Athame



noun
(in Wicca) a witch’s ceremonial knife, usually with a black handle, used in rituals rather than for cutting or carving

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  • Athanasia

    deathlessness; immortality. Historical Examples I lifted my eyes: the veil had fallen—it was my lost athanasia! Wilfrid Cumbermede George MacDonald It was the scent of the garments of my athanasia, as I had dreamed it in my dream! Wilfrid Cumbermede George MacDonald

  • Athanasian

    of or relating to or to the doctrines ascribed to him. Theology. a follower of or a believer in the . Historical Examples And it was for this very purpose of answering difficulties, not making them, that the Athanasian Creed was composed. The Truth of Christianity William Harry Turton The Athanasian Creed is not objectionable […]



  • Athanasian creed

    a creed or formulary of Christian faith, of unknown authorship, formerly ascribed to Athanasius. Historical Examples And it was for this very purpose of answering difficulties, not making them, that the Athanasian Creed was composed. The Truth of Christianity William Harry Turton The Athanasian Creed is not objectionable because of its damnatory clauses. More Pages […]

  • Athanasius

    Saint, a.d. 296?–373, bishop of Alexandria: opponent of Arianism. Contemporary Examples Athanasius Kircher was a Jesuit priest and polymath, a man of unusual talents. This Week’s Hot Reads: November 6, 2012 Mythili Rao November 6, 2012 Athanasius Kircher, the eccentric seventeenth-century Jesuit polymath, collector of curiosities, and borderline crank. Joshua Foer: How I Write Noah […]



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