The volcanic region of the Terra di Lavoro is separated by the Volscian mountains from the Roman district.
In 1406, after the extinction of these princely houses they added Verona, Vicenza and Padua to the territories they claimed on terra firma.
636) this country is shown, but is described as a terra inhabitabilis.
Scouts are reporting it's overrun with demons and Darkyn has adopted it as his terra headquarters for his trips here from Hell.
His son Bohemond became prince of the Terra d'Otranto, with his capital here.
Terra Alta, in the north-eastern mountains, has a winter mean of 26°, a summer mean of only 67°.
When a substance was burnt he supposed that the last of these, the terra pinguis, was liberated, and this conception is the basis on which G.
With the exception of Benevento, surrounded by the Neapolitan province of Principato Ulteriore, and the small state of Pontecorvo, enclosed within the Terra di Lavoro, the States of the Church formed a compact territory, bounded on the N.W.
The rivers of the state include a number of small plateau streams flowing southward to the Sao Francisco River, and several large streams in the eastern part flowing eastward to the Atlantic. The former are the Moxoto, Ema, Pajehu, Terra Nova, Brigida, Boa Vista and Pontai, and are dry channels the greater part of the year.
Before that date Venetian shipping was built at the spot near the piazzetta, known as the terra nova, where the royal gardens now are.
Georg Ernst Stahl, following in some measure the views held by Johann Joachim Becher, as, for instance, that all combustibles contain a " sulphur " (which notion is itself of older date than Becher's terra pinguis), regarded all substances as capable of resolution into two components,.
Deep ruts and "cradle-holes" were worn in the ice, as on terra firma, by the passage of the sleds over the same track, and the horses invariably ate their oats out of cakes of ice hollowed out like buckets.
(1676), a treatise on horticulture, better known by its later title of Terra; The Compleat Gardener..
and cigarettes, saddlery and harness, patent medicines and compounds, cotton goods, furniture, confectionery, carriage and wagon materials, wooden packing boxes, woollen goods, pottery and terra cotta ware, structural iron-work, and turned and carved wood.
Jubilate Deo, omnis terra; servite Domino in laetitia; intrate in conspectu eius in exultatione.
et in terra.
Jubilate Domino, omnis terra; servite Domino in laetitia; introite in conspectu eius in exultatione.
He returned to the mainland at the head of 200 convicts, and committed further excesses in the Terra di Lavoro; but the French troops were everywhere on the alert to capture him and he had to take refuge in the woods of Lenola.
Caelus is sometimes associated with Terra, represented in plastic art as an old, bearded man holding a robe stretched out over his head in the form of an arch.
In 1867 he was elected president pro terra.
The proposal to make the frontier districts into a separate province, administered by an officer of special experience, dates back to the viceroyalty of Lord Lytton, who, in a famous minute of the 22nd of April 1877, said: "I believe that our North-West Frontier presents at this moment a spectacle unique in the world; at least I know of no other spot where, after 25 years of peaceful occupation, a great civilized power has obtained so little influence over its semi-savage neighbours, and acquired so little knowledge of them, that the country within a day's ride of its most important garrison is an absolute terra incognita, and that there is absolutely no security for British life a mile or two beyond our border."
terra, " dry land," from tersa), so that they would in fact offer no difficulty.
- Tibet was long a terra incognita to Europeans.
At one time it was popular over western Europe under the name terra sigillata.
Murphy, Terra incognita (1873); and F.
During his reign the Venetians went to war with Martino della Scala, lord of Verona, with the result that they occupied Treviso and otherwise extended their possessions on the terra firma.
Scott's expedition, planned with the double purpose of reaching the South Pole and completing the scientific study of the Ross Sea area, reached McMurdo Sound in the " Terra Nova " on Jan.
After landing the stores for the main base at Cape Evans the " Terra Nova," under Comm.
4 1912 the " Terra Nova " returned and took off the party, landing them with six weeks' provisions a few days later in Terra Nova Bay, just S.
