Italy

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's hit single "Point Of View", as well as her own single "Dove (I'll Be Loving You)". In succeeding centuries, European (History of Europe) events such as revolution, governmental suppression and civil war had very serious consequences for the Trinitarian Order and it declined significantly. During the last decades of the nineteenth century, the Trinitarians began to grow slowly in Italy and Spain. Its members dedicated themselves to fostering and promoting


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of the rare cases of unity of Italian left, threatened by rumors of a possible neo-fascist coup (Piano Solo) during Antonio Segni's presidency. right thumb 200px Jacques Mauduit (File:Jacques_Mauduit.jpg) '''Jacques Mauduit''' (September 16, 1557 – August 21, 1627) was a French (France) composer of the late Renaissance (Renaissance music). He was one of the most innovative French composers of the late 16th century, combining voices and instruments in new ways, and importing some of the grand polychoral (Venetian polychoral style) style of the Venetian School (Venetian School (music)) from Italy; he also composed a famous Requiem for the funeral of Pierre de Ronsard. The '''Cimmerian Sibyl''', by name Carmentis, was the prophetic priestess presiding over the Apollonian Oracle at Cimmerium (cimmerians) in Italy, near Lake Avernus (i.e. Cumae). This sibyl may have been a doublet for the Cumaean (Cumaean Sibyl) since the designation Cimmerian refers to priestesses who lived underground near Lake Avernus. An oracular shrine dedicated to Apollo, as at Delphi, stood on the Acropolis of Cumae. An underground Roman road ran from the southeastern part of Cumae, through Mount Grillo to the shores of Lake Avernus. In 1945, Peggy Cummins was brought to Hollywood by Darryl F. Zanuck, head of 20th Century-Fox, to play Amber in Kathleen Winsor's ''Forever Amber (Forever Amber (film))''. She was soon replaced by Linda Darnell because she was "too young". She went on to make six films in Hollywood, including ''Gun Crazy'' with John Dall (1949). During a brief stay in Italy in 1948 while filming ''That Dangerous Age'' (1949) (also titled "If This Be Sin" and directed by Gregory Ratoff) with Myrna Loy and Roger Livesey, Cummins took voice lessons to prepare for a possible Hollywood musical. 1980s One of four children born in Venezuela to Italian (Italy) immigrants, De Vita’s family returned to Italy when he was 3. The family moved back to Venezuela when De Vita was 13. Due to his upbringing in Italy, De Vita learned Italian as his first language and did not learn Spanish until he returned to Venezuela at age 13. He later studied piano at the university level. In 1982, De Vita formed the group Icaro (Icaro (group)), which released one self-titled album in his homeland. Two years later, he released his first disc as a solo artist, simply titled ''Franco De Vita''. The album spun off three Spanish-language hits: "Somos Tres", "No Hay Cielo", and "Un Buen Perdedor". His 1986 album ''Fantasía'' produced several more hits, including the title song and "Aquí Estás Otra Vez". "Sólo Importas Tú", taken from the album, was used as the theme song to the Spanish-language soap opera ''La Dama De Rosa''. He appeared in the end credits of every episode, performing the song at the piano. 1980s One of four children born in Venezuela to Italian (Italy) immigrants, De Vita’s family returned to Italy when he was 3. The family moved back to Venezuela when De Vita was 13. Due to his upbringing in Italy, De Vita learned Italian as his first language and did not learn Spanish until he returned to Venezuela at age 13. He later studied piano at the university level. In 1982, De Vita formed the group Icaro (Icaro (group)), which released one self-titled album in his homeland. Two years later, he released his first disc as a solo artist, simply titled ''Franco De Vita''. The album spun off three Spanish-language hits: "Somos Tres", "No Hay Cielo", and "Un Buen Perdedor". His 1986 album ''Fantasía'' produced several more hits, including the title song and "Aquí Estás Otra Vez". "Sólo Importas Tú", taken from the album, was used as the theme song to the Spanish-language soap opera ''La Dama De Rosa''. He appeared in the end credits of every episode, performing the song at the piano. thumb 300px The Carignano Palace (image:Museo del Risorgimento italiano.JPG) in Turin. '''Camillo-Guarino Guarini''' (7 January 1624 – 6 March 1683) was an Italian (Italy) architect of the Piedmontese Baroque (Baroque architecture), active in Turin as well as Sicily, France, and Portugal. He was a Theatine (Theatines) priest, mathematician, and writer.


