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Two more quaestors were added in 267: they took charge of the tribute of the Italian allies.
After the First Punic War, the annexation of the island of Sicily and Sardinia/Corsica led to the appointment of two additional quaestors.
Originally, one could not become quaestor unless one had 10 years of experience in the army.
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Quaestors were elected officials of the Roman Republic who supervised the treasury and financial affairs of the state, its armies and its officers.
Some quaestors were assigned to work in the City, while others were assigned to the staffs of generals or governors.
During the reforms of Sulla in 81 BC, the minimum age for a quaestorship was set at 28 for patricians and at 30 for plebeians, and election to the quaestorship gave automatic membership in the Senate.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/qu/Quaestor.html   (146 words)

 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for quaestor
quaestor QUAESTOR [quaestor], Roman magistrate, with responsibility for the treasury; in early times a quaestor also had judicial powers.
He was quaestor in 104 BC and later tribune of the people.
He was quaestor (81) and twice praetor (75 and 63).
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=quaestor   (495 words)

 Workings of House Quaestor
Conversely however, it is not required to recognize the authority of a Quaestor who does not bear their fasces (though it may prove imprudent to do so; thefts of fasces to delay or obstruct Hermetic justice have been known to occur, but rarely have the culprits not been subjected to serious punishments for this offense).
While the power of jurisdiction of House Quaestor is well-established throughout the Order, the individual powers and responsibilities among the magi who comprise this House is considerably varied and highly regulated, to ensure that abuses do not occur and the rule of law prevails.
The post is filled by a willing magus of House Quaestor, usually of at least 40 years in age, by a majority vote of a quorum of the Magi of House Quaestor within the Tribunal.
www.unc.edu /~murphy/rabenstein/quaestors.html   (2847 words)

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 St Andrews - Standing Financial Instructions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Quaestor and Factor is responsible for the retention of financial documents in accordance with the Financial Operating Procedures and the University's requirements in law.
The Quaestor and Factor shall have responsibility for ensuring that a framework of procedures is in place to ensure that Research Grants and Contracts are awarded to the University and all costs associated with those Grants and Contracts may be identified and recovered.
The Quaestor and Factor is responsible for maintaining a record of the requirements for each endowment fund and for advising the Investment and Collections Committee on the control and investment of fund balances.
www.st-andrews.ac.uk /finance/SFI/sfi.shtml   (5168 words)

 Quaestor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
After about 420 BC there were four Quaestors, elected each year by the Comitia Tributa, and after 267 BC there were ten.
Some quaestors were assigned to work in the City, while others were assigned to the staffs of generals or served the Roman Governors as Lieutenant Governors in the provinces.
Today the title of Quaestor (Questore) persists in Italy and it represents a high Police office.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Quaestor   (207 words)

 Quaestor (Securities, Travel, Real estate)
Quaestor's Risk Management and Control System continuously decreases the risk associated with open positions by monitoring these three factors.
Through this mechanism, both Quaestor and its clients are protected from losses that may exceed coverage.
Quaestor's computer system determines the total required coverage by adding the individual margin requirements of the securities listed in the day-trade portfolio (and the securities that are entering the portfolio by executing the order).
www.quaestor.hu /index.phtml?ow_page_number=315   (377 words)

 The Avalon Project : Acilian Law on the Right to Recovery of Property Officially Extorted, 122 B.C.
A dictator, consul, praetor, master of the horse, censor, aedile, plebeian tribune, quaestor, triumvir capitalis, triumvir for granting and assigning lands, or military tribune in any of the first four legions shall not be summoned to court as long as he holds a magistracy or the imperium...
Whatsoever money is collected for the quaestor in accordance with this law, the said quaestor shall provide that it shall be placed in baskets and that the baskets shall be sealed with his own signet...
Each quaestor shall provide to the best of his ability that within the next five days after the assignment of the treasury as his province to him the baskets shad be unsealed; and that if the amount of money written on the said basket is found therein they shall be sealed anew...
www.yale.edu /lawweb/avalon/medieval/acilian_law.htm   (3196 words)

 Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, page 982   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The proconsul or praetor, who had the adminis­ tration of a province, was attended by a quaestor.
Besides the duties which they had in common with the pay-masters of the armies, they had to levy those parts of the public revenue in the province which were not farmed by the publicani, to control the publicani, and to for­ ward the sums raised, together with the accounts of them, to the aerarium.
In the time of Constantine the title of quaestor sacripalatii was given to a minister of great importance, whose office probably originated in that of the candidati principis.
www.ancientlibrary.com /smith-dgra/0989.html   (912 words)

Because of the fiscal nature of this appointment, the candidate must be gainfully employed and at least eighteen years of age, unless unanimously approved by the Senate.
The Quaestor acts as a Treasurer for Rome, and is accountable to the Senate for any funds collected.
The Quaestor is immediately elevated to the Senate (if he/she is not already a Senator).
www.romanempire.net /romepage/PolCht/quaestor.htm   (115 words)

