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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 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 previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (1817)

Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature ...

Apparitor. an. inanimate. body. into. a. human. figure. ;. on. approach-. certo. armentorum. ac. pecorum. numero;. recipitque. fati:-. Appeal. | ing, the fame appearance is not to be found: hence faếtionem univerfa domus. In the fame manner, ...

Google previewAncestry's Concise Genealogical Dictionary (1989)

by Maurine Harris, Glen Harris

antipestilential apparitor certain diseases, such as malaria. antipestilential: a substance that will counteract or stop contagion or infection. antiphlogistic: a remedy used for inflammations. anti-renter: a person who was opposed to the paying of ...

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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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