softness of its glaze, the comparative sparseness of its enamelled decoration, and the relegation of blue sous couverte to an entirely secondary place.
Relying on the support of the Monothelite party, he made some pretensions to the throne on the outbreak of the first great rebellion against Justinian; these led to his relegation to Cephalonia by Tiberius Absimarus, and subsequently to his banishment, by order of Justinian, to Cherson.
But the further progress of Scholastic thought consisted in a withdrawal of doctrine after doctrine from the possibility of rational proof and their relegation to the sphere of faith.
In Siberia and northern Europe species of an African type survived till a comparatively late epoch, so that the present relegation of the group to tropical Asia and Africa may be regarded as a modern feature in distribution.
The lighter punish ments inflicted by masters were commonly personal chastisement or banishment from the town house to rural labour; the severer were employment in the mill (pistrinum) or relegation to the mines or quarries.
Greenidge - the first as relegation from a higher to a lower tribe or total exclusion from the tribes, the second as exclusion from the centuries.
The best-known lettres de cachet, however, were those which may be called penal, by which the king sentenced a subject without trial and without an opportunity of defence to imprisonment in a state prison or an ordinary gaol, confinement in a convent or a hospital, transportation to the colonies, or relegation to a given place within the realm.
In 355 Liberius was one of the few who, along with Eusebius of Vercelli, Dionysius of Milan and Lucifer of Cagliari, refused to sign the condemnation of Athanasius, which had anew been imposed at Milan by imperial command upon all the Western bishops; the consequence was his relegation to Beroea in Thrace, Felix II.
ignominy of relegation.
stave off relegation.
Only a miracle would have stopped the club falling through the relegation trapdoor.
Good professionals like Wotton, Norris and Nalis should ensure that they stay afloat, but they could get involved in the relegation scrap.
A series of eleven games without a win saw them plummet toward the relegation zone.
Relegation - The Reds have only been relegated from the top flight on three occasions.
A Birmingham newspaperÃ¢s poll also revealed more than 50 per cent expect Villa to be fighting relegation again.
The Amateurs now have to dig deep for their final fixture in order to stave off relegation.
certainty being highly tipped as relegation certainties, Blues have gone all out to challenge this obvious misconception.
Following last season's unfortunate relegation to Division 2, the Academicals are planning a triumphant comeback.
City still need points to ensure safety from relegation, while a few good wins would catapult Ciren back into promotion play-off contention.
destined for relegation, having agreed a pay-off of £ 1000.
Despite the hunting ban, they're firmly looking at a relegation dogfight.
While todays game will be a pressure cooker for former boss Peter Taylor Leicester have a great chance to ease their relegation fears.
flirted with relegation and was told he was no longer wanted at the club.
flirtation with relegation was not to be for ten years.
indignity of relegation in 1974.
Written off as relegation fodder after three successive defeats, victory over Nottingham Forest was Pool's only hope.
fourth from bottom in the Cheshire County Premier League although they are now mathematically safe from the threat of relegation.
Swansea's first league victory of the year has brought a glimmer of hope that they may avoid relegation.
But Brotzmann bridles at such relegation to the guitar pantheon, however illustrious.
Was Danny Crow really not worth a chance on the back of relegation, especially given his relative pittance of a salary?
precipice of relegation last night.
revealed more than 50 per cent expect Villa to be fighting relegation again.
Nigel Worthington was delighted with the result against relegation rivals West Brom at Carrow Road on saturday.
The word usage examples above have been gathered from various sources to reflect current and historial usage. They do not represent the opinions of YourDictionary.com.