What does Bollandists mean?

Bollandists meaning in General Dictionary

The Jesuit editors of the ldquoActa Sanctorumrdquo or everyday lives of Saints named from John Bolland who began the job

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  • The Jesuit editors associated with the "Acta Sanctorum", or Resides associated with Saints; -- called from John Bolland, whom began the task.

Bollandists meaning in General Dictionary

(n. pl.) The Jesuit editors of "Acta Sanctorum", or Lives for the Saints; -- named from John Bolland, whom began the task.


Sentence Examples with the word Bollandists

After the re-establishment of the Society of Jesus in Belgium the work was again taken up in 1837, at the suggestion of the Academie Royale of Belgium and with the support of the Belgian government, and the Bollandists were installed at the college of St Michael in Brussels.

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