St. Benedict


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n St. Benedict Italian monk who founded the Benedictine order about 540 (480-547)
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In literature:

St. Benedict, against the stone, and also for poisons.
"Three Thousand Years of Mental Healing" by George Barton Cutten
The monastery itself, one of the oldest in Milan, formed a retreat for cloistered virgins following the rule of St. Benedict.
"New Italian sketches" by John Addington Symonds
Fifty years after the death of St. Columbanus it adopted the rule of St. Benedict.
"St. Bernard of Clairvaux's Life of St. Malachy of Armagh" by H. J. Lawlor
St. Benedict was brought up a good Christian, though lots of the people round were still pagans in those days.
"Stories of the Saints by Candle-Light" by Vera C. Barclay
He wished his neighbour of Savoy to share in the benedictions of the pretended successor of St. Peter.
"The Vaudois of Piedmont" by John Napper Worsfold
The monasteries were in every way similar to any other feudal residence, and the ascetic rule of St. Benedict was entirely forgotten.
"Belgium" by Emile Cammaerts
They arrived at Laxavog before the festival of St. Benedict.
"The Cruise of the Betsey" by Hugh Miller
St. Benet, 24/2, St. Benedict.
"Dialogues in French and English" by William Caxton
St. Benedict, probably, was not a priest, and had not absolved them as regards their guilt.
"The Phantom World" by Augustin Calmet
This monastery was founded (in 529 A.D.) by St. Benedict, on the site of an ancient temple to Apollo.
"Italy, the Magic Land" by Lilian Whiting
One of the first cares of St. Benedict, in the case of every newly founded house, was the formation of the library.
"Of Six Mediæval Women" by Alice Kemp-Welch
St. Benedict, pray for us.
"General Catholic Devotions" by Bonaventure Hammer
Florentius, a priest, attempts to poison St. Benedict, i.
"History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume II (of 2)" by John William Draper
Over them Offa founded the abbey, with a monastery for one hundred monks of the Order of St. Benedict.
"Cathedral Cities of England" by George Gilbert
Benedict, see St. Benedict.
"A Short History of Italy" by Henry Dwight Sedgwick
St. Benedict was born in 480, and gave a fresh impetus to monkish communities and devised better laws.
"Curiosities of Christian History" by Croake James
To bring it into (substantially) that order and method appears to have been the work of St Benedict.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 2" by Various
St. Benedict (A.D. 480-543) was tempted by the devil in the form of a blackbird.
"Human Animals" by Frank Hamel
Again, St. Benedict nearly fell a victim to jealousy.
"The Catholic World. Volume III; Numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6." by E. Rameur
Benedict, Abbey of St., xvi.
"The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri" by Dante Alighieri

In news:

Joseph City Council Furthers Plans for New College of St Benedict Student Facilities.
Tristan Thompson, former St Benedict's standout, hoping for a return to Toronto at NBA Draft.
Smith/US Presswire Forward Tristan Thompson was dismissed from St Benedict's Prep after an exchange with coach Danny Hurley.
The Sustainable Farming Association is holding their 20th annual workshop at the College of St Benedict on Saturday from 8:30 am to 5:00 p.m.
Bob Jordan/Associated Press Former Duke star Roshown McLeod (center) has been named as the new head coach at St Benedict's Prep in Newark.
512 College of St Benedict.
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit that attempted to recoup a $2 million donation to the College of St Benedict made by a businessman convicted of fraud.
Bride attended Crookston High School, History degree from College of St Benedict and a Master from University of Phoenix.
Miguel Diaz, an associate professor of theology at the College of St Benedict and St John's University in Collegeville, Minn. Was picked as ambassador to the Vatican.
Edwin Leahy, headmaster at St Benedict's Prep in Newark, is a member of Gov Chris Christie's New Jersey Education Funding Task Force.
Pope Benedict XVI arrives for his weekly general audience at St Peter's square on Wednesday at the Vatican.
Pope Benedict XVI blesses the faithful during the weekly general audience in St Peter's square at the Vatican, Oct 10, 2012.
Pope Benedict XVI (C) leads a mass to announce a new global "Year of Faith" on October 11, 2012 at St Peter's square at the Vatican.
Edward Cheserek of St Benedict's Prep became the fourth boy to repeat as champion with a winning time of 14:57.3 and Megan Curham of Villa Walsh.
Edward Cheserek of St Benedict's Prep shown here winning the Foot Locker national title last year Kirby Lee.

In science:

Using H ST /FGS astrometry, Benedict et al. (1999) ruled out the presence of Jupiter-mass planets with orbital periods P < 3 years, but their observations were not taken for a sufficiently long amount of time to address the period range of the putative planets discovered by van de Kamp.
Astrometric Methods and Instrumentation to Identify and Characterize Extrasolar Planets: A Review
Narrow-field relative astrometry of the multipleplanet host star GJ 876 was carried out by Benedict et al. (2002) using H ST /FGS.
Astrometric Methods and Instrumentation to Identify and Characterize Extrasolar Planets: A Review
Currently, Benedict et al. (2003a, 2003b, 2004) are monitoring with H ST /FGS the stars
Astrometric Methods and Instrumentation to Identify and Characterize Extrasolar Planets: A Review
St., Mergerson, James W., Blyth, Colin R., Murty, Vedula N., Benedict, Jeffrey P., and Wright, Tommy (1990).
Annotated Bibliography of Some Papers on Combining Significances or p-values