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A′ccius, Lucius (170–<i>c.</i>86 <span class="smallCaps">bc</span>)

Edited by M. C. Howatson.

in The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Literature. 277 words.

Latin poet and literary scholar, from Picenum in Umbria. He was a younger contemporary of the tragedian *Pacuvius and

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‘A’isha bt. Abi Bakr

in The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Late Antiquity. 116 words.

One of the wives of *Muhammad and the daughter of the first *caliph, *Abu Bakr (r.

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‘A’isha bt. Talha

in The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Late Antiquity. 43 words.

Daughter of *Muhammad’s *Companion *Talha b. ‘Ubayd Allah. She was also the niece of *

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Aachen ambo ivories

in The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Late Antiquity. 105 words.

The *ambo at the cathedral in Aachen (Aix-la-Chapelle) is embellished with six *ivories probably of the early 8th

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Ab Actis

in The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Late Antiquity. 45 words.

A senior member of the *officium of a *Praefectus Praetorio, *Praefectus Urbi, *Vicarius,

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<i>Ab Urbe Condita</i>: Roman History on the Shield of Aeneas

Andreola Rossi.

in Citizens of Discord

July 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical Literature. 5919 words.

This chapter offers a reading of the shield of Aeneas that shows civil war to be disturbingly present in an artefact announced as a history of Rome's triumphs: civil war fights for space...

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Aba I, Mar (552)

in The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Late Antiquity. 297 words.

Author and *catholicus of the *Church of the East. He was a former Persian official converted from

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abacus

William David Ross and Michael Vickers.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 98 words.

(ἄβαξ, ἀβάκιον), a counting-board, the usual aid to reckoning in antiquity. The Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans alike used a board

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abacus

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 101 words.

a counting-board, the usual aid to reckoning in antiquity. The Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans alike used a board with vertical

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Abaris

Alan H. Griffiths.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Religion in the Ancient World. 133 words.

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