Gregory the Great

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Gregory the Great (Roman Catholic Church) an Italian pope distinguished for his spiritual and temporal leadership; a saint and Doctor of the Church (540?-604)
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Usage

In literature:

The alteration in the calendar made by Pope Gregory was successfully opposed for a long time in Great Britain by popular prejudice.
"More Science From an Easy Chair" by Sir E. Ray (Edwin Ray) Lankester
Without the speed-boat, Gregory would be greatly handicapped.
"El Diablo" by Brayton Norton
In St. Gregory the Great, the whole ancient world, the Church's first discipline and original government, run to their ultimate issue.
"The Formation of Christendom, Volume VI" by Thomas W. (Thomas William) Allies
It was an interview with Sir Gregory Gotch, the great engineer.
"Aliens" by William McFee
The great work of Gregory was to organize, set in order, and fix.
"St. Gregory and the Gregorian Music" by E. G. P. Wyatt
Gregory the Great, 126.
"Cathedrals of Spain" by John A. (John Allyne) Gade
Gregory was twice the age of the great countess, and was more her father than her lover.
"Women of the Romance Countries (Illustrated)" by John R Effinger
Leo the Great (d. 461) and Gregory the Great (d. 604) further extended the rule of celibacy to subdeacons.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 5" by Various
However, when Gregory the Great in 590 A.D. ascended the papal chair a reaction had set in.
"The Story of Our Hymns" by Ernest Edwin Ryden
Gregory the Great, his history, i.
"History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume II (of 2)" by John William Draper
Gregory I (the Great), Pope, 35-37.
"A Short History of Italy" by Henry Dwight Sedgwick
This doctrine was sanctioned and developed by Gregory the Great.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 7" by Various
That year Gregory XVI, then the Pope, made Dr. McLoughlin a Knight of St. Gregory the Great, of civil grade.
"Dr. John McLoughlin, the Father of Oregon" by Frederick Van Voorhies Holman
FELIX III., pope, was descended from one of the most influential families of Rome, and was a direct ancestor of Gregory the Great.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 2" by Various
GREGORY, J. W. The underwaters of the great plains.
"United States Government Publications, v. 8 Jan-Jun 1892" by Compiled
This was the first great victory of the Papal power: Gregory VII.
"A History of Germany" by Bayard Taylor
Gregory the Great, pope, 2-4, 17, 79, 212.
"The English Church in the Middle Ages" by William Hunt
The Papal supremacy really owed its foundation to Gregory the Great.
"Cathedral Cities of Italy" by William Wiehe Collins
But few of the numerous works ascribed to Pope Gregory the Great are genuine.
"Monks, Popes, and their Political Intrigues" by John Alberger
Gregory I., Pope, 'The Great,' 343, 386.
"Humphrey Duke of Gloucester" by K.H. Vickers
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In news:

Underscoring the dynamic capabilities of interactive presentation technologies in the classroom environment, St Gregory the Great School in Hamilton Square, N.J.
Gregory the Great Craft Show.
St Gregory the Great School and Ministry Center, 200 St Gregory Ct. Williamsville, Next to Millard Suburban Hospital.
The hearst carrying the body of Isabelle Tezsla arrives, Friday morning to the Church of St Gregory the Great in Hamilton Township for her viewing and funeral later in the afternoon.
Angela Powell from Hamilton Township, holds a paper flower depicting a photo of Isabelle Tezsla as she leaves the viewing held at the Church of St Gregory the Great in Hamilton Township, Friday afternoon.
Quest Fest Family Day St Gregory the Great Church.
Gregory Borsinger's Nov 14 letter proclaiming that "individualism threatens our nation and needs to change to assure our greatness as a country" is a repudiation of the very ideals America was founded upon.
Gregory the Great Catholic Church in Bluffton will have its annual celebration of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of the Americas, Sunday.
"J. C. is just one of the great warriors we've got on our team," linebackers coach Bob Gregory said.
Dan McDaniel talks about his great-great-great-grandfather Russell Gregory who lived in Cades Cove in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and was killed there in 1864.
In honor of my dad, we had a Mass said at our church, St Gregory The Great in Williamsville.
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