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Stobaeus

Joannes Stobaeus, from Stobi in Macedonia, was the compiler of a valuable series of extracts from Greek authors. The work was divided into two volumes containing two books each; the two volumes became separated in the manuscript tradition, the first volume became known as the Extracts and the second volume became known as the Anthology. Modern editions now refer to both volumes as the Anthology; the Anthology contains extracts from hundreds of writers poets, orators and physicians. The subjects covered range from natural philosophy and ethics, to politics and maxims of practical wisdom; the work preserves fragments of many works who otherwise might be unknown today. Of his life nothing is known, he derived his surname from being a native of Stobi in Macedonia Salutaris. The age in which he lived cannot be fixed with accuracy, he quotes no writer than the early 5th century, he lived around this time. From his silence in regard to Christian authors, it has been inferred, his name, would rather indicate a Christian, or at least the son of Christian parents.

His anthology is a valuable collection of extracts from earlier Greek writers, which he collected and arranged, in the order of subjects, as a repertory of valuable and instructive sayings. In most of the manuscripts there is a division into three books; the extracts were intended by Stobaeus for his son Septimius, were preceded by a letter explaining the purpose of the work and giving a summary of the contents. It is evident from this summary, preserved in Photius's Bibliotheca, that the work was divided into four books and two volumes, that surviving manuscripts of the third book consist of two books which have been merged; as each of the four books is sometimes called Anthologion, it is probable that this name belonged to the entire work. The full title, according to Photius, was Four Books of Extracts and Precepts. At some time subsequent to Photius the two volumes were separated, the two volumes became known to Latin Europe as the Eclogae and the Florilegium respectively. Modern editions have dropped these two titles and have reverted to calling the entire work the Anthology.

The introduction to the whole work, treating of the value of philosophy and of philosophical sects, is lost, with the exception of the concluding portion. Each chapter of the four books is headed by a title describing its matter. Stobaeus quoted more than five hundred writers beginning with the poets, proceeding to the historians, orators and physicians; the works of the greater part of these have perished. It is to him, he has quoted over 500 passages from Euripides, 150 from Sophocles, over 200 from Menander. The first two books consist for the most part of extracts conveying the views of earlier poets and prose writers on points of physics and ethics. We learn from Photius that the first book was preceded by a dissertation on the advantages of philosophy, an account of the different schools of philosophy, a collection of the opinions of ancient writers on geometry and arithmetic; the greater part of this introduction is lost. The close of it only, where arithmetic is spoken of, is still extant.

The first book was divided into sixty chapters, the second into forty-six, of which the manuscripts preserve only the first nine. Some of the missing parts of the second book have, been recovered from a 14th-century gnomology, his knowledge of physics — in the wide sense which the Greeks assigned to this term — is untrustworthy. Stobaeus betrays a tendency to confound the dogmas of the early Ionian philosophers, he mixes up Platonism with Pythagoreanism. For part of the first book and much of the second, it is clear that he depended on the works of the Peripatetic philosopher Aetius and the Stoic philosopher Arius Didymus; the third and fourth books are devoted to subjects of a moral and economic kind, maxims of practical wisdom. The third book consisted of forty-two chapters, the fourth of fifty-eight; these two books, like the larger part of the second, treat of ethics. The first edition of books 1 and 2 was that by G. Canter. There were subsequent editions made by A. H. L. Heeren, Thomas Gaisford.

The first edition of books 3 and 4 was that edited by Trincavelli. Three editions were published by Conrad Gessner, another by Gaisford; the first edition of the whole of Stobaeus together was one published at Geneva in 1609. The next major edition of the whole corpus was that by Augustus Meineke; the modern edition is

Borough Road Gallery

The Borough Road Gallery is an art gallery at London South Bank University on Borough Road in south London, England. The gallery celebrates the artist David Bomberg who taught at the Borough Polytechnic, now London South Bank University; the gallery includes the Sarah Rose Collection of his pictures and those of other artists in the Borough Group, totalling around 150 works. The gallery opened in June 2012, financed by the UK Heritage Lottery Fund. Artists whose works are featured include: David Bomberg, Dennis Creffield, Cliff Holden, Thomas Holden, Edna Mann, Dorothy Mead, Miles Richmond. Borough Group Official website

Idan Maimon

Idan Maimon is an Israeli former handball player, the head coach of Hapoel Rishon Lezion. Maimon was the captain of the Israeli national handball team, the all-time top goalscorer of the Israeli handball with more than 3,000 goals. He's considered to the best Israeli handball player of all-time. Maimon played in the right-back position, but played as center-back. Maimon wore the shirt no. 9. Maimon born & raised in Israel, his father coached handball so his family had a background of this game. Maimon started playing handball in the youth teams of Hapoel Rishon Lezion until he was moved to the squad of the senior team. Hapoel Rishon Lezion is the only team Maimon played for in Israel. In 1992, Maimon was part of the win of his high school, Amit Amal, in the High Schools World Championship took place in Denmark. During his career, Maimon gathered a lot of titles: 13 championships and 12 cups, all in Hapoel Rishon Lezion. Maimon was part of the two historic participations of the club in the EHF Champions League, while in the second participation of the club in the competition, Hapoel reached the quarter-final but lost to the German titans THW Kiel.

