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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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Urbano Bruan Aascow

(1749-1800)

Very distinguished Dutch physician, who served in the Royal Navy of Denmark. Published in Copenhagen the year of 1774 a diary of observations on diseases that reigned in the Danish squad equipped to bombard Algiers in 1770....

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King of Egipto Aasehre

(ca. 1553 a.C.)

(Aa-sh-Ra) King of the end of the 15th dynasty Egyptian (hics) documented in a fragment of an obelisk from Tanis. For some Egyptologists would be the King's dynastic name Khamudy, which would have been the manetonianas of Assis, Aseth, and Arkles forms; for others, it would be a no testified King. M...

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Ab-El-Azaz

(¿-1803)

Chief of Wahabitas, son of Mohamed-Ibn - Sehud that was murdered in 1803. For their courage and dexterity subdued many tribes and brought a formidable army; seized city magnet-Hussain, which contains the tomb of Ali, and shortly after, Mecca; but at the Summit of his triumphs, he was killed by a fan...

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Samuel Owon o Aba

(¿-1044)

Brother-in-law of San Esteban, and first Christian King of Hungary, elected in 1041 after having been expelled from the country. He beat Pedro the German, nephew of San Esteban, and hated of the great Kingdom. It swept through Austria and Bavaria, where they had withdrawn Pedro; but it was defeated ...

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Abaca-Khan

(¿-1282)

Second mongol Emperor of Persia, of the race of Gengis-Khan, who succeeded to his father Holaku-Khan in 1265. He sent ambassadors to the second general Council of Lyons in 1274; the Persians conquered the rest of its provinces, and rebuilt to Baghdad. He died in 1282, poisoned, it is believed, becau...

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Antonio Abacco

(s. XVI)

Architect and Italian printmaker who lived in Rome in the second half of the 16th century. He was disciple of Antonio di San Gallo and recorded levels of the Church of San Pedro in Rome by drawings made by him. Also made the blades of his work entitled book di Antonio Abacco, appartenente all' archi...

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Sani Abacha

(1943-1998)

Politician and Nigerian military, born in the State of Kanu on September 20, 1943 and died on July 8, 1998.He studied primary and secondary until in 1962 he entered the Military Academy in Kaduna. A year later he moved to a higher military institution and in 1965 completed basic military training in...

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Agustín Abad

(1714-1971)

Essayist, philosopher, theologian, teacher and Spanish religious born in Estadilla (Huesca) from January 14, 1714 and died in Ferrara (Italy) on April 15, 1791. At fifteen years of age (1729) he entered the society of Jesus, although not professed until 2 February 1747. Humanist fruitful and multi-f...

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Antón Abad

(s. XVIII)

Bullfighter Spanish, born in Granada in the first half of the century of the lights. It is one of the older bullfighters who have passed to the history of the art of Cúchares with name and surname; Unfortunately, have just come other news about his person and his bullfighting. Only known with certa...

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Antoni Abad

(1956-VVVV)

Sculptor, engraver and Spanish painter born in Lleida in 1956. He graduated in history of art in Barcelona and expanded its formation in Cuenca, where he attended classes in engraving.In 1989, he got the Endesa Visual Arts scholarship. It originated in the art world with a series called vegetations,...

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