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  • CANDLES — In the Bible and Mishnah only oil lamps and torches were used for lighting (see pottery ). The torch (lappid) is not only mentioned in the Bible (Gen. 15:17) but also in Assyrian sources. It was used to spread fire in time of battle (Judg.… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • candles —    In religious ritual, candles express a widespread symbolism whereby light is equated with goodness and spirituality specifically, in Christianity, with Christ as the Light of the World. In all Catholic and many Anglican churches, there must be …   A Dictionary of English folklore

  • Candles — An essential but expensive part of medieval Christianity, and in ordinary use for domestic lighting. For example, at the funeral of Henry V, 60 candles, each weighing 14 lb, were carried; 40 lb candles were not uncommon on other special occasions …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Candles — Candle Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Candle peut faire référence à : bougie, en anglais, Candle, un EP du groupe Sonic Youth, Candle, une ville d Alaska, Ce document provient de « …   Wikipédia en Français

  • candles — can·dle || kændl n. wax cylinder having a wick in the center which gives off light when lit v. examine eggs by holding them up to a bright light; examine a bottle of wine by holding it in front of a candle flame …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Candles, Altar — • For mystical reasons the Church prescribes that the candles used at Mass and at other liturgical functions be made of beeswax Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

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