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  Lucius Afranius (general) - LoveToKnow 1911
Afranius, regardless of his promise, joined Pompey at Dyrrhachium, and at the battle of Pharsalus (48) had charge of Pompey's camp.
On the defeat of Pompey, Afranius, despairing of pardon from Caesar, went to Africa, and was present at the disastrous battle of Thapsus (46).
Escaping from the field with a strong body of cavalry, he was afterwards taken prisoner, along with Faustus Sulla, by the troops of Sittius, and handed over to Caesar, whose veterans rose in tumult and put them to death.
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 The Detective and the Toga: Roman Mysteries by Time Period
Consulship of Lucius Julius Caesar and Publius Rutilius Lupus (90 BC):
Consulship of Lucius Julius Caesar and Caius Marcius Figulus (64 BC):
Consulship of Gnaeus Cornelius Lentulus Marcellinus and Lucius Marcius Philippus (56 BC):
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  Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Lucius Annaeus Seneca (often known simply as Seneca, or Seneca the Younger) (~3 BC - 65 AD) was a Roman philosopher, statesman, and dramatist of the Silver Age of Latin Literature[?].
Seneca was born in Cordoba, Spain, the second son of Helvia and Marcus (Lucius) Annaeus Seneca, a wealthy rhetorician known as Seneca the Elder.
Seneca was uncle to the poet Lucan, by his younger brother, Annaeus Mela.
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 Roman Poet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Italian film-maker Pier Paolo Pasolini was first roman poet and always a poet-the most important civil poet, according to Alberto Moravia, in Italy in the second half of this century.
Pier Paolo Pasolini was born in 1922 in Bologna.
In addition to the films for which he is world famous, he wrote novels, poetry, roman poet and social roman poet and cultural criticism.
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 Lucius Afranius - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lucius Afranius, legatus of Pompey and republican consul, and
Lucius Afranius, a comic poet of the early 1st century BC.
Sextus Afranius Burrus was another Roman to have "Afranius" in his name.
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 CalendarHome.com - Julius Caesar - Calendar Encyclopedia
Lucius Sergius Catilina, twice a candidate for consul, faced charges of plotting to overthrow the Republic through armed rebellion.
Among his legates were his cousins Lucius Julius Caesar and Mark Antony, Titus Labienus and Quintus Tullius Cicero, the younger brother of Caesar's political opponent, Cicero.
Lucius Cornelius Lentulus Crus and Gaius Claudius Marcellus Maior
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 Seneca - Crystalinks
Lucius, or Marcus, Annaeus Seneca, known as Seneca the Elder and Seneca the Rhetorician (ca.
Born in Cordoba, Hispania (in modern Spain), Seneca was the second son of Helvia and Marcus (Lucius) Annaeus Seneca, a wealthy rhetorician known as Seneca the Elder.
Seneca was uncle to the poet Lucan, by his younger brother, Annaeus Mela.
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 Ancient Roman Literature, Poetry, Drama - Crystalinks
This facilitates memorisation, as the poet is recalling each episode and using them to recreate the entire epic as they perform it.
So far too as the Romans were capable of taking interest in speculative questions, the tragic poets contributed to stimulate curiosity on such subjects, and they anticipated Lucretius in using the conclusions of speculative philosophy as well as of common sense to assail some of the prevailing forms of superstition.
Lucius Accius, a Roman tragic poet, the son of a freedman, was born at Pisaurum in Umbria, in 170 BC.
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 Lucius Afranius (poet)
Lucius Afranius was also the name of a consul of 60 BC.
Lucius Afranius (RE 5), a Roman comic poet, who lived in the later second century BC.
His comedies, of the genre known as fabulae togatae, chiefly dealt with everyday subjects from Roman middle-class life, although his plots were largely borrowed from Greek New Comedy, especially Menander, as he himself tells us.
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Lucius Lucullus, likewise, for opposing him with some warmth, he so terrified with the apprehension of being criminated, that, to deprecate the consul's resentment, he fell on his knees.
About the same time he married Calpurnia, the daughter of Lucius Piso, who was to succeed him in the consulship, and gave his own daughter Julia to Cneius Pompey; rejecting Servilius Caepio, to whom she had been contracted, and by whose means chiefly he had but a little before baffled Bibulus.
Afranius and Faustus had borne arms against him, after obtaining their pardon; and Lucius Caesar had not only in the most cruel manner destroyed with fire and sword his freed-men and slaves, but cut to pieces the wild beasts which he had prepared for the entertainment of the people.
