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Angelus

(ăn`jələs), family name and dynasty of three Byzantine emperors (1185–1204): see Isaac IIIsaac II
(Isaac Angelus) , d. 1204, Byzantine emperor (1185–95, 1203–4). The great-grandson of Alexius I, he was proclaimed emperor by the mob that had killed the unpopular Andronicus I.
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(Alexius Angelus) , d. after 1210, Byzantine emperor (1195–1203). He acceded to power by deposing and blinding his brother Isaac II. This act served as pretext for the leaders of the Fourth Crusade (see Crusades) to attack Constantinople (1203).
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(Alexius Angelus), d. 1204, Byzantine emperor (1203–4), son of Isaac II. When his father was deposed, Alexius fled to Italy and then went to Germany. Encouraged by his brother-in-law, Philip of Swabia, he obtained (1202) from the leaders of the Fourth Crusade
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Angelus

[Lat.,=angel], daily prayer of the Roman Catholic Church, said usually three times daily, as announced by a bell, traditionally at six in the morning, at noon, and at six in the evening. It is said in honor of the Incarnation and consists of three repetitions of the Hail Mary together with verses and a prayer. It takes its name from the opening word of the Latin version: Angelus Domini nuntiavit Mariae [the angel of the Lord declared unto Mary].

Angelus

RC Church
1. a series of prayers recited in the morning, at midday, and in the evening, commemorating the Annunciation and Incarnation
2. the bell (Angelus bell) signalling these prayers
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I only realized the importance of praying the Angelus years later, after comptemplating Jean-Francois Millet's The Angelus.
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The convent's website says: "We start each day invoking the anointing of the Holy Spirit with the sequence Veni Sancte Spiritus in the company of Mary the Mother of God in the prayer of the Angelus."