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Annaeus Seneca, Lucius (2), Seneca 'the Younger', Roman author and adviser of Nero, 49–65 CE  

Leighton Durham Reynolds, M. T. Griffin, and Elaine Fantham

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Mar 2016
Annaeus Seneca (2), Lucius, was born at *Corduba (mod. Córdoba) in southern Spain between 4 bce and ce 1. He was born into a wealthy equestrian family of Italian stock, being the second son of the ... More

annals and annalists  

Tim Cornell

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Dec 2015
The Latin word annales (‘yearbooks’, ‘annals’) became the standard term for historical records in a general sense, and was frequently used by historians as a title for their works, probably in ... More

Annianus  

Edward Courtney

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Mar 2016
Annianus, a poet of Hadrian's time and friend of Aulus *Gellius, owned a Faliscan farm (Gell. NA 20. 8) and composed verse on country themes, probably entitled (carmina) Falisca, and ... More

Anser  

Edward Courtney

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Dec 2015
Anser, a salacious erotic poet (Ov. Tr. 2. 435); nothing remains of his works. He probably profiteered from Antony's (see antonius (2), m.) exactions (Cic. Orationes Phil. 13. 11), and ... More

Anthologia Latina  

M. D. Reeve

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Dec 2015
Anthologia Latina, a modern invention gradually created in print and not intrinsically distinct from Poetae Latini minores or the *Appendix Vergiliana, gathers poems mostly short that have no better ... More

anthologies, Latin  

Leofranc Holford-Strevens

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Dec 2015
Modern usage distinguishes the anthology, consisting of self-contained or detached texts from a specific corpus with little or no intervention by the compiler, from the miscellany, in which an author ... More

Anticato  

Christopher Pelling

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Dec 2015
Anticato, or (probably less correctly) Anticatones, *Caesar's two-book contribution to the propaganda exchanges following the death of M. *Porcius Cato (2) in 46 bce. Laudations came first ... More

Antonius Gnipho, Marcus  

R. A. Kaster

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Dec 2015
Antonius Gnipho, Marcus, a teacher of grammar and rhetoric (Suet. Gram. 7). After tutoring the young *Caesar, he set up school in his own house, where *Cicero heard him lecture on rhetoric in 66 bce. ... More

Aper, Marcus  

George Clement Whittick and M. Winterbottom

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Dec 2015
Aper, Marcus, an advocate (see advocacy) of Gallic origin who rose to the praetorship in the middle of the 1st cent. ce and visited Britain. He is known only from *Tacitus (1)'s Dialogus, ... More

Ap(h)thonius, Aelius Festus  

R. A. Kaster

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Dec 2015
Ap(h)thonius, Aelius Festus, name under which is transmitted a metrical treatise in four books: composed (probably) in the first half of the 4th cent. ce, the work was merged with the Ars grammatica ... More

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