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churches, early Christian

Bryan Ward-Perkins.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Early Christianity; Byzantine Studies; Greek and Roman Archaeology. 585 words.

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Constantia, half-sister of Constantine and wife of Licinius

Julia Hillner.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Early Christianity; Byzantine Studies; Ancient Roman History. 4623 words.

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Dracontius, Blossius Aemilius

Alun Hudson-Williams and Frederick James Edward Raby.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Early Christianity; Byzantine Studies; Classical Literature. 323 words.

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Eustathius

John Francis Lockwood and Robert Browning.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Early Christianity; Classical Literature; Byzantine Studies. 532 words.

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Martianus Minneus Felix Capella

Danuta Shanzer.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Early Christianity; Byzantine Studies; Classical Literature. 500 words.

Composed in Vandalic *Carthage (see Vandals), probably in the last quarter of the 5th cent. ce, a prosimetrical Latin encyclopaedia of the seven Liberal Arts (grammar, dialectic, rhetoric—the...

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Pompeius , African grammarian, late 5th–early 6th cent. ce

R. A. Kaster.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Early Christianity; Byzantine Studies; Classical Literature. 68 words.

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Tetricus, Gaius Pius Esuvius, Roman emperor

John Frederick Drinkwater.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Early Christianity; Byzantine Studies; Ancient Roman History. 98 words.

Gaius Pius Esuvius Tetricus became emperor in Gaul in 271 ce. In the literary tradition he appears weaker than *Postumus and *Victorinus, finally betraying his own army to *Aurelian at...

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Vatican

Bryan Ward-Perkins.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Early Christianity; Byzantine Studies; Greek and Roman Archaeology; Religion in the Ancient World. 364 words.

Vatican, an extramural area of the city of Rome, on the right bank of the *Tiber around the mons Vaticanus. In the early empire the Vatican was the site of an imperial park (the horti...

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Victorinus, Marcus Piavvonius

John Frederick Drinkwater.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Early Christianity; Byzantine Studies; Ancient Roman History. 129 words.

Praetorian prefect (see praefectus praetorio) of the Gallic usurper, *Postumus, whom he succeeded in 269 AD after the ephemeral reign of Marius. Though he abandoned *Spain and lost eastern...

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