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  Cornelius - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Roman centurion Cornelius is considered by Christians to be the first Gentile converted to the faith, as related in the Acts of the Apostles; he is also considered a saint.
Pope Cornelius was Pope from 251 A.D. to 253 A.D..
Cornelius Jakhelln is a Norwegian musician in the bands Solefald and Sturmgeist and an accomplished writer and poet.
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 Cornelius Nepos - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pliny the Younger mentions verse written by Nepos, and in his own Life of Dion, Nepos himself refers to a work of his own authorship, De Historicis.
This view has been tempered by more recent scholarship, which agrees with Lambinus that they are the work of Nepos, but that Probus probably abridged the biographies when he added the verse dedication.
Cornelius Nepos at tertullian.org (Rev. John Selby Watson's translation of the Lives, with preface and translation of the fragments by Roger Pearse)
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 Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, page 1158 (v. 2)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-01)
Nepos marched against his competitor, took him prisoner at Portus at the mouth of the Tiber, and obliged him to become a priest.
Sirmond) it may be ga^ thered that Nepos had, before his accession, acquired some reputation both for warlike ability and for general goodness of character, and that during his brief reign his conduct was answerable to his pre­vious character.
Vita Epiphan.}, which, however, Euric soon broke, and Nepos was obliged, in a second treaty, in which the quaestor Lici-nianus was his negotiator, to cede the disputed territory to its assailants.
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 Geometry.Net - Authors Books: Cornelius Nepos
As the introduction by Roebuck states, Cornelius Nepos is considered an easy author to translate, given that his language is common and plain in construction, not given to a wide range of artistic flourishes that make for tricky translation (Julius Caesar was also said to write in this way).
Cornelius Nepos is a somewhat shadowy figure, and not all of his work has survived into the modern world.
My experience with Nepos and this text by Bolchazy-Carducci (the same people who produce 'Cat in the Hat' in Latin, and such) was a good one, and I recommend it as a text for anyone who has had a basic Latin class, and wants to turn the hand to translating something 'real'.
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 Bryn Mawr College Graduate Student Symposium: All for One or One for All? (Re)constructing Identity in the Ancient World
I think we must acknowledge that Cornelius Nepos was in his day a significant literary figure acting in at least one movement that was relatively new to Rome, but nonetheless centuries old.
Nepos twice in the extant de Viris Illustribus refers to history writing with the verb explicare (once in the prologue to the Outstanding Generals of Foreign Peoples), and this is the word that Catullus uses of Nepos' method of composition.
Nepos knows a great deal, as we can see from the fragments of his Exempla and Chronica, but a major objective of his is to make some of that knowledge accessible to a Greekless audience.
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 Geometry.Net - Authors: Cornelius Nepos
In one his collections of biographical sketches, Cornelius Nepos described the life of an Epicurean from the first century B.C., the banker, publisher, and close associate of Cicero, Titus Pomponius Atticus: Titus Pomponius Atticus, descended from the most ancient Roman ancestry, kept uninterrupted the equestrian rank inherited from his forbears.
Nepos, Cornelius c.100/99 B.C.—c.25/24 B.C. Cornelius Nepos was a Roman author of historical works.
Nepos, anlatýmýnýn berraklýðý ve doðruluðu, üslubunun ve ifade tarzýnýn inceliði sebebiyle ve dili sebebiyle övgü toplamýþtý zamanýnda.
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 Cornelius Nepos - LoveToKnow 1911
Nepos is not altogether happy in the subjects of his biographies, and he writes rather as a panegyrist than as a biographer, although he can rebuke his own countrymen on occasion.
The Lives were formerly attributed to Aemilius Probus of the 4th century A.D.; but the view maintained by Lambinus (in his famous edition, 1569) - that they are all the work of Nepos - is now generally accepted.
A dedicatory epigram written by Probus to the emperor Theodosius and inserted after the life of Hannibal, was the origin of the mistake.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Cornelius_Nepos   (311 words)

 Cornelius Nepos: Lives of Eminent Commanders (1886).  Preface to the online edition
Nepos wrote a considerable amount, but little has come down to us.
The date is given by the fact that Augustus is everywhere referred to as Caesar, not under the title of Augustus conferred in 27BC.
This translation of Nepos was found in the same volume as Eutropius and Justin, and has been added to the collection for completeness.
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 All for One or One for All? (Re)constructing Identity in the Ancient World. The Graduate Student Symposium, Department ...
Cornelius Nepos' Place in the Literary Movements of the First Century B.C. While recent scholarship has tended to view Cornelius Nepos mainly as an innovator in at least one genre of literature, I have attempted to place him within the literary movements of his day.
