The older portion, the capella in palatio, an octagonal building surmounted by a dome, was designed on the model of San Vitale at Ravenna by Udo of Metz, was begun under Charlemagne's auspices in 796 and consecrated by Pope Leo III.
It is also suggested that the capella was simply the tent or canopy which the French kings erected over the altar in the field for the worship of the soldiers.
Its form is peculiar, and is an imitation of a similar work by Marcianus Capella, De Nuptiis Philologiae et Mercurii.
There is only one railway in the state, which runs from Aracaju northward to Capella, with a branch running westward to Simao Dias.
of the capital; Capella (11,034); Simao Dias (10, 9 84); Lagarto (10,473); Sao Christovao, formerly Sergipe d'el-Rey (8793), the old capital, near the mouth of the Irapiranga, and Maroim (7851).
To this list must be added: (I) the Satyricon of Martianus Capella, the greater part of which is a treatise on the seven liberal arts, the fourth book dealing with logic; (2) the De artibus ac disciplinis liberalium literarum of Cassiodorus; (3) the Origines of Isidore of Seville (ob.
Neckam also wrote Corrogationes Promethei, a scriptural commentary prefaced by a treatise on grammatical criticism; a translation of Aesop into Latin elegiacs (six fables from this version, as given in a Paris MS., are printed in Robert's Fables inedites); commentaries, still unprinted, on portions of Aristotle, Martianus Capella and Ovid's Metamorphoses, and other works.
Latin.) to the appointment of persons to watch over the sacred cloak (cappa or capella) of St Martin of Tours, which was preserved as a relic by the French monarchs.
In time of war this cloak was carried with the army in the field, and was kept in a tent which itself came to be known as a cappella or capella.
Ambrosius Macrobius Theodosius (c. 400) wrote a treatise on Cicero's Somnium Scipionis and seven books of miscellanies (Saturnalia); and Martianus Capella (c. 430), a native of Africa, published a compendium of the seven liberal arts, written in a mixture of prose and verse, with some literary pretensions.
154 seq.), we have an evident jumble in the writer's mind between the Asiatic and the African location of Prester John; among other matters it is stated that Prester John and the Nubians dug a chapel out of the rock under Calvary in honour of the three kings: "et vocatur illa capella in partibus illis capella Nubiyanorum ad reges in praesentem diem, sed Sarracini..
MARTIANUS MINNEUS FELIX CAPELLA, Latin writer, according to Cassiodorus a native of Madaura in Africa, flourished during the 5th century, certainly before the year 439.
Eyssenhardt (1866); for the relationof Martianus Capella to Aristides Quintilianus see H.
The influence of Varro's last work on the nine disciplinae, or branches of study, long survived in the seven " liberal arts " recognized by St Augustine and Martianus Capella, and in the trivium and quadrivium of the middle ages.
About the same date, and in the same province of northern Africa, Martianus Capella produced his allegorical work on the " liberal arts," the principal, and, indeed, often the only, text-book of the medieval schools.
Even at Rome, however, the expression "papal court" (corte roinana) has acquired by usage a sense different from that of the word curia; as in the case of royal courts it denotes the whole body of dignitaries and officials who surround and attend on the pope; the pope, however, has two establishments: the civil establishment, in which he is surrounded by what is termed his "family" (familia); and the religious establishment, the members of which form his "chapel" (capella).
The pontifical "chapel" (capella) is the papal court for purposes of religious worship. In it the pope is surrounded by the cardinals according to their order; by the patriarchs, archbishops and bishops attending at the throne, and others; by the prelates of the Curia, and by all the clergy both secular and regular.
The Capella Palatina, at Palermo, the most wonderful of Roger's churches, with Norman doors, Saracenic arches, Byzantine dome, and roof adorned with Arabic scripts, is perhaps the most striking product of the brilliant and mixed civilization over which the grandson of the Norman Trancred ruled.
includes the " Solar " stars, as Capella, Arcturus, Procyon, Aldebaran, their spectra are similar to that of the sun, being crossed by very numerous fine lines, mostly due to vapours of metals.
Capel, a corrupt form of the Latin " capella " applied to chapels, ancient and recent - Capel Dewi, Capel-issaf, Parc-y-capel.
He encouraged Grotius when only a youth of sixteen to edit Capella; the early death of the younger Douza he wept as that of a beloved son; Daniel Heinsius, from being his favourite pupil, became his most intimate friend.
