Sentence Examples with the word Reassume

On the 1st of May 305, the day of Diocletian's abdication, he also, but without his colleague's sincerity, divested himself of the imperial dignity at Mediolanum (Milan), which had been his capital, and retired to a villa in Lucania; in the following year, however, he was induced by his son Maxentius to reassume the purple.

It became the nobler ambition of Julius to aggrandize the church, and to reassume the protectorate of the Italian people.