Mockery Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Mockery


  1. Abas changed into lizard for mocking Demeter. [Rom. Myth: Metamorphoses, Zimmerman, 1]
  2. Beckmesser pompous object of practical jokes. [Ger. Opera: Wagner, Meistersinger, Westerman, 226–227]
  3. crown of thorns Christ thus ridiculed as king of Jews. [N.T.: Matthew 27:29; Mark 15:17; John 19:2–5]
  4. Ecce Homo Pilate’s presentation of Jesus to Jews. [N.T.: John 19:5]
  5. I.N.R.I. (‘Iesus Nazarenus, Rex Iudaeorum’ = Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews) inscription fastened upon Christ’s cross as a mockery. [Christianity: Brewer Note-Book, 450]
  6. Momus god of blame and ridicule. [Gk. Myth.: Espy, 31]