In Aztec mythology, Metztli was a god or goddess of the moon, the night, farmers. She or they were the same deity as Yohaulticetl and Coyolxauhqui and the male moon god Tecciztecatl. Referred to as the lowly god of worms who failed to sacrifice himself to become the Sun, became the Moon instead, his face darkened by a rabbit; the origin of the name of the Mexica derived from Metztli. For more detailed explanation see Toponymy of Mexico; the Moon and Sun were at one time bright. It not being appropriate for gods to be equals, one of them threw a rabbit in the face of the other, the one struck darkened to become today's Moon. Henceforth it is possible to distinguish a figure of a rabbit on the Moon's surface. During a full moon, the "Rabbit in the Moon" becomes visible. For the Otomi people, Zäna was the Moon, the Queen of the Night the main deity, they called her the Old Mother, who represented both Earth simultaneously. Her spouse, the Old Father, was the god of fire; the Otomi counted lunar months as a period from new moon to new moon.
They gave every month 30 days. Tecciztecatl List of lunar deities Jesús. Arqueoastronomía en la américa antigua. México: Equipo Sirius, S. A. ISBN 84-86639-66-2. Esperanza Carrasco Licea & Alberto Carramiñana Alonso, "Metztli, La Luna", Diario Síntesis, 28 de Mayo de 1996
Firá is the modern capital of the Greek Aegean island of Santorini. A traditional settlement, "Firá" derives its name from an alternative pronunciation of "Thíra", the ancient name of the island itself. Fira is a city of white-washed houses built on the edge of the 400 metres high caldera on the western edge of the semi-circular island of Thera; the two main museums of interest are the Archaeological Museum of Thera, 30 metres east of the cable car entrance, the Museum of Prehistoric Thera at the southeast corner of the White Orthodox Cathedral of Ypapanti, built on the site of an earlier church destroyed in the 1956 Amorgos earthquake. The town hosts a number of churches, including the Cathedral of Ypapanti and the Three Bells of Fira. Access to Fira is by roads on its eastern side, climbing from its port via the Z-shaped footpath on foot or on donkeys, or by riding the steep cable car from its lower terminal by the port; the central square of Fira is called Plateia Theotokopoulou, with a bus and taxi station and pharmacies.
From Fira there is a panoramic view of the 18 kilometres long caldera from southern Cape Akrotiri to northern Cape Ag. Nikolaos, plus the volcanic island Nea Kameni at the center with Thirassia Island. Large cruise ships anchor in the small harbor between Nea Fira. Fira travel guide from Wikivoyage
Gordon Lumban Tobing was an Indonesian singer of folk songs those in the Batak language. Born to a Batak family in Medan, North Sumatra, Tobing moved to Jakarta in 1950 and began working in the entertainment industry. While with Radio Republik Indonesia, he participated in an Indonesian cultural envoy to the 4th World Festival of Youth and Students. Over the remainder of his life Tobing was included in numerous similar envoys travelling to five continents. Tobing was born in Medan, North Sumatra, on 27 August 1925, he was the second of four children born to Rumulus Lumban Tobing, a musician, his wife Frieda Hutabarat. As their father and paternal grandfather, were active members of their church congregation, the Tobing siblings grew up in a household where church music was sung and became interested in music from a young age. All four of the siblings became singers, Gordon took up the guitar; when Rumulus took a job in Singapore in 1936, the siblings went with him. Gordon had only an elementary school education, graduating from a Dutch-language school for indigenous students in Palembang in 1940.
His father was working for an oil company there. After graduating, Gordon Tobing went to Tarutung to live with his mother and siblings. In 1942, following the Japanese occupation of the Dutch East Indies, his father came for him and brought Gordon to Plaju, Palembang, to work at the oil company. During this period he became a member of the Orkes Bunga Rampai musical group, under Iskandar. Gordon Tobing remained with the oil company until the end of the occupation in 1945. During the ensuing Indonesian National Revolution, he worked at a shop. With his uncle and brother Douglas, Gordon established the band Rimba Boys, which played Hawaiian-style music. Gordon played the ukulele, while Douglas performed the vocals. In 1950, following Dutch recognition of Indonesia's independence, Gordon Tobing left for the national capital in Jakarta and began working for Produksi Film Negara, the national film company; when the studio was producing its film Rakjat Memilih, Tobing was asked to find some singers to provide a soundtrack.
He brought Soryana and Ellen Hutabarat, the daughters of a distant relative. Using the name Sinondang Tapian Nauli, the trio performed in hotels in the capital. Tobing began boarding at the Hutabarat house in 1951, though he was told to leave in 1954 after beginning to woo the youngest daughter, Theresia, her parents, who had selected a husband for her, did not approve. In 1951 Tobing left PFN to join Radio Republik Indonesia. Sinondang Tapian Nauli would perform on the radio station during the programmes Panggung Gembira and Sekuntum Melati. In 1953 Tobing travelled with an Indonesian cultural envoy to the 4th World Festival of Youth and Students, held in Bucharest, Romania. At the event he sang "Sinanggar Tulo" and "Embun", as well as "Rayuan Pulau Kelapa", he recorded this last song in the USSR. During bus trips with the cultural envoys, he would begin playing his guitar and call on his fellows to sing; the dancer Irawati Durban Ardjo recalled that this helped both the envoys and local organizing committees develop a sense of intimacy and familiarity.
