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Definition of the noun Lictor
What does Lictor mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: lictors
- An officer in ancient Rome, attendant on a consul or magistrate, who bore the fasces and was responsible for punishing criminals.
Lictor is a fictional character from the 1944 film Fiddlers Three.
Lictor: A lictor was a Roman civil servant tasked with attending and guarding the magistrates of the Roman Republic and Empire who held imperium, the right and power to command; essentially a lictor performed the role of a bodyguard. Lictors are known to have been first employed during the Roman Kingdom age. According to Roman historian Livy, the custom of deploying lictors may have originated at an earlier time in the Etruscan civilization.
Phrases with Lictor
- Ectaga Lictor
- Eurypon Lictor
- Gminatus Lictor
- Mylabris Lictor
- Pitangus lictor
- Plateros lictor
- Salebius lictor
- Gonocerus Lictor
- Ichneumon Lictor
- Lydoceras Lictor
- Dragmatyle Lictor
- Falculifer Lictor
- Molophilus Lictor
- Philohydor lictor
- Proxenetes Lictor
- Flatoidinus Lictor
- Hercostomus Lictor
- Megaphyllum Lictor
- Phauloiulus Lictor
- Prionolabis Lictor
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A lictor is a Roman official. THE SHORT PASSAGES General The ...
In the North Countree (1900)
Annals and Anecdotes of Horse, Hound and Herd by William Scarth Dixon
Lictor is a powerfully built hound, a great width, with good ...
Surrealism in Egypt (2016)
Modernism and the Art and Liberty Group by Sam Bardaouil
The 5Lire stamp, also designed by Balla, featured the word Italia, a star, and three airplanes flying over smoking chimneys, with fasci littori (fascist lictors—a lictor is a Roman civil servant) on the left and right sides. On a stamp for the militia ...
by John Dymock
numerous and powerful foreign enemies, and | Lictor, oris, m. a lictor. Romulus, the often embroiled by internal commotions, re- first king of Bonce, appointed twelve lictors quired firmness of courage, activity of execu- j who constantly ...
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Video shows what lictor means. An officer in ancient Rome, attendant on a consul or magistrate, who bore the fasces and was responsible for punishing ...
Scrabble value of L1I1C3T1O1R1
The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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