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Tortosa

(tōrtō`sə), city (1990 pop. 29,970), Tarragona prov., NE Spain, in Catalonia, on the Ebro (Ebre) River. It has a fishing industry and light manufacturing, producing cement, clothing, and pharmaceuticals. Agricultural products are traded. A Roman colony (then known as Dertosa), the town later fell (8th cent.) to the Moors, who held it against repeated Christian onslaughts until its conquest (1148) by Raymond Berenger IV. There is a seismological observatory nearby.
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Contract notice: Gesat 3/2015, supply of consumables necessary for managing the provision of outpatient services by gesat hemodialysis; and accessorily, the execution of the work of the new nephrology care unit of the hospital of the holy cross of tortosa, which includes the supply and installation of equipment, and the preservation and maintenance of all facilities necessary for the provision of outpatient hemodialysis, through the formation of a surface right and flight.
Rodriguez H, Cuestas G, Ballali S, Sica G, Widmann W, Carca S, Tortosa S, Gregori D (2012).
We thank the following persons for their help in collecting biological, clinical, and epidemiologic data and cartography: Gerard-Antoine Denoyel, Sophie Larrieu, Marie Lagrange-Xelot,, Anne Ligneureux, Vanina Guernier, Pablo Tortosa, Koussay Delagi, and Jean-Sebastien Dehecq and Brian Kurtkowiak.
When a third grade teacher, La Tortosa, rejects both Leonora and Diana because of their inability to sew, it is Leonora who is more deeply affected by the criticism.
As he explained in his letter to the Spanish Monarchs from Jamaica of 7 July 1503, Ciguare "had the same bearings with respect to Veragua, as Tortosa [on the Mediterranean coast] has to Fontarabia [on the Bay of Biscay], or Pisa to Venice", that is, they were on opposite sides of a peninsula.
La contribution de Christophe Cailleaux sur les Juifs et les musulmans de Barcelone et de Tortosa en Catalogne a la fin du Moyen Age offre une mise en perspective stimulante en interrogeant le statut de ces individus sans cesse con frontes a leur alterite religieuse: sont-ils des etrangers chez eux?
Coonic Elvira Martin/Pedro Tortosa geeksphone@coonic.
A traditional faqih (expert in usul al-fiqh, or, Islamic jurisprudence) born in Tortosa, in northwestern Spain, Abu Bakr Mohammad Ibn Al Walid Al Turtushi (1059-1127) was best known for his monumental "Siraj al-Muluk" (A Lamp for Rulers), one of the most important works of political theory produced in the medieval world.
44) In the lengthy Tortosa disputation (1413-14), Rabbi Zerahiah Halevi (Spain, fourteenth-fifteenth centuries) denied that Jews curse gentiles, and he quoted approvingly Maimonides' statement in the Mishneh Torah that the pious of all nations have a share in the age to come.
The gothic Cathedral of Santa Maria de Tortosa dates from 1347 and is on top of a former Roman forum and later a Moorish mosque.
The typology-based system developed by Troll (1964) and Weberling (Weberling, 1965, 1989) has proved to be useful for describing inflorescences (Rua, 1999) as well as for providing characters for cladistic analyses (Nickol, 1995; Rua & Aliscioni, 2002; Tortosa et al.
16) See the well-known woodcut carved by Johann yon Armsshein in 1483 that portrays a disputation between Jewish and Christian scholars (probably the Tortosa disputation of 1413-14) in Soncino Blaetter; Berlin, 1929; Jerusalem B.