Oblati
Oblati Ob*la"ti, n. pl. [LL., fr. L. oblatus. See {Oblate}.] (R.C.Ch.) (a) Children dedicated in their early years to the monastic state. (b) A class of persons, especially in the Middle Ages, who offered themselves and their property to a monastery. --Addis & Arnold. [1913 Webster]

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  • Oblati —     Oblati     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Oblati     Oblati (Oblatæ, Oblates) is a word used to describe any persons, not professed monks or friars, who have been offered to God, or have dedicated themselves to His service, in holy religion. It… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • OBLATI — in Ecclesia eadem, dicti infantes ac pueruli, quia Parentibus Monasteriis in Monachos attondendi offerebantur, divinoque cultui consecrabantur, ita ut aetatem adultiorem consecutis inde discedere non licuerit, quod si fecissent, pro Apostatis… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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  • Oblati — Børn, der opdrages i et kloster …   Danske encyklopædi

  • oblati — /ableytay/ In old European law, voluntary slaves of churches or monasteries …   Black's law dictionary

  • OBLATI Monasteriorum — qui se ac sua, vel maiorem partem bonorum suorum, sine fraude ac dolo, Monasteriis ipsis sponte ac libere obtulerunt, ut est in Ep. Bonifacii VIII. A. C. 1296. apud Waddingum. Concil. Lateranense IV. c. 57. Hoc autem de illis Confratribus… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Oblati, Oblatæ, Oblates — • A word used to describe any persons, not professed monks or friars, who have been offered to God, or have dedicated themselves to His service, in holy religion. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • OBLATI Curiae dicebantur — ut cui naturales essent nati, per oblationem Curiae legitimarentur §. siigitur in Auctor. quibus mod. nat. effic. sui, cum prius hoc idem Theodosius satuisset. Cum enim Curialium Ordo amplissimus, olim tam in municipiis, quam Coloniis, ad… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • oblati actio — /ableytay abksh(iy)ow/ In the civil law, an action given to a party against another who had offered to him a stolen thing, which was found in his possession …   Black's law dictionary

  • Oblate — For the geometrical concept, see Oblate spheroid. Contents 1 Origins and history 2 Oblates today 2.1 Secular oblates …   Wikipedia

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