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Trophimus

Trophimus or Trophimus the Ephesian was a Christian who accompanied Paul during a part of his third missionary journey. He was with Paul in Jerusalem, the Jews, supposing that the apostle had brought him into the temple, raised a tumult which resulted in Paul's imprisonment.. In writing to Timothy, the apostle comments; this must refer to some event not noticed in the Acts. Trophimus and companion Tychicus are called "Asianoi", that is, natives of the Roman province of Asia. Making it still more definite, Trophimus is termed an "Ephesian" and a "Gentile/Greek" in Acts 21. Trophimus was one of eight friends, who accompanied Paul at the close of his third missionary journey and traveled with him from Greece, through Macedonia, into Asia, onward by sea until Jerusalem was reached. Trophimus completed the journey with Paul, for, in the passages Acts 21:29, he is mentioned as being with Paul in Jerusalem on the close of this journey, he was the innocent cause of Paul being assaulted in the courts of the temple by the Jewish mob, of his being arrested and imprisoned by the Romans.

The occasion of this outrage was that the Jews supposed that Paul had "brought Greeks into the temple, and....defiled this holy place". The modicum of fact lying at the root of this false accusation was that they had seen Paul and Trophimus in each other's company in the city. On this slender basis "they supposed" that Paul had brought Trophimus past the barrier or middle wall of partition, beyond which no Gentile was allowed to penetrate, on pain of death. Trophimus is mentioned in 2 Timothy 4:20: "Trophimus I left at Miletus sick." This shows that he was again — several years after the date indicated in the previous passages — traveling with Paul on one of the missionary journeys which the apostle undertook after being liberated from his first imprisonment in Rome. It has been conjectured that Trophimus is to be identified with the person mentioned in 2 Corinthians 8:16-24. There, Paul speaks in the highest terms of one of his companions whom he sent with Titus but does not provide his name.

Titus and this disciple were evidently, those to whose care Paul entrusted the carrying of the Second Epistle to the Corinthians. The apostle says of this unnamed brother, not only that his praise is in the gospel throughout all the churches, but that he was chosen by the churches to travel with him. Sopater the Berean, son of Pyrrhus, accompanied him. For they had seen Trophimus the Ephesian with him in the city, they supposed that Paul had brought him into the temple. Erastus remained at Corinth, I left Trophimus, ill, at Miletus

The Best of Manila Sound: Hopia Mani Popcorn 2

The Best of Manila Sound: Hopia Mani Popcorn 2 is compilation album of Manila sound songs that gained popularity in the Philippines during the 1970s. It is a follow-up to The Best of Manila Sound: Hopia Mani Popcorn album, launched in 2006; the album is composed of 14 tracks, all in Tagalog, performed by Giniling Festival, Juan Pablo Dream, Swissy, Session Road, Brownman Revival, Color It Red, Blue Ketchup, After Image and Cueshe. It was released under the Viva Records in 2007. During the conceptualization of the "Best of Manila Sound" project by Viva Records, the company came up with a list of Filipino bands that could be part of the project which the bands enthusiastically welcomed, but all the bands could not be accommodated in the first album, The Best of Manila Sound: Hopia Mani Popcorn, before its release, talks have started for a second album. The Best of Manila Sound: Hopia Mani Popcorn 2 album was started and launched in 2007. Unlike its predecessor album, tracks in the Hopia Mani Popcorn 2 album are all in Tagalog.

"Titser's Enemy No. 1" - 03:13 by Giniling Festival "Bakit Ba Ganyan" - 04:14 by Imago "Bato Sa Buhangin" 03:26 by Juan Pablo Dream "Bakit Labis Kitang Mahal" - 04:40 by Melany "Superstar Ng Buhay Ko" - 03:19 by Swissy "Kung Kailangan Mo Ako" - 04:11 by sessiOnroad "Saan Ako Nagkamali" - 04:59 by Chilitees "Binibini" by - 04:34 Brownman Revival "Awitin Mo Isasayaw Ko" - 04:40 by Pedicab "Kartada Diyes" - 03:31 by Color It Red "Kamusta Ka" - 04:12 by Blue Ketchup "Tayong Dalawa" - 05:32 by Kiko Machine "Iduyan Mo" - 04:34 by After Image "Laki Sa Layaw" - 03:37 by Cueshe

