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Ibéria

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No.2 of Debussy's Images for orch. Comp. 1905–8, f.p. 1910, Paris. In 3 sections: 1. Par les Rues et par les chemins (By highways and byways);2. Les Parfums de la nuit (Night Scents);3. Le ...

Iberia

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Place Names (5 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019

...Iberia , Missouri/USA Named after the ancient name for Spain....

Ibéria

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The Oxford Companion to Music

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Music
Length:
10 words

...Ibéria . Orchestral work by Debussy , the second of his *Images...

Iberia

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Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable (19 ed.)

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Current Version:
2013

... Spain, the country of the Iberi or Hiberi, the ancient people who took their name from the River Iberus or Hiberus, the modern Ebro. Iberia’s Pilot Christopher Columbus ( c. 1446–1506 ), a Genoese by birth but a servant of Spain from 1492...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Music (6 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music
Length:
19 words

... 4 books ( 1906–9 ) containing 12 pf pieces by Albéniz , several being orch by Arbós...

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David C. Braund

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Classical studies, History
Length:
171 words

... (1) , one of the ancient names for Spain . (2) The ancient name for the eastern half of Georgia, between Colchis and Transcaucasian Albania and north of Armenia . Its chief river was the Cyrus (Georgian Mtkvari). The expeditions of Pompey in 65 bc and of P. Canidius Crassus for Antony ( see antonius (2), m. ) in 37 / 6 bc took Roman forces into Iberia, though Roman knowledge remained vague ( see caucasus ). From Augustus onwards, Roman emperors engaged in active diplomacy in Iberia: some diplomatic gifts, esp. silver plate, have...

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The Oxford Companion to Music

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Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Music
Length:
41 words

...Iberia . Suite of 12 piano pieces by Albéniz , published in four sets of three ( 1906–8 ), with titles evoking Spanish scenes or places; Albéniz orchestrated two of them but the five orchestrated by his friend Enrique Arbós are better...

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Manana Odisheli

The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity

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Current Version:
2018

...II; some survive in burials at Mtskheta. Iberia became a Roman protectorate with the Treaty of Nisibis , in 298, and remained allied to Rome through the 3rd and 4th centuries . In 326 or 337 Iberia was converted officially to Christianity under Mirian I . Near the end of the 4th century , following the death of the Emperor Julian , most of Iberia returned to Persian control. In 482–5 King Vakhtang I Gorgasali rebelled against Persian rule and united Iberia with part of Lazica. He made possible an autocephalous Church of Georgia with its seat at...

Ibéria

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The Oxford Dictionary of Music (6 ed.)

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Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music
Length:
44 words

... No.2 of Debussy's Images for orch. Comp. 1905–8 f.p. 1910 , Paris. In 3 sections: Par les Rues et par les chemins (By highways and byways); Les Parfums de la nuit (Night Scents); Le Matin d'un jour de fête (Morning of festival day)...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
188 words

... (᾽Ιβηρία), northeasternmost theme of the Byz. Empire, created by Basil II from the inheritance of David of Tayk῾/Tao . The precise date of its creation is controversial; the theme was probably organized soon after Basil's campaign of 1001 and considerably earlier than 1022 , when it was consolidated by the emperor's Iberian campaign. The territories of the theme first consisted of David 's domains, stretching southward along the eastern Byz. frontier and into central Armenia, where it included the city of Mantzikert . In 1045 , the lands of the ...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Military History, Social sciences, Warfare and Defence
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36,499 words
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6

...whereas Collins’s is chronologically organized. Excellent also, though focused exclusively on neither the Visigoths nor Iberia, is Guy Halsall’s Warfare and Society in the Barbarian West , 450 – 900 (2003) . The book is important because it places the military events, tactics, and weapons of Visigothic Iberia into the larger context of post-Roman military history. Halsall’s book includes Carolingian campaigns conducted in Iberia, which are also treated by Bernard S. Bachrach in several of his publications. For warfare between the Visigoths and...

Ībē'ria

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The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature (3 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Literature, Classical studies
Length:
9 words

... ( Hibēria ) One of the ancient names for Spain...

New Iberia

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Place Names (5 ed.)

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Current Version:
2019

...New Iberia , Louisiana/USA Founded in 1835 by Spanish and French settlers and named after the Iberian Peninsula. It lies on Bayou Teche, a bayou being a small marshy river; teche is a local Native American word for ‘snake’....

archaeology: Iberia

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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2,015 words
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2

...scant archaeological treatment, watermills have been extensively studied. Archaeologists have noted the salience of vertical seigneurial *mills in Catalonia, not only for milling wheat but also for fulling cloth or finishing leather (as early as 1126 ). Early Iberia, 8th–12th centuries. Later Iberia, 13th–15th centuries. Thomas F. Glick R. Azuar , Denia islámica: Arqueología y poblamiento (1989). M. Barceló , ed., Arqueología medieval: En las afueras del ‘medievalismo’ (1988). ——  The Design of Irrigation Systems in al-Andalus (1998). A. Bazzana , ...

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New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Language reference
Length:
125 words

... • barrier , carrier, farrier, harrier, tarrier • Calabria , Cantabria • Andrea • Kshatriya • Bactria • Amu Darya , aria, Zaria • Alexandria • Ferrier , terrier • destrier • aquaria , area, armamentaria, Bavaria, Bulgaria, caldaria, cineraria, columbaria, filaria, frigidaria, Gran Canaria, herbaria, honoraria, malaria, pulmonaria, rosaria, sacraria, Samaria, solaria, tepidaria, terraria • atria , gematria • Assyria , Illyria, Styria, Syria • Laurier , warrior • hypochondria , mitochondria • Austria • auditoria , ciboria,...

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

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Bilingual Dictionary
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Bilingual dictionaries
Length:
3 words
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New Oxford American Dictionary (3 ed.)

Reference type:
English Dictionary
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
33 words
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Oxford Dictionary of English (3 ed.)

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English Dictionary
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
33 words
Iberia

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The Canadian Oxford Dictionary (2 ed.)

Reference type:
English Dictionary
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
29 words
Iberia

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The New Zealand Oxford Dictionary

Reference type:
English Dictionary
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
28 words
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Australian Oxford Dictionary (2 ed.)

Reference type:
English Dictionary
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
28 words

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