Proconsulship sentence example

proconsulship
  • In 143 he was consul for two months, but declined the proconsulship of Asia on the ground of ill-health.

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  • After this he obtained the proconsulship of Africa, and again on his return was sent as legate successively to Dalmatia and Pannonia.

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  • Augustus, while leaving the right of asylum untouched, diminished the space to which the privilege belonged, and built round it a wall, which still surrounds the ruins of the temple at the distance of about a quarter of a mile, bearing an inscription in Greek and Latin, which states that it was erected in the proconsulship of Asinius Gallus, out of the revenues of the temple.

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  • The country soon became one of the most important provinces of the Roman Empire; its proconsulship was from the first regarded as the most desirable, and this eminence became still more marked afterwards.

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