Definition of labarum in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈlabərəm


  • The imperial standard of Constantine the Great, which bore Christian symbolic imagery fused with the military symbols of the Roman Empire.
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    • Also the labarums the Romans have are missing an actual Chi-Rho on the top of the pole and instead they have an eagle.
    • The labarum, like the vexillium, had sometimes fringes with tassels or ribbons.
    • Never was any bearer of this holy labarum injured during fights.


early 17th century: from late Latin, of unknown origin.

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