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  Galatea - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Galatea (astronomy), small satellite of the planet Neptune.
Galatea is the fourth-furthest known moon from the planet.
Galatea (mythology), in Greek mythology, one of the 50 Nereids, the daughters of Nereus, the old man of the sea.
uk.encarta.msn.com /Galatea.html   (131 words)

 Encyclopedia: Galatea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Galatea (Raphael) or The Triumph of Galatea, a Renaissance fresco Raphael
Galatea was also the name of the maiden who was originally a statue carved by Pygmalion, created in the image of, and brought to life by Aphrodite.
Galatea is the fourth known moon of Neptune, named after the the Nereid of Greek legend.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Galatea   (540 words)

 Raphael: The nymph Galatea
These lines describe how the clumsy giant Polyphemus sings a love song to the fair sea-nymph Galatea and how she rides across the waves in a chariot drawn by two dolphins, laughing at his uncouth song, while the gay company of other sea-gods and nymphs is milling round her.
Raphael's fresco shows Galatea with her gay companions; the picture of the giant was to appear elsewhere in the hall.
Her chariot had been driving from left to right with her veil blowing backwards, but, hearing the strange love song, she turns round and smiles, and all the lines in the picture, from the love-gods' arrows to the reins she holds, converge on her beautiful face in the very center of the picture.
www.artchive.com /artchive/R/raphael/galatea.jpg.html   (734 words)

 Application for Princess of Neptune
Galatea was a sea nymph in Greek myth who turned the blood of her murdered love into a river, the name of the fourth moon of Neptune, AND the name of the statue that Pygmaleon created and fell in love with.
While Galatea doesn't have the destructive power of Padmavati, her planet is a superweapon-defense system, and as Senshi and the central branch of the TRIDENT system, the choice of whether or not to use it will fall on her.
Galatea was talented; she gave her first public recital when she was seven, and by the age of twelve could stand her own among musicians twice her age.
www.elorhe.com /char/silver   (2544 words)

 Info and facts on 'Galatea (moon)'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Galatea was discovered in July, 1989 from the images taken by the Voyager 2 (additional info and facts about Voyager 2) probe (An investigation conducted using a probe instrument).
Since its orbit is below Neptune's synchronous orbit radius, it is slowly decaying due to tidal force (additional info and facts about tidal force) s and will one day break up into a planetary ring (additional info and facts about planetary ring) or impact Neptune.
Not to be confused with the asteroid (Any of numerous small celestial bodies composed of rock and metal that move around the sun (mainly between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter)) 74 Galatea (additional info and facts about 74 Galatea).
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/g/ga/galatea_(moon).htm   (135 words)

 INTRODUCING GALATEA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
She was reportedly married to Lamprus, when Lamprus discovered that Galatea was pregnant he told her he only wanted a son, and if a girl wass born to her she would have to expose it.
Galatea did give birth to a girl but she was unable to expose her.
Galatea went to Leto's Shrine and asked that the sex of her child be changed, Leto Granted her request.
www.angelfire.com /ar/WitchEarthplane/galatea.html   (177 words)

 About Galatea
Galatea is an online publication tool developed by the arts faculty of the K.U. Leuven (Belgium).
Technically, galatea has been programmed in macromedia coldfusion and since version II it has been modularized according to the open source methodology fusebox.
Galatea e-formation France : atelier de médiatisation de cours.
www.galatea.be /about.htm   (238 words)

 TIP: Galatea
GALATEA is a gripping detective story about one indiscouragable investigator's obsession with finding out what really happened to Russian Tsar Nicholas II and his family.
GALATEA first premiered at Theatre In The Park, Raleigh, North Carolina, in the fall of 1987.
“Galatea is a detective story about one indiscouragable investigator’s obsession with finding out what really happened to Russian Tsar Nicholas II and his family.
www.theatreinthepark.com /2005-06_productions/galatea/galatea.htm   (2243 words)

 Pygmalion and Galatea Homework Page
Treating Galatea as if she were his girlfriend, he brought his ivory statue shells and pebbles, little birds and flowers of all colors.
When the sculptor returned home and kissed Galatea as was his custom, he was startled at her warmth.
Galatea smiled down at him and spoke adoring words to her loving creator.
www.thanasis.com /pygmal.htm   (943 words)

In Galatea the player character is neither wholly malleable — he's been given a sex, a few opinions, a smidgen of personal history, and a deliberately grating voice, the voice of a jaded intellectual who isn't actually all that smart — nor fully realized.
There is also a bit more challenge than I might like in that Galatea is fairly chilly at first and it's not all that easy to get her to warm up to you.
I greatly prefer female company to male, and so when I am talking to someone of the XX persuasion my end of the conversation is often loaded with cues indicating that I think she is great, cues that are entirely missing when I'm just talking to some dude.
adamcadre.ac /calendar/11354.html   (1896 words)

