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  Martin I of Aragon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The island of Sicily (the vassal kingdom of Trinacria) was thus intended to be a fief of Martin's descendants.
Martin's military intervention rescued the imprisoned Benedict in 1403 from the clutches of his rivals and the Pope settled in Valencia's countryside.
Thus, Martin's death led to a two-year interregnum, which was ended by the Pact of Caspe, in which Ferdinand I of Aragon, infante of Castile's House of Trastámara, younger son of a sister of Martin's, was chosen as the next king from among at least five contenders.
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 Martin - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Martin 1356-1410, king of Aragón and count of Barcelona (c.1395-1410) and, as Martin II, king of Sicily (1409-10).
He succeeded his brother, John I, in Aragón and became king of Sicily on the death of his son, Martin I of Sicily, who had married Maria, last of the Sicilian branch of the house of Aragón.
Martin of Aragón and Sicily died without a male heir and thus was the last ruler from the Catalan dynasty of Aragón.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Sicily
Cyprian we learn that the Church in Sicily was in frequent relations with the Church in Rome and in Carthage, and that the questions discussed at those centres were followed with interest in the island.
In the ninth century Syracuse was raised by the Patriarch of Constantinople to the rank of metropolis of Sicily and the adjacent islands.
In 1377 Frederick III was succeeded by his only daughter Maria, who married (1392) Martin, son of Martin of Momblanco, son of Peter IV of Aragon; in 1409 the kingdom passed by inheritance to the elder Martin, and thus the island was united to the Kingdom of Aragon and ruled by a viceroy.
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 AllRefer.com - Martin, 1356–1410, king of AragOn and count of Barcelona (Spanish And Portuguese History, ...
Martin 1356–1410, king of AragOn and count of Barcelona (c.1395–1410) and, as Martin II, king of Sicily (1409–10).
He succeeded his brother, John I, in AragOn and became king of Sicily on the death of his son, Martin I of Sicily, who had married Maria, last of the Sicilian branch of the house of AragOn.
Martin of AragOn and Sicily died without a male heir and thus was the last ruler from the Catalan dynasty of AragOn.
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 SICILY
Sicily remains what it has always been: a spectacular land of rugged mountains, golden wheat fields and rocky coasts inhabited by a fiercely independent people who bring passion to everything they do.
Sicily is ruled by the clergy, with their promises of heaven or hell, and by the Mafia, with its power of life and death.
Sicily, with its patchwork of cultures, is the perfect choice to learn about the history of Western civilization mostly reflected in its architecture: Greek temples and amphitheaters, Roman settlements, unique Norman-Arab churches and palaces, Bysantine and Gothic churches, fortified medieval castles, and Baroque churches and palaces.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Palermo
At the death of Martin I (1409) Sicily was united with the Kingdom of Aragon, and at Palermo was governed by its own viceroys, independent of those of Naples after the conquest of the latter state by the Argonese.
In fact, the customs of Sicily, and especially for the nobility, were left unchanged under Spanish rule, which was therefore peaceful, although the conduct of the troops of Diego Veru, returning from Tripoli in 1511, caused a sort of Second Vespers, soon suppressed, however, by the viceroy Moncada.
In 1798, the royal family was driven by the Revolution to seek refuge in Sicily, and again by the French occupation in 1806.
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 Martin I of Sicily - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Martin was the grandson of Peter IV of Aragon and Leonora of Sicily, and nephew of John I of Aragon.
Martin the Younger married Blanche of Navarre, who was heiress of the Evreux family and the future queen of Navarre, after Mary's death.
Martin the Younger led the troops in the conquest of Sardinia in 1409, decisively defeating the ruler of Arborea at Sanluri just before his own death.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Martin_I_of_Sicily   (242 words)

