Glory

Glory

[glawr-ee, glohr-ee]

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 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:

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:

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

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