vexilla


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vexilla

(vĕk-sĭl′ə)
n.
Plural of vexillum.
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Many believe that, since the establishment of veteran colonies had stopped after Hadrian, any instances of such vexilla thereafter should indicate the presence of military garrisons rather than a military colony.
HW,3: <<Nam eundem virus quamquam divinitus abinceps et per anhelantia plevium vota et per eorum obsequentia regali cultu iam circumdederant magna oficia, ungi se tamen per sacerdotis manus ante non passus est, quam sedem adiret regiae urbis atque solium peteret paternae antiquitatis, in qua sibi oportunum esset et sacrae unctionis vexilla suscipere et longe positorum consensus ob praeelectionem sui patientissime sustinere, .
Signifier Atilla (aquila, vexilla and still a) and Legionary Thaddeus
A 1947 watercolor, Vexilla Regis, for example, is crowded with a checklist of Roman and Christian symbols and does not quite work to convey any living symbolic heritage.
Assim, Venancio Fortunato fez sempre a assonancia nos dimetros iambicos de que se serve nos hinos Vexilla regis prodeunt e Agnoscat omne saeculum (2).
Habria que anadir ademas toda una serie de oraciones sobre los improperios y la exaltacion de la cruz, entre ellas el Vexilla Regis, que tan acorde resulta con la iconografia de la Misa de San Gregorio.
Juvenal's Otho seems a good military commander: he gives orders to his troops, arms himself in a mighty armor, and courageously rides into battle--but not before making sure that his armor looks impeccable (ille tenet speculum, pathici gestamen Othonis, / Actoris Aurunci spolium, quo ille se videbat / armatum, cum iam tolli vexilla iuberet; 2,99-101).