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Christopher Columbus Santa Maria
670 wordsChristopher Columbus was an Italian navigator. He was born in 1451 in Genoa, Italy. He was the oldest of three sons. He was the first European to sail across the Atlantic Ocean. He began working at sea early and moved to Portugal. He got married to Felipa Perestello e Money in 1479 and had a son in 1480 named Diego. A few years later Felipa died, and Columbus began another relationship with Beatriz Enriquez de Havana of Cordoba and had his second son Ferdinand. Columbus first voyage he departed ...
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American Public School Holiday Crisis
1,612 words... lavish has now taken over as the dominant social / ethical philosophy in most of Europe and in Canada. Guess what country has been protecting and defending Europe and Canada for the last sixty years? If the secularists and revisionists have their way then the United States will eventually become militarily weak and morally bankrupt and will be compelled to join the ranks of France, Germany and Canada in an equal new world order. Just think about it. Where would the world be and what would th...
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Good And Evil Groups Of People
736 wordsParting of Lot and Abraham, Mosaic in the Nave Arcade, Church of Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome And Abram said unto Lot, Let there be no strife, I pray thee, between me and thee, and between my herdsmen and thy herdsmen; for we [be] brethren. [Is] not the whole land before thee? separate thyself, I pray thee, from me... Then Lot chose him all the plain of Jordan; and Lot journeyed east: and they separated themselves the one from the other. Abram dweller in the land of Canaan, and Lot dweller in the ...
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Atmospheric Perspective Linear Perspective
714 wordsMasaccio: Innovator of Perspective and Illusion Considered the greatest Florentine painter of the early 1400 s, Masaccio is one of the most important figures of Western Art. Tommaso di ser Giovanni Casual di Simon Guide was born in 1401 and nicknamed Masaccio Careless Tom because of his attitude. He was apathetic to things like personal appearance and worldly materials, and was thus careless with his possessions. As a child, he concentrated more on his art instead of himself and what others thou...
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Leonardo Da Vinci Mona Lisa
3,788 wordsLeonardo da Vinci was born in 1452 in Vinci, the illegitimate son of Master Piero, a public notary, and his companion Caterina. Leonardo was the supreme example of Renaissance genius, who possessed one of the greatest minds of all time. As a painter, the Florentine produced such masterpieces as the Virgin of the Rocks (1483), the Last Supper (1495 - 97), and Mona Lisa (1503 - 06). As an architect, Leonardo worked on the cathedral of Milan and the restoration of the cathedral at Piacenza. As an e...
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Royal Academy Santa Maria
2,502 wordsJoseph Mallord William Turner, the son of a barber and wigmakers, was born in London in 1775. As a child Turner made money by colouring engravings for his fathers customers. At the age of 14 he entered the Royal Academy. He exhibited his first drawing, A View of the Archbishops Palace in Lambeth in 1790. Two years later he providing illustrations for the Copperplate Magazine and the Pocket Magazine. In 1792 Turner went on his first sketching tour. Most of his pictures during this period were cat...
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Blessed Virgin Santa Maria
1,593 wordsGiovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina The greatest composer of liturgical music of all time, born at Palestrina (ancient Praeneste) in 1514 or 1515, according to Being, Riemann, and others, according to Haberl, in 1526; died at Rome, 2 February, 1594. His early history is practically unknown. Giusseppi Ottawa Pittoni (1657 - 1743), in notizie dei maestro di cappella si di Rome che altramontani, 1600 - 1700, a manuscript in the Vatican, relates that young Pierluigi sang in the streets of Rome while of...
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Santa Maria Roman Architecture
686 wordsPantheon, temple dedicated to all the gods. The Pantheon of Rome is the best-preserved major edifice of ancient Rome and one of the most significant buildings in architectural history. In shape it is an immense cylinder concealing eight piers, topped with a dome and fronted by a rectangular colonnaded porch. The great vaulted dome is 43. 2 m (142 ft) in diameter, and the entire structure is lighted through one aperture, called an oculus, in the center of the dome. The Pantheon was erected by the...
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