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Padua

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The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

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Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Art & Architecture
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175 words

North Italian city and an important centre of ceramic production during the 15th and 16th centuries. Pottery was decorated with

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The Oxford Companion to Italian Literature

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
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653 words

Though according to legend Padua (Italian Padova, Latin Patavium) was founded by Trojan refugees led by Antenor, a palaeo-Venetian

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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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268 words
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Thirty-five km west of *Venice between the Bacciglione and Brenta rivers. A Roman foundation, Padua was an episcopal see by

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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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586 words

A city on the river Bacchiglione, in Veneto. For most of the fourteenth century (1318–88, 1390–1405), Padua was ruled by a succession of nine members of the ...

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World Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
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73 words

City in Veneto region, ne Italy. The city is first mentioned (as Patavium) early in the 4th century bc.

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Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

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2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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649 words
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Padua, the ancient Patavium, whose first Bishop is attested by a letter of St Athanasius in c.350,

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