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  Titus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Titus was born in Rome as the elder son of the emperor Vespasian and Domitilla the Elder.
Titus accompanied Vespasian to the east in 67 to put down the Jewish Rebellion, in which he served as commander of the fifteenth legion "Apollinaris".
Titus was emperor during the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 and the consequent destruction of life and property in the cities and resort communities around the Bay of Naples, such as Pompeii and Herculaneum.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Titus   (843 words)

  
 Roman Emperors - DIR Titus
Titus was born on 30 December A.D. 39 in Rome, one of three children of Vespasian, Roman emperor (A.D. 69-79), and Domitilla I, daughter of a treasury clerk.
Titus spent the winter of A.D. 70 touring the East with a splendid retinue of legionaries and prisoners, presumably to provide a public display of Flavian military prowess and to underscore the consequences of rebellion against his father by the punishments inflicted on Jewish prisoners.
Titus was the beneficiary of considerable intelligence and talent, endowments that were carefully cultivated at every step of his career, from his early education to his role under his father's principate.
www.roman-emperors.org /titus.htm   (3007 words)

  
 Handbook of Texas Online: TITUS COUNTY
Titus County (C-21) is located in northeastern Texas, one county removed from the state's northern boundary and two counties removed from the state's eastern boundary.
Titus County comprises 412 square miles of the East Texas timberlands, an area that is heavily forested with a great variety of softwoods and hardwoods, especially pine, cypress, and oak.
One local historian has estimated that Titus County farmers had an average gross income of $781 a year, and that half of all the farmers in the county had less than $400 a year net income in 1929, a year that was fairly normal for the 1920s.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/TT/hct6.html   (2814 words)

  
 Titus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Titus, the elder son of emperor Vespasian, was born in AD 39.
Titus played a leading role in the negotiations which led to his father being proclaimed emperor by the eastern provinces.
Titus visited the stricken area, announced a state of emergency, set up a relief fund into which was put any property of victims who died with no heirs, offered practical assistance in rehousing survivors, and organized a senatorial commission to provide whatever help it could.
www.roman-empire.net /emperors/titus.html   (1482 words)

  
 T I T U S
For "Titus" is not a neat or safe story, where goodness triumphs over evil, but one in which through its relentless horror, the undeniable poetry of human tragedy emerges in full force, demanding we examine the very root of violence and judge its various acts.
Ultimately Titus weds his sorrow with vengeance and in a final act of retribution this great General evolves into a mythic pastry chef, serving up his enemies in the form of pies to be devoured by their mother.
Titus chooses the eldest son of Tamora, the Queen of the Goths, who has been brought back to Rome as a captive with her three sons and the Moor, Aaron.
www.foxsearchlight.com /titus/film.html   (3331 words)

  
 Titus - International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
The first notice of Titus is in Acts 15:2, where we read that after the conclusion of Paul's 1st missionary journey, when he had returned to Antioch, a discussion arose in the church there, in regard to the question whether it was necessary that Gentile Christians should be circumcised and should keep the Jewish Law.
After the departure of Titus from Corinth, difficulty had again arisen in the church there, and Titus seems to have been sent by Paul a second time to that city, as the apostle's messenger, carrying a letter from him--referred to in 2 Corinthians 2:3; 7:8.
Titus was also again entrusted with the work of overseeing the weekly collection in the Corinthian church (2 Corinthians 8:10,24).
www.studylight.org /enc/isb/view.cgi?number=T8813   (1081 words)

  
 The Book of Titus: third Pastoral Epistle, written by Apostle Paul.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Timothy, Titus is the third pastoral epistle written by the Apostle Paul.
Titus was one of Paul's most trusted and closest friends.(Titus 1:4, 2 Cor 2:13, 2 Cor.
Titus was a Greek believer whom Paul left on the isle of Crete.
titus.jesusanswers.com   (413 words)

  
 TITUS & PHILEMON   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Titus was of Greek ancestry evidently converted to the Lord by Paul himself.
Titus was working with the church at Crete when this letter was written to him (1:5).
He reminds Titus of his duties on Crete (1:5) and lists some qualifications of the men Titus is to appoint to serve as elders of the church (1:6-9).
fly.hiwaay.net /~wgann/walk_nt/titus-ph.htm   (1243 words)

  
 USCCB - NAB - Titus - Introduction
The situation is different, too, for Titus is addressed as the person in charge of developing the church on the large Mediterranean island of Crete (Titus 1:5), a place Paul had never, according to the New Testament, visited.
In the present letter (Titus 1:5), he is mentioned as the administrator of the Christian community in Crete, charged with the task of organizing it through the appointment of presbyters and bishops (Titus 1:5-9; here the two terms refer to the same personages).
The letter instructs Titus about the character of the assistants he is to choose in view of the pastoral difficulties peculiar to Crete (Titus 1:5-16).
www.nccbuscc.org /nab/bible/titus/intro.htm   (529 words)

