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praefect

(ˈpriːfɛkt)
n
(Roman Catholic Church) a variant spelling of prefect4, prefect5, prefect6, prefect7
praefectorial adj
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John the Almsgiver (early thirteenth century), based on the Latin Vita Sancti Joannis Eleemosynarii of Anastasius the Librarian,(17) contains an episode (1301-494) in which Nicetas, Augustal Praefect of Egypt, attempts to persuade John, the Patriarch, to donate the contents of his treasury to him.
John the Almsgiver (early thirteenth century), based on the Latin Vita Sancti Joannis Eleemosynarii of Anastasius the Librarian, (17) contains an episode (1301-494) in which Nicetas, Augustal Praefect of Egypt, attempts to persuade John, the Patriarch, to donate the contents of his treasury to him.
with the decrees of despots and praefects of the old Eastern and Western Empire, into a sort of politico-salmagundy of superstition, barbarism, incongruous tyranny and mail morality; sauced, seasoned, and garnished to the true taste of royal and aristocratical epicureanism, by .