bishop's throne


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Noun1.bishop's throne - a throne that is the official chair of a bishopbishop's throne - a throne that is the official chair of a bishop
cathedral - any large and important church
throne - the chair of state for a monarch, bishop, etc.; "the king sat on his throne"
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For visitors of all ages there are so many treasures to enjoy including the original underground Anglo-Saxon crypt of St Wilfrid; a Saxon bishop's throne dating from the 7th Century; a 2,000-year-old intact Roman tombstone; a fine Dark Age cross; the famous 'Dance of Death' 15th century panel paintings; carved misericords; beautiful Victorian stained glass; the Medieval Night Stair that was used by the Augustinian monks and is the only remaining night stair still in daily use.
Eventually, it elected two further claimants for the bishop's throne.
An iconostasis from the sixteenth century, a bishop's throne and pulpit intricately worked in gold leaf from the eighteenth century, and gravestones from the nineteenth century make it clear that Orthodox Christianity was practiced openly throughout the Ottoman period.
It is here you'll find the most important chair in the city: the lovingly carved Bishop's Throne.
One of the requirements coming both from the Ministry and the Church was to include a magnificent bishop's throne in marble, dating from the 13th century with a contemporary look
There, the rivalry of two men, "burning beyond human measure for snatching away (ad rapiendam) the bishop's throne," caused "gory uprisings among the fractured populace" (Atom.
On the right of the altar are seen the bishop's throne and clergy stalls flanked by a pulpit and lectern.
Christian elements were added as a church was in effect erected inside the mosque during the 16th to 18th centuries, including giant mahogany choir stalls and altars, numerous gated chapels along the walls, Gothic crosses and a baroque bishop's throne.