So upper hell is a place for expiation, and the refrigerium
the souls receive in it is a foresight of the eternal peace they will enjoy after the Final Judgment.
La palabra refrigerio proviene del latin refrigerium
, compuesto por el prefijo re-frigus, 'frio, fresco' y el sufijo arium, 'lugar'.
Una est afflictis consolatio, unum refrigerium
, quot scilicet vicibus nova instant vulnera totidem ad Regium Celsitudinis Vestrae Fastigium, a quo, ceu a perenni fonte emanant Iustitiae pharmaca, reverenter provocare.
La costumbre exigia que, con ocasion del funeral y nueve dias despues, la familia y amigos se reuniesen junto a la tumba para celebrar un banquete o refrigerium.
Con motivo de los mismos, se oficiaba una Misa sobre la tumba y se ofrecia a la asamblea un refrigerium, independiente del sacrificio eucaristico.
Moretti also offers a survey of the Latin language and style in which the PA is written: as one would expect, the PA contains morphological patterns in word-formation associated with Christian authors (for example, refrigerium
and aedificatio), and it displays numerous features of late and vulgar Latin, for instance, diminutives, pleonasms, a preference for analytical over synthetic forms (for example, prepositional constructions instead of constructions involving cases without prepositions), several quod/quia/quoniam + subjunctive constructions instead of constructions requiring only an infinitive, the use of the indicative mood in indirect questions, the employment of the so-called nominativus pendens, and so on.
7-19), an indication that Boethius, too, thought that God saves through death, bringing with it (from Christian theology) the concept of refrigerium
For example, many Christians adopted the refrigerium
, the funerary meal, to celebrate the anniversaries of the death of the Christians, despite its associations with paganism and overindulgence.
In these, the dwelling place was often referred to as refrigerium
and the purifying fire a metaphor derived from the goldsmith's craft.
interim, Bonn, 1957 (critical review by L.
15) While Tolkien did not, apparently, like the way in which Lewis depicted Refrigerium in The Great Divorce, frowning upon the fanciful notion that one might take a "holiday" in Paradise, that does not mean that he did not provide his own sort of Refrigerium concept for Frodo and Bilbo.
15) Refrigerium is the concept that select souls might visit paradise between their deaths and the final Day of Judgment.