At the beginning of 2014/15 season, Maimon announced. However, after winning Maccabi Rishon Lezion in the cup final and in the league play-off final and achieving a double, Maimon decided to continue playing for another season. During 2015/16 season, the head coach of Hapoel, Damir Stojanovic, was fired, Hapoel board asked Maimon, who never coached a senior team before, to take charge as a player/coach for the rest of the season. Maimon served as player/coach for the rest of the season. On 29 February 2016, in his second game as a coach, Maimon helped his team to win the local rivals Maccabi Rishon in the cup final and won his 12th domestic cup as player and first as head coach. At the end of the season, Maimon announced a retirement in a press-conference, he was appointed to the head coach of Hapoel Rishon. Maimon was the first Israeli player to play abroad, as he played two years in Frisch Auf Goppingen and helped them to promote from the 2. Bundesliga to the Bundesliga, but he decided to come back to Israel and signed with Hapoel Rishon.

Maimon got a lot of offers from Hapoel local rivals, Maccabi Rishon, Maccabi Tel Aviv during his career, but rejected them. Idan's father, served as head coach for Hapoel for some years and for other teams, his brother, Omri, is the head coach of HC Holon. Israeli Championship: 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2003, 2004, 2008, 2013, 2015 Israeli Cup: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2012, 2015 German 2nd Division: 2001

Jean-Lesage generating station

The Jean-Lesage generating station known as Manic-2, is a dam located 22 km from Baie-Comeau built on Manicouagan River in Quebec, Canada. It was constructed between 1961 and 1967. On June 22, 2010, the dam and the generating station were renamed in honour of Jean Lesage, premier of Quebec during the construction of the complex. Jean-Lesage is a gravity dam "hollow type" with a spillway made of concrete; the reservoir starts at the base of Manic-3. The dam is considered run-of-the-river and is fitted with eight Francis turbines, with a total capacity of 1,145 megawatts. Construction started on October 24, 1961. From June 2 to December 8, 1962, diversion tunnels were driven through the mountain to divert the river's flow around the construction site; the cofferdam that forced the water to use the diversion tunnels was completed on July 30, 1963, construction of the dam started the day after. By autumn 1965, the dam and powerhouse were sufficiently complete to put the first group of five turbines into service, the others were put in service at the end of construction.

Commissioning was completed in 1967. It is possible to start of September; the 90 minutes visit consists of a guided tour by Hydro-Quebec which lets the visitor enter cavities of the dam and see a turbine in action within the powerhouse. List of largest power stations in Canada Manic-3 Daniel-Johnson Dam Manicouagan Reservoir Pictures and information from Hydro-Quebec Information on guided tour

Records management

Records management known as records and information management, is an organizational function devoted to the management of information in an organization throughout its life cycle, from the time of creation or inscription to its eventual disposition. This includes identifying, storing, retrieving and destroying or permanently preserving records; the ISO 15489-1: 2001 standard defines records management as " field of management responsible for the efficient and systematic control of the creation, maintenance and disposition of records, including the processes for capturing and maintaining evidence of and information about business activities and transactions in the form of records". An organization's records preserve aspects of institutional memory. In determining how long to retain records, their capacity for re-use is important. Many are kept as evidence of activities and decisions. Others document why; the purpose of records management is part of an organization's broader function of Governance, risk management, compliance and is concerned with managing the evidence of an organization's activities as well as the reduction or mitigation of risk associated with it.

The concept of record is variously defined. The ISO 15489-1:2016 defines records as "information created and maintained as evidence and as an asset by an organization or person, in pursuit of legal obligations or in the transaction of business". While there are many purposes of and benefits to records management, as both these definitions highlight, a key feature of records is their ability to serve as evidence of an event. Proper records management can help preserve this feature of records. Recent and comprehensive studies have defined records as "persistent representations of activities" as recorded or created by participants or observers; this transactional view emphasizes the importance of context and process in the determination and meaning of records. In contrast, previous definitions have emphasized the evidential and informational properties of records. In organizational contexts, records are materials created or received by an organization in the transaction of business, or in pursuit of or in compliance with legal obligations.

