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  Scylla - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sextus Pompeius denarius, depicting the Pharus of Messina and Scylla.
Scylla is one of the two sea monsters in Greek mythology (the other being Charybdis) which lives on one side of a narrow channel of water.
It has been suggested that the myth of Scylla may have been inspired by real life encounters with giant squid (which are normally dying when near the surface), and she has some similar features to the kraken in Norse mythology and lusca in Caribbean mythology.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Scylla   (923 words)

  
 HMS Scylla (F71) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Scylla was launched in August 1968 and commissioned in 1970.
In 1975, Scylla was again in 'action' against Iceland during the Third Cod War in 1975 due to further fishing disputes with Iceland.
She lay in a state of disrepair and neglect for ten years until the 27th March 2004, when Scylla was sunk off Cornwall where she began a new -- and no doubt long -- career as an artificial reef, the first of its kind in the UK and Europe.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/HMS_Scylla_(F71)   (594 words)

  
 Scylla 1, Greek Mythology Link.
Scylla 1 is one of the monsters found on each side of the strait of Messina, between Italy and Sicily, the other being Charybdis.
But when Glaucus 7 declared her love to Scylla 1, she, not being able to decide whether he was a monster or a god, fled from him, and he, wounded by her refusal, sought Circe, hoping that this witch, with the help of her magic herbs, would make Scylla 1 to love him.
Since that time Scylla 1, from her cliff, became a pest to all sailors, and those who escaped Charybdis, who was on the cliff on the other side of the strait, became her victims, as occurred to several of Odysseus' companions, whom she devoured.
homepage.mac.com /cparada/GML/Scylla1.html   (541 words)

  
 Scylla   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The fisherman-turned-sea-god Glaucus fell madly in love with her, but she fled from him onto the land where he could not follow.
He went to the sorceress Circe to ask for a love potion to melt Scylla's heart.
Scylla is also the name of a daughter of King Nisus of Megara.
www.pantheon.org /articles/s/scylla.html   (260 words)

  
 Brewer, E. Cobham. Dictionary of Phrase & Fable. Scylla.
It is said that the rock Scylla somewhat resembles a woman at a distance, and the noise of the waves dashing against it is not unlike the barking of dogs and wolves.
Scylla and Charybdis are two rocks between Italy and Sicily.
In one was a cave where “Scylla dwelt,” and on the other Charybdis dwelt under a fig-tree.
www.bartleby.com /81/15059.html   (230 words)

  
 Scuba Diving: Scylla : Devon Shipwrecks: Submerged Productions
One of the last warships to be built at Plymouth, Scylla was laid down at Devonport Dockyard in 1967, and launched in August 1968.After her fitting out she was commissioned on 14 February 1970 and went on service in the Mediterranean where she assisted H.M.S. Penelope in underwater noise trials.
By the beginning of the nineties Scylla was obsolete, and in 1993 she was decommissioned and left to rust.
The Scylla is a welcome addition to Plymouth's sea bed, but it's a great shame that so much was taken from the Scylla, as its robbed her of most of her personality.
www.submerged.co.uk /scylla.php   (1089 words)

  
 NMA - Scylla - Scylla's Story
HMS Scylla was an Exocet Leander class frigate, the last frigate to be built in Devonport Royal Dockyard in 1968.
Scylla is 113m long with a displacement of 2500 tonnes.
Scylla made the local news headlines in 1973 when she collided with the Torpoint ferry.
www.national-aquarium.co.uk /scylla/story.asp   (241 words)

  
 Scylla and Charybdis, the adventures, travels and pistures of Ulysses from Homer's Odyssey
She dwelt in a cave high up on the cliff, from whence she was accustomed to thrust forth her long necks (for she had six heads), and in each of her mouths to seize one of the crew of every vessel passing within reach.
While Ulysses and his men watched with anxious eyes the dreadful whirlpool, they were not equally on their guard from the attack of Scylla, (Incidit in Scyllam, cupicns vitare Charybdim.) and the monster, darting forth her snaky heads, caught six of his men and bore them away shrieking to her den.
After passing Scylla and Charybdis the next land he would make was Thrinacia, an island whereon were pastured the cattle of Helios, the Sun, tended by his daughters Lampetia and Phaethusa.
www.2020site.org /ulysses/scylla.html   (666 words)

  
 Scylla on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
According to one legend Circe, jealous of the sea god Glaucus' love for Scylla, changed her from a beautiful nymph into a horrible doglike creature with six heads and twelve feet; according to another, Amphitrite, jealous of Poseidon's love for her, transformed her into the ugly monster.
Scylla lived on the rocks on the Italian side of the Strait of Messina, where she seized sailors from passing ships and devoured them.
HMS `Scylla' is sunk to create Europe's first artificial reef; Triggerfish, eels and coral to colonise decommissioned frigate.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/S/Scylla.asp   (367 words)

