The five collective dedications (made by kastellani Ansi) are important in establishing the preference of the group: the gods adored by the Illyrian community structured according to the model of ethnic collegia are Silvanus
and Diana, Janus Geminus, Soranus, Minerva, while Neptunus features in most dedications and is invoked under a unique name.
The all-important honorary secretaries, who had called the meeting and upon whose shoulders the work of bringing this project to fruition would really fall, were Silvanus
Thompson, Conrad Cooke, and Thompson's Finsbury chemist colleague Raphael Meldola, who was helpful for his connections to Gilbert's native county Essex, but took a less active part in the commemorative activities, possibly because he was also occupied with other projects.
In his description of the revolt of the magister peditum Silvanus
in Gaul in 355, Ammianus reveals that Silvanus
had been tribune of the schola armaturarum in 351 when, before the battle of Mursa, he deserted the usurper Magnentius for Constantius (Arum.
674-75, 766), Silvanus
is conflated with Greek Pan.
He faces Samuel Gathimba, Simon Wachira, Silvanus
Karani and Eric Shikuku.
This is a stronger race, but Silvanus
likes this track and is bidding for a third win in this race since 2014.
Among the opposition to Royal Brave are Paul Midgley's course and distance winning pair Silvanus
and One Boy, while topweight Alsvinder, hooded for the first time, is an interesting contender on his seasonal reappearance for David O'Meara.
DAVIES David Silvanus
Thomas (Sill) Peacefully on Monday July 11 at Prince Philip Hospital, Sill, of New Zealand St, Llanelli; beloved husband of the late Betty, father of Michael and Eirian, grandfather of James, Oliver, Jacob and Sophie and brother of Miriam and Eirwen.
can be another decent sprint winner for trainer Paul Midgley when taking the feature event at Ripon on Tuesday.
Midgley has enjoyed plenty of success this term with the likes of Line Of Reason and Monsieur Joe, and Silvanus
has shown he is no slouch either.
45pm), and the hat-trick seeking SILVANUS
in the Poke at bet365 Handicap (4.
Godfrey Street provided Tony New combe with a first winner at the Essex track when getting the better of 10-11 favourite Silvanus
in the Blackwater Handicap.