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Memphis was the wife of Epaphus, the founder of Memphis, Egypt in Greek mythology. She was the mother of Libya. Marriage is a relationship that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ... In Greek mythology, Epaphus, also called Apis, is the son of Zeus and Io. ... Memphis was the ancient capital of the Old Kingdom of Egypt from its foundation until around 1300 BC. The ruins are 19 km (12 mi. ... Greek mythology comprises the collected legends of Greek gods, goddesses, heroes, and heroines, originally created and spread within an oral-poetic tradition. ...


Memphis is therefore the namesake of several cities and towns: If a person, place, or thing is named after a different person, place, or thing, the latter is said to be the namesake of the former. ... A city is an urban area, differentiated from a town, village, or hamlet by size, population density, importance, or legal status. ... A street in Ynysybwl, Wales, relatively stereotypical of a small town A town is usually an urban area which is not considered to rank as a city. ...

Memphis is also a part of the name of: Memphis was the ancient capital of the Old Kingdom of Egypt from its foundation until around 1300 BC. The ruins are 19 km (12 mi. ... Map of Ancient Egypt Ancient Egypt as a general historical term broadly refers to the civilization of the Lower Nile Valley, between the First Cataract and the mouths of the Nile Delta, from circa 3300 BC until the conquest of Alexander the Great in 332 BC. As a civilization based... Memphis is a town located in Pickens County, Alabama. ... Memphis is a census-designated place located in Clark County, Indiana. ... Memphis is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... City nickname: The River City or The Bluff City Location in the state of Tennessee County Shelby County, Tennessee Area  - Total  - Water 763. ... Memphis is a city located in Hall County, Texas. ...


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Memphis Belle Memorial Association - Home (555 words)
The Memphis Belle Memorial Association, Inc. is charged with honoring her history and her crew, and educating the generations to provide a better understanding of their services and sacrifices in the defense of freedom and democracy.
The Board chose option one, to continue the purpose of maintaining awareness of the history of the Memphis Belle, recognizing the airplane for its historical impact on air power history, memorializing it in its namesake city, and providing funds, as available, to support the on-going restoration of the airplane in Dayton.
Fortunately for everyone, the “Memphis Belle” is available for public viewing at the National Museum of the United States Air Force (NMUSAF), due to the long-standing efforts of this Association’s members, volunteers, friends, and visitors.
Memphis, ancient city and capital of Egypt near Cairo (996 words)
Memphis, founded around 3,100 BC, is the legendary city of Menes, the King who united Upper and Lower Egypt.
Rome may eventually outlast Memphis, but as with any city that remains active for thousands of years, the city center, and various areas of the city shifted over the years, so today, what we think of as Memphis is rather artificial.
But the actual demise of Memphis probably occurred with the invasion of the Muslim conquerors in 641 when they established their new capital not at Memphis, but a short distance north of the city at Fustat, which is now a part of Cairo called Old Cairo, or Coptic Cairo.
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