Origins[ edit ] The origins of the word virtus can be traced back to the Latin word vir, "man". The common list of attributes associated with virtus are typically perceived masculine strengths, which may indicate its derivation from vir. From the early to the later days of the Roman Empire, there appears to have been a development in how the concept was understood. Originally virtus was used to describe specifically martial courage, but it eventually grew to be used to describe a range of Roman virtues.
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Nin, St Maria, , Ugljan on the island of Ugljan near Zadar , , It is interesting that both names Uljan and Uglian o can be seen on old maps of the island. Today there are altogether eight benedictine communities for nuns in Croatia: The only benedictine monastary for monks that remained to these days is Cokovac on the island of Pasman near Sibenik, not far from Zadar. See redovnice nuns and redovnici monks. The Croatian Prince Branimir made further steps in strengthening the relations with Rome.
The adjective form of the word is " comital ". The British and Irish equivalent is an earl whose wife is a "countess", for lack of an English term. In the late Roman Empire , the Latin title comes denoted the high rank of various courtiers and provincial officials, either military or administrative: In the Eastern Roman Empire, from about the seventh century, "count" was a specific rank indicating the commander of two centuriae i. Military counts in the Late Empire and the Germanic successor kingdoms were often appointed by a dux and later by a king.
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