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Gray C. Boyce

Gray Cowan Boyce was an American medieval historian and historical bibliographer whose masterwork was his five volume Literature of Medieval History, 1930–1975: A Supplement to Louis John Paetow's "A Guide to the Study of Medieval History". Gray Cowan Boyce was brought up in Alameda, he received his advanced education at the University of California at Berkeley, received a B. A. M. A. and Ph. D. in 1920, 1921, 1925 respectively. He went on to further study at Harvard University, the University of Grenoble, the University of Ghent. In 1926, Boyce joined the faculty at Princeton University, he remained there until 1946, apart from three years in the United States Naval Reserve during the Second World War. In 1946 he joined Northwestern University where he remained until his retirement in 1967. Boyce's interests tended towards bibliography and scholarly standards, he was on the editorial board of The American Historical Review and one correspondent with that journal quoted approvingly a Boyce review elsewhere where Boyce had said of the reviewed work: "For 364 pages of text there are 200 pages of notes.

In the opinion of the writer these notes contain material, not only essential for such a work, but include matter, as informing and exciting as the narrative itself. A remarkably rich and well-ordered bibliography of forty pages and indexes... complete the book."After his retirement, Boyce moved back to Alameda where he lived with his sister Merle and was able to complete his masterwork, a five volume Literature of Medieval History, 1930–1975: A Supplement to Louis John Paetow's "A Guide to the Study of Medieval History". In life he suffered from Parkinson's disease and glaucoma. Boyce died on 14 May 1981, his papers are part of the Northwestern University Library Manuscript Collections. The University of Prague: Modern problems of the German university in Czechoslavakia, Robert Hale, 1937. Literature of Medieval History, 1930–1975: A Supplement to Louis John Paetow's "A Guide to the Study of Medieval History", Millwood, N. Y. 1981

Santa Pudenziana

Santa Pudenziana is a church of Rome, a basilica built in the 4th-century, dedicated to Saint Pudentiana, sister of Saint Praxedes and daughter of Saint Pudens. It is a national church for Filipinos and therefore one of the national churches in Rome, it has been suggested that there was no such person as Pudentiana, the name having originated as an adjective used to describe the house of Saint Pudens, the Domus Pudentiana. Saint Paul referred to Pudens in 2 Timothy, 4: 21; the Basilica of Santa Pudenziana is recognized as the oldest place of Christian worship in Rome. It was erected over a 2nd-century house during the pontificate of Pius I in AD 140–55, it re-used part of a Roman thermae, i. e. bath facility, still visible in the structure of the apse. The Basilica was the residence of the Pope until, in 313, Emperor Constantine I offered the Lateran Palace in its stead. In the 4th century, during the pontificate of Siricius, the building was transformed into a church of 3 naves. In the acts of the synod of 499, the building bore the titulus Pudentis, indicating that the administration of the Sacraments was permitted there.

The Basilica is situated at a lower level. Entrance is through wrought iron gates. Steps that were added in the 19th century descend to a square courtyard from both sides of the entrance; the architrave of the entrance hall of the faded façade has a marble frieze that used to belong to a portal of the 11th century. It is a significant work of medieval sculpture in Rome. From left to right it depicts the first owner of the Basilica; the columns in the nave were part of the original edifice. The Romanesque belltower was added in the early 13th century. Restorations of 1388 by Francesco da Volterra, pursuant to order of Cardinal Enrico Caetani, Camerlengo of the Holy Roman Church, transformed the three naves into one and a dome was added that Francesco da Volterra designed; the painting of Angels and Saints before the Savior in the interior of the dome is a fresco by Pomarancio. During these last restorations some fragments of a Laocoön group were found that were larger than those in the Vatican City.

Because none was willing to pay extra for this find, the hole in the ground was filled. These fragments were never recovered; the façade was renewed in 1870 and Pietro Gagliardi added frescoes. The right side of the Basilica was part of a Roman thermae, i. e. bath house, that dates from the reign of Emperor Hadrian. On the wall behind the high altar are three paintings made in 1803 by Bernardino Nocchi representing: St. Timotheus, The Glory of St Pudentiana, St Novatus; the mosaics in the apse are late Roman art. They date from around the end of the 4th century, they were restored in the 16th century. They are among the oldest Christian mosaics in Rome and one of the most striking mosaics outside of Ravenna, they were deemed the most beautiful mosaics in Rome by the 19th-century historian Ferdinand Gregorovius. This mosaic is remarkable for its iconography. Christ is represented as a human figure rather than as a symbol, such as lamb or the good shepherd, as he was in early Christian images; the regal nature of this representation prefigures the majestic bearing of Christ as depicted in Byzantine mosaics.

Christ sits on a jewel encrusted throne. He poses. Christ wears a halo and holds in his left hand the text: "Dominus conservator ecclesiae Pudentianae", he sits among his apostles. The apostles wear senatorial togas, they all face the spectator. The lower part of the mosaic was removed during the restoration in the late 16th century; the mosaics of the apostles on the right side have been lost in the course of time and are replaced by new, but rather blank, mosaics. Two female figures hold a wreath above the head of St. Paul. Above them the roofs and domes of heavenly Jerusalem are depicted. Above Christ stands a large jewel encrusted cross on a hill, as a sign of the triumph of Christ, amidst the Christian symbols of the Four Evangelists; these iconographic symbols are the oldest still existing representations of the Evangelists. The backdrop is a blue sky with an orange sunset. One scholar has suggested that the enthroned figure in the center of the apse mosaic regarded as Christ, in fact represents God the Father, which would be an unusual depiction of God the Father in art at this date.

