Ægis

Ægis (lit. a goat's skin), the shield of Zeus, made of the hide of the goat Amalthea (q.v.), representing originally the storm-cloud in which the god invested himself when he was angry; it was also the attribute of Athena, bearing in her case the Gorgon's head.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Ægir * Ægis`thus
Advocates, Faculty of
Advocates' Library
Advocatus diaboli
Æacus
Ædiles
Æe`tis
Æge`an Sea
Ægeus
Ægi`na
Ægir
Ægis
Ægis`thus
Æl`fric
Ælia`nus, Claudius
Æmi`lius Paulus
Æne`as
Æneas Silvius
Æ`neid
Ænesidemus
Æolian action
Æolian Islands

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Ægis in Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable