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  • The Ceiling Art of Pozzo's Triumph of Sain Ignatius of Loyola in the Church of Saint Ignazio in Rome

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    construction of the building or item. Inside the Church of Sant'Ignazio, there is a single white tile indicating where the viewer is intended to stand to truly appreciate Pozzo's work. The scene illustrates many different saints and other highly viewed people, all ascending towards the sky. There is also allegorical figures of the 4 continents (America, Europe, Africa, and Asia) attached to the side of the buildings windows at the base of the painting. The scene is filled with cherubs that seem to be aiding

  • Saint Ignatius Of Loyola Personal Writings

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    The book, Saint Ignatius of Loyola Personal Writings, was translated by Joseph A. Munitiz and Philip Endean and first published in 1996. This book contains many aspects of St. Ignatius’ life, from his reminiscences to his spiritual exercises. Inigo Lopez de Loyola was born in 1491 in Spain, the youngest of 13 children. Inigo became a soldier at the age of 18 and began to refer to himself at Ignatius. Ignatius becomes a man obsessed with his image and a life of luxury until his conversion into a devout

  • Reflection Of The Camino

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    we strolled down the narrow streets. A parade was commencing when we were wandering around that was celebrating the Basque Region’s heritage. They were dressed in their traditional clothes and were waving the Basque flag. I didn’t know about the Basque Region’s fight for independence before then but Mr. Mccormack explained it to me. To greatly simplify it, the citizens of the Basque Region believe they shouldn’t be members of France and Spain because they have their own traditions, customs and lifestyles

  • Witchcraft And The Inquisition

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    A common Basque saying goes, “before God was God and boulders were boulders, Basques were already Basques.” This saying highlights the Basque’s enduring inhabitance in the mountains between Spain and France. The existence in the Pyrenees is remarkable considering the population’s repeated persecution. The bombing of Guernica is one of the most notorious instances of Basque persecution, which was Pablo Picasso’s inspiration for arguably his most recognizable painting, Guernica. Another period of persecution

  • St. Francis Xavier Research Paper

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    lived in the castle of Xavier in Navarre during his childhood. After he completed his schooling in Spain, he moved to Paris, where he went to college at college de Saint-barbe. While he was there he met St. Ignatius Loyola who was trying to get people to join the society of Jesus. At first St. Francis Xavier ridiculed him but after his roommate went on a trip, he started talking to St. Ignatius and made a friend out of him and decided to join his order that he was trying to start. After This

  • Analysis Of The Basque-American Indian Pidgin

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    The Basque-American Indian pidgin found in the north-eastern part of North America was first documented in the early seventeenth century. Although it is believed to have first been used in the sixteenth century, this was the first time that there was recorded documentation of someone experiencing the pidgin. The pidgin was created between the Basque people of Spain and France and the American Indian people of North America. The pidgin is believed to be composed from a lot of Basque words and influence

  • How Far Does the Disaster of 1898 Account for the Growth of Catalan and Basque Nationalism?

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    How far does the disaster of 1898 account for the growth of Catalan and Basque nationalism? The humiliating defeat of Spain to America during the Spanish-American War of 1898 dealt a catastrophic blow to the Spanish nation. In the subsequent Treaty of Paris signed on December 10th 1898, Spain relinquished its remaining colonial territories in the Caribbean and the Pacific. The disaster evoked heavy criticism of the Restoration government and its inherent corruption amongst many groups within Spanish

  • Basque Culture In The Basque Country

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    Basque Culture I grew up in a small town, which was highly populated with individuals of Basque descent. My grandfather severed in the military and was stationed in Basque Country. Despite the large Basque population surrounding me, I knew very little of the culture and traditions commonly found within the Basque Country. “The homeland of the Basque people, commonly called the Basque Country, is located on the Bay of Biscay at the western end of the Pyrenees mountain range, straddling the border

  • Essay about Basque Nationalism: Is Autonomy Enough?

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    and language unrelated to the dominant cultures around it. These are the Basques who have struggled to retain their customs through invasions and cultural repression. The territory which they call home is a small but powerful force within Spain. Spanish ideologies exerted upon them in recent memory have put a damper on Basque cultural practices and language, but out of this came Basque nationalism. The means used by Basque nationalists to gain independence are sometimes questionable and violent

  • The Basques Of Santazi : Disappearing World

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    In the Basque country (and in Basque communities in the United States), identities are formed in different ways depending on your family background, especially where you are from. Basques living in traditional, rural communities live very different lives than Basques living in urban Basque areas, or Basques living in North America. While there are many differences between the identities of the people in these different communities, they all have their Basque-ness in common. In rural Basque areas

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