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Mnemosyne was one of the deities worshiped in the cult of Asclepius that formed in Ancient Greece around the 5th century BC.  Asclepius , a Greek hero and god of medicine , was said to have been able to cure maladies, and the cult incorporated a multitude of other Greek heroes and gods in its process of healing.  The exact order of the offerings and prayers varied by location,  and the supplicant often made an offering to Mnemosyne.  After making an offering to Asclepius himself, in some locations, one last prayer was said to Mnemosyne as the supplicant moved to the holiest portion of the asclepeion to incubate .  The hope was that a prayer to Mnemosyne would help the supplicant remember any visions had while sleeping there. 
The Syracuse University Alumni Association (SUAA) will once again host a series of men’s and women’s basketball pre-game tailgates during the 2017-18 season. Alumni, friends of SU and guests are invited to enjoy delicious tailgate food and drinks with fellow ’Cuse…
The Narrator is staying with Gilberte at her home near Combray. They go for walks, on one of which he is stunned to learn the Méséglise way and the Guermantes way are actually linked. Gilberte also tells him she was attracted to him when young, and had made a suggestive gesture to him as he watched her. Also, it was Lea she was walking with the evening he had planned to reconcile with her. He considers Saint-Loup's nature and reads an account of the Verdurins' salon, deciding he has no talent for writing.
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Arvo P ä rt: Cantus In Memoriam Benjamin Britten (1977). This ingenuous six-minute piece for string orchestra and bells is composed of two harmonic elements: an A-minor scale and the triadic notes of an A-minor chord (A, C, E), descending. Scales and chords in different orchestral groups descend at different and slowing rates of speed, creating myriad sound combinations. These combinations, in turn, ring with what P ä rt called "tintinnabuli": when adjacent notes sound together, most abrasively on the half-tone intervals F and E and C and B, the clash and clang resembles the overtone rich noise of a bell. Here, however, the slowing downward movement of the notes keeps changing the sound. The effect has a devastating feel to it, the sound of entombment.