In Greek mythology, Phorcys or Phorcus is a primordial sea god cited as the son of Pontus and Gaia. According to the Orphic hymns, Phorcys and Rhea were the eldest offspring of Oceanus and Tethys. Classical scholar Karl Kerenyi conflated Phorcys with the similar sea gods Proteus, his wife was Ceto, he is most notable in myth for fathering by Ceto a host of monstrous children. In extant Hellenistic-Roman mosaics, Phorcys was depicted as a fish-tailed merman with crab-claw forelegs and red, spiky skin. Hesiod's Theogony lists the children of Phorcys and Ceto as the Graeae, the Gorgons Echidna and Ceto's "youngest, the awful snake who guards the apples all of gold in the secret places of the dark earth at its great bounds" called the Drakon Hesperios or Ladon; these children tend to be consistent across sources, though Ladon is cited as a child of Echidna by Typhon and therefore Phorcys and Ceto's grandson. According to Apollodorus, Scylla was the daughter of Crataeis, with the father being either Trienus or Phorcus.
Apollonius of Rhodes has Scylla as the daughter of a conflated Crataeis-Hecate. The Scholiast on Apollonius of Rhodes cites Phorcys and Ceto as the parents of the Hesperides, but this assertion is not repeated in other ancient sources. Homer refers to Thoosa, the mother of Polyphemus, as a daughter of Phorcys, with no mother specified. 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. Athanassakis, Apostolos N, Hesiod: Theogony and days, Shield, JHU Press, 2004. ISBN 978-0-8018-7984-5. Caldwell, Hesiod's Theogony, Focus Publishing/R. Pullins Company. ISBN 978-0-941051-00-2. Clay, Jenny Strauss, Hesiod's Cosmos, Cambridge University Press, 2003. ISBN 978-0-521-82392-0. Fowler, R. L. Early Greek Mythography: Volume 1: Text and Introduction, Oxford University Press, 2013. ISBN 978-0198147404.* Freeman, Ancilla to the Pre-Socratic Philosophers: A Complete Translation of the Fragments in Diels, Fragmente Der Vorsokratiker, Harvard University Press, 1983.
ISBN 9780674035010. Gantz, Early Greek Myth: A Guide to Literary and Artistic Sources, Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996, Two volumes: ISBN 978-0-8018-5360-9, ISBN 978-0-8018-5362-3. Grimal, The Dictionary of Classical Mythology, Wiley-Blackwell, 1996, ISBN 978-0-631-20102-1. "Echidna" p. 143. Hyginus, Gaius Julius, The Myths of Hyginus. Edited and translated by Mary A. Grant, Lawrence: University of Kansas Press, 1960. Kerenyi, Karl 1951; the Gods of the Greeks. Morford, Mark P. O. Robert J. Lenardon, Classical Mythology, Eighth Edition, Oxford University Press, 2007. ISBN 978-0-19-530805-1. Rose, Herbert Jennings, "Echidna" in The Oxford Classical Dictionary and Scullard, Second Edition, Oxford University Press, 1992. ISBN 0-19-869117-3 Smith, William. Theoi Project – Phorcys Greek Mythology at Mythologica
Roger Brown was an American carpenter and soldier in the American Revolutionary War. He was Elizabeth Conant Brown, born in Framingham, Massachusetts. By some accounts, in the spring of 1775, Roger 26, began building a house for himself on land in Concord, Massachusetts that belonged to his mother's family, the Conants. Other accounts say the house existed decades before and he was extending it. In either case, local lore, supported by evidence found during the 1889 first renovation, tells of Roger working on the framing of the house when a call to arms came early on the morning of April 19, 1775 for the Concord skirmish of the Battles of Lexington and Concord. Roger Brown and his carpenters walked to Old North Bridge, he served as corporal under Captain Gleason of the Framingham Minuteman Company. In 1776, Roger Brown joined Captain Hubbard's Concord Infantry as a sergeant indicating that he had settled into his Concord home. Over the next few years, Roger increased his land holdings and prospered in the local farming and business communities.
