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  George - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The name George has its origin in ancient Greek, meaning something like "farmer, man from the country." The name is a derivation of the Greek male name Geôrgios (Γεώργιος), which developed out of geô (=earth), and ergo (=to work).
GEORGE was also the name of an International Computers Ltd operating system developed for their 1900 range of computers.
George is also the name of a famous clothing brand in the United Kingdom, owned by supermarket chain Asda.
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 Articles - Empire of Trebizond   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
When Constantinople fell to the Fourth Crusade in 1204, the Empire of Trebizond was one of the three smaller Greek states that emerged from the wreckage, along with the Empire of Nicaea and the Despotate of Epirus.
Trebizond initially controlled a contiguous area on the southern Black Sea coast between Soterioupolis and Sinope, comprising the modern Turkish provinces of Sinop, Ordu, Giresun, Trabzon, Bayburt, Gumushane, Rise and Artvin.
Trebizond was in continual conflict with the Sultanate of Iconium and later with the Ottoman Turks, as well as Byzantium, the Italian republics, and especially the Genoese.
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 Encyclopedia: George   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
George (Plantagenet), Duke of Clarence (October 21, 1449 - February 18, 1478) was the third son of Richard, Duke of York and Cecily Neville, and the brother of King Edward IV of England.
George the Bearded, Duke of Saxony (27 August 1471 - 17 April 1539), was duke of Saxony from 1500 to 1539.
George VI (Albert Frederick Arthur George Windsor) (14 December 1895–6 February 1952) was the third British monarch of the House of Windsor, reigning from 11 December 1936 until his death.
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 GEORGE OF TREBIZOND - LoveToKnow Article on GEORGE OF TREBIZOND   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
GEORGE, HENRY (1839-1897), American author and political economist, was born in Philadelphia, Penn., on the 2nd of September 1839.
Henry George had no political ambition, but in 1886 he received an independent nomination as mayor of New York City, and became so popular that it required a coalition of the two strongest political parties to prevent his election.
The fundamental doctrine of Henry George, the equal right of all men to the use of the earth, did not originate with him; but his clear statement of a method by which it could be enforced, without increasing state machinery, and indeed with a great simplification of government, gave it a new form.
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 Mesothelioma - George   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
That St. George is a veritable character is beyond all reasonable doubt, and there seems no reason to deny that he was born in Armorica, and was beheaded in Diocletian's persecution by order of Datianus, April 23rd, 303.
The dragon slain by St. George is simply a common allegory to express the triumph of the Christian hero over evil, which John "the Divine" beheld under the image of a dragon.
George is the patron of soldiers, and St. Ives of lawyers.
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 George   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
George, Duke of Clarence was the third son of Richard, Duke of York, and the brother of King Edward IV of England.
George was born on October 21, 1449 in Dublin, at a time when his father, having assumed the name Plantagenet to emphasize his descent from King Henry II of England, was beginning to challenge King Henry VI of England for the crown.
On the other hand, the tale of George and the Dragon is widely considered to share a common theme with the ancient myth of Princess Andromeda of Ethiopia and her savior and later husband Perseus, slayer of the gorgon Medusa and later founder of Mycenae.
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 George Gemistus Plethon --  Encyclopædia Britannica
George was elected to the Professional Football Hall of Fame in 1974.
Washington was commander in chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolution, chairman of the convention that wrote the United States Constitution, and the first president of the United States.
In a dramatization, George Washington recalls crossing the Delaware, spending the winter at Valley Forge and defeating the British at the Battle of Yorktown.
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 Greek Astronomy
George Trebizond, a Cretan emigre in the curia, produced a new translation and commentary.
George Trebizond, one of the notable Greek scholars who came to Italy in the early fifteenth century, made a new translation of the "Almagest" from the Greek for Pope Nicholas V between March and December of 1451.
The "Epitome of the Almagest" was written between 1460 and 1463 by Georg Peurbach and Johannes Regiomontanus at the suggestion of Cardinal Bessarion.
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 Aditi bei eLexi - das Onlinelexikon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Sire George Hilaro Barlow (1762 - February, 1847), Anglo-Indian statesman, was appointed to the Bengal Civil Service in 1778, and in 1788 carried into execution the permanent settlement of Bengal.
