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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR NUMEN

I do not say that he or any other numen was the better for the change.

He looked at her, inquiring of her whole person what numen abode in the fane.

The populus was the tree of Hercules, and the plane-tree was the “numen of Atridæ.”

It would seem that every region in Italy had such a numen loci (naturally mainly agricultural).

Numen is so important a word in the Roman religion that it is necessary to be perfectly clear as to what was meant by it.

Nuere should therefore express a simple exercise of will-power, and numen is the being119 exercising it.

Astra castra, numen lumen—The stars my camp, the deity my light.

For the idea of a numen supremum did not exclude belief in the existence and manifestation of subordinate deities.

After two days of strenuous fighting the German posts of Numen and Nola were taken, and some officers, guns, and ammunition.

The notion of the numen is always vague and indefinite: even its sex may be uncertain.

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