Nepos was also involved in the antiquarian movement of the first century B.C. believe that the understanding of Nepos as a writer relies on an understanding of his identity in the community of his time.
Nepos chooses, in many cases, unusual figures on whom to base his biographies, and often concentrates on lesser-known episodes from their lives.
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According to Nepos, at the beginning of his career Datames served in Artaxerxes' palace guard and showed his military talents and bravery in the Cadusian campaign of ca.
Datames first tried to persuade Thuys to submit (Nepos, Datames 2.3), but after having escaped death only through his mother's warning he declared war against Thuys, who was at last captured alive (2.3-5) and brought to the royal court by Datames in person (3.1-4).
Datames was warned of developments by his friend Pandantes, the royal treasurer (Nepos, Datames 5.3); he then decided to leave the army assembled at Phoenician Ake@ in command of Mandrocles of Magnesia and to return "with his own men" (cum suis) to Cappadocia (5.6).
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 Cornelius Nepos -- Cornelius Nepos (* um 100 v. Chr.; ? um 25 v. Chr.) war e...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-01)
Cornelius Nepos -- Cornelius Nepos (* um 100 v.
Nepos, der aus Oberitalien (Gallia cisalpina) stammte, war befreundet mit dem Dichter Catullus, Marcus Tullius Cicero und dessen Vertrauten Titus Pomponius Atticus.
In den Nepos-Handschriften ebenfalls überliefert sind ferner zwei Fragmente eines Briefes der Cornelia, der Mutter der Gracchen, in denen sie ihren Sohn Gaius Gracchus heftig angreift.
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 Biographie Nepos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-01)
Cornelius Nepos (um 100 - nach 27 v.
Nepos stammte aus Transpadana in Oberitalien und gehörte dem Ritterstand an.
Mit den Biographien von Cato und Atticus (erhalten) ist er der älteste (wenn auch nicht der erste) uns erhaltene Biograph.
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 Geometry.Net - Authors: Cornelius Nepos
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 Geometry.Net - Authors: Cornelius Nepos
Cornelius Nepos: Three Lives -- Alcibiades, Dion, Atticus by Cornelius Nepos, R.
Extractions: Translated by J. Rolfe Cornelius Nepos is the earliest biographer in Latin whose work has come down to us.
Extractions: Cornelius Nepos was a Roman author of historical works.
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 Nepos - Bedeutung, Definition, Erklärung im netlexikon
Nepos ist in der lateinischen Sprache zum einen die konkrete Bezeichnung für den Enkel, zum anderen aber die Bezeichnung für Nachkommen im Allgemeinen.
Im mittelalterlichen Latein bezeichnet Nepos dann übergreifend jeden Verwandten, ohne dass auf den Verwandtschaftsgrad zurückgeschlossen werden könnte.
Als lateinische Verwandtschaftsbezeichnung ist Nepos auch ein Cognomen geworden.
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 Cornelii Taciti libri qui supersunt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-01)
Cornelius Agrippa, the Humanist Theologian and His Declamations
Cornelius O Dowd upon Men and Women and Other Things in General 3 Volumes
Cornelius Van Bynkershoek: His Contribution to the Development of International Law
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 K.H. Kinzl, Hermes 104 (1976) 280-307: "Miltiades' Parosexpedition ..."
Cornelius Nepos arbeitete hier nach einer in großer Detailliertheit fortschreitenden Vorlage, deren Aufbau sich aufgrund des durch Cornelius Nepos Erhaltenen folgendermaßen darstellt:
Cornelius Nepos ist hier entschieden zu sparsam mit Worten: aeger erat uulneribus, quae in oppugnando oppido acceperat (§ 5).
92 Cornelius Nepos substituiert gewöhnlich in Fällen, in welchen eine Namensnennung einen langwierigen Kommentar, erfordert hätte, zögert aber nicht, mitunter einen unbekannten (aber auch keine Erläuterungen erfordernden) Eigennamen zu erwähnen (ein Beispiel einer Substitution siehe Kinzl, Miltiades-Forschungen, 1968, 143f.).
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 The Biographers 1/2
He then goes on to argue that this is due to ignorance of the differences between Greek and Roman cultures.
Cornelius Nepos lived in the 1st century BC, and although he did not invent the genre, his works are the earliest biographies that have come down to us.
The Latin text of Nepos' surviving works can be found on the internet at Bibliotheca Augustana, and an English translation at: tertullian.org.
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 Harvard University Press: On Great Generals. On Historians by Cornelius Nepos
Cornelius Nepos was born in Cisalpine Gaul but lived in Rome and was a friend of Cicero, Atticus, and Catullus.
