- the office of a praetor.
Origin of praetorship
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Examples from the Web for praetorship
The praetorship of the city was a very high municipal office.History of Julius Caesar
No one could be Praetor without having first been Quaestor, or Consul without having held the praetorship.History of Rome from the Earliest times down to 476 AD
Robert F. Pennell
With the like indolence he held the Praetorship, and in the same quiet and silence.
For he rose no higher than the praetorship, but published a large and not uninteresting history.The Lives Of The Twelve Caesars, Complete
C. Suetonius Tranquillus
The quaestorship might be spent in one, the praetorship and the consulship were sure to be followed by a year abroad.The Private Life of the Romans
Harold Whetstone Johnston