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Saint Francis of Assisi
The emblems of St. Francis of Assisi are the wolf and the lamb.
St. Francis of Assisi QuotationsAbove all the grace and the gifts that Christ gives to his beloved is that of overcoming self. -- St. Francis of Assisi
For it is in giving that we receive. -- St. Francis of Assisi
Lord, make me an instrument of your peace; where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope; where there is darkness, light; and where there is sadness, joy.. --St. Francis of Assisi
me the treasure of sublime poverty: permit the distinctive sign of our
order to be that it does not possess anything of its own beneath the
sun, for the glory of your name, and that it have no other patrimony
than begging. -- St. Francis of Assisi
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Key Descriptive Words and Phrases associated with the Renaissance Movement - rebirth, rediscovery of the classical world, City-state, Humanism, Humanist, Francesco Petrarch, Reform, The Prince, Theocracy, The Inquisition, Human Reasoning, publication of Della Pittura, a book about the laws of mathematical perspective for artists, sfumato, chiaroscuro, linear perspective, Heliocentric Theory, vanishing point, Savonarola, spiritually significant, illuminated manuscript, idealized biblical themes, scriptorium, emotion, illuminator, Age of Discovery, axonometric drawing, curiosity about the natural world, mythology, realistic use of colours and light, Bonfire of the Vanities, Old Testament stories, ethereal and foggy backgrounds, Gospel parables, The Blackdeath, romanticized landscapes, Christian symbolism.