Definición de quaestor en inglés:


Saltos de línea: quaes|tor
Pronunciación: /ˈkwiːstə


  • (In ancient Rome) any of a number of officials who had charge of public revenue and expenditure.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Chosen by C. Marius as his quaestor he distinguished himself in the Numidian War.
    • Once again, elections were held for aedile, praetor, quaestor and the other traditional offices of the Republic.
    • Another specialist was the quaestor, whose duty was to look after all the money matter.



Pronunciación: /-ˈstɔːrɪəl/
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Cassiodorus' proficiency as a ghostwriter was so remarkable that he was called upon to perform what were technically quaestorial functions.
  • Here the indignant tone and violation of conventions betray the authentic voice of the emperor Maximus without quaestorial smoothing.


Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Other magistracies, the aedileship and the tribunate of the plebs, might be held between quaestorship and praetorship, but were not obligatory.
  • As an individual aged he could expect to hold increasingly senior posts: the quaestorship at twenty-seven, praetorship in his late thirties and the consulship at forty-two.


Latin, from an old form of quaesit- 'sought', from the verb quaerere.

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