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Pieria

(pīēr`ēə), region of ancient Macedonia, W of the Thermaic Gulf (the modern Gulf of Thessaloníki). It included Mt. Pierus, an early seat of the worship of Orpheus and the Muses, and Mt. Olympus. The Muses were sometimes called the Pierides, a name given also to nine daughters of the legendary King Pierus of Macedonia. They contested with the Muses in song, were defeated, and were changed into magpies.

Pieria

a region of ancient Macedonia, west of the Gulf of Salonika: site of the Pierian Spring
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The object of the contract is the provision of de-landing services for the national and provincial road network, Under the responsibility of the technical department of regional unity of pieria, For the depopulation periods 2017, 2018, 2019, With the leasing of the following project machines: - three (3) de-icing machines with dehumidifying blade and salt distributor for the years 2017, 2018 and 2019, - one (1) loader or excavator - loader, - one (1) special-purpose towing-towing vehicle 30 t, - one (1) lorry, As well as the supply of various materials and spare parts, For the equipment and maintenance of the decontamination equipment of the service.
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There is a sense in Greece of belonging to a Mediterranean community, but we are conscious that there is a great diversity - which could be an advantage," said Pavlos Argyropoulos, oenologist and co-owner of Pieria Eratini winery.
Apollo famously tended cattle in Pieria, which was stolen by the infant Hermes (Homeric hymn to Hermes); the Iliad (21.
235; see also Kienast 1966:104 and 118, who notes that contingents of the Pontic fleet at Cyzicus would have mixed with those of the Misene, a similar situation to that of the Misene and the provincial classis Syriaca at Seleuceia in Pieria during Trajan's reign; Iulius Vehilius: ILS 1327; Saxer 1967:35-37 with further references; Crispinus: IGR 4.
They say that this town was built by the Serbians," muses Achilles Dimitrio as we sip breakfast coffees on the terrace of our hotel, just a short walk from where the Aegean breaks on the shore at Paralia, a popular holiday resort along the coast of Greece's Pieria prefecture.
28) As musas sao chamadas de "pimpleias" devido ao monte Pimpleia, a elas consagrado, localizado na Pieria, regiao da Tessalia, nas encostas do monte Olimpo.
Tal era Orfeo, a quien el Esonida, atendiendo a los consejos de Quiron, acogio como valedor en sus pruebas, y que reinaba en Pieria Bistonide.
That is why Hesiod says in the Shield (205): 'and the divine Muses of Pieria were taking the lead in the song', and Archilochus (121)".
En otras ocasiones, afirma que nacieron en Pieria (cf.
Asi, la llanura en medio de la que se levanta Babilonia produce, gracias al aprovechamiento del rio, multiples productos agricolas, lo que hace que sea extremadamente rica, al igual que el pais de los tracios en Iliada XIII 1-7, y la isla de Pieria y el pais de los Ciclopes de Odisea v 54-74 y IX 105-141.