Cythera


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Cythera,

Greece: see KíthiraKíthira
or Cythera
, island (1991 pop. 3,021), c.109 sq mi (282 sq km), S Greece, in the Mediterranean Sea, southernmost of the Ionian Islands, off the S Peloponnesus. Mostly rocky with many streams, it produces wine, goat cheese, olives, corn, and flax.
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Cythera

1. a Greek island off the SE coast of the Peloponnese: in ancient times a centre of the worship of Aphrodite. Pop.: 3354 (2001). Area: about 285 sq. km (110 sq. miles)
2. the chief town of this island, on the S coast. Pop.: 300 (latest est.)
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In this final poem, a translation of Watteau's "L'Embarquement pour Cythera," the translator describes Venus as guiding young couples to the island of Cythera.
Firstly, Dali compares the Angelus of Millet with Watteau's L Embarquement pour Cythere / The Embarkation for Cythera, since both "tackle the fundamental question of instantaneous images and representations that are "arrested" according to the "temporal-argumentative becoming.
DeFife held increasingly senior positions at Immusol and CyThera.
If some of the protagonists have only odd moments of realization or momentarily interesting encounters, as in "A Pyrrhic Victory," "A Voyage to Cythera," or "A Success Story," they are important to the characters and perhaps reflect that most people don't live lives that could sustain a novel.
Durante la decada posterior rodo algunos de los titulos mas significativos de su filmografia, empezando por su tan personal como agudo Alejandro Magno, de 1980, premiado en el Festival de Venecia; el que para muchos es su mejor filme: Viaje a Cythera, de 1984, mejor guion en Cannes; El apicultor, de 1986, drama psicologico protagonizado por el gran Marcello Mastroianni, y Paisaje en la niebla, de 1988, uno de sus titulos mas laureados, Premio a la Mejor Pelicula Europea de ese ano en los Goya espanoles y otros importantes galardones en distintos festivales mas, entre ellos, por supuesto, Venecia y Berlin.
Dr Vogtherr also 'gave' us another Watteau in being the first to correctly identify another sheet, previously languishing in our collection under the attribution 'after Watteau', as an authentic oil counter-proof relating to the artist's two versions of his great composition The Pilgrimage to the Island of Cythera (1717 and 1721).
Zeus lies in Ceres' bosom Taishan is attended of loves under Cythera, before sunrise and he said, "Hay aquln mucho catolicismo-(sounded catolithismo) y muy poco reliHon" and he said "yo creo que los reyes desaparecen" (Kings will, I think, disappear) That was Padre Jose Elizondo in 1906 and in 1917 or about 1917 and Dolores said: "Come pan, nino," eat bread, me lad Sargent had painted her before he descended (517)
Derby exhibition bag pounds 369 and (below) purse pounds 139 ANGLOMANIA THIS collection references Watteau's painting Voyage to Cythera to give us an ethereal atmosphere and feeling.
Chapter Five continues the theme of alienation in French culture through a comparison of several depictions of the island of Cythera, the fabled birthplace of the goddess Venus.
The pupils of Diderot's fellow-moralist Jaques-Louis David--but not Ingres--threw paper pellets at Watteau's masterpiece, The Embarkation to Cythera, which was then on display at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts.
Because most of the characters in Passion have been searching for love, the penultimate sequence may well reference (as Silverman has suggested) Watteau's Pilgrimage to Cythera (1719); (12) but it might more easily evoke the surreally red sails of Nosferatu's nefarious voyage in Werner Herzog's remake of that obsessional quest.