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Olympios

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

(᾽Ολύμπιος), exarch of Ravenna (from 649); he was a koubikoularios sent to Italy by Constans II with orders to secure approval of the Typos of Constans II and, if possible, to arrest Pope...

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Olympio

Roger Pearson.

in Unacknowledged Legislators

April 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century); Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 7147 words.

This chapter considers Hugo’s three verse collections Les Chants du crépuscule (1835), Les Voix intérieures (1837), and Les Rayons et les Ombres (1840). It discusses his continuing...

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Olympios

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

(᾽Ολύμπιος), exarch of Ravenna (from 649); he was a koubikoularios sent to Italy by Constans II with orders to secure approval of the Typos of Constans II and, if possible, to arrest Pope...

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KANA AND OLYMPIOS, Katerina and Marina - Installation artists

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 90 words.

Cypriot, 20th century, female.

Active in France.

Installation artists.

Katerina Kana and Marina Olympios exhibited their work in 1996 at the art centre Passages...

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José Olympio

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

 (1902–90) Brazilian publisher.

His eponymous firm, founded in 1931, is still active in Rio de Janeiro. For decades, it was a leading publisher, offering bestselling authors (e.g....

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Olympios (649)

Paul A. Hollingsworth.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

January 1991; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 242 words.

(᾽Ολύμπιος), exarch of Ravenna (from 649); he was a koubikoularios sent to Italy by Constans II with orders to

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Olympio, Gilchrist (1936)

jeremy rich.

in Dictionary of African Biography

January 2012; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African History. 1089 words.

Togolese politician, was born on 26 December 1936 in the Togolese capital of Lomé. He was the third child of

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Olympio, Sylvanus Epiphanio (1902)

benjamin n. lawrance.

in Dictionary of African Biography

January 2012; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African History. 1215 words.

nationalist leader and first president of the Togolese Republic, was born in the capital of Togo, Lomé, on 6 September

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BRINDESI, Olympio (1897 - 1965), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 38 words.

Italian, 20th century, male.

Born 1897, in Abruzzo; died 1965.

Sculptor. Local figures.

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Olympio, José (1902–90)

in The Oxford Companion to the Book

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 55 words.

His eponymous firm, founded in 1931, is still active in Rio de Janeiro. For decades, it was a leading

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Olympiēum

Edited by John Roberts.

in Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 155 words.

the temple of Zeus Olympios at Athens; begun by Pisistratus, but abandoned after the latter's death, and the expulsion

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Theokosmos

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

(fl c. 430–c. 400bc).

Greek sculptor. His most famous work was a chryselephantine (gold and ivory) cult statue of Zeus Olympios at his home town of Megara, left...

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Eyadéma, Gnassingbé 1936–2005 President of Togo.

Mark O'Malley.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 591 words.

General Gnassingbé Eyadéma remained in power for decades as president of the West African nation of Togo. He owes his long tenure as president to two factors—a system of patronage that...

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Theokosmos - sculptor

Virginia C. Goodlett.

in Grove Art Online

August 1996; p ublished online January 1998 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 243 words.

Greek sculptor. His most famous work was a chryselephantine (gold and ivory) cult statue of Zeus Olympios at his home town of Megara, left unfinished at the outbreak of the Peloponnesian...

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Olympiēum

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

The temple of Zeus Olympios at Athens; begun by Pisistratus, but abandoned after the latter's death, and the expulsion of his son, Hippias 1, and not resumed until the Seleucid Antiochus IV...

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Antiochus (4) IV, 'Epiphanes' ('Manifest God'), c. 215–164 BCE

Guy Thompson Griffith, Susan Mary Sherwin-White and R. J. van der Spek.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History. 342 words.

Antiochus (4) (Manifest God) (c. 215–164 bce), original name Mithradates (Livy 33.19), king of the Seleucid empire (175–164), third son of *Antiochus (3) III, hostage in Rome since 189, succeeded his...

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The Ewe Question and the Future of Togoland, 1950–1956

John Kent.

in The Internationalization of Colonialism

October 1992; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 9257 words.

The visiting mission was to have a major impact on Anglo-French efforts to resolve the colonial aspects of the Ewe problem without any damage to respective imperial interests and prestige...

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Casina

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights).

A: Titus Maccius Plautus Pf: 185–184bc, Rome Tr: 1852 G: Lat...

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André Maurois

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

1885–1967)

French biographer, novelist, and essayist. In 1938 he was elected to the Académie Française.

Maurois was born in Elbeuf, Normandy. His father owned a textiles...

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Sicily and Magna Graecia, cults and mythology

Michael H. Jameson.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Religion in the Ancient World. 579 words.

Greek settlers in *Sicily and *Magna Graecia brought with them the principal cults of old Greece. Those of *Demeter and *Persephone are particularly widespread and conspicuous in the archaeological...

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New Statues for Old Gods

Jan N. Bremmer and Andrew Erskine.

in The Gods of Ancient Greece

July 2010; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religion in the Ancient World. 10074 words.

This chapter addresses the circumstances surrounding the production of monumental new statues of deities in precious materials (such as gold and ivory) in fifth- and fourth-century B.C....

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