convent

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nunnery

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a religious residence especially for nuns

a community of people in a religious order (especially nuns) living together

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Entre ellos sobresale el caso de la rebelion en 1700 de los pueblos de la region zapoteca de Caxonos, que exigieron a los dominicos entregaran para ser ajusticiados a dos indios que tenian escondidos en el convento, los cuales habian delatado las ceremonias que se llevaban a cabo en una casa, adonde se encontraban, ademas del regidor y los alcaldes del pueblo de san Francisco, un numero elevado de hombres, mujeres y ninos.
Este es el objetivo de Luciani a partir del estudio de la relacion de un festejo celebrado por las religiosas en honor del virrey y su sequito en agosto de 1756, con piezas teatrales y musicales compuestas por un capellan del convento e interpretada por sus monjas y ninas, y de su cuidadosa observacion de las referencias a Sor Juana en dicho festejo concluye Luciani que "The reminiscences of Sor Juana in the San Jeronimo festejo suggest a comfortable --not reverent--familiarity with her life story, a frank appreciation for her poetic talent".
Get to know the real Italy with Barrhead Travel, Scotland's largest independent travel group who can offer a range of specialist holidays to Al Vecchio Convento, including cookery courses and wine-tasting, as well as Italian language lessons and painting, available in 2014.
Fogle com) offers seven nights on Sao Miguel staying at Convento San Francisco from pounds 990 per person.
Remaining studies in the collection include Gabriella Zarri's "La preghiera in convento nell'eta barocca: tra norma ed esperienza.
The trip will consist of visits in and around Havana, including time at the Convento de Belen, a world-renowned community center and social services facility which serves HavanaOs poorest neighborhoods with special focus on the elderly and disabled children.
Hotel El Convento, San Juan, Puerto RicoOriginally the home of a war-widow, Spanish noblewoman Dona Ana, before becoming a cloister for nuns, this property was temporarily converted into a hotel in the 1960s, before opening permanently as a hotel in 1995.
Os religiosos da provincia o elegeram em 1818 para o lugar de guardiao do Convento de Bom Jesus da Ilha, na baia de Guanabara.
Hidden away at the top is the 16th-century Convento dos Capuchos, where a lively music festival is held every summer.
Granada's tumultuous history is chronicled at the Museo del Convento de San Francisco located next to the blue and white Iglesia de San Francisco.
Cajamarca: San Ignacio Province, Distrito Huarango, El Convento, 5[degrees]13'S, 78[degrees]40'W, 1100-1400 m, 2 July 1996, J.
Van Haal's University of Leuven said the book was found in the Convento di San Silvestro in Montecomprati.
Other Luxe Worldwide Hotels in Latin America with similar offers are Nido Del Condor, in Bariloche, Argentina; Xelena Deluxe Suites, in Santa Cruz, Argentina; Hotel Transamrica Ilha Comandatuba, in Bahia, Brazil; Transamrica Curitiba, in Curitiba, Brazil; Transamrica Barra, in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil; Transamrica Sao Paulo, in Sao Paulo, Brazil; Transamrica Pasargada, in Vila Velha, Brazil; Zerohotel, in Valparaiso, Chile; Grand House, in Bogota, Colombia; Hotel Tcherassi, in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia; Hotel Palace Guayaquil, in Guayaquil, Ecuador; and El Convento, in Antigua, Guatemala.
A questo saggio, non accompagnato da alcun estratto dalla Santa Domitilla, seguono, con notevole salto cronogico--dal Quattrocento al Seicento--ma non logico, estratti dalla Rappresentazione di Santa Cecilia Vergine e Martire della benedettina Cherubina Venturelli (badessa del convento di Amelia, in Umbria, dal 1623 al 1650), preceduti da una breve ma dotta e particolareggiata nota di Karolina Bandurski.