Sentence Examples with the word Jourdain

He was surnamed Jourdain on account of his being baptized in the river Jordan.

Marciano, Memorie istoriche della Congregazione dell' Oratorio (5 vols., Naples, 1693-1702);; Perraud, L'Oratoire de France (2nd ed., Paris, 1866); Jourdain de la Passardiere, L'Oratoire de St Ph.

Next year Jourdain again incurred the displeasure of the church by siding with the rebels of Montpellier against their lord.

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The works may really have been written by one Boetius, a bishop of Africa, as Jourdain supposes, or by some Saint Severinus, as Nitzsch conjectures, and the similarity of name may have aided the transference of them to the heathen or neutral Boetius.