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2014-02-17 08:24:34

BROOKLINE, Mass., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Boston Byzantine Music Festival will take place on the campus of Hellenic College Holy Cross on February 24-25, 2014. The festival will highlight the riches of Byzantine music and its explore connections with the music of the Near East through a series of talks and performances. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140217/DC66134) Byzantine art is commonly associated with the majestic architecture of domed...

2014-02-12 16:21:02

PIRAEUS, Greece, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. (NYSE: ANW) today announced that it plans to hold a conference call to discuss the Company's results for the fourth quarter of 2013 on Thursday, February 27th, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. The Company plans to issue financial results for the three months ended December 31, 2013 on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 after the close of market trading. What: Fourth Quarter 2013 Conference Call and...

2014-02-07 08:22:10

DALLAS, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds "Gas Turbine Markets in the World to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts", "Gas Turbine Markets in Asia to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts", "Gas Turbine Markets in Europe to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts", "Gas Turbine Markets in Eastern Europe to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts" and "Gas Turbine Markets in Western Europe to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts" to its...

2014-02-06 12:20:33

The partners' meeting of the EU-funded Mare Nostrum Project in Alexandroupolis, Greece, will explore ways to improve cross-border cooperation on managing coastal development ALEXANDROUPOLIS, Greece, February 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The EU-funded Mare Nostrum Project [http://marenostrumproject.eu ] will hold a partners' meeting in Alexandroupolis, Greece, which will focus on cross-border issues regarding integrated coastal-zone management (ICZM). Participants...

2014-02-05 16:21:07

PIRAEUS, Greece, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aegean Marine Petroleum Network Inc. (NYSE: ANW) today announced that the Company's President, E. Nikolas Tavlarios, is scheduled to present at the BB&T Capital Markets Transportation and Stifel Transportation and Logistics Conferences in Florida on Wednesday, February 12(th) at 7:45 A.M. and 2:20 P.M. respectively. The webcasts and presentations will be available in the Investor Relations section of Aegean's website at...

2014-02-04 08:24:34

LONDON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Solar Trackers (Single Axis And Dual Axis) Market For Solar PV, CPV, CSP Technology In Utility And Non Utility Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2010 - 2020 Solar trackers are the devices used to orient photovoltaic panels toward the sun to harness more sunlight. They enable solar modules to remain in the best position to accumulate maximum...

2014-01-27 08:23:03

-- New era sovereign accounting is one of the highest impact action items in 2014 -- FRANKFURT, Germany, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Japonica Partners ("Japonica") releases details on "A New Era in Sovereign Accounting: Better Numbers, Better Performance" global thought leader symposium. The Symposium is to be held on February 17, 2014 at the InterContinental Hotel in London and via closed video webcast. Japonica stated: "New era sovereign accounting is one of the highest...

NASA-funded Sounding Rocket To Fly Into Heart Of Aurora
2014-01-22 14:53:29

Karen C. Fox - NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md. On Jan. 24, 2014, Marilia Samara will be waiting for the perfect aurora. Samara and her science team will be at the Poker Flat Research Range in Poker Flat, Alaska, looking for classic curls in the aurora in the night sky – curls that look like cream swirling in a cup of coffee. When they spot the appropriate conditions, the team will launch a sounding rocket for a 10-minute flight right into the heart of the aurora....

2014-01-20 23:23:07

Richard Anderson, Trustee, of the R. M. Santilli Foundation, announces that the novel Iso-, Geno-, and Hyper-Mathematics proposed by the Italian-American scientist R. M. Santilli when he was at the Department of Mathematics of Harvard University will be developed and applied at the forthcoming 2014 ICNAAM Conference in Greece (see Session 108 of the conference http://www.icnaam.org/sessions_minisymposia.htm). Palm Harbor, Florida (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 Richard Anderson, Trustee, of the...

2014-01-15 08:28:49

myMEDHoliday invited as media partner to help promote Greece's flagship health tourism conference designed to give discussion on medical tourism and showcase health tourism to Greece. BANGKOK, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- myMEDHoliday.com is signed by the conference organizers of the Greek Health Tourism Integration Conference as one of their media partners to help promote the event. The conference will be held in Athens, Greece in February 2014. (Photo:...


Latest Greece Reference Libraries

Skyros Pony
2014-05-24 11:18:18

The Skyros is a breed of pony found only on the island of Skyros and thought to be a descendent of horses brought to the island by Athenian settlers between 400 and 700 BC. Possibly, the pony was used by Alexander the Great and portrayed in the friezes of the Greek Parthenon. They mainly inhabit the southern mountain areas and some were caught by farmers for agricultural work. However, in the 1960s the population had dwindled and were no longer used for farm work. Wild donkeys also played...

Pindos Pony
2014-05-19 10:46:10

The Pindos pony, also known as the Thessalonian, is a breed of pony native to Thessaly and Epirus, Greece in the Pindus mountain range. Its ancestors are believed to be oriental breeds brought to Greece by Scythian settlers, possibly a direct descendant from an old Thessalonian breed that was developed by the Greeks. The Pindo’s head is somewhat coarse looking with small eyes. The length of the neck and back are reasonable with a narrow frame. The quarters are underdeveloped and the tail...

Aegean Cat
2013-06-11 15:27:32

The Aegean cat is a landrace breed of domestic cat, occurring naturally on the Cycladic Islands in Greece. Its development as an official breed began in the 1990’s, when breeders associated with the new Greek cat fancy began breeding it. Despite this, large organizations do not accept it as a legitimate breed. It is said to be quite popular in Greece and is a common choice for pest control in many areas there. The Aegean cat is a medium sized cat with a strong body and healthy features....

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2007-10-23 17:27:13

The Caucasian Squirrel or Persian Squirrel (Sciurus anomalus), is a species of rodent in the Sciuridae family. It is found throughout Armenia,Azerbaijan, Georgia, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, and Turkey. It is naturally found to thrive in temperate forests.

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2007-08-14 04:15:26

Whiskered Bats (Myotis mystacinus), and related species, are small European bats with long fur. M. alcathoe is the smallest among the European whiskered bats and uses the highest-frequency echolocation calls of all the European Myotis species. It prefers to hunt in small valleys with deciduous trees and flowing water. Initial records from Greece and Hungary indicate a distribution range in south-eastern Europe. The analysis of morphological, behavioral and especially genetic characters...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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