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Segesta

(sĭjĕs`tə), ancient city of NW Sicily. Traditionally called a Trojan colony, it was the longstanding and bitter rival of Selinus. Athens undertook (415–413 B.C.) the disastrous expedition against Syracuse as an ally of Segesta in troubles growing out of a quarrel with Selinus. After this failure, Segesta got the help of Carthage, and Selinus was sacked (409). Thereafter Segesta was a Carthaginian dependency with some interruptions until the First Punic War, when it surrendered to the Romans. It declined in the 1st cent. B.C. Amid its ruins is a fine temple to Ceres.
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Young, "Four genes, morphology and ecology: Distinguishing a new species of Acesta (Mollusca; Bivalvia) from the Gulf of Mexico," Marine Biology, vol.
Daca ne oprim la adevarul nostru acesta poate fi orice adevar in raport de conditiile initiale de existenta (impuse de noi sau orice alta entitate).
Apart from a collection of extremely poor and propagandistic poetry, only one novel endeavored to promote "the Dacian Master Trope": Saruta pamintul acesta (Kiss this Sacred Land), written by Ileana Vulpescu, a scholar, a researcher at the Institute of Linguistics of the Romanian Academy of Science.
The large bivalve Acesta bullisi lives permanently attached around the anterior tube opening of the cold-seep tubeworm Lamellibrachia luymesi, where it uses byssal threads and an unusually formed shell to hold the aperture and plume of the tubeworm inside its inhalant mantle cavity.
In perioada analizata au fost infiintate peste 17.000 de Societati cu Raspundere Limitata-debutant (SRL-D), din care 30% s-au inscris in Program, iar 15% au beneficiat de finantarea si facilitatile oferite de acesta.
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Acesta ceru pentru sine o rasplata aparent modesta, aceea de a avea atata grau cat ar putea sa capete printr-o simpla adunare: un graunte pe prima din cele saizeci si patru de patrajele, doua pe cea de-a doua, patru pe a treia si asa mai departe...