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  Helen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Helen fell in love with him, as the goddess had promised, willingly leaving behind Menelaus and Hermione, their nine-year-old daughter, to be with her new love.
1212 BC - Tyndareus marries Helen to Menelaus of Mycenae.
Helen committed suicide by hanging herself from a tree.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Helen   (1546 words)

Helen (often called "Helen of Troy") was the daughter of Leda and Zeus, and was the sister of the Dioscuri and Clytemnestra.
Since Zeus visited Leda in the form of a swan, Helen was often presented as being born from an egg.
When Helen was still a child, she was abducted by Theseus.
www.pantheon.org /articles/h/helen.html   (407 words)

 Helen Keller - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Anne was able to teach Helen to speak using the Tadoma method (touching the lips and throat of others as they speak) combined with "fingerspelling" alphabetical characters on the palm of Helen's hand.
Helen Keller was a member of the Socialist Party and actively campaigned and wrote in support of the working classes from 1909 to 1921.
Helen Keller also joined the famous labor union, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), in 1912 after she felt that parliamentary socialism was "sinking in the political bog." Helen Keller wrote for the IWW between 1916 and 1918.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Helen_Keller   (1558 words)

 Helen Info - Encyclopedia WikiWhat.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Note: Helen of Troy (below) was not the same person as the Amazon Helene or the friend of Aphrodite Helene, nor was she the same person as Hellen (son of Deucalion and Pyrrha, the ancestor of the Greeks), nor Helenus, son of King Priam of Troy.
Theseus chose Helen, and he and Pirithous kidnapped her and decided to hold onto her until she was old enough to marry.
Helen fell in love with him and left willingly, leaving behind Menelaus and Hermione, their nine-year-old daughter.
www.wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/h/he/helen.html   (1240 words)

 On "Helen"
Helen’s response to the hate-filled gaze of "all Greece" is not a static one.
Helen too smiles in a desperate attempt to counteract the condemnation that is growing "deeper still" for her part in the Trojan war.
Helen's birth is purified: in the traditional myth, she was conceived when Zeus took the form of a swan and seduced Leda; the Helen in H. D.'s poem is "God's daughter, born of love." Furthermore, there is no reference to her infidelity and her part in causing the Trojan War.
www.english.uiuc.edu /maps/poets/g_l/hd/helen.htm   (2264 words)

 About Helen of Troy
This woman, Helen, was the daughter of Zeus and Leda; as Zeus had disguised himself as a swan to seduce his beloved, Helen and her brothers the Dioscuri were born ab ovo -- from an egg.
Paradoxically the concern to elevate Helen from the realm of sordid anecdote and restore her to an epic role, was to have the effect of casting doubt on the epic itself.
All the same, Helen is cast with remarkable frequency as a burdened soul who finds it hard to recognize her own identity, in the work of both those who stick to the Trojan version and those who adopt the Egyptian variant.
www.english.uiuc.edu /maps/poets/g_l/hd/abouthelen.htm   (4454 words)

 Helen, Greek Mythology Link.
Helen was abducted by the seducer Paris and held in Troy, and for her sake a large army sailed against that city in order to have her restored to her husband Menelaus, king of Sparta.
Helen was famous in the whole world for her beauty; and beauty being a precious thing, many contended in order to possess her.
She became the handmaid of Helen to serve her as a slave, and only at the end of the Trojan War she was taken back to Athens by Demophon 1 and Acamas 1, two sons of Theseus by Phaedra, the daughter of Minos 2.
homepage.mac.com /cparada/GML/Helen.html   (2821 words)

Helen was the daughter of Leda, queen of Sparta, and Zeus.
When Helen was still very young, Theseus, king of Athens, and Pirithous, king of Larissa, kidnapped her because they wanted, before they died, to make love to a daughter of Zeus (Bell, 224).
Once Helen was returned to Sparta, she attracted an impressive array of suitors - including Odysseus, son of Laertes, Diomedes, son of Tydeus, Protesilaus, son of Iphiclus, Patroclus, son of Menoetius, and Ajax, son of Telamon.
www.stanford.edu /~plomio/helen.html   (1169 words)

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Whenever Helen is present in the story, she displays self consciousness about the scandal of her behavior, in leaving her husband for a foreigner and causing the war at Troy.
Helen is not only treated as the cause of the Trojan war, but she is also a helpless captive.
Helen blames herself, and wishes that she had never betrayed her husband, "...if only death had pleased me then, grim death, the day I followed your son to Troy, forsaking my marriage bed, my kinsmen, and my child" (Homer) In this passage, Helen expresses remorse and self- hatred.
www.perseus.tufts.edu /classes/KOp.html   (2864 words)