 Cassiodorus: Chapter 3, The Variae
For the specific function of the quaestor in this age (as the Notitia Dignitatum informs us tersely) was literary: "Under the authority of the quaestor: drafting laws, answering petitions.''[[3]] The Notitia adds that the quaestor did not have his own officium (bureaucratic staff), but could requisition help from other imperial bureaus as necessary.
For it would seem that the quaestor's job was in large measure to put the best face on official pronouncements and to look after the sensibilities of the thin-skinned aristocracy.
However useful he may have been as quaestor in publicizing and praising Theoderic's actions for a Roman audience, however skillful a manager of bureaucrats he contrived to be as magister officiorum, he was still undeniably outside the narrowest inner circle of power.
www.georgetown.edu /faculty/jod/texts/cassbook/chap3.html   (11508 words)

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Quaestor : OK, you note a considerable cloud of dust to the west.
Quaestor : You can choose West or Southwest Treflid Namesayer: maybe one of my fireballs burnt down the castle Jarric Seligman: whichever gets us there fastest Todrin Rossik: So across the plains it is. Jarric Seligman: yes we've never been that way Todrin Rossik: Everyone keeps eyes out for orcs.
Quaestor : You have visions, the octagonal tower of Castle Tyyr, a terrible battle between the Balrog and a larger-than-life human, a fight that lasts many hours.
www.andrew.cmu.edu /user/cpride/Outlands/2004-11-21-02.txt   (7404 words)

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Quaestor : You notice mocasin-clad footprints crossing to the east Dion Cain: nwa ha ha Quaestor : [Tell] This time of year the grass is not good for tracking in.
Quaestor : [Tell] no, they APPEAR there, they move around a lot, and leave west Quaestor : [Tell] the slaad tracks are only there, like they came and went without walking.
Quaestor : oh oh Theoden P. Herdson: if its a dead end, then its a trap Quaestor : WELL that's supposed to be the basement of the Old castle.
www.andrew.cmu.edu /user/cpride/Outlands/2005-11-20-07.txt   (7725 words)

 Quaestor (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A Quaestor was a magistrate in the Roman Republic responsible for civil and military finances.
Quaestor (European Parliament) are officials elected to look after Members of the European Parliament.
Student organizations, fraternities and sororities often use the title of Quaestor for the function of treasurer.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Quaestor_(disambiguation)   (166 words)

 quaestor. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
), Roman magistrate, with responsibility for the treasury; in early times a quaestor also had judicial powers.
Quaestors were in theory deputies for consuls, praetors, or proconsuls.
A quaestorship was the first magistracy sought by an ambitious young man.
www.bartleby.com /65/qu/quaestor.html   (104 words)

 The Daniel Hood Bookshelf
The new Areopage had served for almost two decades as one of the late judge's investigative assistants, his quaestors, and her elevation to the post was universally acclaimed.
A trio of Southwark Guards on horseback led the way, talking and laughing amongst themselves; their jokes were at the expense of people further back in the column, a straggle of clerks and servants and packhorses that had only just reached the bottom of the rise, still out of sight of the town.
Quaestor Provyn is known to you, I believe." The men exchanged bows, and she turned to look for Liam, who stepped forward, still holding his reins.
www.sff.net /people/Dan.Hood/scaleschapt.htm   (5024 words)

 Quaestor (Securities, Travel, Real estate)
During the continuous trading of the investment notes, the investors can purchase the investment notes by signing the account-contract with the distributor, and the contract to authorize the purchase of the investment notes, and by paying the purchase price.
The trading price is the net asset value per certificate for a given day (day T), which is determined by the deposit manager on T+1 day, and announced by the fund manager on T+2 day.
When the Quaestor Group was shaping its entrepreneurial philosophy, it laid the main emphasis on the strategy of long-term development.
www.quaestor.hu /index.phtml?ow_page_number=367   (1620 words)

 University of Glasgow | Quaestor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Quaestor was in charge of the Treasury and the Library but could not spend anything except at the order of the masters.
The post was still in existence in 1850, when his responsibilities were to receive and keep account of all sums due to the Senate and, since all revenue from degrees went to the Library, also keep the Library accounts.
The Quaestor was elected annually on 26 June from the regents by the Dean of Faculties and the masters.
www.gashe.ac.uk:443 /public_docs/isaar/C1809.html   (190 words)

 Palingenesia of Laws of the Theodosian Dynasty: Introduction
The quaestors are numbered in chronological sequence, there being separate sequences for east and west, indicated by capital E or W (e.g.
Details of the dates and careers of the quaestors are to be found in Table 1 in the book.
As the serial numbers indicate, both are attributed to quaestor W4 and they together make up his fifth law in chronological sequence.
iuscivile.com /materials/honore/leges   (1580 words)

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Quaestor 75, praetor 66, supporter of Pompey, consul 63.
Lucius Sergius Catilina, patrician, served with Pompey the elder and Cicero in the Social War, lieutenant of Sulla, praetor 68, provincial governor of Africa, prosecuted but acquitted for repetundarum in 63.
Publius Cornelius Lentulus Sura, undistinguished orator, supporter of Sulla, disgraced as quaestor 81, praetor 74, consul 70, praetor 63, co-conspirator of Catiline and head of urban conspiracy.
www.skidmore.edu /academics/classics/courses/1999fall/hi202/cat-case-study.doc   (950 words)

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