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Ferrara

Overview page. Subjects: History by Period.

Italian city of uncertain origin located in the east of the Po valley. In the 6th century Ferrara was controlled by the exarchate of Ravenna and in the 8th century ...

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Ferrara

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 65 words.

Southern Italian: topographic name for someone who lived by a forge or iron workings, from ferrara, Latin ferraria,

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Ferrara

Gabriele Zanella.

in Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 580 words.

A Byzantine duchy in the mid 8th c., Ferrara appears the seat of a Bishop from the mid 7th c.

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Ferrara

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). 524 words.

Italian city of uncertain origin located in the east of the Po valley. In the 6th century Ferrara was controlled

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Ferrara

Overview page. Subjects: History by Period.

Italian city of uncertain origin located in the east of the Po valley. In the 6th century Ferrara was controlled by the exarchate of Ravenna and in the 8th century ...

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Ferrara

Thomas Tuohy, Candace J. Adelson, Christine Verzar and Kristen Lippincott.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Renaissance Art. 7349 words.

Italian city in Emilia-Romagna, situated on the delta of the River Po. It was the centre of a flourishing court under the Este family from the 13th century to the 16th (see Este family)....

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Ferrara

Lewis Lockwood.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 4246 words.

City in the Emilia region of northern Italy. The history of music there divides into two periods, corresponding to its political and cultural history. From 1240 to 1598 the city was...

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Ferrara n

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 5 words.

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Ferrara Don

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 397 words.

b. 10 March 1928, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. Ferrara began playing trumpet at the age of 10,

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Andrea Ferrara

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 24 words.

A sword, also called an Andrew and a Ferrara, after the famous 16th-century sword maker of this name. Here’s old

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Don Ferrara

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

B. 10 March 1928, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. Ferrara began playing trumpet at the age of 10, avidly listening to jazz and swing era giants on radio ...

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Jackie Ferrara

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

(b Detroit, MI, 17 Nov 1929),

sculptor and draftsman. Ferrara had no formal art education but from an early age enjoyed making useful domestic furniture, such as shelves and...

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Ferrara, Antonio

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Renaissance Art. 33 words.

Italian, 17th century, male.

Active in Naples.

Sculptor (wood).

Antonio Ferrara worked together with Nicola Montella on the decoration of the choir stalls in the...

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Ferrara, Jackie

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 254 words.

American, 20th century, female.

Born 1929.

Sculptor.

Jackie Ferrara has worked in wood, metals, stone and concrete, sometimes incorporating water, trees and...

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Ferrara, Orazio

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 19th-Century Art. 47 words.

Italian, 19th century, male.

Born 15 October 1853, in Naples.

Painter.

Orazio Ferrara is known for his works: Good Friday at the Certosa di San Martino, which was...

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Ferrara, Onofrio

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 19th-Century Art. 66 words.

Italian, 19th century, male.

Active in Posilippo near Naples.

Born 1859, in Naples.

Painter.

In 1892 Onofrio Ferrara exhibited a painting entitled Il...

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Ferrara (opera)

Alessandro Roccatagliati.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 984 words.

City in the Emilia region of northern Italy. Following Ferrara’s devolution to the papacy in 1598, the local Accademia degli Intrepidi provided entertainments in two places: the Teatro...

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Ferrara, Daniel

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 20th-Century Art. 260 words.

French, 20th century, male.

Born 8 July 1906, in Mers-el-Kebir, Algeria; died 21 April 1990, in Marseilles.

Painter. Landscapes with figures, urban landscapes.

Da...

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Ferrara, Raffaele

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 19th-Century Art. 79 words.

Italian, 19th century, male.

Born 7 March 1814, in Chieti (Abruzzi); died before 1883, in Rome.

Painter.

Raffaele Ferrara studied in Naples. In Rome he worked for...

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Andrea da Ferrara

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 13 words.

Italian, 16th century, male.

Painter.

Andrea da Ferrara worked in Ferrara around 1505-1506.

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Giovanni Battista da Ferrara

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 17 words.

Italian, 16th century, male.

Painter.

Giovanni Battista da Ferrara is mentioned in 1590 and 1596 in Ferrara.

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