Last Supper


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Last Supper

n.
1. In the Bible, Jesus's supper on the night before his crucifixion. His sharing of bread and wine with the Apostles at that meal is seen by many Christian churches as instituting the sacrament of the Eucharist. Also called Lord's Supper.
2. An artistic representation of this event.

Last Supper

n
(Bible) the Last Supper the meal eaten by Christ with his disciples on the night before his Crucifixion, during which he is believed to have instituted the Eucharist

Last′ Sup′per


n.
the supper of Jesus and His disciples on the eve of His Crucifixion. Compare Lord's Supper (def. 1).

Last Supper

The traditional Passover meal which Jesus shared with his Apostles the night before his death. Jesus is said to have blessed bread and told the Apostles to “Take eat, this is my body.” and passed wine saying, “This is my blood.” These elements are part of the communion service.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Last Supper - the traditional Passover supper of Jesus with his disciples on the eve of his crucifixionLast Supper - the traditional Passover supper of Jesus with his disciples on the eve of his crucifixion
Passover supper, Seder - (Judaism) the ceremonial dinner on the first night (or both nights) of Passover
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Here in Milan, in an ancient tumble-down ruin of a church, is the mournful wreck of the most celebrated painting in the world--"The Last Supper," by Leonardo da Vinci.
I am willing to believe that the eye of the practiced artist can rest upon the Last Supper and renew a lustre where only a hint of it is left, supply a tint that has faded away, restore an expression that is gone; patch, and color, and add, to the dull canvas until at last its figures shall stand before him aglow with the life, the feeling, the freshness, yea, with all the noble beauty that was theirs when first they came from the hand of the master.
After reading so much about it, I am satisfied that the Last Supper was a very miracle of art once.
The Holy Grail was said to be a dish used by Christ at the Last Supper.
Generally each play was presented by a single guild (though sometimes two or three guilds or two or three plays might be combined), and sometimes, though not always, there was a special fitness in the assignment, as when the watermen gave the play of Noah's Ark or the bakers that of the Last Supper.
Who should come to my lodge this morning but a true Homeric or Paphlagonian man -- he had so suitable and poetic a name that I am sorry I cannot print it here -- a Canadian, a woodchopper and post-maker, who can hole fifty posts in a day, who made his last supper on a woodchuck which his dog caught.
Which he further elaborate by using or introducing three levels of Primary or natural subject matter: The most basic level of understanding, this level which consists of perception of the work's pure form for example, a painting of the Last Supper.
M ORE than a decade ago, Leonardo da Vinci's The Last Supper became the subject of both mystery and debate after The Da Vinci Code spurred theories on the role of Mary Magdalene and ' The Holy Grail.
The crucifixion was the culmination of a number of events in Holy Week, including: the triumphal return of Jesus to Jerusalem on Palm Sunday; the washing of the disciples' feet by Jesus; and the Last Supper on Maundy Thursday.
Holy Thursday, also known as Maundy Thursday, is the commemoration of the Last Supper, Jesus' final meal with the apostles before his crucifixion as described in the biblical Gospels.
Jack Reece reimagined Leonardo da Vinci's The Last Supper into photographic form to reflect 21st-century life, complete with "disciples" holding iPads, a camera and even boxing gloves.
Hiller, Diana, Gendered Perceptions of Florentine Last Supper Frescoes, c.