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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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