Dumbarton Oaks


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Dumbarton Oaks

(ˈdʌmˌbɑːtən)
n
(Placename) an estate in the District of Columbia in the US: scene of conferences in 1944 concerned with creating the United Nations
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Expansive in scope, this book examines many famous works of Inca art including Machu Picchu and the Dumbarton Oaks tunic, more enigmatic artifacts like the Sayhuite Stone and Capacocha offerings, and a range of relatively unknown objects in diverse media including fiber, wood, feathers, stone, and metalwork.
Dumbarton Oaks Colloquium on the History of Landscape Architecture; Volume 40
The two neo-classical Stravinsky concertos (that in D for strings, and the juicily-textured E-flat Dumbarton Oaks) were given with a constant awareness of underlying pulse, whatever the shifts in bar-lines, though balances in Dumbarton Oaks too often favoured the fruity wind instruments over the busy strings.
MUSIC Orchestra of the Swan Flanked by Stravinsky's Concerto in D for strings and Brandenburg-inspired Dumbarton Oaks is Mozart's late, great Clarinet Concerto.
It was followed by the Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library , with a focus on Byzantine Greek, Medieval Latin, and Old English.
En 1978 Elizabeth Benson, jefa del Departamento de Estudios Precolombinos en la residencia Dumbarton Oaks, en Georgetown, continuo con el debate; reputada por su coleccion de arte prehispanico, organizo ahi la primera conferencia en la materia.
As with many Dumbarton Oaks editions, this book does not include a robust interpretive essay as might be found accompanying translations of other philosophic texts.
"Eudokia Makrembolitissa and the Romanos Ivory", Dumbarton Oaks Papers, 31, 305-325.
In 1942, with Harvard's consent, the Blisses offered the use of Dumbarton Oaks to the US State Department as a site for dialog between governments seeking to lay groundwork for a peaceful postwar world.
Those delegates deliberated on the basis of proposals worked out by the representatives of China, the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom and the United States at Dumbarton Oaks, United States in August-October 1944.
The author of this book has already published an excellent English translation of Richer of Saint-Remi's History with facing-page Latin text (Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library, 2011).
and trans., Old English Shorter Poems, Volume II: Wisdom and Lyric (Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library, 32), Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press, 2014; hardback; pp.