Definition of Maniple. Meaning of Maniple. Synonyms of Maniple

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Definition of Maniple

Maniple
Maniple Man"i*ple, n. [L. manipulus, maniplus, a handful, a certain number of soldiers; manus hand + root of plere to fill, plenus full: cf. F. maniple. See Manual, and Full, a.] 1. A handful. [R.] --B. Jonson. 2. A division of the Roman army numbering sixty men exclusive of officers, any small body of soldiers; a company. --Milton. 3. Originally, a napkin; later, an ornamental band or scarf worn upon the left arm as a part of the vestments of a priest in the Roman Catholic Church. It is sometimes worn in the English Church service.

Meaning of Maniple from wikipedia

- The maniple is a liturgical vestment used primarily within the Catholic Church, and occasionally used by some Anglo-Catholic and Lutheran clergy. It is...
- Maniple may refer to: Maniple (military unit), a division of a Roman legion Maniple (vestment), a liturgical vestment worn on the left arm. ‹ The template...
- Maniple (Latin: manipulus, lit. 'a handful') was a tactical unit of the Roman Republic adopted during the Samnite Wars (343–290 BC). It was also the name...
- into a Phalanx. Eventually the Roman army would switch to the Maniple system. The maniple system would divide the Roman army into three units called Hastati...
- had stretched the human and physical resources of the Roman army. The 'maniple' militia (temporary service) used since the Samnite Wars (343-290BC) emerged...
- (maniple) = platoon Squadra (squad) = squad These units were also organized on the triangular principle as follows: 3 squadre = 1 manipolo (maniple) 3...
- the equivalent of a modern military battalion. The cohort replaced the maniple following the reforms attributed to Gaius Marius in 107 BC. Shortly after...
- much of the republican era, a legion was divided into three lines of ten maniples. In the late republic and much of the imperial period (from about 100 BC)...
- formed 15 maniples, military units of 60 men each, which were in turn part of 15 ordines, larger units made up of a maniple of triarii, a maniple of rorarii...
- which has fleshy leaves engraved on the back plate; and the stole and maniples of Bishop Frithestan of Winchester, which are ornamented with acanthus...
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