prince, a Greek rhetorician, in whose "school" at Ephesus Paul disputed daily for the space of two years with those who came to him (Acts 19:9). Some have supposed that he was a Jew, and that his "school" was a private synagogue.
The light here reflected back upon his respectability in the tyrannus is decidedly unfavorable.
Evelyn had given the King his pamphlet entitled ‘tyrannus, or the Mode.’
By the by, I had meant to send you an emendation of a passage in my tyrannus which you found fault with.
Under the title of tyrannus or the Mode, the pamphlet was dedicated to the King.
tyrannus melancholicus chloronotus Berlepsch: Tropical Kingbird.
The tyrannus is an unconstitutional ruler, and his authority is exercised over unwilling subjects.
Here he had reasoned daily in the school of one tyrannus, a philosopher, and had found "many adversaries."