- n. Plural form of denarius.
“This spikenard was of great worth, as much as three hundred denarii, which is what a poor man earns by his labor over many a month, even a year.”
“Honorius of Autun states in a general way that the hosts were in the form of "denarii".”
“One aureus was worth 25 silver denarii, meaning the average solder was paid 300 denarii per year in wages.”
“But Judas Iscariot, one of his disciples (he who was about to betray him), said, “Why was this ointment not sold for three hundred denarii and given to the poor?””
“The archdeacon received the customary eighteen denarii, out of which, however, he had to pay the soloists who sang the responsories; each of the other singers received a coin of the value of four denarii pro beneficio solemnitatis.”
“One owed him five hundred denarii, and the other fifty.”
“The next day he took out two denarii, gave them to the innkeeper, and said, ‘Take care of him; and when I come back, I will repay you whatever more you spend.’”
“One owed five hundred denarii, and the other fifty.”
“The knights stood there, sad; they beat themselves with their hands for their great grief and sadness, uncertain what they should do about themselves and their arms, selling their shields and their best breastplates, together with their helmets, for only three or five denarii, or whatever they could get.”
“However, before Lord Bohemund had arrived, there was such scarcity of bread among us that one loaf was sold for twenty or thirty denarii.”
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Words taken from I, Claudius by Robert Graves.
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