- During the absence of the southern party the " Terra Nova " had reached Cape Evans in Feb.
22, and as the latter was in a serious condition Atkinson stayed with him until he got him on board the " Terra Nova."
The " Terra Nova " returned on Jan.
It stretched towards Oates Land sighted by the " Terra Nova " of Scott's expedition.
Bottego, "Nella Terra dei Danakil," in Boll.
It is also to be noticed that the Domesday Survey constantly mentions the terra villanorum as opposed to the demesne in the estates or manors of the time, and that the land of the rustics is taxed separately for the geld, so that the distinction between the property of the lord and that of the peasant dependent on him is clearly marked and by no means devoid of practical importance.
Technically this right was limited to the inhabitants of manors entered in the Domesday Survey as terra regis of Edward the Confessor.
occupation of a sufficient hinterland on the terra firma, nonsufferance of the rivalry of Genoa, and, finally, maintenance of trade-supremacy in the eastern Mediterranean through a series of alternating wars and treaties with Turkey, the lasting monument of which was the destruction of the Parthenon in 1685 by a Venetian bomb.
It is probable that folkland is meant in two or three cases when Latin documents speak of terra rei publicae jure possessa.
Rye's reprint for the Hakluyt Society of Hakluyt's translation of the Portuguese narrative (The Discovery and Conquest of Terra Florida, London, 1851).
Its name (Portucalia, Terra portucalensis) was derived from the little seaport of Portus Cale or Villa Nova de Gaia, now a suburb of Oporto, at the mouth of the Douro.
They include, to quote, the more noteworthy, the Descobrimento de Frolida, the Itinerario of Antonio Tenreiro, the Verdadeira informacao das terras do Preste Joao by Francisco Alvares,'and the Ethiopia oriental by Frei Joao dos Santos, both dealing with Abyssinia, the Itinerario da terra santa by Frei Pantaleao de Aveiro, and that much-translated classic, the Historia da vida do padre Francisco Xavier by Padre Joao de Lucena.
The last also wrote an Historia da Ethiopia, and, though the travel literature of this century compares badly with that of the preceding, mention may be made of the Itinerario da India por terra ate' a ilha de Chipre of Frei Gaspar de S.
It would appear that he eventually betook himself to Pergamus, after spending some time at the island of Lemnos, where he learned the method of preparing a certain popular medicine, the "terra lemnia" or "sigillata."
In the manufacture of clay products, including brick, tiling, terra cotta and pottery, the state takes high rank: the total value of pottery, terra cotta and fire-clay products increased from $8,940,723 in 1900 to $11,717,103 in 1905; in 1905 the most valuable pottery product was sanitary ware, valued at $3,006,406; and in that year New Jersey furnished 18.2% of the total pottery product of the United States, and was surpassed in this industry only by Ohio.
The city of Trenton is one of the two great centres of the American pottery industry, and in 1905 it manufactured more than one-half of the state's output of pottery, terra cotta and fire-clay products.
Such fire-proof coverings, and also interior partitions, are composed of hollow, hard-burned terra-cotta blocks, of porous (sawdust) terra cotta, or various plastic compositions applied to metallic lath, many of which are patented both as to material and method of application.
Lovisato, Appunti etnografici con accenni geologici sulla Terra del Fuoco (Turin, 1884); John Ball, Notes of a Naturalist in South America (London, 1887); R.
Of these the most important result was Il Triregno, ossia del regno del cielo, della terra, e del papa.
The Molise, on the other hand, formed part of the Lombard duchy of Benevento, and was placed under the Justiciarius of Terra di Lavoro by Frederick II.: after various changes it became part of the Capitanata, and was only formed into an independent province in 1811.
Then they bend to the south-west, and, abutting upon the lower Tapajos, merge ' Igapo is thus the name given to the recent alluvial tracts along the margins of rivers, submerged by moderate floods, whereas vargem is the term used for land between the levels of moderate and high floods, while for land above this the people use the term terra firma.