  
 Lives of the Saints, February 6, St. Titus, St. Dorothy
Saint Titus was a Greek-speaking convert from paganism and a disciple of Saint Paul, one of the chosen companions of the Apostle on his journey to the Council of Jerusalem.
He was to be the bearer of a severe rebuke to the Corinthians, who were harboring a scandal and were wavering in their faith; and at the same time he was directed to put their charity to the test by calling upon them for abundant alms for the church at Jerusalem.
Titus was finally left as a bishop on the Island of Crete, where Saint Paul addressed to him the epistle which bears his name.
magnificat.ca /cal/engl/02-06.htm   (930 words)

  
 Titus Andronicus: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Titus was written in the early 1590s[For more info, click on this link].
Titus Andronicus is perhaps Shakespeare's bloodiest tragedy; some measure of its matter can be gleaned from a single stage-direction: "Enter the empress' sons with Lavinia, EHandler: no quick summary.
Titus (1999) is a movie adaptation of shakespeares revenge tragedy titus andronicus, about the downfall of a roman general....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/t/ti/titus_andronicus.htm   (1354 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Titus
The next year Titus celebrated his victory by a triumph; to increase the fame of the Flavian dynasty the inscription on the triumphal arch represented the overthrow of the helpless people as an heroic achievement.
As ruler Titus was by no means popular; he shared in the voluptuousness of the Rome of that era, and was responsible for the acts of violence which occurred during the administration of his father.
His noble benevolence was exhibited in the saying that the day was lost in which he had done no one a kindness; he gained the honourable title of "amor et deliciæ generis humani" (the darling and admiration of the human race).
www.newadvent.org /cathen/14746b.htm   (393 words)

  
 Titus - Smith's Bible Dictionary on StudyLight.org
Titus would seem on the occasion of the council to have been specially a representative of the church of the uncircumcision.
(Titus 1:5) and he is to organize the church throughout the island by appointing presbytery in every city.
(Titus 3:12) and then is to hasten to join St. Paul at Nicopolis, where the apostle purposes to pass the winter.
www.studylight.org /dic/sbd/view.cgi?number=T4326   (673 words)

  
 Bible Study - Titus
Titus was a faithful friend and trusted associate of the apostle Paul.
Born of Greek parents, Titus was a convert to Christianity at a relatively young age, possibly by means of the preaching of Paul himself during his travels through much of Greece and Asia Minor (today Turkey).
Titus was with Paul and Barnabas at Antioch, and accompanied them to the council at Jerusalem where Paul defended his ministry to the Gentiles:
www.keyway.ca /htm2000/20000726.htm   (582 words)

  
 Titus
The story of Titus concerns the celebrated Roman general Titus Andronicus (Anthony Hopkins), who returns victorious from battle against the Huns with five prisoners: Queen Tamora (Jessica Lange), her Moorish manservant Aaron (Harry J. Lennix) and her three sons.
What is different about Titus is the way Taymor has chosen to frame her story: in an ambiguous timeframe where the people wear togas, but ride around on motorbikes and play video games; speak in the language of the period, but address their subjects via an electric PA system.
With subjects as gripping and graphic as the ones in Titus, it is impossible not to be drawn wholly into the story, and such is the strength of the acting from virtually the entire cast, the overall effect is overpowering.
www.moviemusicuk.us /tituscd.htm   (1319 words)

  
 Titus, Roman Imperial Coins of, at WildWinds.com
Titus, as Caesar, Æ24 Diassaria of Ionia, Smyrna.
Titus & Domitian Æ 24mm of Olba, Cilicia.
Titus AE 18 mm of Gadara in the Syrian Decapolis.
www.wildwinds.com /coins/ric/titus/i.html   (3579 words)

  
 Titus TV Show - Titus Television Show - TV.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Titus adapted Christopher Titus' stand-up routine in a novel way: each episode is narrated by Titus from a fl & white "Neutral Space," from which he comments on the events as they unfold, punctuated by short,...
Sex with Pudding Titus believes that Erin is cheating on him and goes to her place of work to confront her about the situation.
Titus gets into trouble when he goes after a kid who is harassing Amy in school.
www.tv.com /titus/show/247/summary.html   (332 words)

  
 Titus
Edgar Goodspeed: The Epistles to Timothy and Titus
Titus is one of the three epistles known collectively as the pastorals (1 Timothy, 2 Timothy, and Titus).
The actual task of Timothy and Titus consists rather in preserving the correct teaching which they received from Paul and passing it on to their pupils (I Tim 1:11; 6:20; II Tim 1:14; 2:2).
www.earlychristianwritings.com /titus.html   (994 words)

