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Synonyms for altar

the table in Christian churches where communion is given

a raised structure on which gifts or sacrifices to a god are made

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59) Das Pergament Rentenbuch, nr 1465: tu ener vicarie, de bewedemet vnd bescheden is tu sente Marghareten altare in sente Olaues kercken.
A questo tipo di degradante modernita che indistintamente distruggeva Villa Ludovisi per far posto al lastricato di Via Veneto e un intero quartiere medievale per lo sgradevole Altare della Patria, D'Annunzio non sara indifferente: d'altronde l'Imaginifico, contrariamente ali'esteta irlandese, (25) fu poeta armato, impegnato.
As the procession ended, the choir began to sing the Introit as the ministers accompanying Slattery engaged in a slow, silent pageant around the altar that included the old "Introibo ad altare Dei" antiphon from Psalm 42 (now 43) and extended to the Introit, Kyrie Elei-son and Gloria, with some incense thrown in between.
Thinking them accomplices of the man who cheated him out of everything, he confronts them by the Altare della Patria.
Nam populus de mari Rubro egressus, choream duxisse, et Maria cure timpano legitur praecinuisse, et David ante arcam totis uiribus saltauit et cure cithara psalmos cecinit, et Salomon circa altare cantores instituit, qui uoce, tuba, cimbalis, organis et aliis musicis instrumentis cantica personuisse leguntur.
Two scouts, Daniel Hogan and Sean Boullianne, also earned the Ad Altare Dei religious emblem.
Casanova JL, Blanche S, Emile JF, Jouanguy E, Lamhamedi S, Altare F, et al.
in mezzo le quail e vn Coro a guisa di Teatro, & un nobilissimo Altare in forma d'Arco trionfale (disegno di Lionardo da Vinci) tutto coperto d'oro .
Versions based on the Prague model produced outside of Germany include: Hans Holbein the Younger's painted version currently in Scotland and a print by Geoffroy Tory, see Thulin, Altare, 178.
Edizioni liturgiche, 1988); and Hieromonk Alexander (Golitzin), Et Introibo Ad Altare Dei: The Mystagogy of Dionysius Areopagita, with Special Reference to Its Predecessors in the Eastern Tradition (Thessaloniki, Greece: Patriachikon Idryma Paterikon Meleton, 1994).
aastast parinev markus Oleviste kiriku risti altari kohta: des brunen kruces altare (Das drittalteste Erbebuch der Stadt Reval (1383-1458).
But the Vittoriano is also called Altare della Patria (Altar to the Fatherland), thus alluding to the religious connotation of this fundamental concept.
In Boy Scouts, he has been assistant patrol leader, patrol leader and quartermaster, and has earned the Isaac Davis Trail Medal and the Ad Altare Dei religious award.