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Aviz

(ävēzh`), village, Portalegre dist., central Portugal, in Alto Alentejo. The Castilian order of the Knights of Calatrava assisted in driving the Moors from Portugal and in 1166 settled at ÉvoraÉvora
, town (1991 pop. 38,938), capital of Évora dist. and of Altro Alentejo, S central Portugal. It is the commercial center of a fertile agricultural area. Cork and textiles are produced and iron, copper, and marble are mined.
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. Alfonso II granted (1211) them Aviz, and this branch of the order became separate and was known as the Order of Aviz, a strictly Portuguese organization. The knights played an important part in Portuguese history. After the death of Ferdinand I in 1383, his illegitimate brother, John, who was master of the Order of Aviz, led a revolution to prevent the crown from going to Beatriz of Castile. He himself became king as John I. Thus the house of Aviz was established on the throne. It was the most distinguished of Portuguese dynasties, reigning until 1580, when Portugal passed for a time under Spanish rule (see PortugalPortugal
, officially Portuguese Republic, republic (2005 est. pop. 10,566,000), 35,553 sq mi (92,082 sq km), SW Europe, on the western side of the Iberian Peninsula and including the Madeira Islands and the Azores in the Atlantic Ocean.
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). Aviz is sometimes spelled Avis.
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Cardinal Joao Braz de Aviz, prefect of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life, said: "We of the clergy must lower ourselves.
Another Brazilian choosing the new pope is Joao Cardinal Braz de Aviz, considered one of the "papibles," or leading candidates, if the pope is chosen from somewhere other than Europe.
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O persoana care a implinit varsta de 16 ani are dreptul sa intemeieze o familie prin intermediul institutiei casatoriei, atata timp cat obtine un aviz medical sau acordul parintilor, asa cum prevede noul Cod Civil: "Pentru motive temeinice, minorul care a implinit varsta de 16 ani se poate casatori in temeiul unui aviz medical, cu incuviintarea parintilor sai sau, dupa caz, a tutorelui si cu autorizarea instantei de tutela in a carei circumscriptie minorul isi are domiciliul.
Dentre algumas das ordens cavaleirescas mais importantes destacaram-se a dos Templarios, a dos Hospitalarios, a de Aviz, a de Calatrava e a dos Cavaleiros Teutonicos.
Early examples bear symbols of the royal house of Aviz, of individual noble families involved in the discoveries or of the early religious orders that established missions in Asia.
The third surviving son of King John of Portugal from the House of Aviz, Henry earned the nickname under which he has gone down in history by becoming one of the most successful armchair travellers there has ever been.
He had the body of Saint Mancio, first Bishop of Evora--which was, incidentally, the seat of the Aviz dynasty to which the Habsburg succeeded--brought to the Escorial, on the pretence that he had been born on the Portuguese saint's feast day.
Solo per fare qualche esempio, Il gioco del rovescio (1981) contiene la splendida "Lettera da Casablanca," storia di un'esistenza determinata da un evento misterioso che ne ha segnato irrimediabilmente il corso, Piccoli equivoci senza importanza (1985) la lettera ("Isole') che il prigioniero consegna alla guardia e la let tera immaginaria della guardia, due lettere basate su 'quello che poteva essere, ma non e stato,' I volatili del Beato Angelico (1987) le lettere apocrife di Janata Monroy a Tabucchi con relative risposte dell'autore, le lettere 'impossibili' di Don Sebastiano de Aviz a Francisco Goya, della cartomante di Napoleone a Dolores Ibarmri, ecc.
As it is, it is known that the Bravos of comunero fame and notorious converso connections, secured the intervention of the Empress-Infanta, Isabel de Aviz, to achieve a pardon for a murder committed by one of their members.
Hank Lemoncelli took the podium at the LCWR gathering to read a message from Cardinal Joao Braz de Aviz, who has led the Vatican's Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life since 2011.