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e of Bedriacum, and so contributed to his defeat; which, however, was not the case., M. VarroSee end of B. ii., Varro AtacinusSee end of B. iii., Cornelius NeposSee end of B. ii., HyginusSee end of B. iii.. L. VetusSee end of B. iii., MelaSee end of B. iii., Domitius CorbuloBrother of Cæsonia, the wife of Caligula, and father of Domitia Longina, the wife of Domitian. He was the greatest general of his day, and conquered Tiridates, the powerful king of Parthia. He slew himself at Cenchreæ, A.D. 67, upon hearing that Nero had given orders for his execution., Licinius MucianusSee end of B. ii., Claudius CæsarThe Roman emperor, grandson of Livia, the wife of Augustus. As an author, the character in which he is here referred to, he occupied himself chiefly with history, and was encouraged in the pursuit by Livy the historian. At an early age he began to write a history from the death of the Dictator Cæsar, a plan which he afterwards abandoned, and began his work with the restoration of peac
iii. of Lampsacus, DiodorusSee end of B. iii. of Syracuse, HannoThe author of the Periplus, or voyage which he performed round a part of Libya, of which we have a Greek translation from the Punic original. His age is not known, but Pliny states (B. ii. c. 67, and B. v. c. 1) that the voyage was undertaken in the most flourishing days of Carthage. It has been considered on the whole, that he may be probably identified with Hanno, the son or the father of Hamilcar, who was slain at Himera, B.C. 480., HimilcoMentioned also by Pliny, B. ii. c. 67, as having conducted a voyage of discovery from Gades towards the north, along the western shores of Europe, at the same time that Hanno proceeded on his voyage along the western coast of Africa. He is repeatedly quoted by Festus Avienus, in his geographical poem called Ora Maritima. His voyage is said to have lasted four months, but it is impossible to judge how far it extended., NymphodorusSee end of B. iii., CalliphanesSee end of B. iii., Arte