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Cathay title pageIn 1913, Pound was contacted by the widow of the recently deceased Orientalist Ernest Fenollosa, who while in Japan had collected word-by-word translations and notes for 150 classical Chinese poems that fit in closely with this program.
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Even though Matteo Ricci and Bento de Góis had already Cathay # Identifying_China_as_Cathay | proven that Cathay is simply another name for China, the English cartographer John Speed in 1626 continued the tradition of showing " Cathaya, the Chief Kingdome of Great Khan ( title ) | Cam " to the northeast of China.
Cathay and Pound
* Ezra Pound published a collection of poems entitled Cathay: For the Most Part from the Chinese of Rihaku, from the notes of the late Ernest Fenollosa, and the Decipherings of the Professors Mori and Ariga, London: Elkin Mathews, 1915.
For example, in Chinese, the first line of Li Po's ( called " Rihaku " by Fenollosa's Japanese informants ) poem The River Merchant's Wife: A Letter is a spare, direct juxtaposition of 5 characters that appear in Fenollosa's notes as mistress hair first cover browIn his resulting 1915 Cathay, Pound rendered this in simple English as While my hair was still cut straight across my forehead
* Ezra Pound, Cathay: For the Most Part from the Chinese of Rihaku, from the notes of Ernest Fenollosa, and the Decipherings of the Professors Mori and Ariga, London: Elkin Mathews, 1915.
Cathay and was
In 1577 the Company of Cathay was formed to support Martin Frobisher ’ s hunt for the Northwest Passage, although Frobisher and his investors quickly became distracted by reports of gold at Hall ’ s Island.
The Company of Cathay was granted a charter from the crown, giving the company the sole right of sailing in every direction but the east.
During the 1980s, Dubai was a stopping point for airlines such as Air India, Cathay Pacific, Singapore Airlines, Malaysia Airlines and others travelling between Asia and Europe that needed a refuelling point in the Persian Gulf.
* On May 15, 2010, at just before 11: 00am, a Cathay Pacific Airbus A340 commercial flight from Hong Kong was intercepted by two Canadian CF-18 Hornets in response to a bomb threat.
After an incident of air rage ( apparently over a scone ) on a flight to Australia, Gallagher was banned for life from Cathay Pacific airlines ; Gallagher claimed he would " rather walk ".
Thus, western Siberia was Muscovite or Russian Tartary, Xinjiang and Mongolia were Chinese or Cathay Tartary, western Turkestan ( later Russian Turkestan ) was known as Independent Tartary, and Manchuria was East Tartary.
Dragonair was the first local competitor for Hong Kong's largest airline, Cathay Pacific, in forty years ; and since the airline's inception, Cathay Pacific fought vigorously to block the airline's flight-slot applications.
The airline was disadvantaged in that Hong Kong's financial secretary back then, Sir John Bembridge, was a former Cathay Pacific chairman.
Mr Stephen Miller, Dragonair's first CEO, said: Our arrival on the scene was not hailed very enthusiastically by the then Hong Kong government ... we got a lot of opposition from Cathay ( Pacific ).
It was later discovered that Cathay Pacific was concentrating on a boom in travel elsewhere in the 1980s, and left the undeveloped mainland China market to Dragonair.
A Hong Kong newspaper reported that Swire Pacific was in advanced negotiations that would see Cathay Pacific taking over Dragonair.
This was dismissed outright by Tony Tyler, then Chief Operating Officer of Cathay Pacific who said " We have no plans to change that structure right now ... we are happy with the structure of the shareholding in Dragonair at the moment.
Dragonair's own loyalty programme, The Elite, that was launched on 12 February 2001, was merged into Cathay Pacific's The Marco Polo Club from 1 January 2007.
The airline's ground handling services subsidiary, Hong Kong International Airport Services Ltd ( HIAS ), was merged with Hong Kong Airport Services Ltd ( HAS ) on 1 November 2008 and became a wholly owned subsidiary of Cathay Pacific on 1 December 2008.
