Tarentum


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Tarentum

(təˈrɛntəm)
n
(Placename) the Latin name of Taranto
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Of the different sorts of the first are husbandmen, artificers, exchange-men, who are employed in buying and selling, seamen, of which some are engaged in war, some in traffic, some in carrying goods and passengers from place to place, others in fishing, and of each of these there are often many, as fishermen at Tarentum and Byzantium, masters of galleys at Athens, merchants at AEgina and Chios, those who let ships on freight at Tenedos; we may add to these those who live by their manual labour and have but little property; so that they cannot live without some employ: and also those who are not free-born on both sides, and whatever other sort of common people there may be.
Z Corner Store, 520 Pittsburgh Mills Circle, Tarentum, Allegheny County;
He was educated in Tarentum schools and attended Wake Forest.
He then sees Tarentum as the only environment where the iconography of Evanthes' work could have been produced, and therefore proposes the end of the fourth century BC as the earliest possible dating for Evanthes.
Survivors include three sons, Mike of Tarentum, Pa.
Examples in Dulwich include a portrait of the little-known philosopher Archytas of Tarentum (1668) from the Prado, the extraordinary Mercury and the Dishonest Woodsman (c.
In the storm scene in Petronius's Satyricon (114-15), Encolpius, Ascylton, Giton and Eumolpus find themselves aboard a ship owned by Lichas of Tarentum and his wife, Tryphaena.
CLC's) Brazilletto Quarry in Tarentum, Clarendon, from its current 2 million tons per year to 12 million tons of limestone a year.
Tarentum was plausibly "one of the most powerful of all Greek city-states" in the fourth century BC (p.
Archytas of Tarentum (420-411 BC) is said to have built a mechanical bird propelled by a jet of steam, and in Hans Christian Andersen's fairytale the Chinese emperor had a mechanical nightingale made of gold and diamonds which could both fly and sing.
Holy Martyrs Parish in Tarentum, Pennsylvania, was originally built for German immigrants who came to work in the glass factories.