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Feast of Lights


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  • noun (Judaism) an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem in 165 BC


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  • Feast of Dedication, also known as the Feast of Lights or by its transliterated Hebrew name of Rome, Jerusalem came under the dominion of a family of Idumaeans.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en] 2009

  • Ebou Dar seemed to be trying to make up for time lost yesterday, not to mention at High Chasaline and the Feast of Lights, and well it might, considering that tomorrow night was the Feast of Embers, with Maddin's Day, celebrating the founder of Altara, two days after that, and the Feast of the Half Moon the following night.

    A Crown of Swords Jordan, Robert, 1948- 1996

  • It was the first day of the Feast of Lights, the shortest day of the year, the last day of the year, and the city celebrated in ways Perrin could never have imagined.

    Lord of Chaos Jordan, Robert, 1948- 1994

  • There were flies, though, and bitemes, as if this were the heart of summer instead of less than a month to the Feast of Lights.

    Lord of Chaos Jordan, Robert, 1948- 1994

  • I admit the Mayener wench knows how to order a city, but she thinks every day is the Feast of Lights.

    Lord of Chaos Jordan, Robert, 1948- 1994

  • S. Gregory Nyssen says that the Feast of Lights, and of the

    A Righte Merrie Christmasse The Story of Christ-Tide John Ashton

  • For the Feast of Lights is also a feast of toys in bewildering variety; in sugar, in paper, in burnt clay; tinselled, or gorgeously painted with colours such as never were on ox or elephant, fish or bird.

    Far to Seek A Romance of England and India Maud Diver 1906

  • According to the testimony of various writers, the festival held by Christians on Christmas eve used to resemble the Feast of Lights, celebrated in Egypt in honor of Neith.

    The God-Idea of the Ancients 1897

  • This epoch-making act is commemorated even to-day by the Jews throughout the world and is known as the Feast of Lights.

    The Makers and Teachers of Judaism Charles Foster Kent 1896

  • Happy Epiphany to all who believe … I'm looking forward to the Feast of Lights service at our Episcopal parish tonight, myself!

    Royal Anecdotes 2009


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