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cient name was Argyllæ. In Strabo's time not devoted to the virgin deity; the second, that a the least vestige of it remained, except the baths his holy associate Aaron, and illustrious for its called Cæritana.

order of regular canons; the third was at one CERITES TABULÆ, the tables of the time the metropolitan church of all Cambria.' Roman censors. In these were entered the Part of an ancient castle is still remaining; it names of such as for some misdemeanor for- appears to have been 300 yards in circumference; feited their right of suffrage, or were degraded and from the eminence on which it was situated, from a higher to a less honorable tribe. They commanded one of the most beautiful and exwere so named from the people of Care, who tensive views in England. There is an ampbihospitably receiving the Romans after the taking theatre on the banks of the Usk, of an oral of Rome by the Gauls, were, on the Romans re- concavity, measuring seventy-four yards by sixtycovering their city, honored with all the privileges four, and six in depth: the natives call it king of citizens, except the right of voting.

Arthur's round table. The present church, a CAERMARTHEN. See CARMARTHEN. good specimen of the Norman era, is kept in CAERNARVON. See CARNARVON. good repair by the testanyentary benefaction of

CAERLEON, an ancient market town of the late Charles Williams, Esq. a native of the Monmouthshire, on the Usk, over which is a place. He also founded a charity-school for handsome stone bridge, is said to have been a thirty boys and twenty girls. The town now conresidence of one of the British kings, and was sists only of two or three small streets. In the at a very early period distinguished for its vicinity are extensive iron and tin works. The ecclesiastical and literary foundations. Its name market is on Thursday, and well supplied. There signifies the fort or town of Leon. By the Ro- is also a smaller market on Saturday. mans it was called Isca, Isca Colonia, and CÆRULATA, in entomology, a species of Civitas Legionis II. Augustæ. In order to dis- phalæna geometra, the wings of which are banded tinguish it from Exeter, which was likewise with two cæruleous bands. called Isca, it was also denominated Isca CÆRULEA, sky blue, the specific name of Silurum. Here the Roman prætor resided, a chrysomela, pimelia cicindelia, and necydalis, and had his Palatium, which, in all proba- so called from their shining blue color. bility, was where the old mansion called the CÆRULEA, in ichthyology, a species of corylodge now stands. Here also the courts were phæna, found in the American Ocean. held for Britannia Secunda, and the imperial CÆRULEA, in ornithology, an American speedicts were promulgated. Mr. Cox, the tourist, cies of ardea; the blue heron of Latham; the endeavoured to take a survey of the ancient city, blue bittern of Catesby. The color of the body which appeared to him to be oblong, inclining is blue, whence its name. Also, an Indian speto a square, enclosing a circumference of 1800 cies of alcedo; the ispida indica torquata of yards, but the Roman city must have had exten- Brisson; and the white collared king's fisher of sive suburbs.

Latham. Also, a species of procellaria; the blue Giraldus Cambrensis visited Caerleon, in petrel of Latham. Also, a fine species of certhia making the tour of Wales with archbishop Bald- or creeper, from Cayenne. Also, a South Amewin, in the year 1180. At that time it was rican columba; the tlacapoilotl of Ray; and blue hastening to decay; but to the learned arch- pigeon of Latham. And, lastly, a species of deaccn it continued to display evident marks of muscicapa, or fly-catcher, found in the Philipformer magnificence. He speaks of its splendid pine isles. This is the azure fly-catcher of Lapalaces, which once emulated with their gilded tham. roofs the grandeur of Rome, for it was originally CÆRULEOCEPHALIA, in entomology, a built by the Roman princes, and adorned with species of cantharis with a red thorax, fuscous stately edifices; a gigantic tower, numerous wing cases, and the posterior part of the head baths, ruins of a temple, and a theatre, the walls blue black. Also, a species of bombyx, comof which are partly standing. Here we still see,' monly called the figure of eight moth. he adds, both within and without the walls, CÆRULEOCEPHALA, in ornithology, a subterraneous buildings, aqueducts and vaulted species of alcedo. Buffon calls it martin-pêcheur caverns, and stoves so excellently contrived, as à tete bleue, and petit-martin-pêcheur du Seneto convey their heat through secret and imper- gal; and it is the blue-headed king's fisher of ceptible pores.' Of its Christian antiquities he Latham. says, 'Here lie two illustrious, and next to Alban CÆRULEOCEPHALUS, in entomology, a and Amphibalus, the two most celebrated proto- species of curculio, of a violet color, with testamartyrs of Britain, Julius and Aaron, of whom ceous thorax and elytræ. Found in Germany. both had a church within the city, dedicated to CÆRULEOCEPHALUS, in ornithology, a species their memory; for, in former ages, it contained of psittacus; the red and blue parrot of Wilthree fine churches: the first was that nf Julius, loughby and Latham. Found in Guiana and adorned with a convent of Franciscan friars, Cayenne.

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