Roman order


Also found in: Dictionary.

Roman order

1. A seldom-used term for the composite order.
2. Same as arch order, 1.
References in periodicals archive ?
These punishments had come down from the old Roman order when the elites of Roman so ciety were familiar with philosophy but also accepted a terrible brutality.
In chapters 5 and 6, Crocker explores liturgy, emphasizing the development of early Christian music as "rational selection" from practices of pagan antiquity and examining the Mass using Ordo Romanus I, a Roman order of service from the early eighth century.
Tacitus also employs this rhetorical strategy with a view to reaffirming and asserting the need for Roman order and authority over Britain's peoples.
The Roman order idealized by Cicero could not effectively rule a diverse polyglot and multiethnic population of subject peoples, any more than the U.
Berkowitz correctly thinks that the gladiators were peoples marginal to the Roman order.
Luke's Advent, Epiphany, and Transfiguration stories are embedded in Israel's social, political, and religious world in the constant presence of the Roman order.
I became very cross later when I was told by some pedant that nothing mysterious or terrible had actually happened to the Ninth Legion -- its disappearance from the Roman order of battle in Britain was merely an administrative matter.
To many Greeks, at least, the Roman order offered a relief from the dynastic and territorial wars that sometimes seem more like terrorism than warfare.
Those who have heard Mark's story of Jesus performed have witnessed God coming in strength to heal and restore people in his Galilean ministry, and they have traveled with Jesus to Jerusalem where they have seen him falsely accused and executed as an enemy of the Roman order.
Ram Piyari Mahal reflects a classical and alluring combination of Greek and Roman orders of architecture.
The intent was not so much to punish the defiance of the Iceni tribe but to show their subordinate status and the uselessness of resisting Roman orders.