quaestor


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any of several public officials of ancient Rome (usually in charge of finance and administration)

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MENNELLA, Il quaestor alimentorum, Decima miscellanea greca e romana, Roma, 1986, pp.
Quaestor is the third Hungarian brokerage to be investigated in recent weeks.
97) Para dirigirse al quaestor sacri palatii, quien juzgara "vice sacra" y "more consultationis".
Rm 16,23; sobre el se ha escrito ultimamente: Goodrich, "Erastus, Quaestor of Corinth: The Administrative Rank of o oikonomoj thj po,lewj (Rom 16.
Derived from the distant senatorial quaestor candidatus, who acted as the emperor's spokesman in the Senate, the imperial quaestor had become, by the reign of Constantius II (337-361) and Valentinian I (364-375), the emperor's legal adviser.
Calling a judex a judge, however--the aegides, Chiefs of Police, the Censor, a Director of Statistics and Classifications, or the quaestor, a Crown Prosecutor, or for the period of the mid-Republic, a President of the Treasury Board--may identify their positions to the modern mind, but will impart associations that are foreign to the original.
He showed impressive political insight, great determination and, despite constant opposition, became quaestor in 68 BC, curule aedilis in 65 BC, pontifex maximus (religious leader) in 63 BC, and eventually consul in 59 BC.
Folly Bridge confirmed the promise of her debut for owner John Deer last month but had her odds-on supporters sweating as she made hard work of getting to the rail-running leader Quaestor.
Plinio, siendo un hombre honesto y moderado, fue ascendiendo por el cursus honorum (cargos administrativos civiles y militares de la Republica aunque haya vivio durante el principado), fue flamen Divi Augusti (sacerdote del culto al Emperador) en 81, luego decemvir litibus iudicandis (algo equiparable a un juez de lo civil), tribuno militar en Siria (donde conocio a los filosofos Artemidor y Eufrates), sevir equitum Romanorum (jefe de un escuadron de caballeria) en 84, quaestor imperatoris y questor urbano entre 89 y 90.
Uno de los momentos clave, a juicio de Roldan, sera la estancia de Cesar en la Peninsula, primero como quaestor en el 69 y, posteriormente, como gobernador de la Ulterior en el 61.
Lucan was appointed quaestor by the emperor Nero until he was implicated in the Pisonian conspiracy, along with his uncle Seneca, to overthrow Nero.
Quoth Quentin, "'Quite quaint quean Quintrelle, Qua quaestor, 'quods' quirks quirts'd quell
He is then posted to Sicily as a quaestor but then becomes famous for prosecuting the criminal former governor of that province.
No incluida * Oxymycterus misionalis Sanborn, 1931 Sinonimo de Oxymycterus quaestor (Thomas, 1913) * Sinonimo de Phyllotis xanthopygus [(Thomas, Phyllotis bonariensis 1912)] Crespo, 1964 * Chinchilla brevicaudata (Waterhouse, 1848) Chinchilla chinchilla (Lichtenstein, 1829) * Pedilolagus salinicola (Burmeister, 1876) Sinonimo de Dolichotis salinicola Burmeister, 1876 Familia Hydrochoeridae Familia Caviidae, Sub- familia Hydrochoerinae Familia Agoutidae Familia Cuniculidae * Ctenomys frater Thomas, 1902 Ctenomys budini Thomas, 1913 especie distinta a C.