The result was celebrated by joyous festivities in all the East.
I confess all these festivities and fireworks are becoming wearisome.
Perhaps I could go for the festivities then come back here before the full moon.
In 1406 it fell under the sway of Cabrino Fondulo, who received with great festivities both the emperor Sigismund and Pope John XXIII., the latter on his way to the council at Constance; he, however, handed it over to Filippo Maria Visconti in 1419.
Dancing and festivities are forbidden, fasting enjoined and purple vestments are worn in the church services.