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1. Greek Mythology A nymph, beloved of Zeus and hated by Hera. Hera changed her into a bear, and Zeus then placed her in the sky as the constellation Ursa Major.
2. One of the four brightest satellites of Jupiter. Originally sighted by Galileo, it is the third largest satellite in the solar system.

[Latin, from Greek Kallistō, perhaps from kallistos, superlative of kalos, beautiful.]


(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a nymph who attracted the love of Zeus and was changed into a bear by Hera. Zeus then set her in the sky as the constellation Ursa Major


(Celestial Objects) the second largest (but faintest) of the four Galilean satellites of Jupiter, discovered in 1610 by Galileo. Approximate diameter: 4800 km; orbital radius: 1 883 000 km. See also Galilean satellite


(kəˈlɪs toʊ)

1. a nymph changed into a bear by Hera as punishment for a love affair with Zeus, and then transformed into the constellation Ursa Major.
2. a large moon of the planet Jupiter.
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Have we not seen, or by relation heard, In courts and regal chambers how thou lurk'st, In wood or grove, by mossy fountain-side, In valley or green meadow, to waylay Some beauty rare, Calisto, Clymene, Daphne, or Semele, Antiopa, Or Amymone, Syrinx, many more Too long--then lay'st thy scapes on names adored, Apollo, Neptune, Jupiter, or Pan, Satyr, or Faun, or Silvan?
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It circulated in manuscript copies during the late 1490s, almost certainly in the university community of Salamanca, and was first printed as Comedia de Calisto y Melibea.
Calisto Paulino Abaga Obono is appointed to the Diocese of Evinayong, comprising of the Province of Centro Sur.
Winn tantalizes--be it in hypothesizing ten-year-old Anne's reading of the sexual messaging in Calisto, the variant political readings of a Purcell "welcome song," or the possible credit due Anne for the Deborah-based allusions to the queen in the thanksgiving services following the victory at Blenheim.
IN MERSEY | In the Mersey today, Thea II, a cargo vessel; Schokland, a cargo vessel carrying steel from Turkey; Bright Hero, a bulk carrier carrying scrap metal to Turkey; Aidavita, a cruise vessel sailing to Ireland; Atlantic Sea, a container vessel coming from Belgium and sailing on to the US; Sea Lady, a bulk carrier carrying scrap metal to Egypt; and Calisto, a container vessel coming from Ireland and sailing on to Spain.
Mossey (Recent Researches in the Music of the Baroque Era, 132 [Middleton, WI: A-R Editions, 2004]); La Calisto, edited by Jennifer Williams Brown (Collegium musicum [Yale University], 2d ser.
All that stands between Artemisia's vast armada is a few hundred boats under the command of Themistocles, flanked by close friend Aeskylos (Hans Matheson), brave warrior Scyllias (Callan Mulvey) and his son Calisto (Jack O'Connell).
At 168m long and almost four times the capacity of most container ships visiting the port, the Calisto sailed into the record books for the largest container vessel ever operated at the Port of Tyne's container terminal in South Shields.
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The first wireless speakerphone designed for use with your laptop or smartphone, Calisto 620 is portable, sounds great and sets up easily.
Actor Jack has recently been filming in Hungary after he landed a role playing Calisto in warrior movie sequel 300: Battle Of Artemisia.