Glory


Glory

Glory may refer to:

In religion
*Glory (religion), in Judeo-Christian religious tradition, the manifestation of God's presence; see also Hod (Kabbalah)
* Glory, a term in Christian art for a halo surrounding the whole body of a person.
*Glory Be to the Father, also known as " _la. Gloria Patri", a Christian prayer, a doxology or short hymn of praise to God in various Christian liturgies
*Glorification, term for the canonization of a saint in the Eastern Orthodox Church

In music:
*"Glory" (single), a single by KMFDM
*"Glory", a 1978 single by Television
*"Glory! Glory!", an early single by Underworld
*Glory (singer), a reggaeton singer
*"The Glory", single from Kanye West's 3rd album "Graduation"
*"Glory," a song by Audio Adrenaline from their 2001 album Lift

In film and television:
*"Glory" (film), a 1989 film depicting the story of a regiment of African-American soldiers in the American Civil War
*Glorificus or Glory, a goddess from a hell dimension on "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"

In sport:
*Perth Glory FC, an Australian football (soccer) team

Other uses:
*Glory (optical phenomenon), an optical phenomenon produced by light reflected toward its source by a cloud of uniformly-sized water droplets
*"Glory", in board wargaming, the Pacific War counterpart to the Europa series of games, and also the name of the first module in GMT Games' Gameplayers series of American Civil War games
*HMS "Glory", the name of various ships of the Royal Navy
* Glory (comics), a comic book character in the Image Comics universe
*"Glory" (satellite), an earth science satellite with a proposed 2009 launch date
*"Glory" (board game), a board game designed by Richard Berg published by GMT Games
*"Glory" (novel), a 1932 novel by Vladimir Nabokov
*The Glory or the "Farr", a king's divine right to rule in Persian mythology
*Imperial Glory, a computer game about the Napoleonic Wars

See also:
*Glory hole


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  • Glory — • In the English version of the Bible the word Glory, one of the commonest in the Scripture, is used to translate several Hebrew terms in the Old Testament, and the Greek doxa in the New Testament. Sometimes the Catholic versions employ… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Glory — Glo ry (gl[=o] r[y^]; 111), n. [OE. glorie, OF. glorie, gloire, F. gloire, fr. L. gloria; prob. akin to Gr. kle os, Skr. [,c]ravas glory, praise, [,c]ru to hear. See {Loud}.] 1. Praise, honor, admiration, or distinction, accorded by common… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Glory — Glo ry, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Gloried}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Glorying}.] [OE. glorien, OF. glorier, fr. L. gloriari, fr. gloria glory. See {Glory}, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. To exult with joy; to rejoice. [1913 Webster] Glory ye in his holy name. Ps. cv.? …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • glory in — ˈglory in [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they glory in he/she/it glories in present participle glorying in past tense gloried in past …   Useful english dictionary

  • Glory — Glory: «Glory» (Glory  (англ.))  научный спутник, запуск которого окончился неудачей в марте 2011 года. «Glory»  альбом канадского рэпера Manafest, вышедший в 2006 году …   Википедия

  • glory — ► NOUN (pl. glories) 1) high renown or honour won by notable achievements. 2) magnificence; great beauty. 3) a very beautiful or impressive thing. 4) worship and thanksgiving offered to God. ► VERB (glory in) 1) …   English terms dictionary

  • glory — [glôr′ē] n. pl. glories [ME glorie < OFr < L gloria] 1. a) great honor and admiration won by doing something important or valuable; fame; renown b) anything bringing this 2. worshipful adoration or praise 3. the condition of highest… …   English World dictionary

  • Glory — Título Tiempos de gloria o Gloria Ficha técnica Dirección Edward Zwick Producción Freddie Fields …   Wikipedia Español

  • glory — [n1] fame, importance celebrity, dignity, distinction, eminence, exaltation, grandeur, greatness, honor, illustriousness, immortality, kudos, magnificence, majesty, nobility, praise, prestige, renown, reputation, splendor, sublimity, triumph;… …   New thesaurus

  • Glory Be — • The doxology in the form in which we know it has been used since about the seventh century all over Western Christendom, except in one corner Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia


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