Extant is a portion of his 'De Viris Illustribus': (i) part of his parallel lives of Roman and non-Roman famous men, namely the portion containing lives of non-Roman generals (all Greeks except three) and a chapter on kings; and (ii) two lives from the class of historians.
The lives are short popular biographies of various kinds, written in a usually plain readable style, of value today because of Nepos' use of many good sources.
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 Traduction latin francais cornelius nepos : De tout sur Traduction latin francais cornelius nepos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-01)
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 Cornelius Nepos - Atticus
He did the same thing in his other books; thus at the request of Marcus Brutus he gave an account of the Junian family from its origin to the present time, recording who was whose offspring, what magistracies he held, and their dates.
He did the same at Claudius Marcellus' request for the Marcelli, at Cornelius Scipio's and Fabius Maximus' on the Fabii and Aemilii.
And before this befell him, after he felt the pains increase daily and the fever grow, he gave orders for his son-in-law Agrippa to be summoned, and Lucius Cornelius Balbus and Sextus Peducaeus along with him.
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 Nepos, Life of Eumenes (with commentary)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-01)
Although a Roman, the bulk of his surviving lives are of Greek historical figures.
Nepos is generally taken to task for poor composition and factual errors.
"Cornelius Nepos' Place in the Literary Movements of the First Century B.C."
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 BookRags: Nepos Biography
Cornelius Nepos is known mainly as the founder of the technique of parallel biography whose innovative De viris illustribus (On Famous Men, 35-34
Not much is known of Nepos except what can be extrapolated from the work of others.
Each Biography is written by a biographical expert or professional educator and is a complete resource on the individual.
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 Cornelius Nepos
Roman historian Cornelius Nepos (99 - 24 BC) was a friend of Pomponius Atticus, Cicero, and Catullus.
His only surviving work is a collection of biographies, mostly from a lost larger work, De viris illustribus [on illustrious men].
Nepos wrote in a very popular, clear and readable Latin, but his work seemed to focus on style more than historical accuracy.
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 Quia - Cornelius Nepos' Life of Hannibal 1 and 2 (ii)
Quia - Cornelius Nepos' Life of Hannibal 1 and 2 (ii)
Cornelius Nepos' Life of Hannibal 1 and 2 (ii)
Vocabulary for Cornelius Nepos' Life of Hannibal 1 and 2
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 Cornelius Nepos Biography and Quotes Sites   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-01)
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 Nepos: Biographien berühmter Männer
Ursprünglich umfasste dieses Werk mindestens 16 Bücher, in denen Nepos Biographien von rund 400 berühmten Männern verfasst hat – geordnet nach Berufen und jeweils unterteilt in Nicht-Römer und Römer.
Die Auslassung oder "Uminterpretation" einzelner historischer Fakten, Fehler in der chronologischen Reihenfolge wie auch manches "Missverständnis" basieren zumeist nicht auf mangelhaftem Wissen Nepos’, sondern sind Ergebnis des dramaturgischen Konzepts des Schriftstellers: in allen Biographien verdeutlicht Nepos vorallem die Launenhaftigkeit Fortunas, zeigt aber auch die Folgen (allzu)menschlicher Charakterzüge.
Darüberhinaus sollte der Leser – wie Nepos – nie Nepos’ historischen Hintergrund vergessen: eine Republik, deren Geschicke im ersten Jahrhundert vor unserer Zeitrechnung immer mehr von ehrgeizigen Einzelpersonen bestimmt wird, deren historisch bedingte Skrupel dem Beispiel ihrer jeweiligen Gegner folgend stetig sanken; Bürgerkriege, Proskriptionslisten, Aufstände, Verschwörungen, Umsturzversuche, private Feldzüge, Hungersnöte, (politischer) Mord und Intrige u.ä.
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 AllRefer.com - Cornelius Nepos (Historians, Ancient, Biography) - Encyclopedia
AllRefer.com - Cornelius Nepos (Historians, Ancient, Biography) - Encyclopedia
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 Justinus and Cornelius Nepos, Trogi Pompei Externae Historiae in Compendium ab Iustinio Redactae., Externorum ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-01)
Justinus and Cornelius Nepos, Trogi Pompei Externae Historiae in Compendium ab Iustinio Redactae., Externorum imperatorim vitae Aemylio Probo.
The second work, the lives of the emperors, is by Cornelius Nepos, although until the end of the century it was commonly misattributed to the fourth-century writer Aemilius Probus.
Trogus Pompeius was a freed slave of the triumvir Pompey, who wrote a universal history in forty four books at the end of the first century BC.
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