 The life of Helen Keller   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Helen immediately asked Anne for the name of the pump to be spelt on her hand and then the name of the trellis.
Helen was, however, unhappy with the glamorous nature of the film and it unfortunately did not prove to be the financial success that they had hoped for.
Helen was cremated in Bridgeport, Connecticut and a funeral service was held at the National Cathedral in Washington DC where the urn containing her ashes would later be deposited next to those of Anne Sullivan and Polly Thomson.
www.rnib.org.uk /xpedio/groups/public/documents/publicwebsite/public_keller.hcsp   (3338 words)

 rediff.com, Movies: Helen: Bollywood's first sophisticated seductress
Helen was famous for her cabarets in scores of films, but this sensuous danseuse exuded an aura of class that put her in a league of her own.
Helen's looks also proved to be a major obstacle when she tried to make it as a heroine.
Helen did push the envelope when it came to provocation on screen, but she took care to wear skin-coloured body stockings in most of her cabarets even when she donned daring outfits.
www.rediff.com /entertai/2002/dec/24dinesh.htm   (795 words)

 The Internet Classics Archive | Helen by Euripides
Proteus during his life-time was king of this land, dwelling in the isle of Pharos, and ruling o'er Egypt; and he took to wife one of the daughters of the sea, Psamathe, after she left the embraces of Aeacus.
Moreover, the counsels of Zeus added further troubles unto these; for upon the land of Hellas and the hapless Phrygians he brought a war, that he might lighten mother-earth of her myriad hosts of men, and to the bravest of the sons of Hellas bring renown.
Helen, never believe that the stranger, whoe'er he was that came, has spoken naught but truth.
classics.mit.edu /Euripides/helen.html   (8097 words)

 Garden designers and landscape designers - Helen Billetop
Helen works closely with her clients to develop and balance distinctive design with dynamic planting for outdoor spaces ranging from small town gardens, to large country properties as well as in the commercial landscape designers sector.
Helen’s personal approach tailors her professional garden designers and landscape designers service to produce imaginative and realistic gardens that suit her clients’ individual needs and budgets.
Helen has been a regular exhibitor at the RHS Chelsea Flower Shows, writes articles and is on the editorial board for the Garden Design Journal.
www.helenbilletop.com   (180 words)

 Helen Morgan Encyclopedia @ NaturalResearch.org (Natural Research)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Helen Morgan (August 2, 1900 - October 9, 1941) was an American singer and actress who worked in films and on the stage.
She was born 'Helen Riggins' to a farmer and schoolteacher but became 'Morgan' when her mother remarried.
However, her alcoholism began to affect her work and she died at 41 of cirrhosis of the liver on 8 October 1941 in Chicago, Illinois.
www.naturalresearch.org /encyclopedia/Helen_Morgan   (771 words)

 Sister Helen Prejean
Sister Helen has served on the board of the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty from 1985–1995, and has served as Chairperson of the Board from 1993–1995.
On December 18, 2000 S. Helen, Paul Hoffman, board member of Amnesty International and Mario Marizziti, representative of The St. Egidio Community in Rome, Italy presented Kofi Annan, Secretary General of the U.N. with 2.5 million signatures from people all over the world who are calling for a moratorium on the death penalty.
Helen examines how flaws inextricably entwined in the death penalty system inevitably lead to innocent people being executed and render the system unworkable.
www.prejean.org   (1349 words)

 Helen portrait - BollyWood501 -
Helen has appeared in over 500 (some estimates come closer to 700) movies in a career that spans 40 years and she has danced in in nearly every single one of those movies, sometimes more than once.
Yes, the moment that Helen appears on the screen and the first few notes of the item song begins to play is akin to that moment when the champagne cork pops, everyone cheers and the celebration officially is inaugurated.
Do you think that Helen cares that she is incongruous to the plot, hell no. She is going to gyrate her way and burn permanently into your psyche with an abandoned joy and bared bellybutton to boot.
www.bollywood501.com /classic_f/helen   (329 words)

 helengrace.co.uk | dedicated to the actress   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Online since August 2000, and run with Helen's approval and input for the majority of the time since, it aims to be a definitive resource for anyone interested in her past, present or forthcoming work.
Helen's acting career began in 1996, when she came to public attention playing the controversial Georgia Simpson in what was then Channel 4's flagship drama serial Brookside.
Screen captures from Helen’s appearances in Midsomer Murders, and from the second series of Roger Roger, have been added to the screen captures section of the photo gallery.
www.helengrace.co.uk   (501 words)

