Oxfordian
adjective or noun see Oxford II

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  • Oxfordian — may refer to: Oxfordian theory of Shakespeare authorship, view that Edward de Vere wrote under Shakespeare s name Oxfordian (stage), a geological time interval This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an …   Wikipedia

  • oxfordian — OXFORDIÁN s.n. (geol.) Al doilea etaj al jurasicului superior. // adj. Care aparţine acestui etaj. [pron. di an. / < fr. oxfordien, cf. Oxford – oraş în Anglia]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN  OXFORDIÁN, Ă adj., s …   Dicționar Român

  • Oxfordian — 1. noun a) A native or resident of Oxford. b) One who believes that Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, wrote the plays traditionally attributed to William Shakespeare of Stratford Upon Avon. 2. adjective a) relating to or denoting the theory… …   Wiktionary

  • Oxfordian — Ox|for|di|an 〈[ fœ:dıən] n.; Gen.: s; Pl.: unz.; Geol.〉 untere Stufe des weißen Jura, vor ca. 149 143 Millionen Jahren [Etym.: nach der engl. Stadt Oxford] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • oxfordian — ox·for·di·an …   English syllables

  • oxfordian — I. (ˈ)äk|sfōrdēən adjective or noun Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Oxford, England + English ian : oxonian II. adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Edward de Vere, Earl of …   Useful english dictionary

  • Oxfordian theory of Shakespeare authorship — Edward de Vere, the 17th Earl of Oxford, is the most popular alternative candidate for the author behind the alleged pseudonym, Shakespeare. Unknown artist after lost original, 1575; National Portrait Gallery, London. The Oxfordian theory of… …   Wikipedia

  • Oxfordian theory — The Oxfordian theory of Shakespearean authorship holds that Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford (1550 1604), wrote the plays and poems attributed to William Shakespeare of Stratford upon Avon. While mainstream scholars who take the Stratfordian… …   Wikipedia

  • Oxfordian Theory — Main article: Oxfordian theory Edward de Vere – 17th Earl of Oxford – from an engraving by J. Brown. Oxford is the leading alternative candidate for the author behind the alleged pseudonym, Shakespeare. The Oxfordian theory of… …   Wikipedia

  • Oxfordian (stage) — System Series Stage Age (Ma) Cretaceous Lower Berriasian younger Jurassic Upper Tith …   Wikipedia

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