Pella


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.

Pella

(pĕl`ə), ancient city of MacedonMacedon
, ancient country, roughly equivalent to the modern region of Macedonia. In the history of Greek culture Macedon had its single significance in producing the conquerors and armies who created the Hellenistic empires and civilizations.
..... Click the link for more information.
, about 24 mi (39 km) NW of Thessalonica (now Thessaloníki). It became the capital of the Macedonian kingdom in the 4th cent. B.C. It prospered under Macedonian rule but declined after the Roman conquest of Macedon (168 B.C.). Alexander the GreatAlexander the Great
or Alexander III,
356–323 B.C., king of Macedon, conqueror of much of Asia. Youth and Kingship

The son of Philip II of Macedon and Olympias, he had Aristotle as his tutor and was given a classical education.
..... Click the link for more information.
 was born at Pella. Modern excavations have revealed a grid pattern of large houses decorated with a variety of mosaics.

Pella

an ancient city in N Greece: the capital of Macedonia under Philip II
References in periodicals archive ?
1) supply of heating oil for the needs of the Municipality of Pella facilities and legal persons of KE.
The contract will be executed in accordance with the decommissioning plan, The orders of the department of transportation engineering of the sub-directorate of technical works of the ee pella (managing authority) and the terms mentioned in the other contractual issues.
Russia's Andrey Rublev learnt yesterday that tennis is not all about pure power after he was taken the distance by Argentinian ATP journeyman Guido Pella in the semi-finals of the Qatar ExxonMobil Open yesterday.
US], August 4 ( ANI ): A day after stunning defending champion Gael Monfils of France, Indian Qualifier Yuki Bhambri produced yet another scintillating performance as he swept aside Guido Pella of Argentina to enter quarter-finals of the ongoing Citi Open in Washington DC on Friday.
There was del Potro, pounding those intimidating forehands and big serves and only showing signs of his years of wrist troubles when trying to hit his backhand while advancing to the second round with a 6-2, 6-1, 6-4 victory over qualifier Guido Pella in an all-Argentine matchup.
They will also support the development of the Coed Pella project, the new council offices in Colwyn Bay.
The catch and effort data (1994 - 2009) were analyzed by CEDA (catch and effort data analysis) consists of Fox, Schaefer and Pella Tomlinson models and ASPIC (a surplus production model incorporating covariates) contain Fox and Logistic models.
3 November 2016 - Iowa-based window and door maker Pella Corp.
Things got worse late into the evening at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow as rising star Kyle Edmund went down in four sets to Guido Pella at Glasgow's Emirates Arena.
G Pella v M Youzhny Flavia Pennetta showed the value of maturity by winning last year's US Open women's title at the age of 33 and experience holds the key for 34-year-old Russian Mikhail Youzhny, as he bids to win today's men's second-round clash against Guido Pella.