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Těrlicko Dam

Těrlicko Dam is a water reservoir and dam in Těrlicko, Moravian-Silesian Region, Czech Republic. Its surface is 2.66 km², dam is built on a Stonávka River. It was constructed in 1955-1962. Construction of the dam had major impact on the village. 141 buildings were sunk, including many community buildings and a church. Těrlicko was transformed into a village with many tourist attractions. Many recreational centres were built; the reservoir is a popular spot for water sports, is used to supply water for nearby coal mines and Třinec Iron and Steel Works. Cicha, Irena. Stonawka od źródła do ujścia. Český Těšín: Regio. ISBN 80-239-3850-9. Šimek, Milan. "Přehradní nádrže na území okresů Frýdek-Místek a Karviná". Těšínsko. 30: 5–8. Entry at Odra Basin website

Roxbury High Fort

Roxbury High Fort is a historic fort site on Beech Glen Street at Fort Avenue in the Roxbury neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. The site now contains a small park and the Cochituate Standpipe known as Fort Hill Tower, built in 1869; the fort site was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973. The site inspired the name of the Fort Hill neighborhood; the Roxbury High Fort site once contained earthwork fortifications of the Continental Army during the Siege of Boston during the American Revolutionary War. At that time Roxbury was an independent town connected to Boston by a narrow neck of land; the hill offered a great vantage of the entire area. In 1868 Roxbury was annexed to Boston. In 1869, the 70-ft tall Cochituate Standpipe was built atop Fort Hill by the Cochichuate Water Company; the water tower was abandoned with other expansions to the Boston water system. By the 1960s, the tower fell into disrepair; the original cast iron balcony was removed. In the early 1980s the City of Boston restored the tower.

The area is today known as Highland Park. National Register of Historic Places listings in southern Boston, Massachusetts

Age of Love (TV series)

Age of Love is an American reality TV dating series that ran for one season in Summer 2007. The show featured 30-year-old Australian tennis star Mark Philippoussis as he looked for love among a group of women ranging in age from their early 20s to their late 40s. Hosted by Mark Consuelos, the series aired on NBC, premiered on Monday, June 18, 2007; the last episode aired on August 6, 2007, in which 25-year-old Amanda Salinas was chosen as the winner. The contestants were divided in two age groups; the "kittens" were the women in their 20s, while the "cougars" were the women in their late 30s to late 40s. Each week Philippoussis would accompany one or two of the women on a private date, at the end of each episode would ask all but one of the women if they would continue to see him; the rejected woman would be eliminated. For the show's season finale, the final three contestants flew to Philippoussis' hometown of Melbourne, Australia to meet his family; the contestant is in her 40s. The contestant is in her 20s.

The contestant won the competition. The contestant was eliminated by Mark; the contestant decided to quit the competition. The contestant was automatically eliminated as her fear of flying prevented her from going to Australia for the finale. Critics noted, he was only three to nine years older than the "kittens", while nine to 18 years younger than all of the "cougars". After the last episode of the show, Philippoussis refused to comment on the outcome of the relationship, stating that he was "concentrating on tennis". However, in a radio interview which aired on November 28 in Australia, he did state he was "currently single", in February 2008 had been seen with model Siobhan Parekh, it was announced on October 26, 2009 that Philippousis was engaged to actress Jennifer Esposito, but had split by August 2010. In 2009 it was revealed that Salinas and Philippoussis had stayed together for five months after meeting on the show, they split amicably in September 2007. The opening episode of Age Of Love in Australia, screening at 8:30pm in NSW, ACT and QLD, at 9:30pm in other states, only managed to rate 849,000 mainland capital city viewers, rating behind both Channel Nine and ABC.

Two weeks it was moved to a timeslot of 10:30pm as ratings dropped to 545,000 viewers. The rights for the show in the UK were snapped up by E4, the digital channel from Channel 4 and is shown as part of their "No-Brainers" season along with other American reality TV shows like The Simple Life and Beauty and the Geek. Who Wants to Marry a Multi-Millionaire? Flavor of Love Rock of Love with Bret Michaels Official Website Age of Love on BuddyTV Age of Love on Reality TV World Age of Love Review at I'm in love, says Amanda on Episode clips from Age of Love Age of Love on IMDb Age of Love at

Zariphios School

The Zariphios School was a Greek educational institution established in 1875 in Plovdiv in the Ottoman Empire and now in Bulgaria. It became one of the most significant Greek educational centres in the region of Thrace, attracting teachers from Greece and Western Europe and existed until 1906; the Zariphios was one of the first schools of the Greek diaspora that introduced primary and secondary education for girls. Until the early 20th century, the Greek community was one of the three most numerous ethnic communities in Plovdiv, behind Bulgarians and Turks. Greek education was reached a peak in the 1880s. At that time the city hosted eight Greek language schools: one boys' school, three mutual education schools, one central, one district girls' schools and two pedagogical academies. There were two private parish schools with clerics as teachers. Zariphios was established in 1875 owing to an initiative of the Greek Education Committee of Thrace and the sponsorship of the banker and benefactor from Istanbul Georgios Zariphis, one of the prominent personalities in the Ottoman capital's business life at the time.