This organizational definition of record stems from the early theorization of archives as organic aggregations of records, "the written documents and printed matter received or produced by an administrative body or one of its officials". Not all documents are records. A record is a document consciously retained as evidence of an action. Records management systems distinguish between records and non-records, which do not need formal management. Many systems for electronic records, require documents to be formally declared as a record so they can be managed. Once declared, a record cannot be changed and can only be disposed of within the rules of the system. Records may be covered by access controls to regulate who can access them and under what circumstances. Physical controls may be used to keep confidential records secure – personnel files, for instance, which hold sensitive personal data, may be held in a locked cabinet with a control log to track access. Digital records systems may include role-based access controls, allowing permissions to be allocated to staff depending on their role in the organisation.

An audit trail showing all access and changes can be maintained to ensure the integrity of the records. Just as the records of the organization come in a variety of formats, the storage of records can vary throughout the organization. File maintenance may be carried out by designee, a records repository, or clerk. Records may be managed in a centralized location, such as a records center or repository, or the control of records may be decentralized across various departments and locations within the entity. Records may be formally and discretely identified by coding and housed in folders designed for optimum protection and storage capacity, or they may be casually identified and filed with no apparent indexing. Organizations that manage records casually find it difficult to access and retrieve information when needed; the inefficiency of filing maintenance and storage systems can prove to be costly in terms of wasted space and resources expended searching for records. An inactive record is a record, no longer needed to conduct current business but is being preserved until it meets the end of its retention period, such as when a project ends, a product line is retired, or the end of a fiscal reporting period is reached.

These records may hold business, fiscal, or historical value for the entity in the future and, are required to be maintained for a short or permanent duration. Records are managed according to the retention schedule. Once the life of a record has been satisfied according to its predetermined period and there are no legal holds pending, it is authorized for final disposition, which may include destruction, transfer, or permanent preservation. A disaster recovery plan is a written and approved course of action to take after a disaster strikes that details how an organization will restore critical business functions and reclaim damaged or threatened records. An active record is a record needed to perform current operations, subject to frequent use, located near the user. In the past,'records management' was sometimes used to refer only to the management of records which were no longer in everyday use but still needed to be kept – "semi-current" or "inactive" records stored in basements or offsite.

More modern usage tends to refer to the entire "lif

Charles, Landgrave of Hesse-Wanfried

Charles of Hesse-Wanfried, was a Landgrave of Hesse-Wanfried. He was the second son of Maria Eleonore of Solms-Lich. After an inheritance dispute about the "Rotenburg Quarter", Charles received Hesse-Eschwege in 1667, he founded the Catholic line of Hesse-Wanfried. He used the castle in Wanfried as his residence, because the castle in Eschwege had been pledged to Brunswick-Bevern in 1667. Charles's first wife was Sophie Magdalene, a daughter of Count Eric Adolph of Salm-Reifferscheid and his wife Magdalene. Sophie Magdalene died in 1675 during a trip to Venice. Charles married Alexandrine Juliane, a daughter of Count Emich XIII of Leiningen and the widow of Landgrave George III of Hesse-Itter-Vöhl, she was buried in the family vault in the Hülfensberg in Wanfried. Charles died in 1711 and was succeeded as Landgrave of Hesse-Wanfried by his son William II. After William's death in 1731, he was succeeded by his half-brother Christian, who died childless in 1755, thereby ending the Hessen-Wanfried line.

From his marriage to Sophie Magdalene: Charles Ernest Adolph Anna Maria Eleonora William II "the Younger", Landgrave of Hesse-Wanfried-Rheinfels Frederick, a canon at Cologne, died during a visit to the Bishop of Győr in Hungary Philip From his marriage to Alexandrine Juliane: Charlotte Amalie, married on 26 September 1694 in Cologne with Francis II Rákóczi, Prince of Transylvania Ernest, buried in the Hülfensberg Sophia Leopoldine. Her daughter Maria Franziska of Hohenlohe-Bartenstein married Sophia's brother Christian. Charles Alexander Maria Anna Johanna Maria Therese Josepha Elisabeth Christine Franziska Polyxene, married on 28 February 1712 with Dominic Marquard, Prince of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rochefort Christian, the last Landgrave of Hesse-Wanfried-Eschwege and Hesse-Rheinfels Juliana Elizabeth Anna Louise, married on 6 January 1718 in Wanfried with Count Christian Otto of Limburg-Styrum Maria Eleanor Bernhardine, married in June 1717 with Count Herman Frederick of Bentheim-Bentheim Chronik der Stadt Wanfried, Reinhold Strauß, 1908 Eckhart G. Franz, Das Haus Hessen, Stuttgart, 2005, ISBN 3-17-018919-0