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Mithridates or Mithradates is the Hellenistic form of an Iranian theophoric name, meaning "given by the Mithra". Its Modern Persian form is Mehrdad, it may refer to: Mithridates I of Parthia Mithridates II of Parthia Mithridates III of Parthia Mithridates IV of Parthia Mithridates I of Cius known as Mithridates I of Kios Mithridates II of Cius known as Mithridates II of Kios Mithridates III of Cius, became Mithridates I of Pontus, founder of the Kingdom of Pontus Mithridates II of Pontus Mithridates III of Pontus Mithridates IV of Pontus Mithridates V of Pontus Mithridates VI of Pontus known as Mithridates the Great, after whom the Mithridatic Wars and several stage works are named. Mithridates I Callinicus Mithridates I of Media Atropatene Mithridates II of Commagene Mithridates III of Commagene Mithridates I of the Bosporus Mithridates of Armenia Mithridates I of Iberia Mihrdat II of Iberia Mihrdat III of Iberia Mihrdat IV of Iberia Mihrdat V of Iberia Tiberius Julius Mithridates, 1st-century Roman client king Mithridates, son-in-law of Darius III Mithridates, Persian soldier who killed Cyrus the Younger in 401 BC, according to Plutarch.

Mitradates, according to Herodotus a Median herdsman, ordered to murder the future Cyrus the Great by his grandfather Astyages, but who secretly raised him with his wife Cyno until the age of ten, having passed off their own stillborn child as the murdered Cyrus. Mithridates Chrestus, prince from the Kingdom of Pontus, brother of Mithridates VI of Pontus Mithridate, semi-mythical antidote Mithridatism, the practice of taking repeated low doses of a poison with the intent of building immunity to it. Mehrdad, Persian male given name, equivalent of Mithradata Epistula Mithridatis, a letter written by Mithridates VI of Pontus Mithridate, 1673 play by Jean Racine based on Mithridates VI of Pontus Mitridate Eupatore, 1707 opera by Alessandro Scarlatti, based on Mithridates VI of Pontus Mitridate, 1730 opera by Porpora Mitridate, re di Ponto, 1770 opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, based on Racine's play Mithridates, de differentiis linguarum, a book with 22 translations of the Lord's Prayer collected by Conrad Gessner.

Mayor, Adrienne. The Poison King: The Life and Legend of Mithradates, Rome's Deadliest Enemy. Princeton University Press. Pp. 1–448. ISBN 9780691150260

Getting Married (collection)

Getting Married is a collection of short stories by the Swedish writer August Strindberg. The first volume was first published on 27 September 1884 and contained twelve stories depicting "twenty marriages of every variety," some of which present women in an egalitarian light; the volume contained a long preface, in which, in addition to his support for women's rights, Strindberg offered criticisms of the campaign, as well as of Henrik Ibsen's 1879 play A Doll's House. Strindberg finished a second volume of stories, dealing in part with "all the less common forms of'marriage'" such as "pederasty and lesbianism," in the summer of 1885. After a delay caused by the unwillingness of printers and distributors to handle such a controversial volume, it was published in October 1886. While the first two stories are as sympathetic to women as some of those in the first volume, many border on misogyny, its preface blamed women for religious persecution and all of history's other misfortunes. Both volumes were written at a time when Strindberg was still married to Siri von Essen, though the publication of the second volume had a disastrous effect on their marriage.

One week after the publication of the first volume of Getting Married, Strindberg was prosecuted for "blasphemy against God or mockery of God's word or sacrament," the maximum penalty for, two years penal labour. In "The Reward of Virtue" story, he criticised "the impudent deception practised with Högstedt's Piccadon... and Lettström's wafers... which the parson passed off as the body and blood of Jesus of Nazareth, the rabble-rouser, executed over 1,800 years ago." Two groups "led by influential members of the upper classes, supported by the right-wing press" instigated the prosecution. Strindberg returned to Sweden to face the charges, arriving on 20 October 1884 to a rapturous welcome. At a special performance of his Lucky Peter's Journey at the New Theatre that evening, he was crowned with a laurel wreath, he was acquitted of the charges on 17 November the same year. Sedlighetsdebatten Lagercrantz, Olof. 1984. August Strindberg. Trans. Anselm Hollo. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux. ISBN 0-374-10685-1.

Meyer, Michael. 1985. Strindberg: A Biography. Oxford Lives ser. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1987. ISBN 0-19-281995-X. Robinson, Michael, ed. 2009. The Cambridge Companion to August Strindberg. Cambridge Companions to Literature ser. Cambridge: Cambridge UP. ISBN 0-521-60852-X. Sandbach, trans. 1972. Getting Married Parts I and II. By August Strindberg. London: Victor Gollancz. ISBN 0-575-00629-3. Schleussner, trans. 1917. Married. By August Strindberg. New York: Boni and Liveright. Available online. Married - Public domain English-language translation. Giftas, digital edition in Swedish. Made available by Project Runeberg

Conus borgesi

Conus borgesi is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Conidae, the cone snails and their allies. Like all species within the genus Conus, these snails are venomous, they are capable of "stinging" humans, therefore live ones should be handled or not at all. The size of the shell varies between 35 mm; this species occurs in the Atlantic Ocean off the island of Cape Verde. Tucker J. K. & Tenorio M. J. Systematic classification of Recent and fossil conoidean gastropods. Hackenheim: Conchbooks. 296 pp Puillandre N. Duda T. F. Meyer C. Olivera B. M. & Bouchet P.. One, four or 100 genera? A new classification of the cone snails. Journal of Molluscan Studies. 81: 1-23 The Conus Biodiversity website Cone Shells - Knights of the Sea "Africonus borgesi". Retrieved 15 January 2019

