How to use Decemviri in a sentence

decemviri
  • In the same year (451) he was made one of the decemviri who had been appointed to draw up a code of written laws.

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  • It was an Ephesian follower of his, Hermodorus, who aided the Decemviri at Rome in their compilation of a system of law.

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  • Whatever may be their origin - and they came from Cumae - they were placed in the Capitoline temple under the care of a special commission of two (duoviri sacris faciundis, later decemviri and quindecimviri), and their "oracles," which were referred to in times of great national stress, recommended the introduction of foreign cults.

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