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Festus

Festus (Sextus Pompeius Festus), fl. some time between A.D. 100 and 400, Roman lexicographer; his surviving work, On the Meaning of Words, is an abridgment of the lost glossary of Marcus Verrius Flaccus. It is important as a primary source for Roman scholarship and Roman antiquities. Paul the Deacon abridged Pompeius Festus' work.
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There were law students who read "Noctes Ambrosianae," the 'Age of Reason', and Bailey's "Festus," as well as Blackstone's 'Commentaries;' and there was a public library in that village of six hundred people, small but very well selected, which was kept in one of the lawyers' offices, and was free to all.
At the meeting were the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami; Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed; Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Festus Keyamo, among others.
Ms Pheko-Moshagane was speaking at the bank's appreciation dinner which was attended by the Vice President Mr Slumber Tsogwane and former President Mr Festus Mogae in Gaborone on April 24.
The members are Justice (Rtd) Festus Azangalala, Ambrose Weda, Andrew Bahati Mwamuye, Lucy Kambuni, Sylvia Wanjiku Muchiri and Amina Abdalla.
figure By ABDULRAHMAN SHERIFF Bandari suffered their first SportPesa Premier League home defeat of the campaign after falling 2-1 to visiting Kakamega Homeboyz at Mbaraki Sports Club in Mombasa on Wednesday.Bandari winger Shaaban Kenga was on the mark in the first five minutes but the visitors levelled before half time through Festus Omukoto.
38-year-old Winston Gonsehn and 35-year-old Festus Gaye were lynched in LPRC Zone 2 community, Ganta after they had been suspected of ritualistic activity.
Festus Nzeyimana, Sister Reginette's parish priest, recalled of a phone conversation they had in 2015.
She was sentenced at the Old Bailey with brother Festus, 33, who admitted three similar charges and got 10 months.
The 35-year-old solicitor, who now faces a possible jail sentence, was accused of colluding with her brother Festus after her car was clocked going 41mph in a 30mph zone in the village of Thorney near Peterborough.
When she asked her brother about the ticket, Festus told her it was all "sorted", she claimed.
The 35-year-old solicitor, who now faces a possible jail sentence, was accused of colluding with her brother, Festus, after her car was clocked going 41mph in a 30mph zone in the village of Thorney, near Peterborough.
August 20, 2018 (JUBA) - The Chairperson of the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC), Festus G.