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 Abenezra (Ibn Ezra) - LoveToKnow 1911   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
He was born at Toledo, left his native land of Spain before 1140 and led until his death a life of restless wandering, which took him to North Africa, Egypt, Italy (Rome, Lucca, Mantua,Verona), Southern France(Narbonne, Beziers), Northern France (Dreux), England (London), and back again to the South of France.
One writing in particular, which belongs to this province (Yosod Mera), on the division and the reasons for the Biblical commandments, he wrote in 1158 for a London friend, Joseph b.
In his philosophical thought neo-platonic ideas prevail; and astrology also had a place in his view of the world.
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 Allusions
He reformed the empire administratively by reducing the provinces in size, established a ruler cult (with himself and his consort Laodice as divine), and improved relations with neighbouring countries by giving his daughters in marriage to their princes.
It comprises the provinces of Bologna, Ferrara, Forlì, Modena, Parma, Piacenza, Ravenna, Reggio nell’Emilia, and Rimini.
In 1313 Faenza was taken by the Francesco Manfredi family, which retained possession until the city was captured by Cesare Borgia in 1501.
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 Governments on the WWW: Italy
Autonome Provinz Bozen / Provincia Autonoma di Bolzano [Autonomous Province of Bozen]
Provincia Autonoma di Trento [Autonomous Province of Trent]
Provincia di Reggio Emilia [Province of Reggio Emilia]
www.gksoft.com /govt/en/it.html   (3943 words)

  
 Homage to Pope John Paul II, Eugenic Theory & Praxis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The European Commission has allocated €500,000 to emergency measures aimed at preventing the spread of the Marburg virus in Angola.
The province of Uige in the north of the country has been struck by a serious outbreak of the deadly haemorrhagic disease which has a mortality rate of more than 90 percent.
The aid is being provided through ECHO, the Commission's Humanitarian Aid department, which comes under the responsibility of Commissioner Louis Michel.
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