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Echo (mythology)

According to Ovid, Echo once had the job of distracting Hera from Zeus having relationships with other women. She did this by leading Hera away and flattering her. When Hera found out she was very angry with Echo. She put a curse on her that mean ...

                                               

Maia

Maia is the goddess of the fields in Greek mythology. She is the oldest of the Pleiades. She is also the most beautiful and the shyest. The Pleiades were the seven daughters of Atlas and Pleione. Maia and her sisters were all born on Mount Cyllen ...

                                               

Metis

Metis is the goddess of wisdom in Greek mythology. She is one of the Titans and is the daughter of Oceanus and Tethys. She was the mother of Athena. There is also a moon named after Metis. When she was inside Zeus, Metis made a helmet and a robe ...

                                               

Eos

Eos is the goddess of the dawn in Greek mythology. She was the daughter of the Titans Hyperion and Theia. She is the sister of Helios, god of the sun, and Selene, goddess of the moon.

                                               

Kronos

Kronos, is the leader of the Titans and the Titan of time in Greek mythology. The son of Gaia Mother Earth and Ouranos Father Sky, he was the youngest of his brothers. At the urging of Gaia, Kronos castrated his father, Ouranos, with a sickle and ...

                                               

Leto

Leto is a goddess in Greek mythology. She was the daughter of Coeus and Phoebe, who were Titans. Leto was the mother of the twins Artemis and Apollo, whose father was Zeus. After the twins were born, Leto played very little part in Greek mytholog ...

                                               

Pallas

Pallas was a Titan from Greek mythology. He was associated with war, killed by Athena in the contest to fight for Zeus. Most sources say he was the son of Crius and Eurybia, the brother of Astraeus and Perses, and the husband of Styx. He was the ...

                                               

Prometheus

Prometheus was a Titan in Greek mythology. He is the son of Iapetus and Clymene. He created humans, originally made out of gold. He also stole fire from Zeus and gave it to humans. As punishment, Zeus had Prometheus chained to a mountain. Every d ...

                                               

Selene

Selene is also another name for the moon Selene is the goddess of the Moon in Greek mythology. She is the daughter of the Titans Hyperion and Theia. She is the sister of Helios, god of the Sun, and Eos, goddess of the dawn. She is often shown dri ...

                                               

Twelve Olympians

The Twelve Olympians are the most important gods of Greek mythology, who lived atop Mount Olympus. Seventeen gods have been said to have been Olympians, but there were never more than twelve at the same time. Zeus, Hera, Poseidon, Demeter, Ares, ...

                                               

Aphrodite

Aphrodite is the Ancient Greek goddess of love, beauty. She was also the goddess of procreation. Aphrodite is one of the Twelve Olympians. The most beautiful and refined of the goddesses, Aphrodite was married to Hephaestus, god of fire and metal ...

                                               

Apollo

Apollo is a god in Greek mythology, and one of the Twelve Olympians. He is the son of Zeus and Leto and the twin brother of Artemis. He is the god of healing, medicine, archery, music, poetry and the sun. He is the leader of the Muses. He also is ...

                                               

Artemis

Artemis is a goddess in Greek mythology. She is one of the Twelve Olympians. She is the daughter of Zeus and Leto. She is the twin sister of Apollo. Artemis is the goddess of hunting, archery, wild animals, midwifery and the wilderness. When Arte ...

                                               

Athena

Athena is the Greek goddess of wisdom and war strategy. She is one of the Twelve Olympians. Athenas symbol is the owl, the wisest of the birds. She also had a shield called Aegis, which was a present given to her by Zeus. She is often shown with ...

                                               

Dionysus

Dionysus is the Greek god of frenzies, festivities, spiritual ecstasy, wine, and alcohol in general. Amongst the Orphists Dionysus is considered a saviour.

                                               

Hephaestus

Hephaestus is the Greek god of fire, metalworking, craftsmen, sculpture, metallurgy and volcanoes. His parents were Zeus and Hera, Hephaestus was the blacksmith of the gods. He was married to the goddess Aphrodite, who cheated on him with his bro ...

                                               

Hera

In Greek mythology, Hera was the goddess of woman, family, marriage and familial love. She is married to Zeus. She is one of the Twelve Olympians. Hera is also a goddess of the sky and starry heavens. The Ancient Greeks said that Hera is one of t ...

                                               

Hermes

Hermes is the messenger of the gods. He is the god of travellers and shepherds in Greek mythology. He is one of the Twelve Olympians, and is often shown with his caduceus. Hermes is the son of Zeus and Maia. He was born on Mount Cyllene. The stor ...

                                               

Zeus

Zeus is the god of the sky, lightning and the thunder in Ancient Greek religion and legends, and ruler of all the gods on Mount Olympus. Zeus is the sixth child of Cronos and Rhea, king and queen of the Titans. His father, Cronos, swallowed his c ...

                                               

Bible

The Bible, also known as the Holy Bible, is a group of religious texts of Judaism or Christianity. The word Bible comes from the Greek word τὰ βιβλία which means "books" in English, because it is many books in one book. It includes laws, stories, ...

                                               

Bible translations into Dzongkha

The Bible is available in Dzongkha as the Dzongkha Bible, which is translated from the New King James Version. The Dzongkha Bible is available as a combination of the Old Testament and the New Testament, the New Testament only, or the New Testame ...

                                               

Canaanite

Canaanites were a people mentioned in the Hebrew Bible, or Old Testament. Most of their land, called Canaan, later became known as Israel. The Canaanites settled in the region about 2000 BCE. They were the main inhabitants until about 1200 B.C. T ...

                                               

Seven Commandments of the Children of Noah

The Seven Commandments of the Children of Noah are laws that must be followed by gentiles according to Judaism. The commandments come from the Book of Jubilees. The seven laws are: 1. "No idolatry" - There is only one god to worship. 7. "Set up a ...

                                               

Synoptic Gospels

In the New Testament, the gospels of Matthrew, Mark and Luke, are written in a very similar style. They are referred to as the synopic gospels.The forth of the evangelists, John, also tells similar stories, but his style of writing is different. ...

                                               

Creed

A creed is a statement or confession of belief - usually religious belief - or faith. The word comes from the Latin credo for I believe. It is called symbol, that means a "token" by which persons of like beliefs might recognize each other.

                                               

Filioque clause

The Filioque clause is a part of the Nicene Creed that not all Christians agree about. Filioque is Latin. In the context it means and from the Son. The main parties involved are the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church. The Easte ...

                                               

Lords Prayer

The Lords Prayer is the best known prayer in the Christian religion. It is also known as the Our Father and Pater noster. It was not until the Protestant Reformation that it was called the Lords Prayer. The prayer is spoken in two places in the N ...

                                               

Sacred Heart

The prayer to the Sacred Heart of Jesus is a Roman Catholic devotion. A devotion is something that people do or say to show their love for God and Jesus. Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque wrote the prayer. When Roman Catholics pray to the Sacred Heart ...

                                               

Te Deum

The Te Deum is a Christian hymn. Its original text was Latin. It is named after the first few words, Te Deum laudamus. It was probably written around the 4th or 5th century. Most say that either Augustine of Hippo or Ambrose wrote it. Some say it ...

                                               

Rigveda

Rigveda is an ancient Indian religious book. It is counted as one of the four sacred Hindu writings, which are called Vedas. It is the worlds oldest religious writings. It is also one of the oldest writings in Sanskrit language. Rigveda is very i ...

                                               

Programming language

A programming language is a type of written language that tells computers what to do. Examples are: python, ruby, jupiter, html, css, java, javascript, C, C++, and C#. Programming languages are used to write all computer programs and computer sof ...

                                               

Assembly language

An assembly language is a programming language that can be used to directly tell the computer what to do. An assembly language is almost exactly like the machine code that a computer can understand, except that it uses words in place of numbers. ...

                                               

AutoHotkey

AutoHotkey is a free, open-source scripting language for Microsoft Windows. It allows users to create keyboard shortcuts or hotkeys, fast macro-creation and software automation. It allows users to automate repetitive tasks in any Windows applicat ...

                                               

AutoIt

AutoIt is a freeware programming language for Microsoft Windows. In versions 1 and 2, it was used to create automation scripts for Microsoft Windows programs. These are sometimes called macros. In version 3, the programming language was extended ...

                                               

C Sharp (programming language)

C# is a computer programming language. It is developed by Microsoft. It was created to use all capacities of.NET platform. The first version was released in 2001. The most recent version is C# 8.0, which was released in September 2019. C# is a mo ...

                                               

COBOL

COBOL is a programming language that was developed in the year 1959. It was one of the first computer programming languages. The name COBOL stands for CO mmon B usiness- O riented L anguage.

                                               

D (programming language)

The D programming language is an object-oriented, imperative, multi-paradigm system programming language. D language originated as a re-engineering of C++, and Ds design goals try combining the performance of compiled languages with the safety an ...

                                               

Objective-C

Objective-C was created in the early 1980s by two programmers named Brad Cox and Tom Love. It didnt become popular, however, until it was bought by NeXT in 1988 for their NeXTSTEP operating system. After NeXT was bought by Apple in 1996, it becam ...

                                               

PHP

PHP is a scripting language that helps people make web pages more interactive by allowing them to do more intelligent, complex things. PHP code is run on the web server. A website programmed with PHP can have pages that are password protected. A ...

                                               

Scratch (programming language)

Scratch is a drag-and-drop programming language for children designed to create things such as games, animations, platform games, clicker games. It allows them to explore and experiment with the ideas of computer programming by using "blocks" tha ...

                                               

Scripting language

A scripting or script language is a programming language that supports scripts. Scripts are usually short computer programs that do steps that could be done one at a time by a person. This automates a job to make it easier and more reliable. A sc ...

                                               

Tcl

Tcl or Tool Command Language is a High-level programming language which can be used for many things. Tcl was made to be easy to use, but able to do many things. Tcls language is based on commands which tell the computer what to do or how to save ...

                                               

Web design

Web design is a profession where a person designs a web page or a web site. The web page can have graphics, music, animations, and many other things on it. Some web design is done for businesses, and some is done for individual people. Some web d ...

                                               

Bogon filtering

Bogon is an informal name for an IP packet on the public Internet that claims to be from an area of the IP address space that is not used. The space not yet assigned by the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority or a delegated Regional Internet Regi ...

                                               

Internet Protocol

The Internet Protocol is the most important communications protocol in the Internet protocol suite for relaying data across network boundaries. It essentially establishes the Internet. In the past, IP did not provide the connectivity; It only spe ...

                                               

IPv4 address shortage

Internet Protocol version 4 has roughly 4 billion IP addresses. This is a problem because there are more than 4 billion Internet-connected computers in the world. This has led to a shortage of IPv4 addresses.

                                               

Protocol 41

Protocol 41 is a communication protocol which embeds internet protocol version 6 packets inside Internet protocol version 4 packets. It is usually used to allow a computer or router with only an IPv4 address to obtain an IPv6 address. Most IPv6 t ...

                                               

Chat

To chat is to talk about ordinary things that are not very important. A person can chat with another person, or to many people. People also use this word now for parts of the Internet where we can talk with many different people at the same time. ...

                                               

Nate

Nate is a South Korean web portal. It was created by SK communications. It joined with NETSGO and then with Lycos Korea in 2002. In 2003, Nate took over the online community service Cyworld. In 2009, Nate combined with Empas and became one of the ...

                                               

Spamming

Spamming is when one person or company sends an unwanted email to another person. Spam emails are the computer version of unwanted "junk mail" that arrives in a mailbox, such as advertising pamphlets and brochures. Spam emails are usually sent to ...