  
 Gormenghast | Titus
The saga of Gormenghast begins with the birth of an heir: Titus, 77th Earl of Groan.
Spurned by his parents and stifled by duty, Titus dreams of life outside the castle, often sneaking away in pursuit of the Wild Girl and the freedom she represents.
As for Titus, he was almost grown now to his full height.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/gormenghast/characters/titus.html   (353 words)

  
 TITUS; Anthony Hopkins, Jessica Lange, Julie Taymor, William Shakespeare
Titus, however, feels dishonored that his children would defy his command for her to marry.
This could be seen as an attempt to use Shakespeare’s Titus as a commentary to the degradation in contemporary culture, or perhaps to illustrate the immortality of the bard’s genius.
In the screen version, the violence is graphic to the point of becoming absurd, and instead of being drawn within to reflect on the nature of humanity and questions at hand, we are shocked away from the subtler meanings.
www.cinemasense.com /Reviews/titus.htm   (626 words)

  
 Taymor's `Titus' Twisted And Terrific
In ``Titus,'' director Julie Taymor has created a film that is as vulgar, obvious and glorious as the Shakespeare play it's based on.
Titus (Anthony Hopkins), an old Roman general, has returned from war with the Goths, bringing as his prisoner the Goth queen, Tamora (Jessica Lange).
In a key early scene, Titus chooses Tamora's eldest son for a ritual sacrifice, ignoring her as she cries, begs and shrieks as only Lange can.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/reviews/movies/TITUS.DTL&type=movies   (678 words)

  
 Titus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
An expositional study of the Epistle to Titus.
Titus was assigned by Paul to "correct the things wanting" on the island of Crete.
To receive Warren's TITUS study, either as an e-mail subscription or as attached files (MS Word), see the information at the bottom of the Grace Notes home page.
www.realtime.net /~wdoud/titus/titus.html   (140 words)

  
 Titus
The Romans under the command of General Titus (Anthony Hopkins, Mission Impossible 2, Instinct) is returning victorious from his conquest of the Goths.
Her campaign involves slowly ripping apart Titus' family, literally, in the case of his daughter Lavinia (Laura Fraser, Virtual Sexuality, Cousin Bette).
These actions drive Titus to retaliate, and the results are both disgusting and funny.
www.haro-online.com /movies/titus.html   (527 words)

  
 Titus, Roman emperor. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
On both occasions Titus was active in lending aid to the distressed.
Although Titus was not friendly with his brother and successor, Domitian, there is no reason to believe the rumor that it was Domitian who arranged his death.
The Arch of Titus, now restored and standing outside the ancient entrance to the Palatine, was erected by Domitian to commemorate Titus’ conquest of Jerusalem.
www.bartleby.com /65/ti/Titus1.html   (227 words)

  
 "Titus" (2000)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Plot Outline: A mechanic, Christopher Titus, along with his brother and his friends, try to deal with his father, a lewd, crude, drinking multiple divorcee.
"Titus" was a hilarious sitcom that dealt with many dark subjects.
You don't often see a sitcom about a man having a heart attack while driving his car with a hooker's face in his lap.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0205700   (372 words)

  
 Welcome to Titus County, Texas...
Titus County was named for pioneer resident Andrew Jackson Titus (1814-1855), the man who opened the county's first road to the river port in Jefferson.
The Caddo Indians were one of the first to appreciate the beauty of this area, for it was here that they made their home.
Titus County was, perhaps, the last home of Indians in the Northeast Texas area, living here as late as 1845.
www.co.titus.tx.us   (189 words)

  
 TITUS, NRSV NEW TESTAMENT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
It is cast as a reminder and incitement to Titus to complete the things which remain to be done in his mission on Crete (1.5).
The mainstay of sound teaching, as the author defines it, is strict maintenance of a patriarchal church order and the proper submission it demands (2.5, 9; 3.1; contrast the characterization of the opponents as "insubordinate" or "rebellious" in 1.6, 10).
The epistle to Titus is framed as a commissioning letter for Paul's envoy to Crete.
www.anova.org /sev/htm/nt/17_titus.htm   (1217 words)

  
 Titus - Introduction to Study
He himself was unable to remain long enough to do what was needful, either in silencing error, or in selecting fit persons as presbyters of the numerous scattered Churches, which would manifestly be a work of time.
"Thus, Titus was left at Crete in the same position which Timotheus had occupied at Ephesus during St. Paul's recent absence; and there would, consequently, be the same advantage in his receiving written directions from St. Paul concerning the government and organisation of the Church...
Titus himself is told to be an example, that "he that is in opposition have no evil thing to say of you".
www.realtime.net /~wdoud/titus/titus-intro.html   (939 words)

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