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An asteroid with a diameter of about 153 miles (247 kilometers), mean distance from the sun of 3.06 astronomical units, and B-type (C-like) surface composition.


(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Patientia, asteroid 451 (the 451st asteroid to be discovered, on December 4, 1899), is approximately 280 kilometers in diameter and has an orbital period of 5.4 years. Its name is a personified form of the word patience. In a natal chart, Patientia’s location by sign and house indicates where and how one is most likely to be patient. When afflicted by inharmonious aspects, Patientia may show impatience or a pattern of being forced to wait for results. If prominent in a chart (e.g., conjunct the Sun or the ascendant), it may signify an exceptionally patient person or an individual for whom the cultivation of patience is a life goal.


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Raster, "The Taxonomy of Patience; or, When Is Patientia Not a Virtue?
Una di queste era la professione del cortigiano: infatti, se dimentichiamo l'idealizzazione del Castiglione, la vita vera del cortigiano dobbiamo cercarla in opere come Aviso de' favoriti et dottrina de' cortigiani di Antonio de Guevara, o nei Dialogo del cortigiano di Giovanni Andrea Gilio, oppure il De patientia di Celio Calcagnini.
4) The English patience, of course, comes from the Latin patientia, derived from the verb patior "to suffer," so the ideas of patience and suffering were inextricably linked for authors who knew Latin well.
Diacon AH, Pym A, Grobusch M, Patientia R, Rustomjee R, Page-Shipp L, et al.
6; Cyprian, De Patientia 14; Justin, 1 Apoi 39; Tertullian, Apol 37.
159) San Agustin, De Civitate Dei XX, 8, 2 (Obras completas de San Agustin, 17:544): "Si autem nunquam solveretur, minus appareret eius maligna potentia, minus sanctae civitatis fidelissima patientia probaretur; minus denique perspiceretur, quam magno eius malo tam bene fuerit usus Omnipotens.
The reality of sed levius fir patientia quicquid corrigere est nefas became a forged ideology.
Effects of Rumex patientia root extract on indomethacine and ethanol induced gastric damage in rats.
Un mutamento in tal senso si coglie gia nel trattatello di Celio Calcagnini, De patientia seu de curiali vita, scritto con tutta probabilita nel decennio dei 1530, sicuramente prima del 1541, anno della morte dell'umanista ferrarese, e pubblicato postumo dai nipote nella raccolta delle opere complete nel 1544.
The classic book-oriented type specimen had been exemplified by Caslon's quotation from Cicero: "Quousque tandem abutere Catilena, patientia nostra?
and again I hear / These waters" (1-3)--are in their ponderous rhythm and their emphasis on time and duration not too unlike Cicero's famous first address to Catiline, "Quo usque tandem abutere, Catilina, patientia nostra?
Rumex patientia (dock) has shown anti-inflammatory activity.

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