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An approach to the education of young children in the pre‐school and primary phase which is based on the belief that children's learning should be unconstrained by formal curriculum ...

Reggio Emilia

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A Dictionary of Education (2 ed.)

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2015
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...of the Reggio Emilia approach was Loris Malaguzzi , who became involved in the building of the first schools, and was instrumental in bringing the Reggio Emilia approach to the notice of the rest of the world. Elements of the approach are applied in Scotland’s early years education, and there is a movement to explore how these principles might be used more extensively. Further Reading: L. Thornton and P. Brunton Understanding the Reggio Approach (David Fulton, 2005) gives a full explanation of the philosophy underpinning the Reggio Emilia approach to...

Reggio nell’Emilia

Reggio nell’Emilia (Emilia–Romagna/Italy)   Quick reference

The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names (4 ed.)

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...Reggio nell’Emilia , Emilia–Romagna/Italy ( Regium Lepidi ) ‘Royal (Town) in Emilia’ and previously ‘Royal (Town) of Lepidus’ from the Latin regius ‘royal’ and the Italian nell ’ ‘in the’. It was founded in the 2nd century bc by Marcus Aemilius Lepidus (?–152 bc ), a Roman statesman who also gave his name to Emilia...

Reggio nell'Emilia

Reggio nell'Emilia (Emilia–Romagna/Italy)   Quick reference

The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names (3 ed.)

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... nell'Emilia , Emilia–Romagna/Italy Regium Lepidi ‘Royal (Town) in Emilia’ and previously ‘Royal (Town) of Lepidus’ from the Latin regius ‘royal’ and the Italian nell ' ‘in the’. It was founded in the 2nd century bc by Marcus Aemilius Lepidus (?- 152 bc ), a Roman statesman who also gave his name to Emilia...

Reggio Emilia

Reggio Emilia  

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An approach to the education of young children in the pre‐school and primary phase which is based on the belief that children's learning should be unconstrained by formal curriculum planning, but ...
28 The History of the Book in Italy

28 The History of the Book in Italy   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Book

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2010
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...was Milan (16 per cent), which had a plethora of small printers and two large publisher-booksellers, *Legnano and *Nicolò da Gorgonzola. Thereafter came Bologna (7 per cent), mainly with large tomes for university use, then Rome (3 per cent) and Brescia (2 per cent). Reggio Emilia (2 per cent) was surprisingly active, publishing its statutes in that year, while token presences mark the output of Turin, Parma, Pavia, Perugia, Ferrara, and Florence. Centres that temporarily appear dormant, however, such as Modena, may have produced ephemera that have not...

Ferruccio Tagliavini

Ferruccio Tagliavini  

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(b Reggio Emilia, 1913; d Reggio Emilia, 1995).It. tenor. Opera début Florence 1939 (Rodolfo in La bohème). Leading It. lyric ten. during Second World War (La Scala 1942–53), then Buenos Aires ...
Luigi Ghirri

Luigi Ghirri  

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(1943–92),influential photographer of the Italian cultural landscape. Born in Reggio Emilia and educated in Modena, Ghirri began photographing in 1970 and was influenced by contemporary American ...
Francesco Cassoli

Francesco Cassoli  

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(1749–1812),from Reggio Emilia, is now considered the finest poet of the Emilian Scuola oraziana, thanks to the subjective vein of his verse—for example in the ode ‘Alla lucerna’. A ...
Anna Vincenza Dotti

Anna Vincenza Dotti  

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(b Bologna; fl 1711–28).Italian contralto. During the period 1711–16 she sang repeatedly in Bologna and in Mantua, Genoa, Florence, Livorno (in Giovanni Bononcini's Camilla), Reggio nell'Emilia and ...
Ilva Ligabue

Ilva Ligabue  

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(b Reggio nell'Emilia, 23 May 1932; d Palermo, 22 Aug 1998).Italian soprano. Trained at the Scuola della Scala, Milan, she made her début there in 1953 as Marina in ...
Michele Benedetti

Michele Benedetti  

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(b Loreto, 17 Oct 1778; d after 1828).Italian bass. He made his début in 1805 and, after singing at Venice, Reggio Emilia and other cities, appeared in 1811 in ...
Matteo Berselli

Matteo Berselli  

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(fl 1708–21).Italian soprano castrato. He was apparently Venetian; he sang in six operas in Venice (1708–9), including works by Francesco Gasparini and Tomaso Albinoni, in Bologna (1712), Reggio ...
Ugo Ruggeri

Ugo Ruggeri  

(c.1450–c.1508),Italian printer and caster of cannons. He was born in Reggio Emilia and studied law in Bologna, where he became a printer in about 1473; his press published law ...
Loris Malaguzzi

Loris Malaguzzi  

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(1920–94)An Italian educator whose work is closely associated with the Reggio Emilia approach to early childhood education. As a middle school teacher in the Reggio Emilia district of Italy in the ...
Giovanni Mercati

Giovanni Mercati  

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(1866–1957),Prefect of the Vatican Library. Born in 1866 at Villa Gaida in the province of Reggio Emilia, he was ordained priest in 1889, and from 1893 until 1919 was ...
Giuseppe Di Stefano

Giuseppe Di Stefano  

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(b Motta Santa Anastasia, nr. Catania, 1921; d Santa Maria Hoe, 2008).It. tenor. Début 1946 Reggio Emilia as Des Grieux in Manon. La Scala début 1947; NY Met 1948–65; S. Francisco 1950; Brit. début ...
Carlo Aymonino

Carlo Aymonino  

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(1926– ).Rome-born architect. He edited the architectural journal Casabella-Continuità (1959–64), but is perhaps best known for his writings on typologies, cities, and urbanism. He designed the Monte ...
Benedetto Ferrari

Benedetto Ferrari  

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(b Reggio nell'Emilia, ?1603 or 1604; d Modena, 22 Oct. 1681).Italian composer, librettist, singer, and theorbo player. He wrote the libretto for L'Andromeda, the opera that opened the Teatro ...
Guidoriccio da Fogliano

Guidoriccio da Fogliano  

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(c. 1290–1352), Italian mercenary soldier from Reggio nell’Emilia.Guidoriccio passed much of his career in Tuscany; his most notable service was for the city of Siena as captain of war ...
Zucchero

Zucchero  

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B. Adelmo Fornaciari, 25 September 1955, Roncocesi, Reggio Emilia, Italy. Fornaciari was given the nickname Zucchero (‘Sugar’) as a child. He trained as a veterinary surgeon at Bologna University ...

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