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  Aragon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Aragon (Spanish and Aragonese: Aragón; Catalan: Aragó) is an autonomous community of north-eastern Spain.
Aragon is bounded on the north by France, on the east by Catalonia, on the south by Valencia, and on the west by Castile-La Mancha, Castile-Leon, La Rioja, and Navarre.
The dynastic union of Castile and Aragon in 1479, when Ferdinand II of Aragon wed Isabella I of Castile, led to the formal creation of Spain as a single entity in 1516.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Aragon   (818 words)

  
 Aragon Guide .com - Aragon tourism travel guide
Aragon Pyrenees forms the central region of Spanish Pyrenees in Huesca, in the northern Aragon province.
Aragon is an ancient land composed of three provinces: Zaragoza (Saragossa); remote Teruel, which is farther south and Huesca; Most of Aragon constitutes terra incognita for the average tourist- which is unfortunate, since it is one of the most historic regions of Spain.
Zaragoza is the Aragon capital, and one of the most-visited destination in the region, the reason being because it lies on the main route between Madrid and Barcelona.
www.aragonguide.com   (138 words)

  
 ::: ARAGON ENTERTAINMENT CENTER :::
The Aragon was built in 1926 by two brothers, William and Andrew Karzas, at an exorbitant cost of two million dollars (considering the price of admission was only.90c).
The Aragon, named after a providence in Spain, was the crowing jewel in a cluster of lucrative properties owned by the Karzas.
The blast, probably set off by pressure from heat generated by the fire, ripped off the glass and brick storefront of the saloon, hurled bar stools, glass and shreds of fancy draperies across the street and punched a huge hole into the wall that separated it from the foyer of the ballroom.
www.teknowiz.net /kalendar/clients/aragon/website/history1.htm   (643 words)

  
 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Louis Aragon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Louis Aragon (October 3, 1897 – December 24, 1982), French historian, poet and novelist, and a member of the Académie Goncourt.
Aragon was a member of the Dada and subsequently the surrealist circles.
After the death of his wife on June 16, 1970, Aragon revealed his bisexuality and appeared at gay pride parades in a pink convertible (Ivry 1996, p.134).
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Louis_Aragon   (188 words)

  
 Louis Aragon
Aragon's work reflects the principal trends of thought of the 20th century - he was also a political activist and spokesman for communism.
Aragon tired to create a new kind of novel "that would break all the traditional rules governing the writing of fiction, one that would be neither a narrative (a story) nor a character study (a portrait)..." The work celebrated the city as a place of stimulating encounters in its cafés and parks.
Aragon sought to interweave the individual destinies of his characters, his sense of place and eye for the telling detail, with the broader lines of the Marxist interpretation of history.
www.kirjasto.sci.fi /aragon.htm   (1500 words)

  
 Aragon Guide .com - In the Footsteps of...
Goya and his Work in Aragon - “Fantasy abandoned by reason produces monsters, but together with it, it is the mother of the Arts” (Francisco de Goya).Francisco de Goya y Lucientes was born in 1746 in Fuendetodos, a small village in the province of Zaragoza.
Born in Monzon, Aragon in 1846, Joaquin Costa was one of the predecessors of The Generation of 98 (Spanish literary and cultural movement which proclaimed a moral and cultural rebirth after the loss in 1898 of the country's last colonies).
Catherine of Aragon, Queen of England - Catherine of Aragon or Catalina de Aragon (1485 – 1536) was queen consort of England as Henry VIII of England's first wife.
www.aragonguide.com /subs.asp?cID=69&sID=496   (879 words)

  
 Catherine of Aragon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Catherine of Aragon (Spanish: Catalina de Aragón) (December 16, 1485 – January 7, 1536) was queen consort of England as Henry VIII of England's first wife.
Born in Alcalá de Henares, Catherine was the youngest surviving child of Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella I of Castile and, as a great-great-granddaughter of John of Gaunt, a third cousin of both Henry VII and his wife Elizabeth of York.
Henry VIII supposedly married Catherine of Aragon at his father's dying wish and was happily-enough married to her, although not faithful, for 18 years, until he became seriously worried about getting a male heir to his throne as she approached menopause.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Catherine_of_Aragon   (1954 words)

  
 The Aragon Ballroom
The Aragon was what it always was, a place to hear top name performers in a awe inspiring setting.
The Aragon had finally found a new era and it was called Rock'n Roll.
The house band, "The Aragon", played through a dance music library that spanned from the turn of the century to the '70s.
www.aragon.com /site/history.html   (1591 words)

