How to use Reliquary in a sentence

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  • Besides the silver shrine of St Simeon, many gold and silver ornaments, church vessels and old manuscripts, there are a set of vestments and a reliquary, believed by the monks to have been the property of St Sava.

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  • The monstrance was formerly used of a reliquary, exposing the sacred object to view.

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  • The back of the crucifix contains an empty reliquary with a sliding lid carved with symbols of the Passion.

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  • The most treasured item in the procession is a copy of a golden reliquary said to hold a tooth of the Buddha.

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  • The pieces of the cross are splinters put together in the shape of a cross inside the glass section of the small reliquary.

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  • The bones of Macarius, especially his head in a silver reliquary, were believed to work miraculous cures.

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  • These include St Simon holding a glass reliquary containing a severed arm.

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  • In a third version, that of Diu Crone, a long and confused romance, the origin of which has not been determined, the Grail appears as a reliquary, in which the Host is presented to the king, who once a year partakes alike of it and of the blood which flows from the lance.

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  • What it is is not explained, but inasmuch as it is the vehicle in which is conveyed the Host on which the father of the Fisher king depends for nutriment, it seems not improbable that here, as in Diu CrOne, it is to be understood as a reliquary.

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  • An early medieval reliquary from Littondale would have once been the precious possession of an Anglo-Saxon Christian.

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  • Fang reliquary head, co-founder of Sainsbury Collection with Guro dance mask African objects can be displayed in a variety of ways.

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  • Among many fine pieces of jewellers' work preserved in the ecclesiastical treasuries may be mentioned the silver statuette of San Biagio, and the reliquary which contains his skull - a 17th-century casket in filigree and enamels with Byzantine medallions of the 11th or 12th century.

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  • The Egyptian name was A bdu, " the hill of the symbol or reliquary," in which the sacred head of Osiris was preserved.

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  • The hospital of St Jean, where the sick have been cared for since the 12th century, contains the chief works of Memling, including the famous reliquary of St Ursula.

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  • In a great silver reliquary (modern) in the crypt lie the bones of St Ambrose,.

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