  
 Scylla and Charybdis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Scylla and Charybdis were two immortal and irresistible monsters who beset the narrow waters of the Straits of Messina destroying ships as they attempted to navigate through.
Scylla was dreadful with six heads, twelve feet and a voice like the howl of a maddened dog.
Scylla was the beautiful daughter of Phorcys and one of the original Titans, Ceto.
myths.allinfoabout.com /feature49.html   (813 words)

  
 Wreck Tour 64 - HMS Scylla - June 2004 - DIVERNET from Diver Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
There are three marker buoys on the Scylla, at the bow, the stern and on the superstructure, the bow being furthest to the south-west.
She was launched from Devonport Dockyard on 8 August, 1968, 2500 tons of broad-beam Leander-class frigate and the the fourth warship to be christened HMS Scylla since 1809, writes Kendall McDonald.
Scylla later seemed to be everywhere - entertaining US President Jimmy Carter aboard off the Leeward Islands, in the Channel to scatter the ashes of Cruel Sea author Nicholas Montserrat and, in 1980, helping the victims of Hurricane Allen in the Cayman islands.
www.divernet.com /wrecks/wtour640604.shtml   (1634 words)

  
 Charybde and Scylla
Furthermore, scylla and charybdis are induced under hypoxic conditions and scylla is a target of Drosopohila HIF-1 (hypoxia-inducible factor-1: Similar) as is its mammalian counterpart RTP801/REDD1, thus establishing a potential cross-talk between growth and oxygen sensing (Reiling, 2004).
Evidence is presented that scylla and charybdis, like some of their mammalian homologs, are induced by hypoxia and that Scylla and Charybdis act as partially redundant negative regulators of growth by controlling S6K but not PKB activity (Reiling, 2004).
It is suggested that scylla and charybdis are induced in response to external stress stimuli (e.g., hypoxia and starvation) to inhibit growth downstream of PKB but upstream of Tsc1/2.
www.sdbonline.org /fly/sturtevant/scyllaandchar1.htm   (2799 words)

  
 Scylla   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
On this particular day they were approached by a nymph named Galatea (not the statue), and she told them the horrible story of how the cyclops, Polyphemos, the moronic creature later defeated by Odysseos, had seen her and wanted her.
Scylla was a virgin, and she had chosen to remain celibate, apparently for personal reasons she felt no need to explain.
Scylla fled from Glaucus on land and sea, and when she found herself on a small island at the toe of Italy, still pursued by Glaucus, she prayed to the sorceress, Kirke (Circe) for aid.
mywebpages.comcast.net /scottandrewh/scylla.html   (536 words)

  
 Dive Scylla LOOE DIVERS - Sport diving sites in South East Cornwall. Wreck diving & Scylla   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Scylla lies just 8m from the surface with a maximum depth of 26m at high tide.
Circe blames Scylla for the rejection and prepared a vile of very powerful poison and poured in the pool where Scylla bathed.
As soon as Scylla entered the water she was transformed into a frightful monster.
www.looedivers.com /dive_scylla.htm   (312 words)

  
 Scylla
Scylla, the daughter of Crataeis, is one of the two sea monsters in Greek mythology (the other being Charybdis) which lives on one side of a narrow channel of water.
It is said that by the time Aeneas's fleet came through the strait after the fall of Troy, Scylla had been changed into a dangerous rock outcropping which still stands there to this day.
Scylla is a genus of crabs, including the mangrove crab Scylla serrata.
www.mlahanas.de /Greeks/Mythology/Scylla.html   (803 words)

  
 BBC - Devon Features - The Sinking Of HMS Scylla
Scylla will be approximately 1km off shore; so will be seen very easily from the coast anywhere in the Whitsand Bay area.
HMS Scylla was built in the late 1960s and was the last warship built in Devonport.
Once HMS Scylla is on the seabed, there are plans to attach web cameras to the 2,500-tonne vessel.
www.bbc.co.uk /devon/news_features/2004/scylla_sinking.shtml   (1012 words)

  
 Encyclopedia of Greek Mythology: Scylla   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Scylla's cave was in a seaside cliff overlooking a strait that also harbored a phenomenal whirlpool called Charybdis.
The twin perils are memorialized in the expression "between Scylla and Charybdis".
He chose to avoid Charybdis at the expense of losing six sailors to Scylla's multiple maws.
www.mythweb.com /encyc/entries/scylla.html   (94 words)

  
 : Scylla, review at WorldSSP.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Scylla 1 Scylla 1 is one of the monsters found on each side of the strait of Messina, between Italy and Sicily, the other being Charybdis.
Scylla, a water nymph, was loved by Glaucus, a sea deity.
Scylla and Charybdis Ulysses Vs. The Odyssey By, Kristine Fariello Chapter nine, "Scylla and Charybdis," is set in the library and focuses on the character of Stephen Dedalus.
www.worldssp.net /webinfo_m.asp?proid=5674   (419 words)

  
 Scylla, Female Sea Monster
Apollonius Rhodius represents Scylla as a daughter of Phorcus by the night-wandering hag Hecate (Ap.
So drive past with all thy force, and call on Cratais, mother of Scylla, which bore her for a bane to mortals." The purpose of Scylla, acording to Homer is death and destruction.
What Scylla does is reduce a man to an object of food, completely separated from his value as friend or lover.
www.fjkluth.com /scylla.html   (1850 words)

