Athenaeum


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Athenaeum

A temple or place dedicated to Athene, or Minerva; specifically an institution founded at Rome by Hadrian for the promotion of literary and scientific studies, and imitated in the provinces.
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In addition to the PS1,000, he will be given honorary membership of the Athenaeum for a year and his school received a PS100 donation to its library.
At the bar, a newcomer might signal to a passing waiter and announce, " I will have an Athenaeum, please.
The shortlisted eight, who were announced at the Athenaeum last night, now have to write a piece in their own prose style of up to 1,500 words in the spirit of George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty Four, imagining how the world will be in 30 years.
Because the Athenaeum had no archive of its own until 1730, the usual primary sources for a history of the first century of its existence, matriculation lists, records of faculty deliberations and curatorial decisions, data regarding academics, faculty and student life, do not exist.
Founded in 1807 by Boston elites connected to the Anthology Society, the Boston Athenaeum is an independent, membership library that serves here as a window into the tensions involved in the forging of American high culture in the early republic.
London Fire Brigade said six fire engines and around 30 firefighters went to the Athenaeum Hotel on Piccadilly in Mayfair.
2) The Athenaeum of Philadelphia, "Membership Libraries Group," http://www.
Other cities and provinces of the republic expeditiously followed suit--Franeker in 1585, Groningen, already planning in 1595, Harderwijk established an Illustrious School in 1600, Deventer set up an Athenaeum in 1630 and Amsterdam one in 1632, and Utrecht had a university in 1636--and there were also many abortive attempts.
is exhibiting Stuart's Athenaeum portrait and 90 other works by the artist through July 31.
The Athenaeum Hotel & Apartments, less than a tenminute walk from the Royal Academy on Piccadilly, has joined forces with the RA to offer a luxurious overnight stay for two, plus tickets for the exhibition, for pounds 165.
Before joining CalArts, Kopley was director of development at the Boston Athenaeum, where she directed a fund-raising campaign that exceeded its $19 million goal by $10 million.