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World Encyclopedia

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
100 words

City at the s end of Lake Geneva, sw Switzerland. A Roman town, it was taken by the Franks in ...

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Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, modern history (1700 to 1945)
Length:
1,239 words

Geneva was an independent republic until 1798, bound to Bern and Zurich by treaties of reciprocal citizenship. Though modest ...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, modern history (1700 to 1945), Religion
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2,544 words

Before the Reformation Geneva had been the capital of an ecclesiastical state ruled by a prince-bishop allied closely with the ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)
Length:
731 words

Which was known in Renaissance Latin as Geneva, has since 1815 been a city and canton in Switzerland, but from ...

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Religion
Length:
73 words

City in Switzerland, associated with J. Calvin. The Geneva Academy and the Geneva Catechisms expounded Calvinist views; the Geneva ...

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

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Current Version:
2006
a city in Switzerland, noted in the 17th century for its Protestantism. ... Geneva bands two white cloth strips attached to the collar of some Protestants' clerical dress, as ... More
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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)
Length:
96 words

(town, bishopric) From 650 to 833 little is known about the bishops of Geneva, a civitas and (from the ...

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