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  Abbot - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Abbots were originally subject to episcopal jurisdiction, and continued generally so, in fact, in the West till the 11th century.
Abbots more and more assumed almost episcopal state, and in defiance of the prohibition of early councils and the protests of St Bernard and others, adopted the episcopal insignia of mitre, ring, gloves and sandals.
When a vacancy occurred, the bishop of the diocese chose the abbot out of the monks of the convent, but the right of election was transferred by jurisdiction to the monks themselves, reserving to the bishop the confirmation of the election and the benediction of the new abbot.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Abbot   (2915 words)

 Facts about topic: (Abbot)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The name "abbot" was in general use in western monastic (A male religious living in a cloister and devoting himself to contemplation and prayer and work) orders ((biology) taxonomic group containing one or more families).
Abbots more and more assumed almost episcopal state, and in defiance of the prohibition of early councils and the protests of St Bernard and others, adopted the episcopal insignia of mitre (A liturgical headdress worn by bishops on formal occasions), ring, gloves and sandals.
The abbots of Cluny (additional info and facts about Cluny) and Vendôme (additional info and facts about Vendôme) were, by virtue of their office, cardinal ((Roman Catholic Church) one of a group of more than 100 prominent bishops in the Sacred College who advise the Pope and elect new Popes) s of the Roman church.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/a/ab/abbot.htm   (2961 words)

 Charles Greeley Abbot, May 31, 1872—December 17, 1973 | By David H. Devorkin | Biographical Memoirs
Abbot was born in May 1872 in Wilton, New Hampshire, the son and grandson of farmers.
Langley, however, was not a traditional astronomer and Abbot was just the type of assistant he wanted to aid his mapping of the infrared spectrum of the Sun, adapting bolometers for photographic recording and determining dispersion standards for rock-salt and fluorite prisms to measure fundamental wavelengths in the infrared region of the solar spectrum.
Abbot did study the energy spectra of the stars sporadically in the 1920s, devising a radiometer using housefly wings that measured the distribution of energy in stellar spectra from the 60-inch reflector at Mount Wilson.
www.nap.edu /readingroom/books/biomems/cabbot.html   (5141 words)

The obedience shown to the Abbot is regarded as obedience paid to God Himself, and all the respect and reverence with which he is treated by the brethren of his house is paid him for Christ's love, because as abbot -- father -- he is the representative of Christ in the midst of the brethren.
Abbots of the second grade, however, whose authority (though quasi-episcopal) is intra-territorial, cannot be considered ordinaries, nor can they lay any claim to the rights and privileges of bishops, excepting those, of course, which have been especially granted them by the Holy See.
Abbots are furthermore privileged to dedicate their abbey church and the cemetery of the monastery, and authorized to reconcile them in case of desecration.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/01015c.htm   (4988 words)

 OSB. Abbot Primate Jerome Theisen (1930 -1995)
Abbot Timothy Kelly's notice of the death of Abbot Jerome and his funeral homily give details about the life and virtues of the Abbot Primate.
Thus Abbot Francis Rossiter OSB, JCL, DD (hon.), Abbot President of the English Congregation, retired Abbot of Ealing Abbey (London), and Vicar, assumes ordinary jurisdiction of the Congregation during the interregnum.
Frank Kacmarcik OblSB for the pectoral cross that was presented to Abbot Jerome by the monks of Saint John's Abbey on the occasion of his election as Abbot Primate.
www.osb.org /intl/theisen.html   (485 words)

Abbot continued to provide antisubmarine ana antiair protection to the San Fabian group while aircraft from its carriers carried out prelanding bombing and strafing missions and, after the 9th, supported the invasion troops in their struggle to wrest the island from the Japanese.
Abbot spent almost five years in the Reserve Fleet, before the outbreak of hostilities in Korea in the summer of 1950 brought a need for more active ships in the Fleet.
Abbot and the rest of DesRon 10 escorted amphibious forces to Vieques Island and, after a stop at San Juan in Puerto Rico, headed across the Atlantic to bolster those units.
www.history.navy.mil /danfs/a1/abbot-ii.htm   (3530 words)

 The Saint Louis Abbey: The Abbot   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The abbot, we saw in the last chapter, must be good, he must be wise, and he must be loving -- loving each of the brothers in a way that is a true icon of Christ’s love for him.
This relationship of the abbot to Christ, viz., that he is Christ’s representative in the monastery of which he is abbot, is a supernatural reality which exists only by the special grace of God, and which can be known only by faith.
In virtue of this grace of office the abbot not infrequently, even often, makes a virtuous decision even though he is not fully virtuous, makes a wise decision even though he is not fully wise, makes a loving decision even though he is not fully loving.
www.stlouisabbey.org /abbot/20040306.html   (1161 words)

