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Title: The illustrated companion to the Latin dictionary and Greek lexicon; forming a glossary of all the words representing visible objects connected with the arts, manufactures, and every-day life of the Greeks and Romans, with representations of nearly two thousand objects from the antique
Year: 1849 (1840s)
Authors: Rich, Anthony, 1803 or 1804-1891
Subjects: Classical dictionaries
Publisher: London, Longmans
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: The Library of Congress


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objects in the cornice above aremerely intended to represent variousarticles of the female toilette andwork-table. SIMA. An architectural moulding,so termed from the character of its outline, which resembles the ^ snub nose of a goat, being ^ hollow in its upper surface but swell-ing below, as exhibited by the figureannexed. It is chiefly employed forthe crowning or uppermost memberof a cornice, being placed over thecorona, and is now termed sima,or cyma recta, by English archi-tects, and ogee by the workmen.Vitruv. iii. 5. 12. SIMPULUM. A ladle or cup(cyaihus) with a long handle, em-ployed at the sacrifice for taking thewine in small quantities (Varro, L. L.v. 124.) out of the crater or otherlarge vessel, in order to make liba-tions. (Festus, s. v. Apul. Apol. p.434.) The right side of the followingwood-cut exhibits the implement it-self, from an original found in a fictilevase, which has a picture on its out- side, representing a priestess in theact of filling a cup with wine, taken

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out of a larger vessel with the sim-pulum, as shown by the illustration. SIMPUVIUM. A vessel em-ployed at the sacrifice, supposed tobe only another name for simpulum,which see. Plin. H.N. xxxv. 46.Juv. vi. 343. SINDON (aivUv). A very finesort of linen cloth, or muslin, em-ployed for clothing by the natives ofIndia, Egypt, and Asia. The samefabric was also imported into Italy,and used by persons of refined habits,at least in late times, for light summerdresses, both of the inner (indutus)and outer apparel (amictus). Mart,ii. 16. iv. 19. Auson. Ephem. inParecb. 2. 2. A wrapper for books. Mart,xi. 1. Same as Membrana, 2. SPNUM and -US (8?ws). A verylarge, round, and deep bowl for wine


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bookid:illustratedcompa00rich bookyear:1849 bookdecade:1840 bookcentury:1800 bookauthor:Rich__Anthony__1803_or_1804_1891 booksubject:Classical_dictionaries bookpublisher:London__Longmans bookcontributor:The_Library_of_Congress booksponsor:The_Library_of_Congress bookleafnumber:618 bookcollection:library_of_congress bookcollection:americana

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