Wednesday, May 9, 2007

  • LANFRANKO (Lanfranco) Giovanni (1582-1647), the italian painter from range of Parma, pupil Agostino Karrachchi. Largest of his activities - paintings of dome lights, domes, vaults of Roman and Neapolitan palaces and churches (Casino Borgeze, 1612, Rome).
  • LANTSA (Lanza) Mario (an ice-film. A name and fam. Alfredo Kokotstsa, Cocozza) (1921-59), the American singer (tenor). By origin the Italian. The master belkanto. Acted with 1942 in concerts with opera batchwise and songs, " Great Caruso " entered the name and acted in the musical film, etc.
  • LANTSE (vitiated lansje), Russian national dance such as a quadrille.
  • LANCET (a nem. Lanzette, from an armour. lancea - a spear), the surgical instrument with an ancipitous edge; in the modern medicine it is substituted by a scalpel.
  • LANCELETS, stem chord animal a class of Acrania. A body (length up to 8 sm) translucent, lanceolate. 7 kinds, dwell on a sandy bottom, on depth up to 30 m, in moderate and warm seas, including in Black m.
  • LANCHESTER (Lanchester) Frederik William (1868-1946), the English engineer, physics, the expert in range of aerodynamics. The writer of two main ideas of this theory about circulation as to the cause of a upward force and about trailing vortexes as to the cause of an induced drag was engaged in the theory of flight vehicles more hardly air.
  • LANCHHUTI, city (with 1961) in Georgia, on Kolhidskoj nizm. A depot. 9 thousand inhabitants (1991). Tea factory, a cannery, etc. Theatre. A study of local lore museum.
  • LANSHCHIKOV Anatoly Petrovich (r. 1929), the Russian critic. The main activities are dedicated the Russian literature of 19 century and the literature of the Soviet season. Books: " Times raised communication " (1969), " Problems and time " (1978), "N.G.Chernyshevsky" (1982), " Feeling ways " (1983), etc.
  • DOE, a cloven-hoofed animal of a set of deers. For samtsa lopatoobraznye extending horns. Length up to 1,6 m. Rhodinum - the Mediterranean and M.Azija. Cultivate in parks and reservations of Europe (including in Belarus, Moldova, on Ukraine, in countries of Baltic), It is new. Zealand and America. The feral does kept in JUzh. Iran, under threat peterings; in the Red Data Book of the International union of nature protection and natural resources.
  • LAO (laotians), people, the main population of Laos (over 2,95 million person). Live also in a north and north-east of Thailand (over 15 million person) and in other countries of Indochina. An aggregate number 18 million person (1992). Tongue laotian. Believers - Buddhists.
  • LAODAMIJA, in the Grecian mythology daughter Bellerofonta who has given birth from Zevsa to hero Sarpedona.
  • LAOKOON, in the Grecian mythology - sacrificer Apollo in Troy. During Trojan war admonished Trojans of introduction in city of the wooden Grecian horse. It is strangled together with synovjami two snakes whom goddess Afina assisting to Greeks has sent. Sculptural group " Ëàîêîîí " rodosskih masters Agesandra, Atenodora and Polidora (ok. 50 up to n. e., in museum Pio-Klementino, Vatican).
  • LAOMEDON (Laomedont), in the Grecian mythology tsar of Troy, the son of Ooze and Evridiki; father Gesiony, Priama.
  • LAOTIAN (LAOTJANSKY) TONGUE, the official language of Laos. Falls into to Thai tongues. The alphabet of a southern - indian origin, affine Thai.
  • LAOTIANS, see. Lao.
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