Farnese


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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.
Within 48 hours of signing, Mbemba found himself being pushed around an airport in wheelchair after a knee injury in a friendly game against Farnese.
Contract notice: security coordination and health protection mission for the restoration of the facades and the roof of the palazzo farnese in rome
London, April 6 (Petra)-- The historically important Farnese Blue diamond, which was passed down through European royal families for some 300 years, is to go on sale for the first time next month, auctioneers Sotheby's said.
Airbus showed its products during its participation at the Farnese Aviation 2018, showing the strong performance of its commercial aircrafts which have achieved many successes, the statement reported.
"Life, Death & Revelry" takes a close look at one of the most-treasured works of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, Mass.--the Farnese Sarcophagus, widely considered the most-important ancient Roman sarcophagus in America.
The catalog description at the Biblioteca Palatina states that the drawings were probably executed for the Teatro Farnese (Worsthorne 1984, 25-27), but it is not possible that the machinery drawings were made for this theatre.
Nevertheless, the 'Farnese Blue Diamond' was the star of the show.
Ignatius of Loyola; to the magnificent embroidered chasuble of the Gesu's great benefactor, Cardinal Alessandro Farnese.
Up for auction in May at Sotheby's Geneva is a 6.16 carat pear-shaped blue diamond (named "Farnese Blue" and valued at 192 to 276 million pesos).

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