Hagiologist Ha`gi*ol"o*gist (-[-o]*j[i^]st), n. One who treats of the sacred writings; a writer of the lives of the saints; a hagiographer. --Tylor. [1913 Webster]

Hagiologists have related it without scruple. --Southey. [1913 Webster]

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  • hagiologist — See hagiologic. * * * …   Universalium

  • hagiologist — hag·i·ol·o·gist …   English syllables

  • hagiologist — noun the author of a worshipful or idealizing biography • Syn: ↑hagiographer, ↑hagiographist • Derivationally related forms: ↑hagiography (for: ↑hagiographer) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Reginald of Durham — (fl. 1162 mdash; 1173) was an English monk and hagiologist. Reginald, a monk at Durham, was a hagiologist who wrote about the lives of saints. His best known work is about the hermit Saint Godric of Finchale. He also wrote about the 7th century… …   Wikipedia

  • Surius, Laurentius — • Hagiologist, born at the Hanseatic city of Lübeck, 1522; died at Cologne, 23 May, 1578 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Surius, Laurentius     Laurentius Surius      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Pedro de Ribadeneira — (November 1, 1527 ndash;September 10 or September 22, 1611) was a Spanish hagiologist.He was born at Toledo, Spain. His father, Alvaro Ortiz de Cisneros, was the son of Pedro Gonzales Cedillo and grandson of Hernando Ortiz de Cisneros, whom… …   Wikipedia

  • Acta Triadis Thaumaturgae — (English title: The Acts of a Wonder Working Triad) concerns the lives of St. Patrick, St. Brigid, and St. Columba. It was published at Leuven in 1647 by John Colgan, O.F.M., mainly at the expense of Thomas Fleming, Archbishop of Dublin.The full… …   Wikipedia

  • Laurentius Surius — Laurentius Surius, translating to Lorenz Sauer [http://books.google.at/books?id=Wp1R2srxDGEC pg=PA122 lpg=PA122 dq=%22lorenz+sauer%22 source=web ots=NqMGbD7ZMn sig=oQ4U5aR7ShcwCUciSF iVeSxrgw] , (Lübeck, 1522 Cologne, 23 May1578) was a German… …   Wikipedia

  • Thomas Messingham — was an Irish hagiologist, born in the Diocese of Meath. He studied in the Irish College, Paris, proceeding to the degree of S.T.D. Among the Franciscan Manuscripts in Dublin is an interesting tract sent by David Rothe, Vice Primate of All Ireland …   Wikipedia

  • hagiographer — /hag ee og reuh feuhr, hay jee /, n. 1. one of the writers of the Hagiographa. 2. a writer of lives of the saints; hagiologist. Also, hagiographist. [1650 60; < Gk hagiógraph(os) + ER1] * * * …   Universalium