 Quilting patterns and books from Helen Squire, quilt teacher
Helen’s quilting classes (and her quilting books) provide students with patterns useful for hand quilting, as well as the continuous line quilting patterns useful for machine quilting, including long arm machine quilting.
As an experienced quilt teacher, Helen Squire can custom-plan her classes to the needs and skill level (beginner, intermediate, and advanced) of your individual group, guild, retreat, get-together, and/or quilt show and quilt convention.
Helen Squire is well known for her six books in the Dear Helen series of quilting patterns.
www.helensquire.com   (566 words)

Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, Helen Glover is the daughter of a U.S. Marine and moved almost every year while growing up.
Helen is currently employed by the U.S. Navy as a water survival instructor.
Helen currently lives in Middletown, Rhode Island, with her husband, Jim, and their daughter, Katherine (18).
www.cbs.com /primetime/survivor5/survivors/bios/helen.shtml   (138 words)

 North Georgia's WhiteCounty.com! North Georgia  ... White County, Georgia's Home - Helen GA - Cleveland - Alpine ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Helen has accomplished much; it has created a new town and industry, providing jobs for more people and boosting the economy of the entire area.
Helen also commemorates its historic past when the early settlers came to this remote area.
So this is the story of Helen, the miracle of a small, remote mountain community who revitalized itself in various ways throughout several centuries, and who today hosts millions of visitors each year.
www.whitecounty.com   (1017 words)

 Helen Keller Kids Museum - Helen Keller Biography
Helen also did research, gave speeches, and helped raise money for many organizations, such as the American Foundation for the Blind and the American Foundation for the Overseas Blind, which is now called Helen Keller Worldwide.
Helen also inspired many works of art, including two Oscar-winning movies, and received dozens of awards, such as the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest honor that an American civilian can receive.
Helen became an exceptional leader, once she saw the potential in her own mind.
www.afb.org /braillebug/helen_keller_bio.asp   (441 words)

 Technorati Tag: helen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 H.D.'s Home Page - Helen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Helen was abducted by the Trojan prince Paris which started the Trojan War.
H.D. felt connected to Helen because she saw an image of herself in Helen.
She was annoyed at the fact that the story of the Trojan War was told entirely from the male point of view.
www.cichone.com /jlc/hd/hd3.html   (80 words)

 The Classics Pages - Euripides' Helen
HELEN: It's essential you and your surviving crew are there.
HELEN: Horribly: he was swept overboard and drowned.
HELEN: Near the Libyan coast: a rocky and inhospitable shore.
www.users.globalnet.co.uk /~loxias/helen.htm   (9348 words)

 Alpine Helen · White County Convention & Visitors Bureau   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Helen Welcome Center, located at 726 Brucken Strasse, provides a wide array of information to visitors upon their arrival.
Helen, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains on the Chattahoochee River, is a re-creation of an alpine village complete with cobblestone alleys and old-world towers.
This Northeast Georgia village has a rich history linked to the Cherokee Indians and Indian burial mounds as well as early settlers who arrived to mine for gold and cut virgin timber for a thriving lumber industry in the early 1900's.
www.helenga.org   (385 words)

 Helen - Albuquerque's Premiere Punk Rock Band   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Helen - Another lame Albuquerque Punk Rock Band.
Travis is busy with school, Jed is staying busy with work and school, and I am working, schooling and jamming a lot.
Expect to hear all the Helen "Classics" and see friendly faces.
www.samstoybox.com /helen   (99 words)

 Dr. Helen
Teaching youth who are bipolar or potentially aggressive to read faces, nonverbal movements and social interactions more clearly is a first step to teaching better coping skills.
The schools and culture have attempted to squash whatever maleness is left in today's men and all they are left with (besides football which is now banned at my daughter's elementary school) are a few underground clubs to artificially practice their manhood.
But I guess it is easier to say the whole situation is puzzling then to open up a real dialogue with boys and their feelings about school.
drhelen.blogspot.com   (1610 words)

 Helen Keller - American Foundation for the Blind
Helen Keller wrote "The most important day I remember in all my life is the one on which my teacher, Anne Mansfield Sullivan, came to me." Anne's work with Helen Keller became the blueprint for education of children who were blind, deaf-blind, or visually impaired that still continues today.
In June 2005, to celebrate the 125th birthday of Helen, AFB Press and New York University Press copublished Helen Keller: Selected Writings, edited by Kim E. Nielsen.
Use the guide to the Helen Keller Archives to learn about the papers, photographs, artifacts, and audio-visual materials that are contained in the collection.
www.afb.org /info_documents.asp?collectionid=1   (383 words)

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