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  • Italy, and he received the title Patrician of Rome.

    The Revelation Explained

  • He gave Vitiges the title of Patrician and took him to Constantinople, where he dwelt for more than two years, bound by ties of affection to the Emperor, and then departed this life.

    The Early Middle Ages 500-1000

  • That said, as with a number of other Pratchett novels the ending is somewhat contrived and the characters get out of the various fixes they're in with some fast-talk, handwaving and a nod from the Patrician, which is a resolution that has perhaps been used a few too many times in this series.

    Making Money by Terry Pratchett

  • The Meyer Company of St. Louis, Missouri, is quietly undertaking a green building experiment called Patrician Place, the results of which could have far reaching implications in the field of green building.

    Patrician Place: An Experiment in Energy

  • Julius sent against them Orestes, a Pannonian, called the Patrician, who turned a traitor, and, on the assassination of Julius, entered Ravenna in triumph.

    The Old Roman World, : the Grandeur and Failure of Its Civilization.

  • The foregoing fable is respectfully dedicated to the Southern Plebs, who, under the lead of their "Patrician" masters, have "seceded," like their predecessors in the days of Menenius Agrippa.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 08, No. 48, October, 1861

  • And beside John XV, who was made pope after the fall of Boniface VII, the dux, Crescentius, under the usurped title of "Patrician", ruled over Rome, so that the times of an Alberic seemed to have returned.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon

  • "Patrician", which had been so long worn by Ricimer, and was associated in men's minds with the practical mastery of the Empire.

    Theodoric the Goth Barbarian Champion of Civilisation

  • During sixteen years of this time (456-472), supreme power in the Empire was virtually wielded by a nobleman of barbarian origin, but naturalised in the Roman State, the proud and stern "Patrician" Ricimer.

    Theodoric the Goth Barbarian Champion of Civilisation

  • The Gothic victor in effect swore his allegiance to Zeno as titular ruler of the whole Empire, East and West, receiving in return the formidable title of "Patrician" and a diplomatic letter conceding his own practical dominion in the West.

    The Brussels Journal - The Voice of Conservatism in Europe

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