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  Papal Tiara   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The tiara given to Pope Pius IX in 1877 by the Vatican's Palatine Honour guard in honour of his Jubilee is strikingly similar in design to the earlier tiara of Gregory XVI.
As with all previous popes, Pope Paul VI was crowned with a tiara at the papal coronation.
Pope Paul's tiara was presented to the National Shrine of the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Washington DC by the Apostolic Delegate to the United States on February 6, 1968 as a gesture of Pope Paul VI's affection for the Catholic Church in the United States.
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 Vicarius Filii Dei   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
They also claim such a title is written on the Papal Tiara, the papal crown, based on assertions by witnesses in the 1830s and 1840s in Rome.
The claim that the one papal tiara possessing these words is used in all papal coronations is factually incorrect; different tiaras were used by different popes at their coronation.
The claim that the tiara with the words in question was used at the papal coronation of Pope Pius XII in 1939 is demonstrably inaccurate on two counts.
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 Tiara Info - Bored Net - Boredom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
A tiara (from Latin 'tiara') is a high crown, often with the shape of a cylinder narrowed at its top, made of fabric or leather, and richly ornamented.
In Catholicism tiara is a high cap surrounded by three crowns and bearing a globe surmounted by a cross worn by the Pope during certain ceremonies, being the symbol if his authority.
Tiara is also a band, often metal-made, and decorated with jewels, worn by women around their head or on the forehead.
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 Pontifical Decorations
Pontifical decorations are the titles of nobility, orders of Christian knighthood and other marks of honour and distinction which the papal court confers upon men of unblemished character who have in any way promoted the interests of society, the Church, and the Holy See.
The decoration is a long red cross, bordered with a narrow gold band, whose extremities are of a trapezoidal form, surmounted by a royal crown, which, in turn, is surmounted by a military trophy attached to the ribbon.
The decoration, according to the Gregorian Brief, was an eight-pointed gold cross with an image of St. Sylvester wearing the tiara on its white enamelled centre, and around this centre a blue enamelled circle bearing in letters of gold the inscription SANC.
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 Pearl Tiaras
The Papal Tiara, also known as the Triple Tiara, in Latin as the 'Triregnum', or in Italian as the 'Triregno', is the three-tiered jewelled papal crown of Byzantine and Persian origin that is the symbol of the papacy.
Papal Tiaras were worn by all popes from Pope Clement V to Pope Paul VI, who was crowned in 1963.
Though not currently used as part of papal regalia, the continuing symbolism of the papal tiara is reflected in its use on the flag and coats of arms of the Holy See and the Vatican.
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 decoration - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about decoration   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
In art, the adornment or embellishment of an artefact with ornament, including painted patterns and images, and techniques such as sgraffito (scratched designs) or decoupage (cut-out pictures).
From each side of the saddle hangs an esquimoot, a sort of pocket, in which she bestows the residue of her trinkets and nick-nacks, which cannot be crowded on the decoration of her horse or herself.
Viewed as work, this decoration was slow to do, and dirty to deal with.
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 Whaken   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The Papal Tiara and the 666 controversy One common controversy surrounding the papal tiara, particularly attributed to Seventh-day Adventists and other Protestants, involves the claim that the words Vicarius Filii Dei (Vicar of the Son of God) exist on the side of one of the tiaras.
The tiara provided by the latter was made from elements of former papal tiaras destroyed after the capture of Rome, and was given to Pius VII as a 'wedding gift' to mark Napoleon's own marriage to Empress Josephine on the eve of his imperial coronation.
Amid a sea of tiaras, the new empress knelt before the reigning monarchy, head bowed in respect and anticipation as she was draped in the robes of her new station and a crown was affixed to her head.
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 Tiara - Gurupedia
Traditionally, the word "tiara" refers to a high crown, often with the shape of a cylinder narrowed at its top, made of fabric or leather, and richly ornamented.
The Assyrians used to include a pair of bull horns as a decoration and symbol of authority and a circle of short feathers surrounding the tiara's top.
Papal Tiara is a high cap surrounded by three crowns and bearing a globe surmounted by a cross worn by the Pope during certain ceremonies, being the symbol of his authority.
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 Bridal Tiara   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Papal Tiara - The Papal Tiara, also known as the Triple Tiara, or in Latin as the 'Triregnum', and in Italian as the 'Triregno', is the three-tiered jewelled papal crown, supposedly of Byzantine and Persian origin, that is a symbol of the Roman Catholic papacy.
Papier-mâché Tiara - The papier-mâché tiara was a papal tiara made in exile for Pope Pius VII's papal coronation in a church in Venice in 1800.
Decoration of the Papal Tiara - From the 15th century when the papal tiara received its third and final tier, the decoration of papal tiaras followed a standard format.
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 Decoration of the Papal Tiara - DecorationofthePapalTiara
Gregory's heavily decorated tiara was however overtaken in decor both by the tiara given by Queen Isabella II of Spain in 1855 (see right) and by the tiara given to Pope Pius IX in 1877 by the Vatican's Palatine Honour guard in honour of his Jubilee.
The 'Belgian' tiara given to Pope Pius IX in 1871 had its conical shape almost hidden beneath three layers of upright golden decoration inlaid with jewels, making it one of the most unusual tiara in the papal collection.
The 1877 Tiara, the most worn one in the papal collection, and which became in effect the de facto coronation tiara, having been used by among others Pope Benedict XV in 1914, Pope Pius XII in 1939 and Pope John XXIII in 1958 was inlaid with 540 pearls, 90 on each row.
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 List of papal tiaras in existence - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Papal Tiara is the crown of the papacy.
Tiara of Pope Pius IX (1846) coronation tiara.
Tiara of Pope Pius XI (1922) from the Archdiocese of Milan.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_papal_tiaras_in_existence   (678 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The Papal Inauguration Mass is a liturgical service of the Catholic Church (celebrated in the Roman Rite but with elements of Byzantine Rite) for the ecclesiastical investiture of the Pope.
However, more than 20 other tiaras remain in the Vatican (one was still used to symbolically crown a statue of Saint Peter on his saint's day every year until 2005).
The modern Papal Inauguration, developed from the form used for John Paul I, takes place during Mass (usually in the piazza outside Saint Peter's Basilica) and involves the formal bestowal of the pallium, the; symbol of the pope's universal jurisdiction, on the newly elected pope by the senior Cardinal Deacon.
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 Papal Tiara
The papal crown, or tiara, was traditionally worn by the popes of the past few centuries until the pontificate of Pope John Paul I. Like many ceremonial items, the papal tiara developed over time.
The papal tiara is first mentioned in the account of the life of Pope Constantine (708-715) in the Liber Pontificalis.
The pallium is a strip of white wool decorated with six fl crosses that is worn around the neck like a collar, over the chasuble, with two strips, one hanging down the front and one hanging down the back.
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 Wedding tiaras - Bridal tiaras - The truth about your tiara
A tiara (from Persian tara borrowed by latin as "tiara") is a form of a crown.
Traditionally, the word tiara refers to a high crown often with a shape of a cylinder narrowed at its top, made of fabric or leather and richly luxuriant.
During the birth of Catholicism the Papal tiara was introduced.
www.wedalert.com /content/articles/Truth_About_Tiara.asp   (470 words)