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 Caesar, Pliny the Elder and Seneca the Younger   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Lucius Annaeus Seneca, Roman philosopher, dramatist, and statesman, was born around 3-4 B.C. in Cordoba, Spain.
Being born into an upper-class family of means and influence, he was sent to Rome in infancy to be educated for a career in law and the military.
The death of Lucius Annaeus Seneca was considered remarkably noble by Romans.
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 Nero - Search View - MSN Encarta
Born Nero Claudius Caesar Drusus Germanicus on December 15, 37, at Antium and originally named Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus, Nero was the son of the consul Gnaeus Domitius Ahenobarbus (died about 40) and Agrippina the Younger, great-granddaughter of Emperor Augustus.
On Claudius's death (54), the Praetorian Guards, under their prefect Sextus Afranius Burrus, Agrippina's agent, declared Nero emperor at the age of 17.
The initial five years of Nero's reign, guided by Burrus and the philosopher Seneca, Nero's tutor, were marked by moderation and clemency, although Nero had his rival Britannicus poisoned.
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 Lucius Annaeus Seneca the Younger Biography | Encyclopedia of World Biography
His younger brother was the father of the poet Lucan.
Claudius was murdered by Agrippina in 54, and Nero acceded to the throne.
The next 5 years, while Nero was under the influence of Seneca and Sextus Afranius Burrus, became famous for their good government and general happiness.
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 The Italian Almanac - Nero Claudius Caesar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Finely educated, in the first years of his reign Nero was closely controlled by his mother, by his tutor Seneca and by the Praefectum Pretorii Afranius Burrus.
When he was accused of having caused the fire, he retorted the blame on the Christians and persecuted them.
Seneca and the poet Lucanus died in the ferocious repression, among many others.
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 Lucius Afranius
Lucius Afranius, a Roman comic poet, flourished about 94 BC.
His comedies chiefly dealt with everyday subjects from Roman middle-class life, and he himself tells us that he borrowed freely from Menander and others.
This text is largely based on an entry from the 1911 Encyclopaedia Britannica
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 Lucius Annaeus Seneca Biography
Born in Córdova, Hispania, Seneca was the second son of Helvia and Marcus (Lucius) Annaeus Seneca, a wealthy rhetorician known as Seneca the Elder.
Tradition relates that he was a sickly child and that he was taken to Rome for schooling.
For the first five years Nero ruled wisely under the influence of Seneca and the praetorian prefect, Sextus Afranius Burrus.
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 1St Century B.C.: The People's Chronology
Lucius Valerius Flaccus replaces Marius as co-consul, ruling with Lucius Cornelius Cinna, but when Flaccus goes to Asia Minor to challenge Sulla he is murdered by his lieutenant.
Lucius Cornelius Sulla returns to Brundisium in the summer after a long sojourn at Athens, bringing with him 40,000 men and tons of booty.
Pompey's supporter Lucius Afranius escapes from the field with a strong cavalry force but is subsequently taken prisoner and killed, either by Caesar's command or by seditious soldiers.
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 Country Information, a world portal on countries, politics and governments
Consuls: Lucius Cornelius Lentulus Crus, Gaius Claudius Marcellus Maior.
April 19 - Caesar\'s siege of Massilia against the Pompeian Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus; the siege was conducted later by Caesarian Gaius Trebonius.
July 30 - Caesar surrounds Afranius and Petreius\'s army in Ilerda.
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 Roman Timeline of the First Century BC
75 BC Caecilius Metellus Pius annihilates the army of the Sertorian lieutenant Lucius Hirtuleius at the Battle of Segovia.
49 BC The Pompeian legates M. Petronius and L. Afranius are defeated by Caesar at the battle of Ilerda.
19 BC The Roman poet Virgil completes one of the great literary pieces in history, the Aeneid, shortly before his death.
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 List of poets Information
Petar Petrovic Njegos, (1813-1851), Serb poet and ruler
Suleiman the Magnificent, ruler of the Ottoman Empire and Islamic poet
Gilles Vigneault, (born 1928), Quebec signer-songwriter and poet
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 The Lives of the Caesars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
But he afterward divorced her [62 B.C.], suspecting her of adultery with Publius Clodius; and in fact the report that Clodius had gained access to her in woman's garb during a public religious ceremony was so persistent, that the senate decreed that the pollution of the sacred rites be judicially investigated.
When Lucius Lucullus was somewhat too outspoken in his opposition, he filled him with such fear of malicious prosecution [for his conduct during the Third Mithridatic War] that Lucullus actually fell on his knees before him.
