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1) Irene, Byzantine empress. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Byzantine empress (797-802). She served (780-90) as regent for her son, Constantine VI, and later was made (792) joint ruler. Devoted to the Orthodox Church, she...

2) Castle, Vernon, and Irene Foote. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Irene Foote, 1893-1969, husband-and-wife dance team. Vernon Castle was an English dancer, who studied civil engineering before turning to the stage and making his...

3) Irene, in Greek religion and mythology. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Irene, in Greek religion and mythology, in Greek religion and mythology: see Horae....

4) Sodergran, Edith Irene. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Sodergran spent most of her adult life in poor health and in isolation in SE Finland near the Russian border. Dikter (1916), her first book, was a collection of free...

5) Joliot-Curie. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...French scientists who were husband and wife. Frederic Joliot-Curie (fradarek´) (KEY) , 1900-1958, formerly Frederic Joliot, and Irene Joliot-Curie (eren´) (KEY) ,...

6) Pereira, I. Rice. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Pereira helped found the Federal Art Project design laboratory and taught there for several years. Her mature painting style is characterized by the play of light...

7) Constantine VI, Byzantine emperor. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Constantine VI, Byzantine emperor, b. c.770, Byzantine emperor (780-97), son and successor of Leo IV. His mother, Irene, was regent until 790, when she was deposed...

8) Nicephorus I. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Byzantine emperor (802-11). He was minister of finance under Empress Irene, whom he deposed and succeeded. He improved the treasury, revised taxation, and vigorously...

9) Nicaea, Second Council of. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Second Council of, 787, 7th ecumenical council, convened by Byzantine Empress Irene. Called to refute iconoclasm, the council declared that images ought to be venerated...

10) Pax. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Roman religion, goddess of peace. Vespasian erected a temple to her at Rome. Her attributes were similar to those of the Greek Irene, the olive branch and the horn...

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