Definition of Praefects

1. praefect [n] - See also: praefect



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Praefects

prae-
praecava
praecavae
praecipe
praecipes
praecocial
praecognita
praecoracoid
praecoracoids
praecordia
praecornu
praecornua
praedial
praedials
praefect
praefects (current term)
praefloration
praelect
praelected
praelecting
praelects
praemaxilla
praemaxillae
praemorse
praemunire
praemunired
praemunires
praemuniring
praemunitory
praenares

Literary usage of Praefects

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1. Roman Public Life by Abel Hendy Jones Greenidge (1901)
"Its praefects at this early stage represent the military character of the despotism perhaps more purely than any other officials, and even the reign of the ..."

2. Roman Public Life by Abel Hendy Jones Greenidge (1901)
"Its praefects at this early stage represent the military character of the despotism perhaps more purely than any other officials, and even the reign of the ..."

3. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon, John Bagnell Bury (1897)
"... and the appeal from their tribunal to that of the praefects was almost the only mark of their dependence.115 But the civil government of the empire was ..."

4. Proceedings of the Society of Biblical Archaeology by Society of Biblical Archaeology (1900)
"The handiest list of the praefects of Egypt is certainly that published by Prof. ... Here is then the list of praefects, with the earliest and latest dates ..."

5. The Student's Gibbon: The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon, William Smith (1857)
"The office of praefects of the city (Praefectus urbi) had been instituted by Augustus, and he gradually extended his civil and criminal jurisdiction over ..."

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