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  • 181 Limosin, Léonard — or Léonard Limousin born с 1505, Limoges, Fr. died с 1577, Limoges French painter. The most accomplished member of a prominent Limoges family of enamelers, he is known for the revealing realism of the portraits he painted on Limoges ware. His… …

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  • 182 Nobel Prizes — ▪ 2009 Introduction Prize for Peace       The 2008 Nobel Prize for Peace was awarded to Martti Ahtisaari, former president (1994–2000) of Finland, for his work over more than 30 years in settling international disputes, many involving ethnic,… …

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  • 183 continental landform — ▪ geology Introduction       any conspicuous topographic feature on the largest land areas of the Earth. Familiar examples are mountains (including volcanic (volcanism) cones), plateaus, and valleys. (The term landform also can be applied to… …

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  • 184 Mesopotamia, history of — ▪ historical region, Asia Introduction  history of the region in southwestern Asia where the world s earliest civilization developed. The name comes from a Greek word meaning “between rivers,” referring to the land between the Tigris and… …

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  • 185 painting, Western — ▪ art Introduction       history of Western painting from its beginnings in prehistoric times to the present.       Painting, the execution of forms and shapes on a surface by means of pigment (but see also drawing for discussion of depictions in …

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  • 186 vegetable farming — Introduction       growing of vegetable crops, primarily for use as human food.       The term vegetable in its broadest sense refers to any kind of plant life or plant product; in the narrower sense, as used in this article, however, it refers… …

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  • 187 Western architecture — Introduction       history of Western architecture from prehistoric Mediterranean cultures to the present.       The history of Western architecture is marked by a series of new solutions to structural problems. During the period from the… …

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  • 188 Germany — • History divided by time periods, beginning with before 1556 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Germany     Germany     † …

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  • 189 Gothic Architecture — • History of the style Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Gothic Architecture     Gothic Architecture     † …

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  • 190 Temperance Movements — • Covers the history in Europe, the United States, and Canada Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Temperance Movements     Temperance Movements      …

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  • 191 Doctrine of the Atonement —     Doctrine of the Atonement     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Doctrine of the Atonement     The word atonement, which is almost the only theological term of English origin, has a curious history. The verb atone , from the adverbial phrase at one (M …

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  • 192 Clara Montalba — Birth name Clara Montalba Born 1842 Cheltenham, England Died 1929 Venice, Italy Nationali …

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  • 193 Clavier-Übung III — Johann Sebastian Bach, 1746 The Clavier Übung III, sometimes referred to as the German Organ Mass, is a collection of compositions for organ by Johann Sebastian Bach, started in 1735–6 and published in 1739. It is considered to be Bach s most… …

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  • 194 Shutouts in baseball — Walter Johnson of the Washington Senators holds the career record with 110 shutouts. In Major League Baseball, a shutout (denoted statistically as ShO or SHO[1]) refers to the act by which a single pitcher pitches a complete gam …

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  • 195 Deaf climbers — use alternative ways such as commands, hand tactics, and sometimes an Interpreter or hearing aid to assist them with their climb. They are capable of all types of climbing including bouldering, which consists of no ropes and usually a crash pad.… …

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  • 196 Ezekiel Emanuel — Ezekiel Jonathan Emanuel Born 1957 Nationality …

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  • 197 Mass-casualty incident — A mass casualty incident (often shortened to MCI and sometimes called a multiple casualty incident or multiple casualty situation) is any incident in which emergency medical services resources, such as personnel and equipment, are overwhelmed by… …

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  • 198 Metamaterial antenna — This Z antenna tested at the National Institute of Standards and Technology is smaller than a standard antenna with comparable properties. Its high efficiency is derived from the Z element inside the square that acts as a metamaterial, greatly… …

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  • 199 Wild Side Story — Logo for 2001 Stockholm run with silhouette from 1973 and drawing from 1976 Wild Side Story is a stage show[1] that originated as an underground happening in Miami Beach, Florida in 1973. From that year until t …

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  • 200 Modern United States Navy carrier air operations — Modern United States Navy aircraft carrier air operations include the operation of fixed wing and rotary aircraft on and around an aircraft carrier for performance of combat or non combat missions. Modern United States Navy aircraft carrier… …

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