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n.1.(Eccl.) See Jeronymite.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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In 1985 (fifty years after his death), Pessoa's remains were moved to the Hieronymites Monastery, in Lisbon, where Vasco da Gama, Luis de Camoes, and Alexandre Herculano are also buried.
Il s'exprime par la diffusion des nouvelles regles de l'Observance a la fin du XIVe siecle, puis par la fondation des Ermites de saint Jerome devenus les Hieronymites en 1444.
(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).