What is Padua?

Padua

Padua (Italian: Padova, Latin: Patavium, Venetian: Padoa, Ancient German: Esten) is a city and comune in the Veneto, northern Italy. It is the capital of the province of Padua and the economic and communications hub of the area. Padua's population is 214,000 (as of 2011). The city is sometimes included, with Venice (Italian Venezia) and Treviso, in the Padua-Treviso-Venice Metropolitan Area, having a population of c. 1,600,000.

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Padua - List of Notable Residents
... Anthony of Padua (1195-1231) ... Franciscan priest, saint and doctor of the Church ...
Ludovico Trevisan - Early Life
... Trevisan was born into a non-military family in Padua, then in the territory of the Republic of Venice, the son of Biagio Trevisano, a doctor in the arts and medicine ... in Venice he obtained a doctorate in arts and medicine at the University of Padua on July 9, 1425 ... He soon also became a canon of the cathedral chapter of Padua and began his ecclesiastical career ...
Lazarus Buonamici
... Buonamici was born in Bassano, and studied at the University of Padua ... He fled Rome during the sack of 1527, escaping to Padua but losing all his property ... He became a professor at Padua, where his lectures acquired for him a great reputation, though he did not commit the results of his scholarship to print, and only a few letters and poems of his survive ...
St. Anthony Church - Elsewhere
... Anthony of Padua Cathedral (Istanbul), Turkey St ... Anthony of Padua (Ottawa), Canada Santo António Church (Lisbon), Portugal Basilica of Saint Anthony of Padua, Italy St ...
Marsilio Da Carrara
... Marsilio da Carrara (1294 – March 1338) was Lord of Padua after his uncle Jacopo I ... the Scaliger of Verona, Marsilio was forced to relinquish Padua to Cangrande della Scala in 1328 ... After Cangrande's death, he was able to reconquer Padua in 1337 thanks to an alliance with Florence and Venice, which was increasingly worried by the Scaliger's ...