He wrote: Nova Methodus distantiam solis a terra determinandi (1730); De observationibus pro figura telluris determinanda (1738); besides many less important works.
Still, even in the region of pure mathematics, his 1 The passage is sufficiently remarkable to deserve quotation in the original: - "Le parti della Terra hanno tal propensione al centro di essa, the quando ella cangiasse luogo, le dette parti, benche lontane dal globo nel tempo delle mutazioni di esso, lo seguirebbero per tutto; esempio di cio sia it seguito perpetuo delle Medicee, ancorche separate continuamente da Giove.
L'istesso si deve dire della Luna, obbligata a seguir la Terra."
The latter are hewn perpendicularly in the rock, while the Roman tombs are chambers excavated horizontally._ In the lagoon itself were found a large number of terra cottas, made of local clay, some being masks of both divinities and men (among them grotesques) others representing hands and feet, others various animals, and of amphorae of various sizes and other vases.
Among the city's industries are the mining of clay and sand, and the manufacture of terra cotta.
Another type of red-clay is found in caves, and is known as cave-earth or red-earth (terra rossa).
terra manna, " marl"), the name given by archaeologists 1 to a type of primitive culture mainly of the early bronze age, but stretching back into the later stone age.
An oak bookcase that held the library of Scott's Terra Nova was also given.
Decorated with handcrafted furniture in native woods, woven fabrics and rugs, Mexican terra cotta tiled floors, original artwork and antiques.
Water Storage Most Indian kitchens have a terra cotta pot used to keep water cool.
We also have the figurehead of the Terra Nova in our collections.
Some of RodrÃguez ' case-studies go some way toward exploring this question, but it pretty well remains terra incognita within terra obscura.
It is still sort of terra incognita we have to cope with.
This new land is shown on the extreme right of the map, disconnected from the mythical Terra Australis incognita.
The future is not therefore something to be discovered, like an existing terra incognito.
My yearning for discovery now had a focus; my oceans would be libraries, my terra nova the workings of his mind.
The B minor Et in terra pax is in nearly every way a contrast to the first.
BrazilÃ¢s Workers Party government has been tainted by corruption allegations, and has heavily repressed movements like the Sem Terra, of landless peasants.
The spray deck should be released to speed up the exit from the kayak once it reaches terra firma.
But surely this monstrous piece of maritime engineering would be so solid and stable I'd never know we'd left terra firma.
terra cotta pot used to keep water cool.
terra firme forest.
terra incognita we have to cope with.
terra nullius - a land without owners.
terra sigillata ).
terra pax is in nearly every way a contrast to the first.
terra cotta tiles in apex of gables.
terra cotta ridge.
terra cotta floors and cozy furnishings.
terra cotta planters or window boxes.
terra cotta string courses, window dressings and aprons.
He also used the old whaler Terra Nova for his second voyage in 1910.
Terra Alta, in the north-eastern mountains, has a winter mean of 26Ã‚°, a summer mean of only 67Ã‚°.
As early as 1597 the Dutch historian, Wytfliet, describes the Australis Terra as the most southern of all lands, and proceeds to give some circumstantial particulars respecting its geographical relation to New Guinea, venturing the opinion that, were it thoroughly explored, it would be regarded as a fifth part of the world.
The symmetrically placed hypothetical islands in the great continuousocean disappeared, and the oekumene acquired a new form by the representation of the Indian Ocean as a larger Mediterranean completely cut off by land from the Atlantic. The terra incognita uniting Africa and Farther Asia was an unfortunate hypothesis which helped to retard exploration.
The church of Corpus Dominii has fine 15th-century terra cottas on the faÃ§ade (F.
Among his other works are: Le Imprese ed espeditioni di terra santa, &c. (Venice, 1627); De its quae veneta respublica ad Istriae oras gessit, &c. (in the Corner-Duodo collection of MSS.; De forma reipublicae venetae in MS. in the Bibliotheque Nationale in Paris.
