dossal


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an ornamental hanging of rich fabric hung behind the altar of a church or at the sides of a chancel

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Enthronement is more obviously the meaning of the domical baldachin sheltering Nero in the fall of Simon Magus and also that filling the space between Christ and Peter in the consignment of the keys of Heaven, both on the Magdalene Master's Yale dossal (fig.
United Nations Fund Executive Director Amir Dossal described the program as a success (Bonopartis 2005).
Annan, K (2003) 'Secretary-General's Message to the Net World Order: Bridging the Global Digital Divide' [delivered by Amir Dossal, Executive Director, UN Fund for International Partnerships] Conference hosted by the Business Council for the UN, New York, 18 June 2003.
27-144; Mark Crinson, Empire Building: Orientalism and Victorian Architecture (London, 1996; Miriam Dossal, "Limits of Colonial Urban Planning: A Study of Mid-Nineteenth-Century Bombay," International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 13 (1989): 19-31; Dane Kennedy, Magic Mountains: Hill Stations and the British Raj (Berkeley, 1996); Brenda Yeoh, Contesting Space: Power Relations and the Urban Built Environment in Colonial Singapore (Kuala Lumpur, 1996); Donald B.
Here we read wonderfully illuminating pages (130-49) on Dante's portrayal of the saint in relation to both literary (Celano and Bonaventura) and visual traditions (the Bardi Dossal, also in Appendix II).
Another work with Petrine iconography is a thirteenth-century dossal for, most likely, the little Florentine church of S Leonardo in Arcetri just outside the Porta San Giorgio.
Celsa Pinto, Teotonio de Sousa, by my colleagues Ruby Lal and Gyanendra Pandey at Johns Hopkins University, and especially by Mariam Dossal Panjwani of the University of Mumbai.
During the program, Amir Dossal, Executive Director of the United Nations Office for Partnerships and co-founder of the Pearl Initiative, explained how the Pearl Initiative will contribute positively to the UN's Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by creating a more open and transparent business environment.
A robust private sector that delivers economic growth, employment and wealth creation is essential for reducing global poverty and making progress toward achieving the Millennium Development Goals," said Amir Dossal, Executive Director of the United Nations Office for Partnerships.
Though she believes the patron to be a laywoman, Norman ascribes the image and dossal narrative scenes to support for eremetic Augustinian identity.
Without question, ICT represents an increasingly key driver for social and economic change, particularly in rural regions around the world," said Amir Dossal, executive director of the United Nations Fund for International Partnerships.
On June 26, Amir Dossal, acclaimed former Executive Director of the United Nations Partnerships, will address the scholar-athletes and scholar-artists on the importance of forging alliances that will result in bringing about a lasting world peace.
Corporate engagement is essential to the international community's efforts to alleviate poverty, ensure clean water, and help underserved populations realize healthy living," said Amir Dossal, Executive Director of UNOP.
Amir Dossal, Executive Director of the United Nations Fund for International Partnerships; Jonathan Granoff, President of the Global Security Institute; Dr Henry Kissinger, Former US Secretary of State; His Royal Highness Prince Turki Al Faisal, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the US; His Excellency Nasser bin Hamad M.