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The Oxford Companion to Italian Literature

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2005
Subject:
Literature
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103 words

adjoining the papal territory of Venaissin, became part of the county of Provence in the 13th c. In 1309 Pope ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

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2010
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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251 words
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Situated on the banks of the Rhône in southern *France near its confluence with the Durance, in post-Roman times Avignon ...

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World Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
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77 words

City at the confluence of the Rhône and Durance rivers, Vaucluse department, Provence, se France. A thriving city under Roman ...

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Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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3,111 words
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History Art ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)
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208 words

In 1309 Pope Clement V established his residence in Avignon, which remained the seat of popes until 1377 and antipopes until ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006

a city on the Rhône in SE France, which from 1309 until 1377 the residence of the popes during their exile from Rome and was papal property until the French Revolution....

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