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Merlin obtains Excalibur from the Lady of the Lake and assists the King in his early struggles for unification.
Merlin's role as a whole is that of advisor and scholar.
In the 16th century, Welsh chronicler Elis Gruffudd claims the first Merlin was reborn as the second and in addition as the bard Taliesin, another who gains his identity by inspiration.
www.pantheon.org /articles/m/merlin.html   (787 words)

Merlin is a paradox, he was the son of the devil, yet he was the servant of God.
Merlin was a bard and a lawgiver in Demetia (Dyved), a region in southern Wales.
Merlin foretold the death of Balin, Pellinor and Arthur.
www.timelessmyths.com /arthurian/merlin.html   (7659 words)

  Merlin (wizard) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Merlin is begotten on a king's daughter by a demon and the episode is now placed at Carmarthen, in Welsh Caer Myrddin.
As the Arthurian mythos was retold and embellished upon, Merlin's prophetic aspects were sometimes de-emphasized in favor of portraying Merlin as a wizard and elder advisor to Arthur.
Merlin (1998), a made-for-televison movie starring Sam Neill as Merlin, Miranda Richardson as the villainess Queen Mab, Martin Short as her servant Frik, Isabella Rossellini as Nimue, and Rutger Hauer as Vortigern.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Merlin_(wizard)   (2611 words)

 Merlin - Tiffen
Merlin Vest is the lightest and thinnest ever made — it can even be worn under a tuxedo jacket — and it’s designed to fit the entire gamut of human sizes and shapes.
With practice operators can fly the Merlin one-handed right off of the mounting post during a shot (docking the arm to the vest with the other hand) and execute those unique Merlin shot opportunities — ultra-low- or ultra-high-angles — and then slip it back onto the arm to continue the shot.
The Merlin is not only stable, it is also an inherently graceful way to hold a camera —not only for big moves and running around, but also for those subtle, imperceptible and elegant displacements of the lens that cannot be achieved any other way.
www.steadicam.com /handheldmerlin.html   (723 words)

 Merlin Mann
Merlin is the creator of 43 Folders, The Merlin Show, and 5ives.
Merlin writes, consults, and speaks on many of the topics discussed on his site, 43 Folders.
Although Merlin is not currently accepting new clients for coaching or consulting work, you’re invited to drop a line to check availability for paid writing and speaking gigs.
www.merlinmann.com   (313 words)

Merlins are able to breed at 1 year of age.
Merlins are also known as Pigeon Hawks, Bullet Hawk, Black Pigeon Hawk, Richardson’s Pigeon Hawk, and Suckley’s Pigeon Hawk.
In the sport of falconry during the Middle Ages, the Merlin was flown in spectacular ringing flights in pursuit of Skylarks by the ladies of the court.
www.peregrinefund.org /Explore_Raptors/falcons/merlin.html   (268 words)

 Merlin Mann » Bio
Merlin Mann is the creator of and primary contributor for 43 Folders, a family of websites about personal productivity, “life hacks,” and simple ways to make your life a little better.
Merlin was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and raised on Florida’s humid Suncoast.
Merlin does most of what he does in front of a Macintosh computer in the western third of San Francisco, California, where the climate is foggy, but the pork xiu mai is both plentiful and modestly-priced.
www.merlinmann.com /bio   (575 words)

 Arthurian Biographies: Ambrosius Aurelianus
Merlin was the illegitimate son of a monastic Royal Princess of Dyfed.
Merlin's father, it is said, was an angel who had visited the Royal nun and left her with child.
Merlin, fortunately, was baptized early on in his life, an event which is said to have negated the evil in his nature, but left his powers intact.
www.britannia.com /history/biographies/merlin.html   (1346 words)

 The Merlin Show
Merlin talks with The Sound of Young America’s Jesse Thorn about how podcasts let him engage with a wider audience, the greying of public radio’s average listener, and how radio can be programmed to become almost unnoticeable.
Merlin talks with The Sound of Young America’s Jesse Thorn about his roots in radio at UC-Santa Cruz and how having to borrow his Mom’s car led to him putting his radio shows on the web.
Merlin talks with John Roderick, the singer and songwriter for “The Long Winters” (and the man behind The Merlin Show’s theme song, “Blue Diamonds”).
www.themerlinshow.com   (485 words)

 Mystical-WWW - MERLIN
Merlin though, turned his back on what were referred to as the evil and dark forces to go with the power of the light and goodness.
Merlin is described as having caused a stone with a sword, earlier referred to as the Sword of Branstock, held in its mass to appear in a courtyard of an ancient chapel.
Merlin as a young boy was taken to the castle to spill his blood on the foundation, and again the story tells of two dragons, one red, one white.
www.mystical-www.co.uk /merlin   (2251 words)

 Peatlands | Wildlife | Birds | Merlin
The merlin is often seen perched on a fence post or rock, which they use as lookout posts.
Merlins frequent upland bogs in the breeding season but move to low-lying open countryside in winter.
The merlin is listed in Annex I, of the Birds Directive, Appendix II of the Bern Convention and Appendix II of the Bonn Convention.
www.peatlandsni.gov.uk /wildlife/birds/merlin.htm   (238 words)

