Converso

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(medieval Spain and Portugal) a Jew or Moor who professed to convert to Christianity in order to avoid persecution or expulsion

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Flying over Canada has lightened the load on our manpower," Sergeant Conversi said.
Conversi, D (1999) "Nationalism, Boundaries and Violence" Milllenium Vol.
18) At Fontevrault, women not of noble birth were charged with caring for the sick and carrying out household chores like the conversi.
This important anthology, consisting of twenty-eight four-, five-, and six-voice madrigals, twenty-three of which were composed by Luca Marenzio (1553 / 54-1599), played a significant role in making Italian madrigals accessible to English audiences and musicians (the other madrigals include one each by Girolamo Conversi [fl.
In his brief conclusion he notes that the friars were part of a broad textual community that included conversi, tertiaries and the laity.
19-29), Jerome comments, `unum scelus Achab et Iezabel, et tamen conversi Achab ad paenitentiam poena differtur in posteros et Iezabel in scelere perseruerans praesenti iudicio condemnatur': `Ahab and Jezebel committed the same sin, yet nonetheless the punishment of Ahab, who converted to penance, is left for men in future times, while Jezebel, persevering in her sin, is condemned by an immediately present judge.
sceneggiatura e regia Vittorio De Seta, montaggio Cleofe Conversi, fotografia Luciano Tovoli, musiche Fiorenzo Carpi prod.
MY BROTHER IS AN ONLY CHILD ("Mio Fratello E Figlio Unico") is directed by Daniele Luchetti, produced by Riccardo Tozzi, Giovanni Stabilini, Marco Chimenz, co-produced by Fabio Conversi, with a screenplay written by Sandro Petraglia, Stefano Rulli and Daniele Luchetti, cinematography by Claudio Collepiccolo, editing by Mirco Garrone, costume design by Maria Rita Barbera, production design by Francesco Frigeri, and music by Franco Piersanti.
23) Conversi were used to bridge the gap between the cloister and the world, though the Vallombrosans were still required to do manual labor, often the most humble tasks.
Marci Archi- / musico, / Italica lingva primum modulati: / NVNG VERO AD ALIORVM, QVI ISTAM / non callent, pium usum in Latinam / linguam conversi / Ab / AMATORE QVODAM / MVSICAE.
Balthasaris Castilionis comitis De curiali sive aulico libri quatuor ex italico sermone in latinum conversi.
In so doing, Bauer brings to light new information about the spiritual care and education of the conversi.
This especially applies to the course of work are new builds and conversi
l'uomo adunque che vuole esser sano, pratichi per i giardini, guardi le verdure e luoghi ameni, e conversi con amici giocondi e facondi, con suoni e canti, che per queste cose si ristora la virtu; e siccome la virtu e la forza s'accrescon col cibo, col vino, con buoni odori, con tranquillita e allegrezza, e col lasciare le cose, che attristano, e col conversar con gli amici; cose parimente conferisce ascoltare istorie grate, favole e ragionamenti piacevoli, con suoni e canti, e con dilettevol lezione; ma il leggere non si faccia col capo basso, ma elevato, e con occhiali verdi, per corrobar piu la vista.
Kapucynow (hereafter APKKr), Akta klasztoru w Krakowie, Conversi ad fidem in Ecclesia nostra, MS.