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Contarini

(kōntärē`nē), ancient Venetian family, including eight doges, a cardinal, and several artists. The most celebrated member was Andrea Contarini, 1300?–1382. He was doge (1368–82) at the time of the War of ChioggiaChioggia
, city (1991 pop. 53,179), Venetia, NE Italy, on a small island at the southern end of the Lagoon of Venice (an arm of the Gulf of Venice), connected to the mainland by a bridge. It is an important fishing port and commercial center.
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 between Venice and Genoa; he proved his patriotism by melting his gold and silver plate and mortgaging his lands to raise money for the state.
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She further outlines in general the state of sources for the operas--most of the primary sources are found in the Contarini Collection in the Biblioteca Marciana in Venice--as well as the editorial challenges faced due to the brevity of the musical notation (often on two staves, with a sparsely figured bass line, with some passages for strings), as well as the importance of various librettos to the editorial process.
Claude Monet's "Le Palais Contarini," dating from 1908, was sold Wednesday night at Sotheby's in London for just over $30 million, contributing to a bumper night for the Impressionist and modern art market.
Gerber begins with Aristotle's famous discussion of the theory of a mixed constitution, followed by Polybius, Marsilius of Padua, and Casparo Contarini.
The earliest printed maps are the 1506 Contarini and Rosselli, and 1507 Waldseemuller maps.
BATONSINISTER" (Palazzo Contarini Corfu, Venice) and "AFTER SHELLEY DUVALL '72 (FROGS ON THE HIGH LINE)" (Maccarone, New York; curated by Bjarne Melgaard) Bjarne Melgaard scares me.
A committed reformer of the circle of Gian Matteo Giberti, Gasparo Contarini, and Reginald Pole, he nevertheless fathered five children, acquired a mass of benefices, and looked carefully after his family's interests and honor.
MacCulloch lists the French humanist and biblical scholar Jacques Lefevre d'Etaples (writing five years before Luther), the Venetian aristocrat and future Cardinal Gasparo Contarini, and Cardinal Cajetan as thinkers profoundly influenced by Augustine's soteriology.
The Stigmata actress and Jane married in 2006 in a romantic ceremony at the Palazzo Contarini in Venice, Italy.
The Venice hostel Ca' Contarini is only three minutes from the Rialto Bridge and the price includes a Venetian gift.
The most significant savings mean that city breaks to Ca' Contarini in often unaffordable Venice will be available from just GBP1.
An even more complete list of scholars who actively took up patristic translating projects would have to include John Simeonachis, Chrysoloras, Pietro Balbo of Pisa, Giannozzo Manetii, Franciscus Aretinus, Lilius Tifernas, Teodoro de' Lelli, Cian Matteu Giberti, Gasparo Contarini, Jacopo Sadoleto and Paolo Giustiniani.