Definition of Almsgiver. Meaning of Almsgiver. Synonyms of Almsgiver

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Definition of Almsgiver

Almsgiver
Almsgiver Alms"giv`er, n. A giver of alms.

Meaning of Almsgiver from wikipedia

- An almoner is a chaplain or church officer who originally was in charge of distributing money to the deserving poor. The title almoner has to some extent...
- ὁ Ἐλεήμων, romanized: Iōannēs ho Eleēmōn), also known as St John the Almsgiver, John the Almoner, John V of Alexandria, John Eleymon, and Johannes Eleemon...
- rice bowl"—this would be interpreted as an act of excommunication of the almsgiver by the monk. An example of such a refusal is the refusal of Buddhist monks...
- holy glorious equal of the Apostles and emperor John Vatatzes, the new almsgiver in Magnesia." The relevant hymns are preserved in only one known m****cript...
- in 966. Joseph was a philosopher and a physician as well as a generous almsgiver. In 985, he, like Christodulus II earlier, died in Cairo. Who is who in...
- Elemosinario is a church of Venice, northern Italy, dedicated to Saint John the Almsgiver. This church was founded in 1071, and was completely destro**** by the...
- establishing a power base there with the help of Patriarch John the Almsgiver, who was elected with the help of Nicetas. The main rebel force was emplo****...
- Biographies of St. Daniel the Stylite, St. Theodore of Sykeon and St. John the Almsgiver. London: B. Blackwell. Online version from Internet Medieval Sourcebook...
- Secular Franciscan Order who hailed from Urbino and lived his life as an almsgiver and hermit. Pelingotto served in his father's business before he quit...
- Vallombrosian Nuns, d. 1310 (Acta Sanctorum, May, V, 211);" "St. John the Almsgiver, Patriarch of Alexandria, d. 620 or 616 (Acta Sanctorum, Jan., III, 130-1);"...
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