Norra skenet

Norra skenet is a sculpture by the artist Ernst Nordin at the Umeå University campus in Umeå in Sweden. As part of the planning of the Umeå University campus, a competition for a sculpture was held 1967 and won by Ernst Nordin. Norra skenet was raised 1969 at the campus and moved to the actual location close to the University Dam in 1995, due to the construction of the Teachers' Training Hall; the sculpture is made of polished stainless steel. Rectangular steel pipes have been welded together in a diagonal composition, resembling Aurora Borealis; the structure is lit by built-in spotlights. Umeå University makes use of the sculpture as a symbol in its marketing. Skulpturguide Umeå, published by Västerbottens konstförening, Umeå 2005, page 162, ISBN 978-91-631-8462-8 Konstvandring på Umeå universitet. En guide till konsten på campus, published by Umeå University, p. 22, ISBN 978-91-7601-035-8

George II of Brieg

George II of Brieg, was a Duke of Brzeg from 1547 until his death. He was the second son of Frederick II, Duke of Legnica-Brzeg, by his second wife Sophie, daughter of Frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach. After the death of his father in 1547, George II inherited the Duchy of Brzeg. In 1548, the early death of his relative Henry II of Poděbrady, made him the regent of his Duchy of Oleśnica on behalf of his sons Henry III and Charles II until 1569. Three year in 1551, the insubordination of his elder brother Frederick III of Legnica caused his deposition from the government and the appointing of his infant son Henry XI of Legnica as the new Duke of Legnica. George II became in the regent of the Duchy on behalf of his nephew, jointly with Balthasar von Promnitz, until 1556, when Frederick III managed to return to Legnica and retake the power. During all his reign he maintain a good relationship to the Habsburgs and was sent by the Emperor in some diplomatic missions. In 1548, George II took part in the coronation of Maximilian II in Prague and Bratislava, used the Bryeg army to maintain the internal order of the Duchy.

In particular, he dedicated himself to the expansion of his main residence, where he built a magnificent Renaissance palace, destroyed by Frederick II the Great during the siege of Brzeg. As a Lutheran, he was committed with the reforms started by his father, he built the Gymnasium in Brzeg and, after the fire of Brzeg in 1569, the new City Hall and the towers of the St. Nicholas Church. In Berlin on 15 February 1545, George II married with Barbara, daughter of Joachim II Hector, Elector of Brandenburg, they had seven children: Barbara. Joachim Frederick. John George. Sophie. Magdalena. A daughter. Elisabeth Magdalena, married on 1 October 1585 to Charles II of Poděbrady, Duke of Münsterberg -Oels. On George II's death, his sons received all his domains except Brzeg, given to his widow until her own death. Genealogical database by Herbert Stoyan Cawley, Charles, SILESIA, Medieval Lands database, Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, Miroslav. "Complete Genealogy of the House of Piast: Silesia". Genealogy.


Live Undead

Live Undead is the first live album by American thrash metal band Slayer. It was released through Metal Blade Records and recorded in New York City in front of a room of people, it has been questioned by both authors that the audience sound may or may not be faked. However, in 1984, WBAB Fingers Metal Shop, a radio station, held a contest to meet and hang out with Slayer during a live recording; the album was recorded at Tiki Recording Studios in NY in front of around a dozen people. The album was intended to be recorded in front of a live audience, but things went wrong; when asked if they were fake, producer Bill Metoyer said, "I don't know if I should tell you." The album begins with an extended introduction of "Black Magic", followed by a small speech. The remaining tracks include both 1984's Haunting the Chapel; the seven-track live record was recorded in front of a room full of people in New York City in the autumn of 1984. It has been rumored. Joel McIver, author of The Bloody Reign of Slayer, asked Live Undead's producer/engineer Bill Metoyer, who had worked on the album in Los Angeles.

Metoyer responded: "I don't know if I should tell you! Isn't that one of those great industry secrets? Let's just say that when you're doing a live record, you want live sound — if the microphones didn't pick up the audience properly."Live Undead marked the beginning of a short association between Slayer and artist Albert Cueller. Cueller would design the sleeve image, which depicts the four band members as grinning decayed zombies walking through a graveyard; the EP begins with "Black Magic", with an extended introduction building alongside the audience's yelling. The song is performed faster and more confident than its original recording in 1983; when the song is over, lead vocalist Tom Araya says, "They say. Well I say fuck the pen!", the band begins playing "Die by the Sword". The band run-through "Captor of Sin", "The Antichrist", "Evil Has No Boundaries", "Show No Mercy". "Aggressive Perfector" is dedicated to the Old Bridge Militia, a group of headbangers from Old Bridge, New Jersey. "Aggressive Perfector" is performed with more "power", as described by author Joel McIver, who described the entire track listing as, "a fearsome set, although the rest of the songs don't quite have the visceral power of the opening track.

In fact, the Live Undead version of "Black Magic" established a career-long trend of Slayer's live songs being more powerful than the studio versions, with few exceptions". AllMusic's employee Ned Raggett gave the album a two and a half star rating, noting that "Live Undead isn't necessary except for the hardest of hardcore fans in the end in comparison to Decade of Aggression," and saying that "Evil Has No Boundaries" was the best performance of the seven songs. Raggett wrote that despite being an unnecessary release, "it does have its'it could only be Slayer' moments — including Araya's casual way of rudely introducing'Captor of Sin'."The album was released in 1984 under Metal Blade Records. In both 1993 and 1994, it was re-released with the same catalog numbers. In 2006, it was again re-released as an eleven-track record, it included the Haunting the Chapel EP and the studio version of "Aggressive Perfector". Original release The following personnel can be sourced from the album's notes. McIver, Joel.

The Bloody Reign of Slayer. Omnibus Press. ISBN 978-1-84938-386-8