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Old 06-04-2016, 12:30 AM   #32
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Tom Jones and Luciano Pavarotti Delilah..
Delilah ( דלילה‎ Dəlilah, meaning "[She who] weakened") is a woman in the Hebrew bible Book of Judges, where she is the "woman in the valley of Sorek" whom Samson loved, and who was his downfall.. Her figure, one of several dangerous temptresses in the Hebrew Bible, has become emblematic: "Samson loved Delilah, she betrayed him, and, what is worse, she did it for money," Madlyn Kahr begins her study of the Delilah motif in European painting..Delilah was approached by the lords of the Philistines, to discover the secret of Samson's strength, "and we will give thee, every one of us, 11 hundred pieces of silver"..Samson had been dedicated as a Nazirite, "from the womb to the day of his darth"; thus he was forbidden to touch wine or cut his hair.."The 3rd time, he told her, "If thou weavest the se7en locks of my head with the web"..Rubens added further females, with a suggestion of a brothel, and came back to the subject several times..John Milton personified her as the misguided and foolish but sympathetic temptress, much like his view of Eve, in his 1671 work Samson Agonistes..By the time of Camille Saint-Saëns' Samson et Dalila (1877) Delilah had become the eponym of a "Delilah," a treacherous and cunning femme fatale..The early star gazers, after dividing the zodiac into its houses, appointed the 3 brightest stars in each constellation to be the joint rulers of that house..

Samson and Delilah by Guercino..

Then they divided the house into 3 sections of 10 degrees each, which they called decans..These, in turn, were divided in half, resulting in the breaking up of the zodiac into 72 duodecans of 5 degrees each..Giovanni Francesco Barbieri (February 8, 1591 – December 22, 1666), best known as Guercino, was an Italian Baroque painter and draftsman from the region of Emilia, and active in Rome and Bologna..At an early age he acquired the nickname Guercino (Italian for 'squinter') because he was cross-eyed..The Arcadian Shepherds (Et in Arcadia ego) was painted in 1618 at the same time of The Flaying of Marsyas by Apollo in Palazzo Pitti..He was recommended by Marchese Enzo Bentivoglio to the Bolognese Ludovisi Pope, Pope Gregory XV..The years he spent in Rome, 1621–23, were very productive..Guercino was remarkable for the extreme rapidity of his executions: he completed no fewer than 106 large altarpieces for churches, and his other paintings amount to about 144..

Leila ( לילה‎; ليلى‎) is a feminine given name in the Iranian, Hebrew and Arabic languages..Leila is the Arabic and Hebrew word for "night", laylah (לילה) ( ليلة in Arabic).."night" as the name of an angel originates with the interpretation of "Rabbi Yochanan" who read "At night [Abraham] and his servants deployed against them and defeated them” (Genesis 14.14,) as "by [an angel called] night" (Sanhedrin 96a)..Layla ( لیلى) is a town in central Saudi Arabia, some 330 km south of the capital, Riyadh..Leila, the Arabic name for Perejil Island, means "Parsley Island" in Spanish..In the Nordic countries, Laila/Lajla is derived from the Sami name Láilá, the Sami variant of Helga which means holy..3397 Leyla, a Mars-crossing asteroid..Over each of these duodecans the Hebrews placed a celestial intelligence, or angel, and from this system, has resulted the Qabbalistic arrangement of the 72 sacred names, which correspond to the 72 flowers, knops, and almonds upon the se7en-branched Candlestick of the Tabernacle, and the 72 men who were chosen from the 12 Tribes to represent Israel...

Israeli Navy departed from Haifa, carrying commandos and Zodiac..

"Delilah" is a murder ballad recorded by Welsh singer Tom Jones in February 1968..It reached No. 1 in the charts of several countries including Germany and Switzerland.. It reached No 2 in the British charts in March and was the 6th best selling single of that year..The US Billboard chart records its highest position as 15..Jones' version features a big-band accompaniment set to aflamenco rhythm..The pitch of the final note isA4.."Homer the Heretic" is the 3rd episode of The Simpsons' 4th season..

February 1 - Jacob 'Jaap' van der Hoeden ( יעקב ואן דר הודן‎, 27 July 1891 in Utrecht) was a Dutch and Israeli veterinary research scientist-William Lawson Little, Jr. (June 23, 1910) was an American professional golfer who also had a distinguished amateur career-A Viet Cong officer named Nguyễn Văn Lém is executed by Nguyễn Ngọc Loan-The Pennsylvania Railroad and the New York Central Railroad merge to form Penn Central/12-The Phong Nhị and Phong Nhất massacre conducted by the 2nd Marine Brigade of the South Korean Marines on unarmed citizens\13-A frequently-told story of Marsh's childhood is that her father, a railroad auditor, died when she was four..Her family moved to San Francisco, where her stepfather was killed in the great EQ of 1906– Civil rights disturbances occur/ 14-With the Wilson government hoping to double its size\21-Florey's research team investigated the large-scale production of the mould and efficient extraction of the active ingredient, succeeding to the point where, by 1945, penicillin production was an industrial process for the Allies in World War II/23 -Fannie Hurst (October 19, 1885) was an American novelist also active in the "single tax" (Georgist) and women's suffrage movements\25-The Hà My Massacre victims were 135 women, children and elders from the 30 households..After the massacre, the ROK Marines bulldozed a shallow grave and buried the victims' bodies en masse/27 – Ex-Teenagers singer Frankie Lymon is found dead from a heroin overdose in Harlem..The 12 Chairs includes the lines:"Hope for the best, expect the worst..You could be Tolstoy or Fannie Hurst..

The antiquity of the zodiac is much in dispute..To contend that it originated but a mere few thousand years before the Christian Era is a colossal mistake on the part of those who have sought to compile data, concerning its origin.. The zodiac necessarily must be ancient enough to go backward to that period when its signs and symbols coincided exactly with the positions of the constellations whose various creatures in their natural functions exemplified the outstanding features of the sun's activity during each of the 12 months...

March 1-Joseph was first presented as a 15-minute pop cantata at Colet Court School in London-The story is based on the Biblical story of Joseph, found in the Book of Gene-sis\2- Craig was born in Chester, Cheshire..His mother, Carol Olivia (née Williams), was an art teacher, and his father, Timothy John Wroughton Craig, was the landlord of the pubs Ring o' Bells in Frodsham, Cheshire and the Boot Inn in Tarporley, Cheshire, having served as a midshipman in the Merchant Navy..Both of Craig's parents were of part Welsh descent/14 – Nerve gas leaks from the U.S. Army Dugway Proving Ground near Skull Valley, Utah\23-Atherton was born in Failsworth, Lancashire, England-Raised in Leytonstone, East London and around Colchester, Essex, Albarn attended Stanway School-Cullin was born in Santa Fe, New Mexico, of Scotch-Irish and Cherokee descent/24 – Aer Lingus Flight 712 crashes en route from Cork to London near Tuskar Rock, Wexford, killing 61 passengers and crew\30-Dion was born in Charlemagne, Québec, Canada, the youngest of 14 children of Thérèse (née Tanguay), a homemaker, and Adhémar Dion, a butCher, both of French-Canadian descent. Dion was raised a Roman Catholic in a poverty-stricken, but, by her own account, happy haus in Charlemagne... this is, you owe me another lamp..I am very sure that's the man who shot me..Hey Bullitt, I'm the voice inside your head telling you what you already know...

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