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Definition of Beatus

Beatus Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
JM Latin-English Dictionary
blessed| blissful; "Saint" (in early Church| less formal)
bless| make happy| gladden| delight; enrich (with)
blessed, fortunate, sometimes "saint".
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blessed, fortunate, sometimes "saint"
Beatus Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Beatus, meaning blessed in Medieval Latin, may mean:
  • One who has been beatified, the stage before being declared a saint
  • The Commentary on the Apocalypse, (i.e. Book of Revelation), especially in illuminated manuscript form, written by Saint Beatus of Liébana
  • Beatus initial, the B of "Beatus vir..." ("Blessed is the man..."), usually given the most elaborate decoration in an illuminated psalter
  • Beatus vir (from Psalm 112) is the title of many compositions including :
    • Beatus vir (1641) from Monteverdi's Selva morale e spirituale''
    • Beatus vir, ZWV 75, 76, et 77, by Jan Dismas Zelenka
    • Beatus vir, RV597 et RV598, by Vivaldi
    • Beatus vir, MH 410, MH 398, by Michael Haydn
    • Beatus Vir (Górecki), opus 38 (1979), by Górecki
    • Beatus vir, Seibel 26, 27, and 28 by Johann David Heinichen
  • "Beatus", a song by Serj Tankian from Imperfect Harmonies

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