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  • Alexian — Santino Spinelli, Künstlername Alexian (* 21. Juli 1964 in Pietrasanta) ist ein italienischer Musiker und Komponist sowie Hochschullehrer. Er gehört der Ethnie der Roma an. Leben Spinelli wurde als jüngstes der sechs Kinder (davon der einzige… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Alexian — /euh lek sheuhn, see euhn/, n. Rom. Cath. Ch. a member of a congregation of brothers founded for the care of the sick at Mechlin, Brabant, in the 15th century. [named after Saint Alexius of Edessa, 5th century Christian; see AN] * * * …   Universalium

  • Alexian — Provenance. Vient du grec Alexein Signifie : Repousser, protéger Se fête le 17 février. Histoire. A Florence, au XIII siècle, Alexis de Falconieri renonce aux biens de ce monde pour se vouer au service de Dieu, suivi par six de ses amis. En 1239 …   Dictionnaire des prénoms français, arabes et bretons

  • alexian — əˈlekshən, ksēən noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: St. Alexius, 5th century Roman Christian founder of the order + English an : a member of a Roman Catholic order devoted to care of the sick * * * /euh lek sheuhn, see euhn/, n. Rom …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alexian Nuns — • Fifteenth century nuns who adopted the Rule of St. Augustine and devoted themselves to the same corporal works of mercy as those of the Brothers of St. Alexius, or Cellites Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Alexian Nuns      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Alexian Field — Infobox Stadium stadium name = Alexian Field nickname = location = 1999 S. Springinsguth Road Schaumburg, Illinois 60193 coordinates = broke ground = opened = 1999 renovated = expanded = closed = demolished = owner = operator = surface =… …   Wikipedia

  • Spinelli, Santino (Alexian) — (1964 )    Italy. Singer and cultural worker. He is the organizer of the annual Them Romano festival and editor of the journal of the same name …   Historical dictionary of the Gypsies

  • Alexians — The Alexians, Alexian Brothers or Cellites are a Catholic religious institute or congregation specifically devoted to caring for the sick which has its origin in Europe at the time of the Black Death. The order follows the Augustinian rule.… …   Wikipedia

  • List of Christian religious houses in North Rhine-Westphalia — This is a list of Christian religious houses, both for men and for women, whether or not still in operation, in North Rhine Westphalia, Germany. Most religious houses survived the Reformation, although many nunneries did so by becoming Lutheran… …   Wikipedia

  • Alexians — • A religious institute which had its origin at Mechlin, in Brabant, in the fifteenth century, during the ravages of the black death. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Alexians     Alexians …   Catholic encyclopedia

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