from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Pisano, Andrea 1270?-1348. Italian sculptor. His best-known work is the depiction of the life of John the Baptist on the bronze doors of the Baptistery in Florence.
  • Pisano, Nicola or Niccolò 1220-1284? Italian sculptor noted for combining classical and French Gothic styles. His works include the hexagonal pulpit of the Baptistry in Pisa. Nicola's son Giovanni (1245?-1314?), a sculptor and architect, designed the Church of the Franciscans in Naples (1268).


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  • The MPAA’s (Motion Picture Asssociation of America) new anti-pirateer Bob ‘Boba Fett’ Pisano is apparently zeroing in on iMesh users, which we thought passing strange since these days, iMesh, formerly indie p2p, numbers itself among the ranks of the korporate klans.

    iMesh download troubles

  • Recently the Historical Society of Pennsylvania acquired a small collection called the Pisano and Siciliano Families Papers.

    May « 2010 « Fondly, Pennsylvania: Notes from Archives and Conservation

  • Italian Renaissance, such as Pisano, whose famous medal of the Malatesta of Rimini affords a splendid instance not only of the treatment of the portrait and subject on the reverse perfectly adapted to its method and purpose, but also of the artistic use of lettering as a decorative feature (see p. 203 [f110]).

    Line and Form (1900)

  • Cagliari had the bulk of the possession but lacked a cutting edge in front of goal and Milan picked up the points thanks to a fourth-minute Francesco Pisano own goal and a Zlatan Ibrahimovic strike on the hour.

    Cagliari 0-2 Milan | Serie A match report

  • At least so far, however, insurance plans have not proposed changing their coverage, says Susan Pisano, a spokeswoman for America's Health Insurance Plans, which represents 1,300 companies covering 200 million Americans.

    Mammogram coverage won't change, companies say

  • But Pisano said Kassin alone was responsible for the missing charitable funds.

    Brooklyn rabbi sentenced in case of skimming charity funds

  • Kassin could have faced 18 to 24 months in prison, but Pisano said he chose not to because of the rabbi's advanced age.

    Brooklyn rabbi sentenced in case of skimming charity funds

  • The money should be returned to Magen Israel because you are not judging me, you are judging tens of thousands of people who are involved in this project, Kassin told U.S. District Judge Joel Pisano, invoking the Torah's lessons on mercy.

    Brooklyn rabbi sentenced in case of skimming charity funds

  • At the end of the day, the reason the charity does not have the $367,500 is because of you — and you're responsible for that and not anybody else, Pisano said.

    Brooklyn rabbi sentenced in case of skimming charity funds

  • Health literacy "affects every single thing we do," said Susan Pisano, a member of the Institute of Medicine's health literacy roundtable and vice president of communications for America's Health Insurance Plans, the industry trade association.

    Many Americans have poor health literacy


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