Feast of the Circumcision

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Noun1.Feast of the Circumcision - (Roman Catholic Church and Anglican Church) feast day celebrating the circumcision of JesusFeast of the Circumcision - (Roman Catholic Church and Anglican Church) feast day celebrating the circumcision of Jesus; celebrated on January 1st
Church of Rome, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church, Roman Catholic - the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
Anglican Church, Anglican Communion, Church of England - the national church of England (and all other churches in other countries that share its beliefs); has its see in Canterbury and the sovereign as its temporal head
feast day, fete day - a day designated for feasting
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Along the walls, altarpieces from different periods are hung above altar-like structures, placing them at the sort of height and distance one might find in a church, while on the equivalent of the east wall a large pala, the Circumcision of Christ by Signorelli, is displayed above a high altar, up a couple of altar steps, behind a security rail that has morphed into an altar rail.
As a child, she was particularly fascinated by Mantegna''s Circumcision Of Christ, and by various paintings of the martyrdom of St Agatha, who had her breasts cut off.
The most impressive of these was undoubtedly the remarkable five-metre high Circumcision of Christ (Fig.