 Pygmalion - Galatea
Galatea, an 8-foot, 1,000-pound goddess, presides over the fountains, shrubbery and tiny amphitheater of South Pasadena's new Galatea Garden, which was dedicated in a Friday morning ceremony.
Both were named for the goddess Galatea who, according to Greek mythology, was a statue molded by Pygmalion, the king of Cyprus.
Galatea is the work of Audrey Flack, a sculptor known for her work in depicting goddesses.
www.pygmalion.ws /stories/flack-galatea.htm   (731 words)

 Galatea's Pants
Galatea's Pants is an internationally distributed underground publication that began in January 2000.
She is rather voiceless in the Greek myth, quite literally for a large part of the story.
The title imagines what it would be like if Galatea had her own creative outlet, if she shed those itchy togas and donned a pair of pants.
www.galateaspants.com   (315 words)

 Galatea Odyssey: World Contact - Tour Galatea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Galatea is a 47 foot (14.4 m) blue water sailboat, from the Mac Vicar yard in British Columbia.
Galatea's maiden voyage was a circumnavigation with her first owners.
Galatea is named after a Greek Neried, or sea nymph, daughter of Doris and granddaughter of Poseidon, who protects all those at sea.
www.galateaodyssey.org /tour.html   (215 words)

 Neptune's Moon Galatea
Galatea [gal-eh-TEE-eh] lies 37,200 kilometers (23,100 miles) from Neptune.
Galatea circles the planet in the same direction as Neptune rotates, and remains close to Neptune's equatorial plane.
The above image is smeared so that Galatea appears highly elongated.
www.solarviews.com /eng/galatea.htm   (68 words)

 Galatea (astronomy) - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Galatea (astronomy) - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Astronomy, study of the universe and the celestial bodies, gas, and dust within it.
Search for books about your topic, "Galatea (astronomy)"
encarta.msn.com /Galatea_(astronomy).html   (112 words)

He was the son of Pan.Galatea lived in the sea surrounding the island of Sicily where she met several times one of the Cyclopes, the monstrous one-eyed Polyphemus.
Polyphemus was in love with Galatea and was unable to control his jealousy of Acis.
Because Galatea was a sea-nymph and attendant of the sea-god Poseidon, her name had been given to one of the moons of the planet Neptune.
www.windows.ucar.edu /tour/link=/mythology/galatea.html   (204 words)

            Galatea was created, loved, brought to life, made a bride and a mother without so much as a peep.
  Since this Galatea was not wholly created by Pygmalion, with all of his thoughts and wishes programmed into her flesh, she cannot match his expectations because someone else already does.
Galatea is the product of general beliefs about womanhood, and those beliefs did not leave room for her to independently form a place for herself and those like her.
ecademy.agnesscott.edu /Mat/~mgallegos/Galatea.htm   (4185 words)

 Pygmalion and Galatea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Bloom probably knows of this through W. Gilbert's play, Pygmalion and Galatea (1871), which played at the Queen's Royal Theatre, Dublin, in November, 1891.· In that play, Pygmalion, a sculptor, is married to a woman named Cynisca, who is jealous of the animated statue, Galatea; after considerable trouble, Galatea voluntarily returns to her original state.
The transformation was climaxed by the marriage of Pygmalion and Galatea.
Gilbert's Galatea is born so innocent that she appears wayward and disrupts the lives she touches (including those of Mr.
www.facstaff.bucknell.edu /rickard/Hypermedia/HTML/pygmalion.html   (318 words)

 Neptune's Small Moons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Naiad, Thalassa, Despina and Galatea are all irregularly shaped.
Neptune VI Galatea ("gal eh TEE eh") is the fourth of Neptune's known satellites:
Galatea was a Sicilian Nereid loved by the Cyclops Polyphemus.
seds.lpl.arizona.edu /nineplanets/nineplanets/nepmoons.html   (208 words)

 Galatea - Image Library
This is the homepage of the Galatea image library (www.galatea.be).
Important: If you do not use Galatea for a long period, you will be logged out automatically for security reasons and this screen will re-appear.
If you are new to Galatea, you need to obtain a loginname and password.
www.galatea.be   (132 words)

 Pygmalion Myth - Greek II
He found himself obsessed with his ideal woman so he went to the temple of Aphrodite to ask forgiveness for all the years he had shunned her and beg for a wife who would be as perfect as his statue.
Pygmalion and Galatea were wed, and Pygmalion never forgot to thank Aphrodite for the gift she had given him.
He and Galatea brought gifts to her temple throughout their life and Aphrodite blessed them with happiness and love in return.
www.pygmalion.ws /stories/greek2.htm   (351 words)

