Canossa


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Ca·nos·sa

 (kə-nŏs′ə, kä-nōs′sä)
A village of north-central Italy in the Apennines. In January 1077 the Holy Roman emperor Henry IV did penance at the castle here to obtain a pardon from his excommunication by Pope Gregory VII.

Canossa

(kəˈnɒsə; Italian kaˈnossa)
n
(Placename) a ruined castle in N Italy, in Emilia near Reggio nell'Emilia: scene of the penance done by the Holy Roman Emperor Henry IV before Pope Gregory VII
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22) The seemingly nostalgic resuscitation of the bygone era of cosmopolitan paganism under Roman rule, and the dramatic medieval showdown between Henry IV of Germany and Pope Gregory VII which featured Henry's famous Walk to Canossa (pp.
Main attractions in Garda also include Carlotti Canossa Palace, a large building with towers and an external staircase to the le side.
17) Canossa afferma che la principale professione del cortigiano e quella delle armi, in modo da legittimare lo status di cortigiano attraverso il recupero del codice cortese-cavalleresco che comporta onore e lode, la sua figura va man mano assimilandosi a quella den'intellettuale (Villa, Moderni e Antichi 59), in una disputa, destinata a rimanere irrisolta, tra armi e lettere, i due poli di un mito umanistico incarnato anche dalla figura di Federico da Montefeltro.
He has since had two medical procedures - a colonoscopy and gastroscopy - in the private Canossa Hospital on The Peak in Hong Kong.
In the Age of Faith, the papacy's powers were far-reaching and excommunication represented a plausible deterrent to a tyrant, as the German Emperor Henry IV discovered when he had to beg forgiveness at Canossa.
The service will be carried out on behalf of the following organizations: Union Val d~Enza, town of Bibbiano, City of Campegine, Municipality of Canossa, City of Cavriago, City of Montecchio Emilia, Municipality of San Polo d~Enza and Special Company " CavriagoServizi.
Alternatively, rooms at the Matilde di Canossa Resort in Reggio Emilia start from around [euro]100pn B&B, and rooms at the Residenza Torre San Martino, Rivalta, are from around [euro]134pn B&B.
Think the snows at Canossa or the struggle between Henry 11 and Thomas Becket.
The meetings between Roman Emperor Henry IV and Pope Gregory VII in Canossa in 1077 and between King Henry VIII of England and King Francis I of France near Calais in 1520 can be considered as exceptions.
At the venue, they were received by the Dean of the Faculty of Law Professor Raul Canossa, Deputy Dean Lothian pathos and Director of International Relations of the University Ambary Grau.
Count Ludovico da Canossa then cites classical precedents to refute the idea that the visual arts are "mechanical and ill-suited to a gentleman.
De Jong's conclusions cohere with Timothy Reuter's reinterpretation of Henry IV's penance at Canossa, a study she cites on several occasions.