Papal crown

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Papal crown the tiara.
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Usage

In literature:

Arrayed in scarlet robes, crowned with the papal tiara, Gregory VII ascended the chair of St. Peter.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 5" by Various
It was the crowning glory of papal magnificence.
"Beacon Lights of History, Volume VI" by John Lord
He was crowned, not in Italy, but at Lyons, and took up his residence at Avignon, a papal fief in Provence, on the French borders.
"The World's Greatest Books, Vol XII." by Arthur Mee
Giulio's ambition was fixed upon the Papal crown.
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Second Series" by John Addington Symonds
Over the Papal arms is placed a tiara or triple crown, without a crest.
"The Manual of Heraldry; Fifth Edition" by Anonymous
Giulio's ambition was fixed upon the Papal crown.
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Complete" by John Symonds
When the papal benediction was pronounced, Napoleon placed the crown on his head with his own hands.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Vol. 3, July, 1851" by Various
In the symbolism of the Church and even in the form of the Papal crown you have recognised the outward form of an inner truth.
"The Orchard of Tears" by Sax Rohmer
The work cost 70,000 crowns, and it is still preserved in the Papal Chapel.
"Lives of the Most Eminent Painters Sculptors and Architects" by Giorgio Vasari
The Papal crown had sometimes covered the brows of honest, heroic men.
"Margaret Fuller (Marchesa Ossoli)" by Julia Ward Howe
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In news:

Recently, Vatican postage stamps, adorned from time immemorial with the papal triple crown, conveyed a different note: "Episcopus Romae," Bishop of Rome.
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