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Omophorion

In the Eastern Orthodox and Eastern Catholic liturgical tradition, the omophorion is the distinguishing vestment of a bishop and the symbol of his spiritual and ecclesiastical authority. Of wool, it is a band of brocade decorated with four crosses and an eight-pointed star and is worn about the neck and shoulders. By symbolizing the lost sheep, found and carried on the Good Shepherd's shoulders, it signifies the bishop's pastoral role as the icon of Christ. Clergy and ecclesiastical institutions subject to a bishop's authority are said to be "under his omophorion"; the equivalent vestment in Western Christian usage is the archiepiscopal pallium, the use of, subject to different rubrics and restrictions, while all Orthodox bishops wear the omophorion. The omophorion has two forms: the ancient great omophorion, which passes around the neck, is folded in the front, hangs down past the knees in both the front and the back, like a loosely-worn long scarf; because of the complexity of the great omophorion, because of the dignity of the episcopal office, whenever the bishop puts on the omophorion or takes it off, he is assisted by two subdeacons.

Whenever he presides at any divine service, the bishop will be vested in the omophorion. If he is serving the Divine Liturgy he will wear both the great and the small omophorion at different times over his liturgical vestments. At any service other than the Divine Liturgy he will wear the small omophorion. At the Divine Liturgy, the rubrics call for the bishop to put on and take off the omophorion numerous times; when he is first vested, the subdeacons place the great omophorion on him, but afterwards, when the rubric calls for him to wear the omophorion, it is replaced, for the sake of convenience, with the small omophorion. In some places, when several bishops concelebrate, it is now the custom for the chief celebrant to use the great omophorion when called for, the other bishops to wear the small omophorion throughout. In the Ruthenian Catholic Church and the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church only the great omophorion is used. In this simplified usage, the great omophorion is not replaced by the small omophorion, is worn by the bishop throughout the entire liturgy.

In such cases, the omophorion is sewn into shape and can be draped onto the shoulders rather than wrapped on by assistants. Some Ukrainian Greek Catholic Bishops, will insist on the full ceremonial. During the All-Night Vigil, the bishop will wear the small omophorion at the beginning, but near the end will change into the great omophorion for the Great Doxology. In the early church, the omophorion was a broad band of white wool ornamented with crosses and draped loosely over the neck and breast; the modern Roman pallium developed from this early omophorion. The papal pallium adopted by Pope Benedict XVI at the beginning of his pontificate is closer to the original omophorion. Pope Benedict XVI reverted to the original design of the pallium, but with red crosses instead of black; the only change in the omophorion in the East has been the augmentation of its width, the material from which it is made. There is testimony to the existence of the omophorion as a liturgical vestment of the bishop in Isidore of Pelusium about the year 400.

It was made of wool and was seen as symbolic of the duties of bishops as shepherds of their flocks. In the miniatures of an Alexandrian Chronicle of the World, written during the fifth century we find pictorial representation of the omophorion. In times we meet the same representation on the renowned ivory tablet of Trier, depicting the solemn translation of relics. Among the pictures dating from the seventh and eighth centuries, in which we find the omophorion, are the discovered frescoes in S. Maria, Antiqua in the Roman Forum; the representation in these frescoes is the same as its present form. The omophorion developed from the civil omophorion, a shoulder garment or shawl in general use. Either the bishops introduced directly by a positive precept as a liturgical pontifical badge a humeral cloth resembling the ordinary omophorion and called by that name, or the civil omophorion was at first used by the bishops as a mere ornament without any special significance, but in the course of time developed into a distinctively episcopal ornament, assumed the character of an episcopal badge of office.

In Oriental Orthodoxy, the omophorion takes a number of different forms: The Armenian Apostolic emip'oron is similar to the Byzantine great omophorion. The Syriac Orthodox baţrašil or uroro rabbo is a straight strip of embroidered material, about 20 cm wide, with a head-hole midway along it, that hangs down a bishop's chest and back. Coptic Orthodox hierarchs wear the omophorion folded, due to its large width, it is white in colour, with extensive ornamental embroidery. It is wider than its Byzantine counterpart, wrapped over the head over the monastic kouklion crossed from the front over the chest, wrapped again from the back, crossed over the back by the waist level over the shoulders coming straight down, tucked under the frontal crossed wrapping, it is called a ballin, it is double the length of the

WQRV

WQRV is a classic hits-formatted radio station serving the Huntsville, market, which includes counties in northern Alabama and southern central Tennessee. Owned and operated by iHeartMedia, the station's studios are located in Madison and its transmitter is located north of Huntsville; this station had been WVNA-FM since 1962 before becoming country music formatted WLAY-FM on March 30, 2000. This lasted until a 2006 change to match a format and positioning change to "The River." The station was assigned the WQRV call letters by the Federal Communications Commission on March 10, 2006. WQRV began in April 2006 as a format relocated from the former WWXQ 92.5 and WXQW 94.1 MHz frequencies, which iHeartMedia had sold to Cumulus Media. Those stations were known collectively as "WXQ." The station frequency was transferred from Florence, Alabama, to the west of the Huntsville market in Meridianville, Alabama. The station broadcast a more rock-based classic hits format as The River. Rick and Bubba relocated from crosstown rival WRTT-FM on January 2, 2008.

