Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A precious or costly possession; a treasure; especially, an article of plate, a costly robe, vestment, etc., in an imperial or royal treasury, or in the treasury attached to a church, or one of the more valuable objects of art or antiquity in a museum or archæological collection: in the plural, a collection of such objects; a treasury.

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  • Numus - postremus, qui iiotas numerales Latinas 'exhibet, nfiffigma d9brt, quod solvere non teiltat Princeps T. M., qvi cimelium istud posi - aidet Srmilem argpntaum,. sed dum nn« mero XIII. jam in Syracusarum moneta redtavimus.

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  • Interea tamdio in La» habeamus certam Boeotiap urbem ab rjmna acquiescam, donec constabit, etiam iisdem literis incipientem, jure nobis per - in aliarum extra Boeotiam urbiom no - oiissum putabimus, a yiri praestantis opi - mis cljpeos formae Boeoticae fuisse si - nione deflectere, et cimelium istod re - gnatos.

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  • AV.m. multas et praeclaras urbes complexns, (Mns. Coes.) qnae ingente numero et rara elegantia Inaigne propter aigomenfi 'leporem nnmos dedere, Communi «tiam totins cimelium.

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  • Namum hanc ez mnseo de Cleyes edidit, illastrayitqae Bellejns, itcrato testatus, antiquitatis illum esse plane indubitatae *) • Praefari istud necesse fuit, quod plura cimelium istud conti - net, quae historiae, et chronologiae adyersantur.

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