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The prize was originally known as the Booker-McConnell Prize, after the company Booker-McConnell began sponsoring the event in 1968 ; it became commonly known as the " Booker Prize " or simply " the Booker.
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The prize was an old-fashioned, woven cloth hammock, complete with cross-top pillow, fringed side pieces, and hooks for hanging.
He completed his training in pharmacy also, taking his degree with high honors in 1797, and in 1799 was awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy along with a prize for an essay in medicine.
Oersted remodeled Ritter's notes into an essay in French which was submitted to the Institut De France for its annual prize of 3,000 francs.
The sound discoveries of this quixotic genius were so diluted by those of fantasy that the prize was never awarded to him.
Mrs. Alice H. Reese, wife of an engineer and mother of a 23-year-old son, was awarded the top prize at a luncheon in the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
Though her personal contact with Alfred Nobel had been brief, she corresponded with him until his death in 1896, and it is believed that she was a major influence in his decision to include a peace prize among those prizes provided in his will.
When Mankind was given the prize of Eden, Absalom led his armies against Heaven and Hell in an attempt to steal it back.
In the funeral games at the pyre of Patroclus, he contended with Odysseus and Antilochus for the prize in the footrace ; but Athena, who was hostile towards him and favored Odysseus, made him stumble and fall, so that he won only the second prize.
Salamis holds a prominent place in The Persians, his oldest surviving play, which was performed in 472 BC and won first prize at the Dionysia.
By 473 BC, after the death of Phrynichus, one of his chief rivals, Aeschylus was the yearly favorite in the Dionysia, winning first prize in nearly every competition.
First prize was a pair of lifetime season tickets awarded to the person who submitted the winning entry.
In 1962, Giacometti was awarded the grand prize for sculpture at the Venice Biennale, and the award brought with it worldwide fame.
It was to Aegina rather than Athens that the prize of valour at Salamis was awarded, and the destruction of the Persian fleet appears to have been as much the work of the Aeginetan contingent as of the Athenian ( Herod.
A valuable prize, the city was repeatedly sacked: by the Triballi in 376 BC, Philip II of Macedon in 350 BC ; later by Lysimachos of Thrace, the Seleucids, the Ptolemies, and again by the Macedonians.
Griffith Rhys Jones-or Caradog as he was commonly known-was the Conductor of the famous ' Côr Mawr ' of some 460 voices ( the South Wales Choral Union ), which twice won first prize at Crystal Palace choral competitions in London in the 1870s.
For example, he once missed first prize in a tournament in Berlin by losing to Sämisch, and when it became clear he was going to lose the game, Nimzowitsch stood up on the table and shouted, " Gegen diesen Idioten muss ich verlieren!
" When administration of the prize was transferred to the Booker Prize Foundation in 2002, the title sponsor became the investment company Man Group, which opted to retain " Booker " as part of the official title of the prize.
The prize money awarded with the Booker Prize was originally £ 21, 000, and was subsequently raised to £ 50, 000 in 2002 under the sponsorship of the Man Group, making it one of the world's richest literary prizes.
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For example, one special prize worth ¥ 1500 outside the parlor might be offered to a customer per 400 balls won, assuming each ball originally cost 4 yen.
# International tournaments: There are 31 tournaments, with a prize money for every event at U. S .$ 220, 000, except for the year-ending Commonwealth Bank Tournament of Champions, originally held in Bali but now in Sofia, which has prize money of U. S .$ 600, 000.
Although he had originally read classics, he won his prize fellowship in law and was called to the bar in 1932.
The prize was originally sponsored by Mercury Communications, a brand owned by Cable & Wireless, from which the prize gets its name.
" The individual plays probably did not originally have titles of their own " The only surviving example of a trilogy of ancient Greek plays, the Oresteia was originally performed at the Dionysia festival in Athens in 458 BC, where it won first prize.
The prize was instituted upon a donation from Lilly and Sven Thureus in 1971: originally it was a single prize, but at present it is awarded yearly upon decision by each one of the four classes of the Academy.
The Cullen version originally used the Big 7 with a payoff of $ 1, 000, but in the third season, the prize was renamed Big Money Card and offered a random payoff between $ 1, 000 –$ 5, 000, in multiples of $ 1, 000.
Despite his contributions to the musical, in their review the New York Times originally omitted his name as co-author, and the Pulitzer Prize committee initially awarded the prize to only Rodgers and Hammerstein.
The prize was founded by Constantin Volney in 1803 and was originally a gold medal worth 1, 200 francs.
He won the third audience prize as well as the interpretation award with Kemal Monteno-written song " Sinoć nisi bila tu " that was originally meant to be sung by Josipa Lisac who opted out at the last moment.
