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Apparitor: In ancient Rome, an apparitor was a civil servant whose salary was paid from the public treasury. The apparitores assisted the magistrates. There were four occupational grades among them. The highest of these was the scribae, the clerks or public notaries, followed by the lictores, lictors; viatores, messengers or summoners, that is, agents on official errands; and praecones, announcers or heralds.

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Google previewA Commentary on Cicero, De Legibus (2004)

by Andrew Roy Dyck

An apparitor is a magistrate's attendant or clerk (cf. OLD s.v.); the scriba librarius ( "a scnbe, copyist, secretary": ibid. s.v. librarius) was the most prominent type of apparitor. Such persons were mercennarii and thus debarred from membership of ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of the Laws of England (1897)

Being a New Abridgment by the Most Eminent Legal Authorities by Sir Alexander Wood Renton, William Bowstead

Apparitor.-The word is now used to describe the oflicer of an Ecclesiastical Court.

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1853)

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Apparitor sort of countenance to the belief in magical charms and dill vinations, which was already but too generally and deeply Appeal, roofed jn the minds of the Israelites. This, however, is not V-"""'' the place to enter into the discussion of ...

Google previewA new universal etymological technological, and pronouncing dictionary of the English language (1848)

by John Craig (F.G.S.)

APPARITOR— APPEARANCE. Apparel, ap-par'el, s. (appareil ...

Google previewThe Stanford Dictionary of Anglicised Words and Phrases (1891)

by Charles Augustus Maude Fennell

apparitor (-.L-—), sb.

Google previewA Large Dictionary (1677)

In Three Parts by Thomas Holyoke

regir Pre/irbatioe, that PRJE dialis apparitor. An отит belongingto aprefident, like tra Praefeâianus ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Britannica (1910)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

APPARITOR, or APPARATOR (Latin for a servant of a public official, from apparere, to attend in public), an attendant who executed the orders of a Roman magistrate; hence a beadle in a university, a pursuivant or herald; particularly, ...

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Video shows what apparitor means. Formerly, an officer who attended magistrates and judges to execute their orders.. A messenger or officer who serves the ...

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