 Vatican City (Holy See) - The Keys and Coat of Arms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The shield is surmounted by the tiara or triregnum.
The shield shows the tiara with the key, according to the model B annexed to the present law.
The papal city of Avignon became a place of tolerance and asylum for the political refugees, such as the Italian poet Petrarco, and an important Jewish community.
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 Papal Tiara (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Pope John XXIII (1958-1963) wearing a Tiara often associated with [[Pope Leo XIII]] The Triple Tiara was not used for liturgical ceremonial, such celebrating High Mass.
One of the papal tiaras remains in use, however, as is placed on the head of a statue of St. Peter to honour him as the first pope on the feast of Saints Peter and Paul, June 29.
Tiara of Pope Pius VII (1804, from Napoleon, marking his wedding to Josephine; by Henry August and Marie-Etienne Nitot, House of Chaumet, Paris.
papal-tiara.kiwiki.homeip.net.cob-web.org:8888   (3313 words)

 Biography – Pope Alexander VII – The Papal Library
Alexander VII was born at Sienna on the 13th of February, 1599, son of Flavius Chigi (who, by his mother, Agnes Bulgarini, was nephew of Paul V) and of Laura Marsigli, daughter of Antonio, lord of Collechio.
On the ground floor, besides the loggia, otherwise called the vestibule, or portico of five arcades, which contain the fable of Psyche, that daughter of an unknown king, that part of the building also contained a gallery of the same length, arranged by the architect for the reception of a series of paintings in compartments.
Soon afterwards, weakened by persistent fever, he had the confession of faith read according to custom, gave his papal benediction to the cardinals who were present, and died on the 22nd of May, 1667, at the age of sixty-eight years, having governed the Church twelve years, one month, and fifteen days.
www.saint-mike.org /Library/Papal_Library/AlexanderVII/biography.html   (9100 words)

To Alexander we owe the beautiful ceiling of Santa Maria Maggiore, in the decoration of which tradition says he employed the first gold brought from America by Columbus.
In addition to the contempt of the papal authority involved in the transaction, this accession of strength to a baronial family already too powerful could not but be highly displeasing.
In the meantime Caesar had carried on his campaign 80 successfully that by the year 1501 he was master of all the usurped papal territory and was made Duke of Romagna by the Pope, whose affection for the brilliant young general was manifested in still other ways.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/01289a.htm   (5434 words)

