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St Hilary of Poitiers

Subject: Religion

(c.315–67/8), the foremost Latin theologian of his age. A convert from paganism, he was elected Bp. of Poitiers c.350. He became involved in the Arian disputes and, probably as ...

Poitiers

Poitiers   Reference library

Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

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2005
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History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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... A regional centre since Celtic times, Poitiers was the capital of the Gallo-Roman civitas of the Pictones. In the 4th c., it was protected by a wall 2600 metres long. In the Merovingian period, the town was the capital of the region of Poitou, with a count who resided at the palace , and a Bishop successor to the first clearly attested bishop, St Hilary ( 350–367 ). The baptistery of St John dates from the late 9th c. (central chamber). In the 6th c., Radegund gave up the throne and founded an abbey of nuns there, called the Holy...

Gilbert of Poitiers

Gilbert of Poitiers (1085–1154)   Reference library

Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

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2005
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History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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...of Poitiers (after 1085–1154 ) Gilbert of Poitiers , also called Gilbert de la Porrée ( Porreta ), was doubtless born in that town. He studied the liberal arts under a certain Hilary, at Poitiers , then under Bernard of Chartres. He later went to study Scripture and its glosses under Anselm of Laon and his brother Ralph . He was a canon at Poitiers, then at Chartres where he became chancellor . In c. 1140 , he went to teach at the cathedral school of Paris . In 1142 , he was made bishop of Poitiers and stopped teaching. In 1148 , at a ...

Poitiers

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The Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture

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2013
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Art & Architecture, History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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...was painted before the end of the 11th century in accordance with a consistent plan. The bishops of Poitiers, depicted on the pillars of the nave around the tomb of St Hilary, represent the Christian community of the diocese (some figures extant). Paintings, probably on the vault of the choir, illustrated the heavenly Church, with figures of Christ, angels and saints; in 1987 , scenes from the Apocalypse were discovered above the arches of the choir, depicting St John and the Angel , the Horsemen of the Apocalypse , the Souls under the Altar , the Angel...

Carroll, Diahann

Carroll, Diahann (17 July 1935)   Reference library

Black Women in America (2 ed.)

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2005
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History, Regional and National History
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...toured the country with the immensely successful concert tour of Almost Like Being in Love—The Lerner and Loewe Songbook and appeared opposite Ruby Dee in the television movie Having Our Say . In 2000 she was in The Courage to Love , Sally Hemings: An American Scandal , and Livin’ for Love: The Natalie Cole Story . In 2002 she returned to the stage, joining Phylicia Rashad in the play Blue . In addition to well-publicized and sometimes turbulent relationships with Sidney Poitier and David Frost , Carroll has been married four times: to ...

Caesarea

Caesarea   Reference library

Joseph Patrich

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Archaeology

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2013
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Archaeology, Religion
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...took it upon themselves to catalogue this collection. The scriptorium of Caesarea was famous for its attentive work in producing copies of scriptures. In ca. 325 c.e. , at the request of Constantine, 50 copies of the Bible, in codices of parchment, were dispatched by Eusebius to Constantinople. Later in the fourth century Hilary of Poitiers, Eusebius of Vercelli, Georgius of Nazianzus, Jerome, and Rufinus worked in this library. Samaritans. The Samaritan presence in Caesarea grew after the first and second Jewish Revolts against Rome. In the third century...

Canon

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C. A. Evans, Rebecca S. Hancock, Stephen B. Chapman, and Stanley E. Porter

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible

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Current Version:
2011
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Religion
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...it is cited by Hilary of Poitiers. Jerome and Augustine were instrumental in its acceptance. Second Peter is first cited by Ambrosiaster in the mid- to late fourth century, and then frequently by Jerome and Augustine, as well as others. Second John is cited from the third century on, but 3 John is not cited until Jerome and Augustine. Jude is known relatively early but then is disputed by many. Even though it is known from the mid-fourth century on, Jude still is not included in a sixth-century New Testament list. There are several books that Eusebius...

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