Lope de Vega
[loh-pey duh vey-guh; Spanish law-pe th e ve-gah]
[vey-guh; Spanish be-gah]
[duh vey-guh; Spanish de be-gah]
Lo·pe [loh-pey, -pee; Spanish law-pe] /ˈloʊ peɪ, -pi; Spanish ˈlɔ pɛ/, Lope Félix de Vega Carpio, 1562–1635, Spanish dramatist and poet.
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Lope de Vega
full name Lope Felix de Vega Carpio. 1562–1635, Spanish dramatist, novelist, and poet. He established the classic form of Spanish drama and was a major influence on European, esp French, literature. Some 500 of his 1800 plays are extant
the brightest star in the constellation Lyra and one of the most conspicuous in the N hemisphere. It is part of an optical double star having a faint companion. Distance: 25.3 light years; spectral type: A0V
Word Origin for Vega
C17: from Medieval Latin, from Arabic (al nasr) al wāqi, literally: the falling (vulture), that is, the constellation Lyra
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1638, bright northern star, the alpha of Lyra, from Arabic (Al Nasr) al Waqi translated variously as "the eagle of the desert" or "the falling vulture."
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
A star in the constellation Lyra and one of the five brightest stars in the night sky. It is a white main-sequence star in the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram, with an apparent magnitude of 0.04. Vega, along with Altair and Deneb, form the Summer Triangle asterism. Scientific name: Alpha Lyra.
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