitched battle two miles south of Leesburg. The surviving Lenape buried their dead in a huge burial mound, early settlers reported that they would return to this mound to honor their dead on the anniversary of this battle for many years thereafter; the date of this conflict is unknown, but it seems the Lenape and Catawba were indeed at war in the 1720s and 1730s. European settlement of near Leesburg began in the late 1730s as tidewater planters moved into the area from the south and east establishing large farms and plantations. Many of the First Families of Virginia were among those to settle in the area including the Carters and Masons.

The genesis of Leesburg occurred sometime before 1755 when Nicholas Minor acquired land around the intersection of the Old Carolina Road and the Potomac Ridge Road and established a tavern there. Despite lack of growth around the tavern, upon Loudoun's formation in 1757, Minor dubbed the sparse collection of buildings about his tavern "George Town" in honor of the reigning monarch of Great Britain; the village's prosperity changed the following year when the British Colonial Council ordered the establishment of the county Court House at the crossroads. Accordingly, Minor had a town laid out on the traditional Virginia plan of six criss-cross streets. On October 12 of that year the Virginia General Assembly founded the town of Leesburg upon the 60 acres that Minor laid out. Leesburg was renamed to honor the influential Thomas Lee and not, as is popular belief, his son Francis Lightfoot Lee who lived in Loudoun and brought up the bill to establish Leesburg, nor as is sometimes thought, Robert E. Lee.

When the post office was established in Leesburg in 1803 the branch was named "Leesburgh". During the War of 1812, Leesburg served as a temporary haven for the United States Government and its archives when it was forced to flee Washington, D. C. in the face of the British Army. Some websites have claimed that this resulted in Leesburg temporarily becoming the capital of United States, however these claims are not true as none of the U. S. Government bodies were present in Leesburg at the time; when reconstruction began on the Capitol, Potomac Marble from quarries just south of Leesburg was used. Early in the American Civil War Leesburg was the site of the Battle of Ball's Bluff, a small but significant Confederate victory; the battlefield is marked by one of America's smallest national cemeteries. The town changed hands over the course of the war as both armies traversed the area during the Maryland and Gettysburg campaigns; the Battle of Mile Hill was fought just north of the town prior to its occupation by Robert E. Lee in September 1862.

Leesburg served as a base of operations for Col. John S. Mosby and his partisan Raiders, for whom the Loudoun County High School mascot is named; some people

Hiro (film)

Hiro is a Canadian short film and directed by Matthew Swanson and released in 2005. The film centres on Hiro, a shy Japanese insect collector who finds himself thrust into a wild chase to recover a stolen beetle after a chance encounter with a young girl; the film's dialogue is in Japanese, although Swanson does not speak the language. Swanson described it as "liberating" to direct in a language; the film premiered at the 2005 Toronto International Film Festival. The film was nominated for a Genie Award for Best Live Action Short Drama, it won the award for Best Short Film at the 2006 SXSW Film Festival, was the first Canadian film to win the "Spirit of Slamdance" Audience Award at the Slamdance Film Festival. Official Movie Website Hiro on IMDb

Tom Allen (American football)

Thomas Allen is an American college football coach serving as the head coach of the Indiana Hoosiers football team. Allen served as the defensive coordinator at Indiana and South Florida, he spent time as an assistant at Ole Miss, Arkansas State, Drake, among other programs. A native of New Castle, Allen spent six seasons as defensive coordinator and three seasons as the head football coach at Ben Davis High School in Indianapolis. Allen played high school football at New Castle High School in New Castle, where his father was the head football coach. While in high school, Allen competed in shot put and wrestling. After high school, he attended Maranatha Baptist University, where he participated in football and wrestling. In 2011, Allen served as the assistant head coach at Arkansas State, his first position with a Division I FBS program; the head coach during this time was Hugh Freeze, who Allen had coached with at Lambuth University. After the end of the regular season, Allen followed Freeze to Ole Miss after Freeze was hired to be the head coach of the Rebels.

In his sole season with the Red Wolves, they went 10–2. From 2012 to 2014, Allen spent three seasons as the linebackers coach and special teams coordinator at Ole Miss under head coach Hugh Freeze. During his time in Oxford, the Rebels went 24–15 and ranked near the top of the FBS in terms of tackles for loss and sacks. Prior to his arrival, Ole Miss had ranked last in the SEC in total defense. On December 17, 2014, Allen was named defensive coordinator at South Florida under third-year head coach Willie Taggart. In his lone season in Tampa, Allen's defensive unit ranked first in the American Athletic Conference in scoring defense at just 19.6 points per conference game. His efforts saw the team's defense rank high nationally, tying for 13th nationally in tackles for loss, 14th in interceptions, 24th in takeaways, 26th in sacks, 31st in rushing defense, 34th in passing efficiency defense, 35th in scoring defense. Allen was considered a candidate for the defensive coordinator position at Auburn following then-defensive coordinator Will Muschamp's departure in December 2015, but the vacant position was filled by Kevin Steele.

