Popular etymology identified the symbol with the initial letter of centum, " hundred."
It is the ancient Centum Cellae, founded by Trajan.
His chief works are: De conjunctione animae et corporis humani; Exercitationes centum de cognitione Dei nostri; Logica vetus et nova; Initiatio philosophi, seu Dubitatio Cartesiana; a commentary on Descartes' Meditations; and Ars etymologica Teutonum.
Centum sagittarios ad pugnam aptissimos Robertus latrociniis aluit, quos 400 viri fortissimi invadere non audebant.
Censere, to estimate or assess; connected by some with centum, i.e.
Besides the Virgilian commentary, other works of Servius are extant: a collection of notes on the grammar (Ars) of Aelius Donatus; a treatise on metrical endings (De finalibus); and a tract on the different metres (De centum snetris).
CENTUMVIRI (centum, hundred; vir, man), an ancient court of civil jurisdiction at Rome, probably instituted by Servius Tullius.'
For Wycliffe and his adherent John Purvey (probably the author of the Commentarius in Apocalypsin ante centum annos editus, edited in 1528 by Luther), as on the other hand for Hus, the conviction that the papacy is essentially Antichrist is absolute.
(0) being gradually modified till it was identified with C as though the initial of centum, 100.
In no case shall the overturning moment due to wind pressure exceed seventy-five per centum of the moment of stability of the structure.
In legal documents the rate is sometimes expressed as a certain sum of money " per centum per annum "; here " centum " must be taken to mean " boo."