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In the first decade of the fifth century, Lydia was a frontier area, because the Greeks on the Asian west coast -or Yaunâ, as the Persians called them- revolted in 499 and sacked the lower city of Sardes.
The last satrap of Lydia was Spithridates, who was killed by the Macedonian conqueror Alexander the Great in the battle at the Granicus (spring 334; pictures).
From now on Lydia was to be ruled by Greek-speaking governors, first as part of the empire of Alexander, then controlled by Antigonus Monophthalmus, after 301 by Lysimachus, from 281 to 190 as province of the Seleucid Empire.
www.livius.org /lu-lz/lydia/lydia.html   (2307 words)

  Lydia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lydia (Greek Λυδία) is a historic region of western Anatolia, congruent with Turkey's modern provinces of İzmir and Manisa.
Lydia was also the home of the mythological Tantalus, who offended the gods and was condemned in Tartarus to eternal hunger and thirst, with water and fruit always just out of reach.
When Cyaxares attacked Lydia, the kings of Cilicia and Babylon intervened and negotiated a peace in 585 BC, whereby the Halys was established as the Medes' frontier with Lydia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lydia   (1490 words)

 Lydia - Hues of Holiness - Mighty in Spirit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Lydia stopped by the bustling marketplace, and her tent was as crowded as ever.
Lydia was a "seller of purple" with more than enough business, but there was another reason for the spring in her step.
Lydia believed, was baptized along with her household, and now was entertaining Paul and his men as missionary guests in her impressive home.
www.intouch.org /myintouch/mighty/lydia_630754.html   (817 words)

 Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia
And while Lydia had attended a regular nursery school and found acceptance there, the story would not be the same when she entered public school.
Lydia came away from the project viewing for the first time persons with Down Syndrome as belonging to a type of culture as opposed to members of a deficient or defective group.
Lydia's classmates all gave her As and her teacher wrote home in a note that she was moved to tears by the presentation and verbally stated to the family that her classroom was better because of Lydia's presence and that everyone was proud to have her in class.
www.pilcop.org /stories.mpl   (1530 words)

 Lydia Maria Child
Lydia Maria Child (February 11, 1802-Oct. 20, 1880) was a novelist, editor, journalist and scholar who produced a body of work remarkable for its brilliance, originality and variety, much of it inspired by a strong sense of justice and love of freedom.
Born in Medford, Massachusetts, Lydia was the youngest of seven children of Susannah Rand Francis and Convers Francis, a successful baker and businessman.
Possessed of an eager, inquiring mind, Lydia missed his encouragement in her studies, but she was free to use the library of the Rev. David Osgood, the First Parish minister.
www.uua.org /uuhs/duub/articles/lydiamariachild.html   (1826 words)

 Lydia Hiby ~ Animal Communicator
Lydia is the most sought after animal communicator around.
Lydia likes skeptics, she says, and believes that once she proves herself to a skeptic that skeptic becomes her best publicity.
Lydia has also co-authored a book recently, Conversations with Aniamls, detailing her experiences.
www.lydiahiby.com   (169 words)

 On The Sabbath Day
And a certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple, of the city of Thyatira, which worshipped God, heard us: whose heart the Lord opened, that she attended unto the things which were spoken of Paul.
Lydia was the first of a great succession of Holy Women, who have welcomed the Jesus Christ as their sovereign.
The result of the morning service was Lydia's conversion, Whether she received the Apostles message of the Crucified and living Lord at once or gradually, is not clear - most likely her heart opened as a flower to the sun., but the result was that she accepted Jesus and was baptized.
members.tripod.com /bible-studies/lydia.html   (1876 words)

 Jane Austen: Pride and Prejudice -- Index of Characters
Lydia's "restless ecstacy" on being invited by the Forsters to Brighton.
Elizabeth to Mr. Bennet: Lydia in danger of becoming "a flirt in the worst and meanest degree of flirtation...
He manages to blame both Lydia as intrinsically bad and the Bennet parents for being too indulgent (and in the process tells on Charlotte for blabbing the intimate details of the Bennet family).
www.pemberley.com /janeinfo/ppdrmtis.html   (4245 words)

Lydia, with Sardis, his capital, was once the kingdom of king Croesus before being subjected by the Persians of Cyrus the Great toward 546 B. (the story of Croesus occupies most of book I of Herodotus' Histories (I, 6-94)).
The lineage of Lydus stayed on the throne of Lydia until it was taken over by Heraclidæ, descending from a son of Heracles and Omphale, the daughter of Iardanus, king of Lydia, conceived while Heracles was in slavery at the service of Omphale.
The last of the Heraclidæ to reign over Lydia was Candaules, who was unseated in 687 B. by Gyges, the founder of the dynasty of the Mermnadæ, whose last member was Croesus.
plato-dialogues.org /tools/loc/lydia.htm   (531 words)

