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in Greek legend, son of Agenor and founder of Thebes. Misfortune followed his family because he killed the sacred dragon that guarded the spring of Ares. Athena told him to sow the dragon's teeth, and from these sprang the Sparti [sown men], ancestors of the noble
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(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Harmonia, asteroid 40 (the 40 th asteroid to be discovered, on March 31, 1856), is approximately 116 kilometers in diameter and has an orbital period of 3.4 years. Harmonia was named after the Greek daughter of Aries (Mars) and Aphrodite (Venus). J. Lee Lehman associates this asteroid with musical as well as social harmony. Jacob Schwartz gives the astrological significance of Harmonia as “balance between forces, singing.”


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No Brasil, a ideia era consolidar o programa Convivencia em Harmonia no Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Brasilia e Curitiba e, alem disso, abordar instituicoes chaves, como a Empresa Brasileira de Infraestrutura Aeroportuaria (Infraero), o Banco Central e o Congresso Nacional para que adotassem o programa (32).
A variacao nos padroes de output a luz do HG-GLA ocorre, dessa forma, quando dois candidatos apresentam valores de Harmonia bastante proximos.
According to Socrates, a real musician and a true expert in harmonia is the one who can blend mousike and gymnastics best and measure them perfectly to the soul, rather than the one who knows how to tune strings: [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII.
And while the mining and smelting of gold may be beneficial to humanity, Cadmus is also the giver of Hephaestus' golden necklace to Harmonia, which brings misfortune to all who possess it.
The sound is excellent and I notice that the box is labelled BBC Recording, both producer and balance engineer are from Harmonia Mundi.
concert tours and career management for the three concert seasons following the competition; and a CD recording on the harmonia mundi usa label.
This is both unfortunate and surprising, given the quality of the group's most recent recording, a very winning account of church music by Orlando Gibbons (With a Merrie Noyse: Second Service and Consort Anthems, Harmonia Mundi HMU 907337 [2004]).
Harmonia axyridis, also known as the Harlequin ladybird or multi-coloured ladybug, poses a 'deadly threat' to butterflies, lacewings and many other ladybirds, according to Dr Michael Majerus of Cambridge University's Genetics Department.
The multicolored Asian lady beetle, Harmonia axyridis, is a non-native beneficial insect in agriculture, which has become an increasingly widespread nuisance in the continental United States.