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Obsĕquens, Iulius

The author of a work entitled De Prodigiis or Prodigiorum Libellus, of which a portion is extant. Of the writer nothing is known save that he flourished about the year A.D. 369. He gives us a record of the prodigies and portents in Roman history, arranged in chronological order from B.C. 190 to B.C. 11. The writer borrows largely from Livy. It is edited by O. Jahn

Crepida with Obstragulum.

(Leipzig, 1863); and in Weissenborn-Müller's Livy , vol. x. (2d ed. Berlin, 1881).

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