The order is conferred for long and meritorious military service.
Interspersing them with his own problems. Next Xylander (Wilhelm I-Iolzmann) published a Latin translation (Basel, 1575), an altogether meritorious work, especially having regard to the difficulties he had with the text of his MS. The Greek text was first edited by C. G.
Hassall, 1901), a meritorious compilation and storehouse of facts, but not very readable.
The most meritorious act that a pilgrim can perform is to walk from the sea to the source of the river and back along the opposite bank.
The medaille militaire is awarded to private soldiers and non-commissioned officers who have distinguished themselves or rendered long and meritorious services.