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Encyclopedia > Ribera

Ribera is a Spanish word meaning "the basin of a river" has several meanings.

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Ribera Alta is a town located in the province of Araba, in the autonomous community of Basque Country, in the North of Spain. ... Province Valencia Capital Alzira Largest city Alzira Demonym   Population 210,637 (2004) Area 1011. ... Ribera Baja (Basque Erribera Beitia) is a town and municipality located in the province of Araba (Álava), in the Basque Country (autonomous community), northern Spain. ... Other Catalan comarques Province Lleida Capital Móra dEbre Largest city Móra dEbre Demonym   Population (2001) 2,656 hab. ... The Ribera del Duero is a wine-making region of northeast central Spain, mostly split across the province of Burgos and province of Valladolid, both of which are part of the autonomous community of Castile-Leon. ... Ribera is a comune in the province of Agrigento, Region of Sicily, Italy. ...

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  • Ribera, Jusepe de (1591-1652), the Spanish painter who worked in Italy. Sometimes also known as Giuseppe (Italian) or José, or as "Lo Spagnoletto"
  • de Ribera, Francisco
  • de Ribera, Matteo

Giuseppe Ribera (January 12, 1591 - 1652) was the name given in Italian to Jusepe (de) Ribera or José (de) Ribera, also called Lo Spagnoletto, or the Little Spaniard, a leading painter of the Neapolitan or partly of the Spanish school, who was born near Valencia, Spain at Xátiva, now...

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Ribera del Duero - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (225 words)
The Ribera del Duero is a wine-making region of northeast central Spain, extending across the province of Burgos and province of Valladolid, both of which are part of the autonomous community of Castile-Leon.
The Ribera del Duero region actually stretches along the "banks of the Duero"—hence its name—upstream and east from Valladolid to San Esteban de Gormaz in the province of Soria.
Pesquera is a town in the Ribera del Duero region that is noted for its red wine, balanced and fruity.
BIO RIBERA (1346 words)
Ribera's father was a Spaniard soldier of pure descent and served in Italy, where he was in command of various fortresses and cities.
Caravaggio's and Ribera's way of dealing with them preserving their principles entire and for the first time gave the world a long series of pictures that are first and foremost pictures -not decorative paintings nor drawings embellished with colour, but simply painting, with the absolute illusion of a bit of reality.
Ribera's religious idea was admirably served by a rare sensitiveness which is not distinguisable at first sight, of course absent from school repetitions and imitations by his pupils, and only exists in the authentic works of his own hand.
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