Lope de Vega

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de Vega

[duh vey-guh; Spanish de be-gah]
Lope [loh-pey, -pee; Spanish law-pe] , (Lope Félix de Vega Carpio) 1562–1635, Spanish dramatist and poet.


[vey-guh; Spanish be-gah] ,
Lope de [law-pe the] , (Lope Félix de Vega Carpio) 1562–1635, Spanish dramatist and poet.
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Lope de Vega (Spanish ˈlope ðe ˈβeɣa)
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

Vega1 (ˈviːɡə)
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
[C17: from Medieval Latin, from Arabic (al nasr) al wāqi, literally: the falling (vulture), that is, the constellation Lyra]

Vega2 (ˈveɪɡə, Spanish ˈbeɣa)
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1638, bright northern star, from Arabic (Al Nasr) al Waqi translated variously as "the eagle of the desert" or "the falling vulture."
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Vega   (vē'gə, vā'gə)  Pronunciation Key 
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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