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  Magnesia - Kusadasi Guide - Historical Places
Magnesia was governed by the Roman Empire in 129 BC.
As a result, Magnesia was granted the title of "free city" during the re-conquering of the region by the Romans.
The ancient Magnesia is approximately 22 km away from Kusadasi, close to Soke.
www.kusadasi.net /historical/magnesia.htm   (260 words)

  Magnesia - LoveToKnow 1911
MAGNESIA, in ancient geography the name of two cities in Asia Minor and of a district in eastern Thessaly, lying between the Vale of Tempe and the Pagasaean Gulf.
According to tradition, reinforced by the similarity of names, it was founded by colonists from the Thessalian tribe of the Magnetes, with whom were associated, according to Strabo, some Cretan settlers (Magnesia retained a connexion with Crete, as inscriptions found there attest).
South and west of the temple are many other remains of the Roman city, including a fairly perfect theatre excavated by Hiller von Gartringen, and the shell of a large gymnasium.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Magnesia   (650 words)

 Magnesia - Forms, Applications and Production Processes
Fused Magnesia (MgO) is normally manufactured by the electric arc melting of caustic calcined magnesia, deadburned magnesia or raw magnesite in furnaces at temperatures in excess of 2750°C, producing a refractory product whose altered crystalline structure is such that its characteristics and performance are superior to competing materials.
Fused magnesia is superior to deadburned magnesia in strength, abrasion resistance and chemical stability.
Electrical grade fused magnesia can be given a uniform silicon coating for greater resistance to moisture absorbance during heating element manufacture; this also improves the cold insulation resistance of low duty elements exposed to conditions of humidity.
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Magnesia is also renowned for its healthy climate; thanks to the beneficial effect of the sea surrounding it to the south and east it is blessed with mild winters and cool summers.
After the Mycenaean era, the cities of Magnesia began to decline and by the end of the 4th century BC, the province was just an insignificant province of Macedonia.
In 1881 with the treaty of Berlin, Magnesia, together with Thessaly, was incorporated into the free Greek state to become one of the most vital areas in the country, combining natural beauty with economic and cultural development.
www.cs.purdue.edu /homes/enh/PILIONWWW/pages/magnesia.html   (721 words)

  Magnesia (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Magnesia, deriving from the Macedonian tribe name Magnetes, is the name of the southeastern area of Thessaly in central Greece.
Magnesia was also the name of two cities in ancient Lydia (modern Turkey) founded by Greek Magnesians.
In alchemy and early chemistry, magnesia alba was the name for an indefinite hydrated mixture of magnesium hydroxide and magnesium carbonate.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Magnesia_(disambiguation)   (197 words)

 Magnesia doped alumina core material - Patent 4102689
the microstructure of the sintered magnesia doped alumina is characterized by a matrix comprising an interconnecting network of magnesia doped alumina defining a plurality of interstices in which magnesium aluminate spinel is deposited, and the core material is removable from the solidified casting by autoclave leaching in leaching solutions selected from KOH and NaOH.
Below this magnesia content limit, leaching times become too long to be commercially important for cores or specimens having less than 20 percent porosity, where the porosity is not interconnected.
In the second procedure, the mix of magnesia and alumina is prepared and calcined at a temperature of 1,500.degree.
www.freepatentsonline.com /4102689.html   (1316 words)

Among the fairest regions in Greece, Magnesia, crowned by superb Pelion, probably owes its name to the Magnetes tribe, who led by Magnes -son of Aiolos- inhabited the area in prehistoric times.
Magnesia is also renowned for its healthy climate; thanks to the beneficial effect of the sea surrounding it to the south and east it is blessed with mild winters and cool summers.
Another characteristic of the region that is most pronounced in Pelion is its advanced social attitude towards culture, which is revealed not only in the preservation of traditional houses but also in the locals' effort to revive tradition in their customs and habits as well as in the arts and crafts.
students.ceid.upatras.gr /~xyannis/volos/magnesia.html   (708 words)

 Republic of Turkey, Ministry of Culture - Magnesia Ad Meandrum   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Magnesia and Meandrum is located on Ortaklar - Söke Highway, within the borders of Tekin village in Ortaklar quarter of Germencik District of Aydın.
Nobody knows the exact location of first Magnesia, which is founded by Magnets who landed today's Bafa Lake that was a small bay under the leadership of Leukippos and divination of Apollon; but it was estimated that it was located at the edge of Menderes River.
Magnesia, which was dominated by Seleukos first and Bergama Kingdom subsequently in Hellenistic Period, maintained its importance in Rome Period and had been the episcopal centre during Byzantine Period.
www.kultur.gov.tr /portal/arkeoloji_en.asp?belgeno=2757   (616 words)

 Magnesia definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms easily defined on MedTerms
Magnesia: Named after a town in present day Turkey where an ore containing magnesium carbonate was mined.
Milk of Magnesia, the laxative, is magnesium hydroxide.
MedicineNet does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
www.medterms.com /script/main/art.asp?articlekey=4242   (169 words)

 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Milk of Magnesia
The term "Milk of Magnesia" was first used to describe a white aqueous, mildly alkaline suspension of magnesium hydroxide formulated at about 8%w/v by Charles Henry Phillips in 1880 and sold under the brand name Phillips' Milk of Magnesia for medicinal usage.
Available over-the-counter, milk of magnesia is primarily used in alleviating constipation, but can also be used to relieve indigestion and heartburn.
When taken internally by mouth as a laxative, the osmotic force of the magnesia suspension acts to draw fluids from the body and to retain those already within the lumen of the intestine, serving to distend the bowel, thus stimulating nerves within the colon wall, inducing peristalsis and resulting in evacuation of colonic contents.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Milk_of_Magnesia   (623 words)

 magnesia - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about magnesia
Magnesia ad Sipylum (modern Manisa, Turkey), 64 km/40 mi northeast of Smyrna, was the site of the battle in which the Seleucid king Antiochus III was defeated by a Roman army under Lucius Cornelius Scipio in 190
Magnesia ad Maeandrum, in Ionia, was on a small tributary of the Maeander.
of chloride of sodium; then, in a smaller quantity, chlorides of magnesium and of potassium, bromide of magnesium, sulphate of magnesia, sulphate and carbonate of lime.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /magnesia   (288 words)

 Magnesia ad Maeandrum - A brief history of research   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In Vitruvius' book on architecture (III,2,6) reference is made to the existence at Magnesia of a Temple of Artemis with a pseudodipteros plan built by the architect Hermogenes.
For nearly a century Magnesia was completely forgotten and neglected, despite continued interest in the architect Hermogenes and his work.
Finally, a number of information panels have been set up; these include a plan of the ancient city, information about the various buildings whose ruins lie within the fenced area, and plans and reconstruction drawings of the major buildings.
www.magnesia.org /eng/history.htm   (927 words)

 Patient Education - Drugs - Milk of Magnesia
This means that the magnesia acts to pull a salt or saline solution into the intestines from the blood.
Milk of magnesia should not be used if nausea, vomiting or abdominal pain is present.
Milk of magnesia is an old standby for treating occasional constipation.
www.gicare.com /pated/milk_of_magnesia.htm   (781 words)

Smyrna and supposed to have been founded by the Magneti of Thessaly in the fifth century
It is now known as Manisa, a flourishing town of 35,000 inhabitants in the sanjak of Sarakhan, containing twenty mosques, and a Greek and an Armenian
Magnesia ad Mæandrum, which was situated on the Meander in Ionia.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/09533a.htm   (196 words)

 Pelion Greece, Pelion, Volos, Hotels in Pelion, Pelio, winter holidays in greece, snow ski in greece, activities, ...
Magnesia Prefecture (capital is Volos) occupies the east side of Thessaly, encompassing the peninsula of the same name which ends in cape Trikeri and encloses the Pagasitic gulf in its embrace.
Magnesia ia also renowned for its healthy climate; thanks to the beneficial effect of the sea surrounding it to the south and east it is blessed with mild winters and cool summers.
The shoreline formed by the large enclosed Pagasitic gulf and the Magnesia peninsula is somewhat broken up on the inner coast of the Pagasitic, while the coast facing the open sea is untended.
www.thegreektravel.com /pelion   (659 words)

 Milk of magnesia
Milk of magnesia is generally considered to be one of the more gentle laxatives, as opposed to stimulant laxatives such as Dulcolax which can cause fairly painful abdominal cramps in some people and may result in a dependency - ie, the inability to have a bowel movement without the use of a laxative.
Milk of magnesia should not cause dependency, but as with any medication it is important to check this with your doctor.
I am completely disgusted by the taste of milk of magnesia, as well as the fact according to what I read that the ph level of 10.5 is well above the slightly acidic levels the bowels are supposed to have, making it an unfriendly substance to the healthy bacteria of the intestines.
www.irritable-bowel-syndrome.ws /milk-of-magnesia.htm   (1389 words)

 Milk of Magnesia (Magnesia; Magnesium Hydroxide)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Before you take milk of magnesia, consult your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
Take milk of magnesia on a schedule that does not interfere with activities or sleep, as it produces watery stools in 3 to 6 hours.
An overdose of milk of magnesia is unlikely to be life threatening.
www.wholehealthmd.com /refshelf/drugs_view/1,1524,417,00.html   (590 words)

 Wiley-VCH - Shand, Mark A. - The Chemistry and Technology of Magnesia
Magnesia compounds have applications across many different fields, including pharmaceuticals, environmental organizations, waste and water treatment, and industries from steel to agriculture.
It also calls attention to magnesia as a viable alternative to other alkalis like lime.
The book is then a valuable tool for both the researcher in a lab and the professional in the field.
www.wiley-vch.de /publish/dt/books/bySubjectCH00/bySubSubjectCH70/0-471-65603-8/?sID=e7544aab30e8fd64e7704e05022cbba6   (226 words)

