He is venerated as a saint both in the Greek and in the Latin Churches.
In other islands the natives venerated the sun, moon, earth and stars.
At Eleusis, Demeter was venerated as the introducer of all the blessings which agriculture brings in its train - fixed dwelling-places, civil order, marriage and a peaceful life; hence her name Thesmophoros, " the bringer of law and order," and the festival Thesmophoria.
Admitting the identification, we may perhaps conclude that the temple was repaired in order to provide a temporary home for the venerated image and other sacred objects; no traces of a restoration exist, but the walls probably remained standing after the Persian conflagration.
The scorpion, attacking the genitals of the bull, is sent by Ahriman from the lower world to defeat the purpose of the sacrifice; the dog, springing towards the wound in the bull's side, was venerated by the Persians as the companion of Mithras; the serpent is the symbol of the earth being made fertile by drinking the blood of the sacrificial bull; the raven, towards which Mithras turns his face as if for direction, is the herald of the Sun-god, whose bust is near by, and who has ordered the sacrifice; various plants near the bull, and heads of wheat springing from his tail, symbolize the result of the sacrifice; the cypress is perhaps the tree of immortality.
that, although all feared his strictness, all venerated his learning and wisdom.
The elevation of the relics of the three martyrs was performed by Burchard, the first bishop of Wiirzburg, and they are venerated in the cathedral of that town.
The Confession of Faith and the Larger and Shorter Catechisms are recognized and venerated standards in all the lands where British Presbyterianism, with its sturdy characteristics, has taken root.
Haematococcus palustris, Girod (= Chlamydococcus, Braun, Protococcus, Cohn), one of the (Epistola ad Vincentium), who declared that the flagellants were showing a tendency to slight the sacramental confession and penance, were refusing to perform the cullus of the martyrs venerated by the church, and were even alleging their own superiority to the martyrs.
Reckless of consequences, he swept away the venerated ceremonial formalities which his ancestors had scrupulously observed, openly scoffed at ancient usage, habitually dressed in foreign costume, and generally chose foreign heretics as his boon companions.
Despite his political importance, however, the raja was still venerated as the descendant of Sivaji.
She had temples at Sidon and at Tyre (whence her worship was transplanted to Carthage), and the Philistines probably venerated her at Ascalon (I Sam.
Both Baal and Astarte were venerated in Egypt at Thebes and Memphis in the XIXth Dynasty, and the former, through the influence of the Aramaeans who borrowed the Babylonian spelling Bel, ultimately became known as the Greek Belos who was identified with Zeus.
The 15th-century font, the pulpit (1570), the organ (1617), and the early Gothic Lady chapel containing a much venerated 13th-century image of the Virgin, which was annually carried in procession through the town, are all noticeable.
Charlemagne is chiefly venerated as the champion of Christianity against the heathen and the Saracens.
Flavian, who died in February 404, is venerated in both the Western and Eastern churches as a saint.
The shrine of Imam Reza is the most venerated spot in Persia, and yearly visited by more than 100,000 pilgrims. Eastwick thus describes it (Journal of a Diplomat's Three Years' Residence in Persia, London, 1864) "The quadrangle of the shrine seemed to be about 150 paces square.
As a result of his moderation, he remained high-priest till his death, venerated alike by Christians and pagans.
In order to satisfy it relics were made by placing pieces of cloth on the gravesof the saints, which were afterwards taken to their homes and venerated by the pilgrims.
of Erzerum, in a large circular pool (altitude, 8625 ft.), which is venerated by Armenians and Moslems, and flows south-east to the plain of Erzerum (5750 ft.).
On entering *The fact that the Mitannians venerated Varuna, Indra, and the Asvins is important as showing that Iranian and Indian Aryans had not yet separated as late as 1400 B.C.
a v, portrait, image), generally any image or portrait-figure, but specially the term applied to the representations in the Eastern Church of sacred personages, whether in painting or sculpture, and particularly to the small metal plaques in archaic Byzantine style, venerated by the adherents of the Greek Church.
The other, who is commemorated on the 9th of January, was specially venerated at Cluain Ma y scua, Co.
At Cyllene in Elis a mere phallus served as his emblem, and was highly venerated in the time of Pausanias (vi.
The first series of caves, dedicated to St Anthony, contains eighty saints' tombs; the second, dedicated to St Theodosius, a saint greatly venerated in Russia, about forty-five.
Venerated and beloved by the greatest and the lowliest, the old hero entered, as it were, into the immortality of his fame while still among his countrymen.
We can see how early this estimate of relics became general from the fact that the former hesitation as to whether they should be venerated as sacred died out during the 4th century.
Ladislaus was not really a pagan, or he would not have devoted his share of the spoil of Durnkriit to the building of the Franciscan church at Pressburg, nor would he have venerated as he did his aunt St Margaret.
4 The latter deity was widely venerated throughout the NorthSemitic world; his name, which does not appear in the Phoenician inscriptions before the 3rd century B.C., implies perhaps a more universal conception of deity than existed in the earlier days.'
