life of St. Martin

by Verena Smith

Publisher: Burns & Oates, Publisher: Herder & Herder in London, New York

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  • Martin, Saint, Bishop of Tours, ca. 316-397.

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Saint Martin"s father hoped his son would become a professional soldier, but Martin wanted to serve God, not the king.

Edition Notes

Statementpictures by Emile Probst.
GenreJuvenile literature.
ContributionsProbst, Emile D.,, illus.
LC ClassificationsBX4700.M39 S6
The Physical Object
Pagination[26] p.
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5572865M
LC Control Number67082363

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St Martin the Bishop of Tours is a saint from France from the 5th century A.D. He was a solider in the Roman army till he was attracted to the monastic life. He was later ordained a priest then a bishop of the city of Tours.

The Coptic Church celebrates his feast on the 14th of Hatour.5/5(6). Life of St. Martin book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Saint Martin of Tours was Bishop of Tours, whose shrine in France becam Pages: St Martin the Bishop of Tours is a saint from France from the 5th century A.D.

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Doubleday, - Blacks. Martin of Tours became an important monk and bishop in Gaul not long after Christianity was made legal again. Sulpitius Severus, a well-educated man who knew Martin toward the end of his life, decided to write Martin's biography before he died, and set out to interview the man himself and those who knew him, as well as recording well-known stories about him.

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Martin de Porres was born in Lima, Peru, on December 9, to Don Juan de Porres, a Spanish nobleman and adventurer, and Ana Velasquez, a freed daughter of slaves from Panama.

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Vincent and the Grenadines. Life of St. Martin of Tours Both Saint Martin and Saint Nicholas are remembered for their heroic charity, both became famed wonder-working bishops, and both saved sailors from shipwreck. Martin of Tours (Latin: Sanctus Martinus Turonensis; &#x; November 8, ) was a Bishop of Tours, whose shrine became a famous stopping-point for pilgrims on the road to Santiago de Compostela.

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Martin’s, Griffin, Minotaur, and Thomas Dunne Books. Synopsis Martin of Tours (Latin: Sanctus Martinus Turonensis; November 8, ) was a Bishop of Tours, whose shrine became a famous stopping-point for pilgrims on the road to Santiago de Compostela.

Around his name, much legendary material accrued, and he has become one of the most familiar and recognizable Christian : Charles River Editors.

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The early life of Martin was written by Sulpicius Severus, who knew him personally. It expresses the immediacy the 4th-century Christian felt with the Devil in all his disguises, and has many accounts of miracles. Some follow familiar conventions— casting out devils, raising the paralytic and the dead.

The Four Books of the Miracles of St. Martin: Preface The miracles which the Lord our God deigned to work through the blessed Martin, his bishop, when living in the body, He still deigns to confirm daily in order to strengthen the faith of believers.

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Born of a liaison between a Spanish grandee and a free. St. Martin of Tours, (bornSabaria, Pannonia [now Szombathely, Hungary]—died November 8,Candes, Gaul [France]; Western feast day, November 11; Eastern feast day November 12), patron saint of France, father of monasticism in Gaul, and the first great leader of Western monasticism.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 4. The Hagiographer Sulpicius Severus, knew Martin personally and wrote about his life. Many miracles and the casting out of demons were attributed to Martin during his lifetime.

According to one account, Martin, while trying to win Druids to follow Jesus Christ and renounce their pagan beliefs, was dared to stand in the path of a sacred tree that. THE WATCHMAKER - Louis Martin. Louis Martin ( - ) was a watchmaker by trade, and quite a successful one. He also skillfully managed his wife's lace business.

But, as with so many men, Louis' life had not turned out at all the way he had planned. Born into a family of soldiers, Louis spent his early years at various French military posts. Life of St. Martin, dialogues, and letters More popular during the Middle Ages was Severus' Life of St.

Martin, as were also the dialogues and letters which relate to the same subject. [3] These works did much to establish the great reputation which that wonder-working saint.

After a decade of this life, he went on journeys around the area to preach the Gospel, and his popularity grew to such an extent that when St. Hilary of Poitier's successor died, the people of the town elected St. Martin to succeed him as Bishop, in spite of St.

Martin's protests. Indeed, St. Martin was rather "tricked" into the position. The Life of Saint Martin told of Martin’s adventures and heroism in living the faith, not just about his last few breaths.

He was a saint for the new age of legalized Christianity. Martin of Tours died in his bed. Martin was born to pagan parents in present-day Hungary but .In December,skilfully executed excavations located the site of St.

Martin's tomb, of which some fragments were discovered. These precious remains are at present sheltered in a basilica built by Mgr Meignan, Archbishop of Tours which is unfortunately of very small dimensions and recalls only faintly the ancient and magnificent cloister of.It was also called, variously, “St.

Martin’s Fast” and “The Forty Days of St. Martin.” St. Francis of Assisi referred to it as the “Christmas Fast.” 1 In an eighteenth century book entitled The Moveable Feasts, Fasts, and Other Annual Observances of the Catholic Church, author Rev.

Alban Butler discusses the ancient practice of.