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Clermont

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

One of the oldest cities in France. With a population of c.15,000 to 30,000 in the 2nd century, it was also one of the largest cities of Roman Gaul. Originally ...

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Clermont

in The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Late Antiquity. 322 words.

Joined with Montferrand in the 17th century, and now forms part of Clermont-Ferrand. Clermont was the civitas-capital of the

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Clermont

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 55 words.

French: habitational name from any of the various places named Clermont, from Old French clair, cler ‘bright’, ‘clear’ +

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Clermont.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. 19 words.

For this title name see entries Fortescue, Chichester Samuel Parkinson-, Baron Carlingford and second Baron Clermont (1823–1898).

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Clermont

Edited by I. C. B. Dear and Peter Kemp.

in The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maritime History. 359 words.

or, more correctly, the ‘North River Steamboat of Clermont’, is generally acknowledged as the world's first commercially successful steamboat, though

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Clermont

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

Collège de, also known as the Collège Louis le Grand. The celebrated Jesuit house at Paris, at one time the property of G. du Prat, Bp. of Clermont (1529–60). Through ...

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Clermont

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

Or, more correctly, the ‘North River Steamboat of Clermont’, is generally acknowledged as the world's first commercially successful steamboat, though the one John Fitch (1743–98) built in...

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Clermont History

Christian Lauranson-Rosaz.

in Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 736 words.

An Arvernian (Nemesos) and then Roman town (Augustonemetum), Clermont was called by that name only from

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CLERMONT - Engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 22 words.

French, 18th century, female.

Engraver.

The daughter of J.F. Clermont engraved some of her work in the 18th century.

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CLERMONT, Jean de - Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 26 words.

French, 17th century, male.

Painter.

Jean de Clermont was admitted to the Académie de Saint Luc in 1683 or 1685.

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Clermont-Ganneau, Charles

Neil Asher Silberman.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

November 1996; p ublished online April 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology of the Near East; Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 414 words.

in the study of ancient Palestinian inscriptions. Born in Paris, Clermont-Ganneau excelled as a student of Semitic languages and was

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CLERMONT, Louis - Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 33 words.

French, 20th century, male.

Painter.

Clermont exhibited from 1925 to 1939 at the Salon de la Société Nationale, chiefly with paintings of harvest and grape-picking scenes,...

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Witt, Sir John (Clermont)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 174 words.

Kt 1967; FSA

Born 5 Nov. 1907; s of Sir Robert Clermont Witt, CBE, and Mary Helene Marten; m 1931, Margaret, d of Henry S. Bowers, Scotland, Conn, USA; one ...

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Clermont

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

One of the oldest cities in France. With a population of c.15,000 to 30,000 in the 2nd century, it was also one of the largest cities of Roman Gaul. Originally ...

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Clermont

Patrick Hanks, Richard Coates and Peter McClure.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 29 words.

Current frequencies: GB 18, Ireland 0 • GB frequency 1881: 5 • Main GB location 1881: Middx

Norman, English

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Clermont

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2005; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 92 words.

Collège de, also known as the Collège Louis le Grand. The celebrated *Jesuit house at *Paris,

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Clermont

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 96 words.

One of the oldest cities in *France. With a population of c.15,000 to 30,000 in the 2nd century,

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CLERMONT, Pierre Gilbert de - Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 26 words.

French, 17th century, male.

Painter.

Pierre de Clermont was admitted to the Académie de Saint Luc in 1671.

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Livingston, Air Marshal Sir Philip Clermont

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 148 words.

KBE 1950 (CBE 1946); CB 1948; AFC 1942; retired; FRCS; FRCSE, LRCP, DPH, DOMS

Born 2 March 1893; youngest s of Clermont Livingston, Cleveland, Vancouver...

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CLERMONT, Jean Marie (<i>died</i> 1748), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 42 words.

French, 18th century, male.

Active in Paris.

Died before 1748.

Sculptor.

Jean Clermont was Emeritus Rector of the Académie de Peinture et de Sculpture as...

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CLERMONT, Jean (<i>born</i> 1630), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 54 words.

French, 17th century, male.

Born 21 February 1630, in Chartres.

Painter.

Jean Clermont is mentioned by Félibien but very little information is available on his...

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