Belluno


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Belluno

(bĕl-lo͞o`nō), city (1991 pop. 35,572), capital of Belluno prov., Venetia, NE Italy, on the Piave River at the foot of the Dolomites. It is an agricultural and manufacturing center. A Roman town, it later belonged to various lords and was a free commune before voluntarily submitting to Venetian rule (1404–1797). The city has a 16th-century cathedral with a beautiful baroque bell tower and a Renaissance city hall.
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1963 High dam collapses near Belluno, Italy, and resulting flood kills an estimated 1,800 people.
Through the help of one of his acolytes, Ajhan Veapi, Bosnic reportedly indoctrinated and recruited Ismar Mesinovic and Minifer Karameleski, two Balkan workers residing in the town of Belluno in Veneto.
De sus ancestros nadie supo nunca nada y para sus conciudadanos todo en el era un misterio; pero seamos mas explicitos ya que el extrano personaje se granjeo muchos recelos y en ellos estuvo incluida la aficion por el cotilleo de toda metropoli pequena (la poblacion de Belluno apenas rebasa los 200 mil habitantes).
It is while living and working in Belluno, as discussed in chapter three, that he suffers another harsh review for his newest novel.
Pierio Valeriano, a humanist scholar from Belluno, visited Rome in 1509 with an introduction to Cardinal Giovanni de' Medici, and later became the classical tutor for the Medici family.
Although Piero had been an altar boy in his hometown of Belluno, he was nonobservant.
Partilhando a crenca da epoca de que o sistema dos hieroglifos nao era senao a expressao dos valores simbolicos implicitos na natureza, mas consciente da impossibilidade de chegar a uma interpretacao global dessa simbologia, o humanista de Belluno seguiu uma orientacao mais pratica.
Trek rider Arredondo was the strongest of a breakaway group in the final climb of the 171km mountain stage from Belluno to Rifugio Panarotta, crossing the line in four hours, 49 minutes and ed and 51 seconds.
The first Benetton shop was in Belluno with another following soon after in Paris.
Della Vecchia, sculptor Paul Moro Belluno, and a team of helpers spent 30 days making the life-like standing figure.
1956 Belluno, Veneto), also one of the most widely recognized narrators in the company, performed in several productions, wrote his first narrative theater piece with the help of both Curino and Vacis, and continues to collaborate with Vacis as a director.
A Venice court has upheld a decision to deny a permit of residence renewal to the former Republican member of the Louisiana House of Representative and holocaust denier, who was found living under false pretences near the northern town of Belluno.