Aquila and Prisca


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  • Aquila and Priscilla — • Jewish tentmakers, who left Rome in the Jewish persecution under Claudius, 49 or 50, and settled in Corinth Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Aquila and Priscilla     Aquila and Priscilla …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Aquila — noun a) A summer constellation of the northern sky, said to resemble an eagle. It includes the star Altair. Salute Prisca and Aquila, and the household of Onesiphorus. b) An early Christian, the husband of Priscilla. See Also …   Wiktionary

  • Aquila (genus) — Taxobox name = Aquila image width = 240px image caption = Adult Golden Eagle ( Aquila chrysaetos ) regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Falconiformes familia = Accipitridae subfamilia = Buteoninae (disputed) genus = Aquila… …   Wikipedia

  • Priscilla and Aquila — were a First Century Jewish Christian couple described in the New Testament. Of the seven times they are mentioned, five times Priscilla s name is mentioned first. They lived in Ephesus and became ministry partners and fellow tentmakers with the… …   Wikipedia

  • St. Prisca —     St. Prisca     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Prisca     She was a martyr of the Roman Church, whose dates are unknown. The name Prisca or Priscilla is often mentioned by early authorities of the history of the Church of Rome. The wife of… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Priscilla (Prisca) —     (first century)    Saint.    Priscilla was the wife of Aquila, a Jew of Pontus, but her name is always listed first. According to the Book of Acts, they were forced to leave Rome in obedience to the decree of the Emperor Claudius. Paul met… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Priscilla, Prisca — One of Paul s colleagues. The longer version of the name is preferred by Acts, but Paul (Rom. 16:3; 1 Cor. 16:19) uses the shorter (Latin) name for this apparently well connected leader of the Church, who seems to take precedence over her husband …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Chair of Peter — • From the earliest times the Church at Rome celebrated on 18 January the memory of the day when the Apostle held his first service with the faithful of the Eternal City Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Chair of Peter     C …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Epistle To the Romans —     Epistle to the Romans     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Epistle to the Romans     This subject will be treated under the following heads: I. The Roman Church and St. Paul; II. Character, Contents, and Arrangement of the Epistle; III.… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Hierarchy of the Early Church — • The word hierarchy is used here to denote the three grades of bishop, priest, and deacon (ministri) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Hierarchy of the Early Church     Hierarchy of the Early Church …   Catholic encyclopedia

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