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see boxingboxing,
sport of fighting with fists, also called pugilism and prizefighting. Early History

Depicted on the walls of tombs at Beni Hasan in Egypt, dating from about 2000 to 1500 B.C., boxing is one of the oldest forms of competition.
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Aphrodite’s girdle made by Hephaestus; magically induces passion. [Gk. Myth.: Benét, 183]
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(85) Nespor, Hornofova and Jakoubek, "Cesti nekatolici v rumunskem Banatu": 103.
(179.) Cesti Hurtado Case (Peru), Provisional Measures, Order of Sept.
Giovanni e Paolo, featured Alexander's amorous exploits with a different woman, Campaspe (Alessandro vincitor di se stesso, libretto by Francesco Sbarra with music by Antonio Cesti).
In 1669, she sang in a revival of Antonio Cesti's Argia at the Teatro S Luca.
In Paris at the court of Louis XIV the new art was encouraged in the lavish works of Jean-Baptiste Lully, while at the court in Vienna the Italian operas of Pietro Antonio Cesti were performed.
Cesti je prefiks jo, a sufiks nj, pa tako od kuca postaje caku, a s prefiksom i sufiksom dobivamo jocakunj.
Bene, un pomeriggio cosi, il sole gioca a moscacieca coi muri che annebbiano, un asino affardellato del tino, dei barili, del pestauve, dei cesti; un corteo di ragazze con coltelli aperti alle mani, un uomo che sta alla cavezza smesso l'occhio feroce dello zappatore: tutto questo, un pomeriggio che ti colga fuori d'una delle porte del paese, dice della festa dionisiaca di ottobre che incomincia, vendemmia e vino imbottato.
The chapter dedicated to composers begins by considering the migration of Italians to Vienna, starting with Giuseppe Tricarico and continuing with Antonio Cesti and Pietro Andrea Ziani.
The contents of the volumes include the twenty-four songs of the Schirmer edition, 24 Italian Songs and Arias, plus "Delizie contente" (Cavalli), "Intorno all'idol mio" (Cesti), "O leggiadri occhi belli" (Anonymous), and "Sento nel core" (A.