coenobium


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coenobium

a colony of algal cells, where the cells are arranged in a constant form and number and are surrounded usually by a gelatinous matrix. They are interconnected, act as a single functional unit and are thus regarded as being a single organism. Volvox is an example.
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(6) I refer to Kuhn's essay, "L'ottimismo di Schopenhauer," in Coenobium, which was also republished with a slightly different title as an appendix to Schopenhauer, Introduzione alla filosofia e scritti vari.
Murri is representative of "social-democratic Modernism, politico-ecclesiastical reformism, and revolutionary anticlericalism." (13) Although Rinnovamento no longer exists, Coenobium continues, as does Cultura contemporanea, successor to Nova et vetera.
Coenobium enim plurimorum est, forma de vida monastica coletiva reconhecida como legitima no Conc.III Tol., a.589,c.4; Si episcopus unam de parrochitanis ecclesiis suis monasterium dicare voluerit, ut in ea monachorum regulariter congregatio vivat, hoc de consensu concilii sui habeat licentiam faciendi [...]; Conc.IV Tol., a.633,c.51: [...] sed hoc tantum sibi in monasteriis vindicent sacerdotes quod recipiunt canones; id est monachos ad conversationem sanctam praemonere, abbates aliaque officia instituere, atque extra regulam acta corrigere [...]
FONETICA--O adjetivo puellare concorda frequentemente com monasterium ou coenobium e puellare pode ser empregado tambem sozinho como substantivo com esse sentido.
(33) He describes coming upon the remains of a building that he calls the Coenobium, and he documents this structure along with the walls surrounding the monastery and other brick buildings.