The third crusade numbered among its chiefs Floris III.
Of the Cathari, and in Calabria the apocalyptic gospel of Joachim of Floris, all bearing witness to the commotion of the time.
It is sufficient to recall the well-known names of Joachim of Floris, of all the numerous Franciscan spiritualists, of the leading sectaries from the 13th to the 15th century who assailed the papacy and the secularism of the church - above all, the name of Occam.
The "everlasting gospel" of Joachim of Floris was a different thing from the announcement of Christ's glorious return in the clouds of heaven; the "age of the spirit" which mystics and spiritualists expected contained traits which must be characterized as "modern"; and the "kingdom" of the Anabaptists in Munster was a Satanic caricature of that kingdom in which the Christians of the 2nd century looked for a peaceful Sabbath rest.
JOACHIM OF FLORIS (c. 1145-1202), so named from the monastery of San Giovanni in Fiore, of which he was abbot, Italian mystic theologian, was born at Celico, near Cosenza, in Calabria.
Thus Joachim of Floris in his Expositio magni abbatis I oachimi in Apoc. teaches that Babylon is Rome, the Beast from the Sea Islam, the False Prophet the heretical sects of the day, and that on the close of the present age which was at hand the millennium would ensue.
The papal state was surrounded on every side by German soldiers, and but for the premature death of the emperor, whom Abbot Joachim of Floris called the " hammer of the world," the temporal power of the popes might perhaps have been annihilated.
As the election of any cardinal seemed impossible, on the 5th of July 1294 the Sacred College united on Pietro di Morrone; the cardinals expected to rule in the name of the celebrated but incapable ascetic. Apocalyptic notions then current doubtless aided his election, for Joachim of Floris and his school looked to monasticism to furnish deliverance to the church and to the world.
He acted as guardian to his nephew Floris IV.
His father, Heinrich Floris Schopenhauer, the youngest of a family to which the mother had brought the germs of mental malady, was a man of strong will and originality, and so proud of the independence of his native town that when Danzig in 1793 surrendered to the Prussians he and his whole establishment withdrew to Hamburg.
1613), a story of the reign of Count Floris V.
The first mention of the town is in 1 2 75, in a charter of Floris IV., count of Holland, exempting it from certain taxes.
In the murder of Count Floris V.
He died unmarried and was succeeded by his brother Floris I.
Floris, like his predecessors, was hard-fighting and tenacious.
He found a formidable adversary in the able and warlike Floris >: William, who, becoming bishop of Utrecht in 1054, was determined to recover the lost possessions of his see; and in 1058, in alliance with Hanno, archbishop of Cologne, Egbert, margrave of Brandenburg, the bishop of Liege and others, invaded the Frisian territory.
In a battle at Nederhemert Floris met with his death in the hour of victory.
Died in 1091 and was succeeded by his son Floris II.
After his death (1122) his widow, Petronilla of Saxony, Floris governed in the name of Dirk VI., who was a minor.
In 1132 they rose in insurrection under the leadership of Dirk's own brother, Floris the Black.
Was succeeded in 1157 by Floris III.
He had Floris IIL troubles with West Friesland and Groningen, and a war with the count of Flanders concerning their respective rights in West Zeeland, in which he was beaten.
In 1189 Floris accompanied Frederick Barbarossa upon the third Crusade, of which he was a VII.
His son Floris IV., being a minor, succeeded Flcrls Iv.
Floris was murdered in 1235 at a tournament at Corbie in Picardy by the count of Clermont.
Floris was a man of chivalrous character and high.
So intimate did their relations become that Floris sent his son John to be educated at the court of Edward with a view to his marriage with an English princess.
To Floris V.
Floris made himself master of Amstelland and First Gooiland; and Amsterdam, destined to become the Charter to chief commercial town of Holland, counts him the Amster- founder of its greatness.
In 1296 Floris forsook the alliance of Edward I.
He was by them basely murdered Floris V.
In the 13th century it was no more than a hunting-lodge of the counts of Holland, and though Count Floris V.