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- n. an epithet for Jupiter
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Innocent III, one of the best and greatest of popes; the tortures and autos-da-fé of the Spanish Inquisition, which were celebrated with religious festivities; and fifty thousand or more Protestants who were executed during the reign of the Duke of Alva in the Netherlands (1567-1573); the several hundred martyrs who were burned in Smithfield under the reign of bloody
Medieval theologians recognized God as “the best and greatest architect” and made symbolic use of church design: a cathedral floor plan in the shape of a cross; twelve columns representing the Twelve Apostles; seven open bays on a facade standing for the Seven Sacraments; a grouping of three windows symbolizing the Trinity.
Anazarbus, and had fixed his javelin in the body of the furious animal; but in the struggle a poisoned arrow dropped from his quiver, and a slight wound in his hand, which produced a mortification, was fatal to the best and greatest of the Comnenian princes.
Having ruined the country and the army, the brothers Ptolemy and their sister-wife, Cleopatra II, had no choice but to appeal to Rome for help against King Antiochus IV, Rome being the best and greatest of all nations, and everyone’s hero.