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a Kempis

Definition of the noun a kempis

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noun

  1. German ecclesiastic (1380-1471)

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Google previewThe Critic (1903)

by Jeannette Leonard Gilder, Joseph Benson Gilder

The "Imitation of Christ" by Thomas a Kempis is the most popular religious work in Christendom; and fifty ...

Google previewLexicon Germanico-Thomæum, in quo Thomae a Kempis, natione Germani, Germanique auctoris librorum quatuor de Imitatione Christi, Idiotismi Germanici magno numero ordineque proponuntur (1651)

Istud, Tenere, totam Germanicam nationem Thomae a Kempis gentilisuo, deuinctam & obstriétam tenet–. CAP. III. §. 3. Quishabet fortius (pro, maius, operosius, magisarduum) cerramen, Wer hat ein stärckern Streitt/ quäms qui nititur vincere ...

Google previewA Religious Encyclopaedia: Or Dictionary of Biblical, Historical, Doctrinal, and Practical Theology (1891)

Based on the Real-Encyklopädie of Herzog, Plitt, and Hauck by Johann Jakob Herzog

The authorship of the Imitation o Christ, although now pretty generally ascribe to Thomas a Kempis, has been the subject of one of the most heated discussions in the histor of literature, and one in which not only individuals took part, but also ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

the title of a famous medieval Christian devotional work, much used still by both Catholics and Protestants and usually ascribed to Thomas a Kempis. The " Contestation " over the author of the ...

Google previewThe general biographical dictionary. Revised by A. Chalmers (1814)

by New and general biographical dictionary

Thomas a Kempis vindicatus per unum e Canonicis regulari- bus congregationis Gallicanae," Paris, 1641, 8vo. The purpose of this is to prove that Thomas a Kempis, and not Gerson, was the author of the celebrated " Imitation," &c. and it ...

Google previewA classical dictionary (1812)

by John Lempriere

Trapezuntius, Gemistus Pletho, Laurentius Valla, Ulugh Beigh, John Guttemberg, John Faustus, Peter Scboeffer, Wesselus, Peurbachius, Æwjas Sylvius, Bestarion , Thomas a Kempis, Argyropulus, Regiomontanus, Platina, Agricola, Pontanus, ...

Google previewA Classical Dictionary ... The sixth edition, corrected (1815)

by John LEMPRIERE (D.D.)

Trapezuntius, Gemistus Pletlio, Laurenkius Valla, Ulugh * Beigh, John Guttember , John Faustus, Peter Schoeffer, Wesselus, PeUrbachius, HIneas Sylvius, Bcssarion, Thomas a Kempis, Argyropulus, Regiomontanus, Platina, Agricola, ...

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Small photo of FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY - CIRCA 1971: A stamp printed in  Germany shows Thomas a Kempis - German Catholic monk and priest, author of the treatise "The Imitation of Christ", 1471, circa 1971

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Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be. (Thomas a Kempis)
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