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  1. Coriolanus was a Roman patrician of the early Republican period of Rome.
  2. Coriolanus is a play written by Shakespeare.
  3. Coriolanus is a very striking figure. (Web site)
  4. Coriolanus is one of Shakespeare's later plays, appearing about 1607.
  5. Coriolanus was banished after a successful military career and sought to get back at the Romans by allying himself with their enemy, the Volscians.


  1. Lentulus was also a writer of erotic poetry.
  2. Lentulus was at that time Praetor, and the persons of public officers were sacred.
  3. Lentulus was lowered into that place; then the executioners garroted him with a cord according to their instructions.
  4. Lentulus was to be president of their councils, Cassius was to manage the firing of the city, and Cethegus the massacre.

Lucius Caesar

  1. She had been the wife of Tiberius while Caius and Lucius Caesar were in their glory, and had disdained him as an unequal match.
  2. Ann. 1.43); he wished to avoid a possible confrontation with Gaius and Lucius Caesar, with whom he did not get along (Dio 55.9.1-6; Suet. (Web site)
  3. It was dedicated to his two sons, Gaius_Julius_Caesar_Vipsanianus and Lucius Caesar, adopted heirs of Augustus who both died young.

Lucius Antonius

  1. Together with Lucius Antonius, Mark Antony's brother, she raised eight legions in Italy to fight for Antony's rights against Octavian.
  2. Octavian besieged Fulvia and Lucius Antonius in the winter of 41 --- 40 BC, starving them into surrender. (Web site)
  3. His father died at a young age, leaving him and his brothers, [[Lucius Antonius|Lucius]] and [[Gaius Antonius|Gaius]], to the care of his mother.


  1. Lucullus is a flattering lord in Timon of Athens.
  2. Lucullus was the elder, but Pompey the more distinguished by his more numerous commands and his two triumphs. (Web site)
  3. Lucullus was the man responsible for bringing the sweet cherry and the apricot to Rome.
  4. Lucullus was unable to continue the war on account of his brother-in-law, and Clodius soon found himself unwelcome (Kahn 115).


  1. Nazarius was taught the faith by Saint Peter.
  2. Paulinus says distinctly that the date on which Nazarius suffered martyrdom is unknown.
  3. They landed at Genoa, and Nazarius decided that they ought to try once more to convert the people of Milan.


  1. Details of Philodemus' biography are scarce. (Web site)
  2. Philodemus does not stand out in histories of philosophy. (Web site)
  3. Some of the Greek papyrus was originally from the library of their ancestor and Epicurean philosopher - Philodemus of Gadara. (Web site)

Pontius Pilate

  1. Pontius Pilate was sent to him after massacring the Samaritans, and tiridates was set up (briefly) on the Parthian throne, as a result of Vitellius' actions.
  2. Pontius Pilate was the fifth governor of the Roman province of Judaea. (Web site)


  1. Pompey is also a common nickname for the English city of Portsmouth and its football team.
  2. Pompey is also the nickname of the city of Portsmouth in Hampshire, England.
  3. Pompey is one of the key antagonists in the fourth season of ''Xena: Warrior Princess'', portrayed by Australian actor Jeremy Callaghan.
  4. Pompey was 23 years old.
  5. Pompey was a rival and an ally of Marcus Crassus, and Gaius Julius Caesar. (Web site)


  1. Sulla is the first Roman general to act against the state in this way, and set a dangerous and often repeated sentiment.
  2. Sulla was a patrician, and a traditional political conservative, who had served under Marius as a competent officer in Numidia and Germany.
  3. Sulla was appointed by the Senate, however later Marius won appointment by the Assembly with the help of Publius Sulpicius Rufus.
  4. Sulla was born into a branch of the Cornelii gens, of impeccable Patrician background but at the time financially challenged. (Web site)
  5. Sulla was carrying Aristotle's manuscript with him, which he planned on taking to Rome.


  1. Stilicho is a great man, and I have had the honor of knowing him personally. (Web site)
  2. Stilicho was commander-in-chief of the western armies (magister utriusque militiae praesentalis).
  3. Stilicho was put to death in that same year, and, with all restraints removed, the Visigoths marched on Italy.
  4. Stilicho was regent for the Roman Empire while Emperor Honorius was a minor.
  5. Stilicho was the son of a VANDAL cavalry officer and a Roman lady.

Tullus Hostilius

  1. Tullus Hostilius is simply the duplicate of Romulus.
  2. Tullus Hostilius was a warring king.
  3. Tullus Hostilius was chosen by the senators because he was a Roman and because his grandfather had fought with Romulus against the Sabines.
  4. Tullus Hostilius was much like Romulus in his warlike behavior and completely unlike Numa in his lack of respect for the gods. (Web site)

Sergius Paulus

  1. The seventh argument is like the preceding, and is taken from the example of Sergius Paulus, which has been already mentioned.
  2. For it is not universally true, as Sergius Paulus, the deputy governor of Cyprus, had long before professed the Christian religion.
  3. Elymas the sorcerer is struck blind before Sergius Paulus.

