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Brewer's: Divine

The divine right of kings. The notion that kings reign by divine right, quite independent of the people's will. This notion arose from the Old Testament Scriptures, where kings are called &…

Brewer's: Divination

There are numerous species of divination referred to in the Bible. The Hebrew word is added in italics. JUDICIAL ASTROLOGY (Meonen). AUGURY (Menachesch). WITCHCRAFT (Mecascheph). ENCHAN…

The Divine Comedy: Inferno

Inferno Contents Inferno: Canto I Inferno: Canto II Inferno: Canto III Inferno: Canto IV Inferno: Canto V Inferno: Canto VI Inferno: Canto VII Inferno: Canto VIII Inferno: Canto IX Inferno…

The Divine Comedy: Paradiso

Paradiso Contents Paradiso: Canto I Paradiso: Canto II Paradiso: Canto III Paradiso: Canto IV Paradiso: Canto V Paradiso: Canto VI Paradiso: Canto VII Paradiso: Canto VIII Paradiso: Canto IX…

The Divine Comedy: Purgatorio

Purgatorio Contents Purgatorio: Canto I Purgatorio: Canto II Purgatorio: Canto III Purgatorio: Canto IV Purgatorio: Canto V Purgatorio: Canto VI Purgatorio: Canto VII Purgatorio: Canto VIII …

Brewer's: Divine Doctor

Jean de Ruysbroek, the mystic (1294-1381). Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Divine PaganDivine A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V…

Brewer's: Divine Pagan

(The). Hypatia, who presided over the Neoplatonic School at Alexandria. She was infamously torn to pieces (A.D. 415) by a Christian mob, not without the concurrence of the Archbishop Cyril.…

Brewer's: Divine Plant

(The). Vervain, called by the Romans Herba Sacra (q.v.). Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Divine SpeakerDivine Pagan A B C D E F G H I J K L M N …