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At her feet lies another military instrument: a gilded cuirass.
The deities whom Young takes for Siva are the Lokapala, who are generally represented on animal vehicles; whilst the archangel Michael whom Andrade would like to identify in the figure of a god with a sword and cuirass who is threatening a demon already thrown to the ground and trampled under his feet is probably one of the very numerous terrorizing gods (K'ro bo) who are never absent from the entrances to temples.
Muscled cuirass, front and back plates secured at the side by leather straps, most commonly worn by Roman officers.
Additionally, the French noun cuirass 'a piece of armour for the body (originally of leather); spec.
In defiance of the equatorial heat, and seemingly of all common sense, he was dressed in the high-collared ceremonial uniform of Her Britannic Majesty's 1st Life Guards, complete with glistening cuirass, crested helmet, gauntlets and high boots.
Thanks to Dr Morehouse the Tolson has on show a cuirass (or breastplate) worn by Richard Horsfall of Storthes Hall while fighting on the Royalist side at Pontefract in 1645-6 and a cannon ball (not on display) said to have come from the Earl of Newcastle's Royalist army while harassing the Holmfirth district.
In the draft of a sermon Hopkins writes: "Breast plate, cuirass of justice--covers nearly whole man and in partic.
In the following example, the family was created from the freed slaves of the central figure, Publius Gessius, who wears a cuirass and paludamentum, instead of a toga.
A reality transcending time and space, all but impossible to represent visually, is felt as having supreme importance, not least for the muscular soldier in the yellow cuirass sprawled at the bottom of the painting with his unavailing drawn sword.
Perhaps ate just a bit too big a lunch old boy--let's hope you can still fit into Vera's cuirass.
What is wonderful is not simply the oak leaf or medieval cuirass I look at, making me wonder why there is not nothing.