septenary


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Synonyms for septenary

the cardinal number that is the sum of six and one

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This would explain and can be explained by numerical variations of sins: the Gregorian septenary, the metaphor of the two opposing trees (Conrad de Hirsau, 12th century), the metaphor of the animals, of diseases and of trip (the Divine Comedy, for example).
When resuming this reference from the beginning of Christianity, the authors would cite the Gregorian septenary only as an authority.
Under this holistic view, quaternary, quinary, senary, septenary, octonary, nonary, and denary sources would be realized some day.
The same must be said of his belief in a septenary of millennia for world history, which was held in some form by many non-chiliast Christians, including Origen and Cyprian.
There is only the briefest occasional reference to the verse as verse, as when noting the submerged presence of the septenary in Macpherson's 'versions of the poems of Ossian'.
The Irish of the high Middle Ages, who reawakened the European imagination beginning with the Carolingian period, left us many sketches, indeed whole plans for monasteries conceived as ideal cities, spaces of perfect harmony between man and his creator: this, according to the Vita Sancti Patricii (Life of Saint Patrick), was the concept behind the Armagh plan, which included a learned numerology based on the sacred septenary.
This ironizing of septenary structure contrasts with the visionary treatment of it in Romola, Eliot's historical romance based on the apocalyptic prophet Savanarola and the central work in Carpenter's study.
JAGUARS, TEXTUARY, LARCH, APRON, BAY, TUNE, DULY, AUGURY, SEPTENARY, OCTOPUS, REMEMBER, REMEMBER.
Contrast quaternary and quadruple (4 of) with 8 and 9 letters, quinary and quintuple (5 of) with 7 and 9 letters, septenary and septuple (7) with 9 and 8 letters, and novenary and nonuple (9) with 8 and 7 letters.