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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Located in the heart of Liverpool on Church Alley, between Topshop and Primark, the Athenaeum was established as a place where information and ideas could be shared in elegant surroundings.
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.
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.
Listed by Conde Nast Traveller magazine as one of its top ten London hotels, The Athenaeum boasts five AA Red Stars and an RAC Gold Ribbon.
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.
Violette Verdy, ballerina and master teacher, joined 800 other guests to honor venerable dance critic and historian Ann 6arzel at the Athenaeum Theatre on November 11, 2000, during Chicago's five-week-long festival, Dance Chicago.
The Athenaeum said its award process "publicly acknowledges and elevates the best and finest new design and design innovations for products and graphics designed and manufactured between 2000 and 2002.
STARS have been flocking to the Athenaeum Hotel and Apartments in London's Piccadilly since it opened over 20 years ago - making it a favourite stopover on the international celebrity circuit.