benefice

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Synonyms for benefice

an endowed church office giving income to its holder

endow with a benefice

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Also, where Ermenrich does venture into the realm of historical facts (the Bonifatian mission, Charlemagne's beneficium, the site of Solnhofen), he immediately retreats into the more esoteric arena of exegesis and allegory (the anagogic landscape, the mystical meaning of the saint's name, the spiritual transformation of the anchorite).
The reality of maleficium confirmed the equal but opposite power of beneficium, theologically present in those energies and effects of the church's sacraments which, because they were imperceptible, ran the danger of being thought imaginary.
Della Casa sposta l'ambito della liberalita ad un piano ormai interamente ideale, pur nel contesto storicamente riconoscibile di una precisa corte vescovile, e soprattutto sostituisce a quella che e ormai solo la pallida copia del beneficium signofile un nuovo tipo di dono: nella sua forma piu pura, e il dono della cortesia, alieno dagli errori della fortuna e possibile solo in un contesto di perfezione che accomuna il donatore al ricevente all'intermediario.
Concerning dowries there are parallels in Roman law, under a so-called beneficium competentiae.
Quite interesting was the beneficium incantus which allowed large profits to bidders who did not end up buying an auctioned levy.