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Calabria Italy 1554. It is important to note that this event happened on Tisha B'Av, as with many other events in Jewish history. Life He was born at the family seat near Condom (Condom, France) in the modern ''département (département in France)'' of Gers. Despite being the eldest son of a good family, he had, like most gentlemen of Gascony, to rely on his sword. He was the brother of Jean de Montluc. He served first as a private archer (Archery) and man-at-arms in Italy, with Bayard (Pierre Terrail, seigneur de Bayard) for his captain, fought all through the wars of King Francis I of France, and was knighted at the battle of Ceresole (battle of Cerisoles) (1544), to which victory he had brilliantly contributed as adviser to the young Duke of Enghien. 1494 - Battle of Naples In 1494, he accompanied King Charles VIII of France's expedition into Italy to seize the Kingdom of Naples. This campaign is now known as the Italian War of 1494–1498. He returned to England in 1594, and in the next year was admitted to the Middle Temple. While abroad he had from time to time provided Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, with information, and he now definitely entered his service as one of his agents or secretaries. It was his duty to supply intelligence of affairs in Transylvania, Poland, Italy and Germany. Wotton was not, like his unfortunate fellow-secretary, Henry Cuffe, who was hanged at Tyburn (Tyburn, London) in 1601, directly involved in Essex's downfall, but he thought it prudent to leave England, and within sixteen hours of his patron's apprehension he was safe in France, whence he travelled to Venice and Rome. He was also known as a singer in the 1980s. His 1984 (1984 in music) New Wave single "Square Rooms," from his debut album of the same name became a number one hit in France (in 1985), also reaching #6 in Switzerland, #12 in Italy (in 1985), #13 in Germany #15 in Austria and #80 in United States. The same year, he released "Cold Dresses," which was also a big hit in France, reaching #5. His second album, ''Riot of Color'' was released in 1986, and a third album, ''Big Picture'' followed in 1988. Drug addiction and decline Baker was a heroin user from the 1950s for the remainder of his life, and eventually saw his musical career decline as a result. At times, Baker pawned his instruments for money to maintain his drug habit. In the early 1960s, he served more than a year in prison in Italy on drug charges; he was later expelled from both West Germany and the UK for drug-related offenses. Baker was eventually deported (deportation) from West Germany to the United States after running afoul of the law there a second time. He settled in Milpitas (Milpitas, California) in northern California where he played in San Jose (San Jose, California) and San Francisco (San Francisco, California) between short jail terms served for prescription fraud (Medical prescription#Forgeries.2C thefts and prevention). 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Alfred Waterhouse was educated at the Quaker run Grove School (Grove School (Tottenham)) in Tottenham near London. He studied architecture under Richard Lane (Richard Lane (architect)) in Manchester, and spent much of his youth travelling in Europe and studying in France, Italy and Germany. Upon his return to England, Alfred set up his own architectural practice in Manchester. Early life Turturro was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Katherine, an amateur jazz singer who worked in a Navy (US Navy) yard during World War II, and Nicholas Turturro, a carpenter and construction worker who fought as a Navy sailor in D-Day.


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with King George V (George V of the United Kingdom), the King is said to have remarked "No more coals to Newcastle, no more Hoares to Paris." The hotel is now a 5-star franchise hotel of the international group of Aman Resorts in the historic fishing village of the Stefan Island. The Aman Sveti Stefan is a renovated resort, under a 30 year lease completed in 2009.


