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Irene

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

(Εἰρήνη), feminine personal name (meaning “peace”).

Irene, a daughter of Zeus, was the personification of peace in antiquity; the word was used, at least in Ptolemaic Egypt, as a...

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Irène

Patrick Hanks, Kate Hardcastle and Flavia Hodges.

in A Dictionary of First Names

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 7 words.

(French)

From Greek. See Irene.

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Irene

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 24 words.

Spanish and Italian: from the female personal name Irene, from Greek Eirēnē ‘peace’.

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Iréné

Patrick Hanks, Kate Hardcastle and Flavia Hodges.

in A Dictionary of First Names

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 23 words.

(French)

From Latin Irenaeus, from Greek Eirēnaios ‘peaceable’. St Iréné (c.125–202), a Church Father, was an

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Irene

Alexander Kazhdan.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

January 1991; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 270 words.

(Εἰρήνη), feminine personal name (meaning “peace”).

Irene, a daughter of Zeus, was the personification of peace in antiquity; the

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Irene

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

(Εἰρήνη), feminine personal name (meaning “peace”).

Irene, a daughter of Zeus, was the personification of peace in antiquity; the word was used, at least in Ptolemaic Egypt, as a...

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Irene

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

A blank verse tragedy by Dr Johnson, written 1736, performed 1749, without much success. The story, taken from Knolles's history of the Turks, concerns the fate of Irene, a Greek slave...

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Upon Irene

Robert Herrick.

Edited by Tom Cain and Ruth Connolly.

in The Complete Poetry of Robert Herrick, Vol. 1

Primary Text.

Angry if Irene be

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Upon Irene

Robert Herrick.

Edited by L. C. Martin.

in The Poetical Works of Robert Herrick

Primary Text.

Angry if Irene be

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Upon Irene

Robert Herrick.

Edited by F. W. Moorman.

in The Poetical Works of Robert Herrick

Primary Text.

Angry if Irene be

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Eadey Irene

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 8 words.

(see Kitchings, Irene)See also Irene Kitchings.

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Wilson Irene

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 8 words.

(see Kitchings, Irene)See also Irene Kitchings.

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Foote Irene

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 12 words.

(see Castle, Vernon And Irene)See also Castle, Vernon And Irene.

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Morgan, Irene

Sherrow O. Pinder.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 773 words.

political activist, businesswoman, and humanitarian, was born Irene Amos in Baltimore, Maryland. She was the daughter of Ethel (maiden name

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Cara Irene

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 255 words.

b. Irene T Escalera, 18 March 1959, New York City, New York, USA. Having spent most of her childhood as

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Dunne Irene

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 493 words.

b. Irene Marie Dunn, 20 December 1898, Louisville, Kentucky, USA, d. 4 September 1990, Los Angeles, California, USA. After studying

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Adler, Irene

Rosemary Herbert.

in The Oxford Companion to Crime and Mystery Writing

January 1999; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 342 words.

Although she appears in just one story in the Sherlock Holmes Canon, Irene Adler is perhaps the most famous woman

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Smalls, Irene

Michelle H. Martin.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 115 words.

(1950–), African American storyteller and author of children's books such as Irene and the Big, Fine Nickel (

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Kitchings Irene

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 443 words.

b. Irene Armstrong, c.1908, Marietta, Ohio, USA, d. c.1975. After taking piano lessons from her piano-teacher mother, Kitchings

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Irene (1919)

Gerald Bordman and Thomas S. Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to American Theatre

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 210 words.

a musical comedy by James Montgomery (book), Harry Tierney (music), Joe McCarthy (lyrics). [Vanderbilt Theatre, 670 perf.] Irene O'Dare (Edith

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Irene Baird

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1901–81).

Born in England, Irene Todd came with her parents to British Columbia in 1919 and pursued a career as a reporter for the Vancouver Sun and the Daily Province. ...

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