Definition of Quaestors
1. Noun. (plural of quaestor) ¹
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Definition of Quaestors
1. quaestor [n] - See also: quaestor
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Literary usage of Quaestors
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Roman Antiquities: Or, An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Romans by Alexander Adam (1826)
"In the year 333, besides the two city quaestors, two others were created to attend the consuls in war, (ut consulibus ad ministeria belli prasto essent;) ..."
2. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities by William Smith (1891)
"Modern scholars have been misled by the statement of Pomponius (Dig. 1. c.), which must certainly be rejected. But the quaestors never had the ..."
3. Roman Antiquities by Alexander Adam (1833)
"In the year 333, besides the two city quaestors, two others were created to ... The institution of quaestors seems to have been nearly as ancient as the ..."
4. Roman Antiquities: Or, An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Romans by Alexander Adam (1830)
"The principal charge of the city quaestors was the care of the treasury, which was kept in ... The quaestors kept the military standards in the treasury, ..."
5. Roman Antiquities: Or, An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Romans by Alexander Adam (1830)
"/and Julius Caesar to 40,j Dion, xliii. 47. Under the Emperors their number was uncertain and arbitrary. ) (The institution .of quaestors seems to have been ..."
6. A Manual of Grecian and Roman Antiquities by Ernst Frederik Bojesen, T. K. Arnold (1874)
"Thus much we know, that the quaestors were chosen at first by the Consuls, ... The provincial quaestors managed the financial affairs of the provinces, ..."
7. The Story of the Coup D'état by Charlemagne Émile de Maupas, Albert Dresden Vandam (1884)
"Our plans in the event of the quaestors' Bill being voted. ... The quaestors, to the number of three under a republican regime, arc charged with the ..."
8. A History of Roman Law: With a Commentary on the Institutes of Gaius and by Andrew Stephenson (1912)
"To this body of quaestors was added the care of the State chest and the State archives, and they became annual magistrates elected by the people in the ..."