On September 13, 2018, after stunting with baseball-related music as "Trash Pandas Radio", WQRV-HD3 launched an alternative rock format as Alt 92.9. It is carried on translator station W225AH. Official website Query the FCC's FM station database for WQRV Radio-Locator information on WQRV Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WQRVQuery the FCC's FM station database for W225AH Radio-Locator information on W255AH Query the FCC's FM station database for W293AH Radio-Locator information on W293AH

Dil Bole Hadippa!

Dil Bole Hadippa! is a 2009 Indian Hindi-language sports film directed by Anurag Singh and produced by Aditya Chopra under the Yash Raj Films banner. It stars Shahid Kapoor and Rani Mukerji in pivotal roles in the story about a young woman who pretends to be a man to join an all-male cricket team, it has Anupam Kher, Dalip Tahil, Rakhi Sawant and Sherlyn Chopra in supporting roles. The film was released on 18 September 2009, received negative reviews upon release, but it was a box office hit; the film is a Bollywood adaptation of the 2006 United States hit film. Veera is a young woman who lives in a small village but dreams of playing cricket in the big league, being talented in the game. Veera works in a nautanki and dances with the star performer, Shanno, an arrogant and conceited woman. Rohan is an accomplished captain of a county cricket team in England, his father and mother, are separated. Rohan lives with his father lives in India. Vicky has been captaining the Indian cricket team against the Pakistani cricket team in a tournament called the'Aman Cup.'

Every year, for 8 years, India has lost. To win, Vicky asks Rohan to come to India; when Rohan reaches India, he agrees to captain the team for his father, determined to make the team win. Rohan holds auditions to select the best players, but when Veera goes to audition, she is not allowed to enter because players have to be male. Upset, Veera disguises herself as a man named Veer and is accepted into the team. One day when a glass of juice is thrown in Veera's face, her hair falls, but she hides it and runs to the men's changing room. Rohan finds Veera in the changing room instead. Veera pretends to be Veer's sister to cover the disguise. Rohan argues with her but asks "Veer" to bring him to Veera to apologise. Rohan falls in love with Veera as herself. Rohan and Veera go on a date and Veera falls in love with Rohan as well; the big day of the match arrives. Rohan's mother arrives at the match and she and Rohan's father are reunited. In the match, Veer gets the other player out and everyone hugs her in joy.

In the excitement, one of Veer's brown contact lenses falls out onto Rohan's finger and he realises that Veer is Veera. He argues with her about her deception and goes back to play the match without "Veer". Upset, Veer takes off her disguise; when Rohan's team starts losing, Vicky tells Rohan that it isn't important to lose any more. But Rohan understands how badly his father wants to win this match, so he gets Veera to come back and play the match. Veera puts her disguise back on and plays well, but in the closing stages, she is tripped by a Pakistan fielder. Rohan rushes to her aid and the medical unit says that Veera's arm is fractured, but she determinedly continues playing, she shows her talent by switching batting with her left hand. They win Rohan asks "Veer" to show his true identity. Everyone is shocked that Veer is a woman and accuses her of being a cheat. Veera gives a heart-touching speech about women and their talents that become useless because of men's dominance. Everybody realises that talented women should be allowed to play with men in cricket teams and gives her a round of significant applause.

Veera sees Rohan's love for her and the two are reunited. Rani Mukerji as Veera Kaur/Veer Pratap Singh Shahid Kapoor as Rohan Singh Anupam Kher as Vikram Singh Dalip Tahil as Liyaqat Ali Khan Rakhi Sawant as Shanno Amritsari Sherlyn Chopra as Soniya Saluja Vallabh Vyas as Home Minister Parimal Chaturvedi Vrajesh Hirjee as Chamkila Uday Chopra as Special Appearance Poonam Dhillon as Yamini Singh Shonali Nagrani as herself Filming began on 17 July 2008. Shahid Kapoor's portions were shot in February 2009, since he was shooting for Kaminey from June to December 2008. Urmila Matondkar was offered to play a cameo role in the film but she opted out of the project. Sanjay Leela Bhansali had bought rights for the title Hadippa; when Yash Raj Films requested him to give them rights for the title, Bhansali refused. It was announced that the movie title would be Dil Bole Hadippa. Dil Bole Hadippa's domestic net collections were ₹ 11.50 crore for its opening weekend. It went on to collect a net of ₹ 77.7 crore, was declared "hit" by Box Office India.

