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News Algeria » Bugia: Fibonacci: the man who figured out flowers

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Publication date: onday 31 October 2011

Leonardo had learnt about the Hindu-Arabic number system when his father took him to the north African port of Bugia (now Bejaïa, in Algeria) in around 1185. Years later, his book would provide not only a bridge that allowed arithmetic to cross the ...

News Algeria » Bugia: Catholic Dictionary

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Publication date: Saturday 30 December 2017

A portable candle holder with a lighted candle, held beside a bishop as he celebrates certain liturgical functions. Other prelates have on occasion been given the same privilege. From Bugia, Latin for Bougie, Algeria, where wax was obtained.

News Algeria » Bugia: The magical effects of the Golden Ratio

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Publication date: hursday 23 June 2005

Fibonacci was a famous mathematician. He was born in Pisa, in Italy, in 1170, but grew up in Bugia, in North Africa, which is modern-day Bejaia, in Algeria. He returned to Pisa in about 1200. He found a sequence of numbers called the Fibonacci Numbers ...

News Algeria » Bugia: History for Kossacks: Ancient Libya

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Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2007

Libya also shares – and sometimes disputes – its 4348-kilometer borders with Egypt, Chad, Algeria, Tunisia, Sudan, and Niger, and possesses a 1770-kilometer coastline, along which 80% of the population resides. Oh, and it's damn hot: though diurnal ...

News Algeria » Bugia: Altar Candles

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Publication date: Wednesday 13 December 2017

(1) At a pontifical high Mass, celebrated by the ordinary, seven candles are lighted. The seventh candle should be somewhat higher than the others, and should be placed at the middle of the altar in line with the other six. For this reason the altar ...

News Algeria » Bugia: Milano da rubare

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Publication date: Sunday 20 February 2011

Buongiorno a tutti, è stata la settimana di Sanremo, la settimana nella quale gli italiani hanno ritrovato improvvisamente il loro amore per la patria, grazie all’ora o quasi di performance di Roberto Benigni sull’inno nazionale e dintorni ...