(514) Armida

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Discovered 1903 Aug. 24 by M. F. Wolf at Heidelberg.

Named for the beautiful legendary sorceress in Torquato Tasso’s (1544–1595) Jerusalem Delivered. She is the leading character in the opera Armida (composed 1777) by Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714–1787). (H 55)

See also the remarks to planet  (579).

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