To the second floor on which the window was situated, he ascended, much pre-occupied in mind by the uncertainties besetting the Roman Empire, and much regretting the death of the amiable Pertinax: who only last night had left the Imperial affairs in a state of great confusion, by falling a victim to the fury of the praetorian guards
Caligula was destroyed by his hand-picked Praetorian Guards
when they found out that he had become a liability.
Once you're plugged in and looking through the visor, your motion-sensing lightsaber controller gains a digital blade you can use to duel the likes of Kylo Ren and Darth Vader, and even the red armor-clad Praetorian Guards
from Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
Photo shows Stormtrooopers and Praetorian guards
posing on the red carpet for the European Premiere of 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' at the Royal Albert Hall in London.
For Khamenei and his praetorian guards
, the most important question is not just the survival of the regime but also its revolutionary values.
The rise of election-related killings typifies how the era of roaming and marauding armies has now been replaced with the age of praetorian guards
jealously defending entrenched presidents from potential rivals.
Persia had the "eyes and ears of the King" (Gli occhi e le orecchie del re), Spartans employed a secret police known as "Krypteia," while the Roman Empire under Nero had the Praetorian Guards
From patronage of institutions and individuals, the dynasties, over the years, have mastered the art of creating coteries, which act as their praetorian guards
, drawing protective veils around them, thereby further highlighting the folklore surrounding these families and using it as the tipping point towards forward movement.
Soon, the ideology and its praetorian guards
subverted the activity through an overtly active court, saving Islam from the invasion of an infidel culture.