adjective or noun see Padua

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  • paduan — pad·u·an …   English syllables

  • paduan — I. ˈpajəwən adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Padua, Italy + English an (adjective suffix) : of, relating to, or characteristic of the city of Padua, Italy II. noun ( s) …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Padua — Paduan, adj. /paj ooh euh/, n. a city in NE Italy. 242,130. Italian, Padova. * * * I Italian Padova ancient Patavium City (pop., 2001 prelim.: 203,350), northern Italy. Legend holds that it was founded by the Trojan hero Antenor. First mentioned… …   Universalium

  • Cangrande I della Scala — Cangrande (christened Can Francesco) della Scala (9 March 1291 – 22 July 1329) was an Italian nobleman, the most celebrated of the della Scala family which ruled Verona from 1277 until 1387. Now perhaps best known as the leading patron of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Padua — For other uses, see Padua (disambiguation). Padua Padova   Comune   Città di Padova …   Wikipedia

  • Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …   Universalium

  • RUZZANTE — (1496 1542) Angelo Beolco, more commonly known by his stage name Ruzzante, was a famous actor and playwright in the Venetian and Paduan territories. He was the illegitimate son of Giovanni Francesco Beolco, a member of Paduan high society and… …   Renaissance and Reformation 1500-1620: A Biographical Dictionary

  • Angelo Beolco — (1502 – March 17 1542), better known by the nickname Il Ruzzante or el Ruzante, was a Venetian actor and playwright.He is known by his rustic comedies in the Venetian language of Padua, featuring a peasant called Ruzzante . Those plays paint a… …   Wikipedia

  • Pietro Donato — (1380 ndash;1447) was a Renaissance humanist and the Bishop of Padua (from 1428). He was a noted bibliophile, epigraphist, collector, and patron of art. Born to a Venetian patrician family, Pietro received his education at the humanist boarding… …   Wikipedia

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