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An ancient Greek city of Cyrenaica. Founded c. 630 bc, it was noted as an intellectual center with distinguished schools of medicine and philosophy.
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(Placename) an ancient Greek city of N Africa, near the coast of Cyrenaica: famous for its medical school
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an ancient Greek city in N Africa, in Cyrenaica.
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[saɪˈriːnɪ] n Simon of Cyreneil Cireneo
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A FARMER of the Augustan age Perused in Virgil's golden page, The story of the secret won From Proteus by Cyrene's son How the dank sea-god sowed the swain Means to restore his hives again More briefly, how a slaughtered bull Breeds honey by the bellyful.
The answer to these questions was supplied by the "Telegony", a poem in two books by Eugammon of Cyrene (fl.
So Herodotus recounts that when the people of Cyrene asked the oracle of Delphi to help them in their dissensions, the oracle told them to go to Mantinea, and the Mantineans lent them Demonax, who acted as a "setter straight" and drew up a new constitution for Cyrene.
For hot, cold, moist, and dry, four Champions fierce Strive here for Maistrie, and to Battel bring Thir embryon Atoms; they around the flag Of each his faction, in thir several Clanns, Light-arm'd or heavy, sharp, smooth, swift or slow, Swarm populous, unnumber'd as the Sands Of BARCA or CYRENE'S torrid soil, Levied to side with warring Winds, and poise Thir lighter wings.
Andam Lahar was conducted through the partnership of Christian Aid Philippines, Humanity and Inclusion Philippines, Citizens Disaster Response Center, CARE Philippines, Simeon of Cyrene Community Rehabilitation and Development Foundation Inc., Tarabang Para sa Bicol, and Coalition for Bicol Development.
The CBCP ECMI head urged the faithful to be like the characters in the Bible, Veronica or Simon of Cyrene by helping wipe their pain, or carry their burdens.
10 Phrygia, and Pamphylia, in Egypt, and in the parts of Libya about Cyrene, and strangers of Rome, Jews and proselytes,
Paul Ryan Marquez, Mary Rose Mendoza, Mark Anthony Namoca, Cyrene Reyes, Jonathan Reyes, Joyce Reyes, Joma Rosete, Myrna Rufin, Victor Sualog, Joy Nosuelo and Jacinto Zamora.
There were two main events that were written down: Weeping women of Jerusalem (not the disciples) and Simon of Cyrene helped Jesus carry the cross.
Luke pointedly pictures Simon of Cyrene carrying the cross behind Jesus (23:26).
Profiling major Alexandrian poets, she covers the canon of truth: Posidippus of Pella, the bucolic imagination: Theocritus of Syracuse, beyond the reach of envy: Callimachus of Cyrene, and destiny's voyage: Apollonius of Rhodes.
Graffiti covers the walls of a Greek amphitheatre in Cyrene, an ancient ruined city in eastern Libyanow struggling with neglect, vandals and illegal confiscation of land by locals.