Roman Jurists

  1. Roman jurists clearly separated the legal right to use a thing (ownership) from the factual ability to use and manipulate the thing (possession). (Web site)
  2. His voluminous and exhaustive treatise on Civil Law remained a text-book for centuries, and was a foundation for the Writings of all later Roman jurists.
  3. Some Roman jurists introduced Ius naturale as a further category.

Numa Pompilius

  1. According to legend, Numa Pompilius was the second of the Kings of Rome, succeeding Romulus. (Web site)
  2. The next king of Rome, according to tradition, was Tatius's son-in-law, Numa Pompilius, a peaceable and pious man.
  3. Most of the book discusses religious laws, beginning with approaching God in purity taken from Numa Pompilius and moving on to the Twelve Tables. (Web site)

Mark Antony

  1. Mark Antony is a trimvir in Antony and Cleopatra.
  2. Mark Antony is a very, very dominant figure in Roman history as you know.
  3. Mark Antony was an excellent soldier, but his lack of experience in naval engagements was to be his downfall.
  4. Mark Antony was the son and grandson of men of the same name.

Julius Caesar

  1. Julius CAESAR was the first Roman general to cast his eye toward the vast untamed wilderness and tribes of the barbarian world beyond the Rhine.
  2. Julius Caesar is a play written by Shakespeare.
  3. Julius Caesar is an excellent choice of reading material for senior high school students. (Web site)
  4. Julius Caesar is the most famous Roman, and every collector wants one of his coins.
  5. Julius Caesar was a Dictator Perpetuus ("life-long dictator "), which was a highly irregular form of dictator, an official position in the Roman republic.

Augustus Caesar

  1. So Caius came out in a solemn manner, and offered sacrifice to Augustus Caesar, in whose honor indeed these shows were celebrated.
  2. The Annals was Tacitus' final work, covering the period from the death of Augustus Caesar in the year 14.
  3. When Augustus Caesar Octavian, Caesar's heir and adopted son, arrived in Italy in April, Cicero formed a plan to play him against Antony.

Ancient Romans

  1. The ancient Romans were down-to-earth realists, not idealists.
  2. The ancient Romans were great builders. (Web site)
  3. The ancient Romans were great orators.
  4. The ancient Romans were like our fathers in their willingness or desire to tell us of themselves.
  5. The ancient Romans were very different from the ancient Greeks.


  1. And I beg of you, O Caius Aquillius, and of you the assessors, that you will attend to it carefully. (Web site)
  2. In 89BC it had been the turn of one Manius Aquillius.
  3. Aquillius sells the territory of Phrygia to King Mithridates V of Pontus and takes the money for himself. (Web site)

Adrian of Nicomedia

  1. March 4, circa 304: Adrian of Nicomedia is martyred for converting to the Christian faith.
  2. Adrian of Nicomedia, an ancient pagan officer who converted to Christianity, looks after arms dealers and butchers.


  1. Aegidius was allied to Childeric I, King of the Salian Franks, and helped him defeat the Visigoths at Orleans in 463.
  2. Aegidius was allied with Childeric I and on his death, which occurred in uncertain circumstances, was succeeded by his son Syagrius.
  3. Aegidius was the preceptor of the French king, Philip IV, the Fair, at whose request he wrote the work "De regimine Principum". (Web site)

Aelius Sejanus

  1. He left power in the hands of the commander of the guard, Aelius Sejanus.
  2. Aelius Sejanus begins to dominate the Roman Senate and Tiberius, after the death of Julius Caesar Drusus. (Web site)
  3. He finally withdrew to his villa in Capri and placed the Roman government in the hands of his praetorian prefect, Aelius Sejanus.

Aemilius Lepidus Paullus

  1. He had at least two sons; one was Aemilius Lepidus Paullus; and the other (name unknown) married Cornelia Scipio.
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Aemilius Macer

  1. The fact of his being addressed by Ovid in one of the epistles Ex Ponto shows that he was alive long after Aemilius Macer.
  2. Aemilius Macer of Verona was a Roman didactic poet. (Web site)


  1. Africanus was from the Santones, one of the states of Gaul; the origin of Quadratus I have not ascertained.
  2. Africanus was outraged, going as far as destroying the campaign's financial records while on the floor of the Senate as an act of defiance.

Albinovanus Pedo

  1. Albinovanus Pedo, Roman poet, flourished during the Augustan age. (Web site)
  2. A fragment of an epic by Albinovanus Pedo evidently describes the ordeal on the North Sea. (Web site)

Alypius of Antioch

  1. Alypius of Antioch was a geographer of the mid 4th century who was sent by the emperor Julian into Britain as vicarius. (Web site)
  2. Julian thought to rebuild at an extravagant expense the proud Temple once at Jerusalem, and committed this task to Alypius of Antioch.

