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.
Some of the earliest stories (since there's barely any physical evidence to credibility) and concepts date back to as far as the 4th century BC when Greek Mathematician Archytas of Tarentum proposed the design of a steam-propelled bird.
A timeline at the end gives information about the history of robots starting with the wooden bird by Greek philosopher Archytas of Tarentum and bringing us up past 2007 when the tiny Da Vinci robot was first used in heart surgery--fascinating.
Hurm started her career at the Valley News Dispatch in Tarentum, Pa.
According to Aristoxenus of Tarentum, in this year, after a very long journey, Pythagoras returns to Croton and start teaching mathematics and philosophy.
The momentary safety of Syracuse would illustrate the influence of a 'fleet in being'; its subjugation after the fall of Tarentum would show the limitations of such a fleet, which, by definition, is inferior.
29) But apart from the acquaintance with parts of Plato's philosophical terminology, Timaeus, the Pythagorean from Locri in Italy, is open to all the criticism directed in Republic 7 against (the unnamed) Archytas, the Pythagorean from Tarentum in Italy.
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.
the people of Numantia, in northern Spain' (1387), Tartarin 'made of a costly fabric, perhaps a kind of silk, from (or originally from, or imported via) Tartary' (1400), Tarentine 'from or pertaining to Tarentum, Tarentine' (1440), Sclavin(e) 'an inhabitant of some Slavic territory' (1450), Alpine 'Alpine' (1475) and Molmutine 'of Dunwallo Molmutius, British king and law-giver' (1475).
Survivors include three sons, Mike of Tarentum, Pa.
If cough prevents sleep the pill of Heracleides of Tarentum relieves both; it contains saffron 0.