Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Plural of fastigium.

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Examples

  • The phrase _hinc et fastigia templorum orla_, has been bracketed by some editors because they could not believe the fact which it stated.

    The American Journal of Archaeology, 1893-1

  • Nunquam solido stetit superba felicitas et ingentium imperiorum magna fastigia oblivione fragilitatis humanae conlapsa sunt.

    Post-Augustan Poetry From Seneca to Juvenal

  • Oebalis et Tyrii moderator liuet aeni. pendent innumeris fastigia nixa columnis; robora Dalmatico lucent satiata metallo. excludunt radios siluis demissa uetustis frigora, perspicui uiuunt in marmore fontes.

    The Marriage of Stella and Violentilla

  • Iulia descendit caelo caelumque repleuit, 95 quod regit Augustus socio per signa Tonante, cernit et in coetu diuum agnouitque Quirinum altius aetherii quam candet circulus orbis: illa deis sedes, haec illis, proxima diuum qui uirtute sua similes fastigia tangunt.

    The Milky Way

  • I have attempted to present in prominent points, passing _per fastigia rerum_, the worth, the work, the duty, and the honor which fill out "the sustained dignity of this stately life."

    Eulogy on Chief-Justice Chase Delivered by William M. Evarts before the Alumni of Dartmouth College, at Hanover

  • The expressions of Claudian and Rutilius (luce metalli oemula .... fastigia astris, and confunduntque vagos delubra micantia visus) manifestly prove, that this splendid covering was not removed either by the

    History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire — Volume 3

  • The expressions of Claudian and Rutilius (luce metalli oemula .... fastigia astris, and confunduntque vagos delubra micantia visus) manifestly prove, that this splendid covering was not removed either by the Christians or the Goths, (see Donatus, Roma Antiqua, l.ii. c. 6, p. 125.)

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • hanc tenui folio purpura rubra notat, haec aperit primi fastigia celsa obelisci25

    'Gather ye Rosebuds'

  • si quis et inserto geminos Aniene penatis, aut potuit sociae commercia noscere ripae certantisque sibi dominum defendere uillas, illum nec calido latrauit Sirius astro5 nec grauis aspexit Nemeae frondentis alumnus: talis hiems tectis, frangunt sic improba solem frigora, Pisaeumque domus non aestuat annum. uisa manu tenera telam scripsisse Voluptas: tum Venus Idaliis unxit fastigia sucis10 permulsitque comis blandumque reliquit honorem sedibus et uolucris uetuit discedere natos.

    A Villa at Tibur

  • 28 (31): "In quo Solis erat supra fastigia currus."

    The Religious Experience of the Roman People From the Earliest Times to the Age of Augustus

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