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1) pageant. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The pageant was built on wheels and consisted of two rooms, the lower one being used as a dressing room and the upper used as a stage. The word also referred to the...

2) Candlemas. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Christian festival commemorating the Purification of the Blessed Virgin and the Presentation of Christ in the Temple. The name Candlemas is derived from the procession...

3) Richter, Ludwig. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...German painter, illustrator, and etcher; son and pupil of the engraver Karl Richter (1770-1848). His characteristic paintings combine figure and landscape, as in...

4) Ambarvalia. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Roman religion, yearly agricultural rite held at the end of May. To insure fertility and disperse evil, each farmer led members of his household and a sacrificial...

5) Bry, Theodore de. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Flemish engraver and publisher, b. Liege. He spent most of his life in Frankfurt-am-Main. He visited London, where he executed a series of 12 plates, The Procession...

6) Bridgman, Frederic Arthur. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Frederic Arthur, 1847-1927, American painter of genre and of scenes of Middle Eastern antiquity, b. Tuskegee, Ala. He studied under Gerome in Paris, where he remained...

7) Kazin, Alfred. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...New York City, grad. College of the City of New York (B.S., 1935) and Columbia (M.A., 1938). His first book, On Native Grounds (1942), is a critical study of American...

8) Eleusinian Mysteries. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The mysteries may have originated as part of an early agrarian festival peculiar to certain families in Eleusis. The Athenians later (c.600 B.C.) took over the ceremonies....

9) Sarto, Andrea del. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Florentine painter of the High Renaissance. He painted chiefly religious subjects. In 1509 he was commissioned by the Servites to decorate their Cloisters of the...

10) Valentinus. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Gnostic sects (see Gnosticism) of the 2d cent. The little that is known of his life is found in the works of early Christian theologians who refuted him, such as...

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