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sura

Overview page. Subjects: Hinduism.

Synonymous with deva, probably on the basis that it is the opposite of asura, an ‘anti-god’ or demon in the post Ṛg Vedic understanding of the term.

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Licinius Sura, Lucius

Brian Campbell.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Ancient Roman History. 263 words.

Lucius Licinius Sura (ordinary *consul for the second time 102 ce, for the third time 107), from Hispania *Tarraconensis, was a man of great distinction and influence in the reign of *Trajan, whose...

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Palfurius Sura

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

(RE 2)

in Suetonius Domitianus 13 took the prize for Latin oratory at Domitian's Capitoline Games (Greek-style games (agōnes) in honour of Jupiter Capitolinus, first celebrated 86)...

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Palfurius Sura

Barbara M. Levick.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 115 words.

(RE 2)

in Suetonius Domitianus 13 took the prize for Latin oratory at Domitian's Capitoline Games (Greek-style games

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Palfurius Sura

Barbara Levick.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Ancient Roman History. 136 words.

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Sura (Syria)

in The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Late Antiquity. 102 words.

Fortress city in Syria *Euphratensis. It was captured by Shapur I in 253 (ŠKZ 13), apparently on

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Sura Academy

in The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Late Antiquity. 56 words.

Important rabbinic centre in Jewish Babylonia. Situated just east of the Euphrates River near al-*Hira in Persian southern

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Cornelius Lentulus Sura, Publius

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

(RE 240)

an undistinguished orator (Cicero Brutus 235), returned to Rome with Sulla (ibid. 311) and disgraced himself as quaestor 81 bc. Praetor repetundarum 74, he became consul...

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Licinius Sura, Lucius

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

(ordinary consul for the second time ad 102, for the third time 107), from Hispania Tarraconensis, was a man of great distinction and influence in the reign of Trajan, whose ...

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Licinius Sura, Lucius

John Brian Campbell.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 229 words.

(ordinary consul for the second time ad 102, for the third time 107), from Hispania Tarraconensis, was

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Cornelius Lentulus Sura, Publius

E. Badian.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 93 words.

(RE 240)

an undistinguished orator (Cicero Brutus 235), returned to Rome with Sulla (ibid. 311) and disgraced

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