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1) Bonaventure, Saint. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Italian scholastic theologian, cardinal, Doctor of the Church, called the Seraphic Doctor, b. near Viterbo, Italy. His original name was Giovanni di Fidanza. He entered...

2) Bonaventure Island. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Bonaventure Island, 21/2 mi (4 km) long and 3/4 mi (1.2 km) wide, off E Que., Canada, in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, c.3 mi (5 km) N of Perce Rock. It has the largest...

3) Des Periers, Bonaventure. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...French humanist and poet; protege of Margaret of Navarre. His chief work, Cymbalum mundi (1537), a series of four skeptical prose dialogues in the manner of Lucian,...

4) Borough, Stephen. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Under the direction of Richard Chancellor he was master of the Edward Bonaventure, the first ship to round (1553) North Cape and reach Russia by the arctic route,...

5) Olean. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Allegheny River near the Pa. line; settled 1804, inc. 1893. Once an oil-based economy eminating from nearby oil wells, manufactures include tile, metal and electrical...

6) Perce Rock. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...PercÚ Rock, (persa┤) (KEY) , E Que., Canada, just off the tip of the Gaspe Peninsula. It is a massive rock (1,420 ft/433 m long; c.300 ft/90 m wide; and 290 ft/88...

7) Chancellor, Richard. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Sebastian Cabot, a group of men in England undertook to finance a search for the Northeast Passage to Asia, Chancellor was chosen as second in command under Sir Hugh...

8) Franciscans. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Roman Catholic religious orders following the rule of St. Francis (approved by Honorius III, 1223). There are now three organizations of Franciscan friars: the Friars...

9) Elzevir, Louis. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Dutch printer and bookseller, whose name also appeared as Elsevier or Elzevier. He produced his first book at Leiden in 1583. Under his descendants, the business...

10) Lyons, Second Council of. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Second Council of, 1274, 14th ecumenical council of the Roman Catholic Church. It was summoned by Pope Gregory X to discuss problems in the Holy Land, to remove the...

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