 Abbot of Saint John's Abbey Completes Term; Monastic Community to Elect Successor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The monks of Saint John's chose Abbot Kelly to succeed Abbot Jerome Theisen, OSB, when in September 1992, the latter was elected to the office of Abbot Primate, the titular head of worldwide Benedictine men and women with his headquarters at the International Benedictine College of St. Anselm in Rome, Italy.
Eligibility for election to the office of abbot requires a monk to be at least 30 years old, have been solemnly professed for at least seven years, be an ordained priest, and a member of the American-Cassinese Congregation of Benedictines.
In 1995 it was determined that the term of office of the abbot is not to exceed age 75, or for eight years of service, whichever is the longer span of years.
www2.csbsju.edu /news.releases/sju/00-11-10_Abbot_of_Saint_John's_Abbey_Completes_Term.html   (913 words)

 John Abbot Watercolors - Biography - University Libraries - USC
John Abbot, a pioneering artist and naturalist who immigrated to the United States during the late 18th century, was born in 1751 to John and Ann Clousinger Abbot in London, England.
Abbot selected Georgia to be his new home, which would be Abbot’s home and base until his death in 1840.
Abbot’s work was again interrupted by the outbreak of war, when the United States declared War on Great Britain on June 12, 1812.
www.sc.edu /library/spcoll/abbot/biography.html   (669 words)

 Abbot Joseph Retires   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Abbots of the Swiss-American Benedictine Congregation, to which Mount Angel Abbey is a member, are elected for an indefinite period of time.
Abbot Joseph established the Board of Directors of Mount Angel Seminary, a consultative body that assists the abbot in his role of chancellor.
Free from the responsibilities of being a ruling abbot, he looks forward to having the opportunity to occasionally offer Mass in the different parishes and chaplaincies for which the Abbey is responsible and to visit the many friends he has made over the years.
www.mtangel.edu /NEWS/abbotretire.html   (591 words)

 Abbot (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Charles Greeley Abbot (1872-1973), an American astrophysicist, astronomer and Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution.
Abbot (crater), a lunar impact crater named for Charles Greeley Abbot.
FV433 Abbot SPG, a British Army vehicle of the post war period.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Abbot_(disambiguation)   (130 words)

 Jerome Theisen. Funeral homily by Abbot Timothy Kelly
When he was elected abbot of Saint John's in August 1979, he accepted the office with characteristic humility in thanksgiving for all that our community had given to him.
When he became Abbot Primate, (and tomorrow would be the third anniversary of that election), this monastic community mourned the loss of his presence.
On it Abbot Baldwin Dworschak OSB, sixth abbot, placed Alcuin Library's oldest copy of the Rule and the pectoral cross given by Saint John's; next to the coffin, Abbot John Eidenschink OSB, seventh abbot, positioned the pastoral staff designed for and used by Abbot Jerome as eighth abbot.
www.osb.org /intl/confed/jthomil.html   (1217 words)

of Orleans); studied at Paris and Reims; in 985-987 was in England, on invitation of Archbishop Oswald of York, and taught in the school of the abbey of Ramsey; was chosen abbot of Fleury in 988, and brought the school there to a flourishing condition.
The election of an abbot is commonly by vote of the professed brothers, in most cases only those in holy orders.
He has the power to regulate the entire inner life of the abbey in accordance with the rule, and to require obedience from his subordinates; according to the rule of St. Benedict, however, abbots are required not to exercise their authority in an arbitrary manner, but to seek the counsel of their brethren.
www.ccel.org /s/schaff/encyc/encyc01/htm/iii.i.xii.htm   (701 words)

Often these commendatory abbots were laymen, vassals of the kings, or others who were authorized to draw the revenues and manage the temporal affairs of the monasteries in reward for military services.
While the notorious Marozia was influential in Rome and Italy, and during the reigns of Henry IV of Germany, Philip I of France, William the Conqueror, William Rufus, Henry I and II of England, the abuse reached its climax.
There are still a few commendatory abbots among the cardinals; Pope Pius X himself was Commendatory Abbot of the Benedictine monastery at Subiaco near Rome.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/04155b.htm   (636 words)

