Definition of Lictor. Meaning of Lictor. Synonyms of Lictor

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Definition of Lictor

Lictor
Lictor Lic"tor (l[i^]k"t[o^]r), n. [L.] (Rom. Antiq.) An officer who bore an ax and fasces or rods, as ensigns of his office. His duty was to attend the chief magistrates when they appeared in public, to clear the way, and cause due respect to be paid to them, also to apprehend and punish criminals. Lictors and rods, the ensigns of their power. --Milton.

Meaning of Lictor from wikipedia

- A lictor (possibly from Latin: ligare, "to bind") was a Roman civil servant who was a bodyguard to magistrates who held imperium. Lictors were used since...
- The Sword of the Lictor is a science fantasy novel by American writer Gene Wolfe, first released in 1982. It is the third volume in the four-volume series...
- ancient Roman symbol of the authority of the civic magistrate carried by his lictors, which could be used for corporal and capital punishment at his command...
- The Muslim ****ociation of the Lictor (Italian: ****ociazione Musulmana del Littorio, AML) was created in 1939 as the Muslim branch of the National Fascist...
- (subordinate officials) called lictors each carried fasces before a magistrate, in a number corresponding to his rank. Lictors preceded consuls (and proconsuls)...
- Periaptodes lictor is a species of beetle in the family Cerambycidae. It was described by Francis Polkinghorne Pascoe in 1866. It is known from Indonesia...
- Chionodes lictor is a moth in the family Gelechiidae. It is found in North America, where it has been recorded from California, Oregon and British Columbia...
- Collegiality Emperor Legatus Dux Officium Prefect Vicarius Viginti****viri Lictor Magister militum Imperator Princeps senatus Pontifex Maximus Augustus Caesar...
- Ectaga lictor is a moth in the Depressariidae family. It was described by Walsingham in 1912. It is found in Guatemala. The wingspan is about 18 mm. The...
- however, was minimal: his official attendants (apparitores), including lictors, heralds, messengers, scribes, and bodyguards; legates, both civil and...
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