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annales maximi  

Tim Cornell

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Dec 2015
Annales maximi, a chronicle kept by the *pontifex maximus. Under the Roman republic the pontifex maximus used to keep an annual record, and to publish a version of it outside the *Regia on a whitened ... More

Antinoöpolis  

Walter Eric Harold Cockle

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Mar 2016
A nome capital (see nomos (1)) of Middle Egypt east of the Nile, founded in ce 130 by Hadrian in memory of *Antinous (2) on a necropolis containing a temple of Rameses II. The via Hadriana ... More

Antium  

Edward Togo Salmon and T. W. Potter

Antium (mod. Anzio), in *Latium. It was occupied from at least the 8th cent. bce by people with a material culture resembling that of Rome itself. It was certainly Latin in the 6th cent. bce (Dion. ... More

Apennine culture  

D. W. R. Ridgway

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Dec 2015
Apennine culture is the term used to describe the material aspects (mainly ceramic) of the mixed economy attested along the Apennine chain between the Bolognese and the south-east tip of peninsular ... More

Aphrodisias, school of  

Andrew F. Stewart

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Dec 2015
The existence of an Aphrodisian sculptural school was first proposed in 1943, on the basis of numerous statues in Roman and other museums signed by sculptors bearing the ethnic ... More

Apicius  

Nicholas Purcell

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Dec 2015
Apicius, proverbial cognomen of several Roman connoisseurs of luxury, especially in food, in particular M. Gavius Apicius (PIR2 G 91), notorious resident of the resort of *Minturnae in the Tiberian ... More

Apollodorus (7), of Damascus, Greek architect for Trajan, 2nd cent. CE  

Nicholas Purcell

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Dec 2015
Apollodorus (7), of *Damascus, building-expert (architektōn) to whom are attributed the *forum Traiani and baths of *Trajan (Cass. Dio 69. 4: he may therefore be responsible for *Trajan's ... More

Aquae Mattiacae  

John Frederick Drinkwater

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Dec 2015
Aquae Mattiacae (mod. Wiesbaden), developed in the 1st cent. ce as an auxiliary-fort (see auxilia), first as a Rhine-bridgehead and then as part of the *limes. From the early 2nd to the mid-3rd ... More

Aquae Sextiae  

John Frederick Drinkwater

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Dec 2015
Aquae Sextiae (mod. Aix-en-Provence), the first Roman foundation in *Transalpine Gaul, was established as a fort by C. *Sextius Calvinus in 123 bce after his defeat of the Salluvii and in 102 bce was ... More

Aquae Sulis  

Martin Millett

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Dec 2015
Aquae Sulis (mod. Bath), attributed by *Ptolemy (4) to the civitas Belgarum (see belgae). The hot springs, perhaps used in the iron age, were developed from the Neronian period and ... More

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