tribuneship

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n tribuneship the position of tribune
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Tribuneship The office or power of a tribune.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n tribuneship The office of a tribune; a tribunate.
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Usage

In literature:

Has a man been raised to tribuneship?
"The Golden Sayings of Epictetus" by Epictetus
The crimes which had disgraced the stormy tribuneship of Shaftesbury had been fearfully expiated.
"The History of England from the Accession of James II." by Thomas Babington Macaulay
These were the most memorable actions of his sixth tribuneship.
"The Boys' and Girls' Plutarch" by Plutarch
But what to expect of the tribuneship of Caius Gracchus I do not like to forecast.
"Treatises on Friendship and Old Age" by Marcus Tullius Cicero
In 133 he offered himself as candidate for the tribuneship, and was elected.
"History of Rome from the Earliest times down to 476 AD" by Robert F. Pennell
Has a man been exalted to the tribuneship?
"A Selection from the Discourses of Epictetus With the Encheiridion" by Epictetus
These were the most remarkable events of his sixth tribuneship.
"Plutarch's Lives, Volume I (of 4)" by Plutarch
V. After the tribuneship he was a candidate for the greater aedileship.
"Plutarch's Lives, Volume II" by Aubrey Stewart & George Long
Sextus himself had accepted an appointment to a tribuneship in a legion of Caesar in Gaul.
"A Friend of Caesar" by William Stearns Davis
Is it to accustom the ear to the name of tribuneship and tribune.
"History of the Girondists, Volume I" by Alphonse de Lamartine
Exasperated by the persecution of the Senate, Caius determined to become a candidate for the Tribuneship, and to reform the Roman constitution.
"A Smaller History of Rome" by William Smith and Eugene Lawrence
Nay, on the contrary, several patricians had been condemned after their tribuneship, no plebeian.
"The History of Rome, Books 01 to 08" by Titus Livius
Clodius entered upon his tribuneship on the 10th of December, B.C.
"The Letters of Cicero, Volume 1" by Marcus Tullius Cicero
Powerful friends had designed him for the Tribuneship.
"Hints to Husbands" by George Morant
He failed to secure the tribuneship for the third time, and his bitter enemy L. Opimius was elected consul.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 3" by Various
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