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consul"s wife.

William L. Shirer

consul"s wife.

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsPZ3.S557818 Co
The Physical Object
Pagination262 p.
Number of Pages262
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6198299M
LC Control Number56006761
OCLC/WorldCa1458271

Orosius: book 4. THE FOURTH BOOK. The consuls decided to attack Carthage, the situation of which is said to have been somewhat as follows: the city was surrounded by a wall nearly twenty-two miles long and was almost entirely enclosed by the sea except for a neck of land. This extended for three miles and had a wall thirty feet wide.


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In "The Consul's Wife," W.T. Tyler returns once more to Africa, specifically to the Congo, where his protagonist, Hugh Mathews, a young foreign service officer, must cope with his embassy's ineptitude and its shallow-thinking bureaucrats even as he comes to terms with the confusion of consuls wife.

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As repeatedly referenced by Mann, a consul's wife was known as "Consulin" and continued to bear that title even on the death of her husband. Characters in the book are mentioned as consuls for Denmark, the Netherlands and Portugal. Colonial and similar roles. Consul definition is - either of two annually elected chief magistrates of the Roman republic.

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Each year, the citizens of Rome elected two consuls to serve jointly for a one-year term. The consuls alternated in holding imperium each month. Consuls were required to be omnicompetent and all things to all people. The sense of a jack-of-all-trades role was heightened for staff in China by the existence of extra­territoriality, by which.

These excerpts are taken from the book The American Consul, written by Charles Stuart Kennedy, who spent more than 35 years in the Foreign Service as a consular officer, including in Saigon, Athens, and as consul general in Naples.

A former Parisian courtesan, bare-back-rider and polka dancer, Celeste de Chabrillan scandalized Melbourne when she arrived in as the French Consul's wife. Her vivid first-hand memories of years spent in the diplomatic and government house circles are recorded here. Free delivery on online orders of $ or more anywhere in Australia.

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Divided as the community is, Muslims, Catholic and Orthodox Christians, Jews and Gypsies all unite in a common contempt for their visitors. book 1 book 2 book 3 book 4 book 5 book 6 book 7 book 8 book 9 book 10 book 11 book 12 book 13 book 14 book 15 book 16 book 17 book 18 book 19 book 20 book 21 book 22 book 23 book 24 book 25 book 26 book 27 book 28 book 29 book 30 book 31 book 32 book 33 Geographical Fragments book 35 book 36 book 37 book 38 book 39 Shorter The Consuls.

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(n) Article The husband or the wife may dispose by will of his or her. From the Founding of the City/Book 3. Titus Aemilius and Quinctius Fabius were made consuls.

This was the Fabius who was the sole survivor of the extinction of his house at the Cremera. He asked them, in surprise, if all was well, and bade his wife, Racilia, bring him his toga quickly from the cottage. Wiping off the dust and. The Days of the Consuls book.

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But one cold February morning, the fog lifts to reveal the dead body of a young girl on the banks of the Tiber. Led by the quick-tempered.

The consuls were attacked by the epidemic, so it was decided that the auspices should be taken afresh by an interrex. The consuls accordingly resigned office in compliance with a resolution of the senate, and M.

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Polybius. Evelyn S.The consuls Gellius and Lentulus were dispatched with an army against these fugitives. Gellius overcame Crixus in battle, though the latter fought with great bravery; Lentulus, however, was defeated and put to flight by Spartacus.

Later the consuls joined forces, but to no avail, and after suffering a severe defeat both took to flight.