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 (ĭ-so͞olt′) also I·sol·de (ĭ-sōl′də, ĭ-zōl′-)
In Arthurian legend, an Irish princess who married the king of Cornwall and had a love affair with his knight Tristan.


(ɪˈsuːlt) or




(in Arthurian legend) n
1. (European Myth & Legend) an Irish princess wed to Mark, king of Cornwall, but in love with his knight Tristan
2. (European Myth & Legend) (in another account) the daughter of the king of Brittany, married to Tristan


or Y•seult


a heroine of Arthurian legend, the wife of King Mark of Cornwall and the lover of Tristram.
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Noun1.Iseult - (Middle Ages) the bride of the king of Cornwall who (according to legend) fell in love with the king's nephew (Tristan) after they mistakenly drank a love potion that left them eternally in love with each other
legend, fable - a story about mythical or supernatural beings or events
Dark Ages, Middle Ages - the period of history between classical antiquity and the Italian Renaissance
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La signora Isotta prova una vergogna analoga, causata dal giudizio morale che la societAaAaAeA dell'epoca le infliggereb se uscisse dall'acqua priva del proprio costume.
Collectors are looking for the most famous medals by the most celebrated artists,' says Milo Dickinson, 'such as Pisanello's medal of Leonello d'Este, Matteo de' Pasti's portrayal of Isotta degli Atti, or Hans Reinhardt the Elder's Trinity medal, as well as images of historical figures, such as members of the Medici family.
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Beginning with Christine de Pisan in France and Isotta Nogarola in Italy, women began to challenge the traditional reading of Genesis that blamed Eve for the Fall.
But now the Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A found with its body work corroded and headlights, bumpers and Eagle mascot missing is expected to fetch between PS370,000 and PS450,000 after being carefully restored by a Danish collector.
The romance led to Bergman leaving the States and setting up home in Italy and eventually marrying Rossellini as their family grew to include son Renato Roberto and twins Isotta and Isabella.
Isotta Nogarola, Laura Cerata and Cassandra Fedele are included as examples of female intellectual activity.
Yazar kitabinda kadin yazarlardan Isotta Nogarola, Cassandra Fedele, Ginevra Nogarola, Louise Labe, Vittoria Colonna, Marguerite D'Angouleme, Marie de Gourna/in yasadiklarini donemin toplumsal yargisi olarak yer vermektedir.
These noblewomen included Laura Cereta and Isotta Nogarola, who achieved fame for their learning (25) as well as Maria Ormani in Italy and Levina Bening Teerling in Northern Europe, were known for their painting.
In Salzburg, she was a striking Isotta in Richard Strauss's Die Schweigsame Frau in 1959 under the direction of Karl Bohm).
The fingertip control goes well beyond the grip of the Italian-made Isotta Vista steering wheel and the precision motion of the rack and pinion steering.