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  Palma de Mallorca - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Palma (Palma de Mallorca) is the major city and port in the island of Majorca and capital city of the autonomous community of the Balearic Islands in Spain.
As of the 2003 census, the population of the city of Palma proper was 367,277, and the population of the entire urban area was estimated to be 462,010, ranking as the 12th-largest urban area of Spain.
Palma (Palmaria) was founded by the Romans on the remains of a Talayotic settlement, on and around the area of the cathedral and Royal Palace.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Palma_de_Mallorca   (425 words)

 PALMA - LoveToKnow Article on PALMA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Palma is the meeting place of all the highways in the island, and the terminus of the railway to Inca, Manacor, and Alcudia.
Palma probably owes, if not its existence, at least its name (symbolized on the Roman coins by a palm branch), to Metellus Balearicus, who in 123 B.C. settled three thousand Roman and Spanish colonists on the island.
south-west of Palma is the castle of Beilver or Belbez, the ancient residence of the kings of Majorca.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /P/PA/PALMA.htm   (545 words)

 Brian De Palma - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
De Palma is often cited as a leading member of the Movie Brat generation of film directors, a distinct pedigree who either emerged from film schools or are overtly cine-literate.
De Palma, whose background is Italian Catholic, was raised in Philadelphia and New Jersey in various Protestant and Quaker schools.
De Palma's chief entrance into the mainstream has been his public image (fostered by De Palma in the early 1980s and later rejected as counterproductive) as a combative and controversial director of sex and violence.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Brian_de_Palma   (1617 words)

 Brian De Palma - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
De Palma is often cited as a leading member of the generation of film directors, a distinct pedigree who either emerged from film schools or are overtly cine-literate.
Critics of De Palma accuse him of being misogynistic and of emphasizing technical aspects of storytelling at the expense of human stories.
An incident involving a stolen motorcycle left De Palma in a New York City jail overnight after a bullet was removed from his leg, courtesy of the NYPD.
www.leessummit.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Brian_de_Palma   (591 words)

 Palma on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Palma was an important naval and air base of the Nationalists during the Spanish civil war (1936-39).
Brian de Palma, Scarface and Body Double were gunned by critics, but The Untouchables proves the director a bloody master.
Brian de Palma sur sur le tournage de son film "Femme fatale" en avril 2002 La semaine est placée sous le signe de Brian d.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/P/Palma.asp   (794 words)

Palma was later elevated to the Philippine Commission, which was considered the upper chamber of the legislative body at that time.
Palma was initiated in Bagong Buhay Lodge No. 17 in 1907 and was passed and raised in the same Lodge in 1908.
Palma advocated mental and volitional toughness, urging his Brethren to think for themselves and not to accept without discussion whatever had been taught, to contribute to the accumulated wisdom of the ages and therefore to the progress of mankind.
www.glphils.org /kinship/palma.htm   (1435 words)

 JACOPO PALMA - LoveToKnow Article on JACOPO PALMA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
He is currently named Palma Vecchio (Old Palma) to distinguish him from Palma Giovane, his grand-nephew, a much inferior painter.
He is reputed to have been a companion and competitor of Lorenzo Lotto, and to some extent a pupil of Titian, after arriving in Venice early in the 16th century; he may also have been the master of Bonifazio.
Palmas grand-nephew, Palma Giovane, was also named Jacopo (1544 to about 1626).
www.1911encyclopedia.org /P/PA/PALMA_JACOPO.htm   (384 words)

 Palma Breaks - Palma De Mallorca   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Palma is a small cosmopolitan city overlooking the Mediterranean with a range of museums, galleries, gardens, parks and trendy marinas full of expensive yachts of all sizes.
Rapidly establishing itself as a serious modern cultural center, Palma boasts stunning architecture, some dating from the 14th Century (during your visit be sure not to miss the amazing Gothic Cathedral towering over the city and Palma Bay).
Palma is an easy city to get around, as most points of interest can be reached on foot.
www.palma-breaks.com   (262 words)

