Ada school

   Forms of Carolingian art named for Ada, who is said to have been Charlemagne's sister, and patron to a group of sculptors in ivory, and some manuscript illuminators in the late 700s and early 800s. Also see illumination.

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  • Ada Gospels — The Ada Gospels (Trier, Staatsbibliothek, Cod.22) is a late eighth century or early ninth century Carolingian Gospel Book. The manuscript contains a dedication to Charlemagne s sister Ada, whence it gets its name. The manuscript is written on… …   Wikipedia

  • Ada-Handschrift — Evangelist Lukas Die Ada Handschrift ist eine karolingische Bilderhandschrift, die in der Stadtbibliothek Trier aufbewahrt wird. Das Evangeliar ist zwischen den Jahren 790 und 810, wahrscheinlich in Aachen hergestellt worden.[1] Sie gilt a …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ada-Evangeliar — Evangelist Lukas Die Ada Handschrift ist eine karolingische Bilderhandschrift, die in der Stadtbibliothek Trier aufbewahrt wird. Das Evangeliar ist um das Jahr 800 von der in Aachen lokalisierten Hofschule Karls des Großen hergestellt worden.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ada Ciganlija — or colloquially just Ada (Serbian Cyrillic Ада Циганлија , pronounced| ada t͡siga nlija) is a river island, artificially turned into a peninsula, in the Sava River s course through central Belgrade, the capital of Serbia. It is also colloquially… …   Wikipedia

  • Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher — (February 8, 1924 October 18, 1995) Born in Chickasha, Oklahoma she was the daughter of a minister. Her brother planned to challenge segregationist policies of the University of Oklahoma, but went to Howard University Law School in Washington,… …   Wikipedia

  • Ada James — Ada Lois James (March 23,1876 ndash; September 29, 1952) was a suffragist, social worker, and reformer. Born in Richland Center, Wisconsin, she graduated from high school in 1894, taught school for several years, and soon became active in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Ada Deer — (born 1935) is a Native American advocate and scholar who served as head of the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs from 1993 ndash;1997. BackgroundA member of the Menominee tribe, Deer was born in Keshena, Wisconsin. She obtained her bachelor …   Wikipedia

  • Ada High School (Ada, Ohio) — Ada High School is a public high school in Ada, Ohio. It is the only high school in the Ada Exempted Village Schools district. Their nickname is the Bulldogs.Ohio High School Athletic Association State Championships* Girls Basketball – 1978 cite… …   Wikipedia

  • Ada Evans — Ada Emily Evans (17 May 1872 ndash; 27 December 1947), Australian lawyer, was the first female law graduate in Australia.Early lifeEvans was born in Wanstead, England (then a town in Essex county, now a north eastern suburb of London), the… …   Wikipedia

  • Ada Kepley — Ada Harriet Miser Kepley (February 11, 1847 ndash; June 13, 1925) was the first American woman to graduate from law school. Ada Harriet Miser was born in Somerset, Ohio, in 1847. Her family moved to St. Louis, Missouri in 1860, and in 1867, Ada… …   Wikipedia

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