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1) rood. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...This group, usually carved in wood and painted and gilded, was in early examples supported upon a beam as wide as the chancel arch. The richly ornamental screen of...

2) Leoncavallo, Ruggiero. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The opera Pagliacci (1892), his one outstanding success, is a classic example of Italian verismo, or realism. Of his numerous other operas, only Zaza (1900) had moderate...

3) Sefid Rud. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Safid Rud (sa-) (KEY) , river, c.450 mi (720 km) long, rising in NW Iran and flowing generally east to meet the Caspian Sea at Rasht. A storage dam on the river was...

4) Zayandeh Rud. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The Kuh-Rang Dam (built 1953) diverts water from the upper course of the Karun River through a 2-mi (3.2-km) tunnel into the Zayandeh Rud, where it is used to supplement...

5) Hari Rud. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Baba range, central Afghanistan, and flowing west and then north into the steppes S of the Kara Kum desert in Turkmenistan; its lower course forms part of the Afghanistan-Turkmenis...

6) Boscovich, Ruggiero Giuseppe. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Italian mathematician, astronomer, and physicist. He became a Jesuit and taught at Rome, Pavia, and Milan. Later he was director of optics for the French navy. An...

7) Goujon, Jean. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...French Renaissance sculptor and architect. Although his work reflects the Italian mannerist style, particularly of Cellini, he developed his own extremely elegant,...

8) crucifixion. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Middle East but not by the Greeks. The Romans, who may have borrowed it from Carthage, reserved it for slaves and despised malefactors. They used it frequently, as...

9) Quellinus, Artus. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...His allegorical figures decorating the royal palace of Amsterdam are famous. Quellinus was the outstanding follower of the Rubens tradition in sculpture. In addition...

10) chancel. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...San Clemente at Rome has one of the few preserved examples. With the development of the choir, additional space was taken, between the sanctuary and the nave, for...

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