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 Argos - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Argos, along with the neighboring acropoleis of Mycenae and Tiryns became very early settlements because of their commanding positions in the midst of the fertile plain of Argolid.
The city of Argos is the seat of the province of the same name, one of the three subdivisions of the Argolis prefecture.
Argos has a school, a lyceum, a high school, a church, banks, a police station, a post office, a castle a train station (Kalamata - Tripoli - Corinth) a water tower, a junior soccer team, and a square (plateia).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Argos   (465 words)

  
 Argos, Greek Mythology Link.
The founder of what was to become Argos, the 'City of Phoroneus', is Phoroneus, son of the river god Inachus, and said to be the first man. Phoroneus was king of what later was named the Peloponnesus [for the dispute over the patronage of Argos between Hera and Poseidon, see the latter].
The kings of Argos at the time of the war of the EPIGONI were Sthenelus 2 (son of Iphis 1), Aegialeus 1 (son of Adrastus 1) and Amphilochus 1 (son of Amphiaraus).
Cylarabes, son of Sthenelus 2, became king of the reunified Argos after the Trojan War, and, being childless, was succeeded by Orestes 2, son of Agamemnon.
homepage.mac.com /cparada/GML/Argos.html   (1492 words)

  
 ARGOS - LoveToKnow Article on ARGOS
The Argeia, or territory of Argos proper, consisted a shelving plain at the head of the Gulf of Argolis, enclosed tween the eastern wall of the Arcadian plateau and the central ~hlands of Argolis.
After the battle of Leuctra Argos ex- bm rienced a political crisis; the oligarchs attempted a revo- fo Lion, but were put down by their opponents with such yin- di ~tiveness that 1200 of them are said to have been executed P1 70).
Repeopled with Albanian settlers, Argos was th osen as seat of the Greek national assembly in the wars of su lependence.
30.1911encyclopedia.org /A/AR/ARGOS.htm   (2189 words)

  
 Instruments: Argos | What Are Astronomers Doing?
Argos is an instrument that is available to use on the 2.1-meter Otto Struve Telescope.
Argos is a prime focus instrument, meaning that it is located at the open end of the Otto Struve Telescope.
Argos is a relatively young instrument, as it was finished in June of 2001 and commissioned in November of 2001.
mcdonaldobservatory.org /research/instruments/instrument.php?i_id=10   (481 words)

  
 Argos, Indiana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Argos is a town located in Marshall County, Indiana.
Out of the total population, 12.3% of those under the age of 18 and 18.8% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
Argos High School wins the IHSAA State Soccer Championship in 1973,1976, and 1978.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Argos,_Indiana   (405 words)

  
 Argos
Argos was one of the most important cities of Peloponnese, rival of Sparta for the leadership of that region.
In mythology, the first king of Argos is the River-God Inachus, a son, like all rivers of the world, of the Titans Oceanus and his sister and wife Tethys (not to be confused with the Nereid Thetis, mother of Achilles).
Before becoming king of Argos, Diomedes, who was the grandson of Oeneus, king of Calydon, by his father Tydeus, had restored, with the help of Alcmæon, Oeneus' daughter and son-in-law on the throne of Calydon which had been usurped by Agrius, a brother of Oeneus, with the help of his sons.
plato-dialogues.org /tools/loc/argos.htm   (3684 words)

  
 ARGOS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
ARGOS has a goal of three years of on orbit operations to collect invaluable science data on the Earth's global environment for top priority military space programs.
ARGOS is the Space Test Program's premiere development effort aimed at demonstrating the next step in a series of space technologies with applications well into the 21st century.
ARGOS will be one of the first research satellites to fly an embedded Global Positioning System receiver, while characterizing astronomical X-ray sources for potential use as autonomous position, attitude and time-keeping references for military space systems.
www.losangeles.af.mil /SMC/PA/Fact_Sheets/Argos.htm   (1090 words)

  
 Argos, city, ancient Greece. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
It was occupied from the early Bronze Age and is mentioned in Homer’s Iliad as the kingdom of Diomed.
Argos was the center of Argolis and in the 7th cent.
Pyrrhus was killed in an attack on Argos in 272.
www.bartleby.com /65/ar/ArgosGr.html   (223 words)

  
 ARGOS - Agriculture Research Group On Sustainability
The Agricultural Research Group on Sustainability (ARGOS) is an unincorporated joint venture between the Agribusiness Group, Lincoln University, and the University of Otago.
ARGOS has a mandate to examine the environmental, social and economic sustainability of New Zealand farming systems.
An immediate goal of ARGOS is to compare the sustainability of conventional, IPM and organic approaches.
www.argos.org.nz   (296 words)