The Peter chapel, on the left side of the apse, contains a part of the table at which Saint Peter would have held the celebration of the Eucharist in the house of Saint Pudens. The rest of the table is embedded in the papal altar of St. John Lateran; the sculpture on the altar depicts Christ delivering the keys of Heaven to St. Peter by the architect and sculptor Giacomo della Porta. In the same chapel there are two bronze slabs in the wall, explaining that here St. Peter was given hospitality and that St. Peter offered for the first time in Rome bread and wine as a consecration of the Eucharist; the pavement is ancient. A door opens into a cortile with a small chapel. Chapel of the Crucifix: contains a bronze crucifix by Achi

Larry Ford (American football)

Larry Ford is an American football defensive lineman for the Atlanta Havoc of the American Arena League. He was signed by the Florida Tarpons as an undrafted free agent in 2012, he played college football at West Virginia University, after transferring in from Coffeyville Community College. After the Tarpons, Ford was signed by the PIFL's Lehigh Valley Steelhawks, where he played during the 2013 season, before signing with the Orlando Predators of the Arena Football League. Ford returned to Lehigh Valley in 2014, signed with the Cleveland Gladiators during the season. On March 3, 2017, Ford signed with the High Country Grizzlies, he signed with the Atlanta Havoc for the 2018 season. West Virginia bio Arena Football League bio

Claire Emslie

Claire Emslie is a Scottish footballer who plays as a forward for Melbourne City, on loan from NWSL team Orlando Pride. Emslie plays internationally for the Scotland national team, she played college soccer for the Florida Atlantic Owls and professionally for Hibernian, Bristol City and Manchester City. She made her full international debut in 2013 and was selected for the Scotland squad at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup. Emslie scored their first goal in the competition, becoming the first woman to score in a World Cup finals for Scotland. Emslie began her senior career in 2011 with Scottish Women's Premier League team Hibernian, making her debut in a league game against Falkirk on 24 April. In total, Emslie made thirty-five appearances and scored eighteen times in three seasons with Hibernian, winning the Scottish League Cup in her debut year. Between 2012 and 2015, Emslie attended Florida Atlantic University. During her time in the United States, she played for the Florida Atlantic Owls, she ended her college career with 10 assists in four seasons.

On 16 June 2016, Emslie joined FA WSL 2 side Bristol City. She went on to score ten goals in twelve matches for Bristol, leading her team to promotion into the FA WSL, she signed a new contract with Bristol in February 2017. On 1 July 2017, following the end of the shortened FA WSL Spring Series, Emslie joined Manchester City, she scored her first goal for the team in an FA WSL Cup group stage win over Oxford United on 2 November 2017. She won a domestic cup double with City during the 2018–19 season, lifting both the League Cup and FA Cup. On 30 May 2019, Emslie agreed a move to Orlando Pride of the NWSL joining the team upon conclusion of Scotland's run at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup which ended on 19 June with a dramatic 3–3 draw against Argentina in the Group Stage, she was the only one of the Prides' nine players at the World Cup to not progress to the knockout round. She made her debut for the team on 20 July 2019, coming on as a substitute for Rachel Hill in a 1–0 win over Sky Blue FC.

Emslie was loaned to Australian club Melbourne City in November 2019. Emslie scored four regular season goals as Melbourne defended their Premiership title. Emslie has represented Scotland internationally. At youth level, she won caps with the U19s, she scored goals in consecutive UEFA Women's Under-19 Championship tournaments in 2012 and 2013 respectively. In June 2013, Emslie made her senior debut against Iceland in an international friendly. After it became clear that she would be based in the United States for a long period, Emslie was not considered for international selection until her studies in Florida concluded and she moved to England, her second cap came in a friendly against Denmark in January 2017. She was recalled to the national team in August 2017 when new manager Shelley Kerr called her up for a friendly against Hungary. Emslie subsequently scored her first senior international goal against Hungary in a 3–0 win at the Telki Training Centre in Pest County. Kerr selected Emslie for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup in France, the first time the nation had qualified for the tournament.

Emslie scored Scotland's first-ever World Cup goal on 9 June 2019 in a group stage defeat to England. Emslie was born in Edinburgh to parents Anna before being raised in Penicuik, she counts former Hibernian teammate Caroline Weir and Bristol teammate Chloe Arthur among her close friends, both of whom play for Scotland. As of 15 March 2020; as of 7 March 2020. As of 4 March 2020. Scores and results list Scotland's goal tally first. Hibernian Scottish Women's Premier League Cup: 2011Manchester City FA Women's League Cup: 2018–19 Women's FA Cup: 2018–19Melbourne City W-League Premiership: 2019–20 Claire Emslie at Soccerway

Nalanda (Boys') Central College

Nalanda Central College - Minuwangoda Sinhala: නාලන්දා මධ්‍ය විද්‍යාලය, මිනුවන්ගොඩ was the fourth central college in Sri Lanka, according to a concept of C. W. W. Kannangara. Nalanda College - Minuwangoda is a government Buddhist school in Sri Lanka, was founded in 1912. During Second World War in 1939 one part of Nalanda College, Colombo was taken to Minuwangoda and other part to Maharagama. After the end of the war it was replaced at the original place again and Minuwangoda Nalanda Maha Vidyalaya Sinhala: මිනුවන්ගොඩ නාලන්දා මධ්‍ය විද්‍යාලය started with the guidance of Venerable Heenatiyana Dhammaloka Thero; the Minuwangoda Nalanda Central College All Boys Association is the alumni association of the school