noun Roman History.
Words nearby quaestor
Origin of quaestor
OTHER WORDS FROM quaestorquaes·to·ri·al [kwe-stawr-ee-uh l, -stohr-, kwee-] /kwɛˈstɔr i əl, -ˈstoʊr-, kwi-/, adjectivequaes·tor·ship, noun
Examples from the Web for quaestor
My father, a freedman, toils as quaestor, and will find me a place.Historical Miniatures|August Strindberg
Of these, all who were Spaniards he sent home without ransom; the Africans he ordered the quaestor to sell.History of Rome, Vol III|Titus Livius
We now therefore promote you to the office of Quaestor, and expect you to be the Pliny to the new Trajan.The Letters of Cassiodorus|Cassiodorus (AKA Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator)
Marius vigorously carries on the war against Jugurtha; Marius is consul, Sylla his quaestor.
Two years later, in 68, he was elected Quaestor, thereby acquiring a seat in the Senate.History of Rome from the Earliest times down to 476 AD|Robert F. Pennell