Wise-men Sentence Examples
Freeman advances the theory that the right of all the freemen to attend the genzot had for practical purposes fallen into disuse, and thus the assembly had come to be confined to the wise men.
The Theriaca prepared at Venice had the highest reputation, probably because in Venice the component parts were exposed to the inspection of wise men and doctors for two months, to determine whether they were or were not fit for use.
The high estimation in which he was held by his contemporaries is shown by the place he occupied as chief of the seven " wise men " of Greece; and in later times amongst the ancients his fame was quite remarkable.
The three kings of Cologne (Kaspar, Melchior and Balthazar) were supposed to be the three wise men who came from the East to pay adoration to the infant Christ; according to the legend, the emperor Frederick I.
The priests and certain wise men were the depositaries of this mysterious but highly useful art, that was called hik or magic; and one of the chief differences between gods and men was the superior degree in which the former were endowed with magical powers.Advertisement
James had failed, practically, even in his effort (1427-1428) to anglicize parliament, by introducing the representative system; two " wise men " were to be chosen by each sheriffdom, and two Houses were to take the place of the one House in which all Estates were wont to meet.
The phenomenon the wise men had followed, always possibly a wild goose chase, had turned out to be for real.
In the many manger scenes, the wise men are pictured around the manger scenes, the wise men are pictured around the manger.
The theory of an esoteric tradition is distinctly represented in 2 Esdras xiv., where Moses receives words which were not to be published, and Ezra re-writes seventy books which were to be delivered to the wise men of his people.
It is now known that the literary idiom of the Babylonian wise men was the non-Semitic Sumerian; but it is not probable that the late author of Daniel (c. 168 B.C.) was aware of this fact.Advertisement
Many wise men and poets and musicians had also been invited.
In the old statehouse, the wise men of Connecticut were sitting.
The famous men of whom I have told you in this story are commonly called the Seven Wise Men of Greece.
New England can hire all the wise men in the world to come and teach her, and board them round the while, and not be provincial at all.
The spices used in most recipes for Christmas desserts come from the Far East as did the Wise Men.Advertisement
The Biblical account of Christ's birth includes three wise men who gave gifts to the baby Jesus.
December 26th is La Festa di Santo Stefano, or St. Stephen's Day, which commemorates the birth announcement of Jesus and appearance of the Three Wise Men.
As part of the adaptation, gifts were included in the Christmas tradition, based on the gifts brought to the Christ Child by the Magi, or Three Wise Men.
The Wise Men are usually dressed in brighter colors and have their gifts to carry.
The story of Christmas has to do with the star the wise men followed to find baby Jesus.Advertisement