I intend to write about the crime of Appius Claudius, the decemvir.
decemvir Appius takes a violent fancy to her,—must have her at any rate.
Claudius, the instrument of Appius the decemvir for entrapping Virginia.
The maiden had attracted the notice of the decemvir Appius Claudius.
The story ran that the decemvir, unable to succeed by bribes and solicitations, resorted to an outrageous act of tyranny.
decemvir, de-sem′vir, n. one of ten magistrates who at one time had absolute power in ancient Rome:—pl.
Here is the Roman Lucillus, formerly a decemvir, who has been banished.
Towards the end of the year, Caius Servilius Geminus, the chief pontiff, also died; the same was decemvir of religious affairs.
Appius Claudius, the decemvir, saw her and lusted to make her his own.
The cry of the nurse for help brought a crowd around them, and all parties went before the decemvir.