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Principal patronages of saints

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

Accountants Matthew

Actors Genesius

Advertisers Bernardino of Siena

Agricultural workers Phocas, Walstan,...

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Principal patronages of saints

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

Accountants Matthew

Actors Genesius

Advertisers Bernardino of Siena

Agricultural workers Phocas, Walstan,...

See overview in Oxford Index

The Oxford Dictionary of Saints

David Farmer.

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Christianity. 1705 pages. 399698 words.

Far more than a dry hagiographical account of the lives of saints, this entertaining and authoritative dictionary breathes life into its subjects and is as browsable as it is informative.

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History of International Law, 1648 to 1815

Stephan Verosta.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 15986 words.

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Part 1 Delimitation of the Problem, Four The Global Constitutive Process of Authoritative Decision

Myres S. McDougal, Harold D. Lasswell and Lung-chu Chen.

in Human Rights and World Public Order

February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 204 pages. 92117 words.

This chapter examines the emergence and continuing development of a global constitutive process of authoritative decision and its significance for the protection of human rights. It first...

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Laborão, Joaquim José de Barros

António Filipe Pimentel.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art. 370 words.

(b 1762; d ?Lisbon, March 30, 1820).

Portuguese sculptor. He was one of the principal sculptors working in the new Neo-classical style in the early 19th century. This more...

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Men(n)as

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

(d. c.300),

martyr. This very famous saint was Egyptian by birth; he was killed in Egypt for his Christian faith, perhaps under Diocletian; he was reputed to be a soldier in the...

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Rādhāvallabha

Guy Beck.

in Hinduism

P ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Hinduism. 13255 words.

The name “Rādhāvallabha” (Rādhā-vallabha) in Sanskrit refers to the Hindu god Krishna, who is known as the lover of Rādhā, his eternal divine consort. This epithet combines “Rādhā” with...

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Oda

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

(d. 958),

archbishop of Canterbury. Born in East Anglia of Danish parents, he became a Christian in early life, then a priest. He was appointed bishop of Ramsbury (Wilts.) c.925....

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Russia and the USSR

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

Russian ballet has its roots in a school founded by the Empress Anna Ivanovna in 1738 for the teaching of ballet to selected servants' children. Under the direction of Jean-Baptiste Landé,...

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Cooper, Anna Julia Hayward

Lisa Clayton Robinson.

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

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 785 words.

“Only the Black Woman can say ‘when and where I enter, in the quiet, undisputed dignity of my womanhood, without violence and without special patronage, then and there the whole Negro...

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Lincoln University (Missouri).

Dale Edwyna Smith.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 937 words.

Lincoln University (Missouri) was created to meet freed blacks’ hunger for higher education after the Civil War. Black Union soldiers of the sixty-second and sixty-fifth U.S. Colored...

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Senegal

David P. Johnson.

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

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 4365 words.

Located in the Sahel region, where kingdoms prospered from trans-Saharan trade in premodern times, Senegal came to serve as the beachhead for France’s conquest of a colonial empire in...

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Music, North African

Philip Schuyler.

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

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1873 words.

North African culture is the product of several great traditions, reaching back to ancient Egypt. The five countries of the region—Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, and Egypt—are clearly...

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Swahili Civilization

John Middleton.

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

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 4858 words.

The people known as Swahili live in a string of permanent settlements along the coastline of eastern Africa from southern Somalia to central Mozambique and on the offshore islands of...

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Discrimination

Clyde Woods.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 7647 words.

The history of discrimination against African Americans between the late nineteenth century and the early twenty-first century can be divided into five periods: the decline of civil...

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Atlantic Creoles: The Charter Generations

Ira Berlin.

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

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 13181 words.

In 1727, Robert “King” Carter, the richest planter in Virginia, purchased a handful of African slaves from a trader who had been cruising the Chesapeake. The transaction was a familiar...

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