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Sabines

People of ancient Italy. The Sabines occupied an area to the NE of Rome along the east side of the Tiber valley and extending to the Apennine uplands. They play an important part in the ...

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
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38 words

... Ancient people of central Italy. They inhabited the Sabine Hills ne of Rome, and part of the early Roman population was Sabine in origin. After sporadic fighting, the Sabines were conquered in 290 bc and gradually...

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World

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Current Version:
2007
Subject:
Classical studies, History
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85 words

... , people of ancient Italy. The Sabines occupied an area to the NE of Rome along the east side of the Tiber valley and extending to the Apennine uplands. They play an important part in the legends of early Rome. The rape of the Sabine women, and the ensuing war and reconciliation, leading to the integration of the Sabines into the community under the joint rule of Romulus and Titus Tatius are central elements in the story of how the city of Rome was...

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The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature (3 ed.)

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2011
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Literature, Classical studies
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125 words

... (Lat. Sabini) An Italian people living north-east of Rome in early times. By tradition they were the ancestors of all the Sabellian peoples ( see Sabelli ), and figure largely in the legends of early Rome, in which they are famous for their bravery, high morality, and strong religious feelings. Many stories indicate a Sabine element in the early development of Rome ( see Romulus ), probably arising rather from amalgamation than from conquest. However, Livy records Roman wars against the Sabines, ending in 449 bc (book 3) with a resounding Roman...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

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2010
Subject:
Classical studies, History
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921 words

...to Cato, the son of Semo Sancus Dius Fidius, a Sabine god who later had an important place in the Roman pantheon. Then Romulus had as a colleague the Sabine king Titus Tatius—the Roman kings Numa Pompilius and Ancus Marcius were also Sabines—and Romans had as their wives the women whom they stole from the Sabines; some of the greatest clans of Archaic Rome, such as the Valerii and the Claudii (and later the Curii) proudly claimed Sabine origins. Indeed a whole topos about the stern, pristine virtues of the Sabines emerged at an early stage in Latin literature...

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A Dictionary of World History (3 ed.)

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2015
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History
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70 words

... A tribe native to the foothills of the Apennines north-east of Rome. According to tradition they joined the earliest settlement of Rome in the 8th century bc . Legend relates how the Romans abducted the Sabine women during a festival; an army was raised to take revenge but the women appeared on the battlefield with new-born babies and the two sides were reconciled. They became Roman citizens only after...

Sabines, The

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

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..., The An ancient people of central Italy, living in the Apennines, to the north and northeast of Rome, and subjugated by the Romans c. 290 bc . Rape of the Sabine Women, The See under rape 2...

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People of ancient Italy. The Sabines occupied an area to the NE of Rome along the east side of the Tiber valley and extending to the Apennine uplands. They play an important part in the legends of ...
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Concise Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain

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2021
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Names studies
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10 words

... 1881: 279; Middx, Surrey, and Kent. English: see Sabin...

Sabine, Lorenzo

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The Oxford Companion to American Literature (6 ed.)

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Current Version:
2004
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35 words

..., Lorenzo ( 1803–77 ), New England historian, best known for his work The Ameri-can Loyalists … ( 1847 ), revised as Biographical Sketches of the Loyalists of the American Revolution (2 vols., 1864...

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A Dictionary of Reference and Allusion (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2010
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113 words

... women [Rom. Myth.] According to (unhistorical) legend, *Romulus , the founder of Rome, secured wives for his citizens by inviting the neighbouring Sabines to witness games in the city. While the games were proceeding Romans carried off and raped the Sabine women. > Mentioned in the context of a group of women being abducted or raped At the finish of the meal he broke suddenly into a radiant smile, thanked his hostess for a charming repast, and kissed her hand with deferential rapture. Miss Huddle was unable to decide in her mind whether the action...

Ulibarrí, Sabine

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States

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Current Version:
2005
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History, Regional and National History
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1,234 words

...New Mexico Press, 1995. Duke dos Santos, María , and Patricia de la Fuente , eds. Sabine Ulibarrí: Critical Essays . Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1995. Gerdes, Dick , ed. The Best of Sabine R. Ulibarrí . Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1993. Ruiz, Reynaldo . “Sabine R. Ulibarrí.” In Dictionary of Literary Biography: Chicano Writers , 1st ser., edited by Francisco A. Lomelí and Carl R. Shirley , vol. 82. Detroit, Mich.: Gale, 1989. Ulibarrí, Sabine Reyes . Mayhem Was Our Business/Memorias de un veterano . Tempe, Ariz.: The...

Heinefetter, Sabine

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The Grove Book of Opera Singers (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2009
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Music, Opera, Performing arts
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111 words

...Sabine ( b Mainz , 19 Aug 1809 ; d Illenau , 18 Nov 1872 ). Soprano . She made her début in 1824 in Peter Ritter's Der Mandarin at Frankfurt. She was advised by Louis Spohr to sign a contract for life with the Kassel Opera; but in 1829 she fled to Paris, where she studied with Davidde Banderali and Giovanni Tadolini and sang at the Théâtre Italien until 1842 . She created Adina in L’elisir d’amore at the Teatro Cannobiana, Milan ( 1832 ), and sang Alaide in La straniera at Danzig ( 1833 ). In 1846 she appeared in Marseilles,...

