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Blossius, Gaius  

Ernst Badian

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Dec 2015
Descendant of a prominent anti-Roman family of Hannibalic *Capua and a student of Stoic philosophy (see stoicism), was a friend of Ti. *Sempronius Gracchus (3), after whose death he joined ... More

Claudius Aristocles, Tiberius  

M. B. Trapp

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Dec 2015
Tiberius Claudius Aristocles of *Pergamum (2nd cent. ce), was a Peripatetic philosopher turned sophist who also held the consulship. As sophist he studied under *Herodes Atticus, taught in ... More

education, Roman  

J. V. Muir

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Dec 2015
There is very little reliable evidence bearing upon formal education in the early period. Education was then certainly centred on the family and was probably based upon apprenticeship supervised by ... More

Iunius Arulenus Rusticus, Quintus  

Brian Campbell

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Dec 2015
Quintus Iunius Arulenus Rusticus, suffect consul 92 ce, a Stoic philosopher (see stoicism), friend of *Thrasea Paetus, whose defence of senatorial rights he supported. As tribune in 66 Rusticus was ... More

Musonius Rufus, Gaius, of Volsinii  

William David Ross and M. T. Griffin

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Mar 2016
Roman eques (see equites) and Stoic philosopher (see Stoicism), seems to have been born before ce 30 and to have died before 101/2. About ce 60*Rubellius Plautus was banished by *Nero to ... More

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