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Saturday, 15 October 2011

Stuart's Daily Word Spot: Quadriga

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Quadriga: noun - a Roman chariot, pulled by four horses harnessed abreast; a representation of such a chariot in sculpture or on a coin.

'In his shining armour, and standing fierce and proud in his magnificent quadriga, Septimus Maxima was a figure of terror in the eyes of the common folk on conquered Gaul.'

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