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Green, Bartholomew(Encyclopedia)Green, Bartholomew, 1666–1732, early American printer, b. Cambridge, Mass.; the son of Samuel Green. He inherited his father's press in Cambridge in 1692 and moved it to Boston. He had the patronage...
Green, Samuel(Encyclopedia)Green, Samuel, 1615–1702, early American printer. He established himself at Cambridge, Mass., in 1649, using a press owned by Henry Dunster, the first president of Harvard. Green succeeded Stephen D...
Bartholomew I(Encyclopedia)Bartholomew I, 1940–, Orthodox patriarch of Constantinople, b. Imvros, Turkey, as Dimitrios Archondonis. He attended theological seminary in stanbul and later studied in Rome, Switzerland, and Ger...
Bartholomew, Saint(Encyclopedia)Bartholomew, Saint bärthl´myoo [key], in the New Testament, one of the Twelve Apostles, usually identified with Nathanael. Nathanael is a given name, Bartholomew an Aramaic patronymic meaning ...
Diaz, Bartholomew(Encyclopedia)Diaz, Bartholomew: see Dias, Bartolomeu.
Gosnold, Bartholomew(Encyclopedia)Gosnold, Bartholomew gz´nld [key], fl. 1572–1607, English explorer and colonizer. In 1602 he commanded the Concord on a voyage of exploration. He navigated the coast from Maine to Narragansett ...
Bartholomew de Glanville(Encyclopedia)Bartholomew de Glanville or Bartholomaeus Anglicusbärthlm´s ng´glks [key], fl. c.1250, English Friar Minor. He taught theology at Paris, and he was the author of De proprietatibus r...
Paris green(Encyclopedia)Paris green, also called Schweinfurt green, an extremely poisonous, bright green powder that was formerly used extensively as a pigment (e.g., in wallpaper) and that is sometimes used as an insecticid...
Green, Duff(Encyclopedia)Green, Duff, 1791–1875, American journalist and politician, b. Woodford co., Ky. After service in the War of 1812, he settled in Missouri, where he became (1824) editor of the St. Louis Enquirer. He...
Green, George(Encyclopedia)Green, George, 1793–1841, English mathematician and physicist. He was largely self-taught until, in 1833, he entered Caius College, Cambridge. In addition to making a number of contributions to the ...
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