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(Greek mythology) a woman who was turned into a kingfisher


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lead ALCYONE study investigator and Director of the Myeloma Unit at University Hospital of Salamanca-IBSAL, Salamanca, Spain.
Chances are you'll see a glow around Merope, Maia, Alcyone, and Electra no matter what, so you're looking for a glow that's larger than you see around the comparison star you chose.
Sometimes these things come to a natural end, so we are overwhelmed that Alcyone Healthcare has come to donate both time and money into supporting their local team.
Alcyone will operate the Abela program and will be responsible for further development and financing of the program through collaboration with biopharma.
I share Alcyone Healthcare's ethos that as care providers, it is important to collaborate and co-operate fully with residents, as well as their families to not only continually develop their individual plans of care but also to support them to retain their own life skills and abilities by placing them at the very heart of everything we do.
Ceyx and Alcyone, 1768, oil on canvas, Amgueddfa Cymru-National Museum Wales, (c) National Museum Wales IN THE 1760s Wilson produced several paintings of stories of high tragedy, usually taken from classical mythology.
Ancient Greek mythology described "halcyon days" as seven days each winter when storms never occurred, which allowed Alcyone, who had been transformed by the gods along with her husband Ceyx into a bird, to lay her eggs on the beach in peaceful conditions.
Denise Menezes Brunetta (a), *, Gil Cunha De Santis (a), Fernando Crivelenti Vilar (b), Renata Amorim Brandao (c), Renata Zomer de Albernaz Muniz (b), Geovana Momo Nogueira de Lima (b), Manuela Emiliana Amorelli-Chacel (b), Dimas Tadeu Covas (a,c), Alcyone Artioli Machado (b)
Sea Birds and Morning Stars: Ceyx, Alcyone, and the Many Metamorphoses of Earendil and Elwing.
He writes of his service as a machinist upon the USS Alcyone, a cargo attack ship that took part in the both the European and Pacific Theatres of World War II.
EVEN as Midas, the man with the ' golden touch,' grieves for his young daughter, the three laundresses sitting by the poolside move on to the story of how King Ceyx is reunited with his Queen Alcyone after the sea god Poseidon's dangerous winds extinguish Ceyx's mortal life.
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By briefly alluding to Alcyone and Ceyx, Bernardes reminds us again of Ovid's Metamorphoses (XI, 410-748), where the lovers' tragic story is told; Sannazaro's Piscatoria I, "Phyllis" (ll.
It suggests that Chaucer's tribute to Blanche might have initially opened at the point at which Lydgate starts the Complaynt, and at which Chaucer's literary models De Lorris, Machaut and Froissart begin their own dream-visions, with the narrator waking into a springtime dream-world (Pelen 1976); as a consequence, the framing narrative to which the Ceyx and Alcyone section belongs may not have been part of the original text.
Although warhorses such as Samson et Dalila, Manon, Faust, and Carmen continue to draw audiences, most musicians--including opera specialists--would be hard pressed to extol the artistic merits of Marin Marais's Alcyone, Vincent d'Indy's L'etranger or Reynaldo Hahn's Ciboulette (all covered in the book).