Apollonia


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Apollonia

(ăpəlō`nēə) [Gr.,=of Apollo], name of several ancient Greek towns. The most important was a port in Illyria on the Adriatic. It was founded by Corinthians and was later a Greek and a Roman intellectual center. Julius Caesar used it as a base. Octavian (later AugustusAugustus
, 63 B.C.–A.D. 14, first Roman emperor, a grandson of the sister of Julius Caesar. Named at first Caius Octavius, he became on adoption by the Julian gens (44 B.C.) Caius Julius Caesar Octavianus (Octavian); Augustus was a title of honor granted (27 B.C.
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) received news of Julius Caesar's death while stationed at Apollonia. Among the other towns of this name, there was one in Thrace on the Aegean (a town famous for a large statue of Apollo), one in N Sicily, and another in Chalcidice (Khalkidhikí).
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Well then," returned the bachelor, "don't be uneasy, but go home in peace; get me ready something hot for breakfast, and while you are on the way say the prayer of Santa Apollonia, that is if you know it; for I will come presently and you will see miracles.
Woe is me," cried the housekeeper, "is it the prayer of Santa Apollonia you would have me say?
And then, turning to the housekeeper, he said, "Mistress housekeeper may just as well give over saying the prayer of Santa Apollonia, for I know it is the positive determination of the spheres that Senor Don Quixote shall proceed to put into execution his new and lofty designs; and I should lay a heavy burden on my conscience did I not urge and persuade this knight not to keep the might of his strong arm and the virtue of his valiant spirit any longer curbed and checked, for by his inactivity he is defrauding the world of the redress of wrongs, of the protection of orphans, of the honour of virgins, of the aid of widows, and of the support of wives, and other matters of this kind appertaining, belonging, proper and peculiar to the order of knight-errantry.
Nor are those things which we have already mentioned alone sufficient to describe these states; for since there are many species both of a democracy and an oligarchy, the matter requires further consideration; as we cannot admit, that if a few persons who are free possess the supreme power over the many who are not free, that this government is a democracy: as in Apollonia, in Ionia, and in Thera: for in each of these cities the honours of the state belong to some few particular families, who first founded the colonies.
Sven Vath, Apollonia and DJ Tini will provide entertainment on Friday (9pm-4am), while November 25 will bring with it the party edition of La Famillia Brunch.
The area's east, with no big populations, was called Marmarica; the more important western portion was Pentapolis, comprising five cities: Cyrene with its port of Apollonia (Marsa Susa), Arsinoe Taucheira (Tocra), Euesperides near Benghazi, Balagrae (Bayda) and Barce.
Channel 9 Hilarious foreign news spoof with newsreaders Poutremos Poutra Poutros and Kolothos Apollonia, and Caroline Aherne's weather girl, Poula Fisch who always says the weather will be 'Scorchio
TOP TIP If you're heading to Sozopol in September don't miss the town's Apollonia art and film festival, which has attracted the likes of Ralph Fiennes, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt.
When Blahnik started making shoes (the idea came from Diana Vreeland, then the head of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute), fashion editor Grace Coddington became a fan, and, he said, she put him in British Vogue"all the time, with pictures by Norman Parkinson and the model Apollonia.
Innovation and successful partnership are what comes to my mind when talking about Apollonia.
From the hotels Apollonia Beach Resort & Spa and the neighbor Akti Zeus Hotel over 376 guests came together building a human chain across the beach.
Saint Apollonia is the patron saint of which medical profession?