In Greek mythology, Bia, (in Greek: Βία, "Violence"), was the personification of force and raw energy, daughter of Pallas and Styx, and sister of Nike, Kratos, and Zelus.
She and her siblings were constant companions of Zeus. They achieved this honour after supporting Zeus in the war of the Titans along with their mother. Bia is one of the characters named in the Greek tragedy Prometheus Bound, attributed to Aeschylus, where Hephaestus is compelled by the gods to bind Prometheus after he was caught stealing fire and offering the gift to mortals. Although she appears alongside her brother Kratos, she does not speak.
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Bia (Ghana parliament constituency)
Michael Coffie Boampong is the member of parliament for the constituency. He was elected on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) won a majority of 14,605 votes to become the MP. He also was the incumbent MP before the 2008 elections.
Bia is a Neotropical genus of butterflies, named by Hübner in 1819. They are in the brush-footed butterfly family, Nymphalidae.
- Bia alienata Didr. - Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay, N Argentina
- Bia capivarensis Medeiros & Alves - Serra da Capivara
- Bia fallax (Müll.Arg.) G.L.Webster - Peru, Rondônia
- Bia fendleri (Müll.Arg.) G.L.Webster - Guyana, Venezuela, Amazonas State of Brazil
- Bia lessertiana Baill. - Fr Guiana, Suriname, Guyana, N Brazil
moved to Zuckertia
- Bia cordata - Zuckertia cordata
Bianca Landrau, better known by her stage names BiA and Perico Princess, is an American rapper who debuted on the Oxygen reality television show Sisterhood of Hip Hop. Her most recent single released on TIDAL, YouTube, iTunes, and Google Play is Gucci Comin' Home a song that pays homage to Gucci Mane. BiA is currently signed to Pharrell's i Am Other record label.
n. (context Greek god English) The goddess and personification of force.
Usage examples of "bia".
When the coup failed, the press blamed John Ellis and right-wing bias in the media.
But instead of exposing media bias, the facts had to be shoehorned into a different theory.
But she knew that the brass was especially skittish of words like harassment and gender bias, was still smarting from the sexual harassment charges several female employees had made against the outgoing superintendent months before.
I longed above all to see him, to talk with him over old times and our future plans, and to learn whether no new bias could be given to a temperament which seemed to lean so strongly towards a self-punishing superstition.
Montreuil early perceived my bias of temper: he might have corrected it and with ease.
His answer, in accordance, partook essentially of the bias of his mind.
This will serve to show the political sentiments of the Plinys, and may also indicate the bias that the Smashes were likely to imbibe in such company.
These colonies have always had a strong bias in that direction, and they want the elements necessary to a monarchy.
But a claim that the New York Times has a conservative bias can be explained only by the sheer joy liberals take in telling lies.
Kurtz, ombudsman apologist for liberal media bias, ran a full expose in the Washington Post on the Bush cousin fracas.
He got into the white patrol car with the gold BIA insignia emblazoned on the side and settled the duct tape and plastic bottle of antifreeze on the floor next to his boots.
People who have run away from San Carlos have told us about the fine place our BIA chose for our Chiricahua cousins near Fort Apache.
I suppose you hadn't read about the BIA fixing to move the Jicarilla down to Tularosa Canyon, eh?
More than one BIA man doubts the Jicarilla can make do at the Tularosa Agency.
If the BIA allows 'em to return after even one year at Tularosa, they're going to think us white eyes are mighty odd.