convertere

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Each day of the Lamentations opens with the words "Incipit Lamentatio Jeremiae prophetae" (Here begins the Lamentation of Jeremiah the Prophet), independently set are the Hebrew letters starting the individual verses, and each Lamentation ends with the exclamation "Jerusalem, convertere ad Dominum Deum tuum" (Jerusalem, return unto the Lord thy God).
The actual Latin noun conversio appears only 12 times in the Vatican II documents; the verb convertere, 26 times.
As my students engaged in dialogue with one another--and later with Jews at a synagogue--they inevitably opened themselves to the grace of conversion (from the Latin convertere, "to turn around").
Conversion comes from the Latin convertere, "to turn around.
Entre ces deux moments fondateurs du retour du sujet vers le soi, Foucault releve une troisieme demarche inspiree de la culture du soi hellenistique et romaine, a savoir le convertere ad se.
When Clooney invokes Tracy's conversational model of hermeneutics, we should note that both conversation and conversion are derived from the same Latin word, convertere, to turn around.
Tabacco, Fonti per la storia d'ltalia 94 (Rome: Fonti per la storia d'Italia, 1957), 37, 78: "Tantus namque in sancti viri pectore faciendi fructus ardor incanduerat, ut effectis numquam contentus, dum alia faceret, ad facienda mox alia properaret: adeo ut putaretur totum mundum in heremum velle convertere et monachico ordini omnem populi multitudinem sotiare.
Hypsicratea quoque regina Mitridatem coniugem suum effusis caritatis habenis amavit, propter quem praecipuum formae suae decorem in habitum virilem convertere voluptatis loco habuit: tonsis enim capillis equo se et armis adsuefecit, quo facilius laboribus et periculis eius interesset.
Haec si recta ratione excolatur, veram fortitudinem parit, sin autem contra rationem elata opmnia in suam libidinem convertere tentet, ambitionem creat et regandi cupiditatem"; 226-27: "Quapropter erit eadem inanis quaedem gloria--sunt enim summo odio digni, qui virtutem negligunt, unde solida expressaque manat gloria, honores vero ac reliqua virtutis insignia sectantur--quam qui in vita civili res agregias adoriuntur in primis captare consueverunt.