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Persĭus , ĭi, m.,
I.a Roman surname.
I. C. Persius, an orator, a contemporary of the Gracchi, Cic. de Or 2, 6, 25; id. Brut. 26, 99; id. Fin. 1, 3, 7.—
II. A. Persius Flaccus, a celebrated satirist of Volaterrœ, in Etruria, who died in the reign of Nero, at the age of twenty-eight, A. D. 62, Mart. 4, 29, 7; Quint. 10, 1, 94.—Hence,
B. Persĭānus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to the poet Persius, Persian: “Persianum illud,that passage of Persius, Lact. 2, 2, 18.—
III. A third Persius, otherwise unknown, has given his name to the Persĭānae Ăquae , perh. near Carthage, App Flor 3, p. 353, 5.
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