 Lydia, ancient coins index with thumbnails - WildWinds.com
Kingdom of Lydia, Croesus, c 560-546 BC, AR 1/2 stater.
Kingdom of Lydia, Croesus, c 560-546 BC, AR 1/3 Stater.
Kingdom of Lydia, Croesus, c560-546 BC, AR 1/12 stater.
www.wildwinds.com /coins/greece/lydia/t.html   (275 words)

 The Neopian Times - Neopia's fill-in-the-blank news source
Lydia smiled broadly and pulled out the contents of her pocket; a keychain, the other glove that was tattered and fraying at the edges, and a tube of lipstick.
Lydia seemed oblivious to the stares that the two were receiving; Kyleigh's co-workers (whether they be giving makeovers or merely organizing shelves) stopped to watch.
Lydia fumbled with the lipstick as they made their way back down the long aisle, and out of the corner of her eye Kyleigh saw her eyeing it eagerly.
www.neopets.com /ntimes/index.phtml?section=87546&issue=194   (1599 words)

The central region of Lydia were the lands from the Aegean Sea to the valleys of Hermus and Cayster rivers, now called Gediz and Bÿükmederes.
The main economic activities of Lydia were agriculture and mining of silver and gold.
The capital of Lydia was Sardis, which by its time's standards was unusually rich and beautiful.
i-cias.com /e.o/lydia.htm   (392 words)

 Lydia Home Association - Graduate Training Program
The graduate training program at LYDIA is designed to provide training in a wide range of clinical skills and experiences essential to the practice of mental health.
LYDIA has a history of training Masters and Doctoral level graduate students (practicum and predoctoral internship) in clinical and counseling psychology, social work and related human service programs.
The Internship at LYDIA is a twelve month, full-time program during which interns gain clinical experience in individual and group psychotherapy, family therapy, and psychodiagnostic assessment.
www.lydiahome.org /Ministry.aspx?ministry_id=4187&site_id=10086   (739 words)

 DIAGRAM :: Angela Jane Fountas
Lydia stands at the bar where un café au lait costs 5 euros less and nobody notices the wrapped sugar cubes she slips into her bag.
Lydia arranged the small wrapped gifts on her great-great-grandmother's gravestone in the Cimetière du Père Lachaise the week prior.
Lydia remembers herself a child of thirteen following the parents who follow her now.
thediagram.com /3_4/fountas.html   (498 words)

 Lydia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Lydia is one of the more interesting of our cats.
Lydia’s eyes are a little larger than Cutie’s, but otherwise they look very much alike.
Lydia is a recluse, requiring very little in the way of human or feline companionship.
kenanderson.net /cats/lydia.html   (760 words)

 CD Baby: LYDIA: Gloria can't dance
Focussing on melody, emotion and stark vocals, Lydia has become one of the most interesting bands in Europe, with their most interesting album 'Gloria Can't Dance' is swift, cutting and gentle all at once.
Lydia's approach here is neither hard rockin' nor pure poppin'; there's a superb juggling of sensual and gutsy vocals that works extremely well.
Lydia radiate a vulnerability with is attractive on a hole different way then Manic Street Preachers.
cdbaby.com /cd/lydia   (1118 words)

Thus, the Queen and Kingdom of Lydia was passed into the hands of Gyges.
First coins of Lydia were lumps of electrum (naturally occurring amalgam of silver and gold).
King of Lydia, Alyattes son of Ardys set a weight standard for the coin (168 grains of wheat for Stater).
worldcoincatalog.com /AC/C4/Lydia/Lydia.htm   (710 words)

 Lydia - All About Turkey
Lydia was situated in the Western part of Asia Minor, on the river Galis, with its main city Sardis.
Lydia became most powerful under the dynasty of the Mermnadae, beginning about 685 BC.
Soon after that, Lydians were assimilated by Greeks, Greek language and Greek culture, and though Strabo in the 1st century A.D. talks about Lydians as an ethnos, they did not have much of their original language at that moment.
www.allaboutturkey.com /lidya.htm   (471 words)

 Lydia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
One of them was a woman named Lydia who was from the city of Thyatira (thigh uh TIRE uh), which was in a district east of Macedonia.
The beautiful cloth was mainly used by members of the royal families and Roman senators who were required to have a purple band around the edge of their togas, or robes.
Lydia's heart was like the good soil in the parable of the sower.
www.gardenofpraise.com /bibl62s.htm   (1008 words)

Possibly Lydia was not her real name, for the Gr.
She was an attendant at the Jewish place of worship, having been sufficiently influenced by the Jewish religion to be called one who "worshipped God," a technical term for converts to Jewry who had not become full proselytes (Acts 16:14).
Since Lydia may not have been her real name some have suggested that she may have been one of the women who in Php 4:3 are spoken of as having "laboured with" him "in the gospel."
www.nisbett.com /people/bp-lydia.htm   (162 words)

