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This US group was formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1978 by Steve Allen (guitar, vocals) and Ron Flynt (bass, vocals), two expatriate musicians from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Drummer Mike Gallo ...

Antonius (RE 20), Gaius

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Geoffrey Walter Richardson and Barbara M. Levick

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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...( RE 20), Gaius , second son of M. Antonius (Creticus) . Caesar 's legate in 49 bc , he was blockaded by a Pompeian fleet ( see pompeius magnus (1), cn. ), on Curicta in the Adriatic and forced to surrender. After his praetorship in 44 he went to Macedonia; the senate rescinded the appointment late in that year. He was besieged and captured in Apollonia by Brutus (March 43); Cicero urged Brutus to execute him. He tried to incite Brutus' troops to mutiny and was put under guard; when Brutus heard of the proscriptions , he was executed (early...

Sextius (RE 20) Calvinus, Gaius

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Ernst Badian

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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...( RE 20) Calvinus, Gaius , as consul in 124 bc and proconsul fought successfully in Transalpine Gaul, triumphing ( see triumph ) over Ligurians, Vocontians, and Salluvians c. 122 . He founded Aquae Sextiae as a Roman garrison post. Ernst...

Quinctilius (RE 20) Varus, Publius

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Ronald Syme and Ernst Badian

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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...( RE 20) Varus, Publius of a patrician family that had been of no importance for centuries. He owed his career to the favour of Augustus . He was consul 13 bc with the future emperor Tiberius ; like him, Varus was at the time the husband of a daughter of M. Vipsanius Agrippa . Later he married Claudia Pulchra , the grand-niece of Augustus, and was able to acquire some political influence (his two sisters made good marriages, cf. Syme , AA , Table XXVI). Varus became proconsul of Africa (7–6 bc ; see africa, roman ), and then legate ( see...

Domitius (RE 20) Ahenobarbus (2), Gnaeus

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E. Badian

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...( RE 20) Ahenobarbus (2), Gnaeus , as consul ( 122 bc ) and proconsul ( see pro consule ) in Gaul (Transalpine) defeated the Allobroges and Arverni in two major battles, once with the help of Q. Fabius Maximus Allobrogicus . He treacherously seized the Arvernian king Bituitus and led him in his triumph ( c. 120 ). He built stone trophies in Gaul to commemorate his victories and began the via Domitia , perhaps establishing a garrison at Narbo to guard it; and he probably made treaties with the defeated tribes. His censorship ( 115 ,...

Octavius (2) (RE 20), Gnaeus

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Ernst Badian

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...(2) ( RE 20), Gnaeus failed to be elected aedile, but became consul 87 bc with L. Cornelius Cinna (1) , whose attempt to reverse Sulla's legislation he opposed, finally driving Cinna and his supporters out of Rome after a massacre in the Forum and thus starting what Cicero calls the bellum Octavianum . He had Cinna deposed and the flamen Dialis ( see flamines ) L. Cornelius Merula elected in his place, thus assuring himself of sole power. Cinna collected an army, was joined by C. Marius (1) , Cn. Papirius Carbo and Q. Sertorius ....

Scribonius (RE 20) Libo, Lucius

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Theodore John Cadoux and Barbara M. Levick

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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...( RE 20) Libo, Lucius , born c. 90 bc (moneyer 62 ), of praetorian family, father-in-law of Sextus Pompeius , probably as plebeian tribune supported Pompey's pretensions to an Egyptian command in 56 bc and later was in charge of part of his fleet in the Adriatic ( 49–48 ). By the end of 46 he was reconciled with Caesar , but must have been proscribed in 43 : in 40 , as one of Sextus' adherents, he was sent to Mark Antony ( M. Antonius (2) ) to arrange an alliance against Octavian ( see augustus ). However, he agreed to Octavian's...

