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    Alessandro Scarlatti

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    Alessandro Scarlatti He was born in Palmero Italy in 1660. He was the music director of the court of Naples. He also served as the court composer for Queen Christina of Sweden. He was a great conductor and was later named the most prolific composer of Italian opera of his time. He is known as the greatest of the composers to carry Italian Opera into its second period, as number opera. He is also known as the creator of the Italian Overture and a major figure in the development of classical harmony

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    Count Alessandro Volta

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    Count Alessandro Volta (1742-1827) Count Alessandro Volta was born in 1745 at Como, Italy. He was educated in public schools and in 1774, he became professor of Physics at the Royal School in Como. The following year he devised the electrophorus, an instrument that produced charges of static electricity. In 1776-1777 he applied himself to chemistry, studying atmospheric electricity and devising experiments such as the ignition of gases by an electric spark in a closed vessel. In 1779 he became professor

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    Seide

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    „Seide“ von Alessandro Baricco Alessandro Baricco Geboren 1958 in Turin, studierte Philosophie und Musik. Er schrieb Musikkritiken und Essays über Musik, bevor er mit seinen Roman „Seide“ (1997), „Land aus Glas“ (1998) und „Novecento“ (1999) den großen Druchbruch erzielte. Mit seiner erfolgreichen Fernseh-Literatursendung „Pickwick“ und der Gründung einer Kreativitätsuniversität in Turin, der „Scuola Holden“, ist Baricco endgültig zum Kultautor avanciert. „Seide“, ist ein literarischer Bestseller

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    the social ideals of the time. Hence by comparing and contrasting a range of different portraits of depicting men and women of the Renaissance such as Titian’s La Bella, Bronzino’s Eleonora de Medici, Sofonisba Anguissola’s Self Portrait, Vasari’s Alessandro de Medici, Bronzino’s Cosimo de Medici as Orpheus and Pedro Berruguete’s Portrait of Federico da Mentelfeltro, viewers can gain an understanding of the conceptual differences in definitions of masculine and feminine beauty during this period.

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    Ancona August 31, 1870, the same year Italy became a unified Nation. Her parent were Alessandro Montessori and Renilde Stopanni, niece of the famous scholar-priest, Antonio Stoppani. Due to the nature of her father's job as a low ranking finance official, Maria's family moved around a great deal when Maria was young. Then, In 1875, when Maria was five years old, the family moved for the last time. Alessandro was transferred to Rome as an accountant first class. When Maria was six years old her

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    Mussolini

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    Benito Mussolini (1883-1945) Benito Mussolini was born on July 29th, 1883 in the town of Varnano dei Costa near the village of Predappio. His mother, Rosa Maltoni, was married to a blacksmith named Alessandro Mussolini. Alessandro, being an admirer of the Mexican revolutionary Benito Juarez, named his son after the patriot and hero. Benito Mussolini was a devoted writer and after he finished his schooling, he became an editor for the Milan socialist paper "Avanti". He became well known among the

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    Ramona is the story of an orphan, the child of a white father and an Indian mother, who is raised by a foster mother, Señora Gonzago Moreno, but kept ignorant of the fact of her parentage. She falls in love with an Indian, a sheepherder, named Alessandro. Señora Moreno, who hates Indians, tries to keep the two apart, but they elope and are married by Father Gaspara on San Diego. Ramona must go to live with Alessandro's people. Standing Bear and his people we treated so badly. When Standing bear

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    Maria Montessori

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    Maria Montessori was born in the town of Chiaravalle, Italy on August 31, 1870. Her father was Alessandro Montessori. Her mother was a woman named Renilde Stoppani. Maria was considered to be self-confident, optimistic and greatly interested in change. As a child Maria had a daily quota of knitting she was to meet. Maria learned very easily and did exceptionally well on exams. Maria graduated from technical school in 1886. She managed to get high marks in all of her subjects with a final score

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    Alessandro Volta was an Italian Physicist Chemist, and a pioneer of electricity and power. He was the person who invented the battery. His invention impacted our lives because we wouldn’t be able to do the things we can today using batteries from remote controls to medical equipment. Alessandro Volta was born in Como Italy on February 18, 1745, and he died in Como Italy on March 5, 1827 (Tretkoff, 2006, para.2). His real name was Alessandro Giuseppe Antonio Anastasio Volta. Until he was 4 years

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    The Enlightenment and the Electric Battery This paper is a discussion of the role played by the ideals of the Enlightenment in the invention and assessment of artifacts like the electric battery. The first electric battery was built in 1799 by Alessandro Volta, who was both a natural philosopher and an artisan-like inventor of intriguing machines. I will show that the story of Volta and the battery contains three plots, each characterized by its own pace and logic. One is the story of natural philosophy

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