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Paludamentum

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A distinctive mantle worn by a Roman general in the time of war. This was the “scarlet robe” in which Christ was invested. (Matt. xxvii. 28.)

“They flung on him an old scarlet paludamentum—some cast-off war-cloak with its purple laticlave from the Prætorian wardrobe.”—Farrar: Life of Christ, chap. ix. p. 429.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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