Premonstratensian


Also found in: Wikipedia.

Premonstratensian

(ˌpriːˌmɒnstrəˈtɛnsɪən)
n
(Roman Catholic Church)
a. a member of a religious order founded at Prémontré in N France in 1120 by St Norbert (about 1080–1134)
b. (as modifier): a Premonstratensian canon.
[C17: from Medieval Latin (locus) praemonstrātus the place foreshown, because it was said to have been prophetically pointed out by St Norbert]
References in periodicals archive ?
These ten entities are Norbertijnenabdij of Averbode (a Premonstratensian abbey); the Sint-Sulpitiuskerk of Diest; Dendermonde's Benedictijnenabdij; the Bisschoppelijk Seminarie Bibliotheek of Ghent; the Sint-Baafskathedraal (the Cathedral and Benedictine Abbey of Saint Bavo) in Ghent; the Sint-Dimpnakerk of Geel; Ghent's Musea voor Schone Kunsten, Rijksarchief van Belgie; and Universiteitsbibliotheek; and the Onze-Lieve-Vrouwebasiliek of Tongeren.
(3) These are copies of the pastorellas Non sic cervus and Dormi tenellule from 1823, which were originally in the collection of the Royal Premonstratensian Canonry in Strahov and now are deposited in the National Museum--Czech Museum of Music in Prague.
Hamilton not only demonstrates the existence of people who self-identified as heretics in the Languedoc, but even shows highly suggestive evidence from the Premonstratensian abbot Eberwin of Steinfeld of links between French heretics and the well-attested Byzantine heretical group known as the Bogomils.
"It was built as a guest house in 1235 for the neighbouring Premonstratensian monastery and the architecture is remarkable.
Speinshart is a clerical sample from a Premonstratensian monastery situated in north-central Bavaria (Keyser and Stoob 1974; Sandor-Proschold and Sanke 2002).
Over a third of his 114 CapeTown manuscripts are Bibles and illuminated liturgical manuscripts, including two processionals, five office books, five psalters, two antiphonaries, seven breviaries, and three graduals, one of them a rare thirteenth-century Premonstratensian compilation of material for celebrating mass, the nearest he came to owning a missal at the Cape.
Halesowen Abbey, which was founded by King John in the early part of the 13th century, was home to a group of monks, known as the White Canons of the Premonstratensian Order.
(4) According to one Premonstratensian chronicler, Hyacinth was himself to undertake the same legation which Gregory later held, but it was cancelled and Hyacinth called to be Celestine III: Burchardi Prae positi Urspergensis Chronicon, O.
(8) That is not to say the publication is without interest; it reveals James's original discovery, in 1904, that some of the stained glass adorning the chapel of Ashridge Park in Hertfordshire came originally from the Premonstratensian church of Steinfeld in Germany, a home James deduced simply enough from the inscription "Abbas Steynfeldensis" on one of the panes.
The figures stand against a background of the city of Jerusalem, painted on canvas by the English artist Alan Dodd, and are protected by a carved classical railing copied from an altar rail in a Premonstratensian abbey in Swabia.