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Pope Soter

Pope Soter was the Bishop of Rome from c. 167 to his death c. 174. According to the Annuario Pontificio, the dates may have ranged from 162–168 to 170–177, he was born in Fondi, today Lazio region, Italy. Soter is known for declaring that marriage was valid only as a sacrament blessed by a priest and for formally inaugurating Easter as an annual festival in Rome, his name, from Greek Σωτήριος from σωτήρ "saviour", would be his baptismal name, as his lifetime predates the tradition of adopting papal names. Saint Soter's feast day is celebrated on 22 April; the Roman Martyrology, the official list of recognized saints, references Soter: "At Rome, Saint Soter, whom Dionysius of Corinth praises for his outstanding charity towards needy exiled Christians who came to him, towards those, condemned to the mines."It has been supposed that all the earliest Popes suffered martyrdom, but the Roman Martyrology does not give Pope Soter the title of martyr. The book detailing the 1969 revision of the General Roman Calendar states: "There are no grounds for including Saint Soter and Saint Caius among the martyrs."

The Montanist movement, which originated in Asia Minor, made its way to Rome and Gaul in the second half of the 2nd century, during the reign of Eleuterus. Its nature did not diverge so much from the orthodoxy of the time for it to be labeled heresy. During the violent persecution at Lyon, in 177, local confessors wrote from their prison concerning the new movement to the Asiatic and Phrygian communities as well as to Pope Eleuterus; the bearer of their letter to the pope was the presbyter Irenaeus. It appears from statements of Eusebius concerning these letters that the Christians of Lyon, though opposed to the Montanist movement, advocated patience and pleaded for the preservation of ecclesiastical unity; when the Roman church took its definite stand against Montanism is not known. Tertullian records that a Roman bishop sent some conciliatory letters to the Montanists, but based on the complaints of Praxeas "concerning the prophets themselves and their churches, by insistence on the decisions of the bishop's predecessors" forced the pontiff to recall these letters.

Another ancient source states that "Holy Soter, Pope of the City, wrote against them a book, as did the master, Apollonius of Ephesus. Against these wrote the priest Tertullian of Carthage, who "in all ways wrote well, wrote first and wrote incomparably, in this alone did reprehensibly, that he defended Montanus". At Rome, the Gnostics and Marcionites continued to preach against the Catholic Church. List of Catholic saints List of popes

Brent Gallaher

Brent Christopher Gallaher is an American jazz saxophonist and composer. He is the son of Christopher S. Gallaher, his father was a professor of music at Frostburg State University. The Gallaher family moved to Morehead KY in 1972 when Christopher was hired by the Morehead State University. Brent spent his childhood in the small college town. Being the son of a musician, Brent began studying music at an early age. At the age of 6, he began studying piano and throughout elementary school, Brent acted and sang in the university's musical theater productions. Brent began studying with David Anderson. Brent was a quick and dedicated study and was playing professionally by age 16. David Anderson, Professor of Jazz and Studio Music at Morehead State, gave Brent the opportunity to play tenor saxophone with the college's top jazz ensemble. Brent played with MSU for two years and while with them was recruited by trumpeter Pat Harbison to study at the University of CincinnatiCollege-Conservatory of Music.

Brent accepted a scholarship to study jazz at the prestigious music school. In the fall of 1988, Brent moved to Cincinnati and began his studies with Rick VanMatre and Pat Harbison at the CCM. Brent thrived in this creative environment, surrounded by other gifted musicians, he had many opportunities to play with local and nationally know musicians. Some of the names include Cal Collins, Kenny Poole, Steve Schmidt, Art Gore, Wilbert Longmire, The Blue Wisp Big Band and the Psychoacoustic Orchestra. After 3 years at the CCM, Brent was offered a position on the famed Glenn Miller Orchestra, he toured with the ensemble from 1991 to 1992 and can be heard on their album Here We Go Again—1992 Victor. He returned to Cincinnati and the CCM in 1992 and in 1994 completed his Bachelors in Jazz Performance. While at the CCM Brent was featured was on their album Carnival of Life—1994, Alissa Records. After graduating, Brent continued freelancing around the Cincinnati area. In November 1998, Brent was called to tour with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra under the direction of Buddy Morrow.

