a region in central Italy. 5881 sq. mi. (15,232 sq. km).
the ancient Roman personification of the north wind. Historical Examples Boreas, Aquilo, and Corus are the destructive winds, and are terrible in appearance. ‘Round the Year in Myth and Song Florence Holbrook Chase further states that he has seen Aquilo Torres cut the ears off living Indians for sport. The Putumayo, The Devil’s Paradise Walter […]
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aquinas, thomas A thirteenth-century Italian priest and philosopher who became the most influential theologian of the Middle Ages. Aquinas, a saint of the Roman Catholic Church, sought to reconcile faith and reason by showing that elements of the philosophy of Aristotle were compatible with Christianity. His greatest work is the Summa Theologica.
Corazon C [kawr-uh-zon,, kor-] /ˈkɔr əˌzɒn,, ˈkɒr-/ (Show IPA), 1933–2009, Philippine political leader: president 1986–92. Historical Examples This doctrine is endorsed by the great theologian and scholastic Thomas of Aquino. The Criminal Prosecution and Capital Punishment of Animals Edmund P. Evans Thomas of Aquino and Duns Scotus advanced opposing theories to explain the ground and […]
a lowland region in SW France, formerly an ancient Roman province and medieval duchy. Historical Examples This was the high-born Witiza of Aquitaine, the ascetic virtuosity of whose early life had won him repute. The Mediaeval Mind (Volume I of II) Henry Osborn Taylor This is a style that was neither that of Southern Italy […]