meaning of Ancile

Ancile meaning in General Dictionary

The sacred guard of this Romans said to have fallen from heaven when you look at the reign of Numa It was the palladium of Rome

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  • The sacred guard for the Romans, said to have-fallen from heaven in the reign of Numa. It absolutely was the palladium of Rome.

Ancile meaning in Names Dictionary

A king of Rome.
Name Origin: Latin
Name Gender: Male


Ancile meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) The sacred guard associated with Romans, thought to have-fallen from heaven when you look at the reign of Numa. It was the palladium of Rome.


Sentence Examples with the word Ancile

The greater part of March (the birth-month of Mars), beginning from the 1st, on which day the ancile was said to have fallen from heaven and the campaigning season began, was devoted to various ceremonies connected with the Salii.

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