 AllRefer.com - Palma, Spain & Portugal (Spanish And Portuguese Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Palma or Palma de Mallorca[pAl´mA thA mAlyOr´kA] Pronunciation Key, city (1990 pop.
The imposing Gothic cathedral, founded after James I of AragOn wrested (1229) Palma from the Moors, was finished only in the 17th cent.
During the civil war of 1936–39, Palma was an important naval and air base of the Insurgents.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/P/Palma.html   (291 words)

 Welcome to Palma Real Estate Dubai UAE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Palma Real Estate is a leading real estate brokerage and investment advisory firm based in Dubai, UAE, serving clients in Europe, the Middle East and other parts of the world.
Palma Real Estate professionally assists its clients in finding their dream home, developing exclusive residential property, managing property investment portfolios and providing consultancy on architecture and design.
Palma Real Estate’s core strength lies in its expertise knowledge of the international property market as well as its established relationships with investors and clients all over the world.
www.palma-re.com   (128 words)

 Mallorca Travel Information by abc-mallorca.com - Welcome
Palma is IN Palma de Mallorca is not only attracting visitors from all over Europe, but more foreign residents as well.
For many property buyers, Palma offers an array of town houses and apartments for those who don't want to spend their holidays maintaining a garden, doing household repairs and worrying about their rural property during their absence.
The popularity of Palma is reflected in the variety of properties offered and their prices.
travel-guide.abc-mallorca.com /English/Regions_Property/mallorca-is-in.htm   (421 words)

 Salon.com Arts & Entertainment | Genius? Hack? Genius?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
De Palma rebounded in 1980 with his masterwork, "Dressed to Kill." The psychosexual thriller is a nerve-fraying exercise in suspense, crafted by a director at the peak of his macabre talents.
Now a bankable commodity, De Palma turned to Howard Hawks' 1932 "Scarface." With a meaty, tirelessly quotable script by Oliver Stone and Al Pacino's bombastic performance as a Cuban drug lord, the film was as popular as it was controversial.
On the strength of "Carlito's Way," Tom Cruise tapped De Palma to helm the big-screen version of "Mission: Impossible." Although the $80 million actioner was lambasted for its impenetrable plot, it went on to become the third-highest-grossing movie of 1996.
www.salon.com /ent/movies/int/2002/11/06/depalma   (1192 words)

age 18) Our partner school in Palma is to be found in the elegant "Bonanova" district of the city, overlooking the sea and the pleasure boats in the harbor.
The school is ideally located to see the best of Palma and the exotic island of Mallorca.
There is a full program of sightseeing excursions to places of interest in Palma, around the island, and further a field - such as a boat-trip to Ibiza.
www.bee.org /Island/Palma.htm   (304 words)

 Palma de Mallorca   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
In the best Location Located only 5 minutes from the airport and close to a motorway connecting it to the main towns of the island, Playa de Palma is the perfect base for exploring every corner of the Island.
Near Palma as its name implies, Playa de Palma is the capital's beach.
Palma itself is only ten minutes away and can be reached by a motorway which goes directly to the historical, artistic and commercial centre of the city.
palma.mallorcago.com /index.cfm?FPA=8   (250 words)

 Palma Hotels. Hotels in Palma, Majorca, Spain.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Palma is the capital of Majorca with well over half of the 630,000 inhabitants of the Island living in Palma.
Palma is a maze of tiny street and alleys all with a short stroll to the leafy promenade that borders the harbour.
The hotel itself has three swimming pools and a host of outdoor leisure pursuits are available on the beach which is a short walk from the hotel.
www.palma-hotelsonline.com   (291 words)