 Abbot Kinney Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Abbot's favorite aunt, who he spent much time with at their nearby home, was married to Senator James Dixon of Connecticut.
Abbot matured quickly and was quite tall for his age.
Abbot was so exhausted from his incessant insomnia that he promptly fell asleep on top of the billiards table.
naid.sppsr.ucla.edu /venice/articles/kinney.htm   (1258 words)

 www.rocla.com -Abbot
Abbot er et fuldstændigt nyt internetbaseret truck diagnostisk løsning, der meget præcist måler funktionerne i Deres varehus for dermed at optimere Deres beslutningsevne i fremtiden.
Abbot giver den varehusansvarlige bedre mulighed for at træffe den rigtige beslutning.
Abbot enables on-line data comparisons between warehouses in different locations and all the data may be analysed on the total fleet or on separate truck level.
www.rocla.com /page.asp?Section=1129   (1108 words)

 Overview (Abbot Documentation)
Abbot provides a framework for testing your GUI regardless of the current state of your code.
Abbot for the most part doesn't care where components are positioned, as long as it can look them up dynamically with a few tagging identifiers.
Abbot builds a level of abstraction on top of java.awt.Robot, mirroring the way Swing Components are a level of abstraction above basic windows.
abbot.sourceforge.net /doc/api/overview-summary.html   (1507 words)

 Charles Greeley Abbot --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory was established in 1890 in Washington, D.C., by Samuel Pierpont Langley, the third secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, for the specific study of the Sun's radiation.
Langley's successor as observatory director in 1906, Charles Greeley Abbot, limited the facility's attention to the study of the amount and character of, and...
Narrative composed by Abbot Suger, minister to Louis VI, recounting the king’s effort to consolidate and strengthen the power of the French monarchy in the early 12th century.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9003249   (742 words)

 October 19: Birth of Archbishop George Abbot
George Abbot, was a prominent translator of the King James Bible and became archbishop of Canterbury.
Abbot was born on this day, October 19, 1562 in Guildford, England.
When King James I agreed to a new translation of the Bible, Abbot was appointed to the team responsible for the gospels, Acts and Revelation.
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 Abbot, Francis Ellingwood. Photograph Collection, 1848-1904.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Francis Ellingwood Abbot (1836-1903), son of Joseph Hale Abbot and Fanny Ellingwood Larcom, married Katharine F. Loring in 1859 and graduated from Harvard University with a bachelor of arts degree that same year.
Abbot was editor of the Index, the publication of the Free Religious Association from 1870-1880.
In 1865 she married Abiel Abbot Vaughan who was a grandson of Rev. Abiel Abbot, DD of Beverly.
www.hds.harvard.edu /library/bms/bms00540.html   (1515 words)

The show illustrated the Abbot faculty's incredible spirit and grit in accepting a merger that was as inevitable as it was desirable but would end the existence of their beloved all-girls' school.
Just when Pedagogical Philanderings was entertaining everyone with its wry portrayal of the hippie-dippie Abbot chicks skipping to the promised land of Andover, the Abbot trustees were quietly, carefully and skillfully procuring $1 million from the endowment to create an Abbot Academy Association that would carry on their school's name and its unique educational spirit.
The Abbot girls and the Andover boys, she says, were not particularly different back thenónot in what they hoped for, not in what they were learning, not in what they wanted to do with their lives.
www.andover.edu /publications/1999winter_bulletin/abbot25th/abbot25th.htm   (1164 words)

 Smith Abbot, LLP.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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SMITH ABBOT lawyers have deposed and cross-examined experts in many different disciplines and areas of expertise (e.g., pathology, epidemiology, oncology, pulmonology, industrial hygiene, etc.) and have put into evidence or cross examined the testimony of experts in an extensive number of cases.
At SMITH ABBOT, we know that clients frequently prefer a fair settlement to a lengthy trial, but we also know that the best way to convince an adversary to settle is to demonstrate that we are fully prepared to proceed to trial.
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 Medieval Sourcebook: Abbot Suger on his Administration
Suger was born in 1081 of a very minor knightly family He was dedicated to the abbey of St. Denis at the age of nine or ten and came to see himself as its adopted child.
There were also a large number of abbots, monks and clerics as well as an uncountable crowd of laity, male and female.
In the early days of our tenure as abbot we had removed a certain obstruction which divided the church with a dark wall, so that the beauty of the church would not be obscured by such barriers.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/source/sugar.html   (5053 words)

 Sakyapa Abbot Description
The Abbot’s peaceful face, aside from his wide pensive eyes, exhibits the thin, deep eyebrows and set lips common to sculpture from this time period of the Sakyapa order.
The jet-fl, closely shaved head of the Abbot provides the only appearance of paint in the piece, aside from a hint of red behind his arms.
The seated, cross-legged Abbot appears meditative, and his joined hands form the symbol of teaching, or turning the wheel of Dharma.
www.ackland.org /art/exhibitions/buddhistart/students/pfindlay   (373 words)

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