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The character Mort Cinder appeared for the first time on August 17, 1962, in Nº 718 the Argentinian magazine ''Misterix'', although the series previously made its debut on July 20, 1962, in the prologue story ''Ezra Winston el anticuario'' featuring only the antiques dealer Ezra Winston. The ''Mort Cinder'' series run ended in N° 798 ''Misterix'', on February 28, 1964. It has been translated and published in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and former Yugoslavia. '''Andrea Peron''' (born August 14, 1971 in Varese) is an Italian (Italy) former professional road bicycle racer. Peron turned professional in 1993, riding for team Gatorade (Gatorade (cycling)). He is best remembered for leading the sombre peloton across the finish line in the neutralised Stage 16 of the 1995 Tour de France, the day after the death of his team- and room-mate Fabio Casartelli in a fall. The book was a hit across Europe, becoming a best seller in at least Spain, Germany, the Netherlands,

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by Caravaggio (the so-called ''Caravaggisti''). He was the father of the painter Artemisia Gentileschi. thumb Portrait of Stefano della Bella by Carlo Dolci (File:Dolci Stefano Della Bella.jpg) '''Stefano della Bella''' (18 May 1610 (1610 in Italy) – 12 July 1664) was an Italian (Italy) draughtsman and printmaker known for etchings of a great variety of subjects, including military and court scenes, landscapes, and lively genre scenes. He left 1052 prints, and several thousand

advertising films

in Cannes since the late 1940s, a group of cinema screen advertising contractors belonging to the Screen Advertising World Association (Sawa) felt the makers of advertising films should be similary recognised. They established the International Advertising Film Festival, the first of which took place in Venice, Italy, in September 1954, with 187 film entries from 14 countries. The lion of the Piazza San Marco in Venice was the inspiration for the Lion trophy.

fiction genre

Costa''' (1460 – March 5, 1535) was an Italian (Italy) painter of the Renaissance. '''''Diabolik''''' is a fictional character, an anti-hero featured in Italian comics. He was created by sisters Angela and Luciana Giussani in 1962. His stories appear in monthly black and white digest-sized booklets. The character was inspired by several previous characters from Italian (Italy) and French (France) pulp fiction (Pulp fiction (genre)). Personal Demichelis

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doing their basic training. thumb 150px John Calvin letter to the calvinist congress in Vilnius, including condemnation of Giorgio Blandrata's antytrynitarian views, 9 october 1561, Geneva (File:List Jana Kalwina do zboru kalwińskiego w Wilnie.jpg) '''Giorgio Biandrata''' or '''Blandrata''' (Saluzzo, 1515 - Gyulafehérvár, May 5, 1588), was an Italian (Italy) physician and polemicist, who came of the De Biandrate family, powerful from the early part of the 13th century, was born at Saluzzo, the youngest son of Bernardino Biandrata. In 1939 Muskhelishvili was elected as Academician (Full Member) of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (now the Russian Academy of Science). Since 1956 he was a member of the International Committee of Congreses on Applied Mechanics, since 1960 a member of the Bureau of the International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. In 1969 he received the International Prize "Modesto Panetti" of the Turin Academy of Sciences (Italy), in 1970 the Jan Jessenius Gold Medal of the Slovak Academy of Sciences, in 1972 - a Lomonosov Gold Medal. Çarçani was born in Fushë-Bardhë, Gjirokastër District, Albania. During World War II, he fought for Partisan forces against the Italian (Italy) fascists, and joined the Communist (Party of Labour of Albania) party and the government that it set up after the war. He became mining minister in the 1950s, joined the Politburo of the Party of Labour of Albania in the 1960s, and by 1981 had become first deputy prime minister. ''Adil Carcani, 75, a Leader In Albania's Stalinist Twilight'', The New York Times Adil Çarçani – Mémoires de Guerre Early years, education, ordination as priest James Groppi was born in the Bay View neighborhood (Neighborhoods of Milwaukee) on the south side of Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Italian (Italy) immigrant parents. Giocondo and Giorgina Groppi had twelve children, of which James was the eleventh. In this working class community, Giocondo joined others from Italy in Milwaukee's grocery business, opening "Groppi's" store in Bay View, where James and his siblings worked. Typical of boys in heavily Catholic south side Milwaukee, James attended a parochial grade school (Immaculate Conception), but went on to the public high school in Bay View, where he was captain of the basketball team in his senior year. A year after graduation, James Groppi enrolled at Mount Calvary Seminary (St. Lawrence Seminary High School) (1950–1952) in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. According to Frank Aukofer, "It was during his seminary years that Father Groppi began developing an empathy with the black poor. He worked summers at a youth center in Milwaukee's inner core. It was there that he saw the social suffering and ostracism that Negroes lived with every day" (p. 90). Groppi was ordained to the Roman Catholic priesthood in June 1959 after studying at St. Francis Seminary (St. Francis Seminary (Wisconsin)) (1952–1959). Overview Parma - (Crociati (Crociati Parma Rugby FC) and GranDucato Rugby (Gran Parma Rugby)) is the only city to have two teams. The majority of the other teams are either from Veneto or Lombardy in the North of Italy. Treviso (Benetton Rugby Treviso), Viadana (Rugby Viadana) and Calvisano (Rugby Calvisano) have dominated the championship in recent years but none now play in the top division. Contemporary classical musicians who make prominent use of drones, often with just or other non-equal tempered tunings, include La Monte Young and many of his students, David First, the band Coil (Coil (band)), the early experimental compilations of John Cale (''Sun Blindness Music'', Dream Interpretation (Dream Interpretation (album)), and ''Stainless Gamelan''), Pauline Oliveros and Stuart Dempster, Alvin Lucier (''Music On A Long Thin Wire''), Ellen Fullman, Lawrence Chandler and Arnold Dreyblatt. The music of Italian (Italy) composer Giacinto Scelsi is essentially drone-based. Shorter drones or the general concept of a continuous element are often used by many other composers. Other composers whose music is entirely based on drones include Charlemagne Palestine and Phill Niblock. In 1870, the first railway tracks were laid through Jesenice, and construction of railway station followed soon after. This made Jesenice much better connected with the world and allowed for greater exports. In 1905, construction of the Karavanke-Bohinj railway was started. This was a very complicated project, since it demanded the drilling of two tunnels: one to Austria through the Karavanke and the other through the Kobla mountain in Bohinj for better access to Italy. The tunnels were successfully completed and the railway line was opened to traffic in a special ceremony attended by Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria. Michael Palin ''New Europe'' The '''Triumph Spitfire''' is a small English two-seat sports car, introduced at the London Motor Show (British International Motor Show) in 1962.

