a person who is elected or claims to be pope in opposition to another held to be canonically chosen.
This pope was held to be an antipope; nevertheless, La Gasque was regarded as a prophetess.
The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2) Anatole France
Yet even now they seemed to shrink from the creation of an antipope.
The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 07 Various
Additional energy had been infused into it by the activity of its Bulgarian antipope.
A History of The Inquisition of The Middle Ages; volume I Henry Charles Lea
But Boniface treated him as an antipope, and himself as the only Pope.
Curiosities of Christian History Croake James
Lewis answered the pope by setting up an antipope against him.
Sketches of Church History James Craigie Robertson
What a God-given opportunity to humble the antipope and bring the unfriendly kings to his feet!
Peter the Hermit Daniel A. Goodsell
With his antipope he entered it, receiving from his hands the imperial crown.
History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume II (of 2) John William Draper
The promise made by the Avignonese antipope was not binding on the Roman curia and the quarrel continued.
A History of the Inquisition of Spain; vol. 1 Henry Charles Lea
The object of this one is to elect an antipope who will be the exterminating Antichrist.
L-bas J. K. Huysmans
(antipope) being consecrated his successor by three “catascopi haud episcopi,” as Athanasius called them.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 5 Various
a rival pope elected in opposition to one who has been canonically chosen
also anti-pope, early 15c. (mid-13c. in Anglo-Latin), from Medieval Latin antipapa, from Greek anti- “against” (see anti-) + papa (see pope).
the Roman Catholic Church, especially its doctrines, ceremonies, and system of government. Historical Examples He did not even say that those who upheld what he calls ‘tenets of popery’ were to be silenced. Oliver Cromwell Samuel Rawson Gardiner You have the presence of this popery also where Protestantism alone ought to be known. The Wesleyan […]
to make : to popularize a dance. Contemporary Examples During that time, his efforts to popularize it did not make him any friends. How to Save a Million Lives Joshua Robinson October 12, 2010 Historical Examples Twilight Park, being the resort of literary people and their friends, did much to popularize log houses with city […]
the political philosophy of the People’s party. (lowercase) any of various, often antiestablishment or anti-intellectual political movements or philosophies that offer unorthodox solutions or policies and appeal to the common person rather than according with traditional party or partisan ideologies. (lowercase) grass-roots democracy; working-class activism; egalitarianism. (lowercase) representation or extolling of the common person, the […]
a member of the People’s party. (lowercase) a supporter or adherent of populism. Also, Populistic. of or relating to the People’s party. Also, populistic. (lowercase) of, relating to, or characteristic of populism or its adherents. Contemporary Examples This politics of schadenfreude focuses the Populist ire of rank-and-file conservatives at the wrong targets. Sarah Palin’s Media […]