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

(Κω̑ς), island in the Dodekanese north of Rhodes. In late antiquity it was second city of the province of the Islands. The bishop of Kos was suffragan of Rhodes; bishops ...

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Kos

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 172 words.

1. Slovenian, Croatian, Czech, and Polish: nickname from kos ‘blackbird’, denoting someone thought to resemble the bird in some way,

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Kos

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 146 words.

across, boss, Bros, cos, cross, crosse, doss, dross, emboss, en brosse, floss, fosse, gloss, Goss, joss, Kos, lacrosse,

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Kos

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 146 words.

across, boss, Bros, cos, cross, crosse, doss, dross, emboss, en brosse, floss, fosse, gloss, Goss, joss, Kos, lacrosse,

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Kos

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

(Κω̑ς), island in the Dodekanese north of Rhodes. In late antiquity it was second city of the province of the Islands. The bishop of Kos was suffragan of Rhodes; bishops ...

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Kos

Christopher Mee and William E. Mierse.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Greek and Roman Art; Prehistoric Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 1476 words.

Greek island off the south-west coast of Turkey. The island, the second largest in the Dodekanese, is long and narrow (l. 45 km) and very fertile on its northern side. The most...

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Kos, Paul

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 746 words.

American, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 23 December 1942, in Rock Springs (Wyoming), to parents of Slovenian origin.

Installation artist.

Conceptual Art.

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Kos, Paul

Maria F. Porges.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film and Video Art; Sculpture and Carving; Art Education; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 593 words.

(b Rock Springs, WY, Dec 23, 1942).

American sculptor and video artist. Kos was one of the leading figures of Bay Area conceptual art. He studied at the San Francisco Art...

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Kos, Gojmir Anton

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 20th-Century Art. 85 words.

Slovene, 20th century, male.

Born 1896, in Goriška (now Gorizia, Italy).

Painter. Still-lifes, flowers.

Gojmir Anton Kos was a pupil at the academy of fine arts...

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Kós [Kosch], Károly

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography; Prints and Printmaking; Architecture; 20th-Century Art. 799 words.

(b Temesvár [now Timişoara, Romania], Dec 16, 1883; d Cluj-Napoca, Romania, Aug 24, 1977).

Hungarian architect, graphic artist, teacher, writer and politician. He studied...

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Kos

Edited by Gordon Campbell.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE). 1424 words.

Greek island off the south-west coast of Turkey. The island, the second largest in the Dodekanese, is long and

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Kos

Timothy E. Gregory.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

January 1991; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 312 words.

(Κω̑ς), island in the Dodekanese north of Rhodes. In late antiquity it was second city of the province of

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k-os (20 Feb 1972)

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 225 words.

k-os (pronounced chaos) is an internationally known Canadian musical artist whose music fuses rap, rock, reggae, and pop, among other

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Kos, Božidar (<i>born</i> 1934), composer

Peter McCallum.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 345 words.

(b Novo Mesto, 3 May 1934). Slovene composer, active in Australia. He studied the cello, music theory and mechanical engineering in Slovenia and was active as a jazz player and arranger...

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KOS [Airline]

Burt Vance.

in A Dictionary of Abbreviations

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. 5 words.

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k-os (<i>born</i> 1972), rapper, songwriter, singer, record producer

Athena Elafros.

in Grove Music Online

January 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 224 words.

(b Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 20 Feb 1972). Canadian rapper, songwriter, singer, and record producer. k-os (pronounced chaos) is an internationally known Canadian musical artist whose music...

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K-Os

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

B. Kevin Brereton, 20 February 1972, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Adopting a moniker that is pronounced ‘chaos’ and is an acronym for ‘Knowledge of Self’, Brereton cites the influence of...

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KOS [Airport Code]

Burt Vance.

in A Dictionary of Abbreviations

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. 6 words.

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K-Os

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 492 words.

b. Kevin Brereton, 20 February 1972, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Adopting a moniker that is pronounced ‘chaos’ and is an acronym

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K.O.S.

Edited by Joan Marter.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art. 6 words.

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Contact Metamorphism in Pelitic Rocks on the Island of Kos (Greece, Eastern Aegean Sea): a Test for the Na-in-Cordierite Thermometer

Angelika Kalt, Rainer Altherr and Thomas Ludwig.

in Journal of Petrology

April 1998; p ublished online April 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Petrology. 13348 words.

Most of the applicable thermometers involving cordierite require additional Fe–Mg phases and knowledge of pressure and fluid phase composition. These conditions are not necessarily met with...

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