Porcius (RE 20) Cato (2), Marcus

Porcius (RE 20) Cato (2), Marcus (95–46 bc)(‘of Utica’)   Reference library

Guy Edward Farquhar Chilver and Miriam T. Griffin

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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...( RE 20) Cato (2), Marcus , ‘of Utica’ (‘Uticensis’) ( 95–46 bc ) , great-grandson of Cato (Censorius) (see preceding entry), nephew of M. Livius Drusus (2) , and brought up in the Livian household with the children of his mother's marriage to Cn. Servilius Caepio . Quaestor probably in 64 , in 63 he became tribune-designate in order to check Q. Caecilius Metellus Nepos , supported L. Licinius Murena 's prosecution, and intervened powerfully in the senate to secure the execution of the Catilinarians ( see sergius catilina, l. ). As...

Demetrius (20)

Demetrius (20)  

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Of Troezen (probably 1st cent. ad), wrote works on literary history. The only known title is that of his work on philosophers, Against the Sophists.Athenaeus 1. 29a;Diogenes Laertius 8. 74.[...]
Tigranes III

Tigranes III  

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(RE 3) (ruled 20 bc–c. 6 bc),son of King Artavasdes (1) II of Armenia, grandson of Tigranes (1) II. Captured and sent to Egypt by Antony (M. Antonius (2)) ...
Vipsania Agrippina

Vipsania Agrippina  

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(d. ad 20)was daughter of Vipsanius Agrippa and granddaughter of Pomponius Atticus. Married to Tiberius, she bore him a son, Nero Claudius Drusus (see Iulius Caesar, Drusus), but he was forced by ...
Celsus Albinovanus

Celsus Albinovanus  

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Secretary of Tiberius, whom he accompanied to Armenia in 21–20 bc, and friend of Horace (Epistulae 1. 3. 15–20, 8. 1), who gently rebukes him for writing excessively imitative poetry.[...]
Atria

Atria  

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A coastal city in the north of the Po delta (see Padus), now nearly 20 km. (12 1/2 mi.) from the sea. From the late 6th cent. bc onwards it ...
Amburbium

Amburbium  

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Lustration for Rome, seldom so named (Servius on Virgil Eclogues 3. 77; Scriptores Historiae Augustae Aurelian 20. 3), usually linked with the Ambarvalia's lustration of the fields (Festus 16. 9 ...
Ameria

Ameria  

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Hill-town of southern Umbria. Although very ancient (Pliny (the Elder) Naturalis historia 3. 114), it is first mentioned by Cicero (Pro Sexto Roscio Amerino 15, 19, 20, 25), in whose ...
Bonna

Bonna  

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Auxiliary troops (see auxilia) were first stationed at Bonna c.20/10 bc and remained in garrison there into the 3rd cent. The legionary fortress dates from the reign of Claudius and ...
Borsippa

Borsippa  

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c.20 km. (12 ½ mi.) SW of Babylon, cult-centre of Nabu, god of wisdom. The 47-m.- (154-ft.-) high ruins of its temple-tower (ziggurat) have attracted archaeologists: the main temple complex ...
Canius Rufus

Canius Rufus  

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From gades, a poet and friend of Martial, who alludes to his versatility and merriment in epigram 3. 20 (cf. 1. 61. 9; 1. 69).P. Howell Commentary on Bk. 1 of the Epigrams of Martial (1980), ...
Capys

Capys  

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(1) father of Anchises (Ad Iliadem 20. 239); (2) companion of Aeneas and founder of Capua (Aeneid 10. 145); (3) king of Alba Longa (Livy 1. 3. 8).(1) father ...
Ambarvalia

Ambarvalia  

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Roman private and public field lustration in May. The name appears only in Festus 16 Lindsay, Scriptores Historiae Augustae Aurelian 20. 3; Strab. 5. 3. 2. Private rite: Cato, De ...
Annianus

Annianus  

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A poet of Hadrian's time and friend of Aulus Gellius, owned a Faliscan farm (Aulus Gellius Noctes Atticae 20. 8) and composed verse on country themes, probably entitled (carmina) Falisca ...

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