Sentence Examples

  • In 467 the emperor Anthemius rewarded him for the panegyric which he had written in honour of him by raising him to the post of prefect of Rome, and afterwards to the dignity of a patrician and senator.
  • A conspiracy headed by the patrician Arsaber had a similar issue.
  • MARCUS AEMILIUS SCAURUS (c. 163-88 B.C.), Roman statesman, was a member of a great patrician family which had sunk into obscurity.
  • The amelu was a patrician, the man of family, whose birth, marriage and death were registered, of ancestral estates and full civil rights.
  • Besides many hundreds of princes, dukes, marquesses, counts, barons and viscounts, there are a large number of persons of patrician rank, persons with a right to the designation nobile or signor-i, and certain hereditary knights or cavalieri.

How would you define patrician? Add your definition here.

comments powered by Disqus