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Ambrose

Saint. ?340--397 ad, bishop of Milan; built up the secular power of the early Christian Church; also wrote music and Latin hymns. Feast day: Dec. 7 or April 4
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In virtue of its potential likeness to divine art, and not as a derivative and in some way inferior form of praxis, human work was posited by Basil within an eschatological perspective centered on the idea of imitation of God's "bara." (14) Basil's approach to the arts influenced the Latin Fathers: Saint Ambrose of Milan cited the above quoted passage almost verbatim in his own Hexaemeron and Saint Augustine recalled it in his De doctrina Christiana.
In recent years, the writings of Ambrose of Milan have received a revival of scholarly interest.
When he chose Ambrose of Milan as the patron for his school, he chose someone who was an advocate for the poor and a leading political figure of his age, as well as a musician, scholar, and architect, which reinforced his belief that what happens at a university should relate to its neighborhood.
Williams, Ambrose of Milan & the end of the Arian-Nicene Conflicts (Oxford, 1995); C.W.
Part Two contains sources from 300 to 600 C.E., from what is called the Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed (381 C.E.) through Augustine's City of God, Ambrose of Milan and Patrick of Ireland.
* Saint Ambrose of Milan refuses the emperor Theodosius I admittance to a church.
Ambrose of Milan. Church and Court in a Christian Capital.
Great theologians, such as Ambrose of Milan, Augustine and Chrysostom, composed hymns to combat the heresies of their time, using music to convey their message.
Particularly important to the anti-Nicene defeat was the strong and effective resistance provided by Archbishop Ambrose of Milan.
Although, the title of Mary, Mother of the Church, was first used by Saint Ambrose of Milan in the 4th century, the title was the Blessed Mother by Pope Paul VI during the Second Vatican II in 1962 to 1965.-Mary Grace Bautista, SITH
Ambrose of Milan, Bernard of Clairvaux, Modomnoc, and Valentine of Rome are all official patron saints of Apis mellifera--the species of bees domesticated for the honey they produce.