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  Cadmus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cadmus, or Kadmos (Greek: Κάδμος), in Greek mythology, was the son of the king of Phoenicia and brother of Europa.
Nevertheless, Cadmus was deeply troubled by the ill-fortune which clung to him as a result of his having killed the sacred dragon, and one day he remarked that if the gods were so enamored of the life of a serpent, he might as well wish that life for himself.
To this day, some in Greece contend that Cadmus was originally a Boeotian, that is, a Greek hero, and that in later times, the story of a Phoenician immigrant of that name became current, to whom was ascribed the introduction of the alphabet, the invention of agriculture and working in bronze and of civilization generally.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cadmus   (873 words)

 AllRefer.com - Cadmus (Folklore And Mythology) - Encyclopedia
Cadmus, in Greek legend, son of Agenor and founder of Thebes.
Cadmus married Harmonia, daughter of Ares and Aphrodite.
In their old age Cadmus and Harmonia were turned into serpents by Zeus and sent to live in the Elysian fields.
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Cadmus was the son of Agenor and the brother of Europa.
Cadmus consulted the oracle at Delphi and was told to follow a cow that he would find near the oracle; where the cow lay down to rest, he should found a city.
Afterwards, Cadmus married Harmonia, daughter of Ares and Aphrodite.
www.pantheon.org /articles/c/cadmus.html   (311 words)

 Cadmus, Greek Mythology Link.
When Cadmus, who some say was from the city of Tyros, sailing northwards from Sidon in Phoenicia, put ashore at Calliste, the island north of Crete later called Thera (Santorini), he left on this island a group of settlers under the leadership of Membliarus, son of Poeciles.
So Cadmus, obeying the oracle, journeyed through Phocis, which is the region bordering the northern coast of the Gulf of Corinth, and having met a cow, followed it behind until it fell down for weariness in that same spot in Boeotia where Cadmus founded the city of Cadmea, later called Thebes.
But there are those who deny this, saying that Cadmus' daughter Semele was violated in Egyptian Thebes, where Cadmus lived, and that Cadmus, in order to avert slander from his outraged daughter, said that her son was the son of Zeus, and not, as he really was, the son of an unknown rapist.
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Cadmus was born to two Black Gryphons, both of which are said to have died before his eyes opened.
Cadmus was born the leader of the Black Gryphons by birth, his parents being the former leaders and descendants of the original Black Gryphons who established the clan.
Cadmus was determined that he was going to at least attempt to express his feelings for her to her that night, but...
www.geocities.com /gryphonfate/cadmus.html   (3188 words)

 Cadmus the Phoenician
Cadmus, the legendary hero who came to Greece from Phoenicia and founded Thebes in Boeotia, is credited with the introduction of the Phoenician alphabet to the Greek language; in its Hellenized early form the alphabet is called Cadmeian.
When Cadmus of Tyros (Tyre), sailing northwards from Sidon in Phoenicia, put ashore at Calliste, the island north of Crete later called Thera (Santorini), he left on this island a group of settlers under the leadership of Membliarus, son of Poeciles.
Some have said that Cadmus was taught initiatory rites by Iasion when he, in search of her sister Europa came to Samothrace, the island in the northern Aegean sea, and they suppose that it was here that Cadmus married Harmonia.
phoenicia.org /cadmus.html   (2466 words)

Cadmus, the legendary hero who came to Greece from Phoenicia and founded Thebes in Boeotia, is credited with the introduction of the Hebrew or “Phoenician” alphabet to the Greek language; in its Hellenized early form the alphabet is called Cadmeian.
However, Cadmus, the founder of Thebes, preceded by several generations the Trojan War; on this the Greek tradition is unanimous.
With the conventional date of the Trojan War in the beginning of the twelfth century, Cadmus needed to be placed in the fourteenth: his dynasty comprised several generations of rulers before the Epigoni conquered and ruined the Boeotian Thebes; some of the Epigoni later participated in the siege of Troy.
www.varchive.org /dag/cadmus.htm   (959 words)

 House of Thebes
Before you read about Cadmus and descendants, you may want to take the time to read about Europa in the Minoan Crete page, because it is related to why Cadmus had left his father's kingdom in the Phoenician city of Sidon.
Cadmus killed a dragon that guarded the spring of Dirce, which was sacred to the war god Ares.
According to Ovid, it was the fate of Ino and her son that made Cadmus leaves his kingdom with his wife (see Athamas, in the Aeolids).
www.timelessmyths.com /classical/thebes.html   (4346 words)

