Fraternities Sentence Examples
Two new kinds of craft fraternities appear in the 14th century and become more prominent in the 15th, namely, the merchants' and the journeymen's companies.
Now, many fraternities and sororities play an active role in campus life.
Some writers regard them as a continuation of the Roman collegia and sodalitates, but there is little evidence to prove the unbroken continuity of existence of the Roman and Germanic fraternities.
The laws of Ine speak of gegildan who help each other pay the wergeld, but it is not entirely certain that they were members of gild fraternities in the later sense.
Prayers for the dead, attendance at funerals of gildsmen, periodical banquets, the solemn entrance oath, fines for neglect of duty and for improper conduct, contributions to a common purse, mutual assistance in distress, periodical meetings in the gildhall, - in short, all the characteristic features of the later gilds already appear in the statutes of these Anglo-Saxon fraternities.Advertisement
Their ordinances are similar to those of the above-mentioned Anglo-Saxon fraternities.
The class of dealers or merchants, as distinguished from trading artisans, also greatly increased and established separate fraternities.
In some towns the victory of the artisans in the 14th century was so complete that the whole civic constitution was remodelled with the craft fraternities as a basis.
In the 14th century the journeymen or yeomen began to set up fraternities in defence of their rights.
In England the fraternities of journeymen, after struggling a while for complete independence, seem to have fallen under the supervision and control of the masters' gilds; in other words, they became subsidiary or affiliated organs of the older craft fraternities.Advertisement
Several fraternities - old gilds or new companies, with their respective cognate or heterogeneous branches of industry and trade - were fused into one body.
The craft fraternities were not suppressed by the statute of 1 547 (1 Edward VI.).
In fact, many craft fraternities still survived in the second half of the r8th century, but their usefulness had disappeared.
The privileges of the old fraternities were not formally abolished until 1835; and the substantial remains or spectral forms of some are still visible in other towns besides London.
About the year 1337 this hesychasm, which is obviously related to certain well-known forms of Oriental mysticism, attracted the attention of the learned and versatile Barlaam, a Calabrian monk, who at that time held the office of abbot in the Basilian monastery of St Saviour's in Constantinople, and who had visited the fraternities of Mount Athos on a tour of inspection.Advertisement
Of the existence of any regularly constituted companionships of the first kind there is no trustworthy evidence until between two and three centuries after fraternities of the second kind had been organized.
From a very early stage in the development of chivalry, however, we meet with the singular institution of brotherhood in arms; and from it the ultimate origin if not of the religious fraternities at any rate of the military companionships is usually derived.
He extended his reforms to the collegiate churches (even to the fraternities of penitents and particularly that of St John the Baptist), and to the monasteries.
The trading fraternities assumed generally the character of corporations in the reign of Edward III.
It is incorrect, however, to suppose that St Anthony took any part in the creation of the flagellant fraternities, which were the result of spontaneous popular movements, and later than the great Franciscan preacher; while Ranieri, a monk of Perugia, to whom the foundation of these strange communities has been attributed, was merely the leader of the flagellant brotherhood in that region.Advertisement
It was at this epoch also that there flourished at Konia the founder of the order of the Mevlevis or Mawlawis, Jelal ed-din Rumi (see RuMi), and that the dervish fraternities spread throughout the whole country and became powerful bodies, often discontented with the liberal principles of the sultans, who granted privileges to the Christian merchants and held frequent intercourse with them.
The church chose to abide by the idea of Hildebrand and to reject that of Francis of Assisi; and the revolt of Ockham and the Franciscans, of the Beghards and other spiritual fraternities, of Wycliffe and the Lollards, were all protests against that decision.
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Fraternities and sororities are commonly referred to as the Greek system because the vast majority of their names contain Greek letters.
While fraternities can be male-only or coeducational, sororities are only female in membership.Advertisement
While fraternities are evaluating and selecting pledges, the pledges are also making a similar decision about which group is right for them.
Through fraternities' devotion to philanthropy, members have a great chance to give back to the community and raise money for worthy causes.
Since fraternities don't have open membership like many college organizations, there is a long-standing belief that the groups are elitist.
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Additionally, the school has an active Greek life community with 15 fraternities and sororities.
Now, there are over 15 national sororities and fraternities on campus.
In 2008, the 15 sororities and fraternities raised nearly $100,000 for charity and contributed 5,500 hours of community service.
The college offers several clubs and organizations, from sororities and fraternities to the requisite Computer Club.
Parties thrown by fraternities and sororities most often happen off-campus and can be more exclusive than traditional college parties.
The Review poses numerous questions about a school's social scene and campus life, including how many hours students spend studying, how prevalent alcohol and drug use on campus are, and the popularity of fraternities and sororities.
Balfour began almost a century ago in 1913, when the enterprising Lloyd Balfour saw a niche market developing as more and more young people chose to enter college and join fraternities and sororities.
Some fraternities, sororities and other groups choose to provide rings that symbolize this membership.
Step shows are elaborate performances in which sororities and fraternities create elaborately choreographed routines that feature a combination of clapping, stomping, and chanting.
Fraternities, sororities and other groups on campus regularly throw wild college parties that usually include a lot of drinking, dancing and debauchery.
It is quite popular for fraternities and sororities to have themed parties for events like rush week, homecoming, other big sporting events, graduation and special nights through the year.
About 1259 these fraternities were distributed over the greater part of northern Italy.
Historians have expressed divergent views regarding the early relations of the craftsmen and their fraternities to the gild merchant.
The gild merchant did not give birth to craft fraternities or have anything to do with their origin; nor did it delegate its authority to them.
In Germany, France and the Netherlands it occupies a less prominent place in the town charters and in the municipal polity, and often corresponds to the later fraternities of English dealers established either to carry on foreign commerce or to regulate a particular part of the local trade monopoly.