Milites sentence example

milites
  • The terms used for the two classes by Bede are milites (ministri) and comites, for which the Anglo-Saxon version has Pegnas and gesi 5as respectively.
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  • He is named Digenes (of double birth) as the son of a Moslem father and a Christian mother; Acritas (tiKpa, frontier, boundary), as one of the frontier guards of the empire, corresponding to the Roman milites limitanei.
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  • The cause of this sudden eclipse was the cruel vengeance he took on the milites, or noble order, who, emulating the example of their brethren in Bohemia, were already attempting to curb the royal power.
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  • The connexion of the lesser lay abbots with the abbeys, especially in the south of France, lasted longer; and certain feudal families retained the title of abbes chevaliers (abbates milites) for centuries, together with certain rights over the abbey lands or revenues.
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