Sentence Examples with the word fratricide

Papinian tried to keep peace between the brothers, but with no better result than to excite the hatred of Caracalla, to which he fell a victim in the general slaughter of Geta's friends which followed the fratricide of A.D.

This piece was played after the fall of the Terror, but the fratricide of Timoleon became the text for insinuations to the effect that by his silence Joseph de Chenier had connived at the judicial murder of Andre, whom Joseph's enemies alluded to as Abel.

For instance, the Vita Liudgeri recounts the history of a fratricide who was condemned to this form of pilgrimage by Jonas, bishop of Orleans (d.