Sentence Examples with the word Fra

From the skill of Fra Giocondo, Verona was for many years one of the chief centres in which the most refined and graceful forms of the early Renaissance were developed.

Amante's Fra Diavolo e it suo tempo (Florence, 1904) is an attempted rehabilitation; but A.

Shortly afterwards the threatened bull of excommunication was launched against him, and Fra Mariano was in Rome stimulating the pope's wrath.

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Rasmussen and others, Gronland Tangs polhavet, udforskningen af Gronland fra Melvillebugten til Kap Morris Jesup: Skildring af den II.

Its true source is in some small lakes near the head of the Fra g ile glen, but its volume is increased by the union with several smaller streams, near the town of Bormio, at the Raetian Alps.

The walls and vault of this chapel are covered with some of the best-preserved and finest frescoes in Italy - among the noblest works of Fra Angelico and Luca Signorelli, mainly painted between 1450 and 1501 - the latter being of especial importance in the history of art owing to their great influence on Michelangelo in his early days.

Opposite is the baptistery, with three fine pictures by Fra Angelico.

Here about 1566 his enemies renewed their activity, and in 1567 he was formally accused by Fra Angelo the inquisitor of Milan.

Pliny's Panegyric was discovered by Aurispa at Mainz (1433), and his correspondence with Trajan by Fra Giocondo in Paris about 150o.

His cloister, sanctified by memories of St Antonine and adorned with the inspired paintings of Fra Angelico, seemed to him a fore-court of heaven.