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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: University of Pavia
Pavia was, even in Roman times, a literary centre (Ennodius); as the capital of the Lombard kingdom it had its "grammar" schools, and Emperor Lothair erected a "central" school there (825).
Until 1361 there was no Studium Generale at Pavia; whoever sought legal
Memorie e documenti per la storia dell' Università di Pavia (Pavia, 1878); DENIFLE, Die Universitäten des Mittelalters, I, 572, sqq.; Cenni storici sulla R. Università di Pavia (Pavia, 1873).
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  Diocese of Pavia
Pavia is the ancient Ticinum, founded by the Lievi and Marici, two Ligurian peoples; at a date not well determined it came under Roman power, and was given to the Papia tribe, whence the name of Papia, which, however, does not occur before the time of Paulus Diaconus.
Pavia resisted Alboin, King of the Lombards, for three years, and then became the capital of the Lombard Kingdom, and when it was taken from the Lombards by Charlemagne (battles of Pavia of 754, 755, and 774), it remained the capital of the Kingdom of Italy, where the diets of that realm were held.
Pavia is the birthplace of: the historian Liutprand, Bishop of Cremona; St. Bernardo Balbi, a collector of decretals; the painter Andreino d'Edesia, a contemporary of Giotto; the canon Zanella, inventor of the bassoon.
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  Pavia - LoveToKnow 1911   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pavia lies on the main line from Milan to Genoa (which crosses the Ticino by a bridge half a mile long, and shortly afterwards the Po), with several branch lines.
By the conquest of Pavia and the capture of Desiderius in 774 Charlemagne completely destroyed the Lombard supremacy; but the city continued to be the centre of the Carolingian power in Italy, and a royal residence was built in the neighbourhood (Corteolona on the Olona).
At Pavia was celebrated in 951 the marriage of Otto I.
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 YourArt.com >> Encyclopedia >> Pavia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
}} is a symbol of Pavia.]] Pavia (population 71,000, pronounced Pavìa), the ancient Ticinum, is a town and comune of south-western Lombardy, northern Italy, 35 km south of Milan on the lower Ticino river near its confluence with the Po.
Pavia remained the capital of the Italian kingdom and the centre of royal coronations until the diminution of imperial authority there in the twelfth century.
Pavia was then ruled by the Austrians until 1796, when it was occupied by the French army under Napoleon.
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 AllRefer.com - Pavia, Italy (Italian Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Pavia has long been an agricultural center and is now also an industrial and transportation center.
Pavia suffered heavily during the Italian wars, and near there, in 1525, Emperor Charles V defeated and captured Francis I of France.
Among Pavia's notable structures, besides the cathedral, are the Romanesque St. Michael's Church (12th cent.); the Lombard-Romanesque St. Peter's Church (12th cent.), where St. Augustine is buried; and the large Castello Visconteo (14th–15th cent.).
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 PAVIA. The Columbia Encyclopedia: Sixth Edition. 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pavia has long been an agricultural center and is now also an industrial and transportation center.
Pavia suffered heavily during the Italian wars, and near there, in 1525, Emperor Charles V defeated and captured Francis I of France.
Among Pavia’s notable structures, besides the cathedral, are the Romanesque St. Michael’s Church (12th cent.); the Lombard-Romanesque St. Peter’s Church (12th cent.), where St. Augustine is buried; and the large Castello Visconteo (14th–15th cent.).
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 Pavia Systems, Inc. - Pavia Systems, Inc.
At Pavia Systems, it is our mission to serve our customers by delivering robust, enabling technology solutions helping companies accelerate to the speed of modern business.
Pavia Systems is built on a culture of innovation and exploration.
Pavia Systems is primarily focused on the pavement-related construction industry allowing us to build highly specialized solutions tailored to serving businesses in this field.
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 TangoItalia - Lombardy travel Pavia
PAVIA, the ancient Roman city of Ticinum, later the capital of the Longobards (571-774) and the Carolingians.
Pavia is on the Trenitalia train line from Milan to Genoa, it takes half an hour to go from Milan to Pavia, and the trains run very frequently.
Pavia is a good destination for a one day trip from Milan when the weather is good, as in wintertime there is frequently heavy fog that prevents the enjoyment of the place.
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 JewishEncyclopedia.com - PAVIA   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Jews of Pavia, as of other cities of the Milan duchy, were chiefly engaged in banking, commerce, and agriculture.
