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In Greek mythology, Arne was mother of Aeolus. Poseidon fathered Aeolus and Beoetus with her while he was in the form of a bull. Through Beoetus, she was the ancestress of the Boeotians. Greek mythology comprises the collected legends of Greek gods, goddesses, heroes, and heroines, originally created and spread within an oral-poetic tradition. ... Aeolus (or Aiolos, ) in Greek Mythology was the Keeper of the Winds. ... Andrea Doria as Neptune by Agnolo Bronzino: a potent allegory of Genoas hegemony in the Tyrrhenian Sea In Greek Mythology, Poseidon (Ποσειδῶν) was the god of the sea, known to the Romans as Neptune, and to the Etruscans as Nethuns. ... Aeolus (or Aiolos, ) in Greek Mythology was the Keeper of the Winds. ... A bull is a male of various animal species, including: cattle elephant whale In English, bull is usually spoken to refer specifically to male cattle, with terms such as bull elephant disambiguating the term for other species. ... Boeotia (Greek Βοιωτια) was the central area of ancient Greece. ...


Arne is also a common name for males in Scandinavia. It can be combined with other names as well; e.g., Tor-Arne, Leif-Arne, John-Arne. It can also be written without the hyphen; e.g., Tor Arne, Leif Arne, John Arne. The name Arne originates from the prehistoric Scandinavian word for eagle – arni.


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THOMAS ARNE, Biography, Discography (359 words)
Arne's father and grandfather were both upholsterers and both became officials of the City Company of Upholsterers.
The young Arne was so keen on music that he smuggled a spinet into his room and, dampening the sounds with his handkerchief, would secretly practise during the night while the rest of the family slept.
Arne was to suffer from one disadvantage; as a Roman Catholic he was debarred from many of the professional musical appointments open to others such as a Cathedral Organist or Master of the King's Band of Musick.
AAVSO: Arne Henden, AAVSO Director (1308 words)
Arne with the AstroCam at USNO Flagstaff, AZ Arne was born in Huron, South Dakota, but that would not be the only place he called home as a child.
Arne received a Bachelor of Science in Astrophysics from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque in 1972, and Masters in Physics from UNM in 1975.
Arne's book (with Ron Kaitchuck) Astronomical Photometry (1978, revised in 1990: Willman-Bell publishers) is one of the classic texts in photometry, and is used by professionals and amateurs alike.
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