His first work was an inquiry into the authorship of the Commentary on St Paul's Epistles and the Treatise on Biblical Questions, ascribed to Ambrose and Augustine respectively.
Ranked the festival of St Thomas with those of the four great Latin fathers, Ambrose, Augustine, Jerome and Gregory.
He proclaimed himself the champion of the old Roman gods, and as a response to the appeal of Ambrose, is said to have threatened to stable his horses in the cathedral of Milan, and to force the monks to fight in his army.
All these details of the well-known legend are already related by St Ambrose (De Offic. i.
Justina was an Arian, and the imperial court at Milan pitted itself against the Catholics, under the famous Ambrose, bishop of that city.
Certain peculiarities introduced by St Ambrose distinguish the ritual of Milan from that of the general church.
Ambrose of Milan (Epistles ix.
St Ambrose, one of the greatest sons of Trier, was born here about 340.
Saints Ambrose and Augustine both spent days in deciding temporal causes.
St Cyprian, St Ambrose and St Augustine, St Paulinus of Nola and St John Chrysostom had practised law as teachers or advocates.
St Ambrose and St Paulinus had even held high administrative and judicial offices.
The Latin West was scarcely less productive; it is enough to mention Hilary of Poitiers, Ambrose of Milan, Augustine of Hippo, Leo of Rome, Jerome, Rufinus, and a father lately restored to his place in patristic literature, Niceta of Remesiana.'
This idea is repeated in Ambrose and Augustine, and has since been a dominant idea of both Eastern and Western Christendom.
South-west of the city of Manitowoc, is St Nazianz, an unorganized village near which in 1854 a colony or community of German Roman Catholics was established under the leadership of Father Ambrose Oswald, the primary object being to enable poor people by combination and cooperation to supply themselves with the comforts of life at minimum expense and have as much time as possible left for religious thought and worship. The title of the colony's land was vested in Father Oswald after the panic of 1857 until his death in 1874, when he devised the lands to "the colony founded by me."
AMBROSE THE CAMALDULIAN, the common name of AMBROGIO TRAVERSARI (1386-1439), French ecclesiastic, born near Florence at the village of Portico.
Though this cause was unsuccessful, Ambrose is interesting as typical of the new humanism which was growing up within the church.
He had submitted the doctrine of transubstantiation (already generally received both by priests and people, although in the west it had been first unequivocally taught and reduced to a regular theory by Paschasius Radbert in 831) to an independent examination, and had come to the conclusion that it was contrary to reason, unwarranted by Scripture, and inconsistent with the teaching of men like Ambrose, Jerome and Augustine.
The change was brought about by two causes - first, Greek theology, which reached the West chiefly through Jerome Rufinus and Ambrose, and, second, the new idea of the church wrought out by Augustine on the basis of the altered political situation of the church.
Augustine, Jerome, Ambrose and Gregory; though Bede's reading is very far from being limited to these.
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He exhibited severity and injustice when dealing with pagans and heretics.
Epp. 2 and 61; Ambrose, De fide, prolegomena to Epistolae II, 17, 21, Consolatio de obitu Valentiniani; H.
According to St Ambrose (in Psalm 118, oct.
The Acta of St Sebastian, falsely attributed to the same St Ambrose, are far less sparing of details.
Fay's singular powers in this direction were well shown by his Jdvor orvos es Bakator Ambrus szolgdja (Doctor Javor and his servant Ambrose Bakator), brought out at Pest in 1855.
Augustine describes a day when he saw his mentor, Ambrose, looking intently at an open book.
After staring for two or three minutes, Ambrose turned a page and continued staring.
When Augustine finally asked, "What are you doing?," Ambrose replied that he was reading.
Augustine said this could not be the case because he could neither hear Ambrose nor see his lips moving.
Ambrose replied that he was looking at the words and reading them that way.