Definitions

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  • proper noun obsolete A sixteenth-century gambling card game about which little is known.

Etymologies

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Unknown. Presumably named after Pope Julius II, the Warrior Pope.

Examples

  • Ancient histories abound with instances of this, but I shall not pass from the example of Pope Julius, which is still fresh in men’s minds.

    XIII. Of Auxiliary, Mixed, and National Arms

  • Besides the fact that the day in question is relevant to a long list of deities throughout antiquity who pre-date Jesus, from Persia's pagan Sun God Mithra to Egypt's Horus and Ra, to Syria's Baal, Rome's Sol Invictus and Greece's Helios, it wasn't until the year 350 A.D., that Pope Julius I declared that the "Christ-Mass" would be held on Dec. 25, to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.

    Kirsten West Savali: The Reason For The Season -- And It's Not Jesus

  • In the 16th century, Pope Julius the Second commissioned Michelangelo to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.

    Vatican Revives Role as Premier Art Patron

  • Besides the fact that the day in question is relevant to a long list of deities throughout antiquity who pre-date Jesus, from Persia's pagan Sun God Mithra to Egypt's Horus and Ra, to Syria's Baal, Rome's Sol Invictus and Greece's Helios, it wasn't until the year 350 A.D., that Pope Julius I declared that the "Christ-Mass" would be held on Dec. 25, to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.

    Kirsten West Savali: The Reason For The Season -- And It's Not Jesus

  • In the 16th century, Pope Julius the Second commissioned Michelangelo to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.

    Vatican Revives Role as Premier Art Patron

  • Besides the fact that the day in question is relevant to a long list of deities throughout antiquity who pre-date Jesus, from Persia's pagan Sun God Mithra to Egypt's Horus and Ra, to Syria's Baal, Rome's Sol Invictus and Greece's Helios, it wasn't until the year 350 A.D., that Pope Julius I declared that the "Christ-Mass" would be held on Dec. 25, to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.

    Kirsten West Savali: The Reason For The Season -- And It's Not Jesus

  • In the 16th century, Pope Julius the Second commissioned Michelangelo to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.

    Vatican Revives Role as Premier Art Patron

  • Besides the fact that the day in question is relevant to a long list of deities throughout antiquity who pre-date Jesus, from Persia's pagan Sun God Mithra to Egypt's Horus and Ra, to Syria's Baal, Rome's Sol Invictus and Greece's Helios, it wasn't until the year 350 A.D., that Pope Julius I declared that the "Christ-Mass" would be held on Dec. 25, to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.

    Kirsten West Savali: The Reason For The Season -- And It's Not Jesus

  • In the 16th century, Pope Julius the Second commissioned Michelangelo to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.

    Vatican Revives Role as Premier Art Patron

  • But a few years later along comes Pope Julius I and changes everything.

    Clay Farris Naff: Keep Saturn in Saturnalia!

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