Egeria


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Egeria

(ējēr`ēə), in Roman religion and mythology, goddess or nymph of fountains. Consort and adviser of King Numa, she was also identified with DianaDiana
, in Roman religion, goddess of the moon, forests, animals, and women in childbirth. She was probably originally a forest goddess and a special patroness of women.
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 and worshiped as a goddess of childbirth. The name is used as an epithet for a female adviser or companion.

Egeria

[e′gir·ē·ə]
(astronomy)
An asteroid with a diameter of about 139 miles (224 kilometers), mean distance from the sun of 2.58 astronomical units, and G-type (C-like) surface composition.

Egeria

goddess of childbirth; protectress of the unborn. [Rom. Myth.: Avery, 425–426]

Egeria

wife, instructress, and advisor of emperor Numa. [Rom. Myth.: Jobes, 491; Avery, 426]
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Particularly disturbing was the abandonment of Ancient Murrelet nesting areas on the slopes north of Dadens and above the coastline north of Holland Point nearly to the headland at the south end of Egeria Bay (Fig.
haec ubi supposuit dextro corpus mihi laevom, / Ilia et Egeria est; do nomen quodlibet illi.
The contract is for the provision of services by the Contractor after warranty Service, Technical Assistant and Modification Application Kadrowo Egeria squares within two years from 1.
For instance, Egeria notes having traveled on various roads and ridden on donkeys while en route to Mount Nebo, having sampled tasty fish in Edessa, and having observed non-Christian religious practices in Harran.
Aqui se produce un circuito de retroalimentacion negativa: Egeria densa es afectada negativamente por el aumento de solidos en suspension y al morir favorece la re-suspension de los mismos (Yarrow et al.
Egeria, a fourth-century Gallic nun on pilgrimage to the Holy Land, provided in her letters an eyewitness account, with details about the holy sites and descriptions of the liturgies celebrated there.
The myth of Egeria reflects political wisdom as well as birth and life, concepts that represent the core of Maria Theresa's reign.
Her name was Egeria (sometimes known as Etheria or Sylvia), and her travels were made all the more memorable because she kept a journal of her three years on the road (381-384).
High concentrations of heavy metal were found in Egeria radiata, a fresh water clam that inhabits the lower reaches of most rivers in West Africa, during the course of research carried out in Gbekebor and Obotebe creeks over a 12-month period in 2008 (Nwabueze 2011: 35).
In his final chapter Yonan identifies perhaps the most overt assertion of Maria Theresa's authority: a sculpture of Egeria within the gardens of Schonbrunn.