American Hellenist

Frank Mortyn

Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games. 2013.

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  • Charles Chipiez — (1835–1901) was an influential French architect, Egyptologist, Iranologist, and an avid historian of the ancient world s architecture.[1][2] He was a teacher at École Spéciale d Architecture in Paris, France and helped build the École Nationale… …   Wikipedia

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  • Westermann — The originally German surname Westermann (meaning man from the West ) can refer to: Persons with that surname: Antje Westermann (born 1971), German Actress Anton Westermann (1806–1869), German Hellenist Bernhard Westermann (1814–1889), German… …   Wikipedia

  • Daniel 2 — Stained glass depiction of Daniel interceding with Arioch, the king s guard. Arioch had been charged with killing all the wise men after they were not able to interpret Nebuchadnezzar s dream. Daniel 2 is the second chapter of the Book of Daniel… …   Wikipedia

  • Apocrypha — (from the Greek word Polytonic|ἀπόκρυφα, meaning those having been hidden away [Specifically, Polytonic|ἀπόκρυφα is the neuter plural of ἀπόκρυφος, a participle derived from the verb ἀποκρύπτω [infinitive: ἀποκρύπτειν] , to hide something away .] …   Wikipedia

  • Pythia — For other uses, see Pythia (disambiguation). Priestess of Delphi (1891) by John Collier; the Pythia was inspired by pneuma rising from below The Pythia (Greek: Πυθία; IPA pɪθiːɑː), commonly known as the Oracle of Delphi, was the priestess at the… …   Wikipedia

  • Gail — can refer to:People: * Gail Devers, an American athlete * Gail Emms, an English badminton player * Gail Friedland, A film actress/writer/producer best known for her work in It s All Relative (film) * Gail Halvorsen, the Candy Bomber * Gail Jonson …   Wikipedia

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