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, economic and social innovations of the Renaissance so did their attitudes towards Medieval Latin schools. Renaissance humanists criticized Medieval Latin calling it "barbaric jargon". Ferguson, p. 89. Scholars like the Dutch humanist, Desiderius Erasmus (1467–1563), denounced the church and the way it taught. He desired that a Renaissance in the Roman Catholic Church should accompany the study of the classics. Wiesner-Hanks, p. 130. Humanist ideas became so influential that residents in Italian states began to call for a new kind of education in Latin. Wiesner-Hanks, p. 32. Schools and academies that centred on instructing Classical Literature, History, Rhetoric, Dialectic, Natural Philosophy, Arithmetic, some Medieval Texts, Greek (Greek language) as well as modern foreign languages, emerged. They called this new curriculum the ''Studia Humanitatis''. Latin school formed the basis of education in the elite Italian (Italy) city-states. Grendler, p. 110. Positions such as headmaster of grammar schools or professor of Latin grammar, rhetoric and dialect, were filled in by erudite humanists. Wiesner-Hanks, p. 129. Guarino da Verona, another humanist, devised three stages for humanistic learning which are: the elementary, the grammatical and the rhetorical. Woodward, p. 38. Humanists held the belief that by being a learned individual they were contributing to society's benefit. Hence, humanistic education constituted the intermediate and advanced levels for most of the urban population. Wiesner-Hanks, p. 32. It created an opportunity to advance an individual's social status since more institutions intellectual, political and economic sought workers who possessed a background in classical Latin as well as training in humanistic scripts. Grendler, p. 136. :''For the Muslim garment, see Abaya''. '''Lake Abaya''' ('''Abaya Hayk''' in Amharic) is a lake in the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples Region of Ethiopia. It was named '''Lake Margherita''' by the Italian (Italy) explorer Vittorio Bottego, the first European commonly thought to visit the lake, to honor the wife of king Umberto I (Umberto I of Italy) of Italy, Queen Margherita (Margherita of Savoy). This name appears in older publications, and currently is rarely used. Oral hearings were held from 30 October to 15 November 1995. Twenty-two states participated:Australia, Egypt, France, Germany, Indonesia, Mexico, Iran, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Qatar, Russian Federation, San Marino, Samoa, Marshall Islands, Solomon Islands, Costa Rica, United Kingdom, United States, Zimbabwe; as did the WHO.

