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  Aspasia of Miletus
Aspasia is thought to have had a great influence over Pericles, even though she wasn't his wife.
While in Athens, Aspasia wrote many orations, for she is thought to be the leader of rhetoric in the Classical Age.
Once, Aspasia was accused of impiety, but Pericles was able to defend her well enough so that she was acquitted.
www.angelfire.com /anime2/100import/aspasia.html   (322 words)

 Aspasia Biography | Encyclopedia of World Biography
Renowned for talent, brilliant accomplishments, and beauty, Aspasia, daughter of Axiochus, was born to a literate Anatolian household around 470 BC in Miletus, the southernmost Ionian city and the greatest Greek metropolis of Asia Minor.
Aspasia may have left home because she was orphaned about the time she reached marriageable age.
Aspasia's "rare political wisdom" attracted the top male, Pericles, the Greek statesman and general who was then governor of Athens.
www.bookrags.com /biography/aspasia   (998 words)

 Aspasia of Miletus
Aspasia was born in Miletus and must have belonged to a wealthy family, because her parents could afford an education for their daughter.
Aspasia was the metic wife of the Athenian politician Pericles, and gave birth to his son-without-full-rights, who was also called Pericles.
After the death of her husband in 429, Aspasia lived together with his friend Lysicles, but her second marriage was ill-fated: her husband was killed in action during a campaign in Caria in 428/427.
www.livius.org /as-at/aspasia/aspasia.html   (504 words)

 Who was Aspasia?
Aspasia came to Athens from Miletus, she was a highly educated women from a literate family.
Aspasia was definitely an exception to the normal young women of the 5th century, in that most women were not educated to any great extent.
Aspasia's influence on these great men such as Plato, Xenophon, Cicero, Plutarch, Athenaeus and of course Pericles is very evident in the manner in which they attributed much of their own knowledge to the influence of Aspasia.
www.aspasia.net /html/who_was_aspasia_.html   (547 words)

 Aspasia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Thus, Aspasia is presented as the personification of the life of sexual indulgence.
According to historian William Smith, Aspasia's relation with Pericles was "analogous to the left-handed marriages of modern princes".
Aspasia, the Ancient Philosopher and Teacher of Athens.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Aspasia   (4417 words)

Aspasia is definetly an exception to the normal young women of the 5th century, in which most women were not educated to any extent.
Aspasia is well known for her courtesian salon, a school for girls of wealthy families.
Aspasia's influence on these great men such as Plato, Xenophon, Cicero, Plutarch, Athenaeus and of course Pericles is very evident in the manner in which these great men contribute much of their own knowledge to the influence of Aspasia.
students.ou.edu /L/Lisa.A.Lewis-1   (491 words)

 Temple of Aspasia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Aspasia of Miletus was a woman who lived during fifth century B.C. in Miletus,a cultivated city which was a Far-Eastern Greek subject-alley.
Aspasia seemed to be the only woman in Classical Greece to have made a name for herself publicly.
Both Aspasia and Plato taught that belief and truth were not alike and rhetoric has the potential to deviate from the truth and be decietful to the audience.
sangha.net /messengers/aspasia.htm   (294 words)

 Inside, Nov. 7, 1997
Aspasia and Henry's book also were the subjects of a special panel at the 1996 Berkshire Conference of Women Historians in Chapel Hill, N.C. Henry describes herself as a "politicized radical feminist scholar." Her book has helped put the life of Aspasia in a new and possibly more positive light.
But Aspasia is credited with teaching philosophy to Socrates, and politics and rhetoric to the Greek statesman Pericles, with whom she may have had children.
In 451 B.C., prior to meeting Aspasia, Pericles got a law passed that, to be a citizen of Athens, your parents had to be citizens of the Greek capital.
www.iastate.edu /Inside/1997/1107/madeleine.html   (752 words)

 Aspasia Security
Aspasia customer companies can become licensees to this agreement by contacting NCC Group who charge an annual fee of approximately £535 for their services.
Data in Aspasia is automatically held in one of the most secure environments possible and extensive care is taken with systematic backups.
Aspasia has a very complex database file structure and all data is held in an Oracle database.
www.aspasia.net /html/aspasia_security.html   (618 words)

Aspasia was a famous hetaera and consort of Pericles, the head of Greek government during the golden age of Greece.
Aspasia was often involved because she performed very well and was an excellent conversationlist.
Aspasia studied hard and since she was smart she learned a lot.
www.fjkluth.com /aspasia.html   (1630 words)