Many of the Jews were abused and maltreated, until the heads of their community had recourse to the senate of Milan, which intervened, threatened with heavy penalties all who molested the Jews, and thus restored quiet and order.
At the entreaty of the Jews the governor allowed them a respite and issued a safe-conduct to Samuel Cohen of Alessandria, who went to plead the cause of his coreligionists with the king; the result was that the king commanded the governor to suspend the execution of the edict.
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 Battle of Pavia Information
The Battle of Pavia, fought on the morning of February 24, 1525, was the decisive engagement of the Italian War of 1521.
Medici then returned to Pavia with a supply train of gunpowder and shot gathered by the Duke of Ferrara; but the French position was simultaneously weakened by the departure of nearly 5,000 Grisons Swiss mercenaries, who returned to their cantons in order to defend them against marauding landsknechts.
Pescara captured the French outpost at San Angelo, cutting the lines of communication between Pavia and Milan, while a separate column of landsknechts advanced on Belgiojoso and, despite being briefly pushed back by a raid led by Medici and Bonnivet, occupied the town.
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 Pavia - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Pavia (ancient Ticinum), city in northern Italy, capital of Pavia Province, in Lombardy Region, on the Ticino River near its confluence with the...
Pavia, Battle of, defeat of the French army of King Francis I by the Spanish army of Emperor Charles V on February 24, 1525, at Pavia, 30 km (20 mi)...
Lanfranc was born in Pavia in about 1005.
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 Pavia - Lombardia - Italy
Pavia (the ancient Ticinum) (population 71,000) is situated in south-western Lombardy, 35 km south of Milan on the lower Ticino river near its confluence with the Po, and is the capital of a fertile province essentially devoted to agriculture (wine, rice, cereals, dairy products).
Pavia was the birthplace of scientist Gerolamo Cardano, painter Tranquillo Cremona and writer Carlo Dossi.
After the Lombard conquest, Pavia became the capital of their kingdom; but after Charlemagne won the battle of Pavia (773), the city became the capital of his Regnum Italicum, a vassal kingdom of the Holy Roman Empire, until the 12th century.
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 Pavia - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Among Pavia's notable structures, besides the cathedral, are the Romanesque St. Michael's Church (12th cent.); the Lombard-Romanesque St. Peter's Church (12th cent.), where St. Augustine is buried; and the large Castello Visconteo (14th-15th cent.).
Pavia Day Spa Introduces the 'Fonte di Luce: Fountain of Light' Facial.
Pavia Day Spa and Colorescience Sponsor 'Season of Renewal, Season of Hope' Makeover Party; April 18th Event Proceeds to Benefit Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
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 Pavia Welcome Page
After the Longobard conquest, Pavia became the capital of their kingdom and later of the Regnum Italicum until the 12th century.
After the Franco-Spanish war and the battle of Pavia (1525) the town fell under the Spanish occupation until 1713.
Pavia is now a municipality of some 90,000 inhabitants and the main centre of a fertile province essentialy devoted to agriculture (wine,rice,cereals,dairy products).
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 Battle of Pavia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Battle of Pavia, fought on the morning of February 24, 1525, was the decisive engagement of the Italian War of 1521.
Medici then returned to Pavia with a supply train of gunpowder and shot gathered by the Duke of Ferrara; but the French position was simultaneously weakened by the departure of nearly 5,000 Grisons Swiss mercenaries, who returned to their cantons in order to defend them against marauding landsknechts.
Pescara captured the French outpost at San Angelo, cutting the lines of communication between Pavia and Milan, while a separate column of landsknechts advanced on Belgiojoso and, despite being briefly pushed back by a raid led by Medici and Bonnivet, occupied the town.
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 Destinations: Pavia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pavia lies on the banks of the Ticino River, near where it intersects with the Po.
Pavia is also home to the third-largest duomo in Italy, which da Vinci helped design.
It was rebuilt in the 12th century after a devastating earthquake, with a rebuilt fresco illustrating the Coronation of the Virgin.
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 Pavia
He picks Pavia out of the air as it seems close to Milan, but far enough away to perhaps be a quaint town in its own right.
Pavia has grown on me - a normal, everyday European town with a pulse of its own.
Well, Edwardo does get his backpack stolen by some Pavia slime right from under him while we're packing the van, but I won't go into that as it's a downer way to end the story.