Brent was with the Dorsey band for just under a year. He was with them for an additional seven months. Brent has since been working as a freelance musician and has performed with the Blue Wisp Big Band, Cohesion Jazz Ensemble, Cal Collins, the Phil DeGreg Trio, the Ron Enyard Trio, Wilbert Longmire, Ed Moss Society Jazz Orchestra, the Vintage Keys Project and the Psychoacoustic Orchestra; the Cohesion Jazz Ensemble and The Psychoacoustic Orchestra are featured on J-Curve’s Cincinnati Jazz Collection Vol. 1 with Brent as a member. Brent recorded with the Psychoacoustic Orchestra on Blackstone's Hidden Treasures—Cincinnati's Tribute to King Records' Legacy. In August 2003, Brent completed the recording of his first CD Vanessa's Song and it was released in March 2004; this CD features Jim Anderson on bass and Tony Franklin on drums. Brent recorded with Over the Rhine, in the fall of 2004, on their album Drunkard's Prayer—Virgin/Back Porch Records, he can be heard on The Jazz Circle’s debut CD Joshua, released March 2006.

March 2010 marked the release of Brent's second recording project titled Lightwave. This features the talents of Steve Whipple on bass and Anthony Lee on drums. Presently, Brent continues to freelance and can be heard with a wide variety of groups including his own groups, the Dan Karlsberg Nati 6, the Cincinnati Contemporary Jazz Orchestra, the Pete Wagner Band, the Blue Wisp Big Band, the Art Gore Quartet, the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra. Brent Gallaher has been teaching saxophone and piano since the early 1990s and continues doing so today, he has a private studio of students ranging from elementary school to postgraduate students. He worked as an instructor at the University of Cincinnati – College-Conservatory of Music and was a member of their faculty Jazztet from 2010-2013. Brent is an adjunct faculty member in the Jazz Department of the University of Dayton. Vanessa's Song Lightwave Moving Forward Here We Go Again by Glenn Miller Orchestra Carnival of Life by Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music Jazz Ensemble and Combo For the Love of It by Deborah Locke Cincinnati Jazz Collection Vol. 1 by Various artists Hidden Treasures—Cincinnati's Tribute to King Records' Legacy by Various artists Drunkard's Prayer by Over the Rhine Kentucky Symphony Orchestra Salutes Frank Sinatra, an American Icon by Kentucky Symphony Orchestra Joshua by The Jazz Circle After 5 by The CCM Faculty Jazztet One for Four by New Third Stream Quartet – Composer on "Pure" Second Springtime by Larry Dickson Moon and Shadow by John Zappa Nati 6 by Dan Karlsberg

Matt Horwich

Matthew Peter Horwich is an American mixed martial artist who most competed in the Middleweight division. A professional competitor since 2003, Horwich has fought in BAMMA, Bellator, the UFC, for the Seattle Tiger Sharks of the IFL where he was the IFL Middleweight Champion. Horwich was raised in Seattle, Washington, he watched many Bruce Lee films growing up and entered Dojo Kai Korean traditional martial arts classes. Growing up, Horwich had little interest in school due to low opinions of his teachers. Unmotivated and without a concrete path to embark on, he began to experiment with drugs and alcohol. Things were not looking bright, he garnered interest for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at the age of 17 and saved up enough money to learn from none other than Royce Gracie himself. After that, he reluctantly made an unwise decision and was placed in jail for thirty days for fighting and breaking windows, he served his time and chose to relocate to Seattle, Washington with the intention of starting a band.

While there, he performed odd jobs and lived in squats as he crossed-paths between becoming either a musician or martial artist. He eventually experienced a religious conversion as a self-described "spiritual" Christian and rededicated himself to a successful, focused career in martial arts. Horwich developed his impressive skills as a submission specialist training with Team Quest as well as BJJ black belts B. J. Penn and Eddie Bravo, he has trained extensively with accomplished Kickboxer and Muay Thai Fighter Chris Reilly. Matt Horwich earned the nickname "The Fighting Hippy" due to his unusual personality and interests. Before signing with the International Fight League's Portland Wolfpack, Matt Horwich amassed a strong record of 15-6-1 fighting in small promotions, his popularity and well-fought 5-3 record while there led the IFL to match him against Benji Radach at the World Grand Prix Finals to determine the first middleweight champion. Horwich outstandingly defeated the noted striker by Knockout in the second round, becoming the IFL's first middleweight champion.

