A′ccius, Lucius (170–c.86 bc) Reference library
Latin poet and literary scholar, from Picenum in Umbria. He was a younger contemporary of the tragedian *Pacuvius and the ...
A'cheron Reference library
In Greek myth, one of the rivers of the Underworld (see
A'cragas Reference library
One of the richest and most famous of the Greek cities in Sicily, founded c.580
A'gathon (c.445–c.400 bc) Reference library
Athenian tragic poet, perhaps the most important apart from the three great tragedians (see
A'giads Reference library
The senior royal house at *Sparta, the name derived from king Agis, son of Eurysthenes (see
a'gora Reference library
The commercial, social, and political centre of a Greek city. At Athens the agora was established in the time of ...
A'laric Reference library
The Gothic leader who united a number of separate groups of Goths to create the Visigoths. He was in ...
A'lciphron (c. ad 200) Reference library
Greek sophist (see
A'llia Reference library
A small stream flowing into the Tiber from the east about 18km (11 miles) north of Rome, near which the ...
A'mbiorix Reference library
Leader of the Gallic tribe of the Eburōnēs in their revolt against the Romans in 54–53