adjective or noun see Siena

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  • Sienese — /see euh neez , nees /, adj., n., pl. Sienese. adj. 1. of or pertaining to Siena or its people. 2. pertaining to or designating the style of painting developed in Siena during the late 13th and 14th centuries, characterized by a use of Byzantine… …   Universalium

  • Sienese — 1. adjective Of or pertaining to Siena 2. noun Native or inhabitant of Siena …   Wiktionary

  • sienese — si·en·ese …   English syllables

  • Sienese — Si|e|ne|se, der; n, n …   Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

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  • Sienese School — The Sienese School of painting flourished in Siena, Italy between the 13th and 15th centuries and for a time rivaled Florence, though it was more conservative, being inclined towards the decorative beauty and elegant grace of late Gothic art. Its …   Wikipedia

  • Chigi Family — ▪ Sienese family       a Sienese family that rose from banking in the 13th century to princely rank in papal Rome and in the Holy Roman Empire in the 17th century.       The first member of the family to win more than local eminence was Agostino… …   Universalium

  • Siena — Infobox CityIT official name = Comune di Siena img coa = Siena Stemma.png img coa small = image caption = region = RegioneIT|sigla=TOS province = ProvinciaIT (short form)|sigla=SI (SI) mayor = Maurizio Cenni (since May 13, 2005) mayor party =… …   Wikipedia

  • Pietro di Francesco degli Orioli — (approx. 1458 ndash; 1496) was an Italian sculptor of the Renaissance period. Pietro Orioli was a renaissance painter who came from the Italian city of Siena in Tuscany. Sienese art of the quattrocento has only recently begun to receive… …   Wikipedia

  • Siena — • Archdiocese in Tuscany (Central Italy) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Siena     Siena     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

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