Among her topics are the changing social and political position of Florentine patricians
from 1530 to 1970, patricians
as patrons and collectors, the brokerage activities of Michelangelo Buonarroti the Younger and the exchange of cultural gifts, and the patricians
' contribution to cultural events the Medici organized for public ceremonies and in honor of visiting guests.
Drawing on critical studies of early modern masculinity, Quaintance examines how the textual trafficking of women's bodies, particularly within the circle of writers affiliated with Venetian patrician
and poet Domenico Venier (whose entourage included eminent literary figures, including Torquato Tasso and Pietro Aretino), both upheld and resisted gender norms in sixteenth-century Venice, during a period when the boundaries separating puttane, meretrici, and cortigiane remained unclear.
In fact, 60 percent of the women investigated by the Avogadori had fathers who were patricians
or nobles of the Republic (some were illegitimate daughters), or Venetian cittadini, and 58 per cent came from Venice.
Bonus: equestrians (horseback riders); patricians
(aristocrats, or people who act like them); consul (government officials who serve in foreign countries, responsible for helping their nation's citizens visiting or working in that country)
So it's off to Britain with Falco, his wife Helena, their two baby daughters, Helena's two patrician
brothers, Maia, a nanny with an attitude, and Nux, the dog.
For another, the Roman constitution failed to give equal protection to all Roman citizens, institutionalizing the patrician
aristocracy and ensuring that Rome would always have a ruling class.
24) In Philadelphia: Patricians
and Philistines, 1900-1950, he compared his adopted home to the old patrician
societies of Europe: "the scene and its components were patrician
rather than aristocratic; .
Just as well because in the end even his pathetic patricians
rise up to stab their manic ruler to death.
Does our people's president, then, clog patricians
with leaden taxation?
Indeed, it can be seen that regular sacrifices made by farmers to their patricians
for the village rites have always been small enough to allow for money to be earned and yet, at the same time, symbolically powerful enough to tie individual farms, farmers and herds to the moral economy of the ancestors and to the latters' mythical landscape.
That film held more surprises than this one, which has delivered all of its worthwhile barbs long before a group of monstrous patricians
sits down to enjoy a strange, gamy ham for dinner.
Bush wrapped himself in the genteel, compassionate cloak of noblesse oblige acquired at birth by patricians
of his ilk.