Presently he himself too was prosecuted by Lucius Antistius, tribune of the commons, and it was only by appealing to the whole college that he contrived not to be brought to trial, on the ground that he was absent on public service.
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518 BC - Birth of the Greek lyric poet Pindar, in the town of Cynoscephalae, Boeotia, Greece 510 BC - Supposed date of the rape of the Sabines at Rome.
84 BC - Birth of the Roman poet G. Valerius Catallus, in the town of Verona in Cisalpine Gaul.
55 BC - Birth of the Roman elegiac poet Sextus Propertius in the town of Assisi, Umbria, in Italy.
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 Julius Caesar information - Search.com
Among his legates were his cousins Lucius Julius Caesar and Mark Antony, Titus Labienus and Quintus Tullius Cicero, the younger brother of Caesar's political opponent, Cicero.
A third statue was erected on the capitol alongside those of the seven Roman Kings and with that of Lucius Junius Brutus, the man who led the revolt to expel the Kings originally.
Lucius Cornelius Lentulus Crus and Gaius Claudius Marcellus Maior
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 Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on Blinkbits.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Lucius Aemilius Paulus (Consul in 50 BC) (en)
Lucius Edward William Plantagenet Cary, 15th Viscount Falkland (en)
Lucius Hedius Rufus Lollianus Avitus (Konsul 144) (de)
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 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The father, Lucius Annaeus Seneca (Seneca the Elder), had been famous in Rome as a teacher of rhetoric; the mother, Helvia, was of excellent character and education; the older brother was Gallio, met by St.
Paul in Achaea in AD 52; the younger brother was the father of the poet Lucan.
An aunt took Lucius as a boy to Rome; there he was trained as an orator and educated in philosophy in the school of the Sextii, which blended Stoicism with an ascetic
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 Famous Quotes by Author - The Quotations Page
Accius, Lucius (2) - (170 BC - 86 BC)
Addison, Joseph (15) - English essayist, poet, & politician (1672 - 1719)
Attanasio, A. Atwood, Margaret (2) - Canadian critic, feminist, novelist, & poet (1939 -)
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 Ancient History Sourcebook: Suetonius  (c.69-after 122 CE): De Vita Caesarum, Divus Iulius (The Lives of the ...
But he afterward divorced her [62 B.C.], suspecting her of adultery with Publius Clodius; and in fact the report that Clodius had gained access to her in woman's garb during a public religious ceremony was so persistent, that the senate decreed that the pollution of the sacred rites be judicially investigated.
When Lucius Lucullus was somewhat too outspoken in his opposition, he filled him with such fear of malicious prosecution [for his conduct during the Third Mithridatic War] that Lucullus actually fell on his knees before him.
Presently he himself too was prosecuted by Lucius Antistius, tribune of the commons, and it was only by appealing to the whole college that he contrived not to be brought to trial, on the ground that he was absent on public service.
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 Life of Gaius Julius Caesar
The rear of Afranius and Petreius' line was suffering from the cavalry attacks.
Afranius and Petreius camped in the hills and argued about marching at night to escape Caesar and get to the Ebro river and the new bridge built there.
Afranius said that Caesar should show mercy since he'd obeyed Pompey to the ultimate end.
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 Cicero Book
And this Minotaure, as Euripides the Poet sayeth, was A corps combynd, which monstrous might be deemd: A Boye, a Bull, both man and beast it seemd.
Thus amongest others the Poet Ion writeth it, who was borne in the Ile of CHIO, and speaking of his cittie, he sayeth thus: OEnopion which was the sonne, of worthy Theseus did cause men buylde, this stately towne which nowe triumpheth thus.
Howe the Poet telleth that the AMAZONES made warres with Theseus to revenge the injurie he dyd to their Queene Antiopa, refusing her, to marye with Phaedra: and as for the murder which he telleth that Heracles dyd, that me thinckes is altogether but devise of Poets.
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 The Lives of the Twelve Caesars - Julius - Page 4
Even in avenging wrongs he was by nature most merciful, and when he got hold of the pirates who had captured him, he had them crucified, since he had sworn beforehand that he would do so, but ordered that their throats be cut first.
When conditions of surrender were under discussion at Ilerda, and friendly intercourse between the two parties was constant, Afranius and Petreius, with a sudden change of purpose, put to death all of Caesar's soldiers whom they found in their camp; but Caesar could not bring himself to retaliate in kind.
At last, in his later years, he went so far as to allow all those whom he had not yet pardoned to return to Italy, and to hold magistracies and the command of armies: and he actually set up the statues of Lucius Sulla and Pompey, which had been broken to pieces by the populace.
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