The act of rising or moving upward
The act of moving upward on or along
It is held forty days after Easter, or ten days before Whitsunday, in celebration of Christ's ascension into heaven forty days after the resurrection.
the Ascension of Isaiah supply much information on this subject.
It always falls on a Thursday, and the day is known as Ascension Day, or Holy Thursday.
In the Ascension of Isaiah (1st century A.D.) Seth is seen in heaven.
- This Jewish work has been in part preserved in the Ascension of Isaiah.
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