Arundelian
Arundelian Ar`un*del"ian, a. Pertaining to an Earl of Arundel; as, Arundel or Arundelian marbles, marbles from ancient Greece, bought by the Earl of Arundel in 1624. [1913 Webster]

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  • Arundel marbles — Thomas Howard, collector The Arundelian Marbles are a collection of Greek marbles collected by Thomas Howard, 21st Earl of Arundel in the early seventeenth century, the first such comprehensive collection of its kind in England. They now belong… …   Wikipedia

  • Breccia marble — Marble Mar ble (m[aum]r b l), n. [OE. marbel, marbre, F. marbre, L. marmor, fr. Gr. ma rmaros, fr. marmai rein to sparkle, flash. Cf. {Marmoreal}.] 1. A massive, compact limestone; a variety of calcite, capable of being polished and used for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Marble — Mar ble (m[aum]r b l), n. [OE. marbel, marbre, F. marbre, L. marmor, fr. Gr. ma rmaros, fr. marmai rein to sparkle, flash. Cf. {Marmoreal}.] 1. A massive, compact limestone; a variety of calcite, capable of being polished and used for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Parian — Pa ri*an, a. [L. Parius.] Of or pertaining to Paros, an island in the [AE]gean Sea noted for its excellent statuary marble; as, Parian marble. [1913 Webster] {Parian chronicle}, a most ancient chronicle of the city of Athens, engraved on marble… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Parian chronicle — Parian Pa ri*an, a. [L. Parius.] Of or pertaining to Paros, an island in the [AE]gean Sea noted for its excellent statuary marble; as, Parian marble. [1913 Webster] {Parian chronicle}, a most ancient chronicle of the city of Athens, engraved on… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ruin marble — Marble Mar ble (m[aum]r b l), n. [OE. marbel, marbre, F. marbre, L. marmor, fr. Gr. ma rmaros, fr. marmai rein to sparkle, flash. Cf. {Marmoreal}.] 1. A massive, compact limestone; a variety of calcite, capable of being polished and used for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shell marble — Marble Mar ble (m[aum]r b l), n. [OE. marbel, marbre, F. marbre, L. marmor, fr. Gr. ma rmaros, fr. marmai rein to sparkle, flash. Cf. {Marmoreal}.] 1. A massive, compact limestone; a variety of calcite, capable of being polished and used for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Statuary marble — Marble Mar ble (m[aum]r b l), n. [OE. marbel, marbre, F. marbre, L. marmor, fr. Gr. ma rmaros, fr. marmai rein to sparkle, flash. Cf. {Marmoreal}.] 1. A massive, compact limestone; a variety of calcite, capable of being polished and used for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thomas Howard, 21st Earl of Arundel — The Earl of Arundel Portrait by Peter Paul Rubens. Spouse(s) Alethea Talbot Issue William Howard, 1st Viscount …   Wikipedia

  • Henry Howard, 6th Duke of Norfolk — (July 12 1628 ndash; January 13 1684) was the second son of Henry Howard, 22nd Earl of Arundel and Lady Elizabeth Stuart. He succeeded his brother Thomas Howard, 5th Duke of Norfolk after his death in 1677. He had previously been created Baron… …   Wikipedia

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