Instead, Merlin shows himself as a prophet, disclosing the two dragons under the hill on which Vortigern was unsuccessfully trying to build his tower.
Here, Merlin is the famous wizard who engenders Arthur's birth and raising by Sir Ector, puts the sword in the stone, and the rest already added by de Boron.
Merlin lives on in the modern era as archetype (Obi-wan Kenobi), comedic relief (The Sword in the Stone the film, not the book; Excalibur), and the generic wise old man. Some try to link him to the druids, though this cannont be proven, while others hold him to be a bard.
www.maryjones.us /jce/merlin.html   (1302 words)

 Merlin Mann   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Merlin writes, drinks coffee, and waves his hands around in the western part of San Francisco.
Merlin can be hired to write things for you or to help sort out how you or your company might benefit from using some of the ideas discussed on 43 Folders.
Merlin specializes in parachuting into small- to medium-sized companies to help them get their digital houses in order.
merlin.blogs.com /about.html   (714 words)

But Merlin has a mind of his own and despises Mab’s evil, treacherous nature and the way she influences people and their fate, in order to keep their pagan religion and beliefs alive.
Her dialogues are witty and clever, and whenever she has a dispute with the educated and open-minded Merlin himself, the characters exhibit a fascinating eloquence and depth.
The score he delivered for “Merlin” is once again a perfect example for this quality, as it conveys enough whimsical magic to elevate the film over a traditional folklore saga, while maintaining a serious note throughout that helps carrying the drama of the story.
www.dvdreview.com /html/merlin.html   (1726 words)

 Merlin - Merlin's Prophecies - Crystalinks
Later Merlin serves as the king's advisor until he is bewitched and imprisoned by the Lady of the Lake.
The Prose Merlin was detached from that shorter cycle to serve as a sort of prequel to the vast Lancelot-Grail, also known as the Vulgate Cycle.
As the Arthurian mythos was retold and embellished, Merlin's prophetic aspects were sometimes de-emphasized in favor of portraying Merlin as a wizard and elder advisor to Arthur.
www.crystalinks.com /merlin.html   (6920 words)

 Filmtracks: Merlin (Trevor Jones)
Its subject, not surprisingly, is a life story devoted to the wizard Merlin, his love life, and his dealings with the other parts of Arthurian legend.
Films like Merlin are reminders of the major networks' last glory days, before similarly rendered projects would move to any of the plethora of cable-related alternatives, and there was something intangible about the bloated size of these productions that often carried over to their often magnificent scores.
His primary identity for Merlin is a sweeping string and brass theme much like many of his others, though a little more laden with a historical sense of romance instead of remaining pure in brass boldness.
www.filmtracks.com /titles/merlin.html   (837 words)

 Merlin Galice Southern Oregon and the North Valley
This and the fact that Merlin is close to the 84-mile segment of the Rogue River set aside by Congress under the National Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of 1968, is why Merlin is known as the "Gateway To The Wild and Scenic Rogue River."
Above Merlin is Grave Creek, the starting point for the 32 mile "wild" section of the Rogue River.
The Park is located on the Merlin Road at the junction of Acorn Dr. and is noticeable by its Veterans Park and flag which flys 24 hours a day.
rogueweb.com /merlin   (685 words)

 MERLIN/VLBI National Facility - e-MERLIN
MERLIN, developed 25 years ago from the pioneering experiments in long-baseline interferometry at Jodrell Bank, was designed to provide sub-arcsecond resolution at centimetre wavelengths.
MERLIN was initially designed to achieve the highest angular resolution for a phase-stable connected aperture synthesis array and it is this that makes it a unique facility in the world.
The resolution of MERLIN at its most sensitive frequencies of 5 and 1.5 GHz is comparable with that of the Hubble Space Telescope and in the last few years an increasing fraction of the MERLIN projects have exploited the direct comparison of optical and radio images at the 50 - 150 mas level.
www.merlin.ac.uk /e-merlin/introduction2.html   (4330 words)

 Amazon.com: Merlin: DVD: Sam Neill,Helena Bonham Carter,Miranda Richardson,John Gielgud,Martin Short,Paul Curran ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Merlin is a creature born of pagan magic, living in a world converting to Christianity.
Merlin and Arthur are both menaced by the plots of Morgan Le Fey, her son by Arthur, Mordred, and their cohorts.
Merlin is created as a tool of Mab, a powerful sorceress in the world of fairy, in her struggle to keep belief in her alive so that she may continue to exist.
www.amazon.com /Merlin-Sam-Neill/dp/1574925628   (2036 words)

 Merlin (Camelot, Otherworld)
Merlin used his power to reveal that the true cause of his failure was a pool lying beneath the foundations, Vortigern's men then found the pool and the dragons emerged, one of which killed the other.
Merlin admitted that he was sorry for putting the hero through his paces, but stated that it was for a noble cause, and, having warned Braddock that time was limited if he was to return to Earth before his body perished, the magician created an image of the Court of King Arthur.
Merlin's origins are shrouded in the mists of time and mythology, and further confused by the myriad of chroniclers through the centuries who have added their own spins to the stories of King Arthur and his Knights, with whom he is inextricably linked.
www.marvunapp.com /Appendix/merlinyn.htm   (17192 words)

