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A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology (ed. William Smith) 59 59 Browse Search
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Flavius Josephus, The Wars of the Jews (ed. William Whiston, A.M.), Book II, section 538 (search)
ous Roman armies, with the images of their idols in their ensigns, ready to lay Jerusalem desolate] "stand where it ought not;" or, "in the holy place;" or, "when they should see Jerusalem any one instance of a more unpolitic, but more providential, compassed with armies;" they should then "flee to the mound conduct than this retreat of Cestius visible during this whole rains." By complying with which those Jewish Christians fled I siege of Jerusalem; which yet was providentially such a "great to the mountains of Perea, and escaped this destruction. See tribulation, as had not been from the beginning of the world to that time; no, Lit. Accompl. of Proph. p. 69, 70. Nor was there, perhaps, nor ever should be."--Ibid. p. 70, 71. as their benefactor, who, had he but continued the siege a little longer, had certainly taken the city; but it was, I suppose, owing to the aversion God had already at the city and the sanctuary, that he was hindered from putting an end to the war that very day.
Pliny the Elder, The Natural History (ed. John Bostock, M.D., F.R.S., H.T. Riley, Esq., B.A.), BOOK II. AN ACCOUNT OF THE WORLD AND THE ELEMENTS., CHAP. 113.—THE HARMONICAL PROPORTION OF THE UNIVERSE. (search)
and held in high estimation by the Emperor Adrian., FabianusFabianus Papirius, a Roman rhetorician and naturalist, whose works are highly commended by Pliny and Seneca. He wrote a History of Animals, and a book on Natural Causes., AntiasQuintus Valerius Antias. He flourished about B.C. 80, and wrote the Annals of Rome, down to the time of Sylla., MucianusMarcus Licinius Crassus Mucianus. He was instrumental in raising the Emperor Vespasian to the throne, and was Consul in the years A.D. 52, 70, and 74. He published three Books of Epistles, and a History in eleven Books, which appears to have treated chiefly of Eastern affairs., CæcinaAulus Cæcina. He was sent into exile by Cæsar, joined the Pompeians in Africa, and was taken prisoner by Cæsar, but his life was spared. Cicero wrote several letters to him, and commends his abilities. His work appears to have been on Divination as practised by the Etrurians., who wrote on the Etruscan discipline, TarquitiusHe appears to have been a div
A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology (ed. William Smith), (search)
Agrippa, Fonteius 2. Probably the son of the preceding, commanded the province of Asia with pro-consular power, A. D. 69, and was recalled from thence by Vespasian, and placed over Moesia in A. D. 70. He was shortly afterwards killed in battle by the Sarmatians. (Tac. Hist. 3.46; J. BJ 7.4.3.)
A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology (ed. William Smith), (search)
Alpi'nus Monta'nus one of the Treviri, the most powerful of the Belgic people, and the commander of a cohort in the army of Vitellius, was sent into Germany after the battle of Cremona, A. D. 70. Together with his brother, D. Alpinus, he joined Civilis in the next year. (Tac. Hist. 3.35, 4.31, 5.59.) [CIVILIS.]
Anice'tus 2. A freedman of Polemo, who espoused the party of Vitellius, and excited an insurrection against Vespasian in Pontus, A. D. 70. It was however put down in the same year, and Anicetus, who had taken refuge at the mouth of the river Cohibus, was surrendered by the king of the Sedochezi to the lieutenant of Vespasian, and put to death. (Tac. Hist. 3.47, 48.)
A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology (ed. William Smith), or Anti'ochus Epiphanes or Anti'ochus Epiphanes (search)
9.9.1.) In A. D. 53 Antiochus put down an insurrection of some barbarous tribes in Cilicia, called Clitae. (Tac. Ann. 12.55.) In A. D. 55 he received orders from Nero to levy troops to make war against the Parthians, and in the year 59 he served under Corbulo against Tiridates, brother of the Parthian king Voloeses. (13.7, 37.) In consequence of his services in this war, he obtained in the year 61 part of Armenia. (14.26.) He espoused the side of Vespasian, when he was proclaimed emperor in A. D. 70; and he is then spoken of as the richest of the tributary kings. (Tac. Hist. 2.81.) In the same year he sent forces, commanded by his son Antiochus, to assist Titus in the siege of Jerusalem. (Joseph. Bell. Jud. 5.11.3; Tac. Hist. 5.1.) Two years afterwards, A. D. 72, he was accused by Paetus, the governor of Syria, of conspiring with the Parthians against the Romans, and was in consequence deprived of his kingdom, after a reign of thirty-four years from his first appointment by Caligula. H
A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology (ed. William Smith), (search)
Apollina'ris, Clau'dius the commander of Vitellius' fleet at Misenum, when it revolted to Vespasian in A. D. 70. Apollinaris escaped with six galleys. (Tac. Hist. 3.57, 76,77.)
A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology (ed. William Smith), (search)
Aponia'nus, Di'llius joined Antonius Primus with the third legion, A. D. 70. (Tac. Hist. 3.10, 11.)
Apronia'nus 1. C. Vipstanus Apronianus, was proconsul of Africa at the accession of Vespasian, A. D. 70. (Tac. Hist. 1.76.) He is probably the same Apronianus as the consul of that name in A.D. 59.
A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology (ed. William Smith), (search)
A'quila, Ve'dius commander of the thirteenth legion, one of Otho's generals, was present in the battle in which Otho's troops were defeated by those of Vitellius, A. D. 70. He subsequently espoused Vespasian's party. (Tac. Hist. 2.44, 3.7.)
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