Paris, Matthew

Paris, Matthew
Paris, Matthew
Benedictine monk and chronicler (1200-1259)

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  • Paris, Matthew — ▪ English artist and historian died 1259       English Benedictine monk and chronicler, known largely only through his voluminous and detailed writings, which constitute one of the most important sources of knowledge of events in Europe between… …   Universalium

  • PARIS, MATTHEW —    English chronicler; a Benedictine monk of St. Albans; author of Chronica Majora, which contains a history written in Latin of England from the Conquest to the year in which he died (1195 1259) …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Paris, Matthew — (c. 1195 1259)    Chronicler, entered in 1217 the Benedictine Monastery of St. Albans, and continued the work of Roger de Wendover (q.v.) as chronicler of the monastery. In 1248 he went on the invitation of Hacon King of Norway to reform the… …   Short biographical dictionary of English literature

  • Matthew Paris —     Matthew Paris     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Matthew Paris     Benedictine monk and chronicler, b. about 1200; d. 1259. There seems no reason to infer from the name by which he was commonly known that this famous English historian was directly …   Catholic encyclopedia

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  • Matthew 5:17 — Ecclesia et Synagoga, a medieval depiction comparing Jewish and Christian law on the façade of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. Matthew 5:17 is the seventeenth verse of the fifth chapter of the Gospel of Matthew in the New Testament and is part of… …   Wikipedia

  • Paris (homonymie) —  Pour l’article homophone, voir Pari. Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Paris (homonymie)&# …   Wikipédia en Français

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