 The Capture of John Cadmus - Passaic County Historical Society
Cadmus that she and her four children, Andrew, Cornelius, Tryntji and Sorchie would be safe from harm if they behaved "civilly" but that it was their intention to loot the place without any resistance.
Cadmus, declared that they would secure the men at all hazards, ordered the women and the children from the house saying that they planned to set it on fire.
Cadmus rushed outside and before the teams could be started, she cut the ropes binding the men.
www.lambertcastle.org /cadmus.html   (1731 words)

 Twain's Cadmus and Gettysburg Address
Cadmus was the legendary figure that according to Plato brought the Phoenician alphabet to the Greeks.
Uncl Cadmus began with an object leson, with chauk, on a cupl of blacbords.
Uncl Cadmus began with an object leson, with chauk, on a cupl of blakbordz.
victorian.fortunecity.com /vangogh/555/Spell/twain-cadmus.html   (2925 words)

A major problem of Cadmus is that it is a bit of all things to all men, besides a test-bench to develop my writing, ranging the whole gamut from retro/intro/extro-spections to fun links, interesting factoids, to essayish comments on war, science, or whatnot.
If you're one of the people that can be counted on one hand that have read Cadmus sporadically since its birth, you may have noticed a certain evolution, like for instance, the links on your right.
Cadmus was a Phoenician and the brother of Europa.
cadmus.blogspot.com   (1599 words)

 Cadmus e-wire - EPS Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Cadmus Communications has been building up its range of processing and distribution tools as stealthily yet strategically as its eponymous namesake built the walls of Thebes.
The announcement of Elsevier's adoption of Cadmus ArticleWorks' module RapidRights, for its DRM system for article downloads came in March, and was significant in terms of STM industry practice (see EPS Focus Report: Digital Rights Management: gaining real value from implementation, June 2004).
Cadmus Communications is a case study of this type of migration, and of the way in which the publishing services sector is mapping itself to content provider requirements as content providers themselves migrate in value terms beyond the self-publishing, Open Access style of primary data distribution.
www.cadmus.com /ewire/eps.htm   (628 words)

 Paul Cadmus: The Body Politic
In the gorgeous, occasionally garish, always gratifying works of the great American artist Paul Cadmus, sailors and sunbathers, models and mannequins, nitwits and nudes all are suffused with a sensuality born equally of idyllic splendor and urban squalor, natural grace and graceful artifice.
Cadmus, to our enormous benefit, understands that beauty is bodies, brains, buttocks, bathtubs, bicycles, Bach, bravado and bad behavior; beauty is all things B. Born in New York City in 1904, Cadmus was encouraged by his parents (artists both) to pursue his creative desires.
With faux-naïve self-effacement, Cadmus did his best to appear nonplused by the brouhaha, though in retrospect it seems that he basked in the scandal and recognized it as a kick-start to his career as a serious artist.
www.queer-arts.org /archive/9809/cadmus/cadmus.html   (789 words)

 Cadmus articles on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Cadmus, Paul CADMUS, PAUL [Cadmus, Paul] 1904-99, American painter, b.
Cadmus CADMUS [Cadmus] in Greek legend, son of Agenor and founder of Thebes.
Semele SEMELE [Semele], in Greek mythology, mother of Dionysus, daughter of Cadmus and Harmonia.
www.encyclopedia.com /articles/02119.html   (416 words)

 Robert R. Cadmus - University Libraries Special Collections
Cadmus received his MD from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, interrupting his schooling for services in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II.
Cadmus was selected by the Board of Trustees to serve as president of the NJCMD in 1966.
The Robert R. Cadmus, MD papers are composed of materials donated to the UMDNJ-Archives by Dr. Cadmus.
www.umdnj.edu /librweb/speccoll/Cadmus.html   (1692 words)

 Titans Tower: Superboy Cadmus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Cadmus' crowning achievement was the successful creation of a Superman clone - the entity that later became known as Superboy.
While Cadmus bases are scattered throughout the world, the main facility is located in the hundreds of miles of caverns within the Kirby County mountains north of Metropolis.
Cadmus' government-appointed military liaison, Winterbourne has recently returned to active duty after being rescued by Superboy from the "Wild Lands," a hidden island populated with human/animal hybrids.
www.titanstower.com /source/whoswho/superboycadmus.html   (1753 words)

