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arka

Overview page. Subjects: Hinduism.

A plant (Calotropis gigantea) whose larger leaves are used in Vedic rituals.

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arka

Overview page. Subjects: Hinduism.

A plant (Calotropis gigantea) whose larger leaves are used in Vedic rituals.

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arka

W. J. Johnson.

in A Dictionary of Hinduism

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Hinduism. 13 words.

A plant (Calotropis gigantea) whose larger leaves are used in Vedic rituals.

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Arkas

Edited by Simon Hornblower and Antony Spawforth.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 3 words.

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Arkas

Edited by Simon Hornblower and Antony Spawforth.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 3 words.

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Artemis Lykoatis and the bones of Arkas

Björn Forsén.

in Hellenistic Sanctuaries

February 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology. 7014 words.

Recent excavations at Agia Paraskevi of Arachamitai in central Arkadia have revealed the sanctuary of Artemis Lykoatis, mentioned by Pausanias at the foot of the Mainalian mountain. Close...

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Arkas, Mykola Mykolayovych

Virko Baley.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Romantic Music. 170 words.

(b Mykolaïv, Dec 26, 1852/Jan 7, 1853; d Mykolaïv, 13/March 26, 1909). Ukrainian composer . He was the author of a comprehensive history of Ukraine, Istoriya UkrainïRusi (St Petersburg,...

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Hawgood, John Arkas

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 315 words.

Born Brighton, Sussex, 20 Nov. 1905; m 1927, Alison, d of late Rev. J. H. Bowker; four s one d; died 16 Sept. 1971

Professor of American History, University of...

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Phoenicia

Getzel M. Cohen.

in The Hellenistic Settlements in Syria, the Red Sea Basin, and North Africa

March 2006; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Archaeology. 11498 words.

This chapter discusses the settlements in Alexandroschene, Demetrias by the sea, Eupatreia, Herakleia in Phoenicia Arka, Laodikeia in Phoenicia Berytos, Leukas Balanaia, Leuke Kome,...

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Blumbergs, Ilmārs

Mark Allen Svede.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Painting; Performance Art and Dance; Scenography; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 286 words.

(b Riga, Sept 6, 1943).

Latvian painter, stage designer and graphic designer. After a childhood spent in Siberian exile, he studied decorative art and trained as a painter in the...

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Crustal thickening in Gansu-Qinghai, lithospheric mantle subduction, and oblique, strike-slip controlled growth of the Tibet plateau

B. Meyer, P. Tapponnier, L. Bourjot, F. Métivier, Y. Gaudemer, G. Peltzer, Guo Shunmin and Chen Zhitai.

in Geophysical Journal International

October 1998; p ublished online October 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geophysics. 0 words.

Fieldwork complemented by SPOT image analysis throws light on current crustal shortening processes in the ranges of northeastern Tibet (Gansu and Qinghai provinces, China). The ongoing...

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The European Union and its energy security challenges

Rafael Leal-Arcas, Juan Alemany Ríos and Costantino Grasso.

in The Journal of World Energy Law & Business

August 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environment and Energy Law. 23413 words.

Energy security remains a vital issue for the European Union (EU), even more so in the wake of the events that unfolded in early 2014 in Ukraine. The EU’s already fragile position in the...

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