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Word: diadem

Definition: crown


Sentences Containing 'diadem'

But if this whale be a king, he is a very sulky looking fellow to grace a diadem.
Diadem of 12 Stars is the debut album of the black metal band Wolves in the Throne Room.
He opened the case, and taking out the diadem he laid it upon the table.
Helena is next mentioned by Ammianus as already deceased for some time: Julian "being now an Augustus, he celebrated quinquennial games; and he wore a magnificent diadem, set with gleaming gems, whereas at the beginning of his principate he had assumed and worn a cheap crown, like that of the director of a gymnasium attired in purple.
Later assigned to Konrad I of Masovia, Duke of Masovia it served as the personal crown of the Dukes of Masovia and was kept in the Płock Cathedral. In 1601 by order of King Sigismund III Vasa the diadem was placed by a goldsmith Stanisław Zemelka on reliquary of St.
Mischief take me, if you ought not to have a rod put in your hand one day, a diadem on your brow, a tribunal raised for you; then the herald would summon us all-why do I say "us"?
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The diadem was brought to Poland by one of the Hungarian princesses.
The Płock Diadem () was created in the beginning of the 13th century probably in Hungary.
This filigree diadem is wrought of extremely pure gold and set with sapphires, rubies and pearls.

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