enthronization

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n enthronization the ceremony of installing a new monarch
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Enthronization The act of enthroning; hence, the admission of a bishop to his stall or throne in his cathedral.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n enthronization The act of enthronizing or enthroning; ecclesiastical, the act of formally placing a bishop for the first time on the episcopal seat or throne (cathedra) in his cathedral. Also spelled enthronisation.
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Quotations

  • American Proverb
    American Proverb
    “You must not enthrone ignorance just because there is much of it.”

Usage

In literature:

The Judge, enthroned presently in the Pavilion, was the pivotal center of the crowd.
"The Trumpeter Swan" by Temple Bailey
They were at once disappointed; instead of enthroning Him as king, they witnessed His crucifixion.
"Our Day" by W. A. Spicer
The orator is God's natural king, divinely enthroned.
"The Battle of Principles" by Newell Dwight Hillis
Him, too, I enthroned upon my temple-frieze; he would have figured there as Meleager had I been a few years older.
"Lore of Proserpine" by Maurice Hewlett
The courts have rendered their functions to the mobs in some localities, and all but anarchy sits enthroned.
"Twentieth Century Negro Literature" by Various
Knowledge is enthroned as king, and grand truths and new ideas are his ministers.
"Continental Monthly , Vol V. Issue III. March, 1864" by Various
The goddess sat enthroned beneath a canopy hung with bells and corals.
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Complete" by John Symonds
The king, in prison, will not be for you the cause of embarrassment that you have been for the king enthroned.
"The Vicomte de Bragelonne" by Alexandre Dumas
If you go to tea you are enthroned on the sofa.
"Germany and the Germans" by Price Collier
The enthronement of the Word of God over the Church was one of the commanding objects of the Reformers.
"The Covenants And The Covenanters" by Various
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In poetry:

Prince of this world, enthroned and insolent,
Beware, lest with a song your towers fall,
Your pride sent blazing up the firmament--
Poets must make their honey out of gall.
"Ballade Of The Making Of Songs" by Richard Le Gallienne
There would we offer incense, highly toned,
And worship, nightly, FURNITURE enthroned.
There would we -- nay, I may not even hope,
Whose only wash-hand bowl is plugged with soap.
"Suburbia - A Yearn" by C J Dennis
Of beautiful maidens she gathered a throng,
To follow our daring with smiles and with song,
While she sat enthroned with her saga's scroll
In mantle of moonlight beneath the Pole.
"Our Country 1859" by Bjornstjerne Bjornson
"No light to lighten and no rod
To chasten men? Is there no God?"
So girt with anguish, iron-zoned,
Went my soul weeping as she trod
Between the men enthroned
And men that groaned.
"On The Downs" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
Here high-enthroned the' eternal Judge is placed,
With all the grandeur of His Godhead graced;
Stars on His robes in beauteous order meet,
And the sun burns beneath His awful feet.
"A Poem On The Last Day - Book II" by Edward Young
There raptur'd trace (enthron'd on hie)
The landscape stretching on the ee
Frae Grampian heights down to the sea,
(A dazzling view!)
Corn, meadow, mansion, water, tree,
In varying hue---
"The Links O' Forth : Or, A Parting Peep At The Carse O' Sterling" by Hector MacNeill

In news:

The new pope of Egypt's Orthodox Coptic church was enthroned on Sunday in an elaborate ceremony lasting nearly four hours, attended by the nation's Muslim prime minister and a host of Cabinet ministers and politicians.
Egypt's new Coptic pope, Tawadros II, enthroned in Cairo ceremony.
CAIRO – The new pope of Egypt's Orthodox Coptic church has been enthroned.
T he new pope of Egypt's Orthodox Coptic church was enthroned on Sunday in an elaborate ceremony lasting nearly four hours, attended by the nation's Muslim prime minister and a host of Cabinet ministers and politicians.
Egypt's Coptic pope enthroned amid concern for Christian minority.
Pope Tawadros II, the new leader of the Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Church, looks on Sunday during his enthronement ceremony at St Mark Cathedral in Cairo.
The new pope of Egypt's Orthodox Coptic church has been enthroned.
Tucson News NowEgypt's new Coptic pope enthroned.
CAIRO (AP) — The new pope of Egypt's Orthodox Coptic church was enthroned on Sunday in an elaborate ceremony lasting nearly four hours, attended by the nation's Muslim prime minister and a host of Cabinet ministers and politicians.
Egypt's Copts enthrone new pope.
On July 6, Vreeland will be enthroned as the new abbot of Rato Monastery in southern India, one of the most important monasteries in Tibetan Buddhism.
When Bishop Tawadros is enthroned Nov 18 as the 118th pope of the ancient Egyptian Coptic Church, Toledo will be represented at the Cairo ceremony.
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