Aquileia


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A·qui·le·ia

 (ä′kwə-lā′ə, ä′kwē-lĕ′yä)
A town of northeast Italy near the Adriatic Sea. Founded by the Romans as a military outpost in 181 bc, it was frequently destroyed by invaders, including Attila (ad 452).

Aquileia

(ˌækwɪˈliːə)
n
(Placename) a town in NE Italy, at the head of the Adriatic: important Roman centre, founded in 181 bc. Pop: 3329 (2001)
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First Africa rebelled, then the Senate with all the people of Rome, and all Italy conspired against him, to which may be added his own army; this latter, besieging Aquileia and meeting with difficulties in taking it, were disgusted with his cruelties, and fearing him less when they found so many against him, murdered him.
He died in Aquileia, Italy in 238 while attempting to put down a revolt from senators.
Since 2010, he has been in charge of the Heidenheim Opera Festival as its artistic director, and is the founder and director of the Festival's orchestra, Cappella Aquileia.
He points out that though students of Pseudo-Clementine literature have paid little attention to the poem, its first 14,500 lines represent probably the most complete and faithful pre-modern translation of two texts by Clement I, pope of Rome (88-99 CE), the Recognitiones and the Epistula Clementis ad Iacobum of Rufinus of Aquileia.
Como senala la traductora, aunque el relato que conservamos comienza en los alrededores del Sinai, es de suponer que el viaje anterior, por Europa, hubiese seguido el recorrido que aparece en un Itinerario anonimo, fechado unas decadas antes (ano 333): Burdeos, Arles, Milan, Aquileia, Sirmium, Sofia y Constantinopla.
735-804), Paschasius Radbertus (785-865), Amalarius of Metz (780-850), Paulinus II of Aquileia (ca.
41) See also the account in Rufinus of Aquileia Hist.
Ortiz Diaz, Edith y Jose Luis Ruvalcaba Sil, "A Historical Approach to a Gold Pendant: The Study of Different Metallurgic Techniques in Ancient Oaxaca, Mexico, During the Late Postclassic Period", Archaeometallurgy in Europe: 2nd International Conference, Aquileia, Italy, 17-21 June 2007: Selected Papers, Milano, Associazione Italiana di Metallurgia, 2009, p.
i suoi fasti sono perlopiu calamita, poco importa se dovute agli uomini o agli elementi: l'invasione unna che distrugge Aquileia nel 452, la furia del mare del 589 e il saccheggio longobardo del 586, il diluvio del 589, l'incursione saracena nell'869, la peste del 1237, l'incendio appiccato dagli inglesi nel 1810 .
The annual Carnival of Venice dates back to the mid-12th century to mark the victory of the "Serenissima Repubblica" against the Patriarch of Aquileia, Ulrico di Treven.
Herodian composed his Roman history in the middle of the third century, a culminating event of which is the siege of the northern Italian city of Aquileia by the forces of the emperor Maximinus in 238.
Son dos los pasos del Decretum que atraen la atencion y que incluyen dos cartas pontificias, las cuales en orden cronologico resultan ser la primera del Papa Inocencio l dirigido a Probo, de dudosa fecha (76); la segunda del Papa Leone l destinada al Obispo de Aquileia y de fecha del 458 (77).