Church Latin
The Latin language as spoken, written, and used in the Christian church and in church services.

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  • Church Latin —     Ecclesiastical Latin     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Ecclesiastical Latin     In the present instance these words are taken to mean the Latin we find in the official textbooks of the Church (the Bible and the Liturgy), as well as in the works… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Latin Church — • The Latin Church is simply that vast portion of the Catholic body which obeys the Latin patriarch, which submits to the pope, not only in papal, but also in patriarchal matters Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Latin Church      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Latin Literature in Christianity (Sixth To Twentieth Century) —     Latin Literature in Christianity (Sixth to Twentieth Century)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Latin Literature in Christianity (Sixth to Twentieth Century)     During the Middle Ages the so called church Latin was to a great extent the language …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Latin Church — Latin Lat in, a. [F., fr. L. Latinus belonging to Latium, Latin, fr. Latium a country of Italy, in which Rome was situated. Cf. {Ladin}, Lateen sail, under {Lateen}.] 1. Of or pertaining to Latium, or to the Latins, a people of Latium; Roman; as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Latin — Lat in, a. [F., fr. L. Latinus belonging to Latium, Latin, fr. Latium a country of Italy, in which Rome was situated. Cf. {Ladin}, Lateen sail, under {Lateen}.] 1. Of or pertaining to Latium, or to the Latins, a people of Latium; Roman; as, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Latin cross — Latin Lat in, a. [F., fr. L. Latinus belonging to Latium, Latin, fr. Latium a country of Italy, in which Rome was situated. Cf. {Ladin}, Lateen sail, under {Lateen}.] 1. Of or pertaining to Latium, or to the Latins, a people of Latium; Roman; as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Latin races — Latin Lat in, a. [F., fr. L. Latinus belonging to Latium, Latin, fr. Latium a country of Italy, in which Rome was situated. Cf. {Ladin}, Lateen sail, under {Lateen}.] 1. Of or pertaining to Latium, or to the Latins, a people of Latium; Roman; as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Latin Union — Latin Lat in, a. [F., fr. L. Latinus belonging to Latium, Latin, fr. Latium a country of Italy, in which Rome was situated. Cf. {Ladin}, Lateen sail, under {Lateen}.] 1. Of or pertaining to Latium, or to the Latins, a people of Latium; Roman; as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Latin Literature in Christianity \(Sixth to Twentieth Century\) — • During the Middle Ages the so called church Latin was to a great extent the language of poetry, and it was only on the advent of the Renaissance that classical Latin revived and flourished in the writings of the neo Latinists as it does even… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Latin Rite — The Latin Rite is one of the 23 sui iuris particular Churches within the Catholic Church. This particular Church developed in western Europe and north Africa, where, from antiquity to the Renaissance, Latin was the principal language of education …   Wikipedia

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