  
 SCYLLA TOURS - Service   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Since we charter out our ships, most of the journeys with Scylla Tours ships are organised by major tour operators from Germany, the USA and Switzerland.
Scylla Tours will be pleased to arrange train and airline tickets for the journey there and back.
The Scylla Tours ships are perfectly suited for seminars, product presentations, incentive trips, exhibitions and pre-/post conference trips.
www.scylla-tours.com /html_gb/Service/body_service.html   (742 words)

  
 HMS Scylla Artificial Reef in Plymouth, UK
After being in service for over thirty years, Scylla returned to her homeport of Plymouth to begin her latest duty as an artificial diving reef - the first of its kind in the UK.
Commissioned in 1970, HMS Scylla was the last frigate to be built in Plymouth, and the UK National Marine Aquarium, who has purchased the ship from the Royal Navy, is pleased to announce that she is finally returning home, where she will have a very different, but very important role.
Scylla brings with her a fascinating history spanning the 1970's 'Cod Wars' and providing emergency relief teams to hurricane stricken Cayman Brac.
www.artificialreefs.net /Projects/scylla.html   (333 words)

  
 Dive Scylla - Artificial Reef - HMS Scylla   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Former Leander Class Frigate HMS Scylla was sunk in 20m of water to form an artificial reef, just west of the wreck of the James Egan Layne, a torpedoed WWII Liberty Ship.
The former navy frigate, HMS Scylla, started her new role in life as an artificial reef in Whitsand Bay, South East Cornwall, on 27th March 2004.
Scylla was built in the Devonport Dockyard and we are delighted to welcome her back to the region.
www.secta.org.uk /Dive_Scylla.htm   (304 words)

  
 Scylla freeware
Scylla is a tool to do revenge on spammers, and a good one.
Scylla will point on real message originator, will find his ISP (Internet Service Provider), will forward message to some organizations, who fight with spam (see below), and will send a well-sounding complaint to everyone, who is responsible to shut the spammer down.
The business of Scylla - to submit unknown spam to these organizations, and then it is up to your server to not allow these people to send you anything again.
www.mondor.org /soft/scylla.htm   (628 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | England | Cornwall | Safety concerns for scuttled ship
HMS Scylla was scuttled off Whitsand Bay in Cornwall in March to create Europe's first artificial diving reef.
Brian Allen, of the Aquanauts Dive Centre, said some divers were over-confident of their abilities and he feared too little is being done to protect inexperienced divers.
Scylla, decommissioned in 1993, was bought by the aquarium with £200,000 provided by the South West Regional Development Agency.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/england/cornwall/3910685.stm   (444 words)

  
 TIK Experimental Cluster Scylla
In Greek mythology, „Scylla“ was an attractive nymph and a daughter of Phorcys.
Filled with jealousy against Scylla, Circe poured a potion of herbs into the water, where Scylla was bathing in, and then cast her spell.
We named the cluster „Scylla“ as the cluster‘s possiblities are fascinating at first, however controlling it efficiently is a delicate task.
www.tik.ee.ethz.ch /~ddosvax/cluster   (481 words)

  
 Scylla and Glaucus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The story of Scylla and Glaucus is a kind of twisted love story.
So Circe went down to Sicily, where Scylla lived, and while the nymph was bathing, she slipped some herbs into the water.
Poor Scylla couldn't deal with this and hid herself at the Straits of Messina, where the horrible dogs ate any unsuspecting sailors that happened by.
www.paleothea.com /Myths/Glaucus.html   (502 words)

  
 Fact Sheet for Scylla serrata (Forsskål, 1755)
Mating And Spawning In The Mud Crab, Scylla Serrata (Forsskål) (Decapoda: Portunidae), In Moreton Bay, Queensland.
Hill, B. Salinity And Temperature Tolerance Of The Zoeae Of The Portunid Crab Scylla Serrata.
Knuckey, I. Maturity In Male Mud Crabs, Scylla Serrata, and The Use Of Mating Scars As A Functional Indicator.
nis.gsmfc.org /nis_factsheet.php?toc_id=159   (1398 words)

  
 SparkNotes: Ulysses: Episode Nine: “Scylla and Charybdis”
Like Odysseus, Stephen sails closer to Scylla, and thus Stephen’s thoughts and theories owe more to Aristotle’s grounded, material, logical sense of the world (symbolized by the rock) than to Plato’s sense of unembodied concepts or ideals (symbolized by the whirlpool).
Like Odysseus, Stephen cannot sail too close to Scylla’s rock, though, and the threat of extreme materialism is represented by Buck and his physically based humor.
Though Stephen himself seems to be the Odysseus figure for a time in the “Scylla and Charybdis” episode, in the schematic of Shakespeare, Bloom seems to be the father figure (Shakespeare) and Stephen, the son (Hamlet).
www.sparknotes.com /lit/ulysses/section9.rhtml   (1525 words)

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