Kalter Sabine

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Harold Rosenthal

The Grove Book of Opera Singers (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Music, Opera, Performing arts
Length:
156 words

...Sabine [ Kalter Aufrichtig ] ( b Jarosław , 28 March 1890 ; d London , 1 Sept 1957 ). Polish mezzo-soprano . She studied in Vienna and made her début at the Volksoper in 1911 . From 1915 to 1935 she was engaged at Hamburg, and was especially successful in Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner , and as Delilah, C. W. Gluck's Orpheus, Fidès ( Le prophète ) and Marina ( Boris Godunov ). Being Jewish, she had to leave Germany in 1935 ; she settled in London, where she sang with much success at Covent Garden, 1935–9 , as Ortrud (the role of her...

Baring‐Gould, Sabine

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The Oxford Dictionary of Music (6 ed.)

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Current Version:
2013
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Music
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45 words

...Sabine ( b Exeter , 1834 ; d Lew Trenchard, Devon , 1924 ) English author , folk‐song collector , and rector . Compiled (with Rev. H. Fleetwood Shephard ) Songs and Ballads of the West ( 1889–91 ). Wrote words of popular hymns (e.g. Onward, Christian Soldiers , 1865...

Baring-Gould, Sabine

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The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
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154 words

...from ancient ballads, incorporating fragments from many different sources which ‘I have taken the liberty of embroidering’. GA Gillian Avery Dickinson, Bickford Holland Cohan , Sabine Baring-Gould: Squarson, Writer and Folklorist, 1834–1924 (1970). Purcell, William Ernest , Onward Christian Soldier: A Life of Sabine Baring-Gould, Parson, Squire, Novelist, Antiquary, 1834–1924 (1957). Sutton, Max Keith , ‘ Place, Folklore, and Hegelianism in Baring-Gould's Red Spider ’, VIJ: Victorians Institute Journal , 13...

Baring-Gould, Sabine

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Gillian Avery

The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales (2 ed.)

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2015
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162 words

...from ancient ballads, incorporating fragments from many different sources which ‘I have taken the liberty of embroidering’. Gillian Avery Dickinson, Bickford Holland Cohan , Sabine Baring-Gould: Squarson, Writer and Folklorist, 1834–1924 (1970). Purcell, William Ernest , Onward Christian Soldier: A Life of Sabine Baring-Gould, Parson, Squire, Novelist, Antiquary, 1834–1924 (1957). Sutton, Max Keith , ‘Place, Folklore, and Hegelianism in Baring-Gould’s Red Spider’, VIJ: Victorians Institute Journal , 13 (1985)....

Baring‐Gould, Sabine

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The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain & Ireland (3 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Literature, Society and culture
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64 words

...Sabine ( 1834–1924 ), folklorist , antiquarian , hymn writer , theologian , and novelist : b. Exeter ; rector of East Mersea 1870–81 ; rector and squire of Lew Trenchard 1881–1924 ; buried in Lew Trenchard. Mehalah 1880 , The Gaverocks: A Tale of the Cornish Coast 1887 , A Book of the West 1899 , In the Roar of the Sea 1892 , A Book of Dartmoor 1900 , ‘Onward, Christian Soldiers’...

Sabine, George Holland

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The Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Philosophy
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1,126 words

... had a profound influence on Sabine’s study and understanding of the course of social and political thought. In the Preface to the third edition of A History of Political Theory , Sabine states that his own philosophical preference as a historian was Hume’s criticism of natural law and its applications in religion, ethics, and politics. So far as he could see, Sabine wrote, “it is impossible by any logical operation to excogitate the truth of any allegation of fact, and neither logic nor fact implies a value.” Consequently, Sabine believed that the fusion of...

Sabine, Sir Edward

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A Dictionary of Scientists

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Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Science and technology
Length:
260 words

...British colonies. Sabine was knighted in 1869 . Sabine's main scientific achievement was in the field of geomagnetism. In 1851 he announced that he had detected a periodicity of about 10–11 years in the occurrence of magnetic perturbations, in which the magnetic needle deviates abnormally from its average position. This was also discovered by Johann von Lamont at about the same time but Sabine took the further step of correlating the variations in magnetic activity with the sunspot cycle discovered by Heinrich Schwabe in 1843 . Sabine was secretary of...

Baring-Gould, Sabine

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Literature, Children's literature studies
Length:
194 words

...tales, with two original tales, “Don't Know” and “ Pretty Marushka ”; and Old English Fairy Tales ( 1895 ), in part reworkings of old ballads. Terri Doughty Kirk-Smith, Harold . Now the Day Is Over: Life and Times of Sabine Baring-Gould 1834–1924 . Boston, U.K.: Richard Kay, 1997. Purcell, Ernest . Onward Christian Soldier: A Life of Sabine Baring- Gould, Parson, Squire, Novelist, Antiquary . London: Longmans, Green,...

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