Anthony's Fire

Related to Anthony's Fire: Ignis sacer

An´tho`ny's Fire`


1.See Saint Anthony's Fire, under Saint.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
'I'll walk with you part of the way, my dear,' said Miss Knag, 'for you must go very near our house; and as it's quite dark, and our last servant went to the hospital a week ago, with St Anthony's fire in her face, I shall be glad of your company.'
Anthony's fire, and a black man who had served him as cook--those are the pair that we are in chase of."
Culpeper states 'It helps old, tough ulcers, hot inflammations, burnings by common fire and St Anthony's fire, and mixed with vinegar it helps the leprosy...
Visitors to the exhibition enter the damp and dark underground space and encounter works by over 20 artists which deal directly with fears associated with involuntary hospitalisation, mental illness and the history of madness: works like Saint Anthony's Fire, featuring details from Matthias Grunewald's Isenheim Altarpiece projected onto a brick wall.
"The ta became associated with St Anthony, and Mayo's tau cross may have represented a continuing connection with Antonihospitals, which devoted themsmostly to the treatmethe disease known St Anthony's fire, oignis sacer".
This he did in his short life which ended at the age of 30 in 1913 from "erysipelas", also known as St Anthony's fire.
Anthony's fire, scaldings and burnings, the shingles, fretting ulcers, cankers, tetters, ringworms and the like; and much easeth the pain of the gout proceeding from a hot cause."
Anthony's Fire, a disease that was common in the Middle Ages.
In Italy, shingles is called St Anthony's fire, vividly describing the red, blistery and often painful rash.
Anthony's fire" (erysipelas) after the name of the abbey's patron.
Erysipelas, or St Anthony's Fire, was a common problem.