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Acheron

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In Greek mythology, one of the rivers of Hades.

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Achilles

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Son of Peleus and Thetis; greatest Greek hero in the Trojan War; central character of Homer's Iliad. He is king of Phthia, or ‘Hellas and Phthia’, in southern Thessaly, and his people are...

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Achilles Tatius

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Greek novelist from Alexandria, author of ‘The Story of Leucippe and Cleitophon’ (Ta kata Leukippēn kai Kleitophōnta) in eight books. Shown by papyri to be circulating by the late 2nd cent....

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Achilles Tatius

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(probably 3rd cent. ad),

author of a Greek commentary on Aratus (1), the only surviving part of his work Περὶ σφαίρας.

Ed. E. Maass, Commentariorum in Aratum Reliquiae...

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Acilii Glabriones

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Family. See generally M. Dondin–Payre, Exercice du pouvoir et continuité gentilice: Les Acilii Glabriones (1993).

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Acilius Attianus, Publius

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From Italica, fellow townsman of Hadrian, whose guardian he became in ad 85 (Scriptores Historiae Augustae Hadrian 1. 4, where Caelium is a scribal error). Nothing more is known of ...

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Acilius Glabrio, Manius

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(RE 35)

a novus homo, was tribune of the plebs 201 bc when he supported peace with Carthage on the terms agreed with Scipio Africanus. Praetor 196, he suppressed a ...

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Acilius Glabrio, Manius

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(RE 38)

son of (2), as praetor repetundarum (70 bc) presided over Verres' trial. Consul 67, he fought ineffectually against Mithradates VI until superseded by Pompey. ‘Lazy and...

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Acilius Glabrio, Manius

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(RE 37)

grandson of (1), son-in-law of a Scaevola (probably Q. Mucius Scaevola (1)), as tribune 122 bc passed a repetundae law providing for equites as jurors and making procedure...

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Acilius Glabrio, Manius

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(RE 40; Suppl. 1)

patrician and member of Domitian's consilium (council of advisers); as consul in ad 91 he had to fight in the arena at Domitian's Alban estate (see ...

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