" ( The prize in this category was originally awarded to Janet Cooke of The Washington Post, but was revoked after it was revealed that her winning story about an 8-year-old heroin addict was fabricated.
The tournament also has a $ 7. 5 million prize fund ( originally $ 10 million ), and will be contested by the leading 60 players in the race following the seasons penultimate event, the Hong Kong Open.
During the turn HMS Great Charity ( originally an Amsterdam Directors ' ship the " Groote Liefde ", captured during the Battle of Portland in 1653 ) became isolated and was boarded and captured by captain Jan de Haen, the later admiral, who immediately returned with his prize to the Netherlands, an obviously unsound practice that would be forbidden after this battle.
The fifth estate is one of two television series ( with The Twilight Zone being the first ) to win an Academy Award, a prize presented to theatrical films: Just Another Missing Kid, originally a the fifth estate episode, was released in theatres in the United States and won the 1982 Academy Award for Documentary Feature.
The prize tote board consisted of the two doors that were originally on the New York set, but cut down and made permanently-set boards in the new set.
* William Faulkner ( 1897 – 1962 ), author and winner of the Nobel prize in literature ; his surname was originally spelled " Falkner "
The most prestigious government prize awarded for achievements in science and technology was originally the Stalin Prize.
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He is best known for his appearance in Plato's Symposium, which describes the banquet given to celebrate his obtaining a prize for his first tragedy at the Lenaia in 416.
A similar prize known as The Best of the Booker was awarded in 2008 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the prize.
His theory of the photoelectric effect ( for which he won the Nobel prize for physics ) posited that light could exist in discrete particle-like quantities, which later came to be known as photons.
The prize, finally confirmed in October 2009, is for the first known prime with at least 10 million digits.
Sir Harry, the first Briton to win the chemistry prize in over ten years, received the prize in 1996 for the discovery of a new class of carbon compounds known as the fullerenes.
Among the array of prizes available, there will invariably be an item known as the " special prize " ( typically a small slit of gold or novelty item encased in plastic ) that can be sold for cash at an outside establishment in the vicinity of the parlor.
In Tokyo, the special prize exchange is handled exclusively by the Tokyo Union Circulation company ( known as TUC ), which sells pachinko and slot parlors gold slits in standardized plastic cases, which it buys back from winning customers at its conveniently located " TUC Shop " windows.
In 467 BC the Athenian playwright, Aeschylus, is known to have presented an entire trilogy based upon the Oedipus myth, winning the first prize at the City Dionysia.
The spolia opima, meaning " ultimate spoil ," is known in Roman history as the most prestigious and honorable prize that a general can earn.
In the autumn of 1949, Martin Horrell of Grand Central Station ( a radio program known for romances and light dramas ) rejected one of Serling's scripts about boxing because his mostly female listeners “ have told us in no uncertain terms that prize fight stories aren ’ t what they like most .” He then offered some advice: “ I have a feeling that the script would be far better for sight than for sound only, because in any radio presentation, the fights are not seen.
This event is known as the " World Human Powered Speed Challenge " On September 18, 2008, Whittingham established a new record of, thereby winning the. decimach prize for going one tenth the speed of sound ( with adjustments for slope and elevation ).
Mrs. Clements maintained an English garden known for her prize iris, and under her tutelage, the hotel was known for its entertainment.
The Mercury Prize, formerly called the Mercury Music Prize and currently known as the Barclaycard Mercury Prize for sponsorship reasons, is an annual music prize awarded for the best album from the United Kingdom and Ireland.
It is often observed that bands whose albums are nominated, or win the prize, experience a large increase in album sales, particularly for lesser known nominees.
Most of the artists nominated for the prize selection become known to the general public for the first time as a consequence.
Jackson Guitars created a limited edition 7-string replica of this guitar that was the grand prize in a contest in Nintendo Power, known as the " Jackson Zoraxe ".
Cracker Jack is a U. S. brand of snack consisting of strong molasses-flavored candy-coated popcorn and peanuts, well known for being packaged with a prize of nominal value inside.
On almost 400 acres Mulock established a manorial estate and model farm, known for its flowers, black walnut grove, apple orchard, and prize shorthorn cattle and shetland ponies.
Another festival organized by students is the International Student Festival in Trondheim ISFiT, which awards a student peace prize and draws internationally known speakers.
She is the enemy ( and former wife ) of Conchobar mac Nessa, king of Ulster, and is best known for starting the Táin Bó Cúailnge (" The Cattle Raid of Cooley ") to steal Ulster's prize stud bull.