And Huxley, in controversy, was no more kind to my sacra than to other people's.
The gens had its own sacellum or chapel, and its own sacra or religious rites.
An oak tree with a scroll containing the words “Sacra Quercus.”
The cults recognized by the state are the sacra of noble clans.
Not, of course, to be confused with the sacra rappresentazione so called.
Sepulture among the Romans was of extreme importance, being closely connected with the sacra gentilitia, or family rites.
They are prefaced by some general reflexions on the mischiefs occasioned by the sacra fames auri.
The worker in wrought iron welds such screens as guard the chapel of the Sacra Cintola at Prato.
In the Roman sacra gentilicia it was rather the divinized ancestors who were the guests—they were entertained by the living.
The Sacra Rappresentazione, which was developed from it, was a very different affair.