Altar-Antependium n ARCH altar front

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  • Antependium — Altar mit Antependium, Kathedraal Antwerpen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Altar cloth — Altar covered with white altar cloths. An (altar cloth) is used by various religious groups to cover an altar. Christianity, ancient Judaism, and Buddhism are among the world religions that use altar cloths. Because many altars are made of wood… …   Wikipedia

  • Antependium — An te*pen di*um, n. [LL., fr. L. ante + pendere to hang.] (Eccl.) The hangings or screen in front of the altar; an altar cloth; the frontal. Smollett. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Altar [2] — Altar (o. lat. alta ara), jede künstliche Erhöhung zur Darbringung von Opfern, im Altertum ursprünglich aus Rasen, Erde, Steinen oder Holz roh aufgebaut. Griechen und Römer machten aus den Altären Werke der Kunst (Fig. 1), sie bildeten sie aus… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Antependium — Richly ornamented hangings in front of a Christian altar, made of textile fabrics, precious metals and wood …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • antependium — [an΄ti pen′dē əm] n. pl. antependia [an΄ti pen′dēə] or antependiums [ML < L ante, before + pendere, hang] a screen or veil hanging from the front of an altar, pulpit, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Antependium — An antependium (Latin: to hang before ; pl: antependia ), more commonly known as a hanging , or, when speaking specifically of the hanging for the altar, an altar frontal , is a decorative piece of material that can adorn a Christian altar,… …   Wikipedia

  • Altar (Catholicism) — High altar of St. Michael s Church, Munich. In the liturgy of the Roman Catholic Church, the altar is where the Sacrifice of the Mass is offered. Mass may sometimes be celebrated outside a sacred place, but never without an altar, or at least an… …   Wikipedia

  • Altar — Teilrekonstruktion des Pergamonaltars Ein Altar (griechisch βωμός, lateinisch ara, in christlichem Latein altare = Aufsatz auf dem Opfertisch) ist eine Verehrungsstätte für eine oder mehrere Gottheit(en). Das Wort ara wurde früher zumeist von… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Altar rails — A set of altar rails in St. Treasa s Carmelite Church, Dublin Altar rails are a set of railings, sometimes ornate and frequently of marble or wood, delimiting the chancel in a church,[1] the part of the sanctuary that contains the altar. A gate… …   Wikipedia

  • Altar crucifix — An Altar Crucifix or Altar Cross is a cross placed upon an altar, and is the principal ornament of the altar.[1] Contents 1 History 2 Purpose and use 2.1 Catholic and Anglican churches …   Wikipedia

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