Játiva

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Játiva

(hä`tēvä), town (1990 pop. 25,577), Valencia prov., E Spain, in Valencia. The town is a processing and distribution center for farm products. Its famous linen industry dates back to Roman times. Játiva was liberated from the Moors by James I of Aragón in the 13th cent. There are many fine public and private buildings, notably the well-preserved Spanish-Moorish castle, a former Mozarabic church, and the Gothic collegiate church (15th cent.). Játiva was long the residence of the Borgia, or Borja, family. Popes Calixtus III and Alexander VI were born there, as was the painter Jusepe Ribera.
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The main train station, Estacio del Norte (Calle Jativa 24) next to the Plaza del Toros is worth looking round even if you're not travelling anywhere - the main ticket hall is adorned with stained glass windows, mosaics and ceramic sculptures.
2) This work is instead presented here with a radically different attribution, to Jose de Ribera (Jusepe Ribera, 'Lo Spagnoletto'), who, born in Jativa in 1591, lived in Naples from the summer of 1616 until his death in 1652.
3) Compare especially Jose Milicua, 'De Jativa a Napoles (1391-1616)" and Gabriele Finaldi, 'Apendice documental de la vida y la obra de Jose de Ribera, both in Alfonso E.
Among those already signed-up are Colombian's Alvaro and Dolly Jativa who live in the West End of Newcastle.
Iglesias 19896; 140: IIAP 2008; 141: Irvine 1989; 142: Jativa and
Since its introduction to the West (Wasson 1962; Epling & Jativa 1962), the United States has only recently seen an increase in recreational use of Salvia divinorum.
He was originally from Jativa, Valencia, and received his early training from Francisco Ribalta, the most prominent Valencian artist of the day.