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Old 24-02-2015, 12:57 AM   #206
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Is one of the Imperial forums of Rome, Italy, built by Augustus.. It includes the Temple of Mars Ultor..The triumvir Octavian vowed to build a temple honoring Mars, the Roman God of War, during the battle of Philippi in 42 BC.. After winning the battle, with the help of Mark Antony and Lepidus, Octavian had avenged the assassination of his adoptive father Julius Caesar.. He became the Princeps of Rome in 27 BC under the name Augustus, and planned for the temple to be built in a new forum named after himself..The Forum of Augustus was among the first of the great public buildings of Rome which disappeared that also explains the rapid loss of the memory of its original name.. In the 9th century a Basilian monastery was erected on the podium of the ruined temple..The Forum of Augustus was built to both house a temple honoring Mars, and to provide another space for legal proceedings, as the Roman Forum was very crowded...

The fireproof wall with Arco dei Pantani and the columns of the temple..

In ancient Rome, the ancilia (Latin, singular ancile) were 12 sacred shields kept in the Temple of Mars.. According to legend, one divine shield fell from heaven during the reign of Numa Pompilius, the second king of Rome.. He ordered 11 copies made to confuse would-be thieves, since the original shield was regarded as one of the pignora imperii, sacred guarantors that perpetuated Rome as a sovereign entity..The ancilia were in the keeping of the Salii, a body of 12 priests instituted for that purpose by Numa..The Salii wielded them ritually in a procession on throughout March..Ancient sources give varying etymologies for the word ancile.. Some derive it from the Greek ankylos (ἀγκύλος), "crooked". Plutarch thinks the word may be derived from the Greek ankōn (ἀγκών), "elbow", the weapon being carried on the elbow.. Varro derives it ab ancisu, as being cut or arched on the two sides, like the bucklers of the Thracians called peltae..When the original ancile fell, a voice was heard which declared that Rome should be mistress of the world while the shield was preserved.. The Ancile was, as it were, the palladium of Rome. Numa, by the advice, as it is said, of the nymph Egeria, ordered 11 others, perfectly like the first, to be made.. This was so that if anyone should attempt to steal it, as Ulysses did the Palladium, they might not be able to distinguish the true Ancile from the false ones..A buckler (French bouclier 'shield', from Old French bocle, boucle 'boss') is a small shield, 15 to 45 cm (6 in to 18 in) in diameter, gripped in the fist..

Canley is a suburban neighbourhood located in southwest Coventry, England. Canley became part of Coventry as a result of successive encroachment of the latter's boundaries between 1928 and 1932, having historically been part of the Stoneleigh parish..Canley is known as the site of the main factory of the Standard Motor Company and was all open farmland prior to 1916.. The initial factory was built around "Ivy Cottage", near to the Canley Train Halt and was first used in 1916 to build First World War fighter aircraft.. "Standard" cars were produced there from 1918 onwards.. The factory continued to expand over the site throughout the 1920s and most significantly just prior to the Second World War when two additional "Shadow" Factories were added..

Major-General Oliver De Lancey (1718–1785), also known as Oliver Delancey and Oliver de Lancey, was a merchant, a Loyalist politician and soldier during the American War of Independence..Yên Lạc may refer to several places in Vietnam..Ceylan is a Turkish given name and also surname (meaning "gazelle" in Persian carān جران) ..Garcilaso de la Vega (12 April 1539 – 23 April 1616), born Gómez Suárez de Figueroa and known as El Inca or Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, was a chronicler and writer from the Spanish Viceroyalty of Peru.. The son of a Spanish conquistador and an Inca noblewoman, he is recognized primarily for his contributions to Inca history, culture, and society.. knew they were busy little bees.. And one night he sat down with one of them and he looked ather and he said, "Tell me what you've been doing busy little bee...

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