Sentence Examples


  • The addition of Nergal represents the harmonizing tendency to unite with Ereshkigal as the queen of the nether-world the god who, in his character as god of war and of pestilence, conveys the living to Irkalla and thus becomes the one who presides over the dead.
  • These officials, at the command of the senate, consulted the Sibylline books in order to discover, not exact predictions of definite future events, but the religious observances necessary to avert extraordinary calamities (pestilence, earthquake) and to expiate prodigies in cases where the national deities were unable, or unwilling, to help. Only the interpretation of the oracle which was considered suitable to the emergency was made known to the public, not the oracle itself.
  • He later learns she died of pestilence which was promptly hushed up by the hotel to prevent a scare.
  • Previously Africa smitten by new animal pestilence Jesus H. Christ we 're all going to die !
  • Who sent the pestilence in the days of David (2 Samuel 24:15)?

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