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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The observance of National Migrants Sunday was held at the Canossa College in San Pablo City, Laguna, with the Diocese of San Pablo serving as the national host.
Contract awarded for Canossa convent primary school:engagement of family matters coordinator
My late grandaunt, Eufrosina Custodio, was a teacher at the Canossa School of Sta.
If the mother party were not to withdraw its demand of loyalty from the youth league, the split would be a fact: 'One thing is certain: the left and the youth league will not walk to Canossa, kneeling barefoot in the snow before some imperious popes' residencies, stuttering out: father, forgive us.
138) Hildebrand was Pope Gregory VII who denied the right to invest bishops to the German Emperor Henry IV; at Canossa Henry had to bow before the Pope to plead for the withdrawal of his excommunication--see <http://en.
Short of making Damascus the new Canossa for self-abasement, there is nothing President Barack Obama can do to persuade his Russian counterpart that he is not seeking violent regime change in Syria.
Le dirigeant a Nidaa Tounes, Khemaies Ksila qui s'est lache a plus d'une reprise contre Mohsen Marzouk, a fini par aller a Canossa ' et presenter ses excuses a ce dernier qui vient de prendre ses fonctions comme secretaire general de Nidaa Tounes.
Es bien sabido que la "querella de las investiduras", en el siglo XI, enfrento a dos grandes personalidades, el Papa Gregorio VII y el emperador Enrique IV, Este debio humillarse en Canossa para no ser excomulgado y la Iglesia gano, al menos temporalmente, poder e influencia.
Beruhmte Jahre, oder was noch geschah ais Heinrich nach Canossa ging und Kolumbus Amerika entdeckte, Priimus, WBG, Darmstadt, 2014, 264 pp.
E consigliabile che gli studenti prendano confidenza anche con il periodo storico in cui si colloca la vicenda di Enrico IV e Matilde di Canossa, con i rapporti storici tra i vari personaggi e come questi sono rappresentati nel testo pirandelliano.
La penitence d'Henri IV a Canossa n'a que peu de rapports avec la proskynese du souverain devant le Christ en majeste, telle qu'elle est representee dans le livre de prieres d'Otton Ill autour de l'an Mil (4).