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(frän`chä), c.1450–1517, Italian painter, goldsmith, and medalist of the early Bolognese school, whose real name was Francesco Raibolini. Until the age of 40 he was famous chiefly as a goldsmith and engraver of nielli and of dies for medals. His paintings reflect the influence of Perugino and Raphael. Among the most noted are Crucifixion (Louvre); Pietà (National Gall., London); and Assumption (Church of San Frediano, Lucca). Others include Head of the Virgin (Pa. Acad. of the Fine Arts); Madonna (Gardner Mus., Boston); a portrait of Federigo Gonzaga (Metropolitan Mus.); and Madonna and Child (National Gall. of Art, Washington, D.C.).


See study by G. C. Williamson (1907).

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It contains up-to-date, brief reviews on the state of the question, with implications far beyond the limits of the Frankish kingdom.
Historical works on the Frankish kingdom laid the foundation for this period's study and made it into a significant historical field.
He covers the attraction of Jerusalem for pilgrims in the 10th and 11th centuries; Ademar on the celebration of the cross by Constantine, Heraclius, and Charlemagne; Jerusalem pilgrims from the West Frankish Kingdom during the 10th and early 11th centuries in Ademar's writings; Ademar's alpha and omega perspectives on Jerusalem and the cross; and Ademar's own pilgrimage to Jerusalem in 1033 and his death.
It is a similar case with both evangelizing activity in the East Frankish Kingdom, and the missionary activity of Saints Cyril and Methodius.
He defeated Neustria (a Frankish Kingdom in the western part of what is now France) in 716 and again in 717, beat the Saxons in 718, occupied Friesland in 719, and beat the Saxons a second time in 720.
The documents appeared only in the West Frankish kingdom (or along its Lotharingian flank) that was older and better organized than the East.
Wemple, "Marriage and Divorce in the Frankish Kingdom," in Susan Mosher Stuard, ed.
Broadly framed as it may be, the Europe one finds described in these pages is still essentially the product of a "centre" comprised of the Frankish Kingdom, the Western Empire, southern England, northern Italy, and the Papacy.
As a means to upstage these hostile elements Paul I declared that the Frankish Kingdom was now the New Israel and addressed Frankish rulers as David and Solomon.
In the Roland and Gaydon the crisis facing the Frankish kingdom, following the defeat at Roncevaux, provokes an examination of communal identity in theological, ideological, and political terms.
The first is to prove that Frankish settlements existed in several regions of the Frankish Kingdom of Jerusalem, to reveal the complexity of their settlement patterns, and to compare and contrast them to contemporary settlement patterns in Europe.
If many follow Charlemagne's example of learning, Alcuin hopes a `new Athens' may be built in the Frankish kingdom.