Matt Horwich signed with the UFC after the IFL folded and made his debut at UFC 90. His opponent, none other than the latest IFL middleweight champion Dan Miller. Horwich came close to sinking in a fight-ending choke in this exciting bout as the clock suspensefully ticked at the final part of the second round. Despite his wholehearted efforts, Miller controlled most of the first and third rounds and took the unanimous decision. Horwich made his second UFC appearance at UFC Fight Night: Condit vs. Kampmann against Ricardo Almeida which resulted in a second decision loss and his release from the company. After that, he debuted with Bellator and Aggression MMA where he came back with a solid, split-decision victory over Jason Lambert; this well-fought rematch took place in Alberta, Canada as Horwich returned to his winning ways. Horwich fought Tom'Kong' Watson at BAMMA3 as a late replacement for Alex Reid on May 15, 2010, lost, it was his first fight in Britain. Horwich beat Thales Leites, former UFC Middleweight contender, in an upset on August 14.

On September 9, 2010, Horwich fought Bellator season two semifinalist Eric Schambari, losing via split decision. Horwich defeated Jake Rosholt by technical knockout in the third round at Xtreme Fight Night – Rosholt vs. Horwich in November 2010. At Shark Fights 14: Horwich vs. Villefort on March 11, 2011, Horwich squared off with UFC and WEC veteran Danillo Villefort, losing by unanimous decision after being controlled both on the feet and the floor for the entirety of the 15-minute affair. Horwich faced a rematch with Jake Rosholt at Shark Fights 17: Horwich vs. Rosholt 2 on July 15, 2011, losing by unanimous decision. Rosholt used his wrestling to neutralize any attempt at a takedown and utilized a much improved striking game to win the nod from the judges. Horwich fought Piotr Strus at KSW 25 on December 7, 2013. Though the fan favorite coming into the fight, Horwich lost by majority decision. Matt Horwich was married the day after his first attempted defense of the IFL Middleweight Championship.

Horwich is described as a hippie who quotes Bible passages and personal aphorisms in conversation. His hobbies include playing guitar and writing music and poetry themed around his interest in quantum mechanics. Knows the difference between a 301 EZO and a 307 SR end. Professional MMA record for Matt Horwich from Sherdog Matt Horwich at UFC

Humphry Rolleston

Sir Humphry Davy Rolleston, 1st Baronet, was a prominent English physician. Rolleston was the son of George Rolleston and Grace Davy, daughter of John Davy and niece of Sir Humphry Davy, Bt, he was educated at Marlborough College, proceeded to St John's College and graduated in Natural Sciences in 1886. After clinical training at St Bartholomew's Hospital, London he qualified MB in 1888 and MD in 1892. In 1891 he became Physician at St George's Hospital, Hyde Park Corner and continued there until 1919; this period, was interrupted by his service during the Second Boer War, where he served with the Imperial Yeomanry Hospital, Pretoria. In World War I he was consulting surgeon rear-admiral with the Royal Navy, he remained active on consultative board for the Navy for many years thereafter. Rolleston gave the 1895 Goulstonian Lectures on the subject of On the suprarenal bodies, the 1919 Lumleian Lectures on cerebro-spinal fever and the 1928 Harveian Oration on Cardio-Vascular Diseases Since Harvey's Discovery.

Rolleston was President of the London Medical Society in 1904, the Royal Society of Medicine between 1918 and 1920 and of the Royal College of Physicians between 1922 and 1925. He chaired the Rolleston Committee formed in 1924. From 1923 to 1932 he was Physician-in-Ordinary to King George V, he was made a Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath in 1918, created a baronet, of Upper Brook Street in the parish of Saint George, Hanover Square, in the County of London, in June 1925 and made a Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order in 1929. In 1925, on the death of Thomas Clifford Allbutt, the Regius Professor of Physic, Rolleston was appointed as his successor, but under a newly imposed age-limit he retired from that position in 1932, he became President of the Medical Society of London in 1926. On his death in 1944, aged 82, Rolleston's baronetcy became extinct. Rolleston's writings on the history of medicine include: Medical Aspects of Samuel Johnson Life of Clifford Allbutt The Cambridge Medical School: a biographical history.

