Females of the genus Sergentomyia usually have armatures and a pigment patch in the ciborium
95) The only surviving such shrine is the one surmounting the high altar of San Giovanni in Laterano, erected in 1368-70 to house the head-reliquaries of Saints Peter and Paul in the place once occupied by the famed silver ciborium
of Emperor Constantine.
dates back to about the 1930s and has spent most, if not all, of its life in the church.
was not an object hors de commerce.
At the foot of the Magdalene, he saw a jar of oil, prophetic of "the weakness of all our good," (50) not the ciborium
as Grunewald intended, and as more than one generation occupied with the Crucifixion's ecclesiastical and liturgical allusions has seen.
Just as an altar, ciborium
, and chalice help define the central ritual of the Christian church, so too does the drinking tube, the cup, and the scratching stick define the lodge rituals.
In one of the more memorable scenes Huguette's religious advisers held a ciborium
over Leonarde's head, and she was required to lower herself continual ly so that her head never rose above the eucharist within it.
In architectural terms it's known as a ciborium
or a reliquary, the decorated box meant to contain the host or the remains of a saint in a medieval church.
Our Lord and God in a pewter ciborium
and not one decent thing in the place.
Ecclesiastical language is full of names for vessels," she tells us: "chalice, ciborium
, monstrance, pyx; there must be containers to enclose, keep safe, keep intact, keep protected from the world's contamination the sacred matter.
Huysmans had used the vessel-symbol of the ciborium
to evoke the virginal purity of Esther in his novel En Rade (Tresse et Stock, 1887) - a holy object containing the body of Christ, this image would surely have appealed to Bloy (41.