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(Roman mythology) god of woods and fields and flocks


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Aided by her grandmother and a colorful cast of Saint Silvanus residents, Jillian seeks to learn more about her father's death and her family's secrets.
I haven't read the Bible in years, not since I stopped going to church after I started college, and I don't remember ever reading about Silvanus.
The conference's panel discussions included "The Future of Online Education for HBCU's," where participation by Ezell Brown, Founder and Chairman of Education Online Services Corporation was requested by John Silvanus Wilson, Jr.
Rapaport recounts a number of slave narratives, including the case of Silvanus Warro.
Dusanic, the fact that divinities such as Liber Pater and Libera, Silvanus, Diana, Terra Mater, Hercules, Neptunus, Nymphae, Castores are predominantly adored in Illyricum is not explained by the resurgence of local beliefs and an interpretatio Illyrica applied to these Roman gods, but by the profession of the believers who make dedications: in short, these were the cults of miners, clerks, and other people in the field of mining.
Also, the Secretary has named John Silvanus Wilson as Director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
In the year 285, Silvanus the Palestinian bishop of Gaza was given two choices, either to give up his faith or to die.
Two of the frescoes are completely lost, though their subjects are known, thanks principally to their evocation in an early sixteenth-century poem by Silvanus Germanicus: (13) one showed the Roman people entrusting power in their struggle against Hannibal to Fabius Cunctator (the 'Delayer'); the other depicted a second (gory) episode in the Punic war, when the severed head of Hasdrubal was presented to his brother Hannibal.
The Silvanus Thompson Memorial Lecture delivered at The British Institute of Radiology on 18 April 1974.
Son de destacarse dos fuentes que dan especial relevancia al trabajo, pues aunque no son desconocidas si ilustran ampliamente la obra: los diarios de campo de Silvanus G.
Codex VII, the best preserved of the Nag Hammadi codices, contains five separate tractates: the Paraphrase of Shem, the Second Treatise of the Great Seth, the Apocalypse of Peter, the Teachings of Silvanus and the Three Steles of Seth.
Virdung's text, written in Early New High German (Fruhneuhochdeutsch), appears in the form of a dialogue between two colleagues, Sebastian (the author) and his friend Andreas Silvanus.
17) Agilo's promotion is directly comparable to that of Silvanus who had been promoted from tribunus scholae armaturarum to magister equitum upon his defection from Magnentius to Constantius in 351, and at a remarkably young age (Aur.
We can hardly doubt that Silvanus is also an apt subject for such a study; more than 1,100 inscriptions make this (to us) obscure god one of the most frequently venerated deities in the realm of votive religion, second only to Jupiter Optimus Maximus in some parts of the empire, as Dorcey demonstrates.