Maia refused to believe Apollo when he claimed that Hermes was the thief, and Zeus then sided with Apollo. Finally, Apollo exchanged the cattle for the lyre, which became one of his identifying attributes. As nurturer. Maia also raised the infant Arcas, the child of Callisto with Zeus.
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Maia is the goddess of the fields in Greek mythology. She is the oldest of the Pleiades. She is also the most beautiful and the shyest. The Pleiades were the seven daughters of Atlas and Pleione.
The Maiar (singular: Maia) are a class of beings from J. R. R. Tolkien 's high fantasy legendarium. Supernatural and angelic, they are "lesser Ainur " who entered the cosmos of Eä in the beginning of time. The name Maiar is in the Quenya tongue (one of several constructed languages) from the Elvish root maya- "excellent, admirable".
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Maia is a municipality in the Porto Metropolitan Area, Grande Porto subregion, in Norte Region, Portugal. It is located 11 km north of central Porto. The population in 2011 was 135,306, in an area of 82.99 km². There is one city and three towns in the municipality.
The area of the current municipality has been inhabited for a millennia, with human occupation dating back to the Paleolithic period. In the many hills of the region, remains of villages from the Iron Age have been found. Attracted by the rich soil and abundance of resources, the Romans also left out visible marks of their occupation in the area. In the middle of the thirteenth century, the Lands of Maia extended from the city of Porto to the Ave river and from the sea to the mountains. In 1304
The Maia municipality is one of the most industrialized in the Norte Region. Among its industries are Sonae Indústria, a leading wood-based products company; market leader for paint & coating products CIN; fruit processing company Frulact; and cereal processing company Cerealis, which are headquartered in there. Other industries include textiles, chemicals, mechanical equipment and food products. Sonae SGPS, owner of one of the largest hypermarket chains and the largest private employer in ...
Maia has a comprehensive network of pre-school, primary, and secondary education. In addition, Maia is home of ISMAI - Instituto Superior da Maia, a private institution of higher education awarding degrees in fields ranging from psychology to communication sciences to physical education & sports to accountancy to information systems & software. In addition, Maia's population is served by the major higher education institutions located in the neighbouring municipality of Porto, including the Univ
The Porto International Airport, Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport is located in the parish of Moreira, in Pedras Rubras. The municipality is also served by Metro do Porto.
The following places are sister cities to Maia: 1. Andrézieux, Loire, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France 2. Mantes-La-Jolie, Yvelines, Île-de-France, France 3. Portimão, Portugal 4. Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada 5. Mbombela, South Africa
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This name uses Portuguese naming customs: the first or maternal family name is Maia and the second or paternal family name is Baptista. Demian Maia (born 6 November 1977) is a Brazilian professional submission grappler and mixed martial artist.
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Maia Harumi Shibutani (born July 20, 1994) is an American ice dancer.Partnered with her brother Alex Shibutani, she is the 2018 Olympic bronze medalist, a three-time World medalist (silver in 2016, bronze in 2011 and 2017), the 2016 Four Continents champion, and a two-time U.S. national champion (2016, 2017).
Tim Maia (Brazilian Portuguese: [tʃĩ ˈmajɐ], born Sebastião Rodrigues Maia; September 28, 1942 – March 15, 1998) was a Brazilian musician, songwriter and businessman known for his iconoclastic, ironic, outspoken, and humorous musical style.
Rodrigo Felinto Ibarra Epitácio Maia (born 12 June 1970) is a Brazilian politician who has been the President of the Chamber of Deputies of Brazil since July 2016. Maia is the son of former Rio de Janeiro Mayor Cesar Maia and he is in his fifth term as congressman.