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Museum's 'Gods and Heroes' exhibit is home run hit

at 12:02 am The Conquest of the Golden Fleece by Pierre Monier, based upon the Greek hero Jason, won the first ever Grand Prix competition in 1663 at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris. I suppose that relatively staid public institutions like ... Albuquerque Journal, 2 weeks ago
The Truth About Cars

Quote Of The Day: The Golden Fleece

Today's Quote of the Day actually comes from someone I know, with a used car question. this guy im sleeping with wants to sell me 05 caliber 125k [77,000 miles]for $6k. Good deal? You don't need to be a North Georgia used car salesman to ...
 The Truth About Cars2 weeks ago

Sitwell and Spark: A meeting of two literary converts

Muriel Spark's recently published essays, collected in a volume entitled The Golden Fleece , is a book that will delight fans of her fiction. Reading it, one is aware of Spark's wit, her intelligence, perceptive eye for detail and her retentive ear ...
 CathNews1 month ago

Argonaut Project is a Sprint Toward EHR Interoperability

In Greek mythology, the Argonauts, accompanied by heroic Jason, had to snatch a golden fleece from a dragon who never slept. In 2015, the Argonaut Project aims to snatch a true interoperability demonstration between EHR competitors and help ...
 Health Leaders1 month ago
Capital Bay

Legend of the Golden Fleece was real hunt for sheepskin used to to filter flakes of gold from mountain streams

Ancient villagers used sheepskins to line stream beds in the Svaneti region of the Southern Caucasus in northwest Georgia Gold flakes became ingrained on the fleeces, which scientists believe led to the rise of the myth surrounding the Golden Fleece ...
 Capital Bay1 month ago
Science News Online

Golden Fleece myth was based on real events, geologists contend

Villagers who collected gold in sheepskins inspired legend of Jason's voyage JASON'S DESTINATION The myth of Jason and the Argonauts quest for the Golden Fleece was based on an actual voyage to a region near the Black Sea where villagers used ...
 Science News Online2 months ago

Auto, taxi drivers fleece stranded passengers

State transport minister Diwakar Raote has taken a serious note of autorickshaw and taxi drivers charging passengers exorbitantly after local railway services collapsed on account of the rampage in Diva station. He has received many complains in ...
 DNA India3 weeks ago

This week at Golden Gate Fields, Dec. 31-Jan. 4

This week at Golden Gate Fields Schedule: Wednesday through Sunday Post time: 12:45 p.m. Feature simulcast race: Grade 2, $200,000 Santa Ynez Stakes on Saturday at Santa Anita Update: Pepper Crown, who won two of the three Grade 3 ...
 San Francisco Chronicle3 weeks ago

Canadian refiller evicted for redevelopment

Merton Moore refilling an inkjet cartridge in-store (Credit: Troy Fleece/Leader-Post) Island Ink Jet in Regina, Canada, has been served with an eviction notice to accommodate redevelopment of a shopping centre. Regina Leader-Post reported on ...
 The Recycler4 days ago
Rural Weekly

Fleece flair runs in family

BILL Stuart's watchful eye has been classing wool across the country for close to three decades. He is the third generation of his family in the wool industry. He grew up at Longreach with his dad, who was a shearer and woolshed overseer. "He ...
 Rural Weekly1 month ago
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