 AllRefer.com - Ricardo Palma (Historians, Miscellaneous, Biography) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Palma abandoned an active early career as a naval officer, journalist, and politician to achieve note as a historian with a book on the Inquisition in Lima (1863).
After the War of the Pacific (1879–84) he was in charge of rebuilding the destroyed national library.
Palma, however, won enduring fame and a unique place in Spanish American letters as the creator of a new genre, the tradiciOn, or historical anecdote.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/P/Palma-Ri.html   (271 words)

 VH1.com : Movies : Person : Brian De Palma : Biography
De Palma's first film to gain theatrical release was 1968's Murder a la Mod, and the first to accrue critical approval was a trendy antiwar tome called Greetings (1968), again with the Brooklyn boy who by this time was known as Robert De Niro.
Carrie (1976), De Palma's most successful film to that date (and still one of the most successful Stephen King adaptations), marked a return to the split-screen technique and wrapped the story up with another of De Palma's trademarks, the "false shock" ending which turns out to be a nightmare.
De Palma next explored a different kind of violence in Casualties of War (1989), a Vietnam War film that centered on the outrageous mistreatment of a Vietnamese woman by a platoon of American soldiers.
www.vh1.com /movies/person/15573/bio.jhtml   (707 words)

 Palma, Jacopo --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Italian artist Jacopo Palma is known for his paintings of religious and historical themes.
He is also called Palma Giovane (Palma the Younger), to differentiate him from his great-uncle Jacopo Palma, a master of the earlier Venetian school.
He is often called Palma Vecchio (Palma the Elder), to distinguish him from his great-nephew Jacopo Palma, who also became a...
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9058136?tocId=9058136   (694 words)

 Palma Admissions Policy
It is Palma's policy that every young man entering our 9th grade be required to have undergone a full physical examination since completing the 8th grade and prior to the first day of school as a ninth grade student.
All students accepted into and entering Palma's 7th and 9th grades are placed on academic probation from the start of the school year and shall remain on academic probation until the First Quarter grades have been posted.
Students entering Palma other than at the start of the school year or beyond the First Quarter shall have their eligibility determined by their most current school work performance record as concluded by Palma's Academic Vice Principal.
www.palmahs.org /palma/admissions.htm   (391 words)

 Hotel Eden, Los Llanos de Aridane, La Palma, Canary Islands
La Palma is the greenest of the Canary Islands.
Hotel Edén is situated on the idyllic Plaza de España, the green heart of the old center of Los Llanos de Aridane.
This small town forms the hub of life on the west side of La Palma.
www.hoteledenlapalma.com   (297 words)

 La Palma, California - Community Guide
Although the days of sweet milk and jumbo eggs are gone in La Palma, some residents say one thing hasn't change: their pride in their city.
If you're interested in the history of La Palma, it can be found along with La Palma general information, La Palma educational resources plus La Palma real estate and housing information for both residents and visitors alike.
Annual events in La Palma and links to local organizations in La Palma are listed so you may participate in all the city has to offer.
www.orangecounty.net /cities/LaPalma.html   (453 words)

Palma Inc. was founded in 1927 by Fred Palma Sr.
Palma Inc. is your dependable, full-service resource in the field of resinous epoxy flooring products.
Palma’s innovative flooring products have earned the highest performance ratings and certifications for use by the public and private sectors in commercial, industrial and institutional interiors nationwide.
www.palmainc.com   (207 words)

 Huis te koop op La Palma, Huis Lomadita, Canarische Eilanden
Dit fraaie huis met stenen gastenverblijf en schuur/werkplaats is gelegen op het 'zonne-terras' Tenagua (in Puntallana) aan de oostkant van La Palma, Canarische Eilanden.
Het ligt 7 kilometer ten noorden van de hoofdstad van het eiland Santa Cruz de La Palma, in een landelijke omgeving aan het einde van een smalle weg zonder doorgaand verkeer.
Het gastenverblijf/appartement is in Canarische stijl gebouwd en bevat 1 woonkamer/keuken, 1 slaapkamer, een badkamer en een wintertuin.
www.immobilien-lapalma.net /nl.html   (143 words)

