Arcole


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Arcole

(är`kōlā), village (1987 est. pop. 4,500), Venetia, N Italy. There, in Nov., 1796, Napoleon Bonaparte defeated the Austrians in a three-day battle.
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He alone thought and acted at the operational level of war and, at places like Mottenotte, Castiglione, Rovereto and Bassano, Arcole, and Rivoli, defeated opponents through an operational art centered on offensive maneuver warfare.
Asi la representacion del general recuerda la pintura de Antoine-Jean Gros, de fines del siglo XVIII, Bonaparte en el puente de Arcole, por el atavio, pero en particular por la coincidencia en los elementos que portan ambos personajes: un estandarte en una mano y una espada en la otra.
El 14 de noviembre de 1796, en la batalla del puente de Arcole, en Italia, las tropas de Lannes se encontraban en dificultades con los austriacos, pero el comandante, aun cuando estaba herido, arengo a sus tropas para iniciar un contra-ataque.
The same museum paid 53,750 euros for manuscripts that Napoleon edited at Saint Helena for his memoirs, including his account of his victorious Battle of the Bridge of Arcole in 1796.
20) Fernando Gavian, Prospecto Do Nuevo Drama Heroico Original Em Tres Actos: Bonaparte Em El Paso Do Adige, Y A Batala De Arcole.
Asi, a las campanas militares que favorecieron el encumbramiento de Napoleon Bonaparte en 1796 (batallas de Arcole y Lodi), culminadas con la firma del armisticio franco-austriaco en Campoformio, se sumaron actividades diplomaticas para obtener el sometimiento del reino de las Dos Sicilias y de Malta (26).
All of Gros's major canvases are discussed in detail, from the career-making Bonaparte at the Bridge of Arcole of 1796 to the literally life-ending Hercules and Diomedes of 1835--it was largely in response to the negative criticism generated by this work that Gros committed suicide by throwing himself into a tributary of the Seine.
The French military attache's telegram to a recipient code-named Arcole, on May 31st, informed French authorities that their British counterparts wanted French ships to assure the French troops' safe return home.
Gerard's portrait of Josephine and Napoleon on the bridge at Arcole by Baron Gros, together with Josephine's prime version of The Three Graces by Canova (a complement to his ravishing Cupid and Psyche from the Yussupov collection) are all now in the Hermitage.
Cerca de Paris, me informaba, habia un museo que atesoraba las sucesivas calaveras de Napoleon, desde la de cuando era chico en Ajaccio hasta la que tenia al morir en Santa Helena, pasando por la del puente de Arcole, la del momento en que el Papa lo corono emperador en Notre Dame, la de la isla de Elba y la de Waterloo.
Napoleon attacked the Austrians in the swamps of Arcole (Nov.
Principal battles: Neerwinden (near Liege) (1793); Caldiero, Arcole (both near Verona), Mantua (1796); Rivoli (1797).