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Search Results: "feast-of-purim"

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All-Saints' Day
the 1st of november, a feast dedicated to all the saints.
Amphitryon the True
the real host, the man who provides the feast, as zeus proved himself to the household to be when he visited alcmene.
Asun`cion
or he capital of paraguay, on the left bank of the paraguay, so called from having been founded by the spaniards on the feast of the assumption in 1535.
Bar`becue
a feast in the open air on a large scale, at which the animals are roasted and dressed whole, formerly common in the sw. states of n. america.
Bellini, Giovanni
brother of the preceding, produced a great many works; the subjects religious, all nobly treated; had giorgione and titian for pupils; among his best works, the "circumcision," "feast of the gods," "blood of the redeemer"; did much to promote painting in oil (1426-1516).
Calends
the first day of the roman month, so called as the day on which the feast days and unlucky days of the month were announced.
Don Juan
The member of a distinguished family of Seville, who seduces the daughter of a noble, and when confronted by her father stabs him to death in a duel;
Esther, the Book of
A book of the Old Testament, which takes its name from the chief figure in the story related, an orphan Jewess and ward of her cousin Mordecai, who,
Feasts, Jewish, of Dedication
A feast in commemoration of the purification of the Temple and the rebuilding of the altar by Judas Maccabæus in 164 B.C., after profanation of
Lapithæ
A race inhabiting the mountains of Thessaly; subject to Perithous, who, on the occasion of his marriage with Hippodamia, invited his kinsfolk the Centaurs
Martin, John
English painter, born near Hexham; was an artist of an ardent temperament and extraordinary imaginative power; his paintings, the first "Sadak in Search
Pentecost
E . fiftieth), a great feast of the Jews, so called as held on the fiftieth day after the second of the Passover. It is called also the Feast of Harvest,
Synagogue, the Great
The name given to a council at Jerusalem, consisting of 120 members, there assembled about the year 410 B.C. to give final form to the service and worship
Talleyrand de PĂ©rigord, Charles Maurice, Prince of Benevento
French statesman and diplomatist, born in Paris, of an illustrious family; rendered lame by an accident, was cut off from a military career; was educated
Tintoretto
Baptized famous Italian artist, one of Ruskin's "five supreme painters," born at Venice; save for a few lessons under Titian he seems to have been
Veronese, Paolo
Painter of the Venetian school, born at Verona, whence his name; studied under an uncle, painted his "Temptation of St. Anthony" for Mantua Cathedral,
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