Since the Pythagorean school of philosophy upheld the spherical as against the disk-shaped world, some of the ancient geographers, including Eratosthenes and Strabo, looked upon the hydrosphere as forming two belts at right angles to each other, one belt of ocean following the equator, the other surrounding the earth from pole to pole as in the terra quadrifida of Macrobius; while others, including Aristotle and Ptolemy, looked upon the inhabited land, or oikumene, as occupying the greater part of the earth's surface, so that the Indian Ocean was an enclosed sea and India (i.e.
- Terra Cotta Model of Roman Bugle, 4th cent.
His real name was Michele Pezza, and he was born of low parentage at Itri; he had committed many murders and robberies in the Terra di Lavoro, but by good luck combined with audacity he always escaped capture, whence his name of Fra Diavolo, popular superstition having invested him with the characters of a monk and a demon, and it seems that at one time he actually was a monk.
After dividing plants into flowerless and flowering, Ray says, "Floriferas dividemus in Dicotyledones, quarum semina sata binis foliis anomalis, seminal ibus dictis, quae cotyledonorum usum praestant, e terra exeunt, vel in binos saltem lobos dividuntur, quamvis eos supra terrem foliorum specie non efferunt; et Monocotyledones, quae nec folic bina seminalia efferunt nec lobos binos condunt.
But surely this monstrous piece of maritime engineering would be so solid and stable I 'd never know we 'd left terra firma.
During the first morning you will follow trails through the pristine terra firme forest.
Britain had declared Australia as terra nullius - a land without owners.
The standard fine table ware throughout the Roman world in the early Empire is known as Samian ware (also called terra sigillata).
Part of the Broad Street facade, showing terra cotta string courses, window dressings and aprons.
Choose a large terra cotta pot, and fill it with all sorts of cool baby stuff.
In a characters or themed terra cotta pot, you add water and then spread damp Chia seeds on the body of the pot.
The five-story structure is made of cream-colored Indiana limestone topped with an ochre terra cotta tile roof.
The roof is made of terra cotta tile and white Vermont marble is used liberally throughout the house.
They wanted to their new kitchen to have a warm, Tuscan feel, with terra cotta tiles, marble counter-tops, and stainless steel appliances.
Shades of brown from deep, rich chocolate browns to light rawhide tans can be used as well as warm shades of bronze, copper and earthy terra cotta tones.
Rough, irregular tile; highly-polished glazed tiles, often with painted Italian designs; and terra cotta clay tiles are all commonly used for countertops, back-splashes, and floor coverings.
Accessories - Look for accessories that incorporate things like brass, copper, clay or terra cotta.
Terra cotta pottery, including urns, bowls and vases are a standard element in Mediterranean style decorating and that includes French country decor.
An array of colors take their inspiration from nature-reds, oranges, terra cotta, yellows, olive greens, turquoise, browns, burgundy, and ivory.
If you selected an olive green, then use a terra cotta red.
A long-standing color associated with Tuscan design is the rich clay-color paint known as terra cotta.
This paint color repeats the color found in the common style of terra cotta tiles used throughout homes, especially in foyers, gardens and of course kitchens.
While greens are usually used as accent colors in a Tuscan décor with the terra cotta color as the main backdrop, you can certainly choose a green for your wall color.
Sprinkle in some terra cotta color for accent and you'll have a very appealing kitchen design.
Terra Cotta is great to use on kitchen walls because it reminds one of the old crumbling clay walls found on ancient Tuscan buildings.
Besides just paint, terra cotta can be used for accents in the kitchen.
Pots, vases and other accessories in terra cotta colors are a great addition to an old-world Italian kitchen.
While warm yellows and terra cottas make great wall colors, blue is better suited to backsplashes and accessories.
They mix well with terra cotta and can be used liberally throughout the room.
Alternatively, if you live in a cooler climate the warm terra cottas, olives, and browns might make the room feel cozier.
The first recognized Tuscan color is the popular clay color called terra cotta.
While you may wish to use wood flooring, the more authentic look for your kitchen floor is flagstone, terra cotta tile, brick, and other stone flooring.
