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Ancile
Ancile An*ci"le, n. [L.] (Rom. Antiq.) The sacred shield of the Romans, said to have-fallen from heaven in the reign of Numa. It was the palladium of Rome.

Meaning of Ancile from wikipedia

- In ancient Rome, the ancilia (Latin, singular ancile) were twelve sacred shields kept in the Temple of Mars. According to legend, one divine shield fell...
- major contributor to the development of naval camouflage. He was born Loyd Ancile Jones in York, Nebraska. He was educated at the University of Nebraska,...
- Haliotis rubra rubra Leach, 1814 the shield abalone; synonyms: Haliotis ancile Reeve, 1846; Haliotis improbula Iredale, 1924; Haliotis naevosa Philippi...
- thanks for the gift and quickly brought about an end to the plague. The Ancile became a sacred relic of the Romans and was placed in the care of the Salii...
- shield made of seven cow-hides with a layer of bronze. (Gr**** mythology) Ancile, the shield of the Roman god Mars. One divine shield fell from heaven during...
- down from heaven a shield. Since this shield had no angles, Numa named it ancile; because in it resided the fate of the imperium, he had many copies made...
- energy, P or F for luminous flux, and ρ or K for luminous efficacy. Loyd Ancile Jones. Colorimetry: Preliminary draft of a report on nomenclature and definitions...
- were then aligned to the ASA scale. Based on earlier research work by Loyd Ancile Jones (1884–1954) of Kodak and inspired by the systems of Weston film speed...
- On 23 April 1960, Goodison married the chemist and food technologist, Ancile Gloudon a native of Port of Spain, Trinidad. The couple would subsequently...
- although this is the traditional view. In addition to the myth of the ancile, several other explanations are offered in Gr**** and Latin sources for the...
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