Online Encyclopedia


Online Encyclopedia
Originally appearing in Volume V22, Page 102 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
Spread the word: it!
PORDENONE, a town of the province • of Udine, Venetia, Italy, 30 M. W. by S. of Udine on the railway to Treviso. Pop. (1901), 8425 (town); 12,409 (commune). It was the birthplace of the painter generally known as I1 Pordenone (q.v.). Paintings from his brush adorn the cathedral (which has a fine brick campanile), and others are preserved in the gallery of the town hall. Cotton industries are active, and silk and pottery are manufactured.
End of Article: PORDENONE
PORCUPINE (Fr., pore-epic, " spiny pig ")
IL PORDENONE (1483-1539)

Additional information and Comments

There are no comments yet for this article.
» Add information or comments to this article.
Please link directly to this article:
Highlight the code below, right click and select "copy." Paste it into a website, email, or other HTML document.