Mayence


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Mayence

(majɑ̃s)
n
(Placename) the French name for Mainz
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Mainz

(maɪnts)

n.
a port in SW central Germany, on the Rhine: capital of Rhineland-Palatinate. 184,627. French, Mayence.
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There are three hundred thousand Rooshians, I tell you, now entering France by Mayence and the Rhine--three hundred thousand under Wittgenstein and Barclay de Tolly, my poor love.
A magnificent decadence, however, for the ancient Gothic genius, that sun which sets behind the gigantic press of Mayence, still penetrates for a while longer with its rays that whole hybrid pile of Latin arcades and Corinthian columns.
"I tell you, my fair lord," she was saying, "that it is no fit training for a demoiselle: hawks and hounds, rotes and citoles singing a French rondel, or reading the Gestes de Doon de Mayence, as I found her yesternight, pretending sleep, the artful, with the corner of the scroll thrusting forth from under her pillow.
"Cela veut dire que la pollution de l'air fait plus de morts chaque annee que le tabac, responsable de 7,2 millions de deces en 2015 selon l'Organisation mondiale de la sante (OMS)", a affirme l'un des auteurs, le professeur Thomas ME-nzel de l'universite de Mayence (Allemagne).
(9.) Matheus S, Kallel H, Mayence C, Bremand L, Houcke S, Rousset D, et al.
Al Kattani parle d'une imprimerie ramenee de France par une mission diplomatique conduite en 1859 par Al Haj Driss Ben Mohamed Ben Driss; Laroui evoque un [beaucoup moins que]obscur cadi de Taroudant[beaucoup plus grand que] qui aurait achete du materiel d'imprimerie en Eegypte pour en faire don au Sultan Mohammed IV...Alors qu'un historien italien, Manfredo Macioti, nous rassure bien genereusement en nous rapportant que le Maroc vit debarquer la premiere imprimerie de son histoire (en hebreu) des 1516, a Melilia, grace a [beaucoup moins que]des imprimeurs juifs[beaucoup plus grand que] originaires de Mayence...ville natale de Gutenberg!..
It also addresses Ray's analogue to the Necronomicon, the Stein grimoire, which appears in "Le Psautier de Mayence [The Mayence Hymnal]" in Le Grand nocturne (The Great Nocturne; 1942) and in Saint-Judas-de-la-Nuit (Saint-Judas-of-the-Night; 1943).
(1.) Manuel Garcia, Complete Treatise on the Art of Singing, Part 2, translated and edited by Donald Paschke (New York: Da Capo Press, 1984), 152-153; originally published as Nouveau Trait Sommaire sur I'Art du Chant (Mayence: B.
Le Sutra du Diamant (868), considere comme le premier livre imprime a partir de bois graves, et les premiers livres imprimes a partir de caracteres de metal mobiles (des 1377 en Coree) montrent bien que l'invention de l'imprimerie est anterieure a Gutenberg, qui composera sa Bible a 42 lignes a Mayence beaucoup plus tard, vers 1453-1455.