The Two Heberdens Rolleston was one of the two contributors to the revised and updated version for Encyclopædia Britannica of the bulk of Thomas Clifford Allbutt's article Medicine, in the 11th edition. As revised for the 14th edition Rolleston's part was Medicine, followed by the other part, History of, by Charles Singer, Lecturer in the History of Medicine, University of London. A small collection of his papers is held at the National Library of Medicine in Maryland, his non-historical medical writing include: Some Medical Aspects of Old Age Rolleston was the senior editor for the 12-volume British encyclopaedia of medical practice. Works written by or about Sir Humphry Davy Rolleston, 1st Baronet at Wikisource Works by Humphry Rolleston at Project Gutenberg Works by Sir Humphry Rolleston at Faded Page

10 Great Songs

10 Great Songs is an album focused on American rock musician Pat Benatar. A best-of collection released on November 16, 2009 by the record label EMI Gold, it feature, as the title indicates, ten tracks by the artist; the album focuses on Benatar's commercial peak of success from 1979 to 1985. Tracks "Heartbreaker" and "I Need a Lover". "Hell Is for Children", "Hit Me with Your Best Shot", "Treat Me Right", "You Better Run" all came from her second album, Crimes of Passion, released in August 1980. 1982's Get Nervous provided "Shadows of the Night", 1983's Live from Earth provided "Love Is a Battlefield", 1984's Tropico provided "We Belong". The song "Invincible" came from 1985's Seven the Hard Way. For AllMusic, music critic Steve Leggett stated that the "brief set" has been "honed down to the bones of things". However, Leggett remarked that the artist's "biggest tracks are all here" while praising Benatar's sound. "Heartbreaker" - - 3:27 "Hit Me with Your Best Shot" - - 2:50 "Shadows of the Night" - - 3:41 "I Need a Lover" - - 3:28 "We Belong" - - 3:41 "Love Is a Battlefield" - - 4:11 "Hell Is for Children" - - 4:50 "You Better Run" - - 3:04 "Treat Me Right" - - 3:13 "Invincible" - - 4:10

Harakiri (1919 film)

Harakiri, or Madame Butterfly, is a 1919 silent film directed in Germany by Fritz Lang. It was one of the first Japanese-themed films depicting Japanese culture; the film was released in the United States and other countries as Madame Butterfly because of the source material on which it is based and which inspired Giacomo Puccini's eponymous opera. The film starred Lil Dagover as O-Take-san. Nagasaki, Japan at the turn of the 20th century. Daimyō Tokujawa comes back to Japan after being an ambassador in Europe. A Buddhist monk wants Tokujawa's daughter O-Take-San to become a priestess of Buddha. In order to have her at his mercy, the monk sends the mikado a letter accusing the daimyo of conspiring against him; as a result, the mikado sends the daimyo a sword. The monk abducts O-Take-San but one of the Temple's servants let her escape and sends her to a tea-house where she becomes a geisha. A Danish naval officer, Olaf Anderson falls in love with her and marries her for 999 days, in accordance with Japanese custom.

Shortly afterwards, Olaf Anderson goes back to his country and O-Take-San gives birth to his son. She refuses proposals to be married to Prince Matahari because she considers herself still married to Olaf. After four years, when her marriage with Olaf has expired and her son is going to be taken by the state, Olaf comes back to Nagasaki, he is now married and when his wife learns about O-Take-San's story, she goes to see her to say that she is willing to take care of her son. O-Take-San is desperate to see that Olaf has not come to see her and answers that she will give her son only to Olaf in person. While Olaf's wife tries to convince him to come to O-Take-San's house, O-Take-San commits harakiri with her father's sword. Harakiri on IMDb Harakiri is available for free download at the Internet Archive Harakiri at AllMovie