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  The Parnassus by RAFFAELLO Sanzio
The third composition for the Stanza della Segnatura represents Parnassus, the dwelling place of Apollo and the Muses and the home of poetry, according to classical myth.
Mount Parnassus, the home of Apollo, is, like the hill of the Vatican, a place where in ancient times there was a shrine to Apollo dedicated to the arts.
Although the Parnassus lacks the high originality of the School of Athens, it demonstrates Raphael's illustrative ability.
www.wga.hu /html/r/raphael/4stanze/1segnatu/3/parnass.html   (513 words)

  
  Parnassus - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Parnassus, mountain, central Greece, rising to an altitude of 2,457 m (8,061 ft).
In Greek mythology, Parnassus was sacred to the god Apollo, whose...
This growing pessimism about human nature and human destiny is related to a current of skepticism that arose in the 17th century among libertins...
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 Aerie of the Spirit's Breath: Parnassus
Parnassus in its widest sense is a range of mountains extending across Phocis and terminating at the Corinthian Gulf between Cirrha and Anticyra.
Parnassus was celebrated as one of the chief seats of Apollo and the Muses and an inspiring source of poetry and song.
Between Parnassus and Mount Cirphis is the valley of the Pleistus, though which the old road, once sacred, ran from Delphi to Daulis and Stiris; and at the pont (called Schiste) where the road branched off to these two places, Oedipus slew his father Laius.
www.geocities.com /leucretia/oocinfo/mythplaces/parnassos.html   (1957 words)

  
 Delphic Oracle
Mount Parnassus rises in a long arc from the Gulf of Corinth above a valley whose sides held the groves, caves, and ravines sacred to the gods of ancient Greece.
Parnassus itself was sacred to Apollo, god of the fine arts, and the muses, the nine daughters of Zeus.
Above and away from the shrine of Delphi is a grove that is difficult to reach, at the end of an ancient cobblestone trail called the Kalki Skala, or "evil stairway." Nearby are two pinnacles from which those convicted of sacrilege against the gods were thrown to their deaths.
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 Press on Symphony Parnassus   (Site not responding. Last check: )
But in the case of Symphony Parnassus, an orchestra founded by a biophysics student at UCSF in 1989, the soothing tones of a neurologist on clarinet and a primary care physician on viola are just what the doctor ordered.
Although technically an amateur orchestra, the vibe of Symphony Parnassus is very much professional, according to French horn player Robin Varga, a massage therapist and reflexologist who joined the orchestra about a dozen years ago, when it was known as the UCSF Orchestra.
Parnassus is the street where UCSF is located, but it also refers to Greek mythology.
www.symphonyparnassus.org /press.htm   (1776 words)

  
 IBHOF / George Parnassus   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Born in Methone, Greece in 1897, Parnassus followed his brother to the United States in 1916 and first found work as a waiter and dishwasher.
The event was a huge success and gave Parnassus a well-deserved reputation as one of the greatest promoters in the world.
Parnassus died of a heart attack in 1975.
www.ibhof.com /parnassus.htm   (411 words)

  
 The PARNASSUS BANK
The history of the Parnassus Bank and old Parnassus, now a part of the city of New Kensington, began in the same year of 1872, when the bank was established and the borough of Parnassus was incorporated.
Parnassus was a pleasant and quite place in which to live.
The second burgess of old Parnassus became the first bank President of the Parnassus Bank in 1872 and was one of its founders.
www.coinlibrary.com /wpns/club_wpns_pr_parnassus.htm   (896 words)

  
 Parnassos Parnassus Parnasse
Parnassos in Greek, in English as Parnassus, and in French as Parnasse, is a mountain, rising to an altitude of 2,457 m (8,061 ft).
Parnassus, a mountain in ancient Phocis in central Greece, was considered sacred.(See the map).
Thus expressions such as «to live on Parnassus» is to practice poetry, and «the children of Parnassus» are the poets themselves.
arachova.tripod.com /parnassos_eng.htm   (1135 words)

  
 §16. The "Parnassus" Trilogy. XII. University Plays. Vol. 6. The Drama to 1642, Part Two. The Cambridge History of ...
Broadly contemporary with Club Law is the Parnassus trilogy, which, in originality and breadth of execution, and in complex relationship to the academic, literary, theatrical and social life of the period, ranks supreme among the extant memorials of the university stage.
On similar evidence, The Pilgrimage to Parnassus, and Part I of The Returne from Parnassus (as the recovered plays have been named), may be assigned, respectively, to 1598 and 1601.
The gownsman is holding up to scorn before an academic audience the judgment of illiterate boors who think that Metamorphosis is a writer, and that their fellow Shakespeare puts to shame the university playwrights, and has had the upper hand in a duel with Ben Jonson, the protagonist of classical orthodoxy in dramatic art.
www.bartleby.com /216/1216.html   (1873 words)