It is virtually identical with a group known as the " yellow stars," of which the most prominent examples are Capella, Pollux and Arcturus; this is not the most numerous group, however; more than one half of all the stars whose spectra are known belong to a simpler type in which the metallic lines are faint or absent, excepting hydrogen and sometimes helium, which declare themselves with increased prominence.
This building is very similar to the Pfalz-Kapelle (capella in palatio) at Aix-la-Chapelle.
At the moment when it seemed as if everything had been made that could be made out of the fragments of Aristotle, and the compilations of Capella, Cassiodorus and others, and when mysticism and scepticism seemed the only resources left for the mind, the horizon of knowledge was suddenly widened by the acquisition of a complete Aristotle.
Aristarchus of Samos, Martianus Capella (the precursor of Copernicus), Cicero, Favorinus, Sextus Empiricus, Juvenal, and in a later age Savonarola and Pico della Mirandola, and La Fontaine, a contemporary of the neutral La Bruyere, were all pronounced opponents of astrology.
Aglaosthenes or Agaosthenes, an early writer, knew Ursa minor as Kvv600vpa, Cynosura, and recorded the translation of Aquila; Epimenides the Cretan (c. 600 B.C.) recorded the translation of Capricornus and the star Capella; Pherecydes of Athens (c. 500-450 B.C.) recorded the legend of Orion, and stated the astronomical fact that when Orion sets Scorpio rises; Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.) and Hellanicus of Mytilene (c. 496-411 B.C.) narrate the legend of the seven Pleiades - the daughters of Atlas; and the latter states that the Hyades are named either from their orientation, which resembles v (upsilon), " or because at their rising or setting Zeus rains "; and Hecataeus of Miletus (c. 470 B.C.) treated the legend of the Hydra.
pentagon shape with the brightest star Capella the northern point.
Caesar's ' Missa Brevis Capella Regalis ' was sung at Chelmsford together with the anthem ' O sacrum convivium ' by Tallis.
for the year 1164), the socalled sudarium of St Veronica, which from the 12th century onwards was preserved in the Capella Santa Maria ad praesepe of St Peter's in Rome (see Dobschiitz, Christusbilder, p. 218 seq.), and the seamless robe of Christ, the possession of which lent renown to the cathedral of Trier since the beginning of the 12th century (Gesta Trevir., Mon.
In the annals of precocious genius there is no greater prodigy on record than Hugo Grotius, who was able to make good Latin verses at nine, was ripe for the university at twelve, and at fifteen edited the encyclopaedic work of Martianus Capella.
Caesar 's ' Missa Brevis Capella Regalis ' was sung at Chelmsford together with the anthem ' O sacrum convivium ' by Tallis.
Whether you want subtle detail like the Capella rod, or you want more of a statement like the Imperial rod makes, Umbra has you covered with their classic curtain rod styles.
Capella University is a fully accredited college that takes brick-and-mortar academic excellence to an online platform.
Founded in 1991 by the former head of the Tonka Corporation, Capella University offers adults access to a four-year university education and degree without having to commit to a commute or a brick-and-mortar classroom.
Capella University is a business as well as an educational institution with sales representatives, academic advisors and instructors.
Before enrolling in a master's program online, verify that a degree from Capella University meets your state criteria for licensure.
Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Capella University provides working adults with a chance to achieve or finish a college degree.
Classes can be completed anywhere, anytime.For more information on Capella University, visit their website.
Schools such as University of Phoenix, Capella University, Westwood College, Kaplan University and Strayer University are just a few examples of the schools that offer the accounting MBA option.
Capella University has master's programs for general reading and literacy.
Some accredited colleges and universities that offer instructional design programs include Strayer University, Capella University, and Walden University.
Warp zones, areas with a capella Mario music, often strip you of your water pack and force you to deal with some crazy 3D situations.
The grand finale of the show, "Planet Ireland," is a group dance piece that is performed entirely a capella, letting the talented feet of the dancers produce their own accompaniment.
The Zulu tradition of a capella singing spread nationwide from the Natal region of the country in the early 20th century.
There are several different sub-genres of a capella music.
A capella is also a force in popular music today in South Africa, particularly the mbaquanga and iscathamiya sub-genres.
Like a capella, Afrikaans music is another broad genre that encompasses many variations.
It has been supposed that Copernicus, who quotes Capella, may have received from this work some hints towards his own new system.
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