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 (no͞o′mə-nə, nyo͞o′-)
Plural of numen.


(Classical Myth & Legend) the plural of numen


(ˈnu mɪn, ˈnyu-)

n., pl. -mi•na (-mə nə)
divine or supernatural power or presence, esp. as associated with a particular place or object.
[1620–30; < Latin nūmen a nod, command, divine power, divinity, akin to nūtāre to nod the head in assent]
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13) Even Jupiter, the supreme Judge, is susceptible of savagery: his "cruel" will demands the death of Camilla ("et saeva louis sic numina poscunt," XI.
Differences can be found, for example, as to (a) how the "twins" relate to the dream ego of a living person, as to (b) how they relate to each other, as to (c) how each of them is to be characterized, as to (d) how they represent a post-mortal's personality and, finally, as to (e) how they relate to other numina of the local pantheon.
vos, o clarissima mundi lumina, labentem caelo quae ducitis annum; Liber et alma Ceres, vestro si munere tellus chaoniam pingui glandem mutavit arista, poculaque inventis Acheloia miscuit uvis; et vos, agrestum praesentia numina, Fauni, ferte simul Faunique pedem Dryadesque puellae: munera vestra cano .
Something similar might have helped guide the uninitiated around the likes of Loretta Fahrenholz and Emily Sundblad's video of a sing along at Algus Greenspon, or the audio recording of septuagenarian composer-performer Charlemagne Palestine bantering with the crowd after a gig at NUMINA lente.
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This process, by which quotidian nomina, as settings for mythical antecedents, explicitly become healing numina, is described in some detail by Gaenszle in the context of "shamanic journeys" of the Mewahang Rai of Eastern Nepal.
Other libraries ideally suited for composing ambient/cinematic scores found in the Sony Sound Series are: Ambient Realms, Cinematix Volumes 1 and 2, James Johnson: Slow Silhouette, James Johnson: Spektral Minimalism, Ma Ja Le': Electronic Imprints and Astrobeats, Ma Ja Le': Ethereal Textures, Numina I: Emotional Peak Sounds for Cinema, Numina II: More Peak Sounds for Cinema, The Orchestral Series, Robert Rich: Ambient Atmospheres and Rhythms, Sonic Excursions for Acoustic Guitar, Steve Tibbetts: Friendly Fire.
Musica dulcisono caelestia numina Cantu Mulcere, et divos flectere diva potest.
Nec tua praetereant nunc Angligenumque o patrone Numina, qui cum tex noster fera bella movebat In Gallos, quotiens tu spectabaris Olympo.
Marte, diu dubio, dum pectore saucius Ales, Hic fugit, Insequitur trepidum Velotior ille; Mergitur hostis atrox, Victorque revertitur albus Numina laudantur, quorum haec sunt nomine gesta.
Hiding in the vast Pacific swells were Zuikaku and Akagi while the old fusilier who would speak to you one day, shell-shocked from the other war and neurasthenic, stood not far from Dover among failing numina of kin and kind looking for an efficacious sign.