How to use Floris in a sentence
The third crusade numbered among its chiefs Floris III.
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.
This council, though condemning the book, refrained from condemning the author, and approved the order of Floris.
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.
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.Advertisement
This period, as is well known, was inaugurated, at the end of the 12th century, by the apocalyptic writings of the abbot Joachim of Floris.
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.
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.
He died unmarried and was succeeded by his brother Floris I.Advertisement
Floris, like his predecessors, was hard-fighting and tenacious.
The counts of Guelders and Louvain were among the prisoners that fell into the hands of Floris.
In a battle at Nederhemert Floris met with his death in the hour of victory.
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.Advertisement
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.Advertisement
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.
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.
Mechthild's clerico-political utterances show that she was acquainted with the " eternal gospel " of Joachim of Floris.
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.Advertisement