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Who is Calas?

Calas or Callas was an ancient Greek, son of Harpalus of Elimiotis and first cousin to Antigonus, king of Asia, who held a command in the army which Philip II sent into Anatolia under Parmenion and Attalus, 336 BC, to further his cause among the Greek cities there. In 335 BC Calas was defeated in a battle in the Troad by Memnon of Rhodes, but took refuge in Rhaeteum. At the battle of the Granicus in 334 BC he led the Thessalian cavalry in Alexander's army, and was appointed by him in the same year to the satrapy of the Lesser or Hellespontine Phrygia, to which Paphlagonia was soon after added. Excluding a failed attempt to conquer Bithynia this we do not hear of Calas: it would seem, however, that he died before the treason and flight of his father in 325, as we know from Arrian that Demarchus succeeded him in the satrapy of the Hellespontine Phrygia during Alexander's life-time.


Calas are dumplings composed primarily of cooked rice, yeast, sugar, eggs, and flour; the resulting batter is deep-fried. It is traditionally a breakfast dish, served with coffee or cafe au lait, and has a mention in most Creole cuisine cookbooks. Calas are also referred to as Creole rice fritters or rice doughnuts.

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Google previewEat Dat New Orleans: A Guide to the Unique Food Culture of the Crescent City (Up-Dat-ed Edition) (2015)

by Michael Murphy

Calas is a traditional Creole dish: deepfried, cinnamonseasoned rice fritters, creamy on the inside and dusted with powdered sugar. Kinda like beignets—only better. Elizabeth's is one of a few (maybe two) New Orleans restaurants still serving ...

Google previewPsychophysiological Aspects of Reading and Learning (1985)

by Victor M. Rentel

CALAS is an extremely powerful language parsing system that could be modified to analyze macrolevels of text. (In written text, macrolevels ...

Google previewCongressional Record (1974)

Proceedings and Debates of the ... Congress

A resident of Carson for the past 43 years, John Calas is a successful businessman and an ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2013)

by Andrew Smith

by Celestine Eustis are nostalgic in tone, recording the street cry, “Bel calas tout chauds.” The first printed recipe is for ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Food and Drink (2014)

by John F. Mariani

Calas (theterm is used almost exclusively in the plural) were sold by African American street vendors in the city's French Quarter, and one would hear the cry “ Belles calas tout chauds!” “Cala” is alsoa term forashoulder cutofham,usually ...

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