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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures

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2006
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Members of the religious order officially called the Society of Jesus first went to the Mesoamerican regions of New Spain, ...

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The Oxford Companion to World Exploration

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2007
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History
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1,169 words

In 1540, Pope Paul III approved the founding of the Society of Jesus, also known as the Jesuits, a ...

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Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment

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2005
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History, modern history (1700 to 1945)
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This entry contains six subentries: Role in Education, Role in Politics, Role as Critics, Jesuits and Jansenists ...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation

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2005
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History, modern history (1700 to 1945), Religion
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The Society of Jesus, a religious order of the Roman Catholic church founded by Ignatius Loyola and his companions, was ...

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The Oxford Companion to American Literature (6 ed.)

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2004
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143 words

name given to members of the Society of Jesus, a religious order of the Roman Catholic Church, founded by Ignatius ...

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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2003
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Religion
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112 words

Properly called the Society of Jesus, a religious order of clerks regular founded by Ignatius Loyola. It received papal ...

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The Oxford Companion to Canadian History

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2004
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History, Regional and National History
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736 words

The Society of Jesus, a regular order of the Roman Catholic Church, was founded in 1534 by Ignatius de Loyola ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History

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2003
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A member of the Society of Jesus, which was formed in Paris in 1534 by Ignatius Loyola as a body ...

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The Oxford Companion to Italian Literature

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2005
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Literature
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612 words

Members of the Society of Jesus. The origins of the Society can be traced to the commitment of Ignatius Loyola ...

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The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French

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2005
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651 words

The Society of Jesus, founded by the Spaniard Ignatius Loyola in 1534, soon established itself in France, and played ...

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The Oxford Companion to Irish History (2 ed.)

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2007
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257 words

popular name for priests of the Society of Jesus, founded in 1534 by the Spaniard Ignatius of Loyola (1491–1556 ...

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The Oxford Companion to Local and Family History (2 ed.)

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2009
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116 words

A member of the Society of Jesus, which was formed in Paris in 1534 by Ignatius Loyola as a body of scholars and missionaries dedicated to the aims of the Counter‐...

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Members of a Roman Catholic religious order for men, founded by Saint Ignatius of Loyola in 1534. They played ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

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2005
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History, Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)
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414 words

A religious order that originated in a vow of poverty and service taken in Paris on 15 August 1534 by seven students, including ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006

a member of the Society of Jesus, a Roman Catholic order of priests founded by St Ignatius Loyola, St Francis Xavier...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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official name for the Jesuits. ...

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