 Galatea Underwriting Agencies Ltd   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Galatea Underwriting Agencies Ltd arranges a variety of specialist marine liability insurance policies, aimed at protecting companies and individuals who service the shipping, transport and offshore oil and gas industries.
Under delegated binding authorities granted by four of the leading marine syndicates at Lloyd's,Galatea is responsible for risk rating and the servicing of claims.
Galatea prides itself on its friendly, flexible, creative and professional approach.
www.galatea-pi.co.uk   (178 words)

 Galatea for Commodore 64 - MobyGames
Galatea is not like many other pieces of interactive fiction.
You play as an art critic who is speaking to Galatea, who is an animate, or a sculpture with artificial intelligence.
Galatea is in Inform Z-code, so it is available for all platforms with Inform interpreters.
www.mobygames.com /game/c64/galatea   (213 words)

 Amazon.com: Galatea 2.2: A Novel: Books: Richard Powers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
He seems bent on proving the novel to be a form capable of housing all manner of human thought and expression: art, music, genetic theory, linguistics and philosophy.
In Galatea 2.2, Powers, known as an extremely private person, is writing about himself?Richard Powers, the cerebral author of four novels?in a most intimate fashion, detailing his loves, passions and failings.
The main character in Galatea 2.2 is a man named Richard Powers, a man who has written three novels and is just finishing his fourth as the book opens.
www.amazon.com /Galatea-2-2-Novel-Richard-Powers/dp/0060976926   (2866 words)

 My Work « Emily Short’s Interactive Fiction
Galatea is my first released foray into interactive fiction.
Galatea has what I call a multilinear plot: unlike traditional IF, it has no single path to victory.
The game also takes an ambitious approach to NPC (non-player character) conversation, both in terms of volume (Galatea has many hundreds of things to say) and complexity (she keeps track of the state of conversation and reacts differently according to what has already been said and done).
emshort.wordpress.com /my-work   (1022 words)

 AllRefer.com - Galatea, in astronomy (Astronomy, General) - Encyclopedia
AllRefer.com - Galatea, in astronomy (Astronomy, General) - Encyclopedia
You are here : AllRefer.com > Reference > Encyclopedia > Astronomy, General > Galatea, in astronomy
Galatea, in astronomy, one of the natural satellites, or moons, of Neptune.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/G/Galatea-ast.html   (134 words)

He asks the members of the garden party if they have seen Galatea.
Galatea reassures Daemon that she is steadfast in her love for Acis.
Galatea sings of her great and irreperable loss.
homepage.mac.com /maxpushkin/PhotoAlbum8.html   (168 words)

 Galatea Design -- Rates and Services.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Galatea Design will create a website suited to your needs, whether it be a business, recreational, or personal one.
Visit the portfolio to see other websites done by Galatea Design, or go to the website order form to begin the process.
Galatea Design will create a character portraits based on your specifications, and bring that person to life.
www.galatea-design.com /ratesnservices.html   (424 words)

 Amazon.ca: galatea: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Galatea 2.2 : A Novel by Richard Powers (Paperback - Dec 16 2003)
Polyphemus and Galatea by Luis De Gongora Y Argote, Luis De Gongora, Alexander Augustine Parker, and Gilbert Farm Cunningham (Hardcover - Jun 1977)
Pygmalion and Galatea: The History of a Narrative in English Literature by Essaka Joshua (Hardcover - Jan 2002)
www.amazon.ca /s?ie=UTF8&keywords=galatea&tag=54003-20&index=books&page=1   (451 words)

 Galatea — Infoplease.com
Galatea, in astronomy - Galatea Galatea, in astronomy, one of the natural satellites, or moons, of Neptune.
Galatea, in Greek mythology - Galatea Galatea, in Greek mythology.
A Swedish reinterpretation of Handel's 'Acis and Galatea.'
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0004494.html   (177 words)

 Amazon.com: galatea - Kitchen: Kitchen & Housewares   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Noritake Galatea 95632 - 5 1/2" Rimmed Fruit/Dessert (Sauce) Bowl
Noritake Galatea 95632 - 6 1/4" Rimmed Cereal Bowl
Noritake Galatea 95632 - 11 3/4" Oval Serving Platter
www.amazon.com /s?ie=UTF8&keywords=galatea&tag=540-20&index=kitchen&linkCode=ur2&page=1   (186 words)

 GALATEA - An Open-Source Toolkit for Anthropomorphic Spoken Dialogue Agent
Providing an open-source toolkit for anthropomorphic spoken dialogue agent with which one can develope a life-like animated agent that talks with the user and can be easily customized with the face, voice, and dialog grammar.
"Galatea" is a project for providing an open-source, license-free software toolkit for building anthropomorphic spoken dialogue agents.
The project name came from a Greek myth of Pygmalion and Galatea.
hil.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp /~galatea   (642 words)

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