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cit·tern

 (sĭt′ərn) also cith·ern (sĭth′ərn, sĭth′-)
n.
A 16th-century guitar with a flat, pear-shaped body.

[Perhaps blend of Latin cithara, cithara; see cithara, and obsolete English gittern (from Middle English, from Old French guiterne, from Latin cithara).]

cittern

(ˈsɪtɜːn) ,

cither

or

cithern

n
(Instruments) a medieval stringed instrument resembling a lute but having wire strings and a flat back. Compare gittern
[C16: perhaps a blend of cither + gittern]

cit•tern

(ˈsɪt ərn)

n.
an old musical instrument related to the guitar, having a flat, pear-shaped soundbox and wire strings.
[1550–60; perhaps b. Latin cithara kithara and Middle French guiterne gittern]
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Noun1.cittern - a 16th century musical instrument resembling a guitar with a pear-shaped soundbox and wire stringscittern - a 16th century musical instrument resembling a guitar with a pear-shaped soundbox and wire strings
guitar - a stringed instrument usually having six strings; played by strumming or plucking
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Santa Maria de la Sierra exhibe entre sus ruinas una curiosa coleccion de capiteles de tematica animalistica que la singulariza con respecto a otros templos castellanoleoneses de la Orden del Cister enclavados en el entorno del rio Duero y que tambien han sido estudiados en profundidad desde el punto de vista ornamental (70) (La Espina, Matallana, Moreruela, Palazuelos, Sacramenia y Valbuena), evidenciando que no se encuentra ningun paralelismo decorativo con las opciones ornamentales empleadas en los capiteles de Santa Maria de la Sierra, a pesar de sumar casi cuatrocientos capiteles entre todas ellas.
El Cister en el medievo en Castilla y Leon, catalogo de la exposicion (Soria, 1998), Valladolid, Junta de Castilla y Leon, 1998, p.
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A este respecto, conviene indicar el interes del trabajo de Antonio Garcia Flores que ha estudiado la arquitectura del Cister en Valladolid y aporta un modelo muy significativo de estudio de las granjas cistercienses que alli se conservan (GARCIA FLORES, Antonio, Arquitectura de la orden del Cister en la provincia de Valladolid.
Mas que de austeridad cisterciense podria hablarse de rigor constructivo, de simplificacion voluntaria, de esencialismo estetico, pues aunque los artifices del Cister raramente idearon nuevos motivos decorativos, si que se esforzaron por adaptar y dotar de un caracter mas "cisterciense" aquellos elementos ornamentales que fueron incorporando a sus arquitecturas.
1654) que firma como Luisa Morales, se conoce su ocupacion como dibujante y ayudante de su padre en labores de dorado y estofado (3), mientras que de la cuarta hija, Maria de la Concepcion de Valdes (1664-1730), religiosa del orden del Cister en el Real Monasterio de San Clemente desde 1682, se conoce fundamentalmente por el testimonio de Cean, que "pinto muy bien al oleo y de miniatura, e hizo retratos con facilidad y semejanza" (4).
22) No debemos olvidar que las ordenes militares forman parte de la estructura eclesiastica, y que si bien todos sus miembros no tienen por que ser clerigos, de hecho la mayor parte no lo era, la orden como institucion si sigue una regla, normalmente vinculada al Cister, y su formacion debe ser aprobada por el Papa.
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Drafting services for the basic project, the executive project, and the possible management of the first-aid equipment for the homeless, and the urbanization of outdoor areas on the cister street plot.