Title: The American educator; completely remodelled and rewritten from original text of the New practical reference library, with new plans and additional material
Year: 1919 (1910s)
Authors: Foster, Ellsworth D., ed Hughes, James L. (James Laughlin), 1846-1935
Subjects: Encyclopedias and dictionaries
Publisher: Chicago, Ralph Durham Co.
Contributing Library: Internet Archive
Digitizing Sponsor: Internet Archive
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rt. In theNew Testament Michael is spoken of as theguardian angel of the Church. MICHAELMAS, mikeel mas, the feast ofSaint Michael the Archangel. It falls onSeptember 29 and is supposed to have beenestablished toward the close of the fifth cen-tury. In England, Michaelmas is one ofthe regular periods for settling rents. TheLord Ma^or of London is elected on Michael-mas day. MICHELANGELO BUONARROTI, mekel almje lo hwaio nalir rawte (1475-1564),an Italian sculptor, painter, architect andpoet, one of thegreatest artists of alltime. He was born atCaprese, in Tuscany,of the ancient familyof the Counts of Can-ossa. He studieddrawing under Do-menico Ghirlandaioand sculpture underBertoldo at Florence,and, having attractedthe notice of Lorenzode Medici, he was forseveral years an inmate of his household.When the Medici were sent into temporarydisgrace and exile, Michelangelo, as one oftheir retainers, was forced to flee fromFlorence and took refuge in Bologna, wherehe remained for a few years.
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MICHELANGELO MICHELET 2325 MICHIGAN After his return to Florence, in 1501, hereceived from the city a commission to executea colossal statue of David, and his creationwas a wonderful piece of work for a youngman of twenty-six. It is now one of the mas-terpieces of the Academy of Fine Arts atFlorence. In 1505 he was induced by PopeJulius II to settle in Rome. Here he sculp-tured the monument of the Pontiff (includingseven statues, among which was the famousone of Moses), now in the Church of SanPietro in Vineoli, and he painted the ceilingof the Sistine Chapel, his frescoes represent-ing the creation and the principal events ofsacred history. Ill 1530 Michaelangelo took a leading partin the defense of Florence against CharlesV, being employed to build the fortificationsaround the cit3^ Three years later he beganhis great picture in the Sistine Chapel, TheLast Judgment, which occupied him eightyears. His last considerable works in paint-ing were two large picture, the Conversionof Saint
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