In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Islam, Muslims believe the Koran was revealed to Mohammed, in Mecca, by an archangel in approximately 610AD and he dictated it to his companions.
- He was one of the Lord's three archangels, a specially created angel who was entrusted with a particular anointing.
- The Spitalfields coins, issued in 1509, carry an image of the archangel St Michael defeating a reptilian devil.
- St Thomas Aquinas had an arrangement of angels - they ranged from angels, archangels and so on up to seraphims.
- From Fludds illustration of The Three Worlds, in Figure I, the Intellectual World can be seen as ruled over by the angels and archangels.
- As the most beautiful of God's archangels (a high rank of angels) he became jealous of God's appointed heir and, gathering other angels around him, mounted a challenge.
- Satan, a sceptical archangel, offers an experiment to test whether Job's piety is really sincere or predicated on his God-given wealth.
- God turned to His servant, the archangel Michael.
- Of the seven archangels Raphael is the one usually associated with Mercury, the planet traditionally taken as the planetary ruler of astrology.
- The archangel Michael, located on the left side in the painting, wears armour and holds the scales of justice and his sword.
- Her face could have been that of Joanna's, the archangel of healing.
- In Christianity the fallen archangel becomes the devil, the Christ child is the son of God.
- Cast in Biblical terms, the poem announces that humankind is unable to recognize the divine reflected in such symbols as archangels.
- Billy Connolly will undergo an image change for his latest film role by playing the archangel Gabriel.
- The third principle is that the Koran is the word of God dictated to Muhammad through the archangel Gabriel.
- The ‘seven spirits’ might be the seven archangels of Jewish angelology or else the sevenfold spirit of God.
- During the sixth century, Skellig monks set up the monastery in honour of the archangel Michael, patron of high places.
- The first part of the text is confused, but we are told that the powerful oath was entrusted to the archangel Michael.
- On the door there are usually life-size representations of the archangels Gabriel and Michael, above which there are several rows of other icons, including saints, martyrs, and apostles.
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