  
 Parnassus Nump Profile
Parnassus Nump is only mentioned once in the story and has a companion by the name of Ninny Numbcat, but Ninny has nothing to do with the company.
Parnassus Nump Film is a result of Melissa's desire to take artisitc control over her own career and to develop and pursue the type of work that interests her.
Parnassus [mountain, central Greece, rising to an altitude of 2457 m (8061 ft)], was believed to be a favorite habitation of the Muses and a center of musical and poetic inspiration.
www.parnassusnump.com /profile.html   (656 words)

  
 parnassus classical compact discs and records: our own cds
PACD96021/22 Parnassus is pleased to present a superb collection of American songs, half of them previously unpublished, and in two cases accompanied by the composers.
PACD96030 Parnassus Records is proud to offer the debut recording of the Igor Kipnis-Karen Kushner duo, in an extended program of music for piano four hands recorded at concerts and studio broadcasts.
Parnassus CDs are distributed exclusively in the USA by Qualiton.
www.parnassusrecords.com /ourowncds.htm   (1369 words)

  
 Brewer, E. Cobham. Dictionary of Phrase & Fable. Parnassos (Greek), Parnassus (Latin).
Shaw, G.B. Stein, G. Stevenson, R.L. Wells, H.G. Reference > Brewer’s Dictionary > Parnassos (Greek), Parnassus (Latin).
It has two summits, one of which was consecrated to Apollo and the Muses, the other to Bacchus.
Are you inclined to soar to the higher regions of Parnassus or to flutter round the base of the hill?” (The Antiquary)—i.e.
www.bartleby.com /81/12797.html   (164 words)

  
 Parnassus of Raphael
Parnassus is the place of the Oracle of Delphi, the center of the Greek World, founded by Apollo Delphinios as a Homeric poem describes:
Like in the School of Athens where the most important representative philosophers until the period of Raphael are shown the Parnassus shows the most emminent persons of Literature.
The Parnassus with The Disputa, The Cardinal Virtues, and The School of Athens is one of the four frescos of Raphael of the Stanza della Segnatura in the Vatican Palace.
www.mlahanas.de /Greeks/ParnassusRaphael.html   (803 words)

  
 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Parnassus
Parnassian of or belonging to Parnassus, poetic XVII; epithet of school of French poetry (les Parnassiens) XIX.
It included Delphi, Mt. Parnassus, and Elatea; Boeotia (now Voiotía) was on the east, and the Gulf of Corinth was on the south.
Parnassus Investments Announces New Institutional Share Class; The New Share Class Gives Institutional Investors More Options When Looking for an Equity Income Product with a Lower Expense Ratio.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Parnassus   (648 words)

  
 PARNASSUS   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In mitology Parnassus was a sacred mountain in Greece where Apollo and the Muses lived.
The magnificent female nude in the foreground represents the fountain of Castilia, the spring which runs at the foot of Mount Parnassus, the water from which the poets and artists used to purify themselves before entering the temple of Apollo.
His admiration for the artists of the Renaissance and his in-depth studies of antiquity produced a very serene, balanced style, with lively, intense colouring, to all of which was added the traditional deliberation of the spirit of French classicism.
museoprado.mcu.es /i72.html   (198 words)

  
 Parnassus Arts Group
Parnassus held its 25th birthday party last year.
Another 2006 production from Parnassus was Oliver Goldsmith's "She Stoops to Conquer".
Parnassus member Declan O'Brien has recently released a CD of his monologues, called, amazingly enough, "The Decalogues".
www.iolfree.ie /~parnassusartsgroup   (404 words)

  
 Parnassus Investments - Proxy Vote Disclosure
Parnassus Investments manages the portfolios of Parnassus Funds and the Parnassus Equity-Income Fund, a portfolio of Parnassus Income Funds (collectively, "the Funds").
Parnassus supports Boards of Directors that reflect independence, concern for shareholders' interests and diversity.
Parnassus Investments is the investment adviser only for mutual funds - not any other entities - so there would normally be no conflicts of interest between the Funds' shareholders and Parnassus Investments.
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 Parnassus: About
Although Parnassus: Poetry in Review functions without an editorial board, it avoids succumbing to the danger of narrow taste by asking poets to recommend gifted reviewers; the editor and his staff also scrutinize the pages of other literary magazines for strong new writers we can then invite to become contributors.
Parnassus: Poetry in Review’ editorial philosophy is based on the assumption that reviewing is a complex art.
Special theme issues of Parnassus: Poetry in Review appear regularly on such timely subjects as women and poetry, the long poem, words and music, autobiography, multiculturalism, and poetry and movies.
www.parnassuspoetry.com /about.htm   (618 words)

  
 uwsoa | resources | parnassus cafe
Parnassus is closed during finals weeks and quarter breaks.
Parnassus coffee shop offers hot and cold espresso drinks, soft drinks, juices, and a wide variety of soups, salads, and sandwiches.
Parnassus Art Gallery showcases the work of art students.
art.washington.edu /resources/cafe.html   (86 words)

