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 (bŏn′ə-vĕn′chər) also Bon·a·ven·tu·ra (bŏn′ə-vĕn-cho͝or′ə, -to͝or′ə, -tyo͝or′ə), Saint Originally Giovanni di Fidanza. Known as "the Seraphic Doctor." 1217?-1274.
Italian theologian and philosopher who taught that the goal of all the arts and sciences is the direct contemplation of God.


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(Biography) Saint, called the Seraphic Doctor. 1221–74, Italian Franciscan monk, mystic, theologian, and philosopher; author of a Life of St Francis and Journey of the Soul to God Feast day: July 14
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Gennaro Gattuso's side were inches away from taking the lead in just the second minute as Giacomo Bonaventura slid in at the back post but could not make contact with a deflected cross as the hosts forced the issue in the opening exchanges.
Milan: Giacomo Bonaventura struck twice as AC Milan bounced back from last week's embarrassing draw at Benevento by beating Bologna 2-1 on Sunday to give Gennaro Gattuso his first win as coach.
Under Gattuso's coaching, Vincenzo Montella was dismissed on Monday and Milan scored twice with the help of Giacomo Bonaventura and the Croatian Nikola Kalinic.
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Italy 30-man Euro 2016 squad - goalkeepers: G Buffon, F Marchetti, S Sirigu; defenders: D Astori, A Barzagli, L Bonucci, G Chiellini, M Darmian, M De Sciglio, A Ogbonna, D Rugani, D Zappacosta; midfielders: M Benassi, G Bonaventura, F Bernardeschi, A Candreva, D De Rossi, A Florenzi, E Giaccherini, Jorginho, R Montolivo, T Motta, M Parolo, S Sturaro; forwards: Eder, S El Shaarawy, Ciro Immobile, L Insigne, G Pelle, S Zaza.
Italy will be without Giacomo Bonaventura, who has the flu, but Leonardo Bonucci and Gianluigi Buffon should play, with Simone Zaza expected to lead the Azzurri attack.
Por sexto ano consecutivo, Barcelona acogio la Gala Sida, que organizan Miguel Bose y el doctor Bonaventura Clotet, toda una eminencia en esta enfermedad.
With the in-form Giacomo Bonaventura suspended, the Rossoneri played below par after their 3-1 win at Lazio and found little help from the
Whereas the Catholic church has a clear vision of the special meaning of marriage, it's viewed in the civil context as a contract between two people--and it's a fact of modern society that such contracts vary," said Thierry Bonaventura, spokesman for the Council of European Bishops' Conferences.
Milan's Giacomo Bonaventura should have put Milan ahead inside the first quarter, but he failed to get his head on Riccardo Montolivo's cross and instead clashed heads with Real's Raphael Varane.
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The project, whose latest draft was penned by Matthew Michael Carnahan, will be produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Mark Vahradian.