Some articles on relic, relics:
... The presence in Jerusalem of the relic is attested by Cassiodorus (c ... In 615, Jerusalem and its relics were captured by the Persian forces of King Khosrau II (Chosroes II) ... During the French Revolution these relics were removed to the Bibliothèque Nationale but subsequently disappeared ...
Famous quotes containing the words relic and/or larger:
“Any relic of the dead is precious, if they were valued living.”
—Emily Brontë (18181848)
“However diligent she may be, however dedicated, no mother can escape the larger influences of culture, biology, fate . . . until we can actually live in a society where mothers and children genuinely matter, ours is an essentially powerless responsibility. Mothers carry out most of the work orders, but most of the rules governing our lives are shaped by outside influences.”
—Mary Kay Blakely (20th century)