  
 Finance Choices - Personal Finance Wiki
Sicily (Sicilia in Italian, Sicilian and Spanish, Σικελία in Greek) is an autonomous region of Italy and the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, with an area of 25,700 km² and 5 million inhabitants.
Sicily is directly adjacent to the region of Calabria via the Strait of Messina to the east.
Sicily's population is almost 6 million, and there are an additional 14 million people of Sicilian descent around the world, mostly in the United States, Argentina, Canada, Australia and other EU countries.
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 The Compleat Steve :: About Steve :: Actor :: Movies :: My Blue Heaven Page 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
MARTIN: And that book is being- has been made into a fantastic movie by Martin Scorsese, and this is sort of the after-logue [sic] of that, what happens after the character gets transplanted to this little town.
MARTIN: That was the incredible shrinking man bit, and I would ask the audience to close their eyes, and when they opened them again, they would see the incredible shrinking man, and I would take the mike and stick it up about four feet, so when they saw me it looked like I shrunk.
MARTIN: Yes, it really developed when I was doing my stand-up act, because I did my stand-up for probably 12 years, and you know, when you're on stage that much all the time and you have nothing to lose because you're not a success, you just are willing to try things.
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 Sicily   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Sicily is well known as a region of art: many poets and writers were born here, starting from the Sicilian School in the early 13th century, which inspired much subsequent Italian poetry and created the first Italian standard.
Sicily was ruled as an independent kingdom by relatives of the kings of Aragon until 1409 and then as part of the Crown of Aragon.
Sicily was the scene of major revolutionary movements in 1820 and 1848 against Bourbon denial of constitutional government.
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 Sicily - WOI Encyclopedia Italia
Sicily is adjacent to the region of Calabria via the Strait of Messina to the east.
Constance of Sicily, Queen of Sicily 1194 – 1198 and mother of Frederick II
Martin I of Sicily, King of Sicily 1390 – 1409
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 Chapter 13: A History of Aragon and Catalonia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Shortly afterwards, King Martin left Sicily after handing the government to his son of the same name, and in March 1397 he went to Avignon in the hope of composing the Great Schism which was then dividing the Church.
Martin the younger, however, succeeded in crushing the revolt to such purpose that it was possible to turn attention to the problem of Sardinia.
Martin of Sicily arrived in [203] November 1408, determined not to leave the island until its conquest was complete; and on June 30, 1409, he won a decisive victory at San Luri.
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 Catholic Culture : Liturgical Year : Martinmas Traditions (Activity)
Martin of Tours is another large harvest day, particularly tied in with the harvest of grapes in France.
From the ice-bound coves of north Scotland to the vine-covered slopes of south Sicily, St. Martin was beloved by all.
Martin had shared his cloak with a drunkard and thus recognized Christ in one of "these least" ones.
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 Popes
He was one of the cardinals delegated to invest Charles of Anjou with the crown of Sicily in 1265.
Honorius continued Martin IV's unrelenting policy toward the Aragonese and the Sicilians, and that policy remained ineffectual and unfortunate.
Martin IV had deposed Peter III of Aragon in favor of Charles of Valois, younger son of Philip III of France.
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 Sicily Wine Quarterly - Dedicated to Sicilian wines, wineries and wine culture.
Here in Sicily, Autumn 2003 has been unseasonably warm, almost a continuation of the unusually torrid Summer --especially in coastal areas like Catania, Agrigento, Messina and Palermo-- so nobody is thinking about a second Summer, traditional or not.
In Sicily, mature, high-sugar wine grapes are usually harvested a few weeks before the French grapes are ripe, and the earlier sale date is a potential marketing advantage for Sicilian vintners, so long as the season isn't too hot and dry.
This winery in Castiglione di Sicilia, on the other side of Sicily, is oriented toward a general market but seems to have struck success with this year's novello.
www.winesofsicily.info /winemagazine.htm   (1339 words)

  
 Chronology History of Naples
Mainland southern Italy and Sicily were conquered independently by various Norman knights, the former from the Byzantines and Lombards, the latter from the Saracens, in the course of the eleventh and early twelfth centuries.
Joanna is attacked by Louis III of Anjou, Martin V, Sforza; defended by Caracciolo with the assistance of Alfonso of Aragon and the condottiere Braccio da Montone
Mary is taken to Aragon and married to Martin 'the Younger' (grandson of John II of Aragon); they return with a military force (1392), defeat the opposing barons, and rule jointly until Mary's death (1402).
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 Best of Sicily - Early and Medieval History
It was the Greeks whose mythology and folklore would assert the greatest influence on Sicily, and Sicily's museums are filled with religious artifacts and statues reflecting the important culture whose language, philosophy and law would form the very foundations of Western civilization.
Greek myths associate the cult of Demeter, goddess of grain, with the city of Enna, high in the mountains of central Sicily; her daughter, Persephone, was abducted in a valley nearby.
But though Sicily's Church was gradually becoming Latinized, and the Pope approved of the local crusade against the Muslims (and Frederick's own Crusade to the Holy Land), the Papacy was not always happy with the sovereign's use of power.
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 St. Martin/St. Maarten villa rentals and St. Martin beachwalk luxury villas rentals, beachwalk, holiday vacations, La ...
Your St. Martin villa rental is your home base to experience the sassy as well as the serene, the secluded as well as the stimulating, in this "destination within a destination".
St. Martin villas range from the comfortable and casual to the lavish and luxurious—a couple on a romantic getaway might opt for an airy beachfront rental, while a family or a group on a vacation retreat might be interested in an exclusive estate with shaded gardens.
Martin villas are all about serenity and privacy on one of the most well-liked islands in the Caribbean.
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 WWII Campaigns: Sicily
Thus the decision to invade Sicily represented an uneasy compromise between coalition partners, a compromise that left the commanders in the field with an imperfect understanding of the ultimate purpose of the operation.
By happy coincidence, Sicily's other major ports—Palermo, Catania, Augusta, and Syracuse—are also clustered in the northwestern and southeastern corners of the island, as were the majority of the island's thirty major airfields.
Sicily was thus an important victory for the Allies, but not a decisive one.
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 Apostolica Legatia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Urban II traveled to Sicily, as a guest in Troina at the court of Roger, for two reasons: a) he wanted to see first hand that the Moslems were on their way out for the effort of count Roger; b) he needed Roger's help to get rid of Henry IV once and for all.
The forces against Sicily were preponderant, and although Frederick and his Sicilian and mercenary army had some success, Sicily was falling to the hands of the French, who occupied Catania in 1301 and concluded a temporary armistice.
This was a very humiliating treaty for Sicily, due to the ineptitude of its king, Frederick IV and to the feudal anarchy existing in Sicily because of the strife among the barons.
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 Sicily villa rentals, Sicily holiday villas, Sicily furnished villas, Vacation to Sicily Italy, Sicily Villas
Sicily is a mystical land of three corners and a fiery volcano, and was the site of two of the most enlightened capitals of Europe: the ancient Greek city at Siracusa, and, in medieval times, the Arab-Norman one at Palermo.
From one of our Sicily holiday villas you’ll be conveniently located to the islands coastal areas where you'll find hundreds of lemon and orange orchards.
Our Sicily villa rentals are located in or near the ancient city of Palermo and around the coastal resort town of Taormina.
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 Chapter 20: Sicily
Martin and Maya had made reservations and upon opening the curtains to their compartment, they found themselves sharing with a very old looking mother (must have been the renowned Italian fertility treatment) with her two children and what appeared to be their grandmother.
Martin and Maya remained on the train which by now had left the boat and continued for another three hours to Palermo.
With the compartment to themselves, Martin read the Lord of the Rings to Maya with all the different voices suit the different characters.
www.travelblog.org /Europe/Italy/Sicilia/Palermo/blog-98101.html   (1063 words)

