Sentence Examples

  • He was subsequently appointed proconsul of Asia or Syria, but nothing further is known of his life.
  • The powers of the proconsul, however, extended scarcely beyond the ancient Africa Vetus and the towns on the littoral.
  • St Boniface has well been called the proconsul of the papacy.
  • They cut to pieces the body of St Demetrius, the patron saint of Salonica, who had been the Roman proconsul of Greece, under Maximian, and was martyred in A.D.
  • 97 f.) broke new ground by suggesting in 1899 that the writer was Isaac, a converted Jew, writer of a tract on the Trinity and Incarnation, who was exiled to Spain in 378-380 and then relapsed to Judaism, but he afterwards abandoned this theory of the authorship in favour of Decimus Hilarianus Hilarius, proconsul of Africa in 377.

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