  
 Argos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Argos was a hero of his people, and with his great strength, killed a bull that had terrorized Arkadia.
This is thought to be a likening of her story to that of Isis's quest for the pieces of her husband-brother Osiris, after his slaying by her other brother, Setesh.
Back to the subject of slayings, after Argos was slain, and she was freed from her obsession with Io, 'Ara rewarded him by plucking out the eyes of his corpse and giving them to the tail of her sacred peacock, which she permanently adhered to the species.
mywebpages.comcast.net /scottandrewh/argos.html   (504 words)

  
 Boeing: ARGOS Satellite Serves as Platform for Leading-Edge Technology and Research
The ARGOS could be referred to as the "Swiss army knife" of spacecraft, with an array of nine high technology experiments, that will demonstrate next-generation satellite technology and conduct exploration across a wide spectrum.
The ARGOS satellite bus was designed to carry heavy, high-power space experiments to conduct upper atmospheric observations and technology demonstrations.
This experiment will allow ARGOS to be one of the first research satellites to fly an embedded GPS receiver, while determining if distant astronomical X-ray sources could be used as autonomous position, attitude and time-keeping references for military space systems.
www.boeing.com /news/releases/1999/news_release_990106a.html   (640 words)

  
 argos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Your allegiance is to the polis of Argos; therefore, you are an Argive.
Although you have much to be proud of as a citizen of Argos, the power and influence of your polis never rivaled Athens in cultural achievement or Sparta in military stregnth.
Drama in Argos reached new heights; plays were performed in open air theaters before perhaps 20,000 eager Argive patrons.
edtech.sandi.net /edtec572/finals/greece/argos.htm   (273 words)

  
 Argosarts.org - home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The artist became interested in Japan’s historical position as a host country to foreign guests, how the local rituals are a type of productive restraint, and the interconnectedness of humans and nature as represented in Japanese spiritual philosophy.
PACKED (platform for ‘Preservation of Audiovisual Creations on Electronic and Digital media’) is an initiative of argos and the museums of contemporary art S.M.A.K., MuHKA and Museum Dhondt Daenens.
The preservation platform is active in the domain of making inventories, preservation and archiving, creating collections and public availability of audiovisual creations on electronic and digital media, gathering and exchanging information and expertise (locally and internationally), consultation and policy preparation.
www.argosarts.org   (407 words)

  
 Perseus Site: Argos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Traditionally Argos was claimed as one of the oldest cities of ancient Greece, and the birthplace of Perseus, the son of Danae and Zeus.
Although Argos was a major Mycenaean center and its citizens figure prominently in the Homeric epics, the city was over-shadowed by nearby Mycenae.
After the fall of the Mycenaean Empire Argos seems to have had the predominant role in the Peloponnese until the 6th century B.C. when it begins a long struggle with Sparta.
www.perseus.tufts.edu /cgi-bin/siteindex?lookup=Argos   (724 words)

  
 Archaeological Museum of Argos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In April 1932, the heirs of J. Kallergis donated the building to the Municipality of Argos, which in 1955 also offered it to the Greek state in order for it to be converted into a museum.
The erection of the new wing was undertaken by the French School of Archaeology at Athens, under the direction of the Russian architect Formin.
It comes from a house of the 5th century A.D. It seems that a mosaic workshop existed in Argos at the end of the 5th or the beginning of the 6th century A.D. Red-figure krater.
www.culture.gr /2/21/211/21104m/e211dm03.html   (485 words)

  
 ARGOS SYSTEMS
Argos Systems, Inc. is the technology and systems management leader for the home building industry.
Argos lists some of the country's leading builders and building manufacturers as customers.
This wide range of experience with companies of varying sizes, and a proven track record of results makes Argos uniquely qualified to provide a comprehensive solution for companies looking to meet the increasing demands of today's business and position themselves to be more competitive in the future.
www.argos.com   (142 words)

  
 Argos
Founded by Phoroneus and named after his son, Argos is the second oldest city of Greece.
Unlike Sparta, the culture of Argos survived after the coming of the Dorians.
Though Argives were able warriors, defeating Sparta at Hysiae and in the battle of Champions, at the same time they cultivated the arts, producing masterpieces, reaching their highest point culturally, at the times of Ageladas and Polykleitos.
www.sikyon.com /Argos/argos_eg.html   (134 words)