 NWO - Aspasia
The ASPASIA programme was launched in October 1999 as a temporary scheme to increase the number of women senior lecturers.
Aspasia old-style: the NWO grant concerned a 4-year PhD project or a 2-year postdoctoral project and additional research costs to a maximum of 11,000 euro per research trainee- or postdoc-year.
Aspasia premiums are made available to Boards that ensure that women VIDI and VICI laureates (round 2005 and following) are promoted to senior lecturers or professors within a year after subsidy is awarded.
www.nwo.nl /subsidiewijzer.nsf/pages/NWOA_4YYAJV_Eng   (560 words)

 Aspasia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Culinarily, Aspasia is hands-down the most impressive kitchen in this part of town, and one of the best in all of Cambridge.
Aspasia is a small, wood-floored spot just off the corner of Walden Street and Concord Avenue, across from the Concord Café (see "On the Cheap,").
Most of Aspasia's Tuesday-night customers looked to be in their 50s; I suspect that one reason the hostess remembered us was that on our second visit, at least, we were the youngest people in the room.
www.bostonphoenix.com /archive/food/99/12/23/ASPASIA.html   (1077 words)

Aspasia is an international peer-reviewed yearbook that seeks to bring out the best scholarship in the field of interdisciplinary women's and gender history focused on — and produced in — Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe.
Through its contributions, Aspasia aims to transform 'European women's history' into more than Western European women’s history, as is still often the case, and to expand the comparative angle of research on women and gender to all parts of Europe.
Each volume of Aspasia contains: (1) an article section (generally, but not always, focused on a specific theme); (2) a discussion Forum (whose topic in most cases will be related to that of the central theme of the volume); (3) and book reviews and essays.
www.berghahnbooks.com /journals/asp   (223 words)

 Aspasia SMS
Aspasia is an Internet based application which means that the moment an SMS is sent from the software it is immediately received by our partner SMS service provider and delivered to the recipient's mobile phone - the whole process takes just seconds.
Within Aspasia's configuration it is also possible to create default messages which are automatically modified with the appropriate property details.
Just like a letter sent from Aspasia, an SMS text message has it's content recorded in the database as well as an indication that the message has been sent, by whom and on what date and time.
www.aspasia.net /html/aspasia_sms.html   (437 words)

 World History: Ancient History: Greece: Aspasia: First Woman of Athens: HistoryWiz
Aspasia was considered by many to be the most beautiful and intelligent of the city's hetairai.
He was often criticized for his relationship with Aspasia, and for his obvious reliance on her help and judgment.
Plutarch (Life of Pericles) and Athenaeus (The Deipnosophistae), who later wrote about Pericles, commented that he was so smitten that he kissed her when he left in the morning and again when he returned at night.
www.historywiz.com /historymakers/aspasia.htm   (987 words)

 Aspasia|Cambridge - Research Cambridge Restaurants and read user reviews and information about Aspasia and Restaurants ...
"aspasia envelops diners in comfort and charm, and the appealing neighborhood bistro quickly makes loyal fans of one-time visitors.
"aspasia near harvard square, cambridge lowers the light, tunes into jazz, and brings out the crystal for lovely wine and dine atmosphere.
"aspasia serves a variety of foods including american and mediterranean...
www.openlist.com /restaurants-view-aspasia.htm   (571 words)

 Aspasia by Sandy Holst
In the same year Socrates was born in Athens (469 B.C.), Aspasia was born in the Greek city of Miletus.
Her role was to accompany prominent men to the symposia and other public events, engaging in witty discourse and playing music.
Aspasia was a woman who made up her mind about what she wanted to do, then found a way to do it with as little upset to others as possible.
www.sanfordholst.com /aspasia.htm   (566 words)

 Aspasia of Miletus
this is the Aspasia of history/legend/rumour, the most important woman of the period, the second half of the fifth century BC, and by far the most controversial.
It was probably through her connection with the notable Alcibiades family that Aspasia gained entry into the upper strata of Athenian society where, as Peter Bicknell so sensitively tells it: 'Pericles met and fell in love with Aspasia' (Bicknell, 1967, 247).
It is likely that it was through her association with the influential Alcibiades family that Aspasia gained entree into the upper strata of Athenian society, and became aquainted with Pericles who had been, and perhaps still was, married.
home.vicnet.net.au /~hwaa/artemis4.html   (983 words)

 Aspasia, Greece, ancient history
Born in Miletus (today's Turkey) Aspasia was the mistress of Pericles.
She was said to be very beautiful, intelligent, well spoken and to have had political influence.
Aspasia was also hated, since she was believe to exercise great influence over Pericles, and to be responsible for the revolt of Samos (440 BC) against Athens and the Peloponnesian War (431-404 BC).
www.in2greece.com /english/historymyth/history/ancient/aspasia.htm   (160 words)

