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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Crown of Glory

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(Old French: corone, crown)

A headdress resembling the fillets, wreaths, and garlands of the ancient Greeks, emblematic of sovereignty. The Roman emperors are frequently represented as wearing either the diadem, the laurel crown - a simple emblem of glory - or the radiating crown which symbolized the deification of the emperors. In ecclesiastical usage the saints are portrayed with crowns to symbolize their reigning with Christ.


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Entry for 'Crown of Glory'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ncd/c/crown-of-glory.html. 1910.

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