Definition of Himations

1. Noun. (plural of himation) ¹



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Definition of Himations

1. himation [n] - See also: himation

Lexicographical Neighbors of Himations

hilum of olivary nucleus
hilum of ovary
hilum of spleen
hilum ovarii
hilum pulmonis
hilum renalis
hilum splenicum
hilus
hilus cells
him
him/herself
himanimides
himantosis
himatia
himation
himations (current term)
himbacine
himbo
himbos
himpne
himpnes
hims
himself
himselfe
himselve
hin
hind
hind(a)
hind end
hind kidney

Literary usage of Himations

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Festivals and Plays in Schools and Elsewhere by Percival Chubb (1912)
"The crêpe cloth and cheese-cloth are especially good for chitons and himations. The canton flannel may be used to advantage in making male attire. ..."

2. Harvard Studies in Classical Philology, Volume 93 by Harvard University (1897)
"This, then, must be a scene suggestive of parting. Are greeting and happiness expressed by the hands wrapped in their himations of Dion and ..."

3. Poems of the English Race by Raymond Macdonald Alden (1921)
"... Trail of purple-hemmed himations,8 Foam and fragrance of libations, Viols, harp and flute vibrations, Olives, and the Chian vine.4 From his lips, ..."

4. The Red-figure Pottery by Sharon Herbert (1977)
"Both wear fillets and himations wrapped over their left shoulders, leaving their right arms free. The youth to left holds a staff in his outstretched right ..."

5. Proceedings of the International Conference on Greek Architectural by Nancy A. Winter (1994)
"Vom Ellbogen verläuft das um den Arm geschlungene Himation in einem Bogen zum Ansatz der Beine. Ein Zipfel des himations hängt vom Ellbogen herab. ..."

6. The Life and Travels of Herodotus in the Fifth Century: Before Christ: an by James Talboys Wheeler (1856)
"Enjoin them all to wear chitons under their himations and buskins on their feet. Require them to teach their sons to play on the cithara, to strike the lyre ..."

7. The Greek Painters' Art by Irene Weir (1905)
"and on the borders of the chitons and himations, bands of meander patterns are painted green and red, with palmettes and rosettes. ..."

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