Dumbarton Oaks


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Dumbarton Oaks

an estate in the District of Columbia in the US: scene of conferences in 1944 concerned with creating the United Nations
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The book is based on papers presented at a symposium of the same name held at Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, DC, in May 2016.
The Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library (DOML), which was launched in 2010 and now runs to almost forty volumes, aims to provide accessible dual-language, facing-page translations of Byzantine Greek, Medieval Latin, and Old English texts, with limited commentary.
A Conference al Dumbarton Oaks, Octuber 14 th and 15 th, 1978, editado por E.H.
focused a 2003 Dumbarton Oaks reading group on it, leading to this fine publication.
The signs are everywhere, from the town of Alexandria, where Carlyle House is maintained in homage to Scottish merchant John Carlyle, to the lavish gardens of Dumbarton Oaks in DC.
Further south, the National Gallery in Washington is showing seven paintings from its own collection, plus others from Dumbarton Oaks, the Phillips Collection and Baltimore's Walters Art Museum (2 November-16 February 2015).
On August 21, 1944, the United States, Britain, the Soviet Union and China opened talks at Dumbarton Oaks in Washington that helped pave the way for establishment of the United Nations.
The US delegation to the Dumbarton Oaks meeting was instructed to avoid any detailed discussion of human rights.