Sentence Examples with the word Decemviri

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

The following are the names of the six boards: (I) Tresviri capitales (see Tresviri); (2) Tresviri monetales; (3) Quatuorviri viis in urbe purgandis, who had the care of the streets and roads inside the city; (4) Duoviri viis extra urbem purgandis '(see DuovIRI), abolished by Augustus; (5) Decemviri stlitibus judicandis (see DECEMvIRI); (6) Quatuor praefecti Capuam Cumas, abolished by Augustus.

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