paludamentum


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paludamentum

(pəˌljuːdəˈmɛntəm; pəˌluː-) or

paludament

n
(Clothing & Fashion) archaic the cloak of a Roman general or chief officer
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Cahn returns with a large bust of an elderly man wearing a paludamentum (cloak), dating to the second half of the first century AD (Fig.
Conservacion: fragmento del paludamentum de una estatua, con una fractura casi horizontal que hace que solo se conserve la parte final del mismo.
b) Descripcion, analisis iconografico, paralelos e identificacion: se trata de la parte final de los pliegues del paludamentum que caeria desde el hombro.
In the following example, the family was created from the freed slaves of the central figure, Publius Gessius, who wears a cuirass and paludamentum, instead of a toga.
9) is no ordinary imperatur the serene countenance but slightly pudgy features, the divine presidency over the scene of handover of the standards, the military cloak (paludamentum) of Julius Caesar,(48) the bare feet (absence of a general's boots), the Cupid on the support referring to Venus, the dolphin perhaps evoking naval victories (if not a further reference to Venus-Aphrodite, who was born from the sea).