Allen was hired on January 15, 2016 to serve as defensive coordinator on head coach Kevin Wilson's staff at Indiana. In replacing previous defensive coordinator Brian Knorr, Allen took over a defense that ranked #120 in the FBS in total defense and #106 in opponent points scored. After just one season, Allen engineered one of the top defensive turnarounds in the country with the team improving in every major statistical category against a schedule featuring four top-10 opponents, a program first; the Hoosiers were the most improved team nationally in total defense and passing defense, the sixth-most improved in third-down defense and the ninth-most improved in points per game allowed. On December 1, 2016, Indiana athletic director Fred Glass named Allen head coach after Wilson's sudden resignation, forcing Allen to make his coaching debut during the team's final game of the season at the 2016 Foster Farms Bowl, his contract guaranteed him $1.795 million annually — $500,000 per year in base pay, plus $1.295 million per year in outside and promotional income.

This made Tom Allen the lowest paid head coach in the Big Ten, although various bonuses could take his total compensation above $3 million. Allen elevated Indiana's recruiting posture. During his first two seasons as head coach, a school-record number of players earned conference honors and a school-record were drafted or invited to NFL camps; the 2019 signing class was the highest rated in program history, besting his previous top-ranked class of 2018, the two classes combined constituting 80 of the team's 115-man roster. In 2019, Allen's third season, he led Indiana to its first 7-2 start since 1993, the last season Indiana won eight games; that season Indiana earned a #24 ranking in the Associated Press and #25 ranking in the coaches poll, the team's first top 25 ranking in football since 1994. His 17 wins over his first three seasons were the most for an Indiana coach in the post-World War II era. Indiana finished the regular season with an 8-4 record, its first eight-win since 1993, its 5-4 Big Ten record its first winning conference record since 1993.

Following the regular season and the school agreed to a new seven-year contract with an average annual compensation of $3.9 million. Allen is a supporter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Indiana profile

Anthony M. Frank

Anthony Melchior Frank was an American banker and served as the United States Postmaster General from 1988 to 1992. On May 21, 1931, Frank was born in Germany. Frank's father was Lothar Frank. Frank's paternal grandfather was a banker. Frank's paternal grandmother was Lina Rothschild. At age 6, he and his family moved from Germany to the United States. Frank attended Hollywood High School. Frank earned a bachelor's degree from Dartmouth College, an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, he did postgraduate work in finance at the University of Vienna. Frank was the CEO of First Nationwide Bank in California. In 1988, Frank was appointed as the United States Postmaster General by the Governors of U. S. Postal Service effective March 1, 1988. In 1992, Frank resigned as United States Postmaster General. In 1992, Frank started Independent Bancorp of a new financial instition. 1991 Murder, She Wrote - The Skinny According to Nick Cullhane episode. The mailman. 2010 Murder by Proxy: How America Went Postal - as himself, U.

S. Postmaster General. Frank's wife is Gay Frank, they have Tracy Frank and Randall Frank. List of Murder, She Wrote episodes#Season 7 Bruno Frank Tony Frank's Varied Career Anthony M. Frank on IMDb Lothar Frank Appearances on C-SPAN

Acoetes (Bacchic myth)

In Greek mythology, Acoetes was the fisherman known for helping the god Bacchus. This Acoetes was, according to Ovid, the son of a poor fisherman in Maeonia, who served as pilot in a ship. After landing at the island of Naxos, some of the sailors brought a beautiful sleeping boy on board with them, they had wished to take him with them. Acoetes, who recognized in the boy the god Bacchus, was unable to dissuade them from it; when the ship had reached the open sea, the boy awoke, desired to be carried back to Naxos. The sailors did not keep their word. Hereupon the god showed himself to them in his own majesty: Vines began to twine round the vessel, Bacchus stood crowned with grapes, holding his thyrsus and surrounded by panthers and tigers; the sailors, seized with madness, were turned into dolphins. Acoetes alone was saved and continued on his journey with Bacchus, returning to Naxos, where he was initiated in the Bacchic mysteries and became a priest of the god. In Ovid's Pentheus and Bacchus, Acoetes was brought before the King to determine if Bacchus was a god.

After listening to Acoetes tale of being on the ship with Bacchus, Pentheus ordered him jailed and tortured. However, in trying to imprison Acoetes "ocks exploded...oors flew open untouched. And untouched shackles fell off."Hyginus, whose story on the whole agrees with that of Ovid, all the other writers who mention this adventure of Bacchus, call the crew of the ship Tyrrhenian pirates and derive the name of the Tyrrhenian Sea from them