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1. p20-ARC One of the subunits of ARP2/3. 2. p20-CGGBP (CGG-binding protein1) A protein that binds to the unmethylated form of the trinucleotide repeat ...

P'u-t'i-ta-mo

P'u-t'i-ta-mo  

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The Chinese rendering of the name of the first patriarch of Ch'an.the Indian monk Bodhidharma. See also Daruma.
Thomas Morton

Thomas Morton  

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(1564–1659)Thomas Morton was born in York on 20 March 1564 and died in Easton-Mauduit, Northamptonshire on 22 September 1659. He graduated BA at St John's College, Cambridge in 1586 ...
Rock Art – Australian Aboriginal

Rock Art – Australian Aboriginal  

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Aboriginal people of Australia have a rich heritage of carving and painting on rocks, extending back well more than 20,000 years. Rock art, Australia's oldest surviving art form, expresses the ...
Magog

Magog  

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Son of Japheth, grandson of Noah (Gen. 10: 2). P, the Priestly source, lists a table of nations under the name of Japheth, probably a seafaring people (Scythians?), including Magog. In Ezekiel (38: ...
Hagia Sophia

Hagia Sophia  

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The church at Constantinople, dedicated to the ‘Holy Wisdom’ (i.e. the Person of Christ), was built under Justinian and consecrated in 538. Its chief feature is the huge dome which crowns the ...
Herbert of Derwentwater

Herbert of Derwentwater  

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(d. 687),priest and hermit. A close friend of Cuthbert, Herbert used to visit him at Lindisfarne every year. In 686 Cuthbert was in Carlisle and they met there instead; Cuthbert prophesied that they ...
St Anterus

St Anterus  

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(21 Nov. 235–3 Jan. 236)Successor to Pontian, who abdicated on 28 Sept. 235, he was, as his name suggests and LP confirms, of Greek extraction. Nothing is certainly known of his activities during his ...
Nicasius

Nicasius  

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(5th century),bishop of Reims and martyr. Tenth in the list of bishops of Reims (coming after Severus), Nicasius was faced with victorious barbarians at the gates and even in the streets of his city. ...
high place

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The conventional translation of a Hebrew word (bamoth) whose meaning continues to be disputed. It refers to a place where sacrifices were offered in the open air. They were hated by prophets as being ...
Rumon

Rumon  

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Monk and bishop of the (?) 6th century,patron of Tavistock and Romansleigh (Devon) and of Ruan Lanihorne, Ruan Major and Minor (Cornwall). William of Malmesbury visited his shrine at Tavistock ...
Lagin

Lagin  

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[people of Lug (?)]. Early Celtic people who invaded Ireland before the advent of written records, giving their name to the province of Leinster. They were placed second in the order of Celtic ...
St Anastasius I

St Anastasius I  

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(27 Nov. 399–19 Dec. 401)A Roman by birth, he had hardly become pope when he was plunged into the quarrel then raging over Origen, the outstanding but controversial 3rd-century Greek theologian. This ...
Finbar

Finbar  

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(c.560–610),bishop, patron of Cork and of Barra, Outer Hebrides. Of the clan of Ui Briuin Ratha from West Connacht, Finbar was born at Lisnacaheragh (Co. Cork). His father, of illegitimate birth, was ...
Conleth

Conleth  

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(d. c.520),Irish monk and bishop of or at Kildare. According to the Life of Brigid by Cogitosus, Conleth was a hermit who lived at Old Connell (Co. Kildare) on the Liffey and who was a skilled ...
Felix of Nola

Felix of Nola  

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(d. 360),confessor. As his compatriot Paulinus relates, he was tortured but not killed in time of persecution, and afterwards enjoyed a fruitful apostolate, notable for conversions and miracles. Bede ...
Rognvald

Rognvald  

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(d. 1158),earl of Orkney. The son of Kol, a chieftain in Norway, and a nephew of Magnus, earl of Orkney, Rognvald succeeded in regaining his earldom of which his kinsman, Earl Paul, had deprived him. ...
Congar

Congar  

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(date unknown),Breton saint. He is patron of several Breton churches and his name forms part of several place-names there such as Saint-Congard, Roscongar, Lescongar. Feasts of Congar in Brittany are ...
forgiveness

forgiveness  

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A re‐establishment of personal relations after a rupture. Although in the OT God does not forgive automatically, as though that is what he exists for, he is described as always ready to forgive when ...
Maria Bertilla Boscardin

Maria Bertilla Boscardin  

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(1888–1922),nun. Born of a poor family at Brendola (Vicenza), she attended primary school intermittently largely because her father was jealous, violent, and not infrequently drunk. She was ...
Teresa of Los Andes

Teresa of Los Andes  

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Carmelite nun (1900–20).Born at Santiago and called Juanita in childhood, she is also known by the names of her parents Fernandez and Solar: she has emerged as one of South America's most popular ...

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