proconsul


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an official in a modern colony who has considerable administrative power

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a provincial governor of consular rank in the Roman Republic and Roman Empire

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an anthropoid ape of the genus Proconsul

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To speak of American "proconsuls," however, is indicative of a broader problem that is at the core of Schadlow's analysis.
Equally important, the self-proclaimed proconsul backed crass sectarianism as he encouraged militias to rise against each other, aware that Sunni-Shiite divisions would serve western interests through classic divide-and-rule mechanisms.
Almagro, you've been on the job as 'proconsul' for less than six months, and, instead of dedicating your efforts to threatening Venezuela, out of self-respect you should have received or visited the families of the thousands of missing Mexicans."
Around 45AD Barnabas, Paul and Mark sailed to Cyprus and travelled across the island from Salamis to Paphos, where they converted the Roman Proconsul, Sergius Paulus, to Christianity.
Among the topics are intellectual responses to Roman rule in the high empire, Luke-Acts stand towards Rome, Josephus and Tacitus on triumph and civil war, Ulpian of Tyre on the duties of the proconsul, Greek history in a Roman context: Arrian's Anabasis of Alexander, and images of elite community in a re-reading of the preface to Philostatus' Lives of the Sophists.
While key players like Truman and Clay, America's military proconsul in Germany, would, in the years to come, claim the credit for adopting an "airlift strategy" to circumvent Stalin's high-stakes gambit, Harrington's reading of the historical record indicates another, more nuanced reality.
TEHRAN (FNA)- An international team of anthropologists has discovered definitive evidence of the environment inhabited by the early ape Proconsul on Rusinga Island, Kenya.
| Despite the controversy, he was made a Viscount on his return to England in 1902 and became commander in chief in India then proconsul of Egypt.
Un dia el padre proconsul, que estaba a caballo, encontro al hijo consul y no quiso poner pie en tierra, puesto que era el padre, y dado que los lictores conocian la perfecta armonia que reinaba entre los dos no osaron ordenarle que desmontara.
Hammond said the ilium, the largest bone in the pelvis, of the Pierolapithecus catalaunicus is wider than that of Proconsul nyanzae, a more primitive ape that lived approximately 18 million years ago.