  
 ARGOS - Online Information article about ARGOS
At the outset of the 4th century, Argos, with a population and resources equalling those of Athens, took a prominent part in the Corinthian League against Sparta.
Turks, and on two occasions (1397 and 1500) its population was massacred by the latter.
But in the 5th century the city of Argos vanquished the Mycenaeans, and from that time onwards the city of Argos becomes the political centre of the district, while the Heraeum remains the religious centre.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /APO_ARN/ARGOS.html   (2461 words)

  
 Argos QB an encyclopedia on being cut
This is the wonder of pro sports for players such as Jim Ballard, who will lead the Argos against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on Sunday in relief of the unspectacular Michael Bishop and the ailing Reggie Slack.
Released by the Argos, he caught on briefly in Saskatchewan before he was hurt.
This spring, it was back to the Argos where he managed to outplay every other pivot in camp and still was cut for his trouble.
www.slam.canoe.ca /Slam020920/col_ulmer-sun.html   (756 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Argos
It was considered the oldest city of Greece and was once the head of the Doric League, and in its time one of the largest and most populous of the Greek cities.
Argos was famous in Greek antiquity for the worship of Hera (Juno), and her great temple, the Heræum (fully excavated in 1831), was considered one of the most magnificent monuments of Greek architecture.
In the fifth century, B.C., the city was also famous for its temple of Apollo, the chief Doric sanctuary, and as the seat of celebrated schools of sculpture and music, especially the flute.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/01706a.htm   (221 words)

  
 About BookRags: Argos
Argos is the BookRags mascot, but he's been around quite awhile.
Argos was an old dog owned by Odysseus, in Homer's The Odyssey.
Recognizing his master's approach from afar, Argos lifted his head, raised his old bones from the ground, let out a single whimper, and died.
www.bookrags.com /about/argos.htm   (196 words)

  
 Argos Public Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Argos Public Library currently rents space in a building owned by the town of Argos.
Charles Schoonover, a retired local businessman, donated a historic building in downtown Argos to be used as the public library building.
This building consists of two older buildings dating from the 1870's that were joined and used for over 100 years as a retail dry goods establishment which was a major landmark for not only Argos but Marshall County and beyond.
www.argos.lib.in.us /renovate.html   (378 words)

  
 Argos at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Argos is a city in Greece in Peloponnese near Nafplio.
In Homeric times it belonged to a follower of Agamemnon and gave its name to the surrounding district - the Argolid.
Argos is also the short name for the Toronto Argonauts of the CFL
www.wiki.tatet.com /Argos.html   (209 words)

  
 ARGOS Satellite Data Collection System - NOAASIS
The Argos DCS is another data collection relay system that adds the benefits of providing global coverage and platform location.
Service Argos in Largo, Maryland process the data and deliver it to the end user.
Additionally, incorporating the Argos instrument on a moving satellite allows for locating an in-situ platform using Doppler shift calculations.
noaasis.noaa.gov /ARGOS   (159 words)

  
 Argos - UK Shopping At Argos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Argos web site has all of the products from the Argos catalogue, it is also more up to date than the catalogue as it is updated all of the time, the catalogue is only updated every six months except for mini brochures.
The Argos web site is very easy to use, all of the main categories are listed on the home page and then once you are in a category you can see further choices in the sub-categories menu, you can also normally browse by brand or by price range, this makes finding products very easy.
The other area that Argos excel in is the home and garden section, they have a vast selection of furniture, home wares, garden tools, DIY products, home accessories and much more, if you are looking to brighten up your home then they will probably have the products you need.
department-stores.uk-shoponline.co.uk /argos.htm   (336 words)

  
 Ancient Agora of Argos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
he Ancient Agora of Argos started to be organized during the 5th century B.C. in the south of the city, on the crossroads from the Heraion of Argos, Corinth and Tegea.
The architectural programme was completed at the end of the 4th century B.C. During the Classical and the Hellenistic periods, the Agora was surrounded by porticos and buildings which can hardly be distinguished at present under the later architectural phases.
It was built around 460 B.C. at the time when Argos adopted the Democratic regime and might have been a 'Bouleutherion'.
www.culture.gr /2/21/211/21104a/e211da04.html   (404 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | UK | Argos apologises for 49p TV error
Thousands of internet shoppers who bought a television and DVD normally priced at £350 for 49p have been told the deal was too good to be true.
Argos and Homebase are refusing to honour the website deals apologising and saying the mistake in pricing was down to a "genuine internal error".
But the company Argos Retail Group has now rescinded all the orders and is giving refunds.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/uk_news/4204002.stm   (354 words)

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