ASPIS

Advanced Self-Protection Integrated Suite

aspis

A shield: - aspis koilè - a curved shield used by legionary heavily-armed infantry. - aspis platea - a flat shield used by legionary lightly-armed infantry.

Aspis

[Menander] ==Plot== Set in Athens, the play is a comedy of intrigue that revolves around a greedy old miser, Smikrines, and two decent but impoverished young people, the mercenary soldier Kleostratos and his sister. Kleostratos` loyal slave, Daos, returns from war in Asia Minor with his master`s battered shield; he believes that Kleostratos...
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Aspis

The Aspis was a Greek Niki Class torpedo boat of 275 tons displacement launched in 1906. The Aspis had a top speed of 29 knots and carried a complement of 70. Armaments consisted of two 3.5 inch Krupp guns; one 2.7 inch anti-aircraft gun and two 18 inch torpedo tubes.
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Aspis

Shield.
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aspis

aspis The generic term for the word shield. A hoplon (Greek infantryman) shield was a deeply-dished shield made of wood. Often, particularly later on, it was covered in a thin layer of bronze. In some periods, it was the practice to decorate the aspis; in others, it was left pl...
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ASPIS

Advanced Self-Protection Integrated Suite. The electronic warfare equipment for the Hellenic Air Force.
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Aspis

shield.
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Aspis

The round, distinctly dished shield carried by the Greek hoplite. Constructed of wood, faced with leather and bronze, the size and weight varied; but averaged 36 inches and 13LBS. Sometimes mistakenly called a
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Aspis

[Dungeons & Dragons] In the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, the aspis (s {respell|AS|pis}) is a roughly human-sized weevil-like creature that lives underground. ==Publication history== The apsis drone, larva, and cow first appeared in the first edition in the module A1 Slave Pits of the Undercity (1981), and later appeared in ...
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Aspis

`Aspis` (s; ἀσπίς) is the generic term for the word shield. The aspis carried by Greek infantry (hoplites) of various periods is often referred to as a hoplon (hóplon; ὅπλον). According to Diodorus Siculus: ==Construction== A hoplon shield was a deeply dished shield made of wood. Some shields had a thin sheet of bronze on the outer .....
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Aspis

[disambiguation] `Aspis` is the generic term for the word `shield`. Aspis may also refer to: ...
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