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Gregory XV

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

9 Feb. 1621–8July 1623)

Son of Count Pompeio, Alessandro Ludovisi was born at Bologna on 9 Jan. 1554, studied liberal arts at the Roman College under the Jesuits (1569–71), and...

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Gregory XV

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

9 Feb. 1621–8July 1623)

Son of Count Pompeio, Alessandro Ludovisi was born at Bologna on 9 Jan. 1554, studied liberal arts at the Roman College under the Jesuits (1569–71), and...

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Gregory XV

J. N. D. Kelly and Michael Walsh.

in A Dictionary of Popes

P ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 1074 words.

9 Feb. 1621–8 July 1623)

Son of Count Pompeio, Alessandro Ludovisi was born at Bologna on 9 Jan. 1554...

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Gregory XV, Pope

Ian Chilvers.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Art

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 5 words.

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Gregory XV (9 Feb. 1621–8)

J. N. D. Kelly and Michael J. Walsh.

in A Dictionary of Popes

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 910 words.

9 Feb. 1621–8July 1623)

Son of Count Pompeio, Alessandro Ludovisi was born at Bologna on 9 Jan. 1554

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Sally Gregory Kohlstedt. Teaching Children Science: Hands‐On Nature Study in North America, 1890–1930. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 2010. Pp. xv, 363. $45.00

Bruce A. Kimball.

in The American Historical Review

February 2011; p ublished online February 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: World History. 768 words.

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GREGORY MIXON. The Atlanta Riot: Race, Class, and Violence in a New South City. (Southern Dissent Series.) Gainesville: University Press of Florida. 2005. Pp. xv, 197. $59.95.

Michael J. Pfeifer.

in The American Historical Review

February 2006; p ublished online February 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: World History. 667 words.

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propaganda

Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 163 words.

A term derived from the Congregatio de Propaganda Fide, a commission of cardinals set up by Pope Gregory XV

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propaganda

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 170 words.

A term derived from the Congregatio de Propaganda Fide, a commission of cardinals set up by Pope Gregory XV in ...

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propaganda

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

P ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; Contemporary History (Post 1945). 170 words.

A term derived from the Congregatio de Propaganda Fide, a commission of cardinals set up by Pope Gregory XV in ...

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Contini, Pietro

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Renaissance Art. 18 words.

Italian, 17th century, male.

Active in Rome.

Painter.

Contini worked for Pope Gregory XV between 1620 and 1635.

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Propaganda

Randall L. Bytwerk.

in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 1677 words.

In 1622, Pope Gregory XV (r. 1621–1623) established a propaganda office to combat Protestantism in Europe and

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propaganda

in The Oxford Companion to the Book

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 251 words.

[late Lat., ‘propagation’; cf. Fr. propagande]

The word appeared in 1622 as a gerundive when Pope Gregory XV founded

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Propaganda Fide, Congregatio de

in The Oxford Companion to the Book

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 161 words.

The Congregation for the Propagation of the Faith, founded by Pope Gregory XV in 1622, inherited earlier attempts to

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Kenny, Augustus Leo

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 185 words.

CBE 1938; Private Chamberlain to The Pope (Popes Pius X, Benedict XV, Pius XI, Pius XII). Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St Gregory the Great, with Plaque; MB, ChB (Melb.); FRACS...

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Robert de Nobili

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

(1577–1656),

Jesuit missionary. He set out for India in 1603. Observing the influence of the Brahmins in Hindu society, he adopted the penitent life-style of a Brahmin Sanyasi....

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Gregory V

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

(3 May 996–18 Feb. 999)

When Emperor Otto III (996–1002), moving from Germany in response to John XV's appeal for help, reached Pavia at Easter 996, he learned that the pope was...

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Gaudin, Luis Pascual

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Renaissance Art. 88 words.

Spanish, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born 1556, in Villa Franca; died 1621, in the Scala Dei monastery.

Painter. History painting.

Gaudin was a monk at the Scala...

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Valesio, Giovanni Luigi

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Professional Interior Design; Prints and Printmaking; Textiles and Embroidery; Religious Art; Christian Art. 207 words.

Italian, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1583, in Coreggio; died c. 1650, in Rome.

Painter, fresco artist, draughtsman, engraver (etching), calligrapher, miniaturist,...

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Ludovisi family

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Renaissance Art. 1672 words.

Italian family of ecclesiastics, rulers, patrons and collectors. The family tradition asserts that its founder was Giovanni di Moterenzi (or Monterenzoli), who was based in a castle...

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Vittori, Loreto (opera)

Bianca Maria Antolini.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 631 words.

(b Spoleto, bap. Sept 5, 1600; d Rome, April 23, 1670). Italian singer, composer and librettist . His early training was probably in Spoleto, where he was engaged as a soprano by the...

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