a Kempis

noun
German ecclesiastic (1380-1471)
Syn: ↑Thomas a Kempis
Instance Hypernyms: ↑cleric, ↑churchman, ↑divine, ↑ecclesiastic

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  • Kempis — is a surname, and may refer to:* Gus Kempis (1865 1890), South African Test cricketer * Joannes Florentius a Kempis (circa 1635 1711), Baroque composer * Thomas à Kempis (circa 1380 1471), late Medieval Catholic monk …   Wikipedia

  • Kempis — ist der Name von Nicolaus à Kempis (* um 1600; † 1676), niederländisch belgischer Organist und Komponist Thomas von Kempen, lat. Thomas a Kempis (* um 1380 als Thomas Hemerken [Hämmerlein]; † 1471) Augustiner Chorherr und Mystiker, siehe Thomas… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kempis — Kempis, Thomas, s. Thomas a Kempis …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Kempis — Kempis, Thomas K., s.u. Thomas …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Kempis — Kempis, Thomas a, s. Thomas von Kempen …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Kempis — Kempis, beato Tomás de …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Kempis — [kem′pis] Thomas à (born Thomas Hamerken or Hammerlein) 1380? 1471; Ger. monk & scholar …   English World dictionary

  • Kempis — biographical name Thomas à see thomas a kempis …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Kempis, Thomas à — Kem·pis (kĕmʹpĭs), Thomas à. See Thomas à Kempis. * * * …   Universalium

  • KEMPIS, Thomas A (1379/1380–1471) —    Monk and scholar. Thomas A. Kempis studied with the congregation of the Brethren of the Common Life in the city of Deventer, became a priest, and spent most of his life in the monasteryAgnietenberg near Zwolle. His life was devoted to the… …   Historical Dictionary of the Netherlands

  • KEMPIS Thomas (a) — a KEMPIS Thomas vide Thomas …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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