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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Paludamentum.
 
A distinctive mantle worn by a Roman general in the time of war. This was the “scarlet robe” in which Christ was invested. (Matt. xxvii. 28.)   1
        “They flung on him an old scarlet paludamentum—some cast-off war-cloak with its purple laticlave from the Prætorian wardrobe.”—Farrar: Life of Christ, chap. ix. p. 429.
 


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