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 Aelian (Aelianus Tacticus) - LoveToKnow 1911
AELIAN (AELIANUS TACTICUS), Greek military writer of the 2nd century A.D., resident at Rome.
He is sometimes confused with Claudius Aelianus, the Roman writer referred to below.
Aelian's military treatise, T a crucii Oewpia, is dedicated to Hadrian, though this is probably a mistake for Trajan, and the date A.D. 106 has been assigned to it.
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 ELIANUS, CLAUDIUS, a sophist of the first third of the 3rd century A
AELIANUS, CLAUDIUS, a sophist of the first third of the 3rd century A.D., from Praenest near Rome.
Aelianus was little interested in the Parthians, his contemporaries, and he rarely alludes to the Euphrates frontier (Nat.
Aelianus, On the Characteristics of Animals, with an English translation by A. Schofields, London-Cambridge Mass., Loeb ed., 3 vols., 1958-59.
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According to his ‘Varia Historia,’ Aelianus Claudius was a native of Praeneste and a citizen of Rome, at the time of the emperor Hadrian.
He taught Greek rhetoric at Rome, and hence was known as “the Sophist.” He spoke and wrote Greek with the fluency and ease of a native Athenian, and gained thereby the epithet of “the honey-tongued”.
Aelianus was more of a moralizer than an artist in words; his style has no distinctive literary qualities, and in both of his chief works is the evident intention to set forth religious and moral principles.
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 Aelian (Claudius Aelianus) - LoveToKnow 1911
AELIAN (CLAUDIUS AELIANUS), Roman author and teacher of rhetoric, born at Praeneste, flourished under Septimius Severus and probably outlived Elagabalus (d.
He spoke Greek so perfectly that he was called "honey-tongued" (t eXiyXcoQ60s); although a Roman he preferred Greek authors, and wrote in Greek himself.
This page was last modified 09:14, 6 Oct 2006.
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 Catoblepas - Megaten Wiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Legendary creature from Ethiopia, described first by Pliny the Elder and later by Claudius Aelianus.
Claudius Aelianus (On the Nature of Animals, 7.6) provided a fuller description: the creature was a mid-sized herbivore, about the size of a domestic bull, with a heavy mane, narrow, bloodshot eyes, and shaggy eyebrows.
In his description, the animal's gaze was not lethal, but its breath was poison, since it ate only poisonous vegetation.
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 Claudio Eliano - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre
En ocasiones la obra de Aelianus choca al lector moderno por ser enormemente crédulo, pero en otras deja claro que meramente esta relatando lo que otros han dicho, e incluso a veces que él mismo no lo cree.
El trabajo de Aelianus es una de las fuentes del estudio de la naturaleza en la Edad Media y de los bestiarios medievales.
De todas formas, Jane Ellen Harrison encontró interesantes restos de ritos arcaicos mencionados por Aelianus en su Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion (1903).
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 Catoblepas - Monstropedia - the largest encyclopedia about monsters
The catoblepas (from the Greek καταβλέπω, 'to look downwards') is a legendary creature from Ethiopia, described first by Pliny the Elder and later by Claudius Aelianus.
It has the body of a buffalo and a head of a hog (swine)hog.
Claudius Aelianus (On the Nature of Animals, 7.6) provided a fuller description: the creature was a mid-sized herbivore, about the size of a bull, with a heavy mane, narrow, bloodshot eyes, scaly backs and shaggy eyebrows.
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And after these Erigenia bare the star Eosphorus, and the gleaming stars with which heaven is crowned.
He explained that it was practiced on the river Astræus in Macedonia; a Roman province at the time.
Claudius Aelianus, De natura Animalium, Vol XV, 1.
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 Missouri Trout Hunter -- Fly Fishing
An ancient Roman historian by the name of Claudius Aelianus, who made his reputation as a military writer (think "war correspondent" for the Roman army), documented flyfishing by the Macedonians more than 1800 years ago in the following manner:
Of course, no can be certain, but it also appears as if they were actually trout fishermen.
Claudius Aelianus described the fish as having a "spotted exterior", and he identified the river in question as the Astracus River, which holds brown trout to this day.
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 Alibris: Claudius
The descendants and ancestors of Claudius Franklin Cheney
AD 170 at Praeneste, was a pupil of the rhetorician Pausanias of Caesarea, and taught and practised rhetoric.
Claudian was one of the last great Latin poets of the classical tradition, writing in the fourth century A.D. This simplified text of his poem, De Raptu Prosperpinae, has a facing-page translation to make the work more accessible to non-specialists.
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 Dog Pictures - Bloodhound
While it is difficult to prove the exact time of origin of this breed, it is often thought the bloodhound was found in Mediterranean regions years before the Christian era.
In Historia Animalium by Claudius Aelianus of the 3rd century A.D., a dog known for his scenting abilities was described and noted for its determination to stay with the trail until the end.
Other sources suggest that the bloodhound was found in Europe many years before the Crusades and that the first examples of the breed were brought there from Constantinople.
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I must say, I’ve never thought of filling my bait bag with rice in order to catch a fish.
Claudius Aelianus, Roman who lived during the third century A.D., wrote about fly-fishing for trout.
He made lures of feathers, lead, and bronze.
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 Caes Summary
Origin and History the Bloodhound is a dog for great hunting, being originary of Belgium where Chien de Saint Hubert is called.
In Century III, Claudius Aelianus, mentioned with emphasis an excellent race of hounds with faro and great determination in the tracking the acuação of the canine tooth.
One also says, that the Bloodhound was taken for England for Guillermo the Conqueror in 1066 and that it is about one of races of the older and purer farejadores.
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 UCR Libraries Website
Letter of the Emperor Claudius to the Alexandrians
Julian the Apostate (Flavius Claudius Julianus) - Roman Emperor
The Lives of the Caesars, The Deified Julius, written c.
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Charlesworth, M.P. Documents Illustrating the Reigns of Claudius and Nero.
Smallwood, E.M. Documents Illustrating the Principates of Gaius, Claudius, and Nero.
Rutilius Namatianus (Rutilius Claudius Namatianus), early 5th century.
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 Monique Akar Designs: Dogonit Gallery: Dog Art Bloodhound
Historical accounts of the Bloodhounds have little evidence to prove how far back the origins of the breed reach, but many authorities believe that the breed was known throughout the Mediterranean countries long before the Christian Era.
In the 3rd century A.D., Claudius Aelianus noted the Bloodhound in his HISTORIA Animalium describing a dog that was unrivaled for its scenting powers and determination to stay on the trail until the quarry was located.
The Bloodhound made its appearance in Europe long before the Crusades, with the first specimens being brought from Constantinople.
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 XTREME JAKES | Fly Fishing School
Did you know that fly fishing can trace its roots back to nearly 2,000 years ago?
The first account of fly fishing was written by a Roman named Claudius Aelianus, when he described a fishing technique used by the Macedonians.
They caught fish with a hook wrapped with red wool yarn and feathers.
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