The Eagle was the Standard of the Roman Armies
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When you therefore shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, stand in the holy place, (whoever reads, let him understand:)
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A Description of the Standard of the Cross, which the Romans Now ...
... be carried at the head of all his armies. ... the following description of an ordinary
Roman standard, "...each cohort ... for the purpose...under the eagle or other ...
/.../pamphilius/the life of constantine/chapter xxxi a description of the.htm

St. Gregory the Great.
... Gregory speaks of the eagle as bald; but we shall ... The eastern emperor, who called
himself the Roman prince, in ... by all these cities as the standard and arbiter ...
/.../allies/the formation of christendom volume vi/chapter v st gregory the.htm

The Church as She Should Be
... of Joseph, an ox; and that of Dan, an eagle. ... of Christ is the great central standard
of all ... always exhibited in the arrangements of the Roman Catholic Church ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 17 1871/the church as she should.htm

Chatter xviii. The Great Immigration.
... in humbler spiritual functions men who fall below the prescribed standard. ... 205] Bishop
O'Gorman, "The Roman Catholics," p ... element, I feel in no spread-eagle mood ...
/.../a history of american christianity/chatter xviii the great immigration.htm

The Seven Trumpets.
... in the plains of Hungary, his standard moved towards ... The word eagle, instead of angel,
is in accordance with ... had power to subject the Eastern Roman empire; but ...
/.../bliss/a brief commentary on the apocalypse/the seven trumpets.htm

Patriotic Hymns.
... The ocean eagle soared from his nest by the ... lyrical quality but, like the ancient
Roman's words, partakes ... break of day showed the brave standard still flying ...
/.../brown/the story of the hymns and tunes/chapter ix patriotic hymns.htm

A Mystery! Saints Sorrowing and Jesus Glad!
... Lord ""this is the motto of our standard, the war ... take more lofty flights than the
eagle knoweth"even he ... the infants should grow up with Roman noses, auburn ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 10 1864/a mystery saints sorrowing and.htm

The Rise of the Assyrian Empire
... In the later Roman period it ... for their vessels or garrisons for their trading posts;
it was impossible, therefore, for them to think of raising armies fit to ...
/.../chapter iithe rise of the.htm

The Medes and the Second Chaldaean Empire
... during infancy by an eagle"that mighty eagle whose shadow ... of these wild horsemen;
like the Huns of Roman times, the ... How long shall I see the standard and hear ...
/.../chapter iiithe medes and the.htm

The Power of Assyria at Its Zenith; Esarhaddon and Assur-Bani-Pal
... been modified by the influence of Graeco-Roman syncretism, and ... and had in their pay
small armies, which rendered ... the wings and beak of an eagle, wandered over ...
/.../chapter iithe power of assyria 2.htm



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