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Acilius Attianus, Publius  

Anthony R. Birley

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Mar 2016
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Acilius Attianus, Publius, from Italica, fellow townsman of *Hadrian, whose guardian he became in ce 85 (SHAHadr. 1. 4, where Caelium is a scribal error). Nothing more is known of his career before ... More

Acilius Glabrio, Manius (1), Roman consul, 191 BCE  

John Briscoe

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Dec 2015
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Acilius, Manius, a *novus homo, was tribune of the plebs 201 bce when he supported peace with Carthage on the terms agreed with *Scipio Africanus. Praetor 196, he suppressed a slave revolt in ... More

Acilius Glabrio, Manius (2), Roman tribune, 122 BCE  

Ernst Badian

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Dec 2015
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Acilius, Manius, grandson of (1), son-in-law of a Scaevola (probably Q. *Mucius Scaevola (1)), as tribune 122 bce passed a *repetundae law providing for *equites as jurors and making procedure more ... More

Acilius Glabrio, Manius (3), Roman consul, 67 BCE  

Ernst Badian

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Dec 2015
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Acilius, Manius, son of (2), as praetor repetundarum (70 bce) presided over *Verres' trial. Consul 67, he fought ineffectually against *Mithradates VI until superseded by *Pompey. ‘Lazy and ... More

Acilius Glabrio, Manius (4), Roman consul, 91 CE  

Arnaldo Momigliano and Barbara Levick

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Mar 2016
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Acilius, Manius, patrician and member of *Domitian's consilium (council of advisers); as consul in ce 91 he had to fight in the arena at Domitian's Alban estate (see alba longa) and was ... More

acoustics  

Andrew Barker

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Mar 2016
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5th-cent. theories about sound fall into two groups. Most though not all non-Pythagorean Presocratics were concerned primarily with the process of hearing (see especially Theophr. Sens.; ... More

Acquarossa  

D. W. R. Ridgway

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Dec 2015
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Acquarossa, a plateau 6 km. (3 ½ mi.) north of Viterbo, is the site of a small and anonymous *Etruscan centre in the territory of *Caere. Excavation (1966–78) of its component ... More

The Acquisition of Color Words  

Katie Wagner and David Barner

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Mar 2017
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Linguistics
Human experience of color results from a complex interplay of perceptual and linguistic systems. At the lowest level of perception, the human visual system transforms the visible light ... More

Acrae  

Arthur Geoffrey Woodhead and R. J. A. Wilson

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Mar 2016
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Acrae (near mod. Palazzolo Acreide), founded by *Syracuse in 663 bce (Thuc. 6. 5. 3), stands on a hill protected by steep cliffs, commanding the westward route from the Syracusan plain. ... More

Acraephnium  

John Buckler

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Mar 2016
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Acraephnium (mod. Karditza), city in NE *Boeotia, located above a small bay of Lake *Copais; perhaps the Homeric Arne. Fortifications and cemeteries have been excavated, the latter ... More

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