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  • Or Goicosenas, decurio of the Vardullian cavalry who comes from a Celtiberian tribe speaking a Basque dialect Goikoetxea.

    Character names in historical fiction

  • The former belonged to a Roman family of high rank and held the office of decurio in Gaul or Britain.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 11: New Mexico-Philip

  • They would soon have been completely routed had not Tempanius, a decurio of cavalry, retrieved by his ready courage the desperate position of affairs.

    The History of Rome, Vol. I

  • He was the son of Calphurnius, a Roman decurio or magistrate at Dumbarton, his mother being Conkessa, sister or niece of the great S. Martin of Tours.

    Chronicles of Strathearn

  • He is called in Latin, “decurio”, because he is of the order of the “curia”, and served the office of a provincial magistracy; this officer was also called “curialis”, from his care of civic duties.

    Catena Aurea - Gospel of Mark

  • 12 The cavalry attached to every legion, consisting of three hundred men, was divided into ten troops, _turmæ_ of thirty each, which were subdivided into decuriæ of ten, commanded by a decurio, the first elected of whom was called _dux turmæ_, and led the troop.

    The Roman Traitor (Vol. 1 of 2)

  • I have been practising a good deal of late, "he added modestly;" for, though perhaps you know it not, I have been elected _decurio_; (12) and, as first chosen, leader of a troop, and am to take the field with the next reinforcements that go out to Pontus to our great Pompey. "

    The Roman Traitor (Vol. 1 of 2)


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