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(1) Introduction
      (a) The Myths
      (b) Subdividing the Elliptical Class
      (c) Parameters
      (d) Deprojection
      (e) Observational Concerns
(2) Radial Light Profiles: Outside the Core
      (a) Fitting Functions
            (i)   Sersic (R1/n) and deVaucouleurs (R1/4) Laws
            (ii)  Double Power Law (Dehnen) Laws
      (b) Resulting Fits
            (i)   Variation with Luminosity
            (ii)  Variation with Environment
            (iii) cD galaxies
            (iv) Ripples and Shells
            (v)  Dwarf Ellipticals & Dwarf Spheroidals
(3) Nuclear Regions
      (a) Fitting Functions
            (i)   Isothermal and King Profiles
            (ii)  The Core Sersic Profile
            (iii) The Two Power Law "Nuker" Profile
      (b) Results: Two Types, Cores and Power-laws
      (c) Summary: Three Kinds of Ellipticals
(4) Scaling Relations
      (a) Early 2-Parameter Correlations
            (i)   Color-Magnitude and Similar Correlations
            (ii)  Size & Luminosity vs Surface Brightness
            (iii) Luminosity vs Velocity Dispersion
      (b) The 3-Parameter Fundamental Plane (F-P)
            (i)   Log Re,   < e >,   Log 0
            (ii)  The Dn - relation
            (iii) Kappa Space : 1   2   3
            (iv) Physical Basis of the F-P
            (v)  Use of F-P in Distance Measurement
(5) The Shape of Elliptical Galaxies
      (a) 3-D Shapes
      (b) Isophote Shapes: Boxy and Disky
(6) Kinematics of Elliptical Galaxies
      (a) Methods of Analysis
            (i)   Fourier Quotient
            (ii)  Cross Correlation
            (iii) Other Methods
      (b) Amount of Rotation
            (i)   Expectations (pre-1975)
            (ii)  Results
      (c) Axis of Rotation
      (d) Kinematically Decoupled Cores
(7) Mass to Light Ratios
      (a) Inner Parts
      (b) Outer Parts & Halo
(8) Two Kinds of Ellipticals : Boxy and Disky
(9) Formation of Ellipticals
      (a) Two scenarios discussed
            (i)   Monolithic Dissipative Collapse
            (ii)  Hierarchical Mergers
      (b) Relevant Issues & Problems
            (i)   The Need for Dissipation (loss of energy)
            (ii)  Observational Support for Mergers
            (iii) Theoretical Support for Mergers
            (iv) Problems to Overcome
      (c) Merger Induced Dissipational Collapse