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Wyant, Alexander Helwig

(Encyclopedia) Wyant, Alexander Helwig wī´ənt [key], 1836–92, American landscape painter, b. Tuscarawas co., Ohio, studied in Cincinnati and in Germany. He was influenced by Inness,…

David

(Encyclopedia) David, d. c.970 BC, king of ancient Israel (c.1010–970 BC), successor of Saul . The Book of First Samuel introduces him as the youngest of eight sons who is…

David

(Encyclopedia) David dävēd´ [key], city (1990 pop. 102,678), capital of Chiriquí prov., SW Panama. It is a regional commercial and processing center and is Panama's fourth largest…

David I

(Encyclopedia) David I, 1084–1153, king of Scotland (1124–53), youngest son of Malcolm III and St. Margaret of Scotland. During the reign of his brother Alexander I, whom he succeeded,…

City of David

(Encyclopedia) City of David, in the Bible, epithet of Bethlehem , the birthplace of David, and of Jerusalem , his capital.

David II

(Encyclopedia) David II (David Bruce), 1324–71, king of Scotland (1329–71), son and successor of Robert I. David's guardians were not strong enough to prevent the invasion (1332)…

Saint David's

(Encyclopedia) Saint David's, Welsh Tyddewi, small town, Pembrokeshire, SW Wales. The renowned town cathedral is mainly Transitional Norman in style, built of red-violet…

Camp David

(Encyclopedia) Camp David, U.S. presidential retreat, located in Catoctin Mountain Park (see National Parks and Monuments , table), in NW Md. The Camp David accords , the…