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1.The tomb of a martyr or confessor; if an altar was erected over the grave, the name was also extended to the altar and to the subterranean chamber in which it stood; in later times a basilica was sometimes erected over the chamber and the entire building was known as a confession.
2. The space immediately below, or in front of, the primary altar of a church.
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One example in Confessio occurs in the Latin verses in the Prologue at line 92: "Nuncque latens odium vultum depingit amoris, / Paceque sub ficta tempus ad arma tegit" [Now hidden hatred paints a loving face, / And hides a time of war beneath feigned peace] (Prol.
Sin embargo, por otra parte, en la Confessio augustana, no se discute la autoridad de los obispos, sino cuales debian ser sus competencias y prerrogativas, que las resume en predicar el evangelio, perdonar los pecados y juzgar la doctrina (244).
Similarly, the connections made by the individual writers between the self-serving confessio and the celebrity expose, the didacticism of the exemplum and modern ghost stories, and the vain delusion common to the fabliaux and both the con game and film noir, attest to both the malleability and the modernity of Chaucer's material.
Separandose del concepto codicial de confesion, la jurisprudencia habla ya de confessio o testimonium de la parte pro y contra matrimonii valorem; de esta ultima se afirma que no tiene valor de prueba, pero puede servir de adminiculo para confirmar otras pruebas, e incluso servir como prueba de un hecho puramente interno a la parte (19).
12) In this case, the Lutherans asked for an initial theological commentary or assessment by the Orthodox about the content of the Confessio and the main doctrines of the Reformation, implying that they believed they shared more or less the common faith and doctrines of the ancient church.
En su calidad de obrar la verdad, la confessio implica tambien, en efecto, sobre todo movimiento y progreso.
23) For instance, Hoccleve himself copied part of Gower's Confessio Amantis (Cambridge, Trinity College MS R.
A book for scholars and academic students of early European literature, this is an analysis of John Gower's Confessio Amantis, a book by an English author in the era of Richard II.
Chapter 1, focusing on marriage metaphors in Gower's Confessio Amantis, provides a solid background to the study.
Terry Jones's essay on Gower's dedication to Henry IV in his Confessio Amantis questions the accepted chronology of events that lead to Gower's supposed change of allegiance from Richard II to Henry IV.
El texto de la Confessio Augustana se encuentra en Die Bekenntnisschriften der evangelisch-lutheriscben Kirche, 12 ed.
De ello se encargo Melanchton, que formulo la primera confesion comun de las diversas tendencias luteranas, llamada Confessio Augustana, aprobada por Lutero, aunque no contiene una confesion completa de sus doctrinas.