Ambrose, Saint
Ambrose, Saint
Article on the life and teachings of this Bishop of Milan, and Doctor of the Church, who died in 397

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  • Ambrose, Saint — born 339, Augusta Treverorum, Belgica, Gaul died 397, Milan; feast day December 7 Bishop of Milan. Raised in Rome, he became a Roman provincial governor. As a compromise candidate he was unexpectedly elevated from unbaptized layman to bishop of… …   Universalium

  • Ambrose,Saint — Am·brose (ămʹbrōz ), Saint. A.D. 340? 397. Writer, composer, and bishop of Milan (374 397) who imposed orthodoxy on the early Christian Church.   Am·broʹsian (ăm brōʹzhən) adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • Ambrose Saint-John —     Ambrose Saint John     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Ambrose Saint John     Oratorian; b. 1815; d. at Edgbaston, Birmingham, 24 May, 1875; son of Henry St. John, descended from the Barons St. John of Bletsoe. He was educated at Westminster School …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Saint Marcellina —     Saint Marcellina     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Marcellina     The only sister of St. Ambrose of Milan, b. about 330 5; d. about 398. She was older than St. Ambrose, and was born most probably at Trier, where her father resided as… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Ambrose — Infobox Saint name= Saint Ambrose birth date= between AD 337 and 340 death date=4 April AD 397 feast day= December 7Attwater, Donald and Catherine Rachel John. The Penguin Dictionary of Saints . 3rd edition. New York: Penguin Books, 1993. ISBN 0… …   Wikipedia

  • Ambrose — /am brohz/, n. 1. Saint, A.D. 340? 397, bishop of Milan 374 397. 2. a male given name: from a Greek word meaning immortal. * * * (as used in expressions) Ambrose Saint Bierce Ambrose Gwinnett Burnside Ambrose Everett Sperry Elmer Ambrose * * * …   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

  • Ambrose Bierce — Ambrose Bierce, ca. 1866 Born June 24, 1842(1842 06 24) Meigs County, Ohio, United States Died disappeared 1913 …   Wikipedia

  • Ambrose (disambiguation) — Ambrose may refer to:People*Ambrose (340 ndash; 397), bishop of Milan *Ambrose of Alexandria (? ndash; 250) *Ambrose the Camaldulian (1386 ndash; 1439), theologian *Ambrose (bandleader) (Benjamin Baruch Ambrose) (1896 ndash; 1971), English… …   Wikipedia

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