They are distinguished by the wearing of a white turban, emblematic of the purity of their life.
Each summit is crowned by an inverted pear-shaped stone, bearing a triple cross, emblematic of the Trinity.
There are remains of a Moorish fort on the hill commanding the town; and the north gateway - the Puerta del Colegio - is a fine lofty arch, surmounted by an emblematic statue and the city arms. The most prominent buildings are the episcopal palace (1733), with a frontage of a 600 ft.; the town house (1843), containing important archives; and the cathedral, a small Gothic structure built on the site of a former mosque in the 14th century, and enlarged and tastelessly restored in 1829.
The so-called Campo Santo, close to the baptistery, contains a mosaic pavement with emblematic figures belonging probably to the 8th and 9th centuries, and running under the cathedral.
In the most developed forms, such as the offering of soma, they assumed a great importance; (r) the sacrificer had to pass from the world of man into a world of the gods; consequently he was separated from the common herd of mankind and purified; he underwent ceremonies emblematic of rebirth and was then subject to numberless taboos imposed for the purpose of maintaining his ceremonial purity.
bosom of those fabled sand seas so emblematic of the Sahara.
Boba's pose is, in a way, emblematic of Lucas's blatant disrespect for Star Wars fans.
emblematic of the likely continuing problems with the trade unions.
emblematic of the history of Chadderton incorporating in its design emblems from the manorial families.
emblematic of the new life; the indwelling of the Holy Spirit.
emblematic of purity and honor.
emblematic of the failure of these ideals.
soon our little convoy was enveloped in the bosom of those fabled sand seas so emblematic of the Sahara.
The market's free fall is also emblematic of the moribund economy.
Francesca Dow gave her speech in front of a brick wall, with a mysterious and perhaps emblematic number 3 at her shoulder.
It is part, indeed almost emblematic, of the wider political problem.
emblematic for British proponents of mechanized calculation.
emblematic image, instantly recognizable and immediately tied to the film ' .
emblematic building in MahÃ³n.
emblematic example of an overtly sociological role assumed by a recent artist is that by Nikki S Lee.
Blow Up has become emblematic of mod, Swinging Sixties London.
Despite the fact that these tables were never published, they remained emblematic for British proponents of mechanized calculation.
This seemed emblematic of much else in the book.
His emblematic cartoons have never failed to arouse enthusiasm and patriotism.
Engraved emblematic frontispiece by Baynes and Taylor titled ' AUDE TACE ' dated 1797.
The petals form a pentagram which is emblematic of the supreme self-denial of the initiate devoted to the completion of the Great Work.
titular heroes and heroines, she is more than a simple emblematic figure.
Its walls and ceiling were painted by Sir James Thornhill with various emblematic devices, and it is hung with portraits of the most distinguished admirals and paintings of the chief naval battles of England.
To repel these attacks he employed the talents of a number of court poets and artists, who in public recitation and pageant, in emblematic picture and banner and device, proclaimed the wisdom and kindness of his guardianship and the wickedness of his assailants.
Although she is not so well rounded as Spenser 's titular heroes and heroines, she is more than a simple emblematic figure.
Even those less inclined to wear apparel emblematic of New York's street culture will find favor in some of the company's simpler styles.
To be prepared is the emblematic theme of the Swiss Army label.
Emblematic of Stags' Leap Winery is the old stone manor built in 1888 by Chase, with the stone winery and caves following a few years later in 1893.
The words, Napa Valley, on a bottle resonate to most wine drinkers and this special wine region is not just emblematic of California or U.S. wine but of New World wine regions everywhere.
These hanging lamps are often extremely ornate and are emblematic of the Victorian decorating style.
If you've found yourself a great stylist, it's time to move forward with a fresh new cut that's emblematic of today's hottest short hair trends.
Without a doubt, Napa Valley, with its multiple Mondavi vineyards, the ever popular Beringer Vineyard and its variety of Silver Oak wineries is emblematic of the wine country.
T-shirts: Believe it or not, t-shirts are emblematic of a wardrobe that really works.
The designers' work is emblematic of street chic with a decidedly European slant.
There's no better way than with bright pieces emblematic of Hawaii's beautiful colors.
The unique Spade design means that these so-called "trends" aren't necessarily emblematic of what is seen on the runways or in the magazines.
Since the very first Atmos hit the market in 1939, JL has continuously produced new versions of this emblematic timepiece.
In addition to the emblematic watch collections already discussed, Tissot also offers the following watch lines.
emblematic of many changes currently taking place in Maasai culture.
They were variously called aisumnetai, brabeutai, agonarchai, agonodikai, athlothetai (at Athens), eabdouchoi or eabdonomoi (from the rod or sceptre emblematic of their authority), but their functions were generally the same.
The paintings on the vases show boats driven by oars and sails rudely figured, and the boats bear emblematic standards or ensigns.
As feudal customs grew more stereotyped, the sword and sceptre, emblematic respectively of service and military command and of judicial prerogatives, became the usual emblems of investiture of laymen.
Men's World Time Watch: Already coveted by collectors, this exclusive 2009 emblematic complication model boasts a classy white or yellow gold case with a hand-crafted cloisonné enamel dial showing a realistic Europe/Asia map.
In fact, the motif is as emblematic of Sprouse as the graffiti artwork; during the 1970s, when he discovered the magic of a Xerox color copier, he would enlarge images of roses and other flowers and send them to friends.
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