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vaivode

(ˈveɪvəʊd)
n
(Military) a Slavic military commander or a governor of a town or province in parts of SE Europe. Also called: voivode or waywode
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Additionally, two Latvian photography projects, Andris Zegners In the Light and Iveta Vaivode Sword Lilies, as well as Maija Dragune's lithography, setting the graphics process and the importance of continuity in the development of art, Marta Gibiete's glass art project The Travelers updating the artist's virtuosity and creative flight in a transparent and fragile material and Arturs Berzins' solo exhibition Feeder, telling about today's allegories and directness through paintings and installations--will all be exhibited during the summer season at the Rothko Center.
While we might at first assume that Vayvode represents the proper name of a character about whom nothing further can be known, the unfamiliar word vaivode (or voivode, ultimately from an old Slavonic title for a military leader) was used in the Renaissance to denote 'a local ruler or official in various parts of south-eastern Europe (in older use esp.
He was made the vaivode of Transylvania in 1440, attaining in 1446 the regency of Hungary during the minority of King Ladislaus Posthumus, and was himself the father of the future King Matthias Corvinus.
I will conclude by mentioning three other potential candidates for the eponymous vaivode of the Admiral's play; my intention is less to disprove their candidacy than to acknowledge that Hunyadi is not the only possibility and to suggest that cases might well be made on their behalf.
John Zapolya (1487-1540), another vaivode of Transylvania, was, according to Samuel C.
Another possible candidate for the vaivode of the Admiral's Men's play, perhaps the most tempting, is the notorious Vlad the Impaler (1431-1476) of Wallachia.
Since, however, the hero of this tale is one Philippo dei Nicuoli of Cremona, secretary to the Lord Andrea Borgo, and that no such person as a Vaivode is mentioned therein, this misleading suggestion may be at once dismissed'.
60) The major historians Bonfinius and Laonicus Chalcocondylas (discussed below) both died before Zapolya was made vaivode of Transylvania.
This principle is also found in the Romanian Lands (Wallachia), as between the site vaivode (political leader) and the metropolitan there were collaboration relationships and also interdependence ones.
Iveta Vaivode is an advertising and fashion photographer in Latvia.
Vaivode also wanted to show an image of a Latvian woman as a mystical character who could transform into a bird or animal.
When asked about other examples of how success of good cosmetics ads is established, Vaivode says that she sometimes sees no diference between one or another.