Crotone

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Cro·to·ne

 (krə-tō′nē, krō-tō′nĕ) Formerly Cro·to·na (krə-tō′nə)
A city of southern Italy on the Ionian Sea northeast of Reggio di Calabria. It was founded c. 708 bc as part of Magna Graecia and reached the height of its power after 510 bc.

Crotone

(Italian kroˈtoːne)
n
(Placename) a town in S Italy, on the coast of Calabria: founded in about 700 bc by the Achaeans; chemical works and zinc-smelting. Pop: 60 010 (2001)
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I have heard speak," said Porthos, "of a certain Milo of Crotona, who performed wonderful feats, such as binding his forehead with a cord and bursting it -- of killing an ox with a blow of his fist and carrying it home on his shoulders, et cetera.
As he said this, he disengaged from beneath his cloak a hand of which Milo of Crotona would have envied him the possession, on the day when he had that unhappy idea of rending his last oak.
A school at 2474 Crotona Avenue opened for residents in need of  housing.
The Doe Fund has officially opened Crotona Park, an affordable and supportive housing development in the Bronx.
Otros escritos senalan que las primeras disecciones fueron efectuadas en Grecia por Alcmeon de Crotona (535 a.
En este marco, podemos apreciar que Alcmeon de Crotona (V o IV a.
Asi, los aspectos musicales de tinte pitagorico se refieren, recuerdan o evocan aquellos ya tratados por eminentes figuras de la secta, como Filolao de Tarento (o de Crotona, segun otros), Arquitas de Tarento, Trasilo o, incluso, el propio Pitagoras.
There is a Pre-Bid Meeting on Thursday April 9th, 2015 at 12:15pm Located at Crotona Park Pool House, on East 173rd and FUlton Ave, in the Borough of the Bronx.
10) As duas bules de Chios; a mikra ekklesia e a gherousia de Esparta; os Mil e a gherousia de Crotona (Glotz 1928: 98).
I also spent a lot of time in Crotona Park: its WPA swimming pool, Public Vegetable Growing project, and wooded areas where I could invent my own stories.
No hay que extranarse, por otra parte, de que este analogon resulte una presencia tan recurrente en la carta, habida cuenta de, por una parte, la propia historia de Sicilia, con sus continuas guerras e inestabilidades internas, los ascensos violentos a la tirania y derrocamientos igualmente violentos y, por otra, del desarrollo teorico de la medicina en el entorno de la Magna Grecia desde Alcmeon de Crotona o Empedocles.
Alcmeon de Crotona e claro quando afirma que o sentido da saude (salus) se mantem pelo "equilibrio das potencias" (isonomia ton dynameon) ou qualidades dos quatro elementos, a saber: o humido, o frio, o quente, o amargo e o doce.