Sentence Examples

  • The town is the seat of a sub-prefect, and has a tribunal of first instance, .a chamber of commerce and a communal college among its public institutions.
  • Alengon is the seat of a prefect and a court of assizes.
  • There Julius Caesar dallied with Cleopatra in 47 B.C. and was mobbed by the rabble; there his example was followed by Antony, for whose favour the city paid dear to Octavian, who placed over it a prefect from the imperial household.
  • In such cases the prefect must approve them, and in some cases the sanction of the general council or even ratification by the president is necessary.
  • It was subdivided into six provinces, which were placed under the authority of the praetorian prefect of Africa.

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