tyrannis


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tyrannis

(tɪˈrænɪs)
n
an obsolete word for tyranny
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Immediately after the shooting Booth shouted, 'Sic semper tyrannis!' expressing his dissatisfaction with the tyranny.
Basileia, Monarchia, Tyrannis: Untersuchungen zu Entwicklung und Beurteilung von Alleinherrschaft im vorhellenistischen Griechenland.
Although Aristotle called the play by one word, Oedipus, subsequent writers titled it Oedipus Tyrannus, probably because the tragedy uses tyrannus or the related word for his power, tyrannis, on multiple occasions, including eight times to refer to Oedipus.
In this new, July 10th episode of "The 100," titled "Sic Semper Tyrannis," Murphy (Richard Harmon) decides to start a fire in Shadow Valley, which has a disastrous outcome.
Agamemnon, the Chorus perceive the beginning of tyrannis in the
The flag is on a field of dark blue and contains the seal of Virginia with the Latin motto "Sic Semper Tyrannis"--"Thus Always to Tyrants".
(3.1.1028-34) The conspirators pinpoint a sadistic vein in Caesar, which corroborates his depiction as a vicious tyrant by giving dramatic concreteness to Seneca's view that "tyrannis saevitia cordi est" (tyrants take delight in cruelty) and "tyranni in voluptatem saeviunt" (tyrants are cruel to serve their pleasure).
Weiterhin sind sein Dialog "Hieron" zu erwahnen, in dem es um das Thema der Unvertraglichkeit von Weisheit und Tyrannis geht, und das Buch uber "Mittel und Wege", in dem er Vorschlage fur eine Gesundung des athenischen Staatshaushaltes unterbreitet.