But, however that may be, his tomb appears to have been venerated at Alexandria, and there was a firm belief at Venice in the middle ages that his remains had been translated thither in the 9th century (the fact of the translation is denied even by Tillemont; the weakness of the evidence in support of the tradition is apparent even in Molini's vigorous defence of it, lib.
This mountainous character and the absence of any tolerable harbour - Pliny, in enumerating the islands of the Aegean, calls it "importuosissima omnium" - prevented it from ever attaining to any political importance, but it enjoyed great celebrity from its connexion with the worship of the Cabeiri, a mysterious triad of divinities, concerning whom very little is known, but who appear, like all the similar deities venerated in different parts of Greece, to have been a remnant of a previously existing Pelasgic mythology.
The oak - a highly venerated tree in Poland, though not so much as in Lithuania - grows in forests only on the most fertile land, but it is of common occurrence in conjunction with the beech, elm, &c. The maples (Ater platanoides and A.
There he passed his days as the loved and venerated head of a remarkable, and up to that time unique, society of men and women.
At Mataria was a sycamore-tree, the successor of a tree which decayed in 1665, venerated as being that beneath which the Holy Family rested on their flight into Egypt.
It was especially famous for its rich and much venerated temple of Juno Sospes, from which Octavian borrowed money in 31 B.C., and the possessions of which extended as far as the sea-coast (T.
The description of the previous tranquillity may be exaggerated, though it is clear that the Jews, like the other inhabitants of Palestine, must have been left very much to themselves; but the enmity between the adherents of Simon and the pious Jews, who supported and venerated Onias, seems to be a necessary precondition of the state of affairs soon to be revealed.
Where the reptile is venerated or feared it is usually inviolable, and among the Brassmen of the Niger the dangerous and destructive cobra was especially protected by an article in the diplomatic treaty of 1856 for the Bight of Biafra (Maclennan, 524).
The North American Indians fear lest their venerated rattlesnake should incite its kinsfolk to avenge any injury done to it, and when the Seminole Indians begged an English traveller to rid them of one of these troublesome intruders, they scratched him-as a matter of formin order to appease the spirit of the dead snake.
3 But it does not appear that every venerated serpent was an incarnation or that every incarnation was reverenced or even tolerated.
For example, when one considers how often milk is used in the tending and propitiation of venerated snakes, it is noteworthy that in Roman cult the truly rustic deities are offered milk (Fowler), and it is no less singular that many of the old goddesses of Greece have serpent attributes (Harrison).'
venerated, on the authority of Maimonides, as the editor of the Palestinian Talmud; but the presence of later material and of later names, e.g.
The legal, religious and other decisions formulated in the pontifical communications of one generation usually became the venerated teaching of the next, and a new class of literature thus sprang into existence.
The Roman has thus become nearly universal, with the allowance only of additional offices for saints specially venerated in each particular diocese.
Specimens of the distinctive Claddagh ring, for example, were worn and treasured as venerated heirlooms. These customs, with the distinctive dress of the women, died out but slowly, and even to-day their vestiges remain.
Without going so far as to deny that some words and phrases may be taken from the writings of the Arabian Jaber, he was disposed to hold that it is the original work of some unknown Latin author, who wrote it in the second half of the r3th century and put it under the patronage of the venerated name of Geber.
At the same time, the Latin orators, historians and poets were venerated by him as depositories of a tradition only second in importance to revelation.
The St Valentinus who is spoken of as the apostle of Rhaetia, and venerated in Passau as its first bishop, flourished in the 5th century.
The doctor illuminatus was venerated throughout Catalonia and afterwards throughout Spain, as a saint, a thinker and a poet; but his doctrines were disapproved by the powerful Dominican order, and in 1376 they were formally condemned in a papal bull issued at the instance of the inquisitor, Nicolas Emeric. The authenticity of this document was warmly disputed by Lull's followers, and the bull was annulled by Martin V.
In Athens itself the prehistoric wall of the citadel and a plot of ground close below it were venerated in the 5th century as "Pelasgian"; so too Thucydides (ii.
The Acropolis, enclosing venerated temples, crowned the summit of the first hill, where the Seraglio stands.
The people were ardent Catholics, who venerated the nonjuring clergy and resented the measures taken against them.
system out of the heterogeneous data furnished by Scripture, the fathers, the church and Aristotle - equally unquestioned, if not equally venerated, authorities.
By the Christians of both churches in Albania he is to this day venerated as a saint.
Whether we regard Gaunab, Heitsi Eibib and Tsui-Goab as originally mythological representations of natural phenomena, or as deified dead men, it is plain that they are now venerated as non-natural human beings, possessing the customary attributes of sorcerers.
A venerated tree in modern Palestine will owe its sanctity to some tradition, associating it, it may be, with some saint; the Israelites in their turn held the belief that the sacred tree at Hebron was one beneath which their first ancestor sat when three divine beings revealed themselves to him.