George of Trebizond (1395-1484), Greek philosopher and scholar, one of the pioneers of the revival of letters in the Western world, was born in the island of Crete, and derived his surname
George Anthan is affiliated with the Soil and Water Conservation Society and is the former Washington Bureau Chief for the Des Moines Register.
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 George Of Podebrad - ENCYCLOPEDIA - The History Channel UK
In Ladislaus's reign, George ended the anarchy of the interregnum that had preceded Ladislaus's accession, restored the power of the courts, recovered lost crownlands, and secured the recognition of the central government at Prague in the Bohemian dependencies of Moravia, Silesia, and Lusatia.
Ladislaus died in 1457, and George was elected king in 1458.
George of Podebrad unsuccessfully proposed a European alliance against the Turks.
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 George Lucas Greek   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Campbell hogwash, the roots of George Lucas' empire lie not in "The Odyssey...
George Lucas second-guessed himself, a treasure of ingenious '70s filmmaking that uses rock 'n' roll like a Greek chorus...
George, Be Careful, A Greek Florist s Kid in the Roughhouse World of...
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After teaching for a time at Venice and Florence he came to Rome, and when Eugenius IV (1431-47) restored the University of Rome (1431), one of its most important professorships was assigned to George of Trebizond, who had acquired the highest repute as a master of Latin style.
By Nicholas V (1447-1455) he was much sought after as a translator of Greek works -- such as the "Syntaxis" of Ptolemy and the "Praeparatio Evangelica" of Eusebius.
"George of Trebizond is the most unpleasing of the Greeks of that day.
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 Byzantines in Renaissance Italy
From the terror or oppression of the Turkish arms, the natives of Thessalonica and Constantinople escaped to a land of freedom, curiosity and wealth...
I shall not attempt to enumerate the restorers of Grecian literature in the fifteenth century; and it may be sufficient to mention with gratitude the names of Theodore Gaza, of George of Trebizond, of John Argyropulus and Demetrius Chalcocondyles, who taught their native language in the schools of Florence and Rome (Gibbon, 7: 129-30).
The foremost opponent of Platonic studies was George of Trebizond.
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George was brought back to England by the Crusaders.
Although it’s first recorded in 1199, George remained relatively rare in the English world until King George I took the throne in 1714.
Georg Anton Benda (Czech: Jirí Antonín Benda) (1722-1795)
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Alfonso was the special patron of the skeptical Laurentius Valla and the licentious Beccadelli, 1394-1471, and also had at his court the Greek scholars, George of Trebizond and the younger Chrysoloras.
George of Trebizond, 1395-1484, came to Italy about 1420, conformed to the papal church, taught eloquence and the Aristotelian philosophy in Venice and Rome, and was appointed an apostolic scribe by Nicolas V. He was a conceited, disputatious and irascible man and quarrelled with Valla, Poggio, Theodore of Gaza, Bessarion and Perotti.
Theodore of Gaza, George's rival, was a native of Thessalonica, reached Italy 1430, taught in Ferrara and then passed into the service of Pope Nicolas.
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 Regiomontanus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In this work he had attacked the commentary written by Theon of Alexandria and, in so doing, he upset Cardinal Johannes Bessarion, papal legate to the Holy Roman Empire, who was a great admirer of Theon.
This was considered sufficient motive for his murder by the two sons of George of Trebizond and rumours circulated to this effect.
It seems a rather unlikely scenario, however, for others criticised George of Trebizond as vigorously as did Regiomontanus yet no attempts appear to have been made on their lives.
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 GEORGE OF LAODICEA - Online Information article about GEORGE OF LAODICEA
Athanasius had been banished in 356, George was promoted by the See also:
sources for the facts of the life of George of Laodicea are Ammianus, Gregory Nazianzen, See also:
CHAPTER (a shortened form of chapiter, a word still used in architecture for a capital; derived from O. Fr.
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 Knowledge King - George   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A number of famous people in history were named George:
George is also the name of some places in the United States:
George was also a magazine founded by John F. Kennedy, Jr.
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 George Of Trebizond --  Encyclopædia Britannica
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George V and George VI belonged to the House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.
This royal house was renamed Windsor by George V during World War I because of strong anti-German feeling in Britain.
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 George Foreman Jr Rotisserie
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Hearing of the celebrated astronomer Peurbach (George of Peurbach in Upper Austria, 1423-61), Müller left Leipzig for Vienna, where he was matriculated in 1450 as Johannes Molitoris de Kunigsperg.