 David Sutherland Productions: Paul Cadmus
In this intimate film portrait, Cadmus, at 80, makes a nude drawing of his long time companion Jon Andersson, demonstrates his mastery of ancient painting technique, and candidly recounts his past as a prominent American scene painter and controversial social satirist.
Now inching up to age 90, the artist was, in a sense, an enfant terrible to the extent that he painted by no rules but his own and had his 15 minutes of fame early on, not that he hasn't continued to produce sometimes quite wondrous paintings and drawings.
"Cadmus is a consummate draftsman and a keen social satirist whose subjects of predilection have been gay male cruising rituals, sailors with bulging baskets, and the boys on the beach...
www.davidsutherland.com /films_cadmus.html   (494 words)

 Cadmus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This is Cadmus' major operating division and provides merchants and banks with EFTPOS terminals, loyalty terminals and other customised hardware products.
Cadmus can provide a complete end-to-end secure payment solution tailor-made to the customer's needs.
Adding value to the technology, Cadmus will ensure a secure, seamless integration between the transaction and the underlying software.
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 glbtq >> arts >> Cadmus, Paul
American painter Paul Cadmus is best known for the satiric innocence of his frequently censored paintings of burly men in skin-tight clothes and curvaceous women in provocative poses, but he also created works that celebrate same-sex domesticity.
In the 1930s, Cadmus became the center of a circle of gay men who were prominent within the arts in New York City.
However, several Cadmus biographers maintain that the picture was removed by Roosevelt on his own behest.
www.glbtq.com /arts/cadmus_p.html   (722 words)

 Careers - The Cadmus Group, Inc.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
For almost a quarter century, Cadmus has helped government, non-profit, and corporate clients address complex challenges in the environmental, energy, social marketing and policy sectors.
Our projects are led by experts in selected areas of the sciences, engineering, statistics, policy, economics, finance, and marketing communications, and we focus on complex problems that demand innovative, multidisciplinary thinking.
In hiring, we look not just for talented individuals with specific skill sets, but for people who will be a good fit for our existing teams and will become integral and contributing members of our staff.
www.cadmusgroup.com /careers.html   (409 words)

 Amazon.com: Paul Cadmus : The Male Nude: Books: Justin Spring   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Cadmus, who died in 1999 at 94, studied academic drawing beginning at age 15, and Spring convincingly links him to artists ranging from Carracci and Ingres to Alta-Tadema, Eakins and Cadmus’s contemporary and lover Jared French.
Surely Cadmus' highly traditional nudes are also modern because of their eroticism and, perhaps, timelessness, because of their tenderness and wonder.
Cadmus was, at the time of his death, a senior examplar of a vital if submerged academic realist tradition in American painting, one that has meandered in various guises from Thomas Eakins to Ivan Albright and Reginald Marsh and has resurfaced, again transformed, in the work of younger painters today."--Holland Cotter, NEW YORK TIMES
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0789305895?v=glance   (1573 words)

 Paul Cadmus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Paul Cadmus photo taken by Carl Van Vechten, 1937
Paul Cadmus (December 17, 1904 - December 12, 1999) was an artist born in New York City.
A genius and a gentleman - painter Paul Cadmus (Obituary).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Paul_Cadmus   (305 words)

The theme of Cadmus' story: mortals pay for divine escapades, but in turn they become the founders of cities, have lasting fame, and are forever associated with deity.
Cadmus' slaying of the serpent and sowing the "dragon's teeth" are exploits mentioned in countless myths.
Romans had a front curtain (auleum) that lowered into a slot in the stage, but Ovid specifically describes “raising” a scene with designs (signa) on it, not revealing actors behind it, so he must be referring to the backdrop curtain (siparium), perhaps raised by pulleys in front of the elaborate frons scaenae of the stage.
larryavisbrown.homestead.com /files/xeno.ovid4.htm   (2897 words)

 CADMUS - Welcome   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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CADMUS designs, develops and implements innovative Point-of-Sale (PoS) payment solutions for customers in Australia and the global market including banks, retailers and merchant businesses.
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www.cadmus.net.au   (131 words)

 Paul Cadmus: "The Fleet's In"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The fact that it was removed from an exhibit of WPA art at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in 1934 is well known, but what happened to it afterwards is not.
The painting is selected by the WPA for inclusion in a show of PWAP art at the Corcoran Gallery of Art.
1980: A group interested in mounting a Cadmus retrospective threatens to sue the Alibi Club unless the painting is returned to public hands.
www.history.navy.mil /ac/cadmus/cadmus.htm   (394 words)

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