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Altars is a musical group.

  • albums: "Opposition", "Live on Pure Hate", "Conclusions"

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"Altars" is a collection of poems written by Kostis Palamas.

  • released in (100 years ago)

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Google previewThe Book of Wealth (2015)

A Study of the Achievements of Civilization by Hubert Howe Bancroft

Among its altars is that which commemorates the escape of the present emperor from assassination in 1853, an altar-piece of black marble representing the martyrdom of St. Stephen. In the burial vaults were formerly interred the sovereigns of ...

Google previewEarly Buddhist Art of China and Central Asia, Volume 3 (2010)

The Western Ch’in in Kansu in the Sixteen Kingdoms Period and Inter-relationships with the Buddhist Art of Gandh?ra by Marylin M. Rhie

The spectacular thing about the Phase II canopies as seen in the Ching-ch'uan and Hopei Provincial Museum Buddha altars is that they are so large in diameter and have the fringe ...

Google previewNot Ours Alone (2005)

Patrimony, Value, and Collectivity in Contemporary Mexico by Elizabeth Emma Ferry

The use of mineral specimens as religious of- ferings and for adornment of religious altars is a local variation of a broader cultural practice.As in other parts of Mexico and in Mexican American communities in the United States, most private ...

Google previewSources and Analogues of the Canterbury Tales (2005)

by Robert M. Correale, Mary Hamel

The only blood upon the altars is that of war and [the only] fire is that taken from burning cities.

Google previewNot The Way You Thought It Would Be (2014)

Making Sense of the Journey of Faith by Glen Gibson

Building spiritual altars is a good practicebecause it reminds us whoGodisinourlives. We could all probably stand todo ...

Google previewDramatic Encounters in the Bible (2013)

by M.E. Andrew

e scene around the altars is a boisterous ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Polite Literature; Or, Fabulous History of the Heathen Gods and Illustrious Heroes ... (1804)

Altars were of divers kinds, and sacred to gods, heroes, virtues, vices, diseases, &c. &c. Thus we read of the inner altar, or that built under the roof or cover of some temple or other building: the outer altar, that sub dto, or in the open air: the ...

Google previewCelebrating Latino Folklore: An Encyclopedia of Cultural Traditions [3 volumes] (2012)

An Encyclopedia of Cultural Traditions by Maria Herrera-Sobek

ALTARS Traditional altars, also called ofrendas (literally offerings), are structures that ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

Thy liberal heart, thy judging eye, The flower unheeded shall descry, And bid it round heaven's altars shed The fragrance of its blushing head. Gray's Ode for Music. Orders were given, and rigorously insisted on, that the communiontable ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)

Miscellaneous and lexicographical, vol. 1

Thy liberal heart, thy judging eye, The flower unheeded shall descry, And hid it round heaven's altars shed The fragrance of its blushing head. Gray's Ode for Music. Orders were given, and rigorously insisted on, that the communiontable ...

Google previewDictionary of the Ancient Near East (2010)

by Piotr Bienkowski, Alan Millard

ALTARS Scene on a seal from Uruk (c.3ooo BC) showing a stepped structure on an animal's back, perhaps a dais for an altar, cult statue or offering table. Altar of King Tukulti-Ninurtal of Assyria (mid thirteenth century Bc) showing the king ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of World Religions (1999)

by Wendy Doniger, Merriam-Webster, Inc

Altars probably originated when certain localities (a tree, a spring, a rock) came to be regarded as holy or as inhabited by spirits or gods, whose intervention could be solicited by the worshiper. The worshiper's gifts to propitiate or please the ...

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GOA, INDIA: Calangute Church Altars

The three main altars of the church of St Alex in Calangute, Goa, India. Back in 1595, the church in the coastal parish of Calangute was almost a makeshift structure, until a new church was built in 1720 and came further to the beautiful new monument in 1765.

Photo credit: Joel's Goa Pics

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For our altars and our hearths.
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Scrabble value of A1L1T1A1R1S1

The value of this 6-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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