Scanderbeg


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Scanderbeg

(ˈskændəˌbɛɡ)
n
(Biography) original name George Castriota; Turkish name Iskender Bey. ?1403–68, Albanian patriot. He was an army commander for the sultan of Turkey until 1443, when he changed sides and drove the Turks from Albania
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Why all this deference to Alfred and Scanderbeg and Gustavus?
Anila Bitri, visited the Molise region, inaugurating Scanderbeg's bust and was honored with the title "Honor Citizen" of Portocannone.
The sacred litany of national events began on November 28, 1443, when the national hero Scanderbeg declared independence from the Ottomans; it continued on November 28, 1912, when the independent Albanian state was proclaimed in Vlora; it passed through the birth of Adem Jashari on November 28, 1955, and came to an end on November 28, 1997, when the Kosovo Liberation Army went public and announced the start of the liberation war.
(38) Considerably less ambiguous than Vayvode, this title indicates a play that almost certainly treated the exploits of George Castrioti (given the Turkish cognomen Scanderbeg, 'Lord Alexander'), another famous fifteenth-century military hero.
Nearest to Turini Bufalini was Margherita Sarrocchi (an admirer of Tasso), famous for her heroic poem La Scanderbeide, glorifying the deeds of George Castriota Scanderbeg (1403-1463) against the Turks.
Una epica escultura ecuestre de Scanderbeg anunciaba la avenida principal que culminaba en la rectoria de la universidad, en el mas apegado estilo arquitectonico socialista.
The Shakespearean and Marlovian echoes are made explicit in the following lines, as Higgen declares that he will be "the Scanderbeg of the Company, / The very Tamberlane of this ragged rout" and calls his followers "My brave comradoes, Knights of tatter'd Fleece," commenting that "Like Falstafs Regiment, you have one shirt among you" (22).
"Margherita Sarrocchi and the Writing of the Scanderbeide." In Scanderbeide: The Heroic Deeds of George Scanderbeg, King of Epirus, ed.
In order to illustrate and elaborate this argument, the poet contrasts the apostate princes and their loss of Protestant virtue with the Albanian prince Scanderbeg and his recovery of true identity.
TIRANA INTERNATIONAL HOTEL Scanderbeg Square Tirana, 28 April 2008 Chair : Mr.
(27.) Castriota Scanderbeg A, Tomaiuolo F, Sabatini U, et al.
In this regard, Abate's first two novels, Il ballo tondo and La moto di Scanderbeg, are the most emblematic.