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  • proper noun A city in Greece and serves the capital of the Arta prefecture
  • proper noun A prefecture in northwestern Greece and is a part of the Epirus region
  • proper noun A department in Djibouti


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  • It is this role as mediator that imbues woman with an essential liminality to the extent that she concurrently is the instantiation of both nature and culture, and in so being becomes the most likely sacrificial victim in Greek folk song, be it voluntary or involuntary as in 'Sacrifice at the Bridge of Arta'. 4

    Arms and the Woman: Just Warriors and Greek Feminist Identity

  • Note 4: 'Sacrifice at the Bridge of Arta' describes how the architect's wife had to be immured into the foundations of the bridge to prevent it from collapsing.

    Arms and the Woman: Just Warriors and Greek Feminist Identity

  • Arta explained that like the character of Lorna in the film, she is Albanian.

    Karin Badt: Promising New Actress Arta Dobroshi : "Lorna" in "Silence of Lorna"

  • Just this year alone, Arta (ph) estimated they'll lose $11 billion collectively.

    CNN Transcript Dec 17, 2009

  • Mattathias of Arta, Greece (rabbi of the Corfu congregation in the sixteenth century).

    Wifebeating in Jewish Tradition.

  • Glad to hear you've made it to Spain and that the accomodations are better than in Arta.

    In case you're interested...

  • Arta -- Pea Pod island where Mill and Oby have Manage with Oby's emmas Api and Ollow, plus Oby's sib Lowitt and child (with Mill) Abbo, both residing there only part-time; has fresh-water pond, three medium-sized fields rotated between wheat, millet, and corn, plus tillage, chicken run and roost, large landing pad, and rim of woods around most of island.


  • September 4 - hop on the bus for a five hour trek to Arta to work on Arta Biological Farm - a vegan farm with orange, kiwi, and walnut trees, grains and plenty of veggies.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • Anyway, so Juani brings us into the office which is made of straw and bamboo, but I think somewhat sturdier than the straw-bale-house in Arta!

    Archive 2006-10-01

  • Finally, he walks introduces himself as Patrick, they show us the bathroom, which is sparse but a far cry from the one in Arta, and then to our caravan, about a 40 meter walk from the bathroom.

    Archive 2006-10-01


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