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n.1.A consecrated place; esp., a temple.
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amp;#8221; That, coupled with Beau Casper Smart's athleticism and acting performance, along with featuring some of MMA's best fighters - past and present, such as: Frank Trigg, Emanuel Newton, Matt Mitrione, Uriah Hall, Jay Hieron, and one of WWE's finest - John Hennigan (aka Johnny Nitro), makes Street destined to be on the top list of every fight enthusiast.
Blue Bloods" Season 5, episode 1 "Partners" also featured Tanya Perez (Agent Martinez), Peter Conboy (New York City Police Officer), Chris Skeries (Office Worker), Noah Fleiss (Paul), Alex Ziwak (Undercover Detective), Jay Hieron (Ramon Sanchez), Ignacyo Matynia (Lacrosse Player) and Daniel Sauli (Siblano).
An example of a new species he discovered on his Abacos expedition is the lycophyte Selaginella bracei Hieron.
This was made visible through the inclusion of objects that once changed hands or traversed great distances in antiquity, such as the inscribed Etruscan helmet loaned by the British Museum that was taken as part of war spoils by Hieron I and dedicated at the temple of Zeus in Olympia following the defeat of the Etruscans in 474 BCE at Cumae.
71) In the Eleusinian mysteries, rites were held around the altar inside the hieron of Demeter or the Telesterion, which "was conceived of as an architectural incarnation of the god, so was itself an object worthy of reverence.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Some months ago in this column I described the sad fate of St Hieron, GE[micro]reme's very own patron saint, who was martyred for his faith during Emperor Diocletian's persecution of the Christians in the late third century.
The inscription is written by the artist Kalon and the object of the dedication may have been a bronze utensil, as the word hieron indicates.
When King Hieron asked Archimedes how great could be move by a small force, Archimedes demonstrates how he alone could pull a three-mastered ship which had been lugged ashore by a host of men.
28) In the same chapter of his biography, Eusebius cryptically describes Constantine as a "sharer in the holy mysteries of our religion" (metochos hieron orgion) and recounts the emperor's public enthusiasm for Easter, celebrated "throughout the city.
The topics include Apollo arrives at Samothrace, the Hall of Choral Dancers and its frieze, a new ceiling for the hieron in the Sanctuary of the Great Gods on Samothrace, the victory of Samothrace and the aftermath of the Battle of Pydna, an inscription on Roman Samothrace, the conservation program in the Sanctuary of the Great Gods, and Homer in Florina.
The aptly-named stallion Pherenikos (Victory-bearer) raced and won for Hieron, tyrant of Gela (485 BC) and Syracuse (485-467/6 BC).
and Mike Davis (golf); Jake Deane and Mike Gabel (lacrosse); Mark "The Hyena" Beecher, Quentin "Dragon" Chong, Jay Hieron, Elaina Maxwell, Rudi Ott, Jose Palacios, Mike Pyle and Shawn Tompkins (MMA); Susan Francia (rowing); Julie Burns (nutrition); Shannon Boxx (soccer); Willie Banks, Brianna Glenn, Johnny Gray, Jamie Nieto and Khadevis Robinson (track & field); Angie Akers, Emily Day, Jeff Nygaard and John Speraw (volleyball).