Scythia


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an ancient area of Eurasia extending from the Black Sea to the Aral Sea that was populated by Scythians from the eighth to the fourth century BC

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Joan sent off to New York for the death certificate, which showed William was employed by Cunard on its liner RMS Scythia - which sailed the Liverpool to New York and Boston route - and that the company had authorised his funeral.
And banished to Scythia, Ovid shouted a warning to you through the sea spray, but St.
Finally, if from there he had strolled to the vicinity of St Andrew's Church in Holborn, he might have entered Richard Jones's printing house and bookshop at the Rose and Crown, where he could have thumbed the freshly printed octavo leaves of Tamburlaine the Great, who, from the state of a shepherd in Scythia, by his rare and wonderful conquests, became a most puissant and mighty monarch.
A legend in chapter 47 of the Secrets derived from Solinus and Pomponius Mela, about the mysterious region of Scythia, or inner Asia, involves werewolf transformation by or near water, a common, liminal feature of such stories, where water was a type of frontier separating two worlds or two species, animal and human, in this case human and wolf:
They had a smooth crossing on the SS Scythia with plenty of good food to prepare them for their new life in Canada.
Included are bass-baritone Laurent Alvaro as Thoas, King of Scythia, soprano Salome Haller as Diana (she takes on the same role in the earlier opera) and most notably, Quebec baritone Jean-Francois Lapointe as Orestes and French tenor Yann Beuron as Pylades.
Here, too, when they came, they found the Huns, whose warlike fury had swept the earth like a living flame, till the dying peoples held that in their veins ran the blood of those old witches, who, expelled from Scythia had mated with the devils in the desert.
He was tricked in to creating a tiara by crooks - who then conned experts at the home of art at the Louvre in Paris that it was a priceless masterpiece from ancient Scythia.
65) The exchange ends with Toxaris telling Mnesippus to visit him whenever he happens to be passing by Scythia, an offer to which Mnesippus responds, 'Mark my words, I wouldn't hesitate to go even further if I thought I would meet such friends as you, Toxaris, have shown yourself to be through your tales.
This territory formed part of ancient Scythia [which was the old name for the country].
Irish histories from the fifth to eighth centuries begin with origins stories in Scythia (5), and the conceptions of both Ireland and Asian nations as cultural "borderlands" carried down into nineteenth century representations of colonized peoples in both areas as alterior and barbaric (56).
Alias, a unica iconografia que os caracteriza e o largo muro que os retem em uma relativamente pequena peninsula na Scythia (Figura 1).
With them, they carry the legacy of Scythia, as they are marked as the keepers of the Golden Book.
Exhibiting nationally and internationally, her work was most recently awarded first prize in the 3rd International Competition of Textile Art, Belgium and the International Textiles Biennial of Scythia, Ukraine.
ETHENWALD My Lord, she is colloured lyke the Scythia Maide, That challenged Lucio at the Olympian games, Well bodied, but her )face was something blacke, Lyke those that follow household businesse: Her eies were hollow sunke into her head, Which makes her haue a cloudie countenance.