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2010-06-21 15:49:50

A new doctoral thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, shows that, in contrast to traditional scholarly claims, Dionysian cultic activities may very well have occurred in archaic Rome in the decades around 500 BC. A strong scholarly tradition rooted in the 19th century denies the presence of Dionysian ecstatic rites, cults, and satyr plays in Roman society. Although people in nearby societies evidently engaged in such behaviour around the same time in history, the Romans simply did...

2010-06-10 08:00:00

SAINT PETERSBURG, Fla., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Mens Direct Inc., a leading online supplier of luxury grooming products for men, today announces they are offering free shipping on all orders with no minimum purchase. "In today's tough economic climate every little bit of savings helps and Mens Direct wants to help our customers as much as possible. It doesn't matter if you buy just a face scrub or a jar of shaving cream, you will not pay shipping," said Max Glazer, Mens Direct Vice...

2009-12-04 08:16:00

TIMMINS, ON, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Moneta Porcupine Mines Inc. (TSX: ME / XETRA: MOP) ("Moneta") is pleased to announce completion of a $4,200,000 non-brokered private placement ("Placement"). Moneta issued 12,000,000 flow-through units ("Unit") at $0.35 per share for aggregate gross proceeds of $4,200,000. Each Unit is comprised of one common share and one-half common share purchase warrant ("Warrant"). Each whole Warrant entitles the holder to purchase one common share at an...

2009-07-15 08:15:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Light Crafts today announced several updates to Aurora, its powerfully simple photo editing, organizing, sharing and storing software, including the addition of two photo editing tools and the availability of Aurora for Mac users. As a summer gift to consumers, Light Crafts is offering Aurora for Mac or PC for free for 24 hours only. Consumers can download and own Aurora permanently, for free, by visiting www.lightcrafts.com/aurora, selecting...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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