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Attĭcus Herōdes, Tiberius Claudius

A Greek rhetorician, born about A.D. 104 at Marathon in Attica, who taught both at Athens and at Rome. Among his pupils were the future emperors, M. Aurelius and L. Verus. He was made consul by Antoninus Pius in A.D. 143, and died in 180, after having accumulated a large fortune, much of which he spent in embellishing Athens.

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