Navarre Essays

  • Berengaria of Navarre

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    The account of Berengaria's life ends here, but the few known facts about her raise more questions than answers. An unanswered question relates to her marriage, which gives no evidence that her husband ever had any deeper attachment for her than total indifference. The simple fact is that Berengaria was chosen by Eleanor of Aquitaine to be the wife of her son Richard the Lionheart. Berengaria married Richard in 1191, when he was 36 and she was in around 22-25 years of age. Judged against custom

  • How Separatist Groups Have Had Little Success at Gaining Autonomy from the Country Which they are Currently a Part Of

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    method. As the Basques have a language of their own different... ... middle of paper ... ...peninsular, or Spanish, area. The Spanish Basque territory is itself politically divided into two autonomous communities: the Statutory Community of Navarre and the Autonomous Community of the Basque Country. ETA also had an impact upon the area, mainly the Basque region for which it wanted independence, it lead to extreme violence and still is a problem nowadays although there was a ceasefire in

  • San Fermin's Sacrifice

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    in honor of San Fermín. San Fermín is the patron saint of Navarra. Fermín and his wife Eugenia ruled Pamplona in the third century. He was baptised by San Saturnino, known as pamplonaś patron. San Saturnino sent Fermin to preach the gospel through Navarre and eventually, Fermin became the first bishop of Pamplona. Over the years, Fermín decided to travel to France, where he built the local church of Amiens and continued to preach Christianity. He was imprisoned for preaching Christianity and in 1186

  • Marguerite De Navarre's The Heptameron, By Marguerite De Navarre

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    During the Renaissance a lot of writing during that time addressed a certain topic, such as something political, social, and/or religious. Marguerite De Navarre composed her greatest literary achievement called The Heptameron, which is a collection of seventy stories. All these stories were told by five men and five women who are trapped in a house due to bad weather conditions. In a few of these stories told by them discusses the topic of social conflict between men and women. Stories told by

  • Politique Rulers

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    issue, and they were defined as the politiques. Elizabeth I, Henry of Navarre and William the Silent were all extraordinary rulers of their respective monarchies. Their tolerance of religion was revolutionary for the time period, and is how they all relate to the singular word, politique. Each had their own degree of tolerance for the opposing religion. Elizabeth I created her tolerant state by symbolic notions, Henry of Navarre was a boisterous ruler always looking to make his policies of tolerance

  • How Did Alexander The Great Spread Greek Culture

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    300 BC Alexander the Great spread Greek culture. Alexander the Great was the son of Philip Macedonia. Alexander the Great was a big admirer of Greek culture during his time. During Alexander the Great time in history he spread the Greek culture through the Middle East and North Africa. Alexander the Great past away at an early age and after his death the Greeks took over the Romans. 800 BC Poet Homer wrote two poems during his time. The Poet Homer wrote The Odyssey and The Iliad. Poet

  • The Basques and Their Claim to Nationhood

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    collapse of the Western Roman Empire, the Kingdom of Navarre (Nafarroa in Basque), centered in Pamplona, came into being. Originally this kingdom covered all of modern Navarre, plus the three Vascongadas, or Basque countries (Gipuzkoa, Bizkaia, Araba), and the modern French Basque countries, and into neighboring areas in modern Spain. When the moors invaded Spain, Navarre was never conquered, thus it retained many Basque characteristics Navarre was probably not a "Kingdom of the Basques", but it was

  • Comparing Francis Xavier And The Second One

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    talks more about Francis’ impact and what happens after his death, as well as how the Holy Spirit impacted him during his conversion. In the second bio, it explains how Xavier was born in the Castle of Xavier, instead of Javier, in the kingdom of Navarre in 1506 like the first one. One difference is that the first bio actually says the names one of Francis’ brothers, Jasso y Atondo, unlike the first one which only says that he was the youngest of 5 brothers. The second bio also goes in depth to say

  • Louis Comfort Tiffany and Stained Glass Windows

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    Pietro Bigaglia around 1845 (, 2014). Four artists, featured at the Corning Museum of Glass, who pushed the boundaries of the way these everyday items were created were Louis Comfort Tiffany, Jean Crotti and Roger Malherbe-Navarre, and the Compagnie des Verreries et Cristalleries de Baccarat. Louis Comfort Tiffany was originally trained as a painter, but began studying the techniques of glassmaking when he was 24. In 1885, Tiffany established his own studios, employing teams

  • How Did Religion Affect European Society

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    France and Richelieu led France to become the dominant power of Europe. Henry VI of Navarre was known for abruptly changing his religious faith from Calvinism to Catholicism, ending the French Wars of Religion, and consolidating France into a unified nation. After the death of Catherine de Médici’s youngest son, the Duke of Anjou, Henry of Navarre became next in line after the reigning of Henry III. Henry of Navarre, a Protestant Calvinist, posed a threat to the

