In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
also tribune of the people
1(in ancient Rome)tribuno de la plebe masculino
- The Romans solved this problem in a typical way: by a foedus, or treaty, which allowed the plebeians to have office-holders of their own, called tribunes of the plebeians.
- As tribune, Gaius reaffirmed Tiberius' Land Act and saw to it that it was finally implemented.
- The revolutionary is an ever-present backdrop to this production; the war with the Volscians is to prevent the corn revolution and the plebeians are incited to revolution by the tribunes after the battle.
- When Caesar was a praetor, he supported a tribune who wanted Pompey recalled to restore order in Rome.
- Frustrated there, he ran for tribune of the people and was elected for 133.
- Elected tribune in 123, Gaius wanted to transform Rome into a democracy along Hellenic lines.
- Severe penalties were to be inflicted on those harming the tribunes or other plebeian officers.
- As tribune in 49 he defended Caesar's interest in the Senate as civil war loomed.
- Instead of being fearful and demoralized by Martius' attack on Rome, for example, the tribunes organize the plebs into a defense force so fearsome that Martius withdraws of his own accord.
- The Roman crowd, initially siding with Caesar, has been redirected by its tribunes to oppose his theatrical coronation, just as the plebeians will be swayed by Brutus and Antony in turn in the forum.
- The first time I got a different take on my very European perspective on how journalists should view their own country, was on my first trip in the US, in South Carolina where I watched a game of American football from the press tribune.
- Of course, when working at a major swim meet, I'm usually going to be constantly walking up and down many flights of stairs from the pool deck to the media tribune for several days straight.
- Continuing to boom radicalism from the tribune of the Assembly, he had offered the king and queen his secret services as an adviser.
- Observers in the press tribune commented on the ease in which China appeared to do the most difficult elements.
- In life the king and his family could watch the liturgy from the tribune above, and in death their tombs occupied the Pantheon itself.
- In a section of the programme on the club's rich heritage, Luftwaffe (air force) chief Goering is pictured sitting on the club's honorary tribune, with uniformed Nazi officers behind him.
- To complicate matters further, the David was moved to the specially constructed tribune of the Galleria dell'Accademia, a national museum, in 1874.
- The media tribune was overflowing with hundreds of reporters, all drawn to an event that has been hyped incessantly since Phelps entered and qualified for the 200 free at the U.S. Olympic trials last month.
- The Main Tribune (or apse) holds the Cathedra Petri (St Peter's Throne), with the Monument to Paul III (left) and Urban VIII (right).
- From 1922 his stylistically radical work was put to utilitarian ends, including the design of speakers' tribunes and latterly agitprop photomontage and graphic design.
- The stair placed in the centre of the house represents an early stage in Soane's systematic development of the theme of the top-lit tribune that was to reach its apogee in his design for the National Debt Redemption Office.
- However the view of the tribune of S. Maria Maggiore was already shown in plate 122.
- For evidence of painted and vaulted porticoes, with a tribune above, which were used as royal mausoleums, we must look to eighth- and ninth-century Asturia.
- This is not to deny that socialists can use parliament as a tribune from which radical ideas can be put across to help build workers' confidence.
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