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 Pavia & Harcourt, International Business Lawyers
George Pavia is well known for his representation of Italian business entities and individuals in the United States.
He is the managing partner of the firm and is principally engaged in the firm's Italian commercial and corporate practice.
Pavia is chairman of the Board of La Scuola, New York, an officer and director of the American - Italian Cancer Foundation.
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 Emory University News Release - pavia
The Philip Pavia and Natalie Edgar Archive, a collection of documentary material revealing the birth of Abstract Expressionism in New York from 1948-70, has been acquired by the Woodruff Library of Emory University.
Pavia, one of the artists who met with his contemporaries informally at the Waldorf Cafeteria, formalized the group into The Club, or the 8th Street Club, which he ran from 1948-55.
Pavia exhibited at the top galleries in the 1960s and 70s, including Kootz and Martha Jackson.
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 Pavia: TERRITORY OF PAVIA PROVINCE
Pavia: the ideal territory to live in and to embark on new enterprises
The province of Pavia is a territory rich in water resources, very important for its economy and its history.
The province of Pavia's prevalent climate is continental.
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 Trips 2 Italy | Trip planning and description of Pavia Lombardy Italy | Travel guide and information of Pavia Lombardy ...
This description page of Pavia, in the Italian region of Lombardy, will guide you in planning your trip to Italy and help you find useful travel information about this Italian city.
Located on the plain on the banks of the River Ticino about 40 kilometers south of Milan, Pavia is prosperous business-like and university city of 75,000.
It retains much of the ancient Roman street plan, the center of which is nicely car-free, and an easy city to traverse on foot.
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 Farmácia Central de Pavia - VILA DE PAVIA
Pavia abrange uma área geográfica superior a 190 Km a mais de 12 Km de distância de qualquer outra povoação.
Lisboa situa-se a cerca de 150 Km de Pavia, onde se pode ir por diversas estradas que não incluem directamente a autoestrada para Espanha, como chegou a estar previsto.
As estradas que cruzam Pavia dirigem-se para Mora a norte, para Arraiolos e Évora a sul, para o Vimieiro e Estremoz a leste e para Avis a nordeste.
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 Pavia, Italy
The old Lombard town of Pavia, now a provincial capital, lies on the River Ticino near its junction with the Po, in the western part of the north Italian plain.
Pavia, the Roman Ticinum, was a favorite residence of Theodoric the Great, and after the fall of Ravenna became for a short time the Ostrogothic capital.
Francis I of France was defeated and taken prisoner at Pavia in 1525.
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 Philip Pavia, 94, pioneer sculptor - The Boston Globe
NEW YORK -- Philip Pavia, a pioneer in modern abstract sculpture and an outspoken avant-garde thinker, has died in Manhattan.
Pavia sculpted in a range of styles, though he was perhaps best known for abstract, large-scale works such as ''The Ides of March," a four-piece sculpture in bronze that was displayed outside the New York Hilton on Sixth Avenue for more than two decades.
Pavia also sculpted figurative works, including the terra-cotta heads included in his last show, at the OK Harris gallery in SoHo.
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 Pavia travel guide
Pavia is in the southern-west corner of Lombardy and also the capital of the province which is devoded to agricolture (rice and wine).
Pavia has been the Capital Regni Italici during the 12th century under the Longobards.
The city is in the plain known as "Pianura Padana" dominated by the Po river.
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 Qajaq USA Board Member Pavia Lumholt   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pavia attended the Greenlandic Championships in traditional kayaking in 1999 and 2000 (silver medal and 6th place in individual rolling) and has been instructing Greenland rolling at Delmarva for 4 years.
On the side Pavia has developed a watertight bulkhead for SOF-boats.
In 1996 Pavia co-organized Qajaq Copenhagen and served as president until 2000, when moving to Nuuk, Greenland he served as a president of Qajaq Nuuk in 2002-03.
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 University of Pavia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The University of Pavia is one of the oldest universities in Europe.
An edict issued by King Lotarius quotes a higher education institution in Pavia as already established 825 A.D. This institution, mainly devoted to ecclesiastical and civil law as well as to divinity studies, was then elected as the prime educational centre for northern Italy.
Enlarged and renovated by the Duke of Milan, Gian Galeazzo Visconti, it became the University of the Duchy, having been officially established as a studium generale by Emperor Charles IV in 1361.
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