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  • Note 31: Salimbene de Adam Chronica, ed.O. Holder-Egger, MGH SS 32.30: "Eodem anno, scilicet MCCXII, trium puerorum quasi duodennium, qui se visionem vidisse dicebant, crucis signaculum assumentium in partibus Colonie persuasu multitudo innumera pauperum utriusque sexus et puerorum de Theotonia peregrinantium in Ytalia crucesignatorum accessit, unanimi corde et una voce dicentium se per siccum maria transituros et terram sanctam Ierusalem in Dei potentia recuperaturos; sed demum quasi evanuit universa." back

    A Tender Age: Cultural Anxieties over the Child in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries 2005

  • _Paulatum ceremoniæ auctæ sunt, hominum superstitionorum opinionibus: unde in baptismo unctionem olei, cruces signaculum, et osculum addiderunt_ — Ceremonies were by little and little augmented by the opinions of superstitious men, whence it was that they added the unction of oil, the sign of the cross, and a kiss in baptism.

    The Works of Mr. George Gillespie (Vol. 1 of 2) George Gillespie 1630

  • III, c. ii, n. 8) says that after the baptismal immersion "the spiritual seal [signaculum] follows ... when at the invocation of the bishop [sacerdotis] the

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 4: Clandestinity-Diocesan Chancery 1840-1916 1913

  • Christ's Nativity says to the faithful: "Having been regenerated by water and the Holy Ghost, you have received the chrism of salvation and the seal of eternal life" (chrisma salutis et signaculum vitae æternæ, -- P. L.,

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 4: Clandestinity-Diocesan Chancery 1840-1916 1913

  • Emeth, as the Jewish divines truly say, is the signaculum Dei essentia (see

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 1: Aachen-Assize 1840-1916 1913

  • Nam et Apostolus clamat: Solidum fundamentum Dei stat, habens signaculum hoc, novit Dominus, qui sunt sui! etc. (2 Tim. ii.

    The Creeds of the Evangelical Protestant Churches. 1889


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  • in ancient Rome, a stamped lead token used to identify soldiers and slaves, or a stamp or mark used to identify certain imperial property

    January 7, 2013