 The Magnesia Temple & Spring,  Sharon Springs, NY   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The ceiling of Bang’s Magnesia Temple is tongue and grooved wood and remnants of its beautiful azure blue paint with gold stars scattered across can still be seen.
The stone twin lion heads, adorning the fountain, are painted in dark green and white and the famously refreshing and medicinal magnesia water once spouted from the mouths of these ever-watchful beasts.
Bangs, despite the splendor of his bathhouses and temple, the magnesia springs could not compete with the potency of the Pavilion Hotel’s sulphur spring, and so he was unable to attract many bathers away from the Pavilion’s wooden bath sheds.
www.sharonsprings.com /magnesiatemple.htm   (443 words)

 Magnesia Phosphorica 6x - 100 TB
Magnesia Phosphorica 6x - 100 TB Magnesia Phosphorica 6x - 100 TB Magnesia Phosphorica the homeopathic remedy is made from magnesium phosphate, one of the Tissue Salts.
It is for the temporary relief of aches and pains associated with muscle cramps or spasms.
As with any drug, if you are pregnant or nursing a baby, seek the advice of a health care professional before using.
www.healingedge.net /store/more_boe_magphos.html   (227 words)

 Refounding of Plato's ideal city, Magnesia
The ancient city described by Plato in The Republic as an "ideal city" is being refounded as the soil that has covered it for centuries is removed.
Magnesia ad Meandrum, which takes its name from the Meander River and the original Magnesia in northern Greece, is southeast of Ephesus, 15 miles inland from the Aegean port Kusadasi.
The Temple of Artemis, built by the famous architect Hermogenes in the third century B.C., was first discovered in the nineteenth century, when important reliefs and some other pieces belonging to it were removed to museums in Berlin, Paris, and Istanbul.
www.archaeology.org /online/news/magnesia   (546 words)

 magnesia, chemical compound. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The magnesia of commerce is a fine white powder used in soaps, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and as a filler in rubber goods.
Magnesia is used to make crucibles and other ceramic goods.
Pure magnesia is prepared by refining the crude product.
www.bartleby.com /65/ma/magnesia.html   (151 words)

 Magnesia on Encyclopedia.com
MAGNESIA [magnesia] common name for the chemical compound magnesium oxide, MgO.
Croatia's Robert Seligman puts some magnesia before performing the pommel horse qualifying round, 18 March 2006 in Lyon, central eastern France, during the 15th International Championships of gymnastics.
Odd ANDERSEN Agence France Presse 08-15-2004 An unidentified gymnast with magnesia on her hands concentrates during the Artistic Gymnastics qualifications, 15 August 2004 at the Olympic Indoor Hall during the Athens 2004 Olympic Games.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/m1/magnesia.asp   (744 words)

 Martin Marietta Magnesia Specialties
Martin Marietta Magnesia Specialties LLC, a subsidiary of Martin Marietta Materials, is a leading U.S. producer of magnesia-based chemical products used in a variety of industrial, chemical and environmental applications.
Chemical-grade magnesia is marketed as a process additive, used as raw material for products we use every day, such as ceramics, paper and sugar.
Magnesia Specialties markets agricultural grades of magnesium oxide for use in mineral premixes and animal feed, environmentally friendly air and water treatments and a new flame-retardant product.
www.martinmarietta.com /Products/magspecialties.asp   (159 words)

 Expansion of Cement Containing Crystalline Magnesia With and Without Fly Ash and Slag
Crystalline magnesia (periclase) is traditionally considered an undesirable compound in cements since it hydrates slowly at normal temperatures and, hence, causes a delayed expansion.
The rate and amount of expansion of cements containing magnesia depend on many factors including the quantity, fineness and calcination temperature of magnesia, cement constituents and strength, presence of mineral admixtures such as fly ash and slag, and storage or service conditions (temperature and moisture).
The expansion behavior of portland cements containing magnesia under normal (service) conditions is different from that under the autoclave conditions (high temperature and high pressure).
www.astm.org /JOURNALS/CEMENT/PAGES/83.htm   (359 words)

 The Use of Antacids (Maalox, Milk of Magnesia) in Pets
Before use, consult with your veterinarian and carefully check over-the-counter (nonprescription) medications for ingredients that may be deadly to pets.
As an antacid (Milk of Magnesia) in dogs: 5-30 ml by mouth every 12-24 hours.
As an antacid (Milk of Magnesia) in cats: 5-15 ml by mouth every 12-24 hours.
www.peteducation.com /article.cfm?articleid=1433   (701 words)

 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Concentrated Phillips' Milk of Magnesia at Epinions.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Well, that is what I have been doing this past week and so have several of my friends and at the end of the non-stop eating sessions we are finding ourselves with a wonderful case of indigestion.
The bottle of Concentrated Phillips Milk Of Magnesia says it can be used to relieve acid indigestion, sour stomach and heartburn and people 12 years of age use ½ to 1 ½ teaspoons of the Concentrated Phillips Milk Of Magnesia with a little water up to four times per day.
The Concentrated Phillips Milk Of Magnesia comes with a most handy dosing cup but is hard to wash as the medicine seems to want to stick to it.
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