Definition of Sestertia

1. sestertium [n] - See also: sestertium



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sestertia

sessionless
sessionographies
sessionography
sessions
sesspool
sesspools
sestamibi
sester
sesterce
sesterces
sesters
sesterterpene
sesterterpenes
sesterterpenoid
sesterterpenoids
sestertia (current term)
sestertii
sestertium
sestertius
sestets
sestett
sestette
sestettes
sestetto
sestettos
sestetts
sestina
sestinas

Literary usage of Sestertia

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1841)
"Large sums they reckoned by sestertia, that is, sums of a thousand sestertii. It is very important to attend to the phrases used in such computations. ..."

2. The Commentaries of Gaius by Gaius, John Thomas Abdy, Bryan Walker (1885)
"Adhuc inutilis est stipulatio, si quis ad id quod interro- gatus erit non responderit : velut si sestertia xa te dari stipuler, et tu nummum sestertium v ..."

3. The Commentaries of Gaius and Rules of Ulpian by Gaius, Domitius Ulpianus (1885)
"Further, a stipulation is void if a man do not reply to the question he is asked; for instance, if I should stipulate for ten sestertia to be given by you, ..."

4. The Commentaries of Gaius and Rules of Ulpian by Gaius (1885)
"Adhuc inutilis est stipulatio, si quis ad id quod interro- gatus erit non responderit: velut si sestertia xa te dari stipuler, et tu nummum sestertium v ..."

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