  
 Spain - Pyrenees Aragon - Holidays & Information - Totally Spain
ARAGON - This former kingdom in Northern Spain, which once ruled the Mediterranean, is of great interest and is marked by contrasts and magnificent countryside.
The Kingdom of Aragon has its origin in the 9th century and was once part of Navarra and Catalonia until its independence in the 11th century.
Aragon lies in the north eastern part of the Spanish mainland.
www.totallyspain.com /spain_travel_information.asp?id=5   (806 words)

  
 Aragon Ballroom
The Aragon Ballroom (1106 West Lawrence Avenue) opened its doors in July 1926 and quickly became a center of dance-hall culture in Chicago.
After the decline of social dancing in the 1960s, the Aragon survived by hosting rock concerts and other public events.
With the recent popularity of salsa and swing, however, the Aragon is again becoming a destination for dancers.
www.encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org /pages/58.html   (185 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Castile and Aragon
These topographical conditions made the soil of Aragon very fertile; the mountains are covered with great forests, and fruits grow abundantly, but, on account of the isolation of the mountains and the scarcity of water on some of the high table-lands, some regions are but thinly populated.
The Compromiso de Caspe placed the crown of Aragon on the head of an Infante of Castile, Ferdinand of Antequera (1412), and the marriage of Isabella, heiress of Henry IV of Castile, to Ferdinand, the heir of John II of Aragon, finally united these kingdoms and formed the beginning of the Spanish monarchy.
(Paris, 1894-99), 194 for bibliography of Aragon, and 604-5 for that of Castile.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/03410b.htm   (3092 words)

  
 Pyrenees Guide .com - aragon pyrenees tourism travel guide
Aragon pyrenees forms the central region of Spanish Pyrenees in Huesca, in the northern Aragon province.
Aragon is an ancient land composed of three provinces: Zaragoza; remote Teruel, which is farther south and Huesca; Most of Aragon constitutes terra incognita for the average tourist-- which is unfortunate, since it is one of the most historic regions of Spain.
Zaragoza is the Aragon capital, and one of the most-visited destination in the region, the reason being because it lies on the main route between Madrid and Barcelona.
www.pyreneesguide.com /cats.asp?cID=32   (174 words)

  
 Aragon Miniature Schnauzers
At Aragon the mission is to strive to produce a limited quantity of quality Miniature Schnauzers to promote the Miniature Schnauzer breed taking into account temperament, genetic health and proper characteristics of the breed.
I believe it is most important to breed for proper characteristics as this is what keeps the breed looking and acting like the dogs we all fell in love with.
Aragon's Becker's Holding Court ("Becker") is pictured winning Best of Winners at the Lakeland Winter-Haven FL Kennel Club for 2 points towards his championship.
home.att.net /~aragonms   (259 words)

  
 Aragon H.A. - Keyworker Homes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Aragon's new homes at Lancaster Gate in Lower Stondon are conveniently situated for all local amenities such as shops, schools and leisure facilities.
Aragon is committed to using modern technology and materials to enable us to provide homes that minimise the impact on the environment and are affordable to run.
Aragon is the largest landlord in Mid Bedfordshire, managing over 6,500 homes.
www.aragon-housing.co.uk /keyworker.htm   (1032 words)

  
 HighBeam Encyclopedia - Aragon, Louis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Picasso et Aragon, incomprehensions et censures.(Pablo Picasso in the poetry of Louis Aragon)(text in French)(Critical Essay)
Aragon: politics and Picasso.(influence of politics and Pablo Picasso in the poetry of Louis Aragon)(Critical Essay)
Aragon's "Le Mentir-vrai": reflections on truth and self-knowledge in autobiography.(French author Louis Aragon)(Critical Essay)
www.encyclopedia.com /html/A/Aragon-L.asp   (449 words)

  
 Jazz Age Chicago -- Aragon Ballroom
The Aragon's owner, Andrew Karzas, designed the ballroom to silence those who criticized the city's commonplace dance halls as unhealthy, immoral venues for the seduction of women, the practice of prostitution, and the then-illegal distribution of alcohol.
Uptown's Aragon Ballroom was built by brothers Andrew and William Karzas, who had made their early fortunes in nickelodeons and movie theaters.
The Aragon's elegance and orderliness contrasted sharply with the more youthful and trendy atmosphere at the neighborhood's other major dance hall, the Arcadia.
chicago.urban-history.org /sites/ballroom/aragon.htm   (603 words)

  
 Aragon H.A. - Property People, David Giddings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Aragon is striving to achieve the Governments Decent Homes standard well in advance of the target date and is well on the way to achieving this.
Aragon Housing Association is the largest provider of affordable rented housing and related services in Mid-Bedfordshire, managing more than 6000 properties.
A 'listening and learning organisation' with 'tenants at the heart' (Audit Commission Inspection Report 2004), Aragon is also focused on offering a range of community-related initiatives in partnership with other agencies and residents in the neighbourhoods it serves.
www.aragon-housing.co.uk /press_0411DavidGiddings.htm   (835 words)