After his trip to Bucharest, Tobing returned to Jakarta. Working with fellow RRI employee Sudharnoto, he performed at events and on the radio; these included several songs he had written himself, including "Di Rondang Ni Bulani" and "Bulan Tula". Despite her parents disapproval, Tobing continued to see Theresia; the couple chose to elope and, on 15 August 1955, Gordon took Theresia from her home with the help of Douglas and a friend named Wim. As Douglas left a false trail leading to Bogor to misdirect Theresia's parents, Gordon took her to Medan via Merak; the couple arrived safely and, on 5 September, they were formally married. The couple had Enrico Caruso; the couple lived in Medan for several years, Tobing was involved in the Chinese-led group Sio Ie She. He established his own band, Suara Harapan, which played on the Medan branch of RRI. However, Tobing grew disappointed with the city, in 1959 he and Theresia left Medan to return to Jakarta, where they joined a group of non-government Indonesian artists and performers on a tour of Eastern Europe.
Over subsequent years he took part in several further cultural envoy programs, including one to the 1964 New York World's Fair. In recognition of his musical abilities, Tobing received a guitar from President Gamal Abdel Nasser of Egypt and another guitar from Fidel Castro, he was given a medal by Prince Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia. In 1960, Tobing and his wife established the Impola vocal group; these included Crown Prince Akihito of Japan, for. Tobing and Hutabarat continued to represent Indonesia as cultural envoys travelling to five continents. Tobing performed for a number of government agencies, including the Indonesian National Police, Bank of Indonesia, the Bank Dagang Nasional Indonesia, he was called to the Merdeka Palace to perform for President Suharto. Tobing died in Jakarta at 1:30 a.m. on 13 January 1993. A memorial gathering was held at the Sahid Hotel in Jakarta the following month. Tobing was self-taught; as such, according to Tempo, the arrangement of his songs was unremarkable and his guitar-playing skills were not spectacular.
The magazine attributes his success to his stage presence and ability to bring joy to any
Boda is a town and a Nagar Parishad in Rajgarh district in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India. The main language spoken in Boda is Hindi, along with Malvi; as of 2011 India census, the village had a population of 9,886. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Boda has an average literacy rate of 56%, lower than the national average of 59.5%. 16% of the population is under 6 years of age. Festivals like Basant Panchami are celebrated by bohra pariwars. On Independence day and Republic day, several cultural programs are organized by schools. One of its main attractions is Andheria Bagh, a historic temple of the Goddess Durga, and Hanuman Mandir is more famous, called as'BAGEECHI'. Sweet shops are quite popular in the town, it boasts lush agricultural landscape and people own large amount of lands where they cultivate their crops. And most important thing is that all people live with Unity, help among themselves wherever needed, and here each festival is celebrated with full of joy that makes people enthusiastic and make people more creative
Jürgen Wagner was a Brigadeführer in the Waffen-SS during World War II, the commander of the SS Division Nederland and was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. In April 1944 Wagner was promoted to SS-Brigadeführer und Generalmajor der Waffen-SS and given command of the 4th SS Polizei Division. In August 1944, Wagner was given command of a Kampfgruppe, against the Tartu Offensive of the Soviet 3rd Baltic Front. After the war ended, Wagner was extradited to Yugoslavia in 1947. There, he was put on trial before the military tribunal of the 3rd Yugoslav Army from 29 May to 6 June 1947 in Zrenjanin, it is not known for what he was indicted. However, his orders for the mass executions of civilians in 1941 and on played a role in his conviction. Found guilty of the charges, he was sentenced to death by firing squad and executed on 27 June 1947. Iron Cross 2nd Class & 1st Class German Cross in Gold on 8 December 1942 as SS-Standartenführer in SS-Infanterie-Regiment "Germania" Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves Knight's Cross on 24 July 1943 as SS-Oberführer and commander of SS-Panzergrenadier-Regiment "Germania".
680th Oak Leaves on 11 December 1944 as SS-Brigadeführer and Generalmajor of the Waffen-SS and commander of the 4. SS-Freiwilligen-Panzergrenadier-Brigade "Nederland" List of SS-Brigadeführer
Ben Charles Green was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. Born in Cleveland, the son of Isadore and Rose Green, Green spent one year at Ohio State University before he received an Artium Baccalaureus degree, cum laude, from Western Reserve University in 1928, he received a Bachelor of Laws, Order of the Coif, from Western Reserve University School of Law in 1930. He was in private practice of law in Cleveland from 1930 to 1933, he was an attorney for the Federal Land Bank in Louisville, Kentucky from 1933 to 1935. He was in private practice of law in Cleveland from 1935 to 1961, he was special counsel to the Ohio Attorney General from 1937 to 1938. He was an attorney and real estate consultant for the City of Cleveland Law Department from 1944 to 1950, he was Chairman of the Cuyahoga County Board of Election from 1950 to 1961. He was special master for the Court of Common Pleas in Cuyahoga County, Ohio from 1959 to 1961. Green received a recess appointment from President John F. Kennedy on October 5, 1961, to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, to a new seat created by 75 Stat. 80.
He was nominated to the same seat by President Kennedy on January 15, 1962. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on June 29, 1962, received his commission on July 2, 1962, he served on the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation from 1963 to 1964. He assumed senior status on January 5, 1976, his service was terminated on January 1983, due to his death. A visiting professorship at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law was established in Green's memory in 1999. In 2003, the Case Western Reserve Law Library was named in Green's honor. Green married Sylvia Elizabeth Chappy on November 20, 1940, had one daughter. Ben Charles Green at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center. Biography from the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit