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Fears mount over Palmyra as IS expands territory in Syria

...heritage site, Palymra boasts 2,000-year-old towering Roman-era colonnades, temples and priceless artifacts that have...Desert."They are the remnants of an Arab client state of the Roman Empire that briefly rebelled and carved out its own kingdom...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-22/fears-mount-over-palmyra-expands-terr
Not For Web
Nun: Boston bomber feels sorry for victims

...federal jury will decide whether the 21-year-old Tsarnaev should be put to death or receive life in prison.Prejean, a Roman Catholic nun whose story was told in the 1995 movie "Dead Man Walking" starring Susan Sarandon and Sean Penn, met with Tsarnaev...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-12/nun-boston-bomber-feels-sorry-victims
Not For Web
Today In Sports History for May 4

...opens for its first thoroughbred meet.1935 - Omaha, ridden by Willis Saunders, wins the Kentucky Derby by 1½ lengths over Roman Soldier. Omaha goes on to win the Triple Crown.1940 - Gallahadion, a 35-1 long shot ridden by Carroll Bierman, wins the...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-05-04/today-sports-history-may-4
Sports
On Writing: How to Think

...who wrote the first book on rhetoric, it was the Ancient Romans who in the pursuit of political power perfected rhetoric as...know?)In England, Francis Bacon distinguished between the Roman rhetorical model, which he called "magistral" because it...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-29/writing-how-think
Art
Slack Tide: Save some daylight for me

...out, the idea of adjusting daily schedules according to seasonal solar variation dates back to antiquity. For example, the Romans changed the scales in their water clocks for different months of the year, thereby altering the length of each hour. They...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-04-12/slack-tide-save-some-daylight-me
Neighbors
JAHC Gallery: Architectural watercolor sketches by Paul Voelckers, and jewelry by Abby Focht

...Juneau work included is the Shrine of St. Therese. Many, but not all, of the buildings are religious in origin, including Roman and Egyptian temples, mosques from the height of the Ottoman Empire, and several Christian masterpieces, such as St. Peter's...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-01
Art
Yax te totem begins life anew

...this day."Tlingits, Keithahn wrote, saw the constellation not as a dipper, but as a bear-like figure (similar to the Romans, from which the name "ursa major" comes.)Some of the figures in the totem reference a story in which Raven convinced many...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-13/yax-t%C3%A9-totem-begins-life-anew
Outdoors
DHMS honor roll

...Monsef, Mesa Moran, *Tara Moreno-Goodwin, Drake Mueller, Sadie Murphy, Liam Nyssen, Joshua Olangco, *Rayna Paguio, Roman Marco Paguio, Leah Parker, Kaye Viannah Pascua, Alisha Patterson, Karly Phillips, Kyra Picazo, Morgan Poole, Adeline...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-04-19/dhms-honor-roll
Neighbors
May First Friday Art Walk

...Juneau work included is the Shrine of St. Therese. Many, but not all, of the buildings are religious in origin, including Roman and Egyptian temples, mosques from the height of the Ottoman Empire, and several Christian masterpieces, such as St. Peter's...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-29/first-friday-art-walk-may
Art
A Day in the Life of: Kadashan

...worthless, and "The Law of Nature and Nature's God," a collection of essays.One of his favorite authors is Cicero, a Roman philosopher and politician."He said the natural law was the Creator's way of managing things," Kadashan said. "When...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-29/day-life-kadashan
Art

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