Bruno of Querfurt, Saint
Bruno of Querfurt, Saint
Courtier, monk, missionary archbishop, hagiographer, martyr. Called the Second Apostle of the Prussians

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  • Bruno of Querfurt, Saint — or Saint Boniface of Querfurt born с 974, Querfurt, Saxony died March 14, 1009, near Braunsberg, Prussia; feast day June 19 Missionary and martyr. A member of a noble family, he was attached to the clerical household of the emperor Otto III.… …   Universalium

  • Bruno of Querfurt — Infobox Saint name=Saint Bruno of Querfurt birth date=970 death date=death date|1009|2|14|mf=y feast day=October 15 venerated in=Roman Catholic Church imagesize=175px caption=A medieval fresco depicting St Bruno s death birth place=Querfurt,… …   Wikipedia

  • St. Bruno of Querfurt —     St. Bruno of Querfurt     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Bruno of Querfurt     (Also called BRUN and BONIFACE).     Second Apostle of the Prussians and martyr, born about 970; died 14 February, 1009. He is generally represented with a hand cut …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Romuald of Ravenna, Saint — ▪ Roman Catholic ascetic Italian  San Romualdo Di Ravenna   born c. 950, Ravenna [Italy] died June 19, 1027, Val di Castro, Tuscany; feast day June 19       Christian ascetic who founded the Camaldolese Benedictines (Hermits).       Romuald s… …   Universalium

  • Saint — 1347 80, Italian ascetic and mystic. died A.D. 731, pope 715 731. died A.D. 741, pope 731 741. died A.D. 352, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 337 352. died A.D. 683, Sicilian ecclesiastic: pope 682 683. died A.D. 855, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 847… …   Universalium

  • saint — saintless, adj. /saynt/, n. 1. any of certain persons of exceptional holiness of life, formally recognized as such by the Christian Church, esp. by canonization. 2. a person of great holiness, virtue, or benevolence. 3. a founder, sponsor, or… …   Universalium

  • Bruno — /brooh noh/; for 1, 3 also It. /brddooh naw/, n. 1. Giordano /jawrdd dah naw/, 1548? 1600, Italian philosopher. 2. Saint, c1030 1101, German ecclesiastical writer: founder of the Carthusian order. 3. a male given name: from a Germanic word… …   Universalium

  • Bruno — Infobox Given Name Revised name = Bruno imagesize= caption= pronunciation= gender = meaning = region = origin = related names = footnotes = Bruno is the latinized version of the Germanic male given name Brun. It is also one of the most frequent… …   Wikipedia

  • saint-bruno's-lily — |brü(ˌ)nōz| noun Usage: usually capitalized S&B Etymology: probably after St. Bruno of Querfurt died 1009 German archbishop & missionary : a European alpine plant (Paradisea liliastrum) of the family Liliaceae resembling the asphodel with… …   Useful english dictionary

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