EMEDD Citations for "pompa"

Ian Lancashire
University of Toronto

for the Shakespeare Association of America
San Francisco 1999

  1. Pompa (Latin entry by Thomas Cooper 1565, fol. ccccc1v)

    Pompa, pompæ. Cic. A pompe or solemne sight: a longe companie or trayne goeynge solemnely with any great man. A glorious ostentation or shewe in maner of a procession, as well in prosperitie and triumphe, as aduersitie and funeralles. ... Parare pompam triumphis. Ouid. To prepare a solemne shew for triumphes. ...

  2. pompa (Latin entry by Thomas Thomas 1587)

    Pompa, ae, f. g. A pompe or solemne sight: a long company or traine going solemly with any great man, or in a shew: a glorious ostentation or shew in manner of a procession, as wel in prosperitie and triumph, as in adversitie and funeralls. Ferculum pompae. A pageant: a gay shew caried about either on mens showlders, or in carts.

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