narbonnais

narbonnais

[när·bə′nā]
(meteorology)
A wind coming from Narbonne; a north wind in the Roussillon region of southern France resembling the tramontana; if associated with an influx of arctic air, it may be very stormy with heavy falls of rain or snow.
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The Battle for the Rdpublique Democratique et Sociale in the Narbonnais, 1830-1875.
Although it would have benefited from a short summary rather than simply abruptly ending, Guthrie's work is an excellent example of the "bottom-up" school of historiography, and succeeds in demonstrating how national French political developments were reflected in the Narbonnais over a forty-year period.
This article interrogates such a construction of the medieval by exploring the status of touch, contact, and violence in the chansons de geste of the Narbonnais cycle.
Given our sticky discomfort over (medieval) violence, the Narbonnais cycle seems to speak of touch gone mad.
Following in the footsteps of those scholars attempting to recuperate various aspects of medieval life from the distorting lens of anachronistic projection, I want to suggest that perhaps the violence of the Narbonnais cycle is not as chaotically perverse as it might appear.
In the poems of the Narbonnais cycle, great care is taken to describe moments of touching and its social effects; tactile exchange is, in fact, highly stylized, and structured according to patterns that seem, at first, to mirror social relationships.
The Outdoor models are based on the 207 SW Sport but bring an off-road look through increased ground clearance, 16-inch Outdoor alloy wheels with 205/55R 16 tyres and large Narbonnais grey wheel arch extensions and sill mouldings.
Narbonne et Narbonnais (1300-1789), Perpignan, Presses universitaires de Perpignan, 3 vol: 1369 pp.
The battle for the Republique democratique et sociale in the Narbonnais, 1830-1875.
examines the development of political behavior among residents of the Narbonnais region of France in the 19th century.
In 1195, the papal legate assembled the Narbonnais council at Montpellier, admonishing laypersons of both sexes for the lasciviousness and vanity of their slashed or << tongued >> garments, as well as women's long trains, especially in the face of the Saracen threat in Spain and Jerusalem (125).
While there he was urged by the Narbonnais to marry their young Countess, Ermengard.