The Orthodox Greek cathedral (1839) contains a very ancient and highly venerated image of the Virgin.
They had to contend not only with the heretics, the nobles who protected them, and the people who listened to them and venerated them, but also with the bishops of the district, who rejected the extraordinary authority which the pope had conferred upon his legates, the monks.
adulterous liaison with the man they both venerated?
In accusing Britain of being hostile to their venerated caliph, the Khilafatists were fighting an imaginary enemy.
hermit for twenty-five years, was murdered by robbers and is venerated as a martyr.
Would they have done so if she had indeed been the partner in an adulterous liaison with the man they both venerated?
martyr venerated from early times in Carthage in North Africa.
A virgin martyr in Rome whose relics are now venerated in Los Angeles, of which she is the main patron-saint.
A martyr venerated from early times in Carthage in North Africa.
venerated saints in the West, whose ancient titles have generally been adopted - or else adapted.
venerated icon of Italian Catholicism.
venerated national father figure than typical Marxist dictator.
venerated islamic site - the third most important after Mecca and Medina - the Hala Sultan Tekke.
venerated on the border of France and Spain, especially in Navarre.
venerated as the patron-saint of Bruges.
venerated as a martyr.
venerated as a saint.
He was and is greatly venerated in the Orthodox Church, West and also East.
Mercury was widely venerated by all sections of society.
Statues found in caves were used by the Dogon as part of their heritage, and were highly venerated.
He was martyred in Flanders and is still venerated in Bruges.
Two saints much venerated in the south of Italy.
venerated in the south of Italy.
venerated in the church of St Matthias in Trier.
venerated of venerating holy relics in Moscow, they began venerating the rotting mommy of their tyrant.
virgin martyr in Rome whose relics are now venerated in Los Angeles, of which she is the main patron-saint.
836 to 892, a place of pilgrimage of the Shia Moslems, containing magnificent tombs of two of their Imams the tenth and eleventh, with another much venerated shrine of the twelfth, as well as some interesting ruins; and Bagdad.
Although Moses was venerated as a prophet (Hos.
Worst of all, the Orthodox tsar occasionally abandoned the decorous flowing robes of his venerated ancestors, and appeared publicly in the unseemly costume of heretical foreigners, whilst his consort, when carried through the streets in a litter, did not conceal her face from the public gaze.
Thinkers chose their doctrines from many sources - from the venerated teaching of Aristotle and Plato, from that of the Pythagoreans and of the Stoics, from the old Greek mythology, and from the Jewish and other Oriental systems. Yet it must be observed that Neoplatonism, Gnosticism, and the other systems which are grouped under the name Alexandrian, were not truly eclectic, consisting, as they did, not of a mere syncretism of Greek and Oriental thought, but of a mutual modification of the two.
It was the body lying in the tomb which was venerated (see Euseb.
He is said to have been resorted to, as a venerated teacher, by Maharaja Man Singh of Jaipur (d.
Secondly, there are also the locally venerated saints in the West, whose ancient titles have generally been adopted - or else adapted.
During the last few years his image has spread throughout Italy as the most important and venerated icon of Italian Catholicism.
Castro remains more a venerated national father figure than typical Marxist dictator.
Also on Cyprus is another highly venerated islamic site - the third most important after Mecca and Medina - the Hala Sultan Tekke.
A saint greatly venerated on the border of France and Spain, especially in Navarre.
His relics were translated to Bruges in Belgium in the ninth century and he has since been venerated as the patron-saint of Bruges.
Ever since he has been venerated as a martyr.
Miracles were worked by his relics and he was venerated as a saint.
But St Nicholas is still venerated there, including by Muslims.
His relics are venerated in the church of St Matthias in Trier.
For a more upscale getaway, consider the following luxury cruise lines with southern itineraries: Seabourn, Oceania, Silversea, Crystal, Holland America, Windstar, and Cunard, including the venerated Queen Mary II.
While not as venerated as the Loch Ness monster, the creature has acquired a cult following, and many a tale of El Chupacabra still causes a collective shiver through those gathered around the campfires and fireplaces of the American West.
Using the American flag sparingly, just to celebrate appropriately patriotic occasions, will give a more respectful and meaningful use of the venerated symbol.
Near the Manikarnika ghat is the well held to have been dug by Vishnu and filled with his sweat; great numbers of pilgrims bathe in its venerated water.
He is venerated as a saint and confessor in both the Roman Catholic and Orthodox Eastern Churches.
This shrine is also venerated by Moslems, who call it the tomb of Yusuf (Joseph).
The Yalmal peninsula, where they find great facilities for hunting, is especially venerated by the Ob Ostiak Samoyedes, and there they have one of their chief idols, Khese.
37, tells how the brethren after listening to St Baithene, "still kneeling, with joy unspeakable, and with hands spread out to heaven, venerated Christ in the holy and blessed man."
The great opposition which arose during his lifetime continued after his death, and found classic expression in the highly venerated confession of Petrus Mogilas, metropolitan of Kiev (1643).(1643).
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