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Synonyms for patrician

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Synonyms for patrician

a person of refined upbringing and manners

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befitting a person of noble origin

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belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy

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Florentine Patricians and Their Networks: Structures Behind the Cultural Success and the Political Representation of the Medici Court (1600-1660)
Textual Masculinity and the Exchange of Women in Renaissance Venice brings into sharp relief the sexual politics of literary exchange in mid-sixteenth-century Venice, and sheds important new light on how women served "as currency" (60) in poetic exchanges between patricians and their acquaintances.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Patricians and archbishops from 14 Orthodox churches came to together at Aya Yorgi Greek Orthodox Church in Fener Greek Patriarchate for a three-day meeting upon the invitation of Fener Greek Patriarch Bartholomeos.
The economic and political factors that determined who the patricians accepted as citizens are discussed in detail.
Cowan eschews general legal categories, such as patricians, cittadini, and popolani in Venetian society--indeed definitions of nobility were quite varied in Italy of this period--in favor of how the matter was practically perceived.
In which group did both patricians and equestrians serve?
The separation of the topic into four outstanding titles allows for a narrowed, more in-depth focus in The Patricians (0761416544, $20.
Rodska, who has recorded about 70 audio books, gives the story a full-voiced reading that includes a four-year-old girl, patricians and lowly marble merchants, a tetchy nanny, brawlers and babes.
Thompson in finding that the limited social mixing of seventeenth-century taverns eventually separated the plebs from the patricians and created taverns with distinct clienteles.
The various disputes between the plebeians and patricians had always been resolved by negotiation and political reform.
Kent suggests that the Ciompi revolt of 1378 shaped, over the course of the following century, a patrician response that gradually emphasized a relationship of peaceful, if wary, class coexistence between patricians and popolo.
It was at that moment that he began consciously to identify himself with patricians whom those lower on the social scale routinely denounced as reactionaries.
To see the cowardly patricians humiliated - Caligula rapes the wife of one almost before his eyes - is sometimes painful to watch.
Dark paneled walls join old leather chairs and stained-glass skylights at this watering hole for poets, politicians and patricians.