Ambrosius Aurelianus

  1. Ambrosius Aurelianus is one of the few people Gildas identifies by name in his sermon De Excidio Britanniae. (Web site)
  2. Ambrosius Aurelianus was a Romano-British military commander against the Anglo-Saxon invasion. (Web site)
  3. Ambrosius Aurelianus (also sometimes referred to as Aurelius Ambrosius) was a powerful Romano-British leader in Britain. (Web site)

Ancus Marcius

  1. Ancus Marcius was the grandson of King Numa Pompilius by his daughter. (Web site)


  1. Antinous is also the lover within our hearts, the origin of our desire for beauty.
  2. Antinous was the perfect eromenos for Hadrian.
  3. Antinous was the last great god to arise from the Roman Empire.


  1. Apicius is a text to be used in the kitchen. (Web site)
  2. Apicius was a name applied to three celebrated Roman epicures : The first of whom lived during the Republic.

Appius Claudius

  1. Appius Claudius was also the father-in-law of Tiberius Gracchus. (Web site)
  2. Appius Claudius was keenly alive to the chance that he might not be reelected, in spite of his age and the honours he had enjoyed. (Web site)
  3. Appius Claudius was sent against the Volscians, the Aequi were left for Quinctius to deal with.
  4. Appius Claudius was sent against the Volscians; the Æquans fell to Quinctius as his province. (Web site)
  5. Appius Claudius was sent against the Volscians; the --quans fell to Quinctius as his province. (Web site)


  1. Atia was a religious and caring matron.
  2. Atia was so fearful for her son's safety that she and Philippus urged him to renounce his rights as Caesar's heir.

Aulus Platorius Nepos

  1. Aulus Platorius Nepos was a Roman politician of the early 2nd century.

Aulus Caecina

  1. There were two armies on the bank of the Rhine; that named the upper army had Caius Silius for general; the lower was under the charge of Aulus Caecina.
  2. That year triumphal honours were decreed to Aulus Caecina, Lucius Apronius, Caius Silius for their achievements under Germanicus.

Aulus Gellius

  1. The major Roman source, Varro 's book on the pontiffs, is lost: only a little of it survives in Aulus Gellius and Nonius Marcellus.
  2. Pacuvius' epitaph, said to have been composed by himself, is quoted by Aulus Gellius (i.
  3. Ep. v. 20. But eloquentiae is the reading of most of the MSS., and loquentiae, if Aulus Gellius (i.


  1. Ausonius was a Christian, but gives so little evidence of it that the fact has been questioned. (Web site)
  2. Ausonius was active during the mid to late 4th century AD (he died ca.
  3. Ausonius was apparently with Gratian during this time, as their experiences were the basis for his poem Bissula and two epigrams about the Danube River.

Avidius Cassius

  1. Avidius Cassius, the new governor of Syria, took over the legions in his province in 165.
  2. The Roman general Avidius Cassius captured Ctesiphon during another Parthian war in 164, but abandoned it when peace was concluded.
  3. Avidius Cassius, who led the Roman forces in the war, declared himself Emperor, and was acknowledged by the armies of Syria and Egypt.

Avidius Quietus

  1. Avidius Quietus was made governor of Roman Britain in c.


  1. Balista was Praetorian prefect under the Macriani, and possibly also under Valerian, whom he accompanied to the East.
  2. The balista was a weapon related to catapults, but which fired stones or heavy javelins weighing 6-7 pounds each, and with ranges of up to 450-500 yards.

Barea Soranus

  1. Barea Soranus, Roman senator, lived in the reign of Nero.
  2. Musonius Rufus then made a violent attack on Publius Celer, accusing him of having brought about the destruction of Barea Soranus by perjury.
  3. As for the impeachment of Barea Soranus, Ostorius Sabinus, a Roman knight, had already claimed it for himself. (Web site)


  1. May some choice patron bless each grey goose quill, May every Bavius have his Bufo still. (Web site)
  2. Bavius and Maevius were two stupid and malevolent critics in the age of Augustus Caesar who belittled and attacked the talents of superior writers.
  3. In the Dunciad, Book III, Pope has Bavius dip the transmigrating souls of poetasters in Lethe, making them doubly stupid before being born as hack writers. (Web site)


  1. Blossius was spared, probably because he had connexions with some of the nobles rather than because his reply inspired respect.


  1. Bonifacius followed close upon the track of his orthodox coadjutor Charles. (Web site)
  2. But Aetius, anticipating her, wrote to Bonifacius secretly that the mother of the emperor was plotting against him and wished to put him out of the way. (Web site)
  3. Haneberg, Daniel Bonifacius von - German prelate and Orientalist of the nineteenth century, b.


  1. Probus had also put down three usurpers, Saturninus, Proculus and Bonosus.
  2. The younger Heraclius' cousin Niketas launched an overland invasion of Egypt; by 609, he had defeated Phocas's general Bonosus and secured the province.

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