| Share
 

Invention of the Cross

[discovery of the cross ]. A festival held on May 3rd, in commemoration of the “discovery of the cross” by the agents of St. Helena, mother of Constantine the Emperor (316). (Latin, invenio, to discover.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

More on Invention of the Cross from Infoplease:

  • Invention of the Cross - Invention of the Cross [discovery of the cross ]. A festival held on May 3rd, in commemoration of ...
  • Dudley Robert Herschbach - Herschbach, Dudley Robert Herschbach, Dudley Robert , 1932–, American chemist, b. San Jose, ...
  • Crouchmas - Crouchmas from the Invention of the Cross to St. Helen's Day (May 3rd to August 18th). Not ...
  • Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: I - Definitions, origins, and illustrative excerpts for words, phases, and literary allusions starting with "I"

Related Content


24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring