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Raphael Santi

(Encyclopedia)Raphael Santi or Raphael Sanzio, Ital. Raffaello Santi or Raffaello Sanzio räfˌfäĕlˈlō sänˈtē, sänˈtsyō, 1483–1520, major Italian Renaissance painter, b. Urbino. In Raphael's work is the...

Raphael

(Encyclopedia)Raphael răfˈēəl, rāˈ– [key], archangel. He is prominent in the book of Tobit, as the companion of Tobias, as the healer of Tobit, and as the rescuer of Sara from Asmodeus. Milton made him a fe...

Holinshed, Raphael

(Encyclopedia)Holinshed, Raphael hŏlˈĭnz-hĕdˌ, hŏlˈĭn-shĕdˌ [key], d. c.1580, English chronicler. He was a translator who also assisted Reginald Wolfe in the preparation of a universal history, which was ...

Semmes, Raphael

(Encyclopedia)Semmes, Raphael sĕmz [key], 1809–77, American naval officer, b. Charles co., Md. He took part in the Mexican War, practiced law at Mobile, Ala., and was in the Lighthouse Service from 1856 to Feb.,...

Saint-Raphaël

(Encyclopedia)Saint-Raphaël săN-räfäĕlˈ [key], town (1990 pop. 26,799), Var dept., SE France, on the French Riviera. It is an elegant resort and a small commercial port as well as an important naval air base ...

Hirsch, Samson Raphael

(Encyclopedia)Hirsch, Samson Raphael, 1808–88, German rabbi and chief exponent of Neo-Orthodoxy. As rabbi in Frankfurt-am-Main, he advocated the organization of autonomous Orthodox congregations outside the state...

Cohen, Morris Raphael

(Encyclopedia)Cohen, Morris Raphael, 1880–1947, American philosopher, b. Minsk, Russia, grad. College of the City of New York, 1900, Ph.D. Harvard, 1906. He emigrated to the United States in 1892. At first an ins...

Mengs, Anton Raphael

(Encyclopedia)Mengs, Anton Raphael änˈtôn räˈfäĕl mĕngs [key], 1728–79, German historical and portrait painter, b. Bohemia. He was the pupil of his father, Ismael Mengs (c.1688–1764), a Dresden miniatur...

Foggini, Giovanni Batista

(Encyclopedia)Foggini, Giovanni Batista jōvänˈnē bätēsˈtä fōdjēˈnē [key], 1652–1725, Italian sculptor and architect. An important exponent of the Florentine baroque style, Foggini followed Roman model...

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