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Tralles

(trăl`ēz), ancient Carian city, W Asia Minor. It is the modern AydinAydin
, city (1990 pop. 106,603), capital of Aydin prov., W Turkey, on the Büyük Menderes River. It is the trade center for a farm region where olives, figs, cotton, and tobacco are grown. The city was destroyed by fire in 1922 and has been completely rebuilt.
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Tralles: Like the Gay-Lussac scale, the Tralles scale was a hydrometer scale designed for reading percent ethanol by volume.
(23) It was to the priests of Thebes that Thessalus of Tralles, a first-century C.E.
Beyond the New Testament, Ignatius (Letter to Tralles 6, Letter to Ephesus 6) seems the first Father to use the term pejoratively.
Ian Moyer's essay uses models of cultural exchange to address the debate over whether the revelatory knowledge contained in Thessalos of Tralles's astrological botanical treatise is best understood as late antique magic or a continuation of traditional Egyptian religion.
The marvellous invention of the jack arch (a combination of brick vaulting stiffened by wrought iron or steel beams and often supported on cast iron columns) allowed new perceptions of mass carried apparently effortlessly -- potentially as powerful a spatial device as the dome floated over Hagia Sophia by Isodorus of Miletus and Anthemios of Tralles. The jack arch reached its artistic apogee in the 1960s in the viscerally moving St Peter's church, Klippan, Sweden by Lewerentz.
In another argument aimed at pagan readers, Eusebius quotes from the pagan historian Phlegon of Tralles concerning a solar eclipse and an earthquake in Bithynia that destroyed Nicaea at the time of the crucifixion, [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (Greek: Syncellus, 394.2-12; Latin: Jerome, [174.sup.]d, who alters the year of this entry).