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Aristius Fuscus, Marcus  

Peter G. M. Brown

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Dec 2015
Friend of *Horace and addressee of Ode 1. 22 and Epist. 1. 10; also mentioned in Sat. 1. 9. 60 ff. and 1. 10. 83. Said by *Pomponius Porphyrio to have been an eminent *grammaticus and an author of ... More

Ar(r)uns  

Tim Cornell

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Dec 2015
Ar(r)uns, the Latinized form of a common Etruscan praenomen, widely attested in Etruscan inscriptions in the form arnθ. A legendary Arruns appears in the Aeneid (11. 759 f.) among the Etruscan allies ... More

Arruntius Celsus  

R. A. Kaster

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Dec 2015
Arruntius Celsus, grammatical authority of uncertain date (before mid-3rd cent. ce) cited by *Iulius Romanus (in Charisius), *Diomedes (3), *Consentius, *Priscian, and (perhaps) the ... More

Arruntius Stella, Lucius  

Mario Citroni

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Dec 2015
Lucius Arruntius Stella, *suffect consul 101 or 102 ce(CIL 6. 1492; Mart. 12.2. 10). Born in Padua (*Patavium), he became quindecimvir sacris faciundis and was in charge (as aedile?) of the ... More

ars  

M. Winterbottom

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Dec 2015
Ars, Gk. technē, ‘art’, came to have the concrete sense ‘treatise’. Handbooks whose titles incorporated this word were often concerned with grammar or rhetoric. *Ovid's Ars ... More

Arusianus Messius  

R. A. Kaster

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Dec 2015
Arusianus Messius, rhetorician, compiled an alphabetical list of nouns, adjectives, verbs, and prepositions that admit more than one construction (Exempla elocutionum: ed. Keil, Gramm. Lat. 7. ... More

Ascanius  

Stephen J. Harrison

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Dec 2015
Ascanius, character in literature and mythology, son of *Aeneas. Not mentioned in Homer, he appears in the Aeneas-legend by the 5th cent. bce, at first as one of several sons of Aeneas (Hellanicus, ... More

Asconius Pedianus, Quintus  

Peter Kenneth Marshall

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Dec 2015
Quintus Asconius Pedianus 3–88 ce: probable meaning of Jer. Chron. on 76, his death coming 12 years after the onset of blindness; the earliest reference to his activities may be Servius' remark (on ... More

Asianism and Atticism  

M. Winterbottom

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Dec 2015
The Greek orators of Asia Minor during the Hellenistic period developed a new style of oratory, marked by wordplay, emotional effect, bombast, and rhythm; some idea of it can be obtained from the ... More

Asinius Quadratus, Gaius  

Howard Hayes Scullard and Antony Spawforth

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Dec 2015
Asinius Quadratus, Gaius, author of the Thousand Years (Χιλιετηρίς), a fifteen-book history of Rome from the beginnings to Severus Alexander with a Greek slant (it was written in Ionic Greek and ... More

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