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Usage examples for IANUS

  1. Their quaestors, who may have had the financial condition of the college in view, made a formal proposal that the college should set an example of the judicious reward of merit, by electing one Tutilius Julianus, a man distinguished by his modesty and liberality, as the patron of their society. – Roman Society from Nero to Marcus Aurelius by Samuel Dill
  2. Decianus, a haughty tyrant who had been sent to Britain by Nero as a mark of signal favour, in order that he might enrich himself by the spoils of the Britons, was levying exactions at a rate hitherto unknown, treating the people as if they were but dirt under his feet. – Beric the Briton A Story of the Roman Invasion by G. A. Henty
  3. Had Rome been conquered by a more powerful nation, every Roman would have risen in arms had one tenth of the tyranny been practised against them which Catus Decianus exercised against us. – Beric the Briton A Story of the Roman Invasion by G. A. Henty
  4. The meeting commended the sage proposal of the quaestors, and formally resolved that the honourable Julianus should be requested to accept the distinction, with an apology for so tardy a recognition of his merits, and that a brass plate, containing a copy of this decree, should be placed above his door. – Roman Society from Nero to Marcus Aurelius by Samuel Dill
  5. Nobody ever heard of a navy putting up an empire at auction and knocking down the throne of the world to a Didius Julianus. – American Political Ideas Viewed From The Standpoint Of Universal History by John Fiske
  6. Then I spoke at length of Herdegen's skill with the sword, and hereupon Ann made bold to say that it would be well to bid her lover return in safe- keeping to Nuremberg, and there let him give proof of his skill with a weapon specially blessed by my lord Cardinal Julianus Caesarinus, the Pope's legate, which could have no taint of devilish arts. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  7. Decianus had received the queen, had scoffed at her complaints, and when, fired with indignation, she had used threats, he had ordered his soldiers to strip and scourge her, and the sentence had actually been carried into effect. – Beric the Briton A Story of the Roman Invasion by G. A. Henty
  8. Julianus was taken to Lucius Vitellius, who had him flogged till he bled and then killed before his eyes. – Tacitus: The Histories, Volumes I and II by Caius Cornelius Tacitus
  9. The new propraetor Catus Decianus, who commanded in the absence of Suetonius, was holding a sort of court there, and the bearing of the Romans seemed even more arrogant and insolent than usual. – Beric the Briton A Story of the Roman Invasion by G. A. Henty
  10. His highest achievement is said to have been his delivery of the part of Doctor Marianus, in the third part of Schumann's " Faust." – Famous Singers of To-day and Yesterday by Henry C. Lahee
  11. Pertinax was killed, the wretched Didius Julianus bought the empire, and this brought my father to Rome from Pannonia. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  12. Sulpicianus, father- in- law of Pertinax, and Didius Julianus, bid against each other for the prize. – The World's Greatest Books, Vol XI. by Edited by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton
  13. " He alone, with his strong division, stands motionless far behind the lines," said Salvius Julianus, the young jurist. – A Struggle for Rome, Vol. 2 (of 3) by Felix Dahn
  14. To pacify the excited troops Vitellius chose Claudius Julianus, who had lately been in command of the fleet at Misenum and had allowed lax discipline. – Tacitus: The Histories, Volumes I and II by Caius Cornelius Tacitus