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Eugene II

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(5(?) June 824–27(?) Aug. 827) Disturbances lasting several months followed the death of Paschal I, the nobility and the clerical bureaucracy making rival nominations, but after ...

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A Dictionary of Popes (3 ed.)

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... Eugene II ( 5(?) June 824–27(?) Aug. 827 ) Disturbances lasting several months followed the death of Paschal I , the nobility and the clerical bureaucracy making rival nominations, but after prolonged discussions the monk Wala ( c. 755–836 ), trusted adviser of Emperor Louis I the Pious ( 814–40 ) and his son Lothair I ( 840–55 ), pushed through the election of the candidate favoured by himself and the nobility, Eugene, then archpriest of Sta Sabina on the Aventine. Eugene at once not only notified the Frankish court but, going further...

Eugene II

Eugene II  

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(5(?) June 824–27(?) Aug. 827)Disturbances lasting several months followed the death of Paschal I, the nobility and the clerical bureaucracy making rival nominations, but after prolonged discussions ...
35 The Slavonic Book in Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus

35 The Slavonic Book in Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Book

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...of authorship, since their publishers paid fees to contributors. In the 1820s and 1830s , an increasing demand for home-grown literature was met by the works of such authors as Ivan Krylov and Aleksandr Pushkin , The third edition of Aleksandr Pushkin’s Eugene Onegin (St Petersburg, 1837), the last for which he read *proofs . A *thirty-twomo , such *miniature books (it is 11cm tall), were a novelty in Russia at the time. The Museum of the Miniature book, Azerbaijan although all writings were severely censored following the failed...

21 The History of the Book in Ireland

21 The History of the Book in Ireland   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Book

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...and which sold *missals , *prayer books, religious statues, priests’ vestments, and candles alongside the firm’s publications. Duffy and Gill had earlier shown evidence of their interest in the intellectual revival of Irish culture, through the publication of titles such as Eugene O’Curry’s Lectures on the Manuscript Materials of Ancient Irish History (Duffy, 1861 ) and John O’Donovan’s *annotated *translation of The Annals of the Kingdom of Ireland by the Four Masters , a large and beautiful *parallel text edition in seven *quarto volumes,...

22 The History of the Book in France

22 The History of the Book in France   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Book

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...the illustrated book of the 1830s and 1840s , much as *Doré did in the 1850s and 1860s . A celebrated achievement of the Romantic period remains the 1838 Paul et Virginie published by Léon Curmer, with woodcuts and etchings by Tony Johannot , Louis Français , Eugène Isabey , Ernest Meissonier , Paul Huet , and Charles Marville . The greatest monument of the time, however, and one of *lithography ’s most beautiful products, is the series of Voyages pittoresques et romantiques de l’ancienne France edited by *Nodier and Baron Taylor,...

48 The History of the Book in America

48 The History of the Book in America   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Book

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...for bibles repackaged in a variety of formats expanded, stimulated by non-profit organizations like the *Gideons . Some commercial, privately owned presses specialized in Protestant subjects, while trade houses maintained religious departments: at Harper’s, its masterful editor Eugene Exman took over in 1935 . The 1920s saw a surge of interest in religious titles, which poured forth from all these sources, as well as the invention, in 1921 , of Religious Book Week, which broke down the distinction between religious and trade books. Yet some of the most...

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Garner’s Modern English Usage (4 ed.)

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...much; it's just that the players’ timing could have been better managed, methinks.” Stephen Foster , “Case of Awkward Timing?” Roanoke Times , 8 Aug. 1995 , NRV §, at 2. That's equivalent to saying I does . A similar example appears in the phrase the ice man cometh , from Eugene O’Neill 's play by that name. Refer instead to men —or to some other plural noun—and you make a hash of the phrase or at best an inept allusion: • “The tax men cometh .” Mary Ann Galante , “More Tax Audits Due as FBI Adds to County Force,” L.A. Times ( Orange County ed.),...

Eugène Guillevic

Eugène Guillevic  

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(1907–97).Poet. He was born at Carnac in Brittany, but never learnt the Breton language. He joined the Communists during World War II; the resulting Gagner (1949) suffers from political ...
Cardia

Cardia  

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A Greek city on the western shore of the Thracian Chersonesus (1) near the head of the gulf of Melas. The exact location is unknown owing to the absence of ...
Perinthus

Perinthus  

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A city on the European coast of the Sea of Marmora (Propontis) halfway between Byzantium and the Hellespont. Founded by the Samians (see Samos; colonization, Greek) sometime in the 6th ...
Valentine

Valentine  

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(Aug.–Sept. 827)A Roman of upper-class family, son of Leontius of the Via Lata, he early entered the service of the church, being ordained probably at the age of 25 and brought into the papal palace ...
St Eugene I

St Eugene I  

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(10 Aug. 654–2 June 657)A Roman, son of Rufinianus, he had been brought up in the church's ministry from childhood and was an elderly presbyter when elected after the deposition and banishment of ...
Eugene IV

Eugene IV  

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(3 Mar. 1431–23 Feb. 1447)On Martin V's death the cardinals, resentful of his harsh yoke, all undertook that whoever should be elected would not only devote himself to reform at the impending council ...
Ludwigsburg Porcelain Factory

Ludwigsburg Porcelain Factory  

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German porcelain manufactory. From 1724 attempts were made to produce hard-paste porcelain in the city of Ludwigsburg at the factory of Charles-Eugene, Duke of Württemberg (see colour pl. II, fig. ...
Anastasius IV

Anastasius IV  

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(8 July 1153–3 Dec. 1154)A Roman from the Suburra (a quarter between the Esquiline, Viminal, and Quirinal), he was originally named Corrado and probably came of bourgeois stock. Nothing is known of ...
Chersonese

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Ancient name for the Gallipoli peninsula; the name (recorded from the early 17th century) comes via Latin from Greek khersonēsos ‘peninsula’, from khersos ‘dry’ + nēsos ‘island’. It survives also in ...
Thasos

Thasos  

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A large wooded island of the north Aegean, colonized from Paros (see colonization, Greek) in the early 7th cent. bc. It was rich in timber and precious metals. Thasos sent ...
Vergina

Vergina  

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In N. Greece. See Aegae.
Antoniadi scale

Antoniadi scale  

A scale of seeing conditions, used by amateur astronomers, that describes the effect of atmospheric motions on an image, usually that of the Moon or a planet. Its categories are:I perfect, without a ...
Erzherzog Karl

Erzherzog Karl  

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(Florence, 1771–1847, Vienna),Austrian field-marshal and third son of the Emperor Leopold II, was in 1793–4 governor of the Austrian Netherlands. In command of the Austrian forces in 1796, he ...

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