 La Palma Tsunami, The mega-hyped tidal wave story - Canary Islands
ALL the La Palma galleries are in the Caldera de Taburiente in the North of the island.
FACT: Suggestions that La Palma has undergone a previous single total flank collapse are not provable and the claims are strongly disputed.
There are piles of debris off coast of La Palma but there is no evidence that this was caused by a single event.
www.lapalma-tsunami.com   (1062 words)

 Europalma real estate - Palma buildings, refurbishment projects, old houses - Mallorca property
Palma Old Town, centrical 5 storied buidling of aproximately 1.100m2,(11.8040sq feet) located in comercial street of Palma.
The shop on the ground floor of the building is included in the sale, and rented put until 2010.
Arenal, Playa de Palma, old sea view hotel 3.500m2 (37.674sq feet) which can be converted into apartments, or run as a hotel.
www.euro-palma.com /refurbishpalma.html   (191 words)

 La Palma, Canary Islands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
La Palma is a stratovolcano, and is the largest of the western Canary Islands.
The lower layer is made of pillow lavas cut by basaltic dikes.
La Palma has seven historic eruptions, the most recent in 1971 from the Teneguia vent.
volcano.und.nodak.edu /vwdocs/volc_images/africa/lapalma.html   (419 words)

 U.S.A. Palma Team
The Palma® Trophy Match Team is shot in three stages of slow fire in the prone position.
The Palma® bolt action rifles are 7.62mm NATO caliber (Winchester.308) and fire Match Grade ammunition supplied by the host nation using a 155 grain bullet.
Palma® is a Registered Service Mark of the National Rifle Association of America.
www.uspalma.com   (339 words)

Imitating Giorgione, Palma treated sacred subjects as "tableaux de genre", wherein the sometimes exuberant strength, animation, and limpid, transparent colouring deserve admiration while they lack religious sentiment.
Palma was also a remarkable portrait painter, excelling especially in portraits of women, most of whom were court ladies.
His portraits of men are also excellent, especially that of an unknown man (museum of Berlin), and Palma himself (Pinacothek, Munich).
www.newadvent.org /cathen/11430a.htm   (369 words)

 Hotels in Palma De Mallorca - Travel guide from Alpharooms.com
The Aparsuit Apartments Hotel is situated near the centre of Palma, in the tourist area Plaza Gomila, famed for its nightlife.
Located in the heart of Palma, surrounded by commercial areas, cultural centres and all the services of a modern city, our hotel is surprisingly quiet, allowing our clients to rest comfortably...
Located in Palma`s nicest residential area, close to the ferry, this hotel has a garden, swimming pool, gym, sauna, restaurant and car park plus well-equipped rooms..
www.alpharooms.com /guide/spain/palma-de-mallorca/default.aspx?r=&utm_source=&utm_campaign=&utm_medium=   (671 words)

 CARRIE (1976)
The film was based on Stephen King's first novel, the story of a shy teenage girl, Carrie White (Sissy Spacek), who is victimized both by her peers and a repressive, fanatically religious mother (Piper Laurie).
The film was shot in fifty days for a remarkably modest $1.8 million, a budget that didn't allow for an elaborate opening sequence depicting an incident from Carrie's past (with Spacek playing the character in a manner similar to Genevieve Bujold's childhood flashbacks in OBSESSION).
Indeed, the limited use of pyrotechnics was welcomed by De Palma, who saw Carrie's power as an extension of her emotions rather than a gimmick for its own sake, and therefore didn't want to overuse it.
www.briandepalma.net /carrie/carrie.htm   (824 words)

Palma creates magic, more than ever in the early hours of the day.
The city's cultural offer is impressive, specially if you take its size into consideration, and there is a large number of monuments you really should not miss.
This is, probably, the most distinctive landmark of Palma.
www.red2000.com /spain/baleares/mallorca/city.html   (494 words)

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