In 1779 he married Mary Hartwell from Lincoln and in 1783 their son, was born. Roger returned to military duty in 1786 as captain of a company charged with the duty of suppressing "Shays' Rebellion" that followed the revolution and was discharged from his successful campaign as colonel, he was a prominent citizen of Concord, elected as Selectman in 1796 while continuing to farm. Mary died in 1813, when they were both age 64. At age 66, on February 5, 1815, he married Hepzibah Jones, the daughter of Ephraim Jones and Alice Cutler, he is buried in the Hill Burial Ground in Concord center. The inscription on his memorial plaque reads: 1749 - Roger Brown - 1840 Minuteman - April 19th, 1775 Corp'l, Capt Micajah Gleason's Co. Framingham MM Capt. Concord Light Infantry Co. to 1786 Colonel, Mass. Militia - 1790 Selectman, Concord 1796 -1800 Mary Hartwell, his wife, 1749 - 1813 Colonel Roger Brown House
In the French Style is a 1963 French-American romance film released by Columbia Pictures directed by Robert Parrish and stars Jean Seberg, Stanley Baker and Philippe Forquet. It was based on a short story by Irwin Shaw; the young American student Christina James comes to Paris to live in the art scene. After six months in Paris, she meets sixteen-year-old Guy at a crowded gallery showing and their romance develops, she enjoys encounters with European men. Her Chicago-based history professor father cautions her about fleeting love, she abandons a long-time attachment to a British international journalist to marry the San Francisco, California surgeon Dr. John Haislip. Jean Seberg — Christina James Stanley Baker — Walter Beddoes Philippe Forquet — Guy Addison Powell — Mr. James, Christina's Father Jack Hedley — Bill Norton Maurice Teynac — Baron Edward de Chassier James Leo Herlihy — Dr. John Haislip Ann Lewis — Stephanie Morell Jacques Charon — Patrini Claudine Auger — Clio Andropolous Barbara Sommers — Madame Piguet Moustache — Cafe owner In the French Style on IMDb
A Thousand Times Good Night is an Irish-Norwegian produced English language 2013 drama film directed by Erik Poppe and starring Juliette Binoche, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Larry Mullen Jr. and Mads Ousdal. Rebecca is a photo journalist obsessed with reporting in dangerous war zones, she documents a group of female suicide bombers in Afghanistan. She accompanies one of the suicide bombers to Kabul, where the premature detonation of the bomb injures her. While recuperating at her home in Ireland, she is confronted by her husband Marcus and her daughter Steph, who force her to choose between covering war zones, or her family, she chooses her family. Steph is intrigued by her mother's photographs and interested in humanitarian work in Africa, so Rebecca proposes a photography trip with her daughter to a refugee camp in Kenya. Marcus agrees. Instead, the camp is attacked by an armed group. Rebecca stays in the camp to document the attack. Autobiographical elements in the film come from Poppe's work as a photo journalist in the 1980s, covering conflicts in Central America, the Middle East and Southeast Asia.
Most of the film was shot in Morocco. Funding was provided by the Irish Film Norsk Filminstitutt; the film was produced by Finn Gjerdrum and Stein Kvae, while John Christian Rosenlund was lead photographer. A number of war-zone still images by photographers Marcus Bleasdale and Astrid Sehl, play an important role in the film; the Hollywood Reporter called the film an "affecting drama made more poignant by honest-feeling autobiographical elements" and praised Binoche's "complex performance" as "deserving particular attention." Variety called the film a "gripping tale of a dedicated photojournalist torn between passionate involvement with her work and commitment to her worried family." The magazine went on to say, "Deftly sidestepping both melodrama and family-values messaging, Poppe imbues the film with enormous emotional resonance, brilliantly grounded by his leading lady...."The Montreal Gazette criticized the film, writing that it was "hobbled by a rather scattershot script" that spouts "platitudes about journalistic duty and media complacency in the face of war," and that the film "engages in some conventional family melodrama."
Hiltrud Breyer is a German politician and former Member of the European Parliament with the German Green Party, part of the European Greens and sits on the European Parliament's Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality and its Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety. She is a substitute for the Committee on Legal Affairs, substitute for the Delegation to the EU-Romania Joint Parliamentary Committee. Studied political science in Saarbrücken and Berlin Founding member of the Greens posts include Regional Executive Spokeswoman for the Greens in Saarland Former Member of the Mandelbachtal Municipal Council 1989–2009: Member of the European Parliament Founding member of'Gen-ethisches Netzwerk' In 2008, German television station RTL reported about members of the European Parliament—including Breyer—who signed the attendance register on Friday mornings to receive the EP's daily allowance of 284 Euro before leaving Strasbourg for the weekend. Breyer denied these allegations.
Ojo Amarillo is a census-designated place in San Juan County, New Mexico, United States. The population was 829 at the 2000 census, it is part of the Farmington Metropolitan Statistical Area. Ojo Amarillo is located at 36°41′36″N 108°22′10″W. According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.9 square miles, all of it land. As of the census of 2000, there were 829 people, 174 households, 163 families residing in the CDP; the population density was 434.8 people per square mile. There were 193 housing units at an average density of 101.2 per square mile. The racial makeup of the CDP was 95.54% Native American, 1.57% White, 0.12% African American, 0.48% from other races, 2.29% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.33% of the population. There were 174 households out of which 72.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 34.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.3% were non-families.
4.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 0.6% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 4.76 and the average family size was 4.84. In the CDP, the population was spread out with 49.3% under the age of 18, 11.3% from 18 to 24, 25.3% from 25 to 44, 12.9% from 45 to 64, 1.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 18 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.0 males. The median income for a household in the CDP was $30,662, the median income for a family was $24,356. Males had a median income of $32,000 versus $11,458 for females; the per capita income for the CDP was $5,661. About 39.1% of families and 36.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 37.1% of those under age 18 and 71.4% of those age 65 or over. Central Consolidated Schools serves Ojo Amarillo as well as other communities in western San Juan County