Gilbert was one of the leading advocates for a north-west passage to the land of Cathay ( present-day China ), noted in great detail for its abundance of riches by Marco Polo in the 13th century.
On that day at 6: 25 am, Cathay Pacific flight 889 was the first commercial flight to land at the airport, pipping the original CX292 from Rome which was the scheduled first arrival.
Rashid-al-Din Hamadani, ibn Battuta, Marco Polo all were referring to Northern China as Cathay, while Southern China, ruled by the Song dynasty, was Mangi, Manzi, Chin, or Sin.
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* 1948 – The storming of the cockpit of the Miss Macao passenger seaplane, operated by a subsidiary of the Cathay Pacific Airways, marks the first aircraft hijacking of a commercial plane.
While the Portuguese ( and, subsequently, other Europeans ) were entering China from its southern coast, by the sea route, the question arose as to whether it happens to be the same country as Cathay which Marco had reached by the overland route.
In the Italian romantic epic Orlando innamorato by Matteo Maria Boiardo, Bukhara is called Albracca and described as a major city of Cathay.
For example: British Airways flight BA4552 is actually the same flight as CX118 operated by Cathay Pacific ( CX )— both are members of the Oneworld airline alliance.
In Venice, these books were kept in an abbey whose library henceforth " sparked the Renaissance ", inspired " Leonardo and Michelangelo ", and motivated Marco Polo and his father to journey to the Orient, paying back the library by adding the Great Books from Kublai Khan's Empire of Cathay to it upon Marco's return.
Once in the Orient, Lee becomes a pilot with Air Cathay, a cargo and passenger airline owned and operated by the cunning Chopstick Joe ( Jack Reitzen ), who is not always honest.
On 28 March 1976, clubs from Indonesia, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand, Tonga, Japan, Sri Lanka, Malaysia and Fiji participated in the first Hong Kong Sevens Tournament at the Hong Kong Football Club in Happy Valley sponsored by Rothmans ' Tobacco and Cathay Pacific.
In January 1990, Cathay Pacific, Swire Group and CITIC Pacific acquired an 89 percent stake in the airline, with CITIC Pacific holding 38 percent ; while the family of the airline's chairman Kuang-Piu Chao reduced their holding from 22 percent to 6 percent, with the remainder held by minor shareholders.
At that point he took the opportunity of presenting the Queen with his A discourse of a discouerie for a new passage to Cataia ( A Discourse of a Discovery for a New Passage to Cathay ) ( published in revised form in 1576 ), treating of the exploration of a Northwest Passage by America to Asia.
The airport is operated by the Airport Authority Hong Kong and is the primary hub for Cathay Pacific, Dragonair, Hong Kong Airlines, Hong Kong Express Airways and Air Hong Kong.
For centuries Cathay and China were believed by Europeans to be distinct nations with distinct cultures.
The borders drawn on some of these maps would first make Cathay the northeastern section of China ( e. g. 1595 map by Gerardus Mercator ), or, later, a region separated by China by the Great Wall and possibly some mountains and / or wilderness ( as in a 1610 map by Jodocus Hondius, or a 1626 map by John Speed ).
Cathay and recently
It leases Boeing and Airbus aircraft to major airlines worldwide, including Aeroméxico, Air Canada, Asiana Airlines, Korean Air, Cathay Pacific, Cyprus Airways, Air France-KLM, Lufthansa, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Air India, United Airlines, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Pakistan International Airlines, Emirates, Gulf Air and most recently, Delta Air Lines.
Cathay Pacific also operates such flights from Hong Kong to Australia such as Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Cairns and recently to Singapore and Kuala Lumpur, while have red-eye service from Jakarta to Hong Kong, and many flights from Southeast Asia to Japan and Korea.
More recently, fan groups have released several " Alternative Settings ," to allow players to fight in other locations, such as Araby ( Relics of the Crusades ), Cathay ( Border Town Burning ), Karak Azgal ( Battles Underground ), Khemri ( Land of the Dead ), Lustria ( Cities of Gold ), Mousillon ( City of Lost Souls ) or Sylvania using the basic Mordheim gaming rules.