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Alvar Aalto

(1898-1976)

Architect, urbanist, theorist, sculptor, designer and Finnish painter born on February 3, 1898 in Kuortane and died on May 11, 1976, in Helsinki. Son of the surveying Johan Henrik Aalto, his full name was Hugo Alvar Henrik.The importance of Aalto for modern architecture lies in having synthesized th...

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Kjetil-Andre Aamodt

(1971-VVVV)

Norwegian alpine skier, born in Oslo on September 2, 1971, Olympic and world champion, has been one of the skiers more highlights and winners during the 1990s, with a total of fifteen medals at Olympics and World Championships.Together with his friend and teammate Lasse Kjus, who already agreed chil...

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Hans Aanrud

(1863-1953)

Narrator and Norwegian playwright, born in Vestre Gausdal in 1863 and died in Oslo in 1953. Born in the bosom of a rural family, soon gave signs of an unusual interest towards the study of the living conditions of the Nordic peasantry, interest that reflected in its extensive novels and his short st...

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King of Egipto Aaqen

(ca. 1744 a.C.)

(Aaqn) The first half of the 13th dynasty Egyptian King, documented only in the priestly genealogical table of Memphis, pick up a trail of Berlin. The name Aaqen could have been one alteration of other connected with the God Seth (identify with the King Seth I?) either the transformation of the name...

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Dirk Aare

(¿-1212)

Bishop and Lord of Utrecht, died in 1212, ignoring the date of his birth. As a temporal Prince was pointed out by the bloody strife that it maintained with the counts of Holland, especially with Guillermo, who tried uselessly to remove their States....

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Aarón

(1574 -1452 a.C.)

(Aaron or Aharon) First high priest of the old law and brother of Moses. Son of Amram and Yokebed, of the tribe of Levi, is espoused with Elisheba, which had four sons (Aaronidas). Endowed with exceptional powers taumaturgicos, it was present and accompanied his brother on the occasion of the plague...

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Aaron Abiob

(s. XVI)

Rabbi of Thessaloniki, who lived at the end of the 16th century. A literal commentary on the book of Esther, with the title of Oleum Myrrhoe there is the former ravvinorum commentariis, etc....

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Aaron-Acharon

(s. XIV)

Rabbi, native of Nicomedia, who lived in the first half of the 14th century. It was of the sect of the Karaites, and there are several books his Mystical Theology, and a literal commentary on the Pentateuch, with the title of Cether Torah (Crown of the law)....

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Aaron-Ariscon

(s. XIII)

Karaite Rabbi exercised medicine in Constantinople at the end of the 13th century. He enjoyed the reputation of great philosopher and honest man. Commentary on the Pentateuch, with the title of Hammuchbar (the chosen one), unpublished; Comment on the first prophets; Comment on Isaiah and the Psalms;...

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Aarón Ben Aser

(s. X)

Jewish masoreta, born in Tiberias. He was a member of a family dedicated to the study and transmission of vocalization and accentuation of the Hebrew language for several generations. He was son and disciple of Moses ben Asher, another of the big men tiberienses, which was also formed Ben Naftali, h...

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Aaron-Ben-Chaim

(s. XVI)

Famous rabbi born in Fez in the middle of the 16th century, who was head of the synagogues of Fez and Morocco. To care personally for the printing of his works, he took a trip to Venice in 1609, where he died shortly afterwards. Among his most important works, it is worth highlighting the heart of A...

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Aaron-Ben-Josef-Sason

(s. XVI-XVII)

Rabbi of Thessaloniki, also called Schascon, who lived in late 16th century and early 17th century. Became notable for their writings, among which are cited: Torath Emeth (the law of truth) and Sephat Emeth (the book of truth)....

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Aaron de Alejandría

(610-641 d.C)

Physician and philosopher born in the year 610 in Alexandria, and died in his hometown in 610-641 A.d., during the reign of Emperor Heraclio. He wrote a work of medicine divided into thirty treated, under the name of Pandects, which is nothing more than a collection of the writings of the Greek doct...

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Pedro Pablo Aaron de Bistricz

(¿-1760)

Religious of the order of St. Basil and Bishop of Fogaras in Transylvania; in the opinion of Holiness died the year 1760. His works on the Ecumenical Council of Florence are written in language valaca....

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Pisaurensis Aaron de Pesaro

(s. XVI)

Italian Rabbi who lived at the end of the 16th century. With the title of generations of Aaron, he left a general index of all the passages of Scripture cited and explained in the Babylonian Talmud....

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Aaron de Ragusa

(s. XVII)

Rabbi of the seventeenth century, author of the commentary on the Pentateuch and books of Sacred Scripture, published in Hebrew with the name of Aaron beard....

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Aaron el Viejo.

(???)

Famous Kabbalist of the no is more than a letter entitled Epistle rationum, in qua continuntur cabaloe divinoe compendiose based....

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Isaac Aaron

(s. XII)

Jewish interpreter who served the emperor Manuel Commeno at the end of the 12th century. He betrayed that Prince and was sentenced to it take out the eyes. Having usurped the throne Andronikos Commeno, Aaron advised him that not it would get the eyes to his enemies, but it cut them the language, whi...

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Pedro Aaron

(1480-?)

Religious of the order of the Crosachieri (Crusaders), and Canon of Rimini; born in Florence about 1480, and died in the middle of the next century. He devoted himself to the study of harmony, and wrote several works about the art, such as De institutione harmonica, libri tres; Il Toscanello, music;...

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San Aaron

(51-98)

Saint who suffered martyrdom during the persecution of Domitian; his body is buried in fall-Leon, metropolis of Wales....

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San Aaron

(s. VI)

Saint who lived at the beginning of the 6th century, in Britain, where he founded the first monastery that gave rise to the city of Saint-Malo....

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Aaron Zalaha

(¿-1293)

Spanish Rabbi died to 1293. He is author of a commentary published under the title of Sepher Hachinuk id est Liber Institutionis....

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Isaac Aaronewitz

(s. XVI-XVII)

Polish Jewish printer named Isaac ben Prostitz Aarón. After prepare and acquire their presses in Italy, established in Krakow in 1569 a Hebrew printing press which were published in the following years many works of Jewish literature, Hebrew and yiddis, including the Talmud, the Babylonian Talmud (...

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Francisco de Aarsens

(1572-1641)

Dutch diplomat, born in the Hague in 1572 and died in 1641. In 1599 he was appointed resident Minister at the Court of France, and took part in the negotiations of the truce set between the States-General and Spain, under the guarantee of France. He then served another mission in Venice, and returne...

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Aartgems o Ergens

(1498-1561)

Dutch painter, also known with the name of Arturo Claesson; born in 1498 and died in 1561. Initially was charger of wool, and then he began to paint with such success that it has acquired fame and fortune, so a pension was offered to settle in Antwerp that he refused. He drowned after falling from a...

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