  • La Reine Margot Research Paper

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    Catherine (the mother) decides to offer the prominent Huguenot and king of Navarre Henri de Bourbon her daughter Margot for marriage as an overture of goodwill, although deceitfully a part of the infamous St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre of 1572, were thousands of Protestants were slaughtered. Despite the attempts of Margot to put

  • Oppression of Vietnam Througout History

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    Geneva conference had begun again in April. Vietminh general Giap decided to commence his attack on Dien Bien Phu while the conference was under way. The September before the U.S had agreed to give the French a grant of $385 million to begin the ‘Navarre Plan’, a plan to destroy the Viet Minh forces by 1955. The French were in desperate need of the aid by that time. While The Vietnamese eventually reached their goal of independence, had to fight hard and stay determined to win. The Indo-China war

  • Chansonnier De L Arsenal, Manuscript Analysis

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    medieval French secular repertory, this paper analyzes a page of manuscript selected from the manuscript Paris, Bibliothèque de l’Arsenal, Manuscript 5198, (Trouvère V, or Chansonnier de l'Arsenal). The manuscript was made for the royal family of Navarre around sometime between 1301 and 1325. This manuscript has a physical dimension of 312x220mm, and a total of 420 pages bound in green leather with gold gilded letters . Each parchment has two columns of contents with text and notated music. The page

  • Essay On Dien Bien Phu

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    withdraw (Morgan). General Henri Navarre was commander of the French forces at Dien Bien Phu and sought to utilize a similar strategy (Cooper). Navarre ordered his troops to build an encampment near the border of Laos after hearing rumors that Giap would be headed to Laos (Cooper). The encampment would be surrounded and supported by fortified hillsides called Gabrielle, Anne-Marie, Dominique, Eliane, Isabelle, Claudine and Beatrice (Cooper). The strategy utilized by Navarre was intended to be defensive

  • The Heptameron

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    Marguerite of Navarre wrote The Heptameron, a series of short stories told to pass the time while stranded in a monastery. One of the stories she wrote was “Novel XXX.” This story is a cautionary tale about what can happen if one doesn’t stay pure. The story of “Novel XXX” is about a widowed woman. So devastated by the loss of her husband, she vowed to stay celibate for the rest of her life. In order to avoid temptation, she moved her son and herself to a devoted society. One day, a young woman approached

  • A Short History of the Basque Country

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    .34,700 votes - 8 % AP:........29,900 votes - 6 % PCE:.......24,900 votes - 5 % EMK:........5,700 votes - 1 % Thus, the new political map of the Basque Country (the ultimate goal of this SHORT HISTORY) was established (excluding Navarre) in democratic Spain, with Carlos Garaikoetxea as President.

  • Francis Xavier Research Paper

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    one of the founder of the Jesuit Order. He was born on April 7, 1506 in Xavier Castle, close to Sangüesa, Navarre, Spain and died on December 3, 1552 in Sancian Island, China. His job and occupation was priest, missionary, and a saint. He is known as San Francisco Javier, Francis Xavier, and St. Francis Xavier. This man’s life started on April 7, 1506 in Xavier Castle, close to Sangüesa, Navarre, Spain. He was born into a wealthy family, becoming the fifth and youngest member of the family. When

  • Factors Leading to the French Religious War in 1562

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    between the two religions. In conclusion the social and political development of the Huguenot's allowed them not only to become a serious threat to the insecure crown but to Catholic supremacy in France, to the extent that in 1589 Henry of Navarre was crowned king as a known Huguenot. However this was not the most important factor in explaining the outbreak of war in 1562, but rather the presence of the noble factions and their determination to win religious and political domination of France

  • The Unification of Spain: King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella

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    Queen Isabella of Castile and King Ferdinand of Aragon were one of the most famous married couples in history. Isabella was beautiful. “She had blue eyes and chestnut hair.” “She was just striking” (Isaacs). By the time she was 18, she wore beautiful gowns and jewels. “She wore them throughout her life” (Isaacs). Ferdinand and Isabella ruled Spain in a joint ruling, converted Muslims to Christianity, sponsored Christopher Columbus’s journey to a New World, had a family and Isabella even had time

  • Catherine De' Medici

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    Catherine de’ Medici played an important role in Sixteenth Century France. She has been blamed for starting the French Wars of Religion, yet it is impossible to blame one person for a war. Catherine de’ Medici’s full name is Caterina Maria Romula di Lorenzo de Medici. She was born in Florence, Italy, on April 13, 1519. Lorenzo II de' Medici, Duke of Urbino, and Madeleine de la Tour d’Auvergne, Countess of Boulogne, were her parents. Even though she was a female, they still adored her. Unfortunately