  
 Parnassus Story
At the roots of this great rock Parnassus, there it was that mighty Python found form, the vast guardian serpent.
Then the Titan called Themis charged massive Python to hold the fast to her Oracle---in that green valley lands, known as Delphi, beneath the shadows of great Parnassus.
And Zeus set it fast in the wide-pathed earth at goodly Pytho under the glens of Parnassus, to be a sign thenceforth and a marvel to mortal men.
www.vex.net /parnassus/parnassus-story.html   (708 words)

  
 NPR: Performance Today -- Parnassus Avenue Baroque -- Live in Studio 4A
Based in the San Francisco Bay area, the group takes its name from Parnassus Avenue in San Francisco, where cellist Tanya Tomkins's father worked.
Noteworthy is the lack of the traditional slow third movement, for which Bigaglia substitutes a lively Minuetto.
Dan Laurin's debut concerts in the United States featured him as a soloist on tour with the Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble and with his Trio Dan Laurin.
www.npr.org /programs/pt/4a/parnassus.html   (848 words)

  
 Welcome to Parnassus Guest House
Parnassus is 90 minutes from the Melbourne Central Business District in a beautiful country setting.
The view from the north facing deck is spectacular, from the rolling green hills, to the beautiful little village of Neerim South.
Parnassus Guest House offers accommodation and reception facilities, making it the ideal location for functions within our grounds, or a central base for touring the wonderful sights of West Gippsland, from it's wonderful natural resources - to the unforgettable and award winning local cheese and boutique manufacturers, along our Gourmet Deli Trails.
www.parnassus.com.au /index.html   (219 words)

  
 Parnassus Farm   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Parnassus is open to see the new spring calves and lambs.
Meet, feed and touch the other farm and small animals such as the pigs, pigeons and rabbits, watch cows being milked in our milking shed and
Children enjoy the many birds and small animals in and around the farmyard at Parnassus.
www.parnassus.co.nz /farm.htm   (114 words)

  
 Parnassus - Parnassus Fund
The Parnassus Fund looks for companies that are deeply undervalued.
The Parnassus Fund pursues an "all-cap" strategy of investing in companies of all sizes.
Jerome L. Dodson, the portfolio manager of the Parnassus Fund, is the founder and president of Parnassus Investments.
www.parnassus.com /parnassus-mutual-funds/parnassus-fund/default.aspx   (166 words)

  
 Parnassus, Pennsylvania PA, profile (Westmoreland County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Pennsylvania > All counties > Westmoreland County > Parnassus
Parnassus is in Westmoreland County, in the Pittsburgh metro area.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Parnassus travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Westmoreland County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Pittsburgh area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=14626   (373 words)

  
 Golden Parnassus Resort
Engage the seascape in a nearly endless array of all inclusive water and land sports at the Golden Parnassus Resort.
Surreal sunsets are followed by the jubilant sounds of Golden Parnassus’ all inclusive nightlife.
Boasting all the pleasures of Cancun and the beauty of the Caribbean, the Golden Parnassus resort is a deluxe, adults-only, all inclusive retreat for avid romantics.
www.allinclusiveoutlet.com /vacations/resorts/golden-parnassus   (802 words)

  
 Parnassus Community Profile(published)
The area used for this profile is based on Statistics New Zealand's area unit.
The unemployment rate in Parnassus was 3.4 percent, compared with
The most popular occupational group in Parnassus was Agriculture and Fishery Workers (58.2 percent).
www2.stats.govt.nz /domino/external/web/CommProfiles.nsf/FindInfobyArea/585601-au   (484 words)

  
 The Parnassus Club
The Parnassus Club was a boarding house for young women on West 115th Street, New York City, mainly serving students of the Juilliard School of Music and Barnard College, who were also semi-professional performers or artists of some other sort (e.g.
The Parnassus club was founded and operated by Miss Florence McMillan (a former accompanist to a famous opera diva) in 1921 and operated by her until 1955.
According to legend, the two Parnassus buildings were connected by rope and pulley across 115th Street.
www.columbia.edu /acis/history/parnassus.html   (510 words)

  
 Parnassus Investments - The Parnassus Mutual Funds - Do Well by Doing Good
At Parnassus Investments, we take a hands-on approach to investing, looking for undervalued companies with good businesses.
The Parnassus philosophy is that companies with ethical business practices make for good long-term investments.
Before investing, an investor should carefully consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of a fund and should carefully read the prospectus which contains this and other
www.parnassus.com   (149 words)

  
 Trio Parnassus
Trio Parnassus have the the full measure of the the Second and Third Trios, and are recorded with the best blended sound I've encountered in these works.
"Trio Parnassus does an excellent job of controlling the large patterns in this music while producing something not unlike the dynamic outbursts and sharp rhythmic profile of the original.
"The Trio Parnassus are not only one of the finest chamber groups around at the moment but they audibly and infectiously enjoy Reger's challenges.
www.trioparnassus.com /english/seite3/content.htm   (1548 words)

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