black canons

black canons
Augustinian Au`gus*tin"i*an, a. Of or pertaining to St. Augustine, bishop of Hippo in Northern Africa (b. 354 -- d. 430), or to his doctrines. [1913 Webster]

{Augustinian canons}, an order of monks once popular in England and Ireland; -- called also {regular canons of St. Austin}, and {black canons}.

{Augustinian hermits} or {Austin friars}, an order of friars established in 1265 by Pope Alexander IV. It was introduced into the United States from Ireland in 1790.

{Augustinian nuns}, an order of nuns following the rule of St. Augustine.

{Augustinian rule}, a rule for religious communities based upon the 109th letter of St. Augustine, and adopted by the Augustinian orders. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Black canons — canon can on (k[a^]n [u^]n), n. [OE. canon, canoun, AS. canon rule (cf. F. canon, LL. canon, and, for sense 7, F. chanoine, LL. canonicus), fr. L. canon a measuring line, rule, model, fr. Gr. kanw n rule, rod, fr. ka nh, ka nnh, reed. See {Cane} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Black Canons — Common name for Augustinian Canons, derived from the colour of their robes …   Medieval glossary

  • Black canons — *Augustinian monks, so called after the colour of their *habit. Cf. Black monks …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Black Canons —  Черные каноники …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • Canons Regular — are members of certain bodies of Canons (priests) living in community under the Augustinian Rule ( regula in Latin), and sharing their property in common as a type of vow of poverty. Distinct from monks, who live a cloistered, contemplative life… …   Wikipedia

  • Canons and Canonesses Regular — • According to St. Thomas Aquinas, a canon regular is essentially a religious cleric Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Canons and Canonesses Regular     Canons and Canonesses Regular …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Black monks — Term used to describe Benedictine monks, after the colour of their *habit. Cf. Black canons …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

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  • Canons Regular of the Order of the Holy Cross — The Canons Regular of the Order of the Holy Cross, commonly called Crosiers, are a Roman Catholic religious order. A group of Crosiers with their Master General, Willem van Hees (on the right), in front of their former monastery in Fort Wayne,… …   Wikipedia

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