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Abred

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[cf. W abredu, to transmigrate]. The innermost of the three concentric circles that represent the totality of being in the ‘bardic’ cosmogony of Llewelyn Siôn (16th cent.). Abred ...

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A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

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2004

... [cf. W abredu , to transmigrate]. The innermost of the three concentric circles that represent the totality of being in the ‘bardic’ cosmogony of Llewelyn Siôn (16th cent.). Abred is also the stage of transmigration. See COSMOGONY...

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[cf. W abredu, to transmigrate].The innermost of the three concentric circles that represent the totality of being in the ‘bardic’ cosmogony of Llewelyn Siôn (16th cent.). Abred is also the stage of ...
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A Dictionary of Abbreviations

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2011
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Encyclopedias, Language reference
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5 words

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Amaral, Maria Adelaide

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Leslie Damasceno

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

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2005
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Performing arts, Theatre
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107 words

...acclaimed adaptation of the nineteenth-century Portuguese novel Os Maias . Her plays anatomize middle-class gender relations and family structure, an exception to this theme being her musical biography of early twentieth-century popular composer Chiquinha Gonzaga called O, abre alas! ( Make Way , 1983 ). De braços abertos ( With Open Arms , 1984 ), an intense encounter between ex-lovers, may be her most accomplished drama. Leslie...

Poncelet Punto Selecto

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Carlos Yescas

The Oxford Companion to Cheese

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2017
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Society and culture, Cookery, Food, and Drink
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...in classes at their two restaurants, becoming an integral part of the revolution of Spanish food, and working closely with some of the most renowned chefs in selecting cheeses and producers. See also cheesemonger and spain . Anglés, Maria . “Cheese Bar abre en Barcelona.” Expansión , 21 October 2014. http://www.expansion.com/2014/10/21/directivos/rincon-gastronomico/1413916697.html . Poncelet Cheese Bar . http://www.ponceletcheesebar.es . Poncelet Punto Selecto . http://www.poncelet.es . Carlos Yescas...

Pereira, Edimilson de Almeida

Pereira, Edimilson de Almeida (1963– )   Reference library

Maria José Barbosa

Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro–Latin American Biography

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2016
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History, Regional and National History
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...and contributed to shape the content and structure of a number of his poetic endeavors. His trajectory as a poet gained momentum in 1983 , when he joined his peer-writers and plastic artists (artists who produced sculptures, ceramic works, and painting) who comprised the group Abre Alas (Lead the Way) and the editorial board of the journal Revista D’Lira . They were united by an intense intellectual exchange and a desire to learn from each other, experiment with form, and create a publishing venue for both established and novice writers. Since then, Pereira...

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A Dictionary of Film Studies (2 ed.)

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2020
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...in the cycle include Total Recall ( Paul Verhoeven , US, 1990 ) and Groundhog Day ( Harold Ramis , US, 1993 ), with works of ever-increasing complexity appearing since the late 1990s. Directors and screenwriters associated with the puzzle film include Alejandro Amenábar ( Abre los ojos/Open Your Eyes (Spain/France/Italy, 1997)); Christopher Nolan ( Memento (US, 2000), Inception (US/UK, 2010), Interstellar (US/UK, 2014)); Alejandro González Iñárritu ( Love’s a Bitch/Amores perros (Mexico, 2000)); and Spike Jonze and Charlie Kaufman ( Adaptation ...

Green Man

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The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature

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2010
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Religion, Social sciences
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1,155 words

...in Rome. The faces are found throughout the Roman empire, many in the context of Dionysian mysteries, and may represent the use of ivy leaf masks in Dionysian initiation ceremonies. The earliest face found in a Christian setting is the Green Man face carved into the tomb of Sainte Abre, in the church of St-Hilaire-le-Grand, Poiters, France. Usually dated to 400, the face disgorges vegetation, possibly representing a transitional stage from the leaf masks of earlier art. Pictures of dolphins on the tomb suggest a connection with Dionysus who is said to have...

Gonzaga, Chiquinha

Gonzaga, Chiquinha (1847–1935)   Reference library

Wandrei Braga and Frederico Fonseca de Almeida

Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro–Latin American Biography

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Current Version:
2016
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History, Regional and National History
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1,139 words

...scandal of having a woman as an orchestra conductor and composer, the Brazilian press did not know how to register the word for a female conductor. Thus the word maestrina was borrowed from the Italian vocabulary and incorporated into Portuguese. In 1899 Chiquinha composed “Ó Abre Alas” (Oh Open the Way), an unpretentious song that would be acclaimed as the true anthem of the Brazilian Carnival. Since her story was rediscovered by the biographer Edinha Diniz in 1984 , Gonzaga’s personal life became better known than her musical production. At age 52,...

Fénelon, François-Armand de Salignac de la Mothe

Fénelon, François-Armand de Salignac de la Mothe (1651–1715)   Reference library

Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment

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2005
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...maximes des saints sur la vie intérieure ( 1697 ) as the central reference. Fénelon was descended from a family of ancient nobility in the Périgord, in the southwest of France. He was the oldest child from the second marriage of Pons de Fénelon to Louise de la Cropte de Saint-Abre . Nearly half his many siblings died young and he too suffered from ill health most of his life. He was brought up by two younger brothers of his father, one of whom, also named François, was bishop of Sarlat. The young Fénelon was to spend many years in the palace of this uncle,...

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International Encyclopedia of Linguistics (2 ed.)

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2003
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... estar + adjective only in that the agent of the verb can be explicit. However, the preferred forms of the passive are the reflexive passive—e.g. Abriu-se a porta ‘The door was opened’—and the impersonal passive, in which the overt reflexive se indicates indefinite agent ( Abre-se as portas ‘The doors are opened, one opens the doors’). 7. Lexicon The Portuguese lexicon is derived mainly from Latin, both inherited through Hispano-Romance—which explains its extremely high rate of cognacy with Spanish—and borrowed through the active creation of neologisms,...

Lins Ivan

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Encyclopedia of Popular Music (4 ed.)

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Music
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722 words

...Tempo (Velas 1998) ٭ ٭ ٭ Live At MCG (Heads Up/Jazz MCG 1999) ٭ ٭ ٭ with Chucho Valdés, Irakere Live In Cuba (Velas 2000) ٭ ٭ ٭ ٭ A Cor Do Pôr-Do-Sol (EMI 2000) ٭ ٭ ٭ ٭ Jobiniando (Abril Music 2001) ٭ ٭ ٭ Love Songs: A Quem Me Faz Feliz (Abril Music 2002) ٭ ٭ ٭ COMPILATIONS Abre Alas (BMG/Ariola 1989) ٭ ٭ ٭ Performance (EMI/Odeon 1991) ٭ ٭ ٭ 2 Em 1 (EMI 1994) ٭ ٭ ٭ Millennium (PolyGram 1999) ٭ ٭ ٭ ٭ The Best Of Ivan Lins (Disky 2000) ٭ ٭ ٭ Serie Sem Limite (Universal 2001) ٭ ٭ ٭ ٭ O Essencial De Ivan Lins (EMI 2003) ٭ ٭ ٭ Colecao Talento (EMI...

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Pocket Oxford Spanish Dictionary: Spanish-English (4 ed.)

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Bilingual Dictionary
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
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Length:
32 words
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Pocket Oxford Spanish Dictionary: English-Spanish (4 ed.)

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Current Version:
2012
Subject:
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65 words

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