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Dux

Dux \Dux\, n. [L., leader.] (Mus.) The scholastic name for the theme or subject of a fugue, the answer being called the comes, or companion. [1913 Webster] ||

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dux

n. 1 (context UK English) The top academic student in a school, or in a year of school; the top student in a specified academic discipline. 2 (context historical English) A high-ranking commander in the Roman army, responsible for more than one legion. 3 (context music English) The subject of a fugue, answered by the comes.

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Dux

Dux (; plural: duces) is Latin for "leader" (from the noun dux, ducis, "leader, general") and later for duke and its variant forms ( doge, duce, etc.).

During the Roman Republic, dux could refer to anyone who commanded troops, including foreign leaders, but was not a formal military rank. In writing his commentaries on the Gallic Wars, Julius Caesar uses the term only for Celtic generals, with one exception for a Roman commander who held no official rank.

DUX (video game)

DUX is an independently developed scrolling shooter video game by HUCAST.Net & KTX Software Development. for the Sega Dreamcast. The game was released on July 17, 2009 worldwide. There is also a 500-print limited editionDUX with a game soundtrack on a separate disc. The game was available from HUCAST.net, Play-Asia, Videogamesnewyork and various other retailers.

Dux (disambiguation)

Dux, Latin for leader, could refer to anyone who commanded troops, such as tribal leaders.

Dux may also refer to:

  • DUX submachine gun, a line of submachine guns designed at the Oviedo Arsenal in Spain
  • DUX (video game), a video game by HUCAST for the SEGA Dreamcast
  • DUX, Dux Records, Poland
  • Dux Factory, a Russian aircraft factory during World War I
  • Duchcov or Dux, a town in Teplice, Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic
  • Dux, the lead melody in a canon
  • Dux, biography of Benito Mussolini written by Margherita Sarfatti in 1925
  • Oregon Ducks, the name of the University of Oregon sports teams
Dux (Sebastiano Vassalli)

“Dux” is a novel written by the Italian writer Sebastiano Vassalli. It deals with Giacomo Casanova’s last years, spent in the castle od Dux under the protection of the count of Waldstein. The title is the name of the town where the last battle of Casanova takes place: the one against the “bohemian beasts”, as he refers to the other servants of the castle.

Usage examples of "dux".

I have torn up my first complaint and have written a second in Latin, which an advocate of Bilin has translated for me and which I have deposited at the office of the judiciary at Dux.

As I seemed to come upon Casanova at home, it was as if I came upon old friend, already perfectly known to me, before I had made my pilgrimage to Dux.

He did not return to Czaslau, but in September 1785 he was at Teplitz where he found Count Waldstein whom he accompanied to his castle at Dux.

PREFACE CHILDHOOD AND ADOLESCENCE CASANOVA AT DUX An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons I The Memoirs of Casanova, though they have enjoyed the popularity of a bad reputation, have never had justice done to them by serious students of literature, of life, and of history.

Octave Uzanne, though he had not himself visited Dux, had indeed procured copies of some of the manuscripts, a few of which were published by him in Le Livre, in 1887 and 1889.

It is curious that this very important manuscript, which supplies the one missing link in the Memoirs, should never have been discovered by any of the few people who have had the opportunity of looking over the Dux manuscripts.

Casanova laughed, wept, and told him that God had ordered him to make this trip of six weeks, to leave without speaking of it, and to return to his chamber at Dux.

The Emperor asked me this morning, 6th October, how I employed my time at Dux, and I told him that I was making an Italian anthology.

Casanova, brother of the celebrated painter, actually lives at Dux in Bohemia where the Count Waldstein has established him as guardian of his important library.

Beyond the publication of these fragments, nothing has been done with the manuscripts at Dux, nor has an account of them ever been given by any one who has been allowed to examine them.

He accepted, and for the fourteen remaining years of his life lived at Dux, where he wrote his Memoirs.

Castle of Dux, near Teplitz, and there he spent the fourteen remaining years of his life.

Sometimes I went in the boar-ornamented armor and other insignia of my marshalcy, sometimes in the elegant raiment that a herizogo or dux is entitled to flaunt, but most often I went in the anonymous dress of a simple country wayfarer.

Dux to the Comes, I do not think we can, with the Notitia before us, assert that the Provincial Duces were regularly subordinated to the Diocesan Comes, as the Provincial Consulares were to the Diocesan Vicarius.

PREFACE CHILDHOOD AND ADOLESCENCE CASANOVA AT DUX An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons I The Memoirs of Casanova, though they have enjoyed the popularity of a bad reputation, have never had justice done to them by serious students of literature, of life, and of history.