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1 The dog-headed divinity. The seat of his worship was at Cynopolis, mentioned in B. v. c. 11. Under the Empire his worship became widely spread both in Greece and at Rome.
2 Under the word "pingit," he probably includes the art of enamelling silver.
3 "Fulgoris excæcati."
4 "Chaplet" copper.
5 He either alludes to the practice of clipping the coin, or else to the issue of forged silver denarii, short of weight.
6 During the prætorship of Marius Gratidianus. He was on terms of great intimacy with Cicero, and was murdered by Catiline in a most barbarous manner during the proscriptions of Sylla.
7 By public enactment probably; samples of the false denarius being sold for the purpose of showing the difference between it and the genuine coin.
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