Under George of Trebizond and other teachers he acquired so much knowledge of Greek that he understood all of the obscure points of the "Epitome" of his late master.
The cause of his death was, according to Jovius, a pestilence then raging in Rome; but according to Ramus, poison administered to him by the sons of his enemy, George of Trebizond.
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 George of Trebizond   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
His be new--new as morning.' He was too angry to swear.
'You've got to come and talk to me while they're dancing to-night,' he Undern.
Surely you know that he wouldn't marry you then?' He was bluffing.
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 AllRefer.com - George of Trebizond (Scholars, Antiquarians, And Orientalists, Biography) - Encyclopedia
George of Trebizond, Scholars, Antiquarians, And Orientalists, Biographies
George of Trebizond[treb´izond] Pronunciation Key, c.1396–1486, Greek scholar, b.
Settling in Venice, he taught Greek, philosophy, and rhetoric there and in Vicenza before going to Rome in 1442.
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 Marston MS 93
XV 3/4 George of Trebizond, Isagoge dialectica, etc. View digital images from the Beinecke Library’s Digital Images Online database 1.
George of Trebizond, Isagoge dialectica, with his preface to Petrus Gambacurta; J. Monfasani, ed., Collectanea Trapezuntiana: Texts, Documents, and Bibliographies of George of Trebizond, Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies, 25 (Binghamton, 1984) pp.
iii recto and verso concerning George of Trebizond, with citations from "Morery Diet.
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 Re: VMs: George of Trebizond...?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
While it is likely to be accurate, we should not forget that George himself might not have had it that accurately.
I have no idea if the error would amount to more than a degree but some care is necessary.
In Trebizond's days, the horoscope would be based on the Alfonsine tables.
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 Biography Of George Orwell   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In grammar, a preposition is a word that establishes a relationship betweenan object (usually a noun phrase)and some other part of the sentence, oftenexpressing a location in place or time.
2) " George" -- in the term Biography Of George Orwell
The name George has its origin in ancient Greek, meaning something like"farmer, man from the country." The name is a derivation of the Greek male name Geôrgios(Γεώργιος), which developed out of geô (=earth), and ergo (=to work).It is pronouncced 'Jawj', a fact which often confuses foreigners.
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 Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2004.01.20
In many chapters CJC traces the rhetorical tradition (it must be said that the collection would have benefitted from an introduction; also, the arrangement of the papers does not seem to follow a chronological order, but unfortunately not a thematic order either): chapp.
In chapters III (The Rhetorical Works of George of Trebizond and Their Debt to Cicero), VIII (Heinrich Bebel), IX (Neue Elemente in einer alten Disziplin.
Judging from the comparatively small number of printed editions, CJC concludes that, rather than because of his two major rhetorical works, George was read because of his Isagoge dialectica (152).
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 George Gemistus Plethon --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - Your gateway to all Britannica has to offer!
George Gemistus Plethon --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - Your gateway to all Britannica has to offer!
He served as lay theologian with the Byzantine delegation to the 1438–45 general council of Ferrara-Florence.
His clarification of the distinction between Platonic and Aristotelian thought proved seminal in determining the philosophic orientation of the Italian Renaissance.
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 Aeclectic Tarot Forum - Neo-pythagorism and Tarot : Alain Bougearel's theory
George Trebizond, one of the notable Greek scholars who came to Italy
Trebizond entre mars et décembre 1451 d'abord à l'intention du Pape
I found the 22 tumps a fascinating journey through numbers which as shown are the building blocks of the universe.
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 Perspectives on Science: Historical, Philosophical, Social - Regiomontanus on Ptolemy, Physical Orbs, and Astronomical ...
Regiomontanus on Ptolemy, Physical Orbs, and Astronomical Fictionalism: Goldsteinian Themes in the "Defense of Theon against George of Trebizond"
To honor Bernard Goldstein, this article highlights in the "Defense of Theon against George of Trebizond" by Regiomontanus (1436–1476) themes that resonate with leading strands of Goldstein's scholarship.
To conclude, I use Regiomontanus's expression to reinstate (pace Goldstein and Barker in this journal, 1998) fictionalism as an actor's category in Osiander and sixteenth-century astronomy.
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