Thesaurus / aegis

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The shadow rose and climbed up the Acropolis, on which the shield of Pallas still gleamed as the aegis of the city.
HISTORICAL MINIATURESAUGUST STRINDBERG
Further, great mystery shrouds the particulars of their overthrow when the aegis of the Roman authority was withdrawn.
THE TOWNS OF ROMAN BRITAINJAMES OLIVER BEVAN
On the other hand, the better Athenians throw their aegis over the better class in the allied cities.
Religious freedom has thriven under the aegis of Progress; monasticism can make no appeal to it.
Monasticism, for instance, throve under its aegis, while liberty of conscience had no chance.
This new-found independence, however, did not extend to the Bulgarian church, which was still under the aegis of the empire.
AREA HANDBOOK FOR BULGARIAEUGENE K. KEEFE, VIOLETA D. BALUYUT, WILLIAM GILOANE, ANNE K. LONG, JAMES M. MOORE, AND NEDA A. WALPOLE
She stands erect in the centre of the pediment, fully armed and wearing her aegis.
Under the aegis of the government, with the national treasury behind her, Dr. Baumer summoned the women of the Empire.
MOBILIZING WOMAN-POWERHARRIOT STANTON BLATCH
These souvenirs—but more especially that recalling the daughter of Don Mariano—formed the aegis of the ex-student.
The labor contract, long extolled as the aegis of economic liberty, is no longer free from state vigilance.
THE ARMIES OF LABORSAMUEL P. ORTH

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