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adopted to unify related linguistic groups in Europe, including France, Germany and Italy. Exact mechanisms are unclear, but it often fails in areas where populations are culturally segregated, as when the U.S. Indian school service failed to suppress Lakota (Lakota language) and Navaho (Navajo people), or when a culture has widely respected autonomous cultural institutions, as when the Spanish (Spain) failed to suppress Catalan (Catalonia). Albanian Albanian (Albanian language) has two major dialects, Gheg (Gheg Albanian) and Tosk (Tosk Albanian). It is spoken in Albania, the Republic of Macedonia, Kosovo


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February 28, 2010 accessdate May 3, 2010 location London History Modern Continental Construction is a heavy-construction company and the original business in the Modern Continental group. Modern was one of the major contractors on the Central Artery Tunnel Project (Big Dig (Boston, Massachusetts)), the largest single public works project in United States history. Modern was founded in 1967 by Kenneth Anderson and Italian (Italy) immigrant Lelio Marino Les Marino


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''Grand Prix''. '''Gorgonzola''' is a ''comune'' in the province of Milan, part of Lombardy, northern Italy. Once a rural community, and famous for the cheese which bears its name (Gorgonzola (cheese)), today it forms part of the Milanese conurbation and has three stops on the Milan Metro. Publishing history The comic was first published in ''Hora Cero'' magazine, of the "''Frontera''" publishing company. After several years, Hugo Pratt left


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new figures of spruce on loan to the Vatican from sculptors and wood sawyers of the town of Tesero, Italy in the Italian Alps. Wooden, Cindy. "No Room at the Inn? Vatican Nativity Scene Gets More Figures". ''Catholic Online International News'', December 18, 2007. The figures included peasants, a flutist (flute), a bagpipe player and a shepherd named Titaoca. Twelve nativity scenes

created before 1800 from Tesero were put on display in the Vatican audience hall. In 2005, President of the United States of America, George W. Bush and his wife, First Lady of the United States, Laura Bush displayed an 18th century Italian (Italy) ''presepio'' in the East Room of the White House, Washington, D.C., United States. The ''presepio'' was donated to the White House in the last decades of the 20th century. Walters, Gary. "Ask the White House". 2005. Production abroad In the 1960s, production abroad was expanded and plants were built in Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, France, United Kingdom, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Spain and the United States. Following a change in corporate strategy in 1965, greater emphasis was placed on higher-value products such as coatings, pharmaceuticals, pesticides and fertilizers. Following German reunification, BASF acquired a site in Schwarzheide, eastern Germany, on October 25 1990. Personal life Robertson was born in London, England, contrary to information in early 1980s press releases that reported his birthplace as Cairo, Egypt. His father, Martin Robertson, was an internationally distinguished professor of classical Greek art and archeology at the University of London and Oxford University, and in his youth Thomas lived or worked in France, Italy and Greece. "Thomas Dolby, Intuition and Motion", Freff, Musician, May 1984, p. 43 He attended Abingdon School in 1975-76, completing his A Levels whilst there.


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journal IEEE Annals of the History of Computing work Annals of the History of Computing volume 16 issue 2 publisher IEEE Computer Society date Summer 1994 pages 65–71 doi 10.1109 85.279238 by 1963 CSC became the largest software company in the United States and took the business public (Public company) with an IPO (Initial public offering) listed on the American Stock Exchange. By the end of 1968, CSC was listed on the New York Stock Exchange and had

with 57 points. Dortmund qualified for the 2010–11 UEFA Europa League Play-off round (2010%E2%80%9311_UEFA_Europa_League#Play-off_round). The school also offers three official joint degree programs (in business, public health and marine affairs


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, outwitting them with his great maneuverability. He transforms into an A-10 Thunderbolt II Warthog (A-10 Thunderbolt II) airplane, but on the ground he is relatively weak. Powerglide's personality and speech pattern is based on the fictional character of Ralph Kramden. Andersson has long been active in the contemporary music field, and has played a significant role in the creation of the modern guitar repertoire. He studied at the Trinity College of Music, London, and at the Viotti

Italy

'''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, imf.org, 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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