Magnificus sentence example

magnificus
  • In 1879 and 1880 as Rector Magnificus he fought against the introduction of Czech instead of German in the Prague University.
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  • He was three times elected dean of the faculty, in 1847, 1858 and 1863; and in 1861, rector magnificus.
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  • Edmund, the "deed-doer" as the chronicle calls him, "Edmundus magnificus" as Florence of Worcester describes him, perhaps translating the Saxon epithet, was buried at Glastonbury, an abbey which he had entrusted in 943 to the famous Dunstan.
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  • Rector is also still the title of the heads of the Scottish universities (Lord Rector), who are elected for three years, and of the German universities (Rector Magnificus), in which the office is held for a year by a representative of each faculty in turn.
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