publicanus

publicanus
*publicanus, i, m., tax-gatherer.

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  • PUBLICANUS — nomen navis, de qua vide supra, voce Navis …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • publicanus — /pablakeynas/ In Roman law, a farmer of the customs; a publican …   Black's law dictionary

  • publicanus — (Civil law.) Same as publican …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • πουμπλικάνους — (publicanus). Στην αρχαία Ρώμη, ονομαζόταν έτσι το άτομο που έπαιρνε σε δημοπρασία κρατική περιουσία (εδάφη, ορυχεία κλπ.), προς εκμετάλλευση. Κατά κανόνα προερχόταν από την τάξη των ιππέων. Οι π. ανελάμβαναν επίσης την κατασκευή δημόσιων έργων ή …   Dictionary of Greek

  • publicain — [ pyblikɛ̃ ] n. m. • 1190; lat. publicanus 1 ♦ Dans l Antiquité, Riche chevalier romain qui prenait à ferme le recouvrement des impôts. Employé subalterne de ces chevaliers. Le pharisien et le publicain de l Évangile. 2 ♦ Vx Fermier général. ●… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • PUBLICANI — alias Decumani, quod decumas in Provinciis Populo Rom. debitas a Magistratibus redimerent, appellati, publicae conducere vectigalia, et pro iis certam Romanis summam repraesentare solebant. Honestus olim apud Romanos hominum ordo: at apud… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • publican — PUBLICÁN, publicani, s.m. Persoană care strângea impozitele la romani. – Din lat. publicanus. Trimis de oprocopiuc, 24.04.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  publicán s. m. (sil. bli ), pl. publicáni Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic … …   Dicționar Român

  • publican — /pub li keuhn/, n. 1. Chiefly Brit. a person who owns or manages a tavern; the keeper of a pub. 2. Rom. Hist. a person who collected public taxes. 3. any collector of taxes, tolls, tribute, or the like. [1150 1200; ME < L publicanus. See PUBLIC,… …   Universalium

  • Publicano — ► sustantivo masculino HISTORIA Adjudicatario de un servicio público y, en particular, recaudador de impuestos, entre los antiguos romanos. * * * publicano (del lat. «publicānus») m. Entre los romanos, arrendador de las rentas públicas y de las… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Publican — Pub li*can, n. [L. publicanus: cf. F. publicain. See {Public}.] 1. (Rom. Antiq.) A farmer of the taxes and public revenues; hence, a collector of toll or tribute. The inferior officers of this class were often oppressive in their exactions, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • publican — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Latin publicanus tax farmer, from publicum public revenue, from neuter of publicus Date: 13th century 1. a. a Jewish tax collector for the ancient Romans b. a collector of taxes or tribute 2 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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