miracle play


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miracle play

n.
A medieval drama portraying events in the lives of saints and martyrs.

miracle play

n
(Theatre) a medieval play based on a biblical story or the life of a saint. Compare mystery play

mir′acle play`


n.
a medieval drama based on a Bible story, a saint's life, or the like, usu. presented as part of a series or cycle. Compare morality play, mystery play.
[1850–55]

miracle play

A medieval religious drama that re-enacted miraculous incidents from the lives of saints on the day dedicated to them.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.miracle play - a medieval play representing episodes from the life of a saint or martyrmiracle play - a medieval play representing episodes from the life of a saint or martyr
drama, dramatic play, play - a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage; "he wrote several plays but only one was produced on Broadway"
Translations

miracle play

n (Theatre) → miracolo
References in classic literature ?
"It is like a miracle play. Death we have, speaking to us from the grave.
These plays which the monks made were called Mystery or Miracle plays. I cannot tell you the exact date of our first Miracle plays, but the earliest that we know of certainly was acted at the end of the eleventh or beginning of the twelfth century.
In those early days Latin was the tongue of the Church, and the Miracle plays were at first said in Latin.
A stage for the performance of miracle plays, in which the leading actor is translated to heaven.
But there's a lot there to work with." Wigan coach Adrian Lam said: "A miracle play got us home."
"On the last fourth down that was the miracle play at the end, the first two guys on our progression were wide open," Helfrich said.
Dialogos Ensemble --Swithun--A Medieval Miracle Play. C: Livljanic'.
Enda's and to his experimentation with a range of dramatic genres, including the miracle play and the pageant.
" Expecting a stern examination at the scrum this weekend, Healy warned Ireland not to throwProp Cian Healy everything at producing a miracle play, adding: "We've got to stick to our plan.
The members of the church performed what might be described as a modern miracle play in the medieval tradition, entitled By Thy Glorious Resurrection.
He is 5-11 this season for Mahmood Al Zarooni (+pounds 10.67) and rides his Captivity (7.00), while he's 3-7 for David Evans at the course and is on his Faraway (8.00) and Miracle Play (9.00)
WOLVERHAMPTON: 5.50 Perfect Honour, 6.20 Rightcar, 6.50 Ishetoo, 7.20 Balm, 7.50 Elegant Muse, 8.20 Aldgate, 8.50 Midas Moment, 9.20 Miracle Play.