Definition of Maniples

1. Noun. (plural of maniple) ¹



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Definition of Maniples

1. maniple [n] - See also: maniple

Lexicographical Neighbors of Maniples

manille
manilles
manimals
maniness
maninose
maninoses
manioc
manioca
maniocas
maniocs
maniped
manipeds
maniphalanx
maniple
maniples (current term)
manipulability
manipulable
manipulably
manipulandum
manipular
manipulars
manipulatable
manipulate
manipulated
manipulated variable
manipulatee
manipulates
manipulating
manipulation

Literary usage of Maniples

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

1. Roman Antiquities by Alexander Adam, John Richardson Major (1835)
"A maniple of each kind of troops was placed behind one another, so that each legion had ten maniples in front. They were not placed directly behind one ..."

2. A Smaller History of Rome: From the Earliest Times to the Establishment of by William Smith, Eugene Lawrence (1889)
"The Hastati, Prin- cipes, and Triarii were each divided into 10 companies, called maniples. The Velites were net divided into companies, ..."

3. A Manual of Roman Antiquities by William Ramsay (1894)
"maniples of Triarii in the rear as a reserve, while the Velites, or skirmishers. acted in front or on the flanks as circumstances might demand, ..."

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