Examples from the Web for floruit
Historical Examples of floruit
Apelles, the greatest of Greek painters, floruit circa 332 b.c.
Afranius, the most famous writer of purely Roman comedy (fabulae togatae), floruit circa 110 b.c.
The dates which they indicate for the 'floruit' of these persons are in no case earlier than the middle of the tenth century.The Heroic Age
H. Munro Chadwick
When the floruit of a god has expired, he is assigned a tomb in one of the great tumuli.Early Bardic Literature, Ireland
used now mainly in sense of "period during which a historical person's life work was done," 1843, Latin, literally "he flourished," third person singular perf. indicative of florere (see flourish (v.)). Usually in abbreviation fl.