What is diadem?

  • (noun): An ornamental jewelled headdress signifying sovereignty.
    Synonyms: crown

Diadem

A diadem is a type of crown, specifically an ornamental headband worn by Eastern monarchs and others as a badge of royalty. The word derives from the Greek διάδημα diádēma, "band" or "fillet", from διαδέω diadéō, "I bind round", or "I fasten".

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Płock Diadem
... The Płock Diadem (Polish Diadem płocki) 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 ...
Madonna With The Blue Diadem
... The Madonna with the Blue Diadem is a painting by Raphael and his pupil Gianfrancesco Penni, and was most likely painted in Rome around 1512, now at the Louvre ... the Infant Saint John, also known as Virgin with the Veil or Virgin with the Blue Diadem ...
List Of Revelation Space Locations - Other Planets - Diadem
... The Americans sent self-replicating robots to Diadem with frozen human embryos, since transporting living humans across space was not yet possible at that time ... who spent his life studying a species of worm that lived in the Diadem ice ...
Diadem - Gallery
... Greco-Roman bust of a woman's head with a diadem, c ... the diadema, a white ribbon which was the Hellenistic symbol of kingship The Imperial Diadem as worn by Christian emperors of the Roman world A gold diadem ... The clasp is shaped as a protective Herakles knot Elliptical diadem from Mycenae, Greece ...
Diadem Leaf-nosed Bat
... The Diadem Leaf-nosed Bat or Diadem Roundleaf Bat (Hipposideros diadema) is one of the most widespread species of bat in the family Hipposideridae ...