Dungeon Maker: Hunting Ground

Dungeon Maker: Hunting Ground is a role-playing video game developed by Global A Entertainment for the PlayStation Portable. It was released in Japan on September 28, 2006 under the title Chronicle of Dungeon Maker by Taito, it was released June 19, 2007 by Xseed Games in the USA. In an effort to protect a small town from attacks by monsters and demons, a novice "dungeon maker" has decided to create a dungeon in a nearby cave in order to lure the monsters away from the town itself. Conceptually, the hope is that such creatures will find the dungeon appealing and hence settle there, rather than roaming about; the dungeon architect can venture into the dungeon and exterminate them. As the dungeon grows larger and deeper, more powerful foes are expected to take up residence; the dungeon maker intends to attract a legendary foe, the "Wandering Demon", whose defeat will lead to long-term peace for the region. The game is split up into days. At the start of each day, the player begins in town, where he or she can buy and sell items, obtain quests from the towns residents, otherwise prepare.

Following this, the player enters the dungeon. Once in the dungeon, the player battles any monsters which have moved in and can expand the dungeon using available dungeon construction modules. After exiting or running out of health, the player can again perform town activities and rest for the night, at which point in time the dungeon is re-populated. Much of the game revolves around completing main and side quests for the town residents; these quests involve either retrieving a certain object. Quest foes will only be encountered in the dungeon once the player builds appropriate rooms, or otherwise enhances the layout of a given level to a certain point; because the key dungeon building blocks are themselves given as quest rewards, players are forced to expand the dungeon levels in order to progress. The role-playing elements themselves are light, with no character appearance customization other than equipment, no experience system. Instead, players improve their character's statistics by eating a daily meal using ingredients harvested from defeated foes.

The exact increases earned depend on the recipe, with more powerful recipes leading to greater enhancements. Since players can only eat once per day, performance increases accumulate only gradually. Dungeon Maker: Hunting Ground received praise for its unique premise and concept. Nonetheless, reviewers did note that the game became repetitious after a period of time, with slow pacing in parts. GameSpot observed, "You'll spend large amounts of time swinging at bats while earning enough funds to delve into the deeper regions, it can take many hours before you see an enemy you haven't spent plenty of time bashing on." The IGN review, while commenting favorably on the level of dungeon customization which the game allows, lamented the randomness of attracting certain creatures and the lack of concrete feedback about what each dungeon component is doing. The reviewer noted, "...it can be impossible to evaluate whether or not the floor plans that you've created are working in your favor..." As a sequel for Dungeon Maker: Hunting Ground, Dungeon Maker II: The Hidden War was released in Japan, on December 6, 2007.

A year it was released in North America, on December 9, 2008. North American website Japanese website

George P. Wanty

George P. Wanty was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan. Born in Ann Arbor, Wanty received a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Michigan Law School in 1878 and went into private practice. In 1883, he partnered with Niram A. Fletcher to form the law firm of Fletcher & Wanty, known today as Wheeler Upham, P. C. Wanty remained in private practice to 1900. On March 7, 1900, Wanty was nominated by President William McKinley to a seat on the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan vacated by Judge Henry Franklin Severens. Wanty was confirmed by the United States Senate on March 13, 1900, received his commission the same day, he served in that capacity until his death on July 9, 1906. He was succeeded by another attorney from Loyal Edwin Knappen. George P. Wanty at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center

Elvy Kalep

Alviine-Johanna Kalep, known as Elvy Kalep, was an Estonian aviator and the country's first female pilot, as well as an artist, toy designer and a one-time children's author. Kalep grew up in Estonia and Russia, subsequently moved to China to escape the Russian Civil War, she worked as an interpreter for military officials in China before settling in Paris to study art with Alexandre Jacovleff. In 1931, she qualified as a pilot in Germany. Befriending American aviator Amelia Earhart, she joined the Ninety-Nines and took up the cause of encouraging other women to take up aviation, she wrote and illustrated a children's book about flying, Air Babies, first published in 1936. After settling in the United States, Kalep founded a toy manufacturing business in New York. Although she was forced to close the business in 1946 due to her poor health, she made a living through the 1950s by selling patents to toy designs to larger businesses. In decades, she created artworks out of leather, which she exhibited across the United States.

