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 (ăm′brōz′), Saint ad 340?-397.
Writer, composer, and bishop of Milan (374-397) who imposed orthodoxy on the early Christian Church.

Am·bro′sian (ăm-brō′zhən) adj.
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Adj.1.Ambrosian - of or by or relating to Saint AmbroseAmbrosian - of or by or relating to Saint Ambrose; "Ambrosian chants"
2.Ambrosian - extremely pleasing to the tasteambrosian - extremely pleasing to the taste; sweet and fragrant; "a nectarous drink"; "ambrosial food"
tasty - pleasing to the sense of taste; "a tasty morsel"
3.Ambrosian - worthy of the godsambrosian - worthy of the gods      
heavenly - of or belonging to heaven or god
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We wished to go to the Ambrosian Library, and we did that also.
She raised her eyes and saw him looking down at her thoughtfully over that ambrosian beard of his, like Jove at a mortal.
This serves the purpose of the design and architecture of the basic manuscript 7ai, the Codex Ambrosianus (MS Milan, Ambrosian Library, B 21 inf., and B 21/bis inf.) in which the text of Jeremiah flows seamlessly through to Lamentations.
He describes illustrations of the messianic banquet of the righteous that are found in a thirteenth-century Hebrew Bible codex in the Ambrosian Library in Milan.
The first part (Chapters 1-6) outlines what is known about the three surviving unique versions of the Letter in Spanish--that is, the two "orphan" printings (the Spanish Folio and the Spanish or Ambrosian Quarto) and the manuscript version of the letter (known as the Simancas Manuscript) as well as the contemporary translations of the letter into Latin and other languages.
"Down to the 7th century, Lent began with Quadragesima Sunday [the Sunday after Ash Wednesday], as it still does in the Ambrosian rite.
This hymn is written in what is called "iambic dimeter acatalectic," the Ambrosian measure widely used in hymns of the Church at that time.
After a thoughtful and detailed introduction, which includes an admirably clear and succinct summary of the 'two basic medieval approaches to the theology of the Eucharist: what modern scholars often identify as the Augustinian approach and the Ambrosian approach' (p.
(32) Its first sentence reads: "In the Ambrosian Library in Milan there is a Hebrew Bible from the thirteenth century that contains precious miniatures." (Agamben, The Open, p.
The mid 13th-century Ambrosian Bible with marvellous Ethiopian and Armenian complements leads to a moving crescendo.
(contemporaneous with passio Luciae) --Lanery, 284: before mid-fifth century Passio Agnetis et Numerous --CPL: reference to Emerentianae (BHL editions, due to Saliou (1990), 286, 156) (II) attribution to note 8, who does Ambrose in the not deem Ambrosian past.
Early in these years, he visited in Milan the archive of the archdiocese in the Ambrosian Library, where he came upon 39 bound volumes of manuscripts concerning his own diocese in the post-Tridentine era.