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Definition of Cursus
1. a prehistoric earthwork [n CURSI]
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cursus
Literary usage of Cursus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Introduction to the Study of Latin Inscriptions by James Chidester Egbert (1896)
"... VI OFFICIAL TITLES cursus HONORUM CORRESPONDING to the titles given with the names of the emperors, timere appear also iii the inscriptions, ..."
2. The Master of the Offices in the Later Roman and Byzantine Empires by Arthur Edward Romilly Boak (1919)
"THE MASTER OF THE OFFICES AND THE cursus ... to the time of Constantine the Great, the cursus pub licu s, or state post, an establishment created under the ..."
3. University of Michigan Studies by University of Michigan (1919)
"THE MASTER OF THE OFFICES AND THE cursus ... the cursus publicus, or state post, an establishment created under the Principate for the rapid conveyance of ..."
4. Journal of Theological Studies (1904)
"of the ' cursus '. Since that time much has been written on the subject, ... By Mgr Duchesne it was shewn that the 'cursus' introduced by Gelasius II and ..."
5. The Lives of the Popes in the Early Middle Ages by Horace Kinder Mann, Johannes Hollnsteiner (1914)
"the cursuS. it was necessary to observe a certain order of long and short syllables, ie, to follow a certain metrical arrangement. If this was done, ..."
6. The Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine by Edward Hungerford Goddard, Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society (1875)
"THE AVENUES AND cursus. Neither "Webb nor Aubrey appear to have found out the avenues or cursus, and Stukeley might fairly claim to have been the discoverer ..."