Sentence Examples with the word nativity

It was only in the land of its nativity that Montanism held its ground till the 4th century.

These bells reminded Pierre that it was Sunday and the feast of the Nativity of the Virgin.

At the feasts of St Peter in Cathedra and the Conception and Nativity of the Blessed Virgin.

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A certain Morin de Villefranche was placed behind a curtain to cast the nativity of the future autocrat.

In 1847 the dispute in the Church of the Nativity at Bethlehem about the right to mark with a star the birthplace of Christ became one of the prime causes of the Crimean war.

The first book, Gargantua, describes the birth of that hero (a giant and the son of gigantic parents), whose nativity is ushered in by the account of a tremendous feast.

Thus the Roman edition contains (of metrical works) exegetical discourses, hymns on the Nativity of Christ, 65 hymns against heretics, 85 on the Faith against sceptics, a discourse against the Jews, 85 funeral hymns, 4 on free-will, 76 exhortations to repentance, 12 hymns on paradise, and 12 on miscellaneous subjects.

Alex hung the lights across the front of the house and put the lighted nativity scene on the front lawn.

In 1446 granted the prior three new fairs yearly on the vigil, day and morrow of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary, the Deposition of St John, late prior of Bridlington, and the Translation of the same St John.

I have consulted the star of his nativity by my own rules, and find he will infallibly die upon the 29th of March next about eleven at night of a raging fever.