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Farnese

(Italian farˈneːse)
n
1. (Biography) Alesandro (alesˈsandro). original name of Pope Paul III. See also Paul III
2. (Biography) Alessandro, duke of Parma and Piacenza. 1545–92, Italian general, statesman, and diplomat in the service of Philip II of Spain. As governor of the Netherlands (1578–92), he successfully suppressed revolts against Spanish rule
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Hers was a Norman beauty, fresh, high-colored, redundant, the flesh of Rubens covering the muscles of the Farnese Hercules, and not the slender articulations of the Venus de' Medici, Apollo's graceful consort.
He had the chest of the Farnese Hercules, and shoulders fit to carry the stocks.
Rhoads Industries extends their gratitude for this award to Governor Tom Wolf and his office, as well as State Representative Marie Donatucci, State Senator Larry Farnese and State Senator and Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee Vincent Hughes.
Address : Service Des Travaux Et Btiments Franais En Italie Piazza Farnese, 67, 00186, Roma, It
The orientation of the Gesu on its small piazza, its single nave plan and barrel-vaulted ceiling, and the sober, elegant fagade designed by the late Renaissance architect Giacomo della Porta (1532-1602) were all dictated by the church's powerful and imperious benefactor, Cardinal Alessandro Farnese (1520-89), whose munificence is prominently commemorated in inscriptions on the exterior frieze and interior entrance wall.
Among the topics are translating Aristotle in 15th-century Italy: George of Trebizond and Leonardo Bruni, a knowing likeness: artists and letterati at the Farnese Court in mid-16th-century Rome, Greek antiquities and Greek histories in the late Renaissance, defining philosophy in 15th-century humanism: four case studies, and Justus Lipsius as historian of philosophy: the reception of the Manuductio ad stoicam philosophiam (1604) in the history of philosophy.
Their core is from the Farnese Collection, which includes a collection of engraved gems and the Farnese Marbles.
The Hero of Italy: Odoardo Farnese, Duke of Parma, his Soldiers, and his Subjects in the Thirty Years' War.
floor ticket hall while and passengers processed basement It was designed by William Edward Willink and Philip Coldwell Thicknesse, based on the Farnese Palace in Rome, and constructed of 180,000 cubic feet of Portland Stone.
This richly illustrated book presents four case studies of galleries, three of them well known: the Gallery of Francis I at Fontainebleau; the Farnese Gallery; and the Hall of Mirrors at Versailles.
Both cities were shaped by Pope Paul III and his powerful Farnese family during the 16th century and offer a feast for the senses.
Produced by the Farnese winery, which has exploited this Italian staple with great results, try Vila Farnia di Farnese Trebbiano 2011, Italy (PS7.