Sacred Places Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Sacred Places

  1. Alph sacred river in Xanadu. [Br. Poetry: Coleridge “Kubla Kahn”]
  2. Delphi shrine sacred to Apollo and site of temple and oracle. [Gk. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 274]
  3. Ganges river sacred to the Hindus, who are freed from sin by bathing in it. [Hinduism: Brewer Dictionary, 385]
  4. Holy Bottle oracle consulted by Panurge to ascertain whether he should many. [Fr. Lit.: Rabelais Gargantua and Pantagruel]
  5. Kaaba central shrine at Mecca. [Islamic Religion: Brewer Dictionary, 513]
  6. Mecca holy city where Muhammad was born. [Islamic Religion: Brewer Dictionary, 596]
  7. Medina holy city to which Muhammad fled from Mecca. [Islamic Religion: Brewer Dictionary, 596]
  8. Monsalvat the mountain of salvation where the Holy Grail is guarded by knights. [Ger. Opera: Wagner Parsifal in Benét, 761]
  9. Nemi lake in Italy, sacred to the cult of Diana and site of human sacrifices. [Rom. Myth.: EB, XVI, 211]
  10. Zem Zem sacred well in Mecca where Hagar revived Ishmael. [Moslem Tradition: Brewer Dictionary, 969]