  
 Frederick Aragon: Home Page
An expatriate of corporate America, Aragon has a background in graphic design, illustration and animation and for six years worked for the largest educational software publisher in the U.S. Before that, he spent 15 years on the Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad, retiring as a conductor in 1989.
But "best," Aragon points out, is in the eye of the beholder, and wisdom is a window that isn’t always wide enough to crawl through.
Aragon’s son Ehron co-produced the CD—and in addition brought his own studio musician skills to bear as he performed on keyboards, drums, shakers, rattles, rhythm guitar and lead guitar.
www.frederickaragon.com   (535 words)

  
 Aragon (Spain)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The approval of flags in Aragon has a special system and of course weekly decision is not taken.
In Aragon two factions made the flags proposals, one is vexillological and amateur, the other is technical and was created for money.
The official bulletin of Aragon can be found at their website.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/es-ar.html   (511 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Louis Aragon (French Literature, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Louis Aragon[lwE ArAgON´] Pronunciation Key, 1897–1982, French writer.
One of the founders of surrealism in literature, Aragon abandoned that philosophy for Marxism after a trip to the USSR in 1931.
Aragon's early works include the volume of poems Feu de joie (1920) and the surrealistic novel Le Paysan de Paris (1926, tr.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/A/Aragon-L.html   (337 words)

  
 Aragon Financial Group - Oil and Natural Gas Venture Capital   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Aragon Financial Group was established to assist Oil and Natural Gas companies that require funding; including MBO's, later stage, acquisition, debt finance, equity, mezzanine, refinance, mortgage, or even merger.
Aragon Financial Group has the ability to assist US (United States) companies and has built relationships with a number of different financial sources; including Private Investors, Venture Capital, Equity, Institutional, and Banking.
The goal of Aragon Financial Group is to obtain funding for the customer from a financial partner, who has the ability and desire to participate, allowing for a successful future for the company.
www.aragon-group.com   (185 words)

  
 ARAGON 2007 7 Channel Amplifier
Eons ago, Aragon was put on the high-end audio map with the introduction of the critically acclaimed Aragon 4004MKII amplifier.
Today, the Aragon brand name is owned by Klipsch, who have recently introduced an entirely new line of Aragon products with the same lofty goals in mind: to supply products that compete with the very best, at a price that doesn’t require a second mortgage.
The Aragon 2007 amplifier is proof that the Klipsch and Mondial are still on track with their goal to offer high-end performance at a moderate price.
www.avrev.com /equip/aragon2007   (1803 words)

  
 Aragon News
Local news for Aragon, GA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.
Hecht addresses citizens in Northwest Georgia and travels Atlanta on the 4th With the Hecht campaign well on its way to victory, Hecht continues to connect with Georgians across the state by visiting citizens...
Aragon has a population of about 1,200 people.
www.topix.net /city/aragon-ga   (548 words)

  
 Aragon Florist | Flower Delivery Aragon, Georgia (GA) | Florists in Aragon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The distance from Aragon to Washington DC is 576 miles.
Aragon is positioned 34.04 degrees north of the equator and 85.05 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Our Aragon, Georgia florist directory is provided through a strategic partnership with Regional Direct.com, which has established partnerships with the most reliable, customer service-driven area Aragon florist and florists in Georgia, including Aragon, Georgia.
www.albanywebsites.com /ex/asp/city.Aragon-Georgia-Florist-GA/CityId.7739/xe/florists-flower-delivery.htm   (151 words)

  
 Aragon History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In 1987 the first Aragon amplifier, the 4004, was introduced to the world and the history of sound reproduction was changed forever.
The reputation of Aragon grew rapidly within the industry, particularly among state of the art speaker manufacturers.
Museum curators discovered that with an Aragon system consisting of the D2A digital to analog converter, 24k preamplifier and 4004 amplifier the subtle nuances of the instruments could be easily discerned.
www.mondialdesigns.com /arahome.htm   (270 words)

  
 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Aragon, Louis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Louis Aragon Research Louis Aragon at the world's largest online library.
Aragon, Louis ARAGON, LOUIS [Aragon, Louis], 1897-1982, French writer.
In 1928 she married the French writer Louis Aragon.
www.encyclopedia.com /articles/00665.html   (483 words)

  
 Aragon travel guide
Aragon is one of the nothern regions of Spain and is crossed by the river Ebro.
If you are a fan of hiking or skiing, you can go to the Pyrenees (here at their highest) or the seldom explored mountains in the south of Aragon.
Visiting Aragon you can't miss the beautiful roman city Zaragoza, the capital of this region, mudejar's art in Teruel and medieval cities Albarracin and Sos del Rey Católico.
www.world66.com /europe/spain/aragon   (135 words)

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