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  • proper n. A male given name of historical use.


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From the Italian saint's name Gaetano, from Latin Caietanus " a resident of Caieta ( modern Gaeta in Italy )"; the town was supposedly named for a nurse of Aeneas.


  • Frederick [25] to induce him not to take the part of Luther, and the chief agent chosen for working on the Elector and the emperor Maximilian was the papal legate, Cardinal Thomas Vio of Gaeta, called Cajetan, who had made his appearance in Germany.

    The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 09

  • Although certain theologians such as Cajetan and Durandus, have ventured to doubt whether the Sacrament of Order is received by deacons, it may be said that the decrees of the Council of Trent are now generally held to have decided the point against them.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 4: Clandestinity-Diocesan Chancery

  • Cajetan, commentary to the summa II-II q. 39 a.1, 4-7, according to Mura

    Tissier de Mallerais speaks The details of the doctrinal talks

  • Part of the work is devoted to formal and objective concepts and ways in which the latter can be ordered, but Cajetan also offered a new account of types of analogy.

    Medieval Theories of Analogy

  • Both in his insistence on the priority of the analogy of proper proportionality and in his use of the distinction between intrinsic and extrinsic denomination, Cajetan departed from earlier medieval discussions of analogy.

    Medieval Theories of Analogy

  • Cajetan and Bellarmine that errors have found their way into them through the negligence and ignorance of the booksellers and the rabbis, who added the points, but they are considered as a book too dangerous for the hands of the majority of the faithful.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • What would they say if they heard you speak of healthful grace according to St. Thomas, and medicinal grace according to Cajetan; of exterior and interior grace, of free, sanctifying, co-operating, actual, habitual, and efficacious grace, which is sometimes inefficacious; of the sufficing which sometimes does not suffice, of the versatile and congruous — would they really comprehend it more than you and

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Answer of all objections, &c. All which Cajetan, Gerson, lib. de vit. spirit.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Sir Ch. Bannes and Cajetan, you mean; one a Spaniard, the other an

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • In order to raise the standards of ecclesiastical discipline among the clergy, Cajetan founded in 1524 a community of Clerks Regular who were to lead an apostolic life.

    Optional Memorial of St. Cajetan, confessor


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