  
 Sicilian Novello 'Nouveau' Wines - Best of Sicily Magazine
The Italian wine industry has experienced two decades of rapid growth in both the quantity and quality of its offerings, and the "nouveau" red wines of autumn have become a surprisingly successful fixture in this welcome trend, which perhaps is long overdue.
This brings us to an interesting point, namely the fact that Sicily's novellos stand among the heartiest nouveaus of Europe --not surprising considering that the island's vintage Nero d'Avolas are some of the world's most dominant reds.
As a complement to the stronger Sicilian novellos, best consumed within seven months of their bottling dates, distinctive meat courses such as lamb and even "red" fish like salmon or fresh tuna (the kind used in sushi) are often recommended, but the choice really depends on your mood.
www.bestofsicily.com /mag/art148.htm   (714 words)

  
 Martin, 1356-1410, king of Aragon and count of Barcelona. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Martin, 1356-1410, king of Aragon and count of Barcelona.
Martin, 1356–1410, king of Aragón and count of Barcelona
1356–1410, king of Aragón and count of Barcelona (c.1395–1410) and, as Martin II, king of Sicily (1409–10).
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 HISTORY OF THE FLAG IN THE CATALAN COUNTRIES
There is no record of any modification of the senyera in the period of ten years when Peter and his successors occupi ed the states of James II (1285-1295/98).
His brother James of Sicily was proclaimed king of the Catalan c ounties, Valencia and Aragon (James II) and in 1295 renounced Sicily receiving in exchange Corsica and Sardinia, whose conquest to the Genoeses was long, ending the conquest of the second in 1325, little before his death (1327).
He was succeeded by his s on Alfons and this (1335) by his son Peter III of Catalonia, IV of Aragon and II of Valencia who acquired Majorca in 1343, and Rosselló and Cerdanya in 1344 (Montpellier was sold by James III of Majorca to the French king in 1349).
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 Chapter 28: Goodbye Sicily - Sleepless in Bari
They soon realised they would not be able to get on the train and had to catch the ferry instead, eventually leaving Sicily at 17.30pm.
Martin at this point had run out of cigarettes and was beginning to get a little irate.
Under no circumstances should the photos or text be used without the express permission of the Author (Martin).
www.travelblog.org /Europe/Italy/blog-99737.html   (524 words)

  
 The Ecole Glossary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Martin was not allowed to enter Rome and lived at Orvieto during his papacy.
In 1282, the Sicilian Vespers expelled Charles of Anjou from Sicily, and Martin excommunicated Peter III of Aragon, whom the Sicilians had chosen to be their king.
Martin died of a surfeit of eels in 1285.
www2.evansville.edu /ecoleweb/glossary/martiniv.html   (126 words)

  
 Martin
Martin is the English form of Martinus, a variant of Martius, a Latin name meaning “Of Mars,” the Roman god of war.
Martin, being the name of St. Martin of Tours (a popular medieval saint) was common all over Europe and can be found in northern France from the 9th century onwards.
It never became really unpopular in Protestant countries, however, probably because it was Martin Luther who began the Reformation.
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