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[koor-tsee-oo s]
  1. Ernst [ernst] /ɛrnst/, 1814–96, German archaeologist and historian.
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Examples from the Web for curtius

Historical Examples

  • Saying the sight of his Curtius was worth the whole journey from Florence.


    William D. Howells

  • What prompted the Deciuses, what Curtius, to sacrifice themselves?

  • But my request was for next year, for that was what Curtius wished.

    The Letters of Cicero, Volume 1

    Marcus Tullius Cicero

  • All piled upon poor Curtius, who thought to have saved them all!

    The Marble Faun, Volume I.

    Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • Seneca is supposed to have quoted his contemporary Curtius once or twice.