fasces (euro securi) hlsignias que llevaban los lictores (12, el consul, 6, el pretor) en el hombro izquierdo, delante de los magistrados con mando, las cuales consistian en un haz de varas en cuyo medio se encontraba un hacha.
Why do we not prefer these modern republicans to the ancient Romans, whose lost republic and corrupt empire have bequeathed to our common cultural patrimony the fasces and the cross?
Her skin is prematurely lined around the mouth and under the eyes, and fasces of vertical wrinkles divide the straight line of the eyebrows--yet she is still beautiful in the dignity of her suffering.
The fasces was an imposed form, wrapping the common wheat in a binding of wheat, but the effect was still the eidolon of the sacred bloom, even when forced by human will.
5) Secures (`axes') belong with the fasces (`bundles of rods').
When the chief magistrate, now homeless, came into the marketplace that day, he ordered his lictors to lower their fasces in the presence of the citizen body.
The prominence of the fasces in the centre should also have warned him to look again since it became the dominant symbol of the unity and indivisibility of the Republic.
An emphasis on tribulation and cataclysm would be as irrelevant to the scenes of chapters 1-2 as were the fasces omitted from the Ara Pacis in the golden age of peace and supernatural abundance that it depicts, or indeed as it would be in Virgil's fourth Eclogue.
Vitam si liceat mihi Formare arbitriis meis: Non fasces cupiam aut opes, Non clarus niueis equis Captiua agmina traxerim:
One of the more laughable features of the Mussolini period was the attempt to re-create a vanished Roman grandeur, of which indeed the fasces were some of the borrowed plumes.
Like fasces of fiber-optic cables, her interbraided but always translucent ideas carry critical light throughout her book.
After World War II, a torch of liberty replaced the Roman fasces on dimes, but the imperial Roman insignia of many rods bound up in one still decorates Congress in Washington.