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. Starting in 1959, when he began to compose and perform his compositions publicly, his catalogue today comprises more than 290 compositions- 5 symphonies, 10 string quartets, 3 lyric operas, chamber music, concerts, strassenmusik, vocal compositions, music for Plectra, sax music, cantatas, etc. '''''The Wedding at Cana''''' (or '''''The Wedding Feast at Cana''''') is a massive painting by the late-Renaissance or Mannerist Italian (Italy) painter, Paolo Veronese. It is on display in the Musée du Louvre in Paris. '''Marco Palmezzano''' (Forlì, 1460 – 1539) was an Italian (Italy) painter (Painting) and architect, belonging to the Forlì painting school, who painted in a style recalling earlier Northern Renaissance models, and was mostly active near Forlì. Rich played the piano form the age of 5. He studied in Berlin under Franz Schreker. He conducted at places such as Bologna in Italy, and Grant Park (Grant Park (Chicago)), in Illinois as well as the Metropolitan Opera. From 1970 to 1986 he headed the Philharmonic Symphony of Westchester. He was close friends with Leonard Bernstein. Architecture The Alexander Nevsky Cathedral is a cross-domed basilica featuring an emphasized central dome. The cathedral's gold-plated dome is

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innovative courses (1966-1972). During this period he was married to the astrologer and trance medium Julie Winter who was also a minister in the Church of Religious Science, with which he too was associated, composing music to be sung at meditation sessions. From 1972-1992 he continued as professor at the newly established Livingston College, a part of Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, soon to be absorbed into the Mason Gross School of the Arts. He then took early

famous stone

, Italy, built 1354 (picture (:Image:Pavia ponte coperto sul Ticino.jpg)) * Holzbrücke, over the river Rhine from Bad Säckingen, Germany, to Stein, Switzerland (picture (:Image:Holzbruecke Bad Saeckingen.jpg)), first built before 1272, destroyed and re-built many times. Famous stone covered bridges include: * Rialto Bridge in Venice, Italy, which for long was one of only three bridges over the Grand Canal (Canal Grande) * the Bridges of Sighs Bridge of Sighs


'''Italy''' ( and has the third largest economy in the Eurozone and the eighth (List of countries by GDP (nominal))-largest in the world. International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Economic Outlook (WEO) Database- GDP Nominal 2010 to 2019,, October 2014 Edition

Since ancient times (classical antiquity), Etruscan (Etruscan civilization), Magna Graecia and other cultures (Prehistoric Italy) have flourished in the territory of present-day Italy, being eventually absorbed by Rome (Ancient Rome), that has for centuries remained the leading political and religious centre of Western civilisation (Western world), capital of the Roman Empire and Christianity. During the Dark Ages (Dark Ages (historiography)), the Italian Peninsula faced calamitous invasions by barbarian tribes (Migration Period), but beginning around the 11th century, numerous Italian city-states rose to great prosperity through shipping, commerce and banking (indeed, modern capitalism has its roots in Medieval Italy). Especially during The Renaissance, Italian culture thrived, producing scholars, artists, and polymaths such as Leonardo da Vinci, Galileo, Michelangelo and Machiavelli. Italian explorers such as Polo (Marco Polo), Columbus (Christopher Columbus), Vespucci (Amerigo Vespucci), and Verrazzano (Giovanni da Verrazzano) discovered new routes to the Far East and the New World, helping to usher in the European Age of Discovery. Nevertheless, Italy would remain fragmented into many warring states for the rest of the Middle Ages, subsequently falling prey to larger European powers (Power (international relations)#Modern Age European powers) such as France (French First Empire), Spain (Spanish Empire), and later Austria (Austrian Empire). Italy would thus enter a long period of decline that lasted until the mid 19th century.

After various unsuccessful attempts, the second (Second War of Italian Independence) and the third (Third War of Italian Independence) wars of Italian Independence resulted in the unification (Italian unification) of most of present-day Italy between 1859-66.

Italy plays a prominent role in global military, cultural and diplomatic affairs "Italy plays a prominent role in European and global military, cultural and diplomatic affairs. The country's European political, social and economic influence make it a major regional power." See ''Italy: Justice System and National Police Handbook'', Vol. 1 (Washington, D.C.: International Business Publications, 2009), p. 9. and thus is considered a major regional power. "Operation Alba may be considered one of the most important instances in which Italy has acted as a regional power, taking the lead in executing a technically and politically coherent and determined strategy." See Federiga Bindi, ''Italy and the European Union'' (Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press, 2011), p. 171. Italy is a founding and leading member of the European Union. Italy is a member of numerous international institutions, including the UN, NATO, the OECD, the OSCE, the DAC (Development Assistance Committee), the WTO, the G4 (G4 (EU)), G6 (G6 (EU)), G7, G8, G10 (Group of Ten (economic)), G20, the Union for the Mediterranean, the Latin Union, the Council of Europe, the Central European Initiative, the ASEM and the Uniting for Consensus.

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