Decius Mus

Decius Mus, the name of three Romans, father, son, and grandson, who on separate critical emergencies (340, 295, 279 B.C.) devoted themselves in sacrifice to the infernal gods in order to secure victory to the Roman arms; the name is mostly employed ironically.

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

Decius * Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
Debo`rah
Debreczen
Decameron
Decamps, Alexandra Gabriel
De Candolle, Augustin Pyrame
Deca`tur, Stephen
Deccan
December
Dec`emvirs
Decius
Decius Mus
Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
Decretals, The
Dee, John
Defauconpret
Defender of the Faith
Deffand, Marie, Marquise du
Defoe, Daniel
Dege`rando, Baron
Deianeira
Deiphobus