Avila


Avila
Avila
Diocese; suffragan of Valladolid in Spain

Catholic Encyclopedia. . 2006.


Catholic encyclopedia.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Ávila — Bandera …   Wikipedia Español

  • Avila — Ávila Pour les articles homonymes, voir Ávila (homonymie). Vue de la muraille …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Avila — may refer to:Places*Ávila, a city in Spain *Ávila (province), a province in Spain **Ávila (Spanish Congress Electoral District) the electoral district covering the province *Avila Beach, California, in the United States *Cerro El Ávila, a… …   Wikipedia

  • ÁVILA — ÁVILA, city in Castile, central Spain. Jews are mentioned there in 1085. The first documentary evidence of a Jewish community is from 1144. In 1176 the king granted one third of the taxes levied on the Jews to the bishop of Ávila. However, they… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Ávila — [äv′i lə] city of central Spain, west of Madrid: pop. 45,000 * * * Á·vi·la (äʹvə lə, äʹvē lä) A town of central Spain west northwest of Madrid. It is a religious and tourist center. Population: 42,165. * * * ▪ Spain in full  Ávila de los… …   Universalium

  • Ávila — es una ciudad española, en Castilla y León, capital de la provincia homónima. Situada a 1.128 m de altura, en un enclave rocoso a la orilla derecha del río Adaja, afluente del Duero, siendo la capital de provincia más alta de España. Su término… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • AVILA, DE — AVILA, DE, Sephardi family. Several of its members held prominent positions in Spain, both when professing Jews and after they became ostensibly converted to Catholicism, in the 15th century. From the second half of the 17th century the family… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Ávila — (Паленсия,Испания) Категория отеля: 2 звездочный отель Адрес: Conde de Vallellano, 5 Bajo, 340 …   Каталог отелей

  • Ávila [1] — Ávila, span. Provinz in Altkastilien, grenzt im N. an Valladolid, im O. an Segovia und Madrid, im S. an Toledo und Caceres, im W. an Salamanca und hat 7882 qkm (143,2 QM.) Flächenraum. Die Bevölkerung betrug 1900: 197,694 Einw. (25 auf 1 qkm).… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Avila — f English: this occurs in the Middle Ages as a Latinized form of a medieval Germanic name related to AVIS (SEE Avis). In modern use, however, it is borne almost exclusively by Roman Catholics, among whom it is bestowed in honour of St Theresa of… …   First names dictionary

  • ávila — v. d Espagne (Castille et Léon), à 1 121 m d alt.; 40 170 hab.; ch. l. de la prov. du m. nom. Enceinte fortifiée (XIIe s.); cath. mi romane mi goth. (XIIe XIIIe s.); égl. romanes. V. Thérèse d ávila …   Encyclopédie Universelle


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.