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cisalpine

1. on this (the southern) side of the Alps, as viewed from Rome
2. relating to a movement in the Roman Catholic Church to minimize the authority of the pope and to emphasize the independence of branches of the Church
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Richard Simpson and Lord Acton were almost quaint echoes of the Cisalpine movement amidst the louder voices of Gasquet, Hilaire Belloc, and Hughes.
In standard language, our two prefixes serve to locate the referent of the head noun of a noun phrase with respect to the referent of the base of the prefixed adjective, which is conceptualized as a frontier: cisalpine region, for example, means 'region located on this side of the Alps' (from the point of view of the speaker/writer), while transalpine region means 'region located on the other side of the Alps.
This stream marked the boundary between Italy proper and Cisalpine Gaul, inside which a general was not to lead his army without express permission of the Senate; to do so amounted to a declaration of civil war.
His doctoral thesis had been on the Napoleonic Cisalpine Republic, where he encountered some of the bizarre characters and phenomena that provided the subject matter of The Mythology of Secret Societies (1972).
The Po Valley was colonized by Romans and Italians, organized as the province of Cisalpine Gaul about 81 B.
Roman generals returning from victories in Illyricum or Cisalpine Gaul approached the Forum in the company of a centurion standing behind them in the chariot to remind them of their mortality; Elizabethan merchants drawing up contracts for the delivery of French cannon or Spanish wine hedged their signatures with the phrase "by the mutability of Fortune and Favor.
This unusual situation started in the eighth century with the gift of the small parcel of land by the Lord of Campione to St Ambrosius of Milan Managing to bypass war and disputes down the succeeding centuries Campione was incorrected firms in the Cisalpine Republic and thence into the kingdom of Italy on its creation in 1861 and has remained to while happily letting the Swiss look after currency customs post and telephone services.
There is epigraphic evidence for the survival into Cicero's lifetime of Etruscan in the rural parts of Etruria and of Oscan in Campania; Greek was still spoken in some of the cities of old Magna Graecia and in Neapolis, and Celtic probably still survived in parts of Cisalpine Gaul.
The Reverend Joseph Berington, an English Catholic writer and an ardent Cisalpine, wrote in 1785 a reply to his old friend, John Augustine Hawkins, who had left the Benedictines and resigned from the priesthood in order to marry.
Domitius Ahenobarbus(23) was facilitated by the support afforded by the pro-Antonian voters of Cisalpine Gaul,(24) and the fact that his grandfather had been an augur.
Although the province of Cisalpine Gaul had fallen to L.