Sentence Examples


  • After the reign of Marcus Aurelius (according to Mommsen) the equites were divided into: (a) viri eminentissimi, the prefects of the praetorian guard; (b) viri perfectissimi, the other prefects and the heads of the financial and secretarial departments; (c) viri egregii, first mentioned in the reign of Antoninus Pius, a title by right of the procurators generally.
  • The chief official of the lan is the landshi fding, under whom are secretarial and fiscal departments.
  • The secretarial class consisted of six categories: the nishanjis, the defterdars, the reis, the defter emini, the shakk-i-sani (or second class) defterdars and the shakk-i-salis (or third class) defterdars.
  • It seems probable that he lived in the French embassy in some secretarial or tutorial position.
  • In any case Prosper was soon in Rome, attached to the pope in some secretarial or notarial capacity.