Hearse, Tenebrae


Hearse, Tenebrae
Hearse, Tenebrae
The triangular candlestick used in the Tenebrae service

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  • Tenebrae — (Latin for shadows ) is a Christian religious service celebrated by the Western Church on the eves of Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday, which are the last three days of Holy Week. The liturgy of Tenebrae is characterized by the… …   Wikipedia

  • Tenebrae —     Tenebræ     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Tenebræ     Tenebræ is the name given to the service of Matins and Lauds belonging to the last three days of Holy Week. This service, as the Cæremoniale episcoporum expressly directs, is to be anticipated …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • hearse — [hʉrs] n. [ME herce < OFr, a harrow, grated portcullis < L hirpex, a large rake with iron teeth < dial (Sabine) irpus, wolf (hence, lit., wolf tooth device)] 1. an automobile or carriage, used in a funeral for carrying the corpse 2. a) a …   English World dictionary

  • Tenebrae (Gebet) — Christus ward gehorsam bis zum Tode, ja bis zum Tod am Kreuze. Antiphon in den Karmetten. Die Karmette (auch Trauermette) ist eine Matutin, die morgens innerhalb der Karwoche gehalten wird. In dieser Form des liturgischen Stundengebets singt in… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • hearse — I. noun Etymology: Middle English herse, from Anglo French herce harrow, frame for holding candles, from Latin hirpic , hirpex harrow Date: 14th century 1. a. an elaborate framework erected over a coffin or tomb to which memorial verses or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hearse — [[t]hɜrs[/t]] n. 1) a vehicle for conveying a dead person to the place of burial 2) rel a triangular frame for holding candles, used at Tenebrae 3) a canopy erected over a tomb • Etymology: 1250–1300; ME herse < MF herce a harrow < L… …   From formal English to slang

  • hearse — hearselike, adj. /herrs/, n. 1. a vehicle for conveying a dead person to the place of burial. 2. a triangular frame for holding candles, used at the service of Tenebrae in Holy Week. 3. a canopy erected over a tomb. [1250 1300; ME herse < MF… …   Universalium

  • Pumpermette — Christus ward gehorsam bis zum Tode, ja bis zum Tod am Kreuze. Antiphon in den Karmetten. Die Karmette (auch Trauermette) ist eine Matutin, die morgens innerhalb der Karwoche gehalten wird. In dieser Form des liturgischen Stundengebets singt in… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Trauermette — Christus ward gehorsam bis zum Tode, ja bis zum Tod am Kreuze. Antiphon in den Karmetten. Die Karmette (auch Trauermette) ist eine Matutin, die morgens innerhalb der Karwoche gehalten wird. In dieser Form des liturgischen Stundengebets singt in… …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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