Hieronymite


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Hi`er`on´y`mite


n.1.(Eccl.) See Jeronymite.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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While it seems fitting that such an important ecclesiastical figure should officiate at the great poet and Hieronymite nun's funeral, it is worth remembering that he, famously misogynist, had constantly attempted to undermine Sor Juana's intellectual activities and bring her in line with his view of how nuns should conduct themselves.
In 1466 Talavera abruptly abandoned this academic post to join the Hieronymite Order.
Yet another purpose of the festejo would be to promote the convent of San Jeronimo itself, and the Hieronymite order in general.
Moreover, sixteenth-century cloister gardens reenacted the mystical concept of the four Edenic rivers as the gospel of Christ (fons vitae) flowing out to the four continents, as seen in the Courtyard of the Evangelists in the Hieronymite Monastery of El Escorial (1563-1684), (11) Spain.
(12) "[w]hen in about 1400 the image of penitent St Jerome was invented in Italy, or more precisely in Tuscany in the environment of the Hieronymite congregations, artists showed the saint in an imaginary wilderness, almost naked, beating his chest with a stone (because the human heart, as he also explained, is a treasure house of impure thoughts; by bloodying his chest he punished and tamed his sinful heart)" (Rice 153).
She was an intellectual prodigy who entered the Convent of the Order of Saint Jerome in 1669 and professed herself a Hieronymite nun until her death at forty-three years of age.
Shipley goes so far as to suggest that the Hieronymite friar in the novella, who helps restore the graduate's speech, is first representation of an early modern speech pathologist (115).
As a nun, of illegitimate birth, and also marginalized by her birth in colonial Mexico--though white and relatively wealthy--Sor Juana found some independence in the clergy; but, even in the Hieronymite order--allowed to pursue her scholarly interests and to maintain an intellectual circle (pp.
The most famous anecdote about King Philip II (1527-98) and his passion for relics is the one told by the Hieronymite friar Jose de Siguenza (1544-1606) in his famous history of the foundation of the Escorial, included in his monumental Historia de la Orden de San Jeronimo (1605).