 Encyclopaedia :: encyclopedia : Lingua Lydia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Lingua Lydia lingua indoeuropaea est, quae in numero linguarum anatolicarum habetur.
Primo dimidio millennio ante Christum natum autem Lydia imperium grave in Asia (minore) situm erat.
Tamen de lingua Lydia tantum paucae inscriptiones - imprimis monumenta - ex quinto vel quarto saeculo a.
encyclopaedia.cc /Lingua_Lydia   (64 words)

The central region of Lydia were the lands from the Aegean Sea to the valleys of Hermus and Cayster rivers, now called Gediz and Bÿükmederes.
The capital of Lydia was Sardis, which by its time's standards was unusually rich and beautiful.
Early 7th century: Phrygia is destroyed by the Cimmerians, leaving Lydia the strongest nation to control western Anatolia.
lexicorient.com /e.o/lydia.htm   (392 words)

Lydia and her class tapped to a song called “Oye Como Va,” and did a splendid job.
Lydia is growing by leaps and bounds, or at least her feet are.
Lydia doesn’t have an e-mail address, but if you would like to send her a birthday greeting or other message, they can go to vbrattin@hotmail.com or sbrattin@hotmail.com.
www-personal.umich.edu /~vbrattin/lydia.htm   (8433 words)

Shortly after Lydia was born in a local hospital in Pensacola FL, a local physicians noticed something and performed a series of x-rays to confirm his thoughts.
The UF neurosurgeons at Shands Children’s Hospital performed Lydia’s surgery and she now wears a helmet to help her skull heal and form properly.
Today, Lydia continues to grow and develop normally as she reaches all of her developmental milestones.
www.shandskids.org /main/miracle_story.asp?ref=cmn_000119   (158 words)

 Mind Body Rejuvanation in San Miguel
Drawing upon a rare breadth and depth of training and experience, Lydia Wong offers holistic bodywork, and healthy vacations that can markedly improve one's state of body, mind, and spirit.
Lydia has also developed unique yoga and movement meditation practices that balance and heighten the flow of energetic vitality within the individual.
Lydia has infused these techniques with a fresh and uplifting spontaneity, so that practice is fun and exhilarating rather than tedious or boring.
www.lydiawong88.net   (196 words)

 CBS.com - Survivor Guatemala - Survivor Bio
Born in Okinawa, Japan and living the life of a US Marine Corps brat, Lydia Morales spent her early years in Japan before she and her family moved to her father's birthplace, Puerto Rico, upon his retirement.
After marrying a US Army soldier, she moved to Ludwigsburg, West Germany, where she lived for five years.
She has a pet dwarf rabbit named Ihop.
www.cbs.com /primetime/survivor11/survivors/bio_lydia.shtml   (282 words)

 Lydia Becker
The eldest of fifteen children, Lydia, like the rest of her sisters, was educated at home.
The sheer novelty of the proposal is the weakest part of the case for the petitioners; the opposition will find their most formidable stronghold in taking up the position that women have never voted in choosing members of Parliament, and therefore they ought not to do so now.
Flora Stevenson in Edinburgh, Lydia Becker in Manchester, Emily Davies in Greenwich and Elizabeth Garrett in Marylebone.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /Wbecker.htm   (855 words)

 Lydia Thompson
Lydia Thompson is one of the theatre's 'legends', and as in the case of other such legendary figures, the truth of her life and career has become, down the years, fictionalized to a stage where it was rather difficult to exhume the truth.
After a well-publicized arrival, Lydia Thompson made her first appearance on the American stage under the management of local manager Samuel Colville and of Alexander Henderson at Wood's Theater, New York, on 28 September in Burnand's burlesque Ixion.
Nevertheless, the company thrived on a slightly scandalous reputation which Lydia and her managers fostered finely, winning nationwide publicity with the tales of her `lesbian attacker' and of her public horsewhipping of the ungentlemanly proprietor of the Chicago Times who had published a piece reflecting on the virtue of the 'blondes'.
home.att.net /~mforder/lydia_thompson.htm   (1037 words)

 Lydia S. Glass, Ph.D. - Is Mediation For You
Couples seeking a fair divorce settlement and who are willing to make their own decisions about their future are excellent candidates for Mediation.
Lydia Glass offers a consultation which may help you in your decision process.
Besides specializing in Divorce Mediation, Dr. Lydia Glass also runs her own private practice in Pasadena, California as a Clinical Psychologist and as a Marriage, Family, and Child Counselor.
www.lydiaglass.com /you.htm   (277 words)

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