The Spanish influence on architecture by way of Mexico certainly brings quite a bit to the design elements such as terra cotta tile flooring and terra cotta tile roofs.
Paint an apricot or terra cotta wall in a room with turquoise, or sky blue accents.
Wrought iron, pottery, terra cotta, damask draperies and a distressed finish can all help to complete the Old World design.
Color, texture, especially on the walls, terra cotta or flagstone tile flooring.
Terra cotta pottery, including urns, bowls and vases are a standard element in Mediterranean style decorating and that includes French country décor.
The same kitchen painted in warmer colors, such as golden yellow or terra cotta orange will give the light coming in a yellowish hue, making the room appear warmer.
These sprout kits include a terra cotta base for chia seeds to sprout on and do not require soil.
Chia Pet kits come with iconic or silly terra cotta bases, such as Scooby Doo, the Simpsons and various farm animal shapes.
Other types of pots perfect for lucky bamboo shoots include cracked glass decorative pots, flared pots, square dishes, miniature terra cotta pots, or small ceramic containers.
Any type of container may be used, but terra cotta, plastic and similar styles are popular.
These are terra cotta pots with many pockets along the sides.
They're typically made of terra cotta, and have many small pockets along the sides.
A simple plastic or terra cot pot works fine.
Terra cotta strawberry planters need special care, as do strawberries, to prevent frost damage.
You can grow them in hanging baskets, special terra cotta planters called strawberry jars or planters, or directly in the garden bed.
You will need to cover the entire planter with burlap, wrapping it securely around the planter itself, and adding a layer of heavy-duty plastic or a plastic tarp over the entire terra cotta or stone surface.
The only method that adequately protects terra cotta from the elements is moving it indoors.
The rich golds, bright blues and deep terra cottas of the Southwest and Arizona are reflected throughout much of the interior design in the region, extending to the kitchen designs.
If terra cotta tile is used on the floors, consider using a glazed terra cotta for the counters to complete the look.
It comes in colors such as terra cotta, blue, rawhide, charcoal, sagebrush, timber, lodge red, otter, deep chestnut.
Viva Terra offers home and garden gifts, healthy bedding and earth-friendly jewelry.
Look best in earth tones like brown, mustard, terra cotta, and pine green?
CheapassGamer collects all of the latest coupon codes and sale announcements from dozens of game retailers both on the internet and terra firma.
While running on terra firma you have a large number of items and moves at your disposal.
Try the 2008 Terra Noble Carmenère Maule Valley Reserva, or a similar Maule Valley Carmenere from the current vintage.
If you fall within this category, then the odds are good that you shine brilliantly in colors like moss, rust and terra cotta.
Terra Game offers the Game of Life as a download.
Valentine Flower Pot-Purchase inexpensive terra cotta pots.
Founded in 1953 in Harbour Grace, Newfoundland, Koch Shoes grew from its humble beginnings to become Terra Footwear, Ltd., an established company providing quality shoes for professional workers.
It makes sense, then, that a brand like Terra Footwear exists to provide professionals with a wide selection of shoes designed to face rough work conditions with ease.
Though the company is no longer known as Koch Shoes, its reputation for high-quality industrial and safety footwear lives on under the Terra Footwear name.
Though not as diverse as the men's collection, Terra Footwear does offer a limited selection of women's shoes.
Visit the Terra Footwear store locater to find retailers near you.
Seamaster Aqua Terra watches are available with both steel and gold bands and cases.
Aqua Terra watches are water resistant down to 500 feet.
The Aqua Terra watches come with faces in all sorts of colors, including mother-of-pearl, silver, black and blue.
For a dressier look, Aqua Terra watches with diamonds in the case and dial are a great choice.
Aqua Terra Quartz and 300M Quartz watches use quartz movements to keep time while the Aqua Terra Automatic watches employ self-winding movements.
Glue the shards in a heart shape to the side of a terra cotta pot, or make a trivet or a wall hanging.
