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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

Barbara Levick.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Ancient Roman History. 136 words.

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Cornelius Lentulus Sura, Publius

Ernst Badian.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Ancient Roman History. 96 words.

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Sallust’s List of Conspirators

Ronald Syme.

in Approaching the Roman Revolution

November 2016; p ublished online December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical History. 1038 words.

This note provides a prosopographical discussion of the list of adherents of Catiline’s conspiracy provided by Sallust. These characters belong to the senatorial and equestrian orders, and...

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Sosius Senecio, Quintus, Roman consul, 99 and 107 CE

Brian Campbell.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Ancient Roman History. 277 words.

A significant public figure in the time of *Trajan, although attempts to reconstruct his career are largely speculative and depend partly on the disputed attribution to him of an acephalous...

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Iulius Ursus Servianus, Lucius, b. c. 47 CE

Brian Campbell.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Ancient Roman History. 297 words.

Lucius Iulius Ursus Servianus, born c. 47 ce, husband of *Hadrian's sister, Aelia Domitia Paullina, held his first, *suffect, consulship in 90, if he may be identified with the Servius Iulius...

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Early Islamic Historical Writing

James Howard‐Johnston.

in Witnesses to a World Crisis

June 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical History. 20039 words.

The investigation enters a new phase, that of vetting Islamic sources. The Qur'an is shown to be an important historical source for the biography of the Prophet and the evolution of the ummanull...

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The Republic in Danger

Andrew Pettinger.

May 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Classical History. 280 pages.

M. Scribonius Drusus Libo has always been considered an inexplicable victim of predatory prosecutors, destroyed in the changed conditions of Tiberius’ succession to the founder of the...

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