Orbis

Orbis may refer to:

  • Orbis (audio drama), a Doctor Who audio play, starring Paul McGann and Sheridan Smith
  • Orbis (foreign policy), a quarterly journal of international affairs published by the Foreign Policy Research Institute
  • Orbis Technology, a bookmaker software company now called OpenBet
  • Orbis International, the "Flying Eye Hospital," a charitable organization devoted to treating and preventing blindness
  • Orbis, Rhineland-Palatinate, a municipality of the Kirchheimbolanden district (Verbandsgemeinde) in the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate
  • A fictional location in the MMORPG MapleStory
  • Orbis Books, a publishing imprint of the Maryknoll order
  • Orbis, an alternative history novel by Scott Mackay
  • Vanderbilt Orbis, a progressive student newspaper at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Orbis Pictus, a 1658 children's book by Czech educator Jan Ámos Komenský
    • The Orbis Pictus Award for outstanding children's nonfiction literature, awarded by the National Council of Teachers of English
  • Orbis Publishing Ltd., a British publisher of partworks and books
  • "Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius", a short story by Argentine writer Jorge Luis Borges published in 1940
  • The "Orbis Terrarum", a map of the world created by Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa in 20 A.D.
  • Orbis Catholicus, a Latin phrase meaning Catholic World, per the expression Urbi et Orbi

See also

  • Orb (disambiguation)

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  • Orbis S.A. — Orbis S.A. Rechtsform Aktiengesellschaft ISIN PLORBIS00014 Gründung 1920 Sitz Warschau Leitung Laurent Picheral Mitarbeiter …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Orbis — Orbis …   Wikipédia en Français

  • orbiş — ORBÍŞ adv. Pe dibuite, la întâmplare, orbeşte; fig. fără chibzuinţă, nebuneşte. ♢ expr. A da orbiş = a lovi fără cruţare. – Orb2 + suf. iş. Trimis de ionel bufu, 07.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  orbíş adv. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa:… …   Dicționar Român

  • Orbis — (lat.), 1) Kreis; 2) Scheibe; 3) (O. terrarum), der Erdkreis, die Erde; daher die Römer ihr Reich O. romanus nannten; 4) (röm. Ant.), Stellung des Heeres, wo die Soldaten in einen Kreis, nach Andern in ein innen hohles Quarré gestellt wurden, um… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Orbis — (lat.), Kreis, Scheibe, besonders Erdkreis …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Orbis — (lat.), Kreis; O. pictus, gemalte Welt, Titel eines von Comenius 1657 zuerst herausgegeben, oft aufgelegten und nachgeahmten Schulbuchs mit veranschaulichenden Bildern. O. terrārum, Erdkreis …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Orbis — Orbis, lat., Kreis, Kugel, Erdball; o. pictus, die gemalte Welt, Unterrichtsbuch mit Bildern, s. Comenius …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Orbis —    • Orbis,          каре, круг, составляемый воюющими в минуту опасности для защиты против сильнейшего неприятеля. К строю в каре прибегали только в самой крайней необходимости. Veg. 1, 26, Gell. 10, 9. Caes. b. g. 5, 33. Sall. Iug. 102 Liv. 4,… …   Реальный словарь классических древностей

  • Orbis — es una empresa argentina creada por Roberto Mertig, un alemán procedente de Dresde. En la década de 1920, comenzó un proceso de incipiente industrialización en la Argentina que se profundizaría en la década siguiente. Ese movimiento era liderado… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • ORBIS — vel Globus militum, dicebatur acies in circulum formata, apud romanos: quemadmodum Cuneus vocabatur peditum multitudo, cunei figuram imitans, primumque angustior, dein latior: ut alia omittam, de quibus consuli potest Vegetius l. 3. c. 17 …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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