The original vendor of dBASE and joint developers of EEMS. Ashton-Tate was founded by Charles Tate and Ashton was his pet parrot’s name. The parrot lived in the lobby of the company’s LA headquarters.
In the early 1990s Ashton-Tate was taken over by Borland International, Inc., who later became Borland Software Corporation.
an ancient Semitic goddess, identified with the Phoenician Astarte. Historical Examples The goddess to whom he would have reared a temple would have been, not a Diana, but an Ashtoreth. Studies of Travel: Italy Edward A. Freeman You are as a priestess of Ashtoreth, the guardian of us all! The Adventures of Captain Mago Lon […]
. a male given name. Contemporary Examples “On February 2, 1998, we went to the hospital because Ashur had a fever and a cough,” she says. Libya’s HIV-infected Babies Mike Elkin March 9, 2011 That could be a death sentence for Saltani: she herself contracted HIV from breastfeeding Ashur. Libya’s HIV-infected Babies Mike Elkin March […]
- Ashurnasirpal ii
(“the Merciless”) died 859? b.c, warrior king of Assyria 884?–859 b.c.
the tenth of the month of Muharram, an important fast day for Sunni Muslims. (among Shiʿite Muslims) the anniversary of the martyrdom of Hussein. Contemporary Examples ashura is also a reminder that the eternal value of justice must be defended regardless of the odds of success. Could the Mullahs Fall This Time? Rouzbeh Parsi, Trita […]