 Legends - King Arthur - Merlin   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In Geoffrey's conception, Merlin is the son of a nun of royal birth, engendered by a demon; this half-human origin becomes over time the source of Merlin's prophetic powers.
In Robert de Boron's old French verse Merlin, he "plays a redemptive role as mediator between earthy chivalry and the heavenly plan of salvation: he oversees the conception of Arthur, creates the symbolism of the Round Table, and prepares Perceval for the Grail quest" (William W. Kibler, The Arthurian Encyclopedia, Garland Press 1986).
Merlin's position in the popular imagination as a great seer was secure from Geoffrey's time onward; political "prophecies of Merlin", tuned to the times, were still being published well into the seventeenth century, the best known perhaps being The Life of Merlin, Sirnamed Ambrosius.
www.legends.dm.net /kingarthur/merlin.html   (616 words)

 Jodrell Bank to remain at the forefront of international astronomy
The home of the MERLIN network is the Jodrell Bank Observatory which is part of the Department of Physics and Astronomy of the University of Manchester.
MERLIN, developed 25 years ago from the pioneering experiments in long-baseline interferometry at Jodrell Bank, was designed to provide sub-arcsecond resolution at centimetre radio wavelengths.
All MERLIN telescopes apart from the Lovell now have an array of receivers located close to the focus of the telescope which can be moved to the focal point by remote control.
www.jb.man.ac.uk /news/e-merlin   (2199 words)

 Air Force Technology - Merlin - ASW/Transport Helicopter
The first Merlin, designated HM Mk 1, entered service with the UK Royal Navy in December 1998, at Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose, where the first squadron of Merlins was formed in October 2001.
Four Royal Navy Merlins were deployed onboard RFA Fort Victoria replenishment vessel, stationed in the Northern Gulf as part of the UK Amphibious Task Group in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003.
Merlin has the capacity to carry up to four homing torpedoes, such as the BAE SYSTEMS Stingray torpedoes or Mark 11 depth bombs.
www.airforce-technology.com /projects/merlin   (1184 words)

 Merlin Biosciences
Merlin Biosciences Limited is a specialised venture investor in life sciences companies managing three funds, Merlin Fund (Fund I), Merlin Biosciences Fund (Fund II) and Merlin Biosciences Fund III (Fund III), worth in excess of €450 million of equity capital.
Merlin invests in companies that are bringing to market human medicines or medical devices with groundbreaking technology and significant commercial potential.
Merlin Biosciences Limited is authorised and regulated in the United Kingdom by the Financial Services Autorithy
www.merlin-biosciences.com   (149 words)

The mathematics of Merlin is very similar to that of Lights Out, and I'll be writing some pages about it soon.
Merlin chooses a initial configuration for the buttons at random, so this is good news.
An article about Merlin's Magic Square, including some information about the underlying mathematics, and also a (rather ugly) Java applet that allows you to play Merlin's Magic Square with 2,3 or 4 states.
www.haar.clara.co.uk /Lights/merlin.html   (472 words)

 MERLIN   (Site not responding. Last check: )
MERLIN, the Multi-source EnviRonmental data dispLay for INternet archives, is intended primarily for researchers investigating climate and global change issues, as it provides access, fusion, intercomparison, interpretation and visualization of a wide variety of environmental data and derived products.
MERLIN was developed for use by researchers using the NOAA/NASA Pathfinder Program.
MERLIN was developed by SSEC with principal funding from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and National Science Foundation (NSF).
www.ssec.wisc.edu /software/merlin.html   (212 words)

 Merlin Music Systems Opening Page
Increases in parts and materials costs (partly due to the dollar/euro exchange issues) are forcing the issue.
We were very pleased with the wonderful response show goers had to the our Merlin show suite a the recent Stereophile (Home Entertainment) Show.
Last year we completely upgraded the Merlin BAM's power supply to make it much better and more usable around the world.
www.merlinmusic.com   (487 words)

 UHull - eLearning - MERLIN   (Site not responding. Last check: )
MERLIN is a unique, mature and established Learning Environment, rich in discursive networking tools.
MERLIN is designed, developed and supported by the University of Hull, and is available commercially as a hosted environment.
MERLIN is available to organisations, enterprises and teaching institutions on a commercial basis, supported by training and pathway design services.
www.hull.ac.uk /elearning/merlin   (0 words)

 Project management for Mac OS X - Merlin
Merlin is the model tool for project management for Mac OS X. Merlin is a compact but powerful project management application, with which each user can effortlessly plan a variety of projects.
We, however, did not just develop Merlin to support you with the planning of your projects.
Explore and surprise yourself with the range of features Merlin offers, that were developed, by project managers for project managers.
www.projectwizards.net /en/merlin   (172 words)

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