sentences

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  • Sentences — This article is about the medieval work. For other uses, see Sentences (disambiguation). The opening of the Book of Sentences in a 14th century manuscript (Free Library of Philadelphia, Lewis E 170, fol. 1r) The Four Books of Sentences (Libri… …   Wikipedia

  • Sentences — Les Sentences de Pierre Lombard sont un traité de théologie composé vers 1146. Il s agit certainement de l un des livres les plus importants du milieu intellectuel au Moyen Âge. Sommaire 1 Présentation de l ouvrage 2 Éditions 3 Com …   Wikipédia en Français

  • sentences — sen·tence || sentns / sentÉ™ns n. (Grammar) grammatical unit usually comprised of a subject and verb (generally begins with a capital letter and ends with a punctuation mark); judgment specifying the punishment for a crime (Law) v. impose a… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Sentences —    Short expositions of the fundemental truths of Christianity, the best known of which was composed by peter lombard …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • sentences —  Сентенция …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • SENTENCES — …   Useful english dictionary

  • sentences, cumulative — n. Multiple sentences that are served one after another; also called consecutive sentences. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …   Law dictionary

  • Sentences of Sextus — The Sentences of Sextus is a Hellenistic Pythagorean text which was also popular among Gnostic and non Gnostic Christians. While previously known from other versions, a partial Coptic translation appears in one of the books of the New Testament… …   Wikipedia

  • Sentences, The Opening —    Short passages of Holy Scripture read at the beginning of Daily Morning and Evening Prayer, are so called, and are intended to strike the keynote of the service to follow. Originally the Daily Services began with the Lord s Prayer, but in 1552 …   American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • sentences, length of —    Occasionally a proliferation of connecting words produces a sentence that simply runs away with itself. I offer, without additional comment, the following as a classic of its type: But dramatic price shifts are not expected by the oil… …   Dictionary of troublesome word

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