 Vicarius Filii Dei - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
In 1832, only three tiaras existed; one from the eighteenth century, an 1800 papier-mâché tiara and one given by Napoleon I to Pope Pius VII in 1804.
Popes also refused to wear it on principle because it was made up from parts of older tiaras broken up and stolen from the Vatican in 1798.
Photographic technology half a century after the purported image of the tiara with writing at a papal funeral still could not barely see the tiara on Pope Pius X's coffin at his canonisation in 1954.. /wiki/index.php/Vicarius_Filii_Dei   (1453 words)

 Fifa 06 Strategy Guide | 541674   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
This assertion by Dr. Bacchiocchi that the papal tiara was only worn by a pope at his coronation is completely unsupported by any documentation,...
The Triregnum (the Papal Tiara formed by three crowns symbolizing the triple Use of the Tiara, a ritual during solemn ceremonies, was abandoned during...
A tiara (from Persian تاره tara adopted in Latin as 'tiara') is a form Traditionally, the word "tiara" refers to a high crown, often with the shape...
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Pontifical Decorations
The decoration is a bifurcated or eight-pointed red enamelled gold cross, in the centre of which is a blue medallion on which is impressed in gold the image of St.
Gregory, and at the side of his head near the right ear is a dove; in a circle around the image appears in golden letters "S. Gregorius Magnus".
On the obverse surface of the branches of the cross are comets — which with the fleurs-de-lis form the coat of arms of the Pecci family.
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 Michael Schnell   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The overall unity of a book decoration was also of prime importance when an unfinished project was completed later, by different artists: the original program (often indicated by completed underdrawing) was usually treated with respect and followed as closely as possible.
The simplest of designs was the border decoration or marginalia, although these were sometimes quite intricate and included carefully worked out figures of animals, monsters, and human characters.
Framing the page is a magnificent, densely decorated border of green and pink leaves which, linked at the bottom by a true-to-nature rendering of hills with trees, gives the overall impression of a forest full of birds and playful hunting scenes.
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 The Truth about your Tiara
A tiara (from Persian tara borrowed by latin as "tiara") is a form of a crown, often referred to as a diadem.
A diadem (from the Greek 'diadema, diadeo' to surround) was originally a white ribbon that was placed on the shoulders that surrounded the head of the king.
Ann-Marie Payne is the founder of 1st-Choice Tiaras.
www.onewed.com /articles/wedding_article_179.html   (455 words)

 Heraldry in Pre-Unification Italy
Gules and or were the Papal colors, but Napoleon appropriated them for his troops when he created the kingdom of Italy and merged the Papal states with it.
The Pope then switched to or and argent, the tinctures of the two keys: on Sept. 17, 1825 the flag per pale or and argent was adopted, and it became on June 7, 1929 the flag of the State of the City of the Vatican.
The maritime flag of the Papal States until 1870 was white either a depiction of the Crucifixion, or else the Apostles Saint Peter and Saint Paul.
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 Gold Tiara
A tiara (from Persian تاره tara borrowed byLatin as 'tiara') is a form of crown.
Traditionally, the word "tiara" refers to a high crown, often with the shape of a cylinder narrowed at its top, made of fabricor leather, and richly ornamented.
In Catholicism, the Papal Tiara is a high cap surrounded by three crowns and bearing a globe surmounted by a cross worn bythe Pope during certain ceremonies, being the symbol of his authority.
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 Rome Notes: A Feast Fit for Apostles; an Oratory for a Martyr - Catholic Online
Anticipation for the celebration is kindled on the eve of the feast as the church reveals her splendid decoration.
The 13th-century bronze statue of St. Peter is adorned with a high jeweled tiara, and a red and gold brocade mantle fastened with a topaz pin of the Holy Spirit.
The only parts of the statue protruding from the robe are the saint's face, his keys and the famous foot, worn smooth from years of touching and kissing by the faithful.
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 23  April 2002
As part of the decoration of Saint Peter's in Rome by Pope Urban VIII (1568-1644) [Maffeo Barberini], Gianlorenzo Bernini (1598-1680) received the commission for the design and construction of a structure that would be placed over the tomb of St. Peter in the crossing of the newly rebuilt basilica.
The original columns were moved to decorate the reliquary niches in the four corners of the crossing.
Throughout the decorative elements on the Baldacchino are the symbols of Urban VIII, sun and bees, as well as the laurel of the Barberini family (mentioned above).
www.students.sbc.edu /mckinney03/gmm/stpeters.htm   (2017 words)

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