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equites

(ˈɛkwɪˌtiːz)
(in ancient Rome) pl n
1. (Military) the cavalry
2. (Historical Terms) Also called: knights members of a social order distinguished by wealth and ranking just below the senators
[from Latin, plural of eques horseman, from equus horse]
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But when the equites and the novi homines had extended the governing classes by adding to the numbers of the Patricians, the State came to ruin.
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These Senators were Equites from rural villages and patricians who did not want to pay taxes.
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As soon as there is some fear of risk of a double-dip, people pull out of commodities and equites and go into the dollar," said Tony Nunan, a risk manager with Tokyo-based Mitsubishi Corp.
The equites and druides should also be added to, or perhaps even identified with, this dominant group.
Furthermore, his narrow acquittal--a tied vote--on a charge of ambitus in 116 before a jury composed of equites would have been much more decisive had he possessed exceptional influence over them.
In this process the elimination of the Praetorian Guard and the razing of the camp of the equites singulares were as important as the completion of the great basilica begun by Maxentius or the new Constantinian churches themselves.
Batavos equites omnesque Batavos equitandi laude praecipue inter Germanos Inferiores antiquitus floruisse ex Plutarcho, Tacito, Dione et aliis patet, ita ut hoc modo sumptum adagium Cannio non quadret, quem vult Erasmus dicere Hollandum esse et in mari quasi natum animal ideoque et equestris rei atque equitandi omnino rudem, alludens scilicet ad familiare nobis et in Hollandos proprie iactari solitum vernaculo idiomate adagium een Hollander te peerdt, quo uti nunc mos obtinuit cum ignarum et equitandi prorsus imperitum volumus intellegi.