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Battle of Messina

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

The final battle in the World War II invasion of Sicily, won by the Allies on August 17, 1943. It was a noted triumph for the U.S. 7th Army under ...

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Battle of Messina

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

The final battle in the World War II invasion of Sicily, won by the Allies on August 17, 1943. It was a noted triumph for the U.S. 7th Army under ...

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Messina, Battle of

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 69 words.

the final battle in the World War II invasion of Sicily, won by the Allies on August 17, 1943

Tuccari, Giovanni

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 18th-Century Art. 51 words.

Italian, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 1667, in Messina; died 1743, in Messina, of the plague.

Painter. Battles. Frescoes.

Giovanni Tuccari was a pupil of his...

Lombardo, Bartolomeo

Paolo Emilio Carapezza and Giuseppe Collisani.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: High Renaissance Music (1500-1600). 318 words.

(b Messina; fl Tropea, Calabria, 1578). Italian composer. The title-page of his only surviving work, Il secondo libro dei mottetti a cinque voci (RISM, 1578²), describes him as a...

Caldara, Polidoro

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Professional Interior Design; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Religious Art; Christian Art. 968 words.

Italian, 16th century, male.

Born 1492, in Caravaggio near Milan; died 1543, in Messina.

Painter, fresco artist, draughtsman, decorative designer. Mythological subjects,...

Book IV Multilateral Diplomacy, Human Rights, and International Organizations, 21 The European Union—I Development, Structure, and Decision-Making

Paul Berman.

in Satow's Diplomatic Practice

December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 34 pages. 14935 words.

This chapter examines the origins and development of the European Union, its legal framework, and its institutional and decision-making framework. Of all the international and regional...

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Revolutionary Movements and De Facto Governments – Implications of the ‘Arab Spring’ for International Investors

Danielle Morris.

in Arbitration International

December 2012; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. 22602 words.

Recent events in the Middle East, such as the revolutions in Egypt and Libya and the civil war in Syria, have raised questions as to when a government is responsible for the acts of...

Delany, Samuel R.

Luca Prono.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1156 words.

writer, literary critic, and professor, was born in New York City to Samuel R. Delany and Margaret Carey Boyd Delany, funeral parlor owners. Delany spent his childhood in Harlem. Thanks...

Carthage

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 2045 words.

For three centuries, from about 500 to 200 b.c.e., Carthage was the capital of a commercial empire that dominated trade in the western Mediterranean. Starting around 250 b.c.e., however,...