Allow to dry, then apply full-strength paint in a crosshatch pattern to give a terra cotta look.
Use your plastic knife to spread a thick layer of the ceramic tile grout onto your terra cotta flower pot.
These adorable apple storage containers are made from terra cotta flower pots.
Another way to do this is to paint a small terra cotta pot green and fill it with the coins.
You can use clay pot patterns to quickly turn ordinary terra cotta pots into decorative items for your home and garden.
This terra cotta dragonfly is made from a tiny clay pot and embellished with foam sheet cutouts and pipe cleaners.
Some of the best-known protagonists include Terra Branford, Celes Chere, Locke Cole, and Edgar Roni Figaro.
Mini terra cotta planters filled with tea bags make a great addition to the table as well.
The winner was Heather West, who took on a job as senior chef at Ramsay's Terra Rosa restaurant.
After working at the Terra Verde restaurant for over a year, he is now a chef at the Carlyle Club in Virginia.
However, my big current focus is a solo original fantasy trilogy, Terra Incognita, all about sailing ships, sea monsters, and the crusades.
If you need to control scent and sweat but don't want to expose yourself to dangerous chemicals, Terra Firma Naturals Sport deodorant is an excellent option worth your consideration.
Terra Firma products not only do what you need a deodorant to do, they even protect and nourish the delicate underarm skin.
Terra Firma, on the other hand, goes further.
Part of the company's collection for men, Terra Firma Naturals Sport deodorant, which was recently reformulated to protect against odor even more strongly, is full of antioxidants that actually boost your health, rather than compromise it.
Terra Firma Naturals Sport deodorant and its many other deodorants and skin care products are available in most quality health-food stores and markets.
When you need it right away, there are any number of places you can purchase it online, starting with Terra Firma's own web site.
Terra Firma is one of the few deodorants that does the job and keeps nature well in balance.
of England, on which a large southern land is shown, and the tradition of a Terra Australis appears to have been current for a long period before it enters into authentic history.
De Quiros returned to Spain to re-engage in the work of petitioning the king to despatch an expedition for the purpose of prosecuting the discovery of the Terra Australis.
long., an extent of half a million square miles, still remained a blank in the map. But the two expeditions of 1873, conducted by William Christie Gosse (1842-1881), afterwards deputy surveyorgeneral for South Australia, and Colonel (then Major) Egerton Warburton, made a beginning in the exploration of this terra incognita west of the central telegraph route.
It has a fine Renaissance facade, constructed about 1500 by Cardinal Giovanni de' Medici (afterwards Pope Leo X.), and some good terra cottas by the Della Robbia.
Truly you will not be able to keep your ditch nor your shipping unless you turn your ships and shipping into troops of horse and companies of foot, and fight to defend yourselves on terra firma."
This mountainous tract, which has an average breadth of from 50 to 60 m., is bounded west by the plain of Campania, now called the Terra di Lavoro, and east by the much broader and more extensive tract of Apulia or Puglia, composed partly of level plains, but for the most part of undulating downs, contrasting strongly with the mountain ranges of the Apennines, which rise abruptly above them.
Vasco da Gama on his voyage to India sighted the bluff at the entrance to the bay now forming the harbour of Durban on Christmas Day 1497 and named the country Terra Natalis.
In 1412 it became the see of a Roman Catholic archbishopric, and from 1432 until 1772 it was the capital of the Polish province of Reussen (Terra Russia).
To the north-west lies the parish of Terregles, said to be a corruption of Tir-eglwys (terra ecclesia, that is, "Kirk land").
Chile saltpetre, cubic nitre or sodium nitrate, NaNO,, occurs under the same conditions as ordinary saltpetre in deposits covering immense areas in South America, which are known locally as caliche or terra salitrosa, and abound especially in the provinces of Tarapaca and Antofagasta in Chile.
Terra cotta censers have also been found of a similar shape.
Among the city's manufactures are boilers, machines, glass, chemicals, terra cotta, brick, iron pipes and couplings, gas engines, cutlery and silk.
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