The soundtrack of Dil Bole Hadippa had been composed by Pritam with lyrics provided by Jaideep Sahni. The melody composition for the track "Ishq Hi Hai Rab" was composed by Mukhtar Sahota, a United Kingdom-based Music Director; the film score was composed by Julius Packiam. V. Shantaram AwardsBest Heroine – Rani MukerjiAnandalok PurashkarBest Actress – Rani Mukerji Official website Dil Bole Hadippa! on IMDb

Mount Sequoyah

Mount Sequoyah is a mountain in the Great Smoky Mountains, located in the Southeastern United States. It has an elevation of 6,003 feet above sea level. While the Appalachian Trail crosses its summit, Sequoyah is an 11.5-mile hike from the nearest parking lot, making it one of the most remote places in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The Tennessee-North Carolina border traverses Mount Sequoyah, with Sevier County to the north and Swain County to the south; the mountain consists with the eastern-most being the true summit. Sequoyah rises 1,500 feet above its southern base along Left Fork Creek and 3,500 feet above its northern base along the Little Pigeon River. Part of the headwaters of the Little Pigeon accumulate along Sequoyah's northern slope. Mount Sequoyah is named after the inventor of the Cherokee alphabet. While it's doubtful that Sequoyah visited the mountain, numerous Cherokee villages dotted the base of the southeastern Smokies when European settlers arrived in the early 18th century.

Arnold Guyot crossed Mount Sequoyah on his survey of the Smokies crest in the late 1850s. Guyot referred to the mountain as "The Three Brothers", measured its elevation at 5,945 feet; the mountain saw a human presence until a segment of the Appalachian Trail was constructed across its summit in 1935. The summit of Mount Sequoyah is among the most distant summits traversed by a trail in the Great Smokies. Following the Appalachian Trail from Newfound Gap, Mount Sequoyah is 13.1 miles to the east. From the Cosby Campground, Sequoyah can be reached by following the Snake Den Ridge Trail 5.3 miles to its junction with the Appalachian Trail, following the latter 3.7 miles to Tricorner Knob, crossing Old Black and Mount Guyot along the way. From Tricorner, Mount Sequoyah is 2.5 miles to the southwest, just beyond Mount Chapman. The Hughes Ridge Trail, which connects the Appalachian Trail and the Benton MacKaye Trail, terminates just over two miles southwest of Sequoyah. Great Smoky Mountains National Park Trail Map -.pdf format Mount Sequoyah - Peakbagger.com The Southern Sixers - SummitPost.org South Beyond 6000 in the Smokies - Challenge sponsored by the Carolina Hiking Club and the Tennessee Eastman Hiking and Canoeing Club

Kraljevi ulice

Kraljevi ulice is a Croatian band founded by Miran Hadži Veljković and Zlatko Petrović Pajo. The band's name translates as "Kings of the Street", they were chosen to represent Croatia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2008 in Serbia. They sang "Romanca" alongside 75 Cents, came in 21st. 75 Cents was the stage name of Croatian singer Ladislav Demeterffy a.k.a. Laci who performed with Kraljevi ulice in the Eurovision Song Contest 2008, he was dubbed "75 Cents", a reference to his age at the time. As of 2010, he was the oldest known participant in the history of the contest, but lost this record on 22 May 2012, when Natalia Pugachova represented Russia as part of the group Buranovskiye Babushki. Emil Ramsauer of the band Takasa who represented Switzerland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 broke the record. Demeterffy died at Vinogradska Hospital in Zagreb on 19 November 2010, aged 77. Media related to Kraljevi ulice at Wikimedia Commons

Kenneth D. Ridgway

Kenneth D. Ridgway is a Professor at Purdue University's Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, he has been recognized by the Geological Society of America with the Randolph W. "Bill" and Cecile T. Bromery Award for Minorities, his research interests include sedimentary geology, basin analysis and petroleum geology. Ridgway identifies as a Lenape Indian and has been contributing to promoting minority student participation in the earth sciences through professional societies such as the Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science, the American Indian Science and Engineering Society, the American Geological Institute. 1992 University of Rochester, Ph. D. Geological Sciences 1986 Indiana University, M. S. Geology 1981 West Virginia University, B. S. Geology 2012 - Geological Society of America Bromery Award 2012 - Purdue University Dreamer Award 2011 - Fellow – Geological Society of America 2009 - College of Science, Graduate Student Mentoring Award 1998 - School of Science Faculty Award for Outstanding Assistant Professor in Teaching and Research Finzel E.

S. and K. D. Ridgway, Links between sedimentary basin development and Pacific Basin plate kinematics recorded in Jurassic to Miocene strata on the western Alaska Peninsula, Lithosphere, L592-1, doi: 10.1130/L592.1 Dunn, C. A. Enkelmann, E. Ridgway, K. D. and Allen, W. K. Source to sink evaluation of sediment routing in the Gulf of Alaska and Southeast Alaska: a thermochronometric perspective, Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 122, doi:10.1002/2016JF004168