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formerly the chief magistrate in the republics of Venice and Genoa

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In 1171 a new crisis developed that led to the murder of the still-powerful Doge.
In his letter to the doge confirming his gift, Galileo drove home the point that the new instrument would enable Venetian ships at sea to discern the strength of an enemy fleet at a far greater distance than before and similarly allow an army on land to look inside distant strongholds and watch the movements of enemy troops from much further away.
49, gathered into a recent book, La saga dei Foscari (2005), provide accurate and accessible biographies of the doge and his family, while Girgensohn's prosopographical study of some forty Venetian nobles active in the early Quattrocento details the careers of many of Foscari's contemporaries.
Recent commentators have noted that the play is a fundamentally ambiguous representation of the conflict of opposing ideologies both within the play and within the Doge himself.
Manufactured in Italy to a Swiss design, the new Rondo Doge machine is fully computerised and is the last word in top food production.
Leading the x-ray inspection field, Doge announces the XD6600--XiDAT a groundbreaking Digital X-Ray System with outstanding image resolution.
Another may be its dark, sombre tale of the tragic, heroic title character, the Doge of Venice: a friend of the people, yet hated by the upper class, he is also betrayed by his wife, Elena, who has committed adultery with his nephew, Fernando.
The horror felt toward an executioner and his family is skillfully described, but Cooper spoils his social idea by letting the plot develop along absurdly conventional lines--the executioner's son turns out to be really the son of the Doge of Genoa.
The main building of the Hotel Danieli is the original 14th century palace of Doge Dandolo's family, a lavishly appointed Venetian gothic landmark.
The opening chapter, based on the written oath of office (promissione ducale) taken by each doge after his election, discusses his wife's legal position.
WHEN HE WAS elected doge in 1354, Marin Falier was a veteran of seventy-six.
Corporate Properties Associates 12 (CPA[R]: 12) acquired a newly constructed manufacturing and distribution warehouse facility from a leading manufacturer of consumer goods packaging products in Fort Doge, IA.
It was home to the doge (or duke), but also housed all the offices and arms of government and, in its basement, the prisons.
And no one is more excited about participating in Darlington Raceway's first-ever full weekend of night racing than Ryan Newman, driver of the #12 Alltel Doge.
11 ( ANI ): Since, the original Flappy Bird is out of the App Store and Play Store, users reportedly have an option of playing the addictive game with a little help from doge, instead of threatening of murdering the poor developer who couldn't take fame.