She died in Florida in 1989. Kalep was born on 26 June 1899 in the village of Taali in Pärnu County, she was locksmith Aksel Emil, who both died when she was a young girl. She attended a girls' secondary school in Tallinn; as a teenager, Kalep moved to Russia to live with an aunt in Saint Petersburg. She witnessed the events that sparked the February Revolution in 1917, spent a night in police detention as an eyewitness, she made a failed attempt to flee at the outset of the revolution, during which time she witnessed six men being shot while waiting in line to buy train tickets out of the country. She and her aunt moved to Vladivostok, where she married a Russian general, Count Slastšov, had a son, she lived in Vladivostok for eight years, during which time she made numerous escape efforts, before her new family was able to flee to China, a refuge they chose because of Slastšov's ties to Zhang Zuolin. Within a year of arriving in Harbin, Kalep's son died and her husband disappeared. Kalep was able to support herself by working as an interpreter—she spoke Russian, German and Chinese—for a British general in Shenyang.

She was employed by Zhang Zuolin and his son, Zhang Xueliang, but decided to return to Estonia in 1925. She traveled through Indonesia and France before arriving in Tallinn in 1926. Soon afterwards she settled in Paris, where she studied the art of oil painting with Russian painter Alexandre Jacovleff, she married Rolf Baron von Hoeningen-Bergendorff, of German or Austrian descent. Kalep took up flying in the late 1920s, when she met Dutch aviator Anthony Fokker while holidaying in St. Moritz and asked him to teach her to fly a plane, she completed five hours of flying with Fokker and, after breaking her arm during a sledding accident in the winter of 1931, took her pilot's test in Germany on 1 August 1931. She passed, becoming the first qualified female pilot from Estonia, the seventh woman to pass the exam in Germany. Soon after receiving her license and Valter Mayer, a German mechanic, co-piloted a small Klemm plane from Berlin through the Baltic region, stopping in Szczecin, Gdańsk, Kaunas and Riga landing in Tallinn on 18 August.

Upon her arrival in Tallinn, Kalep was greeted by a crowd of journalists and officers of the Estonian Air Force. In May 1932, Kalep traveled from France to New York on the steamship SS Paris with the intention of flying back to Europe across the Atlantic Ocean, she befriended American aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart, unbeknownst to Kalep, was planning a similar feat. After Earhart's successful flight from Canada to Ireland on 20 May, Kalep decided that it would not be worthwhile to make her own attempt at flying across the Atlantic, since she would no longer be the first woman to do so, she continued to encourage other women to enter the field of aviation and became a member of the Ninety-Nines, an international organisation for women pilots, founded by Earhart and 98 other female aviators. In August 1932, Kalep planned to fly with Roger Q. Williams from Los Angeles to Athens to celebrate the former city's hosting of the 1932 Summer Olympics, but their flight was canceled. Soon after, it was reported that Kalep had remarried to W. E. Hutton-Miller, an American stockbroker.

In 1936, Kalep published the first edition of Air Babies, a children's book that she wrote and illustrated to teach children about flying. The story followed two young planes, Happy Wings and Speedy, a 1938 reprint included a foreword from Earhart, who embarked on her last flight three days after writing the piece. Kalep said of Earhart's disappearance: "I miss her much; when I heard that Amelia had disappeared, well, I fell apart." She visited the 1939 New York World's Fair to promote Air Babies on television and to speak at the National Woman's Party luncheon. After the outbreak of World War II in 1939, with the dissolution of her third marriage, Kalep began a new business venture in the American toy market, she designed a doll named Patsie Parachute which, when thrown into the air, would fall down as a parachutist would. The dolls were produced in a New York factory where Kalep herself was forced to work to sustain the business, her health deteriorated and her profits from the business were spent entirely on medical costs.

She had recovered by 1950 and made a living

Bony Dashaco

Bony Dashaco is a Cameroonian businessman, the chairman of African Center for Marketing and Research media group, which has a presence in 22 African countries with 1000 direct jobs. In 2014, he was nominated as an "African leader of tomorrow" by Institut Choiseul for International Politics and Geoeconomics as a person below the age of 40 who has impacted society. In October 2016, Institut Choiseul ranked him #36 on the list of top 100 African managers below the age of 40. Dashaco is the president of an affiliate of ACMAR International, he was nominated in the 2016 Ranking of 50 Most Influential Young Cameroonians by the Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Management Development Africa. In 2016, he was interviewed by France News Network Africa 24 with a special focus on Africa to highlight the development of media in Africa, its problems and solutions. In March 2016, the United States embassy in Cameroon visited Acmar group in Douala and had an interview with the group president based on US foreign policy in Cameroon.

Dashaco was named one of Institut Choiseul for International Politics and Geoeconomics's list of 100 future economic leaders of Africa. Dashaco has one child. Media of Cameroon