Sebastian


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Se·bas·tian

 (sə-băs′chən), Saint fl. c. ad 280.
Roman Christian martyr whose impalement by arrows was a favorite subject for medieval and Renaissance artists.

Sebastian

(sɪˈbæstjən)
n
(Biography) Saint. died ?288 ad, Christian martyr. According to tradition, he was first shot with arrows and then beaten to death. Feast day: Jan 20
Translations
Sebastian
References in classic literature ?
Of those fine cavaliers, the young Dons, Pedro and Sebastian, were on the closer terms with me; and hence the interluding questions they occasionally put, and which are duly answered at the time.
Well for our northern friend, Dame Isabella's Inquisition wanes in Lima," laughed Don Sebastian.
Cape San Sebastian nearly ahead seemed to recede from us in the squalls of rain, and come out again to meet our rush, every time more distinct between the showers.
This, gentlemen, is Colonel Sebastian Moran, once of Her Majesty's Indian Army, and the best heavy-game shot that our Eastern Empire has ever produced.
The man that the whole force has been seeking in vain--Colonel Sebastian Moran, who shot the Honourable Ronald Adair with an expanding bullet from an air-gun through the open window of the second-floor front of No.
But when they dug Sebastian out he was dead--stiff like a frozen carcass.
Sir Nigel, meanwhile, had found a foeman worthy of his steel for his opponent was none other than Sebastian Gomez, the picked lance of the monkish Knights of Santiago, who had won fame in a hundred bloody combats with the Moors of Andalusia.
Geoffrey of Monmouth's Histories, translated by Sebastian Evans.
As for Sebastian del Piombo there, you would judge for yourself; if it were not his later manner, the question was, Who was it?
His chief of staff is Colonel Sebastian Moran, as aloof and guarded and inaccessible to the law as himself.
SCARLETS prop Javan Sebastian has confirmed his move to Guinness Pro12 champions Glasgow.
LITTLE Sebastian McLoughlin who celebrated his last Christmas two weeks ago thanks to generous donations from the public has died.