Main definitions of Raphael in English

: Raphael1Raphael2

Raphael1

Pronunciation: /ˌräfīˈel//ˈrafēəl/

proper noun

  • (in the Bible) one of the seven archangels in the apocryphal Book of Enoch. He is said to have “healed” the earth when it was defiled by the sins of the fallen angels.

Pronunciation:

Raphael

/ˌräfīˈel//ˈrafēəl/

Main definitions of Raphael in English

: Raphael1Raphael2

Raphael2

Pronunciation: /ˌräfīˈel//ˈrafēəl/

proper noun

  • (1483–1520), Italian painter and architect; Italian name Raffaello Sanzio. Regarded as one of the greatest artists of the Renaissance, he is particularly noted for his madonnas, including his altarpiece the "Sistine Madonna" (c.1513). As an architect, he was put in charge of the work on St. Peter's Basilica in Rome in 1514.

Pronunciation:

Raphael

/ˌräfīˈel//ˈrafēəl/