Saint Christopher

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Synonyms for Saint Christopher

Christian martyr and patron saint of travellers (3rd century)

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The selections were translated from the second edition, revised, of the Dicaeologicae, which was published in Frankfort in 1649 by the Heirs of Christophorus Corvinus.
The CPO label (Classic Produktion Osnabruck) has built an enviable international reputation with its extensive catalogue of largely unknown works, such as Schreker's Christophorus, Korngold's Die Kathrin and Alfano's Cyrano de Bergerac.
A moving scene of ecstatic merriment and confuse surprise develops; Christophorus Aschenfelder, the local toll-collector who proudly displays Erasmus' books on the shelves of his boot, next to the customs forms, is beside himself with joy and admiration for his unexpected chance of meeting Erasmus, the most famous writer of his time.
Christophorus is Porsche's in-house effort and, considering the subject matter, it's brain-numbingly boring.
In 1548 Christophe Milieu (or Christophorus Mylaeus) published in Florence a remarkable book entitled Plan for Writing the History of the Universe, and three years later he produced an expanded edition, printed in Basel, called Writing the History of the Universe of Things.
If one reads the title to book I found in the first printed edition of the Disputationes, "Christophori Landini Florentini Ad Illustrissimum Federicum Principem Urbinatum Disputationum Camaldulensium Liber Primus De Vita Contemplativa Et Activa Feliciter Incipit" ("From Christophorus Landinus of Florence to the most illustrious Federicus Prince of Urbino, book i of the Camaldulensian Disputations concerning the contemplative life and the active life auspiciously begins") several lines later one will read Landino's description of the work as the sermones, "quos Leonem Baptistam Albertuni .