 The Greeks - Aspasia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Described as one of the most beautiful and educated women of her era, Aspasia became the consort of Pericles, leader of democratic Athens.
Their relationship caused scandal in the male-dominated world of Classical Athens, not only because the couple remained unmarried, but because of her determination to be treated as an equal.
Mixing with some the greatest minds of her generation, and at the very center of Athenian political life, Aspasia's story is unique among the women of her time…
www.pbs.org /empires/thegreeks/characters/aspasia_p1.html   (80 words)

 The Aspasia Phuket - The Spa
At the exclusive Aspasia Spa, highly experienced therapists are on hand to pamper guests with a choice of massage styles and treatments.
As you lie on a massage bed, meditate on tiny fish swimming in a glass bowl placed under the headrest and allow the stresses and strains of everyday life to be smoothed away.
With mellow music, tropical plants and floating candles contributing to the ambient atmosphere, the spa experience at Aspasia Phuket is certain to add a new dimension to your well-being.
www.aspasiaphuket.com /spa.htm   (336 words)

 Rooms Kalo Nero Messinia Peloponnese Aspasia Motel Accommodation Messinia Peloponnese Rooms Hotels
Kalo Nero is very close to the border of the neighbouring county of Ilia, and is perfectly located offering you the best of this region of the Peloponnese.
These two regions offer stunning contrasts in their appearances, and are perfect for visiting, taking in the friendly local atmosphere, and to enjoy a meal or drink at one of the tavernas or cafe bars.
For those who will be travelling directly to the Peloponnese, the "Aspasia Motel" is located just 60km from the Kalamata airport, and our motel is very easy to reach from there.
www.aspasiamotel.com   (503 words)

Aspasia was either the wife or mistress of Pericles, one of architects of Athenian democracy.
Pericles was so smitten with her that he divorced his Athenian wife and settled down with "the Milesian whore." There was difference of opinion about the legality of that action, thus her rather shady status.
The most interesting claim made about Aspasia was that she "ghost wrote" Pericles' speeches for him, including the famous "Funeral Oration." Not surprisingly, this claim is made more often to slander Pericles than to praise Aspasia.
www.jazzbabies.com /home/aspasia.html   (383 words)

ASPASIA (Aeronautical Surveillance and Planning by Advanced Satellite-Implemented Applications) is an international project co-funded by the European Commission within the Sixth Framework Programme (2002-2006), led by Atos Origin and participated by the following organisations: AENA, AIRTEL, ALCATEL ALENIA SPACE, BAE Systems, EuroTelematik, Indra, INECO, SKYSOFT, Sofréavia and University of Glasgow.
ASPASIA has an outstanding and well-defined objective in the framework of innovative surveillance and tactical applications:
An appropriate means of transmitting data between aircraft, and between the aircraft and Air Traffic Control Centres at the rates and with the integrity needed for ASAS (Airborne Separation Assurance Systems) applications.
www.aspasia.aero   (241 words)

 Aspasia in Boston, MA - AOL City Guide
After spending his formative years cooking at Olives, Pomodoro and No. 9 Park, it's not very surprising that when Christos Tsardounis finally broke out on his own, it would be with a Mediterranean restaurant.
Thus Aspasia, a tiny restaurant in Cambridge's tony professorial neighborhood, was born.
The tiny space sometimes means long waits for tables and not much room to wait in.
cityguide.aol.com /boston/restaurants/aspasia/v-106547412   (340 words)

 Welcome to Aspasia
Aspasia is the most advanced software solution available to both residential estate agents and letting agents for handling every aspect of the business; from front and back of house management, through to reporting and accounting processes.
With its cutting-edge technology, Aspasia is leading residential estate and letting agencies into a future of connectivity, efficiency, outstanding customer service and increased profits.
Aspasia will help you cut costs, boost profits, and provide greater management control.
www.aspasia.net   (233 words)

 ASPASIA Knowledge Systems   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Aspasia Knowledge Systems is an international IT consultant and provider platform for knowledge based systems, semantic based technologies applied to i.e.
The solutions and services of Aspasia provide the intelligent management of dynamically growing knowledge and information pools in business and other knowledge related areas.
As a result of intelligent knowledge management Aspasia Knowledge Systems serves with the comprehensive accomplishment of EAI: "Enterprise Application Integration".
www.aspasia-systems.de   (173 words)

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