12) is taken from a copy of Beatus' work made in 1203, and preserved at Burgo de Osma in Castille.
Beatus, too, describes the southern land as inhabitabilis.
- The Map of Beatus (776).
It is shown likewise upon a number of maps which illustrate the Commentaries on the Apocalypse, by Beatus, a Benedictine monk of the abbey of Valcavado at the foot of the hills of Liebana in Asturia (776).
ODORIC (c. 1286-1331), styled "of Pordenone," one of the chief travellers of the later middle ages, and a Beatus of the Roman Church, was born at Villa Nuova, a hamlet near the town of Pordenone in Friuli, in or about 1286.
BEATUS RHENANUS (1485-1547), German humanist, was born in 1485 at Schlettstadt in Alsace, where his father, named Bild, a native of Rheinau (hence the surname Rhenanus), was a prosperous butcher.
Horawitz, Beatus Rhenanus (1872), and by the same, Des Beatus Rhenanus literarische Tcitigkeit (2 vols., 1872); also the notice by R.
He has by many been called the father of modern music, and a portrait of him in the refectory of the monastery of Avellana bears the inscription Beatus Guido, inventor musicae.
To England in the spring, the New Testament was set up. Around him was a circle of students, some young, some already distinguished - the three sons of Froben's partner, Johannes Amerbach, who was now dead, Beatus Rhenanus, Wilhelm Nesen, Ludwig Ber, Heinrich Glareanus, Nikolaus Gerbell, Johannes Oecolampadius - who looked to him as their head and were proud to do him service.
Beatus Rhenanus; "summus Erasmi observator," as he is called by de Thou, describes his person thus: "In stature not tall, but not noticeably short; in figure well built and graceful; of an extremely delicate constitution, sensitive to the slightest changes of climate, food or drink.
For his life the chief contemporary sources are a Compendium vitae written by himself in 1524, and a sketch prefixed by Beatus Rhenanus to the Basel edition of 1540.
1.) Beatus uir, qui non abijt in consilio impiorum, in uia peccatorum non stetit, et in cathedra i.
Of printed collections the chief are the editio princeps by Beatus Rhenanus (Basel, 1521), Migne, Patr.
BEATUS, of Liebana and Valcavado, Spanish priest and monk, theologian and geographer, was born about 730, and died in 798.
As confessor to Queen Adosinda, wife of King Silo of Oviedo (774-783), and as the master of Alcuin and Etherius of Osma, Beatus exercised wide influence.
Three others - "Valladolid" of about 1035, "Madrid" of 1047, and "London" of 1109 - are derivatives of the "Valcavado-Ashburnham" of 970; the eighth, "Paris II," is connected, though not very intimately, with "St Sever," otherwise "Paris I"; the ninth and tenth, "Gerona" and "Paris III," belong to the Turin group of Beatus maps.
See also Konrad Miller, Die Weltkarte des Beatus, Heft I.
Bettws, a corrupt form of the English " bead-house," or possibly of the Latin " beatus " - Bettws-y-coed, Bettws Ifan.
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Beatus, happy, blessed, and facere, to make), the act of making blessed; in the Roman Catholic Church, a stage in the process of canonization.