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Italian Architecture

The Roman architecture revived in the fifteenth century, and in vogue during that and the two succeeding ones. It is divided into three schools—the Florentine, Roman, and Venetian. …

Italian of Asia

(The). Persian is so called. Noted for its harmony, and its adaptation to verse and the lighter class of music. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Italic School…

Blacks

Mutes at funerals, who wore a black cloak; sometimes called the Black Guards. I do pray ye To give me leave to live a little longer. You stand about me like my Blacks. Beaumont and Fletche…

Black

for mourning was a Roman custom (Juvenal, x. 245) borrowed from the Egyptians. Black, in blazonry, means constancy, wisdom, and prudence. Black, in several of the Oriental nations, is a ba…

Blackness

All faces shall gather blackness (Joel ii. 6) —i.e. be downcast in consequence of trouble. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894BlacksmithBlackamoor A B C …

Movies and Film: Italian Film History

Italian Film HistoryMovies and FilmItalian Film HistoryTurnin' to TurinRinging the White TelephoneA Few Good FilmsThe Past 20 Years
 
 Italy's first fiction film wasn't released until …

Walt Whitman: Italian Music in Dakota

Italian Music in Dakota["The Seventeenth—the finest Regimental Band I ever heard."]Through the soft evening air enwinding all, Rocks, woods, fort, cannon, pacing sentries, endless wilds,…

Buon Giorno, Harry! The Italian Editions

The Harry Potter Cover Art Gallery Back to the Harry Potter Cover Gallery Did you know? For more than a billion Muslims around the world, Ramadan is a "month of blessi…

Black or African American persons, percent, 2000

Race Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census of Population, Public Law 94-171 Redistricting Data File. Updated every 10 years. http://factfinder.census.gov. Definition: The concept of race as used b…