Josaphat and Barlaam
Josaphat and Barlaam
Main characters of a seventh-century Christian legend. Barlaam, a hermit, converted the prince Josaphat to Christianity, despite the efforts of Josaphat's father Abenner to prevent such a thing. Although Barlaam and Josaphat are included in the Roman Martyrology and in the Greek calendar, the story is actually a Christianized version of a legend about Buddha

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  • Barlaam and Josaphat — • Main characters of a seventh century Christian legend. Barlaam, a hermit, converted the prince Josaphat to Christianity, despite the efforts of Josaphat s father Abenner to prevent such a thing. Although Barlaam and Josaphat are included in the …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Barlaam and Josaphat — Infobox Saint name=Saint Josaphat birth date=unknown death date=4th Century feast day=November 27 venerated in=Eastern Orthodox Church imagesize=350px caption=Saint Josaphat preaching Christianity. 12th century Greek manuscript birth place= death …   Wikipedia

  • Barlaam and Josaphat (book) — Barlaam and Josaphat (also called Barlaam and Ioasaph ) is the title given to a large number of different books in various languages, all dealing with the lives of Saints Barlaam and Josaphat in India. In this hagiographic novel, the life and… …   Wikipedia

  • Barlaam — may refer to: *Barlaam of Calabria, an Italian clergyman of the 14th century *Saint Barlaam, eventual companion of St. Josaphat of India *Barlaam of Khutyn *Barlaam of Kiev, saint in the Russian Orthodox Church *Barlaam of Seminara Greek/Italian… …   Wikipedia

  • Josaphat — * Josaphat mdash; A legendary Christian saint of India, appearing in the legend of Barlaam and Josaphat. * Josaphat (king) mdash; Fourth king of the Kingdom of Judah; gave his name to the Valley of Josaphat. * Saint Josaphat Kuntsevych mdash;… …   Wikipedia

  • Barlaam und Josaphat — Der Hl. Josaphat kündigt seine Abreise an. Griechische Handschrift aus dem 13. Jahrhundert Barlaam und Josaphat sind christliche Heilige. Kardinal Baronius nahm Josaphat 1590 in das Martyrologium romanum auf. Sie sind Gegenstand eines… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Josaphat von Indien — Der Hl. Josaphat predigt das Christentum. Griechische Handschrift aus dem 12. Jahrhundert Barlaam und Josaphat sind christliche Heilige. Kardinal Baronius nahm Josaphat 1590 in das Martyrologium romanum auf. Die Legende von Barlaam und Josaphat… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Barlaam and Josaphat —    by Rudolf von Ems (ca. 1220–1223)    Rudolf von Ems composed one of many medieval versions of the Barlaam and Josaphat story sometime between 1220 and 1223. He descended from a family of lower nobility in Hohenems in Vorarlberg (today western… …   Encyclopedia of medieval literature

  • BARLAAM AND JOSAPHAT —    a mediæval legend, being a Christianised version of an earlier legend relating to Buddha, in which Josaphat, a prince like Buddha, is converted by Barlaam to a like ascetic life …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Saint Josaphat (Inde) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Josaphat et Saint Josaphat. Saint Josaphat prêchant manuscrit grec du XIIe siècle Saint Josaphat (ou Joasaphat) et son maître saint Barlaam auraient vécu au …   Wikipédia en Français

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