Additionally, Zariphis offered an annual amount of 1,000 pounds for the school's needs. The school soon became a well known educational institution for Greek communities inside and outside the region of Eastern Rumelia and Thrace. To increase its authority and prestige, the Zariphios increased its contacts with prominent educational institutions in Greece and Western Europe. Moreover, it attracted university teachers in the fields of philology and theology from the capital of the Greek state, Athens, as well as music teachers from France and Germany. From 1881, the Zariphios and the rest of the Greek schools in the city synchronized their curriculum with the schools in Greece, while from 1885 they issued certificates identical to those of high schools in Greece. In 1906, Greek-Bulgarian antagonism over the Macedonian Question led to the departure of the majority of the Greek community, their schools had to close, the remaining female students of the Zariphios attended the local French college of Saint Augustine.

Gregorios Bernardakis, philologist and university professor Christos Tsountas, archaeologist Patriarch Photios II of Constantinople Kostas Varnalis, poet Greeks in Bulgaria


Shatrughna spelled as Shatrughan was the youngest brother of Lord Rama in the Hindu epic Ramayana. He is twin brother of Lakshmana. According to Valmiki Ramayana, Shatrughna is one half component of manifest Vishnu. Shatrughna appears as the 412th name of Vishnu in Vishnu Sahasranama of Mahabharata. According to the Ramayana, Rama is the seventh avatar of Vishnu while Lakshmana and Shatrughna are considered as part-incarnations of Sheshanaga and Sudarshana chakra respectively. Shatrughna was born to the virtuous king of Ayodhya and his third wife, Queen Sumitra, princess of Kashi. Dasharatha's other two wives and Kaikeyi, had sons as well. Kaushalya had Kaikeyi had Bharata, who were Shatrughna's half-brothers. Shatrughna's twin brother was Lakshmana. Shatrughna was married to daughter of Kushadhwaja, Janaka's younger brother. Thus, Shrutakirti was Sita's cousin, they had two sons - Subahu. When Rama is exiled, Shatrughna drags Kaikeyi's old nurse Manthara and makes an attack to kill her, but he is restrained by Bharata who feels that Rama would not approve.

Bharata asks him to come back to Ayodhya but Rama refuses. Bharata rules Ayodhya from Nandigramam and is an excellent leader referred to as the avatar of dharma. Though Bharata was the king designate of Ayodhya during Rama's exile, it was Shatrughna who took care of the administration of the whole kingdom, during Rama's absence. Shatrughna was the only solace for the three Queen mothers during the absence of Rama and Bharata from Ayodhya. Manthara appears only once in Ramayana after Rama's banishment. Having been rewarded by Kaikeyi with costly clothing and jewels, she is walking in the palace gardens when Bharata and his half-brother Shatrughna come upon her. Seeing her, Shatrughna flies into a violent rage over Rama's banishment and assaults her murderously. Kaikeyi begs Bharata to save her, which he does, telling Shatrughna that it is a sin to kill a woman and that Rama would be furious with them both if he does such a thing, he relents and the brothers leave, while Kaikeyi attempts to comfort Manthara.

Although he plays a minor role in the Ramayana, Shatrughna is important to the main story and goal of the epic. His chief exploit is the killing of Lavanasura the demon King of Mathura, a nephew of Ravana, the King of Lanka, slain by Rama. Lavanasura was the son of the pious demon-king after whom the city of Mathura was named. Madhu's wife and Lavanusara's mother Kumbhini was sister of Ravana. Lavanasura was holder of the divine Trishula of Lord Shiva and nobody was able to kill him or prevent him from committing sinful activities. Shatrughna begged Rama and his elder brothers to allow him the opportunity to serve them by killing Lavanasura. Shatrughna killed the great demon with an arrow imbibed with the power of Vishnu. After Lavanasura's death, Rama crowned him King of Mathura. After Rama, the seventh Avatar of Vishnu completes 11, 000 years of pious rule upon earth, he walks into the river Sarayu to return to his true and eternal Mahavishnu form. Bharata and Shatrughna merge into Mahavishnu.

Shatrughna Temple at Payammal in Thrissur District of Kerala Shatrughna Temple at Muni Ki Reti, Rishikesh Shatrughna Temple near Kans-tila, Mathura, UP Satrughna and Mathura in the Uttarakanda Shatrughna Temple at Muni Ke Reti, Rishikesh