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For Greek rulers of Syracuse named thus, use Hiero.
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The sacred enclosure of a temple or shrine.
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Roger Hieron was a schoolmaster who was convinced by the martyrologist John Foxe to leave teaching and become a clergyman.
When King Hieron asked Archimedes how great could be move by a small force, Archimedes demonstrates how he alone could pull a three-mastered ship which had been lugged ashore by a host of men.
Several other plants were used traditionally for the treatment of cancer, especially breast cancer, but not yet investigated pharmacologically, were Bambu tali (Asparagus cochinchinensis Lour.), Buah Makasar (Brucea javanica L.), Cakar ayam (Selaginella doederleinii Hieron), Jali (Coix lachrymal L.), Leunca (Solanum nigrum L.), Jombang (Taraxacum mongolicum Hand-Mazz.), Rumput Mutiara (Hedyotis corymbosa L.), Waru Landak (Hibiscus mutabilis L.).
pauta Hieron., la primera restringida solamente a este sector de los Andes.
The topics include Apollo arrives at Samothrace, the Hall of Choral Dancers and its frieze, a new ceiling for the hieron in the Sanctuary of the Great Gods on Samothrace, the victory of Samothrace and the aftermath of the Battle of Pydna, an inscription on Roman Samothrace, the conservation program in the Sanctuary of the Great Gods, and Homer in Florina.
The aptly-named stallion Pherenikos (Victory-bearer) raced and won for Hieron, tyrant of Gela (485 BC) and Syracuse (485-467/6 BC).
Originally this hillside was settled by the Greeks and known as Hieron, 'sacred place', for at the Temple of Zeus sacrifices were made for safe passage through the straits.
First was the altar of Hieron II, a huge sacrificial site dedicated to Zeus where 400 bulls might be put to death at one time.